TV Programming Highlights

Penn State Coach James Franklin linking arms with members of the Penn State football team

Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story

Returning for its third season, this weekly preview show chronicles the Nittany Lions’ journey throughout the 2016 football season.

Fridays at 9:00 p.m., rebroadcast Saturdays, at 11:00 a.m.



Poldark, Season 2

Against the breathtaking backdrop of 18th century Cornwall, Aidan Turner (Poldark), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza) and Heida Reed (Elizabeth) return as the complicated love triangle in a new season of the popular romantic saga, based on the novels by Winston Graham.

Sundays at 9:00 p.m.

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Dawn French as Geraldine Granger, the Vicar of Dibley

The Vicar of Dibley

The sleepy village of Dibley was blindsided back in 1994 by the arrival of its new vicar — who had the audacity to be a woman! The Vicar of Dibley is one of the most popular series ever produced by the BBC. It boasts the brilliant comic writing of Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Bridget Jones’s Diary) and a gifted ensemble cast led by Dawn French.

Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., beginning October 1


The Durrells In Corfu

The Durrells In Corfu

Keeley Hawes stars as a widow who transplants her four unruly children from Britain to sun-drenched Corfu in 1935. Based on Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical trilogy, the series was lauded as “completely satisfying” when it aired in the UK.

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

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WPSU's Patty Satalia

Conversations Live

Host Patty Satalia and political analysts discuss the national and state races, Pennsylvania districts, and voting. During the program, we will take your phone calls at 1-800-543-8242, emails at, and questions via Twitter using the hashtag #WPSUconversations.

Thursday, October 27, at 8:00 p.m.

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Pat Toomey and Katie McGinty

Pennsylvania Senate Debate

Hear from incumbent Pat Toomey (R) and challenger Katie McGinty (D) in a debate recorded by WPVI-TV at Temple University.

Thursday, October 27, at 9:00 p.m.


Bill Murray presented with Mark Twain Prize

Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize

Celebrate beloved actor and comedian Bill Murray, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center, a star-studded lineup salutes the achievements of the comedic trailblazer.

Friday, October 28, at 10:00 p.m.


Iggy Pop

Austin City Limits: Iggy Pop

thrilling hour with rock & roll legend Iggy Pop in his first-ever ACL appearance. The Detroit native blasts through classics and cuts from his latest album Post Pop Depression, accompanied by members of Queens of the Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys.

Saturday, October 29, at 10:00 p.m.




Filmed in visually interesting locations, this premiere of Metronome introduces viewers to three local musicians–August Room, Revamped, and Raven and the Wren–performing original works.

Thursday, November 3, at 8:00 p.m.


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Weather World studio
SciTech Now

Episode 302

Posted on October 11, 2016

See how scientists at Penn State produce and plan an award winning show that educates an audience and develops future standouts in the world of meteorology; Epidemiologists in North Carolina track the evolution and geographic spread of Zika; Science Friday shares insights about the mysterious octopus; and much more! Continue »


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SciTech Now

Episode 301

Posted on October 3, 2016

Penn State scientists are studying turf to improve performance and keep athletes safe. Science Friday looks at a desert phenomenon in Death Valley; how technology and new voting apps are impacting our journey to the polls; how studying craters left by meteors and asteroids can help us understand what killed the dinosaurs; and more! Continue »


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