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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),...
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
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 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.
Mar 01, 2016
CPB Awards $4.4 Million to Fund Eight Journalism Collaborations
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded more than $4.4 million to 46 public media stations in the past six months to support increased news coverage across the country.
Jan 27, 2016
CPB Awards $659,000 News Collaboration Grant to Three Detroit Public Media Organizations
CPB awarded more than $659,000 to public media organizations in Michigan to fund the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, an initiative focused on community life and the city’s future after bankruptcy.
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!.
Oct 20, 2015
CPB Statement on FCC Announcement on Spectrum Auction Opening Bid Prices
Public television stations and their license holders will evaluate FCC spectrum auction prices to determine best course of action for their viewers and for public media in their communities.
Oct 06, 2015
“American Graduate Day 2015” Celebrated Over Four Million Champions Committed to Keeping Kids in School
Across the country, Champions are working in 52 partner organizations focused on helping youth stay on track to high school graduation.