Fibs, Yiddish and Crosbys: tidbits from PBS’s press tour

Posted: July 25, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — They don’t make the front page, but the comments and observations of panelists during PBS’s portion of the Television Critics Association press tour are often surprising and revealing. PBS’s two-day segment, which concluded here Wednesday night, included … Continue reading

NEH awards $2 million to pubmedia projects

Posted: July 24, 2014

Seven public media projects got a boost July 21 with the announcement of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, which included almost $2 million for pubcasters. The largest grants, each for $600,000, will support documentaries from WGBH in … Continue reading

Final Poirot episodes reach U.S. via on-demand service

Posted: July 14, 2014

Three of the five final episodes in the Hercule Poirot detective series, a longtime favorite on Masterpiece Mystery!, will debut in the U.S. next month as an on-demand series available exclusively through online British content distributor Acorn TV. Masterpiece’s Mystery strand … Continue reading