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Virtual Bob Ross Paint Night

WNED PBS invites you to join us for a virtual paint night! Paint along with Bob Ross and Lauren Pantos, a Certified Ross Instructor (CRI), as they create “Autumn Oval”.

Coming Up This Week on WNED PBS


The Trouble With Maggie Cole


See what happens when idle gossip escalates out of control. Historian Maggie Cole is asked to an interview her coastal village, Thurlbury. Maggie throws a garden party where she plays the interview in full, revealing all the guarded secrets, indiscretions and gossip, changing life in Thurlbury forever. Airing Sunday, October 18 at 8 pm.

Flesh and Blood


As Vivien and Mark prepare for a trip to India, Jake gets a hot tip. Helen and Natalie reach crisis points with their partners. Airing Sunday, October 18 at 9 pm.


Episode 4 | Preview

As the country continues to face dark days, the Prime Minister, Anna, Fraser and their teams pay a visit to the worst affected area. Archie's rhetoric threatens to cause more problems for everyone. Airing Sunday, October 18 at 10 pm.


Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop | Preview

The MY MUSIC series brings back the happiest hits from the days of poodle skirts and penny loafers. Performers include Mel Carter, the Four Aces, the Chordettes, the Four Lads, Patti Page, Don Cherry and the Crew Cuts. Hosts: Pat Boone, Phyllis McGuire, Mary Lou Metzker, Patti Page and Debbie Reynolds. Airing Sunday, October 19 at 8 pm.

The Question Before Us

The Rise of Populism | Preview

Be it resolved, the future of western politics is populist not liberal. Debates: Pro/Stephen K. Bannon Con/David Frum. Airing Monday, October 19 at 10 pm.


Finding Your Roots

DNA Mysteries Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses DNA detective work to solve mysteries in the family trees of actor Tea Leoni and radio host Joe Madison, introducing each of them to parents and grandparents whose names they've never heard before. Airing Tuesday, October 20 at 8 pm.

American Masters

Walter Winchell: The Power of Gossip

Meet the newspaper columnist, radio commentator and television personality who pioneered the fast-paced, gossip driven, politically charged journalism that dominates today. At his peak, his audience was 50 million. Stanley Tucci stars as Winchell. Airing Tuesday, October 20 at 9 pm.


"Whose Vote Counts" - Preview

Allegations of voter fraud and disenfranchisement in the lead up to the 2020 election. With Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb investigates how the pandemic is being used to sway turnout. Airing Tuesday, October 20 at 10 pm.



Preview of Pandas: Born to be Wild

Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains with filmmakers, scientists and rangers to witness pandas' startling courtship and aggression behaviors. Airing Wednesday, October 21 at 8 pm.


Touching the Asteroid Promo

If spacecraft OSIRIS-REx can grab a piece of an asteroid and bring it back to Earth, scientists could gain great insight into our planet's origins, and even how to defend against rogue asteroids. But NASA only gets three shots at collecting a sample. Airing Wednesday, October 21 at 9 pm.

The Age of Nature

Episode 2 Preview | Understanding

Explore how a new understanding of nature is helping us find surprising ways to fix it. From the Pacific Northwest to Yellowstone to Scotland, scientists, citizens and activists are restoring the environment, benefiting humans and animals alike. Airing Wednesday, October 21 at 10 pm.



Glamping | S5, Ep1 | Preview

Dick and Angel throw open the shutters of their French chateau for a new season, as they work to create a luxury "glamping" experience and contend with frequent rainshowers. Airing Thursday, October 22 at 8:01 pm.

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PBS Newshour Debates: A Special ReportExternal | 2020 Presid

Live coverage of the presidential and vice presidential candidates debates. The NewsHour coverage will also include analysis. Airing Thursday, October 22 at 9 pm.


Vintage Roads Great and Small | Preview

Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison get behind the wheel of the 1936 designed Morgan 4/4 and set out on a series of road trips along some of Britain's most beautiful vintage roads. Taking inspiration from old travel guides and traveling the most iconic sights of the regions, they experience the thrills of the era when Britain first fell in love with the motor car. Airing Friday, Oct. 23 at 8 pm.

Rick Steves Fascism In Europe

In this one-hour special, Rick Steves travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe - taking millions of people with it. He traces fascism's history from its roots in the turbulent aftermath of World War I. Airing Friday, October 23 at 9 pm.

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Rick Steves' Tasty Europe | Preview

Travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the Continent. Join Rick as he slurps seasonal raw herring in Holland and then savors a farm-to-table country feast with a noble family in Tuscany. Airing Friday, October 23 at 10:30 pm.


Agatha Christie's: Poirot Back to Back Episodes

The Adventure of the Clapham Cook & Murder in the Mews

Poirot probes the disappearance of a wealthy woman's cook, and soon uncovers an elaborate plot to hide an ever darker crime. Airing Saturday, October 24 at starting 8 pm.



Lili escapes the Gestapo and returns to Paris, but is later recaptured, along with Jeannot, and sentenced to death. The Americans are advancing on Paris, but will it be too late for the young resistance fighters? Airing Saturday, October 24 at 10:02 pm.


PBS Kids Channel Family Night | On the WNED PBS KIDS Channel

Enjoy family viewing events featuring movie specials of themed programming Friday nights from 7-9pm on the WNED PBS KIDS channel. Remember that you can watch WNED PBS KIDS on your computer, tablet, phone and of course, on television.