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January 21 Games 17 & 18:
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Bark River-Harris vs Manistique

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Tuesday

Pictured: Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Doctor Watson (Martin Freeman). Sherlock Season 4 on Masterpiece
“The Final Problem”

In this episode, written by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, long-buried secrets catch up with the Baker Street duo. Someone has been playing a long game indeed and Sherlock and Watson face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?
Tuesday, January 17 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Michigan State of the State 2017
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder lays out his new legislative year agenda. A message from the Democratic Party will follow. Senior Capitol Correspondent Tim Skubick, covering his 46th SOS, provides analysis and commentary along with analysis provided by Michigan political reporters in this 90-minute live special.
Tuesday, January 17 at 7 pm ET

Pictured: Program title graphic with judges mallet. The Road to Little Rock
This documentary tells the courageous story of one visionary judge and nine determined teenagers who demonstrated enduring positive human qualities of courage, honor, determination, and responsibility in 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The story features a number of never seen before interviews with members of the Little Rock Nine and Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer telling the story of events which led to the integration of Central High School. The actions of these individuals would change the course of public school education and Civil Rights in the United States.
Tuesday, January 17 at 8:30 pm ET

Pictured: U.S. Capitol Frontline
“Divided States of America”

In a new 2-part investigation, Frontline examines the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign, the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle and the racial tensions that have erupted throughout the country.
Tuesday & Wednesday, January 17 & 18 at 9 pm
Repeats 1/18 at 1 pm ET

Wednesday

Pictured: Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison. America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated
America’s Test Kitchen launches season 17 with new hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison. Bridget and Julia have been fixtures on the show from the very beginning, sharing their cooking skills and deep knowledge of food with viewers over the hundreds of recipes they’ve prepared on air as test cooks. The skilled duo lead a team of test cooks as they deconstruct recipes and reveal the test kitchen’s secrets to foolproof cooking at home. This week: cooking with cast iron.
Wednesdays at 5 pm ET, begins January 18

Pictured: Moose calf and mom, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Nature
“Moose: Life of a Twig Eater”

Travel to Canada’s Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf’s first year of life. At the best of times, fewer than half of these leggy 35-pounders survive their first year. This stunningly intimate film attempts to find out why.
Wednesday, January 18 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 1/25 at Noon ET

Pictured: U.S. Capitol Frontline
“Divided States of America”

In a new 2-part investigation, Frontline examines the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign, the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle and the racial tensions that have erupted throughout the country. Part 2.
Wednesday, January 18 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 1/19 at 1 pm ET

January Program Highlights

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Boxed In program title graphic Watch Barnes-Hecker: Memories of a Misfortune Online
Commemorating the 90th anniversary of the 1926 Barnes-Hecker Mine tragedy, WNMU-TV presents an encore of our 2001 documentary based on the book "No Tears in Heaven" by Thomas G. Friggens. Includes the original 35-minute program, 10 minutes of extra interviews as seen on the DVD, and a new introduction and interview with Mary Tippett, co-chair of the 2016 Barnes-Hecker Remembrance.
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teams on High School Bowl set Watch High School Bowl Online:
2016-17 Season Games Now Available
Join host Jim Koski for our 39th High School Bowl quiz tournament. U.P. and northern Wisconsin teams compete in a battle of speed and knowledge. Exercise your brain, play along and cheer on your local team. Shows posted.
Local and PBS programs are available in our video player at wnmuvideo.nmu.edu

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Read more in our updated Local Content & Service Report (337k PDF download)

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