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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...)


Kristin Chenoweth, John Lithgow & More Set for PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULARKristin Chenoweth, John Lithgow & More Set for PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR
July 17, 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 (more...)


GAME OF THRONES Leads with 19 Emmy Noms; Check Out Nominations By Network & Show!GAME OF THRONES Leads with 19 Emmy Noms; Check Out Nominations By Network & Show!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 10, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement were announced this morning at the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District. For the first time... (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Present New Dorothea Lange DocumentaryTHIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Present New Dorothea Lange Documentary
July 07, 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...)


Eight-Time Oscar Winner SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Featured in July Reel 13 LineupEight-Time Oscar Winner SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Featured in July Reel 13 Lineup
July 03, 2014

Eight-Time Academy Award-Winner Slumdog Millionaire will be featured in the July Reel 13 Lineup (more...)


THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead to Investigate Tale of Two Mona Lisas, 7/9THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead to Investigate Tale of Two Mona Lisas, 7/9
June 25, 2014

THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead Investigates the Tale of Two Mona Lisas in The Mona Lisa Mystery Airing Wednesday, July 9 at 10 p.m. on PBS (more...)


PBS' National Broadcast Premiere of Disabled Dancer Tanaquil Le Clercq on AMERICAN MASTERS, 6/20PBS' National Broadcast Premiere of Disabled Dancer Tanaquil Le Clercq on AMERICAN MASTERS, 6/20
June 18, 2014

This Friday, June 20, 10-11:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings**, New York metro area at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN) is the national broadcast premiere of dance-disability documentary American Masters -- Ta... (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Dance Documentary TANAQUIL LE CLERCQ, 6/20THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Dance Documentary TANAQUIL LE CLERCQ, 6/20
by BWW Special Coverage - June 05, 2014

Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq (1929-2000), known as 'Tanny,' was surely among the most transcendent. (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...)


Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Airs on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES TonightMatthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Airs on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight
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...)








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