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Food and cultures from around the world.

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What's Cooking In Rome? #1303 [TV-G]
Burt visits the Coliseum, finds out why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble, and takes a private tour of the Vatican.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 30 at 6:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, August 6 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Taiwan #501 [TV-G]
The island of Taiwan, just off the coast of mainland China, has held on to most of the ancient principles of Chinese culture while incorporating the most modern aspects of Western society. Burt visits temples, learns about traditional religious beliefs, and discovers the secrets of making the perfect cup of tea.

  • KET Saturday, August 1 at 2:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Immigrating to America (Part 2) #810 [TV-G]
Burt explores how immigration has created social difficulties while transforming American society and culture.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 2 at 12:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm EST

Siena and Assisi, Italy #1304 [TV-G]
Burt visits the Basilica of St. Francis, the great Church in Siena, and tours of one of Italy's most important wineries.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 pm EDT

Cruising The Rivers of Europe: Amsterdam to Cologne #1202 [TV-G]
During the past decade, cruising the great rivers of Europe has become one of the most popular vacations for American tourists. In this program, Burt introduces you to Amsterdam, tours a museum dedicated to the history of women's handbags, and sails along the Rhine to Cologne.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 16 at 12:30 pm EDT

Luzern for Fun and Profit #1305 [TV-G]
Burt explores the beautiful area surrounding the Swiss city of Lucerne and the Rosengart Museum.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 20 at 6:00 pm EDT

The Great Rivers of Europe: Cologne to Zell #1203 [TV-G]
Burt sails along the Rhine from Cologne to Rudesheim where he visits a museum dedicated to mechanical musical instruments. Along the way he passes the Lorelei Rock and explains the real story of how it got famous for luring ships into the rocks. Then he visits the city of Zell.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 23 at 12:30 pm EDT

Cruising The Adriatic Sea #1306 [TV-G]
Burt sails from Venice to Bari and across the Adriatic Sea to Montenegro. He enters the Mediterranean and cruises to Turkey, Malta, and Sicily.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 27 at 6:00 pm EDT

The Great Rivers of Europe: Cochem to Luxembourg #1204 [TV-G]
Burt cruises along the Mosel River with stops in Cochem and Bernkastel in the middle of the Mosel wine region. He also tours the city of Luxembourg and cooks with Lea Linster, one of Europe's leading chefs and a major television personality.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 30 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Cruising the Danube #801 [TV-G]
Burt cruises down the Danube, starting in the Hungarian capital of Budapest.

  • KET2 Thursday, September 3 at 6:00 pm EDT

Artcops #1205 [TV-G]
Burt talks about art works that are missing or have been stolen, why they are an important part of our history, and what you can do to help find them and earn millions of dollars in reward money.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 6 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Milan, Italy #802 [TV-G]
Burt visits a 16th-century Italian palazzo filled with authentic furnishings and objects from the Renaissance and discovers why Milan is the source of some of Italy's best cooking.

  • KET2 Thursday, September 10 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned The Shrine at Lourdes, France #510 [TV-G]
Lourdes, in the southwest corner of France, is one of Christianity's most important shrines. It is renowned as a site for healing miracles, with more than 7,000 cures to its credit. Burt takes a tour of the local churches, uncovers the story of the shrine's beginnings, visits the mysterious grotto, takes part in a torchlight procession, and learns about Lourdes' political and historical significance. He also interviews the doctor who was in charge of the investigation into its most recent medical miracle.

  • KET Saturday, September 12 at 1:00 pm EDT

The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz #1206 [TV-G]
Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market, and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. Next, he cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey. In Linz, we learn about the Linzertorte and see the world's largest church organ.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 13 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Going Platinum #803 [TV-G]
Platinum is an extraordinary metal, 30 times rarer than gold and virtually impossible to corrode. Burt travels around the world to find out why the highest level of many credit card offers is the platinum card.

  • KET2 Thursday, September 17 at 6:00 pm EDT

Venice, Italy #1301 [TV-G]
Burt and travel expert Steve Perillo take a water taxi through the canals and visit the Basilica of San Marco and the Bell Tower.

  • KET Saturday, September 19 at 1:00 pm EDT

The Great Rivers of Europe: Melk to Budapest #1207 [TV-G]
Burt cruises the Wachau Valley, visits Melk Abbey, goes to Vienna for music and pastry, and tours Budapest.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 20 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Rome, Italy #804 [TV-G]
A Rome shopping spree takes Burt to international fashion houses, famous Italian tailors, jewelry makers, and great restaurants.

  • KET2 Thursday, September 24 at 6:00 pm EDT

Florence, Italy #1302 [TV-G]
Burt, travel expert Steve Perillo, and Burt's youngest son Nicholas, visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, find out how product placement influenced the artworks of the Renaissance, and tour the great tourist attractions of the city.

  • KET Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 pm EDT

The Great Rivers of France: Lyon to Arles #1208 [TV-G]
Burt tours the ancient city of Lyon, visits the winemakers of Beaujolais, stops at the Pope's Palace in Avignon, and visits the locations in Arles that inspired Van Gogh.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 27 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned What's Cooking in Switzerland #805 [TV-G]
The Valais area of Switzerland is the home of the country's most famous mountain, the Matterhorn, as well as a noted cheese- and wine-producing region. Among other delights, Burt samples raclette—the ultimate melted cheese dish.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 1 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Holland #806 [TV-G]
Burt explores the use of windmills, Holland's trading empire, and how the nation's wealth was used to commission great works of art. He visits the Vincent van Gogh Museum, takes a canal tour, and tastes Amsterdam's famous street foods.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 8 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Alaska #807 [TV-G]
Burt tours the Red Onion Saloon, rides the White Pass and Yukon Railroad, and checks out 1,500 square miles of ice cap.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 15 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Hong Kong #808 [TV-G]
Chinese music, art, theater, and of course food.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 22 at 6:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Immigrating to America (Part 1) #809 [TV-G]
Burt begins a journey through his native country, exploring the history of its population and trying to see America as a new arrival would.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 29 at 6:00 pm EST
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