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Knowledge Identifier: &PBS



American broadcast television network add

Category: Journalism (2)

Founded in 1999.

Countries: United States (67%), (13%), United Kingdom (9%)

Main connections: PBS Kids Sprout, American Masters, Great Performances

Linked to: BBC, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Educational Television Association, The Magic School Bus




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Dave Hood - During the early 2000s the show was re-packaged and aired on PBS nationwide


Gary Rhodes - For two seasons, 2000 and 2001, Rhodes hosted the original "MasterChef USA" on PBS


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


George Cukor - The PBS series American Masters produced a comprehensive documentary about his life and work titled "On Cukor" directed by Robert Trachtenberg in 2000


The Teenagers - This lineup appeared on the PBS special, Doo Wop 51, in 2000


Stacey Tappan - Houston Grand Opera - She notably portrayed the role of Beth in the Houston Grand Opera's production of Mark Adamo's "Little Women" which was broadcast on PBS's "Great Performances" in 2001


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 add something


Jeff Adachi - Adachi was featured in the 2002 PBS documentary Presumed Guilty, a film about the San Francisco Public Defender's office, its difficult cases and complex defense strategies


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"


Katharine Holabird - In 2002, the Angelina series premiered on PBS Kids TV in the United States


Sissel Kyrkjebo - In late 2002, one of Sissel's concerts was filmed at the Oslo Spectrum and later broadcast in March 2003 on PBS in the United States


Daljit Dhaliwal - She was co-host of the inaugural season of PBS's "Wide Angle" in 2002


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.


Corey Harris - He was featured on the 2003 PBS television mini-series, "The Blues", in an episode directed by Martin Scorsese


Roshan Seth - In 2003 he played the lead in the American film "Cosmopolitan", which was broadcast nationally on PBS


Merrilee Rush - In 2003, Rush appeared in the PBS special "At the Drive-In" along with Jan Berry and Dean Torrence , Fabian, Bobby Vee, Chris Montez, Dodie Stevens, and Matthew and Gunnar Nelson


Madhur Jaffrey - In 2003, she played Roshan Seth's wife in "Cosmopolitan", a film broadcast on PBS


Muzaffar Iqbal - Iqbal appeared on PBS's "Ask the Experts" in 2003, discussing science and Islam


Robert Lawrence Kuhn - It produced the documentary of his wife Dora Serviarian-Kuhn, "Khachaturian", which won the Best Documentary award at the 2003 Hollywood Film Festival, and "In Search of China" for 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


Alessandro Safina - The concert was later broadcast in the series "Great Performances" by American public channel PBS and released in 2003 on DVD


Evan Smith - Since February 2003, he has hosted a weekly interview program, "Texas Monthly Talks", which airs on every PBS station and some public radio stations across Texas


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


Ike Turner - In September 2003, the PBS documentary series, Martin Scorsese's "The Blues" featured interviews and performances by Turner


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"


Stevie Nicks - She recorded a duet of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" with Chris Isaak on his 2004 Christmas album "Chris Isaak Christmas" and sang with Isaak on his PBS Christmas television special


PBS Kids Sprout - On October 20, 2004, PBS announced a joint partnership between themselves, Comcast, HIT Entertainment, and Sesame Workshop for a then-unnamed preschool children's television channel


Lloyd Price - He performed in 2005 with soul legends Jerry Butler, Gene Chandler, and Ben E. King for the "Four Kings of Rhythm and Blues" tour, concerts captured for a DVD and PBS television special


Ming Tsai - In 2005 he was a judge on the PBS show "Cooking Under Fire"


Hampton Sides - The book was the subject of documentaries on PBS and The History Channel, and was the basis for the 2005 Miramax film, "The Great Raid"


PBS Kids Sprout - PBS Kids Sprout On Demand is the channel's video-on-demand service which launched on April 4, 2005 on Comcast, before the Sprout channel existed


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


Tommy Fleming (musician) - PBS began broadcasting the recording of the concert under the title "Voice of Hope" in the United States in August 2005


The channel ceased operations on October 1, 2005, in favor of a new joint commercial venture, the digital cable and satellite television channel PBS Kids Sprout add something


Alistair Horne - Iraq War - In October, 2006 the book was republished and in January 2007, by phone from his home in England, Sir Alistair was invited to take part in an Iraq War discussion panel on the "Charlie Rose Show" on PBS


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


Ramona Gilmour-Darling - In 2006, she began portraying Loonette the Clown on the Canadian children's television series "The Big Comfy Couch", which airs in Canada on Treehouse and on various PBS stations in the United States


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


Jeremy Kagan - Kagan produced and directed the ten-part series "The ACLU Freedom Files", in 2006 and 2007 which received a number of *awards and was shown on Link TV, Court TV and PBS


PBS YOU was offered until January 2006, and was largely succeeded by American Public Television's Create; PBS Kids was replaced with PBS Kids Sprout at the start of October 2005 add something


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


Alec Baldwin - The production was taped and telecast by PBS on April 26, 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 add something


Grant H. Palmer - Palmer and Bushman were among the wide range of people interviewed in the 2007 PBS documentary The Mormons


The Teenagers - This lineup appeared on the PBS special, "My Music: Doo Wop Love Songs", in 2007


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


On June 4, 2007, many PBS stations cleared the syndicated offering of the imported Australian children's television series "Raggs" add something


Kevin Wallace - Since July 2007 the programme has aired on international National Geographic channels in over 30 countries, and on PBS in the United States


Elliott Yamin - Yamin performed in Washington, DC, at the country's biggest Independence Day celebration, "A Capitol Fourth", televised live on PBS on July 4, 2007, singing "In Love With You Forever" and "America the Beautiful"


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


Gwyneth Paltrow - In October 2007, she signed for a PBS television series Spain.


Sissel Kyrkjebo - The concerts were videotaped for PBS television and aired in December 2007


Barry Manilow - The show aired on PBS December 2007 and was rebroadcast over New Year 2009


Maya Angelou - A 2008 PBS documentary found that Angelou's maternal great-grandmother Mary Lee, who had been emancipated after the Civil War, became pregnant by her former white owner, John Savin


Paul Gilger - Gilger appeared in the 2008 PBS documentary ://www


Michael Tucker (actor) - In 2008 they produced a PBS documentary, "Emile Norman: By His Own Design


Kevin Kline - "Cyrano" was filmed in 2008 and aired as part of PBS's "Great Performances" series in January 2009


Jackie Evancho - Evancho recorded the song in 2009 on her album "Prelude to a Dream" and again for her 2011 PBS special and her DVD "Dream With Me In Concert" to accompany two dance teams


Petey Greene - Greene was profiled in a 2009 episode of the PBS series "Independent Lens" entitled "Adjust Your Colour: The Truth of Petey Greene"


Bobby McFerrin - In 2009, McFerrin and musician-scientist Daniel Levitin served as co-hosts of "The Music Instinct", a two-hour *award-winning documentary produced by PBS and based on Levitin's best-selling book "This Is Your Brain On Music"


Rosalind Russell - In 2009, a documentary film "Life Is a Banquet: The Life of Rosalind Russell", narrated by Kathleen Turner, was shown at film festivals across the U.S. and on some PBS stations


Sally Quinn - In 2009, they appeared with Quinn Bradlee on the Charlie Rose show on PBS and spoke of Quinn being born with velo-cardio-facial syndrome, known as 22q11,2 deletion and Shprintzen syndrome


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


In December 2009, PBS signed up for the Nielsen ratings audience measurement reports for the first time add something


Billy Graham - According to the PBS "Frontline" program, "God in America" , Episode 5, Graham organized a meeting in September 1960 of hundreds of Protestant ministers in Washington, DC to this purpose; Norman Vincent Peale led the meeting


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


Moira Brooker - The show's continuing success was evidenced in early 2010, as she and Jenny Funnell were flown in to New York to appear in WNET's and various other PBS station's pledge drives


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


Kevin Bacon - Bacon and Sedgwick learned in 2011 via their appearance on the PBS TV show "Finding Your Roots" with Henry Louis Gates that he and Sedgwick are 10th cousins, once removed


Woody Allen - In 2011 the PBS series American Masters co-produced a comprehensive documentary about him, "Woody Allen: a Documentary" directed by Robert B. Weide


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


Mary-Louise Parker - In 2011, Parker became the host for the tenth season of the PBS documentary series Independent Lens


Mark Zuckerberg - In a 2011 interview with PBS after the death of Steve Jobs, Zuckerberg said that Jobs had advised him on how to create a management team at Facebook that was "focused on building as high quality and good things as you are"


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


PBS Kids Sprout - When Apax Partners sold HIT Entertainment to Mattel in October, 2011, HIT Entertainment's share in PBS Kids Sprout was not included in the deal and was retained by Apax Partners


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


Hugh Laurie - He was the subject of PBS Great Performances "Let them Talk", about New Orleans jazz, first broadcast on 30 September 2011


Steven Banks - His play, "Looking at Christmas", aired on PBS WNET December 2011


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


Fred Willard - In July 2012, Willard served as host for the PBS series "Market Warriors"


Katherine Jenkins - On 20 and 21 July 2012, Jenkins sang in concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City, Utah at the annual Pioneer Day Concert 2012 broadcast on BYU-TV and various PBS television stations worldwide


Jackie Evancho - The special began airing on PBS stations on August 11, 2012


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"


Sister Rosetta Tharpe - The PBS series American Masters featured her story in the opening program of their 2013 season


On May 8, 2013, PBS as well as PBS Kids programs were made available through the Roku streaming player add something


As for 2016, PBS Kids is currently only the children's programming block on U.S. commercial broadcast television add something


The PBS Kids Channel relaunched January 16, 2017 add something


KCET expects to rejoin PBS later in 2018, thus giving the Los Angeles area four different member stations add something


As of 2019, PBS Kids is the only children's programming block on U.S. broadcast television add something


In May 2019, member network Alabama Public Television declined to air an "Arthur" television series episode that featured a gay marriage add something


At the summer 2019 Television Critics Association press tour day for PBS on July 29, 2019, it was announced that MVPD YouTube TV would begin to carry PBS programming and member stations in the fall of 2019 add something