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    MASTERPIECE on PBS to Co-Produce Movie ‘The Child in Time’

    In their first television commission, Pinewood Television and SunnyMarch TV will produce made-for television movie “The Child In Time” for BBC ONE, co-produced by MASTERPIECE. Adapted by Stephen Butchard (“The Last Kingdom”) from Ian McEwan’s novel, and directed by Julian Farino (“The Newsroom,” “Entourage”), “The Child In Time” is described as a lyrical and heart-breaking […]

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    Solid Start for ‘Victoria’ on PBS

    The debut of “Victoria” on PBS’ MASTERPIECE dramatic series scored 6.3 million viewers, based on the Live + 7 Day data from Nielsen on January 15th. Comparably, this was 28 percent above the season one premiere of “Downton Abbey,” which drew over 4.9 million viewers, and 17 percent more viewers than the top-rated episode of […]

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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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