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  • Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Host Julia Collin Davison makes Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup, and Toni Tipton-Martin talks about the restorative properties of chicken soup. Ingredient expert Jack Bishop explores the world of broths. Other featured recipes include: Spinach Salad with Gorgonzola and Pear, Make-Ahead Hot Chocolate, and Beer-Batter Cheese Bread.
  • Premieres Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. The ancient Maya built large complex cities with towering pyramids and temples that served as centers for a thriving civilization. Follow archaeologists exploring new evidence into the mystery of why after hundreds of years the cities were abandoned.
  • Premieres Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at 9 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 31 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. An in-depth look at an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination to become baseball’s first Latino superstar.
  • Premieres Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Ai Jen Poo has been organizing domestic workers for over two decades. She sits down to discuss the roots of her activism, the art of listening with dignity, and the future of caregiving as a profession.
  • Premieres Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. Discover historical treasures at Hempstead House at Sands Point Preserve, like a Rolex Daytona Cosmograph, a 1926 Leyendecker Saturday Evening Post illustration, and a Donald Duck animation cell! Which is valued at $400,000?
  • Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Guadalajara is the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, drawing some of the most creative artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico. Pati explores some unique spots where food and art truly connect.
  • Premieres Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. on KPBS TV + Friday, Jan 28 at 7 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. works with Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn, two guests whose family trees were obscured by scandals, to discover the truth about their ancestors.
  • Premieres Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. A rising star in progressive politics and new father, Ady Barkan's life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS. After a chance encounter with a powerful Senator on an airplane catapults him to fame, Ady and a motley crew of activists ignite a once-in-a-generation movement for universal healthcare, in a journey that transforms his belief in what is possible for the country and for his family.
  • Premieres Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Mary heads off down the Thames - from the gentle, calm waters of the non-tidal Thames - to the fast-flowing, choppy banks in central London. She explores the hidden gems of this iconic river, stopping for delicious food along the way.
  • Premieres Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. Poet Yusef Komunyakaa survived the Jim Crow South and later the Vietnam War. Over the years, he's kept his faith in the future. Jennifer Weiner has channeled early unhappy episodes into character-driven novels that have sold millions.


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