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Daytime Emmys Creative Arts Winners: PBS & CBS Dominate

Winners were named tonight in 66 categories at the Creative Arts portion of the two-night Daytime Emmy Awards, with CBS and PBS dominating with a total of 26 wins between them. 417 more words


How The Willie Nelson Pilot Turned 'Austin City Limits' Into A Musical Institution

Whether you’re a flannel-wearing hipster who listens to The Avett Brothers on repeat during a daily bike commute, or a red-in-the-neck redneck who thinks Toby Keith’s “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” is second only to “The Star Spangled Banner,” you know at least two things about modern country music. 1,081 more words


Whip it Good: The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

We tend to think of scientists spending every waking moment in the lab, but as this web series from Nova shows, there’s a lot going on once the lab coats come off. 12 more words

Thursday Thumbs Up

Just stopping by before heading to bed to give a few Thumbs Up this Thursday!

First, PBS.  Oh, how I love thee, PBS.  You are the soft spot for me to land on when desperate for television, but unable to deal with the reality of TV.   453 more words


PBS reairing Ken Burns' 'The National Parks'

PBS is reairing this week its popular documentary, “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.” The documentary will show nightly at 9 p.m. Eastern from April 25 to April 30. 31 more words


Janis Joplin Documentary 'Little Girl Blue' Coming To PBS

The documentary Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue is the latest addition to the wonderful PBS series American Masters and it will be debuting on PBS stations this coming Tuesday, May 3. 72 more words