“Country Music” encores to air Fridays on WCTE

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Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn joins Becky Magura to talk about plans to build on Tennessee’s momentum over the last decade and to continue to accelerate growth through excellence in achievement, empowerment of students and teachers, and the engagement of stakeholders on “One on One with Becky Magura” airing Thursday, Jan. 9 at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. on WCTE.

WCTE has announced its schedule for this week.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

7 p.m. – “Nature: The Whale Detective”. A filmmaker investigates his encounter with a humpback whale that occurred while he was kayaking.

8 p.m. – “Nova: The Planets: Inner Worlds”.

9 p.m. – “Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet”. The story of the hole in the ozone layer and how the world came together to fix it is chronicled.

10 p.m. – “The Legacy List with Matt Paxton”. New series. Aging homeowners catalog a lifetime of belongings, locating treasured heirlooms and unexpected valuables in the attic, closet, or even under the floorboards.

Thursday, Jan. 9

7 p.m. – “A Chef’s Life”. Vivian struggles to scrounge up enough green beans to add to the menu at Chef & the Farmer.

7:30 p.m. – “Tennessee Crossroads”.

8 p.m. – “Live Green Tennessee”.

8:30 p.m. – “One on One with Becky Magura”. Penny Schwinn, Tennessee Commissioner of Education.

9 p.m. – “Barnegie Hall”. Jon Randal.

9:30 p.m. – “Bluegrass Underground”.

10 p.m. – “Tennessee Wild Side”.

10:30 p.m. – “Songs at the Center”.

Friday, Jan. 10

7 p.m. – “Washington Week”.

7:30 p.m. – “Firing Line with Margaret Hoover”

8 p.m. – Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns, Part 2”. Singing cowboys and country music grow in popularity during the Great Depression and World War II.

10 p.m. – “Song of the Mountains”.

Saturday, Jan. 11

7 p.m. – “Classic Gospel”. Best of the Martins.

8 p.m. – “Antiques Roadshow”.

9 p.m. – “Lost River Sessions”. The Local Honeys.

9:30 p.m. – “Barnegie Hall”.

10 p.m. – “Austin City Limits”. The Raconteurs/Black Pumas.

11 p.m. – “Woodsongs”. Michael Johnathon and the Ohio Valley Symphony.

Sunday, Jan. 12

3 p.m. – “Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville”. Lee Greenwood, Darryl Worley.

3:30 p.m. – “Sun Studio Sessions”.

4 p.m. – “Downton Abbey, Season 3, Part 5”.

5 p.m. – “The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special”. The historical advisor to Downton Abbey explores how the aristocratic set behaved in 1900s Britain.

6 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour Weekend”.

6:30 p.m. – “One on One with Becky Magura”.

7 p.m. – “Howards End on Masterpiece, Part 1 of 4”. New series follows two independent and unconventional sisters and the men in their lives seeking love and meaning as they navigate an ever-changing world in this fresh take on E.M. Forster’s masterpiece.

8 p.m. – “Sanditon on Masterpiece, Parts 1 and 2”. New series. A coach accident introduces Charlotte Heywood to Tom Parker and later his brother Sidney, commencing adventures in the struggling seaside resort of Sanditon.

10 p.m. – “The Tunnel, Season 2, Part 8”. Elise makes a devastating discovery, Karl threatens MI5, and Artem launches his lethal attack.

11 p.m. – “Thou Shalt Not Kill, Part 4”. Family secrets start to unravel, which adds further intrigue to the Mantovani murder investigation.