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2013-04-11 12:26:51

Secret recordings of German POWs, the mysterious death of 57 Irish immigrants, and the discovery of cannibalized Neanderthal bones are among the extraordinary stories featured in Season 12 NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of PBS's ongoing limited primetime series, Secrets of the Dead is a perennial favorite among viewers, routinely ranking among the 10 most watched series on public television. Currently, in its 12(th) season, Secrets of the Dead continues its...

2011-08-16 10:10:00

THIRTEEN Arts offers users a free, curated guide to the best cultural events and exhibitions in and around New York City NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, announced the launch of THIRTEEN Arts (http://www.thirteen.org/mobile), the first mobile app from New York's public media provider available for both iPhone and Android. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110324/DC71112LOGO )...

2011-08-04 14:42:00

Marcelo Alvarez, Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky reprise their performances in David McVicar's lauded production NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Verdi's Il Trovatore, starring four of the world's most celebrated interpreters of the leading roles and conducted by Marco Armiliato, will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 28 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the production...

2011-07-26 12:25:00

The works of Liszt, Paganini, Mussorgsky, and Strauss are featured on the traditional concert from Vienna's Schonbrunn Palace Gardens NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distinguished conductor Valery Gergiev leads the third annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night concert to be telecast on Great Performances, Friday, August 19, 2011, at 9:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This year's theme revolves around "Virtuoso Pictures," as exemplified by the works of Franz Liszt,...

2011-07-22 11:57:00

Sunday, August 14 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS Andrew Davis conducts Richard Strauss's final opera, a romantic and philosophical battle between words and music NEW YORK, July 22, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renee Fleming sings one of her signature roles, the elegant Countess in Richard Strauss's Capriccio, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 14 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Fleming had sung the demanding final scene of the opera in a gala opening the Met's 2008-09...

2011-06-30 13:57:00

A Two-Hour Feature-Length Special Offers Viewers a Window into the Original 12-Hour Landmark 1973 Series That Changed Television History NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 7th at 8 p.m. ET (check local listings), An American Family: Anniversary Edition, a 2-hour feature-length special of the original 12-hour cinema verite documentary series that changed television history, will air on public television. An American Family: Anniversary Edition will...

2011-06-29 14:20:00

Rossini's opera, hosted by Renee Fleming, premieres in New York Thursday, July 21 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trio of bel canto stars--Juan Diego Florez, Diana Damrau, and Joyce DiDonato--headline the Met's first-ever production of Le Comte Ory, Rossini's final comic masterpiece. Bartlett Sher's hit production will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 24 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will...

2011-06-27 10:05:00

Season eight features "Great Investors" Steven Romick and Robert Kessler, "Financial Thought Leaders" Niall Ferguson and John Brynjolfsson, and other investment luminaries NEW YORK, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weekly financial series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack launches its eighth season on public television beginning Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. (check local listings) with "Great Investor" Steven Romick, finalist for Morningstar's Domestic Fund Manager of the Decade award. Since...

2011-06-06 10:57:00

Recommendation to be reviewed and voted on by NJ state legislature within 15 days TRENTON, N.J., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, Governor Chris Christie announced his recommendation that WNET, parent company of award-winning public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, be selected to provide programming and services to New Jersey Network (NJN). The Governor's office began looking for alternative operating models for the state's only public...

2011-05-26 14:15:00

"Natalie Dessay and Joseph Calleja triumph as the ill-fated operatic lovers" (Associated Press) in Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's production NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lucia di Lammermoor, with French soprano Natalie Dessay in one of her greatest roles as Donizetti's fragile heroine, will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 26 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will air the production on Thursday, June 23 at 8 p.m....