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    PBS Announces Puppet Series ‘Donkey Hodie’

    PBS has greenlit “Donkey Hodie,” a new puppet series for kids created by Fred Rogers Productions and Spiffy Pictures is now in production and slated to premiere nationwide on PBS in winter 2021. The series follows the adventures of Donkey Hodie, the granddaughter of the original Donkey Hodie character (now known as “Grampy Hodie”), a […]

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    PBS Announces Six-Part ‘South By Somewhere’

    Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted “A Chef’s Life,” will return to PBS in also culinary-themed “South By Somewhere.” The new six-part series is described as a culinary tour, exploring dishes that are uniting cultures and creating new traditions across the American South.   The logline: In “Somewhere in Time,” premiering on […]

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    PBS Masterpiece Picks Up ‘Beecham House’

    PBS has acquired British drama “Beecham House” from Gurinder Chadha to air in its veteran Masterpiece franchise. The India-set series was produced by Bend IT TV for ITV and will now air on the PBS Masterpiece block in the U.S. The six-part series takes place on the cusp of 19th century in Delhi, following the […]

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    ‘No Passport Required’ to Return for Season 2 on PBS

    “No Passport Required,” hosted and executive produced by chef Marcus Samuelsson, is confirmed to return for a second season next fall. Once again, Marcus will explore six different American cities, visiting with both professional chefs and home cooks, for an in-depth look at the rich diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisines woven into American food […]

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    The Past is the Present on PBS’ ‘Ancient Invisible Cities’

    With the focus at PBS on original programming that educates and inspires, where new worlds, new discoveries and new technologies are explored, three-part series “Ancient Invisible Cities” possesses all the ingredients…and more. Debuting on August 29 in the location of Athens, set tonight in Cairo, and culminating in Istanbul on Sept. 12, the series features […]

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    PBS Announces Documentary ‘Reconstruction: America After the Civil War’

    PBS has announced a new four-hour documentary to debut next spring called “Reconstruction: America After the Civil War,” produced and hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Professor Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, will present the definitive history of the […]

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    Brand Safety Concerns Escalate

    In these tumultuous political times with the immediate feedback loop of social media, the issue of brand safety, and how it impacts both advertisers and viewers, has become increasingly important when making decisions about media placement. Just two days after Roseanne Barr’s racist tweets came the news that two advertisers – Autotrader and State Farm […]

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