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THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

“Betty White: First Lady of Television,” 8:30 p.m. June 10 on WGCU WORLD. COURTESY PHOTO

“Betty White: First Lady of Television,” 8:30 p.m. June 10 on WGCU WORLD. COURTESY PHOTO

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 7 P.M.
on WGCU Create
Rick Steves’ Europe:
Great German Cities

In this special, travel expert Rick Steves explores five of Germany’s most important cities: Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt and Nurnberg. From Baroque palaces to stunning modern skyscrapers, and from riverside promenades to rowdy beer halls, these cities are wonderful places to explore the country’s fascinating culture.

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 8:30 P.M.
on WGCU WORLD
Betty White: First
Lady of Television

The definitive look at Betty White’s life and career. Thanks to exclusive access, you’ll see the late actress behind the scenes at work, entertaining at home and interacting with her close friends, one of whom is a 900-pound grizzly bear.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 P.M.
on WGCU WORLD
Benjamin Franklin:
An American (1775-1790)

In wartime Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution. Back home, he works on the Constitution of the new United States.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 8 P.M.

on WGCU PBS
Endeavour Season 7
on Masterpiece: Zenana

When Morse investigates an apparent freak accident at Lady Matilda’s College, he uncovers a potential link between a series of incidents across Oxford. Despite Thursday’s skepticism, Morse becomes convinced the accidents are the result of foul play.

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 10 P.M.
on WGCU PBS
Celebrating Billy Joel

This special celebrates the music of the iconic American singer and “Piano Man.”

TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 8 P.M.
on WGCU PBS
Finding Your Roots:
This Land Is My Land

Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience — and challenging preconceptions about America’s past.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 9 P.M.
on WGCU PBS
NOVA: Polar Extremes

Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places — beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic — uncover the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life. ¦

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