New channel in Pittsburgh: All-pledge, all the time

Posted: October 3, 2011

WQED has come up with an idea that initially might make some public broadcasters cringe: an entire multichannel fully devoted to fundraising. Yes, all pledge shows, running 24/7. That’s exactly what WQED Showcase will be. The Pittsburgh station will debut … Continue reading

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

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