KCET's new post-PBS schedule

Here's what the station says it will air in primetime, after a news block at 6 p.m. with "NHK Newsline" and "BBC World News" at 6:30. Huell Howser follows the news, apparently. After the jump.

Sunday: "First Works," which features an insider’s look at how legendary directors approach their craft. "Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies." "KCET Presents," a collection of some of Hollywood’s best motion pictures without commercial interruption.

Monday: "MI5," "Globe Trekker," "Rick Steves’ Europe," "Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions."

Tuesday: "The Nature of Things with David Suzuki," and dcoumentaries.

Wednesday: "Hustle," about a grifter (Robert Vaughn) who works with a team of con artists with a conscience in England. "Prime Suspect." "The Write Environment."

Thursday: "Doc Martin." "SoCal Connected." "The Aviators," which looks at the latest advances in aircraft and aviation technology.

Friday: "The McLaughlin Group." "SoCal Connected" reprise. "BBC World News." "Inside E Street." "Inside Washington." "NHK Newsline," news from Japan and other Asian countries. "Scully/The World Show."

The KCET release is silent about Saturday night. Here's what it says about weekdays:

Mornings on KCET will continue to feature children’s programming, which includes two productions from The Jim Henson Company: Construction Site, airing in both English and Spanish, and The Wubulous World of Dr. Seuss. Also, the Peabody Award winning series’ for parents and caregivers A Place of Our Own and Los Niños en Su Casa will remain part of the station’s morning programming.

Then KCET turns its attention to the adults in the household with an entertaining, informative daytime block focused on cuisine and travel, reflecting the diversity of Southern California from south of the border to the Pacific Rim. Viewers will engage with culinary superstars Lydia Bastianich, Jacques Pepin and Rick Bayless, who spice up palates and kitchens alike. And they will travel in style with Smart Travels – Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa V, Journeys in Japan, Travelscope and 13 Wonders of Spain.

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