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First Peoples, New Five-Part Series

This five-part documentary series is a global detective story that combines archaeology, genetics, and anthropology to cast new light on 200,000 years of human history. First Peoples divides the globe into five regions with an episode focusing on each area. Viewers will explore how the mixing of prehistoric genes has allowed our species to survive and dominate around the globe. First Peoples premieres Wednesday June, 24 at 9pm.

A Chef's Life Marathon + Butterbean Burger Recipe


A Chef’s Life returns to KCTS 9 with a full three-hour marathon! Spend your Saturday afternoon with Chef Vivian Howard and enjoy SIX fresh episodes. Get ready to cook up a storm in your kitchen with the marathon that’s incorporating turnip greens, ramps, and farm-fresh eggs into your favorite recipes. Tune in and watch the marathon of A Chef’s Life at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, and satisfy all your foodie desires with the Emmy Award-winning cooking show.

New British Programming in June

Poldark premieres on Sunday, June 21, at 9pm

UPDATE: Our Sunday night schedule now includes detective drama Scott & Bailey at 11pm, and our Saturday nights now include Moone Boy at 10:30pm. We have updated the following accordingly... An abundance of British programming from across the Commonwealth begins in June, 2015 on KCTS 9. Some premiere episodes, like Vera on June 11, begin new seasons for familiar favourites while others, like Poldark on June 21, introduce exciting new shows. Below is a brief listing of the titles, dates, and related details.

A Guide to Tea in Seattle

The Queen Mary Tea Room

Guest blogger Amie Simon takes us on a tour of the best tea in Seattle, in settings and forms both traditional and modern. She lists a dozen favourite tea rooms and teahouses and takes a closer look at six of them, with a recommended sip from each.

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In honor of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May), KCTS 9 welcomes you to explore the people, places and history that makes up this enriched culture. See what is airing this month:

Empire, New 5-Part Series

In this five-part documentary series, viewers will travel to India, the Middle East, Canada, Africa, the Caribbean and the Far East to trace the rise and fall of the once-vast British Empire. Empire reveals the extraordinary characters, burning ambitions and surprising principles which created an empire four times the size of Ancient Rome’s. Examine how the Age of Empire continues to affect political, technological and social developments in the modern world. 

Empire premieres Sunday, April 26 at 7pm. 

A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

Watch new episodes of A Place to Call Home on Thursday nights at 8pm starting April 9, and encore presentations on Wednesday afternoons at 3pm starting April 15, during Tea Time.

We apologize for any confusion. We are still airing A Place to Call Home. It will return June 18th and continue through July. For the most accurate TV schedule, please visit: http://kcts9.org/tv-schedule/kcts-9

Recipe: French Toast With Butter-Braised Strawberries From S2 of Cooking With Nick Stellino

French Toast With Butter-Braised Strawberries

Season two of Cooking with Nick Stellino is underway! KCTS 9 invites viewers to celebrate Nick Stellino's 20 years on public television with a special $5 discount offer on his latest ecookbook. In this gorgeous interactive cookbook from season two, you’ll find dozens of Nick's signature delicious dishes, like the one presented below for French toast with butter-braised strawberries and crème de cassis syrup. Each of the recipes is presented with easy step-by-step instructions and helpful video demonstrations from Nick himself — all searchable on your favorite device. Get the new ebook now!

Wolf Hall: Episode One Recap + Pinboard

MASTERPIECE takes us into the intriguing world of the Tudors with Wolf Hall: a fictionalized account of Thomas Cromwell, advisor to King Henry VIII, based on the best-selling novels Wolf Hall and Bringing Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel. Guest blogger Amie Simon gives us a recap of the premiere episode and a hint of what’s to come in this six-part miniseries airing on KCTS 9 Sunday, April 5 at 10pm.

Call the Midwife: Best Moments + Pinboard

Season 4 of Call the Midwife premieres on KCTS 9 Sunday, March 29 at 8pm! In honour of the new season, we wanted to revisit some of our favourite moments from season 3. Guest blogger Amie Simon picked a few standouts to showcase. Spoiler reminder: if you’re not caught up yet, some of these moments will be surprises. 

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