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Feb 25, 2019
CPB to Present Thought Leader Award to Congressman Ben Ray Luján
The award honors American leaders who affirm the essential services that public media provides to citizens in areas of education, journalism and the arts.
Sep 04, 2018
Co-producers WORLD Channel and American Documentary announce the U.S. broadcast premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT on WORLD and PBS Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 8 p.m.
CPB-supported film follows three inspirational teens in Brooklyn who take it upon themselves to make a difference by becoming peer college counselors in their schools.
Jul 02, 2018
PBS’ "A Capitol Fourth" Welcomes Back TV Legend John Stamos to Lead America's Independence Day Celebration
Washington, DC (July 2, 2018) – This July 4th, America’s national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country’s 242nd birthday, as "A Capitol Fourth" on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos ("Fuller House," "Scream Queens") to host the festivities. Broadcast...
May 08, 2018
CPB funds Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
“Through the Jacquie Jones Scholarship Fund CPB will be encouraging a new generation of storytellers inspired by Jacquie’s work to be brave, creative and innovative,” said CPB President and CEO Patricia Harrison.
Feb 20, 2018
CPB and Chef Lidia Bastianich Honor American Veterans at Public Media Summit
CPB will host a discussion with American veterans who farm and care for those in their communities during a discussion with PBS Chef Lidia Bastianich at the APTS Public Media Summit on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
Nov 08, 2017
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Series Launches its First Web Series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman
(NEW YORK – November 8, 2017) Today, American Masters, THIRTEEN’s 28-time Emmy-winning arts and culture documentary series on PBS, launched its first web series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman. The six-part web series features inspiring influencers:
Tracy Clayton (available now),...
Nov 01, 2017
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour with Public Media Stations for 'Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities'
The tour is a major part of HBCU Rising, the year-long multi-platform engagement project designed to drive dialogue sparked by the film among a variety of audiences.
Jul 28, 2017
PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW
Beverly Hills, CA, July 30, 2017 – Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS KIDS announced that this fall, the star of the classic series FETCH! WITH RUFF RUFFMAN returns in THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW, an all-new short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn...
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.
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...
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...