The British Telly Dish
Poldark on MASTERPIECE: Season 2, Episode 4 Recap
Deborah Gilbert | October 23, 2016
George maneuvers Poldark toward checkmate. The law hunts down free traders. Caroline chooses between Unwin and Dwight. Francis goes missing.
Undocumented Mexican Americans: Documentary Addresses an Election Issue
October 20, 2016
A look at lives that will be affected by the outcome of the election in a new documentary airing Saturday, October 22 at 1pm
Best Reasons to Talk with Normal Lear
Christina Knight | October 20, 2016
The online event with Norman Lear and Neal Shapiro takes place Friday, October 21 from 6 to 7pm.
“Hamilton’s America” Wows Crowd at United Palace Premiere
Christina Knight | October 19, 2016
The PBS premiere of "Hamilton's America" at the United Palace theater was thrilling and the 3,400-seat house was packed---with high school students, young performers, nonprofit and community groups, THIRTEEN donors and viewers like you!
Norman Lear, King of Sitcom, Gets Documentary Treatment
Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 17, 2016
American Masters' new documentary on Norman Lear features interviews with the TV sitcom legend himself, plus George Clooney, Jon Stewart, Amy Poehler, Mel Brooks, Lena Dunham, Carl and Rob Reiner, Russell Simmons and others.
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.