As we approach the end of 2016 and look forward to 2017, we want to share 19 Reasons to Give—reasons you’ve told us are why you count on KCPT. What’s your reason? From high-quality children’s educational programming accessible to everyone in our community to journalism that tells local stories and explores issues, KCPT is dedicated to ...Continue Reading
MASTERPIECE: Victoria VIDEO
In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world. Coming to MASTERPIECE in 2017, Victoria stars Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) as Queen Victoria in a highly anticipated series that follows the drama ...Continue Reading
Consider the world we live in to be small, filled with both familiar and new faces, places and inspirations. The well-known song “It’s a Small World,” acknowledges the value of our shared interests and the value of our awareness in knowing we’re more alike than different. This month, you’re asked to make a connection to ...Continue Reading
Coming in 2017, Sherlock will return with three brand-new episodes that promise laughter, tears, shocks, surprises and extraordinary adventures. Season four begins with the mercurial Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), back once more on British soil as Doctor Watson (Martin Freeman) and his wife Mary (Amanda Abbington) prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents. Co-creators, ...Continue Reading
The Fidel Castro Tapes VIDEO
In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings.
In his latest documentary series, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines the extraordinary accomplishment of black Americans and wrestles with the racism and discrimination that plagues our country nearly 50 years since the Civil Rights Movement ended. KCPT hosted a special sneak peek of Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise earlier this month at ...Continue Reading