These books about adoption provide stories for a range of ages, as well as questions, discussion topics, photographs, and family activities to share. They represent a variety of points of view and situations. Pick one up in honor of National Adoption Month.
Mike Nichols, an award-winning director known for his versatility and genre-blending productions for film, tv and stage, died on Wednesday evening. Over the course of a more than five decades long career, Nichols, known for such hits as “The Graduate,” … Continue reading →
Tune in Sunday, November 23rd at 8/7c to PBS for the premiere of Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and see celebrity guests including Jimmy Fallon, Wanda Sykes, JB Smoove, and Seth Meyers join in the celebration.
Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature. Continue reading…
Book lovers! Get ready for our livestreaming coverage of Miami Book Fair International, starting tomorrow.
The three-day coverage—from Friday through Sunday—will include a daily live stream presentation of selected interviews, panels, and on-the-street fair segments. More info here: http://www.pbs.org/book-view-now/home/
The three-day coverage—from Friday through Sunday will include a daily live stream presentation of selected interviews, panels, and on-the-street fair segments. Take a look at some highlights from last year's fair >
Attention PBS Facebook Fans! Will you be in NYC on December 9? PBS is hosting a “Downton Abbey” preview screening and cast Q&A. See the image below for details. Then click this link for a chance to win a pair of tickets. Share the link with friends. Enter as often as you’d like! http://to.pbs.org/downtonnyctix
From Home Depot to the State Department, reports of large-scale cyber attacks have come with increasing frequency. As holiday season approaches, retailers are on the lookout for security breaches. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Brian Krebs, author of “Spam Nation,” about who’s behind these attacks and ho…
Could a small device that produces a common disinfectant be a key to helping stop the spread of Ebola? Seattle-based nonprofit organization PATH develops innovative medical tools for low-income countries. The NewsHour’s Cat Wise reports on their recent innovations. Continue reading →
Tonight at 8/7c on Nature | PBS: Scientists are stunned to see a group of tagged orcas, whose hunting habits have changed as Arctic ice increasingly disappears, pinning a pod of narwhal in shallow water before devouring them all. #KillerWhalesPBS
Nature | PBS' "Invasion of the Killer Whales" premieres tonight at 8/7c on PBS. A shift of power is taking place at the top of the world. The polar bear, once king of the North, needs ice to stalk its prey. Killer whales, or orca, on the other hand, are unable to hunt in an ocean locked in ice. As Arctic ice increasingly disappears, the tables have turned. Polar bears are struggling to survive while the now open ocean provides bountiful new hunting grounds for the whales. More: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/invasion-of-the-killer-whales/about/9280/
Which of these new PBS shows are you most excited about?
From the Deadline Hollywood story: "PBS this morning unveils plans for its winter/spring TV season including a week of programming about the Vietnam War era, and Antiques Roadshow's first million-dollar sports memorabilia find, and an expanded Sunday night drama lineup in 2015 that means 20 new hours of Masterpiece, including Grantchester, Wolf Hall, a new Poldark, Indian Summers, and a new season of Mr Selfridge. Ditto Call the Midwife and Vicious. And, of course, Downton Abbey‘s fifth season, debuting January 4."
PBS this morning unveils plans for its winter/spring TV season including a week of programming about the Vietnam War era, and Antiques Roadshow‘s first million-dollar sports memorabilia find, and an expanded Sunday night drama lineup in 2015 that mea
NEW FULL-LENGTH VIDEOS FOR YOU TO STREAM ON PBS.ORG. Here are the programs broadcast recently on PBS, which are now available for free online streaming. (Share with your friends and family!) #FreeOnlineStreamingOnPBS (U.S. only)