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‘Arthur’ Season 22 Kicks-Off with Same-Sex Wedding of Mr. Ratburn

Remember the PBS Kids‘ animated series Arthur? Well, we’re at the start of the 22nd season (yes, it has been that long since your childhood) and yet the program continues to evolve with the times for the benefit of its young audience – this time, with the season premiere highlighting the same-sex wedding between teacher […]


‘Doctor Who’ Series 12: The Real Big Bad Responsible for 2020 Delay

As we all know by now, there won’t be a new series of Doctor Who in 2019. Series 12 will begin in early 2020. There’s one reason the show has been delayed till 2020: Money. While money is often the reason a show gets pushed back, the BBC works differently from commercial TV networks because […]

‘Les Misérables’ Trailer from PBS Masterpiece is Here

PBS’s Masterpiece series has a new classic literary adaptation coming to your television, Victor Hugo‘s  “Les Misérables”. The cast is impressive- Dominic West stars as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert, Lily Collins as Fantine, with Adeel Akhtar and Olivia Colman as Monsieur and Madame Thénardier, Ellie Bamber as Cosette, Josh O’Connor as Marius, and Erin Kellyman as […]

TODAY Show Live From the ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Set

Fans of Downton Abbey should start getting excited- the movie based on the period drama is currently in production, and it looks pretty great! The TODAY Show was able to send one of their reporters to the set of the British costumed series, and the little glimpses we’re getting of familiar faces/returning characters are just wonderful: […]

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Tops PBS’s ‘Great American Read’ List

The results are in for PBS’s Great American Read, in which the country voted on their favorite piece of literature out of a list of 100. PBS released the official results of America’s most-loved books, starting with the #1 pick and going all the way up to #100: To Kill a Mockingbird Outlander (Series) Harry […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Adds More Names to Cast

It sounds like things are gearing up towards the beginning of production for the Downton Abbey movie. Focus Features and producer Carnival Films recently revealed that Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips and Stephen Campbell Moore have joined the cast for the Downton Abbey feature film. Dame Maggie Smith, […]


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‘Betty White: First Lady of Television’ Airs on PBS Tonight

There are few national treasures with the amazing career Betty White has had. Thankfully, PBS knows this, and tonight, they celebrate the “First Lady of Television” with a special episode of Pioneers of Televison devoted to the delightful dame. Filmed over the course of 10 years, PBS says the special: is a warm look at the life and […]

PBS Announces Season 3 of Masterpiece’s ‘Victoria’ Will Air in 2019

The TCA (Television Critics Association) summer press tour continues this week, and today it was PBS’s turn to talk about their upcoming projects. Chief (or Chieftainess?) among them today was the reveal that PBS’s Masterpiece Theater presentation series Victoria starring Jenna Coleman will be returning for a third season, and it’ll be premiering in 2019. Melanie McFarland […]



Cumberbatch And Martin In First Official Sherlock 4 Photo

This image was released by both the BBC and PBS for the upcoming fourth series/season of Sherlock. The interesting thing is how both were cropped before Tweeting. The first shot is promoting the airings on BBC One and is cutoff at the basically the heart. While the one promoting Masterpiece Theater carries on down to […]

A Camera Fast Enough To Capture The Movement Of Light

A few years back, the PBS program Nova reported on a MIT camera fast enough to pick up the movement of light. Now, that seems like a silly idea at first, but watch the video. The footage the camera gets is startling. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Z8EtlBe8Ts[/youtube] The movement of shadows across that apple and onto the wall is […]

A Look Back At Jim Henson And His Muppets

With the premiere of The Muppets this week — and the fact that I’ve been fighting off flu — I marathoned a bunch of Jim Henson specials highlight the Muppet creator and his work. One I never saw until this week is The World of Jim Henson, a 1994 episode of PBS’s Great Performances featuring […]


Emmy Recap – Big Night For Breaking Bad, Modern Family And Sherlock

The Emmy Awards last night seemed to be a chance for folks to say goodbye to Walter White, admit they watch PBS and perpetrate a almost true snubbing. The hit AMC series Breaking Bad took home the most Emmy’s of the night with 5: Outstanding Lead Actor in a drama series Bryan Cranston, Outstanding writing […]

Sesame Street Becomes The Hub Of Cool As Benedict Cumberbatch Announced As Host

Well we all thought it was the home of cool at a young age, and maybe that never quite wore off, but if we needed any validation, Benedict Cumberbatch has been announced as an upcoming host on the show. Our correspondent in Spain, José Luis del Río Fortich writes: Benedict Cumberbatch will host Sesame Street. […]