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Theater Close-Up and REPAIRING A NATION 2/18 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN Theater Close-Up and REPAIRING A NATION 2/18 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN
by Marina Kennedy - February 10, 2016

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area non-profit Off-Broadway theaters -- will present its first regional production, Nikkole Salter's Repairing a Nation, from Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick, New Jersey, captured live... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Celebrate Rock'n'Roll Legend Fats Domino 2/26; Watch Sneak Peek! AMERICAN MASTERS to Celebrate Rock'n'Roll Legend Fats Domino 2/26; Watch Sneak Peek!
by TV News Desk - February 10, 2016

Fats Domino was one of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early 60s. His achievements and record sales during that time were rivaled only by Elvis Presley.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at PBS's CAROLE KING Documentary VIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at PBS's CAROLE KING Documentary
by TV News Desk - February 09, 2016

Below, watch a sneak peek at PBS's CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering Friday, February 19 at 9/8c.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN VIDEO: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2016

Now, King tells her own story in the new documentary American Masters -- CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering nationwide Friday, February 19 at 9 p.m. on PB... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - PBS Documentary LORETTA LYNN: STILL A MOUNTAIN GIRL VIDEO: First Look - PBS Documentary LORETTA LYNN: STILL A MOUNTAIN GIRL
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2016

Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, premiering Friday, March 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during Women's History Month as part of the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series.... (more...)
DVR Alert: PBS's American Masters Airs Mike Nichols Documentary Tonight DVR Alert: PBS's American Masters Airs Mike Nichols Documentary Tonight
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2016

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols (November 6, 1931 - November 19, 2014) was an artistic trailblazer. As the legendary comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May re... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS Documentary VIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS Documentary
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2016

In PBS's upcoming AMERICAN MASTERS:MIKE NICHOLS documentary, airing Friday, January 29th, Oscar winner Meryl Streep recalls working with the acclaimed director.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick & More in AMERICAN MASTERS Mike Nichols Documentary VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick & More in AMERICAN MASTERS Mike Nichols Documentary
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2016

Below, watch clips from the documentary including Alec Baldwin, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane and Frank Langella remembering Mike Nichols' famous laugh and Dustin Hoffman and Paul Simon sharing stories about The Graduate.... (more...)
WNET Launches First Theatrical Imprint, AMERICAN MASTERS Pictures WNET Launches First Theatrical Imprint, AMERICAN MASTERS Pictures
by TV News Desk - January 23, 2016

Today at the Sundance Film Festival, WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the launch of its first theatrical imprint, AMERICAN MASTERS Pictures... (more...)
Bartlett Sher Directs New Staging of Verdi's OTELLO on PBS's 'Great Performances,' 2/21 Bartlett Sher Directs New Staging of Verdi's OTELLO on PBS's 'Great Performances,' 2/21
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2016

Verdi's late masterpiece based on Shakespeare's tragic drama of jealousy and deceit, Otello, airs on THIRTEEN'SGreat Performances at the Met Sunday, February 21 at 12 p.m. on PBS.... (more...)
Morgan Freeman to Narrate THIRTEEN's American Masters B.B. King Documentary, 2/12 Morgan Freeman to Narrate THIRTEEN's American Masters B.B. King Documentary, 2/12
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2016

King's story of struggle and triumph is chronicled in American Masters: B.B. King: The Life of Riley, premiering nationwide during Black History Month on Friday, February 12 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Present All-New Loretta Lynn Documentary, 3/4 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present All-New Loretta Lynn Documentary, 3/4
by TV News Desk - January 11, 2016

Still going strong after more than 50 years, 'The Queen of Country Music' is now the subject of the new documentary American Masters -- LORETTA LYNN: STILL A MOUNTAIN GIRL premiering nationwide Friday, March 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19 THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2016

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's (b. February 9, 1942) career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.... (more...)
MOONSTRUCK Among January's 'Reel 13' Lineup on THIRTEEN MOONSTRUCK Among January's 'Reel 13' Lineup on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - December 28, 2015

Murder, blackmail and thrills are sprinkled throughout January's Reel 13 lineup. In the legal drama Presumed Innocent, the film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Scott Turow, Harrison Ford stars as a prosecutor charged with the murder of his female colleague and mistress.... (more...)
Pathological Procrastinators, Your Broadway-Tangential Gift Guide is Here Pathological Procrastinators, Your Broadway-Tangential Gift Guide is Here
by Matt Tamanini - December 16, 2015

With just over a week until Christmas, it is time for all of us pathological procrastinators to get our butts in gear. Whether it is braving the insanity of the mall or paying for express shipping, we need to suck it up and start Christmas shopping!... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Mike Nichols Documentary 1/29 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Mike Nichols Documentary 1/29
by TV News Desk - December 10, 2015

May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering Friday, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series.... (more...)
Classic Western 'THE MAGIFICENT SEVEN to Air on Reel 13 This December Classic Western 'THE MAGIFICENT SEVEN to Air on Reel 13 This December
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2015

The classic Western The Magnificent Seven leads the abbreviated December lineup on Reel 13.... (more...)
Cyberchase, WNET & Make-A-Wish Debut Grants 10-Year-Old's Wish Cyberchase, WNET & Make-A-Wish Debut Grants 10-Year-Old's Wish
by TV News Desk - November 09, 2015

Earlier this year, WNET teamed up with Make-A-Wish® to grant the wish of 10-year old Trisha from Cincinnati, Ohio.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch NOW! CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO Available to Stream in its Entirety STAGE TUBE: Watch NOW! CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO Available to Stream in its Entirety
by Stage Tube - November 07, 2015

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do, a retrospective of her extraordinary life and career -featuring interviews, archival performance footage, and newly filmed numbers from Rivera's concert including such numbers as 'A Boy Like That,' 'America,' 'A Lot of Livin' to Do,' 'All That Jazz,' and 'Nowaday... (more...)
DVR Alert - Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY Airs on THIRTEEN Tonight DVR Alert - Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY Airs on THIRTEEN Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 07, 2015

After Friday evening's presentation of Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do on PBS, Reel 13's November schedule kicks off the following night with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story.... (more...)
Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY to Air on THIRTEEN This Weekend Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY to Air on THIRTEEN This Weekend
by TV News Desk - November 06, 2015

After Friday evening's presentation of Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do on PBS, Reel 13's November schedule kicks off the following night with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story.... (more...)
BWW Review: 'In Their Own Words: Jim Henson' Explores the Life of the Man Behind The Muppets BWW Review: 'In Their Own Words: Jim Henson' Explores the Life of the Man Behind The Muppets
by Danielle Ashley - November 02, 2015

There are very few creators who have been lucky enough to have their characters live a life of their own even after his passing. One of these creators is Jim Henson, best known for his Muppet characters. As part of the 'In Their Own Words' series, PBS takes viewers on a journey through the life of t... (more...)
Carole King, Mike Nichols Documentaries Set for New Season of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS Carole King, Mike Nichols Documentaries Set for New Season of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2015

Delve into the hit singer-songwriter's life and career from 1960s New York to the music mecca of 70s LA to the present. Carole King joins collaborators and family in new interviews, while rare home movies, performances and photos complete the tapestry.... (more...)
New Digital Streaming Service 'BroadwayHD' to Bring Broadway Theater to Screens New Digital Streaming Service 'BroadwayHD' to Bring Broadway Theater to Screens
by TV News Desk - October 26, 2015

An all new subscription and on-demand digital streaming service 'BroadwayHD' has launched today with the goal of bringing Broadway theater to both movie and television screens. ... (more...)
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE Leaps onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE Leaps onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2015

Elton John and Lee Hall's adaptation of the acclaimed 2000 film, written by Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, won multiple awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including 10 TONY AWARDS Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL LIVE, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London's West End (where it is stil... (more...)







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