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Food and cultures from around the world.

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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.

  • KET2 Sunday, October 4 at 12:30 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.

  • KET Thursday, October 8 at 3:34 am EDT
  • KET Thursday, October 8 at 3:34 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 11 at 12:34 am EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 29 at 6:00 pm EST
  • KET Thursday, November 12 at 3:35 am EST

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

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, October 10 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 11 at 12:30 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.

  • KET Thursday, October 15 at 3:34 am EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, November 5 at 6:00 pm EST
  • KET Thursday, November 19 at 3:34 am EST

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

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.

  • KET Saturday, October 17 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 18 at 12:30 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

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.

  • KET Saturday, October 24 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 25 at 12:30 pm EST

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

  • KET Saturday, October 31 at 1:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 1 at 12:30 pm EST

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

  • KET Saturday, November 7 at 1:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 8 at 12:30 pm EST

Atlantic Crossing #1201 [TV-G]
Burt's grandmother and her one-year old daughter, Burt's mother, boarded a ship in Hamburg, Germany and immigrated to the United States. To mark this anniversary, Burt and his family sailed back to Europe on Cunard's Queen Mary - same route, different accommodations. This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and introduces you to what it is like today.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 12 at 6:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET Saturday, November 14 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned The Shrine of Guadalupe #502 [TV-G]
Burt tours the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, then journeys to Tepeyac, Mexico to join five million pilgrims for the feast day of the patron saint of the Americas. He learns how a revered picture of Our Lady of Guadalupe became a symbol of hope and freedom for the native Indians as well as Spanish settlers, discovers the history of tequila, and sits down to a meal of fried ants and grasshoppers.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 15 at 12:30 pm EST

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 Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 pm EST

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.

  • KET Saturday, November 21 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Taipei #503 [TV-G]
Taiwan's most famous television cook shows Burt around Taipei's night market. After more shopping at traditional shops and a weekend jewelry market, Burt learns how practicing the martial arts can help keep the body young, explores ancient Chinese medicine, meets a Chinese dance group, and visits a television network devoted to kung fu puppets. He also has a riverside seat for the annual dragon boat races.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 22 at 12:30 pm EST

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 Thursday, November 26 at 6:00 pm EST

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 Thursday, December 10 at 6:00 pm EST

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 Thursday, December 17 at 6:00 pm EST

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 Thursday, December 24 at 6:00 pm EST

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 Thursday, December 31 at 6:00 pm EST

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 Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm EST
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