In an encore presentation, this fascinating series takes viewers on a decade-by-decade voyage of discovery through life-changing inventions; like the radio that made the world smaller; the machine gun that made it more dangerous; or the parking meter that made it more expensive. Meet the brilliant, often quirky minds that bring the inventions to life including the smartest man on the planet and the high school dropout everyone took for a fool. And then there were the not-so-great ideas that mercifully failed. Whatever happened to the robo-dog and the air-conditioned business suit? Winners and losers, they were all players in the most innovative century the world has ever known. Tune in Sunday nights at 11 thru 9/7, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Using cutting-edge 3D laser-scanning technology to put history’s building wonders to the test, TIME SCANNERS unlocks the secrets of how the world’s most iconic engineering creations were constructed. With unprecedented access, structural engineers explore, scan and digitally analyze some of mankind’s most awe-inspiring architectural achievements uncovering just how good the engineers of the ancient world really were. Locations include the Colosseum, Petra, Machu Picchu, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Pyramids and Jerusalem. Tune in Tuesday nights at 7 thru 7/15, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
The HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATION team brings cutting edge tools to some of our biggest historical mysteries, asking probing questions behind a single iconic mystery from America’s past. Three investigators team up to solve each case: Wes Cowan, an independent appraiser and auctioneer; Kaiama Glover, professor at Barnard College, Columbia University; and Tukufu Zuberi, professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. As the detectives unearth fresh evidence, sift through clues and crisscross the country in search of answers, they reveal new perspectives on stories we thought we knew. Tune in Tuesday nights at 8 thru 7/22, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Whether he’s milking a cow to make fresh cheeses that are the star of dinner or harvesting honey, fresh from the hive, that becomes the key ingredient in the meal, Ian Knauer is educating his viewers about exactly where wholesome, delicious food comes from. This series doesn’t just highlight a fad in American food, but an eco-conscious, fresh and a fun lifestyle, and it brings education back to cooking television by way of easy to follow recipes and the importance of sustainable agriculture. Tune in Saturday nights at 8:30 thru 9/13, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
In Season 2, Alan and Celia continue to negotiate family baggage to plan a life together. Having come so close to losing each other forever thanks to Alan’s near fatal heart attack, he and Celia decide to have a romantic secret wedding as soon as possible. But how will their respective daughters react? The uptight Caroline and rebellious Gillian are discovering they actually quite like each other, however Gillian’s need to own up to her night with Caroline’s ex-husband John could jeopardize the soon-to-be stepsisters’ fledgling friendship. As secrets from the past come tumbling out and family members adjust to changing relationships, can Alan and Celia find the long-awaited happiness they deserve? Tune in Sunday nights at 7 thru 8/3, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
This comedic series tells the story of aging partners Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi), two men who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years. Freddie was a budding actor and Stuart worked in a bar when they first met, but their careers are pretty much over and their lives now consist of entertaining their frequent guests, making sure that their aged dog Balthazar is still breathing, and hurling caustic insults at each other. Tune in Sunday nights at 9:30 thru 8/3, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.