CenterPiece March 2021

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03/2021 I Am Ireland • WordGirl on the Block Party • Transformational Power of Yoga

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ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Splash & Bubbles 6:30 WordWorld Weekends: Clifford the Big Red Dog

Have a Block Party LIVE! at Home! Join Our Hour-long Special with Read-a-roo Premiering March 27 at 9 AM, Read-a-roo is back on your screen with more hands-on activities and fun, this time with friends from Randolph County, including the North Carolina Zoo! Don’t miss out! Make sure to check pbsnc.org/RootleBlockParty for more information.

The Block Party Star is WordGirl! Watch Weekends on Rootle WordGirl is back on Read-a-roo’s Block Party! Follow the everyday life and superhero adventures of WordGirl as she fights crime and enriches our vocabularies, all in a day’s work. In classic superhero form, WordGirl possesses superhero strength—and a colossal vocabulary! Watch weekends at 7 AM and 1 PM on Rootle!

Make a Classroom Connection Math and Literacy Lessons for All on PBS NC Enhance your child’s at home learning with Classroom Connection! Throughout the week, during the Rootle programming block on PBS NC, catch brand-new math and literacy lessons, brought to you by real NC teachers, followed by great PBS KIDS content. Tune in to PBS NC Mondays and Tuesdays, 8-10 AM, for new lessons and repeats Thursdays and Fridays, 8-10 AM.

7:00 Peg+Cat DV Weekends, until 10 AM:  Read-a-roo’s Block Party: WordGirl 7:30 Peep & the Big Wide World 8:00 Sid the Science Kid DV 8:30 Super WHY! 9:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 9:30 Clifford the Big Red Dog 10:00 Let’s Go Luna! 10:30 Dinosaur Train DV 11:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! 11:30 Martha Speaks Noon Nature Cat 12:30 Ready Jet Go! 1:00 Arthur DV Weekends, until 4 PM:  Read-a-roo’s Block Party: WordGirl 1:30 Odd Squad 2:00 Cyberchase 2:30 Molly of Denali 3:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 3:30 Elinor Wonders Why 4:00 Sesame Street DV 4:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:00 Curious George DV 6 PM Wild Kratts Weekends, until 10 PM: PBS KIDS Family Night 7:00 Xavier Riddle DV 7:30 Molly of Denali 8:00 Hero Elementary 8:30 Odd Squad 9:00 Arthur DV 9:30 WordGirl 10:00 Cyberchase DV 10:30 Molly of Denali DV 11:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 11:30 Elinor Wonders Why See Rootle’s overnight schedule at pbsnc.org/rootle.

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Hail the queen, Aretha Franklin, on Rhythm, Love & Soul, Monday, March 1, 8 PM, on PBS NC.

1 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.   NC   BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album How the British royal family shaped their image with photography. 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source Ros Atkins offers an innovative take on the latest global stories.

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7:00   PBS   Legacy List with Matt Paxton Six Generations of Stuff/ Leesburg, VA   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   John Denver: Country Boy Discover the man behind the music. 8:00   PBS   Rhythm, Love & Soul Join such legends as Aretha Franklin, Gloria Gaynor and The Manhattans.   NC   The Red Cape Learn the history of the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot. 8:30   EX   Magic Moments— The Best of 50’s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes and more. 9:00   NC   Flavor, NC Heritage Turkey L 9:30   NC   NC Weekend Historic Sites L 10:00   PBS   Aging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age.   NC   Wild Travels Orlando’s Gatorland 10:30   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Impact of Historic Preservation L   EX   Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe Dr. Axe Josh puts his own fresh spin on the widely successful and wellresearched keto diet. 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company Explore today’s topics with the acclaimed journalist.   NC   PBS NewsHour

Catch the buzz on the Energy Paradox with Dr. Steven Gundry, Tuesday, March 2, 9:30 PM, on PBS NC.

2 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Essential Pépin Vegetable Bounty. DV 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source Ros Atkins brings digital storytelling.   EX   Modern Pioneering with Georgia Pellegrini Artisans of Charleston 7:00   PBS   Flavor, NC Beef Cattle L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White A groundbreaking and eye-opening education on chronic pain. 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Historic Sites L 8:00   PBS   Henry Louis Gates, Jr.— Uncovering America Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned historian, author and filmmaker.   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch David Zucchino: Wilmington’s Lie L

4­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


10:30   NC   Civic Life of Nathaniel Colley See the achievements of this advocate for justice and equality. 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   3 Steps to Pain-Free Living Eliminate the root cause of many painful conditions with this plan from Lee Albert.

Pull up for Nature Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins, Wednesday, March 3, at 8 PM, on PBS NC.

EX   John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn and The Chad Mitchell Trio. 8:30   NC   Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations Vieux Carre Salute 9:00   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Urban pocket prairies and the Blanco River. 9:30   PBS   Energy Paradox with Dr. Steven Gundry PREMIERE! Boost energy and revitalize mental and physical stamina.   NC   Daytripper Lampasas, TX L 10:00   NC   Connected: A Search for Unity The River   EX   Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen Dr. Amen outlines how to feel happier, sharper and more in control. 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour

3 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Buffers L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   My Home, NC Topsail/Statesville/ Hendersonville/ Beulaville/Climax

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7:00   PBS   MotorWeek 2021 Toyota Supra/ 2021 Bentley Flying Spur   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Aging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White Learn how gentle daily movement helps keep minds sharp and bodies active. 7:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered Meet North Carolinians affected by COVID-19 and learn from experts. 8:00   PBS   Nature Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins DV   NC   America’s Heartland Wheat With Less Water   EX   Ken Burns: The Civil War Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark documentary. 8:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Nevada Northern & Grand Canyon Railways 9:00   NC   A Chef’s Life Pimp My Grits 9:30   PBS   John Denver: Country Boy   NC   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Matsutake & Wild Turkey   EX   Tower of Power: 50 Years of Funk & Soul Groove to the signature sounds of the iconic soul-funk-R&B band. 10:00   NC   Offstage Live Music at the Museum with Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba L

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Italian Products Have Arrived! 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Rachel Hollis 7:00   PBS   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Loretta Lynn: My Story in My Words Celebrate the country music legend and her classic songs in this biographical portrait. 7:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Long-bellied Friends L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea   NC   Flavor, NC Beef Cattle L 8:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Vienna, Austria   NC   Moveable Feast with Relish Catch the spirit of pop-up cooking.   EX   Rick Steves Island Hopping Europe Tour four of Europe’s most intriguing islands: Malta, Capri, Orkney and Skye.

L = Local

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9:00   PBS   NC Weekend Cozy Escapes L  NC   100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations Normandy, France   EX   Loretta Lynn: My Story in My Words 9:30   PBS   Rhythm, Love & Soul   NC   Growing a Greener World Making More Plants L 10:00   NC   NC Weekend Cozy Escapes L 10:30   NC   Tastemakers In the Wild   EX   Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour 11:30   PBS   Amanpour & Company

5 FRIDAY

Celebrate America’s sweetheart with Dolly Parton: 50 Years At the Opry, Friday, March 5, 9 PM, on PBS NC.

EX   Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide Essential advice on planning for and thriving in retirement. 9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   NC   Covid Uncovered 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles Catch engaging conversations from civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country Never Enough Chocolate 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Essential Pépin Vegetable Bounty DV 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum 6 SATURDAY Visit pbsnc.org/bif. 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’   NC   PBS NewsHour Neighborhood   EX   Ken Burns:   NC   Moveable Feast The National Parks with Relish Explore our nation’s   EX   Carolina magnificent parks. Outdoor Journal 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Smallmouth Drift II L Improving Community 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s & Police Relations. L Neighborhood DV 8:00   PBS   Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.   NC   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman Follow lively conversations and interviews with key policy makers. L   NC   Black Issues Forum 9:00   PBS   Dolly Parton: 50 Years At the Opry PREMIERE! The country music star performs Embrace positive change with her hits. the Transformational Power of   NC   FRONT ROW Yoga, Saturday, March 6, 8 PM, with Marc Rotterman L

NC   100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations Normandy, France   EX   Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Longleaf Empire & Francis Marion National Forest 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street DV   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal Offshore Charter L   EX   Exploring North Carolina Long-bellied Friends L 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Nevada Northern & Grand Canyon Railways   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe London: Mod & Trad 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV   NC   gardenSMART An expert shows us how to design a garden.   EX   Transformational Power of Yoga PREMIERE! Desiree Rumbaugh shares how yoga can strengthen, protect and heal. 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV   NC   Flavor, NC Beef Cattle L 9:00   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   NC Weekend Cozy Escapes L   EX   Eat Your Medicine: The Pegan Diet Approach to Heal PREMIERE! Combine the best of paleo with the best of vegan diets.

on the Explorer Channel.

6­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


9:30   PBS   Nature Cat   NC   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend Cozy Escapes L   NC   Carolina Business Review L 10:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L   NC   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Michael Tubbs   EX   Feel Better with Pressure Point Therapy Dr. Michael Pinkus applies techniques involving ancient acupressure points. 11:00   PBS   Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & Grief PREMIERE! Dr. Daniel Amen discusses ways to be happier and control your emotions.   NC   Classic Woodworking Craftsman Style Dining Chair 11:30   NC   Woodsmith Shop A New Old Workbench   EX   Joyful Pain Free Living with Lee Albert Learn how to maintain an active lifestyle as you age. Noon   NC   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Matsutake & Wild Turkey 12:30   PBS   Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, MD Dr. Gundry shares an easy approach to help us all feel better and more youthful, at any age.

3:00   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé National TV’s only women-centered news analysis show tackles hot topics. 3:30   NC   Firing Line with Keep that safe loaded with Margaret Hoover Safe Money in Tough Times Bright minds and fresh with Jonathan Pond, Saturday, voices debate important March 6, 1 PM, on the Explorer challenges. Channel. 4:00   NC   FRONT ROW   NC   Offstage Live with Marc Rotterman Music At the Museum with 4:30   NC   Covid Uncovered Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba L   EX   ADD & Loving It?! 1:00   NC   Civic Life of Patrick McKenna talks Nathaniel Colley with researchers and   EX   Safe Money in people dealing with AtTough Times with tention Deficit Disorder. Jonathan Pond 5:00   PBS   Black Church: PREMIERE! Learn This Is Our Story, how to cope with This Is Our Song financial changes. Part 2 1:30   NC   Great Scenic   NC   PBS NewsHour Railway Journeys Weekend The Nevada Northern & 5:30   NC   Washington Week Grand Canyon Railways 6 PM   NC   Classic Gospel 2:00   PBS   Black Church: Joey+Rory: Hymns That This Is Our Story, are Important to Us This Is Our Song   EX   Memory Rescue Part 1 Explore the roots with Daniel Amen, MD of African American Dr. Daniel Amen demonreligion, beginning with strates ways to superthe slave trade. charge your memory.   NC   Texas 7:00   NC   Bluegrass Parks & Wildlife Underground Urban pocket prairies Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Blanco River. 7:30   NC   Echo Sessions 2:30   NC   Story in the Tall Tall Trees Public Square 8:00   PBS   It’s What’s Thomas E. Ricks Happening Baby   EX   Dr. Fuhrman’s PREMIERE! LegendFood As Medicine ary disc jockey Murray Nutrition expert Joel “The K” Kaufman hosts Fuhrman discusses how the 1965 rock and soul to use food to help spectacular. prevent disease.   NC   Song of the Mountains Hillary Klug/David Childers/Bobby Starnes   EX   Dolly Parton: 50 Years At the Opry 9:00   NC   American Experience Marian Anderson: Voice of Freedom DV 10:00   PBS   Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide   EX   Abba Forever— A Celebration Celebrate the supergroup with Neil Sedaka, Donny Learn why “The K” was A-OK in It’s What’s Happening Baby, Osmond and others. Saturday, March 6, 8 PM, on PBS NC.

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

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11:00   NC   Austin City Limits Patty Griffin/ The Revivalists 11:30   EX   Rick Steves’ Festive Europe Parisian streets on Bastille Day and royal pageantry in London.

7 SUNDAY 6 AM    PBS   Kid Stew DV   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Finding Your Roots The Impression 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind Host Alexander Heffner brings a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas.   EX   Antiques Roadshow Newport, Hour One 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L 8:00   PBS   Curious George DV   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Classical Rewind The greatest composers of all time. 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House Narragansett Windows   NC   Washington Week 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House Mini Split, Butcher Block   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   It’s What’s Happening Baby 10:00   PBS   Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide   NC   Covid Uncovered 10:30   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch David Zucchino: Wilmington’s Lie L 11:00   NC   Chavis Chronicles 11:30   NC   Story in the Public Square Amy Bruni

Heat, beat and repeat with the smiths on Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry, Sunday, March 7, 5:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

EX   Rick Steves Island Hopping Europe Noon   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal Bugs N’ Bass L   EX   Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD 12:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens East Side Colors 1:00   PBS   Joyful Pain Free Living with Lee Albert   NC   Song of the Mountains Hillary Klug/David Childers/Bobby Starnes 2:00   NC   American Experience Marian Anderson: Voice of Freedom DV   EX   Energy Paradox with Dr. Steven Gundry

Learn what made Nancy sew great in Nancy Zieman: Extraordinary Grace, Sunday, March 7, 6:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

2:30    PBS   Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen 3:30   EX   Dolly Parton: 50 Years At the Opry 4:00  PBS   Safe Money in Tough Times with Jonathan Pond  NC   Austin City Limits Patty Griffin/ The Revivalists 5:00   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30    PBS   Rick Steves Island Hopping Europe NC   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L   EX   Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry PREMIERE! Take raw materials from conception to completion. 6 PM    PBS   Loretta Lynn: My Story in My Words NC   Black Issues Forum 6:30   NC   POV Quest Follow eight years in the life of a Black family.   EX   Nancy Zieman: Extraordinary Grace The host of Sewing With Nancy provided creative inspiration to her dedicated viewers. 7:30   PBS   John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind 8:00   NC   Breaking Big Lee Daniels   EX   Nature Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins DV 8:30   NC   American Masters Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page DV

8­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


9:30   PBS   Tina Turner: One Last Time PREMIERE! Experience her unforgettable 2000 concert at London’s Wembley Stadium.   EX   Downton Abbey Returns! Join Jim Carter for a celebration of the beloved hit series. 10:00   NC   American Experience Annie Oakley DV 11:00   PBS   EastEnders   NC   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L 11:30   NC   Comic Culture Joe Staton L   EX   10 Day Belly Slimdown with Dr. Kellyann Dr. Kellyann shares her powerful, proven plan for blasting belly fat.   PBS   EastEnders

8 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service A look at the shadowy world of spying. 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source 7:00   PBS   Legacy List with Matt Paxton Turn the Page ⁄ Washington, D.C.   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Transformational Power of Yoga 8:00   PBS   Dolly Parton: 50 Years At the Opry   NC   Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story Archival footage and interviews trace the life of the social activist.   EX   Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide 9:00   NC   Flavor, NC Beef Cattle L 9:30   NC   NC Weekend Cozy Escapes L 10:00   PBS   Survival Guide for Pain-free Living with Peggy Cap Easy-to-do stretches and other yoga moves.

EX   Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD 9:30   PBS   Tower of Power: 50 Years of Funk & Soul   NC   Daytripper Texas Burgers Road Trip L 10:00   NC   Connected: A Search for Unity The Sea 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Prince: Rave Un2 the Year 2000

See why she’s simply the best in Tina Turner: One Last Time, Sunday, March 7, 9:30 PM, on PBS NC.

10 WEDNESDAY

NC   Wild Travels Golf Ball Diving in Kissimmee   EX   Tina Turner: One Last Time 10:30   NC   ncIMPACT Improving Community & Police Relations L 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour 11:30   EX   Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe

9 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Essential Pépin Family Favorites DV 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Modern Pioneering with Georgia Pellegrini Traditions in Tuscany 7:00   PBS   Flavor, NC Sheep Milk & Cheese L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Dolly Parton: 50 Years At the Opry 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Cozy Escapes L 8:00   PBS   Loretta Lynn: My Story in My Words   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Cassandra King Conroy: Tell Me a Story L 8:30   NC   Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations All That Jazz Fest 9:00   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Bastrop State Park, gator hunts, gator chili relleno.

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Long-bellied Friends L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   My Home, NC Salisbury/Boone/ Wilkesboro/Chapel Hill/ Winston Salem/Nags Head 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek Oak & Madrone   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Moments to Remember: My Music Pop hits from the late 50s and early 60s. 7:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered 8:00   PBS   Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry   NC   America’s Heartland Summer Farm School in New England 8:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroads 9:00   PBS   It’s What’s Happening Baby   NC   A Chef’s Life Cracklin’ Kitchen 9:30   NC   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Oak & Madrone   EX   Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, MD 10:00   NC   Weekends with Yankee Deep Roots 10:30   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Jasper White

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 9


11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

11 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen My Goats & Ricotta 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Michael Tubbs 7:00   PBS   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Texas State Railroad   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White 7:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Strawberry Stay at Home   NC   Flavor, NC Sheep Milk & Cheese L   EX   Rick Steves European Easter Rick celebrates in a variety of cultures in Spain, Slovenia and Greece. 8:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love The Southern Finger Lakes, NY   NC   Moveable Feast with Relish 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend Sweet Temptations L   NC   100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations Dirt to Dinner 9:30   PBS   This Land Is Your Land   NC   Growing a Greener World Gardening to Feed Our Souls & Nourish Our Neighbors L   EX   Safe Money in Tough Times 10:00   NC   NC Weekend Sweet Temptations L 10:30   NC   Tastemakers Soy to the World 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour

EX   Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California Superbloom— DV A World of Dramatic Change 12 FRIDAY 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street DV 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   Carolina   NC   BBC World News Outdoor Journal America Bugs N’ Bass L   EX   Cook’s Country   EX   Exploring Spring Feast North Carolina 6:30   NC   BBC World News Power in Nature L Today 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s   EX   Essential Pépin Neighborhood DV Family Favorites DV   NC   Great Scenic 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Railway Journeys Forum The Durango & Silverton   NC   PBS NewsHour Narrow Gauge Railroads   EX   Les Misérables:   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe 25th Anniversary Highlights of Paris: Eiffel Concert at the O2 & Monet to Crème Brûlée Actors and musicians 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & celebrate the legendPeterrific DV ary musical.   NC   gardenSMART 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Starting or expanding Youth Suicide Prevention a garden in stages. Providing adolescents   EX   10 Day Belly Slimwith mental health down with Dr. Kellyann services geared toward 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV suicide prevention. L   NC   Flavor, NC 8:00   PBS   Washington Week Sheep Milk & Cheese L   NC   ncIMPACT 9:00   PBS   Elinor Wonders Youth Suicide Prevention L Why DV 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW   NC   NC Weekend with Marc Rotterman L Sweet Temptations L   NC   Black Issues Forum 9:30   PBS   Nature Cat 9:00   PBS   American   NC   ncIMPACT Experience Youth Suicide Prevention L Marian Anderson: 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend Voice of Freedom DV Sweet Temptations L   NC   FRONT ROW   NC   Carolina with Marc Rotterman L Business Review L 9:30   NC   Washington Week   EX   Feel Better with 10:00   NC   Covid Uncovered Pressure Point Therapy 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles 10:30   PBS   ncIMPACT 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour Youth Suicide Prevention L   EX   EastEnders   NC   To Dine for 11:30   PBS   Amanpour with Kate Sullivan & Company Phil Rosenthal   EX   EastEnders 11:00   PBS   Forever Painless with Miranda 13 SATURDAY Esmonde-White 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’   NC   Classic NeighborhoodDV Woodworking   NC   Moveable Feast End Table with David Lamb with Relish   EX   Nancy Zieman:   EX   Carolina Extraordinary Grace Outdoor Journal 11:30   NC   Woodsmith Shop Autumn Flounder L Playing Games in the Shop 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Noon   NC   Les Stroud’s Neighborhood DV Wild Harvest   NC   100 Days, Drinks, Oak & Madrone Dishes & Destinations 12:30   PBS   Memory Rescue Dirt to Dinner with Daniel Amen, MD   EX   American Masters How It Feels to Be Free

10­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


14 SUNDAY

Get your eyes (and ears) smiling with I Am Ireland, Saturday, March 13, 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

NC   Weekends with Yankee Deep Roots   EX   Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success How understanding our true nature can lead to well-being and health. 1:00   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Jasper White 1:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroads 2:00   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Bastrop State Park, gator hunts, gator chili relleno. 2:30   PBS   Survival Guide for Pain-free Living with Peggy Cap   NC   Story in the Public Square Amy Bruni   EX   Carpenters: Close to You Trace the Carpenters’ career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group’s friends. 3:00   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé 3:30   PBS   This Old House —40th Anniversary Special Celebrate 40 years of groundbreaking home improvement.   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   It’s What’s Happening Baby 4:30   NC   Covid Uncovered

5:00   PBS   Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30   NC   Washington Week 6 PM   PBS   Moments to Remember: My Music   NC   Classic Gospel Best of the Cathedrals   EX   Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD 7:00   NC   Bluegrass Underground Amanda Shires 7:30   NC   Echo Sessions Free Planet Radio 8:00   NC   Song of the Mountains The Seldom Scene   EX   Tina Turner: One Last Time 8:30   PBS   Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show Celebrate the magic in this stirring Irish music and dance show. 9:00   NC   Celtic Woman: The Best Of... Celebrate memories from 15 years of music. 9:30   EX   This Land Is Your Land 10:00   NC   I Am Ireland PREMIERE! Songs and stories with Paddy Homan and The City Lights Orchestra. 10:30   PBS   Tina Turner: One Last Time 11:00   NC   Austin City Limits Steve Earle & The Dukes: A Tribute to Guy Clark   EX   Brain Fitness Program Beneficial chemical, physical and functional change in the brain.

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

AM PBS   Kid Stew DV 6   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Finding Your Roots Unfamiliar Kin 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   Education Matters L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Newport, Hour Two 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood †DV   NC   ncIMPACT Youth Suicide Prevention L 8:00   PBS   Curious George DV   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Brain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich Improve and maintain cognitive fitness. 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House Cold Weather Landscape   NC   Washington Week 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House Precast Concrete, New Lamppost   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 10:00   PBS   Dr. Fuhrman’s Food As Medicine   NC   Covid Uncovered   EX   FRONTLINE From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians—Part One 10:30   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Cassandra King Conroy: Tell Me a Story L 11:00   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   FRONTLINE From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians 11:30   NC   Story in the Public Square Sam Pollard & Bend Hedin Noon   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal Mountain Colors L 12:30   EX   FRONTLINE From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians—Part Two   PBS   Covid Uncovered   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens New Zealand L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 11


1:00   PBS   American Experience Marian Anderson: Voice of Freedom DV   NC   Song of the Mountains The Seldom Scene 1:30   EX   FRONTLINE From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians 2:00   NC   Celtic Woman: The Best Of... 3:00   NC   I Am Ireland   EX   Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs Because heroes wear masks, not capes, watch Fauci: Virus Hunter, Hits and ballads includMonday, March 15, at 10 PM, on PBS NC. ing “Moon River.” 3:30   PBS   Les Misérables 9:30   NC   NC Weekend 15 MONDAY 25th Anniversary Sweet Temptations L 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour Concert At the O2 10:00   PBS   Fauci: Virus Hunter   NC   BBC World News 4:00   NC   Austin City Limits PREMIERE! Look at America Steve Earle & the Dukes: Dr. Anthony Fauci’s   EX   The Queen A Tribute to Guy Clark life story and career. & the Coup 4:30   EX   Rick Steves   NC   Wild Travels How Queen Elizabeth European Easter Drinking in a II was deployed in 5:00   NC   PBS NewsHour Pittsburgh Church a plot to overthrow Weekend   EX   Miniaturist Iran’s last democracy. 5:30   NC   ncIMPACT on Masterpiece 6:30   NC   BBC World News Youth Suicide Prevention L Johannes is on trial Outside Source 6 PM   NC   Black Issues Forum for his life and Nella 7:00   PBS   Legacy List   EX   Riverdance 25th takes charge of the with Matt Paxton Anniversary Show household. Haul in the Family/ 6:30   NC   Independent Lens 10:30   NC   ncIMPACT Manheim, PA The First Rainbow Youth Suicide Prevention L   NC   PBS NewsHour Coalition DV 11:00   PBS   Amanpour   EX   Joanne Weir’s 7:30   PBS   This Land & Company Plates & Places Is Your Land   NC   PBS NewsHour Hungry for Hungary   NC   POV   EX   Finding Your Roots 7:30   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Unfamiliar Kin Highlights of Paris: Eiffel Story A teenager sen& Monet to Crème Brûlée 16 TUESDAY tenced to life without 8:00   PBS   Antiques parole struggles for 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour Roadshow redemption.   NC   BBC World News Vintage Spokane, 8:00   EX   Ken Burns: America Hour Two The National Parks   EX   Essential Pépin   NC   Warrior Women 8:30   NC   American Masters All Puffed Up DV PREMIERE! The Red Louisa May Alcott: 6:30   NC   BBC World News Power Movement The Woman Behind Outside Source fights for civil rights. Little Women DV   EX   Cook’s Country    E X   Miniaturist 9:00   PBS   Downton Abbey BBQ Brisket & Fritters on Masterpiece Returns! 7:00   PBS   Flavor, NC Nella marries to 9:30   EX   Carpenters: Vineyards: Elkin Creek, rescue her family Close to You Carolina Heritage, from financial ruin. 10:00   NC   American Masters Burntshirt L 9:00   PBS   Antiques Margaret Mitchell:   NC   PBS NewsHour Roadshow American Rebel DV   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Newport, Hour Three 11:00   PBS   EastEnders Lisbon DV    N C   Flavor, NC   NC   ncIMPACT 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Sheep Milk & Cheese L Youth Suicide Prevention L Sweet Temptations L   EX   Deepak Chopra: The   EX   Miniaturist   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s on Masterpiece Spiritual Laws of Success Travelscope Johannes makes a con 11:30   NC   Comic Culture Taiwan Matsu fession to Nella, promis Lee Weeks, Part1 L Festival & Islands ing no more secrets.   PBS   EastEnders 12­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


8:00   PBS   Finding Your Roots The Vanguard   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Mary Alice Monroe: The Summer Guests L   EX   Secrets of Highclere Castle Behind the scenes at one of England’s majestic country houses. 8:30   NC   Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations BBQ Fest 9:00   PBS   Finding Your Roots Reporting on the Reporters   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Becoming a game warden, building a bat box, sunset on Padre Island.   EX   Secrets of Westminster The world of intrigue and traditions behind the gothic walls of the Houses of Parliament. 9:30   NC   Daytripper Texas Swimming Hole Road Trip L 10:00   PBS   FRONTLINE Trump’s American Carnage   NC   Connected: A Search for Unity The Divide   EX   Secrets of the Manor House A look at the British titled class in Edwardian times and their servants. DV 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope A San Antonio Christmas DV

11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Peru: A Train to the Clouds

17 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature L

6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   My Home, NC Albatross Fleet/ Kim’s Wig/Chocolate/ Frisco UFO 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Portugal’s Heartland. DV 7:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered   EX   Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Sevierville, Tennessee— Dolly Parton’s Home 8:00   PBS   Nature Red Fox Tales DV   NC   America’s Heartland Midwestern Farmers Improve Yield & Soil   EX   Essential Pépin All Puffed Up DV 8:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad   EX   Great British Baking Show Patisserie 9:00   PBS   NOVA Dead Sea Scroll Detectives   NC   A Chef’s Life Tomatoes: You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey 9:30   NC   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Tall Blue Lettuce & Daisy   EX   Taste of History A Sentimental Journey Through Nicaragua 10:00   PBS   Europe’s New Wild The Land of the Snow & Ice   NC   Weekends with Yankee Arts & the Sea   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Asia Meets America 10:30   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Lynne Rossetto Kasper   EX   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Everyday Middle Eastern Cooking 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

EX   Nature H Is for Hawk: A New Chapter Author Helen Macdonald follows a family of goshawks. DV

18 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Foraging Adventures 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Phil Rosenthal 7:00   PBS   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Best Rail Journeys in New Zealand   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Skills: Cruising DV 7:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild L   EX   Growing a Greener World Making More Plants L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Pimp My Grits   NC   Flavor, NC Vineyards: Elkin Creek, Carolina Heritage, Burntshirt L   EX   Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstein Local specialties and historic recipes. 8:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Auckland, New Zealand   NC   Moveable Feast with Relish 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend Back to Nature L   NC   100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations Feast of Flavors   EX   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Mel Robbins 9:30   PBS   My Home, NC Albatross Fleet/Kim’s Wig/ Chocolate/Frisco UFO   NC   Growing a Greener World Don’t Feed the Landfills   EX   Moveable Feast with Relish

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 13


10:00   PBS   Josephine Baker: The Story of An Awakening PREMIERE! The amazing story of the music hall entertainer and civil rights activist.   NC   NC Weekend Back to Nature L   EX   No Passport Required Miami 10:30   NC   Tastemakers Grounded 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Hawaii’s Big Island: The Volcanos’ Gifts

19 FRIDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country BBQ Brisket & Fritters 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Essential Pépin All Puffed Up DV 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos & Rhodes DV 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Foraging Adventures 8:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L   EX   In Their Own Words Queen Elizabeth II 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Black Issues Forum 9:00   PBS   Great Performances at the Met Renee Fleming in Concert   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Call the Midwife Sister Hilda tries to give an ill patient her final wish.

Everyone’s bananas for Josephine Baker: The Story of An Awakening, Thursday, March 18, 10 PM, on PBS NC.

9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   PBS   Live From Lincoln Center Andrew Rannells in Concert DV   NC   Covid Uncovered   EX   Call the Midwife Episode One An alarming outbreak of diphtheria occurs and Fred finds an abandoned baby. 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

20 SATURDAY 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV   NC   Moveable Feast with Relish   EX   Carolina Outdoor Journal Sinking Bugs L 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations Feast of Flavors   EX   Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Butterflies— Bringing Butterflies Home! 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street DV   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal Mountain Colors L   EX   Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild L

7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Belgium: Bruges & Brussels 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV   NC   gardenSMART What plants go where and getting good advice.   EX   Nature H is for Hawk: A New Chapter DV 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV   NC   Flavor, NC Vineyards: Elkin Creek, Carolina Heritage, Burntshirt L 9:00   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   NC Weekend Back to Nature L   EX   NOVA Lost Viking Army 9:30   PBS   Nature Cat   NC   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend Back to Nature L   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The 1980s Italian American “Evolution” 10:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L   NC   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Payal Kadakia

14­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


EX   A Chef’s Life Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea 11:00   PBS   Growing a Greener World Container Gardening Anywhere: What to Know Before You Grow L   NC   Classic Woodworking Tilt Top Table   EX   Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board Age Like a Movie Star 11:30   PBS   P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Why Buy?   NC   Woodsmith Shop Platform Bed   EX   Moveable Feast with Relish Noon   PBS   gardenSMART Gardens that date to the 1700s and 1800s.   NC   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Tall Blue Lettuce & Daisy   EX   Legacy List with Matt Paxton We Are Family/ Dorchester, MA 12:30   PBS   Moveable Feast with Relish   NC   Weekends with Yankee Arts & the Sea 1:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Spokane, Hour Two   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Lynne Rossetto Kasper   EX   NC Weekend Back to Nature L 1:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad   EX   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 2:00   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Becoming a game warden, building a bat box, sunset on Padre Island.   EX   Secrets of Highclere Castle

2:30   PBS   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Ruffed Grouse & Labrador Tea   NC   Story in the Public Square Sam Pollard & Bend Hedin 3:00   PBS   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé   EX   Secrets of Westminster 3:30   PBS   American Woodshop Custom Kitchen Tools   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00   PBS   This Old House Pizza Time   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Secrets of the Manor House DV 4:30   PBS   This Old House Narragansett Windows   NC   Covid Uncovered 5:00   PBS   Carolina Outdoor Journal Mountain Colors L   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Nature H is for Hawk: A New Chapter DV 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   Washington Week 6 PM   PBS   Song of the Mountains Abby the Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrigues/ Chatham Ra   NC   Classic Gospel I’ll Meet You on the Mountain   EX   NOVA Lost Viking Army 7:00   PBS   As Time Goes By Wedding Preparations   NC   Bluegrass Underground Keb’ Mo’   EX   To Catch a Comet A spacecraft orbiter attempts to land on the surface of a comet. 7:30   PBS   As Time Goes By Wedding Day Nerves

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

NC   Echo Sessions Eleanor Underhill & Friends 8:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Vintage Murder, Part 1   NC   Song of the Mountains Wilson Banjo Company/ Claybank   EX   Jazz Risk (1945-1955) DV 9:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Vintage Murder, Part 2   NC   Music Row: Nashville’s Most Famous Neighborhood A group of unremarkable bungalows became the heart of the country music industry. 10:00   PBS   Doc Martin Born with a Shotgun   NC   Last of the Breed A once-in-a-lifetime concert event featuring Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price.   EX   Josephine Baker: The Story of An Awakening 11:00   PBS   Thou Shalt Not Kill Episode Nine Valeria Ferro investigates the murder of young Egyptian woman.   NC   Austin City Limits Maggie Rogers   EX   Leah Chase: The Queen of Creole Cuisine A look at one of the top, multi-award-winning chefs in the nation.

21 SUNDAY AM PBS   Kid Stew DV 6   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Finding Your Roots The Vanguard 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   Education Matters L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Spokane, Hour Two 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 15


8:00   PBS   Curious George   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Secrets of Highclere Castle 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House Tommy’s in the Kitchen   NC   Washington Week   EX   Secrets of Westminster 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House Automated Landscape, Modern Bench   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 10:00   PBS   Sci NC Agriculture Customizing fertilizers based on the microbiomes around crop roots.   NC   Covid Uncovered   EX   Secrets of the Manor House DV 10:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild L   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Mary Alice Monroe: The Summer Guests L 11:00   PBS   Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Mangia with Music   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Great British Baking Show Pies 11:30   PBS   Simply Ming Ming Tsai with Guest Rick Bayless   NC   Story in the Public Square Noon   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal On the Fly-cape Lookout L   EX   Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Beloved Italian Chef 12:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Super Bloom   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca 1:00   PBS   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Argentina Favorites

NC   Song of the Mountains Wilson Banjo Company/ Claybank   EX   Doc Martin Born with a Shotgun 1:30   PBS   Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board The 3 C’s of Health: Carrots, Cauliflower & Cabbage 2:00   PBS   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Rustic Italian Fare   NC   Music Row: Nashville’s Most Famous Neighborhood   EX   Call the Midwife Sister Hilda tries to give an ill patient her final wish. 2:30   PBS   Cook’s Country Pennsylvania Dutch Country 3:00   PBS   Pati’s Mexican Table Sabores Norteños   NC   Last of the Breed A once-in-a-lifetime concert event featuring Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price.   EX   Call the Midwife Episode One An outbreak of diphtheria occurs and Fred finds an abandoned baby. 3:30   PBS   North Carolina Bookwatch Martin Clark: The Substitution Order L 4:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum   NC   Austin City Limits Maggie Rogers   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Elizabeth I: The Warrior Queen 4:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L 5:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Queen Anne: The Mother of Great Britain 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend

NC   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L 6 PM   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Vintage Murder, Part 1   NC   Black Issues Forum   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen 6:30   NC   Talk: Race in America Six stories focus on the troubled relationship between people of color and law enforcement.   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Vintage Murder, Part 2 7:00   EX   Nature Red Fox Tales DV 7:30   PBS   Windermere Children Child survivors of the Holocaust find hope and recuperate at an estate at England’s Lake Windermere. 8:00   EX   NOVA Dead Sea Scroll Detectives 8:30   NC   American Masters Mae West: Dirty Blonde DV 9:00   PBS   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode One A series of events unexpectedly intertwine the lives of the Schlegels, the Wilcoxes and the Basts.   EX   Europe’s New Wild The Land of the Snow & Ice 10:00   PBS   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Two Mrs. Wilcox surprises her family with a final request for Howards End.   NC   American Experience Amelia Earhart   EX   Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild L 10:30   EX   My Home, NC Watson Brown/ Davian Robinson/ Kudzu Goat Gang 11:00   PBS   EastEnders   NC   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L   EX   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Spokane, Hour Two

16­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


Respect the wisdom in her blood and watch American Masters Flannery O’Connor, Tuesday, March 23, 8 PM, on PBS NC.

11:30   NC   Comic Culture Lee Weeks, Part 2 L   PBS   EastEnders 12:00   NC   Black Issues Forum   EX   Doc Martin Born with a Shotgun   PBS   As Time Goes By Wedding Preparations

22 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Secrets of the Manor House DV 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source 7:00   PBS   Legacy List with Matt Paxton Viva La Downsizing / Richmond, VA   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Very Viennese 7:30   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Belgium: Bruges & Brussels 8:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Louisville 2021, Hour One   NC   Josephine Baker: The Story of An Awakening   EX   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode One A series of events unexpectedly intertwine the lives of the Schlegels, the Wilcoxes and the Basts. 9:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Hour One

NC   Flavor, NC Vineyards: Elkin Creek, Carolina Heritage, Burntshirt L   EX   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Two Mrs. Wilcox surprises her family with a final request for Howards End. 9:30   NC   NC Weekend Back to Nature L 10:00   PBS   Independent Lens Coded Bias DV   NC   Wild Travels The Drive-in Church in Daytona Beach   EX   Jamestown The Sharrows await their first tobacco profits from overseas. 10:30   NC   ncIMPACT Overcoming Homelessness L 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Finding Your Roots The Vanguard 11:30   PBS   Amanpour & Company

23 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Essential Pépin Shell-ebration DV 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Cook’s Country Italian Comfort Food Classics 7:00   PBS   Flavor, NC Food Trucks L   NC   PBS NewsHour

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

EX   Rick Steves’ Europe European Festivals I DV 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Back to Nature L   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Myanmar Irrawaddy River Adventure 8:00   PBS   American Masters PREMIERE! Flannery O’Connor Explore the life of the author whose provocative fiction was unlike anything published before. DV   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Martin Clark: The Substitution Order L   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Elizabeth I: The Warrior Queen 8:30   NC   Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations Oyster Fest 9:00   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Weevils vs Salvinia, angler educators, ornithology, plains playas.   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Queen Anne: The Mother of Great Britain 9:30   PBS   Beyond the Canvas The Writers World   NC   Daytripper Texas World Food Tour L 10:00   PBS   FRONTLINE Death is Our Business/ Love, Life & The Virus   NC   Connected: A Search for Unity We Are Blood   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope La Joie De Vivre in Quebec City, Canada DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Chiloe & Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 17


12:00   PBS   BBC World News   NC   Amanpour & Company   EX   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Best Rail Journeys in New Zealand

24 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   My Home, NC Watson Brown/ Davian Robinson/ Kudzu Goat Gang 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe European Festivals II DV 7:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered   EX   Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Quebec City, Canada —Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding 8:00   PBS   Nature Hippos: Africa’s River Giants   NC   America’s Heartland Sunflower Seed Snacks/ Building A Better Tomato   EX   Essential Pépin Shell-ebration DV 8:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Iowa   EX   Great British Baking Show The Final 9:00   PBS   NOVA Saving the Dead Sea   NC   A Chef’s Life The World Is Your Oyster 9:30   NC   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Cattail & Pond Lily   EX   Taste of History Best of Jamaica 10:00   PBS   Fast Forward PREMIERE! Four millennials and their parents wear an “aging empathy suit” to explore aging successfully.

It feels like ages in Fast Forward, Wednesday, March 24, 10 PM, on PBS NC.

NC   Weekends with Yankee Walk on the Wild Side   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Found Flavors 10:30   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Jimmy Sneed   EX   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Best European Desserts 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Nature Red Fox Tales DV

25 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Vegetable Patch 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Payal Kadakia 7:00   PBS   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Best Rail Journeys in New Zealand   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Sicily DV 7:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom L   EX   Growing a Greener World Gardening to Feed Our Souls & Nourish Our Neighbors L

8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Cracklin’ Kitchen   NC   Flavor, NC Food Trucks L   EX   Four Sons & All Their Sons: A Passover Tale Hear the beloved story that has been a part of Passover for centuries. 8:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love The Coastline of Maine   NC   Moveable Feast with Relish 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend Highway 64 L   NC   100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations Savor the Senses   EX   To Dine for with Kate Sullivan Kimbal Musk 9:30   PBS   My Home, NC Watson Brown/ Davian Robinson/ Kudzu Goat Gang   NC   Growing a Greener World Mason Bee Revolution: How the Hardest Working Bee Can Save the World L   EX   Moveable Feast with Relish 10:00   PBS   Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct Four diverse women share the story of how they became directors and reveal what motivates them.   NC   NC Weekend Highway 64 L   EX   No Passport Required D.C.

18­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


10:30   NC   Tastemakers Atlantic Sea Farms, Portland, Maine 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure—Part 1 DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman The Cry for Mexican Independence

26 FRIDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country Italian Comfort Food Classics 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Essential Pépin Shell-ebration DV 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Sicilian Delights DV 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility Supporting Charlotte’s small businesses and combatting unemployment throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Vegetable Patch 8:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L   EX   Doc Martin Born with a Shotgun 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman   NC   Black Issues Forum 9:00   PBS   American Masters Twyla Moves DV   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Call the Midwife Episode Two Fred and Sister Monica Joan catch a woman stealing the team’s milk and learn that she is pregnant. 9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   NC   Covid Uncovered

EX   Call the Midwife Episode Three Lucille delivers a baby in an elevator and Nurse Crane gives vaccines to new students. 10:30   PBS   Beyond the Canvas The Writers World   NC   Chavis Chronicles 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

NC   NC Weekend Highway 64 L   EX   NOVA Dead Sea Scroll Detectives 9:30   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend Highway 64 L   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Buonavia 10:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L   NC   To Dine for 27 SATURDAY with Kate Sullivan Jay Shetty 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’   EX   A Chef’s Life Neighborhood Strawberry Stay at Home   NC   Moveable Feast 11:00   PBS   Growing a with Relish Greener World   EX   Carolina Creating Paradise Outdoor Journal Through a Shared Pas Barracuda Bite L sion for Gardening L 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s   NC   Classic Neighborhood DV Woodworking   NC   100 Days, Drinks, Table Lamp Dishes & Destinations   EX   Christina Cooks: Savor the Senses Back to the   EX   Expeditions with Cutting Board Patrick McMillan Breakfast of Champions Sound: The Fullness of 11:30   PBS   P. Allen Smith’s Nature, Part 1 Garden Home 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street DV Wedding Season   NC   Carolina   NC   Woodsmith Shop Outdoor Journal On the Fly-cape Lookout L Carpenter’s Toolbox   EX   Moveable Feast   EX   Exploring with Relish North Carolina Noon   PBS   gardenSMART Nature’s Classroom L The landscape architect 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s who transformed Atlanta. Neighborhood DV   NC   Les Stroud’s   NC   Great Scenic Wild Harvest Railway Journeys Cattail & Pond Lily The Boone & Scenic   EX   Legacy List Valley Railroad in Iowa with Matt Paxton   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Don’t Go in the Base Provence: Legendary ment/Morristown, NJ Light, Wind & Wine 12:30    PBS   Moveable Feast 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & with Relish Peterrific DV   NC   Weekends   NC   gardenSMART with Yankee Tiny details that make a garden special. Walk on the Wild Side 1:00   PBS   Antiques   EX   Nature Roadshow Red Fox Tales DV Vintage Louisville 2021, 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV Hour One   NC   Flavor, NC   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen Food Trucks L with Master Chefs 9:00   PBS   Rootle’s Block Jimmy Sneed Party Live! At Home   EX   NC Weekend Highway 64 L

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 19


1:30   NC   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Iowa   EX   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Iowa 2:00   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Normandy: War-torn Yet Full of Life   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Weevils vs Salvinia, angler educators, ornithology, plains playas.   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Elizabeth I: The Warrior Queen 2:30   PBS   Les Stroud’s Wild Harvest Matsutake & Wild Turkey   NC   Story in the Public Square 3:00   PBS   Great Scenic Railway Journeys The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Iowa   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Queen Anne: The Mother of Great Britain 3:30   PBS   American Woodshop Tall Counter Stools   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00   PBS   This Old House Cold Weather Landscape   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen 4:30   PBS   This Old House Tommy’s in the Kitchen   NC   Covid Uncovered 5:00   PBS   Carolina Outdoor Journal On the Fly-cape Lookout L   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Nature Red Fox Tales DV 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   Washington Week

Return to a very troubled county with the season premiere of Midsomer Murders, Saturday, March 27, 8 PM, on PBS NC.

6 PM   PBS   Song of the Mountains Johnny Counterfit/ The VW Boys   NC   Classic Gospel Statler Brothers Farewell Concert   EX   NOVA Dead Sea Scroll Detectives 7:00   PBS   As Time Goes By Judith’s New Romance   NC   Bluegrass Underground SEASON PREMIERE!   EX   Europe’s New Wild The Land of the Snow & Ice 7:30   PBS   As Time Goes By Improvements   NC   Echo Sessions The Screaming J’s 8:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders SEASON PREMIERE! Habeas Corpus, Part 1   NC   Song of the Mountains Hackensaw Boys   EX   Jazz The Adventure (1955-1960) DV 9:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Habeas Corpus, Part 2   NC   Aretha Franklin Remembered 10:00   PBS   Doc Martin Mother Knows Best   NC   Ledisi Live: A Tribute to Nina Simone Vocalist Ledisi celebrates the songs of the legendary singer, songwriter and activist.   EX   American Masters Flannery O’Connor DV

11:00   PBS   Thou Shalt Not Kill Episode Ten Monica, Lucia’s former cellmate, pays a visit and upsets the Ferro household.   NC   Austin City Limits St. Vincent 11:30   EX   Beyond the Canvas The Writers World

28 SUNDAY AM PBS   Kid Stew DV 6   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Finding Your Roots Reporting on the Reporters 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   Education Matters L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Louisville 2021, Hour One 7:30   PBS   Curious George Swings Into Spring   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L 8:00   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Elizabeth I: The Warrior Queen 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House A Queen Anne Revival   NC   Washington Week   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Queen Anne: The Mother of Great Britain

20­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House Garbage Disposal, Concrete Wall   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 10:00   PBS   Sci NC Foodie Science The microbes behind sourdough bread, farming mushrooms and seafood diversity.   NC   Covid Uncovered   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen 10:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom L   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Martin Clark: The Substitution Order L 11:00   PBS   Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Il Cenone: New Year’s Eve   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Great British Baking Show Puddings 11:30   PBS   Simply Ming Ming Tsai with Guest Carla Hall   NC   Story in the Public Square Noon   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal Winter Crappie L   EX   Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Chef Popi’s Moussaka 12:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Utah Overland   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Normandy: War-torn Yet Full of Life 1:00   PBS   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Cake & Scones   NC   Song of the Mountains Hackensaw Boys   EX   Doc Martin Mother Knows Best 1:30   PBS   Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board Rules of the Kitchen

2:00   PBS   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Tagine and Hummus   NC   Aretha Franklin Remembered   EX   Call the Midwife Episode Two Fred and Sister Monica Joan catch a woman stealing the team’s milk and learn that she is pregnant. 2:30   PBS   Cook’s Country Motor City Favorites 3:00   PBS   Pati’s Mexican Table Born in the Kitchen   NC   Ledisi Live: A Tribute to Nina Simone   EX   Call the Midwife Episode Three Lucille delivers a baby in an elevator and Nurse Crane gives vaccines to new students. 3:30   PBS   North Carolina Bookwatch Sue Monk Kidd: The Book of Longings L 4:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum   NC   Austin City Limits St. Vincent   EX   Tales From the Royal Bedchamber Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the regal bedrooms. 4:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L 5:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode One A series of events unexpectedly intertwine the lives of the Schlegels, the Wilcoxes and the Basts. 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L 6 PM   PBS   Midsomer Murders Habeas Corpus, Part 1   NC   Black Issues Forum   EX   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Two Mrs. Wilcox surprises her family with a final request for Howards End.

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

6:30   NC   American Experience Marian Anderson: Voice of Freedom DV 7:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Habeas Corpus, Part 2   EX   Nature Hippos: Africa’s River Giants 8:00   PBS   Great Performances Movies for Grownups Awards with Aarp the Magazine   EX   NOVA Saving the Dead Sea 8:30   NC   American Masters Hedy Lamarr DV 9:00   PBS   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Three Margaret receives an unexpected offer from Henry.   EX   Fast Forward. 10:00   PBS   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Four Margaret is undaunted by Henry’s past misdeeds and Helen leaves abruptly.   NC   American Experience The Codebreaker: Elizebeth Smith Friedman DV   EX   Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom L 10:30   EX   My Home, NC Sam Jones’ BBQ/Mitchell’s Clothing/Rosalia Torres Weiner—Artivist 11:00   PBS   EastEnders   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L   EX   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Louisville 2021, Hour One 11:30   NC   Comic Culture June Brigman L   PBS   EastEnders

29 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen

L = Local

Shade = Fundraiser

March | 21


6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source 7:00   PBS   Legacy List with Matt Paxton You Gotta Have Art/ Coventry, CT   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Fabulous Francis 7:30   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Provence: Legendary Light, Wind & Wine 8:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Louisville 2021, Hour Two   NC   Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct Four diverse female directors reveal what motivates them.   EX   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Three Margaret receives an unexpected offer from Henry. 9:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Meadow Brook Hall, Hour Two   NC   Flavor, NC Food Trucks L   EX   Howards End on Masterpiece Episode Four, Series Finale Margaret is undaunted by Henry’s past misdeeds and Helen leaves abruptly. 9:30   NC   NC Weekend Highway 64 L 10:00   PBS   Independent Lens ’Til Kingdom Come/ The Debate DV   NC   Wild Travels Pittsburgh’s Wacky Inventions Trade Show   EX   Jamestown Ghostly happenings reveal the Catholic spy and Samuel’s true murderer. 10:30   NC   ncIMPACT Economic Mobility L 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Finding Your Roots Reporting on the Reporters 11:30   PBS   Amanpour & Company

Faith, power and money collide in Independent Lens Til Kingdom Come/The Debate, Monday, March 29, 10 PM, on PBS NC.

30 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Essential Pépin Rollin’ in Dough DV 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Cook’s Country Tacos Two Ways 7:00   PBS   Flavor, NC BBQ: Heritage Hogs L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Scotland’s Highlands DV 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Highway 64 L   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Christmas Celebrations Around the Globe 8:00   PBS   Finding Your Roots Freedom Tales   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Sue Monk Kidd: The Book of Longings L

EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Palace Secrets The Tower of London & Hampton Court 8:30   NC   Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations Tomato Fest 9:00   PBS   American Experience PREMIERE! The Blinding of Isaac Woodard DV   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Lake Mineral Wells trails, Packery Channel surfers.   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album How the British royal family shaped their image with photography. 9:30   NC   Daytripper Texas Revolution Road Trip L 10:00   NC   Connected: A Search for Unity The Goodlands   EX   Tales From the Royal Bedchamber Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the regal bedrooms.

Respect the vets and watch American Experience The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Tuesday, March 30, 9 PM, on PBS NC. 22­ | March­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


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Before they’re gone, catch Extinction: The Facts, Wednesday, March 31, 8 PM, on PBS NC.

11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure—Part 2 DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Peru: People of the Altiplano

31 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   My Home, NC Sam Jone’s BBQ/ Mitchell’s Clothing/Rosalia Torres Weiner—Artivist 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Scotland’s Islands DV 7:30   PBS   Covid Uncovered   EX   Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Scotland—Loch Ness Monster, Highland Dancing 8:00   PBS   Extinction: The Facts PREMIERE! David Attenborough explores the consequences of extinction.   NC   America’s Heartland Saving Historic Windmills & Rural Churches   EX   Essential Pépin Rollin’ in Dough DV

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