PBS Appalachia Local Shows
Hometowns of Central Appalachia
Imagine visiting small towns across America that are often overlooked by big-city life. You get to see the picture-perfect scenery, meet the charming locals, and know these communities' honest hearts and souls. That's what Hometowns is all about!
Join us on a cinematic journey through Southwest Virginia as we take a thoughtful and respectful approach to correcting misconceptions and stereotypes about the region’s small towns while still having fun.
We're all about highlighting the best parts of these places – the culture and the people who make each town unique. They're the people you'll meet at the local diner or on the town square who have lived there for generations and have the stories to prove it.
Life of a Musician
Life of a Musician is a “real” acoustic and engaging series that takes viewers behind the scenes of the music industry. From up-and-coming indie artists to seasoned professionals, the show takes you on a journey that offers a glimpse into the world of music through the eyes of those who make it. With a witty and lighthearted approach, each episode explores the personal and professional lives of musicians, their creative processes, inspirations, challenges, and triumphs. The series also features exclusive performances and interviews, giving viewers a front-row seat to the music they love.
Whether you're a die-hard fan who loves music or just curious about the life of a musician, this series offers something for everyone.
French Magnolia Cooks
Welcome to French Magnolia Cooks, an inspirational and savory journey through Southwest Virginia that celebrates the region's farms and food. Each episode centers on a main course, prepared with warmth and humor by Chef Missy and shared with family and friends.
Join Chef Missy as she takes you from Hunt and Farm to Wine and Table, on an unforgettable culinary adventure. With magnificent cinematography by Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer Jacob Dellinger, every episode is a visual feast for the senses.
Shot entirely in Southwest Virginia by our talented crew, we're proud to bring you 10 episodes of French Magnolia Cooks, each one showcasing our production quality and commitment to excellence. And the best part? You can watch them all right now on PBS.org! So, come along and join Chef Missy on a culinary journey that you'll never forget.