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Artbound

Artbound logoArtbound: Southern California Cultural Journalism
With over fifty columnists and cultural critics in 11 counties of Southern California, Artbound is scanning the region, providing seeds of engagement through articles, videos, projects and partners, who are narrating the cultural stories of our region.

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Artbound Presents Studio A

Artbound Presents Studio A is an original music series showcasing Southern California artists and bands. The series reflects the diversity of the region through the cultural backgrounds and musical influences of some of Southern California's most prolific artists. The series showcases an uninterrupted musical set, as well as the cultural stories from which these artists draw their inspiration, including historical and geographical influences.

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Borgen

Political power cannot be won without sacrifice. Birgitte Nyborg wins a landslide victory for her party, but how far is she willing to go to gain influence? Can she succeed professionally, continue to lead a happy family life, and stay true to herself? Borgen (Government) is an award-winning Danish drama series about the fight for political power and the personal consequences for everyone involved.

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City Walk

Citywalk_05.pngCity Walk is a multimedia series that explores walkable neighborhoods--often in previously neglected downtown areas across the nation--and how they have replaced the suburbs in popularity and value. The series reveals the way walking is transforming cities across America, and in the process, re-connecting us to our bodies, our civic values, and public space.

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Doc Martin

Doc MartinDoc Martin is a catchy comedy drama that stars Martin Clunes (Men Behaving Badly) as Martin Ellingham, whose truculence and tactless manner causes mayhem in a small Cornish community. The series details the trials and tribulations of the brash Ellingham, once a celebrated London surgeon who left his job after developing a phobia to blood. After retraining as a general practitioner, he gets a job in the beautiful but sleepy village of Portwenn, replacing their deceased local doctor-but his abrasive personality doesn't exactly mesh with the pace of life in Cornwall.

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Foyle's War

Cast of Foyle's WarWhile WWII rages across the Channel, police detective Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) reluctantly remains on duty in his quiet English coastal town. The battle comes to Foyle in its own way as he probes war-related cases of murder, espionage, and treason. Mystery blends with history, moral complexity, and period atmosphere in this splendid British series. The series also stars Honeysuckle Weeks as Samantha Stewart and Anthony Howell as Detective Sergeant Paul Milner.

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George Gently

In 1960s Britain, an upstanding detective takes on a dangerous world. Award-winning actor Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed, The Professionals) stars as Commander George Gently - an incorruptible, uncompromising cop transplanted from London's Scotland Yard to England's North Country in the mid-1960's. Gently's reputation for honesty and relentlessness makes him almost as feared among his colleagues as he is among criminals. But he finds an odd ally in John Bacchus (Lee Ingleby, Nicholas Nickleby) - an overeager, opinionated young sergeant who plays fast and loose with police procedures. Together the two tackle cases involving murderers, drug dealers, gun runners, and more. Gently is about to discover a whole new world of murder and intrigue in 1960s Britain, a place where everything is about to change, but the past is always present.

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Hustle

Cast of HustleFrom the makers of BAFTA-winning MI5 comes a slick, action-packed drama full of humour and intrigue. Hustle follows the fortunes of a gang of five expert con artists let loose on the streets of London. They are specialists in the ways of the grifter and all are keen to liberate cash from the amoral and undeserving. Criminals with consciences, playing tricks with trust, the hustlers are likable, lovable rogues evoking the wit and warmth of Ocean's Eleven. Their first rule of law: you can't con an honest man.

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LinkAsia

LinkAsia logoHosted by Thuy Vu, LinkAsia is a weekly news program about Asia as reported by television broadcasters across the region.

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LinkTV

Link TV LogoKCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, and Link Media, an independent non-profit media company that operates the Link TV national satellite network and online international news portal, LinkNews, have merged to create KCETLink, a powerful new independent public transmedia company that acquires, produces and distributes provocative global programming targeted to a national audience across multiple media platforms.

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Moyers and Company

Bill Moyers Bill Moyers returns on-air and online in January 2012 with MOYERS & COMPANY, a weekly hour of compelling and vital conversation about life and the state of American democracy, featuring some of the best thinkers of our time. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to important topics. The series occasionally includes Moyers' own timely and penetrating essays on society and government. In a multimedia marketplace saturated with shallow sound bites and partisan name-calling, MOYERS & COMPANY digs deeper.

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New Tricks

New TricksA team of retired former detectives with over 80 years service between them and three very distinct personalities is recruited to re-examine unsolved crimes. The squad is headed up by Sandra Pullman - a detective in disgrace after bungling a hostage situation. Adapting to the new touchy-feely 21st-century police strategies - not to mention working under a tough woman with her future on the line - isn't easy, as the three discover with plenty of comic results.

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Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves in ItalyRick Steves' Europe offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture. His years as America's most popular European guidebook author blends with his relaxed but informative style to make this one of public television's most popular series.

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Rosemary & Thyme

Rosemary and Thyme logoRosemary & Thyme is a contemporary crime series with a unique twist, as two gardening enthusiasts find themselves caught up in a series of murder mysteries. Combining beautiful locations, gripping stories and strong performances, Rosemary & Thyme features two women looking for a new direction after major changes in their lives. Brought together by the sudden death of a mutual friend, lecturer Rosemary Boxer and newly-divorced former policewoman Laura Thyme discover a shared passion for horticulture and a talent for investigation! Starring Pam Ferris (The Darling Buds Of May, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban) and Felicity Kendal (The Camomile Lawn, The Good Life).

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Scott & Bailey

Scott and Bailey castTwo female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives. The series stars Suranne Jones as Detective Constable Rachel Bailey and Lesley Sharp as DC Janet Scott, members of the Major Incident Team (MIT) of the fictional Manchester Metropolitan Police.

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SoCal Connected

We all know Southern California is a sprawling, complex and perpetually changing place that enchants some and confounds others. But that's also what makes it such a great place for stories. SoCal Connected, both online and on air, is dedicated to bringing you the most important and compelling stories - and voices - shaping life in our region. We hope what we find informs, surprises and provokes thought and debate, giving you a clearer understanding of the things that connect us all as Southern Californians.

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