WCTE has announced its schedule for this week.
Tuesday, Nov. 3
5 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour Special: Election 2020”.
Wednesday, Nov. 4
7 p.m. – “Nature”. The survival strategies used by primates.
8 p.m. — “Nova”. Archaeologists and engineers team up to recreate ancient Roman techniques to build a 25-foot lifting machine and trap-door system capable of releasing a wolf into the Colosseum’s arena for the first time in 1,500 years.
9 p.m. – “Secrets of the Dead”. A team of investigators search for the identity of the captain of a “mystery ship” that turned away from the “unsinkable” Titanic in its darkest hour.
10 p.m. – “Standing On Sacred Ground”. In northern California, WinnememWintu girls grind herbs on a sacred medicine rock, as elders protest U.S. government plans to enlarge one of the west’s biggest dams and forever submerge this touchstone of a tribe.
Thursday, Nov. 5
7 p.m. – “Now That’s A Good Question with Phil Oldham”. Tennessee Tech University President Phil Oldham sits down with Carl Owens and Jason Beach to discuss their careers and technology and how it’s evolved.
7:30 p.m. – “Tennessee Crossroads”.
8 p.m. – “Live Green Tennessee” visits Delvin Farms, an organic farm located in College Grove to talk to Cindy Delvin on what it means to operate a certified organic farm and other stories.
8:30 – “One On One with Becky Magura”. Becky Magura sits down with radio personality legend Phillip Gibbons to hear about his illustrious career in radio over the last 40+ years.
9 p.m. – “The Upper Cumberland Camera” goes to the Poke Salad Festival, the oldest Poke Salad Festival in the State of Tennessee, and much more.
9:30 p.m. – “Bluegrass Underground”. The Brothers Osborne “twang-and-crunch”, equal parts country and rock into one of the freshest, most identifiable sounds to come out of Nashville in recent years.
10 p.m. – “Tennessee Wild Side”.
10:30 p.m. – “Songs at the Center”. RCA Recording Artist Christon Gray, Whetherman, Danika Holmes (with Jeb Hart), and hosted by songwriter Eric Gnezda.
Friday, Nov. 6
5 p.m. – “WCTE Live at 5”.
5:30 p.m. – “BBC World News Today”.
6 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour”.
7 p.m. – “Washington Week”.
8 p.m. – “Great Performances”. This 1960s-era comedy features a Tony-winning performance by James Corden. Adapted from a 1743 farce, Corden plays a musician-turned-bodyguard trying to keep his two mobster clients apart, a tricky predicament resulting in comic mayhem.
10:30 p.m. – “Song of the Mountains”. The Dillards & The Mayberry Deputy.
Saturday, Nov. 7
7 p.m. – “Classic Gospel: Bev Shea: Then Sings My Soul”.
8 p.m. – “Antiques Roadshow”. Election Collection.
9 p.m. – “Lost River Sessions”. Canadian singer-songwriter Lucette performs a stripped down set consisting mostly of songs from her 2014 album “Black is the Color”.
9:30 p.m. – “The Upper Cumberland Camera” goes to the Poke Salad Festival, the oldest Poke Salad Festival in the State of Tennessee, and much more.
10 p.m. – “Austin City Limits”. A special encore of protest soul classics from John Legend and the Roots’ Grammy-winning LP “Wake Up!”.
Sunday, Nov. 8
3 p.m. – “Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville”. Guest: Bobby Bare.
3:30 p.m. – “Sun Studio Sessions”. Music from Billy Woodward as he performs several songs, including tracks from his latest record “The Beast in Me”.
4 p.m. – “Grandpa’s War Story Goes Viral”. The account of James (Jim) Schmidt’s World War II service and military career, and his grandson Henry De Hoop’s efforts to generate interest in his grandfather’s war journey with the help of social media.
5 p.m. – “The People’s Protectors”. Four Native American veterans reflect on their experiences in the military during the Vietnam War and how their communities helped them carry their warrior legacy.
6 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour Weekend”.
6:30 p.m. – “One On One with Becky Magura”. Becky Magura sits down with radio personality legend Phillip Gibbons to hear about his illustrious career in radio over the last 40+ years.
7 p.m. – “Trouble with Maggie Cole”. As Maggie continues to seek amends with her neighbors, she makes a horrifying discovery in a confrontation with Roxanna.
8 p.m. – “Roadkill On Masterpiece”. Promoted to justice minister, Peter deals with a prison riot, an angry daughter, and alarming contacts from a stranger. Meanwhile, an unknown threat looms abroad.
9 p.m. – “Cobra”. As the crisis reaches boiling point, Fraser and his team reach the endgame, while the Prime Minister and Anna are forced to fight for their political lives with Archie firing his first shots.
10 p.m. – “Line of Separation”. Anna mourns Friedrich, watched by the LPG. People flee for the West. Rosemarie learns of Georg’s past, and her involvement with the SS lands her in U-Prison. Is escape possible?