After 44 years on Sesame Street, actress Sonia Manzano, who plays Maria, is retiring. She recently visited Rocky Mountain PBS and shared her most memorable moments from the show. We'll miss you, Sonia!
In celebration of our 35 years on air, the 2015 A Capitol Fourth on PBS welcomes Emmy and SAG Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford as our new host, and features music legend Barry Manilow, country music superstars Alabama; singer/songwriter Nicole Scherzinger; CMA New Artist Hunter Hayes; vocal powerhouse Meghan Linsey; Grammy Award-winning KC and The Sunshine Band; classical crossover tenor Ronan Tynan; classical pianist Lang Lang with the National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Jack Everly. In celebration of American icon Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, the award-winning star of film, television and the concert stage Robert Davi will pay tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes. Join us on PBS Saturday, July 4, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET.
Sociologist and time-use researcher Liana Sayer studies how people spend their time. But when unforeseen delays interrupt her schedule, she's only human. Here's the story of how one time-use expert worked to regain control of her day.
42,000 years ago, Mungo Man was buried beside Mungo Lake in Australia. His burial is one of the earliest examples of spirituality anywhere in the world. Uncover more about the first modern humans in the double-header of FIRST PEOPLES tonight beginning at 9/8c on PBS.
Follow veterinarians from Cameroon to China as they use groundbreaking human medical technology to help baby pandas, elephants and gorillas. Don’t miss the series premiere of OPERATION WILD, tonight at 8/7c on PBS
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Set in the near future, “Vimana” travels with three Indian astronauts who are on a one-way trip to settle a distant planet, Gliese-581g. Brought to you by the Center for Asian American Media, watch it now. http://to.pbs.org/1Nv9D15 #PBSolff
Laos, once known as the “land of a million elephants,” is now home to only 500 domesticated elephants who are cared for by their handlers, known as mahouts. Follow one mahout whose elephant was injured by a gunshot wound - threatening his family’s livelihood - on the series premiere of OPERATION WILD, tomorrow/Wednesday night at 8/7c on PBS. http://www.pbs.org/program/operation-wild/