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Mar 17, 2020, 09:00 ET WNET's "Chasing the Dream" Initiative Presents "Broken Places," Premiering Monday, April 6 on PBS

WNET's multi-platform public media initiative Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America presents Peabody Award-winning producer/director...


Mar 10, 2020, 07:03 ET Social Networks Might Seem Like a Modern-Day Phenomenon but They and Their Problems Have Been Around for Centuries

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok… social networking platforms continue to grow, connecting people and spreading information instantly...


Mar 04, 2020, 12:05 ET American Masters Spotlights 26 Unsung Women Who Changed History with Unladylike2020

Beginning this Women's History Month, American Masters illuminates the inspiring stories of little-known American heroines from the early years of...


Jan 31, 2020, 09:05 ET WNET Expands Its Presence on Long Island with the Acquisition of WPPB-FM

WNET, America's flagship PBS station, parent company of New York's THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, the statewide public media network in...


Nov 13, 2019, 09:00 ET THIRTEEN's Emmy Award-Winning Series Cyberchase Premieres First Thanksgiving Special November 22 at 7 p.m. on PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel and Live Stream

Thanksgiving is a time when a lot of food, often unintentionally, goes to waste. Cyberchase's first Thanksgiving special, "Giving Thanks Day,"...


Oct 01, 2019, 09:05 ET 'Playing by the Rules: Ethics at Work' Returns to Public Television Beginning October 2 With New Investigations Into the Business Practices of Ride-Sharing App Uber and Sneaker Giant Adidas

Ethical decision-making is a critical skill in the modern workplace, one that can sometimes determine the fate of a company. WNET, parent company of...


Sep 24, 2019, 09:00 ET THIRTEEN's Emmy Award-Winning PBS KIDS Series Cyberchase Receives Multi-Year Sponsorship Commitment from EY

WNET, America's flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, has announced that Ernst & Young LLP (EY US)...


Feb 13, 2019, 09:15 ET THIRTEEN's American Masters Podcast Launches Season 3 on February 20 via pbs.org/americanmasters and New Distribution Partnership with PRX

THIRTEEN's American Masters series launches season three of the American Masters Podcast on Wednesday, February 20 through a new distribution...