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THIRTEEN’s American Masters Series Launches its First Web Series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman

Posted: November 8th, 2017
This web series is part of American Masters’ year-long online campaign supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, #InspiringWomanPBS, based on themes central to the lives of Dr. Maya Angelou and Lorraine Hansberry: artistic expression, academic success, active community engagement and acceptance of difference. People can share stories ...

PBS and WNET Announce New Late-night Public Affairs Programming

Posted: December 4th, 2017
PBS and WNET have announced that the acclaimed nightly global affairs interview program Amanpour will be presented on an interim basis to PBS stations nationwide. Amanpour on PBS will air on THIRTEEN, New York’s PBS station, beginning Monday, December 4 and will roll out on PBS stations beginning December 11 at 11 pm (check local listings). The ...

Nature (Season 36) – Arctic Wolf Pack

Posted: October 31st, 2017
At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where the unforgiving Arctic winds tear through the tundra, dipping temperatures to 40 below zero. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf. But as the spring melt approaches, these roaming hunters must adapt ...

American Masters — Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Posted: November 28th, 2017
In the late 1950s, when Lorraine Hansberry (5/19/1930-1/12/1965) set out to write a play about the struggles of an ordinary black family on Chicago’s South Side, no work by a female African-American playwright had ever been produced on Broadway. Nearly six decades later her acclaimed, groundbreaking play A Raisin in the Sun remains a beloved ...

Secrets of the Dead: Scanning the Pyramids

Posted: November 2nd, 2017
The only one of the seven ancient wonders of the world still standing, the Great Pyramid of Giza has fascinated people for centuries. In November 2017, the Scan Pyramids research team announced they had made an historic discovery – using cutting-edge, non-invasive technology, they discovered several new cavities within the Great Pyramid. This is ...

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