Sam started the Detour Theatre Company after realizing her son with special needs had nowhere to fulfill his dream of performing in a play or musical. Detour Theatre Company is a theatre company entirely made up of young kids and young adults with special needs. They perform three to four musicals a year for the public at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. Each member is paired up with a “buddy” that helps them learn their lines and stage direction. Learn more about Detour Theatre Company at https://detourcompanytheatre.org/
There are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before. "Expedition with Steve Backshall" comes to Arizona PBS Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting Jan. 15.
Jane Austen was chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817, when she turned her thoughts to a happier subject. She started work on a witty and delightful novel set in a seaside town. She never finished it. Now, noted screenwriter Andrew Davies picks up Austen’s plot and takes it in a glorious and satisfying direction.
A student of Sigmund Freud and an Austrian detective team up to solve some of the most mysterious and deadly cases in early 1900s Vienna. The series "Vienna Blood" airs on Arizona PBS Sundays at 9 p.m. starting Jan 19.