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Nov 16, 2020, 09:00 ET The WNET Group Presents World War I Docu-Musical All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 from Theater Latté Da This Holiday Season on PBS

The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land singing "Stille...


Oct 13, 2020, 12:30 ET American Masters, Firelight Media and Topic Launch New Documentary Short Film Series In the Making October 14

American Masters and Firelight Media present In the Making, a new documentary short film series following the lives and journeys of emerging BIPOC...


Jul 06, 2020, 11:30 ET GZERO WORLD with Ian Bremmer Launches Season 3 Beginning July 10 on Public Television

GZERO WORLD with Ian Bremmer opens its new season as the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests continue to ripple across the globe, while ...


Jun 11, 2020, 10:00 ET THIRTEEN's Great Performances Presents Critically Acclaimed Theatrical Productions About Gloria Steinem and Texas Governor Ann Richards June 2020 as Part of Summer-Long PBS Celebration of Female Trailblazers

This summer, Great Performances explores the lives of two trailblazing American women with two acclaimed theatrical productions. Great Performances:...


May 13, 2020, 11:59 ET New Documentary on Singer and Civil Rights Icon Marian Anderson in Production for the American Masters Series on PBS, in association with Black Public Media

Today, THIRTEEN's American Masters series and Philip Gittelman Productions, in association with Black Public Media, announced a new documentary on...


Mar 15, 2017, 14:07 ET World War I-Inspired Feature-Length Dance Film "Young Men" Commemorating the Great War's Centennial Comes to "Great Performances" Friday, April 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS

The internationally acclaimed, all-male dance company BalletBoyz is featured in the compelling narrative dance film Young Men, airing on Great...


Oct 20, 2016, 09:35 ET Curtain Going Up On the Award-Winning London Production of Gypsy Starring Imelda Staunton on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on the PBS Arts Fall Festival

Jonathan Kent's award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to...


Mar 07, 2016, 08:05 ET THIRTEEN's "Secrets of the Dead" Investigates "The Alcatraz Escape" One of the Country's Most Infamous Prison Breaks Tuesday, March 29, at 9 p.m. on PBS

Alcatraz. The Rock. The most secure prison in the country at that time…Or was it? It is the most iconic prison escape in American history. On June...


Jan 26, 2016, 01:34 ET THIRTEEN's "American Masters" Celebrates Rock 'n' Roll Legend Fats Domino During Black History Month on PBS

Fats Domino was one of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early 60s. His achievements and record sales during that time were rivaled only by...


Jan 15, 2016, 01:55 ET New Staging of Verdi's Masterpiece Otello, Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Directed by Bartlett Sher On Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 21 at 12 p.m. on PBS

Verdi's late masterpiece based on Shakespeare's tragic drama of jealousy and deceit, Otello, airs on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, ...


Oct 14, 2015, 08:30 ET THIRTEEN's Nature Travels with Celebrated Filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert to Discover the Soul of the Elephant

Despite living in the wild in Botswana for 30 years, filming, researching and exploring the world they have come to know so well, award-winning...


Sep 11, 2015, 02:49 ET Curtain Going Up on Second Season of Theater Close-Up Showcasing the Best of Off-Broadway and Now Regional Theater Starting Thursday, October 1 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN

Following last year's auspicious debut of Theater Close-Up -- a unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area...


Jun 25, 2015, 12:18 ET Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez Star In Rossini's La Donna del Lago, the Met's First Production of the Bel Canto Showcase, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez headline Rossini's bel canto tour-de-force La Donna del Lago on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, ...


Apr 28, 2015, 05:41 ET Boston Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons' Inaugural Concert Featuring The Conductor's First Concert as BSO Music Director Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m. on PBS

Last September's gala event celebrating the start of BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons' tenure with the orchestra features two of the conductor's...


Apr 27, 2015, 05:42 ET Italian Tenor Vittorio Grigolo Stars As the Tortured Poet Unlucky in Love in Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann On Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 10 at 12 p.m. on PBS

Les Contes d'Hoffmann will be broadcast on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 10 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (In New ...


Mar 18, 2015, 12:45 ET Met Music Director James Levine Leads Wagner's Grand Comedy Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg On Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 12 at 11 a.m. on PBS

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Wagner's epic human comedy Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg ("The Mastersinger of Nuremberg") in its first...


Feb 25, 2015, 12:15 ET Rossini's Comic Gem Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Featuring Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee, And Christopher Maltman on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 22 at 12 noon on PBS

The Met's effervescent production of Rossini's classic comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia —featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in...


Jan 06, 2015, 10:00 ET THIRTEEN's American Masters Series Launches 29th Season with its First Profile of a Magician

For the first time, THIRTEEN's American Masters series profiles a magician: the inimitable Ricky Jay, considered one of the world's greatest...


Aug 14, 2014, 02:31 ET Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE!, Swings on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! -- featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances -- will...


Jul 07, 2014, 10:00 ET THIRTEEN's American Masters Series Co-Produces New Documentary about "Migrant Mother" Photographer Dorothea Lange by Her Granddaughter, Award-Winning Cinematographer Dyanna Taylor

Her celebrated photograph "Migrant Mother" is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to...


Jun 23, 2014, 01:00 ET Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl, on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, August 1 at 9 p.m. on PBS

In commemoration of the 2013 Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial, Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a stirring concert...


Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET Israel: The Royal Tour, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, Premieres on Public Television Thursday, March 6, 2014 (check local listings)

A historic television event is coming to public television stations next month with the premiere of Israel: The Royal Tour. The one-hour special is...


Jan 30, 2014, 11:49 ET Shostakovich's Dark Comedy The Nose Featuring Tony Winner Paulo Szot on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 23 at 12 noon on PBS

William Kentridge's dazzlingly innovative production of Shostakovich's shocking, unconventional opera about a beleaguered Russian official and his...


Jan 07, 2014, 01:12 ET National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, February 14 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS

The National Theatre opened its doors in 1963 with Laurence Olivier as its first director. Eight hundred productions later, the venerable institution ...


Dec 05, 2013, 12:25 ET Julie Andrews Returns as Host of From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2014, This Year Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, On THIRTEEN's Great Performances Wednesday, January 1 at 2:30 and 8 p.m. ET on PBS

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the fifth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic,...