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An Episode in the Baking: A Day on the Set of The Baking Journal

An Episode in the Baking: A Day on the Set of The Baking Journal

We are lucky to employ some amazing interns at CET and ThinkTV. This blog post was written by Nadya Ellerhorst following her first trip out on a shoot to help produce an episode of The Baking Journal. Enjoy!  It was a Tuesday morning and one of Stephanie’s Great Danes had just broken a potted plant. For the rest of the day, I had a lingering […]

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Meet PBS’ The Great American Recipe Contestants

Meet PBS’ The Great American Recipe Contestants

Ten home cooks representing a variety of regions in the United States. Eight episodes. Three expert judges. One “Great American Recipe.” On PBS’ new cooking series The Great American Recipe, cuisines from all corners of the globe find their way into contestants’ dishes. This series celebrates the different flavors and stories that American cuisine has to offer!  In this series, 10 home cooks will compete […]

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New Period Drama Set in Enchanting Resort Town Premieres this Week

New Period Drama Set in Enchanting Resort Town Premieres this Week

MASTERPIECE is back with the new drama-filled series, Hotel Portofino. Starring Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication, Halo), Hotel Portofino features charming characters from different walks of life mingling in an exhilarating cocktail of romance, glamour and mystery. The six-episode show follows an elite – yet dysfunctional – British family who open a hotel for upper-class travelers on the magical Italian Riviera during the Roaring ‘20s. “Filled […]

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June Q&A with Chief Programming Officer Jim Wiener

June Q&A with Chief Programming Officer Jim Wiener

Chief Programming Officer Jim Wiener’s infamous Q&As, which used to be featured in our Membership Magazine, are now on our blog! Read the next round below: I was enthusiastically looking forward to the first episode of Ridley Road, but what a disappointment!  I could understand less than half of the dialogue because of the accents. The day before I had re-watched several earlier episodes of Downton […]

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American Masters Documentary Pulls Back the Curtain on the Life and Legacy of Joe Papp

American Masters Documentary Pulls Back the Curtain on the Life and Legacy of Joe Papp

As the founder of The Public Theater, Free Shakespeare in the Park and producer of groundbreaking shows like Hair, A Chorus Line and for colored girls…, street-wise champion for the arts Joe Papp believed great art was for everyone, not just for the privileged few. American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts tells the story of this cultural change agent who worked for more than […]

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Refrigerator Organization

Refrigerator Organization

Bring some order into your kitchen by organizing your refrigerator. Watch this episode of “Hobby Hunting” to learn a few tips and tricks to keeping things neat and tidy.

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The Baker’s Corner: Stress Relief

The Baker’s Corner: Stress Relief

This segment of our blog, The Baker’s Corner, features insights from The Baking Journal’s host, Stephanie. To view all content from The Baking Journal, please visit www.thinktv.org/thebakingjournal/ or www.CETconnect.org/thebakingjournal and subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UC-pjrZPeeRenFKAF3kBuZcQ! Hello, Baker’s Corner readers! Today’s blog post is all about the health benefits of baking. Yes, you read that correctly, health benefits!! Baking has been found to help […]

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American Experience’s New Film Examines the Race against Time to Stop The Black Death in America

American Experience’s New Film Examines the Race against Time to Stop The Black Death in America

Before the COVID-19 pandemic and The Spanish Flu, the bubonic plague hit San Francisco’s Chinatown in the 1900s. This was the first time that the world’s most-feared disease – The Black Death – made it to North America. American Experience’s new film Plague at the Golden Gate tells the gripping story of the race against time to save both San Francisco and the nation from […]

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DIY Wood Round Home Decor

DIY Wood Round Home Decor

Personalize your living space with this DIY Wood Round Home Decor, which you can update any time! Materials You Will Need: A wood round 1 bottle of chalk paint 1 paint brush Water Paper towels Instructions:  Step One: Place the wood round on top of something you feel comfortable painting over (example: paper towels, plastic bags, brown paper bags, disposable tablecloth, etc.) Step Two: Pour […]

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American Masters Takes a Look Into the Little-Known Life of Duke Kahanamoku

American Masters Takes a Look Into the Little-Known Life of Duke Kahanamoku

As a dark-skinned Pacific Islander, Five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku broke through racial barriers with athletic accomplishments before Joe Louis, Jesse Owens and Jackie Robinson; yet relatively few outside of Hawaii know the details of his inspiring story and considerable impact. Narrated by Aquaman and Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa, Waterman  – Duke Ambassador of Aloha, a new film from American Masters, reveals Kahanamoku’s […]

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