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09/2020 Black Lives Celebrated • Rootle T V Special: Block Party LIVE! at Home • ncIMPACT Is Back

Explore how the profound is revealed in the everyday through unprecedented access into a renowned photorealist painter’s creative world. This new film, from Chapel Hill’s Olympia Stone, premieres Thursday, September 24, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV PBS & More.


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ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT 6 AM Splash & Bubbles Weekends: Caillou 6:30 WordWorld Weekends: Clifford the Big Red Dog

NOW—ROOTLE BRINGS THE BLOCK PARTY HOME TO YOU!

7:00 Peg+Cat DV Weekends, until 10 AM:  Read-a-roo’s Block Party: Nature Cat 7:30 Peep & the Big Wide World

Saturday, September 19, at 9 AM

8:00 Sid the Science Kid DV

Enjoy all the fun of our in-person events with a jam-packed hour of sing-alongs, activities and more on Rootle’s Block Party LIVE! At Home television special! Join Read-a-roo, Shana Tucker, the Little GERMinators, Mr. Scooter and other celebrities, Saturday, September 19, at 9 AM, on Rootle and UNC-TV! Learn more at unctv.org/rootle!

9:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific

8:30 Super WHY! 9:30 Clifford the Big Red Dog 10:00 Let’s Go Luna! 10:30 Dinosaur Train DV 11:00 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That 11:30 Martha Speaks Noon Nature Cat 12:30 Ready Jet Go!

NATURE CAT’S ON THE PROWL Weekends, at 7 AM & 1 PM Discover the great outdoors this month with Nature Cat! When his human family leaves for the day, Fred transforms from mild-mannered house cat into backyard explorer extraordinaire Nature Cat! With the help of his animal friends, Nature Cat embarks on action-packed adventures full of nature investigation, a-ha discoveries and humor—all while inspiring children to go outside and “play the show.”

1:00 Arthur DV Weekends, until 4 PM:  Read-a-roo’s Block Party: Nature Cat 1:30 Odd Squad 2:00 Cyberchase 2:30 Molly of Denali 3:00 Pinkalicious & Peterrific 3:30 Elinor Wonders Why 4:00 Sesame Street DV 4:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 5:00 Let’s Go Luna 5:30 Nature Cat 6:00 Wild Kratts

NEW! ELINOR WONDERS WHY

7:00 Xavier Riddle Weekends, until 10 PM: PBS KIDS Family Night

Science Series Premieres Monday, September 7

7:30 Molly of Denali

Elinor, the most observant and curious bunny rabbit in Animal Town, introduces preschoolers to science, nature and community through adventures with her friends Ari, a funny and imaginative bat, and Olive, a perceptive and warm elephant. The friends encourage following your curiosity, asking questions when you don’t understand and finding answers using science inquiry skills.

8:00 Hero Elementary 8:30 Odd Squad 9:00 Arthur DV 9:30 WordGirl 10:00 Sesame Street DV 10:30 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 11:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific See Rootle’s overnight schedule at unctv.org/rootle.

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Through Sunday, September 6 Call or Text DONATE to 1-800-984-9090. unctv.org/specials 0:00  NC  REEL SOUTH 1 Two Trains Runnin’  EX Black America Since 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour MLK: And Still I Rise Get in-depth analyses Keep Your Head Up/ of current events. Touch the Sky DV NC  BBC World News 10:30  TV Rick Steves’ America Tasty Europe Katty Kay shares unique See how food is a prime global perspectives. ingredient in defining  EX Simply Ming cultures across Europe. DV Ming Tsai & Michael Schlow 11:00  TV Amanpour 6:30  NC  BBC World News & Company Outside Source The acclaimed journalist Ros Atkins offers an and top peers explore innovative take on the today’s topics. latest global stories.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas The Athenian Riviera 2 WEDNESDAY 7:00  TV Flavor, NC 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Truffles  NC  BBC World News  NC  PBS NewsHour America  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  EX Exploring Palestine North Carolina 7:30  TV North Carolina On the Border Weekend Things To Do with the Kids 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX Travelscope  EX ncIMPACT Special Taiwan: Iron Pathways to Child Well-Being & Adventure, Part 1 DV COVID-19 8:00  TV FRONTLINE: 7:00  TV MotorWeek From Jesus to Christ— ’20 Honda CRV Hybrid/ The First Christians ’20 Chevrolet Corvette Part 1: In the Beginning  NC  PBS NewsHour NC  North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Bookwatch Italy’s Riviera: Cinque Terre Nicholas Sparks: 7:30  TV This American Land The Notebook  EX Henry Louis Gates Jr. Appalachian Trail/Women in Farming/Cooling a River/ Uncovering America Daughters of the Land Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned historian, author and filmmaker. 8:30  NC  Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations Vieux Carre Salute 9:00  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 2: Light to the Nations  NC  Alive! In America’s Delta The Whooping Crane’s Follow a religion’s epic story on Majestic Return FRONTLINE From Jesus to Christ: 9:30  NC  The Daytripper The First Christians, starting Tuesday, Bellville, Texas September 1, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

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Look for the BLC symbol, highlighting Black people’s contributions to our world.  EX Travelscope Mozambique, Africa DV 8:00  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 3: Expansion  NC  National Parks: America’s Best Idea The Morning of Creation (1946-1980) DV  EX ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar reunion of Motown, R&B and soul legends. 9:00  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 4: Kingdoms in Conflict 10:00  NC  Butterfly Town, USA Activists take action to save the Monarch Butterfly Grove Sanctuary in Monterey County, California. 10:30  TV Mindfulness Goes Mainstream Explore the transformative power of mindfulness meditation.  NC  Future of America’s Past A Grave Injustice A WWII-era Japanese internment camp is now a National Park site.  EX Dionne Warwick: Then Came You The famed singer dazzles with some of her classics. 1:00  NC  PBS NewsHour 1 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

3 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lidia’s Kitchen My Italian American 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX Growing Bolder Pioneering Environmental Activist Mira Lehr/Rock Legend Rick Derringer


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Join Concord’s The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks, Thursday, September 3, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends Bob Harper  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Italy’s Veneto: Verona, Padua & Ravenna 7:30  TV ncIMPACT Integrating Communities  EX Untamed Bats 8:00  TV The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks The NC band performs an energetic mix of bluegrass, Americana and indie rock.  NC  Flavor, NC Truffles  EX Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs Celebrate this timeless artist’s centennial with performances of Unforgettable and more hits. 8:30  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking On the Road in Temecula, California 9:00  NC  A Chef’s Life Chasing Trout 9:30  TV Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, MD This easy approach helps you feel better and more youthful at any age.  NC  Growing a Greener World Don’t Feed the Landfills  EX Aretha Franklin Remembered The legend is remembered from her early days to her time as a musical powerhouse. 10:00  NC  North Carolina Weekend Find Your Adventure 10:30  NC  My Home, NC Topsail Skating Rink, Rescue Ranch, Hot Dog World, Football Heroes, Goat Lady Dairy

11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Skindigenous Amsterdam 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Reefs, Ruins & Revivals: Belize’s Melting Pot

4 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX tasteMAKERS Atlantic Sea Farms, Portland, Maine 6:30  NC  BBC World News Today Get a comprehensive look at global news and analysis.  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Julia Remembered 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group Tom Rogan, Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, Clarence Page and others discuss politics.  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Amsterdam 7:30  TV NC SPIN Tom Campbell and guests engage in informative, balanced debate.  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Cambridge, UK 8:00    TV Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  NC  ncIMPACT Integrating Communities  EX Independent Lens: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities Explore the pivotal role of historically black colleges and universities in America.

8:30 TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman Follow lively conversations and interviews with key policy makers. NC  Black Issues Forum Boss & Stanley Nelson 9:00 TV ‘70s Soul Superstars Patti LaBelle hosts an allstar reunion of Motown, R&B and soul legend  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Shaw Rising Discover the story of Shaw University in Raleigh, the oldest historically black university (HBCU) in the South. 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover Bright minds and fresh voices debate important challenges. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company  EX EastEnders

5 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  Surviving the Dust Bowl: American Experience Dust storms ravaged the parched southern plains in the 1930s, turning bountiful fields into desert. DV  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Coastal Kayaking LISTINGS KEY:  TV U  NC-TV  NC  N  orth Carolina Channel  EX E  xplorer Channel DV Descriptive Video Service COLOR U  NC-TV productions & local interest Shaded programs indicate fundraiser specials Black Lives Celebrated 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. September | 5


evening&weekend listings 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Rite of Spring 7:00  TV Sesame Street  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Flukes & Top Water  EX Exploring North Carolina On the Border 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest: From Tragedy to Triumph  EX My Home, NC Topsail Skating Rink, Rescue Ranch, Hot Dog World, Football Heroes, Goat Lady Dairy 8:00  TV Pinkalicious & Peterrific  NC  This American Land Appalachian Trail/Women in Farming/Cooling a River/ Daughters of the Land   EX Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength & Balance with Peggy Cappy See how yoga can increase strength and mobility at any age. 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV  NC  My Home, NC The Original Collard Sandwich, The Last Patternmaker, Napoleon Hill, The Chicken Lady, Newton Grove Drug Store, Brown Mountain Lights 9:00  TV Elinor Wonders Why  NC  North Carolina Weekend Find Your Adventure  EX Let’s Talk Menopause Discover successful strategies to effectively cope with this new phase of life. 9:30  TV Nature Cat  NC  ncIMPACT Integrating Communities 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Find Your Adventure  NC  Carolina Business Review Chris William and his guests discuss business news in the Carolinas.  EX 10 Day Belly Slimdown with Dr. Kellyann Dr. Kellyann shares her powerful plan for blasting belly fat quickly and safely. 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Integrating Communities  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Bob Harper 6­ | September

11:00  TV Aging Backwards 2: Connective Tissue Revealed with Miranda Esmonde-White Learn the importance of the connective tissue surrounding muscles, nerves, cells, bones and organs.  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Paneled Chest with Peter Follansbee 11:30  NC  Baby Makes 3 All-Star Baby Noon  TV African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) DV  NC  Sara’s Weeknight Meals Latin Twist  EX Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide The personal finance expert provides essential advice for planning and thriving in retirement. 12:30  NC  Farmer & the Foodie Food, Family & the Hindman Settlement School 1:00  TV African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) DV  NC  This American Land Appalachian Trail/Women in Farming/Cooling a River/ Daughters of the Land 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Clemson Forest: From Tragedy to Triumph 2:00  TV African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896) DV  NC  My Home, NC The Original Collard Sandwich, The Last Patternmaker, Napoleon Hill, The Chicken Lady, Newton Grove Drug Store, Brown Mountain Lights  EX Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen Dr. Amen outlines how to feel happier, sharper and more in control. 2:30  NC  Story in the Public Square Robert Dallek 3:00  TV African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) DV  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé National TV’s only womencentered news analysis show tackles hot topics.

Witness Ruby Bridges’ story on African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross, Saturday, September 5, at 5 PM, on UNC-TV.

3:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Rise! (1940-1968) DV  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and others celebrate the acclaimed filmmaker. 4:30  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross A More Perfect Union (1968-2013) DV  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend Gain insights about the week’s issues. 5:30  NC  Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events.  EX Avett Brothers at Red Rocks The NC band performs an energetic mix of bluegrass, Americana and indie rock. 6 PM  TV Black Issues Forum Special Summer 2020 BLM Protests & the Road to Progress  NC  Classic Gospel Joey+Rory: Singer & the Song 6:30  TV Black Issues Forum Investigative Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones 7:00  TV Black Issues Forum Special Durham’s Black Wall Street: Grounds for the Future  NC  Bluegrass Underground Josh Ritter


visit unctv.org  EX 3 Steps to Pain-Free Living Eliminate the root cause of many painful conditions. 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Pining for Old Pine  NC  Washington Week 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Beehive Oven/ Jimmy Diresta  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman Kick up your heels for the Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show, Sunday, 10:00  TV John Sebastian September 5, at 7 PM, on the Explorer Channel. Presents: Folk Rewind This live reunion includes  EX Riverdance 25th 11:00  NC  Austin City Limits The Chad Mitchell Trio, Anniversary Show Brandi Carlile Barry McGuire, Roger Celebrate the magic in this  EX Dionne Warwick: McGuinn and more. powerful, stirring reinvenThen Came You  NC  NC SPIN tion of the Irish music and The famed singer dazzles  EX Ken Burns: dance phenomenon. with some of her classics. The National Parks 7:30  NC  Echo Sessions Explore the beauty and The Resonant Rogues 6 SUNDAY grandeur of our nation’s 8:00  TV Independent Lens magnificent parks, from 6 AM TV Kid Stew Won’t You Be My NeighAcadia to Yosemite,. N  C  Closer to Truth bor? Celebrate the legacy 10:30  NC  North Carolina Can Art Reveal God’s Traits? of icon Fred Rogers in this Bookwatch  EX Finding Your Roots film from Academy Award Nicholas Sparks: All in the Family: Joe Madiwinner Morgan Neville. The Notebook son & Henry Louis Gates Jr.  NC  Song of the Mountains 11:00  NC  McLaughlin Group 6:30  TV Wild Kratts Dewey & Leslie Brown & 11:30  NC  Story in the  NC  Education Matters The Carolina Gentlemen/ Public Square Learn about key issues Eddy Davis Candace Fleming affecting education in NC. 9:00  NC  Farm & Fun Time Noon  TV FRONT ROW Molsky’s Mountain Drifters/ 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV with Marc Rotterman  NC  The Open Mind Kai Kater  NC  Carolina Hiding in Plain Sight  EX Fleetwood Mac: Outdoor Journal  EX Antiques Roadshow The Dance Flukes & Top Water Vintage Boston The band performs Don’t  EX Longevity Paradox 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Stop, Go Your Own Way, with Steven Gundry, MD Neighborhood DV The Chain and more in an This easy approach helps   N C  ncIMPACT intimate 1997 concert. you feel better and more Integrating Communities 10:00  NC  The Kate youthful at any age. 8:00  TV Curious George DV Joseph 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Carolina 10:30  TV John Sebastian  NC  Fishing Business Review Presents: Folk Rewind Behind the Lines This live reunion includes Family Bonds The Chad Mitchell Trio, 1:00  TV Suze Orman’s UltiBarry McGuire, Roger mate Retirement Guide McGuinn and more. The personal finance expert provides essential advice on planning for and thriving in retirement.  NC  Song of the Mountains Dewey & Leslie Brown & The Carolina Gentlemen/ Eddy Davis 1:30  EX Brain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich Dr. Merzenich discusses how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. 2:00  NC  Farm & Fun Time Molsky’s Mountain Drifters/ Kai Kater Cool off with Mister Rogers and Officer Clemmons on Independent Lens Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Saturday, September 5, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV. September | 7


evening&weekend listings 3:00  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 1: In the Beginning  NC  The Kate Joseph 3:30  EX Independent Lens: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities Explore the pivotal role of historically black colleges and universities in America. 4:00  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 2: Light to the Nations  NC  Austin City Limits Brandi Carlile 5:00  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 3: Expansion  NC  ncIMPACT Integrating Communities  EX Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and others celebrate the acclaimed filmmaker. 6 PM  NC  Black Issues Forum Boss & Stanley Nelson 6:30  TV FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ— The First Christians Part 4: Kingdoms in Conflict NC  John Lewis— Get in the Way Follow the life of the late civil rights hero, U.S. representative and human rights champion. 7:00  EX Independent Lens Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Celebrate the legacy of icon Fred Rogers in this film from Academy Award winner Morgan Neville. 7:30  NC  Congressman John Lewis & Andrew Aydin: The Story Get the story behind the pair’s acclaimed graphic novel trilogy, March. 8:00   TV Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show Celebrate the magic in this powerful, stirring reinvention of the Irish music and dance phenomenon. NC  Toni Morrison— The Pieces I Am: American Masters Follow the beloved writer’s life and work in this artful, intimate meditation. DV

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See how nearly 20,000 European Jews fled Nazis on Harbor from the Holocaust, Tuesday, September 8, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:30  EX Maya Angelou: American Masters Journey through the prolific life of the late author and activist. 10:00  TV Aging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White Learn to keep your mind sharp and body active with gentle daily movement. NC  REEL SOUTH 120 Days 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Integrating Communities 11:30  TV EastEnders

 EX Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 6: New Seekers DV 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cleveland, Part 3  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Bob Harper  EX Death in Paradise On-the-Air DJ Death 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weekend Find Your Adventure 10:00  TV POV Portraits & Dreams  NC  Stories from Hurricane Florence Independent directors follow lives changed by 2018’s Hurricane Florence.  EX The Miniaturist on Masterpiece Johannes is on trial for his life, Marin faces a struggle and Nella takes charge of the household. 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Integrating Communities 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Finding Your Roots All in the Family: Joe Madison & Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Simply Ming Ming Tsai & Jamie Bissonnette 6:30  NC  BBC World News 7 MONDAY Outside Source  EX My Greek Table 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour with Diane Kochilas  NC  BBC World News Tinos: Ancient Marble, America Timeless Flavors  EX Queen Elizabeth’s 7:00  TV Suicide Prevention Secret Agents Virtual Town Hall Religious extremists plan Mothers of Suicide to blow up Parliament  NC  PBS NewsHour with the king inside.  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 6:30  NC  BBC World News The Netherlands Beyond Outside Source Amsterdam 7:00  TV ncIMPACT 7:30  EX Travelscope Integrating Communities Taiwan: Iron Pathways to  NC  PBS NewsHour Adventure, Part 2 DV  EX Samantha Brown’s 8:00  TV The Vote: Places To Love American Experience Phoenix, Arizona Part 1 Witness the first 7:30  TV Stories from generation of impressive Hurricane Florence leaders in the decades-long Premiere! Independent direcbattle to win, once and for tors follow lives changed by all, the vote for women. DV 2018’s Hurricane Florence.  NC  North Carolina  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Bookwatch Festivals II: Nicholas Sparks: Sevilla, Paris & More DV Every Breath 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cleveland, Part 2  NC  REEL SOUTH See the Keepers


visit unctv.org 7:30  TV This American Land Colorado Water Standoff/ Women in Farming 2/ Blue Ridge Parkway/ Ocean Mixing  EX Travels with Darley California’s Central Coast 8:00  TV NOVA Human Nature Remarkable technology called CRISPR allows us to edit human DNA. But how far is too far?  NC  America’s Heartland Tennessee’s National Cornbread Festival & Other Rural Fairs  EX A Chef’s Life A Casserole Says Plenty A production of Ain’t Nothin’ but the Blues exemplifies how a tiny Tennessee 8:30  NC  This American Land town committed to celebrating the arts on Bright Lights Little City, Colorado Water Standoff/ premiering Wednesday, September 9, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. Women in Farming 2/ Blue Ridge Parkway/  EX Secrets of  EX Secrets of Her Ocean Mixing Henry VIII’s Palace Majesty’s Secret Service  EX Great British  Visit one of the world’s Take an inside look at these Baking Show most unique places: Hamp- Final legendary, shadowy spies. ton Court. 8:30  NC  Kevin Belton’s 9:00  NC  Bright Lights New Orleans Celebrations 11:00  TV Amanpour Little City & Company All that Jazz Fest Premiere! Celebrate a small  NC  PBS NewsHour 9:00  TV FRONTLINE Appalachian town that  EX Travelscope Growing up Poor Explore proudly embraces creativity. Taiwan’s Penghu Islands DV 9:30  NC  Wild Travels child poverty against the backdrop of growing racial 11:30  EX In the Americas Ben & Jerry’s Factory: with David Yetman tensions and the pandemic. Waterbury, Vermont Yakima: The Quest for Hops  NC  Alive!  EX Taste of History In America’s Delta Swimming Pigs in Paradise Black Bear Comeback 10:00  TV Hacking Your Mind 9 WEDNESDAY  EX Secrets of Series Premiere! Living on 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Highclere Castle Auto-Pilot Probe your  NC  BBC World News Go behind the scenes at mind’s owner’s manual. America one of England’s most  NC  Backs Against  EX Exploring spectacular country houses. the Wall: The Howard North Carolina 9:30  NC  The Daytripper Thurman Story Colorado Bend State Park, Haw Revival See how the theologian 6:30  NC  BBC World News Texas used religious expression to Outside Source 10:00  TV Harbor from help ignite social change.  EX ncIMPACT the Holocaust  EX Sara’s In this story of hope, 20,000 Integrating Communities Weeknight Meals Jews find refuge in Shang- 7:00  TV MotorWeek Fruit & Meat Buick Encore GX/ hai, China, during WWII. 10:30  EX Ellie’s Real Nissan Sentra  NC  Suicide Prevention Good Food  NC  PBS NewsHour Virtual Town Hall Keeping It Real  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Mothers of Suicide 11:00  TV Amanpour Prague & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Koko— the Gorilla Who Talks More than 40 years ago, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko.

10 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Love Your Vegetables Be mindful of manipulation when the four-part Hacking Your Mind premieres Wednesday, September 9, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV. September | 9


evening&weekend listings 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX Growing Bolder Sportscasting Legend Dan Patrick 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends Dr. James E. Carson  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Berlin 7:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Haw Revival  EX Untamed Waterbirds 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Veterans to Work  NC  Flavor, NC J&B Herb Farms  EX No Passport Required Queens, NYC 8:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Bern Region, Switzerland  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking On the Road in the Bay Area, California 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Mountain Towns  NC  A Chef’s Life Liver Lover  EX Weekends with Yankee Delicacies from New England 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Jerron Blind Boy Paxton  NC  Growing a Greener World Season Premiere! A Day in the Life at the GardenFarm  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking Cambridge, UK 10:00  TV The Hook Catch the planet’s funkiest fish show, with Durham’s beloved Chef Ricky Moore of Saltbox Seafood Joint.  NC  North Carolina Weekend Mountain Towns  EX Rick Steves Symphonic Journey Take a musical tour of America and Europe with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra. 10:30  TV My Home, NC Rockstar Chef Cheetie Kumar/Jonas Family Style: Nellie’s Southern Kitchen/ International Delights  NC  Reconnecting Roots A Work in Progress 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour 10­ | September

9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  NC  NC SPIN  EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 5: Favors 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

12 SATURDAY 6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood  NC  Charley Pride: Joe Lamp’l returns with a fresh harvest American Masters on the season premiere of Growing a Greener World, Thursday, Examine the complicated September 10, at 9:30 PM, on the history of the American North Carolina Channel. South and its music through the life of this star singer. DV  EX Skindigenous  EX Carolina Haida Gwaii Outdoor Journal 11:30  EX In the Americas Flukes & Top Water with David Yetman 6:30  TV Arthur DV Panama’s Wild West  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Belize: The Mayan Forest 11 FRIDAY 7:00  TV Molly of Denali DV 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  Carolina  NC  BBC World News Outdoor Journal America Offshore Charter  EX tasteMAKERS  EX Exploring Smoking Goose, North Carolina Indianapolis, Indiana Haw Revival 6:30  NC  BBC World News 7:30  TV Wild Kratts Today  NC  Expeditions with  EX Jacques Pépin: Patrick McMillan Heart & Soul The Longleaf Empire: Gloria’s Favorites Apalachicola 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group National Forest  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX My Home, NC  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Cheerwine 100th, Piano Germany’s Hamburg & Man, Summerville, Sunrise the Luther Trail Biscuit Kitchen, NC Ninja, 7:30  TV NC SPIN Historic Beach Cottages  EX Moveable Feast 8:00  TV Hero Elementary DV with Fine Cooking  NC  This American Land The Allbright in London Colorado Water Standoff/ 8:00  TV Washington Week Women in Farming 2/  NC  ncIMPACT Blue Ridge Parkway/ Veterans to Work Ocean Mixing  EX Poldark Season 2  EX Koko— on Masterpiece The Gorilla Who Talks Episode 3: Offers Abound More than 40 years ago, 8:30  TV FRONT ROW Penny Patterson began with Marc Rotterman teaching sign language to a  NC  Black Issues Forum gorilla named Koko. Self-Mastery with Stedman 8:30  TV Xavier Riddle & Graham & Dr. Bob Brown the Secret Museum DV 9:00  TV Great Performances:  NC  Stories from Romeo & Juliet Hurricane Florence Shakespeare’s classic is Independent directors performed by dancers from follow lives changed by The Royal Ballet with a 2018’s Hurricane Florence. score by Sergei Prokofiev. 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  FRONT ROW  NC  North Carolina with Marc Rotterman Weekend  EX Poldark Season 2 Mountain Towns on Masterpiece Episode 4: Checkmate?


visit unctv.org  EX NOVA Meteor Strike 9:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  ncIMPACT Veterans to Work 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Mountain Towns  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Growing Up Italian 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Veterans to Work  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Dr. James E. Carson  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Offal Good 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World A Day in the Life at the GardenFarm  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Early Iron with Peter Ross  EX tasteMAKERS Pucker Up 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Sensory Experiences  NC  Baby Makes 3 The Homestretch  EX A Chef’s Life If You Can’t Beet ‘Em... Noon  TV GardenSMART Garden Makeover Review  NC  Sara’s Weeknight Meals French Eggs  EX Taste of History Historic Locust Grove 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Dairy Farmers Protect Waterways/Goat Cheesers  NC  Farmer & the Foodie Foxhollow Farm/ Growing the Next Generation of Farmers  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Dominican Republic: Of Baseball, Whales & Limping Devils

1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Cleveland, Part 2  NC  This American Land Colorado Water Standoff/ Women in Farming 2/ Blue Ridge Parkway/ Ocean Mixing  EX North Carolina Weekend Mountain Towns 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Longleaf Empire: Apalachicola National Forest  EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Arizona: Grandest Canyon 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Athens & Sidetrips  NC  Stories from Hurricane Florence Independent directors meet lives changed by 2018’s Hurricane Florence.  EX Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service Take an inside look at these legendary, shadowy spies. 2:30  TV Outside: Beyond the Lens Utah Overland  NC  Story in the Public Square Candace Fleming 3:00  TV Travel Detective Qatar’s State of the Art Airport  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes at one of England’s most spectacular country houses. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Custom Wood Keeps  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Rockin’ the Granite  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman

  EX Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace Visit one of the world’s most unique places: Hampton Court. 4:30  TV This Old House Westerly: Pining for Old Pine  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Offshore Charter  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Koko— The Gorilla Who Talks More than 40 years ago, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains John Scott Sherrill/ Presley Barker/Kristi Stanley & Running Blind  NC  Classic Gospel Bill Gaither’s Country Gospel Favorites  EX NOVA Meteor Strike 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Too Old .. Or Too Nosy  NC  Bluegrass Underground Lucero  EX To Catch a Comet A spacecraft orbiter attempts to land on the surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun. 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Old Folks Party  NC  Echo Sessions Town Mountain 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Death in the Slow Lane, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains The Highwaymen— A Musical Tribute  EX Beyond a Year in Space Astronaut Scott Kelly’s last day in space, his return to Earth and astronaut training are featured. 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders Death in the Slow Lane, Part 2  NC  Farm & Fun Time Beth Snapp/Rachel Baiman  EX The War FUBAR DV 10:00  TV Father Brown The Celestial Choir  NC  The Kate The Wood Brothers

Father Brown is back, Saturdays, at 10 PM, starting September 12, on UNC-TV. September | 11


evening&weekend listings 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Stoop Planters/ Fireplace Insert  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Reconnecting Roots A Work in Progress  NC  NC SPIN  EX Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace Visit one of the world’s most unique places: Hampton Court. 10:30  TV This American Land Colorado Water Standoff/ Women in Farming 2/ Blue Ridge Parkway/ Ocean Mixing Catch the new season of Professor T, premiering Saturday, September 12,  NC  North Carolina Take your taste buds on a caravan of at 11 PM, on UNC-TV. Bookwatch flavor on the Cook’s Country season Nicholas Sparks: premiere, Sunday, September 13, at 11:00  TV Professor T Every Breath 2:30 PM, on UNC-TV. Cuberdo 11:00  TV Hubert Keller:  NC  Austin City Limits Secrets of a Chef  NC  Song of the Mountains The Raconteurs/ Las Vegas’ French The Highwaymen: Black Pumas Connection A Musical Tribute 11:30  EX Lifeline: Pearl  NC  McLaughlin Group  EX Poldark Season 2 Harbor’s Unknown Hero  EX Great British on Masterpiece U.S. Navy sailor Joe Baking Show Episode 3: Offers Abound George became an Alternative Ingredients 1:30  TV My Greek Table unlikely hero when the 11:30  TV Simply Ming with Diane Kochilas Japanese attacked Ming Tsai & Sara Moulton Food Secrets of Mykonos Pearl Harbor in 1941.  NC  Story in the 2:00  TV America’s Public Square Test Kitchen from Paul Tremblay Cook’s Illustrated 13 SUNDAY Noon  TV FRONT ROW Chicken & Biscuits 6 AM TV Kid Stew with Marc Rotterman  NC  Farm & Fun Time NC  Suicide Prevention  NC  Carolina Beth Snapp/Rachel Baiman Virtual Town Hall Outdoor Journal  EX Poldark Season 2 Mothers of Suicide Offshore Charter on Masterpiece  EX Finding Your Roots  EX Samantha Brown’s Episode 4: Checkmate? Hollywood Royalty: Places To Love 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica The Coastline of Maine Season Premiere! Regional Huston & Mia Farrow 12:30  TV NC SPIN Seafood Specialties 6:30  TV Elinor Wonders Why  NC  Fishing 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: 7:00  NC  The Open Mind Behind the Lines Secrets of a Chef The Youth Vote in 2020 Salmon River Reflections Culinary Hotspots in  EX Antiques Roadshow  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Downtown Las Vegas Cleveland, Part 2 Glasgow & Scottish DV  NC  The Kate 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s The Wood Brothers Neighborhood DV Milk Street Television  EX Poldark Season 2  NC  ncIMPACT Season Premiere! on Masterpiece Veterans to Work Weeknight Italian Episode 5: Favors 8:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes at one of England’s most spectacular country houses. 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Save the Flagpole  NC  Washington Week  EX Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the palace’s regal bedroom. See what’s cooking this season on Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television, premiering, Sunday, September 13, at 1 PM, on UNC-TV.

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Join Chef Ricky Moore for a sample of Durham’s Saltbox Seafood Joint on North Carolina Bookwatch, Sunday, September 13, at 3:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

3:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Ricky Moore: Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum Self-Mastery with Stedman Graham & Dr. Bob Brown  NC  Austin City Limits The Raconteurs/ Black Pumas  EX Endeavour Season 7 on Masterpiece Zenana DV 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group 5:00  TV Washington Week    NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend    NC  ncIMPACT Veterans to Work 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders Death in the Slow Lane, Part 1  NC  Black Issues Forum Self-Mastery with Stedman Graham & Dr. Bob Brown  EX Death in Paradise On-the-Air DJ Death 6:30  NC  POV Whose Streets? Take an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising.  TV Midsomer Murders Death in the Slow Lane, Part 2 7:00  EX NOVA Human Nature What, if any, limits should human DNA editing have? 7:30  TV Lucy Worsley’s Royal Palace Secrets Tour London’s most extraordinary palaces. 8:00  NC  America in Black & Blue 2020: A PBS NewsHour Weekend Special Hear from key leaders and participants in the struggle for racial justice, accountability and equity, as well as voices from law enforcement.

9:00  TV Van der Valk on Masterpiece Love in Amsterdam Join the case, a mix of art, politics and passion.  NC  FRONTLINE Policing the Police 2020 Explore race, policing and struggles for accountability.  EX Hacking Your Mind Living on Auto-Pilot Probe your mind’s owner’s manual. 10:00  NC  Suicide Prevention Virtual Town Hall Mothers of Suicide  EX Exploring North Carolina Haw Revival 10:30  EX ncIMPACT Veterans to Work 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Veterans to Work  EX Antiques Roadshow Cleveland, Part 2 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Dr. James E. Carson

14 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace Visit one of the world’s most unique places: Hampton Court. 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source 7:00  TV ncIMPACT Veterans to Work  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Vienna, Austria 7:30  TV Black Issues Forum Self-Mastery with Stedman Graham & Dr. Bob Brown  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Best of Sicily DV 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 1

Marc Warren stars as a dogged Dutch detective on Van der Valk on Masterpiece, premiering Sunday, September 13, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

 NC  REEL SOUTH Honky Tonk Heaven.  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1: Tongue-Tied DV 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 2  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Dr. James E. Carson 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weekend Mountain Towns  EX Death in Paradise Corpse in the Cop Shop 10:00  TV POV Love Child A couple flees Iran, where adultery is punishable by death.  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Molly Tuttle 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Veterans to Work  EX You Are Cordially Invited Explore impressive private estates full of art, furniture and other design elements. 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Finding Your Roots Hollywood Royalty: Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston & Mia Farrow 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

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Psst...the premiere of Lucy Worsley’s Royal Palace Secrets is Sunday, September 13, at 7:30 PM, on UNC-TV.

6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas The Navarino Challenge 7:00  TV Flavor, NC Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Dresden & Leipzig September | 13


evening&weekend listings 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend Mountain Towns  EX Travelscope Uncovering South Korea DV 8:00  TV The Vote: American Experience Part 2 Explore strategies to win the vote for women. DV  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ricky Moore: Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Palace Secrets Tour London’s most extraordinary palaces. 8:30  NC  Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations BBQ Fest 9:00  TV FRONTLINE Policing the Police 2020 Explore race, policing and struggles for accountability.  NC  Alive! In America’s Delta Alligator: King of the Bayou 9:30  NC  The Daytripper Crockett, Texas  EX Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Part 1 Discover stunning details as experts reconstruct the wedding that changed history. 10:00  TV Building the American Dream Immigrant construction workers seek justice and equality.  NC  Suicide Prevention Virtual Town Hall Veterans Suicide Prevention 10:30  EX Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Part 2 See the most accurate reconstruction of this royal wedding ever staged. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Argentina’s Route 40: From the Steppes to the Lake

A new American Gothic picture emerges from stories of immigrants in Texas Building the American Dream, Tuesday, September 15, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Frankfurt & Nürnberg 7:30  TV This American Land Cape Romain/Repairing National Parks/Forever Green  EX Travels with Darley North Dakota 8:00  TV Madagascar: Islands of Wonder Travel across Earth’s strangest and oldest island.  NC  America’s Heartland Consumer-Driven Production Changes  EX A Chef’s Life Honey, I’m Home! 8:30  NC  This American Land Cape Romain/Repairing National Parks/Forever Green  EX Great British Baking Show Masterclass 1 9:00  TV NOVA Secret Mind of Slime Probe how slime molds, appear to learn without a brain.  NC  Reconnecting Roots A Work in Progress 9:30  NC  Wild Travels Alligator Riding at Orlando’s Gatorland  EX Taste of History The Experiment in Zoar

0:00  TV Hacking Your Mind 1 Weapons of Influence See how your decision making system gets hacked.  NC  Digadohi: Lands, Cherokee & the Trail of Tears Genocide and ethnic cleansing is recorded in archaeology, traditions and family histories.  EX Sara’s Weeknight Meals Holiday Sides 10:30  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Weeknight Italian 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX NOVA Human Nature What, if any, limits should human DNA editing have?

17 THURSDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Trattoria Favorites 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source

16 WEDNESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Exploring North Carolina Life at the Top 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX ncIMPACT Veterans to Work 7:00  TV MotorWeek ‘21 Porsche 911 Turbo/ ’21 Kia Seltos  NC  PBS NewsHour 14­ | September

See what unusual discoveries await you on Madagascar: Islands of Wonder, Wednesday, September 16, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.


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Join Anita Brown-Graham for a new season of ncIMPACT, premiering Thursday, September 17, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

 EX Growing Bolder Record-Setting Centenarian Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins/ Journey’s Jonathan Cain 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends Jim Babb  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Bulgaria 7:30  TV Exploring North Carolina Life at the Top  EX Untamed Hawks & Falcons 8:00  TV ncIMPACT Season Premiere! Elder Abuse Prevention  NC  Flavor, NC Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon  EX No Passport Required Miami 8:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Brooklyn, New York  NC  Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking On the Road in Louisville, Kentucky 9:00  TV North Carolina Weekend State Parks & Treasures, Part 2  NC  A Chef’s Life King Cornbread  EX Weekends with Yankee Touring with the Locals 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music April Verch  NC  Growing a Greener World The Foodscape Revolution  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking The Allbright in London 10:00  TV Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina Discover this little-known slice of Tar Heel history.  NC  North Carolina Weekend State Parks & Treasures, Part 2

 EX Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstein Michelle Bernstein explores the Florida Keys in search of local specialties and historic recipes. 10:30  NC  Reconnecting Roots Seed to Supermarket 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Skindigenous Tunisia 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Heart of the Wilderness: Wyoming’s Wind River Range

18 FRIDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Cook’s Country Regional Seafood Specialties 6:30  NC  BBC World News Today  EX Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul Shorey’s Petite Appetite 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Romania 7:30  TV NC SPIN  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking The Algarve 8:00  TV Washington Week  NC  ncIMPACT Season Premiere! Elder Abuse Prevention  EX Father Brown The Celestial Choir 8:30  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Black Issues Forum Investigative Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones

Scott Yoo hosts Great Performances Now Hear This, Series 2: Haydn: King of Strings, Friday, September 18, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

9:00  TV Great Performances: Now Hear This, Series 2: Haydn—King of Strings Host Scott Yoo and guest artists explore the career of the famed composer.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman   EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 6: Riches Await 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Art in the 21st Century London DV  NC  NC SPIN   EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 7: Wicked Game 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

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6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV  NC  By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South Rosanne Cash narrates this turbulent story of how Nashville, TN, legislators cast the 19th Amendment’s deciding votes.  EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Offshore Charter 6:30  TV Arthur DV  EX Expeditions with Patrick McMillan Belize: A Land of Resilience 7:00  TV Molly of Denali DV  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bugs ‘n’ Bass British history and modern upheaval  EX Exploring collide in the works of John Akomfrah and other London artists on Art in the North Carolina 21st Century, Friday, September 18, Life at the Top at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

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evening&weekend listings 7:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Longleaf Empire: Francis Marion National Forest  EX My Home, NC Albatross Fleet/Kim’s Wig Center/Love & Chocolate/ Frisco UFO 8:00  TV Hero Elementary DV  NC  This American Land Cape Romain/Repairing National Parks/Forever Green  EX NOVA Human Nature Remarkable technology called CRISPR allows us to edit human DNA. But how far is too far? 8:30  TV Xavier Riddle & the Secret Museum DV  NC  My Home, NC Cheerwine 100th, Piano Man, Summerville, Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, NC Ninja, Historic Beach Cottages 9:00  TV Rootle’s Block Party Live! At Home New! Read-a-roo brings the party home to you. (Please see page 3.)  NC  North Carolina Weekend State Parks & Treasures, Part 2 9:30  NC  ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend State Parks & Treasures, Part 2  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Lidia’s Kitchen Storytime with Grandma 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Jim Babb  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Catch o’ the Day 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World The Foodscape Revolution  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Try Square with Christopher Schwarz  EX tasteMAKERS Out of the Box 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home For the Pets  NC  Baby Makes 3 Beaches, Books & Baby  EX A Chef’s Life A Casserole Says Plenty Noon  TV GardenSMART Early season color is a welcome change. A garden with a lot of history and evolution is visited. 16­ | September

 NC  Sara’s Weeknight Meals Ginger Mixup  EX Taste of History Swimming Pigs in Paradise 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Louisiana Crawfish Harvest/ Family Farm Bicentennial  NC  Farmer & the Foodie The State of Hunger in Louisville  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Oregon: Violent Past & Verdant Present 1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 1  NC  This American Land Cape Romain/Repairing National Parks/Forever Green  EX North Carolina Weekend State Parks & Treasures, Part 2 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan The Longleaf Empire: Francis Marion National Forest  EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese South Dakota: Spirits of the Cave 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Greece’s Peloponnese  NC  My Home, NC Cheerwine 100th, Piano Man, Summerville, Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, NC Ninja, Historic Beach Cottages  EX Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Part 1 Discover stunning details as experts reconstruct the wedding that changed history. 2:30  TV Outside: Beyond the Lens Grasslands  NC  Story in the Public Square Paul Tremblay 3:00  TV Travel Detective Hidden Gems of St. Helena  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Part 2 See the most accurate reconstruction of this royal wedding ever staged. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Curvy Wall Shelf  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Save the Flagpole  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  EX Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the palace’s regal bedroom.

4:30  TV This Old House Westerly: Seaside Transformation  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Bugs ‘n’ Bass  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX NOVA Human Nature Remarkable technology called CRISPR allows us to edit human DNA. But how far is too far? 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend    NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains Dewey & Leslie Brown & The Carolina Gentlemen/ Eddy Davis  NC  Classic Gospel Josh Turner: I Serve a Savior 7:00  TV As Time Goes By The Proposal  NC  Bluegrass Underground Brothers Osborne  EX Hacking Your Mind Living on Auto-Pilot Probe your mind’s owner’s manual. 7:30  TV As Time Goes By A Deeply Personal Problem  NC  Echo Sessions Spafford 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Emery Adeline/Jim & Lynna Woolsey/The Family Sowell  EX Last Artifact Follow the international race to redefine the standard for the kilogram. 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 2  NC  Farm & Fun Time Five Mile Mountain Road/ Blue Highway  EX The War The Ghost Front DV 10:00  TV Father Brown The Queen Bee  NC  The Kate Kandace Springs 11:00  TV Professor T Ring of Fire  NC  Austin City Limits Buddy Guy/August Greene  EX Company of Heroes Parachute Infantry survivors from Easy Company share courageous WWII stories.

20 SUNDAY 6 AM TV Kid Stew NC  Suicide Prevention Virtual Town Hall Veterans Suicide Prevention  EX Finding Your Roots Off the Farm: Melissa McCarthy & Eric Stonestreet


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Catch the season premiere of beloved British dramedy Last Tango in Halifax, Sunday, September 20, at 8 PM, on UNC-TV.

6:30  TV Elinor Wonders Why 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV  NC  The Open Mind The Pandemic’s Prophet  EX Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 1 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention 8:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Part 1 Discover stunning details as experts reconstruct the wedding that changed history. 8:30  TV Wild Kratts  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00  TV This Old House Westerly: Seaside Transformation  NC  Washington Week  EX Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Part 2 See the most accurate reconstruction of this royal wedding ever staged. 9:30  TV Ask This Old House Ceiling Light, Tool Storage  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman 10:00  TV Reconnecting Roots Seed to Supermarket  NC  NC SPIN  EX Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the palace’s regal bedroom. 10:30  TV This American Land Cape Romain/Repairing National Parks/Forever Green  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Ricky Moore: Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook 11:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Eating Las Vegas: From Old to New

 NC  McLaughlin Group  EX Great British Baking Show Pastry 11:30  TV Simply Ming Ming Tsai & Dr. William Li  NC  Story in the Public Square Noelle Crombie Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Bugs ‘n’ Bass  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Miami, Florida 12:30  TV NC SPIN  NC  Fishing Behind the Lines A Look Back: Highlight Episode  EX Rick Steves’ Europe The Majesty of Madrid 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Mexican Favorites  NC  Song of the Mountains Emery Adeline/Jim & Lynna Woolsey/The Family Sowell  EX Father Brown The Celestial Choir 1:30  TV My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas The Athenian Riviera 2:00  TV America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated The Very Best Paris-Brest  NC  Farm & Fun Time Five Mile Mountain Road/ Blue Highway  EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 6: Riches Await 2:30  TV Cook’s Country Taste of Summer 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef Eating in Las Vegas: From Peru to Provence  NC  The Kate Kandace Springs

 EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 7: Wicked Game 3:30  TV North Carolina Bookwatch Jill McCorkle: Hieroglyphics 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum Investigative Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones  NC  Austin City Limits Buddy Guy/August Greene  EX Van der Valk on Masterpiece Love in Amsterdam 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group 5:00  TV Washington Week  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 1  NC  Black Issues Forum Investigative Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones  EX Death in Paradise Corpse in the Cop Shop 6:30  NC  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Out of the Shadows/ Move on Up Journey through the last 50 years of African-American history with Henry Louis Gates Jr. 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Dark Secrets, Part 2  EX Madagascar: Islands of Wonder Travel across Earth’s strangest and oldest island. 8:00  TV Last Tango in Halifax Season Premiere! Alan and Celia are not eye to eye; tempers rise at Caroline and Gillian’s birthday party.  EX NOVA Secret Mind of Slime Probe how slime molds, appear to learn without a brain. 8:30  NC  Raul Julia— The World’s a Stage: American Masters Discover the life and career of this charismatic, award-winning actor and humanitarian. DV 9:00  TV Van der Valk on Masterpiece Only in Amsterdam  EX Hacking Your Mind Weapons of Influence See how your decision making system gets hacked. 10:00  NC  Suicide Prevention Virtual Town Hall Veterans Suicide Prevention  EX Exploring North Carolina Life at the Top 10:30  EX ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention September | 17


evening&weekend listings 1:00  TV EastEnders 1  NC  ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention  EX Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 1 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Jim Babb

21 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the palace’s regal bedroom. 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source 7:00  TV ncIMPACT Elder Abuse Prevention  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Southern Finger Lakes, NY 7:30  TV Black Issues Forum Investigative Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Sicilian Delights DV 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Celebrating Latino Heritage  NC  Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina Discover this little-known slice of Tar Heel history.  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2: Deadly “Bird”-en

NOVA explores How Writing Changed the World, Part 1, Wednesday, September 23, at 9 PM, on UNC-TV.

0:00  NC  REEL SOUTH 1 Gimme a Faith  EX Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service Take an inside look at these legendary, shadowy spies. 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Portugal: From Porto to Salamanca DV 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil

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6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  EX Exploring  NC  BBC World News North Carolina America Naturalists  EX Simply Ming 6:30  NC  BBC World News Ming Tsai & Alex Crabb Outside Source 6:30  NC  BBC World News  EX ncIMPACT Outside Source Elder Abuse Prevention  EX My Greek Table 7:00  TV MotorWeek with Diane Kochilas Lexus LC500 Convertible/ Tasty Teardrops & VW Atlas Cross Sport Tomatoes: Chios  NC  PBS NewsHour 7:00  TV Flavor, NC  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Vollmer Farms Blackberries Siena & Tuscany’s  NC  PBS NewsHour Wine Country  EX Rick Steves’ Europe 7:30  TV This American Land Assisi & Italian Salton Sea/Farmers ChalCountry Charm lenge Climate Change/ 7:30  TV North Carolina Forest Habitat for Birds Weekend DV  EX Travels with Darley State Parks & Treasures, 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Culpeper, Virginia Part 2 The Best of 20 8:00  TV Borneo:  EX Travelscope  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Islands of Wonder San Francisco’s Changing Jim Babb Discover the challenges of Neighborhoods DV  EX Death in Paradise Earth’s third largest island. 8:00  TV The Vote: La Murder le Diable  NC  America’s Heartland American Experience 9:30  NC  North Carolina Historic Dulcimers Remade Part 3 See how pervasive Weekend  EX A Chef’s Life racism affected women’s State Parks & Treasures, They Call ‘em ‘Bagas fight for the vote. DV Part 2 8:30  NC  This American Land  NC  North Carolina 10:00  TV POV Salton Sea/Farmers ChalBookwatch In My Blood It Runs A lenge Climate Change/ 10-year-old Aboriginal boy Jill McCorkle: Hieroglyphics Forest Habitat for Birds  EX Queen’s Garden and healer faces challenges  EX Great British with school and authorities. Explore the “royal wildlife” Baking Show and remarkable plants in  NC  David Holt’s Masterclass 2 central London. State of Music 9:00  TV NOVA 8:30  NC  Kevin Belton’s Jerry Douglas How Writing Changed the New Orleans Celebrations  EX Widower World, Part 1 Follow the Oyster Fest Part 1 After silencing his written word’s evolution. wife forever, Malcolm Web- 9:00  TV FRONTLINE  NC  Reconnecting Roots  The Choice 2020 Compare ster has a new bride and Seed to Supermarket the presidential candidates. 9:30  NC  Wild Travels history may repeat itself.  NC  Alive! 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Learn the hazards and In America’s Delta Elder Abuse Prevention rewards of professional golf Endangered in the Gulf 11:00  TV Amanpour ball diving in Kissimmee.  EX In Their Own Words & Company  EX Taste of History Queen Elizabeth II Explore Coastal Manabi Cuisine  NC  PBS NewsHour Elizabeth’s remarkable life. 10:00  TV Hacking Your Mind  EX Finding Your Roots 9:30  NC  The Daytripper Off the Farm: Melissa Us Vs. Them See how auto Pflugerville, Texas McCarthy & Eric Stonestreet pilot biases fuel divisions. 18­ | September

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visit unctv.org  NC  Fighting on Both Fronts: The Story of the 370th Discover African-American soldiers from Illinois who fought during WWI.  EX Sara’s Weeknight Meals Honey Be Good 10:30  NC  Homecoming: Sgt. Hamilton’s Long Journey Premiere! Get a unique view into the U.S. military’s ongoing efforts to match recovered remains to missing service members.  EX Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Mexican Favorites 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Madagascar: Islands of Wonder Travel across Earth’s strangest and oldest island.

 EX Weekends with Yankee A Breath of Fresh Air 9:30  TV David Holt’s State of Music Joe Newberry  NC  Growing a Greener World More than Just a Seed: Protecting its Past & Preserving its Future  EX Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking The Algarve 10:00  TV Actually, Iconic: Richard Estes Premiere! Take an intimate look at the life and work of a quiet giant of photorealism in this film from Chapel Hill’s Olympia Stone.  NC  North Carolina Weekend Arts Around NC  EX Rick Steves’ Rome Trace the rise and fall of classical Rome and uncover charming hidden areas. 10:30  NC  Reconnecting Roots Dashes to Dot Coms 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Skindigenous Los Angeles 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Bogota to the Amazon: A Trip Across Colombia

9:00  TV Great Performances: Now Hear This, Series 2— The Schubert Generation Celebrate the work of composer Franz Schubert.  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman   EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 8: Temptations 9:30  NC  Washington Week 10:00  TV Art in the 21st Century Beijing DV  NC  NC SPIN    EX Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 9: Mobs & Demons 10:30  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX EastEnders 11:30  EX EastEnders

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6 AM  TV Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  John Lewis—  NC  BBC World News Get in the Way America Follow the life of the  EX Lidia’s Kitchen late civil rights hero, U.S. Great Grains representative and hu 6:30  NC  BBC World News man rights champion. Outside Source  EX Carolina  EX Growing Bolder Outdoor Journal Oldest Person To Sail Bugs ‘n’ Bass Around the World 6:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s 7:00  TV NC Broadcast Legends 25 FRIDAY Neighborhood DV Bill Rollins  EX Expeditions with  NC  PBS NewsHour 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour Patrick McMillan  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  BBC World News Cape Romain: West England America Threatened by Change 7:30  TV Exploring  EX Cook’s Country 7:00  TV Sesame Street North Carolina Taste of Summer  NC  Carolina Naturalists 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outdoor Journal  EX Growing a Today Mountain Colors Greener World  EX Jacques Pépin:  EX Exploring A Day in the Life at the Heart & Soul North Carolina GardenFarm Cuisine de Ma Cherie Naturalists 8:00  TV ncIMPACT 7:00  TV McLaughlin Group 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Designing Better  NC  PBS NewsHour Neighborhood DV Local Food Systems  EX Rick Steves’ Europe  NC  Expeditions with  NC  Flavor, NC Southeast England Patrick McMillan Vollmer Farms Blackberries 7:30  TV NC SPIN California Superbloom: A  EX No Passport Required  EX Moveable Feast World of Dramatic Change D.C. with Fine Cooking  EX My Home, NC 8:30  TV Samantha Brown’s Beachside in Brighton Photographer Watson Places To Love 8:00  TV Washington Week Brown/Davian Robinson/ Shanghai, China   NC  ncIMPACT Kudzu Goat Gang  NC  Farmer & the Foodie Designing Better 8:00  TV Pinkalicious Food, Family & the HindLocal Food Systems & Peterrific DV man Settlement School  EX Father Brown  NC  This American Land 9:00  TV North Carolina The Queen Bee Salton Sea/Farmers ChalWeekend 8:30  TV FRONT ROW lenge Climate Change/ Arts Around NC with Marc Rotterman Forest Habitat for Birds  NC  A Chef’s Life   NC  Black Issues Forum  EX Madagascar: Sweet Corn & The Power of Black Mobility Islands of Wonder Expensive Tea (Green Book) Travel across Earth’s strangest and oldest island.

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evening&weekend listings 8:30  TV Molly of Denali DV  NC  My Home, NC Albatross Fleet/Kim’s Wig Center/Love & Chocolate/ Frisco UFO 9:00  TV Curious George DV  NC  North Carolina Weekend Arts Around NC  EX NOVA Secret Mind of Slime Probe how slime molds, appear to learn without a brain. 9:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV  NC  ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems 10:00  TV North Carolina Weekend Arts Around NC  NC  Carolina Business Review  EX Lidia’s Kitchen My Italian American 10:30  TV ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Bill Rollins  EX Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul Julia Remembered 11:00  TV Growing a Greener World More than Just a Seed: Protecting its Past & Preserving its Future  NC  The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill Dutch Tool Chest with Christopher Schwarz  EX tasteMAKERS In the Wild 11:30  TV P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Native Plants  NC  Baby Makes 3 Sea-Side Nursery  EX A Chef’s Life Honey, I’m Home! Noon  TV GardenSMART A grass expert provides insightful tips that will help our lawn look beautiful all year long.  NC  Sara’s Weeknight Meals Meaty Salads  EX Taste of History The Experiment in Zoar 12:30  TV America’s Heartland Florida Blueberry Harvest/ Popcorn History  NC  Farmer & the Foodie Farming Well  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Cuba’s Far East

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See spoonsful of tuneful clickety-clacks from old-time music street star Abby the Spoon Lady on Song of the Mountains, Saturday, September 26, at 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

1:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Celebrating Latino Heritage  NC  This American Land Salton Sea/Farmers Challenge Climate Change/ Forest Habitat for Birds  EX North Carolina Weekend Arts Around NC 1:30  NC  Expeditions with Patrick McMillan California Superbloom: A World of Dramatic Change  EX Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Labrador: Remote Canada 2:00  TV Rick Steves’ Europe Copenhagen  NC  My Home, NC Albatross Fleet/Kim’s Wig Center/Love & Chocolate/ Frisco UFO  EX Queen’s Garden Explore “royal wildlife” and remarkable plants in central London. 2:30  TV Outside: Beyond the Lens Alabama Hills  NC  Story in the Public Square Noelle Crombie 3:00  TV Travel Detective Hidden Gems of Azores  NC  To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé  EX In Their Own Words Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth’s remarkable life, from her youth to her reign of more than 60 years, is explored. 3:30  TV American Woodshop Arts & Crafts End Table  NC  Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00  TV This Old House Cape Ann: Move in Day  NC  FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman

 EX Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service Take an inside look at these legendary, shadowy spies. 4:30  TV Ask This Old House Shower Cartridge/ Turning a Bowl  NC  NC SPIN 5:00  TV Carolina Outdoor Journal Mountain Colors  NC  PBS NewsHour Weekend  EX Madagascar: Islands of Wonder Travel across Earth’s strangest and oldest island. 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour Weekend  NC  Washington Week 6 PM  TV Song of the Mountains The Highwaymen: A Musical Tribute  NC  Classic Gospel Singing Contractors: Working on a Building  EX NOVA Secret Mind of Slime Probe how slime molds, appear to learn without a brain. 7:00  TV As Time Goes By Animal Magnetism  NC  Bluegrass Underground Gregory Alan Isakov  EX Hacking Your Mind Weapons of Influence See how your decision making system gets hacked. 7:30  TV As Time Goes By The Bathroom  NC  Echo Sessions Aaron Woody Wood/Sufi Brothers/King Zeros 8:00  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 1  NC  Song of the Mountains Abby the Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrigues/ Chatham Rabbits


visit unctv.org Noon  TV FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman  NC  Carolina Outdoor Journal Mountain Colors  EX Family Travel with Colleen Kelly Life Is a Journey— A Caribbean Cruise 12:30  TV NC SPIN    NC  Beyond Your Backyard Staunton, Virginia  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca 1:00  TV Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Asheville’s Vaden Landers performs on Farm & Fun Time, Saturday, From Spain with Love September 26, at 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.  NC  Song of the Mountains Abby the Spoon Lady  EX Hawking  NC  Carolina & Chris Rodrigues/ Follow the life of Business Review Chatham Rabbits Stephen Hawking, one  EX Queen’s Garden  EX Father Brown of the most remarkable The “royal wildlife” and The Queen Bee minds of our time. remarkable plants are 1:30  TV My Greek Table 9:00  TV Midsomer Murders explored in The Queen’s with Diane Kochilas Echoes of the Dead, Part 2 Garden in central London. Tinos: Ancient Marble,  NC  Farm & Fun Time 8:30  TV Wild Kratts Timeless Flavors Vaden Landers Band/  NC  Firing Line with 2:00  TV America’s C.W. Stoneking Margaret Hoover Test Kitchen from  EX The War 9:00  TV This Old House Cook’s Illustrated A World Without War DV Cape Ann: Move-In Day Hearty Mediterranean 10:00  TV Father Brown  NC  Washington Week at Home The Scales of Justice  EX In Their Own Words  NC  Farm & Fun Time  NC  The Kate Queen Elizabeth II Queen Vaden Landers Band/ Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe Elizabeth’s remarkable C.W. Stoneking 11:00  TV Professor T life, from her youth to  EX Poldark Season 2 The Family her reign of more than on Masterpiece  NC  Austin City Limits 60 years, is explored. Episode 8: Temptations Billie Eilish 9:30  TV Ask This Old House 2:30  TV Cook’s Country 11:30  EX Homecoming: Shower Cartridge/ Beef Kebabs & Sgt. Hamilton’s Turning a Bowl Cheese Bread Long Journey  NC  FRONT ROW 3:00  TV Hubert Keller: Get a unique view into with Marc Rotterman Secrets of a Chef the U.S. military’s ongoing 10:00  TV Reconnecting Roots Hubert’s Birthday Bash efforts to match recovered Dashes to Dot Coms  NC  The Kate remains to missing service  NC  NC SPIN Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe members.  EX Secrets of Her Maj  EX Poldark Season 2 esty’s Secret Service on Masterpiece Take an inside look at these Episode 9: Mobs & Demons 27 SUNDAY legendary, shadowy spies. 3:30  TV North Carolina 6 AM TV Kid Stew 10:30  TV This American Land Bookwatch NC  Closer to Truth Salton Sea/Farmers Chal Kimmery Martin: Can Art Probe Creativity? lenge Climate Change/ The Antidote for Everything  EX Finding Your Roots Forest Habitat for Birds 4:00  TV Black Issues Forum Homecomings: Sterling K.  NC  North Carolina The Power of Black Mobility Brown, Sasheer Zamata & Bookwatch (Green Book) Jon Batiste Jill McCorkle: Hieroglyphics  NC  Austin City Limits 6:30  TV Elinor Wonders Why 11:00  TV Hubert Keller: Billie Eilish  NC  Education Matters Secrets of a Chef  EX Van der Valk 7:00  TV Ready Jet Go! DV Las Vegas Celebrity Chefs: on Masterpiece  NC  The Open Mind Two of the Best Only in Amsterdam Army of the Decent  NC  McLaughlin Group 4:30  TV McLaughlin Group  EX Antiques Roadshow  EX Great British 5:00  TV Washington Week Celebrating Latino Heritage Baking Show  NC  PBS NewsHour 7:30  TV Daniel Tiger’s Victorian Weekend Neighborhood DV 11:30  TV Simply Ming 5:30  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  ncIMPACT Ming Tsai & Weekend Designing Better Amanda Freitag  NC  ncIMPACT Local Food Systems  NC  Story in the Designing Better 8:00  TV Curious George Public Square Local Food Systems David Shuster September | 21


evening&weekend listings 6 PM  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 1  NC  Black Issues Forum The Power of Black Mobility (Green Book)  EX Death in Paradise La Murder le Diable 6:30  NC  Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Keep Your Head Up/ Touch the Sky 7:00  TV Midsomer Murders Echoes of the Dead, Part 2  EX Borneo: Islands of Wonder Discover the challenges of Earth’s third largest island. 8:00  TV Last Tango in Halifax Alan’s brother arrives with two young New Zealanders, and a giraffe turns up.  EX NOVA How Writing Changed the World, Part 1 Follow the written word’s evolution. 8:30  NC  Voces on PBS Children of Giant Examine racial prejudice in this 1955 American film classic. 9:00  TV Van der Valk on Masterpiece Death in Amsterdam  EX Hacking Your Mind US Vs. Them See how autopilot biases fuel divisions. 10:00  NC  REEL SOUTH Honky Tonk Heaven  EX Exploring North Carolina Naturalists 10:30  EX ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems 11:00  TV EastEnders  NC  ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems  EX Antiques Roadshow Celebrating Latino Heritage 11:30  TV EastEnders  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Bill Rollins

28 MONDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service Take an inside look at these legendary, shadowy spies. 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source 7:00  TV ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Samantha Brown’s Places To Love Auckland, New Zealand

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A man’s mechanical puppets help his father with Alzheimer’s disease on POV Our Time Machine, Monday, September 28, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.

7:30  TV Black Issues Forum The Power of Black Mobility (Green Book)  EX Rick Steves’ Europe Scotland’s Highlands DV 8:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth, Part 3  NC  Actually, Iconic: Richard Estes Premiere! Discover the life and work of this icon of photorealistic painting.  EX Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3: Not Cricket or Putting the Ill in Villagers DV 9:00  TV Antiques Roadshow Indianapolis, Part 1  NC  NC Broadcast Legends Bill Rollins  EX Death in Paradise A Murder in Portrait 9:30  NC  North Carolina Weekend Arts Around NC 10:00  TV POV Our Time Machine An artist makes a stage performance with mechanical puppets for his father with Alzheimer’s disease.  NC  David Holt’s State of Music Della Mae  EX Widower Part 2 After two failed attempts on Felicity’s life, Malcolm returns to Scotland and reinvents himself. 10:30  NC  ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems 11:00  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Finding Your Roots Homecomings: Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata & Jon Batiste 11:30  TV Amanpour & Company

29 TUESDAY 6 PM  TV PBS NewsHour  NC  BBC World News America  EX Simply Ming Ming Tsai & Karen Akunowicz 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas A Meal in Messinia 7:00  TV Flavor, NC Farm to Mess Hall  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Rick Steves’ Europe England’s Cornwall 7:30  TV North Carolina Weekend Arts Around NC  EX Travelscope Adventures in California’s Tri-Valley DV 8:00  TV The Vote: American Experience Part 4 Meet the women whose tireless work would ban discrimination at U.S. polls on the basis of sex. DV  NC  North Carolina Bookwatch Kimmery Martin: The Antidote for Everything  EX Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the palace’s regal bedroom. 8:30  NC  Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebrations Tomato Fest 9:00  TV PBS NewsHour Debates: A Special Report 2020 Presidential Debate Follow coverage of the 2020 Presidential and Vice Presidential debates.  NC  Alive! In America’s Delta Life on the Edge


visit unctv.org  EX Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album Explore how the British royal family has shaped their image with photography. 9:30  NC  The Daytripper Rockwall, Texas 10:00  NC  REEL SOUTH Santuario  EX Secrets of Highclere Castle Go behind the scenes of one of England’s most spectacular country houses. 10:30  NC  REEL SOUTH Lumpkin, GA 11:00  TV Amanpour & Company  NC  PBS NewsHour  EX Travelscope Mekong River Adventure, Part 1 11:30  EX In the Americas with David Yetman Gift of the Andes: Mendoza, Argentina & Its Wines

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

Durham’s provocative art and pink penguins are ready for their close-up on In Frame: The Man Behind the Museum Hotels, Wednesday, September 30, at 10 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

 EX Carolina Outdoor Journal Edge of Life 6:30  NC  BBC World News Outside Source  EX ncIMPACT Designing Better Local Food Systems 7:00  TV MotorWeek Nissan Titan/ Rolls Royce Cullinan

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