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More on the PBS debate that CNN will pay to simulcast

Here’s some more news on the PBS-hosted Democratic debate that CNN will simulcast on Thursday, February 11, courtesy of the Washington Post’s Paul Farhi:

For starters, CNN is paying a licensing fee to PBS for its share of the broadcast; neither side disclosed the financial details to the Washington Post, however the fee is expected to allow them to come “close to break-even” on producing the debate, said Rick Schneider, president of NewsHour Productions and WETA’s chief operating officer. 77 more words

CNN

Washington DC’s 9:30 Club will host its own TV program on PBS

Washington DC’s 9:30 Club will host its own TV program on PBS

9:30 Club, located in the northwest section of the nation’s capital, has hosted some of the world’s best musical artists throughout its 35 years of operating including Adele, Drake, Johnny Cash, Prince, Dolly Parton, and many more. 127 more words

Findyoursounds

Local Music Venue 9:30 Club Announces New TV Show

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Washington, D.C.’s historic 9:30 Club, which celebrated its 35th anniversary this year, is launching a music variety show this April on PBS television. 103 more words

News

Percy Julian, Natural Products Chemist.

Percy Lavon Julian was born in 1899 in Montgomery, Alabama. He would grow up to change the history of medicine and US agriculture through his discoveries in natural products chemistry. 2,030 more words

Plant Biology

The Secret Origin of Curious George!

I love Curious George. I really do. I very fondly remember reading the books as a kid and those cartoons that looked like the books come to life back in the 80s. 863 more words

The Dorky Daddy

Misty Copeland’s ‘Ballerina’s Tale’ Also Highlights The #BalletSoWhite

Director Nelson George gives viewers a peek into the incredible life of Misty Copeland, the first black principal dancer of New York’s American Ballet Theatre … or of any ballet company, period. 151 more words

National

Misty Copeland’s ‘Ballerina’s Tale’ Also Highlights The #BalletSoWhite

Director Nelson George gives viewers a peek into the incredible life of Misty Copeland, the first black principal dancer of New York’s American Ballet Theatre … or of any ballet company, period. 151 more words

National News