THIRTEEN has probably provided you a lot of “firsts.” Your first earful of people who speak English with odd, clipped accents (Masterpiece), your first live concert with a giant of Soul music (Soul!), and your first reality tv show (An American Family). On Saturday, see a marathon of the most important innovations in five decades of television.
After the tragedy of 9/11, Thirteen responded by creating two key prime time, live discussion series: Moyers in Conversation and New York Voices: The Days After. “They proved that the much maligned ‘talking head’ isn’t a bad thing when the heads that are talking make good, timely sense.”
Among the many businesses and organizations that were destroyed on 9/11 was the technical heart of Thirteen/WNET — the broadcasting equipment of New York City’s PBS station was located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
Follow the journey of five students throughout their education, from 2003 to 2016 in Time for School; Shaquille O’Neal is one of the many education advocates who share their models for success on American Graduate Day on September 17; new documentaries from Frontline and NOVA and more.
STOP THE PRESSES! And check out these ladyfingers!
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 …
It’s Quarter Finals Week y’all! Time to step it up!
“It seems a pity to miss such a good pudding.” ~Violet Grantham, AKA The Dow G This week’s Showstopper Challenge, the Charlotte Russe, is a dessert that played an important part in Downton Abbey history.
August 11 is Presidential Joke Day. Take a break from this serious election season with four entertaining moments our presidents have provided in national debates, diplomacy, panel discussions and State of the Union addresses
This episode gave us a metaphor for the ages: As you travel through life, do everything you can to avoid a soggy bottom. That is all.