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10/2017 John Grisham on North Carolina Bookwatch • Rootle’ween • Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

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his season, hit the road for some tasty adventures with James Beard Awardwinning Chef Vivian Howard (and her food truck) as she supports her first cookbook, a 500-page, New York Times bestselling “culinary love letter.” Don’t miss a morsel of A Chef’s Life’s fifth season—new episodes premiere Thursday nights, at 9:30, on UNC-TV, Public Media North Carolina.

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SPECIAL HALLOWEEN WEEKEND BLOCK PARTIES!

Sabrina Bengel, New Bern Culley C. Carson IV, Raleigh Jack Clayton, Raleigh Mandy Cohen, Raleigh J. Donald Coleman, Hickory Joseph H. Ely, Winston-Salem

Do the Monster Mash with your favorite PBS KIDS stars! Watch October 28-29, at 7 AM and 1 PM, to see spooky episodes of your favorite shows!

Susi Hamilton, Raleigh Mark Johnson, Raleigh Megan G. Lebda, Charlotte Adam Loftin, Raleigh William W. Mance, Jr., Asheville Margaret Spellings, Chapel Hill Cullie M. Tarleton, Blowing Rock James Treadaway, Jr., Newton

Saturday, October 28, 7 AM & 1 PM Arthur The Fright Stuff Cyberchase The Halloween Howl (encores 10/31) Nature Cat Runaway Pumpkin Bob the Builder Spooky Tales (encores 10/31) Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest

Vickie Walker, Charlotte Caroline Foy Welch, Chapel Hill James C. Williamson, Raleigh Questions? viewer@unctv.org or 1-888-292-7070 Connect with us at unctv.org, facebook.com/unctv, twitter.com/unctv and instagram.com/unctv. CenterPiece©2017 UNC-TV

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Sunday, October 29, 7 AM & 1 PM Ready Jet Go! Jet’s First Halloween WordWorld A Kooky Spooky Halloween (encores 10/31) Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat Peg + Cat The Halloween Problem (encores 10/31) The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween!


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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—Thomas & Friends (10/1, until 10 AM) DV   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Sesame Street (weekends, until 10 AM) DV   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Halloween Special! (10/28 & 10/29, 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—Thomas & Friends (10/1, until 4 PM) DV   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Sesame Street (weekends, until 4 PM) DV  Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Halloween Special! (10/28 & 10/29, until 4 PM) DV 1:30 WordWorld DV 2:00 Super WHY! DV 2:30 Sesame Street DV 3:30 Dinosaur Train DV

4:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:30 Splash & Bubbles 6 PM Nature Cat 6:30 Ready Jet Go! DV 7:00 Splash & Bubbles long block (10/1) 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 Splash & Bubbles long block (10/2) Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur DV

SESAME STREET! Weekends, Starting October 2, at 7 AM & 1 PM Come on down to Sesame Street this month for Read-a-roo’s Block Party! Join Elmo, Big Bird, Julia and the whole gang starting Sunday, October 2, only on Rootle, your 24/7 PBS KIDS channel!

CYBERCHASE IS BACK Catch the 11th Season Premiere! Don’t miss the 11th season premiere of Cyberchase, Monday, October 23, featuring the electrifying special Watts of Halloween Trouble. Then enjoy it again the weekend of October 27, with Arthur & the Haunted Treehouse, during Rootle’s PBS KIDS 24/7 Family Night.

AT THE NC STATE FAIR! Saturday, October 14, 10 AM to 2 PM Join Rootle for Read-a-roo’s Block Party LIVE, Saturday, October 14, from 10 AM to 2 PM, at the NC State Fair in Raleigh. Meet and greet PBS KIDS all-star characters—including Arthur and DW, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Mama and Papa Berenstain Bears! Try some super-fun hands-on activities! Bring the whole family to hang with Read-a-roo and friends for this amazing celebration!

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Catch the two-hour premiere of Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece, Sunday, October 1, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

1 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Can Metaphysics Discern God, Part 2  EX History Detectives WWII Tokyo Rose Recording 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Third Rail with Ozy Join Emmy® winner Carlos Watson for provocative and timely debates.  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt

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 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 June vary slightly from our listings. Add at least five minutes when recording your favorite shows. 4­ | October

7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Get advice for managing investments. 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas.  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Railroad to Mandalay 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line Hosts Joe Stewart and Sougata Mukherjee take a weekly look at NC’s business and economic trends. 9:00  TV This Old House Detroit: Rebirth in Detroit  NC  Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  EX Greeks The Good Strife 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Hawaii Makes 50  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman The media strategist discusses state and national politics and policy with his guests. 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Rich Rosen & Joe Mosnier: Julius Chambers  EX Story of India Beginnings DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina NC Parks’ Second Century  NC  First in Future Frank Emory 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top

 NC  Innovate NC Greensboro  EX Story of India The Power of Ideas DV 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  NC  Conversations Meet a fascinating Tar Heel. Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Rich Rosen & Joe Mosnier: Julius Chambers  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Bonjour, Montreal DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Wild-Harvested Clams  NC  New Fly Fisher Stillwater Forage  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Vikings, Puffins & Ponies 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Beauty Food  NC  Song of the Mountains Tribute & Memorial to Miss Dixie Hall: Dixie Trio/ The RidgeRunners/ Heather Berry & Tony Mabe  EX Doc Martin Gentlemen Prefer 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Grilled Favorites 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Italian Vegetarian  NC  Bluegrass Underground Kasey Chambers  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries The Blood of Juana the Mad 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Big Family Breakfast  NC  Echo Sessions The Nth Power 3:00  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Sky Is Empty  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Fish Around the World  NC  Austin City Limits Paul Simon 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen More Pasta 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Shaking Up the Margarita  NC  First in Future Frank Emory


 EX Father Brown The Crimson Feather 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table The Mezcal Trail  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program.  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Midsomer Murders Dead Letters, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin The Shock of the New  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Rick Steves’ Italy: Cities of Dreams Tour ancient glories and backstreet riches of Rome, Venice and Florence. 6:30  NC  Black America Women & Sports with Wendy Hilliard 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Catch the Tiger  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Nabucco James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon. 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Mama Dip 8:00  TV Poldark Revealed Meet cast and crew on location in lovely Cornwall.  EX Great Performances Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages Celebrate the tenor whose presence extended far beyond opera.

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SciTech Now North Carolina shares Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Eclipse Discoveries, Monday, October 2, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Season Premiere! Episode 1 Demelza and Ross try to patch things up. 9:30  NC  Opera Reimagined: Animating the Cunning Little Vixen See how the Cleveland Orchestra stunningly reimagined Janáček’s classic.  EX Visions of Europe Soar above the wonders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Greece in this sweeping aerial tour. 10:00  NC  Ballet Hispánico Enjoy iconic works from CARMEN.maquia and Club Havana. DV 11:00  TV EastEnders  EX Best of Majestic Nature Witness scenic America through stunning timelapse macro and traditional cinematography. 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Elizabeth Keckly/Great American Photographer

2 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.

 NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Story of India The Power of Ideas 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 Athens & Side Trips 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Rabbit  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Columbia, SC: Southern Food, Watersports, Museums & Baseball 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Boise, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cradle of Forestry  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Works in Progress 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Detroit, Part 1  NC  Innovate NC Wilson  EX Midsomer Murders Days of Misrule, Part 1 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Season Premiere! Eclipse Discoveries 10:00  TV POV Swim Team Parents of teens on the autism spectrum train the teens with high expectations.  NC  NOVA Eclipse Over America  EX Midsomer Murders Days of Misrule, Part 2 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives WWII Tokyo Rose Recording 11:30  TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events.

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Find inspiration on POV Swim Team, Monday, October 2, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Bobbie Lee Belanger October | 5


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6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Island Time 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Copenhagen 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Wild Caught Shrimp  EX Rudy Maxa’s World London Meet Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford on MUSE: The Arts Show, premiering Tuesday, October 3, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

Bernie Sanders joins Henry Louis Gates Jr on Finding Your Roots, Tuesday, October 3, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots  EX Galilei Files: Season Premiere! Science & Faith The Impression Larry David See how the Italian scholar’s and Bernie Sanders share pioneering views upset the Eastern European roots. Roman Catholic Church.  NC  North Carolina 6:30  NC  Nightly Bookwatch Business Report Season Premiere! John 7:00  TV Nightly Grisham: Camino Island Business Report  EX Travelscope  NC  Charlie Rose Greece: Cruising the Isles DV  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 8:30  NC  First in Future Denmark: Beyond Patrick Woodie Copenhagen  EX Bare Feet in NYC 7:30  TV SciTech Now with Mickela Mallozzi North Carolina Little Greece DV Eclipse Discoveries 9:00  TV The Vietnam War  EX Born To Explore Déjà Vu Communists hold with Richard Wiese the North as America sup Namibia: Painted People ports an untested South. DV of the Desert  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show 8:00  TV Nature Series Premiere! Weaverville’s Naledi: One Little Elephant Master Puppeteer Hobey Caretakers help a baby Ford See stories from our elephant survive and find state and beyond. her place in the herd.  EX Greeks of the Sea  NC Reel South Agathonisi Counter Histories: Rock Hill 9:30  NC  Conversations  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Dr. Robert Newman From Pueblo to City 10:00  NC  Biographical 8:30  NC Reel South Conversations with Soul City Frank Daniels Jr.  EX Taste of History Premiere! Part 1 of 3 Washington’s Character,  EX Greeks Charisma & Ambition Chasing Greatness 9:00  TV NOVA 10:30  TV The Vietnam War Secrets of the Shining Riding the Tiger JFK and Knight Master armorers rehis advisors wrestle with engineer the Greenwich arU.S. involvement. DV mor, then put it to the test. 6­ | October

 NC Beyond the Fields: Slavery at Middleton Place Learn about slavery and its 21st century impact in Charleston, SC.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Polesine Parmense, Italy 9:30  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Umbria 10:00  TV FRONTLINE North Korea’s Deadly Dictator  NC  Circle Unbroken: A Gullah Journey from Africa to America Anita Singleton-Prather presents a sensory celebration of the Gullah people.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen I Love Cheese! 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Morning Glory 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? The Club  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Railroad to Mandalay 11:30  TV BBC World News

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1:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 1  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Following the Reformation Trail in Switzerland & Germany DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Coffee & Culture in Oaxaca

Bestselling author John Grisham launches the 20th season of North Carolina Bookwatch, Tuesday, October 3, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.


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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Being Italian 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Global Gastronomy 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Istanbul 7:30  TV Our State Gold/Warrenton/Quilts  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Uzbekistan 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford  NC  North Carolina Stories of Service Porter Halyburton  EX Music Voyager Funky Nassau 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine  NC  Discussions of War Jacksonville  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Little Haiti DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend.  NC  The Vietnam War Déjà Vu Communists hold the North as America supports an untested South. DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Remote Tribes 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life Season Premiere! Two-mato Vivian searches for tomatoes to serve at the restaurant’s 10th birthday party.  EX Travels with Darley Illinois: Ottawa & Beyond 10:00  TV Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. Part 1 of 3  EX Weekend in Havana Geoffrey Baer travels to Havana, Cuba and visits with dancers, musicians, architects and writers. 10:30  NC  North Carolina Stories of Service Porter Halyburton 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The Hostess

9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Hispanic Heritage Awards See America’s highest tribute to Latinos by Latinos, with Gael García, NASCAR’s Alba Colón and more.  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Father Brown Sign of the Broken Sword See Biographical Conversations 10:30  NC  Carolina with Frank Daniels Jr. and Shannon Business Review Vickery, Tuesday, October 3, at 10 PM, 10:50  EX North Carolina on the North Carolina Channel. Weekend—Shorts Umstead Tea 11:00  TV British Antiques  NC  PBS NewsHour Roadshow  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Scottish National Gallery Travelscope of Modern Art Eastern Europe’s Treasures:  NC  PBS NewsHour From Budapest to  EX Doctor Blake Bucharest DV Mysteries 11:30  TV BBC World News For Whom the Bell Tolls  EX In the Americas 11:30  TV BBC World News with David Yetman Favelas & Samba: Brazil Photo: Jamie McGurk

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6 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History 300 Years of Service 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table From Pueblo to City 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders Death & Dust, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 7:50  EX SciTech—Shorts Aspirin of the Future 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner The Captain’s Pipe 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Weaverville’s Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Flor de America Cigars 9:00  TV Great Performances: Havana Time Machine Take a musical journey to today’s Cuba where past, present and future collide in joyful celebration.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Framed for Murder

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6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood  NC  Biographical Conversations with Ruth Easterling Part 3 of 3  EX Innovate NC Pembroke 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Beauty with Six Legs 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics Joe Albea and John Moore share top moments from this long-running series.  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina Green Gift  EX From the Vineyard Childress/Mothervine

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evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Weekend in Havana Geoffrey Baer visits with dancers, musicians, architects and writers. 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Flat Rock/Davidson/ Canjoe Man 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  From the Vineyard Childress/Mothervine  EX New Scandinavian Cooking New Nordic Cuisine 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Where Rivers Are Born  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Sword Smith  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Polesine Parmense, Italy 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 1  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Big Ash Mallet! DV  EX Taste of History German Born, American Made 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Deck the Halls DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Woodwright! The Musical

4:30  TV This Old House A House for the Next Generation  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Conversation with Bill Moyers The journalist, political commentator and author reflects on his life and storied career. Enjoy a Conversation with Bill 5:00  TV Carolina Moyers, Saturday, October 7, Outdoor Journal at 4:30 PM, on The Explorer Channel. Bluefish on Top  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Italy: Weekend Cities of Dreams 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Tour ancient glories and Weekend backstreet riches of Rome,  NC  Washington Week Venice and Florence. 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show 1:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 County Fair (1975) Natural Wonders  NC  WoodSongs 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe John McEuen/ Germany’s Hamburg & Bill & The Belles the Luther Trail  EX Ken Burns:  NC  First in Future America’s Storyteller Patrick Woodie American Sampler Explore 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s the filmmaker’s many docuTravelscope mentaries and short series. La Joie De Vivre in 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Quebec City, Canada DV Covering Up  NC  Innovate NC  NC  Jubilee Wilson Lonesome River Band 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Still Maker Moving In  NC  Third Rail with Ozy 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders  EX Great Performances The Black Book Pavarotti: A Voice for the  NC  Song of the Mountains Ages Celebrate the tenor Tribute & Memorial to whose presence extended Miss Dixie Hall: Dixie Trio/ far beyond opera. The RidgeRunners/ 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Heather Berry & Tony Mabe Curved Lids & Face Frames DV  EX ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul  NC  Conversations  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Relive your favorite sounds Dr. Robert Newman From Pueblo to City from the sensational ‘60s. 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Noon  TV Almanac Gardener 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Shop with Roy Underhill Growing Organic NC Straw Football Heroes Who Wrote the Book berries/Culinary Herbs 9:00  TV Doctor Blake of Sloyd?  NC  Growing a Mysteries  NC  Front Row with Greener World My Brother’s Keeper Marc Rotterman Gardening in the  NC  Bluegrass Desert Southwest Underground  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Marty Stuart Montreal & Quebec City 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Soulful Electronica Music Turning Sugar Beets into from HoveyKraft Sugar Products 10:00  TV Doctor Blake  NC  Almanac Gardener Mysteries Moss Gardening/ This Time & This Place Houseplant Problems  NC  Live from  EX In the Americas the Artists Den with David Yetman Hozier Bahia: Brazil’s African  EX ‘60s Generation Connection Catch essential R&B, pop 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow and folk rock from 1965-69. Boise, Part 3 11:00  TV Luther  NC  Baby Makes 3 Luther must rescue Ripley, Boy or Girl abducted by Cameron, in time to prevent Cameron’s See Question Mark & The Mysterians murderous set piece. on‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul, Saturday,  NC  Austin City Limits October 7, at 8 PM, on The Explorer Ed Sheeran Channel. 8­ | October


visit unctv.org 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless 6 AM  TV Nature Cat How to Feed a City  NC  Closer to Truth  NC  First in Future What is God’s Own Being? Dan Gerlach  EX History Detectives  EX Father Brown A Piece of Amelia Earhart’s The Lepidopterist’s Plane? Companion 6:30  TV Wild Kratts 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table  NC  Education Matters From Pueblo to City 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Charlie Rose—  NC  Third Rail with Ozy The Week  EX Globe Trekker 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— Road Trip: Patagonia The Week 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Consuelo Mack Weekend WealthTrack  EX Midsomer Murders 8:00  TV Curious George Vixen’s Run, Part 1  NC  Carolina A stylish new drama, The Collection 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Business Review on Masterpiece, premieres Sunday, Weekend October 8, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.  EX Chris Tarrant:  NC  BBC Newsnight Extreme Railways  EX Joseph Rosendo’s 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Crossing the Andes Travelscope It’s Good to Talk 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Tokyo, Japan: Celebrating  NC  Black Issues Forum  NC  Charlie Rose— the Past & Present DV Celebrate 30 Years from the The Week 12:30  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Archives Visit unctv.org/bif. 9:00  TV This Old House Weaverville’s Master  EX Rick Steves’ A House for the Puppeteer Hobey Ford Hidden Europe Next Generation  NC  New Fly Fisher Explore the Alpine town of  NC  Washington Week Glen Eden Lodge Hallstatt, Greek island of  EX Greeks  EX Born To Explore Hydra and other over Chasing Greatness with Richard Wiese looked destinations. 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Indonesia: Orangutans— 6:30  NC  Black America Water Softener/ People of the Forest Pamela Newkirk: Is the News Shadow Box 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Media Doing a Good Job?  NC  Front Row with Satisfying + Complete: 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Marc Rotterman With or Without Meat All Good Things 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show  NC  Song of the Mountains  NC  Great Performances Weaverville’s Master Tribute & Memorial to Miss at the Met: Puppeteer Hobey Ford Dixie Hall: Larry Stephenson Tristan und Isolde  NC  North Carolina Band/Chris Jones & The Sir Simon Rattle conducts Bookwatch Night Drivers Wagner’s epic work. John Grisham:  EX Doc Martin 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Camino Island Sh*t Happens Football Heroes  EX Story of India 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s 8:00  TV Royal Wives at War Spice Routes & Silk Roads Cooking School DV Dramatic monologues by Stews of the Arabian Gulf 10:30  TV SciTech Now the Queen Mother and 2:00  TV America’s Test North Carolina Wallis Simpson highlight Kitchen from Cook’s Eclipse Discoveries the 1946 abdication crisis. Illustrated  NC  First in Future  EX Folk Legends: Seafood Supper Dan Gerlach Isn’t This a Time!  EX Miss Fisher’s 1:00  TV Carolina 1 Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Murder Mysteries Outdoor Journal Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Framed for Murder Bluefish on Top The Weavers perform in a  NC  Bluegrass  NC  Innovate NC 2003 concert. Underground Pembroke 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 Marty Stuart  EX Story of India on Masterpiece 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Ages of Gold DV Episode 2 Ross goes to A Taste of Tennessee 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum revolutionary France.  NC  Echo Sessions Celebrate 30 Years from the 9:30  EX Graham Nash Live Archives Visit unctv.org/bif. Soulful Electronica Music The legend performs Our from HoveyKraft  NC  Conversations House and more hits span Meet a fascinating Tar Heel. 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight ning his stellar career. Meals oon  TV North Carolina N 10:00  TV The Collection Personal Pizza Bookwatch on Masterpiece  EX Doctor Blake John Grisham: Premiere! Episode 1 Mysteries Camino Island Dressing up was never so An Invincible Summer  NC  Carolina dazzling—or dangerous—  NC  Austin City Limits Outdoor Journal in this stylish post-WWII Ed Sheeran Bluefish on Top Parisian drama. 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Italian American Classics

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evening&weekend listings 11:00  EX Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe Savor classic cuisine in Galicia, Rome and Greece, and sip wine in Burgundy. 11:30  NC  Our State East Fork Pottery/ Sweetheart Stream  EX Rick Steves’ Tasty Europe See how food helps define cultures across Europe. DV  TV EastEnders

9 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Story of India Ages of Gold DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Iran: Tehran & Side Trips 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Two-mato Vivian searches for tomatoes to serve at the restaurant’s 10th birthday party.  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Sevierville, TN: Dolly Parton’s Hometown & Sweet Southern Charm in the Great Smoky Mountains 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Detroit, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina First Lost Colony  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Was it an accident or something more sinister when fans take ill at the local cricket match? DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Lawson’s Voyage to the Carolinas 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Detroit, Part 3  NC  Changing Seas Alien Invaders  EX Midsomer Murders Talking to the Dead, Part 1 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Science of Baseball 10:00  TV POV The Islands & the Whales On the isolated Faroe Islands, longtime whalehunting practices are threatened.  NC  NOVA Zeppelin Terror Attack  EX Midsomer Murders Talking to the Dead, Part 2 10­ | October

8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Unfamiliar Kin Actors Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken and musician Carly Simon learn of their roots.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Michele Tracy Berger: Reenu-You  EX In the Footsteps of Marco Polo A photographer and a former Marine retrace Polo’s 25,000 mile path from Venice to China and back. 8:30  NC  First in Future Jenna Robinson See what’s on the menu as 9:00  TV The Vietnam War Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street The River Styx Hanoi Television premieres Wednesday, hastens insurgency as LBJ October 11, at 8:30 PM, on The deploys ground troops. DV Explorer Channel.  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show 11:00  TV Film School Shorts NC State Cypher: First Gen 101 First Rap & Spoken Word generation Americans 9:30  NC  Conversations navigate identity, love Ira David Wood and acceptance amid  EX Journey Into converging cultures. Buddhism: Vajra Sky  NC  PBS NewsHour Over Tibet  EX History Detectives Explore temples, monas A Piece of Amelia Earhart’s teries and festivals on this Airplane? cinematic pilgrimage. 11:30  TV BBC World News 10:00  NC  Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. 10 TUESDAY Part 2 of 3 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 11:00  TV Waiting for God  NC  BBC World News The Hip Operation America  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana  EX Joseph Rosendo’s with Chef John Folse & Co. Travelscope Melba Matherne Hungary, Austria & Germa 6:30  NC  Nightly ny: Sampling the Danube Business Report DV  EX Mexico— 11:30  TV BBC World News One Plate at a Time  EX In the Americas with Rick Bayless with David Yetman Under the Influence A Gaucho Gathering (of Tacos) in Uruguay 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report 11 WEDNESDAY  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Croatia: Adriatic Delights  NC  BBC World News 7:30  TV Flavor, NC America State Fair  EX Edward & Wallis—  EX Rudy Maxa’s World
 A Story of Love & Destiny South Africa: Garden Route Learn about the king & Wine Country who gave up his crown for a divorced American commoner. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Dubrovnik & Balkan Side Trips 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina NOVA Ghosts of Stonehenge Science of Baseball appears Wednesday, October 11, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.


visit unctv.org  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Scotland: Land of Loch Ness 8:00  TV Nature Fox Tales New scientific research offers a fascinating look into the secret life of resilient red foxes.  NC  Between Hope & Fear: Islam in North Carolina David Crabtree hosts this provocative panel discussion that delves into the Muslim experience in NC.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Women of Oaxaca 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Homecooking, Chinese Style 9:00  TV NOVA Ghosts of Stonehenge Groundbreaking digs reveal major new clues.  NC  Musings of an Iraqi Patriot Follow a man’s remarkable journey from accomplished artist in Baghdad to reluctant refugee in Burlington.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking San Luis Obispo, CA 9:30  NC  Visa Dream An elderly couple in Mexico tries to get a tourist visa to visit children in the U.S.  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Matera 10:00  TV FRONTLINE War on the EPA See how Scott Pruitt went from fighting the agency to running it.  NC  Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Days of Hope DV  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Food Memories 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Cultural Composite 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Do You Take This Man?  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Crossing the Andes 11:30  TV BBC World News

12 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Gardener

Celebrate Durham’s own Shirley Caesar on Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends, Friday, October 13, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Offal Good 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Slovenia 7:30  TV Our State Frescoes/Peaches/ Fort Macon  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Korea 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show NC State Cypher: Rap & Spoken Word  NC  North Carolina Stories of Service Ted Triebel  EX Music Voyager The Exumas 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth  NC  Discussions of War Southern Pines  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Bolivian Pride DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  The Vietnam War Riding the Tiger JFK and his advisors wrestle with U.S. involvement. DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Journey to Love Valley 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life Shake, Rattle & Pole (Beans) Vivian struggles to scrounge up enough green beans.  EX Travels with Darley West Virginia Adventures 10:00  TV Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. Part 2 of 3

 EX Mark Twain’s Journey to Jerusalem: Dreamland The then cub reporter set sail on a bold trip in 1867. 10:30  NC  North Carolina Stories of Service Ted Triebel 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Daddy’s Accident  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope The Cook Islands: Cultural Paradise DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Trinidad & Tobago: Where East Meets West

13 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Bonaparte in St. Lucia 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Women of Oaxaca 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders Death & Dust, Part 2 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 7:50  EX SciTech—Shorts Blackbeard the Wave Glider 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Life 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show NC State Cypher: Rap & Spoken Word 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Mushroom Foraging in Asheville 9:00  TV Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends Durham gospel great Shirley Caesar performs and is honored along with Charlie Pride, Sly Stone, the Velvet Underground, NC’s Nina Simone and more.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Death on the Vine 9:30  NC  Washington Week

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evening&weekend listings 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  From the Vineyard Divine Llama/Adams  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Very Local Stews 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Living Collections  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Ski Makers  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking San Luis Obispo, CA 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 2  NC  The Woodwright’s 14 SATURDAY Shop with Roy Underhill 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Who Wrote the Book Neighborhood of Sloyd?  NC  Biographical  EX Taste of History Conversations with Creole Cuisine & the War James Holshouser Jr. of 1812 Part 1 of 3 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s  EX Innovate Garden Home Wilmington Best of Travel DV 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s  NC  The Woodwright’s Neighborhood DV Shop with Roy Underhill  EX Exploring The Governor’s Poboy DV North Carolina  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Homecomings Women of Oaxaca 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Noon  TV Almanac Gardener  NC  Carolina Outdoor Gardening in the Shade/ Journal Classics Growing Asparagus  EX Carolina Outdoor  NC  Growing a Journal Classics Greener World 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV Hope for Heroes: The  NC  Carolina Farmer Veteran Coalition Outdoor Journal  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Bluefish on Top NOVA Scotia &  EX Carolina Newfoundland Outdoor Journal 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Bluefish on Top Visit “purple mountain maj 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s esties” and golden plains. Neighborhood DV  NC  Almanac Gardener  NC  Exploring Xeriscaping/Building French North Carolina Double Dug Raised Beds Changing Sands  EX In the Americas  EX North Carolina with David Yetman Weekend Winter in the Caldera: 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV January in the Yellowstone  NC  Exploring 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow North Carolina Detroit, Part 1 Natural Boundary  NC  Moving North  EX From the Vineyard Carolina Divine Llama/Adams Follow NC’s transportation 9:00  TV Curious George DV history, from foot trails to  NC  North Carolina superhighways. Weekend  EX Rick Steves’  EX Mark Twain’s Journey Hidden Europe to Jerusalem: Dreamland Explore the Alpine town of The then cub reporter set Hallstatt, Greek island of sail on a bold trip in 1867. Hydra and other over 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV looked destinations.  NC  Our State 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Waterway Tales/ Germany’s Dresden Love Valley/Doll Lady & Leipzig 0:00  NC  Third Rail with Ozy 1  EX Father Brown The Last Man 10:30  TV Reel South The Last Barn Dance  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Picnic 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Retrospective  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Visible World 11:30  TV BBC World News

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Patti LaBelle hosts ‘70s Soul Superstars, Saturday, October 14 at 8 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 NC  American Graduate Day Celebrity guests, relevant spokespeople and students address the country’s dropout crisis. 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 1 DV 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Brass Horn Makers  EX Visions of Europe Soar above the wonders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Greece in this sweeping aerial tour. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Combination Router Table & Custom Molding 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Holly Wood Spectaculars DV

4:30  TV This Old House A Few Good Landscapers  EX Classical Rewind Explore the greatest composers of all time and the origins of their music and compositions. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show We Can Make Music (1973)  NC  WoodSongs Celebration of Michael Hedges with Andy McKee & Christie Lenee  EX Magic Moments— The Best of ‘50s Pop The McGuire Sisters, The Lennon Sisters, The Chordettes, The Four Aces and more take the stage. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Branching Out


visit unctv.org  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bonin/Ogasawara Islands: A Land Far, Far Away DV 12:30  TV MUSE: The Arts Show NC State Cypher: Rap & Spoken Word  NC  New Fly Fisher Ohio Steelhead: Emerald Shiners  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese See the story behind Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (R) smash hit on Hamilton’s America, Saturday, October 14, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel. Canada: The Mighty Polar Bear Migration  NC  Jubilee 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food The Seldom Scene  NC  Third Rail with Ozy Big Flavor, Less Salt 7:30  TV As Time Goes By  EX Globe Trekker  NC  Song of the Mountains The Mini Series Nigeria Riley Anglen & The Big 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Guns/Appalachian Trail Secrets & Spies  NC  Consuelo Mack  EX Doc Martin  NC  Song of the Mountains WealthTrack The Portwenn Effect Tribute & Memorial to Miss 8:00  TV Curious George 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Dixie Hall: Larry Stephenson   NC  Carolina Cooking School Band/Chris Jones & The Business Review Breads Night Drivers  EX Chris Tarrant: 2:00  EX Miss Fisher’s  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Extreme Railways Murder Mysteries Patti LaBelle hosts an all One Way Ticket to Siberia Death on the Vine star reunion of the legends 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  TV America’s Test of 1970s Motown, R&B  NC  Charlie Rose— Kitchen from Cook’s and soul. The Week Illustrated 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts 9:00  TV This Old House The Ultimate Sticky Buns Hot Dog World A Few Good Landscapers  NC  Bluegrass 9:00  TV Doctor Blake  NC  Washington Week Underground Mysteries  EX Fake or Fortune? Parker Millsap By the Southern Cross LS Lowry 2:30  TV Cook’s Country  NC  Bluegrass 9:30  TV Ask This Old House The Devil Made Me Do It Underground Toolbox/Smoke Detector/  NC  Echo Sessions Parker Millsap Leaking Valve Rootsy Jamaican Music 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions  NC  Front Row with from Dub Kartel Rootsy Jamaican Music Marc Rotterman 3:00  EX Doctor Blake from Dub Kartel 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Mysteries 10:00  TV Doctor Blake NC State Cypher: King of the Lake Mysteries Rap & Spoken Word  TV Sara’s Weeknight A Night to Remember  NC  North Carolina Meals  NC  Live from Bookwatch Beans on the Side the Artists Den Michele Tracy Berger:  NC  Austin City Limits Alt-j Reenu-You The Pretenders  EX Hamilton’s America  EX Story of India 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen The creation of pop culture The Meeting of Two DV Fish Fiesta Broadway phenomenon 10:30  TV SciTech Now 4:00  TV Mexico— Hamilton and the history North Carolina One Plate at a Time behind it are explored. Science of Baseball with Rick Bayless 11:00  TV Luther  NC  First in Future A Passion for Cheese Luther investigates a brutal, Ted Abernathy  NC  First in Future escalating murderer with no 11:00  TV Carolina Ted Abernathy apparent no motive. Outdoor Journal  EX Father Brown  NC  Austin City Limits Beetle Spin Approach The Alchemist’s Secret The Pretenders  NC  Innovate NC 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Wilmington Women of Oaxaca  EX Story of India 15 SUNDAY  NC  Charlie Rose— Freedom DV The Week 6 AM  TV Nature Cat 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum 5:00  TV Charlie Rose—  NC  Closer to Truth Celebrate 30 Years from the The Week Huston Smith: Tribute to Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  NC  PBS NewsHour a Religious Visionary  NC  Conversations Weekend  EX History Detectives Meet a fascinating Tar Heel.  EX Midsomer Murders Hindenburg Instrument Noon  TV North Carolina Vixen’s Run, Part 2 Panel? Bookwatch 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Michele Tracy Berger:  NC  Education Matters Reenu-You October | 13


evening&weekend listings Follow compelling new adventures on Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece, Sunday, October 15, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Education, Education, Education  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Rick Steves’ Viva España! Experience the joys of Andalucia, feast on paella and follow the pilgrim trail in northern Spain. 6:30  NC  Black America Image, Beauty & Power with Michaela Angela Davis 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home The Prodigal Daughter  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Don Giovanni Simon Keenlyside makes his Met debut in Mozart’s masterpiece. 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Hot Dog World 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Season Premiere! Episode 1 The brood finds new adventures in this popular drama.  EX Emmylou Harris— At the Ryman The singer and her band, The Nash Ramblers, recreate their classic 1991 show at the historic venue. 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 George handles harvest riots harshly. 9:30  EX Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance. 10:00  TV The Collection on Masterpiece Episode 2 Paul tries to bury the past. 10:30  NC  UNCSA Cirkus Theatre Project See upper level and graduate students work reinvent non-traditional story telling. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Krüger Brothers/ Illuminating Personality  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild Celebrate the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.

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11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Birmingham, AL  EX Rick Steves’ Delicious Europe Savor classic cuisine in Galicia, Rome and Greece, and sip wine in Burgundy.

16 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Story of India Freedom DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Granada, Córdoba & Costa del Sol 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Shake, Rattle & Pole (Beans) Vivian struggles to scrounge up enough green beans.  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Quebec City, Canada: Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding & the Famous Ice Hotel 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Green Gift  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 4 Sidney and Geordie probe connections between a murder and post office robberies. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Changing Sands 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 2  NC  Changing Seas Reef Revival  EX Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Hurricane Hunters

0:00  TV POV 1 Motherland  NC  NOVA Killer Landslides  EX Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Hindenburg Instrument Panel 11:30  TV BBC World News

17 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Diane Politz 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Mexico: It’s (a) Wine Country 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Oslo 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Carter Farms Wheat  EX Rudy Maxa’s World The Islands of Polynesia 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Puritans & Pioneers Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy learn of nonconformist ancestors.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Gov. Jim Martin: Revelation Through Science  EX Royalty Close Up: The Photography of Kent Gavin The Queen & I/ Portraits of a Princess 8:30  NC  First in Future Jimmy Williamson  EX Royalty Close Up: The Photography of Kent Gavin By Royal Appointment/ William, Kate & Harry Too


visit unctv.org 9:00  TV The Vietnam War Resolve North Vietnamese troops march on as antiwar efforts build in the U.S. DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Black Mountain Potter Jim McDowell 9:30  NC  Conversations Dr. Assad Meymandi  EX Eye on the Sixties: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman See how the famed magazine photojournalist captured transformational events of the 1960s. 10:00  NC  Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. Part 3 of 3 11:00  TV Waiting for God Glamorous Grannies  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Armenia: Ancient History & Modern Traditions, Part 1 DV

11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Mexico City’s Markets: A Millennium of Trade

18 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Wildest Arctic Arctic Ocean: The Frozen Sea DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Norway’s West: Fjords, Mountains & Bergen 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Hurricane Hunters  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Amazing Encounters 8:00  TV Nature Animal Reunions Caretakers reunite with wild animals. DV  NC  Embers: The Heart & Soul of Beach Music Soak up the history of beach music and The Embers’ role in its evolution.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table The Art of Mole 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television The New Baking with Claire Ptak

Jack Johnson shares smoked fish, songs and surfer lore in Hawai’i on Family Ingredients, premiering Wednesday, October 18, at 9:30 PM, on The Explorer Channel. .

9:00  TV NOVA Secrets of the Forbidden City Explore ingenious engineering in imperial China’s power center.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Livorno, Italy 9:30  EX Family Ingredients Season Premiere! California: Smoked Fish with Jack Johnson DV 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Fight for Mosul  NC  Piedmont Blues Meet the pioneers of this distinctive NC music style.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Bacon or Pancetta 10:30  NC  Workin’ Man Blues Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and other legends discuss the dust bowl roots of country music in California.  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Eat Your Veggies 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Shedding the Load  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways One Way Ticket to Siberia 11:30  TV BBC World News

19 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Food Artist 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Catch o’ the Day 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Stockholm

7:30  TV Our State Clocks/Ferries/Parades  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Montreal & Quebec City 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Black Mountain Potter Jim McDowell  NC  Vietnam: Learning, Healing & Counseling Local experts provide help and direction in this live special broadcast.  EX Music Voyager Eleuthera 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in 1 Day  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Nuyorican Barrios DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  The Vietnam War The River Styx Hanoi hastens insurgency as LBJ deploys ground troops. DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Wild Cheetah 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life Prolific Peppers Vivian preps peppers, then gets a lesson in stuffing peppers and delegating authority.  EX Travels with Darley France’s Western Front, Part 1 10:00  TV Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. Part 1 of 3  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic Marvel at the Swiss rail system and visual splendors. 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The New Vicar  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Armenia: Ancient History & Modern Traditions, DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Pernambuco: The Forgotten Interior

20 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Alexander Hamilton the Financier 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table The Art of Mole

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evening&weekend listings 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 7:50  EX SciTech—Shorts Altitude Balloon 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Perfect Pair 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Black Mountain Potter Jim McDowell 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Elmwood 1820 Inn 9:00  TV Great Performances: She Loves Me Premiere! Two coworkers find romantic penpals are nearer than they think in this upbeat story.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Dead Air 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Father Brown The Upcott Fraternity 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Ava Gardner Museum 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Midsomer Murders Picture of Innocence, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

21 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood  NC  Biographical Conversations with James Holshouser Jr. Part 2 of 3  EX Innovate NC Wilson 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Man & Mammoth in the Carolinas 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Classics 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach 16­ | October

 EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Beetle Spin Approach 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina New Beginnings  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina Roanoke Super Highway  EX From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Real Rail Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic Marvel at the construction and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system. 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Linville Caverns/Castle McCulloch/Sandy Feat 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  From the Vineyard Wine Competition/ Misty Creek  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Innovative & Old Fashioned 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy The Jeans Maker  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Livorno, Italy 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Epic Tomatoes in Raleigh  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Holly Wood Spectaculars DV

 EX Taste of History 300 Years of Service 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Best of Cooking DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Joiner’s Tool Chest, Part 1 DV

 EX Pati’s Mexican Table The Art of Mole Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Moss Gardening/ Houseplant Problems  NC  Growing a Greener World The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Food, Drink & Place

2:30  TV America’s Heartland 1 Hawaii Farmers Teach Ag Skills/Woodworking Farmer  NC  Almanac Gardener Growing Crinum Lillies/ Training Young Apple Trees  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech in Oaxaca 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Detroit, Part 2  NC  Speedbird: The History of Piedmont Airlines Hear from former employees, family members and historians about our state’s once-great airline.  EX Rick Steves’ Viva España! Experience the joys of Andalucia, feast on paella and follow the pilgrim trail in northern Spain. 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Nürnberg  NC  First in Future Kel Landis 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 2 DV  NC  Innovate NC Asheville 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Rocking Horse Maker  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Fernando Varela: Coming Home The world-class tenor and special guests perform Nessun Dorma and more musical favorites. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Router Table Cabinet & Final Details  NC  Conversations Ira David Wood 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Roubo Bookstand DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 4:30  TV This Old House Generation Next Arrives  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Emmylou Harris— At the Ryman The singer and her band, The Nash Ramblers, recreate their classic 1991 show at the historic venue. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Tide Driven Specs  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week


visit unctv.org 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show You’re Never Too Young (1981)  NC  WoodSongs Bobby Rush & Dallahan  EX ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul Relive your favorite sounds from the sensational ‘60s. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By A Trip to Los Angeles  NC  Jubilee Best of the Festival of the Bluegrass 40th Anniversary with Masters of Bluegrass, Seldom Scene & Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Dealing with Sally 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Secrets & Spies Folklore appears to be more than legend as the Beast strikes again.  NC  Song of the Mountains Riley Anglen & The Big Guns/Appalachian Trail  EX Rhythm & Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Join legends of the 1960s and ‘70s for this classic concert special. 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Avett Brother’s Joe Kwon 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Women & Children  NC  Bluegrass Underground Rhonda Vincent & The Rage 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music from The Get Right Band 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Room Without a View  NC  Live from the Artists Den Marina & The Diamonds  EX Get Down Tonight— The Disco Explosion KC & The Sunshine Band host this historic reunion with seventies superstars. 11:00  TV Luther Luther’s life spirals out of control.  NC  Austin City Limits Zac Brown Band

22 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Observing Physics, Observing Nature?  EX History Detectives Mussolini’s Dagger? 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters

11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  NC  Conversations Meet a fascinating Tar Heel. Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Gov. Jim Martin: Revelation Through Science  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Tide Driven Specs  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 1: Gross National Happiness DV Janice-Marie Johnson and A Taste 1 2:30  TV MUSE: The Arts Show of Honey shine on Get Down Black Mountain Potter Tonight—The Disco Explosion, Jim McDowell Saturday, October 21, at 10 PM, on  NC  New Fly Fisher The Explorer Channel. Ohio Steelhead: Blood Dot Egg 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  EX Born To Explore  NC  Third Rail with Ozy with Richard Wiese  EX Globe Trekker Tanzania: Summit on Top 10 South American Mt. Kilimanjaro Adventures 1:00  TV Focus on Financial Aid 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV Live! NC Student Financial  NC  Consuelo Mack Aid Administrators field WealthTrack higher education financial 8:00  TV Curious George aid questions in this live,  NC  Carolina call-in program. Business Review  NC  Song of the Mountains  EX Chris Tarrant: Trinity River Band/Michael Extreme Railways Cleveland & Flamekeeper Slow Train to  EX Doc Martin Guantanamo Bay Of All the Harbors in 8:30  TV Wild Kratts All the Towns  NC  Charlie Rose— 2:00  TV America’s Test The Week Kitchen from Cook’s 9:00  TV This Old House Illustrated Generation Next Arrives Hearty One Pot Meals  NC  Washington Week  EX Miss Fisher’s  EX Fake or Fortune? Murder Mysteries Renoir Dead Air 9:30  TV Ask This Old House  NC  Bluegrass Backsplash/Leak Detection/ Underground Rainwater Rhonda Vincent & The Rage  NC  Front Row with 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Marc Rotterman Latin Heat 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show  NC  Echo Sessions Black Mountain Potter Music from The Get Jim McDowell Right Band  NC  North Carolina 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Bookwatch Meals Gov. Jim Martin: One Pan Pasta Revelation Through Science  EX Doctor Blake  EX Martin Clunes: Mysteries Islands of Australia My Brother’s Keeper Lord Howe Island  NC  Austin City Limits 10:30  TV SciTech Now Zac Brown Band North Carolina 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Hurricane Hunters It’s Pasta Night!  NC  First in Future 4:00  TV Mexico— Dr. Laura Gerald One Plate at a Time 11:00  TV Carolina with Rick Bayless Outdoor Journal Market Inspirations, Tide Driven Specs Local Genius  NC  Innovate NC  NC  First in Future Wilson Dr. Laura Gerald  EX Martin Clunes:  EX Father Brown Islands of Australia The Sins of Others North & West October | 17


evening&weekend listings Cuteness is out of control on Nature Charlie & the Curious Otters, Wednesday, October 25, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table The Art of Mole  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Down Among the Dead Men, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Control-Alt-Delete  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Great German Cities Explore Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt and Nürnberg. 6:30  NC  Black America The Criminal Justice System with Christina Swarns 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home The Welcome Mat  NC  Great Performances at the Met: L’Amour de Loin Enjoy Kaija Saariaho’s yearning medieval romance in its Met premiere. 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts The Avett Brother’s Joe Kwon 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Leslie starts a distillery.  EX André Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands. 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 4 Ross takes a desperate gamble. 9:30  NC  Great Performances: Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil Join the Los Angeles Philharmonic for Latin music at the Hollywood Bowl.  EX Celtic Roots Live with Nathan Carter The Irish singer wows audiences in Dublin with his musical talents. 10:00  TV The Collection on Masterpiece Episode 3 Nina’s big moment is sabotaged. 18­ | October

1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  Our State Wild Horses/Dorton Arena/ Flag Man  EX Midsomer Conversation with John Nettles The actor reflects on 13 seasons starring as Midsomer Murders’ Tom Barnaby. 11:30  NC  Southern Accents Gatlinburg, TN  TV EastEnders

23 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia North & West 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Helsinki & Tallinn: Baltic Sisters 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Prolific Peppers Vivian preps peppers, then gets a lesson in stuffing peppers and delegating authority.  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Scotland: Loch Ness Monster, Highland Games & Achnagairn Castle 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Baton Rouge, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Natural Boundary  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 5 Geordie, Leonard and Sidney face difficult truths. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina New Beginnings

9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Kansas City, Part 1  NC  Changing Seas Prescription: Oceans  EX Midsomer Murders The Black Book 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Medicines & Micro Organs 10:00  TV POV Cameraperson Examine what it means to train a camera on the world.  NC  NOVA Death Dive to Saturn  EX Midsomer Murders The Black Book 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Mussolini’s Dagger? 11:30  TV BBC World News

24 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Carol LeBlanc 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Artisanal Bread in Tortilla Land 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Basque Country 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Currituck Asparagus  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Food, Drink & Place 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots The Vanguard Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, filmmaker Ava DuVernay and author/activist Janet Mock trace their roots.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting  EX Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels See efforts to recover the lost history of the 1839 Amistad insurrection. 8:30  NC  First in Future Kel Landis 9:00  TV The Vietnam War This Is What We Do Enemy body counts and American casualties mount. DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show Pianist Lara Downes


visit unctv.org  EX Beyond the Fields: Slavery at Middleton Place Explore slavery and its 21st century impact in Charleston, SC. 9:30  NC  Conversations Meet a fascinating Tar Heel. 10:00  NC  EARTHCASTER Thomas Sayre’s evolution as an artist is documented as he builds two massive earthen sculptures.  EX Circle Unbroken: A Gullah Journey from Africa to America Anita Singleton-Prather presents a visual celebration of the Gullah people in words and music. 10:30  TV North Carolina Stories of Service Porter Halyburton 11:00  TV Waiting for God Foreign Workers  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ireland: Coast to Coast DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Mata Atlantica: Brazil’s Other Rainforest

25 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Wildest Arctic Taiga: The Frozen Forests DV

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6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Ancient Glory 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Medicines & Micro Organs

 EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Incredible Land 8:00  TV Nature Charlie & the Curious Otters  NC  Test Examine Nevada’s atomic bomb history and the impact of atomic tourism.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table In Search of La Mixteca 8:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television From Thailand with Love 9:00  TV NOVA Killer Volcanoes Volcanologists look for a mega-eruption that plunged medieval Earth into a deep freeze.  NC  Radioactive Veteran Donald Guy’s story offers a new look at nuclear fallout in America.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Cadenet, France 9:30  NC  Bomb See how the U.S. developed human history’s most destructive invention.  EX Family Ingredients Philippines: Adobo with Sheldon Simeon DV 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Putin’s Revenge, Part 1 Get the inside story of Vladimir Putin’s conflict with the U.S.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Family Matters 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Pineapple 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? Bliss Girl  EX Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways Slow Train to Guantanamo Bay 11:30  TV BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour

26 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen I Love Cheese! 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Julia Remembered 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Rome: Baroque Brilliance 7:30  TV Our State Great Dismal Swamp Canal/ Voyage of Elizabeth II/Bath  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Four Great Cities of Asia: Tokyo, Delhi, Seoul & Bangkok 8:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Pianist Lara Downes  NC  Discussions of War Welcome  EX Music Voyager Morocco: Gateway to Africa: The North 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate (Your State Parks that Is)  NC  Discussions of War Asheville  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Jewish Roots DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  The Vietnam War Resolve North Vietnamese troops march on as antiwar efforts build in the U.S. DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Good Karma 9:30  TV A Chef’s Life A Food Truck & a Pear Tree The crew takes a practice run, serving up a dish with pear relish.  EX Travels with Darley France’s Western Front, Part 2 10:00  TV Foods that Make You Say Mmm-mmm Equal parts cookbook, essays, and dining guide, Bob Garner explores different NC’s food traditions.  EX Mysteries of the Coral Canyon Investigate how sharks and coral reefs are intricately linked.

Join Jeff Smith (R) for Discussions of War Asheville, Thursday, October 26, at 8:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. October | 19


evening&weekend listings 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances Stately Home  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope France: Bordeaux DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Blackfeet & Bison

9:30  NC  Our State Black River/Sheila Kay Adams/Golden Eggs 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  From the Vineyard Duplin/Raffaldini  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Plenty of Foods 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina NC’s Two Coasts, Part 1 27 FRIDAY  NC  A Craftsman’s Legacy 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour The Table Maker Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells  NC  BBC World News  EX Moveable Feast star in the lively Live from Lincoln America with Fine Cooking Center: Falsettos, Friday, October 27,  EX Taste of History Cadenet, France at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. Cajun Cuisine of the 11:00  TV Growing a Acadians Greener World 28 SATURDAY 6:30  NC  Nightly Gardening for Butterflies & Business Report Other Beneficial Insects 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’  EX Pati’s Mexican Table  NC  The Woodwright’s Neighborhood DV In Search of La Mixteca Shop with Roy Underhill  NC  Biographical 7:00  TV Nightly The Roubo Bookstand DV Conversations with Business Report  EX Taste of History James Holshouser Jr.  NC  Charlie Rose Bonaparte in St. Lucia Part 3 of 3  EX Midsomer Murders 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s  EX Innovate NC Picture of Innocence, Part 2 Asheville Garden Home 7:30  TV North Carolina Embrace Your Space DV 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Weekend  NC  The Woodwright’s Neighborhood DV 7:50  EX SciTech—Shorts Shop with Roy Underhill  EX Exploring Infant Imaging Joiner’s Tool Chest, Part 2 North Carolina DV 8:00  TV Washington Week 10,000 Years Before  EX Pati’s Mexican Table  NC  North Carolina Contact In Search of La Mixteca Weekend 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV Noon  TV Almanac Gardener  EX Coroner  NC  Carolina Outdoor Xeriscaping, Drought Toler The Foxby Affair Journal Classics ant Landscaping/Building 8:30  TV Front Row with  EX Carolina Outdoor  NC  Growing a Marc Rotterman Journal Classics Greener World  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show 7:30  TV Sesame Street DV In Susan’s Garden: A Back Pianist Lara Downes  NC  Carolina yard Habitat in Harmony 8:50  EX North Carolina Outdoor Journal  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Weekend—Shorts Tide Driven Specs Four Great Cities of Asia: Crowders Mountain  EX Carolina Tokyo, Delhi, Seoul & State Park Outdoor Journal Bangkok 9:00  TV Live from Lincoln Tide Driven Specs 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Center: Falsettos 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Chicago Hotel Restaurant Take a witty and wry look at Neighborhood DV Sources Local Food/ a modern family amidst the  NC  Exploring Honeybee Help emerging AIDS crisis. DV North Carolina  NC  Almanac Gardener  NC  Front Row with Measuring the Mountain An Original NC Yard/ Marc Rotterman  EX North Carolina Growing Raspberries  EX Miss Fisher’s Weekend  EX In the Americas Murder Mysteries 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV with David Yetman Unnatural Habits  NC  Exploring ABC Islands: The Dutch 9:30  NC  Washington Week North Carolina Legacy in the Caribbean 0:00  NC  Charlie Rose— 1 NC’s Other Ocean 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow The Week  EX From the Vineyard Detroit, Hour 3  EX Father Brown Duplin/Raffaldini  NC  Focus on Financial Aid The Kembleford Boggart 9:00  TV Curious George: NC Student Financial Aid 10:30  NC  Carolina Halloween Boo Fest Administrators answer Business Review George explores the questions about higher 10:50  EX North Carolina legend of a hat-kicking education financial aid. Weekend—Shorts scarecrow.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe: Brian Boggs Chairmakers  NC  North Carolina Great German Cities 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour
 Weekend Explore Hamburg,  EX Midsomer Murders  EX Mysteries of the Dresden, Leipzig, Frank Picture of Innocence, Part 2 Coral Canyon furt and Nürnberg. 11:30  TV BBC World News Investigate how sharks and coral reefs are intricately linked. 20­ | October


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Trinity River Band bring the old time music to Song of the Mountains, Saturday, October 28, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Bulgaria  NC  First in Future Kel Landis 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV  NC  Innovate NC Greensboro 3:00  TV A Craftsman’s Legacy The Arrow Maker  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Lloyd Blankfein  EX Dudu Fisher in Jerusalem Tour Jerusalem’s most iconic songs and sites. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Router Table Top  NC  Conversations Dr. Assad Meymandi 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Rise of the Machines! DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 4:30  TV This Old House Construction Gets a Jumpstart  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week  EX Visions of Europe Soar above the wonders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Greece in this sweeping aerial tour. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Albacore on the Fly  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Halloween (1975)  NC  WoodSongs California Guitar Trio & Sugar Blue  EX Best of Trains Around North America Relive favorite profiles and unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads.

7:00  TV As Time Goes By Problems, Problems  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Onstage! 7:30  TV As Time Goes By A House Full of Women 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Glitch Academic and business interests collude in murder after a maverick scientist makes a discovery.  NC  Song of the Mountains Trinity River Band/Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper  EX Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Frankie Valli hosts performances by Little Richard, The Five Satins and more. 8:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Salem Street Drum Company 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Darkness Visible  NC  Bluegrass Underground Conor Oberst 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Irish Folk Music from John Doyle 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries The Visible World  NC  Live from the Artists Den Gary Clark Jr.

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29 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Why Philosophy of Physics & Cosmology?  EX History Detectives George Washington Painting 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Moneywise with Kelvin Boston Women Making Success Happen, Part 1  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Cuba’s Sugar Railroads 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 Great Japanese Train Ride 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 9:00  TV This Old House Construction Gets a Jumpstart  NC  Washington Week  EX Fake or Fortune? Churchill & Munnings 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Patch Lawn/Swap Toilet/ Off-Grid  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Pianist Lara Downes  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting  EX Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia South See John Doyle on Echo Sessions, Saturday, October 28, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. October | 21


evening&weekend listings 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Medicines & Micro Organs  NC  First in Future Abdul Rasheed 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Albacore on the Fly  NC  Innovate NC Asheville  EX Life on the Reef Episode 1 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  NC  Conversations Meet a fascinating Tar Heel. Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Albacore on the Fly  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2: Land of the Thunder Dragon DV 12:30  TV MUSE: The Arts Show Pianist Lara Downes  NC  New Fly Fisher Joe Humphreys Grand Master Angler  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Morocco: The Last Nomads 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Better Brunch  NC  Song of the Mountains Loose Strings/ Tennessee Mafia Jug Band  EX Doc Martin Haemophobia 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Entertaining for a Crowd 2:00  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Unnatural Habits  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Outsmarting Thanksgiving  NC  Bluegrass Underground Conor Oberst 2:30  TV Cook’s Country All Wrapped Up  NC  Echo Sessions Irish Folk Music from John Doyle 3:00  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries This Time & This Place  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Best Loved Italian Recipes  NC  Austin City Limits Norah Jones/Angel Olsen 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen A Comforting Casserole 22­ | October

4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Mexican Chocolate: The Next Chapter  NC  First in Future Abdul Rasheed  EX Father Brown The Theatre of the Invisible 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table In Search of La Mixteca  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Down Among the Dead Men, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Other People’s Children  NC  Black Issues Forum Celebrate 30 Years from the Archives Visit unctv.org/bif.  EX Visions of Europe Soar above the wonders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Greece in this sweeping aerial tour. 6:30  NC  Black America The New Civil Rights Movement with Rashad Robinson 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Truth Will Out  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Romeo et Juliette Diana Damrau stars in this new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. 7:30  EX Rick Steves’ Tasty Europe See how food helps define cultures across Europe. DV 7:50  TV My Home, NC—Shorts Salem Street Drum Company 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Louisa broods about her age  EX Rick Steves’ Hidden Europe Tour the Alpine town of Hallstatt, Greek island of Hydra and other overlooked destinations. 9:00  TV Poldark Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 5 George sets a trap for Drake.

Ponder Edgar Allan Poe—Buried Alive: American Masters, Monday, October 30, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

10:00  TV The Collection on Masterpiece Episode 4 Claude has a new lover.  NC  Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ To Do See how the Broadway legend has lit up the stage for over 70 years.  EX Rhythm & Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Join legends of the 1960s and ‘70s for this classic concert special. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Hart Square/ Poems for Everyone 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Pine Mountain, GA

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 EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 6 Sidney tries to right a wrong; Mrs. Maguire turns a new leaf. DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Measuring the Mountain 9:00  TV Edgar Allan Poe— Buried Alive: American Masters Kathleen Turner narrates the notorious author’s real story, with Denis O’Hare (This Is Us, American Horror Story) as the voice of Poe.  NC  Changing Seas After the Spill  EX Midsomer Murders Secrets & Spies 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Black Bear Science 10:00  NC  NOVA Killer Volcanoes  EX Midsomer Murders Secrets & Spies 10:30  TV Secrets of the Dead Ben Franklin’s Bones Bones found in Franklin’s British residence were used in an illegal anatomy school. DV 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives George Washington Painting 11:30  TV BBC World News

31 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Cherie Zeringue 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Shaking Up the Margarita 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Florentine Delights & Tuscan Side Trips 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Truffles  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Rome 8:00  TV Finding Your Roots Immigrant Nation Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and John Turturro gain greater ancestral understanding.

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Charles Frazier: Cold Mountain  EX Werewolf of the Bayou: Theater of the Mind A journalist goes to the Louisiana swamps to probe strange murders in 1940. 8:30  NC  First in Future Jud Bowman 9:00  TV The Vietnam War Things Fall Apart TV shows the brutal Tet Offensive, and LBJ won’t run again. DV  NC  MUSE: The Arts Show American Dance Festival Dancers  EX Things That Go Bump in the Night Discover New England’s most bone-chilling tales. 9:30  NC  Conversations Meet a fascinating Tar Heel.

10:00  NC  Prince of Dark Corners Milton Higgins stars as outlaw Lewis Redmond in Gary Carden’s masterwork of Appalachian identity.  EX PlainSpirits Kansans describe first-hand paranormal experiences. 10:30  TV North Carolina Stories of Service Ted Triebel  EX The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving’s original language resuscitates this spooky story. 11:00  TV Waiting for God Young People  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Portugal: From Porto to Salamanca DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Chesapeake Bay: Of Clams & Oysters

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