PBS

Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R. R. Martin, Lesley Stahl and Many More to Lend Their Voices to PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced key authors, celebrities and notable figures in the entertainment, sports, news and literary worlds who will lend their voices and passion to THE GREAT AMERICAN READ.

Read More

PBS to be honored with Seven Awards at 2018 Webbys

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

On Tuesday, April 24, winners of the 22nd annual Webby Awards were announced. The Webbys honor excellence on the internet and are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of more than a thousand industry experts and technology innovators.

Read More

PBS Digital Studios Launches New Digital Series HOT MESS From the Team Behind “It’s Okay to Be Smart”

Posted by Sydney Cameron on

PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of its new original YouTube series HOT MESS, dedicated to illustrating the complexities of the Earth’s climate and its impact on populations.

Read More

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 33.8 Million Viewers

Posted by PBS Publicity on

According to Nielsen Live +7 data, across the 10 nights of the series, THE VIETNAM WAR reached more than 33.8 million viewers and had an average audience of 6.7 million P2+ (an average household rating of 4.4). This makes THE VIETNAM WAR the second-highest-rated Burns/Novick film of the past two decades, following THE WAR (2007).

Read More

PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Launch New Digital Series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, Hosted by Science Writer Ed Yong

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, hosted by science writer Ed Yong, exploring the world of microbes.

Read More

Premiere Episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 11.9 Million Unique Viewers

Posted by PBS Publicity on

The premiere episode of THE VIETNAM WAR, the 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that aired on Sunday, September 17, drew an average audience of 9.6 million viewers (P2+) across PBS stations nationwide (6.0 household rating). A total of 11.9 million unique viewers watched the premiere in all (Nielsen, National Live + 7).

Read More

“Maria” From Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) Wins the 2017 PBS Online Film Festival’s “Most Popular” Award

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

Two winners were announced today for the sixth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The film that took the “Most Popular” award was “Maria,” presented by Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) and The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) film “You Can Go,” received the “Juried Prize.”

Read More

PBS Digital Studios Dives Into the “Origin of Everything” with New Series from Kornhaber Brown

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, ORIGIN OF EVERYTHING, hosted by Yale doctoral candidate Danielle Bainbridge.

Read More

PBS Announces Fall 2017 Schedule

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup anchored by THE VIETNAM WAR from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick and including a Star-Studded New Season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

Read More

PBS Celebrates the Joy of Reading With THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (w.t.)

Posted by PBS Publicity on

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (w.t.), a new eight-part television series and nationwide campaign that explores the joy of books and the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved books will launch in spring 2018.

Read More

PBS Digital Studios and Complexly Announce New Paleontology Series EONS

Posted by PBS Publicity on

Today at VidCon, Complexly CEO Hank Green announced the launch of EONS, a new weekly YouTube series that explores the billion-years-plus history of life on Earth.

Read More

PBS Announces Educators Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS announced the educators across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

Read More

PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere for THE VIETNAM WAR

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere September 17, 2017, on PBS stations nationwide.

Read More

PBS Announces WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, as Part of New Summer of Adventure

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS announces that WILD ALASKA LIVE, a three-night live natural history event, will be included in the upcoming PBS Summer of Adventure, a collection of eight new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

Read More

It’s a Wonderful Month in the Neighborhood! Twitch Announces Marathon of PBS KIDS’ Iconic Series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

Posted by Susan Timcheck on

Social video platform Twitch today announced it will host a free 18-day, 886-episode marathon of the beloved PBS KIDS series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company.

Read More