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Airs Fridays, June 19 - August 7, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Martin Clunes reprises his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the G.P. with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood, in eight episodes of the enormously successful drama set in the idyllic hamlet of Portwenn. Portwenn is buzzing with arrangements for the wedding of the Doc and Louisa. Will they finally tie the knot, or will the villagers have to put the confetti back in the box again?
Airs Fridays, July 31, Aug. 7 & 28 & Sept. 4, 2015 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
VERA, the critically acclaimed ITV crime drama starring multi-award-winning actress Brenda Blethyn as DCI Vera Stanhope, returns to public television for a fourth season of in-depth, edge-of-your-seat, crime-solving drama. Based on the best-selling Inspector Stanhope books by renowned writer Ann Cleeves, this season takes Vera down by the sea to investigate a community’s deep secrets.
Airs Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV
In this episode, test cook Dan Souza teaches host Christopher Kimball how to cook the best Pasta Frittata with Sausage and Hot Peppers. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster updates a classic recipe for Cheese Souffle.
Airs Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Swirled or sprinkled, small or large, cupcakes are adored by adults and kids alike, the “it dessert” that makes everybody smile. In this episode, Martha shares four scrumptious cupcake recipes: blueberry swirl, lemon meringue with a toasted meringue topping, red velvet with cream cheese frosting, and one-bite double diablo cupcakes (for the unrepentant chocoholics in your life).
Airs Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 4 p.m. on KPBS TV
In many-faceted London, we ponder royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learn how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discover treasures in the British Library, enjoy the vibrant evening scene in Soho, uncover Churchill's secret WWII headquarters, join the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shop where the queen shops, and straddle the Prime Meridian at Greenwich.