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TAVIS SMILEY ON PBS to Air Final Presidential Forum ft. Jill Stein & Gary Johnson TAVIS SMILEY ON PBS to Air Final Presidential Forum ft. Jill Stein & Gary Johnson
by TV News Desk - October 28, 2016

One week before what's shaping up to be an historic presidential election, Tavis Smiley on PBS will host a presidential forum featuring the third party candidates, Jill Stein of the Green Party and Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party.... (more...)
Documentary GETTING AHEAD with Tavis Smiley to Premiere on PBS Today Documentary GETTING AHEAD with Tavis Smiley to Premiere on PBS Today
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2016

This fall, GETTING AHEAD, a one-hour documentary from Tavis Smiley and WNET, airing Today, October 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), reports on the real consequences of the 'Fight for Fifteen'... (more...)
THIRTEEN to Present DREAM ON, an Epic Road Trip in Search of the American Dream, Today THIRTEEN to Present DREAM ON, an Epic Road Trip in Search of the American Dream, Today
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2016

Almost 200 years later, political comedian John Fugelsang hits the road in a cobalt blue Ford to retrace the Frenchman's journey in Dream On, airing Today, October 7 at 10 p.m. ET on PBS... (more...)
Documentary GETTING AHEAD with Tavis Smiley to Premiere on PBS 10/7 Documentary GETTING AHEAD with Tavis Smiley to Premiere on PBS 10/7
by TV News Desk - September 26, 2016

This fall, GETTING AHEAD, a one-hour documentary from Tavis Smiley and WNET, airing Friday, October 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), reports on the real consequences of the 'Fight for Fifteen'... (more...)
THIRTEEN to Present DREAM ON, an Epic Road Trip in Search of the American Dream, 10/7 THIRTEEN to Present DREAM ON, an Epic Road Trip in Search of the American Dream, 10/7
by TV News Desk - September 08, 2016

Almost 200 years later, political comedian John Fugelsang hits the road in a cobalt blue Ford to retrace the Frenchman's journey in Dream On, airing Friday, October 7 at 10 p.m. ET on PBS... (more...)
New Documentary THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 9/12 New Documentary THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 9/12
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2016

Glenfield Middle School in Montclair, New Jersey, is the anchor school for the south end in Montclair. The school is divided into houses, each of whose students keep the same core teachers from sixth through eighth grade.... (more...)
CBS's FACE THE NATION Delivers Largest 2Q Audience In At Least 28 Years CBS's FACE THE NATION Delivers Largest 2Q Audience In At Least 28 Years
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2016

CBS News' FACE THE NATION finished the 2nd quarter with its largest audience in at least 28 years and as the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers for the fifth consecutive 2nd quarter... (more...)
Last Days & Legacy of Michael Jackson Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Last Days & Legacy of Michael Jackson Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - June 28, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)
NY Primary, Tavis Smiley & Marilu Henner Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN NY Primary, Tavis Smiley & Marilu Henner Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - June 27, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)