New Spring TV
La Frontera Season 2 | Mondays April 3-17 at 10pm
Travel with acclaimed chef Pati Jinich as she explores the melding of cultures along the U.S.-Mexico border. From California to New Mexico, the people who live, love, and dream in the borderlands take the best of both worlds and merge it into their own traditions. Jinich shares meals with the borderlanders, or fronterizo, as she celebrates all walks of life in a place defined by struggle, resourcefulness, collaboration, and wonder, against a backdrop of terrain as diverse as its people
My Grandparents’ War | Tuesdays April 11-May 2 at 9pm
Hollywood actors learn how World War II changed their families and the world. Learn about Game of Thrones star Kit Harington’s grandfather, whose career in naval intelligence made him colleagues with Ian Fleming. Keira Knightley’s grandfather helped save hundreds of Irish guards after their ship was bombed. Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé’s grandfather witnessed Britain’s brutal response to a post-war Kenyan uprising. And Sherlock star Toby Jones’s grandmother, also an actor, travelled into war zones to entertain and uplift the troops.
Iconic America Premiere | April 26 at 10pm
Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein is a new eight-episode series premiering this month on WQLN PBS. This series explores American history through an examination of iconic symbols like The Hollywood Sign and Gadsden Flag – and kicks off with Fenway Park. Rubenstein invites local experts and community members to examine how Americans engage with each of these icons, offering viewers a new perspective on how we tell – and retell – our American story.
Funding for Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein is provided by The Zohar Ben-Dov Family through the Luminescence Foundation.