American Idol sensation, Jessica Sanchez shares details on her first performance at legendary Rainbow Room in New York. See Jessica perform with Christine Ebersole, the Manzari Brothers, June Squibb, and Cheyenne Jackson on MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM. Premieres as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival tomorrow/Friday at 9/8c
Haunted road trip? Antiques Roadshow producer Sarah K. Elliott and Antiques Roadshow Insider Magazine get into the Halloween spirit by revealing paranormal highlights from the series' tour events past:
The giant spot on the face of the sun has scientists scratching their heads. By the time it rotated into our view, it was already 80,000 miles wide, big enough to fit all of Jupiter, big enough to lay 10 Earths, side by side, across. It is the largest spot the sun has harbored in 24 years.
Pew Research Center and the NewsHour have teamed up to establish the Political Party ID Quiz. Twelve simple questions will calculate *your* partisan status, and you can see how you compare with others based on your age, gender, religion and marital status.
This Day in History: on this day in 1929, the New York Stock Exchange market collapsed and signaled the onset of the Great Depression (1929-39). Stock prices began to plummet in early September, triggering panic on Wall Street, after a steady decline since the market’s peak in August. To learn more, explore American Experience’s “The Crash of 1929” Wall Street timeline.
Learn about the history and restoration of the famed Rainbow Room, the legendary New York restaurant and nightclub. Michael Feinstein headlines a magical evening there, with performances by Christine Ebersole; Jessica Sanchez; the The Manzari Brothers; June Squibb; and Cheyenne Jackson on MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM. It airs as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival tomorrow/Friday at 9/8c.
ARLINGTON, VA; OCTOBER 29, 2014 –Recent Nielsen data show that PBS finished the 2013-2014 broadcast season (Sept. 23, 2013-Sept. 21, 2014) with a dramatic increase in viewership, moving PBS to the fifth largest primetime household rating among all broadcast and cable networks, just behind CBS, NBC,…
TONIGHT: Meet the pioneers who brought us out of the dark and learn how light has altered sleeping patterns, architecture and more. Hear about Edison’s lightbulb (which he didn’t actually invent!), the accidental discovery of neon light and other stories when HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON continues @ 10/9c on PBS.