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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...)


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...)


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...)


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...)


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...)


Kevin Jonas, Joan Rivers & More Set for New Season of THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICEKevin Jonas, Joan Rivers & More Set for New Season of THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE
November 04, 2014

Donald Trump, executive producer and star of NBC's “The Celebrity Apprentice,” announced on TODAY this morning the new and exciting lineup of famous faces that will compete in the seventh installment ... (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...)


Sigourney Weaver to Host THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP Premiering 10/2Sigourney Weaver to Host THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP Premiering 10/2
September 09, 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 innov... (more...)


John Lithgow to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Live on PBS's 'Great Performances' Next Weekend; Kristin Chenoweth to PerformJohn Lithgow to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Live on PBS's 'Great Performances' Next Weekend; Kristin Chenoweth to Perform
September 05, 2014

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore on THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES at ... (more...)


Robin Williams Remembrance Set for PBS's PIONEERS OF TELEVISION Series Next WeekRobin Williams Remembrance Set for PBS's PIONEERS OF TELEVISION Series Next Week
September 02, 2014

In celebration of award-winning comedian, TV star, and film and stage actor Robin Williams, who lives on in fond memories of audiences worldwide, PBS will premiere ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED - A PIONEE... (more...)


PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET to Feature 'La Cenerentola', 9/7PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET to Feature 'La Cenerentola', 9/7
August 20, 2014

Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Florez as her dashing prince. (more...)


John Lithgow to Host PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR, 9/13John Lithgow to Host PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR, 9/13
August 18, 2014

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at ... (more...)


THIRTEEN to Premiere Treasures of New York: Columbia University, 9/21THIRTEEN to Premiere Treasures of New York: Columbia University, 9/21
August 13, 2014

As the oldest institution of higher learning in New York State and the fifth oldest in the nation, Columbia University is a place dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and the birth of new ideas (more...)


Rosie O'Donnell, Billy Joel & More Among PBS's THE BOOMER LIST; Check Out Documentary Preview!Rosie O'Donnell, Billy Joel & More Among PBS's THE BOOMER LIST; Check Out Documentary Preview!
August 07, 2014

Below, check out the full list of 19 iconic boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom from 1946-1964 -- featured in filmmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' new documentary American Mas... (more...)


PBS to Premiere Documentary DICK CAVETT'S WATERGATE, 8/8PBS to Premiere Documentary DICK CAVETT'S WATERGATE, 8/8
August 01, 2014

PBS and WNET today announced a new special, DICK CAVETT'S WATERGATE,an intensely personal, intimate and entertaining look back at Watergate on the 40th anniversary of the historic resignation of Presi... (more...)


PBS to Premiere AMERICAN MASTERS - Dorothea Lange Documentary, 8/29PBS to Premiere AMERICAN MASTERS - Dorothea Lange Documentary, 8/29
July 31, 2014

Her celebrated photograph 'Migrant Mother' is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America's Great Depression. (more...)


BONNIE AND CLYDE Among REEL 13's August Line UpBONNIE AND CLYDE Among REEL 13's August Line Up
July 31, 2014

Arthur Penn's acclaimed if romanticized biographical crime film Bonnie and Clyde, leads the August Reel 13 schedule. (more...)


Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22
July 17, 2014

Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for their 11th open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schnbr... (more...)








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