PBS

PBS and Edcamp Partner to Offer Teachers Free Professional Development

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS and Edcamp today announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership that will create opportunities for early childhood educators across the country to engage in peer-to-peer learning. Through this innovative effort, Edcamp and PBS member stations will bring together teachers in communities across the country to elevate their voices and empower them professionally.

Read More

PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With Rich Performances, Touching Tributes and Compelling History

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its yearlong commitment to celebrating the diversity of our nation, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have shaped Latino — and American — history.

Read More

Stand Up To Cancer and PBS Open Applications For 2018 Emperor Science Award Program

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

Stand Up To Cancer, a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and PBS today announced the opening of applications for The Emperor Science Award 2018 program, designed to empower high school students to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

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

CIVILIZATIONS, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, to Premiere Spring 2018

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS announced CIVILIZATIONS, a new nine-part series presented in partnership with the BBC tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day —for the first time on a global scale. Premieres in spring 2018.

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 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 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

PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce New Class of Students Selected for the Emperor Science Awards

Posted by PBS Publicity on

A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in the second year of PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.

Read More

PBS’ Summer Season Features an Around-the-World “Summer of Adventure” With Stops in China, Cuba, Ireland and More

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

Highlights Include a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, Top-Notch Drama, a PBS FOOD Feast, Including the Return of THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW and a Voyage to Outer Space

Read More

Sara Schapiro Joins PBS as Vice President of Education

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS announced today that education leader Sara Schapiro has been named Vice President, Education. She will report to Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Children’s Media and Education.

Read More

Nationwide Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution for the 14th Consecutive Year

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

For the 14th consecutive year, a nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions. In addition, the same survey found that parents rank PBS KIDS as the #1 educational media brand for children, significantly outscoring cable and commercial broadcast television networks.

Read More

New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including Most Republicans – Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

Posted by PBS Publicity on

A new national survey conducted jointly by leading Republican and Democratic researchers reveals that voters across the political spectrum overwhelmingly oppose eliminating federal funding for public television and that more than 7 in 10 see public television as a good or excellent value for their tax dollars, on par with investments in highways, roads and bridges.

Read More

SU2C and PBS LearningMedia Open Applications for 2017 Emperor Science Award Program

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

The Emperor Science Award program aims to empower high school students to become the next generation of cancer researchers and will award 100 students this year.

Read More