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Jun 27, 2017
Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore Joins the Blues Brothers for Special Guest Performance on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, America's National Independence Day Celebration, Live from the U.S. Capitol!
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2017) – Grammy and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and original soul man Sam Moore will join Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi of The Blues Brothers for a special guest performance on the 37th annual edition of PBS’ A CAPITOL FOURTH, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S.
Apr 20, 2017
Washington Post Political Reporter Robert Costa Named New Washington Week Moderator
ARLINGTON, VA — WETA President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller announced the selection of Washington Post political reporter Robert Costa as the new Moderator of Washington Week, the Peabody Award-winning weekly PBS news analysis series.
Mar 01, 2017
CPB Honors Public Media Leaders for Building a Civil Society
PBS’s Paula Kerger, NPR’s Jarl Mohn and APTS’s Patrick Butler Receive Awards
Jan 13, 2017
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Presents Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, February 21 on PBS
(PASADENA – January 17, 2017) Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought...
Nov 01, 2016
CPB Statement of Condolence on the Death of Allen Weatherly of AETN
AETN executive director served public media for 36 years
Oct 25, 2016
'Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield' Airs November 9 at 10 p.m. on PBS
NEW YORK, New York, October 26 -- Military Medicine: Beyond the Battlefield, a one-hour documentary from NJTV for WNET, tells the stories of the men and women who are at the forefront of the medical frontier winning victories for military personnel and civilians. Premiering Wednesday, November 9...
Aug 25, 2016
'Willie Velasquez: Your Vote Is Your Voice' Premieres Monday, October 3, on PBS
(LOS ANGELES) - With his rallying cry of “su voto es su voz” (“your vote is your voice”), the Mexican-American activist Willie Velasquez launched a grassroots movement that forever changed the nation’s political landscape. Through his nonpartisan Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project (...
Aug 01, 2016
PBS Announces Lineup and Air Dates for The Contenders − 16 for ’16
BEVERLY HILLS, CA; July 29, 2016 — At the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced the full list of subjects for THE CONTENDERS − 16 for ’16, a multi-part documentary featuring candidates in the most contentious and compelling political campaigns of all time. Created and produced by...
Jul 28, 2016
PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17
BEVERLY HILLS, CA; July 28, 2016 – As a leader in educational media for children and students and a key partner with parents and educators across America, PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s...
Jun 02, 2016
America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa Election Coverage Special ‘The New Deciders’ to Air on PBS Stations September 6, 2016
Influence of Arab-Americans, Black Millennials, Latino Evangelicals and Asian-Americans Examined
May 17, 2016
PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series 'Splash and Bubbles'
Series uses digital puppetry to help children learn marine biology and ocean science concepts while building social-emotional skills.
Apr 11, 2016
TED Talks: Science and Wonder Premieres Wednesday, March 30 on PBS
TED Talks: Science and Wonder, the first of three new TED Talks specials planned for 2016, premieres Wednesday, March 30, 2016, on PBS.