SAG-AFTRA has given its first American Scene awards to ABC Family and creator Brenda Hampton for “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” Detroit Public Television for “Arab American Stories,” and…
Public television's venerable "NewsHour" is loosening up for the weekend. This is PBS, so all things are relative: The show may undo its collar, but it won't be stripping down to a bathing suit. When…
The news comes less than a week after Cook was voted treasurer of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Never underestimate the power of small dollars in large numbers. "Citizen Koch," a documentary critical of the billionaire Koch brothers and big money in politics, has surpassed its $75,000…
The recent blackout and restart of ERT in Greece underlines the fact that these are challenging times for public broadcasters -- due to government budget cuts, the growing presence of new rivals and…
Greek state TV and radio were gradually pulled off the air late Tuesday, hours after the government said it would temporarily close all state-run broadcasts and lay off about 2,500 workers as part of…
Artists like the Who, James Taylor and the B-52s have turned to the Public Broadcasting System to boost their profile, and vice versa.
The sales bounty is coming as the government embarks on an ambitious but untested plan to entice flailing stations to put their spectrum up for auction.
Mitt Romney's vow to cut federal funding for PBS at last night's debate --- even as he said he "loved" Big Bird and liked debate moderator Jim Lehrer --- has triggered a rebuke from public…
Mexico is planning a $45.5 million expansion of pubcasters as a nationwide alternative to commercial giants Televisa and TV Azteca.