You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Pubcasters Create Distrib Outlet

Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors.

Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters hope to collect added coin to fund future projects. Agreement will allow other pubcasting outlets to join the new venture.

More TV

  • Discovery ATLF and the VCC

    How Discovery, TLC and Tegna Are Bringing Live Internet-Video Calls Into On-Air Broadcasts

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

  • Jack Black Gus Van Sant movie

    ABC Developing Small Town Serial Killer Comedy With Jack Black Producing

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    High-End Italian TV Shows 'Django,' 'Devils' Set to Fly With Sky Italia (EXCLUSIVE)

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

  • Roy Price Amazon Studios

    Roy Price Resigns From Amazon Studios

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

  • Lena HeadeyHBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Season

    'Game of Thrones' Star Lena Headey Says Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Her

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

  • HBO Adds Foreign-Language Dramas to U.S.

    International Newswire: HBO Adds Foreign-Language Dramas to U.S. Service

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

  • Bob Weinstein

    Bob Weinstein Accused of Sexual Harassment by TV Showrunner

    Public Broadcasting Service is hooking up with WGBH-TV Boston and WNET-TV New York to form PBS Distribution Services, a nonprofit firm that will make educational programming available to cable and other competitors. Rick Grefe, v.p. of Washington, D.C.-based Assn. of Public TV Stations, says by forming an outlet designed to nail down distrib rights, pubcasters […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content