Over 100 creative authors submitted stories to the 2016 KCPT PBS Kids Writers Contest for Kindergarten through 3rd grade students. Here are this year's winners.
Ask This Old House welcomes comedian Nick Offerman to the show — you’ll remember him as the ultra-masculine Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation. The character’s affinity for woodworking isn’t an act, though — Nick really knows his way around a workshop! Nick and his mustache join the guys on This Old House Hour at 4am on Saturday, May 14 and noon on Sunday, May 15 on KCPT. Find him also ...Continue Reading
On Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10, PBS will premiere a two-night event under the overarching theme of “Armed in America,” furthering the national conversation around American guns. The two-night event centers around two new Independent Lens films, Peace Officer, which airs Monday at 8pm, and The Armor of Light, airing Tuesday at 8pm, both on KCPT. An ...Continue Reading
Kenneth Branagh returns for the fourth and final season to his Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated role as the soul-searching Swedish cop based on the character created by best-selling novelist and father of the Nordic noir craze, Henning Mankell. “The White Lioness” premieres May 8 “A Lesson in Love” premieres May 15 “The Troubled Man” premieres ...Continue Reading
It’s a newsmaker edition of the program this week. With Kansas City Mayor Sly James pulling the plug on a KCI election, the streetcar launching and KCMO police announcing big cuts in law enforcement jobs, we dissect the three issues with three members of the city council. Teresa Loar KCMO City Council Quinton Lucas KCMO ...Continue Reading
Emmy-nominated Kenneth Branagh plays his last season as Inspector Kurt Wallander in Wallander, a MASTERPIECE Mystery! series based on the novels of Henning Mankell. The first of Wallander’s three-part finale begins at 8pm this Sunday, May 8 on KCPT, and finds the Swede in South Africa. Still need to catch up on the brooding detective? The Wallander Binge Watchers Guide will have you prepped ...Continue Reading