See how families shape our lives

PBS American Portrait presents a moving and meaningful picture of families in America today and the way relationships shape us. Surrounded by a chorus of voices from user generated submissions from across the country, the program provides a personal look at two very different main stories that reveal how we value our relatives now more than ever. “Family of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story” premieres on Sunday, August 2 at 9:30 p.m.

 

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Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie

Surpassed only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Agatha Christie is the most successful writer of all time. We all know her characters and incredible plot twists, but what do we know about Agatha herself?

In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl “Hecho en Mexico”

Before becoming part of the U.S., Los Angeles was a Mexican city. This episode pays tribute to the city’s roots and features beloved Mexican and Mexican American artists performing with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil. Tune in to watch Rodrigo y Gabriela, Natalia Lafourcade and La Santa Cecilia, plus Los Ángeles Azules performing with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Paolo Bortolameolli.

Nature “The Alps: The High Life”

In Part One of the miniseries "The Alps", enjoy the Alps in spring and summertime as newborn animals grow up to face the coming brutal winter.