Mental Illness Awareness Week starts on Sunday. Twenty percent of adults in the United States experience a mental illness. Rates are higher in Alaska Native and American Indian populations, though those groups are less likely to seek help because of cultural barriers. On today’s program we’ll discuss ways to overcome those barriers and ways the entire community can address the stigma attached to mental illnesses for all individuals.
KSKA: Fri., Oct. 2, at 2:00 p.m. & Sat., Oct. 3, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Fri., Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. & Sat., Oct. 3, at 6:00 p.m.
For 11 years, Gulf of Alaska Keeper (GoAK) has cleaned marine debris from remote Alaskan coastlines. In the summer of 2015, GoAK organized a large-scale project to collect debris from across the Gulf of Alaska by barge and helicopter. Approximately 440 tons of debris was taken to Seattle, where it will be sorted and disposed or recycled.
After a lifetime in the kitchen – and over two decades in front of public television audiences – Jacques Pépin brings you his final series, JACQUES PEPIN: HEART and SOUL. His most personal program yet, it showcases the warmth, wit and mastery of a culinary icon as he cracks a bottle of wine (or two) and shares the greatest hits from his storied career. From classic French dishes to creative new menus that vie to be his crowning glory, it’s a grand finale you won’t want to miss!
Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Reckless) star as bitter rivals for control of the Women’s Institute in a rural English town as it struggles with the onset of World War II. Hailed by the London Daily Mirror as “an astonishing story about women as war breaks out” HOME FIRES also stars Clare Calbraith (Downton Abbey), Ed Stoppard (Upstairs Downstairs), and Claire Rushbrook (Whitechapel).
This is the true story of Malcolm Webster, a nurse by profession and, on the surface, a perfect gentleman: well-spoken, personable and charming. He’s also a spendthrift and killer. He marries, and then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in their life insurance policies. In episode one, when Claire confronts her husband, Malcolm Webster, over his wild spending, he tries to control her with sedatives. Afraid he’ll soon be caught, he silences her forever. Three years on, he has a new bride…and history appears to be repeating itself.
Thu @ 7:00 pm - The Great British Baking Show
The contestants make traybakes, tuiles and biscuit towers.
Thu @ 8:00 pm - Conquering the Dragon: Breast Cancer Survivors Race for Life
Breast cancer survivors from Miami participate in a dragon boat racing competition in Canada.
Thu @ 8:30 pm - All in the Same Boat: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors
Profiling members of the Saving Our Sisters (SOS) dragon-boat racing team, which is comprised of breast-cancer survivors.
Thu @ 9:00 pm - The Forsyte Saga
In the finale, Fleur makes a major decision about her future; and turns her back on her father. In other events, Soames returns to Robin Hill to say a final goodbye to Irene.
Thu @ 10:00 pm - On Story
"Groundhog Day" co-writer Danny Rubin discusses the comedy's progression from script to screen.