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05/2017 Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth • Curious George • Song of the Mountains

JAMES BEARD AMERICA’S

FIRST FOODIE

Premieres Friday, May 19, 9 PM

Enjoy a “Chef’s Flight” of four documentaries about our most iconic chefs—James Beard: America’s First Foodie, Julia! America’s Favorite Chef, Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft and Alice Waters & Her Delicious Revolution—this month from American Masters and member-supported UNC-TV.


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CELEBRATE READ-A-ROO’S BIG BIRTHDAY! 10th Annual Big Birthday Bash, Saturday, June 3 Read-a-roo’s birthday party is our biggest Kids Club event of the year! Celebrate her big day in an extra big way, Saturday, June 3, at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher in Kure Beach! And Read-a-roo Friends Level Members are invited to an exclusive birthday celebration, including access to a private party room with refreshments and activities. Best of all, Roo will be there, along with a surprise PBS KIDS Guest Star, for hugs and high fives!

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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—Curious George (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—Curious George (weekends, until 4 PM) DV 1:30 WordWorld DV

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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

CURIOUS GEORGE SWINGS INTO SPRING! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM This month, Read-a-roo welcomes Curious George back to the Block Party with the seasonal special Curious George Swings into Spring, Saturday, May 6, at 7 AM and 1 PM! Catch your favorite answer-seeking simian every weekend this month on Read-a-roo’s Block Party!

BRING ON THE STEM WITH NATURE CAT Connect to the natural world and join PBS KIDS “backyard explorer extraordinaire” Nature Cat for a fun day of nature excursions and discovery! Come meet and greet Nature Cat, participate in fun science activities and more! Visit unc.tv/kidsevents for details. • May 6, 10 AM-2 PM—Discovery Place Kids 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham, 910-997-5266 • May 20, 9 AM-Noon—Discovery Place Nature 1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, 704-372-6261 • June 3, 10 AM-2 PM—Discovery Place Kids 105 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, 704-372-6261

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evening&weekend listings Londoners give up all their mod cons on Victorian Slum House, premiering Tuesday, May 2, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV .

1 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  EX Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose Egypt: Quest for the Lord of the Nile  NC  BBC World News America Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Belgium: Bruges & Brussels  NC  Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel interviews fascinating personalities. 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Chicken Lickin  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Saguenay-Lac St. Jean— A Whale of a Good Time on the Fjord 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Virginia Beach, Part 2  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Leeds Castle  NC  Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Corpus Christi, Part 1  EX Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth II Biographers and historians share how a young princess became a great queen.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Ace Basin: A Conservation Miracle 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina The Moving Show 10:00  TV Independent Lens National Bird Learn about the U.S. drone war. DV  NC  Genius by Stephen Hawking Can We Time Travel? 10:30  EX Changing Face of... The Queen Changes of the Queen’s image and wardrobe reveal the royal family’s story. 4­ | May

1:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 1 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Rick Steves’ Europe North Wales: Feisty & Poetic

8:00  TV Victorian Slum House Premiere! The 1860s History comes alive as 21st-century Londoners live as Victorian poor in an East End tenement.  EX Africa’s Great 2 TUESDAY Civilizations 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour The Atlantic Age/  EX Taste of Louisiana Commerce and the with Chef John Folse Clash of Civilizations DV & Co.  NC  Moving North Carolina France: The Ursulines Follow the story of trans  NC  BBC World News portation in our state. America 9:00  TV Ripley: Katty Kay shares unique Believe It or Not— global perspectives. American Experience 6:30  EX Mexico— See how the eccentric One Plate at a Time entrepreneur created an with Rick Bayless entertainment empire. DV Examining the Yucatan’s  EX Gorongosa Park— Abundant Natural Rebirth of Paradise Resources Lion Mystery/  NC  Nightly Business Elephant Whisperer Report  NC  City in the Sky 7:00  TV Nightly Business Departure Report 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Second Chance Kids What French Riviera: does a landmark Supreme Uniquely Chic Court ruling mean for juve  NC  Charlie Rose niles in prison for murder? 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  EX Operation Wild Walking Fish CSF—Beaufort A clever idea may help save  EX Smart Travels— giant pandas; a gorilla gets Europe with Rudy Maxa a life-changing operation. Greek Islands  NC  America Revealed Food Machine 11:00  TV Waiting for God Trouble With Men  EX Travelscope Madhya Pradesh— India’s Rural Heart DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks On the Trail of a Living Fossil

Follow the Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth II, Monday, May 1, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.


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3 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Leeds Castle  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz & Warsaw  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Green Plant Show See how plants determine what is a shadow.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Vikings, Puffins & Ponies 8:00  TV Nature Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 1  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Campeche— Tale of a Pirate City  NC  Reel South Deep Run A teen finds the courage to emerge as a strong-willed transgender man. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Eggplant Extravaganza 9:00  TV NOVA Super Tunnel See the construction of a massive, new London subway.  EX Lucky Chow Bay Area’s Pacific Rim Cuisine  NC  Independent Lens Kumu Hina A transgender teacher in Hawaii inspires a tomboy to lead a male hula troupe. 9:30  EX Family Ingredients Japan: Miso Soup DV 10:00  TV Plants Behaving Badly Murder & Mayhem Examine the behavior of carnivorous plants.  EX The Great British Baking Show Masterclass 4  NC  POV From this Day Forward Join a family as a parent comes out as transgender. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Up Captain Peacock Cunning carnivorous flora star on Plants Behaving Badly, Wednesday, May 3, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Lord Howe Island 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour

4 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Ermioni  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Garden of Dreams DV  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Budapest: The Best of Hungary  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Mule Rider/Bodie Island Lighthouse  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa French Riviera 8:00  TV My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth/Glass Artist Ronnie Hughes  EX Curious Traveler Curious Loire Valley  NC  Folkways: An Overview of Folklife 1997 Special 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fort Bragging Rights  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Frankenmuth— Michigan’s Little Bavaria 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up across NC this weekend.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Vikings, Puffins & Ponies

See Nature Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Part 1, Wednesday, May 3, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  The Last One Late colorful character Popcorn Sutton shares the craft of liquor distillation. 9:30  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Duck Decoy Maker Durham’s Ben Heinemann showcases exquisite work.  EX Travels with Darley Wyoming National Forests 10:00  TV Ultimate Restorations The Schooner Coronet: Racing Into History  EX Dream of Italy Piedmont/Lake Iseo  NC  Prince of Dark Corners Learn about Appalachian outlaw Lewis Redmond. 10:30  EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle Explore Hawaii’s North Shore and natural Oahu. DV 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Violet’s Country Cottage  EX Travelscope Crossing the Swiss Alps DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Kickin’ West on Route 66

5 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History George Washington’s Tent  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Chachi’s Champoton Kitchen  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Sevilla  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Burgundy & Loire Regions May | 5


evening&weekend listings 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Doc Martin Rescue Me  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row Media strategist Marc Rotterman discusses state and national politics and policy.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Randall Kenan— The Carolina Table 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts  Chocolates 9:00  TV Latin Music USA The Chicano Wave/ Divas & Superstars  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death Do Us Part  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events. 10:00  EX Father Brown The Resurrectionists  NC  Common Ground Kelly McCullen discusses current issues with top NC policymakers. 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Tattoo Archive 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Scone Palace  EX Travelscope Victoria, Australia DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Cruising on the Mother Road

6 SATURDAY 6:00  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan South Texas— A Hint of the Tropics  NC  Biographical Conversations with Jesse Helms Part 1 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Story in Quarries 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Joe Albea and John Moore share top moments from this long-running series. 6­ | May

 NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum 8:00  TV Splash & Bubbles  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Living Collections 8:30  TV Curious George DV  EX Southern Accents Asheville  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line 9:00  TV Nature Cat  EX Flying to the Ends of the Earth The Himalayas  NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Unconditional Love/ Atlantic Beach Pie/ Dressed for Success 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Fire in the Belly  NC  Folkways Traditions of the Cherokee Indians 10:30  TV Southern Accents Pine Mountain, GA  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Chocolate Dreams, Cacao Fantasies  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Flute Maker Meet Asheville’s Geri Littlejohn. 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World The 50-Mile Bouquet: Why Local Matters  EX Taste of History The Moravians of Bethlehem  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Viceless Devices DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home No Passport Necessary DV  EX From the Vineyard Gregory/Yadkin Valley Bus Tour  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Boxes & Chests

Noon  TV The Best of Almanac Gardener Pollinator Paradise Garden/Controlling Rose Rosette Disease  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Delhi & Agra, India  NC  Growing a Greener World In the Garden with Margaret Roach: New York 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Michael Martin Murphey  EX Desert Speaks Jaguars & Vaqueros  NC  The Best of Almanac Gardener Pollinator Paradise Garden/Controlling Rose Rosette Disease 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Virginia Beach, Part 2  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Great German Cities Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt & Nürnberg  NC  Reel South Deep Run A teen finds the courage to emerge as a strong-willed transgender man. 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Florentine Delights & Tuscan Side Trips  NC  Independent Lens Kumu Hina A transgender teacher in Hawaii inspires a tomboy to lead a male hula troupe. 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Southern Ethiopia—Tribal Lands & Primeval People DV

3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Metal Shaper  EX Andre Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands.  NC  Independent Lens Wilhemina’s War A grandmother helps her family through HIV and AIDS. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Home Trims 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Staked Furniture DV  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Detroit—Fixing the Fascia  EX Daniel O’Donnell: Back Home Again Ireland’s classic crooner performs signature hits and traditional tunes in Dublin.


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Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls and Joan Baez are Four Voices, part of Great Performances: Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration, Saturday, May 6, at 6 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 NC  Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for White Perch  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show 25th Anniversary  EX Great Performances: Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration Join Indigo Girls, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris and more.  NC  Folkways Music of Surry County 6:30  NC  Shakori Hills Concert Series Southern Culture on the Skids 7:00  TV As Time Goes By A Trip to Los Angeles 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Dealing With Sally 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 1  EX Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage.  NC  Song of the Mountains Lost Creek Band/ April Verch 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Original Collard Sandwich 9:00  TV Coroner The Captain’s Pipe  NC  David Holt’s State of Music The Krüger Brothers

9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions South Memphis String Band: Luther Dickinson, Jimbo Mathus & Alvin Youngblood Hart 9:50   TV SciTech—Shorts Biltmore Science 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Man Overboard, Part 2  EX Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30 This special 30th anniversary edition features Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, k.d. lang, Elvis Costello and more.  NC  Live from the Artists Den Zac Brown Band 11:00  TV Tunnel Police may have a lead, as the killer’s actions escalate in his fifth and final “truth.”  NC  Austin City Limits Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild Celebrate the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.

7 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West NC Closer to Truth What Exists? 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 Food Hour: Provence, France  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman The financial advisor says “not yet” to a couple about to say “I do.”

7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George DV  EX Egypt Beyond the Pyramids Cairo, Undercover DV  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV WordGirl DV  NC  Common Ground 9:00  TV This Old House Detroit—Fixing the Fascia  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations The Atlantic Age/ Commerce & the Clash of Civilizations DV  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Alaska Generator/ Wood Floor  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Fort Bragging Rights  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Lion Mystery/ Elephant Whisperer  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Randall Kenan— The Carolina Table 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Green Plant Show See how plants determine what is a shadow.  NC  Well Read Mohsin Hamid—Exit West 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for White Perch  EX Operation Wild A clever idea may help save giant pandas; a gorilla gets a life-changing operation.  NC  Poetry Live Reynolds Price/ Cathy Smith Bowers 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Science of Race  NC  Poetry Live Robert Morgan/ Shelby Stephenson Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Randall Kenan— The Carolina Table  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope France—Bordeaux DV  NC  Novel Sounds: American Fiction in the Age of Rock Keynote Roundtable: Rock & Literature I

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evening&weekend listings Postman Spencer Wilson gives Noah Lakin a lift on the final episode of Home Fires Season 2 on Masterpiece, Sunday, May 7, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

2:30  TV Flavor, NC 1 Bakers Peanuts  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Flowering of the Llamas 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food The Goods on Gluten Free  EX A Place to Call Home Too Old to Dream Olivia dreams about her encounter with Lloyd.  NC  Generation of Change Emerging from the Great Depression and WWII, new leaders shaped NC’s future. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Gulf 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Baked Alaska Showstopper  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death Defying Acts  NC  Terry Sanford: Life & Legacy The NC governor, senator and Duke University president shares his story. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country A Taste of Tennessee 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Vegan with Adam Sobel  EX Agatha Christie’s Poirot Four & Twenty Blackbirds  NC  State of Mine: The Jim Hunt Story Take an in-depth look at the life and legacy of NC’s only four-term governor. 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen More Italian American Favorites 4:00  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Alan Goes to College  EX Father Brown The Standing Stones  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30  TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Smoke in a Hurry  NC  Our State Surrounded by Silence/ What Say You 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Miss Fisher Uncovered Go behind the scenes of the highly acclaimed mysteries.  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 8­ | May

5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Do Not Disturb  EX Salute to Vienna Frederica von Stade hosts this lavish music and dance gala from the Konzerthaus.  NC  Black Issues Forum Science of Race 6:30  NC Black America Social Media with Marcus Mabry 6:50   TV SciTech—Shorts Biltmore Science 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Somewhere Beyond the Sea Sarah goes to Sydney; Jack keeps an eye on Rene.  NC  A Chef’s Life The World Is Your Oyster 7:30  NC  Flavor, NC Hybrid Striped Bass 7:50  TV My Home, NC Shorts The Original Collard Sandwich 8:00  TV Call the Midwife The Nonnatus family unites to provide the best care for Sister Mary Cynthia.  EX Andre Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands.  NC  Voices of North Carolina NCSU professor Walt Wolfram examines our state’s diverse dialects. 9:00  TV Home Fires Season 2 on Masterpiece Everyone prepares for a wedding.  NC  Carolina Brogue Take a lively tour of the dialect and culture of the Outer Banks.

9:30  EX Rick Steves Special A Symphonic Journey Join the Cascade Symphony for a visit to seven countries.  NC  Indian by Birth The Lumbee Dialect 10:00  TV Wolf Hall on Masterpiece Episode 6 Cromwell must do away with Henry’s second queen, Anne Boleyn.  NC  Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi The Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon DV 10:30  NC  Equitrekking Carolinas 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five The Utah Symphony serenades the state’s five majestic national parks.  NC  Our State Unconditional Love/ Atlantic Beach Pie/ Dressed for Success 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Native Report Landscape Photographer DV

8 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Operation Wild A clever idea may help save giant pandas; a gorilla gets a life-changing operation.  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Lisbon & the Algarve  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Ramp-ing Up to Spring  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Florida Keys & Key West


visit unctv.org 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Virginia Beach, Part 3  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Arundel Castle  NC  Exploring North Carolina Where Rivers Are Born 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Living Collections 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Corpus Christi, Part 2  EX Secrets of the Tower of London Go behind the ancient walls of this nearly 1,000-year-old formidable fortress.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Hidden Side of Table Rock 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina The Space Travel Show: Jim Lovell The astronaut returns to the site of his training in the 1960s. 10:00  TV Independent Lens The Prison in Twelve Landscapes Explore places where prisons affect lives.  EX Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace Discover the ultimate Royal pleasure palace— unique Hampton Court.  NC  Genius by Stephen Hawking Are We Alone? 11:00  TV Film School Shorts Reality Bites Look at life on a Bachelor-style reality television program.  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Investigation DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

9 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Cajun: Expulsion from Nova Scotia  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Seafood Dream  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Bath & York  NC  Charlie Rose

1:00  TV Waiting for God 1 Harvey the Priest  EX Travelscope Tasmania, Australia DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Desert Treasures

10 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Arundel Castle  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Medieval arms expert Tobias Capwell Report wields swords with host Dan Jones at 7:00  TV Nightly Business Arundel Castle on Secrets of Great Report British Castles, Monday, May 8,  EX Rick Steves’ Europe at 8 PM, on The Explorer Channel. North Wales: Feisty & Poetic 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  NC  Charlie Rose State Farmers Market— 7:30  TV SciTech Now Raleigh North Carolina  EX Smart Travels— The Space Travel Show: Europe with Rudy Maxa Jim Lovell The astronaut Berlin returns to the site of his 8:00  TV Victorian Slum House training in the 1960s. The 1870s The slum dwell-  EX Born To Explore ers toil to fulfill their factory with Richard Wiese work expectations. Indonesia: Orangutans—  EX Africa’s Great People of the Forest Civilizations 8:00  TV Nature Commerce & the Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, Clash of Civilizations DV Part 2  NC  Great Smoky  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Mountains Railways Ancient Yucatan with Travel the beautiful counMy Boys tryside of Western NC.  NC  February One 8:30  NC  Chasing the Clouds: Experience events at a The Story of Smith Greensboro Woolworth’s Reynolds Airport that changed history. Learn about Winston 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Salem’s beloved airport. Lebanese Kitchen 9:00  TV Bonnie & Clyde: Street Food Star, Shawarma American Experience DV Follow the true story of the 9:00  TV NOVA most famous outlaw couple Arctic Ghost Ship Explore in U.S. history. DV the Franklin Expedition,  EX Gorongosa Park— 160 years after vanishing Rebirth of Paradise while charting the North Elephant Whisperer west Passage.  NC  City in the Sky  EX Lucky Chow Airborne Explore what it Chinatown, Reimagined takes to keep planes func  NC  Reel South tioning and safe. Counter Histories: Rock Hill 10:00  TV FRONTLINE SC’s “Friendship 9” fought Poverty, Politics & Profit segregation laws in 1961. Probe the billions spent on 9:30  EX Family Ingredients housing the poor. Puerto Rico:  EX Operation Wild Arroz con Gandule DV Pioneering medicine  NC  An Unlikely Friendship transforms ways to tend to See how a Klan leader and animals. an outspoken black activist  NC  America Revealed develop a friendship. Nation on the Move Yul Kwon journeys across the country by air, road and rail. May | 9


evening&weekend listings 10:00  TV Plants Behaving Badly Sex & Lies Revel in the beauty of orchids and examine their shapely pollinator-attracting flowers.  EX The World’s Most Expensive Food Part 1  NC  Independent Lens Accidental Courtesy An African-American musician attempts to change the minds of KKK members. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Cold Store  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour

11 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Loutraki  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen It’s Taboulie Time DV  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Edinburgh  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Lighter than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Munich & Bavaria 8:00  TV My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati/Salem Street Drum Company/Highland Brewing Company/Hospital to Home/Villa Verde  EX Curious Traveler Curious Venice  NC  The Outer Banks NC’s Coastal Treasure 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Two Lakes & a Pond  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Beach Camping in Florida  NC  Lumina: Remembering the Light Discover Wrightsville Beach’s legendary, but long lost site for summer fun. 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Indonesia: Orangutans— People of the Forest 10­ | May

DG Martin welcomes Donna Everhart to North Carolina Bookwatch, Friday, May 12, at 8:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:30  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Tool Maker: Seth Gould  EX Travels with Darley Illinois: Route 66 & Midewin  NC  Ribbon of Sand Meryl Streep narrates this look at the Cape Lookout National Seashore. 10:00  TV Ultimate Restorations The Lysander: Canada’s Unsung Hero Visit Ottawa’s Vintage Wings Museum.  EX Dream of Italy Puglia  NC  Fort Fisher Hermit: The Life & Death of Robert E. Harrill Explore the life and suspicious death of a man who became a tourist attraction. 10:30  EX Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle St. Thomas, USVI DV 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances How To Go on Holiday Without Really Trying  EX Travelscope Swiss Roots DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Peru’s Amazon Desert

12 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History When America Spoke French Learn the history of ice cream in Philadelphia.  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Merida—Exploring with the Locals  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Amalfi Coast  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Salzburg & the Lakes District 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Doc Martin The Shock of the New  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Donna Everhart—The Education of Dixie Dupree 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Virgils Taqueria 9:00  TV Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize Celebrate the enduring career of this comedic actor.  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Cocaine Blues  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  EX Father Brown The Sins of the Father  NC  Common Ground 10:30  TV Vicious Wedding  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Muddy Creek Bistro 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow WWI Special  EX Travelscope New Brunswick’s Acadian Festival DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru

13 SATURDAY 6:00  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan South Texas—The Border  NC  Biographical Conversations with Jesse Helms Part 2 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Buffers 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics


visit unctv.org 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Stripers Deep  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Stripers Deep 8:00  TV Splash & Bubbles  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Two Coasts, Part 1 8:30  TV Curious George DV  EX Southern Accents Chattanooga, TN  NC  Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Two Coasts, Part 2 9:00  TV Nature Cat  EX Flying to the Ends of the Earth Australia & Papua  NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State The Sweetest Sound/ Gause Tomb 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Captain Haddock  NC  Folkways Coastal Carvers 10:30  TV Southern Accents Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Dreaming of Sustainable Agriculture  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Duck Decoy Maker Durham’s Ben Heinemann showcases exquisite work. 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Dominica: Island Ingenuity in Sustainability  EX Taste of History James K. Polk: The Dark Horse President  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Daring Diagonal Dovetails DV

11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Super Foods, Super Recipes DV  EX From the Vineyard Hinnant/Lu Mil Winery  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Chip Carving

Noon  TV The Best of Almanac Gardener Gardening in the Shade/ Growing Asparagus  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Rajasthan  NC  Growing a Greener World The Weekend Farmer: Beyond the Garden— The Basics of Starting a Small Farm 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Successful Florida Woman Rancher  EX Desert Speaks Utah’s Slick Rock Country  NC  The Best of Almanac Gardener Gardening in the Shade/ Growing Asparagus 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Virginia Beach, Part 3  EX Rick Steves’ Hidden Europe The Alpine’s Hallstatt/ Hydra, Greece  NC  February One Experience events at a Greensboro Woolworth’s that changed history. 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Regal & Intimate  NC  Reel South Counter Histories: Rock Hill SC’s “Friendship 9” fought segregation laws in 1961. 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northern Ethiopia— Ancient History & Spiritual Present DV  NC  Independent Lens Accidental Courtesy An African-American musician attempts to change the minds of KKK members. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Woodworker: John Wilson  EX National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five The Utah Symphony serenades the state’s five majestic national parks. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Recycled Trestle Table 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show DV  EX Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and others salute the acclaimed filmmaker.  NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Detroit—A Mason Steps Up  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week

5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Tribute to Bing  EX Best of Trains Around North America Experience unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads.  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Shemekia Copeland/ Whitehorse/Mavericks 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Problems, Problems  NC  Live from the Dennison Lodge Donna Hughes 7:30  TV As Time Goes By A House Full of Women 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 2 Barnaby’s scandal-plagued former colleague turns up bludgeoned to death.  EX Hamilton’s America Explore the creation of this pop culture Broadway phenomenon and its backstory.  NC  Song of the Mountains Slim Pickins/Hackensaw Boys 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Call of the Stache 9:00  TV Coroner Life  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Doyle Lawson/ St. John Unity Choir 9:30  NC  Folkways Gospel Music 9:50   TV SciTech—Shorts Mystery of Carolina Bays 10:00  TV Death in Paradise In the Footsteps of a Killer  EX Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session with Carl Perkins George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and Rosanne Cash pay tribute to Carl Perkins in 1983.  NC  Infinity Hall Live Tedeschi Trucks Band 11:00  TV Tunnel French police capture, then lose the prime suspect.  NC  Austin City Limits Gary Clark Jr./ Courtney Barnett 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe Savor classic cuisine in Galicia, Rome and Greece, and sip wine in Burgundy. May | 11


evening&weekend listings 14 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South NC Closer to Truth How Did the Universe Begin? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman Creditworthy Advice 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George DV  EX Egypt Beyond the Pyramids The Gathering Storm DV  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV WordGirl DV  NC  Common Ground 9:00  TV This Old House Detroit—A Mason Steps Up  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Commerce & the Clash of Civilizations DV  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Clogged Pipe/ Convection Heat  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Two Lakes & a Pond  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Elephant Whisperer  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Donna Everhart—The Education of Dixie Dupree 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Space Travel Show: Jim Lovell The astronaut returns to the site of his training in the 1960s.  NC  Well Read Laurie Frankel— This Is How It Always Is 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Lake James Smallmouth  EX Operation Wild Pioneering medicine transforms ways to tend to animals.  NC  Poetry Live Gerald Barrax/ Rebecca McClanahan

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Tim Pigott-Smith stars in King Charles III on Masterpiece, exploring the Prince of Wales’ ascent to the throne, Sunday, May 14, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Images of Black Dads in Life & Pictures  NC  Poetry Live Kathryn Stripling Byer/ Chuck Sullivan Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Donna Everhart—The Education of Dixie Dupree  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan’s Penghu Islands DV  NC  Novel Sounds: American Fiction in the Age of Rock Rock & Race 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Topo Distillery  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Sweet Tooth Satisfiers  EX A Place to Call Home Living in the Shadow Rene remains cold to Sarah following the revelation that she’s carrying George’s baby.  NC  Voices of North Carolina NCSU professor Walt Wolfram examines North Carolina’s diverse dialects. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Pennsylvania Dutch 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Italian Chicken  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder & the Maiden  NC  Carolina Brogue Take a lively tour of the dialect and culture of the Outer Banks.

2:30  TV Cook’s Country The Devil Made Me Do It  NC  Indian by Birth The Lumbee Dialect 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Just 5 Ingredients  EX Agatha Christie’s Poirot The Third Floor Flat  NC  Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi The Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon Mickela joins a Native-American Pow Wow with the Lumbee Tribe and learns about their challenges. DV 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Olive Oil  NC  Equitrekking Carolinas 4:00  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Jose Andres  EX Father Brown The Paradise of Thieves  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 4:30  TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke Tropical Smoke  NC  Our State Edenton/Bonsai/Balloons 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Midsomer Conversation with John Nettles The show’s star reflects upon his 13 seasons playing Tom Barnaby.  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin The Wrong Goodbye  EX Rick Steves’ Italy: Cities of Dreams Tour the ancient glories and back-street riches of Rome, Venice and Florence.  NC  Black Issues Forum Images of Black Dads in Life & Pictures 6:30  NC  Black America #blackperspectivesmatter with Tonya Pinki 6:50   TV SciTech—Shorts Mystery of Carolina Bays 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Too Old To Dream Olivia dreams about her encounter with Lloyd.  NC  A Chef’s Life Muscadine Time 7:30  NC  Flavor, NC Table Grapes 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Call of the Stache


visit unctv.org 0:00  TV Independent Lens 1 Forever Pure  EX Tales of Irish Castles The Normans Are Coming  NC  Genius by Stephen Hawking Why Are We Here? 11:00  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Secrets DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

16 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Cajun: Louisiana’s Cajuns  NC  BBC World News 15 MONDAY America 6:30  EX Mexico— 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour One Plate at a Time  EX Operation Wild with Rick Bayless Pioneering medicine A Chef’s Path transforms ways to tend  NC  Nightly Business to animals. Report  NC  BBC World News 7:00  TV Nightly Business America Report 6:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Naples & Pompeii Milan & Lake Como NC  Nightly Business  NC  Charlie Rose Report 7:30  TV Flavor, NC 7:00  TV Nightly Business Apple Brandy Beef— Report North Wilkesboro, NC  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Smart Travels— 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Europe with Rudy Maxa Eggs a Dozen Ways Vienna &the Danube  EX Family Travel 8:00  TV Victorian Slum House with Colleen Kelly The 1880s Upper-class Pennsylvania Camping— visitors visit the slum and Lancaster, Gettysburg & the participants realize how Hershey precarious their situation is. 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow  EX Life on the Reef Orlando, Part 1 Episode 1 Tourists enjoy  EX Secrets of Great perfect weather; humpBritish Castles back whales give birth; fire Dover Castle, Kent destroys a yacht.  NC  Exploring  NC  Speedbird: The HisNorth Carolina tory of Piedmont Airlines Cafeteria Line Former employees, family 8:30  NC  Exploring members and historians North Carolina recall our state’s once Long Parks great airline. 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow 9:00  TV American Epic Corpus Christi, Part 3 The Big Bang The Carter  EX Secrets of Family and others record the Six Wives the first R&B songs and Divorced Examine Henry modern country music in VIII’s happy marriage to first the 1920s. wife, Katherine of Aragon.  EX Gorongosa Park—  NC  Expeditions with Rebirth of Paradise Patrick McMillan New Blood/Hidden Worlds The Longleaf Empire—  NC  City in the Sky Apalachicola National Arrival Complex global Forest networks and amazing tech 9:30  NC  SciTech Now get passengers safely back North Carolina on the ground. Microscopic Creatures A new type of UV light may help fight drug-resistant bacterial infections.

Rapper Nas joins Jack White and band for On the Road Again, recreating the 1928 Memphis Jug Band recording, on American Epic The Big Bang, Tuesday, May 16, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV Call the Midwife Dr. Turner helps the Mullucks with the stresses of caring for a disabled child.  EX Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years & Circlin’ Back Vince Gill, Jackson Browne and more salute the band’s musical milestones and hits.  NC  North Carolina’s Mountain Treasures Visit some of our state’s most beautiful and magical peak destinations 8:30  NC  Old Salem: Keeping the Faith Discover the Moravians and their influence in our state. 9:00  TV King Charles III on Masterpiece In this adaptation of the Tony-nominated play, Tim Pigott-Smith stars as the prince who would be king. 9:30  EX Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance.  NC  The Outer Banks North Carolina’s Coastal Treasure 10:00  NC  Lumina: Remembering the Light Discover Wrightsville Beach’s legendary, but long lost site for summer fun. 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Transatlantic Sessions Resophonic guitar great Jerry Douglas and fiddle virtuoso Aly Bain perform with Alison Krauss and James Taylor.  NC  Our State The Sweetest Sound/ Gause Tomb 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Native Report Sixth Generation Master Quilt-Maker

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evening&weekend listings 0:00  TV FRONTLINE 1 American Patriot See how the Bundy family’s fight against the government invigorated armed militias.  EX Operation Wild Witness an elephant’s extreme dentistry and a giant tortoise’s keyhole surgery.  NC  Traveling in the ‘70s Explore the changes in travel over the past 50 years. 11:00  TV Waiting for God Bungee Jumping  EX Travelscope Germany’s Winter Carnival DV

 NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks The People of Peru’s Cloud Forest

17 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Castle Builders Masters & Masons: Meet the Castle Builders DV  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Tuscany’s Dolce Vita  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Microscopic Creatures A new type of UV light may help fight drug-resistant bacterial infections.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Canada: The Mighty Polar Bear Migration 8:00  TV Nature Animal Misfits Discover odd creatures that seem ill-equipped for survival. DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Izamal—Gold & God  NC  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. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Stop & Smell the Roses DV  NC  Spectrum: A Story of the Mind Travel into the rich sensory experience of autism and sensory perception.

See how the Bundy family energized militias on FRONTLINE, Tuesday, May 16, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:00  TV NOVA Chinese Chariot Revealed Archaeology enables ancient chariots to be rebuilt.  EX Lucky Chow Japan: Food as Fetish  NC  Independent Lens Autism in Love Four adults on the autism spectrum navigate romance. DV 9:30  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang A Legend Is Born DV 10:00  TV Food— Delicious Science We Are What We Eat  EX The World’s Most Expensive Food Part 2 10:30  NC  Dreamers Theater Cognitively-challenged teens and young adults stage an original musical. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Wedding Bells  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

7:30  TV Our State Orchids/Scenes from 64/ The Southern Wild  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Milan & Lake Como 8:00  TV My Home, NC Endurance Seafood/Connor Stroud/Kings BBQ, FARM Cafe/The Avett Brothers: Joe Kwon  EX Curious Traveler Curious Kotor  NC  Voices of North Carolina NCSU professor Walt Wolfram examines North Carolina’s diverse dialects. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Invaders Among Us  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Amelia Island—Turtle Escapades, Shrimping Adventures & Petanque Play 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Canada: The Mighty Polar Bear Migration  NC  First Language—The Race to Save Cherokee The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians fights to revitalize its native language. 9:30  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Chocolatiers Dan and Jael Rattigan show off their Asheville chocolate factory.  EX Travels with Darley Illinois: Ottawa & Beyond 10:00  TV Let There Be Light Artists create stained glass windows for the Washington National Cathedral.  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Bali—Crafting with Spirit

18 THURSDAY 6 PM TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Ancient Olympia  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Meet Me at the Market  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Great Hill Towns  NC  Charlie Rose Sink your teeth into Food—Delicious Science, Wedesday, May 17, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

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visit unctv.org  NC  Biographical Conversations with John Hope Franklin Part 1 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Long-bellied Friends 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Popping Cork Specs Explore the stunning stained glass art of the Washington National Cathedral  NC  Carolina on Let There Be Light, Thursday, May 18, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. Outdoor Journal Popping Cork Specs 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  Rising Voices/ 8:00  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  North Carolina Hothaninpi  EX North Carolina Bookwatch The Lakota’s disappearing Weekend John Claude Bemis— native tongue shows how  NC  Exploring Out of Abaton: languages die. North Carolina The Wooden Prince 10:30  EX Weekends Native Intelligence 8:50  EX North Carolina with Yankee 8:30  TV Curious George Weekend—Shorts The Coast Discover the  EX Southern Accents Historic Halifax beach town of Ogunquit, Atlanta 9:00  TV American Masters: ME, boat building in New  NC  Exploring James Beard— port, RI, and more. North Carolina America’s First Foodie 11:00  TV Keeping Up On the Border Premiere! Meet the man Appearances 9:00  TV Nature Cat who started it all and set Richard’s New Hobby  EX Flying to the the standard by which all  EX Travelscope Ends of the Earth fine chefs are judged. Thailand—Rediscovering The Great Northern  EX Miss Fisher’s Bangkok DV Wilderness Murder Mysteries  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  North Carolina Murder on the Ballarat Train 11:30  TV BBC World News Weekend  NC  Front Row  EX Desert Speaks 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV 9:30  NC  Washington Week Medieval Drought in the  NC  Our State 10:00  TV American Masters: Southwest Surrounded by Silence/ Julia! America’s What Say You Favorite Chef 10:00  TV North Carolina 19 FRIDAY  EX Father Brown Weekend The Wrath of Baron Samdi  EX New Scandinavian 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour    N C  Common Ground  EX Taste of History Cooking 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Orchids, Herbs & Rum Rain & Rainbows Review in Jamaica  NC  Folkways 10:50  EX North Carolina  NC  BBC World News Workers in Wood Weekend—Shorts America 10:30  TV Southern Accents Umstead Tea 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table American Queen Celestun—Coastal Cooking 11:00  TV British Antiques Steamboat Roadshow  NC  Nightly Business  EX Mexico— Royal Agriculture University Report One Plate at a Time Cirencester, Part 2 7:00  TV Nightly Business with Rick Bayless  EX Travelscope Report Pit Cooking, Sacred Thailand—From Golden  EX Rick Steves’ Europe & Smoky Triangle to White Sands DV  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy Salzburg & Surroundings  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Charlie Rose The Wood Turner Meet 11:30  TV BBC World News 7:30  TV North Carolina Avery County’s Alan Hollar.  EX Desert Speaks Weekend 11:00  TV Growing a  Of Drought & Fire  EX Smart Travels— Greener World Europe with Rudy Maxa Beyond Organic Sicily Gardening: the Principles 20 SATURDAY 8:00  TV Washington Week of Permaculture 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’  EX Doc Martin  EX Taste of History Neighborhood DV It’s Good to Talk George Washington’s Tent  EX Expeditions with  NC  North Carolina  NC  The Woodwright’s Patrick McMillan Weekend Shop with Roy Underhill Frogs—Spring’s Shop Class Tabouret DV Symphony in Peril May | 15


evening&weekend listings “American Songster” Dom Flemons is the guest on David Holt’s State of Music, Saturday, May 20, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Leaders in the Field DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Chachi’s Champoton Kitchen  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Good Fences Noon  TV The Best of Almanac Gardener Moss Gardening/ Troubleshooting Houseplant Problems  EX Rudy Maxa’s World 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Istanbul, Turkey Shop with Roy Underhill  NC  Growing a Rocky Bentwood Cradle Greener World Show, Part 2 DV Bountiful Harvest:  NC  Front Row Birmingham, AL 12:30  TV America’s Heartland 4:30  TV This Old House Detroit—Stain Glass Revival Soybeans for  NC  Charlie Rose— Overseas Trade The Week  EX Desert Speaks 5:00  TV Carolina Into the Swell: Utah’s Outdoor Journal High Desert Summer Black Drum  NC  The Best of  EX Visions of Italy, Almanac Gardener Southern Style Moss Gardening/ Explore this beautiful Troubleshooting less-traveled region. Houseplant Problems  NC  PBS NewsHour 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Weekend Orlando, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Italy: Weekend Cities of Dreams
 Tour the ancient glories and  NC  Washington Week back-street riches of Rome, 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Songs From the Classics Venice and Florence.  NC  Music City Roots Live  NC  Reel South From the Factory Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Larry Campbell & Teresa Inside Me A 60-year-old Williams/Blue Highway/ man with an autism specHot Rize trum disorder, dreams of 6:30  EX Il Volo Notte Magica singing in a big band. Plácido Domingo performs 1:30  NC  Independent Lens with the trio in Florence, Autism in Love Four adults Italy’s Santa Croce Square. on the autism spectrum 7:00  TV As Time Goes By navigate romance. DV Rewrites 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Embracing Life & Art  NC  Live from the Dennison Lodge 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Pierce Pettis Travelscope 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Land Without Limits—The Cariboo-Chilcotin Coast DV Getting Rid of Gwen 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy Blood Wedding, Part 1 The Glassblower The maid of honor at a  EX Great Performances: posh wedding is murdered. Andrea Bocelli—Cinema The terrific tenor salutes the  EX Rhythm & Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular silver screen. Join legends of the 1960s  NC  Independent Lens and ‘70s for this classic Best & Most Beautiful concert special. Things A blind woman seeks love and freedom. DV  NC  Song of the Mountains Mayberry Deputy, David 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Browning/Dry Hill Dragger Details of Craftsmanship 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Napoleon Hill 16­ | May

9:00  TV Coroner Perfect Pair  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Dom Flemons/David Holt 9:30  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Matt Stansberry & The Romance 9:50   TV SciTech—Shorts New Clues to Lost Colony 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Murder in the Polls  EX Tom Jones: A Soundstage Special Event The icon performs Delilah, It’s Not Unusual and newer material with Alison Krauss.  NC  Infinity Hall Live Joss Stone 11:00  TV Tunnel Things take a bad turn for Karl as police very nearly catch the killer.  NC  Austin City Limits Tedeschi Trucks Band 11:30  EX Rock Rewind 1969 Relive the biggest hits from the summer of love!

21 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages East Anglia  NC  Closer to Truth Is the Universe Theologically Ambiguous? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman The financial advisor gets a couple to rethink changes to retirement investments. 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack


visit unctv.org 8:00  TV Curious George DV  EX Greeks of the Sea Athens  NC  Carolina Business Review 8:30  TV WordGirl DV  NC  Common Ground 9:00  TV This Old House Detroit—Stain Glass Revival  EX Life on the Reef Episode 1 Perfect weather; humpback whales give birth; fire destroys a yacht.  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Build It/Future House/Surge  NC  Front Row 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Invaders Among Us  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise New Blood/Hidden Worlds  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch John Claude Bemis— Out of Abaton: The Wooden Prince 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Microscopic Creatures A new type of UV light may help fight drug-resistant bacterial infections.  NC  Well Read Gerda Saunders— Memory’s Last Breath 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Black Drum  EX Operation Wild Witness an elephant’s extreme dentistry and a giant tortoise’s keyhole surgery.  NC  Poetry Live Fred Chappell/ Susan Ludvigson 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Oberlin: Freedman’s Village  NC  Poetry Live Anthony Abbott/ Jaki Shelton Green Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch John Claude Bemis— Out of Abaton: The Wooden Prince  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Portugal—From Porto to Salamanca DV  NC  Novel Sounds: American Fiction in the Age of Rock Popular Culture-High Culture Nexus 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Cobblestone Farmers Market  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan

 NC  Our State Grove Arcade/Kuhn Glass/ Grist Mills 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX I Miss Downton Abbey! Revisit treasured moments and behind-the-scenes clips from the indelible show.  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Joanne Froggatt takes on a killer new Weekend role on Dark Angel on Masterpiece,  NC  BBC Newsnight Sunday, May 21, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Preserve the Romance 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real  NC  Black Issues Forum Good Food Oberlin: Freedman’s Village Dueling Schedules 6:30  EX Dudu Fisher Dinner Challenge in Jerusalem  EX A Place to Call Home Tour Jerusalem’s most In the Heat of the Night iconic songs and sites. Sarah takes ill and fears  NC  Black America for her baby’s life; George Documenting Our wonders if he’s the father. Existence in Photography  NC  North Carolina’s with Debo Mountain Treasures 6:50   TV SciTech—Shorts Visit some of our state’s New Clues to Lost Colony most beautiful and magical 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home peak destinations Living in the Shadow Rene 1:30  TV Martha Bakes remains cold to Sarah. South Atlantic  NC  A Chef’s Life  NC  Old Salem: A Road Trip for Rice Keeping the Faith 7:30  NC  Flavor, NC Discover the Moravians and Spiny Dogfish their influence in our state. 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 2:00  TV America’s Test Napoleon Hill Kitchen from Cook’s 8:00  TV Call the Midwife Illustrated In the season finale, unex Autumn Desserts pected events lead to a  EX Miss Fisher’s hasty wedding. Murder Mysteries  EX Summer, Surf & Murder & Mozzarella Beach Music We Love 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Celebrate sun-drenched Latin Heat surf guitar rock and pop  NC  The Outer Banks sounds by legendary artists. North Carolina’s Coastal  NC  Blue Ridge Parkway: Treasure A Long & Winding Road 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Take a historical 469-mile Meals trip on the National Park 15-Minute Sautés Service’s most visited park.  EX Agatha Christie’s 9:00  TV Dark Angel Poirot on Masterpiece Triangle at Rhodes Premiere! Joanne Froggatt  NC  Lumina: (Downton Abbey) stars as Remembering the Light Mary Ann Cotton, Britain’s Discover Wrightsville first female serial killer. Beach’s legendary, but long  NC  Tour 64: North Carolost site for summer fun. lina’s Heritage Highway 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Travel our historic Best of Zucchini scenic byway. 4:00  TV Mexico— 10:00  EX California Dreamin’: One Plate at a Time The Songs of the Mamas with Rick Bayless & The Papas Hunt for Caribbean Lobster Celebrate 50 years of the  EX Father Brown harmonious pop-folk-rock The Deadly Seal group that defined an era.  NC  Carolina Outdoor  NC  Moving North Carolina Journal Classics Follow the story of trans 4:30  TV Steven Raichlen’s portation in our state. Project Smoke Smokehouse Cocktail Party May | 17


evening&weekend listings 1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  Our State Surrounded by Silence/ What Say You 11:30  TV EastEnders  EX Rock Rewind 1969 Relive the biggest hits from the summer of love!  NC  Native Report Indian College at Colonial Harvard

 EX Tales of Irish Castles Don’t Mess with a Knight  NC  Genius by Stephen Hawking Where Did the Universe Come From? 11:00  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Legacy DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Operation Wild Witness an elephant’s extreme dentistry and a giant tortoise’s keyhole surgery.  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Eggs Two Dozen Ways  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Pittsburgh—Heinz History, Awesome Aviary & Incline Views 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Orlando, Part 2  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Tower of London  NC  Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Report From the Birds 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Boston, Part 1  EX Secrets of the Six Wives Beheaded, Died Henry VIII breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne Boleyn, but soon falls for Jane Seymour.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Longleaf Empire— Francis Marion National Forest 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina The Medicine Show New 3-D printing takes regenerative medicine to a promising new level. 10:00  TV Independent Lens They Call Us Monsters Go behind the walls of a facility where Los Angeles houses violent juvenile criminals.

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Spanish Rule  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Island Time  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Making of... Follow the crew through Milan and around Lake Como.  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Carrigan Farms— Mooresville  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Classical Europe: Ancient Greece & Rome 8:00  TV Victorian Slum House The 1890s A water shortage dashes hopes for a promising laundry business.  EX Life on the Reef Episode 2 Corals spawn; sea birds nest; thousands of turtle hatchlings erupt over the beaches.  NC  Tour 64: North Carolina’s Heritage Highway Travel our historic scenic byway. 9:00  TV American Epic Blood + Soil Elder Burch, Charley Patton and others record blues, gospel and protest songs in the South.  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Hidden Worlds  NC  On the Tracks of Progress Charlie Rose narrates this nostalgic look at the history of NC’s railway system. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Inside Trump’s White House Probe power struggles and competing visions.

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 EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Lord Howe Island  NC  America Revealed Made in the U.S.A. Examines American industry. 11:00  TV Waiting for God Double Wedding  EX Travelscope Fredericksburg, TX DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Giants on a Galapagos Island

24 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Castle Builders Siege & Storm DV  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Burgundy: Profound France  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Medicine Show New 3-D printing takes regenerative medicine to a promising new level.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Summit on Mt. Kilimanjaro 8:00  TV Nature The Gathering Swarms Explore the planet’s most extraordinary swarms. DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Valladolid—A Day to Explore  NC  Reel South Overburden The lives of a pro-coal right-winger and an environmentalist collide because of a mine disaster. 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen It’s a Magnificent Morning With Manoush & Mama DV 9:00  TV NOVA Meteor Strike Scientists hunt for clues to the origin and makeup of a meteor that landed in Russia.  EX Lucky Chow Big Business in Little Saigon  NC  Independent Lens The Great Invisible See stories of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. DV 9:30  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang The Long Walk DV


visit unctv.org 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The Art Exhibition  EX Travelscope Gathering in Scotland DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Exploring Arizona’s Big Empty

26 FRIDAY High Point University Presents: Celia Sandys, Thursday, May 25, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

10:00  TV Food— Delicious Science A Matter of Taste  EX Off the Menu: Asian America Explore the kitchens, factories, temples and farms of the Asian Pacific American community. 10:30  NC  Reel South Can’t Stop the Water Isle de Jean Charles, LA, and the Native-American community fight to save its culture. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? German Week  EX Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages East Anglia  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

25 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Cooking Odyssey Livadia  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Eggplant Extravaganza  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Dordogne  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Our State Elizabeth Keckly/Great American Photographer  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Renaissance Europe 8:00  TV My Home, NC The Original Collard Sandwich/The Last Patternmaker/Napoleon Hill/ The Chicken Lady/Newton Grove Drug Store/Brown Mountain Lights

 EX Curious Traveler Curious Oslo  NC  Mighty Fine Memory Meet fiddler Roger Howell, a western NC cultural treasure. 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fords & Mills  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly The Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland from Galway to Donegal  NC  Folkways The Fiddle 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Summit on Mt. Kilimanjaro  NC  Fiddler’s Grove: A Celebration of Old Time Music Celebrate this legendary mainstay of old-time music. 9:30  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Flute Maker Meet Asheville’s Jeri Littlejohn.  EX Equitrekking Alberta 10:00  TV High Point University Presents: Celia Sandys Premiere! HPU President Nido Qubein speaks with the author and granddaughter of Winston Churchill.  EX Destination Craft with Jim West Ireland—Crafting with Passion  NC  Great American Music Company The Story of the Fiddle 10:30  EX Weekends with Yankee Adventure in the Wild Discover the Northeast’s highest peak, the Atlantic bay scallop and Maine’s Moosehead Lake.

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of History Eliza Powel’s Sinful Feast  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Sunday Family Food  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City,  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Europe’s Getaways 8:00  TV Washington Week  EX Doc Martin Education, Education, Education  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Front Row  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch John Semonche—Pick Nick! 8:50 EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Picnic 9:00  TV American Masters: Jacques Pépin— The Art of Craft Premiere! Meet the storied master chef!  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries The Green Mill Murder  NC  Front Row 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV American Masters: Alice Waters & Her Delicious Revolution This Berkeley hippie turned a gift for food into environmental and nutritional consciousness.  EX Father Brown The Mask of the Demon  NC  Common Ground 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Ava Gardner Museum

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evening&weekend listings In order to explain the sudden death of a recluse, Jane must solve two mysteries on Coroner The Foxby Affair, Saturday, May 27, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Polesden Lacey, Part 2  EX Travelscope Cappadocia, Turkey DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Tequila: Exploring the Legend

27 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest— A Backyard Bounty of Life  NC  Biographical Conversations with John Hope Franklin Part 2 of 3 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Deep Water Bass  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Deep Water Bass 8:00  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  EX North Carolina Weekend  NC  Exploring North Carolina Haw Revival 8:30  TV Curious George  EX Southern Accents Louisville, KY  NC  Exploring North Carolina Life at the Top 9:00  TV Nature Cat  EX Wildest Arctic Arctic: The Frozen Sea DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Mule Rider/Bodie Island Lighthouse 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Packed to Go  NC  Folkways The Banjo 20­ | May

0:30  TV Southern Accents 1 Chestatee Wildlife Preserve/Commodore Hotel  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Examining the Yucatan’s Abundant Natural Resources  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Furniture Maker 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Know Your Farmer: Supporting Community Agriculture  EX Taste of History When America Spoke French  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Campaign Furniture DV 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Facts of Life DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Merida—Exploring with the Locals  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Kitchen Gifts Noon  TV The Best of Almanac Gardener Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Landscaping/ Building French Double Dug Raised Beds  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Turkey’s Turquoise Coast  NC  Growing a Greener World The Greening of Suburbia: Lake County, IL 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Traveling Cows/Harvesting Tupelo Honey  EX Desert Speaks Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo  NC  The Best of Almanac Gardener Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Landscaping/ Building French Double Dug Raised Beds

1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Orlando, Part 2  EX Rick Steves’ Viva Espana! Experience the joys of Andalucia, feast on paella and follow the pilgrim trail in northern Spain.  NC  Reel South Overburden The lives of a pro-coal right-winger and an environmentalist collide because of a mine disaster. 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe London: Historic & Dynamic  NC  Independent Lens The Great Invisible Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, from fallout to aftermath. DV 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Sechselauten—Switzerland’s Spring Festival DV 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Guitar Maker  EX Benise: Strings of Passion The virtuoso guitarist presents a global musical journey of salsa, tango, samba and more! 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Assembly & Joinery  NC  Reel South Can’t Stop the Water Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana and the Native American community fight to save its culture. 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Stamp Out Cookie Carving! DV

 NC  Front Row 4:30  TV This Old House Detroit—Going Old School for Tile & Molding  EX Friar Alessandro: The Voice of Assisi The friar showcases his big tenor voice at the hilltop Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy.  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week


visit unctv.org 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Stripers Deep  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show America’s Wonderland  EX Bailamos! Three charming, up-andcoming artists, Marc Devigne, Antonio Larosa and Michael Murphy, perform.  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory The Doobie Brothers 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Affair  NC  Live from the Dennison Lodge Eliza Gilkyson 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Welcome News  EX Santana IV The original members of the band Santana perform on stage together for the first time since 1973. 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Blood Wedding, Part 2 The maid of honor at a posh wedding is murdered.  NC  Song of the Mountains Fiddlin’ Carson Peters/ Mark O’Connor 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Historic Beach Cottage Row 9:00  TV Coroner The Foxby Affair  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an all-star reunion of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul legends.  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Onstage! 9:50  TV SciTech—Shorts What a Face 10:00  TV Death in Paradise The Complex Murder  NC  Infinity Hall Live The Robert Cray Band 10:30  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an all-star reunion of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul legends. 11:00  TV Tunnel Karl falls apart as the Truth Terrorist’s change of direction becomes unbearable.  NC  Austin City Limits Iggy Pop 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild Celebrate the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.

 NC  Poetry Live Alan Shapiro/ Carolyn Whitlow 6 AM   TV Nature Cat Noon  TV North Carolina EX Penelope Keith’s Bookwatch Hidden Villages John Semonche—Pick Nick! Southwest England  EX Joseph Rosendo’s NC Closer to Truth Travelscope Science & the Future of Easter Island— Humanity Mysteries & Myths DV 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Novel Sounds:  NC  Education Matters American Fiction in the 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV Age of Rock  EX Globe Trekker Rock Against HB2— Nigeria Formation, heroes,  NC  Truth About Money controversy with Ric Edelman 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Get tips for maximizing Busy Bee Apiaries your financial resources.  EX Born To Explore 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV with Richard Wiese  NC  Consuelo Mack Cyprus: Cleopatra’s WealthTrack Secret Island 8:00  TV Curious George DV 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real  EX Greeks of the Sea Good Food Naxos/Amorgos Herbivore vs. Carnivore  NC  Carolina Business  EX A Place to Call Home Review Sins of the Father George 8:30  TV WordGirl DV reflects on his relationship  NC  Common Ground with his father; Rene decides 9:00  TV This Old House to undergo brain surgery. Detroit—Going Old School  NC  Blue Ridge Parkway: for Tile & Molding A Long & Winding Road  EX Life on the Reef Take a historical 469-mile Episode 2 Corals spawn; trip on the National Park sea birds nest; thousands of Service’s most visited part. turtle hatchlings erupt over 1:30  TV Martha Bakes the beaches. West Blum’s coffee crunch  NC  Washington Week cake, gateau Basque, pine 9:30  TV Ask This Old House apple upside-down cakes, Rain Garden/ and date bars are served. Cabinet Hardware 2:00  TV America’s  NC  Front Row Test Kitchen from 10:00  TV Exploring Cook’s Illustrated North Carolina Chinese Takeout, Revised Fords & Mills  EX Miss Fisher’s  EX Gorongosa Park— Murder Mysteries Rebirth of Paradise Blood & Money Hidden Worlds  NC  Tour 64: North Caro  NC  North Carolina lina’s Heritage Highway Bookwatch Travel our historic John Semonche—Pick Nick! scenic byway. 10:30  TV SciTech Now 2:30  TV Cook’s Country North Carolina All Wrapped Up The Medicine Show 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight New 3-D printing takes Meals regenerative medicine to a Fish in a Bag promising new level.  EX Agatha Christie’s  NC  Well Read Poirot Hari Kunzru—White Tears Problem at Sea 11:00  TV Carolina  NC  Moving North Carolina Outdoor Journal Follow the story of trans Stripers Deep portation in our state.  EX Martin Clunes: 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Islands of Australia Bolognese Lord Howe Island 4:00  TV Mexico—  NC  Poetry Live One Plate at a Time Dannye Romine Powell/ with Rick Bayless James Seay A Tour of Traditions 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum  EX Father Brown Roundtable: Nuance, The Owl of Minerva Language & Race  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics

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9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Boston, Part 2  EX Secrets of the Six Wives Divorced, Beheaded, Survived Consider Henry VII’s last three wives: Anne of Cleves, young Catherine Howard and Katherine Parr.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Frogs—Spring’s Symphony in Peril 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina The Ocean Show 10:00  TV Independent Lens Farmer/Veteran After three combat tours in Iraq, War vet Alex Sutton tries a new life Alex Sutton forges a new on Independent Lens Farmer/ identity as a farmer in NC, Veteran, Monday, May 29, at 10 PM, beleaguered by lingering on UNC-TV. traumas of war. DV  EX Tales of Irish Castles The Fightback  EX Rhythm & Blues 40:  NC  Genius by A Soul Spectacular Stephen Hawking Join legends of the 1960s What Are We? and ‘70s for this classic 11:00  TV Film School Shorts concert special.  NC  Thank You, Eddie Hart Behind Closed Doors Fridge foods come to See the touching story of a life to fight a zombie Dutch family who tends an apocalypse. NC WWII soldier’s grave. 11:00  NC  Nickles from Heaven  EX Art in the Twenty-first Century Discover some of America’s Fiction DV least recognized military  NC  PBS NewsHour WWII pioneers. 11:30  TV BBC World News 11:30  TV EastEnders Photo: Jeremy M. Lange

4:30  TV Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke The Big Smoke  NC  Our State Stars & Beyond/ Going Home/Fences 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  EX National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five Celebrate the majesty of Utah’s five national parks set to glorious music from the Utah Symphony.  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6:00  TV Doc Martin Dry Your Tears  EX Hamilton’s America Explore the creation of this pop culture Broadway phenomenon and its backstory.  NC  Black Issues Forum Roundtable: Nuance, Language & Race 6:30  NC  Black America Economic & Racial Equality for Women & Girls 6:50  TV SciTech—Shorts What a Face—Wilmington 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home In the Heat of the Night Sarah takes ill and fears for her baby’s life; George wonders if he’s the baby’s father.  NC  Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom Lou Gossett Jr. narrates this look at the Marine’s first African-American recruits. 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Historic Beach Cottage Row 8:00  TV National Memorial Day Concert Premiere! Don’t miss this year’s star-studded salute to those who have served.  EX Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage.  NC  North Carolina’s WWII Experience Hear gripping firsthand accounts of vets from the greatest generation. 9:30  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War Catch a sneak peek at Ken Burns’ latest epic documentary. 10:00  TV National Memorial Day Concert Don’t miss this year’s starstudded salute to those who have served.

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Lord Howe Island  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Barcelona & Catalunya  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Stop, Squash & Roll  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Frankenmuth— Michigan’s Little Bavaria 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Orlando, Part 3  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Warwick Castle, Warwickshire  NC  Exploring North Carolina On the Border 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Haw Revival

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visit unctv.org  EX Life on the Reef Episode 3 Humans and animals prepare as a category 5 cyclone bears down on the North Queensland coast.  NC  Sing Behind the Plow: John C. Campbell Folk School Meet the charismatic couple responsible for bringing this Danish schooling concept to the U.S. 9:00  TV American Epic Out of the Many, the One Discover how America’s diverse cultures contribute to the country’s many different musical styles  EX Gorongosa Park— Rebirth of Paradise Battle Lines/Roaring Back  NC  Craft in America Service Handmade crafts help inspire, motivate and heal American vets. 10:00  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Tool Maker: Seth Gould 10:30  TV FRONTLINE Being Mortal Writer and surgeon Atul Gawande examines how doctors care for terminally ill patients.  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Goldsmith Susan McDonough works in a small studio on her family’s farm in the mountains. 11:00  EX Travelscope South Africa—on Safari! DV  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Desert Speaks Passions of the Pitaya

31 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Castle Builders Dreams & Decorations DV  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna & the Danube  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Ocean Show  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: The Last Nomads 8:00  TV Nature Touching the Wild Joe Hutto spent seven years with a herd of wild mule deer. DV

 NC  Craft in America Nature Celebrate the U.S. landscape’s beauty, inspiration and future. 9:30  EX Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang The Best Chinese Restaurant in America DV 10:00  TV Food— Delicious Science Food on the Brain  EX What’s Cookin’ in China? Two Californian chefs learn to cook traditional Sichuan cuisine in China.  NC  EARTHCASTER Follow the life and work Follow Flint’s problems on NOVA Troubled Waters, Wednesday, May 31, of world-renowned NC at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. sculptor Thomas Sayre. 11:00  TV Are You Being Served?  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Shoulder to Shoulder Isla Mujeres Inspired  EX Penelope Keith’s  NC  Reel South Hidden Villages Bending Sticks Celebrate Southwest England the career of renowned  NC  PBS NewsHour artist Patrick Dougherty. 11:30  TV BBC World News 8:30  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Magical Mezze Amidst the Moonlight DV 9:00  TV NOVA Troubled Waters Examine the chemistry and engineering that led to the water crisis in Flint, MI.  EX Lucky Chow Made in Chinese America

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