China has new leaders. "The Chinese Dream," says China's new president, Xi Jinping, is "the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation." China is an economic superpower: the largest population on earth is undergoing the greatest transformation in history and competing in every arena of human endeavor. China's growing strengths have global import.
Christina Pirello, host of the Emmy-winning Christina Cooks, brings a fresh new series to public television about eating right and feeling great. The 26-part series CHRISTINA captures the experience of attending a live cooking event with the internationally acclaimed authority on natural and whole foods. Each episode begins at one of Christina's cooking classes, where the vivacious chef delivers powerful messages about the impact of food choices on overall health and well-being.
Christina Pirello, one of the country's foremost educators on cooking and alternative health, opens her kitchen to demonstrate whole-foods cooking without preaching, preservatives or pretense. Each episode of CHRISTINA COOKS features a fun and practical cooking class full of useful information, as well as delicious, natural recipes.
Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."
With the 1860 election of anti-slavery candidate Abraham Lincoln, the divisions between North and South reached their breaking point. Thirteen states from the South seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. Union military leaders, along with Lincoln himself, realized that ending the rebellion rested on controlling the Western Theater territory, the area between the Appalachians and the Mississippi River. CIVIL WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY examines this well-documented conflict through the lens of the Western Campaign, which dramatically shaped the final outcome of the Civil War.
Based on the popular Scholastic book series by Norman Bridwell about the lovable oversized canine with his head in the clouds but four paws planted firmly on the ground, Clifford presents a larger-than-life view of the world. With his loving human, Emily Elizabeth, and dog pals, Cleo and T-Bone, Clifford inhabits a colorful island community, inviting viewers on a fun-filled journey through childhood, navigating the dips and curves along the way. CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG emphasizes good citizenship and the importance of community.
CLODAGH'S IRISH FOOD TRAILS takes viewers on a culinary journey across the Emerald Isle. In her American television debut, accomplished chef, food journalist and award-winning cookbook author Clodagh McKenna travels the length and breadth of Ireland - from Valentia Island in Kerry to Fanad Head in Donegal - in search of the best food, farmers' markets and more. Along the way, Clodagh meets the passionate artisans, fishermen and farmers responsible for producing, catching and growing some of the country's most delicious fare.