Never known to shy away from the "hot takes," we address the fact that Bluey is far better than Peppa Pig in so many ways. Here's why...
While promoting his documentary Butterfly in the Sky about his long-running PBS series (1983-2006), Burton appeared on The View to talk about how Rogers provided guidance that helped his career It premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. Image courtesy of MasterClass The Star Trek: The Next Generation & Picard star initially thought the idea of using[...]
Around the World in 80 Days has been airing on BBC One and the BBC iPlayer in the UK and on PBS in the US They have also announced a second season, which has naturally confused some Spoilers for those who have not yet watched the conclusion ahead. A sequel might seem tricky as the series[...]
Around the World in 80 Days, the classic Jules Verne travel fantasy novel from the late 1800s is getting a new BBC and PBS adaptation starring David Tennant, Ibrahim Koma, and Leonie Benesch The series will premiere on the BBC in the UK on December 26th and January 2nd on PBS in the US. "Around the[...]
What could the PBS master of 'Wet on Wet' painting be hiding from his friends and family that could be so hard to believe that Netflix can only tease at the topics covered in this scandalous untold story? Bob_Ross_Happy_Accidents_Betrayal_and_Greed_01_02_36_05 Courtesy of Netflix There is not much to it (which makes it creepier), but you can check out[...]
Set to air on April 26, ABC shared a preview for Sesame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days that proves the doc is already an "Oscar" winner.
Source: Food Network & PBS Both sides would prepare to meet one another but their origins only matter partly, what matters more is what they each bring to the table. Assets in this fight would be crucial I can only imagine that Guy Fieri would call on the supplies and backup support of the diners, drive-ins, and[...]
When it comes to one of the most renowned figures of the 20th Century, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) had no shortage of them with true blue-collar personalities With the documentary and subsequent biopic of Fred Rogers starring Tom Hanks released, I think we're due to explore another PBS figure who brought pleasantness to the airwaves[...]
Looks like it won't be "iPeanuts" for the holidays after all, with Apple TV+ and PBS announcing a deal to broadcast A Charlie Brown Christmas and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on over-the-air television Though the streaming service announced that it had secured the rights to the holiday adventures of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, and the[...]
The Machiavellian Prime Minister, played by Helen McCrory as a kind of Thatcher Lite, is not impressed with Lawrence. Hugh Laurie in "Roadkill", BBC Studios, PBS She's especially not impressed that he's more popular than she is and offers him a promotion that's really a poisoned chalice: Home Secretary of Justice The reporter he took to court[...]
Sir David Hare, the writer of the BBC and PBS' upcoming political thriller Roadkill starring Hugh Laurie, has written a one-man stage play, "Beat the Devil", about catching COVID-19 and recovering from it Talk about "writing what you know." Hare is certainly writing from personal experience He said he caught it from Roadkill director Michael[...]
PBS Masterpiece is also a co-producer. Laurie plays Peter Laurence, a self-made, charismatic politician whose life and career are being picked apart by his enemies Laurence remains cool through it all, displaying no guilt or remorse let alone shame as he walks a tightrope teetering between triumph and disaster Followers of British politics will not have[...]
If you were a PBS watching kid from the years 1996 to 2001, you probably remember a classical literature-loving Jack Russell Terrier named Wishbone And if not, let me introduce you to one of the best television dogs ever, Wishbone! The original series followed a boy and his dog, whose sassy thoughts only the viewer could[...]
The rest were prestige period dramas that sold internationally to the likes of PBS in America. Russell T Davies achieved A-list showrunner status with the success of the original Queer as Folk That bought him a ticket to pitch any show he wanted Jane Tranter at the BBC encouraged him to pitch a revival of Doctor[...]
This time it looks like the company has acquired the PBS license and first up is everyone's favorite Aardvark, Arthur Arthur will also be accompanied by his little sister DW These two characters are a nice first step into the PBS world This opens up the possibility to more kid friendly characters from this world[...]
The lamp posts that line Sesame Street are a little less bright today, with news puppeteer Caroll Spinney passed away Sunday at the age of 85 at his home
"Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: The Final Farewell": An Emotional Final Curtain Call [REVIEW]
AXS TV's documentary "Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: The Final Farewell" chronicles the circus' emotional final performance from March 2017.
Proving you can't keep the season premiere of a beloved, long-running children's show down for long, it appears PBS Kids show Arthur episode "Mr Ratburn and the Special Someone" will be seeing the light of day for more lucky viewers in Alabama after all – and you can thank the Methodists for it! A little[...]
Remember the PBS Kids' animated series Arthur? Well, we're at the start of the 22nd season (yes, it has been that long since your childhood) and yet the program continues to evolve with the times for the benefit of its young audience – this time, with the season premiere highlighting the same-sex wedding between teacher[...]
The U.S. Library of Congress is commemorating 'Sesame Street' for its 50 years of television excellence by preserving nearly 4,500 episodes of the series.
PBS co-funds a lot of British shows Netflix and Amazon Studios co-fund many BBC shows in exchange for streaming rights in the US AMC has co-produced BBC shows like McMafia, The Night Manager and The Little Drummer Girl; BBC America (which is a US-based commercial affiliate that's owned 49% by AMC) co-produces Doctor Who Yes, Doctor[...]
PBS's Masterpiece series has a new classic literary adaptation coming to your television, Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables". The cast is impressive- Dominic West stars as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert, Lily Collins as Fantine, with Adeel Akhtar and Olivia Colman as Monsieur and Madame Thénardier, Ellie Bamber as Cosette, Josh O'Connor as Marius, and Erin Kellyman as Eponine. A[...]
Fans of Downton Abbey should start getting excited- the movie based on the period drama is currently in production, and it looks pretty great! The TODAY
The results are in for PBS's Great American Read, in which the country voted on their favorite piece of literature out of a list of 100. PBS released the official results of America's most-loved books, starting with the #1 pick and going all the way up to #100: To Kill a Mockingbird Outlander (Series) Harry Potter (Series) Pride and Prejudice Lord[...]
Imelda Staunton and Geraldine James have joined the "Downton Abbey" feature film, which is reportedly nearing it's production start date.
Sesame Street treated us to their unique take on popular theme song to '90s NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air to give us Bert and Ernie's backstory.
The TCA (Television Critics Association) summer press tour continues this week, and today it was PBS's turn to talk about their upcoming projects. Chief (or Chieftainess?) among them today was the reveal that PBS's Masterpiece Theater presentation series Victoria starring Jenna Coleman will be returning for a third season, and it'll be premiering in 2019. Melanie McFarland (secretary for[...]
Pizza Parties, Repeat Spellers and a Little "Schwarmerei": Get to Know the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Scripps Company taking ownership in 1941. ● Eleven-year-old Frank Neuhauser, from Louisville, Kentucky, won the first Spelling Bee with the word "gladiolus." ● In 1926, Pauline Bell became the first female Spelling Bee champion; winning with the word "cerise." ● Because of the nation's involvement in World War II, there were no Spelling Bee winners in 1943, 1944, or 1945. ●[...]
Twitch announced today that they will be hosting a free 18-day, 886-episode marathon of the beloved PBS Kids series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company This shared viewing experience on the Mister Rogers channel starts on May 15th at 12:00 p.m PT and ends on June 3rd. The marathon features the most comprehensive collection[...]