"Final Week continues Wednesday"

WCTE, along with Tennessee’s other five public television stations, will air gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Tennessee General Assembly. 

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"Watch previously aired matches online"
Watch the exciting results of WCTE’s 28th Annual Academic Bowl as each team faces double elimination. 
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NATURE: Touching the Wild


"Touching the Wild"
Wednesday, Apr 16th - 7:00pm

Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own.

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NOVA: Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses


"Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses"
Wednesday, Apr 16th - 8:00pm

What is it like to be a dog, a shark or a bird? This question is now getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses. Humans rely on smell, sight, taste, touch and sound; other animals have super-powered versions of these senses, and a few have extra senses we don’t have at all.

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YOUR INNER FISH: Your Inner Reptile


"Your Inner Reptile"
Wednesday, Apr 16th - 9:00pm

A key moment in our evolutionary saga occurred 200 million years ago, when the ferocious reptile-like animals that roamed the Earth were in the process of evolving into shrew-like mammals. But our reptilian ancestors left their mark on many parts of the human body, including our skin, teeth and ears.

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BSO Backstage: A Concert Preview

BSO Backstage: A Concert Preview

"A Gentle Ending (Apr. 27)"
Thursday, Apr 17th - 8:00pm

Mahler's most gentle symphony -- featuring the return of Nashville soprano Sabrina Laney Warren.

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WCTE Events, Community Projects & Local Series


Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free screenings and curricula for films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Community Cinema

Film: Medora (Encore Presentation)
Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m.
TTU Backdoor Playhouse
*Preceded by a special screening of WCTE original documentary Robbin Esther's Secret Box at 6:30 p.m.
WCTE-TV Run for your Mama Double Pump 5K

WCTE Run for Your Mama 5K

Pre-Registration Special!
Race Day is Saturday, May 10, 2014
Register Online today!

WCTE Annual Dinner

WCTE is Celebrating 35 Years of Music & Tourism in the Upper Cumberland!

Susan Whitaker, Commissioner of Tourist Development for the State of Tennessee, will be this year's guest speaker.

Reserve Your Tickets Online

Discover the Upper Cumberland

Discover the Upper Cumberland

Explore the rich culture and natural beauty which make our region such a special place to live, work, play and retire.

PBS KIDS Writers Contest ends April 30, 2014

PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Calling all young writers! Entries accepted until April 30, 2014.

Live Green Tennessee

Live Green Tennessee

Explore our Agricultural Heritage & more, Mondays at 7:00 pm on WCTE.

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