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.
Roadtrip Nation At Your Fingertips
Follow three young people from backgrounds underrepresented in computer science as they explore how to break into the field. Along the way, they learn how others have found their own unique places in the burgeoning world of computer science.
Saturday, October 2 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 10/4 at 3 pm ET.
Resilience Hope Lives Here
What are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and how do they affect us in adulthood? We examine how ACEs affect Idahoans and explore a possible antidote: resilience. Sunday, October 3 at 7 pm ET.
Margaret: The Rebel Princess
Learn how Princess Margaret's life and loves reflected the changing world during the 20th century.
Sunday, October 3 at 10 pm; Part 2 airs 10/10 at 10 pm.
The engaging modern-day series stars 6-year-old Alma Rivera, a proud, confident Puerto Rican girl, who lives in the Bronx with her parents and younger brother, Junior.
Sunday-Friday at 8:30 am ET, begins October 4.
Two films exploring creed and conviction. Redneck Muslim: A Muslim hospital chaplain honors his Southern heritage while challenging white supremacy. The Masses: Three South London neighbors’ devotion to their respective religions: Islam, Christianity and Football.
Wednesday, October 6 at 6 pm ET. Repeats 10/7 at 12:30 am ET.
Shining a spotlight on the challenges faced by restaurant workers trying to feed themselves and their families off tips and the growing movement to end the tipped minimum wage, which is still $2.13 in many states.
Saturday, October 9 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 10/11 at 3 pm ET.
WNMU-TV's 2000 documentary tells the story of the Stannard Rock Lighthouse, and how its two-ton lens was rediscovered and brought back to the Marquette Maritime Museum.
Sunday, October 10 at 3:30 pm ET.
Margaret: The Rebel Princess
Take a peek at Princess Margaret's early married life as major social changes sweep Britain.
Sunday, October 10 at 10 pm ET.
The Taliban take over Afghanistan, and the threat of ISIS and Al Qaeda intensifies. On the ground, reporter Najibullah Quraishi investigates uncertainty and fear among the Afghan people and revisits the lead up to the U.S. defeat and Taliban’s return.
Tuesday, October 12 at 9 pm ET.
Raising The Future The Child Care Crisis
See how the lack of affordable, quality childcare is affecting American families.
Tuesday, October 12 at 10 pm ET.
The special destinations and unique experiences of Turkey not found in traditional guidebooks, brochures or on the internet.
Saturday, October 16 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 10/18 at 3 pm ET.
One Room, Many Stories
In this WNMU-TV production, hear stories from those who taught and learned in one-room schoolhouses in the U.P.
Sunday, October 17 at 3 pm ET.
Journey Through Breast Cancer
The first natural history is provided of how a breast cancer patient and her husband journey through cancer over 3 1/2 years – from diagnosis through surgery, chemotherapy, breast reconstruction, and on to remission.
Sunday, October 17 at 7 pm ET.
Curious George A Halloween Boo Fest
It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin–a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real?
Monday, October 18 at 10 am ET. Repeats 10/26 at Noon ET.
Penny Champion of the Marginalized
Multi-dimensional portrait of Penny Cooper, a celebrated criminal defense attorney, art collector, supporter of female artists, and protector of the underdog. Cooper's life brims with stories mirroring the profound changes in our country from the 1940s to the present.
Tuesday, October 19 at 10:30 pm ET.
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween!
The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on the craziest Halloween ride filled with howlers and shockers and scary fandangles, big laughs and music and fun from all angles!
Wednesday, October 20 at 9 am ET. Repeats 10/29 at 9 am ET.
Arthur and the Haunted Tree House
While trick-or-treating, Francine meets an old woman with a very mysterious past, while Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn's amazing haunted house (that's scarier than math class!).
Thursday, October 21 at 1 pm ET. Repeats 10/29 at 6:30 am ET.
The Osborn Incident
The story of the 1884 sinking of a wooden freighter in Lake Superior and how divers discovered the wreck 100 years later.
Sunday, October 24 at 3:30 pm ET.
Family Pictures USA
Discover how this historically rural state is rapidly changing through photos and personal stories.
Mondays at 9 pm ET, begins October 25.
Boeing's Fatal Flaw
An investigation of Boeing's flawed 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people. With The New York Times , revealing the commercial pressures, flawed design, and failed oversight behind the creation of Boeing's fastest selling plane.
Tuesday, October 26 at 10 pm ET.
Roadtrip Nation Making it Balance
Three young adults driven by their passion for numbers explore career opportunities in accounting and auditing, discovering a profession that defies stereotypes.
Saturday, October 30 at 8 pm ET.
This WNMU-TV 1990 documentary tells the story of the intentional sinking of the Mesquite, a Coast Guard buoy tender which ran aground in December 1989 off the Keweenaw Peninsula, and which has since become a premiere diving attraction.
Sunday, October 31 at 3 pm ET.
Werewolf of the Bayou Theater of the Mind
It is 1940, and reporter Margo Mason heads to Louisiana to investigate a series of murders and a curse centered around a strange skeleton unearthed: The body of a human, the head of a wolf. The local swamp witch says it's the rougarou werewolf. But who is the werewolf? And who will be its next victim?
Sunday, October 31 at 11 pm ET.