Knowledge Identifier: &PBS
Category: Journalism (2)
Founded in 1999.
Countries: United States (67%), (13%), United Kingdom (9%)
Linked to: BBC, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Educational Television Association, The Magic School Bus
Dave Hood - During the early 2000s the show was re-packaged and aired on PBS nationwide
Robert Mirabal - He collaborated with John Tesh for the acclaimed PBS "One World" TV special for the millennium in 2000, which showcased music from around the world
Clive McLean - McLean appeared in the 2000 PBS "Frontline" documentary on the industry called "American Porn
The Drifters - They appeared on the 2001 PBS special "Doo Wop 51" with Pinkney, Dunbar, Johnson, and Bobby Hendricks
Brad Will - In August 2001 he joined participants for a roving exploration of usable food in Tribeca garbage accompanied by a TV crew from PBS's "Life 360"
From 2002 to 2011, WNED-TV produced ThinkBright TV, carried on several stations in upstate New York
Rodney Whitaker - His score for the film "China", directed by Jeff Wray, was released on PBS in 2002
Rick Karr - In 2002 and 2003, he was the media correspondent for the PBS series "NOW with Bill Moyers"
GuideStar - In February 2002, former PBS Chief Operating Officer Robert G. Ottenhoff took on Schmidt's role as president, and Schmidt became Chairman of GuideStar's board
Ted Poe - As a state judge, in November 2002, Poe ruled that he would permit the PBS documentary show Frontline to videotape jury deliberations of a capital murder case.
Roshan Seth - In 2003 he played the lead in the American film "Cosmopolitan", which was broadcast nationally on PBS
Max Manning - Manning appeared in a 2003 episode of the PBS series "History Detectives", which featured an investigation into how a baseball field dedicated to fellow Negro League player John Henry Lloyd came to be in Atlantic City, New Jersey, New Jersey during a period where racial discrimination was in force
Davy Rothbart - When Fred Rogers of the PBS television program Mister Rogers' Neighborhood died in February 2003, the New York Times ran an Op-Ed by Rothbart about his childhood encounters with Rogers similar to his story on "This American Life"
Stephen Tompkinson - It was so well appreciated by American critics and PBS viewers that "Masterpiece Theatre" reprised it in May 2003, after ITV finally got around to airing it in April of that year
Ming Tsai - During the summer of 2004, Ming Tsai participated in a "Zoom Out" on "ZOOM", a show sponsored by PBS
Lupe Ontiveros - In 2004 she began a role as Abuela Elena, the grandmother of the title characters in the animated PBS children's series "Maya & Miguel"
Suze Orman - Orman won the Daytime Emmy Award in 2004 and 2006 in the category of "Outstanding Service Show Host" for her PBS pledge drive specials, "The Laws of Money, The Lessons of Life" and "The Money Show for the Young, Fabulous, & Broke"
Marilyn Miller - Rare film footage of the real Miller can be seen in the 2004 PBS documentary series "Broadway, the American Musical"
The Coca-Cola Company - As of August 2005, when PBS's Frontline ran a story on the controversy, Coca-Cola strenuously denied all allegations of union-busting and murder of union leaders
Steve Curwood - His production credits in public broadcasting include reporter and host for NPR's "Weekend All Things Considered", host of NPR's "World of Opera", producer for the PBS series "The Advocates" with Mike Dukakis, and creator, host and executive producer of "Living on Earth", the prize-winning weekly environmental radio program heard for more than years on public radio stations and distributed by Public Radio International since 2006
Alain Carpentier - In 2006, Carpentier received considerable media attention in the United States as the surgeon who performed an emergency mitral valve repair procedure on Charlie Rose when the PBS television interviewer fell ill while en route to Damascus to interview Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Margo Jones - In 2006, a documentary film about her life and career, "Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater", was shown on PBS
Patricia Petibon - In 2006, she was one of the soloists in the Mozart 250th birthday celebration in Salzburg, which was telecast on "Great Performances" by PBS
Kayo Hatta - San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival - The coming-of-age tale of plantation kids searching for a better life premiered at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and aired nationally on PBS in March 2006
Julie Taymor - A newly translated and abridged English version of the opera premiered at the Met in December 2006, and inaugurated a new series on PBS in 2010 entitled, Great Performances at the Met as well as launched the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series of movie-theater transmissions
PBS World started operations in 2007 as PBS service, but is now managed by American Public Television
Grant H. Palmer - Palmer and Bushman were among the wide range of people interviewed in the 2007 PBS documentary The Mormons
John Sebastian - He hosted a Spoonful retrospective broadcast over PBS in March 2007, talking about various Spoonful numbers in between vintage video clips of the band up to the time he left
Stevie Nicks - Tom Petty's Homecoming Concert in Gainesville, FL, which contained performances with Stevie Nicks, was filmed for PBS "Soundstage" as well as DVD release for March 2007
Sissel Kyrkjebo - For the 2007 holiday season, PBS stations aired two concerts starring Sissel as part of the December pledge drive, one with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir titled "Spirit of the Season", released on CD and DVD in late September 2007, the other with operatic legend and good friend José Carreras titled "Northern Lights", released on CD and DVD in early November 2007
Kevin Kline - "Cyrano" was filmed in 2008 and aired as part of PBS's "Great Performances" series in January 2009
Petey Greene - Greene was profiled in a 2009 episode of the PBS series "Independent Lens" entitled "Adjust Your Colour: The Truth of Petey Greene"
Wes Studi - On April 20, 2009 Studi appeared as Major Ridge, a leader of the Cherokee before removal to Indian Territory, in "Trail of Tears", the third episode of five in the PBS series "We Shall Remain," portraying critical episodes in Native American history after European encounter
Jim Brickman - In June 2009, Brickman came back to PBS with "Beautiful World", which was filmed at the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort
Dan Blocker - On the 2010 PBS special, "Pioneers of Television: Westerns", actor Mitch Vogel who played the young brother Jamie Cartwright on "Bonanza", said that Blocker "was so easy to get to know - the kind of guy you could go and have a beer with
Romola Garai - "Emma" appeared on American television as part of PBS' Masterpiece Classic anthology series, airing in most U.S. markets over three consecutive Sunday evenings during January and February 2010
Daljit Dhaliwal - Previously, she was the anchor chair of "Worldfocus" on PBS, which aired its last broadcast on 2 April 2010
Matt Dusk - On August 25, 2010, Dusk shot a live DVD concert special for PBS which began to air across America December 2010, and across the world in 2011
PBS Kids Sprout - PBS Kids Sprout HD is the high definition simulcast feed of the Sprout channel that was first announced in May 2010 and began broadcasting on September 1, 2010
Jackie Evancho - The album was recorded live in Las Vegas in October 2010, and PBS broadcast the concert, including Evancho's "Pie Jesu" and "O Mio Babbino Caro", beginning in March 2011
Steve Martin - Also in 2011 Martin narrated and appeared in the PBS documentary "Give me the Banjo" chronicling the history of the Banjo in America
Nathan Gunn - In 2011, Gunn was featured in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's annual Christmas concerts to 80,000 person crowd and broadcast on PBS
Vashti McCollum - This quote was the source for the title of Dan McCollum's book on his mother's experience as well as the title of Jay Rosenstein's 2011 PBS documentary
David Pogue - He hosted a four-part PBS "NOVA" miniseries about materials science called "Making Stuff", which aired on four consecutive Wednesdays starting January 19, 2011 on PBS. It was followed by a two-hour special about the periodic table, "Hunting the Elements", which aired April 4, 2012
Peter Asher - Performed and filmed in front of a live audience the Buddy Holly tribute concert aired as PBS Pledge Special in December 2011 and May and June, 2012
Joel Fuhrman - In 2012, Fuhrman launched his second PBS pledge program, entitled "The Immunity Solution", which discusses the effect of dietary habits on the immune system and risk of cancer
Khalil Gibran - A possible Gibran painting was the subject of a June 2012 episode of the PBS TV series History Detectives
Martha Stewart - A new television series, "Martha Stewart's Cooking School", debuted on PBS in October 2012
Ryan Shore - Shore received a 2013 Emmy *award nomination for PBS's P.O.V., and a 2012 Grammy *award nomination for Best Score Soundtrack for "The Shrine"
As for 2016, PBS Kids is currently only the children's programming block on U.S. commercial broadcast television
KCET expects to rejoin PBS later in 2018, thus giving the Los Angeles area four different member stations
As of 2019, PBS Kids is the only children's programming block on U.S. broadcast television