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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:30pm

KUED-Salt Lake City has received 11 Rocky Mountain Emmy nominations for National Park Symphony - The Mighty Five; Unspoken: America's Native American Boarding Schools; Finding Home: Utah's Refugee Story; and Verve: Thierry Fischer.

The awards are in a variety of categories, from programs and segments, to audio, writing, music, and direction. 

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 8:00pm

Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what's to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark. Featuring interviews with the cast and creator, behind-the-scenes footage, and the spectacular Cornish coastline, Inside Poldark airs Sunday, August 28th at 8:00 p.m. on KUED, in preparation for Poldark’s second season, which premieres September 25th. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 8:30pm

KUED celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service with a stunning visual portrait of Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks, set to a score selected and recorded by the Utah Symphony. National Park Symphony – The Mighty Five encores  Wednesday, August 24th at 8:30 p.m. ITtairs nationwide on PBS this month as well.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 3:45pm

NOVA investigates the psychology of a terrorist and examines how radical organizations have grown to make use of modern propaganda and social media tools in order to cultivate an army of self-radicalized killers.

NOVA: 15 Years of Terror, airing Wednesday, November 7th at 8:00 p.m. on KUED, looks at the growth of terrorism over the past 15 years since the 9/11 attack.  Can we understand what happens in the mind of a terrorist and intercede to stop the next attack or at least stay one step ahead to thwart their destructive plans?

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 8:00pm

American presidents hold the most powerful office on earth and occupy a unique place at the center of national and world events. At once chief executive, head of state, commander-in-chief, and leader of a political party, the President of the United States is also a prominent cultural figure, and a bellwether of the society he or she governs.

Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 8:00pm

Detectives Robbie Lewis and James Hathaway return in six new episodes of Inspector Lewis, as one of the BBC’s best-loved and most enduring dramas returns for an eighth season.

Inspector Lewis: Season Eight premieres Sunday, August 7th at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox reprise their roles as the detectives renowned for investigating Oxford’s most complex murders, alongside Angela Griffin (Mount Pleasant, Waterloo Road, Coronation Street) as Detective Sergeant Lizzie Maddox.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 9:00pm

Around the globe, viruses are on the march: Zika, Ebola, Nipah, Chikungunya, Dengue, and West Nile. All of these viruses reside in animals and have the potential to “spillover” and infect humans. What’s behind the rise in spillover viruses? Are the United States and the other countries worldwide  prepared to anticipate, contain, and prevent the next outbreak?

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 7:00pm

Meet Koko, the gorilla who talks. In a fascinating co-production with the BBC, PBS premieres Koko The Gorilla Who Talks, a chronicle of the extraordinary life of the gorilla named Koko and the American psychologist, Penny Patterson, who has dedicated her life to Project Koko, the world’s longest ape-language study.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 8:00pm

The new one-hour documentary inspired by Daniel James Brown's critically acclaimed nonfiction book The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, premieres Tuesday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m. on American Experience on KUED. The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany, The Boys in the Boat has been on The New York Times bestseller list for 95 weeks.  

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:00pm

How did the Nazis and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) turn a small sports event into the modern Olympics? The grand themes and controversial issues from the 1936 Berlin Games have continued to this day: monumentality, budget overruns, collusion with authoritarian regimes, corruption, and sometimes even bribery.


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