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In My Family: Dry Fish

January 26, 2015

Lawmakers Prepare For 29th Legislative Session

As the 29th legislative session looms closer, legislators are busy prefiling legislation they hope will become law over the course of the session. From the legalization of pot, to the proposed LNG pipeline, to the state’s uncertain budgetary future, legislators have a lot to address this session.

KSKA: Friday, 1/16 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 1/17 at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, 1/16 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 1/17 at 4:30 p.m.

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January 16, 2015
Nature: Dogs That Changed the World

Nature: Dogs That Changed the World

This is the epic story of one of the most amazing evolutionary journeys ever taken by a species. Thousands of years ago, as humans began to settle in villages, the wolf emerged from the wild and made the startling leap to “man’s best friend.”

January 13, 2015
Larry Persily on Alaska Edition, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage)

The Future Of Alaska’s LNG Pipeline Project

As the Federal Coordinator’s office for an Alaska North Slope LNG pipeline prepares to close its doors, we take a look at the history of the office, the current state of proposed Alaska LNG pipelines and the outlook on the future of the project.

KSKA: Friday, 1/9 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 1/9 at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, 1/9 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 1/9 at 4:30 p.m.

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January 9, 2015
NOVA: Rise of the Drones

NOVA: Rise of the Drones

Drones. These unmanned flying robots — some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds — do things straight out of science fiction. Much of what it takes to get these robotic airplanes to fly, sense and kill has remained secret.

January 7, 2015
Billy Joel Honored with Gershwin Prize

Billy Joel Honored with Gershwin Prize

This music special honors singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

The evening will include performances by Joel, as well as Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, John Mellencamp and LeAnn Rimes, with a special performance by Kevin Spacey — as well as a dance ensemble performance from Twyla Tharp’s “Movin’ Out.”

January 1, 2015
From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2015

From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2015

Always one of “our favorite things,” PBS continues the cherished tradition of ringing in the New Year at the opulent Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of guest conductor Zubin Mehta, and featuring everyone’s favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the beautiful dancing of the Vienna City Ballet. Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns as host.

December 29, 2014
Front Row and Center – New Season

Front Row and Center – New Season

Front Row and Center returns for a new season with the series’ eclectic signature of industry veterans mixed with a new generation of chart-toppers. The lineup of 10 episodes includes an Oscar-nominated rock band, guitar legends and, for the first time, country hit-makers. It will follow Austin City Limits on Saturday nights at 11:00 beginning January 3.

December 27, 2014
January 2015 Television Highlights: Downton Returns

January 2015 Television Highlights: Downton Returns

Downton Abbey, the most popular program on PBS, returns for its 5th Season Sunday, January 4 at 8;00 pm on Alaska Public Media. This Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning hit drama of intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate is the highest-rated drama in PBS history.

December 24, 2014
December 2014: Television Schedule Highlights

December 2014: Television Schedule Highlights

December at Alaska Public Media means the best in holiday programming. We start the season’s celebrations with Holiday Handbells – The Raleigh Ringers – and close the month with Michael Feinstein – New Year’s Eve at The Rainbow Room.

November 28, 2014

In My Family: Cold

November 24, 2014

In My Family: Dog

November 24, 2014

In My Family: I am a Dancer

November 24, 2014
Navy Seals: Their Untold Story

Navy Seals: Their Untold Story

This special, narrated by Emmy Award winner Gary Sinise, Navy Seals – Their Untold Story recounts the ticking-clock missions of the “Commandoes of the Deep” through firsthand accounts — including that of a D-Day demolition team member — and through never-before-seen footage, home movies and personal mementoes.

November 10, 2014
A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House

A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House

A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House is a PBS music special from the South Lawn of the White House.

President and Mrs. Obama will host the event in advance of Veterans Day.

November 7, 2014
Masterpiece Contemporary: Worricker

Masterpiece Contemporary: Worricker

Tune in to Masterpiece Contemporary’s new series Worricker.

The series features Bill Nighy as MI5 spy Johnny Worricker. This series follows the exploits of the intensely private and scrupulous Worricker—from MI5 headquarters in London to exile on a Caribbean island to life on the run with his former lover and fellow agent Margot Tyrrell (Helena Bonham Carter).

November 6, 2014
November TV Highlights

November TV Highlights

October has arrived and with it brings a whole array of new shows and episodes to entertain viewers.

Tune in to Masterpiece Contemporary’s new series Worricker airing on Sunday, November 9 and 16 at 8:00 pm. The prequel, Page Eight, will air on Thursday, November 6 at 9:00 pm.

November 4, 2014
Anne Hillman (left) and Ellen Lockyer (right) host legislative candidates for the 2014 edition of Running. (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage)

2014 Running: State House & State Senate

The 2014 edition of RUNNING airs on Monday, 10/27 and Tuesday, 10/28 on KAKM and KSKA. Check the schedule to find out when your district’s candidates will be on the air with hosts Ellen Lockyer and Anne Hillman. If you missed the broadcast, the programs are available here.

October 27, 2014
Great Performances: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Great Performances: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Great Performances presents Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga performing at the Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater in New York City.

The duo will perform selections from their collaborative classic jazz recording, Cheek to Cheek as a part of the PBS Fall Arts Festival.

Friday October 24 at 8:00 pm

October 23, 2014
Frontline: Losing Iraq

Frontline: Losing Iraq

In the FRONTLINE special, Losing Iraq, they will examine the chaos in Iraq, the rise of ISIS and the U.S. role in the conflict.

Part One revisits FRONTLINE reporting on U.S. missteps in Iraq since 2003, and how, as American troops withdrew, the stage was set for a deadly adversary to rise up.

October 20, 2014