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Season 12 Of Great Performances at the Met Concludes On 9/9 PBS With CENDRILLON Season 12 Of Great Performances at the Met Concludes On 9/9 PBS With CENDRILLON
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2018

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met concludes Sunday, September 9 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Cendrillon, Massenet's operatic take on the classic fairy tale Cinderella, starring Joyce DiDonato as the titular heroine and Alice Coote as Prince Charming, alongside Kathleen Kim ... (more...)
Wisconsin Inmate In Mass Incarceration Film Wins Release After Denied Parole 7 Times Wisconsin Inmate In Mass Incarceration Film Wins Release After Denied Parole 7 Times
by Movies News Desk - August 17, 2018

Baron Walker, featured in the award-winning documentary MILWAUKEE 53206, has received parole and was released today in Milwaukee, after serving more than 22 years in a Wisconsin prison, Odyssey Impact announced today. Walker grew up in zip code 53206, which incarcerates the highest proportion of Afr... (more...)
This Season of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED on PBS Features Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Brian Cox and More This Season of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED on PBS Features Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Brian Cox and More
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

The fascinating history behind Shakespeare's greatest plays continues with a third series of Shakespeare Uncovered, premiering Fridays, October 12-26 from 9-11 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day at pbs.org/shakespeareuncovered and on PBS apps. The ambitious series con... (more...)
PBS's POV Series Presents 93QUEEN PBS's POV Series Presents 93QUEEN
by TV News Desk - August 09, 2018

When Rachel “Ruchie” Freier introduces us to Borough Park, Brooklyn, one of the world's largest enclaves of Hasidic Jews, she acknowledges the community's prevailing view of a woman's role: “The focus of a woman is being a mother. Any profession, or extra schooling, is discouraged.” In Paula Eiselt'... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS
by Stage Tube - August 07, 2018

A star-studded array of vocal talent with deep ties to Chicago gathers on stage at Lyric Opera to pay tribute to the city's wide-reaching influence across blues, jazz, rock, folk, hip-hop, gospel, opera and classical music in Great Performances: Chicago Voices, premiering nationwide Friday, August 1... (more...)
PBS and 'American Experience' Announce 'Woodstock,' New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman PBS and 'American Experience' Announce 'Woodstock,' New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

PBS and 'American Experience' Announce 'Woodstock,' New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman... (more...)
PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief... (more...)
PBS Announces 'Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History,' New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020 PBS Announces 'Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History,' New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., and a... (more...)