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Join us for UNC-TV’s Winter of Discovery, November 28 through December 6 for thoughtfully curated new specials and seasonal viewer favorites. Cozy up to engaging, motivational and enriching programs, from nostalgic performances by favorite artists to the latest tips for strengthening your body, brain and spirit.

Saturday, November 28

8 PM

70s Soul Superstars

A special presentation from Carolina Meadows in celebration of our Winter of Discovery!

Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, Heatwave, the Trammps and the Emotions.

11 AM

Survival Guide for Pain-Free Living with Peggy Cappy

Learn how easy-to-do stretches and other yoga moves can help relieve pain. Peggy Cappy joins yoga and neuromuscular therapist Lee Albert to offer effective strategies for alleviating symptoms and moving towards a pain-free life.

12 PM

Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry

Dr. Gundry shows a simple, step-by-step approach to help feel better and more youthful, regardless of age.

1:30 PM
Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

This former professional ballerina uses new, groundbreaking science to reveal the power of muscle cells and the amazing clout of connective tissue.

2:30 PM
Riverdance 25th Anniversary

This smash phenomenon catapults into the 21st century through a thrillingly immersive, cinematic experience into the extraordinary energy and passion of Irish music and dance.

4:30 PM
The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks

Join this Grammy Award-nominated Americana band from North Carolina for a magical night full of music in a stunning natural setting.

6 PM
Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide

The personal finance expert provides essential advice for planning and thriving in retirement.

8 PM

70s Soul Superstars | My Music

Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of Motown, R&B and soul superstars.

10:30 PM
Pink Floyd: Live in Venice

Experience the first authorized version of the band's legendary 1989 "Night of Wonders" concert. Over 200,000 fans gathered in St. Mark's Square to hear them perform their greatest hits from a floating platform in the Venetian lagoon.

Sunday, November 29

12 AM
Joe Bonamassa: Royal Tea Live

Known for taking risks and venturing into uncharted territory, Bonamassa finds new ways to surprise his fans and music lovers in this 60-minute special.

1 AM
Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

This former professional ballerina uses new, groundbreaking science to reveal the power of muscle cells and the amazing clout of connective tissue.

4 AM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Uncovering America

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

9 AM
Aging Backwards 2 with Miranda Esmonde-White

This former professional ballerina uses new, groundbreaking science to reveal the power of muscle cells and the amazing clout of connective tissue.

10 AM
Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws of Success

Explore how understanding our true nature can lead to a sense of well-being, good health, fulfilling relationships, enthusiasm for life and material abundance. Filled with timeless wisdom and practical steps viewers can apply right away.

1 PM
Change Your Brain, Heal Your Mind with Daniel Amen, MD

Dr. Amen outlines practical steps to feel happier, sharper and more in control, including strategies to help with issues from anxiety to addictions.

3 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Uncovering America

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

5 PM
Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at The O2

Celebrate the legendary musical with a stellar cast including Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Lea Salonga, Colm Wilkinson, Norm Lewis and Ramin Karimloo.

9 PM
Masterpiece: 50 Fabulous Years!

Join Alan Cumming to celebrate the iconic series that introduced generations of viewers to the delights of British drama. From Upstairs Downstairs to I, Claudius to The Jewel in the Crown and Downton Abbey, MASTERPIECE has stood the test of time.

10:30 PM
Rick Steves' Tasty Europe

One delightful taste at a time, see how food is a prime ingredient in what defines flavorful cultures all across Europe.

Monday, November 30

12 AM
Riverdance 25th Anniversary

This smash phenomenon catapults into the 21st century through a thrillingly immersive, cinematic experience into the extraordinary energy and passion of Irish music and dance.

2 AM
Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2

Celebrate the legendary musical with a stellar cast including Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Lea Salonga, Colm Wilkinson, Norm Lewis and Ramin Karimloo.

8 PM
Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You | My Music

Celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover pop superstar.

9:30 PM

Josh Groban: An Evening of Harmony

Join the global superstar for a concert of timeless songs and new music from his upcoming album Harmony. Songs include "Bring Him Home, " "Over the Rainbow," "The Impossible Dream" and "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."

Tuesday, December 1

12 AM
The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks

Join this Grammy Award-nominated Americana band from North Carolina for a magical night full of music in a stunning natural setting.

1:30 AM
Johnny Cash: A Night to Remember

Discover a never-before-seen concert from 1973, recently found in Sony's vault. Songs include "Big River," "A Boy Named Sue," "If I were a Carpenter" and "Folsom Prison Blues." June Carter Cash also performs.

3 AM
Lea Salonga in Concert | Great Performances

Enjoy a concert from the Sydney Opera House performed by the internationally acclaimed singer and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, featuring selections from her Broadway career, as well as hits from the animated movie blockbusters Aladdin and Mulan.

4:30 AM
Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years

Hosted by Meredith Vieira, shedding light on the complex and sometimes confusion information around healthy aging. Based on the latest scientific research, this documentary program carves a path toward understanding what it means as we age and how the latest information can help you master your life as you age.

8 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Uncovering America

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

9:30 PM
The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks

Join this Grammy Award-nominated Americana band from North Carolina for a magical night full of music in a stunning natural setting.

Wednesday, December 2

12 AM

Ledisi Live: A Tribute to Nina Simone

Join the powerhouse vocalist Ledisi as she celebrates the songs of the legendary singer, songwriter and activist Nina Simone.

1:30 AM

70s Soul Superstars | My Music

Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of Motown, R&B and soul superstars.

4 AM
Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide

The personal finance expert provides essential advice for planning and thriving in retirement.

8 PM

Ken Burns: The National Parks

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.

9:30 PM

The Mysteries of Sleep | NOVA

Like virtually every other animal, humans need sleep to survive. But why? Scientists peer into the brain to see what happens while we snooze and understand the powerful role that sleep - or lack of it - plays in memory, trauma and emotion regulation.

Thursday, December 3

12 AM

Ken Burns: Here & There

Explore the filmmaker's life and career in interviews with colleagues, friends and Burns himself. The importance of place emerges as a theme as he reflects on his own geographic touchstones, from the Brooklyn Bridge to small-town New Hampshire.

1:30 AM

The Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe

Following his very successful first program, Dr. Josh Axe returns to public television in an entertaining new presentation to share cutting-edge health and nutrition advice based on his new book The Keto Diet.

3 AM

Pink Floyd: Live in Venice

Experience the first authorized version of the band's legendary 1989 "Night of Wonders" concert. Over 200,000 fans gathered in St. Mark's Square to hear them perform their greatest hits from a floating platform in the Venetian lagoon.

4:30 AM

Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs | My Music

Enjoy the romantic crooner's biggest hits and best-loved ballads including "Moon River," "Love Story," "Dear Heart" and "Born Free." His hugely successful career bridged the generations, with repertoire ranging from classic standards to modern pop songs.

9:30 PM

Johnny Cash: A Night to Remember

Discover a never-before-seen concert from 1973, recently found in Sony's vault. Songs include "Big River," "A Boy Named Sue," "If I were a Carpenter" and "Folsom Prison Blues." June Carter Cash also performs.

Friday, December 4

12 AM

Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You | My Music

Celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover pop superstar.

1:30 AM

Ken Burns: The National Parks

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.

3 AM

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans on the road in this deep look into the dynamics of race, space and mobility in America over time.

9 PM

Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

The personal finance expert provides essential advice for planning and thriving in retirement.

Saturday, December 5

12 AM

Rick Steves: The Holy Land, Israelis and Palestinians Today

The crossroads for three great religions, the Holy Land has been coveted and fought over for centuries. Host Rick Steves visits the major sights, and weaves together both the Israeli and the Palestinian narratives to better understand a place that is, for a third of humanity, literally holy land.

2 AM

Mysteries of Sleep | NOVA

Like virtually every other animal, humans need sleep to survive. But why? Scientists peer into the brain to see what happens while we snooze and understand the powerful role that sleep - or lack of it - plays in memory, trauma and emotion regulation.

3:30 AM

Collagen Diet with Dr. Josh Axe

Dr. Axe shows viewers how to get more collagen in their diets and effective ways to support the body's ability to make it.

5 AM

Survival Guide for Pain-Free Living with Peggy Cappy

Learn how easy-to-do stretches and other yoga moves can help relieve pain. Peggy Cappy joins yoga and neuromuscular therapist Lee Albert to offer effective strategies for alleviating symptoms and moving towards a pain-free life.

11 AM

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

Discover how yoga can help anyone, regardless of age, increase strength and mobility. Cappy's gentle approach shows how yoga can increase range of motion, improve body awareness, help prevent bone loss and keep the metabolism running efficiently.

12 PM

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans on the road in this deep look into the dynamics of race, space and mobility in America over time.

3 PM

Suze Orman's Ultimate Retirement Guide

The personal finance expert provides essential advice for planning and thriving in retirement.

5 PM

Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop | My Music

Join hosts Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney for a nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. Return to the era's pop music days with a mix of live performance and archival footage, including classic moments from favorite performers.

7 PM

Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs | My Music

Enjoy the romantic crooner's biggest hits and best-loved ballads including "Moon River," "Love Story," "Dear Heart" and "Born Free." His hugely successful career bridged the generations, with repertoire ranging from classic standards to modern pop songs.

8:30 PM

Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You | My Music

Celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover pop superstar.

10 PM

Johnny Cash: A Night to Remember

Discover a never-before-seen concert from 1973, recently found in Sony's vault. Songs include "Big River," "A Boy Named Sue," "If I were a Carpenter" and "Folsom Prison Blues." June Carter Cash also performs.

11:30 PM

Peter, Paul & Mommy, Too

Take a magical journey through a timeless repertoire of children's songs with America's most popular folk trio. Taped at a concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater in 1992, the program features new numbers along with old favorites.

Sunday, December 6

1:30 AM

Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, M.D.

Dr. Gundry shows a simple, step-by-step approach to help feel better and more youthful, regardless of age.

4 AM

Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas - from carols to turkey, gift-giving to mistletoe and mulled wine - has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.

9 AM

Feel Better with Pressure Point Therapy

Dr. Michael Pinkus (D.C.) empowers viewers to take pain relief into their own hands. Over the years, Dr. Pinkus has found a way to make Eastern medicine practices easy to understand and accessible to the layperson.

10 AM

Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.

Dr. Amen talks about how you can improve your memory and even rescue it if you think it's headed for trouble.

1 PM

Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at The O2

Celebrate the legendary musical with a stellar cast including Alfie Boe, Nick Jonas, Lea Salonga, Colm Wilkinson, Norm Lewis and Ramin Karimloo.

5 PM

Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas - from carols to turkey, gift-giving to mistletoe and mulled wine - has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.

6:30 PM

Masterpiece: 50 Fabulous Years!

Join Alan Cumming to celebrate the iconic series that introduced generations of viewers to the delights of British drama. From Upstairs Downstairs to I, Claudius to The Jewel in the Crown and Downton Abbey, MASTERPIECE has stood the test of time.

8 PM

Peter, Paul & Mommy, Too

Take a magical journey through a timeless repertoire of children's songs with America's most popular folk trio. Taped at a concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater in 1992, the program features new numbers along with old favorites.

10 PM

Ken Burns: Here & There

Explore the filmmaker's life and career in interviews with colleagues, friends and Burns himself. The importance of place emerges as a theme as he reflects on his own geographic touchstones, from the Brooklyn Bridge to small-town New Hampshire.


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