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Chasing Shackleton
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Chasing Shackleton

Veteran polar explorer, Tim Jarvis, is on a mission to discover exactly what happened on the most famous survival story in expedition history - Sir Ernest Shackleton's 800 nautical mile boat journey across the Southern Ocean and deadly mountain crossing of South Georgia. He's recruited five of the world's toughest explorers, they launch from Elephant Island but are hit by a fierce storm.

NATURE: White Falcon, White Wolf
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
NATURE: White Falcon, White Wolf

On Canada's remote Ellesmere Island, where June is spring, July is summer and August is already autumn, the race is on for two remarkable species to raise their families. The white gyr falcon is enormous, the largest and most powerful falcon in the world. Yet last summer, the nesting falcon pair here failed to raise any young. The rare Arctic wolves rely on every member of the pack to chase and bring down the prey that keeps them alive.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: The Blood of Juana The Mad
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: The Blood of Juana The Mad

Loosely based on a Kerry Greenwood short story and set at a university college. When the fresh corpse of Professor Katz turns up in place of a cadaver in Dr. Mac's anatomy lecture she demands that Phryne and Jack - now estranged - work together in her interest. As they step around each other to investigate the murder and the disappearance of a valuable manuscript.

Midsomer Murders: Hidden Depths, Part 1
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Midsomer Murders: Hidden Depths, Part 1

Solicitor Nick Turner falls from his roof in an apparent suicide. However, Barnaby uncovers evidence to suggest the opposite as Turner's neighbor Jack Wilmot is missing and a number of dodgy deals are discovered. And when Turner's rival Otto Benham is found to have been catapulted with bottles the investigation takes a turning. But Barnaby and Scott are struggling to find a killer as they have been trapped in a wine cellar.

Saturday Night Movie: Bonnie and Clyde
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday Night Movie: Bonnie and Clyde

The 1967 film BONNIE AND CLYDE, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is a romanticized account of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.

 

A Look Ahead

My Wild Affair: The Ape Who Went to College
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
My Wild Affair: The Ape Who Went to College

This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an "orangutan person".

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Death on the Vine
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Death on the Vine

When Phryne arrives at an idyllic vineyard in the countryside to investigate a suspicious death in the past, she lands in the middle of an annual Wine Festival and the recent murder of her own 'client'. She feels obligated to investigate his death and continue with her original case, but the hostile townsfolk decide she's outstayed her welcome and do everything they can to drive her away.

Midsomer Murders: Sauce for the Goose, Part 1
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Midsomer Murders: Sauce for the Goose, Part 1

At the general meeting of Plummer & Son Famous Relish, Ralph Plummer (James Fleet, Vicar of Dibley) angers his family members by refusing to sell the floundering business. Then the factory tour comes to an unscheduled end when a visitor's naked body is discovered in the sterilizer, and Barnaby finds himself investigating the makers of his father's favorite condiment.

Death In Paradise
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Death In Paradise

Sent to the tiny island of Saint-Marie to solve a mysterious murder, Detective Inspector Richard Poole is a total fish out of water. A quintessentially British cop, he would much prefer the London drizzle and a freshly pressed shirt to blue seas, sparkling sands and gorgeous tropical weather. This warm, light-hearted detective series takes place against a stunning Caribbean island backdrop - as far away from the grey skies of London as you could possibly get.

Saturday Night Movie: Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday Night Movie: Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

A young drifter (Jeff Bridges) joins a Montana preacher (Clint Eastwood) in a repeat of another robbery.

NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth, Part 1 & 2
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth, Part 1 & 2

Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: are we alone? Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling CGI, "Finding Life Beyond Earth" immerses audiences in the sights and sounds of alien worlds, while top astrobiologists explain how these places are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system.

 

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.

Season 6 Episode Descriptions >>


Season 6 Recipes >>

 

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 veteran actor talks about his role as patriarch Jay Pritchett—for which he's received three consecutive Emmy noms—on ABC's top comedy, Modern ...
 

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

Over the years we have noticed how seriously Ram takes heavy-duty towing and hauling. With this week’s start of the 2015 model year Ram 2500 and...
Road Food experts Jane and Michael Stern share their favorite comfort food discoveries, including sour cream raisin pie, from road trips across the Mi...
 

Sew What's New?

Sewing newsetter

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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