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Spring brings showers of new specials, fresh shows and perennial favorites, including an all-new Pottery Live with Ben Owen III! on March 11, at 8 PM. You’ll also enjoy new growth opportunities from Deepak Chopra, Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates Jr.—plus unforgettable performances with Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs, Josh Groban from Madison Square Garden and Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli at 60— as March roars in with our Spring Fundraiser, March 2-17, on UNC-TV PBS & More.


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Whether March Is a Lamb or a Lion...

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ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Cyberchase 7:00 WordGirl   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—GIRL Power (3/2-3/3, until 10 AM)   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—WordGirl (weekends, until 10 AM) 7:30 Arthur

8:00 Martha Speaks 8:30 Peg + Cat 9:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 9:30 Splash & Bubbles 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Super WHY! 11:00 Clifford’s Puppy Days 11:30 Caillou Noon Sid the Science Kid

A SPECIAL SESAME STREET... The Magic Wand Chase, Monday, March 25 Abby, Elmo, Big Bird and friends take to the skies for a hot air balloon adventure to retrieve Abby’s lost wand.

BLOCK PARTY LIVE! Saturday, March 30, 10 AM-2 PM, at NC A&T Join us and your favorite PBS KIDS characters from Nature Cat and Dinosaur Train for hands-on activities and fun as Rootle once again brings our Block Party from the screen to the street—this time at NC A&T in Greensboro! Check unctv.org/rootle for all the details!

CELEBRATE GIRL POWER! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM For the first weekend in March, kick off Women’s History Month by celebrating GIRL Power with inspiring characters from some of your favorite PBS KIDS shows, including WordGirl, SuperWHY!, Arthur, Peg + Cat and SciGirls! Holding down the Block Party for the remaining weekends in March are mild-mannered logophile Becky Botsford and adorable simian sidekick Bob—aka WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face—on the case to save the human race from illiteracy!

12:30 WordWorld 1:00 Peep & the Big Wide World   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—GIRL Power (3/2-3/3, until 4 PM)   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—WordGirl (weekends, until 4 PM) 1:30 Splash & Bubbles 2:00 Sesame Street DV 2:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 3:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 4:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 4:30 Dinosaur Train DV 5:00 Let’s Go Luna 5:30 Ready Jet Go! 6 PM Nature Cat 7:00 Wild Kratts 8:00 Odd Squad 9:00 Arthur DV 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 11:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 12 M The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 12:30 Dinosaur Train DV 1:00 Let’s Go Luna 1:30 Ready Jet Go! 2:00 Nature Cat 3:00 Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur DV LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV PBS & More  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent  EX U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel DV Descriptive Video Service COLOR U  NC-TV productions & local interest Shaded programs indicate Spring 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 can vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows. March | 3


1 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events. NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives. EX Taste of History From Bordeaux to Jefferson’s Cellars 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Wash Day 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Florence: Heart of the Renaissance 7:30  TV NC SPIN Join Tom Campbell and his guests for informative, balanced debate. EX Travelscope Cruising the Mediterranean

EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Sorrow Songs 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover Some of the brightest minds and freshest voices debate. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company The acclaimed journalist and top peers explore today’s topics. NC  PBS NewsHour EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

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Explore Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success, Saturday, March 2, at 11 AM, on UNC-TV.

Saturday, March 2 through Sunday, March 17

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8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events. NC  North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend. EX 800 Words The town readies its first fine dining restaurant, but not everyone is invited. 8:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Horseshoe Crab Blood 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The political analyst and his guests discuss public affairs and policy issues. NC  ncIMPACT McDowell County 8:50    NC  Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: Art Therapy 9:00  TV Holly Near: American Masters Premiere! Experience the power of song through this singer/activist’s story. DV NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 8—News of Relationships 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Makers Women in Hollywood with Jane Fonda, Zoe Saldana, Lena Dunham & More NC  NC SPIN 4­ | March

2 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV NC  Biographical Conversations with Hugh Morton Part 3 of 3 EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Jig Master 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Folkways Homestead Living 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Jig Master EX Exploring North Carolina Little Mountains 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Sound: The Fullness of Nature, Part 2 EX Exploring North Carolina Wilderness Next Door 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV NC  Exploring North Carolina Passion for the Land EX Discovering Britain Scotland’s Glamis Castle 8:30  TV Curious George DV NC  Sci NC Cackalack-ology

8:50  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Chatham Rabbits 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV NC  North Carolina Weekend EX Confucius Was a Foodie Sweet 9:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Horseshoe Crab Blood 9:30  TV Nature Cat NC  ncIMPACT McDowell County 10:00  TV Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White Science helps stop defeatist attitudes towards aging. NC  America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck & the Asheville Experiment This pioneering educator founded the first school of forestry in America. EX New Scandinavian Cooking Northern Norway: Ice Cold Bounty 10:30  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Celeriac Fritters


visit unctv.org 11:00  TV Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success Premiere! Fulfill your dreams with this practical guide. NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Making Marvelous Moldings EX Taste of History Coffee Past, Present & Future 11:30  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Mind Over Miter EX Lidia’s Kitchen Northern Italian Comforts Noon  NC  Growing a Greener World In Susan’s Garden: A Backyard Habitat in Harmony EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Medieval Europe 12:30  NC  This American Land Saving a Desert River/ Urban Farms/Vibrating Rock EX In the Americas with David Yetman A Gaucho Gathering in Uruguay 1:00  TV Rick Steves’ Heart of Italy Umbria, Assisi, Siena & the Cinque Terre NC  Exploring North Carolina Passion for the Land EX Travelscope West Virginia: Wild & Wonderful DV 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Mountain Bogs: Threatened Heritage EX Curious Traveler Curious Paris 2:00  NC  First in Future Chris Suggs EX Globe Trekker North East England 2:30  NC  Story in the Public Square CJ Chivers 3:00  TV Ken Burns: The National Parks Premiere! See some of the most spectacular natural locales.

6:30  TV ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar reunion of Motown, R&B and soul legends. 7:00  NC  Songs at the Center Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals North Lincoln & Durham 7:30  NC  Music Voyager The Exumas 8:00  NC  Song of the Mountains Jonathan Buckner & Chosen Road/Flatt Lonesome EX Discovering Britain Scone Palace, Perthshire Salute hit lyricist Hal David on What 9:00  TV What the World Needs the World Needs Now, Saturday, Now: Words by Hal David March 2, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. Premiere! Bette Midler hosts this all-star tribute NC  To the Contrary to the legendary lyricist with Bonnie Erbé who dominated the charts National TV’s only womenwith Alfie, What the World centered news analysis Needs Now and many show tackles hot topics. more hits, with Burt Bacha EX Samantha Brown’s rach, Dionne Warwick, Places To Love Valerie Simpson, Cher, Naples & Paradise Aretha Franklin and others. Coast of Florida NC  David Holt’s 3:30  NC  Firing Line with State of Music Margaret Hoover Glencoe Mill: Alice Gerrard, EX Born To Explore Rayna Gellert & Laurelyn with Richard Wiese Dossett North Dakota: Where EX Chris Tarrant: Legends Are Born Extreme Railways 4:00  NC  FRONT ROW Spain with Marc Rotterman 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions EX History Detectives Chad Elliott & Civil War Pistols The Redemption 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 10:00  NC  Paul Thorn’s Mission 5:00  TV Dionne Warwick: Temple Fireworks Revival Then Came You  Blind Boys of Alabama & The famed singer dazzles The McCrary Sisters with some of her classics. EX Great American NC  PBS NewsHour Railroad Journeys Weekend EX David Attenborough’s St. Louis to Jefferson, MO 10:30  TV Quincy Jones Natural Curiosities Presents Sheléa Curious Minds Premiere! Discover an amaz 5:30  NC  Washington Week ing artist who performed EX Nature’s Microworlds at the White House. Great Barrier Reef 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits 6 PM  NC  Classic Gospel My Morning Jacket/ Goodman Revival: Ben Harper Songs in the Key of Happy EX Globe Trekker EX Inside Balmoral Tough Boats: The Arctic 1955-1992

3 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat NC  Closer to Truth Jesus as God EX History Detectives Civil War Pistols 6:30  TV Wild Kratts NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC.

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evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover EX Antiques Roadshow Hotel del Coronado, Part 2 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. EX Finding Your Roots Hard Times with Michael Moore, Laura Linney & Chloe Sevigny 8:30  TV Wild Kratts NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV Home Diagnosis Chicago Renovation Review NC  Washington Week EX Penelope Keith’s Coastal Villages Isle of Wight & West Sussex 9:30  TV Home Diagnosis Trust Your Nose, Princeton, NJ NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Best of Trains Around North America Enjoy unforgettable profiles and stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads. NC  NC SPIN EX Wild Venice Magnificent atmospheric photography highlights unexpected natural glories. 10:30  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kenneth Robert Janken: The Wilmington Ten 11:00  NC  Comic Culture Jim Zub (Uncanny Avengers) EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals North Lincoln & Durham 11:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Padma Venkatraman Noon  TV Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White Science helps stop defeatist towards aging. NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Deep Water Bass EX Travelscope The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico DV 12:30  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines West Coast Coastie: Lindsey Neumann, Part 2 6­ | March

A Conversation with Ken Burns, reveals the backstories, Sunday, March 3, at 7:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Basking with the Basques 1:00  TV What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David Bette Midler hosts this allstar tribute to the legendary lyricist who dominated the charts with Alfie, What the World Needs Now and many more hits, with Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, Valerie Simpson, Cher, Aretha Franklin and others. NC  Song of the Mountains Jonathan Buckner & Chosen Road/Flatt Lonesome EX 800 Words The town readies its first fine dining restaurant, but not everyone is invited. 2:00  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Glencoe Mill: Alice Gerrard, Rayna Gellert, Laurelyn Dossett EX Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 8—News of Relationships 2:30  TV Doo Wop Generations The Duprees and more legends pass the torch to a new generation. NC  Sun Studio Sessions Chad Elliott & The Redemption 3:00  NC  Paul Thorn’s Mission Temple Fireworks Revival The Blind Boys of Alabama/ The McCrary Sisters EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Call of the Wild 4:00  NC  Austin City Limits My Morning Jacket/ Ben Harper EX Father Brown The Resurrectionists 5:00  TV Yellowstone Symphony See four stunning seasons set to memorable music. NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend

EX Great Performances at the Met: Marnie Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars as a beautiful, mysterious woman who assumes multiple identities. 5:30  NC  ncIMPACT McDowell County 5:50    NC  Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: Art Therapy 6 PM  TV John Denver: Country Boy Explore the life and legacy of the singer/songwriter. NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Chang/Saenz 7:00  NC  Finding Your Roots Grandparents & Other Strangers with Andy Samberg & George R. R. Martin 7:30  TV A Conversation with Ken Burns The legendary documentarian discusses his films. EX Muse Community Art 8:00  NC  Jazz Our Language (1924-1928) EX Nature Yosemite DV 9:00  TV Victoria Season 3 on Masterpiece The White Elephant EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Battle Lines A new lion’s arrival sparks a conflict among dominant ones. 10:00  NC  Makers Women in Comedy: Ellen DeGeneres, Carol Burnett, Mo’Nique & others EX Blue Planet Coasts 10:30  TV I Miss Downton Abbey! Revisit the unforgettable series and characters. 11:00  NC  Our State The Sweetest Sound/ Gause Tomb EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Vietnam 11:30  NC  Folkways Coastal Carvers

4 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals North Lincoln & Durham


visit unctv.org 10:00  TV What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David Bette Midler hosts this all 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour star tribute to the legendary NC  BBC World News lyricist who dominated the America charts with Alfie, What the EX Taste of Louisiana World Needs Now and with Chef John Folse & Co. many more hits, with Burt The Creoles of Cane River Bacharach, Dionne War 6:30  NC  Nightly wick, Valerie Simpson, Cher, Business Report Aretha Franklin and others. EX Jacques Pépin: NC  Articulate More Fast Food My Way with Jim Cotter Pop Over Anytime DV The Seekers with 7:00  TV Nightly They Might Be Giants Business Report EX Secrets of Britain’s NC  PBS NewsHour Great Cathedrals EX Rick Steves’ Europe East Ely & Peterborough/ Florentine Delights & King’s College Cambridge Tuscan Side Trips 10:30  NC  On Story 7:30  TV Flavor, NC A Conversation Braswell Foods, Nashville with Mark Frost EX Travelscope Christmas in Switzerland DV 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope France: Following the Rhone DV 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peru: A Train to the Clouds

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Thrill to Josh Groban from Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, March 5, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Backstreet Riches 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Rhine River Cruise 8:00  TV Josh Groban from Madison Square Garden Premiere! Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles also perform. NC  Exploring North Carolina Man & Mammoth in the Carolinas EX Unforgotten Season 1 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Cassie and Sunny size up a skeleton buried in a cellar. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Basin Basics 9:00  NC  America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck & the Asheville Experiment This pioneering educator founded the first school of forestry in America. 9:30  TV John Denver: Country Boy Explore the life and legacy of the singer/songwriter. EX Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 1: Muse DV 10:00  NC  NOVA Great Human Odyssey Research reveals humanity’s origins and its survival. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company EX History Detectives Civil War Pistols

6 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX NOVA Wonders Are We Alone? 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report Celebrate the renowned historian on Henry Louis Gates Jr.—Uncovering NC  PBS NewsHour America, Tuesday, March 5, at 8 PM, EX Rick Steves’ Europe on UNC-TV. Paris: Regal & Intimate 7:30  TV Muse 8:00  TV Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Arts Education Uncovering America EX Rick Steves’ Europe Premiere! Celebrate the Glasgow & Scottish acclaimed historian, author Passions DV and filmmaker. 8:50 TV My Home, NC— NC  North Carolina Shorts Bookwatch Chef Cheetie Kumar Michele Tracy Berger: Reenu-You EX Penelope Keith’s Coastal Villages Northumberland & Scottish Borders 8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Padma Venkatraman 9:00  NC  My Home, NC Carolina Legends EX Joanna Lumley’s India Premiere! Madurai, Calcutta & Sikkim The AbFab star explores her birth country. 9:20   NC  Muse—Shorts Sweetie-darlings, Joanna Lumley’s Mr. June Paints the Dome India premieres Tuesday, March 5, at 9:30  NC  Comic Culture 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel. Gordon Purcell March | 7


evening&weekend listings 8:00  TV Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert— 1970 Premiere! This 1970 classic features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Odetta, Richie Havens and more. NC  High Point University Presents: Tom Brokaw HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with the respected journalist. EX Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan Life on the Pahang River 8:30  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Life of Pie 9:00  NC  Whole Truth with David Eisenhower Ending Absolute Poverty: Small Things, Big Impact EX Lidia’s Kitchen A Bright Summer Feast 9:30  TV A Conversation with Ken Burns The legendary documentarian discusses his films. NC  Maria Hinojosa: One-on-one Luis Alberto Urrea EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places The Wonders of Warka 10:00  NC  Visionaries Assistance League of LA DV EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Home Cooking in Taiwan 10:30  NC  Trust Docs Between Stigma & Healthcare EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Calabria 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX Great American Railroad Journeys St. Louis to Jefferson, MO

7 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX tasteMAKERS In the Wild 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Maison Kayser/ Verre de Terre 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Embracing Life & Art

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Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez and Country Joe McDonald are among the artists featured in Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert—1970, premiering Wednesday, March 6, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30  TV Our State Sand & Wood/Harper House/Puppet Masters EX Travelscope Passage Through Chile’s Tierra del Fuego Around Cape Horn DV 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Pittsboro NC  Flavor, NC Neese’s Sausage EX Vintage Roads Great & Small Inverness to Skye 8:20   TV Faces of Hickory Tracy Hall and Sherry Millsaps share how they help prepare youth for success. 8:30  TV My Home, NC Carolina Legends NC  From the Vineyard Childress/Mothervine 8:50   TV Muse—Shorts Mr. June Paints the Dome 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Biltmore Vanderbilt House Party NC  A Chef’s Life My Watermelon Baby EX Destination Craft with Jim West United Arab Emirates 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Lessons from Hurricane Florence

9:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Part 1 NC  Around the Farm Table Yoga & Brunch EX Music Voyager Atlanta: Atlanta’s Stage 10:00  TV John Denver: Country Boy Explore the life and legacy of the singer/songwriter. NC  North Carolina Weekend EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Christchurch, New Zealand 10:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Lessons from Hurricane Florence 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Carolina Legends EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese North Carolina: Bears, Gators & Wolves in NC 10:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Mr. June Paints the Dome 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope Ireland: Coast to Coast DV 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company EX In the Americas with David Yetman Hawaii’s Big Island: The Volcanos’ Gifts

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Grab a late-night snack with Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television, Wednesdays, at 10 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Taste of History Remember Paoli 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Garden Harvest 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour


visit unctv.org 10:30  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Lentil & Curly Kale Soup 11:00  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Till in the Tool Chest North England’s Lake EX Taste of History District & Durham The Queen of the 7:30  TV NC SPIN Caribbean EX Travelscope 11:30  NC  The Woodwright’s The Many Faces of Shop with Roy Underhill Los Cabos, Mexico DV Continuous Arm Rocking 8:00  TV Washington Week Chair, Part 1 NC  North Carolina EX Lidia’s Kitchen Weekend An Easy Holiday EX 800 Words Noon  TV Incredible Aging: Brother Terry proposes to Adding Life to Your Years Hannah; a very pregnant Meredith Vieira explores E  X Exploring Jan pays a surprise visit. complex, often confusing North Carolina 8:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts healthy aging information. Passion for the Land Lessons from NC  Growing a 7:30   T V Dinosaur Train DV Hurricane Florence Greener World N  C  Expeditions 8:30  TV FRONT ROW The Private Garden of a with Patrick McMillan with Marc Rotterman Public Gardener The New River Valley: NC  ncIMPACT EX Smart Travels— Ancient Landscapes, Pittsboro Europe with Rudy Maxa Ancient Connections NC  Faces of Hickory Four Great Cities of Europe EX Exploring Tracy Hall and Sherry Mill 12:30  NC  This American Land North Carolina saps share how they help Louisiana’s Coastline/  For the Birds prepare youth for success. Nutrient Runoff/Poultry 8:00  TV Pinkalicious 9:00  TV Grateful Dead— EX In the Americas & Peterrific DV Downhill from Here with David Yetman N  C  Exploring Relive this July 1989 Trinidad & Tobago: North Carolina concert from Wisconsin’s Where East Meets West Alpine Valley Music Theatre. For the Birds 1:00  NC  Exploring E  X Discovering Britain NC  FRONT ROW North Carolina Scone Palace, Perthshire with Marc Rotterman For the Birds 8:30   T V Curious George DV EX Spies of Warsaw EX Travelscope NC  My Home, NC Premiere! Part 1 of 4 Austria: Celebrating Carolina Legends David Tennant and Janet the Vine in Vienna & 8:50    NC  Muse—Shorts Montgomery star in this the Burgenland DV  Mr. June Paints the Dome tale of pre-WWII intrigue. 1:30  TV Forever Painless 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV 9:30  NC  Washington Week With Miranda NC  North Carolina 10:00  NC  NC SPIN Esmonde-White Weekend EX Doctor Blake Get a groundbreaking, E  X Migrant Kitchen Mysteries eye-opening education into The Migrant Kitchen The Call of the Wild chronic pain and its causes. 9:20   N C  Sci NC—Shorts 10:30  NC  Firing Line with NC  Expeditions  Lessons from Hurricane Margaret Hoover with Patrick McMillan Florence 11:00  TV Amanpour Rediscovering Catesby’s 9:30   T V Nature Cat & Company Carolina, Part 1 NC  ncIMPACT NC  PBS NewsHour EX Curious Traveler Pittsboro EX EastEnders Curious Rome N  C  Faces of Hickory 11:30  EX EastEnders 2:00  NC  First in Future Tracy Hall and Sherry Mill Mebane Rash saps share how they help EX Joanna Lumley’s India 9 SATURDAY prepare youth for success. Madurai, Calcutta & Sikkim 1 0:00   T V Feel Better Fast 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ 2:30  NC  Story in the & Make It Last with Neighborhood DV Public Square Daniel Amen NC  Biographical Conversa Padma Venkatraman  Seven simple brain-based tions with Julius Chambers 3:00  TV Henry Louis Gates Jr. strategies help boost mood Part 1 of 3 Uncovering America and overcome anxiety. EX Carolina Celebrate the acclaimed N  C  Saving the Best: Outdoor Journal historian, author and North Carolina State River Flounder filmmaker. Parks at 100 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s NC  To the Contrary Meet the volunteers who Neighborhood DV with Bonnie Erbé help the parks and their EX Folkways EX Samantha Brown’s 15 million annual visitors. The Fiddle Places To Love EX New Scandinavian 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Christchurch, New Zealand Cooking NC  Carolina Southern Norway: Outdoor Journal Smoke & Water River Flounder

Janet Montgomery and David Tennant star in Spies of Warsaw, premiering Friday, March 8, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

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evening&weekend listings 3:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese NC: Bears, Gators & Wolves 4:00  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX History Detectives Clint Black’s Book of Antique Wanted Posters 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David Bette Midler hosts this allstar tribute to the legendary lyricist who dominated the charts with Alfie, What the World Needs Now and many more hits, with Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, Valerie Simpson, Cher, Aretha Franklin and others. NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Expandable Bodies 5:30  NC  Washington Week EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California Superbloom—A World of Dramatic Change 6 PM  NC  Classic Gospel Heaven with Bill Gaither & The Homecoming Friends EX Inside Balmoral 1992-2017 6:30   TV Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert— 1970 This 1970 classic features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Odetta, Richie Havens and more. 7:00  NC  Songs at the Center Christon Gray/Whetherman/Danika Holmes EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals East Ely & Peterborough/ King’s College Cambridge 7:30  NC  Music Voyager Eleuthera 8:00  TV Peter, Paul & Mary at Newport 1963-65 Enjoy rare Newport Folk Festival performances. NC  Song of the Mountains Molly Rose Band/Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice EX Discovering Britain Lancashire’s ‘Middle Earth’ 9:00  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Wayne Henderson, Jeff Little EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Ukraine 9:30  TV ‘60s Generation Flash back to key 1965-69 folk rock, R&B and pop. 10­ | March

NC  Sun Studio Sessions Rebecca Haviland & The Whiskey Heart 10:00  NC  Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band: A Music Gone Public Special Enjoy classic country and new Americana sounds. 
 EX Great American Railroad Journeys Sedalia to St. Joseph, MO 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits The Pretenders EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern Chin 11:30  TV Rick Steves’ Tasty Europe See how food is a prime ingredient in defining cultures all across Europe. DV

10:30  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Michele Tracy Berger: Reenu-You 11:00  NC  Comic Culture Gordon Purcell EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals East Ely & Peterborough/ King’s College Cambridge 11:30  TV Brain Body Mind Connection with Dr. Rudy Tanzi & Deepak Chopra These brain-mind-body experts answer pressing questions about brain health. NC  Story in the Public Square Mark Blyth Noon  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Surf Zone Red Drum 10 SUNDAY EX Travelscope 6 AM TV Nature Cat Hong Kong: A City NC  Closer to Truth of Festivals DV The Trinity 12:30  NC  Fishing EX History Detectives Behind the Lines Clint Black’s Book of A Medical Point of View: Antique Wanted Posters General Bob Kasaulke 6:30  TV Wild Kratts EX Burt Wolf: NC  Education Matters Travels & Traditions 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Coming to America NC  Firing Line with 1:00  TV Peter, Paul & Mary Margaret Hoover at Newport 1963-65 EX Antiques Roadshow Enjoy rare Newport Folk Miami Beach, Part 2 Festival performances. 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s NC  Song of the Mountains Neighborhood DV Molly Rose Band/Junior NC  Consuelo Mack Sisk & Ramblers Choice WealthTrack EX 800 Words 8:00  TV Curious George Brother Terry proposes to NC  Carolina Hannah; a very pregnant Business Review Jan pays a surprise visit. EX Big Burn: 2:00  NC  David Holt’s American Experience State of Music America’s largest fire left a Wayne Henderson/ profound mark on the U.S. Jeff Little Forest Service. DV EX Spies of Warsaw 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Part 1 of 4 David Ten NC  Firing Line with nant and Janet MontMargaret Hoover gomery star in this tale 9:00  TV Home Diagnosis of pre-WWII intrigue. Rochester, NY: 2:30  TV Independent Lens: To Flip or Flee? Tell Them We Are Rising NC  Washington Week Explore historically black EX Penelope Keith’s colleges and universities. Coastal Villages NC  Sun Studio Sessions Northumberland & Rebecca Haviland & Scottish Borders The Whiskey Heart 9:30  TV Home Diagnosis 3:00  NC  Nell Robinson & Jim Brooklyn, NY: Nunally Band: A Music 1600s Vs. #tinylab Gone Public Special NC  FRONT ROW Enjoy classic country and with Marc Rotterman new Americana sounds. 10:00  TV Mister Rogers: EX Doctor Blake It’s You I Like Mysteries Celebrate half a century of All She Leaves Behind the beloved children’s show. 4:00  NC  Austin City Limits NC  NC SPIN The Pretenders EX Joanna Lumley’s India EX Father Brown Madurai, Calcutta & Sikkim The Sins of the Father


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4:30  TV Quincy Jones Presents Sheléa Discover an amazing artist who performed at the White House. 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend EX Great Performances at the Met: La Fanciulla del West Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic. 5:30  NC  ncIMPACT Pittsboro NC  Faces of Hickory Tracy Hall and Sherry Millsaps share how they help prepare youth for success. 6 PM  TV Rhythm, Love & Soul Enjoy hits from Aretha, Gloria Gaynor, The Manhattans and more R&B legends. NC  Black Issues Forum Closing the Education Gap 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Gerstenblatt/Conways/ Hoberman 7:00  NC  Finding Your Roots Mystery Men with Felicity Huffman & Michael K. Williams 7:30  EX Muse Art Abilities 8:00  TV Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs Premiere! See this vocal great sing Mona Lisa, Unforgettable and more! NC  Jazz The True Welcome (1929-1935) EX Nature Jungle Animal Hospital DV 9:00  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Roaring Back 9:30  TV Josh Groban from Madison Square Garden Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles also perform. 10:00    NC  Makers Women in Hollywood with Jane Fonda, Zoe Saldana, Lena Dunham & More EX Life Challenges of Life 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Surrounded by Silence/ What Say You EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads 11:30  TV EastEnders NC  Folkways Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Celebrate Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60, Tuesday, March 12, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

11 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals East Ely & Peterborough/ King’s College Cambridge 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Historic & Dynamic 7:30  TV My Home, NC Carolina Legends EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Naples & Paradise Coast of Florida 8:00  TV Pottery Live! with Ben Owen III LIVE from the UNC-TV studio, the artist shares the craft’s history and his work. NC  Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact

EX Unforgotten Season 1 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Jimmy’s murder gets a deep dive from Cassie and Sunny. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Flatland Lakes 9:00  NC  Saving the Best: North Carolina State Parks at 100 Meet the volunteers who help the parks and their 15 million annual visitors. 9:30  EX Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 2: Cartouche DV 10:00  TV Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie, Waylon, Johnny and Kris shine in this 1990 performance. NC  NOVA Mystery Beneath the Ice 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour EX History Detectives Clint Black’s Book of Antique Wanted Posters 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

12 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. German Christmas 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Vegetable Fete DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Venice: City of Dreams 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Johnson’s Peaches, Candor EX Travelscope Hong Kong: A City of Festivals DV 8:00  TV Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60 Josh Groban, Matteo Bocelli and more celebrate the star tenor’s birthday. NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Gov. Jim Martin: Revelation Through Science EX Penelope Keith’s Coastal Villages East Anglia 8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Mark Blyth Sing along with Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs, Sunday, March 10, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. March | 11


evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, 9:00  NC  My Home, NC Part 1 Digital Diva Doing Good— 7:30   TV Our State Khalia Braswell/Joe Pen Oak Island Lighthouse/ land—Musical Storyteller Hanging Rock State Park/ EX Joanna Lumley’s India Heavy Metal Mumbai to Rajasthan EX Travelscope 9:20    NC  Muse—Shorts Nicaragua: Culturally Rich Foundation Skate Park, & Naturally Beautiful DV Asheville N  C  High Point University 8:00   TV ncIMPACT 9:30  TV Neil Diamond: Presents: Wes Moore Kinston Hot August Night III NC  Flavor, NC Follow the star’s triumphant HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with the NC Apples August 2012 return to LA’s best-selling author. EX Vintage Roads Greek Theatre. EX Taste of Malaysia Great & Small NC  Comic Culture with Martin Yan  The A30—London to Tom Lyle (SCAD) Adventure on the Go Land’s End 10:00  NC  Articulate 8:30  EX My Greek Table 8:20  TV North Carolina with Jim Cotter with Diane Kochilas Weekend—Shorts The Pursuit of New Truths Crete: Mother of the Kinston with Hélène Grimaud & Mediterranean 8:30  TV My Home, NC Scott McCloud 9:00  NC  Whole Truth with Digital Diva Doing Good— EX Secrets of Britain’s David Eisenhower Khalia Braswell/Joe PenGreat Cathedrals Civil Discourse & the State land—Musical Storyteller West Worcester/ of American Democracy NC  From the Vineyard Tewkesbury Abbey with Tom Daschle & Divine Llama/Adams 10:30  NC  On Story Greta van Susteren 8:50  TV Muse—Shorts The People v. O.J. EX Lidia’s Kitchen Foundation Skate Park, Simpson: A Conversation What’s Baking Asheville with Scott Alexander 9:30  NC  Maria Hinojosa: 9:00  TV North Carolina 11:00  TV Amanpour One-on-one Weekend & Company John Francis  Horne Creek Historical NC  PBS NewsHour EX Joanne Weir’s Farm EX Travelscope Plates & Places NC  A Chef’s Life Taiwan’s Penghu Islands DV Chocolate Peas, Please 11:30  EX In the Americas 10:00  NC  Visionaries EX Destination Craft with David Yetman Becoming Independent & with Jim West The Cry for Mexican Toward Independent Living Spain Independence DV 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts EX Christopher Kimball’s Metal Foam 13 WEDNESDAY Milk Street Television 9:30  TV Exploring Quick Suppers from Madrid North Carolina 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 10:30  TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Water in NC: Yesterday, NC  BBC World News Remote, Sacred, Wild Today & Tomorrow, Part 2 America Celebrate the great out NC  Around EX NOVA Wonders doors and religious sites. the Farm Table Can We Build a Brain? Ex- NC  Trust Docs Hold Your Horses plore advances in artificial Green at What Price? EX Music Voyager intelligence. EX On the Road Atlanta Canvas with Faha 6:30  NC  Nightly with Vic Rallo: Italy! mu Pecou, Kemit & Michael Business Report Cremona Haverty of 7 Stages Theatre 7:00  TV Nightly 11:00  TV Amanpour 10:00  TV Neil Diamond: Business Report & Company Hot August Night III NC  PBS NewsHour NC  PBS NewsHour See the star’s 2012 return EX Rick Steves’ Europe EX Great American to LA’s Greek Theatre. Venice & Its Lagoon Railroad Journeys NC  North Carolina 7:30  TV My Home, NC Sedalia to St. Joseph, MO Weekend Carolina Legends EX Samantha Brown’s EX Born To Explore Places To Love 14 THURSDAY with Richard Wiese Baltimore, Maryland Qatar: Pearl of the 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 10:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Arabian Sea NC  BBC World News Metal Foam 7:50   TV Muse—Shorts America 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Mr. June Paints the Dome EX tasteMAKERS Digital Diva Doing Good— 8:00  TV Moments To Soy to the World Khalia Braswell/Joe PenRemember 6:30  NC  Nightly land—Musical Storyteller Early pop legends Frankie Business Report Laine, The Four Aces EX tasteMAKERS and more perform. Grounded

Meet Khalia Braswell, the Digital Diva Doing Good, on a new My Home, NC episode, Tuesday, March 12, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

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visit unctv.org EX New Scandinavian Cooking Stockfish & Amber 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ 10:30  EX How To Cook Well Neighborhood DV with Rory O’Connell NC  Biographical Conversa Poached Monkfish tions with Julius Chambers 11:00  NC  The Woodwright’s Part 2 of 3 Shop with Roy Underhill EX Carolina Continuous Arm Rocking Outdoor Journal Chair, Part 2 Blade Bass EX Taste of History 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Washington’s Character, Neighborhood DV Charisma & Ambition EX Folkways 11:30  TV Rick Steves’ Wildwood Produce Tasty Europe with Ila Hatter See how food is a prime 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV ingredient in what defines NC  Carolina cultures across Europe. DV Outdoor Journal 15 FRIDAY NC  The Woodwright’s Blade Bass 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Shop with Roy Underhill EX Exploring NC  BBC World News Who Wrote the North Carolina America Book of Sloyd? Form & Function EX Taste of History EX Lidia’s Kitchen 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV Settling Jamestown Italian All-Stars NC  Expeditions 6:30  NC  Nightly Noon  TV Pottery Live! with Patrick McMillan Business Report with Ben Owen III Jocassee: The Jewel EX New Orleans Cooking From the UNC-TV studio, of the Escarpment with Kevin Belton the artist shares the craft’s EX Exploring Potatoes history and his work. North Carolina 7:00  TV Nightly NC  Growing a Currituck Business Report Greener World 8:00  TV Pinkalicious NC  PBS NewsHour The Compost Pedallers & Peterrific DV EX Rick Steves’ Europe EX Smart Travels— NC  Exploring European Travel Skills, Part 3 Europe with Rudy Maxa North Carolina 7:30  TV NC SPIN Bath & South Wales Form & Function EX Travelscope 12:30  NC  This American Land EX Discovering Britain Berlin & Western Poland: Lancashire’s ‘Middle Earth’ Public Lands/Clean Over the Borderline DV Water from Farmlands/ 8:30  TV Curious George DV 8:00  TV Washington Week Urine Recycling NC  My Home, NC NC  North Carolina EX In the Americas Digital Diva Doing Good— Weekend with David Yetman Khalia Braswell/Joe Pen EX 800 Words Mexico City’s Markets: land—Musical Storyteller. Terry’s true colors are A Millennium of Trade 8:50   NC  Muse—Shorts revealed, much to 1:00  NC  Exploring Foundation Skate Park, Hannah’s horror. North Carolina Asheville 8:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Form & Function 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV Metal Foam EX Travelscope NC  North Carolina 8:30  TV FRONT ROW Papua New Guinea: Weekend with Marc Rotterman Cultural Encounters in an EX Migrant Kitchen NC  ncIMPACT Ancient Land DV Alta California Kinston 1:30  NC  Expeditions 9:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts 8:50    NC  North Carolina with Patrick McMillan Metal Foam Weekend—Shorts Rediscovering Catesby’s 9:30  TV Nature Cat Kinston Carolina, Part 2 NC  ncIMPACT 9:00  TV ‘60s Generation EX Curious Traveler Kinston Flash back to 1965-69 for Curious Copenhagen EX Migrant Kitchen key folk rock, R&B and pop. Beyond Pho 2:00  TV Celtic Woman: NC  FRONT ROW Ancient Land 9:50    NC  North Carolina with Marc Rotterman Premiere! Enjoy stunning Weekend—Shorts EX Spies of Warsaw music from Ireland. Kinston Part 2 of 4 NC  First in Future 10:00  TV Keto Diet with 9:30  NC  Washington Week Dr. Ronald Paulus Dr. Josh Axe 10:00  NC  NC SPIN EX Joanna Lumley’s India Dr. Axe puts a fresh spin on EX Doctor Blake Mumbai to Rajasthan the popular keto diet. Mysteries 2:30  NC  Story in the NC  North Carolina All She Leaves Behind Public Square State Parks: 0:30  NC  Firing Line with 1 Mark Blyth Environmental Jewels Margaret Hoover Park officials, scientists and 3:00  NC  To the Contrary 11:00  TV Amanpour with Bonnie Erbé the public help save envi& Company EX Samantha Brown’s ronmentally sensitive areas. NC  PBS NewsHour Places To Love EX EastEnders Baltimore, Maryland 11:30  EX EastEnders EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Nashville: Beyond the Music 10:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park, Asheville 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope Portugal: From Porto to Salamanca DV 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peru: People of the Altiplano

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evening&weekend listings 3:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Nashville: Beyond the Music 4:00  TV ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar reunion of Motown, R&B and soul legends. NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX History Detectives Tattered Civil War Fabric 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Curious Feeders 5:30  NC  Washington Week EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Butterflies—Bringing Butterflies Home! 6 PM  NC  Classic Gospel The Best of the Booth Brothers EX Life Challenges of Life 6 PM  TV Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs See this vocal great sing Mona Lisa, Unforgettable and more! 7:00  NC  Songs at the Center Bob Thompson, Todd Burge & Jessica Baldwin EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals West Worcester/ Tewkesbury Abbey 7:30  NC  Music Voyager Morocco: Gateway to Africa: The North 8:00  TV Moments To Remember Frankie Laine, the Four Aces and more early pop legends perform. NC  Song of the Mountains Jesse Kramer/Presley & Taylor EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Vietnam 9:00  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Amythyst Kiah & Mipso EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Vietnam 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Reed Turchi & His Kudzu Choir 10:00  NC  Charley Pride: American Masters Follow this Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner’s inspiring story. DV EX Great American Railroad Journeys Lawrence to Lamar, Colorado 14­ | March

11:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Alan Lightman Noon  TV Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White Science helps stop defeatist attitudes towards aging. NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal  Trout Lesson: Rainbow Trout 17 SUNDAY EX Travelscope 6 AM TV Nature Cat Nicaragua: Culturally Rich NC  Closer to Truth & Naturally Beautiful The Incarnation 12:30  NC  Fishing EX History Detectives Behind the Lines Tattered Civil War Fabric Water, Wind & Rain: 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Corey Bibey NC  Education Matters EX Burt Wolf: 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Travels & Traditions NC  Firing Line with Nature Vs. Nurture Margaret Hoover 1:00  TV A Conversation EX Antiques Roadshow with Ken Burns Miami Beach, Part 3 The legendary documentar 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s ian discusses his films. Neighborhood DV NC  Song of the Mountains NC  Consuelo Mack Jesse Kramer/ WealthTrack Presley & Taylor 8:00  TV Curious George EX 800 Words NC  Carolina Terry’s true colors are Business Review revealed, much to EX Surviving Hannah’s horror. the Dust Bowl: 2:00  NC  David Holt’s American Experience State of Music See how 1930s dust storms Amythyst Kiah & Mipso turned bountiful fields EX Spies of Warsaw into parched desert. DV Part 2 of 4 8:30  TV Wild Kratts 2:30  TV Woody Guthrie Temple of the Tigers All-Star Tribute Concert— NC  Firing Line with 1970 Margaret Hoover This 1970 classic features 9:00  TV Home Diagnosis Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Philadelphia, PA Pete Seeger, Odetta, Richie NC  Washington Week Havens and more. EX Penelope Keith’s NC  Sun Studio Sessions Coastal Villages Reed Turchi & East Anglia His Kudzu Choir 9:30  TV Home Diagnosis 3:00  NC  Charley Pride: Atlantic City, NJ American Masters NC  FRONT ROW Follow this Grammy Lifewith Marc Rotterman time Achievement Award 10:00  TV Feel Better Fast winner’s inspiring story. DV & Make It Last with EX Doctor Blake Daniel Amen Mysteries Seven simple brain-based Measure Twice strategies help boost mood 4:00  TV Peter, Paul & Mary and overcome anxiety. at Newport 1963-65 NC  NC SPIN Enjoy never-before-seen EX Joanna Lumley’s India performances from the Mumbai to Rajasthan Newport Folk Festival. 10:30  NC  North Carolina NC  Austin City Limits Bookwatch Dan Auerbach/Shinyribs Gov. Jim Martin: EX Father Brown Revelation Through Science The Wrath of Baron Samdi 11:00  NC  Comic Culture 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Tom Lyle Weekend EX Secrets of Britain’s EX Great Performances Great Cathedrals at the Met: West Worcester/ The Pearl Fishers Tewkesbury Abbey Diana Damrau stars as Leila in Bizet’s lush, melodic romance. 10:30  TV Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III Follow the star’s triumphant August 2012 return to LA’s Greek Theatre. 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits Dan Auerbach/Shinyribs EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia


visit unctv.org 5:30  TV Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60 Josh Groban, Matteo Bocelli and others celebrate the star tenor’s birthday. NC  ncIMPACT Kinston 5:50   NC  North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Kinston 6 PM  NC  Black Issues Forum Raleigh Alumnae’s 80 Years of Impact 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Reddick/Fox/Foster 7:00  TV Best of Trains Around North America Enjoy unforgettable profiles and stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads. NC  Finding Your Roots Reporting on the Reporters with Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry & Lisa Ling 7:30  EX Muse Cultural Identity 8:00  NC  Jazz Swing: Pure Pleasure (1935-1937) EX Nature Moose: Life of a Twig Eater DV

9:00  TV Pottery Live! with Ben Owen III From the UNC-TV studio, the artist shares the craft’s history and his work. EX Dark: Nature’s Nightime World Premiere! Central American Jungle 9:30  NC  Everyone Has a Place Enjoy a toe-tapping, handclapping musical tapestry of jazz, gospel and vocals. 10:00  NC  Makers Women in Space EX Life Reptiles & Amphibians 11:00  TV EastEnders NC  ncIMPACT Kinston EX Globe Trekker Wild West: USA   11:20   NC  North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Kinston 11:30  NC  Folkways Workers in Wood TV EastEnders

18 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals West Worcester/ Tewkesbury Abbey

EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Home Cooking in Taiwan 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Simple Savers DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey Join Dr. George C. McGavin for Dark: 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Nature’s Nightime World, Sunday, Sanctuary Vineyards— March 17, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Jarvisburg, NC Channel. EX Travelscope Zermatt, Switzerland: 6:30  NC  Nightly Under the Shadow of the Business Report Matterhorn DV 7:00  TV Nightly 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Business Report The Vanguard with NC  PBS NewsHour Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava EX Rick Steves’ Europe DuVernay & Janet Mock European Travel Skills, NC  North Carolina Part 2 Bookwatch 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Belle Boggs: Pimp My Grits The Art of Waiting EX Samantha Brown’s EX Penelope Keith’s Places To Love Hidden Villages Christchurch, New Zealand Cotswolds 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow 8:30  NC  Story in the Washington, DC, Part 2 Public Square NC  Exploring Alan Lightman North Carolina 9:00  TV FRONTLINE Fire in the Land of the The Trial of Ratko Mladić Longleaf Pine Follow the trial of the man EX Unforgotten allegedly behind the siege Season 1 on Masterpiece of Sarajevo and murder Episode 3 The past catches of 7,000 Muslim men and up with the suspects in boys in Srebrenica. Jimmy’s murder. DV NC  My Home, NC 8:30  NC  Exploring  The Food Show Y’all North Carolina EX Joanna Lumley’s India Forgotten Kingdom Rajasthan, Delhi & Kashmir 9:00  TV POV 9:20    NC  Muse—Shorts 306 Hollywood After NC Poet Laureate: a homeowner dies, her Jaki Shelton Green grandchildren launch an epic excavation of her stuff. 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Steve Lightle NC  North Carolina 10:00  NC  Articulate State Parks: with Jim Cotter Environmental Jewels Park officials, scientists and  Articulate in Philadelphia EX Secrets of Britain’s the public help save enviGreat Cathedrals ronmentally sensitive areas. Wales: St. David’s/ 9:30  EX Endeavour Season 5 St. Asaph/Bangor on Masterpiece 10:30  NC  On Story Episode 3: Passenger DV Once Upon a Time 10:00  NC  NOVA in the West Arctic Ghost Ship 11:00  TV Amanpour 1:00  TV Amanpour 1 & Company & Company NC  PBS NewsHour NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope EX History Detectives Mekong River Adventure, Tattered Civil War Fabric Part 2 11:30  EX In the Americas 19 TUESDAY with David Yetman In the Shadow of the 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Volcanoes: Chile’s Melting NC  BBC World News America March | 15


evening&weekend listings Try a Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan and the country’s queen, Wednesday, March 20, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

20 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX NOVA Wonders Can We Make Life? 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe
 Central Turkey 7:30  TV My Home, NC Digital Diva Doing Good— Khalia Braswell/Joe Penland—Musical Storyteller EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Dakota: Wild Buffalo 7:50   TV Muse—Shorts Foundation Skate Park, Asheville 8:00  TV Nature Charlie & the Curious Otters DV NC  High Point University Presents: Mark Randolph HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with the Netflix co-founder and tech icon. EX Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan The Royal Show with Her Majesty the Queen 8:30  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas The Centaur’s Kitchen: Preserving Nature’s Bounty 9:00  TV NOVA Wild Ways Wildlife corridors may offer hope to some endangered species. NC  Whole Truth with David Eisenhower Poverty in the Shadow of Plenty: The American Underclass EX Lidia’s Kitchen Summertime Fun 9:30  NC  Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One M.A. Sanjayan EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Moroccan Flatbread 10:00  TV Secrets of the Dead Mumbai Massacre DV NC  Visionaries Solidarity Bridge DV EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Middle East Classics 10:30  NC  Trust Docs One Man, One City, Three Evictions 16­ | March

EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Montepulciano 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX Great American Railroad Journeys Lawrence to Lamar, CO

21 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas Crete: Mother of the Mediterranean 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX Nigella: At My Table Turkish-Inspired Eggs 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Loire: Chateau Country 7:30  TV Our State New River Adventure/ the Chocolate Drops EX Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Bonjour, Montreal DV 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Winston-Salem NC  Flavor, NC Pumpkins EX Vintage Roads Great & Small Cardiff to Snowdonia TV PMNC CARES About: Early Childhood Education See early childhood education efforts across NC. 8:30  TV My Home, NC The Food Show Y’all NC  From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek 8:50  TV Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Blue Ridge Artisan Center

NC  A Chef’s Life Stand By Your Cabbage EX Destination Craft with Jim West Lost Crafts 9:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Croatan Forest 9:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 3 NC  Around the Farm Table Maple Syrup & Microgreens EX Music Voyager Peru: Lima Original 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH See the Keepers NC  North Carolina Weekend EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love International Food Show 10:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Croatan Forest 10:30  NC  My Home, NC The Food Show Y’all EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Qatar: A Desert Welcome 10:50    NC  Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Rainforest Nisei

22 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Taste of History Jamaica’s Spectacular South Coast 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Poultry 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Israel 7:30  TV NC SPIN EX Travelscope Tokyo: Celebrating the Past & Present DV 8:00  TV Washington Week NC  North Carolina Weekend EX 800 Words George contemplates fatherhood.


visit unctv.org 8:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Croatan Forest 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman NC  ncIMPACT Winston-Salem NC  PMNC CARES About: Early Childhood Education See early childhood education efforts across NC. 9:00  TV Great Performances: Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own Celebrate the life of the Swedish soprano and face of opera in the 1950s-’70s. NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX Spies of Warsaw Part 3 of 4 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Measure Twice 10:30  TV Breaking Big Christian Siriano NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

8:30  TV Curious George DV NC  My Home, NC The Food Show Y’all 8:50   NC  Muse—Shorts NC Poet Laureate: Jaki Shelton Green 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV NC  North Carolina Weekend EX Migrant Kitchen Omotenashi 9:20   NC  Sci NC—Shorts Croatan Forest 9:30  TV Nature Cat NC  ncIMPACT Winston-Salem EX Migrant Kitchen Beyond Pho NC  PMNC CARES About: Early Childhood Education See early childhood education efforts across NC. 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend NC  Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road Travel the 469 miles of the National Park Service’s most visited segment. EX New Scandinavian Cooking Burning Water & Melted Butter 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Croatan Forest 10:30  TV ncIMPACT 23 SATURDAY Winston-Salem 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ EX How To Cook Well Neighborhood DV with Rory O’Connell NC  Biographical Conversa- Coconut & Lime Cake tions with Julius Chambers TV PMNC CARES About: Part 3 of 3 Early Childhood Education EX Carolina See early childhood educaOutdoor Journal tion efforts across NC. Mullet Men 11:00  TV Growing a 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Greener World Neighborhood DV Changing the Way EX Folkways America Eats Wade Mainer NC  The Woodwright’s 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Shop with Roy Underhill NC  Carolina The Case for Books Outdoor Journal EX Taste of History Mullet Men Remember Paoli EX Exploring 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s North Carolina Garden Home Logos Vs. Leaves Young Farmers 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV NC  The Woodwright’s NC  Expeditions Shop with Roy Underhill with Patrick McMillan Sawing Secrets Gardening for Life: Trans EX Lidia’s Kitchen forming Your Landscape Italy’s Heartland EX Exploring Noon  TV GardenSMART North Carolina Passion & Experience Our Place in Space NC  Growing a 8:00  TV Pinkalicious Greener World & Peterrific DV Urban Farm, Country Town: NC  Exploring The Spark in Sparta North Carolina EX Smart Travels— Currituck Europe with Rudy Maxa EX Civilizations Edinburgh & Scotland The Second Moment 12:30  TV America’s Heartland of Creation New Sesame Seed Strategies

NC  This American Land Restoring the Colorado Delta, Data-Driven Farming EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Pernambuco: The Forgotten Interior 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Washington, DC—Part Two NC  Exploring North Carolina Currituck EX Travelscope Friuli Venezia Giulia: Italy’s Hidden Region DV 1:30  NC  Earth Focus Sea Level Rising: Living with Water EX Curious Traveler Curious Vancouver 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 2 NC  First in Future Grant Godwin EX Joanna Lumley’s India Rajasthan, Delhi & Kashmir 2:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Houston, Texas NC  Story in the Public Square Alan Lightman 3:00  TV Home Diagnosis Chicago, Renovation Review NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love International Food Show 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Threaded Lid Canisters NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Qatar: A Desert Welcome 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Next Generation Demolition/Stucco Repair NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX History Detectives Doomed Ocean Liner Picture Frame 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Bass’n with Frogs NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Curious Cures 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC  Washington Week EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Sound: The Fullness of Nature, Part 1 March | 17


evening&weekend listings 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Irish Show (1979) NC  Classic Gospel Kennedy Center Homecoming EX Life Reptiles & Amphibians 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Moving In NC  Songs at the Center Cheley Tackett/Mandy Cook/Micah Kesselring EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals Wales: St. David’s/ St. Asaph/Bangor 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Branching Out NC  Music Voyager The Heart of Morocco 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Season Premiere! Death in the Slow Lane, Part 1 NC  Song of the Mountains The Boxcars EX Canadian Rockies by Rail See stunning scenery and rich history of the Pacific Northwest. 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Chef Cheetie Kumar 9:00  TV Death in Paradise Dark Memories NC  David Holt’s State of Music The Kruger Brothers

Mayhem returns on a new season of Midsomer Murders, Saturday, March 23, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:30  TV Wild Kratts NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Next Generation Demolition/Stucco Repair NC  Washington Week EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Cotswolds 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring EX Great American North Carolina Railroad Journeys Water in NC: Yesterday, La Junta to Today & Tomorrow, Part 3 Colorado Springs NC  NC SPIN 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts EX Joanna Lumley’s India Abby the Spoon Lady Rajasthan, Delhi & Kashmir 11:00  TV Modus from 10:30  TV My Home, NC Walter Presents The Food Show Y’all A profiler returns to Sweden NC  North Carolina where her autistic daughter Bookwatch witnesses a murder. Belle Boggs: NC  Austin City Limits The Art of Waiting Norah Jones/Angel Olsen 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts EX Globe Trekker NC Poet Laureate: Delhi & Agra Jaki Shelton Green 11:00  TV North Carolina 24 SUNDAY Bookwatch Belle Boggs: 6 AM TV Nature Cat The Art of Waiting NC  Closer to Truth NC  Comic Culture Atonement Steve Lightle EX History Detectives EX Secrets of Britain’s Doomed Ocean Liner Great Cathedrals Picture Frame Wales: St. David’s/ 6:30  TV Wild Kratts St. Asaph/Bangor NC  Education Matters 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Tim Tyson: The Blood NC  Firing Line with of Emmett Till Margaret Hoover NC  Story in the EX Antiques Roadshow Public Square Washington, DC, Part 1 Jacquelyn Schneider 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Noon  TV FRONT ROW Neighborhood DV Operation Grand Canyon with Dan with Marc Rotterman N  C  Consuelo Mack Snow premieres Saturday, March 23, NC  Carolina WealthTrack at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel. Outdoor Journal 8:00  TV Curious George Crickets & Worms EX Operation Grand NC  Carolina EX Travelscope Canyon with Dan Snow Business Review Berlin & Western Poland: Discover one of the wild EX Sealab: Over the Borderline DV west’s great adventures in American Experience 12:30  TV NC SPIN antique wooden boats. Discover the mostly forgot- NC  Fishing 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions ten story of the U.S. Navy’s Behind the Lines Reba Russell daring and groundbreaking Taking a Look Back: 10:00  TV Hinterland Sealab program. DV Highlight Episode Season Premiere! Mathias is EX Burt Wolf: forced back to the front to Travels & Traditions find a farmhouse arsonist. Women @ Work NC  Brad Paisley— 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Landmarks Live in Milk Street Television Concert: A Great Home Cooking in Taiwan Performances Special NC  Song of the Mountains The country music star The Boxcars revisits Appalachian roots. EX 800 Words George contemplates Catch a new season of Hinterland whodunnits, starting Sunday, fatherhood. March 23, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

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visit unctv.org 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Patterned 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Elegant Dinner Party NC  David Holt’s State of Music The Kruger Brothers EX Spies of Warsaw Part 3 of 4 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Pub-Style Seafood NC  Sun Studio Sessions Reba Russell 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sabor Puerto Rico NC  Brad Paisley— Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special The country music superstar returns to his Appalachian roots. EX Doctor Blake Mysteries First Dance 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Cocktail Party 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Carnival Shrimp NC  Austin City Limits Norah Jones/Angel Olsen EX Father Brown The Star of Jacob 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Photographic Food Memories 5:00  TV Washington Week NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend EX Great Performances at the Met: Samson et Dalila Roberto Alagna and Elīna Garanča star in the Camille Saint-Saëns’ epic. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC  ncIMPACT Winston-Salem NC  PMNC CARES About: Early Childhood Education Explore early childhood education efforts in NC communities. 6 PM  TV Father Brown The Cat of Mastigatus NC  Black Issues Forum Tim Tyson: The Blood of Emmett Till 6:30  NC  Blackademics Television Ulmer/Wests/Smiths 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Season Premiere! Death in the Slow Lane, Part 1 NC  Finding Your Roots Dreaming of a New Land with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg & Kal Penn

7:30  EX Muse Arts Education 8:00  TV Prince Charles at 70 Premiere! Go inside HRH the Prince of Wales’ last year. NC  Jazz Swing: The Velocity of Celebration (1937-1939) EX Nature Charlie & the Curious Otters DV 9:00  TV King Charles III on Masterpiece This drama imagines Prince Charles’ ascension to the throne. EX Dark: Nature’s Nightime World Amazon Flooded Forests 10:00  NC  Makers Women in Politics with Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren & Olympia Snowe EX Life Mammals 11:00  TV EastEnders NC  ncIMPACT Winston-Salem EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily NC  PMNC CARES About: Early Childhood Education See early childhood education efforts across NC. 11:30  NC  Folkways The Banjo TV EastEnders

25 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals Wales: St. David’s/ St. Asaph/Bangor 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris Sidetrips 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Cracklin’ Kitchen EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Baltimore, MD 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Washington, DC, Part 3 NC  Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth EX Unforgotten Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 1 A waterlogged suitcase holds remains of a human missing 25 years. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay

9:00  TV Women, War & Peace Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs NC  Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road Travel the 469 miles of the National Park Service’s most visited segment. 9:30  EX Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 4: Colour DV 10:00  TV Women, War & Peace The Trials of Spring NC  NOVA Wild Ways Wildlife corridors may offer hope to some endangered species. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX History Detectives Doomed Ocean Liner Picture Frame

26 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Quick Suppers from Madrid 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Direct Heat 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe Palestine 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Oyster Mariculture, Cedar Island EX Travelscope Bonin/Ogasawara Islands: A Land Far, Far Away DV 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Relatives We Never Knew We Had with Tea Leoni & Gaby Hoffmann NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Charles Frazier: Cold Mountain EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Argyll & Bute 8:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Jacquelyn Schneider 9:00  TV Women, War & Peace Naila & the Uprising NC  My Home, NC Corral Riding/ Historic Net Fishing/ Mountain Love Story EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 9:20  NC  Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick March | 19


evening&weekend listings 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Jim Starlin 10:00  TV Women, War & Peace A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Halloween EX Engadin— Switzerland’s Wilderness Founded in 1914, discover Switzerland’s first and only wildlife reserve. 10:30  NC  On Story A Conversation with Robert Townsend 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope Christmas Celebrations Around the Globe 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Ice, Rock, & Water: The Sierra Nevada

EX Lidia’s Kitchen Quick & Delicious 9:30  NC  Visionaries The Shelter for Abused Women & Children DV EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Greek Classics 10:00  TV Secrets of the Dead King Arthur’s Britain NC  REEL SOUTH Private Violence EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Japanese Tuesday Nights 10:30  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Chianti 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX Great American Railroad Journeys La Junta to Colorado Springs

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour America NC  BBC World News EX My Greek Table America with Diane Kochilas EX NOVA Wonders The Centaur’s Kitchen: What’s the Universe Preserving Nature’s Bounty Made Of? 6:30  NC  Nightly 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Business Report EX Nigella: At My Table 7:00  TV Nightly Sure-Fire-Success Waffles Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly NC  PBS NewsHour Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe NC  PBS NewsHour Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre EX Rick Steves’ Europe 7:30  TV My Home, NC Italy’s Veneto: Verona, The Food Show Y’all Padua& Ravenna EX Born To Explore 7:30  TV Our State with Richard Wiese Tweetsie/Silver Lining/ Maine: Beyond the Sea Brasstown Dancers 7:50  TV Muse—Shorts EX Travelscope NC Poet Laureate: Bhutan, Part 1: Gross Jaki Shelton Green National Happiness DV 8:00  TV Nature 8:00  TV ncIMPACT The Cheetah Children DV McDowell County NC  High Point University NC  Flavor, NC Presents: Condoleezza Rice Wild Harvested Clams The former U.S. Secretary of EX Rick Steves Cruising State and National Security the Mediterranean Advisor speaks with HPU Sail from Barcelona to AthPresident Nido Qubein. ens with stops in the French EX Taste of Malaysia Riviera, Rome and more. with Martin Yan 8:20  TV Muse—Shorts Below the Wind Lasting Impressions: 8:30  EX My Greek Table Art Therapy with Diane Kochilas 8:30  TV My Home, NC Athens Rising Corral Riding/ 9:00  TV NOVA Historic Net Fishing/ Secrets of the Shining Mountain Love Story Knight Master armorers NC  From the Vineyard recreate Greenwich armor. Duplin/Raffaldini NC  Whole Truth with 8:50  TV Muse—Shorts David Eisenhower Eddie Hamrick 21st Century Technology: 9:00  TV North Carolina More Harm or More Good? Weekend Weekend in New Bern

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NC  A Chef’s Life Cabbage’s Last Stand EX Destination Craft with Jim West Hungary 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Living Shorelines 9:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 NC  Around the Farm Table Earth Day: Wisconsin EX Music Voyager Peru: Paracas 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH Red Wolf Revival NC  North Carolina Weekend EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Charleston, SC 10:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Living Shorelines 10:30  TV REEL SOUTH Eat White Dirt NC  My Home, NC Corral Riding/ Historic Net Fishing/ Mountain Love Story EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cayman Islands: The Deep Blue 10:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX Travelscope Taiwan Naturally 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Fiesta in the Yucatan: Maya Traditions

29 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour NC  BBC World News America EX Taste of History The Bounty of Penn’s Pennsylvania Explore a Weekend in New Bern, premiering on North Carolina Weekend, Thursday, March 28, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.


visit unctv.org 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Irish New Orleans 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report NC  PBS NewsHour EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam 7:30  TV NC SPIN EX Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2: Land of the Thunder Dragon DV 8:00  TV Washington Week NC  North Carolina Weekend EX 800 Words A surprise occurs at Woody and Tracey’s party. 8:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Living Shorelines 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman NC  ncIMPACT McDowell County 8:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: Art Therapy 9:00  TV Great Performances: Julius Caesar Experience Shakespeare in an all-female production set in prison. NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX Spies of Warsaw Part 4 of 4 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN EX Doctor Blake Mysteries First Dance 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company NC  PBS NewsHour EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

30 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV NC  Biographical Conversations with Bob Scott Part 1 of 3 EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Muskie Search 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Folkways Music of Surry County 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Muskie Search EX Exploring North Carolina Smoky Mountain Diversity

7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Mountain Bogs: Threatened Heritage EX Exploring North Carolina Birds of Winter 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV NC  Exploring North Carolina Logos Vs. Leaves EX Civilizations How Do We Look? Explore the human image in art. 8:30  TV Curious George NC  My Home, NC Corral Riding/ Historic Net Fishing/ Mountain Love Story 8:50    NC  Muse—Shorts Eddie Hamrick 9:00  TV Let’s Go Luna! DV NC  North Carolina Weekend EX NOVA Wonders What Are Animals Saying? 9:20    NC  Sci NC—Shorts Living Shorelines 9:30  TV Nature Cat NC  ncIMPACT McDowell County 9:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: Art Therapy 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend NC  Longleaf: The Heart of Pine See the history of this ancient primeval forest and how it might be saved. EX New Scandinavian Cooking Flavor of Roasted Coffee 10:20   TV Sci NC—Shorts Living Shorelines 10:30  TV ncIMPACT McDowell County EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Saffron Potatoes 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: Art Therapy 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World For the Love of Maples in Flat Rock NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Tiny Tool Kit EX Taste of History Settling Jamestown 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Designing Gardens NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Thomas Day, Cabinetmaker

EX Lidia’s Kitchen Soup’s On Noon  TV GardenSMART Color & Beauty NC  Growing a Greener World New Ways of Growing America’s Favorite Vegetable EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Barcelona & Costa Brava 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Mushrooms Farming in Sacramento NC  This American Land The Continental Divide/ Escalante River/3-D Science EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Mata Atlantica: Brazil’s Other Rainforest 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Washington, DC, Part 3 NC  Exploring North Carolina Logos Vs. Leaves EX Travelscope Guatemala: The Maya of the Western Highlands DV 1:30  NC  Earth Focus Climate Migration EX Curious Traveler Curious Loire Valley 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 3 NC  First in Future Tom Campbell EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 2:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Bern Region, Switzerland NC  Story in the Public Square Jacquelyn Schneider 3:00  TV Home Diagnosis Trust Your Nose, Princeton, NJ NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Charleston, SC 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Top-notch Finishing NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cayman Islands: The Deep Blue 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Apprentices in Sill School/ Wine Rack NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman EX History Detectives North Vietnamese Soldier’s Diary 4:30  NC  NC SPIN March | 21


evening&weekend listings 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Big Reds NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend EX David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities Remarkable Regeneration 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC  Washington Week EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Sound: The Fullness of Nature, Part 2 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show The Norma Zimmer Show (1965) NC  Classic Gospel Michael English/TaRanda Green/The Hayes Family EX Life Mammals 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Mini Series NC  Songs at the Center Marc Cohn EX Rick Steves Cruising the Mediterranean Sail from Barcelona to Athens with stops in the French Riviera, Rome and more. 7:30  TV As Time Goes By A Trip to Los Angeles NC  Music Voyager Morocco: The Spirit 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Death in the Slow Lane, Part 2 NC  Song of the Mountains Terry Baucom & The Dukes of Drive/Dave Adkins Band EX Great Scenic Railway Journeys Mount Rainier Scenic/ Kettle Valley Steam 8:30  EX Great Scenic Railway Journeys Nevada Northern/ Grand Canyon/ Cumbres & Toltec Scenic 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Newton Grove Drug Store 9:00  TV Death in Paradise Melodies of Murder NC  David Holt’s State of Music Doyle Lawson/ St. John Unity Choir EX Operation Grand Canyon with Dan Snow Discover one of the wild west’s great adventures in antique wooden boats. 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Jason Freeman 10:00  TV Hinterland Mathias is forced back to the front to find a farmhouse arsonist. 22­ | March

EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages Argyll & Bute 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Part 4 NC  NC SPIN EX Stephen Fry It’s a bouncing new season of Call the in Central America Midwife, arriving Sunday, March 31, at Mexico 8 PM, on UNC-TV. 10:30  TV My Home, NC Corral Riding/ NC  k.d. lang—Landmarks Historic Net Fishing/ Live in Concert: A Great Mountain Love Story Performances Special NC  North Carolina Celebrate the 25th Bookwatch anniversary of the album Charles Frazier: Ingenue from San Antonio. Cold Mountain EX Great American 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Railroad Journeys Eddie Hamrick Santa Fe to the 11:00  TV North Carolina Grand Canyon Bookwatch 10:50  TV Muse—Shorts Charles Frazier: Medical Wigs Cold Mountain 1:00  TV Modus from 1 NC  Comic Culture Walter Presents Jim Starlin Detective Nyman probes EX Engadin— Bishop Lindgren’s Switzerland’s Wilderness Christmas Eve murder. Founded in 1914, discover EX Globe Trekker Switzerland’s first and only Tough Boats: The Amazon wildlife reserve. 11:30  NC  Austin City Limits 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Janelle Monae Hairlooms Author Michele Tapp Roseman 31 SUNDAY NC  Story in the Public Square 6 AM TV Nature Cat Sister Helen Prejean NC  Closer to Truth Noon  TV FRONT ROW Salvation with Marc Rotterman EX History Detectives NC  Carolina North Vietnamese Outdoor Journal Soldier’s Diary Autumn Speckle Trout 6:30  TV Wild Kratts EX Travelscope NC  Education Matters Zermatt, Switzerland: 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Under the Shadow NC  Firing Line with of the Matterhorn DV Margaret Hoover 12:30  TV NC SPIN EX Antiques Roadshow NC  Fishing Washington, DC, Part 2 Behind the Lines 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s The First Time Fishing Neighborhood DV EX Burt Wolf: NC  Consuelo Mack Travels & Traditions WealthTrack The Girl with the Book 8:00  TV Curious George DV 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s NC  Carolina Milk Street Television Business Review Quick Suppers from Madrid EX Greely Expedition: NC  Song of the Mountains American Experience Terry Baucom & The Dukes See how an 1881 scientific of Drive/Dave Adkins Band expedition turned into a EX 800 Words tale of cannibalism. DV A surprise occurs at 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Woody and Tracey’s party. NC  Firing Line with 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Margaret Hoover Dried Fruit 9:00  TV This Old House Hour 2:00  TV America’s Test Apprentices in Sill School/ Kitchen from Cook’s Wine Rack Illustrated NC  Washington Week Cooking at Home with Bridget & Julia


visit unctv.org NC  David Holt’s State of Music Doyle Lawson/ St. John Unity Choir EX Spies of Warsaw Part 4 of 4 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Ultimate Comfort Foods NC  Sun Studio Sessions Jason Freeman 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Mideast Eats NC  k.d. lang—Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album Ingenue from San Antonio. EX Doctor Blake Mysteries A Good Drop 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Crowd Pleasers

A recent widow discovers deception on Mrs. Wilson on Masterpiece, premiering Sunday, March 31, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

NC  ncIMPACT McDowell County 5:50   NC  Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: Art Therapy 6 PM  TV Father Brown The Flower of the Fairway 4:00  TV New Orleans Cooking NC  Black Issues Forum with Kevin Belton Hairlooms Author Michele Down Home Tapp Roseman EX Father Brown 6:30  NC  Blackademics The Labyrinth of the Television Minotaur Glover/Thompson 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Mex’d Up American Death in the Slow Lane, Regional Favorites Part 2 NC  Folkways NC  Finding Your Roots Music of Surry County Freedom Tales with 5:00  TV Washington Week S. Epatha Merkerson &  C  PBS NewsHour N Michael Strahan Weekend EX Great Performances: EX Great Performances New York City Ballet at the Met: Elektra Symphony in C Richard Strauss’ blazing Revel in this triumphant tragedy stars Nina Stemme return to Paris with a grand as the vengeful princess. classical showpiece. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour 8:00  TV Call the Midwife Weekend Season Premiere! Meet two new nuns and see how the midwives handle a complicated multiple birth. NC  Jazz Dedicated to Chaos The broadcast of your favorite UNC-TV programming (1940-1945) EX Nature is made possible, in part, by the generous support The Cheetah Children DV of businesses and organizations like the following: 9:00  TV Mrs. Wilson on Masterpiece Blackhawk Hardware Episode 1 When spy novelist Alec Wilson dies, Clegg’s Pest Control his wife tracks down the East Carolina University truth about his life. EX Dark: Nature’s First Citizens Bank Nightime World French Connections Patagonian Mountains 10:00  NC  Makers Gardner Webb University Women in Business Gibsonville Antiques & Collectibles with Martha Stewart, Sheryl Sandberg & More Hardwood Store of NC EX Life North Carolina RV Dealers Association Fish 11:00  TV EastEnders Old Edwards Inn NC  ncIMPACT Outer Banks Visitors Bureau McDowell County EX Globe Trekker Pitt Community College Foundation North East England SAS 11:20   NC  Muse—Shorts Lasting Impressions: St. Joseph of the Pines Art Therapy UNC Healthcare 11:30  NC  Folkways Potters at Seagrove, Part 1 WakeMed TV EastEnders

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