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.
RSVP 2020!: August 29–September 13
Don't miss the special programs during RSVP 2020. Click the link below to download a guide (pdf). Thank you for your support!
Deepak Chopra: Becoming Metahuman
Become happier, more joyful and energetic with Dr. Chopra and his guests while gaining a deeper understanding of the science behind happiness, meditation and consciousness. Part of RSVP 2020!
Tuesday, September 1 at 8 pm ET.
The Place of Refuge: Calming The Storm of Divorce
More than 40% of children in our country are affected by divorce. This program informs parents what they can do to help prevent emotional pain, trauma, behavioral and learning problems often experienced by children.
Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 pm ET.
NOVA Dog Tales
Dogs and people have been called “the best duo in all of evolutionary history.” But what is the origin of our connection? Do dogs really love us–or are they just in it for the food? Part of RSVP 2020!
Wednesday, September 2 at 8 pm ET.
10 Day Belly Slimdown with Dr. Kellyann
With over 20 years of experience as a naturopathic physician and nutrition consultant, Dr. Kellyann guides clients through thousands of fast and fabulous transformations. Part of RSVP 2020!
Friday, September 4 at 9 pm ET.
The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks
On July 7, 2019, The Avett Brothers celebrated their 25th appearance at Red Rocks. Now, that magical night is coming to WNMU-TV PBS! Part of RSVP 2020!
Saturday, September 5 at 9:30 pm ET
Saving Lives: Preventing Youth Suicide
Experts in the field–educators, counselors and the survivors of suicide–share their personal stories for an open and earnest conversation.
Sundays at 3 pm ET, begins September 6.
50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary
Celebrate the impact of the trio that provided America’s soundtrack for generations and combined artistry with activism for five decades. Part of RSVP 2020!
Sunday, September 6 at 8:30 pm ET.
By One Vote Woman Suffrage in the South
In August 1920 in Nashville, TN, legislators cast the deciding vote to ratify the 19th Amendment, thus giving women in the United States the right to vote. This documentary chronicles events leading up to that turbulent, nail-biting showdown.
Sunday, September 6 at 10:30 pm ET.
Elinor Wonders Why Premiere
Elinor, the most observant and curious bunny rabbit in Animal Town, introduces kids ages 3-5 to science, nature and community through adventures with her friends.
Weekdays at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm, begins September 7.
Dreams of Hope
The story of a historic concert at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL, more than 50 years after a hate crime there killed four African American girls. The performance features musical instruments that serve as symbols of hope – violins restored from Holocaust concentration camps.
Monday, September 7 at 9 pm ET.
Harbor from the Holocaust
In a Holocaust story of hope, 20,000 European Jews find refuge in Shanghai during World War II.
Tuesday, September 8 at 10 pm ET.
Hacking Your Mind
Living on Auto-Pilot
Take a trip around the world to discover how you go through life on auto-pilot, and get an auto-pilot owner's manual.
Wednesdays at 10 pm ET, begins September 9.
Neven's Irish Food Trails
In the first episode of his new series, chef Neven Maguire departs on his food trail by boat. Boarding the luxury hotel barge, The Shannon Princess, he sails from Lough Ree to Athlone and on to Clonmacnoise and while on board, Neven shows us his recipe for Pork Rogan Josh with Rice and Cucumber Rahita.
Saturdays at Noon ET, begins September 12.
Children's Crusade Revisited: Slaughterhouse-Five At 50
Explore the impact of Kurt Vonnegut’s 1969 anti-war novel Slaughterhouse-Five on American literature and culture.
Sunday, September 13 at 7 pm ET.
Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets
Join the popular royal historian for an exclusive tour of London's most extraordinary palaces. Part of RSVP 2020!
Sunday, September 13 at 7:30 pm ET. Repeats 9/14 at Midnight ET.
The Harvest Table
Wide Walnut planks make for a very down home feeling.
Mondays at 5:30 pm ET, begins September 14. Repeats 9/19 at 8 am ET.
The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower
Ambassador and former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Robin Raphel; international spokesman Raza Bokhari; and former Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson discuss.
Tuesdays at 6 pm ET, begins September 15. Repeats 9/16 at 12:30 am ET.
Art in the Twenty-First Century
See how British history and modern upheaval collide in the works of today's London artists. Their art rethinks the past, subverts tradition, and is as layered, diverse and dynamic as the centuries-old city in which these artists live.
Fridays at 10 pm ET, begins September 18.
Campaign of Miner Bo
After his conversation with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton goes viral and makes him one of the faces of the 2016 election, unemployed coal miner Bo Copley runs for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in West Virginia. But without much money or experience, he quickly discovers that being a politician is harder than it looks.
Sunday, September 20 at 7 pm ET.
Last Tango in Halifax Season 4
Seven years into their marriage, Alan and Celia don't see eye to eye. Alan's brother, Ted, plans to visit from New Zealand. Tempers get frayed when money becomes the topic of conversation at Caroline and Gillian's birthday celebration.
Sundays at 8 pm ET, begins September 20. Repeats 9/21 at Midnight ET.
Go behind the scenes with chef Ricky at his Durham restaurant, Saltbox Seafood Joint, to highlight the seafood traditions of North Carolina's coastline and celebrate the contributions of black chefs and fishermen to coastal food culture.
Monday, September 21 at 9 pm ET.
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope
Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 1
Joseph explores Taiwan’s most stunning natural attraction and national park which highlights the mountain beauty, villages and cultures of Ilha Formosa.
Tuesdays at 5 pm ET, begins September 22. Repeats 9/29 at 5 pm ET.
Hacking Your Mind
Us vs. Them
Discover how the auto-pilot biases we all experience fuel our nation's divisions, see how authoritarians can hack them and find out how to overcome them.
Wednesday, September 23 at 10 pm ET.
Ask the DNR
Bird Hunting, Youth Hunt, Pre-Deer Season, Fall Fishing
Personnel from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources visit WNMU-TV to answer phoned-in questions about fall outdoor activities from viewers.
Thursday, September 24 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 9/25 at 3 pm ET.
Art in the Twenty-First Century
Witness the maturing of this unique contemporary-art hub and meet the artists who call it home. Beijing's recent economic boom makes it fertile ground for art, and artists have responded to its relentless evolution with urgency and ambition.
Friday, September 25 at 10 pm ET.
Great Lakes Now Series
Large-scale dairy and animal farms fuel the annual toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie – are regulation loopholes contributing? Record-high water levels are costing lakefront towns millions of dollars, and the Midland dam breach came after years of warning from regulators.
Sunday, September 27 at 3:30 pm ET.
Library of Congress National Book Festival Celebration
This year's festival features the creativity and inspiration of some of the nation’s most gifted authors in a reimagined virtual festival the weekend of Sept. 25-27.
Sunday, September 27 at 6 pm ET.
Blood Sugar Rising
Diabetes is an epidemic that affects 100 million Americans, costing over $350 billion annually. Explore the history and science of this hidden crisis and meet some of the faces behind the statistics whose stories bring insights and hope.
Monday, September 28 at 9 pm ET.
Hacking Your Mind
The Wings of Angels
Find out why hacking for good may be the most important scientific discovery of this century, and learn how to hack your mind to improve your life and the lives of your family and friends.
Wednesday, September 30 at 10 pm ET.