Spotlight: Television

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...

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...