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Saturday, August 14

Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs | My Music
5 PM

The romantic crooner's hugely successful career bridged generations with repertoire ranging from classic standards to modern pop songs.

Soul Legends | My Music
8 PM

Join host Pam Grier in a tribute to the greatest soul hits and performers from the 1970s and 80s

Saturday's Program Schedule

10:30 AM Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Grief with Daniel Amen, M.D., and Tana Amen

12 PM Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry

1:30 PM Rick Steves: The Alps

3:30 PM ADD and Loving It?!

5 PM Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs | My Music

6:30 PM Mary Chapin Carpenter: One Night Lonely

8 PM Soul Legends | My Music

10 PM Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 2

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Sunday, August 15

All Creatures Great and Small: Between the Pages
7:30 PM

Get to know the cast and creators of the hit series based on James Herriot's beloved books. Savor the best moments from the first season, including Dame Diana Rigg in her final role as Mrs. Pumphrey, and look ahead to what might happen in Season 2.

Sunday's Program Schedule

12:30 AM Ballerina Boys | American Masters

2 AM Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

4 AM Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

10:30 AM Discovering Your Warrior Spirit with D.J. Vanas

12 PM Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

2 PM Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen, M.D.

6 PM The Best of Celtic Woman

7:30 PM All Creatures Great and Small: Between the Pages

9 PM Unforgotten on Masterpiece

10 PM Professor T

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Monday, August 16

Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide
9 PM

Join the acclaimed personal finance expert for essential advice on planning for and thriving in retirement. With empathy, straight talk and humor, Suze provides information about key steps for anyone trying to achieve their "ultimate retirement."

Monday's Program Schedule

12 AM 3 Steps to Pain-Free Living

1:30 AM Eat Your Medicine: The Pegan Diet with Mark Hyman, M.D.

5:30 AM Rick Steves: Island Hopping Europe

7 PM Soul Legends | My Music

9 PM Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

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Tuesday, August 17

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Uncovering America
8 PM

Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates' work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.

Tuesday's Program Schedule

12 AM Aretha Franklin Remembered | My Music

1:30 AM ADD and Loving It?!

3 AM Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry

4:30 AM Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs | My Music

8 PM Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Uncovering America

9:30 PM Aretha Franklin Remembered | My Music

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Wednesday, August 18

Ken Burns: The National Parks
7 PM

Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation's magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.

Wednesday's Program Schedule

12 AM Soul Legends | My Music

2 AM Brain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich

4 AM John Sebastian Presents Folk Rewind | My Music

7 PM Ken Burns: The National Parks

8:30 PM Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen, M.D.

10 PM Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy

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Thursday, August 19

Aging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White
10 PM

Former ballerina Miranda Esmonde-White uses groundbreaking science to develop a practical six-point plan anyone can use to keep their minds sharp and their bodies active using gentle daily movement.

Thursday's Program Schedule

12 AM Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Grief with Daniel Amen, M.D., and Tana Amen

2 AM Food Fix with Mark Hyman, M.D.

4 AM Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success

10 PM Aging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White

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Friday, August 20

Liza with a "Z"
9 PM

Join Liza Minnelli for this Emmy, DGA and Peabody Award-winning 1972 concert film produced by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse. Fosse also directed and choreographed, Marvin Hamlisch was the music conductor and Halston designed the costumes. Minnelli performed highlights from Cabaret, along with a variety of popular songs and material written for her by Kander and Ebb, including the title song.

Friday's Program Schedule

12 AM Mary Chapin Carpenter: One Night Lonely

1:30 AM Brain Fitness Program

3:30 AM Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry

4 AM Liza with a "Z"

9 PM Liza with a "Z"

10:30 PM Rick Steves: Island Hopping Europe

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Saturday, August 21

Aretha Franklin Remembered | My Music
8:30 PM

Celebrate the legendary Queen of Soul and the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with her greatest hits from television appearances spanning the 1960s-2000s, many of which have never been seen in the U.S.

Saturday's Program Schedule

12 AM Aretha Franklin Remembered | My Music

1:30 AM ADD and Loving It?!

3 AM Rick Steves Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala

4:30 AM Ultimate Pet Health Guide with Dr. Gary Richter

10:30 AM Joyful Pain Free Living with Lee Albert

12 PM Ken Burns: Country Music

1:30 PM Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Grief with Daniel Amen, M.D. and Tana Amen

3 PM Rick Steves: Europe Awaits

5 PM Best of Celtic Woman

6:30 PM John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind | My Music

8:30 PM Aretha Franklin Remembered | My Music

10 PM Downton Abbey

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Sunday, August 22

Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar
8 PM

Travel to the deserts of Iraq for an archaeological dig, where the famous crime writer unravels a series of mysterious murders. Lyndsey Marshal stars as Agatha Christie and Jonah Hauer-King is Max Mallowan, the archaeologist vying for her affection.

Sunday's Program Schedule

12:30 AM Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

4 AM Aretha Franklin Remembered | My Music

5:30 AM Rick Steves: Island Hopping Europe

10:30 AM Reconstruction: American After the Civil War

6 PM Rick Steves: Island Hopping Europe

6:30 PM Classical Rewind | My Music

8 PM Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar

10 PM Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

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How We've Grown: The Stories

At PBS North Carolina, we share stories on screen; they connect us to one another and to our community. Stories help us grow, learn from one another, and gain new understandings from the people around us.  

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