Proof grows that female executives bring bigger profits, but businesses still slow to act

...diversity of society, and tend to make better business decisions.Apple CEO Tim Cook, who came out as gay last year, told PBS it was important to hire people who "complement you, because you want to build a puzzle.""You don't want to stack Chiclets...

'Cinderella' isn't fairy tale of old

...but what it could be," says director Kenneth Branagh.To cast his leads, Branagh chose relative unknowns: Lily James of PBS's Downton Abbey and Richard Madden of HBO's Game of Thrones.He and screenwriter Chris Weitz (About a Boy) imagined a...

Heritage Blues eager to sing stories

...Sims is an internationally respected master of the blues whose film credits include Cadillac Records, American Gangster and the PBS documentary An American Love Story.Collectively, Heritage Blues Orchestra has worked with Freddie King, Muddy Waters, Robert...

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...

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...

High-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in Evans

...Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman, 60 Minutes, The Colbert Report and their own holiday special on PBS," according to the group's Web site, blindboys.com.Talkin' Christmas, a holiday album recorded with two-time Grammy...

Program showcases music scene at historic Charleston venue

...episodes, Bryan reached out to McCain and Bush, and then pitched the show to South Carolina Educational Television and national PBS outlets.Audiences will be a mixture of the artists' fans, and local music lovers. Bryan is energized about the exposure...

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...