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

Frontline receives nearly $6 million in two grants

Posted: June 25, 2014

Frontline, public television’s investigative news showcase, announced two major donations Wednesday, including the largest grant from individuals in its 30-year history. Most of the $5 million from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler, longtime supporters of producing station WGBH, will create … Continue reading

Pubcasters pick up 32 national Murrow Awards

Posted: June 13, 2014

Public broadcasting outlets and nonprofit news organizations took 32 of the 98 national Edward R. Murrow Awards presented this year by the Radio Television Digital News Association to recognize the best in electronic journalism.  Chicago’s WBEZ and the Texas Tribune … Continue reading