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Makers: Seattle Leaders of Tomorrow, Part 2

In the PBS series Makers: Women Who Make America, numerous women from various backgrounds and professions have shared their stories about their career journeys, work ethics, and contributions to transforming the way society looks at female leaders. With season two underway, Makers has shown that women who provoke change, creativity and new outlooks come from all walks of life.

Death Comes to Pemberley: A Jane Austen Murder Mystery

Are you ready for Elizabeth and Darcy to solve a murder mystery? Some of Jane Austen’s most cherished characters reappear in Masterpiece Mystery! Death Comes to Pemberley, premiering Sunday, 10/26, at 9pm. Guest blogger Amie Simon runs us through the highlights of this new two-part series, based on the book by British author P.D. James. 

The Book That Changed My Life | KCTS 9 Staff Picks

It’s National Book Month and here at KCTS 9 we appreciate the comfort and leisure a good book brings. Considered one of the world’s oldest forms of entertainment and relaxation, books of all kinds have been finding their way into the hands of curious and imaginative minds everywhere, including the staff at KCTS 9. 

Downton Abbey Season 1: Remembering Our Introduction to The Crawleys

It doesn't seem that long ago that we were tuning in to meet the residents of Downton Abbey (and some of us even met them in Seattle at KCTS 9),  but here we are, four seasons later—preparing for a FIFTH season to air on this side of the pond in early 2015! KCTS 9 will be re-airing Downton Abbey Season 1 during Tea Time, starting Monday, October 13 at 3pm. Amie Simon gets us ready for the new season with a nostalgic look back at the very first time we laid eyes on The Crawleys and their staff.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Blanca Torres

As part of our recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, KCTS 9 sat down with Seattle Times writer Blanca Torres. Torres recently joined the Times as an editorial writer and columnist, making her the first Latina on the Times editorial board. We spoke with her on her cultural upbringing, obstacles she faced, Latinos in media, and the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Get Your Cozies Ready for Fall Tea Time (Pinboard)

We’re readying our finest teapots in anticipation of our fall Tea Time line-up! Our posh block of British programming airs every weekday from 3pm-5pm—the perfect time to enjoy a cuppa hot Earl Grey and tasty biscuits while you revel in hours of sophisticated entertainment. 

Man of Mystery: Inspector Lewis is Back

Lewis, Hathaway and Maddox are on the case

Get ready for even more intrigue! Masterpiece Mystery! viewers will enjoy Kevin Whatley’s return as Inspector Robert “Robbie” Lewis in three new episodes of the engaging series starting October 5. Amie Simon gets us up-to-date and ready for the season:

Makers: Seattle Leaders of Tomorrow, Part 1

In the PBS series Makers: Women Who Make America, numerous women from various backgrounds and professions have shared their stories on their career journey, work ethic, and contribution to transforming the way society looks at female leaders. With season two underway, Makers has shown that women who provoke change, creativity and new outlooks come from all walks of life. Here in Seattle—which is known for being a city filled with revolutionary thinkers and creators— KCTS 9 sat down with seven women who are reimagining, rethinking and redefining the area of their profession. From fashion and law to community service, these women are making changes for generations to come.

Friday Night Mysteries: Two crime series to enjoy this fall

Father Brown and DCI Banks

Fall has officially hit Seattle! That means crisp colored leaves, boots and scarves, and inevitably, lots of rain—not that we mind. It’s really the perfect excuse to curl up on the couch Friday nights with a cup of tea and some exciting Friday night mysteries!

Starting Friday, September 26, KCTS 9 is airing episodes of Father Brown and DCI Banks back-to-back starting at 8pm. These two sleuths may come from different worlds, but their end goal is the same. Both men are dedicated to relentlessly pursuing the truth until the crime is solved and justice is served.

Woman of Mystery: Miss Marple Returns

Juila McKenzie is Miss Marple

Masterpiece Mystery! viewers will be thrilled to know that British theatre and television veteran Julia McKenzie returns as Miss Marple in three new episodes of Agatha Christie’s popular series starting 9/21! Amie Simon gets us up-to-date and ready for the season:

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