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June 2018 Program Highlights - Thanks for your support during RSVP in June!

All programs air on Channel 13.1 unless noted.
June 1-7
America from the Ground Up
Filmed on location at more than thirty archaeological and historical sites, this 6-part series follows archaeological adventurer Dr. Monty Dobson as he digs into America's story – from the ground up.
Saturdays at 4:30 pm ET, begins June 2

Media Meet
“Summer Hazards”

Expand your awareness of hazards related to summer activity, from heat stroke to getting lost in the woods. Guests: Cpr. Errol Lukkarinen, Marquette Co. Sherrif's Dept.; Ron Yesney, Michigan DNR Recreation Specialist; and Teresa Frankovich, MD/MPH, Marquette Co. Health Dept. Medical Director. (Repeat from June 2015)
Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/3 at 2:30 pm ET

My Grandpa’s Fiddle
Join country singer-songwriter Tim Ryan to celebrate the legacy of his Salish Indian grandfather in this musical memoir recounting the journey of the two troubadours from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana all the way to Nashville.
Saturday, June 2 at 7 pm ET
Repeats 6/3 at 3 pm ET

Fleetwood Mac: The Dance
Celebrate the greatest hits from the best-selling album Rumours in this intimate concert recorded in 1997. Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie and Stevie Nicks perform “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way,” “The Chain” and more.
Saturday, June 2 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/4 at 9 pm ET and 6/6 at 1 pm ET

The Island: Mackinac in Seasons
Take a trip through the seasons to explore one of the most popular family island destinations in the world, Mackinac Island. Get to know the beautiful and historic island through the people, businesses and families who call it home through the changing seasons.
Saturday, June 2 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 6/3 at 4 pm and 6/8 at 2:30 pm ET

Carol Burnett’s Favorite Sketches
Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her long-running comedy series, including sketches from the first five years of the show not seen in decades.
Sunday, June 3 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/4 at 2 pm ET

Doo Wop Generations (My Music)
Celebrate the new generation of doo wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch. Performers include Kenny Vance & the Planotones, The Duprees, The Whiptones, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Modern Gentlemen and many more. Pictured: Charlie Thomas.
Sunday, June 3 at 9:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/5 at 1 pm ET

Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like
Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood," the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Keaton worked as a stagehand and made appearances on the series in the 1970s. Judd Apatow, Joyce DiDonato, Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Kratt, John Lithgow, Yo-Yo Ma and son Nicholas Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Sarah Silverman, Esperanza Spalding and Caroll Spinney reveal their favorite memories from the series.
Tuesday, June 5 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/7 at 1 pm ET

Perry Como Classics - Till the End of Time (My Music)
Join hosts Peter Marshall and Nick Clooney to enjoy Perry Como’s hit songs from long-lost and restored episodes of his 1950s-1980s TV shows. Carol Burnett, Regis Philbin, Jay Leno and others offer tributes.
Tuesday, June 5 at 9:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/10 at 8 pm ET and 6/12 at 1 pm ET

“Sex, Lies and Butterflies”

Explore the astounding abilities of butterflies—360° vision, deceptive camouflage, chemical weaponry and fantastic flight. Look beyond their bright colors and fragile beauty and follow them on one of the greatest migrations on earth.
Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/13 at Noon ET

The Migraine Solution
Join experts and patients to unravel the mystery, debunk myths and learn best practices for managing migraines. This science-based special provides information from leading researchers on what causes migraines and what you can do about it.
Wednesday, June 6 at 9:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/8 at Noon ET

Ambassadors of the Sky
Canada is leading the way when it comes to dark sky preservation and the fight against light pollution. This film takes us to dark sky preserves in Wood Buffalo, Jasper and Elk Island National Parks where the public is learning about the importance of protecting the night sky for the health of humans and wildlife.
Thursday, June 7 at 2:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/12 at 2:30 pm ET

Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire
Steven Raichlen turns up the heat in his hottest series yet, PROJECT FIRE, a new and insightful exploration of how we grill today, and how we will grill and smoke tomorrow.
Thursdays at 4:30 pm ET, begins June 7. Also airs on TV13/PLUS at 8 pm ET.

Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? With Mark Hyman, MD
Eating real food doesn’t have to be complicated. Dr. Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we’ve gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat.
Thursday, June 7 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/9 at 7 pm ET and 6/13 at 1:30 pm ET

Celtic Gold: An Irish Song & Dance Journey
Celebrate Irish music, song and dance with world-class performers from Broadway to London’s West End and beyond. Featuring both new and traditional music, this ultimate Irish concert was filmed in Dublin at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
Thursday, June 7 at 9:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/10 at 9:30 pm ET
June 8-14
The Bee Gees One for All Tour - Live in Australia 1989
Enjoy the tight harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb as they perform their greatest hits, as well as some rarely heard selections, in this fully restored, newly mixed and mastered concert recorded in Melbourne.
Friday, June 8 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 6/11 at 9 pm ET

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting
Host Sara Gallegos and guests to explore quilting ideas both old and new in this 3000 series. Beginner or expert, viewers with a love of quilting will be inspired by the tips, designs and techniques featured on the show.
Saturdays at 10:30 am ET, begins June 9

Media Meet
“Outdoor Update”

A conversation with Michigan DNR Deputy Director Bill O'Neill on current outdoor issues and topics. A 31-year DNR veteran, O’Neill administers divisions that oversee wildlife and fisheries, state forests and parks, minerals and law enforcement. Media guest: Country 103 Host Adam Carpenter.
Saturday, June 9 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/10 at 2:30 pm ET

Lawrence Welk: Precious Memories
Favorite stars from the Welk Musical Family perform spiritual hymns, inspirational songs and gospel medleys. Features Norma Zimmer, the Lennon Sisters, Jo Ann Castle, Ralna English, Guy Hovis, Mary Lou Metzger, Jack Imel, Tom Netherton, Ken Delo, Dick Dale, Gail Farrell, Bob Ralston, and Joe Feeney.
Saturday, June 9 at 8:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/10 at 3:30 pm ET

Downton Abbey Season 3 on Masterpiece
“Part 1”

The series returns for a complete encore of all six seasons airing weekly through January 2019. As Season 3 begins, the Great War is over and the engagement of Lady Mary and Matthew is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate.
Sundays at 6 pm, Season 3 begins June 10 (start times vary)

The Toolbox of America
Explores the innovations that one family brought to manufacturing in America, and the transformation of one New England city that emerged during the 19th and 20th centuries as the "Hardware Capital of the World," New Britain, Connecticut.
Sunday, June 10 at 11 pm ET

“Paradise on Earth”

Examine the formative role of art and the creative imagination in the forging of humanity itself. Images and artifacts found in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and South America testify to the urge to develop civilizations. Liev Schreiber narrates. Series resumes June 12 with part 6.
Tuesdays at 8 pm, series resumes June 12
Repeats Thursdays at 2 pm ET

Ask the Doctors

Area physicians visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer phoned-in questions from viewers during this live broadcast. Host Dr. Jennifer Dehlin welcomes guests: Dr. Sheetal Acharya, Medical Oncology; and Dr. James Baer, Radiation Oncology. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668.
Thursday, June 14 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/15 at Noon ET

Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic
“An Odyssey of Ignorance & Greed”

This 3-part series traces how an aggressive pharmaceutical marketing campaign mislead doctors and the public into our current crisis of death and addiction, and what we can do to stop this man-made epidemic.
Thursdays at 10 pm, June 14, 21 & 28
Repeats 6/15 at 2 pm ET
June 15-21
Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking
The Emmy-nominated series returns for season eight with new host Tom McLaughlin, who has been making and designing commissioned, custom furniture since 1990.
Fridays at 4:30 pm ET, begins June 15. Also airs on TV13/PLUS at 8 pm ET.

Great Performances at the Met

Sir David McVicar’s new production of Puccini’s classic stars Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo and Zeljko Lucic. Opera diva Tosca must rescue her revolutionary lover Cavaradossi from the depraved police chief Scarpia. Isabel Leonard hosts.
Friday, June 15 at 9 pm ET

Media Meet
“Dealing with Homelessness”

A look at the different forms and needs of homelessness in the Marquette community. This discussion will look at transitional housing, emergency shelters, low-income housing, mobility impaired residents and hospice patients, and what local groups are doing to serve the various housing needs. (Repeat from May)
Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/17 at 2:30 pm ET

2017 World Dancesport Grandslam Series
“Latin in Moscow, Russia”

The World Dancesport Grandslam Series is back, featuring the best competitive dancers in the world vying for the most prestigious titles and the prize money in the world of dance. As the top dancers in the various dance styles meet up at different locations around the globe, cameras are trained on every step they take. 6-part series resumes June 16 with part 4.
Series resumes June 16, Saturdays at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/18 at Noon ET

Healthy Body Healthy Mind
The powerful and informative health and wellness series continues with a strong line-up of topics for its 36th series. Uplifting and energizing, this award-winning series explores the personal side of health breakthroughs in treatment, prevention and research with well-told real stories of doctors, scientists and patients.
Sundays at 11 am ET, begins June 17

Breaking Big
Why and how did some of the world's most influential artists, innovators, athletes and leaders break big? Talented men and women recount their most difficult, dramatic and serendipitous turning points. Emmy-winning journalist Carlos Watson hosts. Week 1 guest is Trevor Noah Host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central.
Sundays at 2 pm ET, begins June 17

Poldark Season 2 on Masterpiece
“Part 1”

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 nine encore episodes from Season 2 of the romantic saga based on the novels by Winston Graham.
Sunday, June 17 at 7 pm, encores continue Sundays at 8 pm
Repeats 6/18 at 1 pm ET

Man in an Orange Shirt on Masterpiece
Two love stories, 60 years apart, chart the changes and challenges in gay lives in England—from the era of jail terms to the onset of dating apps. Vanessa Redgrave stars in this drama scripted by best-selling novelist Patrick Gale.
Sunday, June 17 at 9 pm ET

Flag Flap Over Mississippi
Does Mississippi's state flag, adopted in 1894 and the last in the United States to incorporate Confederate imagery into its design, represent hospitality or hostility? This film presents a conversation between all sides in the controversy.
Sunday, June 17 at 11 pm ET
Repeats 6/19 at 2:30 pm ET


Watch an intimate film capturing eight years in the life of a black family from Philadelphia. Follow Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine’a "Ma Quest," as they raise a family and nurture a community of hip-hop artists.
Monday, June 18 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 6/19 at 1 pm ET

The Great War: American Experience
“Part 1”

Learn how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten. In part 1, explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. Reports of German atrocities and submarine attacks on American ships erode neutrality, finally leading to Wilson’s proclamation that “the world must be made safe for democracy.” Pictured: Participants in a women’s peace parade down Fifth Avenue, New York City (August 1914).
Tuesdays, June 19, 26 & July 3 at 9 pm
Repeats Wednesdays at 1 pm ET

Ask the Lawyers
“Elder Law Special”

Area attorneys visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer phoned-in questions from viewers during this live broadcast. This week’s guests are: Kim Winokur, Susan Wideman and Jacob Spears of Marquette. Host: Paul Sturgul. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668.
Thursday, June 21 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/22 at Noon ET
June 22-30
The Great British Baking Show
Join original hosts Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in a season never before seen in the U.S. With 30 new challenges, each episode tests the 12 bakers’ prowess, creativity and skill in a bid to find the UK’s best amateur baker.
Fridays at 9 pm ET, begins June 22
Repeats 6/25 at 1 pm ET

Media Meet
“Vatican Science”

A discussion of science and current issues with a priest who is, in fact, a scientist and lecturer for the Vatican. Our guest is acclaimed Astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno. (Repeat from July)
Saturday, June 23 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/24 at 2:30 pm ET

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and voices from across the ideological spectrum.
Sundays at 1 pm ET, begins June 24

Endeavour Season 5 on Masterpiece

Shaun Evans returns for a fifth season of the series as the young Endeavour Morse. Roger Allam also returns as Endeavour’s mentor, DI Fred Thursday, for more crime-solving in 1960s Oxford.
6-part series Sundays at 9 pm ET, through July 29
Repeats 6/26 at 1 pm ET

The Price of the Prize
Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk chronicles the First Nations fight to end grizzly bear trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
Sunday, June 24 at Midnight

“Singing with Angry Bird”

Jae-chang Kim, nicknamed “Angry Bird,” runs a children’s choir in Pune, India. Their parents, however, are reluctant to let them sing instead of work. To convince them, Angry Bird decides to train everyone to sing for a joint concert.
Monday, June 25 at 10 pm ET
“Rise of the Superstorms”

Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. How can scientists better predict these storms, and what does the 2017 season tell us about the likelihood of similar storms in the future?
Wednesday, June 27 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 6/28 at Noon ET

Ask the Doctors
“Summer Health/General Health”

Area physicians visit the Public TV 13 studios to answer phoned-in questions from viewers during this live broadcast. Host Dr. Jennifer Dehlin welcomes guests: To be announced. Call in your questions during the broadcast at 800-227-9668.
Thursday, June 28 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/29 at Noon ET

Great Performances
“Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony”

Experience Peter Boyer’s immersive musical story of Ellis Island immigrants through a Grammy-nominated orchestral score, narration and visuals. Conducted by Carl St. Clair with readings by Barry Bostwick, Camryn Manheim and Michael Nouri.
Friday, June 29 at 10 pm ET

Media Meet
“Advance Care Planning”

The state contractor for a new Advance Care Planning program discusses its effect on patient choice, end of life healthcare decisions, healthcare costs and other matters. The program helps individuals decide on the care received if unable to speak for oneself.
Saturday, June 30 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 7/1 at 2:30 pm ET