ELIZABETH FEDERICI AND KATHLEEN SQUIRES TALK ABOUT JAMES BEARD: AMERICA'S FIRST FOODIE (NEW DOCUMENTARY ON PBS)
New documentaries on Beard (1903-1985) and Pépin, will be paired with encore presentations of films on Child and Waters respectively.
THE FULL "CHEFS FLIGHT" MENU FOLLOWS BELOW:
American Masters - James Beard: America's First Foodie
Premieres Friday, May 19, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)
Experience a century of food through the life of iconic chef James Beard, America's first foodie.
American Masters - Julia! America's Favorite Chef
Friday, May 19, 10-11 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)
Celebrate the life and legacy of culinary legend Julia Child, who brought French cooking to America.
American Masters - Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft
Premieres Friday, May 26, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)
Discover the story of chef Jacques Pépin, who transformed how America views the world of food.
American Masters - Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution
Friday, May 26, 10-11 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)
Discover Alice Waters, who became a major force behind the way Americans eat and think about food.
ELIZABETH FEDERICI, WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER AND KATHLEEN SQUIRES, PRODUCER FROM AMERICAN MASTERS - JAMES BEARD: AMERICA'S FIRST FOODIE ARE WITH US TODAY:
For James Beard: America's First Foodie, Federici compiled 100 hours of raw interviews, thousands of photographs, and rare archival footage Squires, an award-winning food writer of two decades, recruited participants, conducted many of the interviews and helped shape the story.
MICHAEL MCDONALD - NEW TV COMEDY, "NOBODIES" AIRING WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT 10PM ET/PACIFIC ON TV LAND
With Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone as executive producers "Nobodies" offers a quirky, insiders look at a trio of Groundlings alums (Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, Rachel Ramras) who, after watching all their friends find success in Hollywood, write a feature film script and without Melissa McCarthy's permission, ineptly and amusingly pitch her and the script to the studios with unexpected twists and turns.
STEVE EVANS – THE MOVIE GUY
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Friday, May 19, 2017
05/19 ELIZABETH FEDERICI, KATHLEEN SQUIRES, JAMES BEARD: AMERICA'S FIRST FOODIE, COMEDIAN MICHAEL MCDONALD, NOBODIES ON TV LAND, STEVE EVANS, THE MOVIE GUY
05/25 JOE MANTEGNA, MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2017, KATH YOUNGER, KATH EATS REAL FOOD, HEALTH BENEFITS OF PROBIOTICS
ACTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER AND DIRECTOR JOE MANTEGNA - CO-HOST OF THIS YEAR’S “MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2017” LIVE ON PBS FROM THE WEST LAWN O...
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