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TV-PG (30 MIN)

Biba is an Italian chef, TV host, award-winning cookbook author, and perhaps her greatest achievement, a cancer survivor. For eight consecutive years, her restaurant Biba has been voted Sacramento's best restaurant and her seven best-selling cookbooks have legions of fans. Since surviving breast cancer several years ago (with the help of her oncologist husband) Biba has been advocating good nutrition as a means to fight the effects of chemotherapy and to promote health in general.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Lidia is the Italian mama we all wish we had, but in truth, she was born in Croatia. Her family emigrated to Italy when she was ten (as refugees, fleeing the Tito dictatorship) and that's when she began her love affair with Italian cuisine. She eventually moved to America and began building an empire as an ambassador of Italian food. She's published five cookbooks and is the TV host of Lidia's Family Table. She is also owner chef of four widely acclaimed restaurants in New York, Pittsburgh and Kansas City. Renowned Chef, Mario Batali swears her cooking is the authentic real deal “ Italian food as it should be made and as it should taste.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Back from the Navy, Kevin plans to buy a modern turnkey home with his girlfriend, Ainsley. But Mom and Dad will only consider fixer-uppers and a place close to theirs. The search begins and the real estate power struggle has Kevin swearing like a sailor in no time.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Sindhu is desperate to move out the family home and buy a downtown condo. Her parents want her to get married and find a place close to home. Sindhu is forced to put her foot down or her dreams of independence will vanish before her very eyes.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Privileged but penniless theatre students Katie and Howard need to ditch their dingy one-bedroom apartment and buy their first home. Their renovation expert parents Insist that the kids take in tenants and roommates. Katie and Howard love to act but Playing the part of the landlord is too much drama for them to handle.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Single-mother Toni, 41, is fiercely independent but runs straight to "Mommy Moneybags" when she decides to buy a bigger house. Mom agrees to bankroll the move, but that doesn't mean she's going to write a blank cheque or keep her opinions to herself. But that doesn't stop Toni from pushing back on her mouthy mother, and the two set out on a house hunt that might be doomed from the start.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Single mother Towa can't handle the tiny house she shares with her four-year-old daughter Sienna and her mother, Rene, so it's time to buy something better. But it's Irene who holds the purse strings and she demands a house while Towa desperately wants a swish condo. And Towa's mother insists on using a realtor that she has fired in the past. The battle lines are drawn and real estate rumble begins.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

For four years, Susan has shared a home with a friend. Now it's time to buy her own home and she wants a luxurious condo. David, her well-heeled son, hates the idea and refuses to fork out the cash. Until Susan's guilt trips get the best of him and he has no choice but to go house-hunting.


TV-14 (60 MIN)

Alex struggles to find a medical cause for a teen's sudden and dramatic onset of behavioral and anger management issues. Shahir and Dev treat a patient who had been beaten by police, and Dawn thinks outside the box to help a kind-hearted and philanthropic patient in need of a heart transplant.


TV-14 (60 MIN)

Charlie struggles more than ever with his relationship to the spirit world after a spirit distracts him at the scene of an accident, resulting in the death of a child. Alex must convince a holistic "guru to have hernia surgery, but the woman does not want anesthetic because of a traumatic experience in her past. In the end, they compromise with an awake surgery. Dana enlists the help of two young filmmakers, who've been admitted to the hospital, to make an adoption video for Shahir.


TV-14+D (60 MIN)

While Charlie is reviewed by the hospital board due to his erratic behavior, Alex continues post-op care for self-help guru Layla, who performs cleansing rituals on Alex to open her blocks, resulting in eerie and bizarre consequences. Shahir does in-utero spina bifida surgery on a baby up for adoption, perhaps resulting in the answer to he and Jonathan's adoption wishes.


TV-14+LV (60 MIN)

Alex, Dawn and Dana champion a revolutionary cancer surgery - the Sugarbaker - at Hope Zion and are surprised when Dr. Jeremy Bishop returns to head up the surgery. Cassie is eager to impress, but is sidetracked when a former patient and her secret admirer returns to see her, resulting in dire consequences for her and Dr. Billy Scott. Meanwhile, Shahir and Jonathan's would-be adoption ends in disaster when the mother of the baby has second thoughts about giving the baby up and abducts the child form the NICU.


TV-14 (60 MIN)

Alex and Charlie are back on track and planning their wedding when disaster strikes at a chapel and Alex and Charlie have to put their wedding on hold to save the life of a bride. Zach tries extraordinary means to save a down-on-his-luck patient with liver disease who is ineligible for a transplant. Ultimately, it's Jackson who steps up to the plate and offers to be his live donor. Shahir and Dana's (Wendy Crewson) coma patient wakes up without any memory of the last 20 years of his life “ including his wife. They must get this patient to remember who he is while at the same time grappling with their own issues.


TV-14+L (60 MIN)

Alex, Charlie, and Luke get into a car accident after a heroic moment, throwing their whole family into peril. The doctors of Hope Zion struggle to save their lives, while also dealing with the chaos of a mass casualty incident. When they fail to save Charlie's life, his organs go to many of the accident victims, saving several lives. The Hope Zion family bands around Alex while mourning Charlie, reinforcing she will never be alone, despite the loss of her partner.


TV-14+L (60 MIN)

When Hope Zion Hospital's Chief of Surgery ends up in a coma, he finds himself wandering the halls in spirit form. Stuck between worlds, he watches as his fiancée and the staff of the hospital fight to keep patients “ and hope “ alive.


TV-14+DLS (60 MIN)

Alex treats a young boy with mysterious symptoms while dealing with the arrival of Charlie's ex-wife. Elsewhere in the hospital, Joel and Maggie try to help a patient who refuses life-saving treatment on religious grounds.


TV-14+DS (60 MIN)

After Charlie's hand moved in the last episode, Alex has high hopes for his recovery, while she treats a patient who already has multiple surgeries under his belt. Meanwhile, Charlie coaches a young man killed in a roofing accident who has unfinished business with his severely injured brother.


TV-14+L (60 MIN)

A sleep-deprived Alex takes on a night shift in the ER where an all-star hockey enforcer may be skating full-speed towards an early death. Meanwhile, Charlie meets a suburban punk who is facing the biggest fight of his life.


TV-14+D (60 MIN)

A high profile double hand replantation becomes Alex's chance to prove to Kinney that she is still capable of being Chief Surgical Resident. In the ICU, Maggie believes a homeless man may have been misdiagnosed.


TV-14+L (60 MIN)

When a severely injured man under the spell of hypnosis cannot remember his identity, the hypnotist who put him under is called into the hospital “ where he uses his psychic ability to connect Charlie and Alex. Meanwhile, a young woman comes into the E.R. with a neck injury, but it's Hope Zee's psych resident, Gavin who knows how to help her.


TV-14 (60 MIN)

A routine surgical procedure goes awry when Alex's patient, a soon-to-be-wed young woman, falls into a coma. While Alex struggles with a case that hits close to home, Joel treats a patient who does his own body modifications, and Charlie finds himself drawn to Alex's coma patient in the spirit world.


TV-14+V (60 MIN)

With Charlie's life hanging in the balance, Alex and Dawn go head-to-head over who gets to be his legal decision maker “ but are forced to put personal matters aside when they scrub into a heart transplant surgery together. Charlie, meanwhile, is in no mood to talk to the heart donor “ a deceased prisoner.


TV-14 (60 MIN)

With Charlie removed from his ventilator, all he and Alex can do is wait and ask themselves: is this really it? But when a patient comes in for a routine follow-up, her new symptoms could lead Alex and Charlie to making a discovery about Charlie's coma. Meanwhile, Joel cannot operate after breaking his hand, and Maggie and Gavin deal with the aftermath of their kiss.


TV-14+DL (60 MIN)

When Joel gets cold feet in the OR, Kinney takes him with her on a Continuing Medical Education assignment in her hometown to help clear his head. During their field trip, a woman gets pinned underneath a truck and Joel and Kinney lead the rescue effort. Meanwhile, Charlie meets a newly deceased therapist who suspects it's an emotional block that is keeping him in his coma. Encouraged by Charlie breathing on his own, Alex continues her rounds and diagnoses a fitness buff with a rare condition.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, we take a mid-winter trip to explore the unbridled spirit of Kentucky! We begin by learning about the history of horse racing and the art of horse breeding. Next, we step onto the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to get a taste of a Kentucky classic. Then, we learn about how the history of a college is still reflected in today's artwork. Finally, a local artisan shares his unique skill set.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, we visit the unique town of Berea, Kentucky and begin by learning how a community's moral compass turned a college into a beacon of opportunity. From there, we learn how the impact of sustainable, organic farming is serving this community. We also immerse ourselves in the local art scene to get a sincere look into the rich Appalachian culture.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, Didiayer and her family head to Music City USA; Nashville that is! Didiayer meets up with Mayor Megan Barry and examines the world famous Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B, while Christopher delves into the nightlife and discovers an underground world of talent. Didiayer then explores the world famous Gaylord Opryland Resort where Christopher pulls up a seat with one of America's most iconic radio announcers, Bill Cody! We then travel the Bourbon Trail where Christopher learns the history behind the Jack Daniels distillery and about the art of Bourbon making.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, we immerse ourselves in the southern charm of Biloxi, Mississippi. We begin by learning how this remarkable community maintains its heritage after a devastating natural disaster. Next, we'll check out the modern side of this coastal town and get a taste of the local fare. Then, we are off to eat and end up at a restaurant where we get a bit more than we ordered! And finally, a little exploration wraps up our trip on the bayou!


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, we traverse through our home state of the beautiful, epic, gorgeous, California! And right off the bat, we interact with some incredible creatures of imagination! Christopher walks through an unsuspecting door that houses an impressive collection of automotive history. We tour one of our favorite campgrounds, and of course, we once again take the time to whip up a super healthy meal.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, we continue our California journey into the north. Starting out in Santa Cruz, we have fun on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and then take a train ride through the redwoods! Next, we immerse ourselves in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of San Francisco. And finally, we get down to the roots of organic food production!


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, Didiayer, and her family visit the great state of Oregon. The journey begins in the largest coastal community, Coos Bay, where we get the local scoop on art, cuisine, and historical landmarks. Then, Christopher and Savanna take an epic ride along the largest coastal sand dunes in America, while Didiayer visits a local brewery! And finally, the family travels high into the Oregon mountains where Christopher learns the art of "jigg'n.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of AHWD, The Travel Edition, the Snyder's travel to the diverse state of Utah, where Life is Elevated! Didiayer learns about local conversation and goes food foraging with Chef Viet Pham. Then, she uncovers the history of the surrounding rock formations in Moab and meets a Native American potter who gives her a lesson in this historic art form. And finally, Christopher takes a rumbling and tumbling memorable journey down the Colorado River!