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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'
(NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2017) – Firelight Films, the award-winning production company committed to making films about pivotal events, movements and people in American history, is partnering with public media stations to present the latest film from Stanley Nelson, the pre-eminent storyteller of the...
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...
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
Apr 19, 2016
TED Talks: War & Peace Premieres Monday, May 30, 2016, on PBS
Peacemaker Jamila Raqib, actor Adam Driver and author Sebastian Junger are among those featured in TED Talks: War & Peace.
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.
Feb 08, 2016
CPB Senior Vice Presidents Jennifer Lawson & Bruce Theriault to Retire; Joseph Tovares Tapped as Chief Content Officer
SVPs Jennifer Lawson and Bruce Theriault will retire in May 2016, and SVP Joseph Tovares will become chief content officer.
Jan 15, 2016
PBS KIDS Unveils Sneak Peek of New Series Ready Jet Go! on Digital Platforms Ahead of February Broadcast Premiere
Today, PBS KIDS debuted full-length streaming video content and digital games from its newest multiplatform media property READY JET GO!.