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05/2018 Little Women Premieres • Roo’s Block Party Welcomes Cyberchase • Booming Debuts

Royal Wedding Coverage May 14-19

Don’t miss a minute of matrimonial pomp and everything royal, leading to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 nuptials, on The Explorer Channel.

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Coming Soon...PMNC! Stay tuned for PMNC— your new statewide public media network! Although we're getting a new name, Public Media North Carolina enjoys a legacy of groundbreaking public media 63 years in the making! While we’re updating our all-encompassing multiplatform network’s identity to reflect our statewide reach better than ever, your favorite public media channels—UNC-TV PBS & More, Rootle 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel, North Carolina Channel and The Explorer Channel—are here for you as always. Learn all about it at unctv.org/pmnc!

Every Dollar Makes a Difference! At this pivotal time in our nation’s history, you can take pride in helping your statewide public media network be a life changer for North Carolinians who value an engaged, curious and civil society. Beyond broadcasting quality television shows, our mission seeks to serve North Carolina for the greater good. And it begins with you. As one member said, “If everyone helped just a little, together we could keep UNC-TV going strong.” Your “drop in the bucket” donation will do just that. Every contribution from large to small will help Public Media North Carolina reach our $2.8 million goal by June 30. Please visit unctv.org/bucket today to make your donation! Thanks for your support!

Get in on The Great American Read! Premieres Tuesday, May 22, at 8 PM Meredith Vieira hosts this eightMeredith Vieira part series celebrating novels and the joy of reading. The Great American Read debuts with a two-hour special Tuesday, May 22, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. The launch kicks off a summer of reading and voting with a list of 100 diverse books. Join experts, entertainers and everyday Americans advocating for their favorites and, in the fall, seven new episodes will search for America’s most beloved book.


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

LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV PBS & More  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent  EX U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel DV Descriptive voiceovers COLOR UNC-TV productions & local interest

2:00 Sesame Street DV 2:30 Dinosaur Train DV 3:30 Splash & Bubbles 4:00 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific

6 PM Nature Cat 7:00 Wild Kratts 8:00 Odd Squad 9:00 Arthur DV 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Dinosaur Train DV 11:30 Splash & Bubbles 12 M Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 1:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 2:00 Nature Cat 3:00 Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur DV

CATCH CYBERCHASE ACTION! Weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM Join curious kids Inez, Jackie and Matt, and cyberpal Digit, to stop dastardly villain Hacker on his mad mission to take over Cyberspace. Fortunately, the kids have a special weapon that Hacker and his blundering henchbots lack—brain power! So grab your noggin and join in the otherwordly superhero antics on each edition of Cyberchase! And after each animated episode, stick around for the For Real live-action segment to see how math can help solve real problems in the real world.

BRIGHT BY TEXT! Caregivers: Get Free Tips for Bringing up Baby Bright By Text provides fun and free educational messages for caregivers of children from birth to five-years-old. Just text CONNECT to 274448.* *Message and data rates from your provider may apply.

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STREAM ROOTLE ORIGINALS! See Stories for NC Kids Online Anytime! For quality videos to share with the little ones in your life online anytime, check out Rootle’s original content— produced right here in North Carolina! Maybe you’ll see your favorite artist, teacher or nextdoor neighbor! Visit video.unctv.org/show/rootle for lots of local fun!

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evening&weekend listings 1 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Saltwater Fishing— Gulf of Mexico 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news.  EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Olives 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe London: Mod & Trad 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Beef Cattle  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Edinburgh & the Scottish Highlands 8:00  TV Civilizations God & Art Explore the relationship between religion and art.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Stephanie Elizondo Griest—All the Agents & Saints  EX Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth II Royal biographers and historians reveal how a young princess became a great queen. 8:30  NC  First in Future 9:00  TV Genius by Stephen Hawking Why Are We Here?

North Carolina Bookwatch welcomes Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Tuesday, May 1, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. 4­ | May

Inspiring adults are Booming. Catch the premiere Tuesday, May 1, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  Booming Premiere! Seniors active in their communities prove that growing up comes with new challenges and opportunities. 9:30  NC  Aging Matters— Aging & the Workplace Series Premiere! Explore what the workforce of tomorrow will look like and what employers need to do now to adapt.

11:30  TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events.  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Pernambuco: The Forgotten Interior

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Precision: The Measure of All Things Time & Distance 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Paris: Eiffel & Monet to Crème Brûlée 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Smoky Mountain Air Quality See Aging Matters—Aging &  EX Born To Explore the Workplace, Sunday, May 1, at 9:30 PM, on North Carolina Channel. with Richard Wiese Morocco: Secret Village  EX Princes of the Palace 8:00  TV Nature Natural Born Rebels: Follow the lives of three Survival Cockatoos, generations of British royal sloths, chimps and more princes through interviews animals will do whatever and archival footage. it takes to survive. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  NC  REEL SOUTH Blackout in Puerto Rico Divided City See deep Probe the humanitarian divisions about the and economic crisis after history and symbolism of Hurricane Maria. Confederate monuments.  NC  When I’m 65  EX Joanne Weir’s David Brancaccio questions Plates & Places myths about retirement and Taste of Alsace living longer. 8:30  NC  REEL SOUTH 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Jonah Stands Up Journalist Christiane Jonah Bascle challenges Amanpour brings global stereotypes associated issues into focus. with differently-abled  NC  PBS NewsHour individuals in New Orleans.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s  EX Mike Colameco’s Travelscope Real Food La Joie de Vivre in Alek Stupak Quebec City, Canada DV


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV NOVA Wonders What’s Living in You? Dive into the human microbiome, an ecosystem of bacteria and viruses.  NC  Carry On: Finding Hope in the Canyon Follow a 14-year-old and his family through the challenges of dealing with a muscle-deteriorating disease and the tenacity to take on dreams of any size.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen The Po-Boy Sandwich 10:00  TV NOVA Search for the Super Battery David Pogue sets out on a quest to discover how batteries work.  NC  Soar Witness the inspiring relationship between two sisters, one a quadruple amputee, who are both dancers.  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Series Premiere! Panda-monium! 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji Series Premiere! Explore fresh food at Tokyo’s iconic Tsukiji Market. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Two for the Road Cruising the Greek Islands 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Travels with Darley New Mexico’s Continental Divide Trail

Make a date with Martin Yan to explore fresh flavors on the premiere of Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom, Wednesday, May 2, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

8:00  TV Booming Seniors active in their communities prove that growing up comes with new challenges and opportunities.  NC  Flavor, NC Table Grapes  EX Two for the Road Cruising the Greek Islands 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina New! Things that Go Bump in the Night  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Love & Flavor  EX Travels with Darley Guadeloupe Islands Caribbean Adventures 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  A Chef’s Life King Cornbread  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Christmas Celebrations Around the Globe 9:30  TV My Home, NC Original Collard Sandwich/ Last Patternmaker: Raleigh 3 THURSDAY Denim/Mural Art: Napoleon Hill/Chicken Lady/Newton 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Grove Drug Store/Brown  NC  BBC World News Mountain Lights America  NC  From the Vineyard  EX Christopher Kimball’s Hinnant/Lu Mil Milk Street Television  EX Weekends Milk Street Suppers with Yankee 6:30  NC  Nightly Trade Business Report  EX New Orleans Cooking 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH 120 Days After an unexwith Kevin Belton pected traffic stop, a family Trio of Soups man in NC is ordered to 7:00  TV Nightly self-deport to Mexico. Business Report  NC  North Carolina  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Belgium: Bruges & Brussels Venice 7:30  TV Our State 10:30  NC  North Carolina— Thomas Built/Ranger An American Portrait Doug/Cherokee Culture This artful blend of history  EX Rudy Maxa’s World and photography explores London one of the country’s oldest and most diverse states.

1:00  TV Amanpour on PBS 1  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 1 DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Mata Atlantica: Brazil’sOther Rainforest

4 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History When America Spoke French 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Spring Fling 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe French Riviera: Uniquely Chic 7:30  TV NC SPIN Join Tom Campbell and his guests for informative, balanced debate for the Old North State.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Uzbekistan 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home L’Chaim, to Life George returns to Ash Park and plans to make a big announcement at his welcome home dinner. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The political analyst & his guests discuss public affairs & policy issues.  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Acorn Drop 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Mystery Hill 9:00  TV Live from Lincoln Center Stephanie J. Block in Concert Bold charisma and an immense voice mark this special night of cabaret. DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Barbara is caught between a stressed expectant mother and her impecunious husband. May | 5


evening&weekend listings 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Jazz Ambassadors Dizzy Gillespie and more jazz greats combatted racially charged Soviet propaganda through their music.  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Lepidopterist’s Companion 10:30  NC  In Principle Michael Gerson and Amy Holmes explore today’s news and political conversations. 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Turnage Theater 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 2 DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Blackfeet & Bison

5 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with John Medlin Part 1 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Float Trip Smallmouths 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics High Mountain Grouse  EX Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  EX Exploring North Carolina The Green Gift 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild  EX Southern Accents Pine Mountain, GA 6­ | May

9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Venice 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State William Ivey Long/ Natural Connections with Doug Elliott 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Maestros: Father & Son Orchestra Conductors  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Pale Fish 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Stuck in Clay  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Tool Maker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World The Giving Garden: Ample Harvest Helps Share the Bounty  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Combination Planes DV  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Milk Street Italian 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Sensory Experiences  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Joined Chest with Peter Follansbee DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Sami’s Big Day Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Growing Okra/Controlling Voles in Your Landscape  NC  Booming Seniors active in their communities prove that growing up comes with new challenges and opportunities.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Tokyo 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Direct-to-Consumer Rice/ Record Harvests  NC  Aging Matters— Aging & the Workplace Explore what the workforce of tomorrow will look like and what employers need to do now to adapt.  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Cartagena & a Hidden Palenque

1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Green Bay, Part 2  NC  When I’m 65 David Brancaccio questions myths about retirement and living longer.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico DV 1:30  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Xi’an, China 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Edinburgh  NC  First in Future  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads 2:30  TV Travelscope Manzanillo, Mexico & the Costa Alegre  NC  Booming Seniors active in their communities prove that growing up comes with new challenges and opportunities. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Goldsmith—Alexander NC’s Susan McDonough  NC  Situation Report Jeff Smith discusses topics and issues around the military and veterans.  EX Secrets of the Dead Graveyard of the Giant Beasts DV 3:30  TV American Woodshop Turned Urns & Pepper Mills  NC  Comic Culture Walter Simonson (Thor) 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Van Gogh’s Chair DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Civil War-Era Pistols’ Owner 4:30  TV This Old House Charleston— Rough Plumbing  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Antiques Roadshow Green Bay, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Salute to Cole Porter (1973)


visit unctv.org It’s a wild western mystery on Midsomer Murders Blood on the Saddle, Saturday, May 5, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30  TV Ask This Old House Gutterless Gutters/ Desert Plan  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Booming Seniors active in their communities prove that growing up comes with new challenges and opportunities.  NC  NC SPIN 10:30  TV SciTech Now  NC  Smithville 11:00  TV Tunnel: Sabotage North Carolina Fiddlers’ Jamboree Elise struggles to face Smoky Mountain Air Quality Junior and senior fiddlers her past.  NC  North Carolina duel to determine the  NC  Austin City Limits Bookwatch grand champion of the Ed Sheeran Stephanie Elizondo 45th Annual Smithville  EX Globe Trekker Griest—All the Fiddlers’ Jamboree. Tough Boats: The Amazon Agents & Saints  EX Penelope Keith’s  EX Princes of the Palace Hidden Villages Interviews and archival 6 SUNDAY Pembrokeshire footage chronicle the lives 7:00  TV As Time Goes By 6 AM  TV Nature Cat of three generations of Visiting Rocky  NC  Closer to Truth British royal princes.  NC  Woodsongs What Exists? 11:00  TV North Carolina Premiere! Béla Fleck &  EX History Detectives Bookwatch Abigail Washburn Civil War-Era Pistols’ Owner Stephanie Elizondo  EX Two for the Road 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Griest—All the Cruising the Greek Islands  NC  Education Matters Agents & Saints 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Learn about key issues  NC  Articulate Why? affecting education in NC. with Jim Cotter  EX Dream of Italy 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV The Care & Feeding of Venice  NC  Truth About Money Michelle Cuevas 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders with Ric Edelman 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Blood on the Saddle The financial advisor shares Fair & Just Immigration A visiting wild west show his financial insights. Reform inspires a killer.  EX Globe Trekker  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  NC  Song of the Mountains Tough Trains: Cuba’s Cabaret Warsaw Mark Templeton & Pocket Sugar Railroads Noon  TV FRONT ROW Change/Jackson Dale/ 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV with Marc Rotterman Mike Shirley  NC  Consuelo Mack  NC  Carolina  EX Globe Trekker WealthTrack Outdoor Journal Tough Trains: Vietnam Get advice for managing Bluefish on Top 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts investments.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Hospital to Home 8:00  TV Curious George DV Travelscope 9:00  TV Doctor Blake  NC  Carolina France—Bordeaux DV Mysteries Business Review 12:30  TV NC SPIN The Price of Love Chris William and his guests  NC  Fishing Behind  NC  Lara Downes: discuss business news in the Lines Sounds Like America the Carolinas. A West Point Experience— The renowned pianist  EX Finding Your Roots Scott Granger & Doug Rot performs as Alexander Black Like Me with Bryant  EX Weekends Bernstein narrates this Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee with Yankee special tribute to his & Suzanne Malveaux Back to the Land father, composer 8:30  TV Wild Kratts 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Leonard Bernstein, at  NC  Market to Market Milk Street Television the NC State Capitol. Get solid reporting and Tahini Rules!  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities analyses about agriculture  NC  Song of the Mountains Florence and commodities markets. Mark Templeton & Pocket 10:00  TV Death in Paradise 9:00  TV This Old House Change/Jackson Dale/ Season Premiere! Murder Charleston— Mike Shirley from Above Rough Plumbing  EX Doc Martin  NC  Kate  NC  Washington Week Dry Your Tears Black Violin  EX Majestic Life of 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s  EX Great American Queen Elizabeth II Cooking School Railroad Journeys See how a young princess Noodles Philadelphia to Gettysburg became a great queen. May | 7


evening&weekend listings 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Diner-Style Favorites with a Twist  NC  Lara Downes: Sounds Like America The renowned pianist performs as Alexander Bernstein narrates this special tribute to his father, composer Leonard Bernstein at the NC State Capitol.  EX Downton Abbey Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 4: Climactic War Battle 2:30  TV Cook’s Country A Taste of Tennessee 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sustainable Surf  NC  Kate Black Violin  EX Downton Abbey Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 5: Post-War Rebuilding 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Salt 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless The Splendor of Yucatan’s Enchanting Markets  NC  First in Future Leslie Boney of the Institute for Emerging Issues engages leaders in topics affecting our state.  EX Father Brown The Hangman’s Demise 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Tamaliza!  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Shot at Dawn, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news & current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin City Slickers  NC  Black Issues Forum Fair & Just Immigration Reform  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Great German Cities Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt & Nürnberg 6:30  NC  Black America Social Media with Marcus Mabry 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home L’Chaim, to Life George returns to Ash Park. 8­ | May

Find inspiration on Defining Hope, Sunday, May 6, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  Power To Heal: Medicare & the Civil Rights Revolution Follow efforts to gain equal, adequate healthcare for all Americans. 8:00  TV Call the Midwife The closing of a nearby maternity home causes an influx of expectant mothers.  NC  Black Women in Medicine Meet black female doctors working diligently in all facets of medicine.  EX Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like Celebrate the children’s series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. 9:00  TV Unforgotten Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 2 The victim’s messy life comes into focus, as Sara’s scandalous past comes to light. DV  NC  Defining Hope Patients with lifethreatening illnesses make choices about how they want to live. 9:30  EX Great Performances Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live! The legendary singer and the pop diva perform swinging selections from their latest collaboration. 10:00  NC  What Love Is— The Duke Pathfinders 50 Fifty women with incurable breast cancer heroically endure an experimental medical protocol. 10:30  TV Vicious Ash falls in love with the perfect woman...or is she? 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State New River Adventure/The Carolina Chocolate Drops  EX Rick Steves’ Tasty Europe Food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across Europe. DV

11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell  EX Rick Steves’ Festive Europe Venture into Parisian streets on Bastille Day and take in London’s royal pageantry.

7 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Provence: Legendary Light, Wind & Wine 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Obviously, It’s Pecans  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Xi’an, China 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Green Bay, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 2  EX Downton Abbey Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 6: The Spanish Flu 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Measuring the Mountain 9:00  TV REEL SOUTH 62 Days Follow a family’s journey, from tragedy to activism, fighting laws that restrict or deny a pregnant woman’s end-of-life decisions.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California, an Ecological Island 9:30  TV REEL SOUTH Driven Blind A champion drag racer struggles to adapt after being blinded in a racing accident.


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Oyster farming is the topic on SciTech Now North Carolina, Monday, May 7, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Oyster Farm 10:00  TV Independent Lens No Man’s Land Anti-government protestors took over Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016. DV  NC  NOVA Wonders What’s Living in You? Dive into the human microbiome, an ecosystem of bacteria and viruses living right beneath our noses.  EX Midsomer Murders Ring Out Your Dead, Part 2 10:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts Hot Dog World 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Civil War-Era Pistols’ Owner 11:30  TV BBC World News

Enjoy the work of Daniel Pullen: Coastal Photographer on MUSE: The Arts Show, Tuesday, May 8, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz & Warsaw 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Sheep Milk & Cheese  EX Rudy Maxa’s World South Africa: Cape Town 8:00  TV Civilizations Encounters Advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Cindy Geary & Lahoma Romocki—Going to School 8 TUESDAY  EX Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Windsor  NC  BBC World News 8:30  NC  First in Future America 9:00  TV Genius by  EX Taste of Louisiana Stephen Hawking with Chef John Folse & Co. Where Did the Universe Coastal Erosion— Come From? Louisiana Coast  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show 6:30  NC  Nightly Daniel Pullen: Business Report Coastal Photographer  EX Joanne Weir’s  EX Queen Elizabeth’s Plates & Places Secret Agents For the Love of Figs Uncover the secret state that helped keep Queen Elizabeth I in power for more than 40 years. 9:30  NC  Poetry in America I Cannot Dance Upon My Toes—Emily Dickinson 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Myanmar’s Killing Fields Examine evidence that the country’s security forces committed crimes against humanity.  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter The Charming Incongruities of Kevin Barnes  EX Secrets of Join Emily Dickinson on Poetry Great British Castles in America, premiering Tuesday, Lancaster Castle May 8, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

0:30  NC  Make48 1 The teams present their products and creative marketing ideas to the judges in front of an audience. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV

11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Chesapeake Bay: Of Clams & Oysters

9 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Precision: The Measure of All Things Mass & Moles 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Budapest: The Best of Hungary 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Oyster Farm  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Uganda: Mountain Gorillas 8:00  TV Nature Natural Born Rebels: The Mating Game Promiscuous prairie dogs, backstabbing manakins, kidnapping macaques and hyenas are highlighted.  NC  REEL SOUTH 120 Days After an unexpected traffic stop, a family man in NC is ordered to self-deport to Mexico.  EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Moroccan Salads May | 9


evening&weekend listings 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Peru, Part 1 9:00  TV NOVA Wonders Are We Alone? Hunt for life, with telescopes, probes and robots, on worlds near and far.  NC  Remarkable Journey: Founding the Asian Indian Community in North Carolina Indian immigrant families share stories of culture and integrating into our state.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Pan-Fried Hake with Herb Relish 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Spring Fling 10:00  TV NOVA Life’s Rocky Start Go around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to life.  NC  Musings of an Iraqi Patriot Follow one man’s journey from accomplished artist and journalist in Baghdad to reluctant refugee in Burlington.  EX Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom Tomorrow’s Chengdu 10:30  NC  Visa Dream An elderly couple in Mexico tries to get a tourist visa to visit their children in the U.S.  EX Trails to Tsukiji 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Two for the Road Adventure in the Canadian Arctic 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Travels with Darley Santa Fe Arts & Culture

 EX Rudy Maxa’s World South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Daniel Pullen: Coastal Photographer  NC  Flavor, NC Spanish Mackerel  EX Two for the Road Adventure in the Canadian Arctic 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina The Skeleton of NC  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Meal Stacking with Chicken  EX Travels with Darley Maryland’s Eastern Shore 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Naturally 9:30  TV My Home, NC Endurance Seafood/Connor Stroud/FARM Café/ Kings Restaurant/Joe Kwon  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Davidson, NC— Joe & Katy Kindred  EX Weekends with Yankee Hidden Gems 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH 62 Days Follow a family’s journey, from tragedy to activism, fighting laws that restrict or deny a pregnant woman’s end-of-life decisions.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Florence See this romantic city through the latest 3D scanning technology. 10:30  TV REEL SOUTH Driven Blind A champion 10 THURSDAY drag racer struggles to 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour adapt after being blinded  NC  BBC World News in a racing accident. America  NC  My Home, NC  EX Christopher Kimball’s Mama Dip/Coming of Milk Street Television the Shad/Land of Oz/ Milk Street Italian Banjo Earth 6:30  NC  Nightly 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX New Orleans Cooking  EX Joseph Rosendo’s with Kevin Belton Travelscope Carnival San Francisco’s Changing 7:00  TV Nightly Neighborhoods DV Business Report 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX In the Americas  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with David Yetman Lisbon & the Algarve Colombia: Cartagena 7:30  TV Our State & a Hidden Palenque Sculpting Glass/ Hillsborough/Bodie Island 10­ | May

Enjoy the dazzling Live from Lincoln Center Andrew Rannells in Concert, Friday, May 11, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

11 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Orchids, Herbs & Rum in Jamaica 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen St. Joseph’s Day 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Bath & York 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Korea 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Somewhere Beyond the Sea 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Daniel Pullen: Coastal Photographer 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Zoo 9:00  TV Live from Lincoln Center Andrew Rannells in Concert This sparkling set features the performer’s signature vocals and wry wit. DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife The pressure is on to find the source of a dangerous case of typhoid. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Great Performances Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do This legendary performer has lit up Broadway for over 70 years.


visit unctv.org  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Alchemist’s Secret 10:30  NC  In Principle 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Sylvan Heights Bird Park 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the Arrival of Holy Week

12 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with John Medlin Part 2 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics High Mountain Grouse 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Deep Water Bottomfish  EX Exploring North Carolina Changing Sands 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top  EX Exploring North Carolina Natural Boundary 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fort Bragging Rights  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Florence Explore this romantic city with the help of the latest 3D scanning technology.

9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Mule Rider, Bodie Island Lighthouse 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Edwin Gil  EX New Scandinavian Cooking A Traveller’s Bite 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fossil Fields  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Chocolatiers Host Eric Gorges meets Dan and Jael Rattigan at their chocolate factory in Asheville.  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Pan-Fried Hake with Herb Relish 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Regenerating Detroit Through Urban Gardening  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Paneled Chest with Peter Follansbee DV  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Simply Spanish 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home For the Pets  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Early Iron with Peter Ross DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Modern Mexico Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Carnivorous Bog Garden: NC Aquarium, Pine Knoll Shores  NC  Growing a Greener World Community Gardens: Growing So Much More Than Plants  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hokkaido 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Yurts & Free-Range Poultry  NC  Almanac Gardener Adams Vineyard at Willow Springs  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the Arrival of Holy Week 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Green Bay, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 1  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Great German Cities Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt & Nürnberg

1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 2 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Naples & Pompeii  NC  First in Future 2:30  TV Travelscope Flathead Valley, Montana  NC  Age Wise Where We Live Explore living options for seniors, from retirement communities to small-scale urban living. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Potter—Asheville’s Akira Satake  NC  Situation Report  EX Gregory Porter— Live in Berlin The Grammy-winning jazz/soul singer performs a sold-out show at the Berlin Philharmonie. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Scrolled Kitchen Trenchers & Trivets  NC  Comic Culture Tom Lyle (Marvel & DC Comics) 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Sliding Lid Boxes DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 4:30  TV This Old House Charleston—Smithies  NC  NC SPIN  EX Independent Lens Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Mother’s Day (1956)  NC  Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree The old-time Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival highlights great dance and music. 6:30  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an all-star reunion of the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Misunderstandings  NC  Woodsongs Tommy Emmanuel 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Cruise

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evening&weekend listings The wait is over for the winsome, new Little Women on Masterpiece, premiering Sunday, May 13, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Blood on the Saddle A visiting wild west show inspires a killer.  NC  Song of the Mountains J. D. Crowe/Wildfire 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Coming of the Shad 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries A Difficult Lie  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Bryan Sutton/ Rhiannon Giddens  EX Doo Wop Generations The Duprees and more vocal group greats pass the torch to a new generation of performers. 9:30  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Josh Goforth/ The Branchettes 10:00  TV Death in Paradise The Stakes Are High  NC  Kate Jarrod Spector/Kelli Barrett 11:00  TV Tunnel: Sabotage The connection between Elise and Eryka intensifies.  NC  Austin City Limits Florence + The Machine/ Andra Day 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Festive Europe Rick ventures into the Parisian streets on Bastille Day and takes in the royal pageantry in London.

12:30  TV NC SPIN 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Fishing Behind  NC  Market to Market the Lines 9:00  TV This Old House Back to My Roots— Charleston—Smithies Don Meissner  NC  Washington Week  EX Weekends  EX Penelope Keith at with Yankee Her Majesty’s Service Quintessential Villages Windsor 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Milk Street Television Paint Stripping/ Fridge Hookup Mexico Every Single Day  NC  Song of the Mountains  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman J. D. Crowe & Wildfire  EX Doc Martin 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Born with a Shotgun Daniel Pullen: Coastal Photographer 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School  NC  NC SPIN Braising  EX Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Uncover the secret state Cook’s Illustrated that helped keep Queen Elizabeth I in power for Italian Seafood Suppers more than 40 years.  NC  David Holt’s State of Music 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Bryan Sutton/ Rhiannon Giddens Oyster Farm  EX Downton Abbey  NC  North Carolina Season 2 on Masterpiece Bookwatch Part 6: The Spanish Flu Cindy Geary & Lahoma Romocki—Going to School 2:30  TV Cook’s Country 13 SUNDAY in Black & White The Devil Made Me Do It 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  David Holt’s 11:00  TV North Carolina  NC  Closer to Truth State of Music Bookwatch How did the Universe Begin? Cindy Geary & Lahoma Josh Goforth/  EX History Detectives The Branchettes Romocki—Going to School Clint Black’s Early 20th in Black & White 3:00  TV Sara’s Century Wanted Posters Weeknight Meals  NC  Articulate 6:30  TV Wild Kratts with Jim Cotter Fan Fare  NC  Education Matters  NC  Kate Rum, Cigars & Mozart 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Jarrod Spector/Kelli Barrett  EX Secrets of  NC  Truth About Money Great British Castles 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen with Ric Edelman Gnocchi Lancaster Castle  EX Globe Trekker 4:00  TV Mexico— 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Food Hour: Ireland One Plate at a Time Untangling Your DNA 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV with Rick Bayless  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  NC  Consuelo Mack A Place of Deeply Acorn Drop WealthTrack  NC  First in Future Noon  TV FRONT ROW 8:00  TV Curious George with Marc Rotterman  EX Father Brown  NC  Carolina The Crackpot of the Empire  NC  Carolina Business Review Outdoor Journal 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table  EX Finding Your Roots Mexamericana Beetle Spin Approach Children of the Revolu  NC  Situation Report  EX Joseph Rosendo’s tion with Lupita Nyong’o, Travelscope 5:00  TV Washington Week Carmelo Anthony  NC  PBS NewsHour Taiwan’s Penghu Islands DV & Ana Navarro Weekend 12­ | May


visit unctv.org  EX Midsomer Murders Shot at Dawn, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin The Admirer  NC  Black Issues Forum Untangling Your DNA  EX Evening with Lucia Micarelli The violin virtuoso performs classical, jazz, traditional fiddle and Americana music. 6:30  NC  Black America #BlackPerspectivesMatter with Tonya Pinkins 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Somewhere Beyond the Sea  NC  Locked Out: The Fall of Massive Resistance Explore Virginia’s refusal to allow black students into public schools in 1958. 7:30  EX André Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands. 8:00  TV Little Women on Masterpiece Series Premiere! Part 1 Emily Watson, Michael Gambon, Angela Lansbury lead the cast in this faithful, all-new adaptation!  NC  Voices of North Carolina NCSU professor Dr. Walt Wolfram examines our state’s diverse dialects. 9:00  NC  Carolina Brogue Take a lively tour of the dialect and culture of NC’s Outer Banks.  EX Great Performances Hitman: David Foster & Friends Celine Dion, Josh Groban and other top performers celebrate the legendary producer.  TV Unforgotten Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Tessa, Sara, Colin and Marion each have a motive—but also alibis. DV 9:30  NC  Indian by Birth The Lumbee Dialect 10:00  NC  Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi The Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon DV 10:30  NC  Equitrekking Carolinas Explore some of the 100 miles of Appalachian trails surrounding the Biltmore Equestrian Center.  TV Vicious Freddie and Stuart expect a long-awaited guest at their awkward and eventful anniversary party.

1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  Our State Tweetsie/Silver Lining/ Brasstown Dancers  EX National Park Symphony—The Mighty Five Celebrate the majesty of Utah’s five national parks set to glorious music from the Utah Symphony. 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown

14 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Lancaster Castle 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Sevilla 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Turnips—The Roots  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Ireland’s Northwest Coast 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Newport, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 3  EX Downton Abbey Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 7: Christmas Finale 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s Other Ocean 9:00  TV REEL SOUTH See the Keepers Witness the complexity of caring for animals in captivity at the Memphis Zoo.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California—Hope, Survival & Resilience 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Gravity Games 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH Red Wolf Revival The fate of wild red wolves hinges on significant biological, cultural and economic challenges.  NC  NOVA Wonders Are We Alone? Hunt for life, with telescopes, probes and robots, on worlds near and far.

 EX Royal Wedding Watch Series Premiere! Part 1: A Wedding Is Announced Get the latest news from the heart of London counting down to the wedding of the decade! 10:30  TV 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 Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Clint Black’s Early 20th Century Wanted Posters 11:30  TV BBC World News

15 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Fishing Tournaments— Grand Isle, LA 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Taste of Alsace 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe North Wales: Feisty & Poetic 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Vineyards: Elkin Creek, Carolina Heritage, Burntshirt  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Tahiti & Bora Bora 8:00  TV Civilizations Renaissances Explore the connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Mark de Castrique— Hidden Scars  EX Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service Inveraray & Holyroodhouse 8:30  NC  First in Future 9:00  TV Genius by Stephen Hawking What Are We?  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show A Little Weather: Hand Weaving by Jessica Green  EX Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents Elizabeth’s enemies grow in strength, but her spymaster Robert Cecil also fights an enemy within. 9:30  NC  Poetry in America Fast Break—Edward Hirsch May | 13


evening&weekend listings 10:00  TV Genius by Stephen Hawking Where Are We?  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Scents & Sensibility  EX Royal Wedding Watch Part 2: What to Wear Join historian Lucy Worsley for royal wedding fashions. 10:30  NC  Make48 The top three products begin their long journey to the marketplace. First stop, redesign. 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Brazilian State of Ceará

16 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Precision: The Measure of All Things Heat, Light & Electricity 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Edinburgh 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Gravity Games  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Turtles & Tsongas 8:00  TV Nature Super Hummingbirds See this fast-paced world through high-speed camerawork and breakthrough science. DV  NC  REEL SOUTH 62 Days Follow a family’s journey, from tragedy to activism, fighting laws that restrict or deny a pregnant woman’s end-of-life decisions.  EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places The Greek Kitchen 8:30  NC  REEL SOUTH Driven Blind A champion drag racer struggles to adapt after being blinded in a racing accident.  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Peru, Part 2

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9:00  TV NOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain? Advances in artificial intelligence are explored. Are we handing over too much power to machines?  NC  4 Wheel Bob Meet the first wheelchair hiker to cross California’s 11,845 foot Kearsarge Pass.

 EX Two for the Road Cambodia 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina New! Tom Earnhardt debuts an exciting episode.  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Cooking with Chef Chris Perry DV  EX Travels with Darley  EX How To Cook Well Belgium: Brussels & Beyond with Rory O’Connell 9:00  TV North Carolina Baked Dover Sole on the Weekend Bone with Bretonne Sauce  NC  A Chef’s Life 9:30  EX Kevin Belton’s Strawberry Stay at Home New Orleans Kitchen  EX Burt Wolf: St. Joseph’s Day Travels & Traditions 10:00  TV Brain’s Way Making a Restaurant, Part 1 of Healing 9:30  TV My Home, NC A new kind of medicine Courage of Chris Rosati/ combines cutting edge Salem Street Drum Company/ Western brain science and Highland Brewing/Villa Eastern holistic insights. Verde/Hospital to Home  NC  Hawking  NC  Moveable Feast Explore the life of Stephen with Fine Cooking Hawking, one of the Charleston, SC—Sean Brock most remarkable minds & Benjamin “B.J.” Dennis of the modern age.  EX Weekends  EX Royal Wedding Watch with Yankee Part 3: Ceremony Explore Labors of Love the traditions at the heart 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH of a royal wedding. See the Keepers Consider 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS the complexity of caring  NC  PBS NewsHour for animals in captivity  EX Two for the Road at the Memphis Zoo. Cambodia  NC  North Carolina 11:30  TV BBC World News Weekend  EX Travels with Darley  EX Royal Wedding Watch Finger Lakes & Part 4: How To Celebrate Monongahela Forests Learn about everything from the cake to the carriage procession. 17 THURSDAY 10:30  NC  My Home, NC 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Endurance Seafood/Con  NC  BBC World News nor Stroud/Kings BBQ/ America FARM Café/The Avett  EX Christopher Kimball’s Brothers’ Joe Kwon Milk Street Television 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Simply Spanish  NC  PBS NewsHour 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Business Report Travelscope  EX New Orleans Cooking Ontario’s Central Counties— with Kevin Belton Multicultural Advent DV Down Home 11:30  TV BBC World News 7:00  TV Nightly  EX In the Americas Business Report with David Yetman  NC  PBS NewsHour Day of the Dead:  EX Rick Steves’ Europe A Mexican Celebration Naples & Pompeii 7:30  TV Our State 18 FRIDAY Weaverville/Pumpkin Delights/Stickbuilt 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Rudy Maxa’s World  NC  BBC World News The Islands of Polynesia America 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show  EX Taste of History A Little Weather: Hand Eliza Powel’s Sinful Feast Weaving by Jessica Green 6:30  NC  Nightly  NC  Flavor, NC Business Report Vineyards: Dobbins Creek, Laurel Gray, Baker Buffalo Creek


visit unctv.org Discover the beautiful mind of a Hollywood star on Hedy Lamarr: American Masters, Friday, May 18, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Royal Wedding Watch Part 1: A Wedding Is Announced Get the latest news from the heart of London counting down to the wedding of the decade! 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Royal Wedding Watch Part 2: What to Wear Join historian Lucy Worsley for royal wedding fashions. 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show A Little Weather: Hand Weaving by Jessica Green  EX Royal Wedding Watch Episode 3: Ceremony Explore the traditions at the heart of a royal wedding. 9:00  TV Hedy Lamarr: American Masters Premiere! Discover one of the world’s most beautiful women and an ingenious inventor. DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 9:30  NC  Washington Week  EX Royal Wedding Watch Part 4: How To Celebrate Learn about everything from the cake to the carriage procession. 10:00  NC  NC SPIN 10:30  TV PBS Previews: The Best of PBS Indies Sample independent documentaries, including I Am Not Your Negro, Dolores and more.  EX Royal Wedding Watch Part 5: Happily Ever After See where Harry and Meghan will reside.  NC  In Principle 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News

 EX New Scandinavian Cooking Norwegian Versions of Classic Recipes 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fishy Science  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Flute Maker—Duke Alumna Geri LittleJohn  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Baked Dover Sole on the Bone with Bretonne Sauce 19 SATURDAY 11:00  TV Growing a 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Greener World Neighborhood DV Masters of the  NC  Biographical ConverEdible Landscape sations with John Medlin  NC  The Woodwright’s Part 3 of 3 Shop with Roy Underhill  EX Royal Wedding Live! Try Square with See the wedding of Prince Christopher Schwarz DV Harry and Meghan Markle  EX Christopher Kimball’s live. Coverage starts at Milk Street Television 4:30 AM and continues Not Your Mother’s Cake through 9:30 AM (encores 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s 5/20, at 8 AM). Garden Home 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Native Plants Neighborhood DV  NC  The Woodwright’s 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Shop with Roy Underhill  NC  Carolina Outdoor Dutch Tool Chest with Journal Classics Christopher Schwarz DV Trophy Bluegill  EX Pati’s Mexican Table
 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV Family Favorites  NC  Carolina Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Outdoor Journal Mulches: Straw vs. Beetle Spin Approach Black Plastic 8:00  TV Pinkalicious  NC  Growing a & Peterrific DV Greener World  NC  Exploring Growing Big Flavors North Carolina in Small Spaces Two Lakes & a Pond  EX Rudy Maxa’s World 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV Kyushu  NC  Exploring 12:30  TV America’s Heartland
 North Carolina Donated Crops for Food Invaders Among Us Programs/Farm to Fork 9:00  TV Curious George DV Cauliflower Frittata  NC  North Carolina  NC  Almanac Gardener Weekend Caring for Orchids/  EX Italy’s Mystery Growing Fall Collards Mountains  EX In the Americas Geologists working near with David Yetman Bologna and Mt. Etna The Brazilian State of Ceará explore the creation of the 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Italian peninsula. DV Newport, Part 1 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Exploring  NC  Our State North Carolina Lighter than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Water in NC: Yesterday, Moravian Cookies Today & Tomorrow, Part 3  EX New Scandinavian  EX Rick Steves’ Cooking Europe Travel Skills A Traveller’s Bite Get practical advice for 10:00  TV North Carolina a fun, affordable and Weekend culturally broadening trip.  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Best of North Carolina Arts: Hobey Ford, Jim McDowell & ADF Dancers May | 15


evening&weekend listings 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Amalfi Coast  NC  First in Future 2:30  TV Travelscope New Brunswick, Canada  NC  Age Wise How to Age in Place See ways to remain independent, including design features and community programs. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Saddle Maker  NC  Situation Report  EX Rick Steves Special A Symphonic Journey Take a musical journey through seven European countries with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Decorative Turnings  NC  Comic Culture Paulo Rivera (Marvel, DC) 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Carved Oak Desk Box DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 4:30  TV This Old House Charleston—Rainbow Row  NC  NC SPIN  EX British Beat Rare archival performance films are mixed with new live performances of 1960s British Invasion hits. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Childhood Memories (1972)  NC  Fiddler’s Grove: A Celebration of Old-Time Music Join pickers, singers and dancers for more than 40 traditional tunes at the 1994 Fiddler’s Grove Festival. 6:30  EX Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in 1966. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Book Signing  NC  Woodsongs McLain Family Band 7:30  TV As Time Goes By We’ll Always Have Paris

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8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Silent Land An unpopular village librarian turns up dead during a spooky ghost tour.  NC  Song of the Mountains Emi Sunshine/ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Newton Grove Drug Store 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries For Whom the Bell Tolls  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Bruce Molsky/Balsam Range  EX Concert for George Celebrate George Harrison’s life in this 2002 memorial concert with Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty and more musical legends. 9:30  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Steep Canyon Rangers 10:00  TV Death in Paradise Written in Murder  NC  Kate Jimmy Webb with Ashley Campbell 11:00  TV Tunnel: Sabotage Karl and Elise try get to Vanessa in time.  NC  Austin City Limits Zac Brown Band 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Tasty Europe Food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across Europe. DV

20 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Is the Universe Theologically Ambiguous?  EX History Detectives Tattered Red Fabric & Pivotal Civil War Moment 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman  EX Globe Trekker Hawaii 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Royal Wedding Live! Relive the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (complete coverage through 1 PM). 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market

9:00  TV This Old House Charleston—Rainbow Row  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Reface Fireplace/ Kitchen Faucet  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show A Little Weather: Hand Weaving by Jessica Green  NC  NC SPIN 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Gravity Games  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Mark de Castrique— Hidden Scars 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Mark de Castrique— Hidden Scars  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Wealth, Insecurity & Partying? 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Science of Race  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Daniel Pullen: Coastal Photographer Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Tide-Driven Specs 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines A Taste of the Wild— Wild Bill Locie 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Milk Street Suppers  NC  Song of the Mountains Emi Sunshine/ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band  EX Doc Martin Mother Knows Best 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Rice 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Mexican Dinner Party  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Bruce Molsky/Balsam Range  EX Downton Abbey Season 2 on Masterpiece Part 7: Christmas Finale 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Latin Heat  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Steep Canyon Rangers 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Mideast Meets West


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Visit Austin’s famed Broken Spoke on REEL SOUTH Honky Tonk Heaven, Monday, May 21, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  Kate Jimmy Webb with Ashley Campbell 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Cooking with Wine 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Chocolate Dreams, Cacao Fantasies  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Daughter of Autolycus 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Cooking with the Fans  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Left for Dead, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin The Holly Bears a Prickle  NC  Black Issues Forum Science of Race  EX Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Frankie Valli hosts performances by Little Richard, The Five Satins and more music legends. 6:30  NC  Black America Documenting Our Existence in Photography with Deborah Willis 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Too Old To Dream Sarah makes a difficult decision.  NC  1964: The Fight for a Right Examine the struggles of African-American citizens in 1960s Mississippi fighting for the right to vote. 8:00  TV Little Women on Masterpiece Part 2

 NC  North Carolina’s Mountain Treasures Celebrate the cultural richness of our state’s mountain areas.  EX ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits) and the late Davy Jones (The Monkees) host hot hits from Paul Revere & The Raiders, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Kingsmen, The Ventures, Question Mark & The Mysterians and more! 8:30  NC  Old Salem: Keeping the Faith Explore the Moravians and their community in Winston-Salem. 9:30  NC  Outer Banks: North Carolina’s Coastal Treasure David Holt visits Ocracoke Island, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, the Wright Brothers National Memorial and a state aquarium. 10:00  EX Rhythm, Love & Soul Join such legends of R&B, Motown and soul as Aretha Franklin, Gloria Gaynor and The Manhattans.  TV Royal Wives at War Dramatic monologues by the Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson highlight the abdication crisis of 1936.  NC  Lumina: Remembering the Light Discover a legendary, long-lost site for fun summer memories at Wrightsville Beach. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Elizabeth City/Window Dressing/Pines and Needles 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Berlin & Back Again: UNCSA Film Students

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Leeds Castle 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Amalfi Coast 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Turnips—The Greens  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Orange County, California 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Newport, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4  EX Downton Abbey Season 3 on Masterpiece Part 1: Wedding Festivities & Foibles 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand 9:00  TV REEL SOUTH Honky Tonk Heaven Take a toe-tapping tour of a legendary Texas dancehall— Austin’s Broken Spoke.  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Beringia, the Eternal Frontier 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Water Connections 10:00  TV Independent Lens Acorn & the Firestorm Go inside the politically charged battle to take down a communityorganizing group. DV  NC  NOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain? Explore advances in artificial intelligence, and if machines are gaining too much power.  EX Midsomer Murders Murder on St. Malley’s Day, Part 1 10:50  EX My Home, NC—Shorts The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Tattered Red Fabric & Pivotal Civil War Moment 11:30  TV BBC World News

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evening&weekend listings 22 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Garfish/Caviar— Bayou Dularge 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Joanne Weir’s Plates & Places Moroccan Salads 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Get ready for The Great American Read, Tuesday, May 22, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. Tuscany’s Dolce Vita 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  EX In the Americas  NC  REEL SOUTH Food Trucks with David Yetman Red Wolf Revival The  EX Rudy Maxa’s World fate of wild red wolves The Pride of Guatemala: NOVA Scotia & hinges on significant Tikal of the Mayas Newfoundland. biological, cultural and 8:00  TV The Great economic challenges. 23 WEDNESDAY American Read  EX How To Cook Well Premiere! Delve into 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour with Rory O’Connell the power, passion  NC  BBC World News Moroccan Harira Soup and joy of reading. America 9:30  NC  Exploring  NC  North Carolina  EX Crowd & the Cloud North Carolina Bookwatch Even Big Data Starts Small Bear Facts: NC’s Big Game Charlie Lovett— DV  EX Kevin Belton’s The Lost Book of the Grail 6:30  NC  Nightly New Orleans Kitchen  EX Penelope Keith at Business Report Seriously Good Shellfish Her Majesty’s Service 7:00  TV Nightly 10:00  TV NOVA Hillsborough Castle Business Report Extreme Animal Weapons 8:30  NC  First in Future  NC  PBS NewsHour Claws, horns and fangs 9:00  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show  EX Rick Steves’ Europe reveal secrets that underlie Abby the Spoon Lady Italy’s Great Hill Towns nature’s battleground.  EX Queen Elizabeth’s 7:30  TV SciTech Now  NC  Wild Photo Secret Agents North Carolina Adventures A group of religious Water Connections Spring Wildlife of North extremists plans to blow up  EX Born To Explore Carolina’s Outer Banks DV the Houses of Parliament with Richard Wiese  EX Yan Can Cook: with the king inside. Australia: Secret Outback Spice Kingdom 9:30  NC  Poetry in America 8:00  TV Nature Tea Time! Those Winter Sundays— The World’s Most Wanted 10:30  NC  Wild Photo Robert Hayden Animal Conservationist Adventures 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Maria Diekmann attempts Wildlife Scavenger Hunt DV Weinstein Investigates to save pangolins, the  EX Trails to Tsukiji the elaborate ways the most trafficked animal in 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS movie mogul and those the world. DV  NC  PBS NewsHour around him tried to  NC  REEL SOUTH  EX Two for the Road silence his accusers. See the Keepers This Texas: Adventure in  NC  Articulate film bears witness to Big Bend with Jim Cotter the complexity of caring 11:30  TV BBC World News Watsky on How To for animals in captivity  EX Travels with Darley Ruin Everything at the Memphis Zoo. French Riviera  EX Secrets of  EX Joanne Weir’s Great British Castles Plates & Places 24 THURSDAY Leeds Castle Pasta from Scratch 10:30  NC  Make48 8:30  EX Mike Colameco’s 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour The redesigned protoReal Food  NC  BBC World News types are shown to the Fung Tu/Contra America competition’s mentors. 9:00  TV NOVA Wonders  EX Christopher Kimball’s 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS Can We Make Life? Milk Street Television  NC  PBS NewsHour Genetic engineering Not Your Mother’s Cake  EX Joseph Rosendo’s breakthroughs enable 6:30  NC  Nightly Travelscope scientists to create and Business Report Northwest Ontario— manipulate DNA.   EX New Orleans Cooking Lake Superior & Beyond DV with Kevin Belton 11:30  TV BBC World News Fresh Catch 18­ | May


visit unctv.org 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna 7:30  TV Our State Living on Water/Camden County Jail/Playing by Heart  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Food, Drink & Place 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Abby the Spoon Lady  NC  Flavor, NC Sweet Potatoes  EX Two for the Road Texas: Adventure in Big Bend 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Gone to Seed  NC  Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea Black & Blue Stacking  EX Travels with Darley Belgium: Castles, Cities & Countryside 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Pimp My Grits  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Making a Restaurant, Part 2 9:30  TV My Home, NC Judaculla Rock/Mama Dip/ Banjo Earth/Shad Fishing/ Land of Oz  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Charleston, SC—Mike Lata & Jason Stanhope  EX Weekends with Yankee By the Shore 10:00  TV REEL SOUTH Honky Tonk Heaven Take a toe-tapping tour of a legendary Texas dancehall— Austin’s Broken Spoke.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Rwanda: The Royal Tour President Paul Kagame is the ultimate guide, showcasing his country’s visual gems. 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Courage of Chris Rosati/Salem Street Drum Company/ Highland Brewing/Villa Verde/Hospital to Home 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Thousand Islands— A Canadian Binational Adventure DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Working Coast of British Columbia

25 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Pittsburgh: from Frontier to Fortune 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Cuban Connections 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Making of Follow the show’s creative process as the crew scampers around Milan and Lake Como. 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Four Great Cities of Asia 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home Too Old To Dream Sarah makes a difficult decision. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Abby the Spoon Lady 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts FARM Café 9:00  TV Great Performances The Opera House Explore Lincoln Center and the cultural life of midcentury Manhattan.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife A limbless child tests Sister Julienne’s faith; a teenage pregnancy poses a dilemma. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Father Brown The Sins of Others 10:30  NC  In Principle 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Serafina Experience 11:00  TV Amanpour on PBS  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northeast Ontario— Canada’s Canoe Culture & First Nations People DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil: The Diamond Range

26 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV

 NC  Biographical Conversations with General Hugh Shelton, US Army, Retired Part 1 of 4  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Albacore on the Fly 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Trophy Bluegill 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Spring Turkey Hunt  EX Exploring North Carolina Measuring the Mountain 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Tide-Driven Specs  EX Exploring North Carolina NC’s Other Ocean 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fords & Mills  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cradle of Forestry  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Ian Brennan & the Democratization of Music 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Rwanda: The Royal Tour President Paul Kagame is the ultimate guide, showcasing his country’s visual gems. 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Orchids/Scenes from 64/ The Southern Wild 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Damian Stamer  EX New Scandinavian Cooking A Journey to the North 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Climate Changes in the Carolinas  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Soap Maker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Moroccan Harira Soup May | 19


evening&weekend listings 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World The 50-Mile Bouquet: Why Local Matters with Flowers  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Big Ash Mallet! DV  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Milk Street Menu 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Young Farmers  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Baked! Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Growing Colorful Cut Flowers  NC  Growing a Greener World Growing Healthy Foods & Sustainable Communities  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hong Kong, Part 1 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Raising Exotic Mushrooms at Home  NC  Almanac Gardener Better Garden Tools  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Newport, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  EX Rick Steves’ Italy: Cities of Dreams Tour the ancient glories and back-street riches of Rome, Venice and Florence. 1:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina The Skeleton of NC 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Milan & Lake Como  NC  First in Future 2:30  TV Travelscope In the Path of the Conquistadors  NC  Age Wise Caregiving Learn how people navigate the challenges and experience the rewards of caring for a loved one. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Gun Maker  NC  Situation Report  EX Jonas Kaufmann— My Italy The tenor performs Torna a Surriento, Mattinata and more popular songs. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Stanton Tools 20­ | May

8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Silent Land An unpopular village librarian turns up dead during a spooky ghost tour.  NC  Song of the Mountains Bluegrass Brothers/ Morehead State University Mountain Music Ambassadors 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Davian Robinson: Fearless Meet inspiring Catawba County 9:00  TV Doctor Blake athlete and dancer Davian Robinson Mysteries on My Home, NC—Shorts, Saturday, The Visible World May 26, at 8:50 PM, on UNC-TV.  NC  David Holt’s State of Music  NC  Comic Culture Glencoe Mill—Alice Monica Gallagher (Bonnie Gerrard, Rayna Gellert & N. Collide, 9-to-5) Laurelyn Dossett 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Shop with Roy Underhill Patti LaBelle hosts an Waving Arm Whirligigs DV all-star reunion of 1970s  NC  FRONT ROW Motown, R&B and soul with Marc Rotterman music legends. 4:30  TV This Old House 9:30  NC  David Holt’s Charleston— State of Music Raise the Pergola Wayne Henderson/  NC  NC SPIN Jeff Little  EX Frank Sinatra: 1 0:00  TV Death in Paradise The Voice of Our Time The Healer Trace Sinatra’s career from  NC  Kate the 1940s through the ‘60s John Oates with archival footage and 11:00  TV Tunnel: Sabotage performances. Elise makes a devastating 5:00  TV Carolina discovery, Karl threatens Outdoor Journal MI5 and Artem launches Bluefish on Top his lethal attack.  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Austin City Limits Weekend Sturgill Simpson/ 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Asleep at the Wheel Weekend 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe:  NC  Washington Week Remote, Sacred, Wild 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Salute to the Armed Forces Celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors (1968) and religious sites in  NC  Hoot in the Hole— Europe and beyond. The Story of the Jackson Hole Hootenanny 27 SUNDAY Enjoy electrifying performances by Tom Rush, 6 AM  TV Nature Cat Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, the  NC  Closer to Truth Wilders and many more.  Science & the Future  EX Beach Boys Good of Humanity Timin’—Live in Concert  EX History Detectives Knebworth Shipwreck Banister See the original Beach Boys Picture Frame? in their last on-stage con 6:30  TV Wild Kratts cert appearance together.  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV As Time Goes By 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Rocky’s Wedding Day  NC  Truth About Money  NC  Woodsongs with Ric Edelman USN Bluegrass Band Coun EX Globe Trekker try Current/Parker Hastings Papua New Guinea Islands 7:30  TV As Time Goes By 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Living Together,  NC  Consuelo Mack But Where? WealthTrack  EX Bee Gees 8:00  TV Curious George One Night Only  NC  Carolina Enjoy To Love Somebody, Business Review Grease, You Should Be Dancing and more hits from Las Vegas in 1997.


visit unctv.org  EX Finding Your Roots Southern Roots with Questlove, Dr. Phil & Charlayne Hunter-Gault 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House Charleston— Raise the Pergola  NC  Washington Week  EX Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service Hillsborough Castle 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Drafty Door, Clean Paintbrushes  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Abby the Spoon Lady  NC  NC SPIN  EX Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents A group of religious extremists plans to blow up the Houses of Parliament with the king inside. 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Water Connections  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Charlie Lovett—The Lost Book of the Grail 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Charlie Lovett—The Lost Book of the Grail  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Knowing the Rules, then Breaking Them  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Arundel Castle 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Nuance, Language & Race  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show A Little Weather: Hand Weaving by Jessica Green Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Albacore on the Fly  EX Travelscope Fiji—Island Hopping DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines West Coast Coastie— Lindsey Neumann, Part 1  EX Weekends with Yankee Winter in New England 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Milk Street Italian  NC  Song of the Mountains Bluegrass Brothers/ Morehead State University Mountain Music Ambassadors

 EX Rick Steves’ Heart of Italy Visit the Italian heartland and explore Umbria, Assisi, Siena and the Cinque Terre. 6:30  NC  Black America Economic & Racial Equality for Women & Girls 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Living in the Shadow Rene remains cold to Sarah.  NC  Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom Louis Gossett Jr. narrates this look at the Marine The National Memorial Day Concert honors fallen heroes Sunday, Corps’ first AfricanMay 27, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. American recruits. 8:00  TV National Memorial Day Concert  EX Doc Martin Honor the service of Remember Me Americans in uniform 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s during this star-studded Cooking School night of remembrance. Know Your Vegetables  NC  North Carolina’s 2:00  TV America’s WWII Experience Test Kitchen from Witness war stories from Cook’s Illustrated fellow North Carolinians. Mediterranean Sweets  EX Doo Wop  NC  David Holt’s Generations State of Music The Duprees and more Glencoe Mill—Alice vocal group greats Gerrard, Rayna Gellert, pass the torch to a new Laurelyn Dosset generation of perforers.  EX Downton Abbey Season 3 on Masterpiece 9:30  TV National Memorial Day Concert Part 1: Wedding Festivities Honor the service of & Foibles DV Americans in uniform 2:30  TV Cook’s Country during this star-studded All Wrapped Up night of remembrance.  NC  David Holt’s 10:00  NC  Marching Once More: State of Music 60 Years After the Battle Wayne Henderson/ of the Bulge Jeff Little  After 60 years, veterans 3:00  TV Sara’s revisit their past and see Weeknight Meals what happened to those Sam’s Simple Saute persons they liberated.  NC  Kate 10:30  EX Great Performances John Oates Tony Bennett & Lady 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Eggs—All Different Ways Live! The legendary singer 4:00  TV Mexico— and the pop diva perform One Plate at a Time swinging selections. with Rick Bayless 11:00  TV EastEnders Dreaming of Sustainable  NC  Our State Agriculture Living with Island/Island  NC  First in Future Inspirations/Nocturnal Visitors  EX Father Brown 11:30  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show The Rod of Asclepius Rosalía Torres-Weiner— 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Artivist Street Food Favorites  TV EastEnders  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week 28 MONDAY  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders  NC  BBC World News Left for Dead, Part 2 America 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Secrets of Weekend Great British Castles  NC  BBC Newsnight Arundel Castle 6 PM  TV Doc Martin 6:30  NC  Nightly Nowt So Queer Business Report  NC  Black Issues Forum Nuance, Language & Race

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evening&weekend listings Independent Lens Served Like a Girl goes inside the Ms. Veteran America competition, Monday, May 28, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Salzburg & Surroundings 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Chicken Lickin’  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Montreal, Canada 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Newport, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Bear Facts: NC’s Big Game  EX Downton Abbey Season 3 on Masterpiece Part 2: Letter from Beyond DV

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