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  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Ming cooks at home with James Beard Award winning chef Michael Schlow. Michael makes Spicy Shrimp with Fregola and Chickpeas. Ming follows that up with a colorful Togarashi Shrimp with Miso Risotto, Edamame, and Watercress.
  • Monday, May 23, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Wednesday, May 25 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App. ROADSHOW’s final hour in Virginia, includes a Marvel Silver Age comics collection, a 1969 Rolex Explorer watch, and a 17th C. Tibetan bronze Buddha. One is $30,000 to $100,000!
  • Premieres Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV + Wednesday, June 1 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with the PBS Video App. Discover how an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900 set off fear and anti-Asian sentiment in San Francisco. This new documentary tells the gripping story of the race against time by health officials to save the city from the deadly disease.
  • Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand with the PBS Video App. During World War II, troops would look up and say, "Here come the Sky Blossoms" - paratroopers rushing to their aid. Today, a new generation is answering that call for help. This documentary captures their stories.
  • Premieres Friday, May 20, 2022 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with the PBS Video App. Experience Shakespeare's comedic masterpiece from the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park set in South Harlem telling the story of the trickster Falstaff and the wily wives who outwit him in a celebration of Black joy, laughter and vitality.
  • Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, May 23 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App. The Wood Brothers bring the party with their signature sound of danceable soulful folk, blues, gospel and jazz. Featuring songs, "Alabaster," "The Muse," "River Takes The Town", "Lixa Jane" and more.
  • Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App. Genuine New Zealand treasures Isey and her son James invite viewers into their lives in the week leading up to Isey's 100th birthday and its shaping up to be quite the party. The episode captures a Northland celebration of life and aroha (love) like no other.
  • Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with the PBS Video App. Hawaii, the most remote island chain on Earth, offers sanctuary for wildlife that has reached its tropical shores. From humpback whales to waterfall-climbing fish, it's home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife.
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand now with PBS Video App. Father Greg Boyle founded Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles as a means of improving the lives of former gang members. Now it’s one of the most successful organizations for gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry programs in the world.
  • Premieres Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV + May 22 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App. When the colossal Ever Given container ship crashed into the bank of the Suez Canal in March 2021, international supply chains ground to a halt. How could such a disaster happen? And can the investigation help prevent future accidents?


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