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PBS to Premiere 'The Kill Team' on INDEPENDENT LENS, 1/19PBS to Premiere 'The Kill Team' on INDEPENDENT LENS, 1/19
December 19, 2014

Winner of the Best Documentary Feature award at the Tribeca Film Festival and directed by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Dan Krauss, The Kill Team premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 19, 2015, 1... (more...)


Sutton Foster, Josh Groban & More Set for Documentary American Voices on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/9Sutton Foster, Josh Groban & More Set for Documentary American Voices on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/9
December 12, 2014

The art of singing is center stage in our country's popular culture: from Glee and 106 & Park to American Idol, The Voice, and Nashville, and even at sporting events and national ceremonies. (more...)


THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30
December 11, 2014

Shakespeare Uncovered continues with a second season on PBS, beginning Friday, January 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) and continuing the following two successive Fridays. (more...)


PBS to Encore AMERICAN MASTERS: BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED, 12/26PBS to Encore AMERICAN MASTERS: BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED, 12/26
December 09, 2014

?Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903-October 14, 1977) was, without doubt, the most popular and influential multimedia star of the first half of the 20th century. For more than three decades, through radio, film... (more...)


BLACK-ISH, GET ON UP, Jennifer Hudson Among Nominees of 46th ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDSBLACK-ISH, GET ON UP, Jennifer Hudson Among Nominees of 46th ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
December 09, 2014

Nominations have been revealed for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, and be broadcast live on TV One. (more...)


Academy-Award Winning Film AMADEUS Among Reel 13's December LineupAcademy-Award Winning Film AMADEUS Among Reel 13's December Lineup
December 08, 2014

Milos Forman's critically acclaimed film adaptation of Peter Shaffer's 1979 Broadway hit Amadeus transports viewers to the visually lavish and musical world of one of the most prolific composers of al... (more...)


Julie Andrews to Host of GREAT PERFORMANCES 'Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2015'Julie Andrews to Host of GREAT PERFORMANCES 'Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2015'
December 03, 2014

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the sixth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Zubin Mehta, from Vienna's Musik... (more...)


Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN - 12/4 - 12/25Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN - 12/4 - 12/25
by TV Scoop - December 02, 2014

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN - 12/4 - 12/25 (more...)


GAME OF THRONES Among PGA's 2015 Producers Guild Awards NomineesGAME OF THRONES Among PGA's 2015 Producers Guild Awards Nominees
December 01, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Documentary Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, and Digital Series nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 26th Annua... (more...)


NJTV Signs Lease at 2 Gateway Center in Newark, N.J.NJTV Signs Lease at 2 Gateway Center in Newark, N.J.
November 24, 2014

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, and C&K Properties announced today that NJTV has signed a lease at 2 Gateway Center, C & K's Class A office building in the heart of downtown Newark. (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere Documentary 'Bing Crosby Rediscovered', 11/2THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere Documentary 'Bing Crosby Rediscovered', 11/2
November 19, 2014

Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903-October 14, 1977) was, without doubt, the most popular and influential multimedia star of the first half of the 20th century. For more than three decades, through radio, film,... (more...)


PBS to Air MASTERPIECE's 'Wolf Hall' Starring Tony-Award Winner Mark RylancePBS to Air MASTERPIECE's 'Wolf Hall' Starring Tony-Award Winner Mark Rylance
November 19, 2014

PBS will host two days of press conferences featuring Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII in MASTERPIECE's "Wolf Hall," starring Tony-Award winner Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell (more...)


AN ILIAD, Starring Denis O'Hare, Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN This WeekAN ILIAD, Starring Denis O'Hare, Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN This Week
November 17, 2014

Co-adapted by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, AN ILIAD airs on 'Theater Close-Up' Thursday, November 20 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with a repeat broadc... (more...)


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE MIDTOWN MEN LIVE IN CONCERT ft. Original Cast of Jersey BoysVIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE MIDTOWN MEN LIVE IN CONCERT ft. Original Cast of Jersey Boys
November 12, 2014

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced the premiere broadcast of its first national public television production, The Midtown Men Live in Concert!, debuting this month. (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present New Documentary BING CROSBY UNDISCOVERED, 12/2THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present New Documentary BING CROSBY UNDISCOVERED, 12/2
November 12, 2014

Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903-October 14, 1977) was, without doubt, the most popular and influential multi-media star of the first half of the 20 th century. (more...)


THIRTEEN Announces Weekly Listings for NYC-ARTS, Beg. 11/13THIRTEEN Announces Weekly Listings for NYC-ARTS, Beg. 11/13
November 11, 2014

NYC-ARTS provides arts lovers in the tri-state area with an all-access pass to the New York City area's myriad cultural offerings: from music and dance concerts, to the theater, museums and galleries... (more...)


PBS to Air NATURE's Invasion of the Killer Whales, 11/19PBS to Air NATURE's Invasion of the Killer Whales, 11/19
November 07, 2014

A shift of power is taking place at the top of the world. The Arctic is undergoing a dramatic change, and with this change one iconic Arctic hunter may soon have to give way to another as solid ice tu... (more...)


Sneak Peek - PBS to Air NATURE's A Sloth Named Velcro, 11/5Sneak Peek - PBS to Air NATURE's A Sloth Named Velcro, 11/5
October 29, 2014

A Sloth Named Velcro tells the story of Salceda's return to Central and South America to see how much has changed since Velcro came into her life and to document current sloth conservation efforts whe... (more...)


Richard Nelson's off-Broadway's SORRY Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN, 10/30Richard Nelson's off-Broadway's SORRY Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN, 10/30
October 28, 2014

Beyond the bright lights of Broadway - the electric signage that led to its moniker as "The Great White Way" - exists another world: Off-Broadway, a varied and rich wellspring of creativity and innova... (more...)


Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS to Screen as Part of PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Next MonthAndrew Lloyd Webber's CATS to Screen as Part of PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Next Month
October 15, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, the second longest-running Broadway musical (only surpassed by Lloyd Webber's own 'The Phantom of the Opera'), and fourth longest-running West End musical, returns in high ... (more...)


HBO's NORMAL HEART Tops CTA Award Nominees; Full List AnnouncedHBO's NORMAL HEART Tops CTA Award Nominees; Full List Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - May 28, 2014

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 4th annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live on The CW from the Beverly Hilton... (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters Series Premieres PLIMPTON! TonightTHIRTEEN's American Masters Series Premieres PLIMPTON! Tonight
May 16, 2014

Famed participatory journalist George Plimpton (19272003) was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and friend to many. (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Premiere Dance Documentary Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun, 6/20THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Premiere Dance Documentary Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun, 6/20
May 13, 2014

American Masters Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun, premieres nationally Friday, June 20, 10-11:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings, New York metro area at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN). (more...)


PBS Announces Full Fall LineupPBS Announces Full Fall Lineup
May 08, 2014

PBS announced today an expansive fall primetime lineup that launches with the premiere of Ken Burns's seven-part series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, (more...)


Join the Search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon on PBS TonightJoin the Search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon on PBS Tonight
May 06, 2014

THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World, in The Lost Gardens of Babylon, airing tonight, May 6 at 9 pm on PBS (more...)









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