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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...)


VIDEO: PBS's MAKE 'EM LAUGH Shares Never-Before-Seen Video of Joan RiversVIDEO: PBS's MAKE 'EM LAUGH Shares Never-Before-Seen Video of Joan Rivers
September 24, 2014

Conducted on November 16, 2006, this never before seen interview outtake is from the archives of the six-hour PBS comedy series MAKE 'EM LAUGH: The Funny Business of America. (more...)


VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks New PBS Special BABY BOOMERS on 'Today'VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks New PBS Special BABY BOOMERS on 'Today'
September 22, 2014

Actor and comedian John Leguizamo is part of the new PBS Documentary AMERICAN MASTERS: THE BOOMER LIST that celebrates the lives of 19 baby boomers. (more...)


PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Memoriam Tribute to Joan Rivers, 9/23PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Memoriam Tribute to Joan Rivers, 9/23
September 18, 2014

American Masters will present an In Memoriam tribute broadcast of Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010) on Tuesday, September 23, 10:30 p.m.-12 midnight on PBS (check local listings). (more...)


VIDEO: New Clips of John Leguizamo, Kim Cattrall and More in PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS: THE BOOMER LISTVIDEO: New Clips of John Leguizamo, Kim Cattrall and More in PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS: THE BOOMER LIST
September 15, 2014

American Masters: The Boomer List explores the story of the influential baby boomer generation (1946-1964) through the lives of 19 iconic boomers--one born each year of the baby boom. Subjects includi... (more...)


HBO's NORMAL HEART Tops CTA Award Nominees; Full List AnnouncedHBO's NORMAL HEART Tops CTA Award Nominees; Full List Announced
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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...)


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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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April 25, 2014

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty sees the popular choreographer return to the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer's ballet masterworks that started in 1992 with Nutc... (more...)


Liam Neeson Narrates THIRTEEN's Nature Presents SNOW MONKEYS TonightLiam Neeson Narrates THIRTEEN's Nature Presents SNOW MONKEYS Tonight
April 23, 2014

In a place called Hell Valley, high in the Japanese Alps, a troop of snow monkeys clings together for warmth and support in the frigid mornings of early winter. (more...)


THIRTEEN's Nature Airs Snow Monkeys, Narrated by Liam Neeson, TonightTHIRTEEN's Nature Airs Snow Monkeys, Narrated by Liam Neeson, Tonight
April 23, 2014

In a place called Hell Valley, high in the Japanese Alps, a troop of snow monkeys clings together for warmth and support in the frigid mornings of early winter. (more...)


Streep, Redford and More Narrate PBS Earth Day Special A FIERCE GREEN FIRE TodayStreep, Redford and More Narrate PBS Earth Day Special A FIERCE GREEN FIRE Today
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THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement in A Fierce Green Fire, premiering nationally tonight, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (more...)


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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 Tuesday, May 6 at 9 pm on PBS (more...)









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