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FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman Premieres Fridays at 8:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video App

Front Row with Marc Rotterman covers issues that affect North Carolinians on a state and national level. Bringing together his insider experience, sharp intellect and key contacts including elected officials, policy makers and journalists, Marc ensures that all points of view are heard.

For a fast-paced, informative and objective conversation, join Marc Rotterman and a panel of notable guests Fridays at 8:30 PM on PBS NC, stream online and subscribe to the podcast on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts.

"Marc Rotterman calls balls and strikes on FRONT ROW and he makes it a point to ensure all views are heard and respected."

- Democratic Strategist Morgan Jackson

"Front Row with Marc Rotterman provides thoughtful, intelligent debate on issues of concern to North Carolina and the nation."

- NC House Speaker Tim Moore

"Marc's extensive knowledge of politics makes for a solid discussion. He's insightful and respectful... something often lacking in today's media."

- Veteran Broadcaster David Crabtree

“FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman offers North Carolinians a chance to watch spirited, weekly debate on topics that matter. The collegial atmosphere and the ability to have civil disagreements is sorely missing from politics today.”

- NC House Democratic Leader Robert Reives II

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Watch Special Interviews

Explore more in this special collection of interviews from FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman.

A Conversation with NC Attorney General Josh Stein (2021)

A conversation with NC's Attorney General Josh Stein.

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A Conversation with NC Attorney General Josh Stein (2021)
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A Conversation with NC Attorney General Josh Stein (2021)
Holiday Special (2021)
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Holiday Special (2021)
A Conversation with Senator Phil Berger (2021)
Front Row with Marc Rotterman
A Conversation with Senator Phil Berger (2021)
A Conversation with Speaker Tim Moore & Sen. Dan Blue (2021)
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A Conversation with Speaker Tim Moore & Sen. Dan Blue (2021)
A Conversation with Homer Hickam (2020)
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A Conversation with Homer Hickam (2020)
A Conversation with Henry "Mickey" Michaux (2019)
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A Conversation with Henry "Mickey" Michaux (2019)

Getting news in today's media environment can prove overwhelming. For a fast-paced look at what's happening in your world, tune in to FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman and stay current on the latest in state and national concerns. 

New episodes premiere Friday nights with repeats throughout the weekend. 

PBS NC (formerly UNC-TV): Fridays at 8:30 PM and again on Sundays at 10:30 AM & 4:30 PM
North Carolina Channel: Fridays at 9 PM, Saturdays at 4 PM, and Sundays at 9:30 AM

Find your local channels with our Channel Guide, and check local listings on our Schedule page.

Listen to the Podcast

The FRONT ROW with Marc Rotterman podcast is available on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts.

 
 
 

Major funding for FRONT ROW provided by:

Robert L. Luddy

 

Additional funding provided by Patricia and Koo Yuen through The Yuen Foundation,
committed to bridging cultural differences in our communities.

 

Funding for the Lightning Round provided by:

NC Realtors
Helen Laughery
Mary Louise and John Burress
Rifenburg Construction 
 Boddie-Noell Foundation

 

With additional funding provided by the following:

  Tom Smith
Mary J.C. Cresimore
Tom and Lisa Apodaca

AARP North Carolina
Van and Jane Hipp

McLaughlin & Associates
Chris Judy

Gene Lucas

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