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09/2017 Conversations: Jon Reep • Thomas & Friends on Rootle • Taste the Islands with Chef Irie

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FRESH EPISODES ON ROOTLE! Rootle, your 24/7 PBS KIDS channel, brings fresh, new episodes of some of your favorites. Join Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood for the special, full-length episode King Daniel for the Day, premiering Monday, September 4 at 4:30 PM. To satisfy Daniel’s royal curiosity, King Friday crowns him King for a Day and Daniel discovers the most important part of being King is being kind to your neighbors. Then, Peg and Cat celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Friday, September 15, at 8 PM, with the all-new Peg + Cat episode The Pig Problem/The Mariachi Problem, featuring traditional Mexican music. Finally, get ready for new episodes of Splash & Bubbles, starting the week of September 25!

SAVE THE DATE! Join Read-a-roo’s Block Party LIVE! at the NC State Fair, Saturday, October 14. Don’t miss it— stay tuned to unctv.org/rootle for all the details!


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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 (weekends, until 10 AM) DV 7:30 WordGirl 8:00 Arthur 9:00 Peg + Cat 9:30 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 10:00 Super WHY! 10:30 Clifford the Big Red Dog 11:00 Thomas & Friends DV Noon Caillou 12:30 Sid the Science Kid 1:00 Bob the Builder DV   Read-a-roo’s Block Party—Thomas & Friends (weekends, 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 Arthur: D.W. & the Beastly Birthday (9/1-9/3) Wild Kratts 8:00 Arthur (9/1-9/3) Odd Squad DV 9:00 Arthur: D.W. & the Beastly Birthday (9/1-9/3) Arthur DV

0:00 Super WHY! DV 1 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 Arthur: D.W. & the Beastly Birthday (9/2-9/4) Wild Kratts 4:00 Odd Squad DV 5:00 Arthur: D.W. & the Beastly Birthday (9/2-9/4) Arthur DV

RUFF RUFFMAN RETURNS! The Ruff Ruffman Show Is Now Online! The Ruff Ruffman Show is back as a new, short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages four to eight learn core science concepts through videos, game play and hands-on activities. Starring canine host extraordinaire Ruff Ruffman, with assistants Blossom and Chet, the PBS KIDS series finds Ruff answering questions from real kids, taking on challenges and learning the value of perseverance— all while modeling science inquiry skills. Catch all 20 webisodes of The Ruff Ruffman Show starting Thursday, September 28, on the free PBS KIDS video app and pbskids.org.

THOMAS & FRIENDS! Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Join Thomas and his fellow locomotives for exciting and enlightening adventures across the island of Sodor! Watch three non-stop episodes of Thomas & Friends, weekends, at 7 AM and again at 1 PM, only on Rootle, your 24/7 PBS KIDS channel!

RIDE THE RAILS WITH YOUR FAVORITE ENGINE! See Thomas the Tank in Spencer! Get ready—Day Out With Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017 chugs through our state and you’re invited! Thomas stops at the NC Transportation Museum in Spencer Friday, September 29, through Sunday, October 1, and Friday, October 6, through Sunday, October 8! Visit nctrans.org for more information!

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.  NC  BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.  EX Taste of History Roots of Creole Cooking in Saint Lucia 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report Seasoned reporters review financial news.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Tamaliza! 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose This native Tar Heel interviews fascinating personalities.  EX Midsomer Murders The Animal Within, Part 2 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend Deborah Holt Noel shows what’s up this weekend. 8:00  TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Dirty Dancing 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman The media strategist and his guests discuss state and national politics and policy.

6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bob Scott Part 1 of 3  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Ghosts of the Plains 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina New Beginnings 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 Popping Cork Specs  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Popping Cork Specs 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild  EX Hudson River Journeys Get an intimate view into the river’s mystique with artist Len Tantillo & folk singer Pete Seeger. 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Wild Alaska Live Martin and Chris Kratt welcome wildlife for an amazing summer feast. 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State The Sweetest Sound/ Gause Tomb 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Canada  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Eat Like the Vikings 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Camp Lejeune—Leathernecks & Leatherbacks

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 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.

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Fred Thompson brings home the bacon with DG Martin on North Carolina Bookwatch, Friday, September 1, at 8:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Fred Thompson—Bacon: A Savor the South Cookbook 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Mystery Hill at Blowing Rock 9:00  TV Richard Linklater: American Masters Explore the filmmaking style of the Boyhood and Dazed & Confused director.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Deadweight 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Bottom Line Joe Stewart and Sougata Mukherjee assess business and economic trends in NC.  EX Father Brown The Fire in the Sky 10:30  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas. 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts French Broad Chocolates 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Fountains Abbey, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Golden Years 11:30  TV BBC World News Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events.


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 NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Blacksmith  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Davidson— Joe & Katy Kindred 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Taking the LEED at Phipps Conservatory  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Hollows & Rounds DV  EX Taste of History The Return of l’Hermione 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Leaders in the Field DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Berry Buckets, Sussex Trugs & Knife Sheathes  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Taco Night Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Better Garden Tools  NC  Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 1  EX Rudy Maxa’s World South Africa: Cape Town 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Cattle Rancher Hands Reins Over to Next Generation  NC  Almanac Gardener The Blooming of Rare Plants  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 1  NC  Baby Makes 3 Crib for a Cub DV  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV

Join Joe Lamp’l for the season premiere of Growing a Greener World, Saturday, September 2, at noon, on the North Carolina Channel.

4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Decorative Touches Make a Difference  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week Get a retrospective of the acclaimed interviewer’s nightly program. 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Season Premiere! Tagging Expedition—Grey Trout  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues.  EX Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Catch fresh, new shows on the Weekend 33rd season premiere of Carolina  NC  Washington Week Outdoor Journal, Saturday, 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show September 2, at 5 PM, on UNC-TV. Songs from the Movies  NC  Woodsongs 1:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 Earls of Leicester Small Safari DV  EX Big Pacific  EX Family Travel Violent with Colleen Kelly 7:00  NC  Jubilee Chattanooga—Moonpies, Kentucky Blue/ Incline Railway & the View Laurel River Line of Seven States  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Prague Italy’s Veneto: Verona,  TV As Time Goes By Padua & Ravenna White Hunter  NC  African American 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Museum A Weekend Away Discover the Smithsonian’s  EX Born To Explore African American Museum with Richard Wiese of History and Culture. Tanzania:  EX Globe Trekker The Last Stone Age Tribe Road Trip: Rust Belt 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Highway, USA Talking to the Dead, Part 1 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s  NC  Song of the Travelscope Mountains Bonin/Ogasawara Islands— Compton & Newberry/ A Land Far, Far Away DV Jeff Little Trio 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy  EX Globe Trekker The Metal Engraver Food Hour: Southern China  NC  Crown on the Mall: 8:50  TV My Home, NC Shorts Designing the Smithsonian North Carolina Ninja African American Museum 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Go behind the scenes and Mysteries learn the NC connection to The Food of Love this popular new museum.  NC  Bluegrass  EX Wild Alaska Live Underground Martin and Chris Kratt The Cox Family welcome wildlife for an  EX Story of China amazing summer feast. Ancestors/Silk Roads & 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop China Ships DV Details of Craftsmanship 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions  NC  Courthouse Music by The Fritz Pittsboro rebuilds its 1881 10:00  TV Doctor Blake courthouse, destroyed by Mysteries fire in 2010. A Foreign Field 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s  NC  Music City Roots Shop with Roy Underhill Live from the Factory Fitting Brass DV Tribute to Nitty Gritty  NC  Front Row with Dirt Band Founder John Marc Rotterman McEuen with Jerry Doug  EX History Detectives las, Sam Bush & More Edison Afterlife Phonograph September | 5


evening&weekend listings 1:00  TV Luther 1 Luther suspects a collector and writer of the occult in a young mother’s abduction.  NC  Austin City Limits Beck  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Arctic

3 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC Closer to Truth Death Disrupted?  EX History Detectives Edison Afterlife Phonograph 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters Learn about key issues affecting education in NC. 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Truth About Money with Ric Edelman The financial advisor shares his financial insights.  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway 2, USA 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  EX Big Pacific Violent 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Decorative Touches Make a Difference  NC  Washington Week  EX Wildest Arctic Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice DV

9:30  TV Ask This Old House Rooftop Garden/Stains/ Shed  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Homecomings  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Fred Thompson—Bacon: A Savor the South Cookbook  EX Story of China Ancestors/Silk Roads & China Ships DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Candid Critters  NC  First in Future Mike Walden Leslie Boney of the Institute for Emerging Issues engages leaders in topics affecting our state.

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11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Tagging Expedition— Grey Trout  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations James Gorman 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Fair & Just Immigration Reform  NC  Conversations Dr. Robert Newman Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Fred Thompson—Bacon: A Savor the South Cookbook  NC  Mystery of George Masa Discover a Japanese immigrant whose legacy lives on in the Appalachians.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Hong Kong— A City of Festivals DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Farm to Mess Hall  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: Remote Tribes 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Teeny Kitchen  NC  Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue/ Moron Brothers  EX A Place to Call Home And the Blind Shall See Anna pushes Gino beyond his limit; Sarah helps Olivia find a new direction. 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Coastal Favorites 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Cast Iron Staples  NC  Bluegrass Underground The Cox Family  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Deadweight 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Badger State Favorites  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Jonathan Scales Fourchestra 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals On the Table in 20  NC  Music City Roots Live from the Factory Tribute to Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founder John McEuen with Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush & More

 EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Crossing the Line 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Fish & Seafood 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Island Time  NC  First in Future Mike Walden  EX Father Brown The Chedworth Cyclone 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table José Andrés Takes Over  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Ghosts of Christmas Past, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight Get comprehensive coverage of international news and current events. 6:00  TV Doc Martin The Practice Around the Corner  NC  Black Issues Forum Fair & Just Immigration Reform  EX Victorian Slum House The 1860s Participants do work once done by their impoverished forebears. 6:30  NC  Black America The Black Youth Movement with Charlene Carruthers 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home You’re Just in Love It’s Jack and Carolyn’s big day, but will Sir Richard spoil it?  NC  Great Performances at the Met: La Traviata Thomas Hampson, Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano star in Verdi’s classic.  EX Six Queens of Henry VIII After four marriages, Henry VIII falls in love with teenager Catherine Howard. 8:00  EX This Wild Life Elephant in the Bedroom  TV Secrets of the Six Wives Divorced, Beheaded, Survived 8:30  EX Wonder of Animals Penguins 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Lazaretto Endeavour investigates a supposedly cursed hospital and its staff. DV


visit unctv.org  EX My Family & Other Turkeys with Nigel Marven The avid birdwatcher is out to discover the remarkable history of the iconic bird. 9:30  NC  Great Performances: Young Men This dance film portrays soldiers trying to maintain their humanity amid the brutality of WWI. 10:00  EX Dragons Alive Ruling Reptiles 10:30  TV Vicious Flatmates 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State William Ivey Long/ Natural Connections with Doug Elliott  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway, USA 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Asheville

4 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Lisbon & the Algarve 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life My Watermelon Baby  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Chattanooga—Moonpies, Incline Railway & the View of Seven States 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 3  NC  Exploring North Carolina Long-Bellied Friends  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 4 DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Power in Nature 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 1  NC  Innovate NC Asheville  EX Midsomer Murders Shot at Dawn, Part 1 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Great Smoky Mountains Air Quality

 EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Eat Like a Local in Los Cabos 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Bath & York 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Plum Granny Garlic  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Turkey’s Turquoise Coast Meet Newton native, Last Comic 8:00  TV Walt Disney: Standing winner and former UNC-TV American Experience staffer Jon Reep on Conversations, Part 2 Explore the filmTuesday, September 5, at 8 PM, on the maker’s life and legacy. DV North Carolina Channel.  NC  Conversations Jon Reep 10:00  TV POV  EX Big Pacific The Grown Ups Middle Passionate aged friends with Down 8:30  NC  First in Future Syndrome yearn for a life Ted Abernathy of greater autonomy. 9:00  NC  Birth of a Colony:  NC  NOVA North Carolina Zeppelin Terror Attack Examine our state’s early  EX Midsomer Murders history, from the arrival of Shot at Dawn, Part 2 European explorers to the 11:00  TV Reel South end of the Tuscarora war. The Last Barn Dance  EX Wild Alaska Live A man struggles to save his Martin and Chris Kratt family’s dairy farm in North welcome wildlife for an Carolina’s Piedmont. amazing summer feast.  NC  PBS NewsHour 10:00  TV FRONTLINE  EX History Detectives The Man Who Knew Fol Edison Afterlife low the extraordinary tale Phonograph of the life and death of FBI 11:30  TV BBC World News agent and counterterrorism expert John O’Neill. 5 TUESDAY  EX Rare—Creatures of the Photo Ark 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Joel Sartore photographs  NC  BBC World News the Iberian lynx in Spain America and the Yangtze giant  EX Taste of Louisiana softshell turtle in China. with Chef John Folse 10:30  NC  North Carolina— & Co. An American Portrait New Orleans’ Creoles Celebrate our state in this 6:30  NC  Nightly Business vivid blending of historical Report narrative and photography.

Economic Futurist Ted Abernathy (L) joins Leslie Boney on First in Future, Tuesday, September 5, at 8:30 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. September | 7


evening&weekend listings 1:00  TV Waiting for God 1 Tell the Truth  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan—Iron Pathways to Adventure, Part 2 DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Reefs, Ruins & Revivals: Belize’s Melting Pot

6 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe North Wales: Feisty & Poetic 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Great Smoky Mountains Air Quality  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Flowering of the Llamas 8:00  TV Earth’s Natural Wonders Wonders of Water Explore Victoria Falls, the Camargue and ocean reefs.  NC  POV Raising Bertie  EX Pati’s Mexican Table Season Premiere! One Day in Oaxaca 8:30  EX Taste of History Yorktown—The Last Battle 9:00  TV NOVA Killer Landslides See what triggered Washington state’s deadly disaster.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Season Premiere! Dijon, France 9:30  NC  POV Tribal Justice Native-American judges use traditional concepts of justice to reduce incarceration rates.  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Calabria 10:00  TV India— Nature’s Wonderland Meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest.

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Enjoy the heat as the second season of Taste the Islands with Chef Irie premieres Wednesday, September 6, at 10:30 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Edinburgh 7:30  TV Our State Tannenberg Organ/Kayaker/Mattamuskeet Birds  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Bangkok, Thailand 8:00  TV My Home, NC Topsail’s Skating Rink/ Statesville’s Rescue Ranch/ Hendersonville’s Hot Dog World/Beulaville’s Football Heroes/Climax’s Goat Lady Dairy   NC  Blue Ridge Parkway: 7 THURSDAY A Long & Winding Road 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Explore all 469 miles of  NC  BBC World News the National Park Service’s America most visited segment.  EX Lucky Chow  EX Curious Traveler The New Indian Curious Stockholm 6:30  NC  Nightly Business 8:30  TV Exploring Report North Carolina  EX Jacques Pépin: Man & Mammoth Heart & Soul in the Carolinas Autumn Leaves  EX Bare Feet in NYC 7:00  TV Nightly Business with Mickela Mallozzi Report Celebrating India DV  NC  Charlie Rose 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea The Morning of Creation (1946-1980) DV  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Tanzania: The Last Stone Age Tribe 9:30  TV Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Charleston, SC—Mike Lata & Jason Stanhope  EX Travels with Darley Martinique Adventures 10:00  TV World’s Most Expensive Food Coffee, Caviar & Cognac  EX Rick Steves Special On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! A Symphonic Journey Visit takes a bite from the toe of the boot in seven European countries Calabria, Wednesday, September 6, with Washington state’s at 9:30 PM, on The Explorer Channel. Cascade Symphony.

 EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen To Spoon or Not To Spoon 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Season Premiere! Direct Heat 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? It Pays to Advertise  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Big Pacific Violent 11:30  TV BBC World News


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Go behind-the-scenes with NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and family to learn about the Newman’s non-profit animal charity, Rescue Ranch, in Statesville on My Home, NC, Thursday, September 7, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Washington’s Whiskey 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table One Day in Oaxaca 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders King’s Crystal, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner The Drop Zone 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Brenda Remmes— Home to Cedar Branch 8:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Fun at the Zoo 9:00  TV Tyrus Wong: American Masters Discover the art, life and impact of the renowned Chinese-American painter.

 NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder a la Mode 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Bottom Line  EX Father Brown The Penitent Man 10:30  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Tattoo Archive 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Royal Marines Museum— Southsea, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Lucky Numbers 11:30  TV BBC World News

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11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The Boy Friend  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Yakima: The Quest for Hops

6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bob Scott Part 2 of 3  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Grassy Balds—The Heart of Roan Mountain 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Roanoke Super Highway 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 Tagging Expedition— Grey Trout  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Tagging Expedition— Grey Trout 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fort Bragging Rights  EX EcoSense for Living Ocean Health— Tales of Recovery 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Wild Alaska Live Martin and Chris Kratt welcome wildlife for an amazing summer feast.

Meet the Chinese-born artist whose work went way beyond painting backgrounds for Disney’s Bambi movie on Tyrus Wong: American Masters, Friday, September 8, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. September | 9


evening&weekend listings 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Surrounded by Silence/ What Say You 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Mexico  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Northern Sea Passage 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina History & Future of Water in North Carolina  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Blade Maker  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Dijon, France 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World The Waterwise Landscape & Garden  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Welsh Stick Chair DV  EX Taste of History Back to the Black Forest 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Facts of Life DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Wheelwright  EX Pati’s Mexican Table One Day in Oaxaca Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Solving Root Problems  NC  Growing a Greener World A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part 2  EX Rudy Maxa’s World South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Farmers with Disabilities/ NYC Farm Museum  NC  Almanac Gardener When To Use a Treegator  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala’s Cultural Legacy 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 3  NC  Baby Makes 3 Everything Changes  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV 1:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 Fit for a Queen  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Dallas—Texas State Fair, City Sunsets & Tex Mex 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Amsterdam 10­ | September

 NC  First in Future Ted Abernathy  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway 2, USA 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 1—Gross National Happiness DV  NC  Innovate NC Asheville 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Sword Smith  NC  Third Rail with Ozy Series Premiere! Join Emmy® winning journalist Carlos Watson for fresh cross-platform debates.  EX Wild Alaska Live Martin and Chris Kratt welcome wildlife for an amazing summer feast. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Assembly & Joinery Tips  NC  Conversations Jon Reep 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill The Crotch & the Horse DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Atomic Secrets/Beeswax Carving from Shipwreck 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Ship Lap for a Ship Shape House  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show Down on the Farm  NC  Woodsongs Celebration of Barbershop Harmony  EX Big Pacific Voracious 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Visiting Rocky  NC  Jubilee The Grass Stains/ Dry Branch Fire Squad/ The Moron Brothers  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Berlin 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Why?  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Kissed by the Sea 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Talking to the Dead, Part 2

 NC  Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue/ Moron Brothers  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia 8:50  TV My Home, NC Shorts The Courage of Chris Rosati 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Smoke & Mirrors  NC  Bluegrass Underground The Mavericks  EX Story of China Golden Age/The Ming DV 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music by The Broadcast 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Crossing the Line  NC  Austin City Limits James Taylor 11:00  TV Luther Luther must put his personal life aside when a serial killer goes on the rampage.  NC  Austin City Limits 2014 Hall of Fame Special  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern China

10 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC Closer to Truth How Does Faith Work?  EX History Detectives Atomic Secrets/Beeswax Carving from Shipwreck 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: The Transcontinental Railroad, USA 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Big Pacific Voracious 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Ship Lap for a Ship Shape House  NC  Washington Week  EX Making Tracks The Indian Pacific: From Coast to Coast DV 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Future House/ Nick Offerman  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman


visit unctv.org 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Man & Mammoth in the Carolinas  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Brenda Remmes— Home to Cedar Branch  EX Story of China Golden Age/The Ming DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Great Smoky Mountains Air Quality  NC  First in Future Mor Aframian 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations David Petraeus, Part 1 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Untangling Your DNA  NC  Conversations Ira David Wood Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Brenda Remmes— Home to Cedar Branch  NC  Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road Explore all 469 miles of the National Park Service’s most visited segment.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Nicaragua—Culturally Rich & Naturally Beautiful DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Neese’s Sausage  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Turkey: Journey to Love Valley 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food It’s My Party  NC  Song of the Mountains Bobby Hicks & Mark Kuykendall/Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle  EX A Place to Call Home Catch the Tiger As Regina’s behavior spirals, George asks the family to go about business as usual. 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Sweets 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Two Modern Stews  NC  Bluegrass Underground The Mavericks  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Murder a la Mode

Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) ponders a troubling case with busy news editor Dorothea Frazil (Abigail Thaw) on Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece, Sunday, September 10, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

2:30  TV Cook’s Country Picnic Game Changers  NC  Echo Sessions Doc Aquatic 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Soul of the South  NC  Austin City Limits James Taylor  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Mortal Coil 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Pasta 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Under the Influence (of Tacos)  NC  First in Future Mor Aframian  EX Father Brown The Hand of Lucia 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table One Day in Oaxaca  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The House in the Woods, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6:00  TV Doc Martin Hazardous Exposure  NC  Black Issues Forum Untangling Your DNA  EX Victorian Slum House The 1870s The slum dwellers toil to fill clothing orders and make artificial flowers. 6:30  NC  Black America Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home There’ll Be Some Changes Made Douglas and Jack take matters with Sir Richard into their own hands.

 NC  Great Performances at the Met: Manon Lescaut Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann star as ill-fated lovers in Puccini’s opera.  EX Secrets of the Six Wives Divorced 8:00  EX This Wild Life Crocodile in a Crisis  TV Secrets of Westminster Explore a world of intrigue and traditions behind Parliament’s gothic walls. 8:30  EX Wonder of Animals Bears 9:00  TV Endeavour Season 4 on Masterpiece Harvest A 2,000-year-old body turns up a lead in a missing person case. DV  EX Engadin— Switzerland’s Wilderness Discover Switzerland’s first and only wildlife reserve, founded in 1914. 9:30  NC  Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 Soprano Renée Fleming performs at Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. 10:00  EX Dragons Alive Smart Reptiles 10:30  TV Vicious Wedding 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Mule Rider/ Bodie Island Lighthouse  EX Globe Trekker Road Trip: Rust Belt Highway 2, USA 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Chattanooga, TN

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evening&weekend listings An elderly couple mulls their aging romance on POV My Love, Don’t Cross that River, Monday, September 11, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

11 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Naples & Pompeii 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Peas, Please  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Dallas—Texas State Fair, City Sunsets & Tex Mex 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 2  NC  Exploring North Carolina Art in the Wild  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 5 DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Nature’s Classroom 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 3  NC  Innovate NC Greensboro  EX Midsomer Murders Left for Dead, Part 1 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina Wrecks of a Major WWII Naval Battle off NC’s Coast 10:00  TV POV My Love, Don’t Cross that River Elderly spouses face the reality of their aging romance.  NC  NOVA Killer Landslides See what triggered Washington state’s deadly disaster.  EX Midsomer Murders Left for Dead, Part 2

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 EX Wild Alaska Live Martin and Chris Kratt welcome wildlife for an amazing summer feast. 10:00  TV FRONTLINE Abacus: Small Enough To Jail Learn about the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis.  EX Rare—Creatures of the Photo Ark Joel Sartore searches for insects and animals in Budapest and Prague. 11:00  TV Reel South Tommy! The Dreams I Keep 10:30  NC  Journey Down the Blue Ridge Parkway Inside Me A 60-year-old  Grandfather Mountain to man with an Autism SpecMount Mitchell trum Disorder dreams of 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour singing in a big band.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s  NC  PBS NewsHour Travelscope  EX History Detectives Adventures in California’s Atomic Secrets/Beeswax Tri-Valley DV Carving from Shipwreck 11:30  TV BBC World News 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman 12 TUESDAY Panama’s Wild West 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News 13 WEDNESDAY America 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Taste of Louisiana  NC  BBC World News with Chef John Folse America & Co.  EX Secrets of Great The Creoles of Cane River British Castles 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Caernarfon Castle, CaernarReport fon, Northwest Wales  EX Mexico— 6:30  NC  Nightly Business One Plate at a Time Report with Rick Bayless 7:00   TV Nightly Business From Lobster to Chocolate Report Clams: A Delicious Feast  NC  Charlie Rose 7:00  TV Nightly Business  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Report Tuscany’s Dolce Vita  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Milan & Lake Como 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Soft Shell Crabs  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Thailand, Andaman Islands 8:00  TV Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World Premiere! Follow the rousing adventure of the religious reformer’s quest for truth.  NC  Conversations Umar Muhammad  EX Big Pacific Behind the Scenes 8:30  NC  First in Future Dr. Laura Gerald 9:00  NC  Crossroads on the Hill Explore two First Amendment controversies that rocked UNC-Chapel Hill in the 20th century.

Discover Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World, Tuesday, September 12, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.


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Count on FRONTLINE to bring you the tally of banks prosecuted in the financial crisis on Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, Tuesday, September 12, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Wrecks of a Major WWII Naval Battle off NC’s Coast  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese South Africa: Saving the Mighty Rhino 8:00  TV Earth’s Natural Wonders Living Wonders Explore wonders created by life itself, in the Amazon and in Bangladesh.  NC  Searching for a Fix Premiere! Witness personal stories of NC families who have lost loved ones to opioid overdoses.

Examine the opioid crisis in our state on Searching for a Fix, Wednesday, September 13, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 EX Pati’s Mexican Table History of Oaxaca Cuisine 8:30  EX Taste of History The Mummers: Pistols, Parasols & Parades 9:00  TV NOVA Death Dive to Saturn Take a suspenseful ride as the Cassini space probe dives into Saturn’s atmosphere.

 NC  FRONTLINE Chasing Heroin See what happens when heroin is treated like a public health crisis, not a crime.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Seattle, Washington 9:30  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Cremona 10:00  TV Into Deepest Space: The Birth of the Alma Observatory Explore the discoveries of the ALMA telescope in the Chilean Andes.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen Being Italian 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Jamaica Jammin’ 11:00  TV Are You Being Served? By Appointment  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Big Pacific Voracious 11:30  TV BBC World News

14 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lucky Chow Taiwan’s True Flavors 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul La Cocina Olé 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Great Hill Towns 7:30  TV Our State Waterfalls/Ramp Festival/ Etta Baker  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Estonia 8:00  TV My Home, NC Salisbury’s Cheerwine 100th/Boone’s Piano Man/ Summerville/Wilkesboro/ Chapel Hill’s Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen/Winston-Salem’s NC Ninja/Nags Head’s Historic Beach Cottages

 NC  East of the Blue Ridge: The James River Discover the Virginia river’s rich and sometimes troubled past.  EX Curious Traveler Curious French Villages 8:30  TV Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Little Ukraine DV 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Potomac by Air: Nation’s River Explore America’s history along the striking curves of the Potomac River.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Chile: Kissed by the Sea 9:30  TV Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Charleston, SC—Sean Brock & Benjamin “BJ” Dennis  EX Travels with Darley Hong Kong Urban Adventures 10:00  TV World’s Most Expensive Food Caviar, Truffles & Wines  NC  Chesapeake Bay by Air Take in the unparalleled wild beauty, history and natural serenity of the Chesapeake Bay.  EX Rick Steves Special The Holy Land, Israelis & Palestinians Today Explore Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, a home in Bethlehem, a university in Ramallah and more. 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances A Barbecue at Violet’s  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Surprising Toronto DV 11:30  TV BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Argentina’s Route 40: From the Steppes to the Lake

Join NOVA for a Death Dive to Saturn, Wednesday, September 13, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV. September | 13


evening&weekend listings Celebrate Ballet Hispanico, Friday, September 15, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

15 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Peace & Autonomy 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table History of Oaxaca Cuisine 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders King’s Crystal, Part 2 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Perfectly Formed 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ralph Hardy—Argos 8:50    EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts The F.A.R.M. Café in Boone 9:00  TV Ballet Hispanico Enjoy iconic works from the country’s premier Latino dance company. DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Marked for Murder 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  Bottom Line  EX Father Brown The Man in the Shadows 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review  TV PBS Previews: The Vietnam War See interviews and clips from the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick series. 10:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Virgil’s Taqueria 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries Against the Odds  TV British Antiques Roadshow Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Part 1 11:30  TV BBC World News

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16 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Bob Scott Part 3 of 3  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Rite of Spring 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Measuring the Mountain 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 Structured Bass  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Structured Bass 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Two Lakes & a Pond  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina Invaders Among US  EX EcoSense for Living Ocean Health— Creatures Speak 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Wild Alaska Live Martin and Chris Kratt welcome wildlife for an amazing summer feast. 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Grove Arcade/Kuhn Glass/ Grist Mills 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend

 NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Switzerland  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Food for a Polar Expedition 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Salamanders as Canaries  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Book Maker  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Seattle, Washington 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Natural Pest & Disease Control—Greener Solutions  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Welsh Stick Chair II DV  EX Taste of History Roots of Creole Cooking in Saint Lucia 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Handcrafted DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Music Mill  EX Pati’s Mexican Table History of Oaxaca Cuisine Noon  TV Almanac Gardener The Blooming of Rare Plants  NC  Growing a Greener World Epic Tomatoes in Raleigh  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Korea 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Farming & Fishing Success/ Arkansas Produce  NC  Almanac Gardener Finding Great Bargain Plants  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Ice, Rock & Water: The Sierra Nevada 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 1  NC  Baby Makes 3 Stellar Beginning


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 EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Ontario’s Central Counties: Multicultural Adventures DV 1:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 Grandparent Daycare  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Oxnard—California Here We Come! 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam  NC  First in Future Dr. Laura Gerald  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: The Transcontinental Railroad, USA 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2—Land of the Thunder Dragon DV  NC  Innovate NC Greensboro 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Ski Makers  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Wild Alaska Live Martin and Chris Kratt welcome wildlife for an amazing summer feast. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Details of Craftsmanship  NC  Conversations Umar Muhammad 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Dovetail Saw DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Al Capone Gang Shotgun 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Details Make the House Beautiful  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Rapid City, Part 3 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show Easy Listening  NC  Woodsongs O’Connor Band with Mark O’Connor  EX Big Pacific Passionate 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Misunderstandings  NC  Jubilee Dale Ann Bradley  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Hamburg & the Luther Trail

7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Cruise  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Iceland: Fire & Ice 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders  NC  Song of the Mountains Bobby Hicks & Mark Kuykendall/Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle  EX Globe Trekker Delhi & Agra 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries Mortal Coil  NC  Bluegrass Underground Chris Robinson Brotherhood  EX Story of China The Last Empire/ The Age of Revolution DV 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Dopapod 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries The Silence  NC  Austin City Limits B.B. King 11:00  TV Luther Luther leads a tense probe when an art dealer’s wife is taken hostage at gunpoint.  NC  Austin City Limits 2015 Hall of Fame Special  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Bolivia

17 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC Closer to Truth How the Subconscious Affects Us  EX History Detectives Al Capone Gang Shotgun 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Big Pacific Passionate 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: Details Make the House Beautiful  NC  Washington Week

 EX Making Tracks The Sunlander: Trains of Tropical Queensland DV 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Water Heat/Panels/ Astronaut  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina 10,000 Years Before Contact  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ralph Hardy—Argos  EX Story of China The Last Empire/ The Age of Revolution DV 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina Wrecks of a Major WWII Naval Battle off NC’s Coast  NC  First in Future Randy Woodson 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  NC  David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations David Petraeus, Part 2 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Science of Race  NC  Conversations Dr. Assad Meymandi Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Ralph Hardy—Argos  NC  East of the Blue Ridge: The James River Discover the Virginia river’s rich and sometimes troubled past.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Berlin & Western Poland— Over the Borderline DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC NC Apples  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Namibia: Wild Cheetah 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Spring Break with No Regrets  NC  Song of the Mountains Bluegrass Sweethearts/ Mark Brine/Irene Kelley  EX A Place to Call Home All Good Things Olivia takes a new path; Harry finds a home; Carolyn and Jack stand by Anna. 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Cooking with Grains

September | 15


evening&weekend listings 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Back to Basics  NC  Bluegrass Underground Chris Robinson Brotherhood  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Marked for Murder 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Sweet Indulgences  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Camp David 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Five Ingredients Spells Dinner  NC  Austin City Limits B.B. King  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Silence 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Savory Baking 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Mexico: It’s (a) Wine Country  NC  First in Future Randy Woodson  EX Father Brown The Eagle & the Dawn 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table History of Oaxaca Cuisine  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders The House in the Woods, Part 2 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6:00  TV Doc Martin Listen with Mother  NC  Black Issues Forum Science of Race  EX Victorian Slum House The 1880s When upperclass visitors visit the slum, the participants realize how precarious their situation is. 6:30  NC  Black America Black America & the Political Process with Bob Herbert 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home Where Will the Baby’s Dimple Be James supports Olivia as she faces a heartbreaking truth; Elizabeth gets a wonderful surprise.

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18 MONDAY

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the realities of The Vietnam War in their new 10-part, 18-hour documentary, premiering Sunday, September 17, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  Great Performances at the Met: Roberto Devereux Sondra Radvanovsky stars as Elizabeth I in the last opera of Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy.  EX Secrets of the Six Wives Beheaded, Died 8:00  EX This Wild Life Elephant SOS  TV Vietnam War Premiere! Deja Vu Vietnam is divided. Communists hold the North and America supports an untested regime in the South. DV 8:30  EX Wonder of Animals Big Cats 9:00  EX Blue Planet The Blue Planet 9:30  TV Vietnam War Deja Vu Vietnam is divided. Communists hold the North and America supports an untested regime in the South. DV 10:00  NC  Great Performances: New York City Ballet Symphony in C The company triumphantly returns to Paris with a grand classical showpiece.  EX Dragons Alive Future Reptiles 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Lighter than Air/Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookies  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: The Transcontinental Railroad, USA 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Atlanta, GA

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna 7:30  TV A Chef’s Life Stand by Your Cabbage  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Oxnard—California, Here We Come! 8:00  TV Vietnam War Riding the Tiger President Kennedy and his advisors debate how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. DV

 NC  Exploring North Carolina Fort Bragging Rights  EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 6 DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Two Lakes & a Pond 9:00  NC  Innovate NC Pembroke  EX Midsomer Murders Midsomer Life, Part 1 9:30  TV Vietnam War Riding the Tiger President Kennedy and his advisors debate how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam.

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 NC  SciTech Now North Carolina NC’s Solar Eclipse 10:00  NC  NOVA Death Dive to Saturn Take a suspenseful ride as the Cassini space probe dives into Saturn’s atmosphere.  EX Midsomer Murders Midsomer Life, Part 2 11:00  TV Motorbiking Vietnam Adventures Along the Ho Chi Minh Trail  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX History Detectives Al Capone Gang Shotgun 11:30  TV BBC World News

19 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Carol Benoit


visit unctv.org 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Seafood Dream 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Making of Rick Steves’ Europe Follow the creative process as the show’s crew scampers through Milan and around Lake Como. 7:30  TV Flavor, NC Pie Bird Pies  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Buenos Aires, Argentina 8:00  TV Vietnam War The River Styx With South Vietnam in chaos, Hanoi accelerates insurgency. President Johnson deploys ground troops. DV  NC  Conversations Cash Michaels  EX Reinventing Cuba Meet persons pushing the boundaries of the island nation under communist rule. 8:30  NC  First in Future Abdul Rasheed 9:00  NC  Senator No: Jesse Helms Examine the life and times of the controversial figure.  EX Greeks of the Sea Athens 10:00  TV Vietnam War The River Styx With South Vietnam in chaos, Hanoi accelerates insurgency. President Johnson deploys ground troops. DV  EX Greeks Cavemen to Kings 10:30  NC  Umstead— An Island in An Urban Sea Nestled in the bustling Triangle, discover a green refuge from highways, retail and airports. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Sault Saint Marie, Canada DV

11:30  EX

In the Americas with David Yetman
 Heart of the Wilderness: Wyoming’s Wind River Range

20 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America

 EX Secrets of Great British Castles Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Burgundy: Profound France 7:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina NC’s Solar Eclipse  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese England: The Queen’s Swan 8:00  TV Vietnam War Resolve North Vietnamese troops stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail; an antiwar movement builds at home. DV

 NC  Independent Lens The Armor of Light Two different Christians find common ground against the rising tide of gun violence.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table A Queen in the Land of the Gods 8:30  EX Taste of History Coffee Past, Present & Future 9:00  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Taos, New Mexico 9:30  NC  Independent Lens Accidental Courtesy An African-American musician meets Ku Klux Klan members and attempts to change their minds.  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Montepulciano 10:00  TV Vietnam War Resolve North Vietnamese troops stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail; an antiwar movement builds at home.

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 EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Gardener 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Sak Pase 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Big Pacific Passionate

21 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lucky Chow Asian Food, American Dreams

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Cooking for the President 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe France’s Dordogne 7:30  TV Our State Periauger/Sylva/Wildflowers  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Mendoza, Argentina 8:00  TV Vietnam War This Is What We Do Enemy body counts and American casualties mount as GIs chase an elusive foe and face deadly ambushes. DV  NC  Moving North Carolina Follow the story of transportation in our state from ancient foot trails to modern superhighways.  EX Music Voyager Atlanta—A Music Voyager Special 8:30  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Harlem, USA DV 9:00  NC  Speedbird: The History of Piedmont Airlines Hear from former employees, family members and historians about our state’s once great airline.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Iceland: Fire & Ice 9:30  TV Vietnam War This Is What We Do Enemy body counts and American casualties mount as GIs chase an elusive foe and face deadly ambushes. DV  EX Travels with Darley Wyoming National Forests 10:00  NC  Chasing the Clouds: The Story of Smith Reynolds Airport Learn about WinstonSalem’s airport and its role in aviation history.  EX Rick Steves Special Iran 10:30  NC  Great Smoky Mountains Railways Appreciate stunning Blue Ridge Parkway views on this spectacular rail ride. 11:00  TV Keeping Up Appearances The Rolls Royce  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northwest Ontario— Lake Superior & Beyond DV

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evening&weekend listings Explore the creativity found around Borders on the season premiere of Craft in America, Friday, September 22, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. 11:30  TV

BBC World News  EX In the Americas with David Yetman From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil

22 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History German Born, American Made 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table A Queen in the Land of the Gods 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders The Axeman Cometh, Part 1 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner Those in Peril 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Renee Ahdieh— The Rose & the Dagger 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Bald Head Island Lighthouse & Nature Preserve 9:00  TV North Carolina Stories of Service Porter Halyburton  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Blood at the Wheel 9:30  TV Discussions of War: Jacksonville Join Jeff Smith for this informative panel discussion.  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Craft in America Season Premiere! Borders Explore connections between Mexican and American craft artists.  NC  Bottom Line  EX Father Brown The Curse of Amenhotep 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Muddy Creek Bistro 18­ | September

11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Newstead Abbey, Part 2  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Price of Love 11:30  TV BBC World News

23 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Ruth Easterling Part 1 of 3  EX Innovate NC Asheville 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina North Carolina’s Other Ocean 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 Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Pamlico Sound Mixed Bag 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fords & Mills  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles  NC  Exploring North Carolina Cradle of Forestry  EX EcoSense for Living Great Smoky Mountains National Park & the Atlanta Coyote Project

9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Rick Steves Special Iran 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Stars & Beyond/ Going Home/Fences 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Nepal  EX New Scandinavian Cooking A Whole Salmon 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Native Intelligence  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Boat Maker  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Taos, New Mexico 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Getting Your Landscape in Shape with a Personal Garden Coach  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tool Smithing with Peter Ross DV  EX Taste of History Washington’s Whiskey 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Farm School DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Secrets from the Cabinet Shop  EX Pati’s Mexican Table A Queen in the Land of the Gods Noon  TV Almanac Gardener When To Use a Treegator  NC  Growing a Greener World Gardening for Butterflies & Other Beneficial Insects  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Tahiti & Bora Bora


visit unctv.org 2:30  TV America’s Heartland 1 Generations of Ranchers  NC  Almanac Gardener Growing Organic North Carolina Strawberries/ Culinary Herbs with Master Gardener Betty Lockwood  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Fiesta in the Yucatan: Maya Traditions 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 2  NC  Baby Makes 3 Home Is Where the Crib Is  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Sault Saint Marie, Canada DV

1:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 As the Potter Wheel Turns  EX Curious Traveler Curious Paris 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Prague  NC  First in Future Abdul Rasheed  EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope A San Antonio Christmas

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 NC  Innovate NC Pembroke 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Jeans Maker  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Rick Steves Special Iran 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Small Project Assembly  NC  Conversations Cash Michaels 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Tempered Steel DV  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives Silent Stars Photo Album 4:30  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: An Arts & Craft for the Ages  NC  Charlie Rose— The Week 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show Salute to the U.S.A.  NC  Woodsongs Celebration of Merle Travis  EX Big Pacific Behind the Scenes

7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Book Signing  NC  Jubilee The 23 String Band  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig 7:30  TV As Time Goes By We’ll Always Have Paris  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Africa: The Elephant Trunk Show 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Dogleg Murders  NC  Song of the Mountains Bluegrass Sweethearts/ Mark Brine/Irene Kelley  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Amazon 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries The Ties of the Past  NC  Bluegrass Underground Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out  EX Story of India Beginnings DV 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Leftover Salmon 10:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries The Sky Is Empty  NC  Austin City Limits Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves  EX Story of India The Power of Ideas DV 11:00  TV Luther Framed for murder, Luther turns to DCI Alice Reed, but can she be trusted?  NC  Austin City Limits Florence + The Machine/ Andra Day  EX Globe Trekker Delhi & Agra

24 SUNDAY 6 AM  TV Nature Cat  NC Closer to Truth Can Metaphysics Discern God, Part 1  EX History Detectives Silent Stars Photo Album 6:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Education Matters 7:00  TV Thomas & Friends DV  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Globe Trekker Food Hour: Provence, France 7:30  TV Bob the Builder DV  NC  Consuelo Mack WealthTrack 8:00  TV Curious George  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Big Pacific Behind the Scenes

8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Bottom Line 9:00  TV This Old House Arlington Arts & Crafts: An Arts & Craft for the Ages  NC  Washington Week  EX Making Tracks The Ghan: Through the Heart of Australia DV 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Build It/Lighting/Mousetrap  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Exploring North Carolina Fire in the Land of the Longleaf Pine  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Renee Ahdieh— The Rose & the Dagger  EX Ireland’s Wild Coast Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes an odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast. 10:30  TV SciTech Now North Carolina NC’s Solar Eclipse  NC  First in Future Wayne Holden 11:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout  NC  Innovate NC Asheville 11:30  TV Black Issues Forum Nuance, Language & Race  NC  Conversations Join Mitch Lewis for an illuminating discussion. Noon  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Renee Ahdieh— The Rose & the Dagger  NC  Speedbird: The History of Piedmont Airlines Hear from former employees, family members and historians about our state’s once great airline.  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Zermatt, Switzerland— Under the Shadow of the Matterhorn DV 12:30  TV Flavor, NC Pumpkins  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese India: Good Karma 1:00  TV Ellie’s Real Good Food Veggie Love  NC  Song of the Mountains Flashback with Larry Cordle  EX Doc Martin Going Bodmin 1:30  TV Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Arabian Gulf Breakfast September | 19


evening&weekend listings 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated New England Classics  NC  Bluegrass Underground Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Blood at the Wheel 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Surf & Turf Goes Regional  NC  Echo Sessions Music by Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band 3:00  TV Sara’s Weeknight Meals Double Down  NC  Austin City Limits Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries The Ties of the Past 3:30  TV Lidia’s Kitchen Roasting & Baking 4:00  TV Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless Artisanal Bread in Tortilla Land  NC  First in Future Wayne Holden  EX Father Brown The Smallest of Things 4:30  TV Pati’s Mexican Table A Queen in the Land of the Gods  NC  Bottom Line 5:00  TV Charlie Rose— The Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Midsomer Murders Dead Letters, Part 1 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  BBC Newsnight 6:00  TV Doc Martin Departure  NC  Black Issues Forum Nuance, Language & Race  EX Victorian Slum House The 1890s A water shortage dashes hopes for a promising laundry business. 6:30  NC  Black America A Conversation with Salamishah Tillet 7:00  TV A Place to Call Home And the Blind Shall See Anna pushes Gino beyond his limit; Sarah helps Olivia find a new direction.  NC  Great Performances at the Met: Elektra Nina Stemme stars as the vengeful princess in Strauss’s blazing tragedy.

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 EX Secrets of the Six Wives Divorced, Beheaded, Survived 8:00  EX This Wild Life Baby Elephant Rescue  TV Vietnam War Things Fall Apart The brutality of the Tet Offensive unfolds on television. President Johnson decides not to run again. DV 8:30  EX Wonder of Animals Ants 9:00  NC  Great Performances: Mark Morris Dance Group—L’Allegro This thrilling masterwork features colorful dancers moving in fervent joy.  EX Blue Planet The Deep 9:30  TV Vietnam War Things Fall Apart The brutality of the Tet Offensive unfolds on television. President Johnson decides not to run again. DV 10:00  EX Sea of Creepy Monsters Macro cinematography captures the pygmy seahorse and more amazing creatures thriving underwater. 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  Our State Orchids/Scenes from 64/ The Southern Wild  EX Globe Trekker Art Trails of the French Riviera 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  Southern Accents Louisville, KY

25 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Barcelona & Catalunya 7:30  TV North Carolina Stories of Service Porter Halyburton  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly The Best of Season 4— A Year of Traveling 8:00  TV Vietnam War The Veneer of Civilization America is at odds over the war. Soldiers on all sides witness savagery and unflinching courage. DV

 NC  Exploring North Carolina Invaders Among US  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 DV 8:30  NC  Exploring North Carolina Fords & Mills 9:00  NC  Innovate NC Wilmington 9:30  NC  SciTech Now North Carolina NC Parks’ Second Century  EX Midsomer Murders The Magician’s Nephew, Part 1 10:00  TV Vietnam War The Veneer of Civilization America is at odds over the war. Soldiers on all sides witness savagery and unflinching courage. DV  NC  NOVA Emperor’s Ghost Army 3D computer models explore 8,000 buried clay warriors of China’s first emperor. 10:30  EX Midsomer Murders The Magician’s Nephew, Part 2 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil

26 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co. Marjorie Domangue 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Mexico— One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless A Chef’s Path 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich & Lausanne 7:30  TV Motorbiking Vietnam Adventures Along the Ho Chi Minh Trail  EX Rudy Maxa’s World Kyoto, Japan 8:00  TV Vietnam War The History of the World When American troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. DV  NC  Conversations Lauren Kennedy Brady


visit unctv.org Meet The Food Artist on Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen, Wednesday, September 27, at 10 PM, on The Explorer Channel.

 NC  Reel South Deep Run A 17-year-old finds love and the courage to become a strong-willed transgender man.  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen The Food Artist 10:30  EX Taste the Islands with Chef Irie Roots & Rum 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Big Pacific Behind the Scenes

28 THURSDAY  EX Weekend in Havana Geoffrey Baer visits with dancers, musicians, architects and writers. 8:30  NC  First in Future Jennifer Tolle Whiteside 9:00  NC  Dr. Frank: The Life & Times of Dr. Frank Porter Graham Charles Kuralt narrates this Emmy® winning documentary.  EX Greeks of the Sea Naxos/Amorgos 10:00  TV Vietnam War The History of the World When American troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. DV  NC  Chairman Jones: An Improbable Leader A farmer’s fight for equal education for black children in rural Northampton County transforms him and his county.  EX Greeks The Good Strife 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northeast Ontario— Canada’s Canoe Culture and First Nations People DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bogota to the Amazon: A Trip Across Colombia

27 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Great British Castles Carrickfergus Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna & the Danube 7:30  TV Discussions of War Jacksonville  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Cyprus: Cleopatra’s Secret Island 8:00  TV Vietnam War A Disrespectful Loyalty President Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that allows American prisoners of war to come home. DV  NC  Reel South Private Violence Witness complex realities of intimate partner violence through the eyes of two survivors.  EX Pati’s Mexican Table The Mezcal Trail 8:30  EX Taste of History The Queen of the Caribbean 9:00  NC  Independent Lens Wilhemina’s War A grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV and AIDS.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Paris, France 9:30  EX On the Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! Chianti 10:00  TV Vietnam War A Disrespectful Loyalty President Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that allows American prisoners of war to come home. DV

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen To Spoon or Not To Spoon 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Taste Bud Temptations 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Czech Republic Off the Beaten Path 7:30  TV Discussions of War Welcome  EX Rudy Maxa’s World South Africa: Safari 8:00  TV Vietnam War The Weight of Memory For the next 40 years, Vietnamese and Americans seek healing and reconciliation. DV

 NC  Sing Behind the Plow: John C. Campbell Folk Meet the charismatic couple responsible for bringing this Danish schooling concept to the U.S.  EX Music Voyager Antigua & Barbuda 8:30  EX Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi Brazil in NYC DV 9:00  NC  The Last One Moonshiner Popcorn Sutton demonstrates the craft of liquor distillation in Southern Appalachia.  EX Born To Explore with Richard Wiese Africa: The Elephant Trunk Show 9:30  EX Travels with Darley Illinois: Route 66 & Midewin

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evening&weekend listings 0:00  TV Vietnam War 1 The Weight of Memory For the next 40 years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation. DV

 NC  Folkways: An Overview of Folklife Explore NC’s rich and diverse folk culture. David Holt hosts.  EX Rick Steves Special Luther & the Reformation Visit key sites that shed light on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope San Antonio’s Fiesta—Olé!

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11:30  EX

In the Americas with David Yetman Gift of the Andes: Mendoza, Argentina & Its Wines

29 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Taste of History Creole Cuisine & the War of 1812 6:30  NC  Nightly Business Report  EX Pati’s Mexican Table The Mezcal Trail 7:00  TV Nightly Business Report  NC  Charlie Rose  EX Midsomer Murders The Axeman Cometh, Part 2 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  North Carolina Weekend  EX Coroner The Beast of Lighthaven 8:30  TV Front Row with Marc Rotterman  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Rich Rosen & Joe Mosnier—Julius Chambers 8:50  EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Mystery Hill 9:00  TV Vietnam: Learning, Healing, Counseling Live! Veterans and counselors share resources for healing and getting help.  NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries The Blood of Juana the Mad 22­ | September

9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Craft in America Neighbors Travel to and from America and Mexico to explore the people, history, traditions and crafts.  NC  Bottom Line  EX Father Brown The Invisible Man 10:30  NC  Carolina Business Review 10:50   EX North Carolina Weekend—Shorts Historic Halifax 11:00  TV British Antiques Roadshow Townely Hall, Part 1  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Doctor Blake Mysteries A Difficult Lie 11:30  TV BBC World News

30 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Biographical Conversations with Ruth Easterling Part 2 of 3  EX Innovate NC Greensboro 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Exploring North Carolina Giving Nature a Hand 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 Caddis Hatch Trout  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Caddis Hatch Trout 8:00  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina Works in Progress  EX North Carolina Weekend 8:30  TV Splash & Bubbles DV  NC  Exploring North Carolina First Lost Colony  EX EcoSense for Living Biscayne National Park & E.O. Wilson 9:00  TV Curious George  NC  North Carolina Weekend

 EX Rick Steves Special Luther & the Reformation Visit key sites that shed light on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 9:30  TV Dinosaur Train DV  NC  Our State Tannenberg Organ/Kayaker/Mattamuskeet Birds 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend  NC  Destination Craft with Jim West Christmas Crafts of Austria & Germany  EX New Scandinavian Cooking Happy Holiday Food 10:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Highway to the Future  NC  Craftsman’s Legacy The Basket Weaver  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Paris, France 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World Growing Global Farmers Fighting Hunger  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Plain Pine Box DV  EX Taste of History Peace & Autonomy 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Living Poultry Museum DV  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill A Glass Act  EX Pati’s Mexican Table The Mezcal Trail Noon  TV Almanac Gardener Finding Great Bargain Plants  NC  Growing a Greener World Redeeming Your Ground  EX Rudy Maxa’s World The Islands of Polynesia 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Soybeans  NC  Almanac Gardener Gardening in the Shade/ Growing Asparagus  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Panama: A City & a Canal 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 3  NC  Baby Makes 3 It Takes a Community  EX Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Northwest Ontario— Lake Superior & Beyond DV

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visit unctv.org 1:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 Bookish Baby  EX Curious Traveler Curious Rome 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Berlin  NC  First in Future Jennifer Tolle Whiteside  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Amazon 2:30  TV Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV  NC  Innovate NC Wilmington 3:00  TV Craftsman’s Legacy The Table Maker  NC  Third Rail with Ozy  EX Rick Steves Special Luther & the Reformation Visit key sites that shed light on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 3:30  TV Woodsmith Shop Adding Details & Tower Bookcase Assembly  NC  Conversations Lauren Kennedy Brady 4:00  TV The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Woodwright!—The Musical

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Find out what’s in The Black Book on Midsomer Murders, Saturday, September 30, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

8:00  TV Midsomer Murders The Black Book  NC  Song of the Mountains Flashback with Larry Cordle  EX Globe Trekker Tough Trains: Vietnam 9:00  TV Doctor Blake Mysteries An Invincible Summer  NC  Bluegrass Underground Kasey Chambers  EX Story of India Spice Routes & Silk Roads

 NC  Live from the Artists Den Alabama Shakes  EX Story of India Ages of Gold DV 11:00  TV Luther Luther faces a surreal and nightmarish case of a masked murderer determined to enter into folklore.  NC  Austin City Limits Paul Simon  EX Globe Trekker Tough Boats: The Amazon

 NC  Front Row with Marc Rotterman  EX History Detectives WWII Tokyo Rose DV Recording 9:30  NC  Echo Sessions 4:30  TV This Old House Music by Empire Strikes Detroit: Rebirth in Detroit Brass  NC  Charlie Rose— 10:00  TV Doctor Blake The Week Mysteries 5:00  TV Carolina King of the Lake Outdoor Journal Bluefish on Top  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Antiques Roadshow Seattle, Part 2 The broadcast of your favorite UNC-TV programming 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend is made possible, in part, by the generous support of  NC  Washington Week businesses and organizations like the following: 6:00  TV Lawrence Welk Show Salute to the Senior Citizens  NC  Woodsongs ElectriCities of North Carolina Michael Martin Murphey & Famous Mart The Kentucky Headhunters First Citizens Bank  EX Greeks Cavemen to Kings Hardwood Store of North Carolina 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Howard RV Center Rocky’s Wedding Day  NC  Jubilee Meredith College Bluegrass Collective NC Museum of Natural Sciences  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Nürnberg Pitt Community College Foundation 7:30  TV As Time Goes By Reynolda House Museum of American Art Living Together, But Where?  EX Born To Explore SAS with Richard Wiese Tryon Palace Tanzania: Remote Tribes

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