WPBT2’s month-long Eye on Immigration coverage begins with a special ISSUES REPORTS investigation into smuggling in Major League Baseball. Journalist and host Helen Ferré investigates the latest scandal to hit the MLB - human trafficking of Cuban baseball players. ISSUES REPORTS “Smuggling: Baseball’s Open Secret” premieres on Friday, September 19 at 7:30 pm. A repeat is scheduled for Sunday, September 21 at 11:00am.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2i8aA-HZ_44

WPBT2’s month-long Eye on Immigration coverage begins with a special ISSUES REPORTS investigation into smuggling in Major League Baseball. Journalist and host Helen Ferré investigates the latest scandal to hit the MLB - human trafficking of Cuban baseball players. ISSUES REPORTS “Smuggling: Baseball’s Open Secret” premieres on Friday, September 19 at 7:30 pm. A repeat is scheduled for Sunday, September 21 at 11:00am.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2i8aA-HZ_44

WPBT2’s month-long Eye on Immigration coverage begins with a special ISSUES REPORTS investigation into smuggling in Major League Baseball. Journalist and host Helen Ferré investigates the latest scandal to hit the MLB - human trafficking of Cuban baseball players. ISSUES REPORTS “Smuggling: Baseball’s Open Secret” premieres on Friday, September 19 at 7:30 pm. A repeat is scheduled for Sunday, September 21 at 11:00am.

For more than a century, baseball has been called America’s pastime. Today, the sport is also a multi-billion dollar industry. Has America’s ‘past time’ has fallen on hard times?

Elmo is with his good friend, Lupita. They are talking about all the great things about their skin. For example, Elmo’s skin just happens to be very ticklish. Lupita’s skin happens to be a beautiful brown color. Skin can come in all different shades and colors. Isn’t skin just the best? However, ticklish or smooth or black or brown or white or tan, be sure to love the skin you are in. 

WPBT2 is hosting a free preview screening of Makers: Women in Comedy episode featuring the late Joan Rivers, Jane Lynch, Ellen DeGeneres, Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, Mo’Nique and more. Meet the producer Heidi Ewing.
The screening will be held at the Grove Isle Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. 
6:00pm Reception - Ship’s Deck
7:00pm Screening - Grand Ballroom
Hope you can make it to the free preview screening.
To RSVP call cammy_richards@wpbt.org or call 305-424-4013 by September 16th. 


https://www.facebook.com/events/754626657929453/

WPBT2 is hosting a free preview screening of Makers: Women in Comedy episode featuring the late Joan Rivers, Jane Lynch, Ellen DeGeneres, Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, Mo’Nique and more. Meet the producer Heidi Ewing.

The screening will be held at the Grove Isle Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. 

6:00pm Reception - Ship’s Deck

7:00pm Screening - Grand Ballroom

Hope you can make it to the free preview screening.

To RSVP call cammy_richards@wpbt.org or call 305-424-4013 by September 16th. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/754626657929453/

South Florida Country musician Emily Brooke is featured in The Gig's newest episode! Watch her interview and performance on http://www.thegigshow.com/bands/emilybrooke/ 

Emily Brooke is a young singer, songwriter & guitarist. Emily has a passion for country music and has been pursuing her career for over 5 years. She has performed at various venues and events from South Florida to Nashville. Emily just finished recording her first full length album, titled “Here Right Now” at Beaird Studios in Nashville with her producer, Billy Yates. The album is now available for purchase on iTunes.

Blueberry Cornbread Cobbler: Sweet and Tart Dessert recipe from PBS Food. Perfect dessert for the end of Summer and the start of Fall!
http://www.pbs.org/food/fresh-tastes/blueberry-cornbread-cobbler/?utm_source=foodnewsletter&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_term=main1&utm_content=pbsfood_freshtastes&utm_campaign=pbsfood_freshtastes/

Blueberry Cornbread Cobbler: Sweet and Tart Dessert recipe from PBS Food. Perfect dessert for the end of Summer and the start of Fall!

http://www.pbs.org/food/fresh-tastes/blueberry-cornbread-cobbler/?utm_source=foodnewsletter&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_term=main1&utm_content=pbsfood_freshtastes&utm_campaign=pbsfood_freshtastes/

Did you know John Oliver and Cookie Monster co-anchor a nightly news broadcast about words?  Just kidding, that’s not a thing. But you would TOTALLY watch that show.

WPBT2’s CEO Dolores Sukhdeo accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. She was shaken, but not stirred.  She then challenged all the hosts of our local programming to do the same.  Ice water, anyone?

Thursday, 9/4, 8pm Cubamerican recounts the past 60 years of Cuban History. Tune-in and meet the producer José Enrique Pardo.
http://cubamericanthemovie.com/

Thursday, 9/4, 8pm Cubamerican recounts the past 60 years of Cuban History. Tune-in and meet the producer José Enrique Pardo.

http://cubamericanthemovie.com/

thirteenny:

PBS received the second-most Emmy® awards of any network last night! The big winners included Sherlock, Downton Abbey, American Experience and American Masters | PBS: http://to.pbs.org/1tzGg5g

Congratulations to the winners!! 

thirteenny:

PBS received the second-most Emmy® awards of any network last night! The big winners included Sherlock, Downton Abbey, American Experience and American Masters | PBS: http://to.pbs.org/1tzGg5g

Congratulations to the winners!! 

Chef Michelle Berstein makes a lip-smackin’, finger lickin’ BBQ sauce on Check, Please! South Florida. Watch the video for the recipe: http://video.wpbt2.org/video/2365131556/

Chef Michelle Berstein makes a lip-smackin’, finger lickin’ BBQ sauce on Check, Please! South Florida. Watch the video for the recipe: http://video.wpbt2.org/video/2365131556/

Breathless starring Jack Davenport (Smash), Zoe Boyle (Downton Abbey) and Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) premieres Sunday, August 24th on MASTERPIECE Mystery! at 9pm!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/watch-online/previews/breathless-preview/

Breathless starring Jack Davenport (Smash), Zoe Boyle (Downton Abbey) and Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) premieres Sunday, August 24th on MASTERPIECE Mystery! at 9pm!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/watch-online/previews/breathless-preview/

Pork Eggplant Capellini
With a mix of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Italian concepts and ingredients, it’s hard to say where the inspiration for this dish came from. In all honesty it may have been nothing more than a lone eggplant and expiring pork cheeks that set the wheels in motion. Whatever its genesis, it was good. So good, in fact, that I decided to develop it into a proper recipe and share it with all of you
http://www.pbs.org/food/fresh-tastes/pork-eggplant-cappellini

Pork Eggplant Capellini

With a mix of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Italian concepts and ingredients, it’s hard to say where the inspiration for this dish came from. In all honesty it may have been nothing more than a lone eggplant and expiring pork cheeks that set the wheels in motion. Whatever its genesis, it was good. So good, in fact, that I decided to develop it into a proper recipe and share it with all of you

http://www.pbs.org/food/fresh-tastes/pork-eggplant-cappellini

Did you miss Ken Burns (PBS) on last night’s Late Show with David Letterman? See excerpts from the interview at http://to.pbs.org/1z6gghL &http://to.pbs.org/1p0pOF3 Burns’ documentary series THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History premieres Sept. 14 on PBS. #RooseveltsPBS