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Humanity From Space

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:28am -- WCVE

Trace humankind’s long journey from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species. From the perspective of space, this two-hour special uses mind-boggling data and CGI to disclose the breathtaking extent of humanity’s influence, revealing how we’ve transformed our planet and produced an interconnected world of extraordinary complexity.

Chasing Pluto

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 9:46am -- WCVE

NOVA captures New Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto, the culmination of the spacecraft’s nine-year, three-billion-mile journey to reveal the first-ever detailed images of this strange, icy world at the very edge of our solar system.

Watch To Catch A Comet July 15 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

American Masters: Harper Lee

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:00am -- WCVE

Uncover the mysterious life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird (July 11, 1960). Emmy-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy (author of Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird) offers an unprecedented look at Lee’s life, illuminates the phenomenon behind To Kill a Mockingbird and the Oscar-winning 1962 film adaptation, and previews Go Set a Watchman (July 14, 2015 via HarperCollins).

A Capitol Fourth 2015

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:07am -- WCVE

Celebrating 35 spectacular years on air, A Capitol Fourth will kick off the country’s 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza that puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation.

Music legend Barry Manilow will headline the gala anniversary celebration, opening and closing the concert broadcast with a special patriotic medley.

Watch A Capitol Fourth July 4 at 8:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Virginia Home Grown: June 2015

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 2:29pm -- WCVE

Host Amy Williams tours a private garden in Richmond with Landscape Designer Vic Calaman, Jr. and learns about the benefits of using a professional to plan a garden. Co-host Peggy Singlemann talks in-studio with Karen Kester about insect pollinators and tours a private garden in Henrico County. The Plant of the Month is Black Cohosh presented by Peggy Cornett, Curator of Plants at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.