Spotlight: Television

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...

November 29, 2017
Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes

This holiday season, Italian chef-extraordinaire Lidia Bastianich travels the country to visit with veterans who find farming to be their path back to civilian life.

November 3, 2017
The Mayors of Shiprock

Documentaries presenting rich and varied stories of the Native American experience are premiering, airing and streaming in November.

August 14, 2017
Eclipse photo composite courtesy of Jay Pasachoff & Ron Dantowitz

As the United States prepares for the August 21 solar eclipse to trace a path across the country, public media is springing into action, providing free resources for learners of all ages and...

August 3, 2017
Emmy nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized public television’s role as America’s storyteller with 51 nominations for News & Documentary Emmy Awards.

July 10, 2017
Peggy Whitson, IPTV

(NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson demonstrates how M&M’s get lost in space during a NASA downlink with Iowa Public Television.)