Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is perhaps America’s most prominent black history scholar. In the last decade, his genealogical research has been the subject of several PBS specials.

Food As Entertainment

Oct 15, 2012

We talk a lot about food on a local level here on Charlotte Talks. We visit with local food writers, chefs and restaurant owners and check in on the local food scene. But food is a big business now and it's big entertainment. From the Food Channel, to QVC, the television food industry commands big bucks and creates major stars.

WTVI Changes Name, Adds New Programs

Oct 1, 2012
Tasnim Shamma

WTVI is now WTVI-PBS Charlotte.  That’s because the station will be carrying more PBS programming like new Masterpiece shows including Downton Abbey and Sherlock.  And it won’t have to air PBS programs on a delay like it did before under its previous agreement with PBS.