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  • 'Sesame Street' to Add Half-Hour Show on PBS Kids

    PBS Kids will introduce a half-hour version of "Sesame Street" this fall, the network announced Wednesday. From Monday, Sept. 1, the half-hour show will air on weekday afternoons on PBS stations in addition to the one-hour series that airs weekday...
  • Jay Leno to Receive Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    WASHINGTON -- Comedian Jay Leno has been tapped by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award will be presented Oct. 19 at a Kennedy Center ceremony to be broadcast Nov. 23 on PBS stations. The comedy award,...
  • Original plays on tap at Touchstone

    "Fresh Voices," a showcase of new theater featuring original works-in-progress by Touchstone apprentices, returns Friday and Saturday with five original pieces exploring the theme of "Other Worlds." The showcase called "Beyond Words" features works by...
  • NYC Film Czar: Hollywood's Creating Jobs, Not Stealing Them

    The work may be coming from Hollywood, but the paychecks are being spent and saved in the Big Apple, argued Cynthia Lopez, the newly appointed commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, on Tuesday at the LIC Summit in Gotham. "We have...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...
  • Hotel Bethlehem's Michael Adams to tape "Chef's Kitchen"

     
    Hotel Bethlehem executive chef Michael Adams will be the guest chef at "The Chef's Kitchen," and you can be part of the studio audience for the taping of it's and other episodes of the show. Tickets are available for the......
  • Public TV Groups Chide FCC Airwave Auction for Not Ensuring Station Reach

    PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Assn. of Public Television Stations are chiding the FCC for not ensuring that all viewers will have access to free public television after it conducts its auction of broadcast airwaves for wireless use....
  • ABC Studios Taps Fox's Caitlin Foito as VP, Drama Development

    Fox's former director of drama programming Caitlin Foito has joined ABC Studios as vice president of drama development. She will report to senior VP of drama development Nne Ebong. Foito spent three seasons at Fox, working to develop shows including...
  • Museum of the Moving Image to Honor HBO's Richard Plepler, Charlie Rose

    HBO chairman and CEO Richard Plepler and journalist Charlie Rose will be honored at the Museum of the Moving Image's annual black-tie benefit. The June 11 event recognizes top leaders in the media industry. This year's dinner co-chairs are Jeffrey...
  • Emmy Creative Arts: TV Costumes Collide With Couture

    Fans become obsessed with their favorite TV shows and films, so much so that a hit can nudge the world of fashion. On the other hand, current fashion designers can influence the look of a TV series even if that means straying from a strictly period look....
  • Mars One is one step closer to getting on TV

    Mars One is one step closer to getting on TV
    When Mars One announced its intent in 2012 to find a team of astronauts to become the first people to land on and colonize Mars, part of the plan was to turn the selection and training of the lucky few into a worldwide reality program. Two years later, we...