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Fields of Dreams Discover an abundant harvest of premieres celebrating homegrown music, culture, food and more— including Echo Sessions, North Carolina Weekend, Sci NC, North Carolina Bookwatch and A Chef’s Life Harvest Special. Plus, on a new episode of Growing a Greener World, Joe Lamp’l visits Louisburg to learn how former NFL player Jason Brown traded fame for farming. It’s all good on UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina.


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All-In in New Bern & Craven County Public Media North Carolina CARES About You! Our team had a blast last month when we went all-in to New Bern and Craven County! And now you can check out some of the fresh stories we found there, on-air and online at unctv.org/cares/newbern. We really appreciate the warm welcome from the community, with special thanks to our sponsors: CarolinaEast Health System and Craven County Community Foundation! And this month, Public Media North Carolina CARES all about kids! We’ll be at the NC State Fair in Raleigh, October 11-21, with enriching and fun activities for families. Learn more at unctv.org/cares.

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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 Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That (weekends, until 10 AM) 7:30 WordGirl 8:00 Arthur 9:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 9:30 Sesame Street DV 10:00 Peg + Cat 10:30 Super WHY! 11:00 Clifford’s Puppy Days 11:30 Caillou Noon Sid the Science Kid 12:30 WordWorld 1:00 Peep & the Big Wide World   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That (weekends, until 4 PM) LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV PBS & More  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel Stories with a Local Accent  EX U  NC-EX The Explorer Channel DV Descriptive voiceovers COLOR UNC-TV productions & local interest 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.

1:30 Super WHY! DV 2:00 Sesame Street DV 2:30 Dinosaur Train DV 3:30 Splash & Bubbles 4:00 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific

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

THE CAT IN THE HAT! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Get ready for splendid, super-sized shenanigans as The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That is your special featured series this month on Read-a-roo’s Block Party! Join the clever and carefree Cat in the Hat for extra-fun and fantastic adventures, weekends, at 7 AM and 1 PM.

NC STATE FAIR FUN FOR ALL! Saturday, October 13, in Raleigh Read-a-roo brings her Block Party from the screen to the street once again—this time at the 2018 North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh! Our favorite book-loving kangaroo will celebrate her artistic side with this arts-themed shindig, and she’ll have PBS KIDS friends along for all the fun. Come have a blast with us, Saturday, October 13, from 10 AM to 2 PM!

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evening&weekend listings 1 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 Mozart in London Follow the composer’s fruitful time in London. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news. 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein & Andorra 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life My Watermelon Baby  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Visiting a Great Museum Can Reduce Stress 8:00  EX Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 9—Finale DV  TV Antiques Roadshow New York City, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Report from the Birds 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow New York City, Part 2  NC  My Home, NC Chatham Rabbits/ Mitchell’s/Artivist 9:20 NC  Muse: The Arts Show—Shorts Edwin Gil 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Saving Wilson Bay  EX Midsomer Murders The Sword of Guillaume, Part 1 10:00  TV POV Dark Money Explore the shadowy world of unlimited, anonymous campaign contributions.  NC  NOVA Transplanting Hope Follow patients who urgently need transplants and families donating loved ones’ organs. 10:30  EX Midsomer Murders The Sword of Guillaume, Part 2 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Lauste Film Clip/Baker’s Gold/Transatlantic Cable

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Babita Sharma discovers a town that hosts the world’s only Charlie Chaplain festival on the premiere of Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan, Tuesday, October 2, at 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

11:30  TV Amanpour & Company The acclaimed journalist and top peers explore today’s topics.

9:00  TV FRONTLINE Trump’s Showdown Go inside the probe of the president’s campaign.  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Damian Stamer  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities 2 TUESDAY Naples 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 9:30  NC  Articulate  NC  BBC World News with Jim Cotter America Andrew WK &  EX Taste of Louisiana Lauren Greenfield with Chef John Folse & Co. 10:00  NC  Innerviews Native America: with Ernie Manouse Native Plant Foods Harry Wayne “KC” Casey 6:30  NC  Nightly  EX David Suchet in the Business Report Footsteps of St. Peter  EX Jacques Pépin: Part 1 Trace one of More Fast Food My Way early Christianity’s most Citrus Thrill DV important figures. 7:00  TV Nightly 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Business Report A Girl Named Sue This play  NC  PBS NewsHour looks at an Asian-American  EX Rick Steves’ Europe woman and African Vienna & the Danube American man’s love story. 7:30  TV North Carolina 11:00  TV Amanpour Bookwatch & Company Premiere! Nicholas Sparks—  NC  PBS NewsHour The Notebook DG Martin  EX Travelscope talks about this modern Thailand: From Golden classic (part of PBS’s Great Triangle to White Sands DV American Read) with its 11:30  EX In the Americas author in New Bern. with David Yetman  EX Smart Travels— Chiapas Highlands: Pacific Rim with Mexico’s Indian Empire Rudy Maxa New Zealand’s South Island 3 WEDNESDAY 8:00  TV Great American Read Villains & Monsters 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  North Carolina  NC  BBC World News Bookwatch America Stephanie Elizondo Griest—  EX Big Pacific All the Agents & Saints Behind the Scenes  EX Dangerous Borders: 6:30  NC  Nightly A Journey Across Business Report India & Pakistan 7:00  TV Nightly Premiere! Explore Adipur, Business Report the cultural life of Karachi  NC  PBS NewsHour and the Thar Desert.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 8:30  NC  Invitation to The Czech Republic World Literature Off the Beaten Path The Bhagavad Gita DV


visit unctv.org  NC  Flavor, NC Johnson’s Peaches, Candor  EX Rick Steves Special The Holy Land, Israelis & Palestinians Today 8:30  TV Sci NC Series Premiere! Think Small Good things come in small packages—so does good See all the good science-y things that come in small packages on the premiere science, from silicone molof our new Sci NC series, Thursday, October 4, at 8:30 PM, on UNC-TV. ecules that create skin for robots to new discoveries in crop research. 7:30  TV My Home, NC 11:00  TV Amanpour  NC  Food Town: Chatham Rabbits/ & Company Durham, NC Mitchell’s/Artivist  NC  PBS NewsHour Meet some of the people  EX Burt Wolf:  EX Rick Steves Special behind the menus in one of Travels & Traditions A Symphonic Journey Take America’s tastiest towns in Visiting a Great Museum a musical journey through this 24-hour snapshot. Can Reduce Stress seven European countries. 8:50 TV My Home, NC— 7:50 TV Muse: The Arts Shorts Show—Shorts 4 THURSDAY Cheerwine Edwin Gil 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 8:00  TV Nature  NC  BBC World News Animal Misfits Explore America creatures that seem ill  EX Julie Taboulie’s equipped for survival. DV Lebanese Kitchen  NC  Unrest in the Queen City: A Public Conversation It’s Taboulie Time DV 6:30  NC  Nightly Hosted By WFAE Business Report Policing  EX Mike Colameco’s  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Real Food Ensenada’s Epic Seafood Peru, Part 1 8:30  EX Moveable Feast 7:00  TV Nightly with Fine Cooking Business Report Two Marcs in Tribeca  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Unrest in the Queen  EX Rick Steves’ Europe City: A Public Conversation Athens & Side Trips Hosted by WFAE 7:30  TV Our State Activism Unconditional Love 9:00  NC  Unrest in the Queen Atlantic Beach Pie/ City: A Public Conversation Dressed for Success Hosted by WFAE Join Deborah Holt Noel for a new  EX Smart Travels— Economic Opportunity season of North Carolina Weekend, Pacific Rim with  TV NOVA Thursday, October 4, at 9 PM, on Rudy Maxa Operation Bridge Rescue UNC-TV.  New Zealand’s North Island Elite craftsmen rebuild the 8:00  TV Exploring 19th century Blenheim 9:00  TV North Carolina North Carolina Covered Bridge under Weekend Things that Go Bump grueling time pressure. Season Premiere! in the Night  EX How To Cook Well Deborah Holt Noel shows with Rory O’Connell what’s up this weekend. Ballycotton Prawns,  NC  A Chef’s Life Watercress & Homemade Turnips—The Roots Mayonnaise  EX Outside 9:30  NC  Independent Lens with Greg Aiello Newtown Explore the Series Premiere! Molokai aftermath of the 2012 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts mass shooting. DV Science of Hockey Visit the  EX Kevin Belton’s Carolina Hurricanes to see New Orleans Kitchen how torque, friction, energy Mom’s Night Out transfer and vectors create 10:00  TV Secrets of the Dead this super-fast sport. Woman in the Iron Coffin 9:30  TV Southern Accents Examine remains of a young Asheville African-American woman  NC  Moveable Feast from 19th century NY. with Fine Cooking  EX Mike Colameco’s Davidson: Joe & Real Food Katy Kindred Rouge Tomate/The Gander  EX Curious Traveler 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji Curious Kotor Explore Outside with Greg Aiello, Anago premiering Thursday, October 4, at 9 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

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evening&weekend listings 0:00  TV No Passport Required 1 Chicago  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Beyond Your Backyard Gettysburg, PA 10:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Science of Hockey (See 10/4, 9 PM.) 10:30  NC  Our State Elizabeth City/Window Dressing/Pines & Needles  EX Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Houston 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Fredericksburg, TX DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration

5 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History A Tribute to Mrs. Goodfellow 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Mom’s Night Out 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Copenhagen 7:30  TV NC SPIN Join Tom Campbell & his guests for informative, balanced debate for the Old North State.  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX 800 Words Series Premiere! A Down Under widower tries small town NZ life with his family. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman The political analyst and his guests discuss public affairs & policy issues.  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cafeteria Line

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 NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Gathering in Scotland DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman In the Mouth of the Amazon

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See LL Cool J on the premiere of Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends 2018, Friday, October 5, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:50 EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Flor de America Cigars 9:00  TV Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends 2018 Premiere! Enjoy an all-star concert with Tina Turner, Queen, LL Cool J, Neil Diamond and more.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife Barbara’s kept in isolation when her condition doesn’t improve. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Death in Paradise Man Overboard, Part 1 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover The brightest minds and freshest voices debate important challenges facing our nation. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company

6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. Part 1 of 3  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Watauga River Drift 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Time Heat 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Watauga River Drift  EX Exploring North Carolina Edge of Life 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Summer Time Heat  EX Exploring North Carolina Little Mountains 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & PeterrifiC DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:20 EX Sci NC—Shorts Science of Hockey (See 10/4, 9 PM.) 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Sci NC Think Small (See 10/4, 8:30 PM.)

On 800 Words, premiering Friday, October 5, at 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel, a recently widowed newspaper columnist in Sydney moves his family to a tiny New Zealand town, where they find the transition a bit bumpy.


visit unctv.org  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Shannon Hale, Wu Han & Banda Magda. 8:50 NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Cheerwine 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Blue Planet Open Ocean 9:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts Science of Hockey (See 10/4, 9 PM.) 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State French Broad River/Biltmore House/Aquarium 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Acorn Drop  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Burning Sweet Desire 10:20 TV Sci NC—Shorts Science of Hockey (See 10/4, 9 PM.) 10:30  TV Ecosense for Living Environmental Justice  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Woodworker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Ballycotton Prawns, Watercress & Homemade Mayonnaise 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Mount Cuba Center: A Treasured Garden for Native Plants  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Combination Planes DV  EX Taste of History Jamaica’s Spectacular South Coast 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Embrace Your Space DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Venerable Bead DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Party Fixings Noon  TV GardenSMART Spectacular 1800s Garden  NC  Growing a Greener World Changing the Way America Eats  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa France’s Burgundy & Loire Regions 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Mushroom Farming Success in Sacramento  NC  Ecosense for Living Ocean Health— Tales of Recovery

 EX In the Americas with David Yetman Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech in Oaxaca 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Bismarck, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4  EX Rick Steves’ Travel as a Political Act Rick shares the importance of traveling to appreciate other cultures. 1:30  NC  My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Iran’s Historic Capitals  NC  First in Future Grant Godwin 2:30  TV Travelscope Italy: Friuli Venezia Giulia— Italy’s Hidden Region DV  NC  Growing Bolder A Masterclass in Active Longevity  EX Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller American Sampler Revisit highlights from the lauded filmmaker’s work. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Tool Maker  NC  Situation Report Jeff Smith discusses topics and issues around the military and veterans. 3:30  TV Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking Hanging Tool Cabinet  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Hour The Net Zero Bungalow: Plunge Pool  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 4:30  NC  NC SPIN  EX Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like Celebrate the children’s series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Cape Fear Shad  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show County Fair (1975)  NC  Classic Gospel Best of Ivan Parker

 EX ‘60s Pop, Rock & Soul Peter Noone and Davy Jones host hot hits from Paul Revere & The Raiders, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Kingsmen, The Ventures, Question Mark & The Mysterians and more! 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Alistair’s Engagement  NC  Songs at the Center Theo Perry & Jonathan Elliott of the Floorwalkers/ Savannah Buist & Katie Larson 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The House Next Door  NC  Live at the Charleston Music Hall Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Market for Murder, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Brandon Lee Adams/ The Gravy Boys  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts this reunion of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul legends. 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Football Heroes 9:00  TV Tunnel: Vengeance Karl and Elise face a tense showdown with the Pied Piper.  NC  Malpass Brothers Heading Home Join these Goldsboro natives for their triumphant homecoming concert! 10:00  TV Shetland Episode 6—Deceit & DNA  NC  Paul Thorn’s Mission Temple Fireworks Revival The Blind Boys of Alabama/ The McCrary Sisters 10:30  EX Benise: Fuego! Spirit of Spain The “Prince of Spanish Guitar” shares passionate music and dance. 11:00  TV Coroner The Captain’s Pipe Jane must clear Mick’s name.  NC  Austin City Limits St. Vincent 11:50  TV North Carolina Weekend—Shorts FARM Café

7 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth What Is Philosophy of Biology?  EX History Detectives Lauste Film Clip/Baker’s Gold/Transatlantic Cable

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evening&weekend listings 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Austin, Part 3 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 Genealogy Roadshow Albuquerque 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market Get solid reporting and analyses about agriculture and commodities markets. 9:00  TV This Old House Hour The Net Zero Bungalow: Plunge Pool  NC  Washington Week  EX Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan (See 10/2, 8 PM.) 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  NC  NC SPIN  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Naples 10:30  TV Sci NC Think Small (See 10/4, 8:30 PM.)  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Stephanie Elizondo Griest— All the Agents & Saints 10:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Cheerwine 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Stephanie Elizondo Griest— All the Agents & Saints  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Shara Nova  EX David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Peter Part 1 Trace one of early Christianity’s most important figures. 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Power Networking  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Best of North Carolina Arts Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 8­ | October

 NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Redfish Marsh  EX Travelscope Ireland: West Is Best DV 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Legends of Airpower Charles McGee  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions Have a Healthy Trip 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Easy French Desserts  NC  Song of the Mountains Brandon Lee Adams/ The Gravy Boys  EX 800 Words A Down Under widower tries small town NZ life with his family. 1:30  TV Martha Bakes Eastern European Cookies 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Cast Iron Staples  NC  Malpass Brothers: Heading Home Join these Goldsboro natives for their triumphant homecoming concert!  EX Call the Midwife Barbara’s kept in isolation when her condition doesn’t improve. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Tex-Mex Favorites 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sabor Puerto Rico  NC  Paul Thorn’s Mission Temple Fireworks Revival The Blind Boys of Alabama/ The McCrary Sisters  EX Death in Paradise Stumped in Murder Man Overboard, Part 1 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Acidity 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Mirliton—The Tofu of Vegetables  NC  First in Future Grant Godwin  EX Father Brown The Theatre of the Invisible 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Tijuana’s Culinary Revolution  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Creeper 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend

 NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news & current events. 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Control-Alt-Delete  NC  Black Issues Forum Power Networking  EX Celtic Gold: An Irish Song & Dance Journey Celebrate Irish music, song and dance with world-class performers from Broadway, London and beyond. 6:30  NC  Black America Presidential Politics & Black America with Errol Louis 7:00  TV Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester, Part 2 Sidney’s former flame throws an engagement party that leads to murder. DV  NC  Africa’s Great Civilizations Origins Explore cultural and scientific achievements on the African continent. DV 7:30  EX Doo Wop Generations Kenny Vance & The Planotones, The Duprees and more artists pass the torch to the new generation. 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Season 3, Episode 2 Louisa must return her suddenly dead aunt to England.  NC  Great American Read Villains & Monsters 9:00  TV Poldark Season 4 on Masterpiece Season 4, Episode 2 The Poldarks are determined to right their relationship.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks— The Notebook (See 10/2, 7:30 PM.) 9:30  NC  Storied Life of Millie Benson Be inspired by the adventurer/author behind the first Nancy Drew mysteries. 10:00  TV My Mother & Other Strangers on Masterpiece Part 5 Tillie tries to stop Captain Dreyfuss and Rose from making a terrible mistake.  NC  Writer’s Roots: Kurt Vonnegut’s Indianapolis Consider the author’s relationship with his hometown and the people and places that shaped him.


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Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for Circus: American Experience, Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Frankie Valli hosts performances by Little Richard, The Five Satins and more music legends. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Living on Water/Camden Co. Jail/Playing by Heart 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Chatham Rabbits/ Mitchell’s/Artivist

8 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Peter Part 1 Trace one of early Christianity’s most important figures. 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Greece’s Peloponnese 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Peas, Please  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions On the Road in America, Part 1 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow New York City, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 1  EX Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece The Six Thatchers DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 2

9:00  TV Circus: American Experience Discover America’s first circus in 1793, and the arrival of P.T. Barnum and Ringling Brothers. DV  NC  Sci NC Think Small (See 10/4, 8:30 PM.) 9:20 NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Cheerwine 9:30  NC  Insecta: Science that Stings Insect scientists explore the painful stings and the fascinating science behind a variety of bugs. 10:00  NC  NOVA Operation Bridge Rescue (See 10/3, 9 PM.)  EX Midsomer Murders Blood on the Saddle, Part 1 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Andrew Jackson’s Mouth/ Barton Letter/Spy Book

9 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. France: New World Exploration 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way Perfect Presentations DV 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen

7:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks— Every Breath The prolific author discusses his latest book with DG Martin in New Bern.  EX Smart Travels— Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa Mexico City & Ixtapa 8:00  TV Great American Read What We Do for Love  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks— The Notebook (See 10/2, 7:30 PM.)  EX Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan Explore Punjab, along the volatile national border. 8:30  NC  Invitation to World Literature The Tale of Genji DV 9:00  TV Circus: American Experience Big names merged, but the circus faced competition from radio and movies. DV  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Frank Thompson: NC Silent Film  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Venice 9:30  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Knowing the Rules, Then Breaking Them 10:00  NC  Innerviews with Ernie Manouse Walter Isaacson  EX David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Peter Part 2 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Plastic Planet 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Cappadocia, Turkey DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas

10 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Ancient Invisible Cities Athens 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Istanbul October | 9


evening&weekend listings 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  A Chef’s Life Turnips—The Greens 7:30  TV Sci NC  EX Outside Think Small with Greg Aiello (See 10/4, 8:30 PM.) Torrey Pines  EX Outside 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts with Greg Aiello Black Bear Study A four Molokai year study around Ashe 7:50  TV My Home, NC— ville, the first of its kind in Shorts the Southeast, sheds new Cheerwine light on how black bears 8:00  TV Nature survive and even thrive in Animal Reunions Feel the populated areas. emotion as carers reunite 9:30  TV Southern Accents with wild animals once in Chattanooga their care. DV  NC  Moveable Feast  NC  Azalea Festival Parade with Fine Cooking Enjoy Wilmington’s Durham—Brendan & 2018 parade. Andrea Reusing 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Pati’s Mexican Table  EX Curious Traveler Business Report Baja Breakfast Curious Oslo  NC  PBS NewsHour 8:30  EX Moveable Feast 10:00  TV No Passport Required  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with Fine Cooking Queens, NYC Iran: Tehran & Side Trips Mexico City, Part 1  NC  North Carolina 7:30  TV Our State 9:00  TV NOVA Weekend The Sweetest Sound/ Volatile Earth:  EX Beyond Your Gause Tomb Volcano on Fire Backyard  EX Rudy Maxa’s World  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Montgomery County, VA Tokyo Crowd Pleasers 10:20  NC  Sci NC—Shorts 8:00  TV Exploring 9:30  NC  Reel South Black Bear Study North Carolina The Exceptionally (See 10/11, 9 PM.) Skeleton of North Carolina Extraordinary Emporium 10:30  NC  Our State  NC  Flavor, NC  EX tasteMAKERS Living with an Island/ Sanctuary Vineyards— Series Premiere! Preserved— Island Inspirations/ Jarvisburg Left Bank Butchery, Nocturnal Visitors  EX Rick Steves Special Saxapahaw  EX Samantha Brown’s Iran 10:00  TV NOVA Places to Love 8:30  TV Sci NC Volatile Earth: New Discoveries Research- Bern Region, Switzerland Volcano on the Brink 11:00  TV Amanpour ers discover a metal foam  NC  Journey to the & Company that could revolutionize Macy’s Parade  NC  PBS NewsHour military protection, as well Go behind-the-scenes  EX Travelscope as a way to fight superbugs in one of the year’s South Africa: On Safari! DV that threaten our health. largest events. 11:30  EX In the Americas  NC  Cooking 80/20  EX Mike Colameco’s with David Yetman with Robin Shea Real Food Working Coast of Three in One Maison Kayser/ British Columbia 8:50 TV My Home, NC— Verre de Terre Shorts 0:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji 1 Mama Dip 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves Special The Holy Land, Israelis & Palestinians Today Even Oscar loves the Azalea Festival Parade, Wednesday, October 10, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

11 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen Meet Me at the Market 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mike Colameco’s Real Food Peru, Part 2

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DV

You never “sausage” a place as Saxapahaw’s Left Bank Butchery! It’s featured on the premiere of the new series Tastemakers, Wednesday, October 10, at 9:30 PM, on the Explorer Channel.


visit unctv.org Helen Hunt is mad about the bard as she kicks off the third season of Shakespeare Uncovered, Friday, October 12, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

12 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Recipes in the Rainforest 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton Classic New Orleans 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Croatia: Adriatic Delights 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Hokkaido 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX 800 Words George calls Weld a ‘dead end town’ in his column. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 1 8:50 EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Mushroom Foraging in Asheville 9:00  TV Shakespeare Uncovered Season Premiere! Much Ado About Nothing with Helen Hunt  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Call the Midwife A nearby maternity home’s closing causes an influx of expectant mothers. 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Shakespeare Uncovered The Merchant of Venice with F. Murray Abraham  NC  NC SPIN  EX Death in Paradise Man Overboard, Part 2 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Mozambique, Africa DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil: The Diamond Range

13 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Frank Daniels Jr. Part 2 of 3

 EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Surf Zone 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Autumn Bite 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Surf Zone  EX Exploring North Carolina Wilderness Next Door 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Autumn Bite  EX Exploring North Carolina Passion for the Land 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:20 EX Sci NC—Shorts Black Bear Study (See 10/11, 9 PM.) 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Sci NC New Discoveries (See 10/11, 8:30 PM.)  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Leslie Jamison, Josh Radnor & Luciana Souza 8:50  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Mama Dip 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Blue Planet Frozen Seas 9:20 NC  Sci NC—Shorts Black Bear Study (See 10/11, 9 PM.)

9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Flat Rock/Davidson/ Canjoe Man 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Painter & Sculptor Cher Shaffer  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Common, Yet Tasty 10:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Black Bear Study (See 10/11, 9 PM.) 10:30  TV Ecosense for Living What Lies Beneath  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Glassblower  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Rugelach, White Christmas Cake, Galette de Rois & Plum Pudding 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World New York’s High Line: A Thriving Diversity of Plants & People  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Peter & the Box DV  EX Taste of History The Bounty of Penn’s PA 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Thank You for Sharing DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Ball & Socket Embroidery Stand, Part 1 DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Cold Weather Comforts Noon  TV GardenSMART Mother Nature’s Challenges  NC  Growing a Greener World For the Love of Maples, Flat Rock  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Berlin 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Louisiana Double Harvest: Rice & Crawfish  NC  Ecosense for Living Ocean Health— Creatures Speak  EX In the Americas with David Yetman ABC Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean

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evening&weekend listings Join the talented Town Mountain for the season kickoff of Echo Sessions, premiering Saturday, October 13, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel

1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Birmingham, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  EX Rick Steves Special A Symphonic Journey Take a musical journey through seven European countries. 1:30  NC  My Home, NC Courage of Chris Rosati/Salem Street Drum Company/ Highland Brewing/Hospital to Home/Villa Verde 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Croatia: Adriatic Delights  NC  First in Future Tom Campbell 2:30  TV Travelscope Guatemala: The Maya of the Western Highlands DV  NC  Growing Bolder The Unexpected Path to a Happy, Bold Life  EX Over Hawai’i Take an illuminating, off-the-beaten-path tour of the state’s scenic wonders. 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Chocolatiers: Asheville’s Dan & Jael Rattigan  NC  Situation Report 3:30  TV Rough Cut—Woodworking with Tommy Mac Old Shop/New Shop  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Hour Net Zero from the Ground Up: Window Repair  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Concert for George From 2002, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty and more celebrate George Harrison’s life. 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Light for Kings  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show We Can Make Music (1973)  NC  Classic Gospel The Gospel Music of Johnny Cash Trampled by Turtles waxes melodic on the new music series Lowertown Line, premiering Saturday, October 13, at 10:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. 12­ | October

6:30  EX Monterey Pop: The Summer of Love Witness performances by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who and more. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By A Surprise for Jean  NC  Songs at the Center Willie Phoenix/Kathy Redwine & Hollie Brogunier/ Steve Goodie 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Pardon?  NC  Live at the Charleston Music Hall Drivin N Cryin 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Market for Murder, Part 2  NC  Song of the Mountains Jesse Alexander Band/ ETSIU Bluegrass Pride Band  EX Rhythm, Love & Soul Join such R&B, Motown and soul legends as Aretha Franklin, Gloria Gaynor and The Manhattans. 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Hot Dog World 9:00  TV DCI Banks To Burn in Every Drop of Blood  NC  Echo Sessions Season Premiere! Music from Town Mountain 9:30  NC  Bluegrass Underground Season Premiere! Billy Strings 10:00  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Nightowls

 EX Fleetwood Mac: The Dance Enjoy such hits as Don’t Stop, Go Your Own Way, The Chain and more in this intimate 1997 concert. 10:30  NC  Lowertown Line Series Premiere! Trampled by Turtles  TV My Home, NC Watson Brown/Davian Robinson/Kudzu Goat Gang 11:00  TV Coroner Life A death in custody brings Jane face to face with a notorious child killer.  NC  Austin City Limits John Prine

14 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Epistemology: How Do I Know?  EX History Detectives Andrew Jackson’s Mouth/ Barton Letter/Spy Book 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Bismarck, Part 1 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  Carolina Business Review


visit unctv.org  EX Genealogy Roadshow Miami 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House Hour Net Zero from the Ground Up: Window Repair  NC  Washington Week  EX Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan (See 10/9, 8 PM.) 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina  NC  NC SPIN  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities Venice 10:30  TV Sci NC New Discoveries (See 10/11, 8:30 PM.)  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks— The Notebook (See 10/2, 7:30 PM.) 10:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Mama Dip 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks— The Notebook (See 10/2, 7:30 PM.)  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Shannon Hale, Wu Han & Banda Magda.  EX David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Peter Part 2 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Step Up to Stem  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Damian Stamer Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Research Dolphin  EX Travelscope Taiwan: The Culture of Tea

2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Two Modern Stews  NC  Echo Sessions Music from Town Mountain  EX Call the Midwife A nearby maternity home’s closing causes an influx of expectant mothers. 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Pacific Northwest Supper  NC  Bluegrass Underground Billy Strings 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Mid-east Eats  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Nightowls  EX Death in Paradise Man Overboard, Part 2 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Italian American Classics  NC  The Lowertown Line Trampled by Turtles 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Cool Beans  NC  First in Future Tom Campbell  EX Father Brown The Tanganyika Green 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Tijuana: Stories from the Border  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Creeper 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Other People’s Children  NC  Black Issues Forum Step Up to Stem  EX National Park Symphony— The Mighty Five Celebrate the majesty of Utah’s five national parks DV set to glorious music from 12:30  TV NC SPIN the Utah Symphony.  NC  Legends of Airpower 6:30  NC  Black America Robert Morgan Appreciating & Saving  EX Burt Wolf: Our Historic Places with Travels & Traditions Brent Leggs Tea for Two 7:00  TV Masterpiece 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s MYSTERY! Milk Street Television Grantchester, Part 3 An old Secrets of Thailand woman dies shortly after  NC  Song of the Mountains telling Sidney that someone Jesse Alexander Band/ wants her dead. DV ETSIU Bluegrass Pride Band  NC  Africa’s Great  EX 800 Words Civilizations George calls Weld a ‘dead The Cross & the Crescent end town’ in his column. Explore the rise of Christi 1:30  TV Martha Bakes anity and Islam. DV Italian Cookies

 EX Wings Over Grand Canyon This aerial journey captures stunning imagery of landscapes, lakes and canyons. 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Things are not running smoothly.  NC  Great American Read What We Do for Love  EX André Rieu: Waltzing Forever Enjoy enchanting music in a stunning medieval town square in the Netherlands. 9:00  TV Poldark Season 4 on Masterpiece Season 4, Episode 3 Ross makes a speech in Parliament.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks— Every Breath (See 10/9, 7:30 PM.) 9:30  NC  Discovering Beverly Cleary Celebrate the life, literature and legacy of the children’s book author.  EX Zoltán Mága: Live from Budapest with David Foster Join the Hungarian violinist for this music and dance extravaganza. 10:00  TV Great Houses with Julian Fellowes Burghley House  NC  Great Conversations Diane Rehm & Ann Patchett 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Soldier’s Story/Trail of Trust  EX Wings Over Grand Canyon This aerial journey captures stunning imagery of landscapes, lakes and canyons. 11:30  NC  My Home, NC Mama Dip/Coming of the Shad/Land of Oz/ Banjo Earth  TV EastEnders

15 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Peter Part 2 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Iran’s Historic Capitals

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evening&weekend listings 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope St. Vincent & The Grenadines: Close to Home DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Peru: A Train to the Clouds

17 WEDNESDAY Photo: Donna Campbell

7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Stand by Your Cabbage  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions On the Road in America, Part 2 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Santa Clara, Part 1  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 3  EX Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece The Lying Detective DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Water in NC: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, Part 4 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Santa Clara, Part 2  NC  Sci NC New Discoveries (See 10/11, 8:30 PM.) 9:20  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Mama Dip 9:30  NC  Watching Our Water: The Challenge to Keep It Clean Water high in the Rocky Mountains ends up as a floating chemical dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. 10:00  TV God Knows Where I Am Meet a mother who suffered from bipolar disorder with psychosis.  NC  NOVA Volatile Earth: Volcano on Fire  EX Midsomer Murders Blood on the Saddle, Part 2 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Cromwell Dixon/Bartlett Sketchbook/Duke Ellington Metal Plates

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Ancient Invisible Cities Cairo in 3D 6:30  NC  Nightly Georgann Eubanks shares her new Business Report book, The Month of Their Ripening, 7:00   TV Nightly with DG Martin on a new episode Business Report of North Carolina Bookwatch,  NC  PBS NewsHour Tuesday, October 16, at 7:30 PM,  EX Rick Steves’ Europe on UNC-TV. The Best of Slovenia 7:30  TV North Carolina 7:30  TV Sci NC Bookwatch New Discoveries New Episode! Georgann (See 10/11, 8:30 PM.) Eubanks—The Month of  EX Outside Their Ripening DG Martin with Greg Aiello speaks with the author Torrey Pines about her new NC heritage 7:50 TV My Home, NC— foods book, from WinstonShorts Salem’s Bookmarks Festival. Mama Dip  EX Rudy Maxa’s World 8:00  TV Autumnwatch Kyushu New England 8:00  TV Great American Read Premiere! Part 1 Experience Other Worlds colorful landscapes, wildlife  NC  North Carolina characters, pumpkin carving Bookwatch and cranberry harvesting in Nicholas Sparks— this live, three-part series. Every Breath  NC  Reel South (See 10/9, 7:30 PM.) The State of Eugenics  EX Dangerous Borders: Between 1933 and 1974, A Journey Across North Carolina sterilized India & Pakistan more than 7,600 people. See Jammu and Kashmir  EX Autumnwatch and Sri Mata Vaishno Devi. New England 8:30  NC  Invitation to (See 10/17, 8 PM) World Literature 9:00  TV NOVA Journey to the West DV Addiction Scientists 16 TUESDAY 9:00  TV Eugenics Crusade: and sufferers probe the American Experience mysteries of addiction. 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Learn the story of the un  NC  Eugenics Crusade:  NC  BBC World News likely and largely unknown American Experience America campaign to breed a “bet- Learn the story of the un  EX Taste of Louisiana ter” American race. DV likely and largely unknown with Chef John Folse & Co.  NC  Muse: The Arts Show campaign to breed a France: Fort St. Jean Bap“better” American race. DV tiste & the Colonial Frontier Beatboxer Conrad Ma  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities  EX Lidia’s Kitchen 6:30  NC  Nightly Florence A Cheesy Craving Business Report 9:30  NC  Articulate 9:30  EX tasteMAKERS  EX Jacques Pépin: with Jim Cotter Sweet Stuff More Fast Food My Way Joyce DiDonato & 10:00  TV Neanderthal Simple Sweet Notes DV Kenneth Goldsmith Andy Serkis helps experts 7:00  TV Nightly 10:00  NC  Innerviews create a scientifically acBusiness Report with Ernie Manouse curate 3D Neanderthal.  NC  PBS NewsHour Barry Scheck  EX Joanne Weir  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Globe Trekker Gets Fresh Dubrovnik & Balkan Food Hour: Sicily Beyond Meat & Potatoes Sidetrips 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Let All the Children Boogie 14­ | October


visit unctv.org 0:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji 1 Explore every kind of fresh food at Tokyo’s iconic market. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves Special Iran

8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina NC’s 2 Coasts, Part 2 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Elmwood 1820 Inn 9:00  TV Shakespeare Uncovered  Measure for Measure with 18 THURSDAY Romola Garai 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  FRONT ROW  NC  BBC World News with Marc Rotterman America  EX Durrells in Corfu Andy Serkis brings life to the  EX Julie Taboulie’s on Masterpiece Neanderthal, Wednesday, Lebanese Kitchen October 17, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. Part 1—The Arrival Eggplant Extravaganza DV 9:30  NC  Washington Week 6:30  NC  Nightly 10:00  TV No Passport Required 10:00  TV Shakespeare Business Report Uncovered Miami  EX Mike Colameco’s Julius Caesar with Brian Cox  NC  North Carolina Real Food  NC  NC SPIN Weekend Fung Tu/Contra  EX Death in Paradise  EX Beyond Your 7:00  TV Nightly In the Footsteps of a Killer Backyard Business Report 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Key West  NC  PBS NewsHour Margaret Hoover 10:20 NC  Sci NC—Shorts  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 11:00  TV Amanpour Metabolomics Granada, Cordoba & & Company (See 10/18, 9 PM.) Spain’s Costa del Sol  NC  PBS NewsHour 10:30  NC  Our State 7:30  TV Our State  EX Autumnwatch Trailmakers/Wild Friends/ Surrounded by Silence/ New England Wonders in Wood What Say You Part 3  EX Samantha Brown’s  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Places to Love Hong Kong, Part 1 Brooklyn 20 SATURDAY 8:00  TV Exploring 11:00  TV Amanpour North Carolina 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ & Company Long Parks Neighborhood DV  NC  PBS NewsHour  NC  Flavor, NC  NC  Biographical  EX Travelscope Oyster Mariculture— Conversations with Istanbul: At the Crossroads Cedar Island Frank Daniels Jr. of History DV  EX Autumnwatch Part 3 of 3 11:30  EX In the Americas New England  EX Carolina with David Yetman Part 2 Outdoor Journal Hawaii’s Big Island: 8:30  TV Sci NC Jig Master The Volcanos’ Gifts Ecosystems See scientists’ 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s efforts to preserve the Neighborhood DV 19 FRIDAY state’s diverse ecology.  EX Carolina 8:50  NC  Cooking 80/20 Outdoor Journal 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour with Robin Shea River Flounder  NC  BBC World News Paula’s in the House Again 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV America  TV My Home, NC—  NC  Carolina  EX Taste of History Shorts Outdoor Journal Pennsbury: The Working Football Heroes Jig Master Estate 9:00  TV North Carolina  EX Exploring 6:30  NC  Nightly Weekend North Carolina Business Report  NC  A Chef’s Life For the Birds  EX New Orleans Cook Chicken Lickin’ 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV ing with Kevin Belton  EX Outside  NC  Carolina Jazz Brunch with Greg Aiello Outdoor Journal 7:00  TV Nightly Baja California Road Trip River Flounder Business Report 8:50 TV Sci NC—Shorts  EX Exploring  NC  PBS NewsHour Metabolomics Studying North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe metabolites, the small mol- Oslo Form & Function ecules that are the products 7:30  TV NC SPIN 8:00  TV Pinkalicious of metabolism, offers a & PeterrifiC DV  EX Rudy Maxa’s World snapshot of current health. Hong Kong, Part 2  NC  Exploring 9:30  TV Southern Accents North Carolina 8:00  TV Washington Week Atlanta Long Parks  NC  North Carolina  NC  Steven Raichlen’s  EX North Carolina Weekend Project Fire Weekend  EX 800 Words Wine Country Grill 8:20  EX Sci NC—Shorts Questions are raised over  EX Curious Traveler Metabolomics Laura Turner’s death. Curious Bordeaux (See 10/18, 9 PM.) October | 15


evening&weekend listings 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Sci NC Ecosystems (See 10/18, 8:30 PM.)  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Heidi Latsky, Gary Baseman & Bang on a Can 8:50  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Football Heroes 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Blue Planet Seasonal Seas 9:20 NC  Sci NC—Shorts Metabolomics (See 10/18, 9 PM.) 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Waterway Tales/ Love Valley/Doll Lady 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Mary’s Gone Wild  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Slow River Dining 10:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts Metabolomics (See 10/18, 9 PM.) 10:30  TV Ecosense for Living The Shape of Our Water  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Guitar Maker  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Salsify in Filo, Beetroot Puree with Toasted Cumin Seeds on Poppadoms 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Trading Cleats for Beets: NFL’s Jason Brown Goes NPK in Louisburg  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Ball & Socket Embroidery Stand, Part 2 DV  EX Taste of History Tribute to Mrs. Goodfellow 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Healthy for Generations DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Screw Box for Wooden Threads DV  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Game Day Bites Noon  TV GardenSMART Pro, Tools & Plans  NC  Growing a Greener World Cemetery Gardens  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Munich & Bavaria 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Top Corn Farm 16­ | October

 NC  Ecosense for Living Great Smoky Mountains National Park & the Atlanta Coyote Project  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomblé & the Mata Atlântica 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Birmingham, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Heart of Italy Umbria, Assisi, Siena & the Cinque Terre 1:30  NC  My Home, NC Endurance Seafood/Connor Stroud/Kings BBQ/ FARM Café/The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Dubrovnik & Balkan Sidetrips  NC  First in Future Leslie Boney of the Institute for Emerging Issues engages leaders in topics affecting our state. 2:30  TV Travelscope Guatemala: Seeking the Past in Tikal & Yaxha DV  NC  Growing Bolder On the Edge & in the Moment 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy Flute Maker: Geri Littlejohn  NC  Situation Report  EX Wings Over Grand Canyon This aerial journey captures stunning imagery of landscapes, lakes and canyons. 3:30  TV Rough Cut—Woodworking with Tommy Mac Framing  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Hour HVAC of the Future: Stone Walkway  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Doo Wop Generations Kenny Vance & The Planotones, The Duprees and more artists pass the torch to the new generation. 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Stripers on Top  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show You’re Never Too Young (1981)

 NC  Classic Gospel Best of Jeff & Sheri Easter 6:30  EX Zoltán Maga: Live from Budapest with David Foster Join the Hungarian violinist for this music and dance extravaganza. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By An Old Flame  NC  Songs at the Center Don Henry 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The New Neighbours  NC  Songwriters Mac Davis 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Worm in the Bud, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Seldom Scene  EX Great Performances: The Chris Botti Band in Concert Enjoy the smooth jazz pop stylings of this charismatic performer. 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon 9:00  TV DCI Banks A Little Bit of Heart  NC  Echo Sessions Music from Spafford 9:30  NC  Bluegrass Underground Aaron Lee Tasjan 10:00  NC  Sun Studio Sessions The Americans  EX Grateful Dead— Downhill from Here Enjoy this classic 1989 concert, featuring Jerry Garcia. 10:30  NC  The Lowertown Line Brother Ali  TV My Home, NC Sam Jones’ BBQ/ Mitchell’s Clothing/Rosalía Torres-Weiner, Artivist 11:00  TV Coroner Perfect Pair Jane investigates why a window cleaner is found dead next to a sports car.  NC  Austin City Limits Sam Smith/Anderson East

21 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth God’s Sovereignty: A Tribute to Hugh McCann  EX History Detectives Cromwell Dixon/Bartlett Sketchbook/Duke Ellington Metal Plates 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover


visit unctv.org 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Ensenada’s Epic Seafood  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Great & the Good 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin Facta non Verba  NC  Black Issues Forum Heritage Calendar Ben Hardy (EastEnders) stars as Walter Hartright in the psychological thriller  EX Pavlo Live in Kastoria The Woman in White, Sunday, October 21, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. The international recording  EX Antiques Roadshow Noon  TV FRONT ROW artist returns to Greece for Bismarck, Part 2 with Marc Rotterman this spectacular concert. 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Carolina 6:30  NC  Black America  NC  Consuelo Mack Outdoor Journal The Art & Sport of Fencing WealthTrack Live Baiting Spanish with Peter Westbrook 8:00  TV Curious George DV  EX Travelscope 7:00  TV Masterpiece  NC  Carolina Taiwan: Forgotten People MYSTERY! DV Business Review Grantchester, Part 4 DV 1 2:30   T V NC SPIN  EX Genealogy Roadshow  NC  Africa’s Great  NC  Legends of Airpower Houston Civilizations Carl “Tooey” Spaatz 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Empires of Gold DV   E X Burt Wolf:  NC  Market to Market 7:30  EX Betty White: Travels & Traditions 9:00  TV This Old House Hour First Lady of Television HVAC of the Future: Stone The Road to Ruin Explore the amazing life 1:00   T V Christopher Kimball’s Walkway and work of this always Milk Street Television  NC  Washington Week in and entertaining Pizza and Pasta  EX Dangerous Borders: comic actress.   N C  Song of the Mountains A Journey Across 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Seldom Scene India & Pakistan Season 3 on Masterpiece  EX 800 Words (See 10/16, 8 PM.) Season 3, Episode 4 Larry’s  Questions are raised over 9:30  NC  FRONT ROW friend Gigi comes to visit. Laura Turner’s death. with Marc Rotterman  NC  Great American Read 1:30  TV Martha Bakes 10:00  TV Exploring Other Worlds Cookies of Great Britain North Carolina 9:00  TV Poldark Season 4 2:00  TV America’s Long Parks on Masterpiece Test Kitchen from  NC  NC SPIN Season 4, Episode 4 Ross Cook’s Illustrated  EX Italy’s Invisible Cities reunites with his family. Back to Basics Florence in 3D  NC  North Carolina  NC  Echo Sessions 10:30  TV Sci NC Bookwatch Music from Spafford Ecosystems Georgann Eubanks—The   E X Durrells in Corfu (See 10/18, 8:30 PM.) Month of Their Ripening on Masterpiece  NC  North Carolina (See 10/16, 7:30 PM.) Part 1—Arriving Bookwatch  EX Dionne Warwick: 2:30   T V Cook’s Country Nicholas Sparks— Then Came You  Summer Steak & Salad Every Breath Celebrate the legendary,  NC  Bluegrass (See 10/9, 7:30 PM.) Grammy-winning singer Underground 10:50 TV My Home, NC— and her greatest hits from  Aaron Lee Tasjan Shorts over five decades. 3:00  TV Sara’s Football Heroes 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weeknight Meals 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Cooks & Books Bookwatch Nicholas Sparks—  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Nicholas Sparks— The Notebook The Americans Every Breath (See 10/2, 7:30 PM.)   E X Death in Paradise (See 10/9, 7:30 PM.) 10:00  TV The Woman in White In the Footsteps of a Killer  NC  Articulate Series Premiere! Episode 1 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen with Jim Cotter Walter Hartright is beguiled Fish Fiesta Leslie Jamison, Josh by asylum escapee Anne.  NC  The Lowertown Line Radnor & Luciana Souza  NC  Great Conversations Brother Ali  EX Globe Trekker P.J. O’Rourke & 4:00   T V Kevin Belton’s Food Hour: Sicily Robert Siegel New Orleans Kitchen 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum 10:30  EX Frank Sinatra: Aunt Dorothy’s Arsenal Heritage Calendar The Voice of Our Time  NC  First in Future  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Trace Sinatra’s career from   E X Father Brown Frank Thompson: the 1940s through the ‘60s. The Fire in the Sky NC Silent Film October | 17


evening&weekend listings 1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  Our State Roanoke River/Old Stone House/Fragile Canvas 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Courage of Chris Rosati/Salem Street Drum Company/ Highland Brewing/Hospital to Home/Villa Verde

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Andalucia, Gibraltar & Tangier 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Cabbage’s Last Stand  EX Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions On the Road in America, Part 3 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Santa Clara, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Things that Go Bump in the Night  EX Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece The Final Problem DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Skeleton of North Carolina 9:00  TV A Chef’s Life Harvest Special Premiere! Vivian Howard closes out her popular series by hosting a special feast featuring quintessential Southern ingredients—both favorite foods and personalities.  NC  Sci NC Ecosystems (See 10/18, 8:30 PM.) 9:20 NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Football Heroes 9:30  NC  Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve In 1974, conservationists and hunters brokered a controversial deal to save this massive marshland. 10:00  TV POV The Apology Women forced into military sexual slavery by Japan during WWII discuss their ordeal.

Photo: Rex Miller

22 MONDAY

Chef Vivian and Mrs. Scarlett Howard prepare pawpaws on A Chef’s Life Harvest Special, premiering Monday, October 22, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV

8:30  NC  Invitation to World Literature Popol Vuh DV 9:00  TV Native America Premiere! From Caves to Cosmos Ancient wisdom and modern science shed light on America’s first people.  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Leaving Eden  EX Impossible Builds The Scorpion Tower 23 TUESDAY 9:30  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Ricky Reed, Danzy Senna  NC  BBC World News & Donn T. America 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. The Pension Gamble See how public servants’ France: The Ursulines retirement ended up in 6:30  NC  Nightly a $4 trillion hole Business Report  NC  Innerviews  EX Jacques Pépin: with Ernie Manouse More Fast Food My Way Augusten Burroughs Chef’s Dream  EX Precision: The 7:00  TV Nightly Measure of All Things Business Report Time & Distance  NC  PBS NewsHour 10:30  NC  Arts in Context  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Migrant Kids Norway’s West: Fjords, Mountains & Bergen 7:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Premiere! Great American Read Panel DG Martin talks with Charlie Lovett, Tom Santopietro and T.R. Simon about great books and their impact on the literary world.  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Bangkok 8:00  TV Great American Read Grand Finale Discover America’s best-loved novel!  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Georgann Eubanks—The Month of Their Ripening (See 10/16, 7:30 PM.)  EX Crowd & the Cloud Explore the splendor and ingenuity of Even Big Data Starts Small Native America, premiering Tuesday,  NC  NOVA Volatile Earth: Volcano on the Brink  EX Midsomer Murders The Silent Land, Part 1 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Korean War Letter/Diana/ Lookout Mountain Painting 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

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18­ | October

October 23, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV


visit unctv.org Nature’s best shines on Here in This Place: A Celebration of NC State Parks, Wednesday, October 24, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

8:50 TV My Home, NC— Shorts Hot Dog World 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend 11:00  TV Amanpour  NC  A Chef’s Life & Company  Ramp-ing Up to Spring  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Outside  EX Travelscope with Greg Aiello Switzerland: Scaling the California Grasslands Jungfrau Region DV 9:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts 11:30  EX In the Americas At Water’s Edge An almost with David Yetman 18 mile dike first built The Cry for Mexican to protect Hyde County Independence 10:00  TV Neanderthal farmland from salt-water Andy Serkis explores the intrusion, now protects fate of the Neanderthals. 24 WEDNESDAY the town of Swan Quarter  NC  Secrets of the and surrounding farm 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Longleaf Pine land from sea level rise.  NC  BBC World News Explore the Longleaf Pine 9:30  TV Southern Accents America forest, which once covered Louisville  EX Ancient Southeastern America’s  NC  Steven Raichlen’s Invisible Cities Coastal Plain Project Fire Istanbul in 3D  EX Joanne Weir Steak & Beyond 6:30  NC  Nightly Gets Fresh  EX Curious Traveler Business Report Eggs Curious Sorrento 7:00  TV Nightly 10:30  EX Trails to Tsukiji 10:00  TV No Passport Required Business Report 11:00  TV Amanpour DC  NC  PBS NewsHour & Company  NC  North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Stockholm  EX Rick Steves Special  EX Beyond Your 7:30  TV Sci NC Andalucia: The Best of Backyard Ecosystems Southern Spain PA’s Great Outdoors Region (See 10/18, 8:30 PM.) 10:20 NC  Sci NC—Shorts  EX Outside At Water’s Edge 25 THURSDAY with Greg Aiello (See 10/25, 9 PM.) Baja California Road Trip 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour 10:30  NC  Our State 7:50 TV My Home, NC—  NC  BBC World News Grandfather Mountain/GoShorts America ing Nuts/Vintage Vending Football Heroes  EX Julie Taboulie’s  EX Samantha Brown’s 8:00  TV Nature Lebanese Kitchen Places to Love Super Cats: Extreme Lives Street Food Star, Shawarma Shanghai, China  NC  America’s First Forest: DV 11:00  TV Amanpour Carl Schenck & the 6:30  NC  Nightly & Company Asheville Experiment Business Report  NC  PBS NewsHour Discover the pioneering  EX Mike Colameco’s  EX Travelscope educator who founded Real Food Guatemala’s Semana Santa: America’s first school Alsace Easter Week DV of forestry. 7:00  TV Nightly 11:30  EX In the Americas  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Business Report with David Yetman Mexican Wine Country  NC  PBS NewsHour Peru: People of the 8:30  EX Moveable Feast  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Altiplano with Fine Cooking Helsinki & Tallinn: Bermuda Baltic Sisters 26 FRIDAY 9:00  TV NOVA 7:30  TV Our State Flying Supersonic Delve Clocks/Ferries/Parades 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour into the history of the  EX Rudy Maxa’s World  NC  BBC World News Concorde, the passenger Delhi & Agra, India America plane that flew at twice 8:00  TV Exploring  EX Taste of History the speed of sound. North Carolina The Monticello Wine  NC  Here in This Place: Canals of North Carolina Experiment A Celebration of  NC  Flavor, NC 6:30  NC  Nightly NC State Parks Pine Knot Farms—Collards Business Report Experience our state parks.  EX Rick Steves Special  EX New Orleans Cook  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Luther & the Reformation ing with Kevin Belton Eggs All Day 8:30  TV Sci NC Rice Favorites 9:30  NC  Exploring Cackalack-ology There’s 7:00  TV Nightly North Carolina a lot of science involved in Business Report Fire in the Land of the the sights and sounds and  NC  PBS NewsHour Longleaf Pine life we take for granted.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX tasteMAKERS  NC  Cooking 80/20 Basque Country Not So Fast with Robin Shea Using Essential Oils October | 19


evening&weekend listings 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Rajasthan 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX 800 Words After becoming the town’s new ladies’ man, George discovers its X-rated history. 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Exploring North Carolina Long Parks 8:50 EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Crowders Mountain State Park 9:00  TV Shakespeare Uncovered The Winter’s Tale with Simon Russell Beale  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece Part 2—Pitching In 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Shakespeare Uncovered Richard III with Antony Sher  NC  NC SPIN  EX Death in Paradise Murder in the Polls 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Ireland: West Is Best DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Tultepec: Mexico’s Skyrocket Central

27 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Terry Sanford Part 1  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Blade Bass 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Mullet Men 7:00  TV Sesame Street DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Blade Bass  EX Exploring North Carolina Currituck 7:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Mullet Men 20­ | October

 EX Exploring North Carolina Logos Vs. Leaves 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & PeterrifiC DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:20  EX Sci NC—Shorts At Water’s Edge (See 10/25, 9 PM.) 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Sci NC Cackalack-ology (See 10/25, 8:30 PM.)  EX Articulate with Jim Cotter Jason Reynolds, Alisa Weilerstein & Ibeyi 8:50  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Hot Dog World 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Blue Planet Coral Seas 9:20 NC  Sci NC—Shorts At Water’s Edge (See 10/25, 9 PM.) 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  Our State Linville Caverns/Castle McCulloch/Sandy Feat 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Muse: The Arts Show River Hymns: Youngsville Poet  EX New Scandinavian Cooking The Mother of Invention 10:20  TV Sci NC—Shorts At Water’s Edge (See 10/25, 9 PM.) 10:30  TV Ecosense for Living Household Tips  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Stone Carver  EX How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell Mincemeat Filos & Ballymaloe, Pickled Pears & Kumquat Compote 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Northwest Garden Manifesto: One Couple’s Quest To Create a Sustainable Landscape  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill French Work Bench, Part 1 DV


  EX Taste

of History Recipes in the Rainforest 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home The Local Life DV

 NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill French Work Bench, Part 2 DV

 EX Lidia’s Kitchen Pizza Party Noon  TV GardenSMART Victorian Roses  NC  Growing a Greener World Waking Up the Garden Farm  EX Smart Travels— Europe with Rudy Maxa Salzburg & the Lakes District 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Arts & Agriculture  NC  Ecosense for Living Biscayne National Park & E.O. Wilson  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Colombia: Capital & Coffee 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Birmingham, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Long Parks  EX Rick Steves’ Guide to Cuba Rick tours Havana, visits the verdant Viñales National Park and shares practical travel tips. 1:30  NC  My Home, NC Original Collard Sandwich/ Last Patternmaker/Napoleon Hill/Chicken Lady/ Newton Grove Drug Store/ Brown Mountain Lights 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Slovenia  NC  First in Future  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Skills Get practical advice for enjoying a fun, affordable and culturally broadening trip. 2:30  TV Travelscope Williamsburg, VA: America’s Historic Triangle DV  NC  Growing Bolder Adventures in Growing Bolder 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Soap Maker  NC  Situation Report 3:30  TV Rough Cut—Woodworking with Tommy Mac Second Floor Deck  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Hour A Charleston Family House Is Reborn: Garage Heat  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts this reunion of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul legends. 4:30  NC  NC SPIN


visit unctv.org 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Watauga River Drift  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Lawrence Welk Show Halloween (1975)  NC  Classic Gospel Jerusalem 6:30  EX Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson shine in this 1990 performance. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Bypass  NC  Songs at the Center David LaMotte/Grace Adele & Keenan Wade/Isken 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Too Old...or too Nosy  NC  Songwriters Steve Cropper 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Worm in the Bud, Part 2  NC  Song of the Mountains Abby the Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrigues/Mickey Galyean & Cullen’s Bridge  EX Elvis ‘56 See the legendary performer at the very beginning of his career. 8:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Salem Street Drum Company 9:00  TV DCI Banks Undertow  NC  Echo Sessions Music from Aaron Woody Wood/The Sufi Brothers/ The King Zeros 9:30  NC  Bluegrass Underground Sam Bush Band  EX Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session with Carl Perkins George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and Rosanne Cash pay tribute to Carl Perkins in 1983. 10:00  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Matt Stansberry & The Romance 10:30  NC  Lowertown Line Chastity Brown  TV My Home, NC Chatham Rabbits/Mitchell’s Clothing/Rosalía TorresWeiner, Artivist 11:00  TV Coroner The Foxby Affair Jane probes a reclusive woman’s sudden death.  NC  Austin City Limits Brandi Carlile

See Sam Bush on Bluegrass Underground, Saturday, October 27, at 9:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 EX National Park Symphony— The Mighty Five Celebrate Utah’s national parks through music.

28 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC  Closer to Truth Mind in the World: A Tribute to Hubert Dreyfus  EX History Detectives Korean War Letter/Diana/ Lookout Mountain Painting 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover  EX Antiques Roadshow Santa Clara, Part 1 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Genealogy Roadshow Our Favorite Stories 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Market to Market 9:00  TV This Old House Hour A Charleston Family House Is Reborn: Garage Heat  NC  Washington Week  EX Crowd & the Cloud Even Big Data Starts Small DV

9:30  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Canals of North Carolina  NC  NC SPIN  EX Impossible Builds The Scorpion Tower 10:30  TV Sci NC Cackalack-ology (See 10/25, 8:30 PM.)  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Georgann Eubanks—The Month of Their Ripening (See 10/16, 7:30 PM.)

10:50  TV My Home, NC— Shorts Hot Dog World 11:00  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Georgann Eubanks—The Month of Their Ripening (See 10/16, 7:30 PM.)  NC  Articulate with Jim Cotter Heidi Latsky, Gary Baseman & Bang on a Can  EX Precision: The Measure of All Things Time & Distance 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Nostalgic for Black History  NC  Muse: The Arts Show Beatboxer Conrad Ma Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Pee Dee Catfish  EX Travelscope Greece: Cruising the Isles DV

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evening&weekend listings 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Taste of Northern California  NC  Sun Studio Sessions Matt Stansberry & The Romance  EX Death in Paradise Murder in the Polls 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen It’s Pasta Night!  NC  The Lowertown Line Chastity Brown 4:00  TV Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen Okra: A Deep South Staple  NC  First in Future  EX Father Brown The Penitent Man 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table Baja Breakfast  NC  Situation Report 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The Great & the Good 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6 PM  TV Doc Martin The Doctor Is Out  NC  Black Issues Forum Nostalgic for Black History: Roundtable: Nuance, Language & Race  EX GI Jews—Jewish Americans in WWII Learn about the 550,000 brave Jewish Americans who served in WWII. 6:30  NC  Black America Spiritual Black America with Jacqui Lewis 7:00  TV Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester, Part 5 Sidney and Geordie happen on a murder while in London. DV  NC  Africa’s Great Civilizations Cities DV 8:00  TV Durrells in Corfu Season 3 on Masterpiece Season 3, Episode 5 A new Italian family settles in.  NC  Great American Read Grand Finale Discover America’s best-loved novel!  EX Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller American Sampler Revisit highlights from the lauded filmmaker’s work. 9:00  TV Poldark Season 4 on Masterpiece Season 4, Episode 5 Ross faces successive failures in Westminster.  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Great American Read Panel (See 10/23, 7:30 PM.) 22­ | October

11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  My Home, NC Endurance Seafood/ Connor Stroud/Kings BBQ/ FARM Café/The Avett Brothers’ Joe Kwon

29 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Precision: The Measure of All Things Time & Distance 6:30  NC  Nightly Witness wildland firefighters and their Business Report challenges on the season premiere 7:00  TV Nightly of Independent Lens, Monday, Business Report October 29, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 9:30  NC  North Carolina Galicia & the Camino Bookwatch de Santiago Nicholas Sparks— 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Every Breath Rabbit (See 10/9, 7:30 PM.)  EX Beyond Your  EX Concert for George Backyard From 2002, Paul McCart Gettysburg, PA ney, Eric Clapton, Tom 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Petty and more celebrate Kooky & Spooky George Harrison’s life.  NC  Exploring 10:00  TV The Woman in White North Carolina Episode 2 Walter is sent Fort Bragging Rights away before learning the  EX Dark Angel on truth about Anne. Masterpiece  NC  Great Conversations Joanne Froggatt stars Congressman John Lewis as Britain’s first female 11:00  TV EastEnders serial killer.  NC  Our State Charlie Poole/Vanishing Links/Bamboo Country

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visit unctv.org 7:30  TV Sci NC Cackalack-ology (See 10/25, 8:30 PM.)  EX Outside with Greg Aiello California Grasslands 7:50 TV My Home, NC— Shorts Hot Dog World 8:00  TV Nature Super Cats: Cats in Every Corner  NC  Come Hell or High Experience all the allure of The Wild Water: Remembering the Ponies of Chincoteague, Tuesday, Great Flood of 1916 October 30, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. Discover 20th century NC’s worst natural disaster.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table 9:00  TV Native America Nature to Nations Explore Loreto: Baja’s Hidden Gem 8:30  EX Moveable Feast the rise of great American with Fine Cooking nations, lost Mexican cities, a temple in Peru and more. Fresno  NC  Muse: The Arts Show 8:50  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Cabaret Warsaw Historic Beach Cottage Row  EX Impossible Builds 9:00  NC  Down River Europe in the Desert In Hurricane Matthew’s 9:30  NC  Articulate wake, Eastern North with Jim Cotter Carolinians prepared Do Lab, Cheryl Boyce for flooding and pulled Taylor & Julien Baker together in its aftermath. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  TV NOVA The Facebook Dilemma,  Ghosts of Murdered Kings Part 1 Early claims of mis 30 TUESDAY Investigate bog body use may prove prescient. victims’ violent deaths in 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  Innerviews Ireland’s County Tipperary.  NC  BBC World News with Ernie Manouse  EX Lidia’s Kitchen America Renée Fleming Party Favorites  EX Taste of Louisiana  EX Precision: The 9:30  EX tasteMAKERS with Chef John Folse & Co. Measure of All Things Fun Ferments Cajun: Expulsion from Mass & Moles 9:50  NC  My Home, NC— NOVA Scotia 10:30  NC  Arts in Context Shorts 6:30  NC  Nightly Oh Snap, My Alien Children Topsail Beach Skating Rink Business Report Are Trying To Kill Me 10:00  NC  Hazel  EX Jacques Pépin: 11:00  TV Amanpour See how this huge, historic More Fast Food My Way & Company hurricane devastated NC. Chock-Full of Surprises DV  NC  PBS NewsHour  TV Sinking Cities 7:00  TV Nightly  EX Travelscope Business Report Taiwan: The Culture of Tea New York DV  EX Joanne Weir  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  EX In the Americas Gets Fresh  EX Rick Steves’ Europe with David Yetman Salads Rome: Ancient Glory In the Shadow of the Volca- 10:20 NC  My Home, NC— 7:30  TV From the Vineyard noes: Chile’s Melting Shorts Hinnant/Lu Mil Frisco UFO  EX Rudy Maxa’s World 10:30  NC  Reel South Istanbul, Turkey 31 WEDNESDAY Can’t Stop the Water 8:00  TV The Wild Ponies 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX To Dine for of Chincoteague  NC  BBC World News with Kate Sullivan Premiere! Travel to VA’s America Kathryn Minshew, Founder Tidewater area to learn  EX Native America & CEO, themuse.com about this popular annual From Caves to Cosmos 11:00  TV Amanpour rite, memorialized in Ancient wisdom and mod& Company Marguerite Henry’s book ern science shed light on  NC  PBS NewsHour Misty of Chincoteague. America’s first people.  EX Rick Steves Special  NC  North Carolina 6:30  NC  Nightly European Christmas Bookwatch Business Report Great American Read Panel 7:00  TV Nightly (See 10/23, 7:30 PM.) Business Report  EX Crowd & the Cloud  NC  PBS NewsHour Citizens + Scientists DV  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 8:30  NC  Invitation to Rome: Baroque Brilliance World Literature Candide DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina On the Border 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Charleston, Part 1  NC  Sci NC Cackalack-ology (See 10/25, 8:30 PM.) 9:20  NC  My Home, NC— Shorts Hot Dog World 9:30  NC  Here in This Place: A Celebration of NC State Parks Experience our state parks. 10:00  TV Independent Lens Young Men & Fire Wildland firefighters struggle with fear, loyalty and defeat. DV  NC  NOVA Addiction Examine the mysteries of this disease.  EX Midsomer Murders The Silent Land, Part 2 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives St. Valentine’s Day Massacre/George Washington Miniature

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