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Enjoy plenty of fresh specials popping up all over our channels from member-supported Public Media North Carolina.

Tom Jones: A Soundstage Special Event

Patsy Cline: American Masters

Hamilton’s America

’70s Soul Superstars (Patti LaBelle)

Gregory Porter— Live in Berlin

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MUSIC & FUN IN CHARLOTTE Read-a-roo’s Block Party LIVE is back! Hang with Read-a-roo and your favorite PBS Kids stars from Rootle’s Spring Block Party, Saturday, March 18th from 10 AM-2 PM at Charlotte’s Northlake Mall! We’ll celebrate music with music-themed activities and performances by talented youth from Kidznotes and the Charlotte Symphony’s Winterfield Youth Orchestra. Plus, you’ll have a chance to get some great giveaways and meet our Block Party stars in person! Don’t miss this super-sized day of music and celebration!

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SID THE SCIENCE KID RETURNS

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Grab your magnifier and science journals as Sid the Science Kid takes over the Block Party this month! Sid, with classmates Gerald, May and Gabriela by his side, tackles questions about science and why things work the way they do, weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM, on Rootle!

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2017 PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST Hurry—Deadline for Entries: March 31! 2017

Don’t miss your chance to win fame, fortune and some fabulous prizes in the 2017 PBS KIDS Writers Contest! Our judges seek exceptional stories written and illustrated by kids in kindergarten through third grade. Crank up your imagination and let loose with your special story—you could win some super prizes! Go to unc.tv/pbskidswriters for guidelines and official entry forms.


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UNC-TV’s Kids Channel ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman 6:30 Cyberchase 7:00   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Sid the Science Kid (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—Sid the Science Kid (weekends, until 4 PM) 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 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 may vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows.

1:30 WordWorld DV 2:00 Super WHY! DV 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

HAVE SOME FASCINATING FUN! Saturday, April 29, Kaleideum Downtown, Winston-Salem Our first UNC-TV Kids Club event of the year takes us to a place where children and adults can enjoy a full day packed with imaginative play—the Kaleideum Downtown in Winston-Salem! Climb and swing on the amazing crocheted Kaleidoscape! Scale the Beanstalk Climber! You’ll find a world of fun to explore! As a UNC-TV Kids Club member, you receive free admission to the museum on the day of our event. Stop by the Kids Club welcome table when you arrive to pick up some fun stickers and take-home activity sheets. And be sure to say hello to UNC-TV’s Read-a-roo who will be hopping around ready for hugs and photos! RSVP for this Kids Club event at 1-877-543-7488 or unc.tv/kidsclubws by March 31! Not yet a member? It’s easy to join at unctv.org/kidsclub or 1-877-543-7488! Visit childrensmuseumofws.org to learn more about the Kaleideum Downtown in Winston-Salem.

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evening&weekend listings 1 WEDNESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events. EX How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson Light NC Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel interviews fascinating personalities. 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Ancient Glory NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Space Show— 2017 Solar Eclipse EX Watchers of the North Search & Rescue 8:00 TV Spy in the Wild— A Nature Miniseries Meet the Spies EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Place of Deeply Rooted Innovation NC North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up across NC this weekend. 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Norwegian Versions of Classic Recipes NC NC Now Enjoy stories about the people who make our state unique at unc.tv/ncnow. 9:00 TV Africa’s Great Civilizations Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for epic stories of littleknown kingdoms and cultures. EX Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo The Spice of Life NC A Chef’s Life All Sunchoked Up 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Fresh Heirloom Tomatoes NC Flavor, NC Poulet Rouge Chicken 10:00 EX Great British Baking Show Masterclass 3 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hollows & Rounds DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Timberframe Construction 4­ | March

Hear from female vets on the Emmy™-nominated War Zone/Comfort Zone, Thursday, March 2, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

11:00 TV Are You Being Served? The Clock EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Vienna to Trieste NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Tight Line Nymphing 11:30 TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. NC Fishing Behind the Lines Corey & Kadin Zeigler

2 THURSDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Peru, Part 2 NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Southern Norway: Smoke & Water 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Baroque Brilliance NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State Thomas Built/Ranger Doug/Cherokee Culture EX Rudy Maxa’s World Edinburgh & the Scottish Highlands 8:00 TV Crown on the Mall: Designing the Smithsonian African American Museum UNC-TV’s Erica StarkeKnight takes you behind the scenes of the recentlyopened 400,000-squarefoot structure on five acres of the National Mall in Washington, DC. EX Rudy Maxa’s World Montreal & Quebec City

NC High Point University Presents: Lessons in Leadership: A Roundtable Discussion HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein and three prominent leaders discuss NC’s business climate. 8:30 EX Two for the Road Into the Ecuadorian Amazon 9:00 TV Africa’s Great Civilizations EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions The Girl with the Book NC Wings for Maggie Ray Explore the life of long-distance aviation racer Margaret “Maggie” Ringenberg. 9:30 EX Travels with Darley Maryland’s Eastern Shore 10:00 EX Mineral Explorers Stories from the Road NC War Zone/ Comfort Zone Four women veterans share how they coped with their post-service life. 10:30 EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle Solvang, CA DV 11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances Onslow’s Birthday EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Armenia—Ancient History & Modern Traditions, Part 1 DV

NC Almanac Gardener Growing Spring Potatoes 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora NC NC Now


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3 FRIDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse The Day of the Devil, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse The Day of the Devil, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00 TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events. EX Doc Martin Ever After NC North Carolina Bookwatch John Hope Franklin— Mirror to America 8:30 TV Front Row National media strategist Marc Rotterman discusses state and national politics and policy. NC Well Read Jayne Ann Krentz—When All the Girls Have Gone 9:00 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 Dead Air NC Front Row 9:30 NC Washington Week 10:00 EX Father Brown The Deadly Seal NC Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 10:30 NC Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program. 11:00 TV British Antiques Roadshow Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Part 1 EX Doctor Blake Mysteries By the Southern Cross NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 11:30 TV BBC World News NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe Accomplished women discuss current events.

Enjoy a classic North Carolina Bookwatch with John Hope Franklin, Friday, March 3, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:00 TV Nature Cat EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Vienna to Trieste NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hollows & Rounds DV 9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Timberframe Construction 10:00 TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White 4 SATURDAY Get ground breaking, eye-opening news about 6:00 TV Mister Rogers’ chronic pain and its causes. Neighborhood EX New Scandinavian EX Expeditions with Cooking Patrick McMillan West Coast of Norway: All Can We Save the Is Well—If There Is Herring Florida Scrub? NC Carolina NC Closer to Truth Outdoor Journal Confronting Consciousness Tight Line Nymphing 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s 10:30 EX Mexico— Neighborhood DV One Plate at a Time EX Exploring with Rick Bayless North Carolina The Hunt for Caribbean Women in Science Lobster NC Music & the NC Fishing Behind Spoken Word the Lines The Mormon Tabernacle Corey & Kadin Zeigler Choir shares inspirational 11:00 EX Taste of History messages and music. Orchids, Herbs & Rum 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV in Jamaica EX Carolina NC Central Texas Outdoor Journal Classics Gardener Joe Albea and John Moore Easy Spring Bulbs share top moments from 11:30 TV Highwaymen Live this long-running series. at Nassau Coliseum NC Between the Lines Willie Nelson, Waylon with Barry Kibrick Jennings, Johnny Cash and Rich Little—Little by Little: Kris Kristofferson shine in People I’ve Known this 1990 performance. 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV EX Flavor, NC EX Carolina Heritage Turkey Outdoor Journal NC In the Garden Spring Cobia with Bryce Lane NC Wider World Get practical tips for Check out the sport home landscaping and of Goal Ball. growing plants. 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles Noon EX Smart Travels— EX North Carolina Pacific Rim with Weekend Rudy Maxa NC Exploring Vancouver & Victoria, North Carolina British Columbia Natural Boundary NC Growing a 8:30 TV Curious George Greener World EX Tennessee Veteran Farmers Crossroads Discover the state’s unique 12:30 EX Desert Speaks personalities, places, foods, Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert crafts and events. NC A Craftsman’s Legacy NC Our State Krüger Brothers/ The Basket Weaver Illuminating Personality

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evening&weekend listings 1:00 TV National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five Celebrate Utah’s five majestic national parks set to glorious music. EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northern Ethiopia— Ancient History & Spiritual Present DV NC NC Now 1:30 EX Fringe Benefits Louisville NC Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason introduces another fascinating person or place in our state. 2:00 TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Great German Cities Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt & Nürnberg EX Globe Trekker Tough Boat Journeys: The Amazon NC SciTech Now North Carolina The Space Show— 2017 Solar Eclipse 2:30 NC Science Goes to the Movies Producing the Science Movie in Hollywood, Part 2 3:00 EX Changing Seas Biggest Fish in the Sea NC On Story Selling Non-fiction to an Audience: A Conversation with Writer/Director Terry George 3:30 EX Wonder of Animals Elephants NC Wider World Check out the sport of Goal Ball. 4:00 TV André Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands. EX Nature The Private Life of Deer DV NC Front Row 4:30 NC Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00 EX Nature Touching the Wild DV NC PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues. 5:30 TV Lawrence Welk: God Bless America Celebrate America the beautiful with this patriotic sing-along featuring all your favorite Welk Musical Family members. NC Washington Week

Travel with laughs a plenty on Stephen Fry in Central America, Saturdays, at 9 PM, premiering March 4, on The Explorer Channel.

6:00 EX Sea of Creepy Monsters Macro cinematography captures the pigmy sea horse and more amazing underwater creatures. NC Echo Sessions The Nth Power 6:30 NC Backstage Pass Chris Canas Band 7:00 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Donna the Buffalo 7:30 EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Remote Tribes 8:00 TV Midsomer Conversation with John Nettles The hit British mystery’s star reflects upon his 13 seasons playing Tom Barnaby. EX Globe Trekker North East England NC Song of the Mountains The Churchmen/Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome 9:00 TV ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar Motown reunion. EX Stephen Fry in Central America Premiere! Mexico NC Austin City Limits TV on the Radio/ The War on Drugs

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10:00 EX Wildside with Nick Molle—Costa Rica Spider Monkeys, Crocodiles & Humpback Whales DV

NC Woodsongs Special Consensus/Bluegrass Kids/Cane Mill Road 11:00 EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera NC Infinity Hall Live Brett Dennen 11:30 TV Rock Rewind 1969 Tommy James time-trips back to songs from the Summer of Love.

5 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Pisa to Lake Garda  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 Poland NC Market to Market 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack


visit unctv.org 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots War Stories with Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore & John McCain DV NC Carolina Business Review 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market 9:00 TV Friar Alessandro: The Voice of Assisi Premiere! The big-voiced tenor performs at Italy’s hilltop Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. EX African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) DV NC Washington Week 9:30 NC Front Row 10:00 EX Freedom Summer: American Experience See how over 700 students fought white supremacy in 1964 Mississippi. DV NC North Carolina Bookwatch John Hope Franklin— Mirror to America 10:30 TV Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Join Frankie Valli, Little Richard, The Five Satins and more music legends. NC Well Read Jayne Ann Krentz—When All the Girls Have Gone 11:00 NC Woodsongs Special Consensus/Bluegrass Kids/Cane Mill Road Noon EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Following the Reformation Trail in Switzerland & Germany DV NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Donna the Buffalo 12:30 TV Last of the Breed Willie Nelson, Ray Price and Merle Haggard star in this once-in-a-lifetime concert. EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Remote Tribes 1:00 EX A Place To Call Home The Ghosts of Christmas Past NC Song of the Mountains The Churchmen/ Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome 2:00 TV 70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar Motown reunion. EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder a La Mode NC Echo Sessions The Nth Power

7:00 EX Queen at 90 Royal family members muse about the Queen as a monarch and mentor. NC In Good Shape See what’s new in wellness fitness and nutrition. 7:30 NC Life on the Line The Aftermath 8:00 TV Mercy Street House of Bondage After Antietam, the Greens suffer a setback. EX Nature The Funkiest Monkeys DV NC Choctaw Code Talkers Discover forgotten WWI heroes’ contributions. DV 9:00 TV Victoria on Masterpiece Mercy Street brings the Civil War to Young England Despite life, Sundays, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. advice otherwise, a very pregnant Victoria ventures out among her subjects. 2:30 NC Backstage Pass EX Nature Chris Canas Band Snow Monkeys DV 3:00 EX Rosemary & Thyme NC Veterans Coffee Seeds of Time of NC NC MotorWeek Joshua M. Cain, Director 3:30 NC Autoline this Week of Service to the Armed Join John McElroy as Forces, Eastern NC Region he shares cutting-edge of the American Red Cross automotive news. 10:00 TV Victoria After Party 4:00 EX Father Brown Relive favorite scenes and The Hangman’s Demise special moments with cast NC Carolina members and creators. Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30 TV Il Volo Notte Magica EX Lionsrock— Return of the King Plácido Domingo performs In February 2008, a 3,000with the superstar trio in acre wildlife reserve was Florence, Italy’s beautiful established in South Africa. Santa Croce Square. NC Promise to My Father NC Our State Wild Horses, Dorton Arena, Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter returns to Europe to Flag Man tour concentration camps 5:00 EX In Their Own Words and memorials. Queen Elizabeth II Explore the life and reign of today’s 10:30 TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild longest-reigning monarch. Celebrate the wonder of NC PBS NewsHour the great outdoors and Weekend religious sites. 5:30 NC BBC Newsnight 11:00 TV EastEnders Get comprehensive EX Globe Trekker coverage of international Delhi & Agra news and current events. NC Native Report 6:00 TV Hamilton’s America A northern Minnesota Take in the creation of this summer language camp pop culture Broadway pheteaches Ojibwe. DV nomenon and the history 11:30 TV EastEnders behind it. NC Start Up EX Changing Face of... Zombies, Pickles & Cheese The Queen Oh My! Changes of the Queen’s royal image and wardrobe tell the royal family’s story. 6 MONDAY NC Healthy Body 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour Healthy Mind NC Charlie Rose Idiopathic Pulmonary 7:00 TV Nightly Business Fibrosis Report 6:30 NC Natural Health EX Rick Steves’ Europe Breakthroughs with Rome: Backstreet Riches Brenda Watson NC PBS NewsHour Microbiome March | 7


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Join Rob Van Camp for his awe-inspiring Best of Trains Around North America, premiering Monday, March 6, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30 TV A Chef’s Life R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Butterbean EX Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg Decline & Fall of Air Service to U.S. Cities DV 8:00 TV Best of Trains Around North America  Premiere! Join Rob Van E LIV Camp—LIVE—for this at V! 25th anniversary special UNC-T featuring historic and scenic tourist railroads. EX Queen’s Castle The Banquet NC SciTech Now North Carolina The Space Show— 2017 Solar Eclipse 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina Homecomings 9:00 EX Victoria on Masterpiece Doll 123 The young queen struggles to take charge amid manipulative plots. NC Return to the Sea Graveyard of the Atlantic/ Graveyard of the Pacific 9:30 NC Jonathan Bird’s Blue World Jake Learns To Dive/ Curacao Dolphins DV

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NC Landscapes of the Heart The Elizabeth Spencer Story View the author’s life and work through the prism of her Southern lineage. 9:00 EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Curious stops await aboard the mighty Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle. NC Uncommon Grace: The Life of Flannery O’Connor Trace the people and events that shaped the writer’s remarkable career.

0:00 TV Transatlantic Sessions 1 Dobro master Jerry Douglas and fiddle virtuoso Aly Bain perform with Alison Krauss and James Taylor. NC Rebels with a Cause Meet conservationists trying to protect and preserve spaces near urban areas. 11:00 TV Rock Rewind 1967 Tommy James time-trips back to the sounds of ‘67. EX Shakespeare Uncovered Romeo & Juliet with Joseph Fiennes DV NC Tar Heel Traveler 11:30 TV BBC World News NC In the Garden Find Uncommon Grace: The Life of Flannery O’Connor, Tuesday, with Bryce Lane

7 TUESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Roasted Leg of Venison Bayou Blue NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Cooking Like a Local 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Florentine Delights & Tuscan Side Trips NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Flavor, NC Goodnight Brothers Ham/ Gamekeeper Restaurant EX Rudy Maxa’s World Uzbekistan 8:00 TV Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and others salute the acclaimed filmmaker. EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico

March 7, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:30 TV Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years & Circlin’ Back Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones with Vince Gill, Jackson Browne and more. 10:00 EX Making Tracks The Indian Pacific: From Coast to Coast DV NC Anne Braden: Southern Patriot Follow the extraordinary life of this civil rights leader and social activist. 11:00 TV Rock Rewind 1968 Tommy James time-trips back to great ‘68 sounds. EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ireland—Coast to Coast DV NC Growing a Greener World Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Tracks in the Shifting Sand NC NC Now Inspirational People


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8 WEDNESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson Sound NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Regal & Intimate NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Park Show— NC Parks’ Second Century EX Watchers of the North The NWS Patrol 8:00 TV Fernando Varela: Coming Home Premiere! Join Fernando E LIV Varela—LIVE—as the worldat V! UNC-T class tenor shares a magical night of musical favorites. EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Chocolate Dreams, Cacao Fantasies NC North Carolina Weekend 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking A Journey to the North NC NC Now NC History 9:00 EX Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo Be Picky NC A Chef’s Life Heavenly Hocks

Get the lowdown on Shake ‘em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell on REEL SOUTH, Thursday, March 9, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30 TV Brit Floyd—Space & Time: Live in Amsterdam State-of-the-art tech and sonic perfection pay tribute to 50 years of Pink Floyd. EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Fresh Lemon Recipes NC Flavor, NC Passion for Pollinators 10:00 EX Great British Baking Show Masterclass 4 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Welsh Stick Chair DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Vernacular Sash 11:00 TV Rock Rewind 1969 Tommy James time-trips back to songs from the Summer of Love. Join the passionate tenor for the EX Great Continental premiere of Fernando Varela: Railway Journeys Coming Home, Wednesday, March 8, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. Pisa to Lake Garda NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Cobia 11:30 TV BBC World News NC Fishing Behind the Lines Ray Moore, Retired Army LIV E at V! UNC-T

9 THURSDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Fung Tu/Contra NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Rich Farmland 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Embracing Life & Art NC PBS NewsHour

7:30 TV Our State Sculpting Glass/Hillsborough/Bodie Island EX Rudy Maxa’s World South Africa: Cape Town 8:00 TV NC Now NC History EX Rudy Maxa’s World NOVA Scotia & Newfoundland NC High Point University Presents: Biz Stone HPU President Nido Qubein interviews the entrepreneur and Twitter co-founder. 8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature EX Two for the Road Alaska: Cruising the Inside Passage 9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions It’s a Good Thing NC Singing Stream: A Black Family Chronicle Celebrate the musical gifts of Creedmoor’s Landis family. 9:30 TV Flavor, NC Heritage Turkey EX Travels with Darley Belgium: Brussels & Beyond 10:00 TV REEL SOUTH Shake ‘em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell Meet the godfather of North Mississippi-style blues. EX Mineral Explorers Southern California NC Singing Stream: Reunion—The Grandchildren Follow family matriarch Bertha Landis’s current legacy. 10:30 EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle New Orleans DV

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evening&weekend listings Join NC old time music stars Mike Compton and Joe Newberry on Song of the Mountains, Saturday, March 11, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances Singing for Emmet EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope France—Bordeaux DV NC Almanac Gardener Well Mannered Pollinator Garden at Tanglewood Arboretum 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Sea to Sky: Along an Incan Road NC NC Now NC History

10 FRIDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse Twilight of the Gods, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse Twilight of the Gods, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00 TV Washington Week EX Doc Martin Sickness & Health NC North Carolina Bookwatch Charles Frazier: Thirteen Moons 8:30 TV Front Row NC Well Read Garth Stein & Mary Ann Gwinn—Writers to Reviewers 9:00 TV Maya Angelou: American Masters Journey through the author and activist’s prolific life. EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Unnatural Habits NC Front Row 9:30 NC Washington Week 10:00 EX Father Brown The Owl of Minerva NC Carolina Business Review 10:30 NC Charlie Rose— The Week 11:00 EX Doctor Blake Mysteries A Night to Remember NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 11:30 TV BBC World News NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe 10­ | March

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9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV NC The Woodwright’s 6:00 TV Mister Rogers’ Shop with Roy Underhill Neighborhood Vernacular Sash EX Expeditions with 10:00 TV Easy Yoga for ArthriPatrick McMillan tis with Peggy Cappy The Hidden Side of Table The Yoga for All of Us Rock in the Blue Ridge author shares natural relief. NC Closer to Truth EX New Scandinavian Death Disrupted? Cooking 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s The Coast of Mid-Norway: Neighborhood DV Shellfish Eldorado EX Exploring NC Carolina North Carolina Outdoor Journal Basin Basics Spring Cobia NC Music & the 10:30 EX Mexico— Spoken Word One Plate at a Time 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV with Rick Bayless EX Carolina A Tour of Traditions Outdoor Journal Classics NC Fishing Behind NC Between the Lines the Lines with Barry Kibrick Ray Moore, Retired Army David Schechter— 11:00 TV Transatlantic Sessions Think Away Your Pain with Dobro master Jerry DougTippi Hedren las and fiddle virtuoso Aly 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV Bain perform with Alison EX Carolina Krauss and James Taylor. Outdoor Journal EX Taste of History Spring White Bass Eliza Powel’s Sinful Feast NC Wider World Chef Staib recreates a A Bronx music program fantastic Philadelphia feast. helps persons with mental NC Central Texas disabilities succeed. Gardener 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles Wild About Wildflowers EX North Carolina 11:30 EX From the Vineyard Weekend Childress/Mothervine NC Exploring NC In the Garden North Carolina with Bryce Lane New Beginnings Noon TV Roy Orbison: 8:30 TV Curious George Black & White Night 30 EX Tennessee Celebrate a remastered, Crossroads new edit of this iconic NC A Craftsman’s Legacy concert featuring Bruce The Woodworker Springsteen, k.d. lang, Tom 9:00 TV Nature Cat Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis EX Great Continental Costello, Jennifer Warnes, Railway Journeys Jackson Browne and more. Pisa to Lake Garda NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Welsh Stick Chair DV


visit unctv.org EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Shanghai NC Growing a Greener World Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats 12:30 EX Desert Speaks Sonora’s Forgotten River NC Our State Wild Horses/Dorton Arena/ Flag Man 1:00 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Land Without Limits— Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast DV NC NC Now NC History 1:30 TV Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and others salute the acclaimed filmmaker. EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Pensacola—Blue Angels, Beaches & Baseball NC Tar Heel Traveler 2:00 EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Chocolate NC SciTech Now North Carolina The Park Show— NC Parks’ Second Century 2:30 NC Science Goes to the Movies Zero Days/Mr. Robot 3:00 TV Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage. EX Changing Seas Galapagos: Windows into the Future NC On Story Daredevil: Behind the Screen

Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30 is better than ever, Saturday, March 11, at noon, on UNC-TV.

3:30 EX Wonder of Animals Great Apes NC Wider World A Bronx music program helps persons with mental disabilities succeed. 4:00 EX Nature Animal Misfits DV NC Front Row 4:30 NC Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00 TV Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years & Circlin’ Back Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones with Vince Gill, Jackson Browne and more. EX Nature Animal Childhood Explore the challenges of young animals as they prepare to leave home. DV NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 NC Washington Week 6:00 EX Lionsrock— Return of the King In February 2008, a 3,000 acre wildlife reserve was established around Lionsrock, South Africa. NC Echo Sessions Cardinal Sons 6:30 TV Daniel O’Donnell: Back Home Again The quintessential Irish crooner performs signature hits and traditional Irish tunes in Dublin. NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Hot Rize 7:00 EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 7:30 EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Journey to Love Valley 8:00 TV Hamilton’s America Take in the creation of this pop culture Broadway phenomenon and the history behind it. EX Globe Trekker Poland NC Song of the Mountains Compton & Newberry/ Jeff Little Trio 9:00 EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala NC Austin City Limits The Black Keys/J. Roddy Walston & The Business 10:00 TV Gregory Porter— Live in Berlin Premiere! The Grammy™ winner performs a sold-out show.

EX Walk in the Park with Nick Molle: Birds Without Borders Encounter birds that thrive in very different ecosystems. NC Woodsongs The Holmes Brothers/ Chatham County Line 11:00 EX Globe Trekker Caribbean Islands: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat NC Infinity Hall Live Deer Tick 11:30 TV Rock Rewind 1967 Tommy James time-trips back to the sounds of ‘67.

12 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Athens to Thessalonik  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: Siberia NC Market to Market 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots Family Reunions with Sean Combs & LL Cool J DV NC Carolina Business Review 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market 9:00 TV Best of Trains Around North America See unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads. EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico NC Washington Week 9:30 NC Front Row 10:00 EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Curious stops await aboard the mighty Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle. NC North Carolina Bookwatch Charles Frazier— Thirteen Moons 10:30 NC Well Read Garth Stein & Mary Ann Gwinn— Writers to Reviewers

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evening&weekend listings 1:00 TV Hamilton’s America 1 Take in the creation of this pop culture Broadway phenomenon and the history behind it. EX Making Tracks The Indian Pacific: From Coast to Coast DV NC David Holt’s State of Music Josh Goforth/ The Branchettes 11:30 NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Hot Rize Noon EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope South Korea— A Winter Journey DV 12:30 EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Journey to Love Valley 1:00 TV Rock Rewind 1967-1969 Relive rare, vintage TV clips of The Supremes, Sonny & Cher and more. EX A Place To Call Home Auld Lang Syne NC Song of the Mountains Compton & Newberry/ Jeff Little Trio 2:00 EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Marked for Murder NC Echo Sessions Cardinal Sons 2:30 TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get ground breaking, eye-opening news about chronic pain and its causes.  NC David Holt’s State of Music Bryan Sutton/ Rhiannon Giddens 3:00 EX Rosemary & Thyme The Gooseberry Bush NC MotorWeek 3:30 NC Autoline this Week 4:00 TV Rhythm & Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Join legends of the 1960s and ‘70s for this classic concert special.

6:30 NC Natural Health Breakthroughs with Brenda Watson Toxicity 7:00 NC In Good Shape 7:30 NC Life on the Line The Match 8:00 TV André Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands. EX Nature Parrot Confidential DV NC Nickles from Heaven Discover the overlooked contributions of the first African-American soldiers to be designated U.S. paratroopers during WWII. 9:00 EX Nature Penguin Post Office DV NC Escape in the Pacific: 1943 Follow WWII’s only successful group escape from a Celebrate classic Glen Campbell on Japanese POW camp. Rock Rewind 1967-1969, Sunday, March 12, at 1 PM, on UNC-TV. 9:30 TV I Miss Downton Abbey! Catch behind-the-scenes EX Father Brown clips and beloved moments. The Crackpot of the Empire 10:00 EX Mountain Gorilla NC Carolina Kingdom in the Clouds Outdoor Journal Classics NC Navy Heroes of 4:30 NC Our State Normandy Hart Square/ Vets cement the Navy’s role Poems for Everyone in the Allied invasion of 5:00 EX Queen’s Castle Europe in 1944. DV The Banquet 11:00 TV EastEnders NC PBS NewsHour EX Globe Trekker Weekend Wild West USA 5:30 NC BBC Newsnight 6:00 TV Great Performances: NC Native Report Joan Baez 75th Birthday Experience stars through Dakota and Lakota eyes. DV Celebration 11:30 TV EastEnders Join Indigo Girls, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Paul NC Start Up Simon, Emmylou Harris and Two Girls, a Guy & a Pizza Tour! more. EX Victoria on 13 MONDAY Masterpiece Doll 123 The young queen 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour struggles to take charge EX Making Tracks amid manipulative plots. The Indian Pacific: From NC Healthy Body Coast to Coast DV Healthy Mind  NC Charlie Rose Dermamyositis & 7:00 TV Nightly Business Polymyositis Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Historic & Dynamic NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! Part 1 EX Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg Frivolous Lawsuits DV Meet some of the largest living primates on Mountain Gorilla Kingdom in the Clouds, Sunday, March 12, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

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visit unctv.org 8:00 TV Patsy Cline: American Masters Premiere! Delight in rare archives and new interviews with Reba McEntire, Wanda Jackson, Beverly D’Angelo and more. Rosanne Cash narrates. EX Queen’s Castle Four Seasons NC SciTech Now North Carolina The Park Show— NC Parks’ Second Century 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina Man & Mammoth in the Carolinas 9:00 EX Victoria on Masterpiece Brocket Hall Facing rioters and suitors, Victoria grows into her royal role and ponders marriage. NC Return to the Sea People Who Make a Difference 9:30 TV Travis Tritt: A Man & His Guitar The country star performs with special guests at Tennessee’s historic Franklin Theater. NC Jonathan Bird’s Blue World Sea Snakes, Symbiosis & Coral Spawning DV 10:00 EX Empire A Taste for Power NC The Gate: A Pacific Journey Follow a pair of crossbeams washed away after 2011’s earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan. 11:00 TV Rock Rewind 1968 Tommy James time-trips back to great ‘68 sounds. EX In Search of Shakespeare A Time of Revolution NC Tar Heel Traveler 11:30 TV BBC World News NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane

Enjoy top hits from Travis Tritt: A Man & His Guitar, Monday, March 13, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

14 TUESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Roasted Pheasant with Red Cabbage NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Love of Live Fire Cooking 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Venice: City of Dreams NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Flavor, NC Weeping Radish Brewery & Butchery EX Rudy Maxa’s World Korea 8:00 TV Tom Jones: A Soundstage Special Event The iconic singer performs Delilah, It’s Not Unusual and new material with guest Alison Krauss. EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala

NC Swannanoa Gathering: The 25th Anniversary Show Join Tom Paxton, Janis Ian, Kathy Mattea, Ellis Paul and more top performers at Warren Wilson College. 9:00 EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy hurtles past jawdropping vistas of the West Coast and Pacific Ocean. 9:30 TV Get Down Tonight— The Disco Explosion KC & The Sunshine Band host a historic reunion with superstars of the 1970s disco and dance era. NC Mighty Fine Memory Meet Tar Heel treasure Roger Howell, recognized for his skills as a musician, generosity as a teacher and prodigious memory. 10:00 EX Making Tracks The Sunlander: Trains of Tropical Queensland DV NC Biographical Conversations with Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Part 1 of 3 11:00 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Portugal—From Porto to Salamanca DV NC Growing a Greener World Urban Gardening 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Desolation Canyon River Journey NC NC Now Cultural Preservation

15 WEDNESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Sacred Wonders of Britain Part 1 of 3 Neil Oliver reveals an ancient landscape of belief and ritual still lying beneath the modern world. NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Venice & Its Lagoon NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina Into the Soil— Charlotte Tree Lab EX Watchers of the North Arctic Presence Patrol Follow a 5,000-mile miracle on The Gate: A Pacific Journey, Monday, March 13, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. March | 13


evening&weekend listings Get ready for a new season of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Friday, March 17, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

8:00 TV Gregory Porter— Live in Berlin The Grammy™ winner performs a sold-out show. EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Dreaming of Sustainable Agriculture NC North Carolina Weekend 7:30 TV Our State 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Weaverville/Pumpkin Cooking Delights/Stickbuilt Eat Like the Vikings EX Rudy Maxa’s World NC NC Now Tahiti & Bora Bora Community Service NC Night! 8:00 TV NC Now 9:00 EX Eat! Drink! Italy! Community Service with Vic Rallo EX Rudy Maxa’s World Use the Best Food, Drink & Place NC A Chef’s Life NC High Point University Mayo—The Mother Sauce Presents: Tom Brokaw 9:30 TV Hamilton’s America The journalist about his life Take in the creation of this and lessons learned. pop culture Broadway pheNC Night! 8:30 TV Exploring nomenon and the history North Carolina behind it. Art in the Wild EX Bringing It Home EX Two for the Road with Laura McIntosh Tanzania: The Search for Garden Fresh Dishes the Big Five NC Flavor, NC 9:00 TV North Carolina Ll Urban Hydroponics NC Night! Weekend 10:00 EX Great British EX Grannies on Safari Baking Show India—The Golden Triangle Masterclass 1 NC Bob Schieffer: NC The Woodwright’s 50 Years in the News Shop with Roy Underhill Welsh Stick Chair, Part 2 DV Hear about a half century in the news biz from a journal 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s ist who’s covered it all. Shop with Roy Underhill 9:30 TV Rhythm & Blues 40: Boat Building A Soul Spectacular 11:00 EX Great Continental Join legends of the 1960s NC Night! Railway Journeys and ‘70s for this classic Athens to Thessalonik concert special. NC Carolina EX Travels with Darley Outdoor Journal Belgium: Castles, Cities & Spring White Bass Countryside 11:30 TV BBC World News 10:00 EX Mineral Explorers NC Fishing Behind Spain the Lines Terry & Paula Sutton, Retired Army

NC Makers Women in Comedy Laugh along with Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Mo’Nique and more. 10:30 EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle Vancouver DV 11:00 EX Travelscope Manzanillo, Mexico & the Costa Alegre NC Almanac Gardener New Blackberry Varieties for NC 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Living Traditions of the Tohono O’odham NC NC Now Community Service

17 FRIDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse Driven to Distraction, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse Driven to Distraction, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00 TV Washington Week EX Doc Martin Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? NC North Carolina Bookwatch Pat Conroy— The Death of Santini 8:30 TV Front Row NC Well Read Mark Shriver: Pilgrimage 9:00 TV Heart: Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic The Wilson sisters rock out with orchestral versions of Magic Man and more hits.

16 THURSDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Alsace NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Popular Sausage 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 1 NC PBS NewsHour 14­ | March

Join Nancy and Ann Wilson for full-bodied version of their classic hits on Heart: Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic, premiering Friday, March 17, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.


visit unctv.org Change your evil ways but not your channel as Santana IV premieres Friday, March 17, at 10:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Season Premiere! Death Defying Acts NC Front Row 9:30 NC Washington Week 10:00 EX Father Brown The Mask of the Demon NC Carolina Business Review 10:30 TV Santana IV The band’s original members perform on stage for the first time since 1973. NC Charlie Rose— The Week 11:00 EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Women & Children NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 11:30 NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

18 SATURDAY 6:00 TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Hummingbirds— Life in Fast-Forward NC Closer to Truth How Does Faith Work? 6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Exploring North Carolina Flatland Lakes NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics NC Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick Mack McCandish— Titanfall 2: The Craft & Art of Video Game Designing 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Divers Rock Bonito NC Wider World A unique wheelchair design helps people with disabilities in developing countries. 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles EX North Carolina Weekend NC Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact

EX From the Vineyard Divine Llama/Adams NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane Noon EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Hong Kong NC Growing a Greener World Urban Gardening 12:30 EX Desert Speaks Patagonia’s Glacial Landscape NC Our State Hart Square/ Poems for Everyone 1:00 EX Joseph Rosendo’s 8:30 TV Curious George Travelscope EX Tennessee Sechselauten—SwitzerCrossroads land’s Spring Festival DV NC A Craftsman’s Legacy NC NC Now The Glassblower Community Service 9:00 TV Nature Cat 1:30 EX Family Travel EX Great Continental with Colleen Kelly Railway Journeys Wales—The Land of Athens to Thessalonik Storybook Adventures NC The Woodwright’s NC Tar Heel Traveler Shop with Roy Underhill 2:00 TV Great Performances: Welsh Stick Chair, Part 2 DV Joan Baez 75th Birthday 9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV Celebration NC The Woodwright’s Join Indigo Girls, Jackson Shop with Roy Underhill Browne, David Crosby, Paul Boat Building Simon, Emmylou Harris 10:00 TV Patsy Cline: and more. American Masters EX Globe Trekker Delight in rare archives Building England, Part 1 and new interviews with NC SciTech Now Reba McEntire, Wanda North Carolina Jackson, Beverly D’Angelo Into the Soil— and more. Rosanne Cash Charlotte Tree Lab narrates. 2:30 NC Science Goes EX New Scandinavian to the Movies Cooking Tarzan South West of Norway/ 3:00 EX Changing Seas Fat Ducks & Sweet Apples Saving Sawfish NC Carolina NC On Story Outdoor Journal America Ferrera on the Spring White Bass Storyteller’s Responsibility 10:30 EX Mexico— 3:30 EX Wonder of Animals One Plate at a Time Crocodiles with Rick Bayless NC Wider World Off the Beaten Path in A unique wheelchair design Playa del Carmen helps people with disabili NC Fishing Behind ties in developing countries. the Lines 4:00 TV Rock, Rhythm & Terry & Paula Sutton, Doo Wop Retired Army Frankie Valli hosts perfor 11:00 EX Taste of History mances by Little Richard, Pittsburgh: From Frontier The Five Satins and more to Fortune Chef Staib music legends. highlights Pittsburgh. EX Nature NC Central Texas Parrot Confidential DV Gardener NC Front Row Field to Vase Family Flower 4:30 NC Charlie Rose— Farm The Week 11:30 TV ‘70s Soul Superstars 5:00 EX Nature Patti LaBelle hosts an all Penguin Post Office DV star Motown reunion. NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 NC Washington Week March | 15


evening&weekend listings A little birdie suggest you see Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Costa Rica, Saturday, March 18, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

6:00 TV Rock Rewind 1969 Tommy James time-trips back to songs from the Summer of Love. EX Mountain Gorilla Kingdom in the Clouds NC Echo Sessions Indigo De Souza 6:30 TV Tom Jones: A Soundstage Special Event The iconic singer performs Delilah, It’s Not Unusual and new material with guest Alison Krauss. NC Backstage Pass Chris Canas Band—Encore 7:00 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Hamburg & the Luther Trail NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Rubblebucket 7:30 EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Wild Cheetah 8:00 TV Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage. EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Siberia NC Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue/ Moron Brothers 9:00 EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua NC Austin City Limits Eric Church 10:00 TV Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30 Celebrate a remastered, new edit of this iconic concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, k.d. lang, Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, Jennifer Warnes, Jackson Browne and more. EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Costa Rican Beaches NC Woodsongs Crowder & the Collection 11:00 EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Cheese NC Infinity Hall Live Joan Osborne 11:30 TV Rock Rewind 1968 Tommy James time-trips back to great ‘68 sounds.

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19 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Nature Cat EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Black Forest to Hanover 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 Antarctica NC Market to Market 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00 TV Curious George DV EX Finding Your Roots The Pioneers with Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Steinem & Sandra Cisneros DV NC Carolina Business Review 8:30 TV WordGirl DV NC Market to Market 9:00 TV Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and others salute the acclaimed filmmaker. EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala NC Washington Week 9:30 NC Front Row 10:00 EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy hurtles past jawdropping vistas of the West Coast and Pacific Ocean. NC North Carolina Bookwatch Pat Conroy— The Death of Santini 10:30 TV Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild Celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites. NC Well Read Mark Shriver: Pilgrimage

11:00 TV Friar Alessandro: The Voice of Assisi The big-voiced tenor performs at Italy’s hilltop Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. EX Making Tracks The Sunlander: Trains of Tropical Queensland DV NC Woodsongs Crowder & the Collection Noon EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Hungary, Austria & Germany: Sampling the Danube DV

NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Rubblebucket 12:30 TV Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Get ground breaking, eye-opening news about chronic pain and its causes. EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Wild Cheetah 1:00 EX A Place To Call Home No Other Love NC Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue/ Moron Brothers 2:00 TV Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage. EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Blood at the Wheel NC Echo Sessions Indigo De Souza 2:30 NC Backstage Pass Betty Joplin 3:00 EX Rosemary & Thyme In a Monastery Garden NC MotorWeek 3:30 NC Autoline this Week 4:00 TV Best of Spring Fundraiser See what viewers like you like best! EX Father Brown The Daughter of Autolycus


visit unctv.org NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30 NC Our State Letters from Home/ What It Was Football/ Virginia Johnson 5:00 EX Queen’s Castle Four Seasons NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 NC BBC Newsnight 6:00 TV Best of Spring Fundraiser See what viewers like you like best! EX Victoria on Masterpiece Brocket Hall Facing rioters and suitors, Victoria grows into her royal role and ponders marriage. NC Healthy Body Healthy Mind Sickle Cell, Thalassemia & Iron Overload 6:30 NC Natural Health Breakthroughs with Brenda Watson Stem Cells, Part 1 7:00 EX Sacred Wonders of Britain Part 1 of 3 NC In Good Shape 7:30 NC Life on the Line The Lost Generation 8:00 TV Best of Spring Fundraiser See what viewers like you like best! EX Nature Ireland’s Wild River DV NC Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina Discover this little-known slice of Tar Heel history. 9:00 EX Nature Wild France DV NC Living On: Remembering the Holocaust Follow efforts to interview Holocaust survivors and liberators living in Tennessee. 9:30 TV Best of Spring Fundraiser See what viewers like you like best! 10:00 EX Mountain Gorilla Last Stand of the Silverback King NC Echoes of the Holocaust Witness stories of Holocaust survivors who serve as guides at Miami Beach’s Holocaust Memorial. 11:00 TV EastEnders EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily NC Native Report Alex Smith discusses his feature film Winter in the Blood. DV

11:30 NC Start Up Plant Your Feet on the Ground! TV EastEnders

20 MONDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Making Tracks The Sunlander: Trains of Tropical Queensland DV NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe European Travel Skills, Part 2 Get practical advice for a fun, affordable and culturally-broadening trip. NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! Part 2 EX Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg Global Unrest Impacting Travel DV 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Albuquerque, Part 2 EX Queen’s Castle The Range NC SciTech Now North Carolina Into the Soil— Charlotte Tree Lab 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact 9:00 TV REEL SOUTH Shake ‘em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell Meet the godfather of North Mississippi-style blues. EX Victoria on Masterpiece The Clockwork Prince Albert pays a visit against the queen’s wishes. NC Return to the Sea The Reef at the End of the Road/The Last Days of the Manatee 9:30 NC Jonathan Bird’s Blue World Yucatan Sinkhole, Shark Biology & Ocean Defenses

1:00 EX Empire 1 Playing the Game NC Tar Heel Traveler 11:30 TV BBC World News NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane

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6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Marinated & Smoked Wild Hog NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Baking Up Comfort 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Flavor, NC Smith’s Blueberries/ Cornerstone Tea EX Rudy Maxa’s World Montreal & Quebec City 8:00 TV American Masters Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning Delve into the life and powerful work of the Great Depression documentary photographer. EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua NC Yours, Willa Cather Letters shed light on the fascinating author who wrote about frontier life on the Great Plains. 8:30 NC American Masters— Alive Walker: Beauty in Truth Take in the life of the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. 9:00 EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Travel the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. 10:00 TV FRONTLINE DV Iraq Uncovered Militias 10:00 TV Independent Lens and the military fight for The Bad Kids Educators the country’s future. share empathy and life skills EX Making Tracks to underserved students at The Ghan: Through the risk of dropping out. DV Heart of Australia DV EX Empire NC Biographical Conver Making Ourselves at Home sations with Mary Duke NC Five Years, Biddle Trent Semans Five Stories Part 2 of 3 Japanese children search for ways to move forward following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. March | 17


evening&weekend listings 1:00 TV Waiting for God 1 Waterworks EX Travelscope New Brunswick, Canada NC Growing a Greener World Backyard Chickens in Raleigh 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Royal Road Across the Frontier NC NC Now NC History

22 WEDNESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Sacred Wonders of Britain Part 2 of 3 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Central Turkey NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina The What’s in the Water Show—Saving Lake Mattamuskeet EX Watchers of the North The Junior Rangers 8:00 TV Nature Great Zebra Exodus DV EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Pit Cooking, Sacred & Smoky NC North Carolina Weekend 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Northern Sea Passage NC NC Now Family Businesses 9:00 TV NOVA Escape from Nazi Alcatraz EX Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo A Little Knowledge NC North Carolina Local Catch Catch this special look at aquaculture in our state. 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Fresh from Mexico NC Flavor, NC Taylor Fish Farm Tilapia 10:00 TV Spillover— Zika, Ebola & Beyond Probe the rise of spillover viruses, that can leap from animals to humans, and how scientists respond. EX Great British Baking Show Masterclass 2 18­ | March

Mineral Explorers hits dirt in Portugal, Thursday, March 23, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Smithing with Peter Ross DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Underhill A Tale of Two Toys 11:00 TV Are You Being Served? Cold Comfort EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Black Forest to Hanover NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Divers Rock Bonito 11:30 TV BBC World News NC Fishing Behind the Lines Keith Kilgore, Retired Army Chaplain

23 THURSDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Racines/Wine Disciples NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking It All Starts with Kids 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Loire: Château Country NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State Living on Water/ Camden County Jail/ Playing by Heart EX Rudy Maxa’s World Nova Scotia & Newfoundland 8:00 TV NC Now Family Businesses EX Rudy Maxa’s World Four Great Cities of Asia NC High Point University Presents: Wes Moore HPU President Nido Qubein interviews the author and social entrepreneur.

8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom EX Two for the Road Adventure in Patagonia 9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Grannies on Safari Peru—Its Coastal Cultural Heritage NC Women’s List: American Masters Celebrate the unique contributions of Alicia Keys, Madeleine Albright, Margaret Cho, Edie Falco, Nancy Pelosi and more. 9:30 TV Paved with Gold Discover America’s first gold rush, right here in NC. EX Travels with Darley Southern States Road Trip 10:00 TV REEL SOUTH Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me Tommy Onorato, a 60-year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, dreams of singing in a big band. EX Mineral Explorers Portugal NC Makers Women in Hollywood The spotlight shines on Jane Fonda, Zoe Saldana, Lena Dunham and Linda Woolverton. 10:30 TV Dreamers Theater Cognitively-challenged teens and young adults stage the original musical Assuming Assumptions. EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle Cancun DV 11:00 TV Keeping Up Appearances The Toy Store EX Travelscope In the Path of the Conquistadors NC Almanac Gardener Growing Spring Greens; Lettuce, Spinach, Beets


visit unctv.org 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Royal Road to the Final Outpost NC NC Now Family Businesses

6:30 TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV EX Exploring North Carolina Forgotten Kingdom NC Music & the Spoken Word 7:00 TV Sesame Street DV 24 FRIDAY EX Carolina 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour Outdoor Journal Classics EX Inspector Morse NC Between the Lines Masonic Mysteries, Part 1 with Barry Kibrick NC Charlie Rose Rod Pyle— 7:00 TV Nightly Business Mars: Making Contact Report 7:30 TV Sesame Street DV EX Inspector Morse EX Carolina Masonic Mysteries, Part 2 Outdoor Journal NC PBS NewsHour Winter Stripers on Top 7:30 TV North Carolina NC Wider World Weekend See how motocross is 8:00 TV Washington Week adapted for amputees. EX Doc Martin 8:00 TV Splash & Bubbles The Tameness of a Wolf EX North Carolina NC North Carolina Weekend Bookwatch NC Exploring Ralph Hardy—Argos North Carolina 8:30 TV Front Row Fire in the Land of the NC Well Read Longleaf Pine Paul Beatty—The Sellout 8:30 TV Curious George 9:00 TV Mary Tyler Moore: EX Tennessee A Celebration Crossroads Look back on the late NC A Craftsman’s Legacy actress’s legendary career The Guitar Maker through classic clips and 9:00 TV Nature Cat interviews with her co-stars. EX Great Continental EX Miss Fisher’s Railway Journeys Murder Mysteries Black Forest to Hanover Murder & the Maiden NC The Woodwright’s NC Front Row Shop with Roy Underhill 9:30 NC Washington Week Tool Smithing with 10:00 TV Norman Lear: Peter Ross DV American Masters 9:30 TV Dinosaur Train DV Meet the legendary writer/ NC The Woodwright’s producer of such groundShop with Roy Underhill breaking sitcoms as All in A Tale of Two Toys the Family. 10:00 TV North Carolina EX Father Brown Weekend The Brewer’s Daughter EX New Scandinavian NC Carolina Cooking Business Review The Mountain Region of 10:30 NC Charlie Rose— Southern Norway on Top of The Week NC Carolina 11:00 EX Doctor Blake Outdoor Journal Mysteries Divers Rock Bonito Room Without a View 10:30 TV Southern Accents NC Consuelo Mack Asheville WealthTrack EX Mexico— 11:30 TV BBC World News One Plate at a Time NC To the Contrary with Rick Bayless with Bonnie Erbe Ceviches Gone Wild NC Fishing Behind the Lines 25 SATURDAY Keith Kilgore, Retired Army 6:00 TV Mister Rogers’ Chaplain Neighborhood DV 11:00 TV Growing a EX Expeditions with Greener World Patrick McMillan Gardening for Butterflies & Catalina Island— Other Beneficial Insects A Natural History Fairytale EX Taste of History NC Closer to Truth From Bordeaux to How the Subconscious Jefferson’s Cellars Affects Us

NC Central Texas Gardener Native Trees for Bees & More 11:30 TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Charming Charleston EX From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane Noon TV Almanac Gardener
 Deer Resistant Plants EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Sydney NC Growing a Greener World Backyard Chickens in Raleigh 12:30 TV America’s Heartland Sweet Potato Vodka/ Farm to Fork Candied Orange Salad EX Desert Speaks Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People NC Our State Letters From Home/ What It Was Football/ Virginia Johnson 1:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Albuquerque, Part 2 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Dreamin’ California’s Coast: Malibu to Big Sur DV NC NC Now Family Businesses 1:30 EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Lake of the Ozarks— Family Fun Lake NC Tar Heel Traveler 2:00 TV Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England EX Globe Trekker Building England, Part 1 NC SciTech Now North Carolina The What’s in the Water Show—Saving Lake Mattamuskeet 2:30 TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope France—Bordeaux DV NC Science Goes to the Movies Trainspotting/ Cheech & Chong 3:00 TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Flute Maker Asheville’s Geri Littlejohn makes Native American-style flutes. EX Changing Seas Sea Turtles: The Lost Years NC On Story Frank Darabont— Filmmaker’s Journey March | 19


evening&weekend listings 3:30 TV American Woodshop Segmented Wood Lidded Box EX Wonder of Animals Dolphins NC Wider World See how motocross is adapted for amputees. 4:00 TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Saw Like a Butterfly DV EX Nature Ireland’s Wild River DV NC Front Row 4:30 TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts—An Arts & Craft for the Ages NC Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00 TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring White Bass EX Nature Wild France DV NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC Washington Week 6:00 TV Lawrence Welk Show Farm EX Mountain Gorilla Last Stand of the Silverback NC Echo Sessions Max Hatt & Edda Glass 6:30 NC Backstage Pass Betty Joplin 7:00 TV As Time Goes By Visiting Rocky EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig NC Shakori Hills Concert Series Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit 7:30 TV As Time Goes By Why? EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese India: Good Karma 8:00 TV Midsomer Murders Death & Dust, Part 1 EX Globe Trekker Antarctica NC Song of the Mountains Bobby Hicks & Mark Kuykendall/Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle 9:00 TV Coroner The Deep Freeze EX Stephen Fry in Central America Costa Rica to Panama NC Austin City Limits James Taylor 10:00 TV Death in Paradise Flames of Love A young backpacker is shot inside a sealed room.

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See how the trio of writers persisted despite obstacles on To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters on Masterpiece, Sunday, March 26, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

EX Ecuador: The Royal Tour Amazon Rainforest/Whale Watching in Ecuador DV NC Woodsongs Gaelic Storm/Billy Strings & Don Julin 11:00 TV Tunnel A murder investigation begins Inside the Channel Tunnel, on the border between Britain and France. EX Globe Trekker Isolated Islands: St. Helena NC Infinity Hall Live Los Lonely Boys

EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua NC Washington Week 9:30 TV Ask This Old House Build It/Lighting/Mousetrap NC Front Row 10:00 TV Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Travel the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. NC North Carolina Bookwatch Ralph Hardy—Argos 26 SUNDAY 10:30 TV SciTech Now 6 AM TV Nature Cat North Carolina EX Great Continental The What’s in the Water Railway Journeys Show—Saving Lake Barcelona to Mallorca Mattamuskeet NC Closer to Truth NC Well Read Can Metaphysics Discern Paul Beatty—The Sellout God, Part 1 11:00 TV Carolina 6:30 TV Wild Kratts Outdoor Journal NC Education Matters Divers Rock Bonito 7:00 TV Thomas & Friends DV EX Making Tracks EX Globe Trekker The Ghan: Through the Road Trip: Rust Belt Heart of Australia DV Highway, USA NC Woodsongs NC Market to Market Gaelic Storm/ 7:30 TV Bob the Builder DV Billy Strings & Don Julin NC Consuelo Mack 11:30 TV Black Issues Forum WealthTrack Learn about people and 8:00 TV Curious George DV topics around African EX Finding Your Roots American life in NC and The Long Way Home with beyond (visit unctv.org/bif). Julianna Marguiles, Azar Noon TV North Carolina Nafisi & Lidia Bastianich DV Bookwatch NC Carolina Ralph Hardy—Argos Business Review EX Joseph Rosendo’s 8:30 TV WordGirl DV Travelscope NC Market to Market The Cook Islands— 9:00 TV This Old House Cultural Paradise DV Arlington Arts & Crafts—An NC Shakori Hills Arts & Craft for the Ages Concert Series Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit


visit unctv.org 1:00 TV EastEnders 1 EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Andes NC Native Report Meet author and illustrator Michael Lyons. DV 11:30 TV EastEnders NC Start Up Break Away & Take a Vacation

See how Ovarian Psycos fight for safety and justice on Independent Lens, Monday, March 27, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

2:30 TV Flavor, NC 1 Spiny Dogfish EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese India: Good Karma 1:00 TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Single Working Mom Seeks...Help! EX A Place To Call Home Answer Me, My Love NC Song of the Mountains Bobby Hicks & Mark Kuykendall/Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle 1:30 TV Martha Bakes Classic New England 2:00 TV America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Hearty One Pot Meals EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries The Blood of Juana the Mad NC Echo Sessions Max Hatt & Edda Glass 2:30 TV Cook’s Country Chinese Comes Home NC Backstage Pass Good Cookies 3:00 TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Girlpower: Hot Young Female Chefs EX Rosemary & Thyme Three Legs Good NC MotorWeek 3:30 TV Lidia’s Kitchen Steak House Favorites NC Autoline this Week 4:00 TV Pati’s Mexican Table Ancient Yucatan with My Boys EX Father Brown The Rod of Asclepius NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30 TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Asian Smoke NC Our State Keeper of the Vine/ A Defiant Spirit/ A Muse in Wilmington 5:00 TV Charlie Rose— The Week EX Queen’s Castle The Range NC PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30 TV PBS NewsHour Weekend NC BBC Newsnight

6:00 TV Doc Martin Uneasy Lies the Head EX Victoria on Masterpiece The Clockwork Prince Albert pays a visit against the queen’s wishes. NC Healthy Body Healthy Mind Pelvic Organ Prolapse 6:30 NC Natural Health Breakthroughs with Brenda Watson Stem Cells, Part 2 7:00 TV A Place To Call Home Unforgettable Rene witnesses a moment of yearning between Sarah and George at the wedding. EX Sacred Wonders of Britain Part 2 of 3 NC In Good Shape 7:30 NC Life on the Line Hidden Pain 8:00 TV Secrets of Chatsworth Explore the Cavendish family’s home for more than five centuries. EX Nature Saving Otter 501 DV NC Senator Sam Look back at the storied life of Senator Sam Ervin. 9:00 TV To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters on Masterpiece Premiere! The 19th-century literary trio overcomes obstacles in a male-dominated world to beat the odds. EX Nature Leave It to Beavers DV NC Eisenhower’s Secret War From Warrior to President DV

0:00 EX Mountain Gorilla 1 Safe in Our Hands NC Eisenhower’s Secret War Building Weapons, Talking Peace DV 10:30 TV Vicious Ballroom Stuart becomes teacher’s pet when the gang joins Ash and Jess at dance class.

27 MONDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Making Tracks The Ghan: Through the Heart of Australia DV NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris Sidetrips NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV A Chef’s Life Apples EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Pensacola—Blue Angels, Beaches & Baseball 8:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Palm Springs, Part 3 EX Who Killed the Princes in the Tower? Did Richard III kill his nephews in order to make himself King? NC SciTech Now North Carolina The Digging Show—Dinosaurs! 8:30 NC Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine 9:00 TV Antiques Roadshow Chicago, Part 1 EX Victoria on Masterpiece An Ordinary Woman Courtship at court leads to second thoughts. NC Return to the Sea Life in a Salt Marsh 9:30 NC Jonathan Bird’s Blue World Blind Cavefish, Coral Reefs, Bottom-Dwelling Shark DV 10:00 TV Independent Lens Ovarian Psycos Meet women of color who bicycle through East LA creating safer streets for women and confronting injustice. EX Empire Making a Fortune NC The Phone of the Wind: Whispers to Lost Families People visit a Japanese phone booth to “call” loved ones lost in the 2011 tsunami. March | 21


evening&weekend listings 1:00 TV Film School Shorts 1 Daily Grind A wife can’t listen to another word from her husband. EX Empire Doing Good NC Tar Heel Traveler 11:30 TV BBC World News NC In the Garden with Bryce Lane

EX Ecuador: The Royal Tour Amazon Rainforest/Whale Watching in Ecuador DV 10:30 NC Biographical Conversations with Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Part 3 of 3 11:00 TV Waiting for God The Conference EX Travelscope Newfoundland— Winter/Summer 11:30 TV BBC World News EX Desert Speaks Wyoming’s Red Desert NC NC Now Community Service

NC North Carolina Weekend 8:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Food for a Polar Expedition NC NC Now Agriculture 9:00 TV NOVA Secrets of the Viking Sword EX Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo Easy Is Best NC Flavor, NC Peppers 9:30 EX Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh Holiday NC Flavor, NC 50th Episode Special 10:00 TV Secrets of the Dead Nero’s Sunken City Underwater secrets reveal where Nero and Caesar lived. EX Great British Baking Show Masterclass 3 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Plain Pine Box DV 10:30 NC The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Colonial Williamsburg 11:00 TV Are You Being Served? The Think Tank EX Great Continental Railway Journeys Barcelona to Mallorca NC Carolina Outdoor Journal Winter Stripers on Top 11:30 TV BBC World News NC Fishing Behind the Lines Highlights

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6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Sacred Wonders of Britain Part 3 of 3 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Digging Show— Dinosaurs! EX Watchers of the North The Fishing Derby 8:00 TV Nature Yosemite EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Examining the Yucatan’s Abundant Natural Resources

6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Cooking Odyssey Athens NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Oil Adventure 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Veneto: Verona, Padua & Ravenna NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Our State Soldier’s Story/Trail of Trust EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Naples & the Amalfi Coast 8:00 TV NC Now Agriculture EX Rudy Maxa’s World Delhi & Agra, India

28 TUESDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Christmas Special NC Charlie Rose 6:30 EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless The Splendor of Yucatan’s Enchanting Markets 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Rick Steves’ Europe Palestine NC PBS NewsHour 7:30 TV Flavor, NC Sunburst Trout Farms EX Rudy Maxa’s World Four Great Cities of Asia 8:00 TV Dead Reckoning: War & Justice The General’s Ghost After WWII, laws and mechanisms for international justice are created. DV EX Stephen Fry in Central America Costa Rica to Panama NC Down River In Hurricane Matthew’s wake, Greenville and Pitt County residents prepare for Tar River flooding and pull together as a community to cope with its aftermath. 9:00 TV Dead Reckoning: War & Justice The Blind Eye The Cold War obstructs postwar justice; individuals attempt to expose war crimes. DV EX Wildside with Nick Molle—Costa Rica Spider Monkeys, Crocodiles & Humpback Whales DV

NC POV Getting Back to Abnormal New Orleans, America’s most joyous and dysfunctional city, rebuilds after a disaster. 10:00 TV Dead Reckoning: War & Justice In Our Time Postwar justice revitalizes, with limitations, over the past two decades. DV 22­ | March

Go climb a rock virtually at Yosemite on Nature, Wednesday, March 29, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.


visit unctv.org NC High Point University Presents: Marc Randolph HPU President Nido Qubein interviews Netflix co-founder and first CEO. 8:30 TV Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day EX Two for the Road Searching for Balance in Beijing 9:00 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Grannies on Safari Western Cape, South Africa & Botswana NC We Served Too: The Story of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of WWII See how the WASPs broke barriers during WWII. 9:30 TV Gold Fever & the Bechtler Mint A German immigrant from Rutherfordton created a successful private mint. EX Travels with Darley Michigan’s Upper Peninsula 10:00 TV REEL SOUTH Cotton Road Follow the cotton commodity from SC farms to Chinese factories. EX Mineral Explorers Tucson NC Makers Women in Space Trace the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. 10:30 EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle Black Hills of South Dakota

Tango under the stars with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic on Great Performances, premiering Friday, March 31, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30 TV North Carolina Weekend EX Doc Martin Nobody Likes Me NC North Carolina Bookwatch Renee Ahdieh— The Rose & the Dagger 8:30 TV Front Row NC Well Read Ian Rankin— Rather Be the Devil 9:00 TV Great Performances: Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil Premiere! Enjoy a Latin repertoire, along with the world premiere of Lalo Schifrin’s Concierto de la Amistad.

EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder & Mozzarella NC Front Row 9:30 NC Washington Week 10:00 EX Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise NC Carolina Business Review 10:30 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. NC Charlie Rose— The Week 11:00 TV British Antiques Roadshow Retrospective EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Darkness Visible NC Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 11:30 TV BBC World News NC To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe

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31 FRIDAY 6:00 TV PBS NewsHour EX Inspector Morse The Way Through the Woods, Part 1 NC Charlie Rose 7:00 TV Nightly Business Report EX Inspector Morse The Way Through the Woods, Part 2 NC PBS NewsHour

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