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“Michigan Agency for Energy”

Executive Director Valerie Brader talks about efforts to inform and advise all state government on policies ensuring a path to reliable and affordable energy. Topics include pipeline safety, the carbon rule, and energy plans for the Upper Peninsula. (Repeat from September)
Saturday, October 22 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 10/23 at 2:30 pm ET

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“2016 Semi-finals: Houghton vs Manistique; Escanaba vs Ironwood”

WNMU-TV presents encores of exciting games from the 2015-16 season. Last spring, Houghton met Manistique in the first semi-final and Escanaba battled Ironwood in the second semi-final. Join host Jim Koski for the best of the 38th season of High School Bowl. Our 39th tournament begins November 5.
Saturday, October 22 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 10/24 at Noon ET

Pictured: Andra Day Austin City Limits
“Florence + The Machine/Andra Day”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, enjoy dazzling modern rock and soul. British sensation Florence blazes through songs from her latest LP, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. San Diego’s Andra Day sings tunes from her soulful debut, Cheers to the Fall.
Saturday, October 22 at 11 pm ET


Pictured: Callum Woodhouse as Leslie, Keeley Hawes as Louisa, Milo Parker as Gerry, Daisy Waterstone as Margo and Josh O'Connor as Larry. The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece
“Part 2”

Keeley Hawes stars as an intrepid widow who decamps from dreary England to a sun-dappled Greek island in 1935 with her four recalcitrant children, ages 11 to 21. Based on Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical trilogy, the series was lauded as “completely satisfying” when it aired in the UK. In part 2, at wits’ end, Louisa orders her children to put food on the table. Larry bites the bullet and goes hunting—bad idea. Meanwhile, Margo, Leslie and Gerry pursue their various love interests.
Sunday, October 23 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 10/24 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: Aiden Turner as Ross Poldark. Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece
“Part 4”

Against the breathtaking backdrop of 18th-century Cornwall, Aidan Turner (Poldark), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza) and Heida Reed (Elizabeth) return as the complicated love triangle in the romantic saga based on the novels by Winston Graham. In part 4, George maneuvers Poldark toward checkmate. The law hunts down free traders. Caroline chooses between Unwin and Dwight. Francis goes missing.
Sunday, October 23 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 10/24 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Cast of Indian Summers season two. Indian Summers Season 2 on Masterpiece
“Part 6”

The series described by Variety as “picturesque, wonderfully soapy and set against a rich historical backdrop” returns for a second season. It’s 1935 in Simla—an Indian retreat for British colonials set in the Himalayas. In part 6, Naresh executes a diabolical plan. Aafrin tries desperately to stop it. Ralph finally puts two and two together. Simla’s populace turns out innocently for a picnic.
Sunday, October 23 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 10/27 at 10 pm ET

Pictured: Artist with piece made from recycled materials. Reclaim
New documentary film about a group of artists in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as they create environmentally conscious art out of recycled materials. The creative process heals some of the artists who deal with the death of a young woman in their community. The message of the film is that something ugly or discarded can be transformed into art.
Sunday, October 23 at 11 pm ET

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Millions of dollars are hanging in the balance in a legal battle between local governments and big business over the "Dark Store" taxation theory in Michigan. This new documentary by NMU Professor Dwight Brady and journalism students explores the issues.
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2015-16 Season Games Now Available
Join host Jim Koski for our 38th 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.
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Local Content Report image WNMU-TV’s mission is to provide the communities in our region with programming and media services that inform, inspire and educate. Locally produced programs like High School Bowl, Media Meet and our popular Ask the... call-in series provide viewers with original content that enhances their lives, especially in our sprawling broadcast area of widely spaced small communities in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
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