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THE KEY with Sheri Castle

PBS North Carolina is excited to introduce The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle. Join the renowned cookbook author and teacher as she welcomes guests and shares approachable recipes using local ingredients, tracing their way from land or sea to kitchen and table. PREMIERES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 7:30 PM, ON PBS NC


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Grow Your Knowledge NOVA episodes bring them together. Suzan lives in coastal North Carolina and her family was raised with PBS North Carolina. As a professor, Suzan was drawn to educational PBS programs for her young son. Today, son Alex is an adult and PBS still connects them.

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industry have in common with Alex works in the Hollywood his mom who’s a professor? film industry and focuses Science! on camera array remote software and production, where he holds U.S. patents. Suzan is a part-time adjunct college professor of Art History. While their professions may seem distant, a mutual enthusiasm for quantum mechanics and aesthetics inspires them both to enjoy NOVA episodes that bridge art and science.

Because of your generous donations to PBS North Carolina, viewers like Suzan and Alex continue to grow together, in knowledge and connection. Thank you for helping us nurture these bonds and foster relationships positively impacted by PBS North Carolina. Your support makes it all possible. Growing together,

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ALL DAY & ALL NIGHT

Arthur Comes to the Block Party! This month on Read-a-roo’s Block Party, have a wonderful weekend with Arthur! Arthur follows the adventures of a young aardvark and his friends through engaging, emotional stories that explore issues kids face without moralizing or talking down. Join the fun every Saturday and Sunday this month at 7 AM and 1 PM, only on Rootle, your PBS KIDS Channel!

Back-to-School—for Parents! PBS KIDS has everything you need for preparing your child to go back to school. Find kid-friendly printables, planners, activities and more at pbs.org/parents/back-to-school!

Miss Block Party LIVE! At Home? Don’t worry! You won’t miss another moment of Miss E’s and Miss Shana’s adventures with Read-a-roo! You can catch all the episodes from the first season and find great, hands-on activities, from community partners in Roanoke Rapids, Asheboro and Brevard, on our website, pbsnc.org/rootleblockparty!

Read CenterPiece online at pbsnc.org/centerpiece. Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for complete schedules of all our services.

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6 AM Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! DV Weekends: Clifford the Big Red Dog DV 6:30 Ready Jet Go! DV Weekends: WordWorld DV 7:00 Peg+Cat DV Weekends, until 10 AM:  Read-a-roo’s Block Party: Arthur DV 7:30 Super Why! DV 8:00 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV 9:00 Sesame Street DV Weekends: Wordgirl DV 9:30 Elinor Wonders Why DV Weekends: A rthur DV 10:00 Clifford the Big Red Dog DV Weekends: Sesame Street DV 10:30 Dinosaur Train DV Weekends: Super Why DV 11:00 Let’s Go Luna! DV Weekends: Clifford the Big Red Dog DV 11:30 Nature Cat Weekends: Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV Noon Nature Cat Weekends: Dinosaur Train DV 12:30 Xavier Riddle DV Weekends: Let’s Go Luna! DV 1:00 Molly of Denali DV Weekends, until 4 PM:  Read-a-roo’s Block Party: Arthur DV 1:30 Hero Elementary DV 2:00 Cyberchase DV 2:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV 3:30 Elinor Wonders Why DV 4:00 Donkey Hodie DV Weekends: Molly of Denali DV 4:30 Curious George DV Weekends: Arthur DV 5:00 Weekends: Odd Squad DV 5:30 Xavier Riddle DV Weekends: Wild Kratts 6 PM Molly of Denali DV Weekends, until 10 PM: PBS Family Fun Night 6:30 Hero Elementary DV 7:00 Wild Kratts 8:00 Odd Squad DV 9:00 Arthur DV 10:00 Cyberchase DV 10:30 Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV Weekends: Wordgirl DV 11:00 Weekends: Hero Elementary DV 11:30 Elinor Wonders Why DV Weekends: Xavier Riddle DV See Rootle’s overnight schedule at pbsnc.org/rootle. September | 3


Evening & Weekend Listings

Venture safely with Outside: Beyond the Lens, Wednesday, September 1, 7:30 PM, on PBS NC.

1 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour Get in-depth analyses of current events.   NC   BBC World News America Katty Kay shares unique global perspectives.   EX   Exploring North Carolina Colors of the Earth L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source Ros Atkins discusses global stories.   EX   Sci NC New Wonders L 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Glasgow & Scottish Passions DV PLEASE NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of CenterPiece, on-air announcements, updates at pbsnc.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.

7:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens SERIES PREMIERE! Mt. Lassen National Park   EX   Ireland with Michael Alive, Alive O 8:00   PBS   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Survival   NC   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Omaha   EX   Simply Ming Guest Michael Schlow 8:30   EX   Great British Baking Show Bread 9:00   PBS   NOVA Nature’s Fear Factor   NC   American Experience: Reagan An American Crusade Ronald Reagan spent two terms as one of the most popular and controversial presidents. 9:30   EX   Taste of History The Experiment in Zoar 10:00   PBS   Future of Work SERIES PREMIERE! The New Industrial Revolution AI, robotics, globalization, labor practices and more.   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Latin Twist 10:30   EX   Pati’s Mexican Table Flour Power 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company The acclaimed journalist explores today’s topics.   NC   PBS NewsHour

EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Hunger Wars

2 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Italian Products Have Arrived! 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Ciao Italia Something Special 7:00   PBS   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Henry VIII’s Reformation   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Austrian & Italian Alps 7:30   EX   Growing a Greener World Container Gardening Anywhere: What to Know Before You Grow L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Eggs a Dozen Ways   NC   Flavor, NC Goodnight Brothers Ham/ Gamekeeper Restaurant L   EX   How She Rolls How She Road Trips 8:30   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Glasgow & Scottish Passions DV   NC   Jazzy Vegetarian Easy Vegan Holiday   EX   A Chef’s Life Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose at Me! Part 1 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend International Charms L   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Water: Nature’s Life Force

Take a break to catch the premiere of the three part Future of Work, Wednesday, September 1, 10 PM, on PBS NC.

4­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana Avoyelles Parish: Smack Dab in the Middle 9:30   PBS   Music at the Museum Tumbao   NC   Growing a Greener World Making More Plants by Propagating Your Garden L   EX   Simply Ming Guest Michael Schlow 10:00   PBS   9/11 Inside the Pentagon Survivors and first responders reveal what happened inside the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.   NC   NC Weekend International Charms L   EX   Expedition with Steve Backshall Borneo: Dark Shadow 10:30   NC   Changing Seas Dolphins: Breaking the Code 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 1: Gross National Happiness DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Mexico’s Sierra Pinacate

EX   Doc Martin Control-alt-delete After being followed around by Buddy, Martin manages to offload the dog to a local vet. 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman Lively conversations and interviews with key policy makers. L   NC   Black Issues Forum L 9:00   PBS   Wicked in Concert   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Call the Midwife A pregnant woman’s husband begins experiencing inexplicable pain similar to her symptoms. 9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   NC   History with David Rubenstein Lillian Faderman   EX   Call the Midwife Lucille cares for an unmarried teen mother and Nurse Crane’s back troubles return. 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles Engaging conversations with civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

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6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country Never Enough Chocolate 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Simply Ming Guest Michael Schlow 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Swiss Alps 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Shortage: Orange County L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Italian Products Have Arrived! 8:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Shortage: Orange County L

6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood   NC   Conscious Living Busting Loose in Berlin   EX   Carolina Outdoor Journal Deep for Speckle Trout L 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Water: Nature’s Life Force   EX   How She Rolls How She Road Trips 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street DV   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal Mountain Trout Options L   EX   Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day L

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

7:30   PBS   Donkey Hodie DV   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Mt. Lassen National Park   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe The Czech Republic: Off the Beaten Path 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV   NC   gardenSMART The high desert presents challenges, but several gardeners have persevered.   EX   When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time Scientists follow clues from the fossil record and use technology to make exciting new discoveries. 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV   NC   Flavor, NC Goodnight Brothers Ham/ Gamekeeper Restaurant L 9:00   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   NC Weekend International Charms L 9:30   PBS   Nature Cat   NC   Fringe Benefits Buffalo 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend International Charms L   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Flavors of Northern Italy L 10:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens Mt. Lassen National Park   NC   Growing Bolder Pursue Your Passions   EX   A Chef’s Life Obviously, It’s Pecans 11:00   PBS   Growing a Greener World Growing to Give: The Story of First Fruits Farm L   NC   Today’s Wild West Hunewill Ranch/ 49er Wagon Train/ Ricotti Saddle Co.   EX   Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board Fear & Loathing in the Kitchen

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11:30   PBS   P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home All Natural   NC   Home Diagnosis Rochester, NY: To Flip or Flee   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana St. Landry Parish: Prairie Sampler Noon   PBS   gardenSMART A garden to collect, grow and distribute plants of benefit to the American people.   NC   American Woodshop Custom Kitchen Tools   EX   Expedition with Steve Backshall Borneo: Dark Shadow 12:30   PBS   Conscious Living Art Imitates Life   NC   Weekends with Yankee Labor of Love 1:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 1   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Lynne Rossetto Kasper & Roberto Donna   EX   NC Weekend International Charms L 1:30   NC   Ireland with Michael It’s a Long Way From Here to Clare   EX   Weekends with Yankee Common Ground 2:00   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Vienna   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Making an outdoor connection, urban pocket prairies and Blanco River restoration.   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 5 Rose makes a handsome new acquaintance. 2:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Xi’an, China   NC   Story in the Public Square 3:00   PBS   Weekends with Yankee Little Known Adventures

A FILM BY KEN BURNS SARAH BURNS & DAVID McMAHON

The Greatest, Remembered Sit ringside for a preview of Muhammad Ali, Monday, September 13 at 7 PM and participate in a virtual panel discussion with guests including a sports announcer and a heavyweight champ, hosted by PBS NC’s chief growth officer, Susan Scott. Register at pbsnc.org/aliscreening or contact Karen Nowak at knowak@pbsnc.org. The series premieres on PBS NC, Sunday, September 19 at 8 PM. Then, on Monday, September 20 at 7:30 PM, attend a preview of the first episode of The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle, followed by a virtual meet and greet with Sheri. Register at pbsnc.org/thekeyingredientscreening or contact Karen Nowak at knowak@pbsnc.org.   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé Women-centered news analysis show tackles hot topics.   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 6 Bates tells Anna the truth; a painful mystery is solved. 3:30   PBS   American Woodshop Beginning Turnings   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover Bright minds and fresh voices debate important issues. 4:00   PBS   This Old House: Generation Next   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 4:30   PBS   Ask This Old House: Rethinking a Garden   NC   History with David Rubenstein Lillian Faderman   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Houston, Texas 5:00   PBS   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend

EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Hunger Wars 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   Washington Week Leading journalists analyze major news and events. 6 PM   PBS   Song of the Mountains Carson Peters & Iron Mountain   NC   Classic Gospel Booth Brothers: Gospel Favorites   EX   When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time 7:00   PBS   As Time Goes By Surprise, Surprise Jean pays Lionel a surprise visit, but finds him with Denise on his arm.   NC   Music at the Museum Tumbao 7:30   PBS   As Time Goes By Relationships Alistair, Lionel’s agent, is keen on Jean. She responds to get back at Lionel.   NC   Echo Sessions John Doyle

6­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


Photo: Robyn Younie

The Rhinestone Cowboy shines on in the season premiere of Front & Center, Saturday, September 4, 9 PM, on the North Carolina Channel.

8:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Rare Bird, Part 1 A row between birdwatchers turns nasty when their president is killed.   NC   Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue   EX   Eyes on the Prize The Keys to the Kingdom 1974-1980 Antidiscrimination legal rights are tested. DV 9:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Rare Bird, Part 2   NC   Front & Center SEASON PREMIERE! Glen Campbell: Live From the Troubadour   EX   Eyes on the Prize Back to the Movement 1979-mid 80s A grassroots movement triumphs in Chicago. DV 10:00   PBS   Downton Abbey Season 4 on Masterpiece Part 8 Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma. DV   NC   Meet Carl Jackson   EX   Jackie Robinson Part 2 Jackie Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many. DV 11:00   NC   Austin City Limits Sarah Jarosz/ Ray Wylie Hubbard

5 SUNDAY 6 AM PBS   Kid Stew DV   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Native America Nature to Nations 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV

NC   Education Matters Learn about issues affecting education in NC. L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 1 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Ken Griffin 8:00   PBS   Curious George   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 5 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House: Generation Next   NC   Washington Week   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 6 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House: Rethinking a Garden   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 10:00   PBS   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden Parkinson’s Disease   NC   History with David Rubenstein Lillian Faderman 10:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day L   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Randall Kenan L   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Houston, Texas

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

11:00   PBS   Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire Killer Barbecue, Hold the Meat   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Great British Baking Show Quarter Final 11:30   PBS   Simply Ming   NC   Story in the Public Square Noon   PBS   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Ken Griffin   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   EX   Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester Season 1, Part 5 DV 12:30   PBS   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Mt. Lassen National Park 1:00   PBS   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Indian Classics At Home   NC   Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue   EX   Masterpiece MYSTERY! Grantchester Season 1, Part 6 DV 1:30   PBS   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Paella in Spain 2:00   PBS   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Simple Chicken Dinner   NC   Front & Center Glen Campbell: Live From the Troubadour   EX   Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 1 2:30   PBS   Cook’s Country New Recipes for the Grill 3:00   PBS   Pati’s Mexican Table Cooking with the Fans   NC   Meet Carl Jackson   EX   Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 2 DV 3:30   PBS   North Carolina Bookwatch Michael Davis: Street Gang L

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It’s a meloncholy class reunion with the 9/11 Kids, Monday, September 6, 8 PM, on the North Carolina Channel. Just the right amount of wrong: it’s Guilt on Masterpiece, Sunday, September 5, 9 PM, on PBS NC.

4:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   Austin City Limits Sarah Jarosz/ Ray Wylie Hubbard   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Henry VIII’s Reformation 4:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 5:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Wicked in Concert 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   ncIMPACT Volunteer Firefighter Shortage: Orange County L 6 PM   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Rare Bird, Part 1   NC   Black Issues Forum L 6:30   NC   Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song Part 1 The roots of African American religion, beginning with the transAtlantic slave trade. 7:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders A Rare Bird, Part 2   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Survival 8:00   PBS   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Kings George III & IV & the Napoleonic War   EX   NOVA Nature’s Fear Factor 8:30   NC   Somewhere South How Do You Cue?

9:00   PBS   Guilt on Masterpiece PREMIERE! Episodes 1 & 2 Jake and Max hit an elderly pedestrian and run from the truth. DV   EX   Future of Work The New Industrial Revolution 9:30   NC   REEL SOUTH The Well-Placed Weed L 10:00   EX   Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day L 10:30   NC   Make48 The winning ideas begin the road to market. Prototypes are fine-tuned.   EX   Sci NC Science of NC Critters L 11:00   PBS   EastEnders   NC   Start Up The Office Oasis   EX   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 1 11:30   NC   Comic Culture Breena Nunez L   PBS   EastEnders

Watch 9/11: We Remember, Monday, September 6, 9:30 PM, on the NC Channel and meet locals deeply affected by the attacks, like Inez Ribustello (L), who worked in the WTC.

6 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Outside: Beyond the Lens Mt. Lassen National Park 7:00   PBS   History Detectives WWII Tokyo Rose Disc   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe French Alps & Lyon 7:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Big Sur & Monterey, California 8:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 3   NC   9/11 Kids PREMIERE! Meet the students President Bush was reading to when he was informed of the attacks.   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Kings George III & IV & the Napoleonic War 9:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Hour 1   EX   Guilt on Masterpiece Episodes 1 & 2 DV 9:30   NC   9/11: We Remember PREMIERE! North Carolinians share personal accounts of tragedy, heroism and resilience on that terrible day. 10:00   PBS   POV Shorts PREMIERE! Where I’m From DV

8­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


10:30   NC   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden The Cancer Spouse 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Native America Nature to Nations

7 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated A Taste of Mexico 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Cook’s Country Spring Feast 7:00   PBS   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger gets righteously hammered at a Pittsburgh church converted into a microbrewery.   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Fascist Story 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend International Charms L   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Berlin & Western Poland: Over the Borderline DV 8:00   PBS   Native America Cities of the Sky   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Michael Davis: Street Gang L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 7 Edith is found out, Mary finally shakes a suitor and Isobel and Lord Merton reveal their plans. 8:30   NC   NC Broadcast Legends Wade Hargrove 9:00   PBS   FRONTLINE PREMIERE! America After 9/11   NC   Generation 9/11 Seven people whose fathers died on 9/11 enter adulthood with a sense of responsibility.

EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 8 Someone tries to derail Rose and Atticus’ happiness and Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise. 10:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Bern Region, Switzerland 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Bhutan, Part 2: Land of the Thunder Dragon DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Costa Rica: Laboratory of the Biosphere

8 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Maine to Florida in One Day L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Sci NC Science of NC Critters L 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Egypt’s Cairo 7:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens Valley of Fire   EX   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger visits the Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Waterbury, Vermont. 8:00   PBS   Nature Natural Born Rebels: The Mating Game   NC   9/11: We Remember   EX   Simply Ming Guest Jamie Bissonnette 8:30   EX   Great British Baking Show Desserts 9:00   PBS   NOVA Extreme Animal Weapons NC   American Experience: George W. Bush Part 1 The life of George W. Bush and his tumultuous twoterm presidency. DV

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

9:30   EX   Taste of History Coastal Manabi Cuisine 10:00   PBS   Future of Work Futureproof The challenges and consequences of the pandemic and racial and economic disparities.   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Tuscan Villa Pasta 10:30   NC   9/11: We Remember   EX   Pati’s Mexican Table Sonoran Family Favorites for Sami 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Survival

9 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen My Goats & Ricotta 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Ciao Italia Cialdoni, Agrigento Pastries 7:00   PBS   9/11: We Remember   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Egypt’s Nile, Alexandria & Luxor 7:30   EX   Growing a Greener World Creating Paradise Through a Shared Passion for Gardening L 8:00     PBS   9/11 Kids NC   Flavor, NC Weeping Radish Brewery & Butchery L   EX   How She Rolls Thanksgiving 8:30   NC   Jazzy Vegetarian Pantry Polenta Lasagna   EX   A Chef’s Life Don’t Tom Thumb Your Nose At Me! Part 2

L = Local

September | 9


9:00   PBS   NC Weekend Day Trips from Greensboro L   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Nature Centered   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana Toledo Bend Lake Country 9:30   PBS   Music at the Museum Speed Stick   NC   Growing a Greener World Gardening to Feed Our Souls & Nourish Our Neighbors L   EX   Simply Ming Guest Jamie Bissonnette 10:00   PBS   How the Monuments Came Down PREMIERE! Explore Richmond, VA’s complex history via its Confederate monuments and their eventual toppling.   NC   NC Weekend Day Trips from Greensboro L   EX   Expedition with Steve Backshall Greenland: Ice Mountain 10:30   NC   Changing Seas Cryptic Critters 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope A San Antonio Christmas DV

11:30   PBS   Amanpour & Company   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Dominican Republic

10 FRIDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country Spring Feast 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Simply Ming Guest Jamie Bissonnette 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Ethiopia: A Development Story

On statues of limitations: see How the Monuments Came Down, Thursday, September 9, 10 PM, on PBS NC.

7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen My Goats & Ricotta 8:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County L   EX   Doc Martin Other People’s Children Martin and Louisa are not having success with therapy. 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Black Issues Forum L 9:00   PBS   Generation 9/11   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Call the Midwife Mother Mildred decides it’s time for Sister Frances to attend her first solo birth. 9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Tim Cook   EX   Call the Midwife Sister Hilda tries to give an ill patient her final wish. Valerie and Trixie testify in a court case. 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

11 SATURDAY 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood DV

NC   Conscious Living Escape to Bali   EX   Carolina Outdoor Journal L 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Nature Centered   EX   How She Rolls Thanksgiving 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street Ramp Racers DV   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   EX   Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate L 7:30   PBS   Donkey Hodie   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Valley of Fire   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Athens & Side Trips 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV   NC   gardenSMART A unique and beautiful garden located in an unusual setting.   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Survival 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV   NC   Flavor, NC Weeping Radish Brewery & Butchery L 9:00   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   NC Weekend Day Tripsfrom Greensboro L   EX   NOVA Nature’s Fear Factor 9:30   PBS   Nature Cat   NC   Fringe Benefits Hartford 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend Day Trips from Greensboro L   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Here I Come New York! 10:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens Valley of Fire   NC   Growing Bolder The Path Forward   EX   A Chef’s Life Turnips: The Roots

10­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


11:00   PBS   Growing a Greener World Growing the Next Generation of Gardeners L   NC   Today’s Wild West Nine Quarter Circle Ranch/ Red Ants Pants Festival   EX   Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board It’s the Food Silly 11:30   PBS   P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home The Pioneers Challenge with Georgia Pellegrini   NC   Home Diagnosis Brooklyn, NY: 1600’s Verses #tinylab   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana Evangeline Parish: Cajun Heartland Noon   PBS   gardenSMART Making a beautiful, enjoyable place to spend time with friends and family.   NC   American Woodshop Tall Counter Stools   EX   Expedition with Steve Backshall Greenland: Ice Mountain 12:30   PBS   Conscious Living The Detox Diaries   NC   Weekends with Yankee Down By the Sea 1:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 3   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Jimmy Sneed   EX   NC Weekend Day Trips from Greensboro L 1:30   NC   Ireland with Michael Slaney Valley   EX   Weekends with Yankee Homegrown 2:00   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Salzburg & Surroundings   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife A new kind of CCC at Bastrop State Park, a gator hunt, alligator chili relleno.

EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 7 2:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Ireland’s Northwest Coast   NC   Story in the Public Square 3:00   PBS   Weekends with Yankee An Edible Tour   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 8 3:30   PBS   American Woodshop Live Edge Tall Case Wall Cabinet   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00   PBS   This Old House A Queen Anne Revival   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 4:30   PBS   Ask This Old House Spring Projects: Paint, Prune, Spigots   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Tim Cook   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Bern Region, Switzerland 5:00   PBS   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: Survival 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   Washington Week 6 PM   PBS   September 11th Tribute Programming   NC   Classic Gospel Tribute to the Goodmans   EX   NOVA Nature’s Fear Factor 7:00   NC   Music at the Museum Speed Stick   EX   Future of Work The New Industrial Revolution 7:30   NC   Echo Sessions The Resonant Rogues

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

8:00   NC   Song of the Mountains Lightnin’ Charlie/Jonah Riddle & Carolina Expres   EX   FRONTLINE America After 9/11 9:00   NC   Front & Center Dustin Lynch 10:00   NC   Nathan Carter: Celtic Country   EX   Generation 9/11 11:00   NC   Austin City Limits The Very Best of John Prine

12 SUNDAY 6 AM PBS   Kid Stew DV   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Native America Cities of the Sky 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   Education Matters L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 3 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Jearn Liu 8:00   PBS   Arthur’s First Day DV   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 7 8:30   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House A Queen Anne Revival   NC   Washington Week   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 8 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House Spring Projects: Paint, Prune, Spigots   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 10:00   PBS   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden The Cancer Spouse   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Tim Cook

L = Local

September | 11


10:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate L   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Michael Davis: Street Gang L   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Bern Region, Switzerland 11:00   PBS   Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire Charm City ’Que   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Great British Baking Show French Week 11:30   PBS   Simply Ming   NC   Story in the Public Square Noon   PBS   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Jearn Liu   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   EX   Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 3 DV 12:30   PBS   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Valley of Fire 1:00   PBS   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television SEASON PREMIERE! Mexico City Favorites   NC   Song of the Mountains Lightnin’ Charlie/Jonah Riddle & Carolina Expres   EX   Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 4 DV 1:30   PBS   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Sabor Puerto Rico 2:00   PBS   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Simple & Elegant Dinner   NC   Front & Center Dustin Lynch   EX   Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 5 DV 2:30   PBS   Cook’s Country Spaghetti House Classics 3:00   PBS   Pati’s Mexican Table Street Food Favorites

Bowtie optional: it’s Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television, Sunday, September 12, 1 PM, on PBS NC.

NC   Nathan Carter: Celtic Country   EX   Grantchester Season 2 on Masterpiece Episode 6 DV 3:30   PBS   North Carolina Bookwatch Sheri Castle: Southern Living Community Cookbook L 4:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   Austin City Limits The Very Best of John Prine   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Kings George III & IV & the Napoleonic War 4:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 5:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Guilt on Masterpiece Episodes 1 & 2 DV 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   ncIMPACT Incarceration & Reentry: Pitt County L 6 PM   PBS   Midsomer Murders The Christmas Haunting, Part 1 New detective Charlie Nelson moves into Midsomer and is thrown straight into an intriguing mystery   NC   Black Issues Forum L

6:30   NC   Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song Part 2 Discover how the Black church expanded to address social inequality and minister to those in need. 7:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders The Christmas Haunting, Part 2   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: The Mating Game. 8:00   PBS   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets The Romanovs & the Russian Revolution   EX   NOVA Extreme Animal Weapons 8:30   NC   Somewhere South American as Hand Pie 9:00   PBS   Guilt on Masterpiece Episodes 3 & 4 Suspicions fly among Jake, Angie, Max and Sheila. Who is hiding what? DV   EX   Future of Work Futureproof 9:30   NC   REEL SOUTH Ingrid Fashion designer Ingrid Gipson discovered a reclusive life of solitude and creativity in Arkansas. L 10:00   EX   Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate L 10:30   NC   Make48 The winning ideas begin the challenging road to market.   EX   Sci NC Nature’s Secrets L 11:00   PBS   EastEnders   NC   Start Up Healthy Roots Dolls   EX   Antiques Roadshow Churchill Downs Racetrack Hour 3 11:30   PBS   EastEnders   NC   Comic Culture Alex Sinclair L

13 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source

12­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


EX   Outside: Beyond the Lens Valley of Fire 7:00   PBS   History Detectives A souvenir may be a piece of Amelia Earhart’s airplane.   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Why We Travel 7:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Xi’an, China 8:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Hour 2   NC   How the Monuments Came Down   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets The Romanovs & the Russian Revolution 9:00   PBS   American Experience PREMIERE! Sandra Day O’Connor: The First DV   EX   Guilt on Masterpiece Episodes 3 & 4 DV 9:30   NC   NC Weekend Day Trips from Greensboro L 10:00   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Valley of Fire 10:30   NC   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden Coronavirus 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Native America Cities of the Sky

14 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Autumn Supper 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Cook’s Country Tacos Two Ways 7:00   PBS   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger prays that his car won’t stall at the Drive-in Church in Daytona Beach.

You’ll go batty for NOVA Bat Superpowers, Wednesday, September 15, 9 PM, on PBS NC.

NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe The Majesty of Madrid 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Day Trips from Greensboro L   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Zermatt, Switzerland: Under the Shadow of the Mat DV 8:00   PBS   Native America New World Rising   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Sheri Castle: Southern Living Community Cookbook L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 9 The Crawleys go to a shooting party in Northumberland and return to Downton for Christmas. DV 8:30   NC   NC Broadcast Legends Charlie Gaddy 9:00   PBS   Extinction: The Facts David Attenborough explores and how extinction of species has consequences for us all.   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife The road to becoming a game warden, building a bat box, sandy sunset on Padre Island. 9:30   NC   Daytripper Kerrville, TX 10:00   PBS   FRONTLINE Boeing’s Fatal Flaw   NC   Skeletons of the Mary Rose: The New Evidence Science challenges long-held assumptions about the racial diversity of Tudor England.

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

EX   Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Nicole Kidman with Chris Rock; Josh O’Connor with Anya Taylor-Joy. 10:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Brooklyn, New York 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Taiwan Lantern Festival DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Oregon: Violent Past & Verdant Present

15 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina Knowing Your Estate L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Sci NC Nature’s Secrets L 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Castile: Toledo & Salamanca 7:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens North Coast Redwoods   EX   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger tries and fails to ride an alligator at Orlando’s Gatorland. 8:00   PBS   Nature Remarkable Rabbits DV   NC   Antiques Roadshow Vintage Portland   EX   Simply Ming Guest Alex Crabb 8:30   EX   Great British Baking Show Alternative Ingredients 9:00   PBS   NOVA PREMIERE! Bat Superpowers DV   NC   American Experience: George W. Bush Part 2 DV 9:30   EX   Taste of History The Galapagos Islands

L = Local

September | 13


10:00   PBS   Future of Work Changing Work, Changing Workers   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Amalfi Lemons 10:30   EX   Pati’s Mexican Table Welcome Toguadalajara 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: The Mating Game

16 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Foraging Adventures 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Ciao Italia Cookies for Everyone 7:00   PBS   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets The Romanovs & the Russian Revolution   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Normandy: Wartorn Yet Full of Life 7:30   EX   Growing a Greener World Making More Plants by Propagating Your Garden L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Stop, Squash & Roll   NC   Flavor, NC Smith’s Blueberries/ Cornerstone Tea L   EX   How She Rolls Youre Gonna Need a Bigger Bakery 8:30   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Swiss Alps   NC   Jazzy Vegetarian Sheet Pan Supper   EX   A Chef’s Life Apples 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend Wake Up, NC! L   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Sunshine Flowers   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana 9:30   PBS   Music at the Museum Xoxok

EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope La Joie De Vivre in Quebec City, Canada DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Cuba’s Far East

17 FRIDAY

Before you dig out your library card, watch Open a Book, Open the World: The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Thursday, September 16, 10 PM, on PBS NC.

NC   Growing a Greener World A Day in the Life at the Gardenfarm L   EX   Simply Ming Guest Alex Crabb 10:00   PBS   Open a Book, Open the World: The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival Enjoy highlights from this year’s festival.   NC   NC Weekend Wake Up, NC! L   EX   Expedition with Steve Backshall Suriname: Ghost River 10:30   NC   Changing Seas Lords of the Wetlands 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour

The pointe is not to give in to temptation: it’s Great Performances The Red Shoes, Friday, September 17, 9 PM, on PBS NC.

6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country Tacos Two Ways 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Simply Ming Guest Alex Crabb 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Belfast & the Best of Northern Ireland 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Gates County L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Foraging Adventures 8:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Pasquotank/Perquimmans/ Gates County L   EX   Doc Martin Facta Non Verba Dr. Timoney questions Martin and Louisa’s ultimate compatibility. 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Black Issues Forum L 9:00   PBS   Great Performances PREMIERE! The Red Shoes Experience Hans Christian Andersen’s dark fairy tale from acclaimed directorchoreographer Matthew Bourne.   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Call the Midwife An alarming outbreak of diphtheria occurs and Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin. 9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Lorne Michaels

14­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


EX   Call the Midwife Fred and Sister Monica Joan catch a woman stealing the team’s milk and learn that she is pregnant. 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

NC   Fringe Benefits Louisville 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend Wake Up, NC! L   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Cooking as a Kid in New York 10:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens North Coast Redwoods   NC   Growing Bolder 18 SATURDAY Just Keep Swimming   EX   A Chef’s Life 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’ Turnips—the Greens Neighborhood DV 11:00   PBS   Growing a   NC   Conscious Living Greener World The Many Faces Urban Victory of the Divine Gardens Project L   EX   Carolina   NC   Today’s Wild West Outdoor Journal L Chuckwagon Ride/ 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Rawhide Ranch/ Neighborhood DV Artist Echo Ukraine   NC   J Schwanke’s   EX   Christopher Life in Bloom Kimball’s Milk Street Sunshine Flowers Television   EX   How She Rolls Mexico City Favorites Youre Gonna Need 11:30   PBS   P. Allen Smith’s a Bigger Bakery Garden Home 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street DV It’s Spooky   NC   Carolina   NC   Home Diagnosis Outdoor Journal L Philadelphia, PA: Home   EX   Exploring Is Where the Heat Is North Carolina   EX   Kevin Belton’s In Perfect Harmony: Cookin’ Louisiana Ft. Bragg L Rapides Parish: 7:30   PBS   Donkey Hodie DV Heart of Louisiana   NC   Outside: Noon   PBS   gardenSMART Beyond the Lens Follow up on our North Coast Redwoods backyard makeover.   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe   NC   American Greece’s Peloponnese Woodshop 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious LED Accent Lamp & Peterrific DV    EX   Expedition with   NC   gardenSMART Steve Backshall Programs and places Suriname: Ghost River that get kids and adults 12:30   PBS   Conscious Living back in the garden. Future Forward   EX   Nature   NC   Weekends Natural Born Rebels: with Yankee The Mating Game Stepping Back in Time 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV 1:00    PBS   Antiques   NC   Flavor, NC Roadshow Smith’s Blueberries/ Winterthur Museum, Cornerstone Tea L Garden & Library Hour 2 9:00   PBS   Elinor   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen Wonders Why. DV with Master Chefs   NC   NC Weekend Rick Bayless Wake Up, NC! L   EX   NC Weekend   EX   NOVA Wake Up, NC! L Extreme Animal 1:30   NC   Ireland with Michael Weapons May the Road Rise 9:30   PBS   Nature Cat to Meet You   PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

EX   Weekends with Yankee Only in New England 2:00   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Rick Steves’ Europe: The Making of   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife The road to becoming a game warden, building a bat box, sandy sunset on Padre Island.   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 9 DV 2:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Orange County, CA   NC   Story in the Public Square 3:00   PBS   Weekends with Yankee Labor of Love   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé 3:30   PBS   American Woodshop Carved & Scroll Sawn Crests Guest Raymond Kinman shares his way of perfecting your very own family crest and colorful signage.   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00   PBS   This Old House: Rebirth of Detroit   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Nicole Kidman and Chris Rock; Josh O’Connor and Anya Taylor-Joy. 4:30   PBS   Ask This Old House: Ultimate Garage Workshop   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Lorne Michaels   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Brooklyn, New York 5:00   PBS   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Nature Natural Born Rebels: The Mating Game

L = Local

September | 15


5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   Washington Week 6 PM   PBS   Song of the Mountains Broken Angels   NC   Classic Gospel Give the World a Smile   EX   NOVA Extreme Animal Weapons 7:00   PBS   As Time Goes By White Hunter   NC   Music at the Museum Xoxok   EX   Future of Work Futureproof 7:30   PBS   As Time Goes By A Weekend Away   NC   Echo Sessions Raising Caine 8:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Let Us Prey, Part 1 A series of murders seem to be inspired by a recently discovered medieval fresco.   NC   Song of the Mountains The Kody Norris Show   EX   How the Monuments Came Down 8:30   PBS   Midsomer Murders Let Us Prey, Part 2 9:00   NC   Front & Center Brantley Gilbert 9:30   EX   Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection The influence of Barbados on the wealth and success of the Carolinas is traced. 10:00   PBS   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 1 A workingclass prime minister is elected. Robert is snubbed by the village. Edith plays with fire.   NC   Sam Smith: Live at the BBC’s Biggest Weekend The Grammy Award winner performs “Stay With Me,” “Too Good at Goodbyes,” “Money On My Mind” and more. 10:30   EX   Independent Lens Always in Season A mother searches for the truth after her African American son was found hanging. DV

Bienvenidos, it’s the season premiere of Pati’s Mexican Table, Sunday, September 19, 3 PM, on PBS NC.

11:00   NC   Austin City Limits John Legend & the Roots: Wake Up!   PBS   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Rose hits on a strategy to get a radio in the house. Sarah tutors Daisy and an art historian arrives.

19 SUNDAY 6 AM PBS   Kid Stew DV   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Native America New World Rising 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   Education Matters L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Hour 2 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Steve Ballmer 8:00   PBS   Curious George   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 9 DV 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 9:00   PBS   This Old House: Rebirth of Detroit   NC   Washington Week 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old House: Ultimate Garage Workshop   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L

10:00   PBS   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden Coronavirus   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Lorne Michaels   EX   Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Nicole Kidman and Chris Rock; Josh O’Connor and Anya Taylor-Joy. 10:30   PBS   Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Ft. Bragg L   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Sheri Castle: Southern Living Community Cookbook L   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Brooklyn, New York 11:00   PBS   Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire Barbecue on a Budget   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Great British Baking Show The Final 11:30   PBS   Simply Ming   NC   Story in the Public Square Noon   PBS   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Steve Ballmer   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   EX   Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 1 DV 12:30   PBS   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

16­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens North Coast Redwoods 1:00   PBS   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Middle Eastern Meets London   NC   Song of the Mountains The Kody Norris Show 1:30   PBS   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Mid-east Eats   EX   Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 2 DV 2:00   PBS   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Breakfast Basics   NC   Front & Center Brantley Gilbert 2:30   PBS   Cook’s Country SEASON PREMIERE! Fried Bites   EX   Grantchester Season 3 on Masterpiece Episode 3 DV 3:00   PBS   Pati’s Mexican Table SEASON PREMIERE! Welcome to Guadalajara   NC   Sam Smith: Live at the BBC’s Biggest Weekend 3:30   PBS   North Carolina Bookwatch Sandra A. Gutierrez L   EX   You Are Cordially Invited 4:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   Austin City Limits John Legend & the Roots: Wake Up! John Legend and the Roots perform “Wake Up Everybody” and more protest soul classics in 2011.   EX   Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets The Romanovs & the Russian Revolution 4:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 5:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Guilt on Masterpiece Episodes 3 & 4 DV 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend

Go on the run with Prey, Monday, September 20, 8 PM, on the Explorer Channel.

NC   ncIMPACT Renewable Energy: Gates County L 6 PM   PBS   Midsomer Murders Let Us Prey, Part 1   NC   Black Issues Forum L 6:30   NC   American Masters Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away DV 7:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Let Us Prey, Part 2   EX   Nature Remarkable Rabbits DV 8:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali PREMIERE! Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) A portrait of the threetime heavyweight boxing champion who insisted on being himself unconditionally.   NC   Beyond the Canvas Making the Moment The musical ensemble Ranky Tanky, singer Rhiannon Giddens.   EX   NOVA Bat Superpowers DV 8:30   NC   Somewhere South Porridge for the Soul 9:00   EX   Future of Work Changing Work, Changing Workers 9:30   NC   REEL SOUTH Saint Cloud Hill Captain Chris Scott rallies tent residents to defend their provisional homes against gentrification. L 10:00   EX   Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Ft. Bragg L

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

10:15   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) 10:30   NC   Make48 Marketing focuses on packaging, product video and social media.   EX   Sci NC Science of Iconic NC L 11:00   NC   Start Up Ann Arbor T-shirt Company   EX   Antiques Roadshow Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Hour 2 11:30   NC   Comic Culture Val Mayerik L

20 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Nicole Kidman and Chris Rock; Josh O’Connor and Anya Taylor-Joy. 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Outside: Beyond the Lens North Coast Redwoods 7:00   PBS   History Detectives An instrument panel that may be from the Hindenburg crash.   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe London: Mod & Trad 7:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Ireland’s Northwest Coast 8:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round Two: What’s My Name? (1964-1970)   NC   Open a Book, Open the World: The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival   EX   Prey SERIES PREMIERE! Episode 1 Accused and on the run, Detective Farrow tries to prove his innocence. 9:00   NC   Flavor, NC Smith’s Blueberries/ Cornerstone Tea L   EX   Prey Episode 2 9:30   NC   NC Weekend Wake Up, NC! L L = Local

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10:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round Two: What’s My Name? (1964-1970)   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens North Coast Redwoods   EX   Prey Episode 3 10:30   NC   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden Racial Disparities in Health 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Native America New World Rising

21 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Simple Chicken Dinner 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Cook’s Country Fried Bites 7:00   PBS   Wild Travels Will Clinger explores the “Shoe Panties” and other wacky inventions at a trade show in Pittsburgh   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Highlights of Paris 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend Wake Up, NC! L   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Montreal, Quebec, Canada DV 8:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round Three: The Rivalry (1970-1974)   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Sandra A. Gutierrez L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 1 Extortion and downsizing threaten Downton Abbey and change is afoot at the hospital. DV 8:30   NC   NC Broadcast Legends Cullie Tarleton

9:00   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Weevils vs Salvinia, volunteer angler educator, enthusiasm for ornithology, plains playas.   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 2 Wedding plans hit a snag, pigs lead to trouble for Edith and Marigold and Thomas gets a hint. DV 9:30   NC   Daytripper Longview, TX 10:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round Three: The Rivalry (1970-1974)   NC   Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors 10:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Shanghai, China 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope South Korea: A Winter Journey DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Chiapas Highlands: Mexico’s Indian Empire

22 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Ft. Bragg L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Sci NC Science of Iconic NC L 7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Belgium: Bruges & Brussels 7:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens Death Valley Nat’l Park   EX   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger learns the hazards and rewards of professional Golf Ball Diving in Kissimmee. 8:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

NC   Antiques Roadshow Hotel Del Coronado, Hour 1   EX   Simply Ming Guest Karen Akunowicz 8:30   EX   Great British Baking Show Pastry 9:00   NC   American Experience: Clinton Part 1 A look at President Bill Clinton’s accomplishments and scandals. DV 9:30   EX   Taste of History The Seed of a City 10:00   PBS   Muhammad Ali Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Costa Brava Tapas 10:30   EX   Pati’s Mexican Table Food Meets Art 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Nature Remarkable Rabbits DV

23 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Vegetable Patch 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Ciao Italia A Bag of Lemons 7:00   PBS   Cook’s Country Fried Bites   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Provence: Legendary Light, Wind & Wine 7:30   PBS   The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle SERIES PREMIERE! Cornmeal of the Castle   EX   Growing a Greener World Gardening to Feed Our Souls & Nourish Our Neighbors L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Pretty in Peach   NC   Flavor, NC Sunburst Trout Farms L   EX   How She Rolls Fear Is Good 8:30   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe French Alps & Lyon

18­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


24 FRIDAY

Whatcha gonna watch? Jazz and gospel chanteuse Lydia Salett Dudley on Music at the Museum, Thursday, September 23, 9:30 PM, on PBS NC.

NC   The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle Cornmeal of the Castle   EX   A Chef’s Life The Fish Episode, Y’all 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Bloom Happy   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana 9:30   PBS   Music at the Museum Chatham Rabbits & Lydia Salett Dudley   NC   Growing a Greener World The Foodscape Revolution L   EX   Simply Ming Guest Karen Akunowicz 10:00   PBS   American Masters Raul Julia: The World’s a Stage DV   NC   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L   EX   Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstein 10:30   NC   Changing Seas Fishing the Flats for Science 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Hungary, Austria & Germany: Sampling the Danube DV 11:30   PBS   Amanpour & Company   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Father Kino & the Southwest

6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Cook’s Country Fried Bites 6:30   NC   BBC World News Today   EX   Simply Ming Guest Karen Akunowicz 7:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe French Riviera: Uniquely Chic 7:30   PBS   ncIMPACT Rural Health Transportation A new program helping rural residents get transportation to providers is impacting health outcomes. L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen The Vegetable Patch 8:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   ncIMPACT Rural Health Transportation L   EX   Doc Martin The Doctor Is Out Marin is trapped by Annie Winton, who wants him to save her husband. 8:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   NC   Black Issues Forum L 9:00   PBS   American Masters: Sammy Davis, Jr. The vastly talented entertainer strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice. DV   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L   EX   Call the Midwife Lucille delivers a baby in an elevator and Nurse Crane gives vaccines to new students. 9:30   NC   Washington Week 10:00   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Charles Schwab   EX   Call the Midwife Sister Julienne volunteers Nonnatus House to take part in an obstetrics training initiative. 10:30   NC   Chavis Chronicles

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   EastEnders 11:30   EX   EastEnders

25 SATURDAY 6 AM   PBS   Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood   EX   Carolina Outdoor Journal L 6:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom Bloom Happy   EX   How She Rolls Fear Is Good 7:00   PBS   Sesame Street Cardboard Castle DV   NC   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   EX   Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Camp Lejeune L 7:30   PBS   Donkey Hodie DV   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Death Valley Nat’l Park   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Copenhagen 8:00   PBS   Pinkalicious & Peterrific DV   NC   gardenSMART An accomplished artist using her garden experience as inspiration.   EX   Nature Remarkable Rabbits DV 8:30   PBS   Molly of Denali DV   NC   Flavor, NC Sunburst Trout Farms L 9:00   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV   NC   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L   EX   NOVA Bat Superpowers DV 9:30   PBS   Nature Cat   NC   Changing Seas Fishing the Flats for Science 10:00   PBS   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen My Fruit Trees

L = Local

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10:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens Death Valley Nat’l Park   NC   Growing Bolder A Life of Purpose   EX   A Chef’s Life Chicken Lickin 11:00   PBS   Growing a Greener World Learning to Prune Like a Pro L   NC   Today’s Wild West Rancho De La Osa/ Native Artist Birdy Real Bird   EX   Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television Middle Eastern Meets London 11:30   PBS   P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home Embracing Winter   NC   Home Diagnosis Atlantic City, NJ   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana Avoyelles Parish: Smack Dab in the Middle Noon   PBS   gardenSMART The high desert presents challenges, but several gardeners have persevered.   NC   American Woodshop Adirondack Camp Chair   EX   Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstei 12:30   PBS   Conscious Living What We’re Hopeful for   NC   The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle Cornmeal of the Castle 1:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Our 50 States 1   NC   In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs Johanne Killeen, George Germon   EX   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L 1:30   NC   Ireland with Michael In a Neat Little Town They Call Belfast   EX   Weekends with Yankee An Eye for Beauty 2:00   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Burgundy: Profound France

NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Weevils vs Salvinia, volunteer angler educator, enthusiasm for ornithology, plains playas.   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 1 DV 2:30   PBS   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Montreal, Canada   NC   Story in the Public Square 3:00   PBS   Weekends with Yankee Down By the Sea   NC   To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 2 DV 3:30   PBS   American Woodshop The River Stone/ Mirrorcast Walnut & Mahogany, NJ   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover 4:00   PBS   This Old House: Return to Paradise   NC   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 4:30   PBS   Ask This Old House: Kitchen Upgrades   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Charles Schwab   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Shanghai, China 5:00   PBS   Carolina Outdoor Journal L   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Nature Remarkable Rabbits DV 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   Washington Week 6 PM   PBS   Song of the Mountains Carolina Blue   NC   Classic Gospel Sweeter As the Day Goes By   EX   NOVA Bat Superpowers DV 7:00   PBS   As Time Goes By Visiting Rocky

NC   Music at the Museum Chatham Rabbits & Lydia Salett Dudley   EX   Future of Work Changing Work, Changing Workers 7:30   PBS   As Time Goes By Why?   NC   Echo Sessions Mike Dillon Band 8:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Wild Harvest, Part 1 A wealthy farmer is covered in truffle oil and mauled to death by a wild boar.   NC   Song of the Mountains Kim Robins & 40 Years Late/Donna Ulisse & The Poor Mountain Boys   EX   Muhammad Ali Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) 9:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Wild Harvest, Part 2   NC   Front & Center Old Dominion 10:00   PBS   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 3 Mary and Lord Gillingham put their love to the test. Violet is reunited with an old friend.   NC   Alan Jackson Precious Memories 10:30   EX   Muhammad Ali Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) 11:00   NC   ACL Presents: 50 Years of Asleep at the Wheel Enjoy a special hour of performances by Austin’s Western swing faithkeepers.   PBS   Downton Abbey Season 5 on Masterpiece Episode 4 Lord Merton delivers a bombshell to Isobel. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death.

26 SUNDAY 6 AM PBS   Kid Stew DV   NC   Chavis Chronicles   EX   Finding Your Roots This Land Is My Land 6:30   PBS   Elinor Wonders Why DV

20­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


NC   Education Matters L 7:00   PBS   Ready Jet Go! DV   NC   Open Mind   EX   Antiques Roadshow Our 50 States 1 7:30   PBS   Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DV   NC   David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations Mark Benioff 8:00   PBS   Curious George   NC   Carolina Business Review L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Learn to make the besto pesto on Cook’s Country, September 26, Episode 1 DV 2:30 PM, on PBS NC. 8:30   PBS   Wild Kratts   NC   Firing Line with Margaret Hoover   EX   Grantchester Sea 9:00   PBS   This Old House: son 3 on Masterpiece Return to Paradise Episode 4 DV   NC   Washington Week 12:30   PBS   The Key Ingredient   EX   Downton Abbey with Sheri Castle Season 6 on Masterpiece Cornmeal of the Castle Episode 2 DV   NC   Outside: 9:30   PBS   Ask This Old Beyond the Lens House: Kitchen Death Valley Nat’l Park Upgrades 1:00   PBS   Christopher   NC   FRONT ROW Kimball’s Milk Street with Marc Rotterman L Television 10:00   PBS   Second Opinion Tuesday Night Bologna with Joan Lunden   NC   Song of Racial Disparities in Health the Mountains   NC   David Rubenstein Kim Robins & Show: Peer to Peer 40 Years Late Conversations   EX   Grantchester Sea Charles Schwab son 3 on Masterpiece 10:30   PBS   Exploring Episode 5 DV North Carolina 1:30   PBS   Sara’s In Perfect Harmony: Weeknight Meals Camp Lejeune L Cooks & Books   NC   North Carolina 2:00   PBS   America’s Bookwatch Test Kitchen From Sandra A. Gutierrez L Cook’s Illustrated   EX   Samantha Brown’s French-inspired Places to Love Comfort Food Shanghai, China   NC   Front & Center 11:00   PBS   Steven Raichlen’s Old Dominion Project Fire   EX   Grantchester Sea Sustainable Seafood son 3 on Masterpiece   NC   Chavis Chronicles Episode 6 DV   EX   Great British 2:30   PBS   Cook’s Country Baking Show Roast Chicken & Salad Cake 3:00   PBS   Pati’s 11:30   PBS   Simply Ming Mexican Table   NC   Story in the Food Meets Art Public Square   NC   Alan Jackson Noon   PBS   Kevin Belton’s Precious Memories Cookin’ Louisiana   EX   Grantchester Sea   NC   Carolina son 3 on Masterpiece Outdoor Journal L Episode 7 DV

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

DV = Descriptive Video

3:30   PBS   North Carolina Bookwatch Stephanie Elizondo Griest: All the Agents & Saints L 4:00   PBS   Black Issues Forum L   NC   ACL Presents: 50 Years of Asleep at the Whee   EX   Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors 4:30   PBS   FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman L 5:00   PBS   Washington Week   NC   PBS NewsHour Weekend   EX   Secrets of the Royal Servants 5:30   PBS   PBS NewsHour Weekend   NC   ncIMPACT Rural Health Transportation L 6 PM   PBS   Midsomer Murders Wild Harvest, Part 1   NC   Black Issues Forum L   EX   Secrets of the Manor House The British titled class and their servants in Edwardian times. DV 6:30   NC   Muhammad Ali Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) 7:00   PBS   Midsomer Murders Wild Harvest, Part 2   EX   Wonders of Mexico Forests of the Maya 8:00   PBS   Queen’s Garden The “royal wildlife” and remarkable plants.   EX   Wonders of Mexico Mountain Worlds 9:00   PBS   Elizabeth Is Missing on Masterpiece A woman desperately tries to solve two mysteries as she declines ever deeper into dementia.   NC   Muhammad Ali Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)   EX   Wonders of Mexico Burning North 10:00   EX   Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Camp Lejeune L 10:30   EX   Sci NC Dedication to Discovery L 11:00   PBS   EastEnders   EX   Antiques Roadshow Our 50 States 1

L = Local

September | 21


11:30   NC   Comic Culture Anthony Marques L   PBS   EastEnders

27 MONDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Outside: Beyond the Lens Death Valley Nat’l Park 7:00   PBS   History Detectives A dagger that may have belonged to Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz & Warsaw 7:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Orange County, California 8:00   PBS   Antiques Roadshow Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Hour 3   NC   American Masters Raul Julia: The World’s a Stage DV   EX   Prey Episode4 9:00   PBS   Citizen Hearst: An American Experience Special PREMIERE! Part 1 Trace the rise of William Randolph Hearst, who built the nation’s largest media empire. DV   EX   Prey Episode 5 9:30   NC   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L 10:00   NC   Outside: Beyond the Lens Death Valley Nat’l Park   EX   Prey Episode 6 10:30   NC   Second Opinion with Joan Lunden Alzheimer’s: A Public Health Crisis 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Finding Your Roots This Land Is My Land

You furnish the audience and we’ll furnish the documentary: it’s Citizen Hearst: An American Experience Special, Monday, September 27, 9 PM, on PBS NC.

28 TUESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Simple & Elegant Dinner 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Cook’s Country Roast Chicken & Salad 7:00   PBS   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger visits the Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Waterbury, Vermont.   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Budapest: The Best of Hungary 7:30   PBS   NC Weekend NC Green Travel L   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Tokyo, Japan: Celebrating the Past & Present DV 8:00   PBS   In Their Own Words Jimmy Carter   NC   North Carolina Bookwatch Stephanie Elizondo Griest: All the Agents & Saints L   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 3 A wedding dress drama takes a disastrous turn and the hospital debate gets nasty. DV

8:30   NC   NC Broadcast Legends Bob Harper 9:00   PBS   Citizen Hearst: An American Experience Special Part 2 Follow William Randolph Hearst’s expansion into Hollywood. DV   NC   Texas Parks & Wildlife Lake Mineral Wells trailway, mentoring young stewards, Packery Channel surfers.   EX   Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece Episode 4 Miss Baxter faces a dilemma, Anna and Mary rush to London and Daisy continues to press her case. DV 9:30   NC   Daytripper Salado, TX 10:00   NC   London: 2000 Years of History The First 1000 Years 10:30   EX   Samantha Brown’s Places to Love Huntsville, Alabama 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope The Cook Islands: Cultural Paradise DV 11:30   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Brazil’s Pantanal: Wetlands & Wildlife

29 WEDNESDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Exploring North Carolina In Perfect Harmony: Camp Lejeune L 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Sci NC Dedication to Discovery L

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22­ | September­ | Evening & Weekend Listings Visit pbsnc.org/schedule for full listings.


7:00   PBS   MotorWeek   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Lisbon & the Algarve 7:30   PBS   Outside: Beyond the Lens California’s Foothills   EX   Wild Travels Host Will Clinger gets righteously hammered at a Pittsburgh church converted into a microbrewery. 8:00   PBS   In Their Own Words Elon Musk   NC   Antiques Roadshow Hotel Del Coronado Hour 3   EX   Simply Ming Guest Avi Shemtov 8:30   EX   Great British Baking Show Victorian 9:00   PBS   NOVA PREMIERE! The Cannabis Question DV   NC   American Experience: Clinton Part 2 DV 9:30   EX   Taste of History Eat It to Beat It 10:00   PBS   Life From Above Moving Planet   EX   Sara’s Weeknight Meals Paella in Spain 10:30   EX   Pati’s Mexican Table Jalisco Classics 11:00   PBS   Amanpour & Company   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Our Gorongosa The elephant ecology project redefining the purpose of an African national park.

30 THURSDAY 6 PM   PBS   PBS NewsHour   NC   BBC World News America   EX   Lidia’s Kitchen Fruits & Sweets 6:30   NC   BBC World News Outside Source   EX   Ciao Italia All Chicken 7:00   PBS   Cook’s Country Roast Chicken & Salad   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Rick Steves’ Europe Sevilla

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7:30   PBS   The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle Oysters at Home   EX   Growing a Greener World A Day in the Life at the Gardenfarm L 8:00   PBS   A Chef’s Life Gettin’ Figgy with It   NC   Flavor, NC Maple View Dairy/ Panciutto L   EX   The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle Cornmeal of the Castle 8:30   PBS   Rick Steves’ Europe Germany’s Fascist Story   NC   The Key Ingredient with Sheri Castle Oysters at Home   EX   A Chef’s Life Obviously, It’s Pecans 9:00   PBS   NC Weekend The Foothills L   NC   Cook’s Country Fried Bites   EX   Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana 9:30   PBS   Music at the Museum Lorena Guillen & Early Gray   NC   Growing a Greener World More Than Just a Seed: ProtectingItsPast&PresentL   EX   Simply Ming Guest Avi Shemtov 10:00   PBS   Great Performances Gloria Estefan: Sangre Yoruba   NC   NC Weekend The Foothills L   EX   Rick Steves European Festivals 10:30   NC   Changing Seas The Cordell Bank: A National Treasure 11:00   NC   PBS NewsHour   EX   Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Peru: The Amazon & Beyond DV 11:30   PBS   Amanpour & Company   EX   In the Americas with David Yetman Pororoca: Brazil’s Famous Wave

PBS   = PBS NC   NC   = NC Channel   EX  = Explorer Channel

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