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Thirteen To Stream “Take this Hammer,” Historic Documentary About Author and Activist James Baldwin Thirteen To Stream “Take this Hammer,” Historic Documentary About Author and Activist James Baldwin
by TV News Desk - February 22, 2017

WNET, home to tri-state-area PBS Stations THIRTEEN, WLIW21and NJTV, is making the groundbreaking 1963 documentary, Take This Hammer, available via Facebook Live on Friday, February 24 at 8 pm.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS to Unwrap NYC's Museum of Food and Drink This Month THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS to Unwrap NYC's Museum of Food and Drink This Month
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City.... (more...)
 POV Acquires Oscar-Nominated Short JOE'S VIOLIN for 30th Season POV Acquires Oscar-Nominated Short JOE'S VIOLIN for 30th Season
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2017

Celebrated PBS documentary series POV has acquired the broadcast rights for JOE'S VIOLIN , an Academy Award nominee in Best Documentary (Short Subject).... (more...)
NATURE Five-Part Miniseries 'Spy in the Wild' Premieres on PBS NATURE Five-Part Miniseries 'Spy in the Wild' Premieres on PBS
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2017

Spy in the Wild, A NATURE Miniseries airs Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and March 1, 2017 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). After each broadcast, that episode will be available for limited online streaming at pbs.org/nature.... (more...)
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...)
THIRTEEN's Documentary The Talk - Race in America to Air on PBS 2/20 THIRTEEN's Documentary The Talk - Race in America to Air on PBS 2/20
by TV News Desk - January 18, 2017

The Talk - Race in America, a multi-platform media initiative, airsMonday, February 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings).... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.... (more...)
AARP Provides Major Series Funding for THIRTEEN's 'American Masters' AARP Provides Major Series Funding for THIRTEEN's 'American Masters'
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2017

WNET announced today that AARP has provided two years of major funding for THIRTEEN's American Masters series, which launched Season 31 with the exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere of American Masters: By Sidney Lumet this week.... (more...)
Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN 1/5 - 1/29 Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN 1/5 - 1/29
by TV Scoop - January 04, 2017

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN 1/5 - 1/29... (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...)
NATURE's 'Snowbound' to Profile Animals Living In Coldest Places On Earth NATURE's 'Snowbound' to Profile Animals Living In Coldest Places On Earth
by TV News Desk - December 22, 2016

The coldest and snowiest places on earth pose a challenge to anyone visiting such locations as the Arctic Circle or Antarctica, but what about the year-round animal population?... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3 AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3
by TV News Desk - December 20, 2016

AMERICAN MASTERS: BY SIDNEY LUMET premieres nationwide Tuesday, January 3 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and features a new, exclusive interview with Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated actor Treat Williams, who starred in Lumet's Prince of the City, afterward.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  Broadcasts its Final Episode This February THIRTEEN's Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Broadcasts its Final Episode This February
by TV News Desk - December 15, 2016

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, THIRTEEN's much-honored and highly acclaimed series covering religion, spirituality, and ethics in America and around the world, will end its run as its 20th season on PBS draws to a close on February 24, 2017,... (more...)
VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Sneak Peek at THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF ROSES (Part 2) VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Sneak Peek at THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF ROSES (Part 2)
by TV News Desk - December 15, 2016

Below, BWW shares an exclusive clip from THE HOLLOW CROWN: The Wars of The Roses from the second part of the series, Henry VI (Part 2), airing December 18, 2016. The series stars Tom Sturridge, Hugh Bonneville, Sophie Okonedo, and Sally Hawkins.... (more...)
New Two-Hour Special CELEBRATING NYC-ARTS Premieres 12/13 New Two-Hour Special CELEBRATING NYC-ARTS Premieres 12/13
by TV News Desk - December 08, 2016

Now, for the first-time-ever, the series is presenting an expanded, two-hour special, CELEBRATING NYC-ARTS, premiering on Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN... (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...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations.... (more...)
THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF THE ROSES Returns to PBS' 'Great Performances', 12/11 THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF THE ROSES Returns to PBS' 'Great Performances', 12/11
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2016

BAFTA award-winning The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses returns to PBS/THIRTEEN's Great Performances for three consecutive Sundays beginning December 11th through December 25th.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - November 29, 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...)
Scoop: NYC-ARTS - 12/1 - 12/29 Scoop: NYC-ARTS - 12/1 - 12/29
by TV Scoop - November 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS - 12/1 - 12/29... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'Secrets of the Dead' Reveals Truth About Van Gogh's Ear, 12/14 THIRTEEN's 'Secrets of the Dead' Reveals Truth About Van Gogh's Ear, 12/14
by TV News Desk - November 23, 2016

Van Gogh's Ear, broadcast as part of Secrets of the Dead, one of PBS's longest running, limited primetime series, delves into the artist's state of mind on the night he committed his notorious act of self-harm and offers fascinating evidence discovered by researcher Bernadette Murphy.... (more...)
Benedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great Performances Benedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - November 16, 2016

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses is a lavish three-part follow-up to the BAFTA winning The Hollow Crown, which aired in 2013 on THIRTEEN's Great Performances.... (more...)



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