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Airdate: 
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?

Airdate: 
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.

Airdate: 
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.  

Airdate: 
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.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

Airdate: 
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 6:00pm

Republican National Convention Mon.-Thu. July 18-21, 6PM

Democratic National Convention Mon. –Thu. July 25-28, 6PM 

Airdate: 
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 6:00pm

Known for providing the most complete prime-time coverage of the national political conventions, PBS NewsHour this year will combine forces with NPR to co-produce and simulcast coverage. Coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention July 18–21 in Cleveland and the 2016 Democratic National Convention July 25–28 in Philadelphia headlines a first- time collaboration at the conventions between PBS NewsHour and NPR. 

Airdate: 
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 10:30pm

DCI Banks returns for a new six‐part series premiering Sunday, July 17 at 10:30 p.m. on KUED.

Starring Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe, and Caroline Catz, the six hour-long episodes are based on three of the internationally successful novels from the pen of Peter Robinson —  Wednesday’s Child, Piece of My Heart, and Bad Boy.

Airdate: 
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 8:00pm

Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox return for a seventh season of the beloved Inspector Lewis series. Hathaway has been promoted to Inspector after an extended break from the force, and Lewis is adjusting to retired life until he’s asked to team up with his old colleague. With their partnership renewed under altered circumstances, the duo continues to solve crime in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford. Episode descriptions follow below.

Inspector Lewis, Season 7: "Entry Wounds"

Airdate: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 8:00pm

After a week of violence, grief, and horror that saw five Dallas police officers shot dead, and two African American men killed by police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana, a new PBS Newshour Special, America in Black & Blue, digs deeply to explore the roots of these events.  KUED will air America in Black & Blue Friday, July 15 at 8:00 p.m.

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