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Milk Street's Singapore Chicken Satay. Photo: Connie Miller of CB Creatives
The popular street food, which is also often found in Thai restaurants in the United States, is traditionally cooked over hot coals. But Christopher Kimball's Milk Street has come up with an ingenious method to make it in your oven with your broiler without dangerous smoking.
Alpana Singh on the set of Check, Please! Photo: WTTW/Ken Carl
After five years immersing herself in the food world away from Check, Please! – opening three restaurants, helping bring the James Beard Awards to Chicago – Alpana Singh is back as host. "I know a lot more sitting here at 41 than when I started at 26," she says.
Early morning autumn light near Killington, Vermont. Photo: Getty Images
New England is famous for its brilliant fall colors, which attract visitors from around the country. Autumnwatch New England brings you into the region's heart to show the wildlife, harvesting, and season changes. Explore magnificent photography here.
Mask of Tutankhamun. Photo: Isabelle Sutton/BBC
As Halloween approaches, indulge your taste for the spooky and mysterious by exploring ancient ruins, discovering the secrets of the dead, watching a biopic about the master of the macabre, and sitting on the edge of your seat as Jane Austen characters try to solve a murder.
Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
George hatches a plan to get back at Ross for taking his Parliamentary seat, while Caroline and Dwight delight in a new arrival – though Dwight is beginning to be apprehensive. Demelza deals with a crisis at the mine and a lovelorn Drake.
Gerry in the Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
Louisa and Larry are away in England, where Larry feels at home amongst a group of bohemians and Louisa finds herself in several odd predicaments. Back on Corfu, Gerry begins a crusade on behalf of donkeys while Margo attempts to reconcile Turks and Greeks. 
The author Alex Haley in 1976
The author of Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X explains the origins of Roots and his difficulty in capturing the experience of being on a slave-ship in a 1976 interview. "The absence of pride changes to a presence of pride" when you know your history, he says.
Christian Brassington as Ossie, Jack Farthing as George, Heida Reed as Elizabeth, and Ellise Chappell as Morwenna in Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
The powers that be are searching for someone to run against George for Parliament, but Armitage seems too sickly. What other dashing man might they choose? Demelza and Caroline help along that decision, while Sam gets drawn into a wrestling match.
Daphne (ELLI TRINGOU) & Leslie Durrell (CALLUM WOODHOUSE) in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
Leslie is now only dating one girl, but one of his former girlfriends soon complicates the situation. The Durrells deal with a sad event that sends Louisa and Larry back to England, while Margo's old flame tries to win her back and Gerry examines insects.
Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing and Studs Terkel
Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing takes interviews between the legendary Studs Terkel and people such as James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry and pairs them with contemporary conversations and musings on the same themes from Studs's kindred spirit Eve Ewing. 
Leon Lederman. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Lederman, who won a Nobel Prize in 1988 for demonstrating that there are at least two kinds of particles called neutrinos, coined the Higgs boson's nickname "the God particle," and worked at Fermilab outside Chicago as well as the University of Chicago, has died at age 96.
Donald Trump. Photo: REUTERS/ Jonathan Ernst
Trump's Showdown provides an in-depth examination of the events of the last two years that have led to a standoff between Donald Trump and the Justice Department over the Russia investigation. Producer Michael Kirk explains his take on Trump's strategy. 
Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza kisses Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark on the beach. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
Poldark is back, with all its romance, drama, and attractive landscapes (and people)! Demelza reckons with her relationship with Armitage, Sam and Drake are implicated in a dangerous situation, and rich lords search for a candidate to run against George in Parliament.
Keeley Hawes as Louisa in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
The Durrells are back, and with Louisa, Larry, and Margo all taking a break from romance, you'd think there would be less tumult in their lives. But Leslie, of all people, is dating – three women at once. The rest of the family try to force him to choose one.
Koko Taylor
Koko Taylor would have turned 90 today. The son of poor Tennessee sharecroppers, she eventually came to Chicago and cleaned North Shore homes before signing with Chess Records and becoming the Queen of the Blues in a male-dominated genre.
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