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2014-09-22 12:24:47

Featuring a special episode on dealing with drought as well as expert housecalls in Florida, Nevada, California, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maine and West Virginia CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing/heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook are hitting the road again and traveling cross-country to teach practical home improvement lessons to homeowners and millions of...

2014-09-15 08:26:38

13 action-packed episodes premiere on public television beginning October 11, 2014 (check local listings) BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac, WGBH's Emmy-nominated woodworking series, is back for a 5(th) season and Tommy is going all out on big projects! Join him for 13 new episodes beginning Saturday, October 11 (check local listings) on public television, and watch as he turns unusual design inspiration into easy-to-follow...

2014-09-09 12:21:29

Antiques Roadshow offers rare opportunity for new automotive sponsor BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2004, Antiques Roadshow, PBS's most-watched television series, has an opening for a new automotive sponsor, a category that had been locked down first by Toyota and then Subaru for the last 8 years. The flagship PBS series reaches an average of 8.8 million viewers* each week, with another 550,000 monthly visitors** to the website and nearly...

2014-05-12 08:28:40

Special Memorial Day programs tell the stories of U.S. Armed Forces war veterans BOSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of returning veterans and in remembrance of those who bravely fought and died for our country, WORLD Channel will feature exclusive films that illustrate stories of these brave men and women today and throughout history. This special focus programming, exclusive to WORLD Channel, includes America Reframed: Reserved to Fight and Local USA: PTSD:...

2014-05-05 12:25:39

New Orleans' Soul Rebels, Dance Sensation The StepCrew and Boston Landmarks Orchestra among other Scheduled Performers BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Grammy-Award winners Los Lobos and Arturo Sandoval will headline the festival, designed to celebrate and promote Boston's arts community. The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...

2014-02-21 08:20:31

Industry leaders unite to help teachers educate next generation of engineers WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Engineers Week, WGBH and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) - the Waltham, Mass.-based technology and innovation leader - have partnered to build a new collection of media-rich resources for K-12 educators that teach to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The collection - "Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media" - is now...

2014-02-18 12:27:16

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® today announced that it will make available WGBH's Innovation Hub with Kara Miller to its public radio affiliates beginning May 1. Innovation Hub, a weekly, hour-long radio program that focuses on big ideas and emerging technologies, adds to PRI's offering of content that encourages people to explore the world and the ways we address its challenges and seize its opportunities. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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