Coming Up

All-Star Film Collection: That's Entertainment II
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
All-Star Film Collection: That's Entertainment II

A history of Hollywood films and musicals produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, featuring excerpts from many beloved classics.

NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Chariot
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Chariot

Around 3,600 years ago, reliefs in Egyptian tombs and temples depicted pharaohs and warriors proudly riding into battle on horse-drawn chariots. Some historians claim that the chariot launched a technological and strategic revolution, and was the secret weapon behind Egypt's greatest era of conquest known as the New Kingdom.

Secrets of the Dead: The Silver Pharaoh
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Secrets of the Dead: The Silver Pharaoh

The royal tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes I is one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Egyptian treasures - even more remarkable than that of Tutankhamen. So why hasn't the world heard about it? What mysteries does it contain? And what does it reveal about ancient Egypt? The tomb was discovered filled with lavish jewels and treasure almost by accident in 1939.

Rick Steves' Europe: France's Loire
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Rick Steves' Europe: France's Loire

Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative chateaux. Home-basing in Amboise, we visit four unique castles: elegant Chenonceau, massive Chambord, stately Cheverny, and fragrant Villandry. We tour Leonardo's home, enjoy the local cuisine, and savor a princely garden. {Photo: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en}

Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser: Croatia's Dalmatian Coast
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser: Croatia's Dalmatian Coast

Over a thousand unique and beautiful islands dot Croatia's incomparable Dalmatian Coastline. And in our search for islands without cars, we explored the tiny island of Zlarin, known for its beautiful coral, and the even smaller island of Krapanj ... celebrated for its history of sponge harvesting. {Photo: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:GNU_Free_Documentation_License}

 

A Look Ahead

Austin City Limits: Los Lobos/Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 11:00pm - 11:59pm
Austin City Limits: Los Lobos/Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Explore contemporary California rock with Los Lobos and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. Veteran rockers Los Lobos perform a 40th anniversary career overview. Lively folk rockers Thao & The Get Down Stay Down play songs from their LP We the Common.

NOVA: Ben Franklin's Balloons
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
NOVA: Ben Franklin's Balloons

The first stage in the adventure of human flight began in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant pioneers developed all the essential features of today's hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador. To explore this burst of innovation, NOVA re-creates key flights, including the world's first manned voyage on November 21, 1783.

Birdmen: The Original Dream of Flight
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Birdmen: The Original Dream of Flight

Staring down a sheer precipice into a deep abyss with your head spinning, every fiber in your body tries to resist the edge. Meet the men and women who don't. Overcoming their fears, they step off into thin air and fly like birds, hurtling at impossible speeds and gliding across beautiful, rolling landscapes.

Coming Back with Wes Moore: Fiting In
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 10:00pm - 10:59pm
Coming Back with Wes Moore: Fiting In

Wes Moore reflects on the idea of fitting in when you and the home you are returning to is fundamentally changed by war. Wes follows up with Andy Clark as he prepares to return to Afghanistan as a military contractor and Brad Farnsley as he struggles to accept his situation at the Warrior Transition Unit. He also meets Bobby Henline, who's body was more than 40 percent burned when his Humvee was hit by an IED and has since found himself on stage as a stand-up comedian.

Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope: Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope: Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival

We find out what Sechselauten really means when we join Joseph on his springtime visit to Zurich, Switzerland. Considered a dry, formal, business town, Zurich casts off the stereotypes and its residents slough off their inhibitions when they welcome spring in celebration with the town's historic medieval trade unions. {Photo: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode}

Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser: Ireland's Inis Meain
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser: Ireland's Inis Meain

According to legend, in the l7th century, Oliver Cromwell, the fanatical Protestant "Lord Protector" of England gave the Irish Catholics a choice: they could go to hell or go to Connacht. Some went further still -all the way to three ruggedly beautiful islands off of Ireland's west coast. Following in the footsteps of great Irish writers, "Ireland's Inis Meain" explores Ireland's pre-colonial past as the 150 Gaelic-speaking inhabitants of this wet rock in the Atlantic figure out how to manage their legacy and lifestyle.

 

Florida Beauty in Nature

WUSF Public Media is proud to announce that the Mosaic Co. has underwritten a new series of 90-second videos by award-winning filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus featuring short stories on the environmental beauty of Florida. The short videos will air on WUSF TV throughout the coming year. We hope you enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of natural Florida as much as we do.

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Cook's Country Season 6

Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen, Season 6, comes to WUSF TV in September, 2013. Cook's Country uncovers the best of American home cooking from every region of the country, from potluck suppers and holiday favorites to simple dinners and lost recipes. All recipes are developed through in-depth test kitchen investigation and careful testing. The goals are to create foolproof recipes and deliver reliable information about cooking techniques, kitchen equipment and supermarket ingredients to help home cooks to be more successful in the kitchen.

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Doc Martin Interview

Martin Clunes as Doc MartinActor Martin Clunes is well known in his native U.K.; he's played an undertaker, a rough-and-tumble lout in the comedy Men Behaving Badly and a man mired in a mid-life crisis in the sitcom Reggie Perrin. But American audiences know him best for his starring role in the British comedy series, Doc Martin.

To listen to a recent Talk of the Nation (NPR) interview with Clunes, click here.

Visit the Doc Martin Website

 

WUSF Productions

University Beat is a radio and television program that focuses on the research and work at the University of South Florida and how it benefits the Tampa Bay area, Florida, and the world around us.

Each week, reporter Mark Schreiner looks at the latest USF efforts in medicine, engineering, education, arts and sciences and explores other programs that reach out to both students and the community.

 
GulfWatch: One Year Later
In a one-hour primetime special, WUSF and WEDU examined the after effects the oil spill had on our community, and throughout the Gulf Coast and what progress has been made in the restoration efforts. During the program, Florida's leading scientists discussed their continuing role in measuring the effects of the oil spill. You learned how two Governors responded to the spill - both Governor Crist who was on the ground during the tragic event, and now Governor Scott; and how everyday people in the Tampa Bay area are fighting for their families' traditions by staying in industries devastated by the spill. Learn more



Power Yoga Mind and Body Continues as a Favorite on WUSF TV
The TV Series: Join host and instructor Adrienne Reed as she guides audiences through a series of yoga workouts meant to target both body and mind. Learn more.

The DVD: Adrienne Reed's "Power Yoga for Athletes" is an intense, challenging, head-to-toe workout created specifically for people who like to feel the burn. Produced by WUSF, it is available in DVD and VHS.



Expedition Florida
Winner of four Emmy Awards and the Edward R. Murrow Award for radio feature writing, the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Expedition Florida project introduces audiences of all ages to the natural wonders of Florida’s past and present with the hope of conserving and preserving them for future generations.


Florida Homegrown
Florida Homegrown is a series of two minute interstitials that provide viewers with tips on making Florida gardening an enjoyable experience. Mike McLaughlin, Director of Horticulture at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota as well as Marina D'Abreau, a Hillsborough County Extension Agent, host each segment.


Domestic Violence: You Are Not Alone
Domestic Violence: You Are Not Alone is a 30-minute local town hall meeting featuring a discussion of domestic violence issues by area experts, including one woman’s account of an abusive relationship from which she was able to escape.

 

News & Views

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The Grand Ole Opry star and country music archivist reflects on his career and his latest release, "Saturday Night/Sunday Morning."The post Singer-son...
 

Florida Focus
Florida Focus is a 3:00 "newsbreak" reported, written and produced on deadline by School of Mass Communications' students at the University of South Florida.

 

Entertainment

Debut 10.24.2014 Quick Listing Road Tests: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Road Tests: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe First Impressi...
We'll explore the legacy of the real-life pirates who operated off the Carolina coast in colonial America. Next, a pair of Irishmen clue us in on ...
 

Sew What's New?

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Review this month's listings of WUSF TV's sewing and crafts programs. These sewing and quilting programs are seen each weekday morning from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

 
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