In July, KCPT presents a host of brand new episodes of everyone's favorite PBS KIDS programs, including Odd Squad, Nature Cat, Wild Kratts, Peg + Cat and more!
Just before America celebrates its independence once again from the British, we roll up our sleeves to connect-the-dots on the news of the week on both sides of state line. On this Friday, July 1, edition of Kansas City Week in Review at 7:30 pm and the rebroadcast Sunday at 11 am: Fifty lives have been ...Continue Reading
On Monday, July 4, at 7 pm, KCPT airs the annual national Fourth of July celebration from the White House lawn. Join host Tom Bergeron for our country’s 240th birthday festivities, with performances from Smokey Robinson, Kenny Loggins, Gavin DeGraw, Cassadee Pope, Amber Riley, Jackie Evancho, Sutton Foster and the Broadway cast of “ON YOUR FEET!” ...Continue Reading
Prepare to travel through time to learn about Kansas City’s earliest settlers with Flatland’s digital-first series, The Founders. Follow the trail of time to explore the families who settled Kansas City and helped create its boundaries. The four-part series shines a spotlight on the familiar names that now grace our highways, city districts, and restaurants. The Chouteaus were an immigrant ...Continue Reading
As a partner in the national project, Veterans Coming Home, KCPT has created dynamic stories about Kansas City veterans in the community. This collaborative, multi-platform public media project works to tell complex stories about veterans, and bridge the military-civilian divide. A Higher Purpose: KC Veteran Opens Rock Climbing Gym with a Mission When Andrew Potter left the Army in 2014 he ...Continue Reading
Joshua Oppenheimer’s Oscar®-nominated The Look of Silence tells the incredible story of a man who confronts his brother’s killers and demands they accept responsibility for their part in the Indonesian Suharto regime’s 1965 genocide, which claimed 1 million lives. The film premieres on Monday, June 27 at 9 pm on KCPT. A companion piece to Oppenheimer’s 2013 ...Continue Reading