THE CIVIL WAR, the award-winning film produced and directed by Ken Burns, will be rebroadcast over five consecutive nights in September. The broadcast, which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the series’ initial broadcast in September 1990, will present for the first time a newly restored high-definition version.
Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new two-part, four-hour AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – WALT DISNEY examines Disney’s complex life and enduring legacy. It features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, animators and artists who worked on early films, including Snow White, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland into reality.
Even though Spanish is widely spoken in Alaska, coming from a Spanish-speaking country is not as easy as it seems. At least it wasn’t for Kimberly Mejía Gúzman and her family, who moved from Guatemala, in Central America, to Anchorage, about one year ago. Driven by the hope for new and better opportunities, Kimberly’s family soon discovered how difficult it is to adapt to a new lifestyle so far away from home.
RICK STEVES’ FESTIVE EUROPE captures Europeans doing what they do so expertly – celebrating the good life. In this lively half-hour special, Rick experiences the pleasures of Andalucia, ventures into the reveller-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, runs with the bulls in Pamplona, dines at an exclusive mens’ club in Basque country, embraces high culture in Vienna, enjoys the lovable chaos of Naples, and walks the final stretch of the Camino di Santiago in Spain.
Given the popularity of this program, we’ve decided to air it again Saturday, August 15, 9:00 p.m. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series in September 2015 with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires and others.
Explore warm, toasty, small bakeries from Massachusetts to Alaska in A FEW GREAT BAKERIES. Find out how a business that makes cakes, pies, bread and bagels can become a neighborhood landmark. Celebrate beautiful icing, gooey treats and skillful bakers. And enjoy a trip to Juneau’s Silverbow Bakery, one of the most popular and best-known bakeries in the Last Frontier.
Sat @ 7:00 pm - Doc Martin
Bert Large's restaurant faces such financial trouble that he can't afford to host a fund-raiser for a cat sanctuary; Eleanor becomes very ill; Martin plans to leave Portwenn to resume his career as a surgeon; Louisa organizes the christening.
Sat @ 8:00 pm - The Red Green Show
Bill and Harold engage in a paintball war game; Red turns a van into a convertible. Bill: Rick Green. Harold: Patrick McKenna.
Sat @ 8:30 pm - The Red Green Show
Red gives his views on modern art and offers kitchen tips for the handyman; Harold starts a club for police informants. Patrick McKenna.
Sat @ 9:00 pm - Midsomer Murders
Barnaby and Troy investigate the murder of the leader of a secret stock-market-investment club.
Sat @ 9:00 pm - Midsomer Murders
Part 1 of 2. Barnaby and Troy investigate the murder of the leader of a secret stock-market-investment club.