What We're Watching

Black History Month — What We're Watching

In honor of Black History Month, KCTS 9 is proud to present a number of compelling new programs, along with some classic favorites, that we know viewers will enjoy. These programs will immerse audience members in the stories of people, places and moments that forever changed society.

See what is airing this month on KCTS 9:

Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange airs Wednesdays at 11:00 p.m. (NEW)

10 Reasons To Be Totally Psyched About 'Sherlock: The Abominable Bride'


Q&A With Ernie Manouse on 'Manor of Speaking', 'Downton Abbey', PBS and More

Photo: Houston Chronicle © 2015.

Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres for Your 'Downton Abbey' Viewing Party

After waiting nearly ten months for the next chapter in the Crawley family saga to continue, season six of the hit series Downton Abbey, the final season, airs Sundays at 9:00 p.m. on KCTS 9

'Everyone Is Always Playing a Role': Q&A With Noni Hazlehurst on 'A Place to Call Home', Australia, and Acting

Gifting Your Favorite 'Call the Midwife' Character

Nuns and nurses and babies! Who’d’ve thought this Austen, Dickens and Downton Abbey fan would be addicted to a period drama set in the late 1950s, poverty-stricken East End of London? But, I am! 

Jacques Pépin's Heart & Soul Holiday Sides – Country Bread & Pureed Squash Gratin

JACQUES PEPIN HEART AND SOUL IN THE KITCHEN, © 2015 by Jacques Pepin. Reproduced by permission of Tom Hopkins. All rights reserved. 

Actresses Annis and Bond Supply the Crackle and Pop in Home Fires

The final episode of the six-part series Home Fires airs this Sunday, November 8th on MASTERPIECE. I am already lamenting the end of this showcase of strong female characters and intriguing drama set in rural Cheshire during the opening years of World War II. It is rare that we have such a large ensemble of talented actresses dominating the screen—and the ladies do take center stage in this new period drama.

Recipe: The Indian Summer - A British and Indian Gin Fizz

Celebrate the premiere of Masterpiece's latest series, Indian Summers on Sunday, September 27 at 9:00 p.m., with this delicious treat from guest blogger Mohini Patel Glanz who combined British flair with a traditional Indian drink. 


'I Want to Be Challenged Every Day': Q&A with Poldark's Heida Reed

If you watched the BBC show Poldark this year (which aired in the U.S. on PBS), you're not alone; the 2015 remake of the 1970s hit series attracted huge numbers of viewers around the world, all of whom are eagerly awaiting the second season of the show, set to air in 2016.