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Secrets of the Six Wives

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 9:34am -- WCVE

Travel with historian Lucy Worsley back to the Tudor court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives, each of whom found a method of exerting influence. The programs combine drama with historical comment.

Watch Secrets of the Six Wives June 4 at 7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Virginia Home Grown: May 2017

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:58am -- WCVE

Host Peggy Singlemann visits historic Sabot Hill to chat with Sarah Van Der Hyde and Ronald Renmark about creating different garden spaces, and pathways, by using flowering plants, shrubs, water features and trees. Co-host John Thompson meets with Dan Gregg and Emmie Woody at Grelen Nursery to explore options for sprucing up your landscape using trees and shrubs that flower or provide seasonal interest.

American Masters “Chefs Flight” Continues with Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:14am -- WCVE

The culinary journey of American Masters “Chefs Flight” — four documentaries on legendary chefs — continues with a profile on Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America’s most beloved food icons.

Watch Jacques Pépin – The Art of Craft: American Masters May 26 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

National Memorial Day Concert

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 9:42am -- WCVE

Sunday, May 28, 2017, marks the 28th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert, bringing us together as one family of Americans to honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, military families and all those who have given their lives for our country.

Watch National Memorial Day Concert May 28 at 8:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

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Dark Angel: Murder Is Served

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:08am -- WCVE

Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna, the loving and resilient lady’s maid on Downton Abbey, stars in a totally different role in a spine-tingling two-part drama on Masterpiece. Dispensing death from the spout of a warm teapot, Froggatt plays the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton in Dark Angel.

Watch Masterpiece: Dark Angel May 21 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

James Beard: America’s First Foodie Launches “Chefs Flight”

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 10:06am -- WCVE

The James Beard Foundation Award is the most coveted honor in the American food industry. It is often referred to as the “culinary Oscars.” But what do we really know about the man whose name has become synonymous with culinary excellence?

Watch American Masters–James Beard: America’s First Foodie May 19 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

More Ways To Listen: HD Radio

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 10:25am -- WCVE

HD Radio technology makes digital broadcasts from an HD radio station sound as good as a CD recording. You’ll no longer hear the static, hisses and pops you’re used to hearing on the old analog broadcasts, just crystal clear sound. 88.9 WCVE Public Radio’s News/Music stream brings CD-quality music into your home or car, and 88.9 WCVE Public Radio’s 24 hour News/Talk stream brings you crystal-clear news and commentary.

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Next On Masterpiece: King Charles III

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 9:27am -- WCVE

A willful king ... a prophetic ghost ... family betrayals ... revenge! It sounds like a play by Shakespeare, but it’s a drama about the future. Masterpiece presents an adaptation of the Tony®-nominated hit Broadway show King Charles III, starring the late Tim Pigott-Smith as Prince Charles after his accession to the throne, sometime in the years ahead.