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June 2023

June is full of new and noteworthy programs on WNMU-TV! From a specials commemorating Pride Month, to features on the war in Ukraine, to new drama seasons and series from PBS, this month is packed with programs you won't want to miss. 

Tune in to WNMU-TV all month long for quality programming. Programs are also available to stream LIVE from our website, or the PBS app. 

RSVP in June! '23 Fundraiser: June 2–11

Our June Fundraiser runs from Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 11 with musical performances and prime time specials you won't want to miss. Enjoy concerts from your favorite musicians including Bob Dylan, Carole King, and Santana. Spend your Friday nights watching an all new season of Seaside Hotel. And be sure to tune in Sunday, June 11 for special musical lineup and a chance to win a Les Paul II guitar signed by music legend Joe Bonamassa! 

We won't be in the studios to take your pledges by phone, but that doesn't mean we don't need your support. Donate to you local public tv station online any time securely with the click of a button. Show us your support as you continue the tradition of public broadcasting in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Scroll down to learn about this month's featured programs. Shows are organized week by week. All programs are on 13.1 unless otherwise noted.

$400 pledge!

Les Paul Guitar Signed by Joe Bonamassa

There is only one! The first caller to pledge $400 will receive this Les Paul II electric guitar by Epiphone, autographed by renowned bluesman Joe Bonamassa. 
Tune in on Sunday, June 11 and call us at 906-227-9668 with your pledge for a chance to win!

June 1

Seaside Hotel "Welcome Home"

Seaside Hotel

Welcome Home

The regulars are back to escape their troubles. Amanda is struggling to keep her small film company alive and Weyse is suffering from stage fright.  

Fridays at 9/8c, begins June 2.

The Great American Recipe

If I Were a Recipe

Ten home cooks from across the U.S. compete for a chance to win The Great American Recipe.

Saturday, June 3 at 2/1c. 

From The Heart: A Tribute to Lawrence Welk & The American Dream

From The Heart A Tribute to Lawrence Welk & The American Dream
Join host Barbara Mandrell to celebrate the legendary bandleader in a 1993 musical spectacular. Part of RSVP in June! Fundraiser.  

Saturday, June 3 at 7/6c. Repeats 6/11 at 6:30/5:30c.

Mavis Staples at Symphony Center, Chicago

Mavis Staples at Symphony Center, Chicago
Join the legendary singer and civil rights icon for a one-night only, hometown performance for the ages. Part of our June Fundraiser.  

Saturday, June 3 at 9/8c.

June 4-10

D-Day at Pointe-Du-Hoc

D-Day at Pointe-Du-Hoc

The remarkable story of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger battalion, who scaled the 100-foot cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Normandy on June 6, 1944 to destroy six German cannons halfway between Omaha and Utah Beaches. Many believed it was a suicidal mission. An incredible story of adversity and courage from World War II.  

Sunday, June 4 at 7/6c.

Carole King: Home Again - Live in Central Park

Carole King: Home Again Live in Central Park
Celebrate the music icon at the peak of her career in a triumphant homecoming concert in 1973.  Part of our June Fundraiser.  

Sunday, June 4 at 8/7c.

What to Eat When with Dr. Michael Roizen & Dr. Michael Crupain

What to Eat When with Dr. Michael Roizen & Dr. Michael Crupain
What To Eat When is the ultimate nutritional playbook that will allow you to adjust the kinds of foods you eat to the situations that you find yourself in, from a day at a baseball game to a genetic disposition to a chronic disease. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Sunday, June 4 at 9:30/8:30c.

The Keto Diet with Dr Josh Axe

The Keto Diet with Dr Josh Axe
Dr. Josh Axe shares cutting-edge health and nutrition advice based on his new book The Keto Diet. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Monday, June 5 at 8/7c.  Repeats 6/9 at 2/1c.

The British Beat (My Music)

The British Beat (My Music)
Travel to London and around the UK to the places where the British Beat was born. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Monday, June 5 at 9:30/8:30c.  Repeats 6/6 at 2/1c.

Sharing Butte Creek

An incredible story of positive environmental change in Northern California.   

Monday, June 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway: Live in Nashville

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway Live in Nashville
Join the acoustic guitarist, banjo player and rising star for a dynamic concert filmed in Nashville. Part of our June Fundraiser.  

Tuesday, June 6 at 8/7c.

Great Performances

Mick Fleetwood & Friends: Celebrating the Music of Peter Green

Celebrate the music of Peter Green and the early years of Fleetwood Mac with a live album by Mick Fleetwood-his seventh solo album overall. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Tuesday, June 6 at 9:30/8:30c.  Repeats 6/7 at 2/1c.

Egypt Excursion: Wyoming Climbers Explore Sinai Peninsula

Writer Mark Jenkins embarks on an expedition with fellow Wyoming climbers to Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in search of unclimbed rock walls. While exploring the rugged mountains they also find a connection with the Bedouin people who call the land home.  

Wednesday, June 7 at 3:30/2:30c.

Ken Burns

The National Parks

Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Part of our June fundraiser.

Wednesday, June 7 at 8/7c.

Earth Emergency

Richard Gere Discusses the Importance of 'Earth Emergency'

Explore how environmental feedback loops are amplifying global warming and what we can do about it. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Wednesday, June 7 at 9:30/8:30c.  Repeats 6/8 at 2/1c.

Me & My Robot

Me & My Robot
The story of enthusiastic young roboticists competing for gold at the 2018 World Robot Olympiad.   

Thursday, June 8 at 3:30/2:30c.  Repeats 6/26 at 11:30/10:30c.

Ask the Doctors: Summer Health

Ask the doctors

Summer Health

For the final episode of the 22-23 season, area physicians  answer questions submitted by viewers on summer health.  

Thursday, June 8 at 8/7c.  Repeats 6/9 at 3/2c.

Betty White: First Lady of Television

Betty White: First Lady of Television

Celebrate the beloved star with tributes from Ryan Reynolds, Valerie Bertinelli, Tina Fey and more. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Thursday, June 8 at 9/8c.

Seaside Hotel

A Happy Childhood

Leslie is fascinated by the maid Nana, who saved him from drowning, and proposes a secret date. Mrs. Fjeldso receives some alarming news.  

Friday, June 9 at 9/8c.

Bob Dylan - Shadow Kingdom

Bob Dylan - Shadow Kingdom
Join Dylan in an intimate setting as he performs songs from his extensive body of work in 2021. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Saturday, June 10 at 8/7c. Repeats 6/2 at 2/1c.

Santana Live at the Us Festival

Santana Live at the Us Festival
Thrill to this 1982 performance when Santana took the stage at the US Festival in San Bernardino. Part of our June Fundraiser.  

Saturday, June 10 at 10/9c. 

June 11-17

Joe Bonamassa - "The Loyal Kind" (Live) - Tales of Time

Enjoy a live performance of Joe Bonamassa's studio album, "Time Clocks" filmed at Red Rocks. Part of our June fundraiser. Win a Les Paul II guitar signed by Joe Bonamassa! Pledge $400 June 11 for a chance to win!  

Sunday, June 11 at 8/7c.

Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Backstage

Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Backstage
Described as “a ragtag collection of hippies, bohemians, and musicians of no fixed ambition” The Ozark Mountain Daredevils are an extraordinary embodiment of talent to rise from the Ozarks.Learn the story of a group of local artists coming together with their own whimsical and poetic lyrics and whose voices have produced unforgettable harmonies. Part of our June fundraiser.  

Sunday, June 11 at 9:30/8:30c.  Repeats 6/13 at 2/1c.

Sympathetic Strings: Stories of the Hardanger Fiddle

Sympathetic Strings Stories of the Hardanger Fiddle
Highlight the fiddle makers, musicians, dancers and apprentices who have formed an ardent, close-knit community of folk tradition practice around Norway’s beloved national instrument.  

Sunday, June 11 at 10:30/9:30c.

Morse & The Last Endeavour: A Masterpiece Mystery! Special

Morse & The Last Endeavour A Masterpiece Mystery! Special
Go behind the scenes to explore the end of the epic tale of the iconic Oxford detective celebrated the world over. From Inspector Morse to the spin-off Lewis to a decade of Endeavour, the Oxford universe of crime has continued to fascinate viewers. 

Monday, June 12 at 1a/12c.

Local, USA

Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts

Explore the complex history of Black Americans who enlisted in the U.S. military as a path to citizenship, a livelihood, and greater respect, and how they fought in military conflicts abroad and civil rights struggles at home.  

Monday, June 12 at 10/9c.

American Experience

Ruby Ridge: An Inside Look

Examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge that helped launch the modern militia movement.  

Tuesday, June 13 at 9/8c.

Frontline: America's Dangerous Trucks

America's Dangerous Trucks
Deadly truck accidents and the fight over measures that could save thousands of lives.   Tuesday, June 13 at 10/9c.

Hidden Aegean

Hidden Aegean
Travel expert Peter Greenberg explores the hidden gems of Turkey’s Aegean coast, including Bodrum, Izmir, and the ancient city of Troy.  

Wednesday, June 14 at 3/2c.

Employment Matters Too

A documentary that shows how large corporations benefit from hiring employees with intellectual disabilities.  

Wednesday, June 14 at 5:30/4:30c.


Cuba's Wild Revolution

Cuba piqued the interest of filmmakers who hoped to capture the widely unknown island. Get a glimpse of Cuba's spectacular wildlife and landscapes, left virtually untouched for 50 years.  

Wednesday, June 14 at 8/7c. Repeats 6/21 at 3/2c.


Back to the Moon

Discover why scientists and entrepreneurs alike have their sights set on the Moon again.

Wednesday, June 14 at 9/8c.  Repeats 6/15 at 3/2c.


Rise of the Rockets 

New technologies are promising a new renaissance in space travel. 

Wednesday, June 14 at 10/9c.

Ask the Lawyers: Elder Law Special

Ask the Lawyers

Elder Law Special

Guest host Paul Sturgul answers elder law questions submitted from viewers during this live broadcast.   

Thursday, June 15 at 8/7c.  Repeats 6/16 at 3/2c.

Sesame Street

Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy

Elmo and Grover discover a floppy-eared stray puppy whom they name Tango; together, they search for the pet adoption fair in the hopes of finding her a "forever home."  

Friday, June 16 at 10a/9c.  Repeats 6/21 at 10a/9c.

Seaside Hotel

The Stranger

Mrs. Fjeldso's relative, the Austrian Jew Robert, escapes from a German concentration camp.

Friday, June 16 at 9/8c.

June 18-24

In The Footsteps of Marco Polo
Fathers Day Special
Denis Belliveau and Francis O’Donnell took a wild idea - retrace Marco Polo’s entire 25,000-mile, land-and-sea route from Venice to China and back - and spent two incredible years of their lives making their dream a reality.  

Sunday, June 18 at 6:30/5:30c.

Ridley: The Peaceful Garden, Part 1


The Peaceful Garden, Part 1

Retired DI Alex Ridley is called back to advise on a complex case by his former protege.

Sunday, June 18 at 8/7c.  Repeats 6/19 at 12a/11c.

Endeavour Season 9


The spinoff series inspired by Inspector Morse comes to a brilliant end as Shaun Evans as Morse and Roger Allam as his superior officer face intriguing new crimes. With characters from former seasons popping up in a grand finale, Morse must resolve his professional and romantic future.  

Sundays at 9/8c, begins June 18.

The Great American Recipe

Season 2

See what's cooking with a sneak peek at season 2 of The Great American Recipe. Meet a new group of home cooks from across the country competing to win “The Great American Recipe.”  

Mondays at 9/8c, begins June 19.



Follow queer actor Dyllón Burnside on a journey of LGBTQ discovery across the South.

Tuesday, June 20 at 9/8c.

Independent Lens

Mama Bears

Conservative beliefs have defined them. Now they’re championing their LGBTQ children. Tuesday, June 20 at 10/9c.

POV Shorts 
Post-Colonial Queer
Stories about the LGBTQ experience around the world.  

Tuesday, June 20 at 11:30/10:30c.

Aging Matters Aging with Pride
LGBTQIA elders face unique social, economic, and health challenges. Shed light on what many in the Stonewall Generation have had to endure and fight for in the hopes of enacting positive change for the community in the ongoing pursuit of equality.  

Wednesday, June 21 at 1a/12c.


The Ocean's Greatest Feast

The story of South Africa’s annual sardine run is brought vividly to life on camera. To film this mass migration, two film crews spent 4 weeks filming predators and sardines. 

Wednesday, June 21 at 8/7c. Repeats 6/28 at 3/2c.

NOVA: Why Bridges Collapse


Why Bridges Collapse

Can new engineering techniques help prevent deadly bridge collapses?

Wednesday, June 21 at 9/8c.  Repeats 6/22 at 3/2c.

Below the Belt: The Last Health Taboo

Examine the problems in our healthcare system that disproportionately affect women. Learn how millions are silenced and how, by fighting back, they can improve healthcare for all women.  

Wednesday, June 21 at 10/9c.

Seaside Hotel: New Plans

Seaside Hotel

New Plans

Mr. Madsen is close to the goal of his dreams, to be allowed to build in Germany.

Friday, June 23 at 9/8c.

June 25-30

Culture Quest: Ukraine

See what people across Ukraine’s cultural spectrum are doing to protest the war, inspire their fellow Ukrainians, and to remind the rest of the world why Ukraine is worth fighting for.  

Sunday, June 25 at 7/6c.


The Peaceful Garden, Part 2

Watch as Ridley investigates the discovery of a body that leads to a shocking secret.  

Sunday, June 25 at 8/7c.  Repeats 6/26 at 12a/11c.

Endeavour: Uniform



A gang of entitled college students runs riot. But are they behind a rash of lethal mayhem?  

Sunday, June 25 at 9/8c.

The Great American Recipe

Episode 2

Join the home cooks as they face challenges for their best in-a-pinch recipe and favorite noodle dish.  

Monday, June 26 at 9/8c.

POV: After Sherman

After Sherman
Explore a poetic quest in coastal South Carolina that unearths Black inheritance amidst a violent past.  

Monday, June 26 at 10/9c.

Conveying the Horrors of War: Ukraine's Frontline
Discover how Suspilne, Ukraine's public broadcaster, has been able to operate through the Russian invasion.  

Tuesday, June 27 at 8/7c.

American Experience: Casa Susanna

American Experience 
Casa Susanna
In the 1950s and ’60s, an underground network of transgender women and cross-dressing men found refuge in upstate New York at Casa Susanna. Look back at a secret world where the persecuted and frightened found freedom and acceptance.  

Tuesday, June 27 at 9/8c.

The Gerda That Remains
More than a decade ago, author Gerda Saunders was diagnosed with cerebral microvascular disease – a precursor of dementia. Follow her on a journey of self-discovery and inquiry as the effects of the illness begin to unravel her identity.   

Wednesday, June 28 at 1a/12c.

Re-entry Realities: Hope Deferred

Re-entry Realities: Hope Deferred
Larry Thompson, an Ohio inmate serving out his fourth prison number and his reentry mentor Pastor Joe Hoeflinger develop and broadcast a reentry program.  

Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30/4:30c.


Wild Florida

Discover the wildlife of Florida and how experts are battling threats to its ecosystems.

Wednesday, June 28 at 8/7c.


Ice Age Footprints

Ancient footprints provide new evidence of humans and extinct giant beasts of the Ice Age.

Wednesday, June 28 at 9/8c.  Repeats 6/29 at 3/2c.


Emperor's Ghost Army

Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor.

Wednesday, June 28 at 10/9c.

The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre A Blues Poetry Opera
Honor the art and legacy of world-renowned author, essayist and poet Richard Wright. The opera's main title is derived from a short story Wright published at age 15.  

Thursday, June 29 at 8/7c.  Repeats 6/30 at 3/2c.

Beyond Tomorrow: Classic Film of the Month

Classic Film of the Month
Beyond Tomorrow
A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime in this 1940 classic produced by famed cinematographer Lee Garmes.  

Friday, June 30 at 9/8c.

Bang The Drum

Bang The Drum
For the Yao minority of rural southwest China, the bronze drum is a sacred heritage. Trace the path heri tage takes in a changing China.   

Friday, June 30 at 10:30/9:30c.