WCTE has announced its schedule for this week.
Wednesday, Oct. 14
7 p.m. – “Nature” tracks the story of cats into the Americas, from battles with the rival Canids, to the rise of domestic cats.
8 p.m. – “Nova”. How scientists are reintroducing wild dogs to restore Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park’s “landscape of fear” and with it the natural balance of the ecosystem.
9 p.m. – “Age of Nature”. How innovative actions are being taken to repair man-made damage and restore reefs, rivers, and animal populations in various countries.
10 p.m. – “Animal Babies: First Year On Earth”. How the babies learn to understand their surroundings in environments ranging from Africa to Sri Lanka to Iceland.
Thursday, Oct. 15
7 p.m. – “That’s A Good Question with Phil Oldham”. Tennessee Tech University President Phil Oldham speaks to faculty to discuss their latest research and how it translates to providing competitive advantage for students attending the university.
7:30 p.m. – “Tennessee Crossroads”.
8 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour Debates: A Special Report”. 2020 Presidential Debate.
10 p.m. – “One On One with Becky Magura”. Becky Magura sits down with Jack Stoddart, a.k.a Hippie Jack, fine art photographer and music show host, to learn about his time and energy focused on humanitarian efforts for the Appalachians in former mining communities.
10:30 p.m. – “Songs at the Center”. NBC’s The Voice semi-finalist Emily Keener, Thor Platter, Laurie Caner with Eddie Caner of Hey Mavis, and hosted by songwriter Eric Gnezda.
Friday, Oct. 16
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”.
7:30 p.m. – “Firing Line with Margaret Hoover”.
p.m. –– “Great Performances”. A celebration of Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award winners featuring archival clips and acceptance remarks from the honorees.
10 p.m. – “Central Tennessee: WCTE PBS American Portrait Stories”. Laura Holloway, director of WCTE PBS Downtown Film Festival, introduces local stories in central Tennessee funded by PBS’s American Portrait series.
10:30 p.m. – “Song of the Mountains”. Emery Adeline/Jim & Lynna Woolsey/The Family Sowell.
Saturday, Oct. 17
7 p.m. – “Classic Gospel”. Debut gospel special features the The Singing Contractors’ spin on some of today’s most popular church standards and gospel classics.
8 p.m. – “Antiques Roadshow”. Indianapolis, Hour Three.
9 p.m. – “Lost River Sessions”. Nashville singer-songwriter Kent Eugene Goolsby performs an acoustic session of songs about love and life.
9:30 p.m. – “The Upper Cumberland Camera”. A glimpse into WCTE’s past with an episode featuring a story on foster care.
10 p.m. – “Austin City Limits”. An hour of classic Austin City Limits performances from late Texas blues rocker Stevie Ray Vaughan and his band Double Trouble.
Sunday, Oct. 18
3 p.m. – “Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville”. Guest: Charley Pride.
3:30 p.m. – “Sun Studio Sessions”. Jd Wilkes & The Legendary Shack Shakers.
4 p.m. –– “American Experience”. The true story behind the brutal murder of a 14 year-old African American boy by two white men in Mississippi in 1955.
5 p.m. – “It’s Your Business with Michael Aikens”. Michael Aikens visits regional business leaders and entrepreneurs to share their resources and strategies for businesses.
5:30 p.m. – “That’s A Good Question with Phil Oldham”. Tennessee Tech University President Phil Oldham speaks to faculty to discuss their latest research and how it translates to providing competitive advantage for students attending the university.
6 p.m. – “PBS NewsHour Weekend”.
6:30 p.m. – “One On One with Becky Magura”. Becky Magura sits down with Jack Stoddart, a.k.a Hippie Jack, fine art photographer and music show host, to learn about his time and energy focused on humanitarian efforts for the Appalachians in former mining communities.
7 p.m. – “Trouble with Maggie Cole”.
8 p.m. – “Flesh and Blood On Masterpiece”. As Vivien and Mark prepare for a trip to India, Jake gets a hot tip. Helen and Natalie reach crisis points with their partners.
9 p.m. – “Cobra”. As the country continues to face dark days, the Prime Minister, Anna, Fraser, and their teams pay a visit to the worst affected area. Archie’s rhetoric threatens to cause more problems for everyone.
10 p.m. – “The Woman In White”. Sir Percival’s secret is exposed, and Walter risks everything for the woman he loves.
Monday, Oct. 19
7 p.m. – “Live Green Tennessee”. Christian Grantham at Half Hill Farm, who creates healthy oils and beverages for consumers to purchase that contains CBD oil to help relieve stress and anxiety.
7:30 p.m. – “Bluegrass Underground”. Best known for his distinctive Americana style and narrative lyrics, Josh Ritter, two decades into a storied career.
8 p.m. – “Antiques Roadshow”. Our 50 States 1.
9 p.m. – “Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan”. Jennifer Garner.
10 p.m. – “Independent Lens” follows artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, as he begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who use it for their own purposes.