PBS looks at Nixon's resignation through prism of 'The Dick Cavett Show'

NEW YORK - PBS is marking the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation...Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, former Nixon aide John Dean and Cavett. PBS announced it would air Aug. 8 at 9 p.m. ? 40 years to the hour after...

Gifts for TV lovers

...upheaval of England in the 1920s in these lavish episodes. (PBS Distribution; DVD, $99.99; Blu-ray, $109.99)THE...Roosevelt to the death of his widow, Eleanor, in 1962. (PBS Distribution; DVD, $99.99; Blu-ray, $129.99) THE...

Bradbery to sing on PBS Sunday, in Augusta on Thursday

...Augusta, the country singer from Texas will be seen by millions of PBS viewers on the annual Memorial Day weekend concert broadcast...by the National Symphony Orchestra. The concert airs live on PBS stations at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 25.Brad bery, the 2013...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...Joe's nature specials, classic rock musical group reunions or countless other great PBS shows if not for Carl Edward Sanders.WCES in Wrens, Ga., the closest PBS television station near Augusta, bears his initials, in fact.And even part of...

Bush tough act to follow

...heard it said that you never should follow an animal act on stage (or maybe Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga ? I saw their show on PBS television not long ago and it was really good). Tough acts to follow. Maybe that's the reason President Obama doesn't...

'Sesame Street' turns 45: TV series changes with the times to remain popular

...warnings that the material might be inappropriate for today's children. But remember "Monsterpiece Theater," a parody of PBS' Masterpiece Theater? Back in the day, Cookie Monster hosted the show as Alistair Cookie, and he had a pipe, imitating the...

PBS hires conservative commentator Tucker Carlson for weekly talk show

NEW YORK -- PBS, frequently in the crossfire for a perception...Washington, is expected to launch next June. PBS also announced Monday that it would air David...depends to a large extent on public funding, PBS has long been a target of groups concerned...

Digital format PBS Kids Channel to debut

PASADENA, Calif. -- PBS plans to boost spending on children's...with some money devoted to a 24-hour PBS Kids Channel. The channel scheduled to...Barney & Friends" and "Teletubbies," PBS President Ervin Duggan told the Television...

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Bill Moyers is leaving PBS to write LBJ book

...Moyers, whose weekly magazine "Now" on PBS has capped a 30-year career in TV journalism...its premiere in January 2002. Like most PBS programming, "Now" is funded on an annual...Friday nights at 8:30 p.m. EST on most PBS stations, "Now" is a diverse mix of reports...

PBS debuts high-definition TV with week of specials

...It's not ABC, CBS, NBC, or Fox. Rather PBS, and you'll be able to witness the week-long...experience, industry experts promise. PBS Digital Week begins with "Chihuly Over...executive. Pioneering technology is not new to PBS. The checklist of innovation includes stereo...

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