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October 2020 SCETV program highlights

September 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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PBS KIDS in October

 

PBS Kids Talks About: Race and Racism 10/11 (Sunday, 8:30 a.m.), 10/12 (Monday, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.)

Race and racial justice-related topics are discussed in an age-appropriate way.

 

Curious George, everyone’s favorite monkey, is back with a new season. New episodes from Season 10 premiere October 5-9.

 

From October 12-31, PBS KIDS will feature a spook-tacular variety of seasonal episodes and creepy specials. One-hour Halloween specials include: The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Halloween!, Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest, Wild Kratts: Creepy Creatures, and Arthur and the Haunted Tree House.

 

NEW EPISODES: Elinor Wonders Why (October 5 & 12), Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (October 5-8), and Wild Kratts (October 5-7).

 

What not to miss in October

At-Home Learning Returns October 5 and airs Monday-Friday from 1-4 p.m. on SCETV

 

PBS NewsHour Debates 2020               9 p.m. on October 7, 15, 22

Wednesday, October 7 at 9 p.m. – Vice Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 15 at 9 p.m. – Presidential Debate 2

Thursday, October 22 at 9 p.m. – Presidential Debate 3

 

Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground                        Tuesday, October 6 at 9 p.m.

Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to get out the Latino vote in this year's election.

 

Frontline: America Unprotected: The Medical Supply Crisis    Tuesday, October 6 at 10 p.m.

The fragmented global medical supply chain and its deadly consequences are investigated.

 

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America* Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 9 p.m.

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans.

 

Flesh and Blood on Masterpiece      Sunday, October 4, 9:00 P.M., series premiere

Imelda Staunton and Francesca Annis star in a mystery about late-life romance. Claudie Blakley, Russell Tovey, and Lydia Leonard play the grown-up children of Annis’s character. Stephen Rae is her new gentleman friend. Staunton stars as the inquisitive next-door neighbor. And David Bamber is the detective who tries to work out whether an unfortunate incident was an accident or a heinous crime.

 

Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends     Friday, October 16, 9:00 p.m. 

A starry tribute celebration of Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award winners is showcased.

 

The Trouble with Maggie Cole           Sunday, October 18, 8:00 p.m., series premiere

 See what happens when idle gossip escalates out of control and starts to affect people’s lives. Set in a picturesque fishing village, the series centers on Maggie Cole, the self-appointed oracle of this close-knit community.

 

American Masters "Walter Winchell: The Power of Gossip” Tuesday, October 20, 9 p.m.

Walter Winchell pioneered the fast-paced, gossip driven, politically charged journalism of today.

 

Not Done: Women Remaking America      Tuesday, October 27, 8 p.m.

Chart the last five years of the women's movement and its intersectional fight for equality.

 

Nature: Australian Bushfire Rescue           Wednesday, October 28, 8 p.m.

Meet the people rescuing and caring for the animal survivors of Australia’s devastating bushfires. Iconic species like koalas, kangaroos and wombats face a series of hurdles to recover from their trauma.

 

Exhumed: The History of Zombies              Friday, October 30, 10 p.m.

There are few monsters more recognizable or popular than the zombie. The reanimated corpse appears across cultures and time periods, appearing in film, literature, and popular culture in staggering numbers -- but not everyone is aware of the zombie’s cultural significance over time. This program deconstructs some of the most significant moments in zombie popular culture over the last two centuries.

 

By the River*         Season 3 airs Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. on SCETV beginning October 1

By The River presents in-depth interviews with South Carolina authors and poets.

 

Gullah Roots*       Thursday, October 1 at 9 p.m. on SCETV

Follow thirty members of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone.

 

Dark Horse*          Thursday, October 22 at 7 p.m. Presented by SCETV

Candidates are followed as they run for Georgia State House and Senate seats in the 2018 Election.

 

Touching the Sound       Sunday, October 25 at 7 p.m. on SCETV

Touching the Sound traces the artistic development of young pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, from his early ability to play piano by ear, undeterred by his lifelong blindness, to his gold medal triumph in the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to his debut at Carnegie Hall.

 

Carolina Classrooms: Reading to Learn: The Third Grade Pivot* airs Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. on SCETV

Third grade is an important year for students to develop the reading skills necessary to continue their education. In fourth grade and beyond, the focus will shift from learning basic literacy skills to using those skills to learn and understanding new information.

 

 

News seasons/New series on SCETV

Woodsmith Shop             Season 14 premieres October 3 at 10 a.m.

The season 14 premiere starts out with The Best Miter Saw Stand. On this episode of the Woodsmith Shop, the cast introduces the new shop space and gets started on making a mobile workcenter for the miter saw. It folds up for compact storage and features built-in dust control and an easy-to-build construction process.

 

Pati’s Mexican Table      Season 9 premieres October 3 at 11:30 a.m.

In this season of “Pati’s Mexican Table,” Pati explores one of Mexico’s largest states — Sonora. Her adventure takes her through the rugged, stunning views of the Sonoran desert to the sparkling and bountiful Sea of Cortez. She meets the inspiring and creative cooks and chefs behind Sonora’s incredibly bold cuisine along the way. Here in Mexico’s great wide-open northern territory of cattle ranches, wheat fields, and miles and miles of untouched beaches, Sonorans share a deep appreciation for the land and what it provides. Pati goes fishing for giant scallops, gets a taste of cowboy life on a Sonoran ranch, spends a day in the exciting and diverse capital city of Hermosillo, and enjoys classic Sonoran staples like flour tortillas, carne asada, coyotas, and shellfish pulled straight from the sea. Sonorans like to say they’re Mexico’s best-kept secret. Join Pati as she shares their secret with the world, bite by delicious, surprising incredible bite.

 

COBRA                                 Premieres October 4 – Sundays at 10 p.m. on SCETV

Follow the British Prime Minister and his Cabinet Office Briefing Room A (COBRA) committee, comprised of leading contingency planners and senior politicians, as they navigate the difficulties in overcoming a major national crisis.

 

Lidia’s Kitchen                 Season 8 premieres October 17 - 12:30 p.m.

This series is a paean to the importance of mealtime. Over the course of 26 episodes, Daytime Emmy winner Lidia Bastianich conjures simple, seasonal and economical dishes with grace, confidence and love. She teaches viewers to draw on their roots, allow for spontaneity, and cultivate a sense of home in the kitchen. Lidia makes rustic staples, including oatmeal biscuits, apple cider-braised pork shoulder, potato pizza, salmon with mustard sauce, country onion soup, lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa's apple cake. Filled with tips and techniques collected through years in the kitchen and at the family table, Lidia channels her passion for teaching into a fun and trustworthy curriculum of kitchen wisdom.

 

The Trouble with Maggie Cole           Premieres October 18 – Sundays at 8 p.m. on SCETV

See what happens when idle gossip escalates out of control and starts to affect people’s lives. Set in a picturesque fishing village, the series centers on Maggie Cole, the self-appointed oracle of this close-knit community.

 

National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month

10/18            5:30 p.m.     Extraordinary: The Bill Atkinson Story*

The inspiring life of Father Bill Atkinson, the first quadriplegic priest in America, is chronicled.

 

10/25            7 p.m.            Touching The Sound

This program traces the artistic development of young pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, from his early ability to play piano by ear, undeterred by his lifelong blindness, to his gold medal triumph in the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to his debut at Carnegie Hall.

 

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

10/04            6:30 p.m.     Orchestrating Change*

The Me 2 Orchestra is a classical music organization created by and for people with mental illness.

10/11             6:30 p.m.     Aging Matters: Loneliness and Isolation

Characteristics linked to social isolation and health risks associated with loneliness are examined.

10/11             7 p.m.            It’s “Just” Anxiety

A dozen people from diverse backgrounds describe their personal struggles with anxiety.

 

Breast Cancer Awareness

10/18             6 p.m.           Inheritance*

Meet three women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer.

 

PBS Friday Night Programming

10/02                       9 p.m.           Great Performances: Now Hear This: Becoming Mozart*

Travel with host Scott Yoo and pianist Stewart Goodyear as they visit Yoo’s Festival Mozaic where Goodyear learns to direct an orchestra from the piano while improvising the solos of Mozart’s twentieth piano concerto.

 

10/02                       10 p.m.         Art in the Twenty-First Century: Borderlands*

Discover how contemporary art can challenge preconceived notions of the U.S.-Mexico border.

 

10/09            9 p.m.           American Masters: Lennon NYC

Concert footage and conversations with close friends establish John Lennon as an American artist.

 

10/16             9 p.m.           Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends*

A starry tribute celebration of Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award winners is showcased.

 

10/23                        9 p.m.           American Masters: Michael Tilson Thomas: Where Now Is*

The career of Grammy-winning conductor, pianist and composer Michael Tilson Thomas is explored.

 

10/30                        9 p.m.           Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years and Counting*

Enjoy a celebration of the music of Sesame Street with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

 

10/30                        10 p.m.         Monstrum: The History of Zombies*

The world is full of monsters, myths, and legends and Monstrum isn’t afraid to take a closer look. The show, hosted by Emily Zarka, Ph.D., takes us on a journey to discover a new monster for each new episode. Monstrum looks at humans unique drive to create and shape monster mythology through oral storytelling, literature and film.

 

10/31             11 p.m.          ACL Presents: 50 Years of Asleep At the Wheel: A R*

Enjoy a special hour of ACL performances by Austin's Western swing faithkeepers Asleep at the Wheel.

 

For more program highlights by date, check out the list below:

 

10/04            5:30 p.m.     Alone in the Wilderness pt. 1

Richard Proenneke set out alone to build a log cabin and explore a pristine land unchanged by man.

 

10/04            8 p.m.           Last Tango in Halifax season 4 continues with episode 3

Alan's supermarket job brings an unexpected challenge. A home improvement project creates chaos.

 

10/04            9 p.m.           Flesh and Blood on Masterpiece* 

A widowed mother declares she is in love with a new man and the life of her kids are disrupted.

 

10/04            10 p.m.         Cobra*

A political drama set in the heart of British government during a crisis. A team of experts and planners go under the same of Cabinet Office Briefing Room A – COBRA.

 

10/05                        9 p.m.           Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan: Bryan Stevenson* Part 1 of 3 

In Tell Me More, host Kelly Corrigan invites notable guests to engage in long-form conversations about what makes them tick. We also meet the people that motivate and inspire these famous guests.

 

10/06            8 p.m.           Hispanic Heritage Awards*

Celebrate recipients of the Hispanic Heritage Awards with appearances by artists and visionaries.

 

10/06            9 p.m.           Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground*

Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to get out the Latino vote in this year's election.

 

 10/06           10 p.m.         Frontline: America’s Medical Supply Crisis*

The fragmented global medical supply chain and its deadly consequences are investigated.

 

10/07                        9 p.m.           PBS Newshour Debates: 2020 Vice Presidential Debate*

Live coverage of the presidential and vice presidential candidates debates. The NewsHour coverage will also include analysis.

 

10/11             5:30 p.m.     Alone in the Wilderness pt. 2

In this sequel to "Alone in the Wilderness," more footage of Dick Proenneke recounts his second year in the wilderness.

 

10/11             8 p.m.           Last Tango in Halifax season 4, episode 4

Gillian is pushed to her breaking point at the farm and Ted and Harrison go on an adventure.

 

10/11             9 p.m.           Flesh and Blood on Masterpiece*

Vivien and Mark grow closer as Helen, Jake and Natalie become unhinged. Mary does some investigating.

 

10/11             10 p.m.         Cobra*

The Prime Minister and his team face one of the worst crises in the history of the United Kingdom.

 

10/12             9 p.m.           Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan: James Corden*  Part 2 of 3

In Tell Me More, host Kelly Corrigan invites notable guests to engage in long-form conversations about what makes them tick. We also meet the people that motivate and inspire these famous guests.

 

10/13             8 p.m.           Finding Your Roots #611* - Fashion’s Roots

Icons of style Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez and RuPaul Charles discover ancestors.

 

10/13             9 p.m.           Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America*

The history of African Americans on the road from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans.

 

10/15             9 p.m.           PBS Newshour Debates: 2020 Presidential Debate*

Live coverage of the presidential candidate debates. The NewsHour coverage will also include analysis.

 

10/18             8 p.m.           Trouble with Maggie Cole*

 

A new comedy of a woman who makes it her business to know something about everybody and it leads to gossip.

 

10/18             9 p.m.           Flesh and Blood on Masterpiece*

Vivien and Mark prepare to visit India. Helen and Natalie reach crisis points with their partners.

 

10/18             10 p.m.         Cobra*

The Prime Minister, Anna, Fraser and their teams visit the worst affected area in the country.

 

10/19             9 p.m.           Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan: Jennifer Garner*  Part 3 of 3

In Tell Me More, host Kelly Corrigan invites notable guests to engage in long-form conversations about what makes them tick. We also meet the people that motivate and inspire these famous guests.

 

10/20                        8 p.m.           Finding Your Roots*

DNA detective work solved mysteries in the families of actor Tea Leoni and radio host Joe Madison.

 

10/20                        9 p.m.           American Masters: Walter Winchell: The Power of Gossip*

Walter Winchell pioneered the fast-paced, gossip driven, politically charged journalism of today.

 

10/20                        10 p.m.         Frontline: Whose Vote Counts*

Allegations of voter fraud and disenfranchisement in the lead up to the 2020 election are examined.

 

10/22                        9 p.m.           PBS Newshour Debates: 2020 Presidential Debate*

Live coverage of the presidential candidate debate. The NewsHour coverage will also include analysis.

 

10/25                        5:30 p.m.     Book Makers*

An eclectic group of book artists focus on what books should become in the digital age.

 

10/25                        6 p.m.           Sculpted Life*

Littleton Alston, Omaha artist is the first African American to create a work to be displayed in the National Statuary Hall at the US Capitol, a bronze figure of  author Willa Cather.

 

10/25                        8 p.m.           Trouble with Maggie Cole*

A new comedy of a woman who makes it her business to know something about everybody and it leads to gossip.

 

10/25                        9 p.m.           Flesh and Blood on Masterpiece*

Maggie is desperate to make amends after her interview reveals gossip, indiscretions and secrets.

 

10/25                        10 p.m.         Cobra*

Questions are asked about the Prime Minister's personal life and a new threat rears its head.

 

10/27             8 p.m.           Not Done Women Remaking America*

Chart the last five years of the women's movement and its intersectional fight for equality.

 

10/27             9 p.m.           Frontline: The Choice 2020: Trump Vs. Biden

The lives and characters of Joe Biden and Donald Trump are explored as they compete to be president.

 

10/28                        7 p.m.            Rick Steves Egypt: Yesterday & Today*

Rick Steves explores the metropolis of Cairo and visits historic and cultural wonders of Egypt.

 

 

 

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