Taking Care of You

WGTE TV new spring programming line-up will shine a light on health and the challenges and diseases that sometimes stand in the way. April through May, will premiere new series and specials, showcasing how humans can influence theirs brains and bodies to achieve a sense of well-being.


Monday, April 6 at 8 p.m.

Antiques Roadshow examines artifacts and artistry of health and medicine history in Treasure Fever.

Monday, April 6 at 10 p.m.

Explore why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive.

THE GENE: An Intimate History
Tuesday, April 7 and April 14 at 9 p.m.

Powerful personal stories and stunning breakthroughs reveal the historical search for the human genome and the promise of modern research.  ** Presented by Ken Burns

NOVA: The Truth About Fat
Wednesday, April 8 at 9 p.m.

Scientist are coming to understand fat as a system akin to an organ--one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices.

Tuesday, April 14 at 10 p.m.

A team of dedicated Miami-Dade County public servants work to help people with mental illness navigate from lives of tragedy.

Wednesday, April 15 at 9 p.m.

Diabetes is an epidemic that affects 100 million Americans, costing over $350 billion annually. Explore the history and science of this hidden crisis.

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: "The Man Who Tried to Feed The World"
Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m.

Explore the life of 1970 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Norman Borlaug, who tried to solve world hunger. 

FRONTLINE: Merchants of Pain
Tuesday April 21 at 10 p.m.

How a pharmaceutical company bribed doctors to prescribe a highly addictive opioid painkiller.