Puerto Rican station drops PBS shows

Posted: July 12, 2011

Puerto Rico’s government-controlled WIPR dropped its PBS membership on July 1 — the fourth member station to quit this year. Puerto Rico TV, which produces and broadcasts mostly in Spanish, carried only the English versions of PBS Kids programs. A … Continue reading

Arts try out for PBS slot on Fridays

Posted: July 11, 2011

With a nod to mission — and a bid for more major donors — PBS is spotlighting the arts for nine weeks this fall, hoping to bring them back as a regular feature of Friday nights. Productions in the first … Continue reading

Flow plan would push spots deeper into PBS hours

Posted: May 31, 2011

The traditional pledge-drive mantra brags about a piece of public television’s ancestral DNA: “PBS — your home for quality, uninterrupted programming.” So the public reacted fairly predictably when PBS announced at this month’s annual meeting in Orlando that it’s considering … Continue reading

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