Songwriters competition to air on WCTE this week

courtesy of WCTE

Melissa Ellis is among the local singer-songwriters performing at the Grinder House in Crossville during a qualifying round for the Second Annual Made in Tennessee Songwriter Week. “Tennessee Songwriters Competition” airs at 7 p.m. Thursday on WCTE.

WCTE has announced its schedule for this week.

Wednesday, July 22

7 p.m. – “Animals with Cameras, A Nature Miniseries” shows a side of the animal kingdom where human cameramen can’t go when animals become the cinematographers.

8 p.m. – “NOVA – Making North America: Life”. The intertwined story of life and the landscape in North America.

9 p.m. – “Forces of Nature”. Forces of nature and the rules that bind the entire universe.

10 p.m. – “Life from Above”.

Thursday, July 23

7 p.m. – “Tennessee Songwriters Competition”. The Grinder House Coffee Shop hosts the Tennessee Songwriters Competition.

7:30 p.m. – “Tennessee Crossroads”.

8 p.m. – “Live Green Tennessee” sits down with Nancy Christopherson at UT AgResearch Center to learn about sustainability practices in gardening and more.

8:30 p.m. – “One On One with Becky Magura”. Becky Magura with Live Green Tennessee host Melinda Keifer, as she discusses her Cookeville roots and the importance of leadership skills in everyday life.

9 p.m. – “The Upper Cumberland Camera”. Polk Salad Festival, a chat with a couple who bowled in the Senior Olympics, and a story on international folk dance.

9:30 p.m. – “Bluegrass Underground”. Equal parts country and rock, the Brothers Osborne.

10 p.m. – “Tennessee Wild Side”. How to make a homemade shelter and discovering a Tennessee Trail.

10:30 p.m. – “Songs at the Center”. Hosted by singer-songwriter Eric Gnezda, from The Woodward Opera House in Mt. Vernon, OH.

Friday, July 24

5 p.m. – “Mathline”.

5:30 p.m. – “BBC World News Today”.

6 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour”.

7 p.m. – “Washington Week”.

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

8 p.m. – “Great Performance”. An interpretation of feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s life told by an all-female cast.

10 p.m. – “Song of the Mountains”. Irene Kelley/Martha Spencer Band/Adam Wakefield.

Saturday, July 25

7 p.m. – “Classic Gospel”. How George Beverly Shea’s deep resonant voice has sung hope into the lives of people throughout his long career.

8 p.m. – “Antiques Roadshow: Vintage Los Angeles 2020”. The City of Angels updated appraisals from 15 years ago.

9 p.m. – “Lost River Sessions”. Duo The War and Treaty perform a live set at Ironwood in Bowling Green, KY.

9:30 p.m. – “The Upper Cumberland Camera”. Polk Salad Festival, a chat with a couple who bowled in the Senior Olympics, and a story on international folk dance.

10 p.m. – “Austin City Limits”. The experimental rock of singer/songwriter Mitski and indie rockers Rainbow Kitten Surprise.

Sunday, July 26

3 p.m. – “Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville”. Guest: Restless Heart.

3:30 p.m. – “Sun Studio Sessions”. Luther Dickinson, Jimbo Mathus, and Alvin Youngblood Hart, come together as roots super trio to honor music traditions handed down from string and jug bands in the Mississippi delta area.

4 p.m. – “Tennessee Songwriters Competition” at the Grinder House Coffee Shop in Crossville.

4:30 p.m. – “Tennessee Songwriters Competition”.

5 p.m. – “Tennessee Songwriters Competition”.

5:30 p.m. – “Tennessee Songwriters Competition”.

6 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour Weekend”.

6:30 p.m. – “One On One with Becky Magura”. Becky Magura with Live Green Tennessee host Melinda Keifer, as she discusses her Cookeville roots and the importance of leadership skills in everyday life.

7 p.m. – “Endeavour: Season 6 On Masterpiece” The murder of a schoolgirl brings Endeavour back to Oxford. When he refuses to accept that the main suspect is guilty, Endeavour must uncover the truth and rescue the victim before it’s too late.

8:30 p.m. – “Endeavour: Season 6 On Masterpiece”. A car accident proves to be murder, leading Endeavour to investigate suspects in the Oxford astrophysics department and a TV puppet studio.