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2012-02-07 10:00:00

Paula Zahn hosts this behind-the-scenes look inside Hearst's innovative headquarters with Hearst CEO Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Architect Lord Norman Foster and Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles, among others NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its latest production, Treasures of New York goes on a private tour inside Hearst's world headquarters to explore New York City's first completed "green" office building, a recent iconic addition to the City's famed...

2012-02-01 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout will premiere The Super Sproutlet Show - an entertaining, interactive two-hour block of programming designed to help preschoolers and their families recognize the importance of healthy living - on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Airing daily at 2:00 p.m. ET, The Super Sproutlet Show is hosted by LazyTown's larger-than-life action hero Sportacus, and Sprout's newest original character Bean, a young girl who...

2011-12-05 11:20:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout is celebrating the season with everybody's favorite furry red monster, Sesame Street®'s Elmo, live on The Sunny Side Up Show on Tuesday, December 13 from 9:00 a.m. - noon ET. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/sprout/48463/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111205/MM16271 ) Elmo will guest...

2011-11-07 12:59:00

Candice Bergen narrates new documentary providing a definitive account of efforts - official and unofficial - to locate, prosecute and punish fugitive Nazis around the world NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of the Second World War, the Allies declared the Nazi party a criminal organization and pledged to prosecute and punish all those who took part in genocide and crimes against humanity. During the Nuremberg Trials, approximately 1,000 Nazi officials...

2011-11-07 09:33:00

Robert Weide's two-part documentary features unprecedented access to reveal the notoriously private film legend's life and creative process Watch a preview and connect with other cultural icons at pbs.org/americanmasters NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access,...

2011-10-25 08:40:00

Redesigned site features hundreds of videos, math games and hands-on activities in support of cross-platform STEM learning NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents and teachers concerned about children falling behind in math can take heart that an online destination designed to captivate, entertain, and improve problem-solving and math skills is now bigger and better than ever. THIRTEEN for WNET New York Public Media, one of America's most prolific and respected public...

2011-10-11 14:35:00

Produced by WNET, Nature garners six of 22 awards at the festival NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nature, the number one documentary series on PBS, adds to its accolades a coveted Grand Teton Award for Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey, given at the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival at Grand Teton Park on Thursday, October 6, 2011. This is Nature's first time in receiving the Festival's top prize, considered as one of the wildlife industry's highest honors. In...

2011-10-06 11:36:00

Exclusive content and streaming videos available at pbs.org/nature NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When wildlife artist and naturalist Joe Hutto wants to "talk turkey," he means something quite different than you might think, because he actually speaks the language of wild turkeys. And having spent more than a year as the full-time parent of a clutch of young turkeys, he learned much more than just how to talk turkey. What started as an informal science experiment became...

2011-10-06 11:26:00

Digital Education Service Aims to Help Increase Student Achievement Throughout New Jersey NEW YORK and TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television station, announced the launch of PBS LearningMedia - http://njtv.pbslearningmedia.org/ - a digital public media platform to serve as an education resource for PreK-12 classrooms in New Jersey and the Tri-state area utilizing high-quality media from PBS stations and public media productions....

2011-09-20 14:27:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Need to Know, the 30-minute PBS weekly news magazine, announced today that it will be airing a series of special broadcasts devoted exclusively to America's job crisis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/DC71955LOGO ) The series, known as "Help Wanted," will begin on Friday, October 7, the day the next national unemployment figures are released. The series will continue on the first Friday of every month through election...