Great Performances Red Carpet: Hamilton’s America
Christina Knight | October 17, 2016
Lin Manuel-Miranda, Ron Chernow and more speak to Travon Free, host of red carpet of Great Performances Facebook Live, at the PBS premiere event of "Hamilton's America!" on October 17.
The British Telly Dish
Poldark on MASTERPIECE: Season 2, Episode 3 Recap
Deborah Gilbert | October 16, 2016
This week, for some odd reason, Ross Poldark decided to become a Cuban band singer who continually thwarts his flame-haired wife's attempts to join him in show business, or fish business, or something like that.
The Music Dish
Music Icon Bob Dylan is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
October 14, 2016
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to Bob Dylan, poet, political activist, and American Master, for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” This is the first time this honor has gone to a musician.
Fact Checking Obamacare Claims in the Debate
Richard Eisenberg of PBS Next Avenue | October 12, 2016
What you heard from both candidates about the Affordable Care Act at the second presidential debate was either untrue or incomplete. Here's the truth about what Trump and Clinton claimed.
Nature’s Superheroes: Hummingbirds
Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 7, 2016
Nature is back for its 35th season! The series begins with Super Hummingbirds, a new documentary that captures the tiny powerhouses and latest research with 4K video.
Mr. Miranda’s Neighborhood: PBS
Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 6, 2016
Lin Manuel-Miranda has been the creative and cast for Sesame Street and The Electric Company, interned at THIRTEEN, and now has a second documentary appearing on Great Performances. Here are some fun facts about his enthusiastic and enduring association with public television.
October Highlights on THIRTEEN
October 6, 2016
A fall peek at Thirteen's highlight reel of premieres.
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.
The British Telly Dish
Poldark on MASTERPIECE: Season 2, Episode 2 Recap
Deborah Gilbert | October 2, 2016
George tries plan B against Ross. Jud pays a steep price for treachery. Francis has a meeting of minds with his cousin. Demelza breaks difficult news.