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2013-07-31 08:27:35

A Wide Selection of Programming Will Include Everything from News, Science and Technology Reports to Cooking, Travel and Multi-cultural Shows TOKYO, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Japan International Broadcasting (http://www.jibtv.com/), the distribution company of NHK, and KCETLink (www.kcet.org), the national independent public transmedia organization, have announced the dynamic programming line-up on NHK WORLD TV (www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld) which debuts in Southern...

2013-03-20 08:23:25

Acclaimed documentary reveals stories from renowned journalists, activists and academics giving insider accounts of a broken media system including Dan Rather, Amy Goodman, Danny Glover, Robert McChesney, Julian Assange, David Simon, Daniel Ellsberg, Roberta Baskin, Bob Bear, John MacArthur, Dick Gregory, among many, many others. BURBANK, Calif., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. On the heels of the unprecedented merger of two media...

2012-10-17 11:23:19

Combining state-of-the-art production, global programming and digital innovation for the next generation public media audience LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, and Link Media, an independent non-profit media company that operates the Link TV national satellite network and online international news portal, LinkNews (news.linktv.org), today announced a merger to create KCETLink, a...

2012-09-06 06:24:19

Series 5 Begins October 29 At 7 PM LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station serving Southern and Central California, announced the launch of its award-winning, investigative newsmagazine, SoCal Connected (www.socalconnected.org) in a new nightly format. The fifth season of the hard-hitting news series will begin Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. with an encore episode at 10:30 p.m. (Logo:...

2012-07-31 02:25:15

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station serving Southern and Central California, has launched Your Turn To Care (www.yourturntocare.org), a robust website designed to serve as a resource for families, caregivers and seniors across the country who are faced with the challenge of taking care of ailing or aging loved ones or dealing with aging-related issues. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2012-05-16 02:27:03

Multi-platform SERIES represents KCET's first large-scale national distribution initiative since becoming independent Caregiving series features leading experts on aging, including acclaimed author Gail Sheehy, as well as personal stories from Patricia Richardson, Monica Potter, Hector Elizondo, Robert David Hall, Sandra Tsing Loh and Steve Lopez. LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station serving Southern and...

2012-02-08 11:00:00

From classic entertainment to family caregiving, new programs include three original series featuring television personalities Roy Firestone and Holly Robinson Peete and the launch of the first show from Eyetronics partnership. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station serving Southern and Central California, has announced an exciting new programming line-up beginning in March that addresses diverse viewer...

2011-12-08 20:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KCET's SoCal Connected has learned that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa not only knew about but authorized a $1.2 million settlement package for fired housing authority chief Rudolf "Rudy" Montiel, according to city officials. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110422/DC88339LOGO ) A representative of the mayor's office told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday that Villaraigosa, who is on business in Asia, was unaware of the settlement...

2011-12-07 12:56:00

"Insider" Tells of Excessive Spending Within Agency All-New Episode airs December 9 at 8:30 P.M. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, SoCal Connected continues its exclusive investigation into the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), with additional details of expenditures by individuals at the agency, from $2,000 dinners to $100,000 on "employee incentives." This, as officials question whether some government employees had broken the law....

2011-11-08 21:00:00

Jean-Michel Cousteau Kicks Off New Slate as Host of Unique Environmental-themed Show LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, and Eyetronics Media and Studios have unveiled the initial line-up of new original series resulting from their innovative partnership to produce and acquire programming thematically distinctive to Southern California for domestic and international distribution. (Logo: <font...