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Jul 28, 2020
PBS and WETA Announce New Documentary Series from Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG
The moving four-hour, two-part series will premiere February 16 and 23, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).
Oct 04, 2019
PBS KIDS and WGBH Boston Announce Season 2 and 3 of PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC
BOSTON, October 7, 2019 – PBS KIDS and WGBH Boston today announced that the hit animated series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC will return for a second season in 2020, and a third season to follow. The series, based on the best-selling books by Victoria Kann, encourages kids ages 3-5 to engage in...
May 28, 2019
PBS KIDS Announces New Series ELINOR WONDERS WHY, Premiering September 7, 2020
Multiplatform show with science inquiry curriculum will inspire kids to follow their curiosity
Feb 01, 2019
PBS to Honor Emilio and Gloria Estefan in Music Special with Star-Studded Performances from Jose Feliciano, Il Volo, Cyndi Lauper and More, Hosted by Rita Moreno and Andy Garcia
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA (February 1, 2019) — Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced the talent and broadcast plans for Emilio & Gloria Estefan: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, a PBS music special honoring Emilio and Gloria Estefan’s receipt...
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.
May 10, 2018
PBS and OZY Media Announce the Premiere of a New Primetime Documentary Series, 'Breaking Big,' Airing This Summer on PBS Stations
ARLINGTON, Va., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (May 9, 2018) — PBS and OZY Media announced today that the third primetime television show from OZY Media, BREAKING BIG, will premiere Friday, June 15, 2018, 8:30-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide. BREAKING BIG, a 12-episode documentary series,...
May 09, 2018
PBS KIDS to Launch 'Molly of Denali,' First Nationally Distributed Children's Series to Feature Alaska Native Lead Character
Arlington, VA (May 9, 2018) – Today at the PBS Annual Meeting, PBS KIDS announced MOLLY OF DENALI, a new animated series that will debut nationwide in summer 2019 on PBS stations, the 24/7 PBS KIDS channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms. Produced by WGBH Boston, MOLLY OF DENALI is an action-...
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),...
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 14, 2016
CPB Statement on the Death of Gwen Ifill of PBS
Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2016) -- Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), made the following statement regarding the death of Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of Washington Week in Review and co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS...
Nov 01, 2016
CPB Statement of Condolence on the Death of Allen Weatherly of AETN
AETN executive director served public media for 36 years