Scroll down to learn about this month's featured programs. Shows are organized week by week. All programs are on 13.1 unless otherwise noted.
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Extra Life:A Short History of Living Longer
Understand the importance of persuading the public to protect themselves during health crises.
Tuesday, June 1 at 8 pm ET.
Life at the Waterhole
Learn how the rainy season transforms life at the waterhole, bringing plenty of food and new babies.
Wednesday, June 2 at 8 pm ET.
Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Explore the effects Alzheimer’s and dementia, revealing the myths and stigmas that have hindered better living and care-taking, and examines the heavy costs associated with the disease.
Thursday, June 3 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 6/4 at 3 pm ET.
Ultimate Pet Health Guide with Dr. Gary Richter
Dr. Gary Richter, a veterinarian of more than 20 years, explains what's really behind this pet health epidemic, offering simple step-by-step solutions to help pet parents everywhere ensure their pets lead active, energetic, and healthy lives—right into old age. Part of RSVP! in June.
Saturday, June 5 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 6/7 at 2:30 pm ET.
Best Bits Celebrated
Explore the cultural legacy and influence of the British comedy troupe on today’s television humor. Part of RSVP! in June.
Saturday, June 5 at 9:30 pm ET. Repeats 6/9 at 8 pm ET.
The Story of Us
A Michigan American Portrait Special
Michiganders share short stories about their lives, inspiring conversation about what it means to be an American today. A variety of selfie videos, photos, and comments provide a unique look into life in the Great Lake state.
Sunday, June 6 at 11:30 am ET. Repeats 6/6 at 3:30 pm ET.
Roadtrip Nation Do It Differently
Three young adults harness their individuality while searching for a sense of purpose by taking a road trip and talking to a handful of people who have defined success on their own terms.
Sunday, June 6 at 7 pm ET.
D-Day: Over Normandy
Narrated by New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, this documentary focuses on the personal stories of those who served in the Second World War, and was filmed exclusively by drone camera on location on some of the most iconic locations in Normandy, France.
Sunday, June 6 at 10 pm ET.
Sound of Giving
A talented group of musicians sing for the joy of giving back to their community and a good cause.
Monday, June 7 at 11:30 pm ET.
Concert from My Place
Join the country superstar and special guests for a concert from her place just outside Nashville. Part of RSVP! in June.
Wednesday, June 9 at 9:30 pm ET. Repeats 6/10 at 2:30 pm ET.
Best of the 60s
Ready, Steady, Go!
Celebrate the iconic UK TV series that featured the biggest rock and pop music acts of the decade. Part of RSVP! in June.
Saturday, June 12 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 6/14 at 2:30 pm ET.
The Devil's Instrument
The history, lore, craft and haunting music of the eight-string Hardanger fiddle, as well as the dances that accompany it as practiced in present-day Norway.
Saturday, June 12 at 11:30 pm ET.
Fauci Virus Hunter
An in-depth look at Dr. Anthony Fauci's life story and career. Informative and engaging on-camera interviews with some of Dr. Fauci's colleagues and friends shed light on the many battles fought, challenges overcome, and significant discoveries made during Fauci's esteemed career.
Sunday, June 13 at 7 pm ET.
Out in Rural America
Explore the struggles and joys of being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and genderqueer in rural America.
Saturday, June 19 at 8 pm ET.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Enjoy a fun-filled trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes as retired Park Ranger Kristen Hintz explores this area of Michigan National Lakeshore with the WGVU Adventure Team. Don't be surprised if you're inspired to take a trip of your own!
Sunday, June 20 at 3:30 pm ET.
Life in the Logwoods The East Texas Timber Legacy
The rugged history of the region and profiles of loggers, sawmill operators and more are featured.
Sunday, June 20 at 7 pm ET. Repeats 6/21 at 3 pm ET.
Mysteries of Mental Illness
The Rise and Fall of the Asylum
Follow the rise and fall of mental asylums in the United States. Visit the nation's largest de-facto mental health facility, meet the detainees whose lives hang in the balance, and discover the harsh realities of care both inside and outside.
Wednesday, June 23 at 9 pm ET. Repeats 6/24 at 3 pm ET.
Too Soon to Forget The Journey of Younger Onset Alzheimer's Disease
An in-depth look at the particulars of Alzheimer's disease focuses on its effects and impacts.
Thursday, June 24 at 3 pm ET.
Finding Your Roots The Seedlings
Follow thirteen young people ages 10-13 using science and research skills in a genetics and genealogy summer camp to answer the question “Who am I?”
Fridays at 6 pm ET, begins June 25. Repeats Saturdays at 12:30 am ET.
Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap
Making A Difference
Innovative leaders and children, working together in nine communities, who struggle to create and inspire solutions that help to narrow the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor.
Saturdays at 8 pm ET, begins June 26. Repeats 6/28 at 3 pm ET.
A compelling story that follows the struggles transgender teens face every day.
Sunday, June 27 at 7:30 pm ET.
Beyond Survival with Les Stroud
"Survivorman" Les Stroud journeys to Sri Lanka to survive alongside men once believed to be half-human, half demon, and exorcises dark forces in a rarely-seen ritual.
Mondays at 9 pm ET, begins June 28.
Murder in Montrose The Paul Broussard Legacy
In 1991, Paul Broussard, a 27 year old gay man, was murdered on the streets of Houston, sparking a deafening outcry. The crime served as a wake-up call that highlighted all of the harassment and mistreatment experienced by the LGBTQ community.
Tuesday, June 29 at 1 am ET.
Germany's Neo-Nazis & The Far Right
Investigating the rise of far-right extremism and violence in Germany.How extremists have carried out terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, infiltrated the security services, and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem.
Tuesday, June 29 at 10 pm ET.