What does it mean to be a man in America today? This summer, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED explores that question through a combination of reporter pieces, show interviews, commentaries, and listener call-outs. Over the course of the series there’s emphasis on the “cradle-to-grave” framework; focus on the issues of young adults (identity and defining masculinity); and the issues of full Adulthood (work and home life). This special ATC series runs through the first week of September. Tune in weekdays from 4 to 6 pm on KUAC FM, KUAC online, KUAC HD, and KUAC TV 9.5.
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Based on the world-famous detective novels, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT is brought lovingly to life in this stunning collection of hour-long murder mysteries. From England to the Mediterranean, Poirot pits his wits against killers and kidnappers, murderers and plotters, and thieves and traitors in a compelling compendium of crime. This Poirot encore series will challenge the “little grey cells” of mystery lovers everywhere who will be delighted to follow once again the adventures of one of television’s most beloved sleuths. Tune in Thursday nights at 7 thru 9/11, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
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.
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.