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Misty Copeland & More Featured in Ric Burns' American Ballet Theatre Documentary on THIRTEEN, 5/15 Misty Copeland & More Featured in Ric Burns' American Ballet Theatre Documentary on THIRTEEN, 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 06, 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...)
Paula Zahn Host New Documentary PS DANCE! Paula Zahn Host New Documentary PS DANCE!
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2015

New Documentary PS DANCE! Turns the Spotlight on Dance Education in Public Schools on THIRTEEN, WLIW21 and NJTV in May... (more...)
PBS Kids' OH NOAH! Introduces Kids to Spanish; New Videos & Games Out Today
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2015

The PBS KIDS digital series OH NOAH! (pbskids.org/noah) is expanding its offerings with new animated videos and games that introduce Spanish in an entertaining way.... (more...)
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...)
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...)
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...)
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...)
Josh Groban, Renee Fleming, Joshua Bell and NY Phil Set for 'LA DOLCE VITA', Airing on PBS, 2/27 Josh Groban, Renee Fleming, Joshua Bell and NY Phil Set for 'LA DOLCE VITA', Airing on PBS, 2/27
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2015

Featuring Josh Groban, Renee Fleming and Joshua Bell, GREAT PERFORMANCES partners with the New York Philharmonic and music director Alan Gilbert for a concert of memorable movie themes with music fromAmarcord, Cinema Paradiso, Il Postino, and more. La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema will air... (more...)
Maria Bartiromo to Host 2-Part Series ITALIAN AMERICANS OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY on Thirteen, 2/17 Maria Bartiromo to Host 2-Part Series ITALIAN AMERICANS OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY on Thirteen, 2/17
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2015

The largest Italian American population in the United States is found in New York and New Jersey. The new two-part series Italian Americans of New York and New Jersey - premiering on Tuesday, February 17th and 24th at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN,... (more...)
Bizet's CARMEN to Return for PBS's Great Performances at the Met, 2/22 Bizet's CARMEN to Return for PBS's Great Performances at the Met, 2/22
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2015

Acclaimed director Richard Eyre's production of Carmen stars Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili in the title role of the seductive gypsy, a part she has sung to acclaim at many of the world's leading opera houses.... (more...)
Cabaret Stars Jennifer Sheehan and KT Sullivan to Perform in New WNET Series 66TH & BROADWAY Cabaret Stars Jennifer Sheehan and KT Sullivan to Perform in New WNET Series 66TH & BROADWAY
by TV News Desk - February 02, 2015

New York City is a mecca for arts lovers and performing artists alike. Continuing its commitment to bringing arts programing to the New York metro area community, WNET has announced that it will debut the new local series 66th & Broadway.... (more...)
Thirteen's NATURE to Chronicle Life at Antarctica's Penguin Post Office, 1/28 Thirteen's NATURE to Chronicle Life at Antarctica's Penguin Post Office, 1/28
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2015

The program airs Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). After broadcast, the episode will be available for online streaming at pbs.org/nature.... (more...)
Thirteen to Present New Ric Burns Documentary AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT 75, 5/15 Thirteen to Present New Ric Burns Documentary AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT 75, 5/15
by TV News Desk - January 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...)
Tony & Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson to Be Featured on THIRTEEN's American Masters, 2/20 Tony & Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson to Be Featured on THIRTEEN's American Masters, 2/20
by TV News Desk - January 13, 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... (more...)
Clark Gable Classics MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY and IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT Set for Reel 13 This Month Clark Gable Classics MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY and IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT Set for Reel 13 This Month
by TV News Desk - January 02, 2015

Considered one of the most consistent box-office performers in history, Academy Award winner Clark Gable is highlighted on THIRTEEN's Reel 13 in January with two of his iconic films.... (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...)
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...)
Academy-Award Winning Film AMADEUS Among Reel 13's December Lineup Academy-Award Winning Film AMADEUS Among Reel 13's December Lineup
by TV News Desk - 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 all time on Reel 13 in December.... (more...)






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