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    ‘I’ll Have What Phil’s Having’ Moves to Netflix

    Food and travel-themed series “I’ll Have What Phil’s Having,” which aired on PBS in 2015, is moving to Netflix. The six-episode series, which overall received positive reviews in season one, was not cost effective for PBS and Netflix has opted to pick it up. A new title is expected to be announced. Further details, including […]

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    PBS Political Reporter Gwen Ifill Dies at 61

    Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of Washington Week, the weekly political discussion show on PBS she co-anchored with Judy Woodruff, has died after several months of cancer treatment. She was 61. “It is with extreme sadness that we share the news that Gwen Ifill passed away earlier today surrounded by family and friends,” according […]

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    Uninterrupted Viewing Means More Impact for PBS Sponsors

    In the rapidly evolving broadcasting landscape, priorities for any broadcaster – network, cable, digital, syndication or public television – should be the caliber of the programming and viewer experience. The quality of the content and how this content maximizes the opportunity for the advertiser while not compromising the experience for the viewer, is always the […]

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    PBS Announces New Programming Iniatives

    PBS has unveiled its new programs and initiatives at the Summer Press Tour, which includes the return of the PBS Arts festival; the debut of “Divided States of America,” a four-hour, two-night documentary miniseries on “Frontline;” six hour “American Experience” documentary “The Great War,” and a special week of programming featuring reports about America’s students […]

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    PBS Announces New Cast Members for Season Two of ‘Mercy Street’

    PBS drama “Mercy Street,” which is currently in production for season two in Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia has added Brian F. O’Byrne (“Mildred Pierce”), Patina Miller (“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 &2”) and Bryce Pinkham (“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”) to the cast. O’Byrne will play Allan Pinkerton, head of the Union […]

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    PBS Debuts Part One of Ken Burns’ Film ‘Jackie Robinson’

    MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016 ABC 8:00 p.m. “Dancing With the Stars” 10:00 p.m. “Castle” CBS 8:00 p.m. “Supergirl” 9:00 p.m. “Scorpion” 10:00 p.m. “NCIS: Los Angeles” NBC 8:00 p.m. “The Voice” (two hours) 10:00 p.m. “Blindspot” Fox 8:00 p.m. “Gotham” 9:00 p.m. “Lucifer” CW 8:00 p.m. “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” 9:00 p.m. “Jane the Virgin” PBS 8:00 […]

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    Hulu Acquires Streaming Rights for ‘Curious George’

    Hulu has secured the exclusive subscription streaming rights to classic kid’s property “Curious George,” underscoring the growing importance of non-adult programming in the digital world. The deal with Universal 1440 Entertainment, which begins on Thursday, March 31, will bring past and future seasons of “Curious George,” as well as television specials and feature-length original movies […]

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    PBS Orders Second Season of ‘Mercy Street’

    PBS has greenlit scripted drama “Mercy Street” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Debuting on January 14 and set in the Civil War, “Mercy Street” follows two volunteer nurses from opposing sides who work at the Mansion House Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia. The upcoming logline: Season two picks up directly […]

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