Maintaining Quality TelevisionBy: - Jan 18th, 2016
PBS announces new programs and initiatives launching in 2016.
Making of a Musical MasterpieceBy: - Jan 18th, 2016
HAMILTON’S AMERICA is produced by Academy Award® and Emmy®-Winning producers RadicalMedia (What Happened Miss Simone?, Keith Richards: Under The Influence, In the Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams for PBS). The documentary combines interviews with experts and prominent personalities, new footage of the production in New York, and cast-led expeditions to DC, Philadelphia and New York.
From Walt Disney to Julie Waters in Indian SummersBy: - Jun 04th, 2015
Yes Downton Abbey returns in January. PBS premieres the Civil War drama Mercy Street on September 27. Come fall PBS yet again will roll out an entertaining cornucopia of programming.
Portrays Legendary and Tragic Empress of the BluesBy: - May 23rd, 2015
As blues giant Bessie Smith in HBO's "Bessie" Queen Latifah gives the finest performance of her career. The drama is based on a 1972 book by Chris Albertson. During the 1920s she was the Empress of the Blues but during the great depression which followed in the 1930s, as she compellingly sang, "Nobody knows you when you're down and out."