Moyers returns in January with weekly hour

Posted: August 29, 2011

The latest incarnation of Bill Moyers’ distinctive brand of talk programming will be the hourlong, multiplatform Moyers & Company, distributed by American Public Television. The January debut for the program — provided fully funded to pubTV stations — will mark … Continue reading

Pledge Pipeline, 2011-12

Posted: August 8, 2011

Current‘s first Pledge Pipeline previews 36 shows heading to public TV on-air membership drives in December 2011, March 2012 and beyond. Producers and distributors provided this information in response to Current‘s questionnaire. December ’11 ’60s Pop Rock: My Music Producing … Continue reading

An oasis for the ears in Trans-Pecos

Posted: August 8, 2011

Five ways Marfa Public Radio is different from your nearest NPR-member station: 1. The drivetime host reports on rush-hour traffic of five vehicles, “some turning left, some turning right and some going straight ahead … with one forlorn pronghorn along … Continue reading

Puerto Rico’s WIPR: adiós to PBS

Posted: July 25, 2011

The latest station to leave PBS is a production powerhouse, but one not fully integrated into the nation’s English-dominated public TV system. Puerto Rico TV — WIPR, licensed to Puerto Rico Public Broadcasting Corp., which is controlled by the commonwealth … Continue reading