October Highlights on THIRTEEN

October 6, 2016

What are you looking forward to this month — Hamilton’s America and GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends on Great Performances? Poldark on Masterpiece? Normal Lear: Just Another Version of You on American Masters? A look at the economy in Dream…

Hamilton’s America: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Process, the Historical Figure, the Issues

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 3, 2016

Hamilton’s America, a new documentary from Great Performances, premieres on the PBS Arts Fall Festival on Friday, October 21 at 9pm ET. The film offers an intimate look at the creation of the Broadway musical Hamilton, revealing Miranda’s process as he adapts Hamilton’s epic story into groundbreaking musical theater. Continue reading

THIRTEEN’s 9/11 Responses and Losses

August 31, 2016

Former THIRTEEN President & CEO Bill Baker reflects on THIRTEEN’s responses and losses on September 11, 2001, the day terrorists attacked its home city. On July 11, 2001, WNET celebrated the installation of its first digital transmitter on Tower One…

The Presidents Documentary Series on PBS

Elisa Lichtenbaum | August 2, 2016

“ONCE A PRESIDENT gets to The White House, the only audience that is left that really matters is history,” said Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. From August 8 through 22, THIRTEEN revisits the stories of six 20th century…

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