It didn't take long for “Downton Abbey” to dominate the question-and-answer session between PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger and journalists at the summer Television Critics Assn. press tour on…
Having long been viewed as TV's version of the Dowager Countess, PBS appears to relish being the belle of the ball. Speaking at the TV Critics Assn. tour, PBS President-CEO Paula Kerger touted the…
The producer who brought “American Masters” to PBS audiences will be offering her documentary skills to HBO. Susan Lacy has signed a multi-year deal with the pay TV company to produce and direct…
“Imagine a broadcast net that has seen an increase of 5% in viewership since last year,” said Paula Kerger, CEO of PBS. “In a world where audiences seem to be shrinking…We saw a 25% increase on…
New Jersey governor Chris Christie will guest star on an upcoming episode of NBC's “The Michael J. Fox Show.” According to the network, Christie will play himself in the segment. “The Michael J. Fox…
PBS has ordered a pilot script from Dennis Leoni for a drama series “Alta California” as part of a new development deal. Leoni is the award-winning executive producer, scribe and helmer of…
Riding the momentum of "Downton Abbey" and "Sherlock," PBS is actively in the market for more scripted programming, pubcaster topper Paula Kerger told reporters Monday.
Kerger has led a resurgent PBS to new heights of ratings and kudos. Under her leadership, the pubcaster was nominated for 58 primetime Emmy awards this year, a record for public media.
In the past, shrieking done in the presence of PBS content has generally been reserved for toddlers watching "Sesame Street." But in a New York City theater in early May, cries of delight were coming…
Six-part drama "Call the Midwife" and Ken Burns' "The Dust Bowl" headline the newly announced fall schedule for PBS.