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August 2019 Program Highlights

All programs air on Channel 13.1 unless noted.

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August 1-11

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Island: First People
The three-part series explores the history, geography, archaeology and biology of the eight islands off the California coast. Thursdays at 8 pm ET, begins August 1. Repeats 8/2 at Noon ET.

Ursula K. Le Guin
American Masters
Explore the legacy of the feminist author who transformed U.S. literature with her science fiction. Friday, August 2 at 9 pm ET.

Pinkalicious & Peterrific: A Pinkaperfect Birthday
Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation: American Experience

Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation
American Experience
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert that defined a generation. Tuesday, August 6 at 9 pm ET. Repeats 8/25 at 8 pm ET.

August 12-18

Family Pictures USA: North Carolina

Family Pictures USA: North Carolina
Discover how this historically rural state is rapidly changing through photos and personal stories. Monday, August 12 at 9 pm & Tuesday, August 13 at 8 pm. Repeats 8/14 at 1 pm ET.

Wai Lana Yoga for a Better Life & a Better World

Wai Lana Yoga for a Better Life & a Better World
Friday, August 16 at 7 am ET. Repeats 8/19 at 7 am, 8/23 at 7 am, and 8/24 at 7 pm ET.

Rick Steves Fascism in Europe

Rick Steves Fascism in Europe
Rick Steves travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe — taking millions of people with it. Saturday, August 17 at 9 pm ET. Repeats 8/19 at 1:30 pm ET.

Light Up the North, the Story of the Yooperlites

Light Up the North, the Story of the Yooperlites
Rocks that shine like gold are turning up along Lake Superior shores. Learn about these shimmering stones and where to find them. Sunday, August 18 at 6 pm ET. Repeats 8/19 at 1 pm & 8/21 at 2 pm ET.

August 19-25

Co-Operatively Yours

Co-Operatively Yours
Trace the development of the Co-Op from Finnish communities in the Upper Peninsula through the history of a Co-Op in Bruce Crossing. Monday, August 19 at 9:30 pm ET. Repeats 8/23 at Noon & 8/27 at 2 pm ET.

The Red Green Show: Rules of Engagement

The Red Green Show: Rules of Engagement
Red tries to make Harold feel better by pairing up with him for a white water race in a two-man kayak Red made from washing machines. Monday, August 19 at 10:30 pm ET. Repeats 8/24 at 10 pm ET.

Meditation for All of Us

Meditation for All of Us
Wednesday, August 21 at 7 am ET.

Life from Above: Moving Planet

Life from Above: Moving Planet
An ambitious new series providing fascinating and fresh insights into our planet by expanding the range of perspectives. Wednesday, August 21 at 8 pm ET.

Dr. David Perlmutter’s Whole Life Plan

Dr. David Perlmutter’s Whole Life Plan
A step-by-step holistic lifestyle program based on Dr Perlmutter’s latest New York Times bestseller, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan. Friday, August 23 at 9 pm ET.

August 26-31

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music)

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music)
A treasure trove of historical footage of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Featuring Pete Seeger and Judy Collins, and more. Monday, August 26 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 8/27 at Noon ET.

Great Performances: The Chris Botti Band in Concert

Great Performances: The Chris Botti Band in Concert
See Grammy Award-winning trumpeter with vocalist Sy Smith, violinist Caroline Campbell and more. Tuesday, August 27 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 8/28 at Noon ET.

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth: First Steps

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth, First Steps
Four renowned wildlife cinematographers travel the globe to follow the lives of six iconic baby animals as they grow and develop. Wednesdays at 8 pm, August 28 - September 11.

Magical Land of Oz: Land

Magical Land of Oz: Land
Burrow into the depths of Australian animal life as species navigate extremes on land and sea. Wednesdays at 10 pm ET, begins August 28. Repeats 8/29 at 2 pm ET.

A Walk in the Park with Nick Molle: Nature of the Beasts

A Walk in the Park with Nick Molle: Nature of the Beasts
A look at how education, experiences and appreciation for the wilderness can help save Rocky Mountain National Park. Thursday, August 29 at 10 pm ET.

Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music

Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music
Take a comprehensive look at the history, people and worldwide reach of bluegrass music. Friday, August 30 at 9 pm ET. (Pictured: Bela Fleck)