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about unc-tv CenterPiece is the monthly program guide of UNC-TV, North Carolina’s public media network and broadcast service licensed to the University of North Carolina. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. UNC-TV’s central offices and studios are housed in the Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Communications Center in Research Triangle Park.

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Every Dollar Makes a Difference! At this pivotal time in our nation’s history, you can take pride in your statewide public media network as a dependable resource, with not only the best mysteries, dramas and children’s shows you love, but also providing educator resources and vital emergency information to all North Carolinians. As one member said, “If everyone helped just a little, together we could keep UNC-TV going strong.” Your gift to our Drop in the Bucket campaign will do just that. Every contribution from large to small will help us reach our goal of $2.3 million by June 30. Please visit unctv.org/bucket to make your donation today!

Four digital channels offer unique programming: UNC-TV PBS & More UNC-EX The Explorer Channel NCCHL North Carolina Channel Rootle UNC-TV’s Kids Channel Cable or satellite users, check with your service provider for the UNC-TV channel numbers assigned to your area. Executive Director & General Manager: Brian Sickora Programming: Bryan Sodemann Editor: Rebekah Radisch Art Director: Maria Bilinski Shain UNC-TV Board of Trustees: Chair: Eric M. Teal, Raleigh

UNC-TV’s Community Impact Campaign Fundraiser! Saturday, June 3-Sunday, June 11

Vice Chair: Doris P. Loomis, Asheville Sabrina Bengel, New Bern Laura C. Bingham, Raleigh Orson Scott Card, Greensboro Culley C. Carson IV, Raleigh Jack Clayton, Raleigh Mandy Cohen, Raleigh J. Donald Coleman, Hickory Joseph H. Ely, Winston-Salem Susi Hamilton, Raleigh Mark Johnson, Raleigh Megan G. Lebda, Charlotte Adam Loftin, Raleigh William W. Mance, Jr., Asheville Travis Mitchell, Raleigh Margaret Spellings, Chapel Hill Cullie M. Tarleton, Blowing Rock James Treadaway, Jr., Newton Caroline Foy Welch, Chapel Hill James C. Williamson, Raleigh Questions? viewer@unctv.org or 1-888-292-7070 Connect with us at unctv.org, facebook.com/unctv, twitter.com/unctv and instagram.com/unctv. CenterPiece©2017 UNC-TV

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In addition to an impressive array of one-of-a-kind performance specials, you’ll find programs that make a difference in our community during UNC-TV’s Community Impact Campaign. We need your help during this last fundraiser of our fiscal year to continue providing all the diverse shows and content you expect. We really can’t do it without you! Be sure to tune in for North Carolina Night, Thursday, June 8, when Rootle takes over with shows dedicated to highlighting stories of young people making a difference in education, programming and their communities! Check out our shaded listings in the pages that follow for a look at all the enlightening and entertaining content coming your way! Thank you for your support!

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UNC-TV’s 24/7 Kids Channel ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman 6:30 Cyberchase 7:00   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Splash & Bubbles (weekends, until 10 AM) DV 7:30 WordGirl 8:00 Arthur 9:00 Peg + Cat 9:30 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 10:00 Super WHY! 10:30 Clifford the Big Red Dog 11:00 Thomas & Friends DV Noon Caillou 12:30 Sid the Science Kid 1:00 Bob the Builder DV   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Splash & Bubbles (weekends, until 4 PM) DV 1:30 WordWorld DV 2:00 Super WHY! DV

LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV PBS & More  EX U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent DV Descriptive voiceovers COLOR U  NC-TV productions & local interest Shaded programs indicate Community Impact Campaign fundraiser specials. PLEASE NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air announcements, updates at unctv.org and posts to social media provide the latest scheduling information. Some program start and end times June vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows.

2:30 Sesame Street DV 3:30 Dinosaur Train DV 4:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:30 Splash & Bubbles 6 PM Nature Cat 6:30 Ready Jet Go! DV

7:00 Wild Kratts 8:00 Odd Squad DV 9:00 Arthur DV 10:00 Super WHY! DV 10:30 Sesame Street DV 11:30 Dinosaur Train DV 12 M Dinosaur Train DV 12:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 1:30 Splash & Bubbles 2:00 Nature Cat 2:30 Ready Jet Go! DV 3:00 Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur DV

CATCH SPLASH & BUBBLES! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Join Splash, Bubbles and all their pals for Read-a-roo’s Block Party this month. Things kick off Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, with their movie One Big Ocean. Then catch other episodes exploring undersea habitats, making new friends and learning about diverse life in the ocean.

MEET’N’GREET NATURE CAT! Saturday, June 3, at Discovery Place Kids! Connect to the natural world and join PBS KIDS “backyard explorer extraordinaire” Nature Cat for a fun day of nature excursions and discovery! Come meet and greet Nature Cat, participate in fun science activities and more, Saturday, June 3, starting at 10 AM, at Discovery Place Kids in Huntersville! Visit unc.tv/kidsevents for details. Saturday, June 3, 10 AM-2 PM Discovery Place Kids • 105 Gilead Road • Huntersville 704-372-6261 • kids.discoveryplace.org/huntersville

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evening&weekend listings

Discover Thomas Paine’s To Begin the World Over Again, Thursday, June 1, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

1 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  EX Cooking Odyssey Lamia  NC  BBC World News America Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Street Food Star Shawarma DV

 NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Czech Republic Off the Beaten Path  NC  Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel interviews fascinating personalities. 7:30  TV Our State East Fork Pottery/ Sweetheart Stream  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Dublin & Beyond 8:00  TV Folkways Music of Surry County  EX Curious Traveler Curious Bordeaux  NC  Alamance Learn the story of NC’s illfated Regulator Movement of the late 1700s. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Cradle of Forestry  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Panama City Beach: Pirate Parties, Geo-Cache Treasures 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up across NC this weekend. 4­ | June

 EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: The Last Nomads  NC  Cameron Follow a British-Indian agent on the run from Revolutionary militiamen. 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Bryan Sutton/ Rhiannon Giddens  EX Equitrekking Jordan: Wadi Rum, Aqaba & Jerash  NC  Loyalty on Trial Follow the reenactment of a historic 1787 case in our state’s judicial history. 10:00  TV Infinity Hall Live Rhiannon Giddens  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Guatemala  NC  Thomas Paine’s To Begin the World Over Again Discover the provocative writer’s life in this acclaimed one-man play. DV 10:30  EX Weekends with Yankee Buried Treasure 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances What To Wear When Yachting  EX Travelscope Mozambique, Africa DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Magical Michoacan

2 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Pittsburgh: From Frontier to Fortune  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Campeche—Tale of a Pirate City  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders The Fisher King, Part 1  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend

Bottom Line, premiering Friday, June 2, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel, surveys the week’s business and economic climate in NC.

8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  EX Doc Martin Control-Alt-Delete  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row Media strategist Marc Rotterman discusses state and national politics and policy.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Lee Smith—Dime Store 8:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Brian Boggs Chairmakers 9:00  TV 76th Annual Peabody Awards Celebrate broadcast and digital media’s most powerful and invigorating stories.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death at Victoria Dock  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  EX Father Brown The Star of Jacob  NC  Bottom Line Series Premiere! Joe Stewart and Sougata Mukherjee examine the week’s business and economic trends in NC. 10:30  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War See interviews and exclusive clips from the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series.  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Gregynog  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders The Fisher King, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

3 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest— From Tragedy to Triumph


visit unctv.org 3:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West  NC  EARTHCASTER Follow the life and work of world-renowned NC sculptor Thomas Sayre. 3:30  TV Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop Enjoy harmonies from The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, Roll up for Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution, premiering Saturday, June 3, The Four Aces and more. at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. 4:00  EX History Detectives Special Investigations 10:30  EX Mexico—  NC  Biographical Civil War Sabotage? The One Plate at a Time Conversations with team probes a steamboat’s with Rick Bayless John Hope Franklin 1865 sinking. Mediterranean Baja Part 3 of 3  NC  Front Row  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s 4:30  NC  Charlie Rose— The Guitar Maker Neighborhood DV The Week 11:00  TV Best of Trains  EX Exploring Get a retrospective of the Around North America North Carolina acclaimed interviewer’s Enjoy unforgettable stories Art in the Wild nightly program. of historic and scenic tourist 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV 5:00  EX Antiques Roadshow railroads.  EX Carolina Outdoor Orlando, Part 3  EX Taste of History Journal Classics  NC  PBS NewsHour Joe Albea and John Moore Orchids, Herbs & Rum Weekend in Jamaica share top moments from Gain insights about  NC  The Woodwright’s this long-running series. the week’s issues. Shop with Roy Underhill  NC  Carolina Outdoor 5:30  TV Lawrence Welk: Fitting Brass DV Journal Classics God Bless America 11:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  Enjoy patriotic per Celestún—Coastal Cooking  EX Carolina Outdoor formances from the  NC  The Woodwright’s Journal Welk Musical Family! Shop with Roy Underhill Fish Bites  NC  Washington Week Raising the Shop  NC  Carolina Outdoor 6 PM  EX Engadin— Noon  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Journal Switzerland’s Wilderness Bangkok, Thailand Fish Bites Discover Switzerland’s first  NC  Growing a 8:00  TV Splash & Bubbles and only wildlife reserve, Greener World  EX North Carolina founded in 1914. The Power of Worms Weekend  NC  Music City Roots 12:30  EX Desert Speaks  NC  Exploring Live from the Factory Navajo Canyon Lands North Carolina Lera Lynn/John Moreland/  NC  The Best of Naturalists Gretchen Peters Almanac Gardener 8:30  TV Curious George DV 7:00   EX Rick Steves’ Europe Growing Crinum Lillies/  EX Southern Accents West England Training Your Apple Trees Birmingham, AL  NC  Live from the 1:00  TV National Park Sym  NC  Exploring Dennison Lodge phony—The Mighty Five North Carolina Growling Old Men with Celebrate the majesty of Edge of Life Ben Winship & John Lowell Utah’s five national parks 9:00  TV Nature Cat 7:30  EX Born To Explore set to glorious music from  EX Wildest Arctic with Richard Wiese the Utah Symphony. Taiga: The Frozen Forests Chile: Flowering of DV  EX Joseph Rosendo’s the Llamas  NC  North Carolina Travelscope 8:00  TV Sgt. Pepper’s Weekend Zermatt, Switzerland— Musical Revolution 9:30  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Under the Shadow of the Premiere! Take a magi  NC  Our State Matterhorn DV cal tour of the mysteries Lighter than Air/Mrs. Hanes’  NC  Reel South behind the classic album’s Moravian Cookies Bending Sticks Meet creation and cultural legacy 10:00  TV Easy Yoga: The Secret renowned environmental with material never before to Strength & Balance artist Patrick Dougherty. accessible outside of Abwith Peggy Cappy 1:30  EX Family Travel bey Road Studios. See how yoga can boost with Colleen Kelly  EX Globe Trekker strength and mobility at The Keys, Part 2: Beach Food Hour: Provence, any age. Camping in Florida France  EX New Scandinavian 2:00  TV Ken Burns:  NC  Song of the Mountains Cooking America’s Storyteller South Carolina Broadcast The Sweetest Cheese The War ers/Bearwallow Bluegrass  NC  Folkways  EX Globe Trekker The Guitar Nigeria  NC  Craft in America Nature

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evening&weekend listings

Catch Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia, Saturdays, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

9:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South  NC  Bluegrass Underground Special Vince Gill/Widespread Panic/Lucinda Williams & More 9:30  TV ‘60s Generation Catch essential folk rock, R&B and pop from 1965-1969. 9:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Duke Lemur Center 10:00  EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Lyon to Marseille  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Shemekia Copeland/ Whitehorse/Mavericks 11:00  EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera  NC  Austin City Limits Alabama Shakes/ Vintage Trouble 11:30  TV Rock Rewind 1969 Catch chart toppers from the summer of love!

4 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Devon & Cornwall  NC  Closer to Truth Death Disrupted? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Top 10 South American Adventures Get rowdy with the Mavericks on Music City Roots Live from the Factory, Saturday, June 3, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. 6­ | June

 NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman The financial advisor shares his financial insights. 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Greeks of the Sea Agathonisi/Hellenic Coast Guard  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV Classical Rewind Explore the greatest composers of all time and their music.  EX Life on the Reef Episode 3 Humans and animals prepare for a category 5 cyclone on the North Queensland coast.  NC  Washington Week 9:30  NC  Front Row 10:00  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Battle Lines/Roaring Back A new lion sparks conflict among dominant lions.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Lee Smith—Dime Store 10:30  TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get an eye-opening education on chronic pain and its causes.  NC  Common Ground 11:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West  NC  Poetry Live Julie Suk/Michael McFee 11:30  NC  Poetry Live Maxine Kumin/ James Applewhite Noon  TV ‘60s Generation Catch essential folk rock, R&B and pop from 1965-1969.

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. headline ‘60s Generation, Saturday, June 3, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Hong Kong—Asia’s World City DV  NC  Novel Sounds: American Fiction in the Age of Rock Rock & Literature II 12:30  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Painted People of the Desert 1:00  EX A Place To Call Home Till Death Do Us Part Rene goes under the knife; Sarah fears he may never awaken.  NC  Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Luncheon Celebrate our state’s Vietnam vets at this special event held in Salisbury. 1:30  NC  NC Veterans Symposium Four vets, ranging from Vietnam to Afghan wars, discuss issues of service and lasting effects of war at the NC Museum of History 2:00  TV Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution Roll up for this magical look at a band and album that changed music.


visit unctv.org 1:00  TV EastEnders 1  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia  NC  Our State Lighter Than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  North Carolina Weekend’s Collecting Carolina Joy of Collecting

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Sing along with Paul Simon: The Concert in Hyde Park, Sunday, June 4, at 6 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death & Hysteria 3:00  TV Rhythm & Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Join legends of the 1960s and ‘70s for this classic concert special.  EX Agatha Christie’s Poirot The Incredible Theft  NC  Omaha Beach: Honor & Sacrifice Witness personal stories of several WWII vets on their return to Normandy. 4:00  EX Father Brown The Mask of the Demon  NC  Common Ground 4:30  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five Celebrate the majesty of Utah’s five national parks set to glorious music from the Utah Symphony.  EX Midsomer Murders The Green Man, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6 PM  TV Paul Simon: The Concert in Hyde Park The legendary musician performs The Sound of Silence, The Boxer and more in this 2012 concert.  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Warwick Castle, Warwickshire  NC  Black Issues Forum Day to Day Dads: Kim & Derrick Byrd 6:30  NC  Black America The Black Youth Movement with Charlene Carruthers

7:00  EX Secrets of the Six Wives Divorced, Beheaded, Survived Worsley presents Henry’s last three wives: Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Katherine Parr.  NC  D-Day: The Price of Freedom Salute courageous troops who launched France’s liberation over 60 years ago. 8:00  TV Great Performances: Pavarotti—A Voice for the Ages Celebrate the great tenor, whose presence extended far beyond opera.  EX Engadin— Switzerland’s Wilderness Discover Switzerland’s first and only wildlife reserve, founded in 1914.  NC  Day of Days: June 6, 1944 Four D-Day vets share their experiences at the Museum of World War II in Natick, MA. 9:00  EX Wild Venice Discover the Italian city’s natural glories through magnificent images.  NC  Eagles of Mercy Follow the story of two 101st Airborne medics who jumped into Normandy. 9:30  TV JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Nat King Cole and more perform at this 1961 presidential gala. 10:00  EX Dear Albania Actor Eliza Dushku shares Albania’s past, present and future.  NC  Omaha Beach: Honor & Sacrifice Witness personal stories of several WWII vets on their return to Normandy.

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Athens & Side Trips  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Pretty in Peach  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly The Keys, Part 2: Beach Camping in Florida 8:00  TV Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution Take a magical tour of the mysteries behind the classic album’s creation and cultural legacy with material never before accessible outside of Abbey Road Studios.  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Northwest Wales  NC  Exploring North Carolina Life at the Top 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Naturalists 9:00  EX 1916: The Irish Rebellion Awakening DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest— A Backyard Bounty of Life 9:30  TV Great Moments from Soundbreaking Enjoy music from Paul McCartney, Quincy Jones, Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Ringo Starr and more.  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina NC Astronomer Discovers New Galaxy

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evening&weekend listings 0:00  EX Tales of Irish Castles 1 A Century of Turmoil  NC  Genius by Stephen Hawking Where Are We? 11:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild Celebrate the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Chicago DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

6 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Los Isleños  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Mexico: It’s (a) Wine Country  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Copenhagen  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC In Good Heart Farm— Clayton, NC  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Germany’s Rhine & Mosel Rivers 8:00  TV American Epic Sessions Premiere! Rhiannon Giddens, The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Steve Martin, Taj Mahal, Bettye LaVette, Jack White, Willie Nelson, Elton John, Merle Haggard and more top stars replicate recording’s early days to salute great artists from the past.  EX Forces of Nature Shape  NC  Folkways The Banjo 8:30  NC  Folkways The Guitar 9:00  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Roaring Back  NC  Craft in America Music 10:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Flute Maker Meet Asheville’s Geri Littlejohn. 8­ | June

Enjoy favorites from Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, as well as new solo material on Graham Nash Live, Wednesday, June 7, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:30  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy 1 The Guitar Maker 11:00  TV Waiting for God Christmas Special 1992, Part 1  EX Travelscope Istanbul—At the Crossroads of History DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks On the Road to Cajamarca

7 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Castles: Britain’s Fortified History Instruments of Invasion  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina NC Astronomer Discovers New Galaxy  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Flowering of the Llamas 8:00  TV Graham Nash Live The music legend performs Our House and more hits spanning his stellar career.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Cancun: We Meet Again  NC  Reel South Shake ‘em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell Meet the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Falling for Fattoush DV 9:00  EX Lucky Chow Farm to Table Asian Style

 NC  2016 Blues Music Awards Ruthie Foster, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Beth Hart and more perform in Memphis. 9:30  TV ‘60s Generation Catch essential folk rock, R&B and pop from 1965-1969.  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang Mother Knows Best DV 10:00  EX Undiscovered Haiti with José Andrés The celebrity chef is on a mission to help Haitians through the power of food. 10:30  NC  Piedmont Blues Meet the pioneers of this distinctive NC music style. 11:00  EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Devon & Cornwall  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

8 THURSDAY

NC Night!

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Mykonos Easter  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Stop & Smell the Roses DV  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business NC Night! Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Istanbul  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State NC Night! Krüger Brothers/ Illuminating Personality  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Bologna & Emilia Romagna 8:00  TV Folkways NC Night! Dance!  EX Curious Traveler Curious Sorrento  NC  Refuge Mattamuskeet


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8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Works in Progress  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly O’Hare Airport, Chicago, Part 2: Airport Travel Tips 9:00  TV North Carolina NC Night! Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Flowering of the Llamas  NC  The Appalachians Discover America’s first frontier and the people who pioneered it. 9:30  EX Equitrekking Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea 10:00  TV Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum NC Night! Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance.  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Poland  NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a recreated town near Hickory, and crafts of the era, from spinning to smithing. 10:30  EX Weekends with Yankee Celebrating Tradition 11:00  EX Travelscope Switzerland—Celebrating St. Moritz DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Ecuador’s Fog Forest: Mists Over the Desert

9 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History From Bordeaux to Jefferson’s Cellars  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Ancient Yucatan with My Boys  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders The Fisher King, Part 2  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Doc Martin Other People’s Children  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch John Hart— Redemption Road 8:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Bank Bistro & Bar 9:00  TV Maya Angelou: American Masters Journey through the author and activist’s prolific life.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Raisins & Almonds  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  EX Father Brown The Labyrinth of the Minotaur  NC  Bottom Line 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Bask Hotel 11:00  EX Midsomer Murders The Fisher King, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

10 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Longleaf Empire— Apalachicola National Forest  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bill Friday Part 1 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Tight Line Nymphing  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Tight Line Nymphing 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Little Mountains 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  EX Southern Accents Gatlinburg, TN  NC  Exploring North Carolina Wilderness Next Door

9:00  TV Curious George  EX Wildest Arctic Tundra: Deserts of Ice DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Orchids/Scenes From 64/ The Southern Wild 10:00  TV Great Moments from Soundbreaking Enjoy music from Paul McCartney, Quincy Jones, Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Ringo Starr and more.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Close to Home  NC  Folkways Homestead Living 10:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Tijuana Taco Crawl  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Soap Maker 11:00  EX Taste of History Eliza Powel’s Sinful Feast  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Crotch & the Horse DV 11:30  TV American Epic Sessions Rhiannon Giddens, The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Steve Martin, Taj Mahal, Bettye LaVette, Jack White, Willie Nelson, Elton John, Merle Haggard and more top stars replicate recording’s early days to salute great artists from the past.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Sunday Family Food  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Building a Boat Noon  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Thailand, Golden Triangle  NC  Growing a Greener World An Organic Farm Changing Lives: The Center for Discovery 12:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration  NC  The Best of Almanac Gardener An Original North Carolina Yard/Growing Raspberries 1:00  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Bonjour, Montreal DV  NC  Reel South Shake ‘em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell Meet the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues. June | 9


evening&weekend listings 1:30  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Amelia Island: Turtle Escapades, Shrimping Adventure 2:00  EX Globe Trekker Top 10 South American Adventures  NC  2016 Blues Music Awards Ruthie Foster, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Beth Hart and more perform in Memphis. 2:30  TV Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Frankie Valli hosts performances by Little Richard, The Five Satins and more legends. 3:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South 3:30  NC  Piedmont Blues Meet the pioneers of this distinctive NC music style. 4:00  EX History Detectives Special Investigations The Disappearance of Glenn Miller What became of the bandleader when his plane vanished in WWII?  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV Ed Sullivan’s Rock & Roll Classics—The ‘60s Relive performances from the Beatles, The Doors, The Rolling Stones and more music icons.  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  EX Antiques Roadshow Boston, Part 3  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  EX Wild Venice Discover the Italian city’s natural glories through magnificent images.  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Mipso/Jon Stickley Trio

Something new awaits you Saturdays, at 9 PM, on Great Rift—Africa’s Wild Heart, on The Explorer Channel.

6:30  TV Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance. 7:00  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England  NC  Live from the Dennison Lodge Karen Savoca 7:30  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino 8:00  TV Last of the Breed Catch this once-in-a-lifetime concert event featuring Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price.  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt  NC  Song of the Mountains Valley Grass/Jim Lauderdale 9:00  EX Great Rift— Africa’s Wild Heart Fire  NC  Bluegrass Underground Dave Rawlings Machine

Go deep with Dave Rawlings Machine on Bluegrass Underground, Saturday, June 10, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. 10­ | June

9:30  TV Joe Bonamassa: Live at the Greek Theatre The blues rocker delivers a musical tribute to “The Three Kings of the Blues.”  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Nightowls 10:00  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Roaring Back  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams/Blue Highway/ Hot Rize 11:00  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Provence, France  NC  Austin City Limits Leon Bridges/Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats 11:30  TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild Celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.

11 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Cumbria  NC  Closer to Truth How Does Faith Work? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Cuba’s Sugar Railroads  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman Stocks 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Great Rift— Africa’s Wild Heart Fire  NC  Carolina Business Review


visit unctv.org 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV André Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands.  EX Forces of Nature Shape  NC  Washington Week 9:30  NC  Front Row 10:00  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Roaring Back  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch John Hart— Redemption Road 10:30  TV Best of Trains Around North America Favorite profiles and unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads are showcased.  NC  Common Ground 11:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South  NC  Poetry Live Judy Goldman/ Charles Fort 11:30  NC  Poetry Live Betty Adcock/ Ron Bayes Noon  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Riding the Range in Southern Alberta, Canada DV  NC  Novel Sounds: American Fiction in the Age of Rock The Contemporary Novel 12:30  TV Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Land of Loch Ness

1:00  EX A Place To Call Home The Mourners’ Kadish George and Regina wed— despite Elizabeth and Carolyn’s protest.  NC  Song of the Mountains Valley Grass/Jim Lauderdale 2:00  TV Hamilton’s America Take in the creation of this pop culture Broadway phenomenon and the history behind it.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death at the Grand  NC  Bluegrass Underground Dave Rawlings Machine 2:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Nightowls 3:00  EX Agatha Christie’s Poirot The King of Clubs  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams/Blue Highway/ Hot Rize 4:00  TV Best of Community Impact Campaign See what viewers like you like best!  EX Father Brown The Brewer’s Daughter  NC  Common Ground 4:30  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  EX Midsomer Murders The Green Man, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Best of Community Impact Campaign See what viewers like you like best!  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Northwest Wales  NC  Black Issues Forum The Hive of “Raising Bertie” Learn what life is like in Bertie County. 6:30  NC  Black America Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre 7:00  EX 1916: The Irish Rebellion Awakening DV

Your opera awaits on Great Performances at the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro, Sunday, June 11, at 7 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  Great Performances at the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro Richard Eyre sets Mozart’s masterpiece in an 18thcentury manor house in Seville during the 1930s. 8:00  TV Best of Community Impact Campaign See what viewers like you like best!  EX West of the West: Tales From California’s Channel Island First People 9:00  EX Oregon Revealed: Coastal Wonder See stunning landscapes and spectacular coastline. 10:00  EX Fate of the Jewel Renowned for its crystal clear deep cobalt blue waters, explore Lake Tahoe. 10:30  NC  UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project Students explore new ways of working in nontraditional storytelling. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Globe Trekker Nigeria  NC  Our State Orchids/Scenes from 64/ The Southern Wild 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  North Carolina Weekend’s Collecting Carolina North Carolina Furniture

12 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Iran: Tehran & Side Trips  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Gettin’ Figgy with It  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Amelia Island: Turtle Escapades, Shrimping Adventure 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Myrtle Beach, Part 1  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland  NC  Exploring North Carolina Edge of Life

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evening&weekend listings Step to the beat with Durham’s Hillside Marching Hornets in One Band Indivisible, Wednesday, June 14, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Little Mountains 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Myrtle Beach, Part 2  EX 1916: The Irish Rebellion Insurrection DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest— From Tragedy to Triumph 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Metabolomics & Customized Medicine 10:00  TV Independent Lens Limited Partnership Follow a gay couple’s 40-year fight for marriage and immigration equality.  EX Tales of Irish Castles A Taste for Gothic  NC  Age of Robots Humanoid Like US 11:00  TV Film School Shorts Our Culture  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Mexico City DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

13 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. African Slavery in Louisiana  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Artisanal Bread in Tortilla Land  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Croatia: Adriatic Delights  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Braswell Foods— Nashville, NC  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Prague & Budapest 8:00  TV Buddha Explore the life of the Buddha, whose ideas generated Buddhism in northern India 2,500 years ago. DV  EX Forces of Nature Elements 12­ | June

 NC  Folkways Earth Skills 8:30  NC  Folkways Wildcrafting 9:00  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders Extreme Wonders  NC  Craft in America Nature 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Terror in Europe Learn how Europe is fighting rising terrorism.  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island First People  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Potter Asheville’s Akira Satake discusses the serendipity that leads to craft. 10:30  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Duck Decoy Maker Meet Durham master carver Ben Heinemann. 11:00  TV Waiting for God Christmas Special 1992, Part 2  EX Travelscope Guatemala’s Semana Santa—Easter Week DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Sierra Madre Easter

14 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Castles: Britain’s Fortified History Kingdom of Conquest  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Dubrovnik & Balkan Sidetrips  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Metabolomics & Customized Medicine  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino 8:00  TV Nature Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-la DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Turkey Day  NC  One Band Indivisible Follow the trials and tribulations of Durham’s charismatic AfricanAmerican high school marching band—Hillside’s Marching Hornets. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Fish, Spice & Everything Nice DV 9:00  TV NOVA Why Sharks Attack Leading shark experts research the science behind the great white’s hunting instincts.  EX Lucky Chow India Arrives  NC  Sweet Dillard Meet students in the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader. 9:30  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang Last Flight Out of Shanghai DV


visit unctv.org Take a bite of Cake on The Great British Baking Show, Friday, June 16, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:00  TV Operation Maneater 1 Great White Shark  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Provence, France  NC  Pacific Heartbeat Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe DV 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? No Sale  EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Cumbria  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

15 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Chania  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen It’s a Magnificent Morning with Manoush & Mama DV  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Slovenia  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Wild Horses/Dorton Arena/ Flag Man  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Stockholm & Sweden 8:00  TV Folkways Conversations with Doc Watson  EX Curious Traveler Curious Stockholm  NC  Refuge Pocosin Lakes 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina First Lost Colony  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Oahu, Part 1: Horseback Riding, Lei-making & Lu’au-ing

9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino  NC  The Appalachians Under President Andrew Jackson, the Cherokee were forced to relocate. 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Steep Canyon Rangers  EX Equitrekking Uruguay 10:00  TV Bluegrass Underground Dave Rawlings Machine  EX Destination Craft with Jim West India  NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a recreated town near Hickory, and crafts of the era, from spinning to smithing. 10:30  TV Bluegrass Underground The Suffers  EX Weekends with Yankee Lost & Found 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Country Retreat  EX Travelscope Ireland—The West Is Best DV

 NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert

16 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Philadelphia’s City Tavern  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Izamal—Gold & God  NC  Nightly Business Report

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders Sins of Commission, Part 1  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Doc Martin Facta Non Verba  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kristy Woodson Harvey— Lies & Other Acts of Love 8:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Vortex Doughnuts 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Cake  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Ruddy Gore  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Biscuits  EX Father Brown The Eve of St. John  NC  Bottom Line 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts B&B on Tiffany Hill 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Exeter Cathedral, Part 2  EX Midsomer Murders Sins of Commission, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

17 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Longleaf Empire— Francis Marion National Forest  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bill Friday Part 2 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Fort Bragging Rights 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics June | 13


evening&weekend listings 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Cobia  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Cobia 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Passion for the Land 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  EX Southern Accents Pine Mountain, GA  NC  Exploring North Carolina For the Birds 9:00  TV Curious George  EX Wildest Arctic Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice DV

 NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Elizabeth Keckly/Great American Photographer 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Back to the Roots  NC  Folkways The Fiddle 10:30  TV Southern Accents Tennessee International Dude & Guest Ranch/ SAW’s BBQ in Alabama  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Cooking on the Sea of Cortez  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Clockmaker 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Saving Seeds for Future Generations: Seed Savers Exchange  EX Taste of History Pittsburgh: From Frontier to Fortune  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Dovetail Saw DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Living Poultry Museum DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Campeche—Tale of a Pirate City  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rittenhouse Hygrometer Noon  TV The Best of Almanac Gardener Growing Crinum Lillies/ Training Your Apple Trees 14­ | June

 EX Rudy Maxa’s World Thailand, Andaman Islands  NC  Growing a Greener World Putting the Garden to Bed 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Winemaking for Fun & Profit  EX In the Americas with David Yetman In the Mouth of the Amazon  NC  The Best of Almanac Gardener Solving Tomato Problems/ Backyards Bluebirds 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Myrtle Beach, Part 1  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Tokyo, Japan—Celebrating the Past & Present DV  NC  One Band Indivisible Follow the trials and tribulations of Durham’s charismatic AfricanAmerican high school marching band—Hillside’s Marching Hornets. 1:30  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Ireland: The Wild Atlantic Way from Galway to Donegal 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Venice & Its Lagoon  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Cuba’s Sugar Railroads  NC  Sweet Dillard Meet students in the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader.

Visit a Living Poultry Museum on P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, Saturday, June 17, at 11:30 AM, on UNC-TV.

2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ontario, Canada’s Niagara Peninsula—Toronto & Beyond DV 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Potter Meet Asheville potter and musician Akira Satake.  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island First People  NC  Pacific Heartbeat Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe DV 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Curves & Storage Cart 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Double Drawer Shaker Table DV  EX History Detectives Special Investigations Texas Servant Girl Murders The team probes the brutal murders of six servants and two society women in 1885 Austin.  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: A New Look, Inside & Out  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Popping Cork Specs  EX Antiques Roadshow Myrtle Beach, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show The New York Show  EX Dear Albania Actor Eliza Dushku shares Albania’s past, present and future.  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Abigail Washburn & Wu Fei 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Anniversary Party  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall  NC  Live from the Dennison Lodge Mike Dowling 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Wedding Preparations  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Shot at Dawn, Part 1  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia  NC  Song of the Mountains Emi Sunshine/Jesse McReynolds & Friends


visit unctv.org 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Goat Lady Dairy 9:00  TV Coroner Pieces of Eight  EX Great Rift— Africa’s Wild Heart Water  NC  Bluegrass Underground The Suffers 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Americans 9:50   TV SciTech Shorts Smoky Mountain Air 10:00  TV Death in Paradise One for the Road Saint Marie’s governor is killed at her leaving party by champagne laced with cyanide  EX Wildest Islands The Caribbean: The Wild Side of Paradise DV  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory The Doobie Brothers 11:00  TV Luther DCI John Luther is back on the job probing the murder of a child genius’s parents.  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: the Nile, Egypt  NC  Austin City Limits James Bay/ Rhiannon Giddens

18 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Royal Deeside  NC  Closer to Truth How the Subconscious Affects Us 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Ireland  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman Green Economy Transition 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Great Rift— Africa’s Wild Heart Water  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Detroit: Rebirth in Detroit  EX Forces of Nature Elements  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Hawaii Makes 50  NC  Front Row

2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Elegant Fall Dinner  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Game, Set & Murder  NC  Bluegrass Underground The Suffers 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Prime Rib with All the Fixings  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Americans 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Leftover Show  EX Agatha Christie’s Poirot The Dream  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory The Doobie Brothers 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Italian Cakes 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Cooking Like a Local  EX Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise  NC  Common Ground 4:30  TV BBQ with Franklin Brisket  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Midsomer Murders Bad Tidings, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight DV 6 PM  TV Doc Martin  NC  Novel Sounds: Remember Me American Fiction  EX Secrets of Great in the Age of Rock British Castles Rock, Literature, and Stirling Castle, Stirling, the Folk Scotland 12:30  TV Flavor, NC  NC  Black Issues Forum Plum Granny Garlic How Colorblind Is Inter  EX Born To Explore racial Love? with Richard Wiese 6:30  NC  Black America South Africa: Amazing Black America & the Encounters Political Process with 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Bob Herbert Good Food 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Spring Break with No The Mourners’ Kadish Regrets George and Regina wed—  EX A Place To Call Home despite Elizabeth and The Love Undeniable After Carolyn’s protestations. an argument with Gino,  EX 1916: The Irish Anna temporarily moves Rebellion back home with her family.  NC  Song of the Mountains Insurrection DV  NC  Great Performances Emi Sunshine/Jesse at the Met McReynolds & Friends Macbeth Anna Netrebko 1:30  TV Martha Bakes portrays murderous Great Lakes Lady Macbeth. 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina First Lost Colony  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders Extreme Wonders  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kristy Woodson Harvey— Lies & Other Acts of Love 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Metabolomics & Customized Medicine 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Fish Bites  EX Wildest Islands The Caribbean: The Wild Side of Paradise DV  NC  Thomas Wolfe’s Old Kentucky Home Follow restoration of the beloved author’s boyhood home in Asheville after it was nearly destroyed by arson in 1998. DV 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum How Colorblind Is Interracial Love?  NC  Thomas Wolfe: Escape Into Life Filmed in Asheville, Chapel Hill and Boston, take an in-depth look at this beloved author. Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Kristy Woodson Harvey— Lies & Other Acts of Love  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Southern Ethiopia—Tribal Lands & Primeval People

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evening&weekend listings

See WWII drama on My Mother & Other Strangers on Masterpiece, Sunday, June 18, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV My Mother & Other Strangers on Masterpiece Premiere! Follow the affairs of an Englishwoman and her family in Northern Ireland during WWII.  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island Settlers 9:00  TV Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Season Premiere! Part 1 Geordie is horrified when a would-be groom is found dead with wedding rings lodged in his mouth. DV  EX Mysteries of the Coral Canyon Scientists investigate how sharks and coral reefs are intricately linked. 10:00  EX Coastal Dune Lakes: Jewels of Florida’s Emerald Coast Explore the coastal dune lakes of northwest Florida.

 NC  Prince of Dark Corners Milton Higgins delivers a tour de force portraying outlaw Lewis Redmond. 10:30  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War See interviews and exclusive clips from the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Globe Trekker Top 10 South American Adventures  NC  Our State Elizabeth Keckly/Great American Photographer 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  North Carolina Weekend’s Collecting Carolina North Carolina Treasures

19 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island First People  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Granada, Cordoba & Spain’s Costa del Sol  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Pickle Perfect  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Ireland: The Wild Atlantic Way from Galway to Donegal 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Albuquerque

Plunge into the five-part series Big Pacific, premiering Wednesday, June 21, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Secrets of Great British Castles Carrickfergus Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland  NC  Exploring North Carolina Wilderness Next Door 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Passion for the Land 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Los Angeles  EX 1916: The Irish Rebellion When Myth & History Rhyme DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Grassy Balds: The Heart of Roan 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Hurricane Matthew Lessons 10:00  TV Independent Lens Real Boy Meet Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom in this coming-of-age story.  EX Tales of Irish Castles End of Empire  NC  Age of Robots Bio-Inspired Robots 11:00  TV Reel South The Last Barn Dance A man struggles to save his family’s dairy farm and way of life in NC’s Piedmont.  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Los Angeles DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

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Break out the crackers and celebrate the return of Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece, Sunday, June 18, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 16­ | June

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Explore a fascinating country and culture on Story of China, premiering Tuesday, June 20, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Oslo  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Johnson’s Peaches, Candor  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Champagne Region 8:00  TV Story of China Premiere! Ancestors/Silk Roads & China Ships DV  EX Forces of Nature Color  NC  Folkways The Storytellers 9:00  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders Wonders of Water  NC  Craft in America Celebration 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Supplements & Safety Probe hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry.  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island Settlers

 NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Chocolatiers Meet Asheville’s Dan and Jael Rattigan. 10:30  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Puppet Maker 11:00  TV Waiting for God Welcome to Bayview  EX Travelscope Taiwan—Forgotten People

7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Hurricane Matthew Lessons  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan 8:00  TV Big Pacific Series Premiere! Mysterious Discover exotic life rarely seen so close in this epic excursion to one of Earth’s last great frontiers .  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Alan Goes to College  NC  Without Perfect Answers Two residential schools, in NC and Jerusalem, seek a better way for at-risk kids. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Spring Sensations DV

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 NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Patagonia’s Glacial Landscape

21 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Castles: Britain’s Fortified History Defense of the Realm  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Norway’s West: Fjords, Mountains & Bergen  NC  Charlie Rose

Enjoy the good fortune of good food on Lucky Chow, Wednesdays, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

Great Yellowstone Thaw offers bare facts on survival, Wednesday, June 21, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:00  TV Great Yellowstone Thaw Wildlife find strategies to survive a brutal winter.  EX Lucky Chow Food of the Gods  NC  Independent Lens The Bad Kids Educators offer empathy and life skills to underserved students at risk of dropping out. DV 9:30  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang Passing on the Wisdom DV 10:00  TV NOVA Making North America: Origins See how forces of almost unimaginable power created our continent.  EX The Great British Baking Show Cake 10:30  NC  Oyler: One School, One Year A Cincinnati public school fights to break the cycle of poverty in an urban Appalachian community. June | 17


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22 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Greek Potpourri  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Magical Mezze Amidst the Moonlight DV  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Stockholm  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Hart Square/ Poems for Everyone  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Normandy 8:00  TV Folkways Gospel Music  EX Curious Traveler Curious French Villages  NC  Refuge Pea Island 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Oahu, Part 2: Spectacular Surfing, Hawaiian History 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan  NC  The Appalachians The phonograph and radio exposed mountain people to new influences and took their music across America. 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Glencoe Mill: Alice Gerrard, Rayna Gellert & Laurelyn Dossett  EX Equitrekking Turkey’s Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul 10:00  TV Bluegrass Underground Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Tuscany 18­ | June

Claire Goose stars as Jane Kennedy in this wry look at unexplained deaths in a stunning seaside spot on Coroner, Saturdays, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  1840 Carolina Village Discover a recreated town near Hickory, and crafts of the era, from spinning to smithing. 10:30  TV Bluegrass Underground Hurray for the Riff Raff  EX Weekends with Yankee Icons of New England 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances A Celebrity for the Barbecue  EX Travelscope Greece—Cruising the Isles DV

 NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People

23 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Winning the War with Bread  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Valladolid— A Day To Explore  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Midsomer Murders Sins of Commission, Part 2  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Doc Martin The Doctor Is Out  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Robert Morgan— Chasing the North Star

8:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Washington Seafood Shack 9:00  TV The Great British Baking Show Bread  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder in Montparnasse  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV will.i.am—Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special The artist and producer reunites with Black Eyed Peas at London’s Royal Albert Hall.  EX Father Brown The Chedworth Cyclone  NC  Bottom Line 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Statesville 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Scottish National Gallery, Part 2  EX Midsomer Murders Sins of Commission, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

24 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California: An Ecological Island  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bill Friday Part 3 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Two Lakes & a Pond 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics


visit unctv.org  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring White Bass  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring White Bass 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Form & Function 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  EX My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth/Glass Artist Ronnie Hughes  NC  Exploring North Carolina Currituck 9:00  TV Curious George  EX Wild West with Ray Mears Mountains  NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State East Fork Pottery/ Sweetheart Stream 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Mighty Volcanic Oven  NC  Folkways Wildcrafting 10:30  TV Southern Accents The Fryemont Inn, Bryson City/Three Chimney’s Farm, Lexington, KY  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Presenting: World-Class Wines of Baja  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Fly Rod Makers 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Community Gardens: Growing So Much More Than Plants  EX Taste of History From Bordeaux to Jefferson’s Cellars  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tempered Steel DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Deck the Halls DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Ancient Yucatan with My Boys

 NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Corner Cupboard Noon  TV The Best of Almanac Gardener An Original North Carolina Yard/Growing Raspberries  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Estonia  NC  Growing a Greener World Gardening in the Hood: Organic Gardening in an Urban World 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Farm Fresh Sausage Story  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas  NC  The Best of Almanac Gardener Growing Okra/Controlling Voles in Your Landscape 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Albuquerque  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bonin/Ogasawara Islands— A Land Far, Far Away  NC  Without Perfect Answers Two residential schools, in NC and Jerusalem, seek a better way for at-risk kids. 1:30  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Panama City Beach: Pirate Parties, Geo-Cache Treasures 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 1 Gain practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable and culturally broadening trip.  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Ireland  NC  Independent Lens The Bad Kids Educators offer empathy and life skills to underserved students at risk of dropping out. DV 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Cruising the Mediterranean

4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Groovers & Shakers DV  EX History Detectives Special Investigations Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? The team probes the final days of the former Teamsters president, who disappeared in July 30, 1975.  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Make Way for the Family  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Deep Water Bass  EX Antiques Roadshow Vintage Albuquerque  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Caribbean Cruise  EX Oregon Revealed: Coastal Wonder See stunning landscapes and spectacular coastline.  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Webb Wilder, Jason & the Scorchers & More Salute Tommy Womack 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Wedding Day Nerves  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey  NC  Live from the Dennison Lodge Mike Herwitz 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Judith’s New Romance  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cyprus: Cleopatra’s Secret Island 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Shot at Dawn, Part 2  EX Globe Trekker Nigeria  NC  Song of the Mountains Lightnin’ Charlie/ DV The Ransom Notes 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Saddle Maker Farm Café  EX West of the West: 9:00  TV Coroner Tales from California’s Crash Channel Island  EX Great Rift— Settlers Africa’s Wild Heart 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Grass Working with Small Parts  NC  Bluegrass  NC  A Colored School Underground This stirring documentary Frank Solivan & Dirty shares the unique history Kitchen of Charlotte’s first high 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions school for African-American Matt Stansberry & students. The Romance

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evening&weekend listings 9:50    TV SciTech Shorts Saving Lake Mattamuskeet 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Posing in Murder A fashion model is strangled upon leaving the catwalk, stumping DI Goodman and team.  EX Wildest Islands Galapagos: Darwin’s Eden DV

 NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Lera Lynn/John Moreland/ Gretchen Peters 11:00  TV Luther Luther must outwit a trained sniper on a mission to kill police officers.  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia  NC  Austin City Limits My Morning Jacket/ Ben Harper

25 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages East Sussex & Kent  NC  Closer to Truth Can Metaphysics Discern God? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Hawaii  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman Saving while Working 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  EX Great Rift— Africa’s Wild Heart Grass  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Make Way for the Family  EX Forces of Nature Color  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Bookshelf/Foundation Plants  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas  EX Earth’s Natural Wonders Wonders of Water

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Meet 22-year-old rookie policewoman Jane Tennison (Stefanie Martini) in this savvy prequel to the beloved series Prime Suspect: Tennison on Masterpiece, premiering Sunday, June 25, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Robert Morgan— Chasing the North Star 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Hurricane Matthew Lessons 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Tight Line Nymphing  EX Wildest Islands Galapagos: Darwin’s Eden

 NC  Song of the Mountains Lightnin’ Charlie/ The Ransom Notes 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Arabian Gulf Breakfast 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Canning Classics  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries DV Death Do Us Part  NC  Landscapes of the  NC  Bluegrass Heart: The Elizabeth Underground Spencer Story Frank Solivan & View an extraordinary Dirty Kitchen author’s life and work 2:30  TV Cook’s Country through the prism of Big Flavors from Little Italy her Southern lineage.  NC  Sun Studio Sessions 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Matt Stansberry & Power Networking The Romance Noon  TV North Carolina 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Bookwatch Meals Robert Morgan— Slow Cooker Meals with Chasing the North Star Michele Scicolone  EX Joseph Rosendo’s  EX Agatha Christie’s Travelscope Partners in Crime Northern Ethiopia—An The Secret Adversary, cient History & Spirituality Part 1 DV  NC  Music City Roots  NC  Novel Sounds: Live from the Factory American Fiction Lera Lynn/John Moreland/ in the Age of Rock Gretchen Peters Rock, Literature, 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Technology Acidity 12:30  TV Flavor, NC 4:00  TV Mexico— Soft Shell Crabs One Plate at a Time  EX Born To Explore with Rick Bayless with Richard Wiese Love of Live Fire Cooking India: Incredible Land  EX Father Brown 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real The Crackpot of the Empire Good Food  NC  Common Ground Single Working Mom 4:30  TV BBQ with Franklin Seeks...Help! Sausage  EX A Place To Call Home  NC  Bottom Line Season Premiere! A Nagging 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— Doubt A local schoolteachThe Week er’s death leads Sarah to a  EX Midsomer Murders shocking discovery. Bad Tidings, Part 2


visit unctv.org  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Don’t Let Go  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Carrickfergus Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland  NC  Black Issues Forum Power Networking 6:30  NC  Black America A Conversation with Salamishah Tillet 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home The Love Undeniable After an argument with Gino, Anna temporarily moves back home with her family.  EX 1916: The Irish Rebellion When Myth & History Rhyme DV  NC  Great Performances at the Met Carmen Bizet’s steamy melodrama stars Anita Rachvelishvili. 8:00  TV My Mother & Other Strangers on Masterpiece Francis goes poaching; Emma finds a new suitor; Rose stands up for justice and becomes a local hero.  EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island Return 9:00  TV Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Part 2 Sidney and Geordie probe a mysterious death and a dead bird’s appearance at the vicarage. DV

 EX Slovakia: Treasures in the Heart of Europe Explore this country’s history, culture, breathtaking landscapes, castles and medieval towns. 10:00  TV Prime Suspect: Tennison on Masterpiece Premiere! Jane Tennison learns the cold facts of police work and becomes immersed in a murder investigation. DV  EX Italy’s Mystery Mountains Geologists explore how the Italian peninsula was first created. DV  NC  Good Ol’ Girls Based on stories by Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle, this rock and rollicking musical stage production draws you into the lives, loves and losses of six southern women. 11:00  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Cuba’s Sugar Railroads 11:30  TV EastEnders

26 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour EX West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island Settlers  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Helsinki & Tallinn: Baltic Sisters  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Prickly Business

 EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Panama City Beach: Pirate Parties, Geo-Cache Treasures 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Vintage Hot Springs  EX Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service Take a close look at the legendary British Secret Service.  NC  Exploring North Carolina For the Birds 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Form and Function 9:00  TV POV Dalya’s Other Country/ 4.1 Miles A displaced family adjusts to a new world.  EX Secrets of Westminster Explore a world of intrigue and traditions behind the gothic walls of the Houses of Parliament.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Florida Scrub— Islands in Time 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Making Stuff 10:00  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes at one of England’s most spectacular country houses.  NC  Age of Robots Robot Explorers 11:00  TV Reel South Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me A 60-year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder dreams of singing in a big band.  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Vancouver DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

27 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Famous African-Americans  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless How to Feed a City  NC  Nightly Business Report POV explores Dalya’s Other Country, Monday, June 26, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. June | 21


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28 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Secrets of Westminster Explore intrigue and traditions behind Parliament’s gothic walls.  NC  BBC World News America

Catch up on Ketchup: King of Condiments, Wednesday, June 28, at 9:30 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Ancient Glory  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Making Stuff  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cyprus: Cleopatra’s Secret Island 8:00  TV Big Pacific Violent Visit the epicenter of natural mayhem.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table José Andrés Takes Over  NC  New Kind of Listening Cast members, some with disabilities, of an inclusive community theater work on an original performance. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen My Love Letter to Lebanon

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