Spotlight: Television

May 1, 2019
Norman Mineta and His Legacy

Documentary highlighting resilience, friendship airs May 20. 

November 8, 2018
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Gala event will air on PBS November 19

May 21, 2018
The Great American Read

CPB is a proud partner in the nationwide initiative The Great American Read, a new PBS multi-platform series that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.

May 3, 2018
The Chinese Exclusion Act

CPB-supported documentaries highlighting Asian-American experiences make their television debut on PBS and WORLD channel this month.

April 30, 2018
Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes

Celebrated chef and food ambassador Lidia Bastianich just won her second straight James Beard Award for PBS’s “Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes,” telling uplifting stories of military...

Jan. 9, 2018
Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

The Library of Congress awards the Gershwin Prize to honor a living musical artist’s lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of a song as a vehicle of cultural understanding, entertainment and...