TRAVEL THE GLOBE, COOK FOR THE HOLIDAYS AND HEAR INDIGENOUS STORIES IN ALL NEW PROGRAMS STREAMING ON PBS LIVING THIS NOVEMBER
TRAVEL THE GLOBE, COOK FOR THE HOLIDAYS AND HEAR INDIGENOUS STORIES
IN ALL NEW PROGRAMS STREAMING ON
PBS LIVING THIS NOVEMBER
Arlington, VA – October 28, 2019 – This November, PBS Distribution will stream episodes from fan favorite PBS shows including “America’s Test Kitchen: Home for the Holidays,” “The Travel Detective, Season 4” “Seven Wonders of Brazil” and “American Masters — N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear” on PBS LIVING. The subscription rate for the PBS LIVING Prime Video Channel is $2.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. PBS LIVING is also available on Apple TV Channels in the Apple TV app at a subscription rate of $2.99/month with no additional annual fees. Every purchase helps support public television for all.
Information about each of the programs is listed below.
America's Test Kitchen: Home for the Holidays
The entire cast is home for the holidays, and they're sharing their tips and tricks for planning a stress-free gathering, while also recounting personal holiday memories and revealing their all-time favorite holiday recipes from the Test Kitchen archives. Home For The Holidays features hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison and the rest of the America's Test Kitchen cast gathered together in a casual behind-the-scenes setting, sharing the warmth of the holidays with viewers.
Streaming Date: November 1, 2019
Genre: How To: Culinary Arts
The program also spotlights five of the Test Kitchen's favorite holiday recipes, including new twists on classic holiday fare such as turkey en cocotte and beef tenderloin with smoky potatoes and persillade relish. Their porchetta recipe offers a flavor-packed alternative to traditional holiday roasts, and elegant holiday desserts such as millionaire's shortbread and gâteau breton are sure-fire favorites to consider anytime you're trying to please a crowd.
The Travel Detective
Viewers join CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg as he shares cutting-edge travel news, must-have information, and insider secrets on navigating the travel process, from need-to-know tips to improve the travel experience like how and when to book a hotel room, how to avoid nickel-and-dime fees, or how to speed through airport security. Discover signature "Hidden Gems" destinations, where Greenberg highlights his personal picks and favorite experiences off the standard tourist map, and learn about volunteer vacation opportunities in which you can help local communities around the world.
Streaming Date: November 1, 2019
Genre: How To: Culinary Arts
In addition, Greenberg gives viewers a rundown of entertaining and innovative airline safety videos. Some of the locations Season Four explores are Sydney, Australia, Oahu, Hawaii, Jordan, and Memphis, Tennessee.
Seven Wonders of Brazil
Viewers journeyinto the heart of Brazil with British academic theologian Robert Beckford. In this country football is worshipped like a national cult, and viewers explore another much older religion - Brazilian Christianity. The religion has existed since the country was colonized by the Portuguese almost 500 years ago and is a mixture of influences - African beliefs, indigenous Indian rituals, and the folk Catholicism of the southern Europeans. Beckford explores the incredible spiritual diversity of Brazil by traveling to the country's seven wonders.
Streaming Date: November 8, 2019
From the spectacular and iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to the samba beat of the Carnival, Robert looks at a key ingredient at each wonder that makes up the melting pot that is Brazilian Christianity. The seven wonders that Robert explores in Brazil include: Christ the Redeemer, São Francisco Church, Teatro Amazonas (Amazon Theatre and Opera House), São Paulo See Metropolitan Cathedral, Igreja Presbyterian Cathedral, Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady Aparecida, and Rio Carnival.
American Masters — N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear
American Masters — N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear examines the enigmatic life and mind of National Medal of Arts-winner Navarro Scott Momaday, the Kiowa novelist, short-story writer, essayist and poet. His Pulitzer Prize-winning novel House Made of Dawn led to the breakthrough of Native American literature into the mainstream. The documentary delves into the psyche behind the celebrated author and visually captures the essence of Momaday’s writings.
Streaming Date: November 19, 2019
Episodes: 1 (Documentary)
Original animation, historical photos and aerial landscapes complement interviews with indigenous authors RillaAskew (Fire in Beulah) and Joy Harjo, the first Native American United States Poet Laureate; actors RobertRedford, JeffBridges, BeauBridges and JamesEarl Jones; and RichardWest, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, to reveal Momaday’s creative core.
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