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11/2017 Winterfest Specials • MUSE: The Arts Show—Dwane Powell • Holiday Parade • Crossing South

Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of his North Carolina upbringing and the times in which he lived, this definitive film brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, with help from narrator Denzel Washington. Catch the premiere Monday, November 6, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.


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Join the Generosity Movement! Support UNC-TV on Giving Tuesday, November 28 Your contribution helps ensure that we continue providing programming and resources that entertain, inspire and educate. Visit unctv.org/givingtuesday to help us reach our goal of $10,000. Thanks for helping!

JINGLE BELLS, JINGLE BELLS, ROOTLE ALL THE WAY! The 2017 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade Saturday Morning, November 18! ‘Tis the season to join your friends from Rootle, along with our terrifically talented 2017 PBS KIDS Writers Contest winners and your favorite PBS KIDS characters, for this huge celebration. Bring the whole family, grab your hot chocolate and watch Read-a-roo and friends at the 2017 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade, Saturday, November 18, in downtown Raleigh. The parade steps off at 9:40 AM, with live coverage on Rootle starting at 10 AM!

Adam Loftin, Raleigh William W. Mance, Jr., Asheville Randall Ramsey, Beaufort Margaret Spellings, Chapel Hill Cullie M. Tarleton, Blowing Rock James Treadaway, Jr., Newton Vickie Walker, Charlotte Caroline Foy Welch, Chapel Hill

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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—The Berenstain Bears (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—The Berenstain Bears (until 4 PM) DV 1:30 WordWorld DV 2:00 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 U  NC-TV productions & local interest Shaded programs indicate Winterfest fundraiser specials. PLEASE NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air announcements, updates at unctv.org and posts to social media provide the latest scheduling information. Some program start and end times can vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows.

2:30 Sesame Street DV Sesame Street: Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (11/22) 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

THE BERENSTAIN BEARS! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Come on down to Bear County for some good, old fashioned living and learning! Based on the popular book series, this classic animated series celebrates the fun bear family’s adventures and lessons learned around their town. Join Mama, Papa, Brother and Sister Bear weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM, only on Rootle, your 24/7 PBS KIDS channel!

SESAME STREET: ONCE UPON A SESAME STREET CHRISTMAS! Wednesday, November 22, at 2:30 PM, on Rootle Celebrate the holidays with Elmo as he goes back in time to a dreary yesteryear to discover “why we leave cookies out for Santa.” Join Elmo, the Sesame Street gang and guest stars Audra McDonald, Zosia Mamet and Jim Gaffigan in this delightful holiday special!

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evening&weekend listings 1 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Wildest Arctic Tundra: Deserts of Ice DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel interviews fascinating personalities.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris: Regal & Intimate 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Black Bear Science  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: Secret Village 8:00  TV Nature H Is for Hawk: A New Chapter Author Helen Macdonald follows a family of goshawks in the wild and raises one of her own. DV  NC  Reel South The State of Eugenics  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy & Delicious 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Tahini Rules! 9:00  TV NOVA Killer Hurricanes Explore the Great Hurricane of 1780 that killed more people than any other Caribbean hurricane.  NC  Independent Lens No Mas Bebés (No More Babies) Follow the story of Mexican-American women sterilized at LA County-USC Medical Center. DV  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Sante Fe, New Mexico 9:30  EX Family Ingredients Wisconsin: Fiddlehead Fern 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Putin’s Revenge, Part 2 See how the U.S. struggled to confront Russian involvement in the 2016 election.  NC  Independent Lens Mimi & Dona A 92-year-old mother caring for her disabled 64-year-old daughter faces tough choices. DV

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J oin experts researching Killer Hurricanes on NOVA, Wednesday, November 1, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Tomato Whisperer 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie A Little of This 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Happy Returns  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways The Great Japanese Train Ride 11:30  TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events.

2 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Food Memories 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report

Explore Tijuana and Northern Baja with Jorge Meraz on Crossing South, premiering Thursday, November 2, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Gloria’s Favorites 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Western Turkey 7:30  TV Our State Penland Craft School/ Spring Garden/Ivey Hayes  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Venice 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show American Dance Festival Dancers  NC  Discussions of War Wilmington  EX Music Voyager Morocco: The Heart of Morocco—The Middle 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Fort Bragg  NC  Motorbiking Vietnam Adventures Along the Ho Chi Minh Trail  EX Bare Feet with— Mickela Mallozzi Dancing in My Italy— Minturno DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  The Vietnam War This Is What We Do DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Vikings, Puffins & Ponies 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life Wanted: Broccoli  EX Travels with Darley Missouri’s Route 66 & St. Louis 10:00  TV Food— Delicious Science Food on the Brain  EX Crossing South Premiere! Tijuana: Tacos, Horses, Beer & Soccer


visit unctv.org Enjoy solo travel with Rachel Parsons on Peregrine Dame, premiering Thursday, November 2, at 10:30 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

0:30  NC  This Is My Home Now 1 Follow the lives of three Montagnard immigrant families in Greensboro.  EX Peregrine Dame Tacloban, Philippines 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The Charity Shop  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Fiji—Island Hopping DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Cartagena & a Hidden Palenque

3 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Yorktown—The Last Battle 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy & Delicious 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 7:50  EX SciTech Now North Carolina—Shorts First Down Marker Science 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Pieces of Eight 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman The media strategist discusses state and national politics and policy with his guests.

 NC  MUSE: The Arts Show American Dance Festival Dancers 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Roaring River Vineyards 9:00  TV Great Performances: Noel Coward’s Present Laughter A self-obsessed actor experiences a midlife crisis amidst crazed playwrights and unexpected twists.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries A Christmas Murder 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program.  EX Father Brown The Lair of the Libertines 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Duke Lemur Center 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

4 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with James B. Hunt Jr. Part 1 of 4  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Piedmont White Bass 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Joe Albea and John Moore share top moments from this long-running series. 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  EX Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Piedmont White Bass

 EX Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs  EX From the Vineyard Woodmill/Windsor Run 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Crossing South Tijuana: Tacos, Horses, Beer & Soccer 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Somerset Place/Fort Bragg/ Siler City  EX Peregrine Dame Tacloban, Philippines 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade Premiere! Honoring our Vietnam Veterans Join over 100 active duty military, veteran, marching bands and other participants.  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Arctic Food 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Two Coasts, Part 2  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Sante Fe, New Mexico 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Redeeming Your Ground  EX Taste of History Alexander Hamilton the Financier 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Thank You for Sharing DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Thomas Jefferson’s Bookstand DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy & Delicious Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Growing Crinum Lillies/ Training Young Apple Trees  NC  Growing a Greener World The Private Garden of a Public Gardener  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Delhi & Agra, India November | 5


evening&weekend listings 2:30  TV America’s Heartland 1 Welcoming Tourists at a Montana Ranch/Bringing in the Hay Harvest  NC  Almanac Gardener Solving Tomato Problems/ Backyard Blue Birds  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomblé & the Mata Atlantica 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 1  NC  Tour 64: North Carolina’s Heritage Highway Travel our state’s historic, scenic byway.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Following the Reformation Trail in Switzerland & Germany DV 1:30  EX Curious Traveler Curious Kotor 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Romania  NC  First in Future Jud Bowman  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Vietnam 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope San Francisco’s Changing Neighborhoods DV  NC  Innovate NC Pembroke 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Cowboy Hat Maker  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Warren Buffett  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways One Way Ticket to Siberia 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Scalloped Lid Box  NC  Conversations William Henry Curry 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives WWII POW Artist 4:30  TV This Old House All Decked Out  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Late Season Stripers  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 1 6­ | November

5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Tribute to Fred Astaire (1980)  NC  Woodsongs Alison Brown Quartet/ Frank Solivan/Rob Ickes  EX World’s Most Famous Train Experience the Venice Simplon Orient Express, considered the world’s most luxurious, romantic train. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Rewrites  NC  NC Beat Urban Soil  EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Getting Rid of Gwen  NC  NC Beat Laney Jones & The Spirits  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Remote Tribes 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Glitch  NC  Song of the Mountains Loose Strings/Tennessee Mafia Jug Band  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads

Swing with Asheville’s The Resonant Rogues on Echo Sessions, Saturday, November 4, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Swing Folk from The Resonant Rogues 10:00  TV Shetland DI Perez faces an uphill battle to uncover the truth.  NC  Live from the Artists Den Panic! At the Disco  EX Story of India Freedom DV 11:00  TV Luther Can Luther stop the fetish killer before he kills again?  NC  Austin City Limits Miranda Lambert  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Vietnam

5 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What Exists?  EX History Detectives WWII POW Artist 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Moneywise See the American dream in action at with Kelvin Boston Durham’s International Delights on My Home, NC—Shorts, premiering Staying Up in a Down Economy Saturday, November 4, at 8:50 PM, on UNC-TV  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Ireland 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV New! International Delights  NC  Consuelo Mack Meet an inspiring family WealthTrack who fled the Persian Gulf Get advice for managing War and built an American investments. food dream in Durham. 8:00  TV Curious George 9:00  TV Shetland  NC  Carolina A young man disappears Business Review on the ferry crossing.  EX Chris Tarrant:  NC  Bluegrass Extreme Railways Underground Ice Train to Nowhere: Don Bryant & the Bo Keys Alaska  EX Story of India 8:30  TV Wild Kratts The Meeting of Two  NC  Charlie Rose— Oceans DV The Week


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV This Old House All Decked Out  NC  Washington Week  EX Fake or Fortune? A Mystery Old Master 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Radiator Replacement/ Repointing Brick  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show American Dance Festival Dancers  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Charles Frazier: Cold Mountain  EX Life on the Reef Corals & Turtle Hatchlings 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Black Bear Science  NC  First in Future Jennifer Tolle Whiteside 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Late Season Stripers  NC  Innovate NC Greensboro  EX Life on the Reef Cat 5 Cyclone 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org.  NC  Conversations Dr. Robert Newman Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Charles Frazier: Cold Mountain  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Late Season Stripers  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope San Antonio Christmas DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Mushrooms  NC  New Fly Fisher Blue Fox Lodge  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Flowering of the Llamas 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Snack Attack  NC  Song of the Mountains The Dillards  EX Doc Martin Old Dogs 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Dates 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Korean Feast  NC  Bluegrass Underground Don Bryant & The Bo Keys

Find out why Margo is a basket case on Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece, Sunday, November 5, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries A Christmas Murder 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Southern Stews  NC  Echo Sessions Swing Folk from The Resonant Rogues 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Pasta in a Pan  NC  Austin City Limits Miranda Lambert  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Open Road 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Crazy for Mushrooms 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Building a World-Class Cuisine Starts with a Sound  NC  First in Future Jennifer Tolle Whiteside  EX Father Brown The Tanganyika Green 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy & Delicious  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Four Funerals & a Wedding, Part 1

5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Other People’s Children  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/ .  EX Princes of the Palace Interviews and archival footage chronicle three generations of British princes. 6:30  NC  Black America Women & Media with Jamia Wilson 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home The Mona Lisa Smile  NC  African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) DV 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe West England 8:00  EX This Wild Life The Great Lion Hunt  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Aunt Hermione brings a spiritualist to contact Louisa’s dead husband.  NC  Looking Over Jordan: African Americans & the War Learn of the southern black experience before, during and after the Civil War. 8:30  NC  North Carolina Civil War Historic Sites Tour these landmarks.  EX Wonder of Animals Foxes 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 6 Rev. Whitworth puts Morwenna through the tortures of the damned.  NC  Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers Explore how the country’s founders championed liberty and engaged in slavery.  EX Blue Planet Open Ocean 10:00  TV The Collection on Masterpiece On a weekend at his partner’s chateau, Paul expels unwelcome guests.  NC  Civil War: The Untold Story Bloody Shiloh  EX Earth a New Wild Home/Plains Mamie Gummer (L) and Frances de la Tour star on the hottest haute couture series around, The Collection on Masterpiece, Sunday, November 5, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. November | 7


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1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  Our State Letters from Home/ What It Was Was Football/ Virginia Johnson  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Provence, France 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth/Glass Artist Ronnie Hughes

6 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Life on the Reef Cat 5 Cyclone 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Central Turkey 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Wanted: Broccoli  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Tampa Bay, FL— Cuban Cuisine & Swimming With Sharks 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Our 50 States, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s Other Ocean  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 7 A boy goes missing. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand 9:00  TV The VA & the Human Cost of War Explore the Department of Veterans Affairs’ history, and its ups and downs.  NC  Changing Seas Tracking Tigers  EX Midsomer Murders The Glitch 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina The Scientist & the Oysterman 10:00  TV Independent Lens Premiere! Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary See how passions and experiences shaped the life of this jazz great and native North Carolinian. 8­ | November

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MUSE: The Arts Show profiles editorial cartoonist Dwane Powell, Tuesday, November 7, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  NOVA Killer Hurricanes  EX Midsomer Murders The Glitch 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives WWII POW Artist 11:30  TV BBC World News

7 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Darlene Foret 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless How to Feed a City 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Paris Sidetrips 7:30  TV Flavor, NC J&B Herb Farms  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Florence 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Black Like Me Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux learn unexpected facts about their ancestry.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Graham Allison: Destined for War

Meet comic book creators on Comic Culture, premiering Tuesday, November 7, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Origins DV 8:30  NC  First in Future Mike Walden 9:00  TV The Vietnam War The Veneer of Civilization DV

 NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell

Settle in with Michael Portillo for the premiere of Great American Railroad Journeys, Tuesday, November 7, at 9 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manhattan: Grand Central to World Trade Center 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Premiere! Walter Simonson, Thor & More Meet the people who make comics in this series from UNC Pembroke students and staff. 10:00  NC  Echo Sessions Funk Rock from The Fritz  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 10:30  NC  NC Beat Urban Soil 11:00  TV Waiting for God The Boring Son  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Chile: From Seaside to Mountaintop DV


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Explore Unrest in the Queen City: A Public Conversation, Wednesday, November 8, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peoples of Oaxaca & the arrival of Holy Week

8 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Wildest Arctic Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice DV

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Israel 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Scientist & the Oysterman  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Uganda: Mountain Gorillas 8:00  TV Nature The Cheetah Children  NC  Unrest in the Queen City: A Public Conversation Premiere! Policing Community organizers, historians and police leaders discuss community policing following the fatal 2016 shooting of Keith Scott by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table How I Got to Now 8:30  NC  Unrest in the Queen City: A Public Conversation Premiere! Activism Community organizers discuss activism in the year since a fatal police shooting.  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Mexico Every Single Day

9:00  TV NOVA Killer Floods  NC  Unrest in the Queen City: A Public Conversation Premiere! Economic Opportunity Charlotte leaders discuss creating economic opportunities in the city’s underserved areas.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Vercelli, Italy 9:30  NC  Independent Lens Newtown Explore the aftermath of the 12/14/12 mass shooting. DV  EX Family Ingredients Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City: Pho 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Business of Disaster Investigate who profits when disaster strikes.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Dish to Name 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Dinner in the Keys 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? The Junior  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Ice Train to Nowhere: Alaska 11:30  TV BBC World News

9 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Bacon or Pancetta 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Shorey’s Petite Appetite

7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Palestine 7:30  TV Our State Bat Cave/Azalea Festival/ Airlie Gardens  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Hill Towns of Tuscany & Umbria 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell  NC  Discussions of War NC Museum of History, Raleigh  EX Music Voyager Morocco: The Spirit— The South 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Leathernecks & Leatherbacks  NC  Discussions of War Fort Bragg  EX Bare Feet with— Mickela Mallozzi It Takes Two To Tango: Buenos Aires, Argentina DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  The Vietnam War Things Fall Apart DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Indonesia: Orangutans— People of the Forest 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life Bourbon Country  EX Travels with Darley Tokyo, Japan 10:00  TV Food— Delicious Science A Matter of Taste Explore what makes food taste delicious and its impact on our tongues and noses.  EX Crossing South Rosarito: Bike Race, GoCarts, R/C Airplanes & Food 10:30  NC  From B.A.R. to P.O.W.: The Harold Frank Story WWII European Theatre Meet a Davidson County native who earned a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and the French Legion of Honor.  EX Peregrine Dame Yangon, Myanmar 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Daisy’s Toyboy  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Chile: The Driest Place on Earth DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Brazilian State of Ceará November | 9


evening&weekend listings 10 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History The Mummers: Pistols, Parasols & Parades 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table How I Got to Now 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 2 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 7:50   EX SciTech Now North Carolina—Shorts Hurricane Hunters 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Crash 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Lexington Glass Works 9:00  TV Great Performances: In the Heights—Chasing Broadway Dreams Premiere! Follow the cast and creative team from the musical’s small start to its Tony® award.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death Defying Acts 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Foo Fighters— Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Catch the band in peak performance at the ancient amphitheater at the Acropolis in Athens.  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Father Brown The Truth in the Wine 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Bank Bistro & Bar 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Scone Palace  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders They Seek Him Here, Part 2 11:30  TV BBC World News 10­ | November

Follow talented young creators, led by Lin-Manuel Miranda, on Great Performances: In the Heights—Chasing Broadway Dreams, premiering Friday, November 10, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

11 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with James B. Hunt Jr. Part 2 of 4  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Late Season Stripers 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  EX Exploring North Carolina Salamanders as Canaries 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Late Season Stripers  EX Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Discussions of War Jacksonville  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Discussions of War Southern Pines  EX From the Vineyard Cypress Bend/ Surry Community College 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Stories of Service Porter Halyburton  EX Crossing South Rosarito: Bike Race, Go-Carts, R/C Airplanes & Food 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Discussions of War Welcome

 EX Peregrine Dame Yangon, Myanmar 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  North Carolina Stories of Service Ted Triebel  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Historical Garden 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Long Parks  NC  Discussions of War Wilmington  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Vercelli, Italy 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Gardening in the Desert Southwest  NC  Discussions of War NC Museum of History, Raleigh  EX Taste of History Cajun Cuisine of the Acadians 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Healthy for Generations DV  NC  Discussions of War Fort Bragg  EX Pati’s Mexican Table How I Got to Now Noon  TV Almanac Gardener An Original NC Yard/ Growing Raspberries  NC  Vietnam: Learning, Healing & Counseling Local experts provide help and direction in this special broadcast.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Rajasthan 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Ranch Life Photographer/ Inmate Harvesters/Classic Citrus/Artisanal Cheese  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Capital & Coffee


visit unctv.org 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 2  NC  Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade Honoring our Vietnam Veterans Join over 100 active duty military, veteran, marching bands and other participants.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Eastern Europe’s Treasures: From Budapest to Bucharest DV 1:30  EX Curious Traveler Curious Oslo 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Assisi & Italian Country Charm  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV  NC  From B.A.R. to P.O.W.: The Harold Frank Story WWII European Theatre Meet a Davidson County native who earned a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and the French Legion of Honor. 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Spur Maker  NC  Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom Louis Gossett Jr. narrates this look at the Marine Corps’ first AfricanAmerican recruits.  EX The World’s Most Famous Train Experience the Venice Simplon Orient Express, considered the world’s most luxurious, romantic train. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Horizontal Routing 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Big Ash Mallet! DV  NC  North Carolina’s WWII Experience Hear gripping firsthand accounts by vets from the greatest generation.  EX History Detectives Civil War Battle Lines 4:30  TV This Old House This Old House U. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Crappie Lesson  EX Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Youman’s Salute (1971)

 NC  Vietnam: Learning, Healing & Counseling Local experts provide help and direction in this special broadcast.  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manhattan: Grand Central to World Trade Center 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Wedding Day Nerves  NC  NC Beat Campfires & Constellations  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Judith’s New Romance  NC  NC Beat The Midatlantic  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Journey to Love Valley 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Small Mercies  NC  Song of the Mountains The Dillards  EX Globe Trekker Wild West: USA 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Brown Mountain Lights 9:00  TV Shetland Old ghosts return as Perez’s enemies try to thwart him.  NC  Bluegrass Underground Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors  EX 10 Towns That Changed America Explore how these towns left a lasting impact on how our communities are designed. 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Americana Country from Raising Caine 10:00  TV Shetland The team is determined to track down the person who helped the killer.  NC  Live from the Artists Den Young the Giant  EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy makes interesting stops while traveling from Chicago to Seattle on the mighty Empire Builder. 11:00  TV Luther Luther must confront his demons when faced with a killer’s crusade.  NC  Austin City Limits The Head & the Heart/ Benjamin Booker  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads

12 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth How Did the Universe Begin?  EX History Detectives Civil War Battle Lines 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Moneywise with Kelvin Boston Avoiding Investment Fraud  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 Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Night Train to Patagonia 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 9:00  TV This Old House This Old House U.  NC  Washington Week  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Origins DV 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Tree Removal/Stud Finders/ Garage Door Opener  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Editorial Cartoonist Dwane Powell  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Graham Allison: Destined for War  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manhattan: Grand Central to World Trade Center 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina The Scientist & the Oysterman  NC  First in Future Patrick Woodie 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Crappie Lesson  NC  Innovate NC Pembroke  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  NC  Conversations Ira David Wood

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evening&weekend listings It’s moody on the moors with Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece, Sunday, November 12, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Graham Allison: Destined for War  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Crappie Lesson  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Winter Squash/Produce Box  NC  New Fly Fisher French River Musky  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food How to Fish  NC  Song of the Mountains Bill & Maggie Anderson/ VW Boys  EX Doc Martin In Loco 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Kebabs 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Big Easy Favorites  NC  Bluegrass Underground Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death Defying Acts 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Biting Into the Big Easy  NC  Echo Sessions Americana Country from Raising Caine 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Leftovers: Use It or Lose It  NC  Austin City Limits The Head & the Heart/ Benjamin Booker  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Golden Years 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Spiced Up Soup & Salad Night 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless It All Begins with Beans  NC  First in Future Patrick Woodie  EX Father Brown The Fire in the Sky 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table How I Got to Now  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 12­ | November

5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Four Funerals & a Wedding, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Facta Non Verba  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth II See how a young princess became a great queen. 6:30  NC  Black America Black Men in America with Kevin Powell 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home Day of Atonement  NC  African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) DV 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Southeast England 8:00  EX This Wild Life Problems in Paradise  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Vasilia makes the least-romantic proposal in history.  NC  Crisis of Faith Biblical interpretations of slavery divided Civil Warera religious denominations. 8:30  NC  Shiloh: The Devil’s Own Day Explore one of the Civil War’s bloodiest conflicts.  EX Wonder of Animals Elephants 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 7 George triumphs, as his relationship with Elizabeth collapses.

 NC  Civil War Songs & Stories Renditions of Bonnie Blue Flag and Dixie capture Civil War-era sounds and tales.  EX Blue Planet Frozen Seas 10:00  TV The Collection on Masterpiece Charlotte courts Claude for her defiant fashion house.  NC  Civil War: The Untold Story A Beacon of Hope  EX Earth a New Wild Plains 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Keeper of the Vine/ A Defiant Spirit/ A Muse in Wilmington  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC The Courage of Chris Rosati/Salem Street Drum Company/Highland Brewing Company/Hospital to Home/Villa Verde

13 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Mexico 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Bourbon Country  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Chattanooga, TN: Moonpies, Incline Railway & the View of Seven States 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Junk in the Trunk 7  NC  Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs  EX Midsomer Murders Small Mercies 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Homecomings 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Junk in the Trunk 3  NC  Changing Seas Mysterious Microbes  EX Midsomer Murders Small Mercies


visit unctv.org 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina New Approach to Bee Health 10:00  EX DCI Banks Wednesday’s Child  TV POV Almost Sunrise Two friends haunted by combat experiences trek 2,700 miles on foot across America.  NC  NOVA Killer Floods 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Nürnberg

14 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Martha Butler 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Passion for Cheese 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Amsterdam 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Paris 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Children of the Revolution Lupita Nyong’o, Carmelo Anthony and Ana Navarro investigate the political choices of their fathers.

1:00  TV Waiting for God 1 The Funeral  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Austria—Celebrating the Vine in Vienna & the Burgenland DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman ABC Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean

15 WEDNESDAY Get hungry for reading with Ronni Lundy: Victuals on North Carolina Bookwatch, Tuesday, November 14, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ronni Lundy: Victuals  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations The Cross & the Crescent DV

8:30  NC  First in Future Mor Aframian 9:00  TV The Vietnam War The History of the World DV

 NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Brooklyn to Montauk 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Tom Lyle, Marvel & DC 10:00  NC  Echo Sessions Soulful Rock from The Broadcast  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Belize to Guatemala 10:30  NC  NC Beat Laney Jones & the Spirits

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nature’s Great Race Elephants 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina New Approach to Bee Health  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Turtles & Tsongas 8:00  TV Focus on: Confederate Monuments Premiere! UNC-TV’s Deborah Holt Noel and WFAE’s Mike Collins host a community forum examining the fate of our state’s Civil War memorials.  NC  Reel South Private Violence  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Juju’s Chocolate-Covered Life 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Milk Street Suppers 9:00  TV Year in Space Go behind-the-scenes with astronaut Scott Kelly on the International Space Station.  NC  Enough Is Enough Examine the domestic violence problem in our state.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Carmel, California 9:30  NC  POV Tough Love Having lost custody of their children, two parents fight to win back the trust of the courts.  EX Family Ingredients Vietnam, Hanoi: Pho

Deborah Holt Noel cohosts Focus on: Confederate Monuments, with WFAE’s Mike Collins, Wednesday, November 15, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. November | 13


evening&weekend listings Explore the future on Beyond a Year in Space, Wednesday, November 15, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

10:00  TV Beyond a Year in Space Next generation astronauts train to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Great Outdoorsman 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Rich & Refreshing 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Strong Stuff This Insurance  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Night Train to Patagonia 11:30  TV BBC World News

9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  The Vietnam War The Veneer of Civilization DV

 EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Canada: The Mighty Polar 16 THURSDAY Bear Migration 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life  NC  BBC World News Persimmon Style America  EX Travels with Darley  EX Nick Stellino: Martinique Caribbean Storyteller in the Kitchen Culture Family Matters 10:00  TV Food— 6:30  NC  Nightly Delicious Science Business Report We Are What We Eat Dis  EX Jacques Pépin: cover how hidden chemisHeart & Soul try in every mouthful keeps Cuisine de Ma Chérie our bodies fit and healthy. 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Crossing South Business Report Ensenada: Baja 500 &  NC  Charlie Rose Ziplines  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 10:30  EX Peregrine Dame Prague Hanoi, Vietnam 7:30  TV Our State 11:00  TV Keeping Up Pullen Park/Old Salem Appearances Bakery/West Jefferson The Christening  EX Smart Travels—  NC  PBS NewsHour Europe with Rudy Maxa  EX Travelscope London Papua New Guinea: 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Cultural Encounters in an Photographer Ancient World DV Watson Brown 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  Jeremiah  EX In the Americas Navy Commander Jeremiah with David Yetman Denton was a POW in Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Vietnam and became a U.S. Quilombos, Candomblé & Senator from Alabama. the Mata Atlantica  EX Music Voyager Season Premiere! Atlanta: Atlanta’s Stage 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina History & Future of Water in North Carolina  EX Bare Feet with— Mickela Mallozzi Jeju Fire Festival DV

Grab a friend for the season premiere of Music Voyager, Thursday, November 16, at 8 PM, on The Explorer Channel. 14­ | November

17 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Coffee Past, Present & Future 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Juju’s Chocolate-Covered Life 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home The Prodigal Daughter 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Photographer Watson Brown 8:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Southport 9:00  TV Great Performances: Indecent An explosive moment in theatrical history inspired Paula Vogel’s Tony® winner.


visit unctv.org  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder & the Maiden 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Father Brown The Judgement of Man 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Bask Hotel 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow WWI Special  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

18 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with James B. Hunt Jr. Part 3 of 4  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Crappie Lesson 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  EX Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Crappie Lesson  EX Exploring North Carolina Where Rivers Are Born 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine  EX From the Vineyard Sanctuary Vineyard/ Hanover Park 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend

 EX Crossing South Ensenada: Baja 500 & Ziplines 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Riding the Rails/Mule Power/In-tune  EX Peregrine Dame Hanoi, Vietnam 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  2017 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade Premiere! Welcome the holiday season with Rootle and your favorite PBS KIDS friends!  EX New Scandinavian Cooking The South of Norway: Shellfish for Summer 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Carmel, California 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Hope for Heroes: The Farmer Veteran Coalition  EX Taste of History Yorktown—The Last Battle 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home The Local Life DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Juju’s Chocolate-Covered Life Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Solving Tomato Problems/ Backyard Blue Birds  NC  Growing a Greener World Urban Farm, Country Town—The Spark in Sparta  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Istanbul, Turkey 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Crawfish Harvest/ Belgian Endive Recipes  NC  Almanac Gardener Carnivorous Bog Garden: NC Aquarium, Pine Knoll Shores/Irrigation Independence: Going off the Grid  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Sierra Nevada & the Making of California 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 3  NC  Folkways: An Overview of Folklife 1997 Special David Holt shares NC’s rich and diverse folk culture.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope South Korea: A Winter Journey DV

1:30  EX Curious Traveler Curious Bordeaux 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Siena & Tuscany’s Wine Country  NC  First in Future Mor Aframian  EX Globe Trekker Wild West: USA 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV  NC  Innovate NC Wilson 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Spoon Maker  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Eric Schmidt  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Manhattan: Grand Central to World Trade Center 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Mortising Jig & Box Assembly  NC  Comic Culture Tom Lyle, Marvel & DC 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Carving Away with Mary May DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Space Exploration 4:30  TV This Old House Approaching Half Way  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Redfish Marsh  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 3 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Thanksgiving (1981)  NC  Woodsongs John Oates  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Brooklyn to Montauk 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Improvements?  NC  NC Beat Shirlette Ammons with Tommy Rau  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The County Set  NC  NC Beat Almost People & Pink Drinks  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Wild Cheetah November | 15


8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Small Mercies  NC  Song of the Mountains Bill & Maggie Anderson/ VW Boys  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Highland Brewing Company 9:00  TV Shetland A shocking discovery finally leads Perez to an identity.  NC  Bluegrass Underground The McCrary Sisters  EX 10 Parks That Changed America Explore serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from urban life. 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Mike Dillon Band 10:00  TV Shetland The murderer is closer to home than Perez realized.  NC  Live from the Artists Den Sturgill Simpson  EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy visits the West Coast and Pacific Ocean, hurtling past jaw-dropping vistas. 11:00  TV Luther Luther must clear his name and stop a killer.  NC  ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival Spy local favorites as you revel in 2017’s best performances.  EX Globe Trekker Wild West: USA

19 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Is the Universe Theologically Ambiguous?  EX History Detectives Space Exploration 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Moneywise with Kelvin Boston Making Money Going Green DV  EX Globe Trekker Papua New Guinea Islands 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways The Diamond Railway

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evening&weekend listings

Enjoy old-time music with Maggie and Bill Anderson on Song of the Mountains, Saturday, November 18, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 9:00  TV This Old House Approaching Half Way  NC  Washington Week  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations The Cross & the Crescent

2:30  TV Flavor, NC 1 Hybrid Striped Bass  NC  New Fly Fisher Ohio Spring Steelhead  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan Warden 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real DV Good Food 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Desserts with Benefits Happy Holidays from  NC  Song of the Mountains AskTOH! Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver  NC  Front Row with  EX Doc Martin Marc Rotterman Blood Is Thicker 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Photographer Cooking School Watson Brown Festive Occasions  NC  North Carolina 2:00  TV America’s Test Bookwatch Kitchen from Cook’s Ronni Lundy: Victuals Illustrated  EX Great American Pantry Pastas Railroad Journeys  NC  Bluegrass Brooklyn to Montauk Underground 10:30  TV SciTech Now The McCrary Sisters North Carolina  EX Miss Fisher’s New Approach to Murder Mysteries Bee Health Murder & the Maiden  NC  First in Future 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Jenna Robinson Prime Rib with All the 11:00  TV Carolina Fixings Outdoor Journal  NC  Echo Sessions Redfish Marsh Indie Pop from stephaniesid  NC  Innovate NC 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Wilmington Meals  EX Stephen Fry in On the Table in 20 Central America  NC  ACL Presents: Belize to Guatemala Americana Music Festival 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Spy local favorites as Celebrate 30 Years from the you revel in 2017’s best Archives Visit unctv.org/bif. performances.  NC  Conversations  EX Doctor Blake Dr. Assad Meymandi Mysteries Noon  TV North Carolina Lucky Numbers Bookwatch 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Ronni Lundy: Victuals A Special Occasion  NC  Carolina 4:00  TV Mexico— Outdoor Journal One Plate at a Time Redfish Marsh with Rick Bayless  EX Joseph Rosendo’s The Hunt for Caribbean Travelscope Lobster La Joie De Vivre in Quebec  NC  First in Future City, Canada DV Jenna Robinson


visit unctv.org  EX Father Brown The Penitent Man 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Juju’s Chocolate-Covered Life  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Country Matters, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin The Doctor Is Out  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Royalty Close Up: The Photography of Kent Gavin The Queen & I/ Portraits of a Princess 6:30  NC  Black America My Brother’s Keeper with Michael J. Garner  EX Royalty Close Up: The Photography of Kent Gavin By Royal Appointment/ William, Kate & Harry Too 7:00  TV A Place To Call Home That’s Amore  NC  African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896) DV 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 8:00  EX This Wild Life Baby Elephant Rescue  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Louisa, Leslie and Spiro rescue Dr. Petrides.  NC  Safe Harbor Follow the Underground Railroad through a littleknown passage to freedom in the northernmost corner of Pennsylvania. 8:30  EX Wonder of Animals Great Apes 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 8 Elizabeth turns the tables on George.  NC  Voices for Freedom: The Hyers Sisters’ Legacy Discover these AfricanAmerican opera prodigies of the 1870s and ‘80s.  EX Blue Planet Seasonal Seas 9:30  NC  No Going Back: Women & the War See how women’s lives and societal roles changed during and after the Civil War.

8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact 9:00  NC  Changing Seas Grouper Moon  EX Midsomer Murders The Creeper 9:30  TV Independent Lens Shadow World Discover the shocking realities of the global arms trade.  NC  SciTech Now Join Dave for an all-star salute from North Carolina top stars on David Letterman: Laser-Branded Foods The Mark Twain Prize, Monday, 10:00  EX DCI Banks November 20, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. A Piece of My Heart  NC  Beyond a Year in 10:00  TV The Collection Space on Masterpiece Next generation astronauts Nina is torn between train to leave Earth’s orbit Claude, Billy and the baby and travel into deep space. she gave up for adoption. 11:00  TV Film School Shorts  NC  Civil War: First Gen 101 First generaThe Untold Story tion Americans navigate River of Death identity, love and accep  EX Earth a New Wild tance as cultures converge. Forests  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:00  TV EastEnders 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  Our State  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Dirt to Shirt/Fins & Feathers Bulgaria  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia 21 TUESDAY 11:30  TV EastEnders  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 Taste of Louisiana Brothers’ Joe Kwon with Chef John Folse & Co. Marie Orgeron 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Mexico—  NC  BBC World News One Plate at a Time America with Rick Bayless  EX Stephen Fry in Market Inspirations, Central America Local Genius Belize to Guatemala 7:00  TV Nightly 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Business Report Portugal’s Heartland  NC  Charlie Rose 7:30  TV Flavor, NC  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vollmer Farms Blackberries Berlin  EX Smart Travels— 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Europe with Rudy Maxa Persimmon Style Belgium  EX Family Travel 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots with Colleen Kelly Relatives We Never Knew Dallas, TX: The Texas State We Had Actors Tea Leoni Fair, City Sunsets & Tex Mex and Gaby Hoffmann learn 8:00  TV David Letterman: their ancestors’ stories. The Mark Twain Prize  NC  North Carolina Steve Martin, Bill Murray, Bookwatch Eddie Vedder and more Donna Everhart: ® all-stars honor the Emmy Education of Dixie Dupree winning comic.  EX Africa’s Great  NC  Exploring Civilizations North Carolina Empires of Gold DV Man & Mammoth in the 8:30  NC  First in Future Carolinas Randy Woodson  EX Midsomer Murders The Creeper

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evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV The Vietnam War A Disrespectful Loyalty DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford  EX Great American Railroad Journeys New York City to Albany 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Paulo Rivera, Marvel & DC 10:00  NC  Echo Sessions Funky Jam Band Dopapod  EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua 10:30  NC  NC Beat Campfires & Constellations 11:00  TV Waiting for God Two Nasty Children  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Guatemala—The Maya of the Western Highlands DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Capital & Coffee

Meet Nature’s Miniature Miracles on Nature, Wednesday, November 22, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  Charlie Rose  EX Victoria on Masterpiece An Ordinary Woman 7:30  TV Our State French Broad River/ Biltmore House/Aquarium 8:00  TV Anne of Green  EX Heirloom Meals’ Gables: The Good Stars Thanksgiving Premiere! Free-spirited Cranberry-Stuffed Acorn Anne Shirley turns 13 and Squash, Brazilian Cheese faces complex situations. Rolls & Chipotle-Spiced  NC  American War Pumpkin Pie DV Stories: Vietnam 9:30  NC  POV Escalation Don’t Tell Anyone Meet  EX Victoria on immigrant activist Angy Masterpiece Rivera, the country’s only The Queen’s Husband advice columnist for un 9:00  NC  The Vietnam War documented youth. The History of the World DV 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  EX Victoria on Poor Kids This intimate Masterpiece portrait of the U.S. eco Engine of Change nomic crisis focuses on what 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life poverty means to children. Chasing Trout 22 WEDNESDAY  EX My Family & 10:00  TV North Carolina Other Turkeys with Weekend 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Nigel Marven  EX Victoria on  NC  BBC World News The avid birdwatcher sets Masterpiece America out to discover the iconic Young England  EX Nature’s Great Race bird’s remarkable history. 10:30  TV Growing New Roots: Caribou 11:00  TV Are You Exporting North Carolina’s 6:30  NC  Nightly Being Served? Southern Spuds Business Report The Apartment Premiere! Frank Graff shares 7:00  TV Nightly  NC  PBS NewsHour how our state is building a Business Report  EX Chris Tarrant: huge sweet potato export  NC  Charlie Rose Extreme Railways market to Europe.  EX First Official The Diamond Railway 11:00  TV Keeping Up Thanksgiving 11:30  TV BBC World News Appearances Relive the story of the first A Strange Man official Thanksgiving, held  NC  PBS NewsHour 23 THURSDAY in the Americas in 1619.  EX Chris Tarrant: 7:30  TV SciTech Now 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Extreme Railways North Carolina  NC  BBC World News The Diamond Railway Laser-Branded Foods America 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Steven Raichlen’s  EX Victoria on Project Smoke Masterpiece 24 FRIDAY Thanksgiving Comes Early The Clockwork 8:00  TV Nature 6:30  NC  Nightly 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Nature’s Miniature Miracles Business Report  NC  BBC World News See survival stories of the 7:00  TV Nightly America world’s smallest animals. DV Business Report  EX Taste of History  NC  Reel South Queen of the Caribbean 120 Days When a judge or 6:30  NC  Nightly ders a man to self-deport, Business Report he faces a tough choice.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table  EX Surviving Thanksgiv Cheesy ing with Sara Moulton 7:00  TV Nightly The chef offers time-saving Business Report dinner tips and techniques.  NC  Charlie Rose 9:00  NC  Harvest of Dignity  EX Midsomer Murders Examine issues raised half a Death in a Chocolate Box, century ago about immigraPart 2 tion policies, food safety 7:30  TV North Carolina and our state’s reliance on Weekend guest workers.  TV NOVA Get the dirt on Growing New Roots: Extreme Animal Weapons Exporting North Carolina’s Southern Spuds, Thursday, November 23, at 10:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

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Ella Ballentine and Martin Sheen star in Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars, premiering Thursday, November 23, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX A Place To Call Home The Welcome Mat 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford 9:00  TV Great Performances Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn— The Broadway Musical  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder & Mozzarella 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Father Brown The Time Machine 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Vortex Doughnuts 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Death in a Chocolate Box, Part 2 11:30  TV BBC World News

25 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with James B. Hunt Jr. Part 4 of 4  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Redfish Marsh

6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  EX Exploring North Carolina Living Collections 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Redfish Marsh  EX Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day  EX From the Vineyard Treehouse Vineyard/ Biltmore 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Crossing South Wine Country: Valle De Guadalupe 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Coast Protectors/Jackson House/Jim McPhail  EX Peregrine Dame Manila, Philippines 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend

 NC  From the Vineyard Treehouse Vineyard/ Biltmore  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Mid-Norway: Old-fashioned Sweet Tooth 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Report From the Birds  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Arrow Maker  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Bologna, Italy 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Carving Away with Mary May DV  EX Taste of History The Mummers: Pistols, Parasols & Parades 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Melting Potluck DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill A Very Boring Program DV  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Cheesy Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Growing Okra/Controlling Voles in Your Landscape  NC  Growing a Greener World New Ways of Growing America’s Favorite Vegetable  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Turkey’s Turquoise Coast 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Wisconsin’s “Farm to Fork” Student Program  NC  Almanac Gardener Mulches: Straw vs. Black Plastic/Growing Heirloom Tomatoes  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Land of Sand 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Our 50 States 2  NC  Refuge Mattamuskeet  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Hungary, Austria & Germany: Sampling the Danube DV 1:30  EX Curious Traveler Curious Sorrento 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe West England  NC  First in Future Randy Woodson  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily November | 19


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2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ontario’s Central Counties: Multi-Cultural Adventures DV

 NC  Innovate NC Asheville 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Murrini Glass Maker  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Kenneth Chenault  EX Great American Railroad Journeys Brooklyn to Montauk 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Tray Centerpiece & Table Saw Sleds  NC  Comic Culture Paulo Rivera, Marvel & DC 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Dovetailed Grease Pot DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Iwo Jima Map/Copperhead Cane/Theremin 4:30  TV This Old House Generation Next Arrives  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Top Water Bass  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Kansas City, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk’s TV Treasures See rare footage and performances.  NC  Woodsongs George Winston & The Outside Track  EX Great American Railroad Journeys New York City to Albany 7:00  NC  NC Beat Gainsay  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Portugal’s Heartland 7:30  NC  NC Beat Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Good Karma 8:00  TV Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years Premiere! Enjoy Ron Howard’s documentary full of found footage featuring music, interviews and stories about the Fab Four!  NC  Song of the Mountains Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver 20­ | November

Ron Howard assembles a fab, fresh look at Beatles: Eight Days a Week— The Touring Years, premiering Saturday, November 25, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Globe Trekker Rome II 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Ronnie Hughes-Glass Artist 9:00  NC  Bluegrass Underground Blues Traveler  EX 10 Homes That Changed America Visit Monticello and more homes that transformed residential living. 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions The Marcus King Band 10:00  NC  Live from the Artists Den The Lumineers  EX Billy Connolly’s Tracks Across America Billy travels the soulful Crescent Route from San Antonio to New York. 10:30  TV Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution Roll up for a musical look at a band and album that changed music. 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits Ms. Lauryn Hill  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily

26 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Service & the Future of Humanity  EX History Detectives Iwo Jima Map/Copperhead Cane/Theremin 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Moneywise with Kelvin Boston Buying a Foreclosed Home DV

 EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Beef 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack

8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Trans-Caucasus Express 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 9:00  TV This Old House Generation Next Arrives  NC  Washington Week  EX Africa’s Great Civilizations Empires of Gold DV 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Backsplash/Leak Detection/ Rainwater  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Donna Everhart: Education of Dixie Dupree  EX Great American Railroad Journeys New York City to Albany 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Laser-Branded Foods  NC  First in Future Ted Abernathy 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Top Water Bass  NC  Innovate NC Wilson  EX Stephen Fry in Central America El Salvador to Nicaragua 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  NC  Conversations William Henry Curry Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Donna Everhart: Education of Dixie Dupree  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Spring Top Water Bass


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Gather ‘round for the premiere of Celtic Woman Homecoming: Ireland, Sunday, November 26, at 6 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 1 DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Table Grapes  NC  New Fly Fisher Arluk Outfitters  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cyprus: Cleopatra’s Secret Island 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food One Basket, One Week, Zero Waste  NC  Song of the Mountains Molly Jeanne/Michael Reno Harrell/Mike Stevens  EX Doc Martin Aromatherapy 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Small Bites 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Refreshing Desserts  NC  Bluegrass Underground Blues Traveler  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder & Mozzarella 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Big Flavors From Little Italy

 NC  Echo Sessions Southern Rock Legend Colonel Bruce Hampton 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Fruit & Meat  NC  Austin City Limits Ms. Lauryn Hill  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Against the Odds 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen The Roast 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Tour of Traditions  NC  First in Future Ted Abernathy  EX Father Brown The Man in the Shadows 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Cheesy  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Country Matters, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight

Sing along to all your favorites with Human Nature: Jukebox, premiering Sunday, November 26, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

6 PM  TV Celtic Woman Homecoming: Ireland Premiere! Celebrate the timeless emotion of such Irish classics as Walk Beside Me, Dulaman, Amazing Grace and more.  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Changing Face of... the Queen The story of the royal family is told through the changes of the Queen’s royal image and wardrobe. 6:30  NC  Black America The World of Book Publishing with Lisa Lucas 7:00  NC  African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) DV  EX Queen at 90 Royal family members share memories of the Queen as monarch and mentor. 8:00  EX This Wild Life Elephant SOS  TV Great Performances: Hitman Returns— David Foster & Friends Natalie Cole, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan, Seal and more perform with the prolific producer.  NC  Gettysburg Story Learn the battlefield story with breathtaking imagery of legendary places of the battlefield. 8:30  EX Wonder of Animals Crocodiles 9:00  NC  American Masters Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth Follow the life of the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature.  EX Blue Planet Coral Seas 10:00  TV Human Nature: Jukebox Premiere! Enjoy favorites from these Aussie all-stars, among the world’s foremost pop vocal ensembles!  EX Earth a New Wild Oceans 10:30  NC  Civil War: The Untold Story Death Knell of the Confederacy 11:00  EX Globe Trekker Nigeria 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Original Collard Sandwich/ The Last Patternmaker/Napoleon Hill/Chicken Lady/ Newton Grove Drug Store/ Brown Mountain Lights November | 21


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27 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Tomato Whisperer 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Sweet Endings with Shorey 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Heart of England & South Wales 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Chasing Trout  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Amsterdam & the Netherlands 8:00  TV Cat’s Attic— Yusuf Cat Stevens Premiere! Enjoy songs and storytelling from this legendary singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine  EX Midsomer Murders The Great & the Good 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth 9:00  NC  Changing Seas Coastal Carnivores  EX Midsomer Murders The Great & the Good

Relive The ‘80s with Cyndi Lauper, Monday, November 27, at 9:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30  TV The ‘80s Premiere! Martha Quinn takes you back to the era of the music video, with Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, Kenny Loggins, Madonna and more.  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina We’re Getting Wet Show 22­ | November

Enjoy songs and stories on Cat’s Attic—Yusuf Cat Stevens, Monday, November 27, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:00  EX DCI Banks 1 Bad Boy  NC  NOVA Extreme Animal Weapons 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Romania

 EX Great American Railroad Journeys Schenectady to Niagara Falls 9:30  NC  Comic Culture Monica Gallagher, Bonnie N. Collide, 9-to-5 10:00  TV The Vietnam War The Weight of Memory DV  NC  Echo Sessions Jam Band Leftover Salmon  EX Stephen Fry in Central America Costa Rica to Panama 10:30  NC  NC Beat The Midatlantic 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Madhya Pradesh— The Heart of India DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Land of Sand

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour America  NC  BBC World News  EX Nature’s Great Race America Zebra  EX Taste of Louisiana 6:30  NC  Nightly with Chef John Folse & Co. Business Report Brenda Martin 7:00  TV Nightly 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Mexico—  EX Rick Steves’ Europe One Plate at a Time Eastern Turkey with Rick Bayless 7:30  TV SciTech Now Mexican Chocolate: North Carolina The Next Chapter We’re Getting Wet Show 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Born To Explore Business Report with Richard Wiese  NC  Charlie Rose Turkey: Land of Legends  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 8:00  TV Folk Legends: Scotland’s Islands & Isn’t This a Time! Highlands Peter, Paul & Mary, Arlo 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Farm to Mess Hall The Weavers perform in  EX Smart Travels— this 2003 concert. Europe with Rudy Maxa  NC  Reel South Athens & Delphi Deep Run A teen finds 8:00  TV ‘60s Generation new love and the courage Catch essential R&B, pop to become a strong-willed and folk rock from 1965-69. transgender man.  NC  North Carolina  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Bookwatch More than Just a Meal Tim Tyson: 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s The Blood of Emmett Till Milk Street Television  EX Africa’s Great Simply Spanish Civilizations 9:00  NC  Independent Lens Cities DV Real Boy Follow this 8:30  NC  First in Future coming-of-age story of a Wayne Holden trans teenager with dreams 9:00  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show of musical stardom. NC State Cypher:  EX Moveable Feast Rap & Spoken Word with Fine Cooking Puerto Rico

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Celebrate with the North Carolina Master Chorale: Joy of the Season, premiering Thursday, November 30, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30  TV Great Performances: Moody Blues—Days of Future Passed Live Premiere! Enjoy the 50th anniversary of this landmark album with a concert of the classics.  EX Family Ingredients Lana’i: Venison 10:00  NC  Independent Lens Kumu Hina A transgender teacher in Hawaii inspires a tomboyish girl to lead an all-male hula troupe.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Vincenzo 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Kingston to Bridgetown 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Trans-Caucasus Express 11:30  TV BBC World News

30 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Dish to Name 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Viva Mexico! 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Sicily 7:30  TV Our State Flat Rock/Davidson/ Canjoe Man  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Greek Islands 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show NC State Cypher: Rap & Spoken Word

 NC  American War Stories: Vietnam Turning Point  EX Music Voyager Atlanta: Atlanta Canvas 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence  EX Bare Feet with— Mickela Mallozzi The Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon, Robeson County DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  The Vietnam War A Disrespectful Loyalty DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: The Last Nomads

9:30  TV A Chef’s Life Liver Lover  EX Travels with Darley Martinique Adventures 10:00  TV North Carolina Master Chorale: Joy of the Season Premiere! Celebrate this acclaimed vocal group’s 75th anniversary by ringing in the season with festive favorites performed with its Chamber Choir and The Carolina Brass.  EX Crossing South Wine Country: Valle De Guadalupe 10:30  EX Peregrine Dame Manila, Philippines 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Driving Mrs. Fortescue  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Madhya Pradesh: India’s Rural Heart DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Lake Superior: Circling the Sweet Water Ocean

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