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AMERICAN MASTERS to Present World Premiere of Patsy Cline Documentary on PBS, 3/4 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present World Premiere of Patsy Cline Documentary on PBS, 3/4
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2017

Born Virginia Patterson Hensley in Winchester, Virginia, Patsy Cline defined modern country music by using her singular talent and heartwrenching emotional depth to break down barriers of gender, class and genre. In her music and her life, she set a standard of authenticity towards which artists sti... (more...)
Rarely Seen Animal Behavior Captured in SPY IN THE WILD, a NATURE Miniseries Coming to PBS Rarely Seen Animal Behavior Captured in SPY IN THE WILD, a NATURE Miniseries Coming to PBS
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2017

In the most innovative production Nature has ever presented, this five-part series employs more than 30 animatronic spy cameras disguised as animals to secretly record behavior in the wild.... (more...)
Playwright David Ives Set for Next Episode of THEATER TALK on Thirteen Playwright David Ives Set for Next Episode of THEATER TALK on Thirteen
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

On this week's THEATER TALK, writer David Ives, whose new play The Liar is now at NYC's Classic Stage Company through Feb. 26, proves to be a fascinating conversationalist... (more...)
New Documentary Series PLAYING BY THE RULES: ETHICS AT WORK Set for THIRTEEN New Documentary Series PLAYING BY THE RULES: ETHICS AT WORK Set for THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2017

PLAYING BY THE RULES: ETHICS AT WORK, a new three-part documentary series, explores the vital role of ethical decision making in contemporary business practices.... (more...)
Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Asks 'Is Free Press Under Fire?' Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Asks 'Is Free Press Under Fire?'
by TV News Desk - January 18, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)
New Documentary PLAYING BY THE RULES Explores Rise & Fall of Enron, Premieres January New Documentary PLAYING BY THE RULES Explores Rise & Fall of Enron, Premieres January
by TV News Desk - December 23, 2016

To this day, the Enron collapse remains a case study in how quickly bad business ethics can bring down a company. Enron's employees lost billions of dollars in retirement savings as the company's stock rapidly lost value.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27 THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - December 06, 2016

American Masters Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27... (more...)
One Nation, Under Trump: The Future of Immigration on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN One Nation, Under Trump: The Future of Immigration on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - November 17, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)
Next TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Profile NYC's Settlement Houses & More, 11/20 Next TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Profile NYC's Settlement Houses & More, 11/20
by TV News Desk - November 08, 2016

Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses premieres on Thursday, November 17 at 8pm on WLIW21 and Sunday, November 20 at 7pm on THIRTEEN. Following the broadcast, the film will also be available for online viewing at wliw.org/treasures.... (more...)
THEATRE TALK Welcomes Lisa Lampanelli, Jack Viertel, and THE RIDE this Week THEATRE TALK Welcomes Lisa Lampanelli, Jack Viertel, and THE RIDE this Week
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2016

It's a THEATER TALK triple header – three stories in one show.... (more...)
TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Air Encore Broadcast of 'Hearst Tower' Episode TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Air Encore Broadcast of 'Hearst Tower' Episode
by TV News Desk - October 24, 2016

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its opening, Treasures of New York presents a special encore of Hearst Tower, a private tour inside Hearst?s world headquarters, exploring New York City?s first completed ?green? office building, on Thursday, November 10 at 8 p.m. on WLIW21 and Sunday, Nove... (more...)
THIRTEEN's Nature Follows Wildlife Cameraman's Return Visit to His Homeland in 'My Congo' THIRTEEN's Nature Follows Wildlife Cameraman's Return Visit to His Homeland in 'My Congo'
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2016

Despite the number of years living and working as a wildlife cameraman in Europe, Vianet D'jenguet always carried fond childhood memories of the Congo wherever he traveled.... (more...)
THIRTEEN to Present DREAM ON, an Epic Road Trip in Search of the American Dream, 10/7 THIRTEEN to Present DREAM ON, an Epic Road Trip in Search of the American Dream, 10/7
by TV News Desk - September 08, 2016

Almost 200 years later, political comedian John Fugelsang hits the road in a cobalt blue Ford to retrace the Frenchman's journey in Dream On, airing Friday, October 7 at 10 p.m. ET on PBS... (more...)
New Documentary THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 9/12 New Documentary THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 9/12
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2016

Glenfield Middle School in Montclair, New Jersey, is the anchor school for the south end in Montclair. The school is divided into houses, each of whose students keep the same core teachers from sixth through eighth grade.... (more...)
TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Celebrate Cultural Diversity in All-New Season TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Celebrate Cultural Diversity in All-New Season
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2016

TREASURES OF NEW YORK announced today a spectacular new season line-up featuring a stunning array of twelve brand-new documentaries when the series returns this fall.... (more...)
Weiner: A Case of Sex Addiction? on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Weiner: A Case of Sex Addiction? on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - August 30, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)
The Preppie Killer Case & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN The Preppie Killer Case & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - August 19, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'Secrets of the Dead Teotihuac'n's Lost Kings' Airs on PBS, 5/24 THIRTEEN's 'Secrets of the Dead Teotihuac'n's Lost Kings' Airs on PBS, 5/24
by TV News Desk - May 04, 2016

Two thousand years ago, Teotihuacn was one of the largest cities in the world, a thriving metropolis not far from what is today Mexico City.... (more...)
THEATER TALK to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death This Week THEATER TALK to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death This Week
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2016

Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro returns to THEATER TALK for a timely Shakespeare 400th Death-Day Anniversary Special, culled from two previous Shapiro appearances on the series and merged to celebrate Shakespeare's 452nd birthday next week and acknowledge the 400th anniversary of his death on Apri... (more...)
THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead Searches for Cleopatra's Lost Tomb This May THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead Searches for Cleopatra's Lost Tomb This May
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2016

In the annals of world history, few names are as recognizable as Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt. Cleopatra VII was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty and the last pharaoh of Egypt.... (more...)
THEATER TALK to Welcome ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & Liesl Tommy This Weekend THEATER TALK to Welcome ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & Liesl Tommy This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2016

An all-new THEATER TALK presents playwright Danai Gurira, actress Lupita Nyong'o and director Liesl Tommy discussing their collaboration on Eclipsed, Gurira's powerful drama about young women kidnapped and used as 'wives' by warlords in the Liberian civil war. The play explores the women's strategie... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2016

American Masters Janis: Little Girl Blue premieres nationwide Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) as part of the 30 th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series.... (more...)
Sneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE END Sneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE END
by TV News Desk - March 29, 2016

Frequently referred to as 'the Mount Rushmore of country music,' The Highwaymen Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were American country music's first bona fide supergroup... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'W.S. Merwin: To Plant a Tree' to Air on PBS This April THIRTEEN's 'W.S. Merwin: To Plant a Tree' to Air on PBS This April
by TV News Desk - March 22, 2016

It has been more than four decades since Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.) founded Earth Day and held its first celebration on April 22, 1970, launching the birth of the modern environmental movement.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'The Secrets of Saint John Paul' to Premire on PBS 4/5 THIRTEEN's 'The Secrets of Saint John Paul' to Premire on PBS 4/5
by TV News Desk - March 16, 2016

Pope John Paul II, born Karol Jzef Wojtyla, was ordained in 1946, and in 1978 became the first Polish Pope and first non-Italian Pope in more than 400 years. He served as Pope until his passing in 2005.... (more...)



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