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Programming Highlights - August 2020
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WTVP Programming Highlights | August 2020

WTVP Programming Highlights | August 2020

Everyday people, presidents, politics and more are just a few of the programming highlights in August. Several programs are listed with multiple times and dates as they will air on both WTVP-HD 47.1 and World WTVP-WR 47.3. Check the schedule for all four WTVP channels.


Family of Us (American Portrait)
Sunday, August 2, 9:30 PM | WTVP-HD 47.1

See a moving and meaningful picture of families in America today and the way these relationships shape us. Families of all shapes and sizes give us a look into their lives, revealing how we value our families now more than ever.

Additional Air Dates:

  • Monday, 8/3/2020 at 1:30 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Tuesday, 8/4/2020 at 4:30 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
PBS American Portrait

Family of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story | Preview

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See a meaningful picture of families in America today and the way they shape our lives.


POV

Trailer | Chez Jolie Coiffure

0:47
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Meet Sabine, the charismatic Cameroonian proprietor of an underground hair salon.

POV Chez Jolie Coiffure
Monday, August 3, 9 PM | WTVP-HD 47.1

In this captivating documentary filmed in a single tiny room, viewers step inside an underground hair salon with its charismatic proprietor, a Cameroonian immigrant named Sabine. She and her employees style extensions and glue on lashes while watching soaps, dishing romantic advice, sharing rumors about government programs to legalize migrants and talking about life back home in Cameroon.

Additional Air Dates:

  • Tuesday, 8/4/2020 at 1 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Wednesday, 8/5/2020 at 2 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Wednesday, 8/5/2020 at 8 pm | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Thursday, 8/6/2020 at 1 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Thursday, 8/6/2020 at 9 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Saturday, 8/8/2020 at 11 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Sunday, 8/9/2020 at 3 am | WTVP-WR 47.3

American Experience: The Presidents Ronald Reagan
Tuesday, August 4, 7 PM | WTVP-HD 47.1

A passionate ideologue who preached a simple gospel of lower taxes, less government and anti-communism, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and one of the most controversial.

Additional Air Dates:

  • Thursday, 8/6/2020 at 1 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Saturday, 8/8/2020 at Midnight | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Saturday, 8/8/2020 at 8 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Monday, 8/10/2020 at 3 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
American Experience

Reagan Preview

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Rating: NR

Airs Monday, February 7, 2011 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.


Arizona Public Media

Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team PREVIEW

Examine George H.W. Bush's foreign policy team's expertise as they navigated international crises.
Tuesday, Aug 4 at 8pm

Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team
Tuesday, August 4, 9 PM | WTVP-HD 47.1

Examine the presidency of George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team's expertise as they navigated international crises like the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, collapse of Russia, the Panama invasion and the invasion of Kuwait.

Additional Air Dates:

  • Wednesday, 8/5/2020 at 1 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Friday, 8/7/2020 at 6 pm | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Friday, 8/7/2020 at 11 pm | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Monday, 8/10/2020 at 2 am | WTVP-HD 47.1

Forces of Nature: Color
Wednesday, August 5, 9 PM | WTVP-HD 47.1

Earth is painted in stunning colors. By understanding how these colors are created and the energy they carry, we can learn the secret language of the planet.

Additional Air Dates:

  • Thursday, 8/6/2020 at 1 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Thursday, 8/6/2020 at 7 pm | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Friday, 8/7/2020 at Midnight | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Friday, 8/7/2020 at 2 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Friday, 8/7/2020 at 8 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Friday, 8/7/2020 at Noon | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Sunday, 8/9/2020 at 2 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
Forces of Nature

Episode 3 Preview | Color

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Rating: TV-PG

Understand how Earth’s colors are created and what they mean.


POV

Trailer | About Love

3:03
Published:

About Love examines the many affections across three generations of the Phadke family.

POV About Love
Monday, August 10, 9 PM | WTVP-HD 47.1

Three generations of the Phadke family live together in their home in Mumbai. When the youngest daughter turns the camera toward her family, the personal becomes political as power structures within the family become visible, and eventually unravel. Cruel and comic in equal measure, the film shows the vagaries of affection across generations.

Additional Air Dates:

  • Tuesday, 8/11/2020 at 12:30 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Wednesday, 8/12/2020 at 2 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Wednesday, 8/12/2020 at 11:30 pm | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Wednesday, 8/12/2020 at 6:30 pm | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Thursday, 8/13/2020 at 7:30 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Saturday, 8/15/2020 at 3 am | WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Saturday, 8/15/2020 at 11 am | WTVP-WR 47.3
  • Sunday, 8/16/2020 at 2 am | WTVP-HD 47.1

PBS NEWSHOUR Special Coverage of
the Democratic and Republican Conventions

  • Democratic: Monday, August 17 – Thursday, August, 20, 7 – 10 pm WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Republican: Monday, August 24 – Thursday, August 27, 7 – 10 pm WTVP-HD 47.1

Judy Woodruff will anchor coverage in the convention skybox with reports from the floor and podium as well as outside the venue for fou days in prime time. There will be a digital livestream of the convention.

* Broadcast schedule may change if conventions are shortened due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Hayoa Miyazaki: 10 Years With the Master
Monday, August 24, - Thursday, August 27, at 10 pm and repeated the following day at Noon | WTVP-HD 47.1

An exclusive four-part documentary chronicling the creative process of the legendary Japanese filmmaker. He is shown as a passionate artisan, a steadfast trailblazer and a father butting heads with his son.