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THIRTEEN to Air Award-Winning Film LOST CHILD This April THIRTEEN to Air Award-Winning Film LOST CHILD This April
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2015

In New York, Lost Child - Sayon's Journey will premiere on Thursday, April 30 at 10:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN.... (more...)
Winners Announces for 51st Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards Winners Announces for 51st Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards
by Movies News Desk - April 24, 2015

The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards honored the finest television productions and commercials from around the world on Wednesday, April 23, 2015.... (more...)
Ric Burns' New Documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 5/15 Ric Burns' New Documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 5/15
by TV News Desk - April 14, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters se... (more...)
New Season of FRONT AND CENTER to Feature Concerts With Hunter Hayes & More New Season of FRONT AND CENTER to Feature Concerts With Hunter Hayes & More
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and multiple Grammy, CMA and AMA Award winners take over the new season of public television's critically acclaimed music series Front and Center... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Jascha Heifetz: GOD'S FIDDLER on PBS, 4/16 AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Jascha Heifetz: GOD'S FIDDLER on PBS, 4/16
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2015

?Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters - Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters... (more...)
JULIE AND JULIA Among Reel 13's March Lineup JULIE AND JULIA Among Reel 13's March Lineup
by TV News Desk - March 19, 2015

Academy Award-winning director and writer Nora Ephron's final film Julie and Julia leads the abbreviated lineup in March on Reel 13. The series was pre-empted on Saturday, March 7 and 14 due to special pledge programming.... (more...)
 NATURE's Animal Homes 3-Part Series Begins on PBS, 4/8 NATURE's Animal Homes 3-Part Series Begins on PBS, 4/8
by TV News Desk - March 11, 2015

Nature's Animal Homes Deconstructs a Variety of DIY Dwellings Wednesday, April 8, 15 and 22, 2015 on PBS. The three-part series provides intimate, never-before-seen views of the lives of animals in their homes... (more...)
Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances on PBS, 4/3 Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances on PBS, 4/3
by TV News Desk - March 02, 2015

Throughout her four-decade career, music superstarAnnie Lennoxhas defied categorization, diving into blues, soul, folk and pop to create songs that captivate and transcend boundaries.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark Terry AMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark Terry
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2015

American Masters pays tribute to trumpeter Clark Terry (December 14, 1920 - February 21, 2015) and filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky (March 31, 1956 - February 21, 2015) with special In Memoriam online tributes.... (more...)
Rossini's Comic Gem Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Set for GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 3/22 Rossini's Comic Gem Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Set for GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 3/22
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Met's effervescent production of Rossini's classic comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of operareturns to Great Performances at the Met on Sunday, March 22 at 12 p.m.... (more...)
New Web Series from WNET and PBS to Explore Issues Surrounding Sexuality and Gender Identity New Web Series from WNET and PBS to Explore Issues Surrounding Sexuality and Gender Identity
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2015

WNET, the flagship PBS station based in New Yorkand PBS Digital Studios, have announced the launch of First Person, an original digital series exploring sexuality and gender identity.... (more...)
American Masters Documentary About Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson To Premiere 2/20 American Masters Documentary About Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson To Premiere 2/20
by TV News Desk - February 17, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series and Pittsburgh PBS affiliate WQED join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005) -- the man some call America's Shakespeare -- from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway. Ameri... (more...)
VIDEO: AMERICAN MASTERS Pays Tribute to CBS Newsman Bob Simon VIDEO: AMERICAN MASTERS Pays Tribute to CBS Newsman Bob Simon
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2015

The American Masters series website has an In Memoriam tribute to award-winning, CBS News and 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon, a Bronx native and Manhattan resident. Watch the video below!... (more...)
Photo & Video: Phylicia Rashad & More Attend AMERICAN MASTERS' August Wilson Event Photo & Video: Phylicia Rashad & More Attend AMERICAN MASTERS' August Wilson Event
by TV News Desk - February 12, 2015

The American Masters August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand preview event, co-presented by THIRTEEN and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture took place on Monday, February 9th.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's History Game Series Mission US Launches 4th Virtual Adventure for Teens THIRTEEN's History Game Series Mission US Launches 4th Virtual Adventure for Teens
by TV News Desk - February 12, 2015

THIRTEEN announces the launch of 'City of Immigrants,' the fourth interactive experience in the award-winning Mission US series of free, digital role-playing games created to engage middle and high school students in the exploration and understanding of U.S. history.... (more...)
Nellie McKay to Perform on AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, Today Nellie McKay to Perform on AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, Today
by TV News Desk - February 10, 2015

Nellie McKay, hailed by The New Yorker as 'funny and touching, ceaselessly clever and scarily talented,' performs on this week's episode of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, premiering this today, February 11th at 8pm on NJTV.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Phylicia Rashad and More in PBS's August Wilson Special VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Phylicia Rashad and More in PBS's August Wilson Special
by TV News Desk - February 09, 2015

THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series and Pittsburgh PBS affiliate WQED join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005) -- the man some call America's Shakespeare -- from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway. 'AMER... (more...)
PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Mozart's 'Le Nozze di Figaroon', 1/16 PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Mozart's 'Le Nozze di Figaroon', 1/16
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2014

?Mozart's elegant masterpiece of marital discord, Le Nozze di Figaro, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine and staged by Richard Eyre, is the season premiere of Great Performances at the Met Friday, January 16 at 9 p.m. on PBS.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's NATURE to Debut 'Wild France' on PBS, 1/7 THIRTEEN's NATURE to Debut 'Wild France' on PBS, 1/7
by TV News Desk - December 23, 2014

The program airs Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET)on PBS (check local listings). After broadcast, the episodes will be available for online streaming at pbs.org/nature.... (more...)
Magician Ricky Jay to Be Featured in Season Premiere of THIRTEEN's American Masters Magician Ricky Jay to Be Featured in Season Premiere of THIRTEEN's American Masters
by TV News Desk - December 22, 2014

For the first time, THIRTEEN's American Masters series profiles a magician: the inimitable Ricky Jay, considered one of the world's greatest conjurers, capable of creating a profound sense of wonder and disbelief in even the most jaded of audiences.... (more...)
PBS to Premiere 'The Kill Team' on INDEPENDENT LENS, 1/19 PBS to Premiere 'The Kill Team' on INDEPENDENT LENS, 1/19
by TV News Desk - 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, 10:00-11:30 PM ET... (more...)
Sutton Foster, Josh Groban & More Set for Documentary American Voices on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/9 Sutton Foster, Josh Groban & More Set for Documentary American Voices on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/9
by TV News Desk - 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 1/30 THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30
by TV News Desk - 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, 12/26 PBS to Encore AMERICAN MASTERS: BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED, 12/26
by TV News Desk - 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, television and records, he reigned supreme.... (more...)







BWW Review: THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION is a Treasure Trove for All Theatre Fans; Available 4/14BWW Review: SONDHEIM COLLECTION is a Treasure Trove for Theatre Fans; Out 4/14 BWW Interview: Norbert Leo Butz Discusses Working with his Idol on Netflix's BLOODLINE, His New Album, More
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