COOKEVILLE – WCTE is excited to announce that a great list of locally produced programming is ready to be aired soon. Station officials hope that viewers will be as happy about the lineup for this fall. Listed below is what WCTE has in store for you this fall:
Now in its 12th season, “Live Green Tennessee” is hosted by Melinda Keifer and airs weekly with fresh content connecting farmers to consumers, as well as exploring the world of agriculture and environmental sustainability in Tennessee. New episodes air weekly on Mondays at 7 p.m. with an encore showing on Thursdays at 8 p.m. Live Green Tennessee is a WCTE Team Production with Brent Clark as producer and Michelle Wyatt as associate producer.
“One on One with Becky Magura,” now in its ninth season, kicks off in September with a special feature of the Tennessee road tour of Ken Burns’ “History of Country Music.” Join Becky as she discusses this series and more with documentary film makers Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan and Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor. This series airs weekly on Thursday nights at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. “One on One with Becky Magura” is funded in part by the Law Offices of Galligan and Newman in McMinnville and is a WCTE team production. Noel Stojkov is the producer.
“I’m thrilled to announce these new seasons of ‘Live Green Tennessee,’ and my One on One interview series for the viewers in our region. These WCTE signature series represent our values, our people and our culture. With WCTE’s history of serving the Upper Cumberland for over 40 years with the best from PBS and right here at home, I feel we are once again are creating content that is relevant and timely,” said Becky Magura, president and CEO of WCTE.
WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for more than 40 years as the regions premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville, making it a strategic partner with education, health services, government, arts, and music. WCTE is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council and is one of only 350 PBS stations nationwide.
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