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  1. renewals
    Call the Midwife Renewed for 3 More SeasonsThree more chances for Chummy’s return.
  2. trailer mix
    See the Trailers for PBS’s Hamilton DocumentaryThe revolution will be televised.
  3. trailer mix
    Poldark Season 2 Teaser: Longing Looks AplentyYour requisite meaningful-glances entertainment event.
  4. good clean fun
    The Maker of Arthur Wants Your Memes to Be Clean“We appreciate the memes that have been created and shared in good fun.”
  5. interview
    PBS’s Tavis Smiley on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“In many ways, I think corporate media is obsolete.”
  6. switcheroos
    PBS Airs Pretaped Fireworks for A Capitol FourthA nation betrayed.
  7. hamilton
    Hamilton’s PBS Documentary Is Coming in OctoberWe’ll never be truly free until there’s a Hamilton documentary on public TV.
  8. renewals
    PBS Orders Second Season of Mercy StreetBack by popular demand from the better angels of our nature.
  9. Elaine May Will Direct the PBS ‘American Masters’ Documentary on Mike […]Get ready to revisit the work of comedy duo Nichols and May early next year. According to Entertainment Weekly, PBS announced today that the […]
  10. williamsburg
    Hipster Taylor Swift Liked Teletubbies Before They Were a ThingShe’s cooler than you.
  11. ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Creator Phil Rosenthal on Food, Family, and FunnyPhil Rosenthal is the co-creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, and in addition to that, he’s a delightful man. His new show I’ll Have What Phil’s […]
  12. neuroscience
    David Eagleman Would Like to Introduce You to Your BrainNeuroscientist David Eagleman wants to make you more conscious.
  13. ladies first
    Watch Laurie Anderson in New American Masters“I’m just an average American control freak.”
  14. public v. private
    Mitt Romney Won: In a Blow to the 47 Percent, Sesame Street Moves to HBOToday’s deal is a landmark, and not in a good way. 
  15. suspensions
    PBS Suspends Roots Series After Affleck IncidentFact-checkers wanted!
  16. sony hack
    Ben Affleck (Kinda) Apologizes for Trying to Hide Slave-Owner AncestorAnd allegedly trying to censor PBS.
  17. ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    Let PBS Show You How to Bite Off Reindeer TesticlesAHHHHHHHHH.
  18. Learn the Meaning of ‘Ridiculous’ with Grover and Aziz AnsariHere’s a clip from Aziz Ansari’s recent visit to Sesame Street, where he and Grover were tasked with using chicken costumes, stove top hats, […]
  19. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s The RooseveltsThe seven-part series debuted Sunday night.
  20. Video Feed
    Watch a Clip From the New Season of Mind of a Chef“I treat this piece of wood with a lot of respect,” he says.
  21. The Feeding Tube
    Mind of a Chef’s Second Season Is Now Streaming on NetflixSeason three premieres next month.
  22. The Feeding Tube
    Mind of a Chef Picks Up Daytime Emmy AwardThe show is currently wrapping its third season.
  23. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s Documentary The AddressAiring tonight on PBS.
  24. postmortem
    Downton Abbey Executive Producer Talks Season 4The rape storyline was his idea.
  25. chat room
    Downton’s Laura Carmichael on Her MIA Baby DaddySeriously, where is he?
  26. PandoDaily Shames WNET Into Returning $3.5 Million Grant“We made a mistake, pure and simple.”
  27. Steve Martin Should Host Every Pledge Drive Here’s a new clip Steve Martin shot to air during PBS pledge drives starting next month, in conjunction with a concert special he’s doing with […]
  28. chat room
    Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington on Mary’s SecretOn her casting: “Slight nepotism, but I’ve been working for so many years now that I think that’s fine.”
  29. ratings
    Ratings: Sherlock Surges, But It’s No DowntonIt’s not growing nearly as fast as PBS’s other U.K. import.
  30. miniseries
    Ken Burns Country Music Doc Coming to PBS in ’18Mark your calendar for four years from now!
  31. chat room
    Martin Freeman on Sherlock and FX’s Fargo“I like the fact that [the Coens] are at least onboard.”
  32. lord of the nielsens
    Downton Abbey Returns to Record U.S. RatingsBloody good numbers for the Crawleys & Co.
  33. thank god
    Downton Abbey Renewed for Season 5In case Edith needs an extra year.
  34. scheduling
    Sherlock Will Return January 19In the U.S. at least.
  35. The Feeding Tube
    Watch the First Two Episodes of Mind of a Chef Online NowThe innovative food show is back — see for yourself.
  36. chat room
    Michelle Dockery on What’s Next for Downton“If Maggie Smith decided not to do any more, I think that is really the end.”
  37. across the streaming-verse
    Best of Netflix, Hulu: The Very Drunk EditionGo see The World’s End and Drinking Buddies, or get tipsy with these choices.
  38. milestones
    Are You Ready to Get the News From Two Women?Don’t worry. It’s just PBS.
  39. look of the day
    Lady Edith Finally Has Some Fun Would her spinster character approve of whimsy?
  40. Video Feed
    Watch the Trailer for Clam Kings, a Bivalve TV Show That Should Be Real“Reach down there in the sand — there’s nothing like it.”
  41. it really is a hard-knock life
    Watch 3 Little Girls Learn They’ve Been Cast in AnnieFor once, enjoy when the kids don’t cry.
  42. stand clear of the closing doors
    PBS Wants You to Stop Being So StupidOr at least have better taste in television.
  43. Watch PBS’s ‘American Masters’ Mel Brooks Documentary Right Now Here’s PBS’s new Mel Brooks documentary, which aired last week. Entitled Mel Brooks: Make a Noise it’s a part of the network’s American […]
  44. eye candy
    Watch Mr. Selfridge for the Best Costumes on TV Right NowIt rivals Downton.
  45. casting couch
    Shirley MacLaine Returning to Downton AbbeyAlong with some new cast members.
  46. recommended viewing
    Happy Makers Day! It’s Ladies’ Night on PBSFor you and the man-who-slept-through-women’s-studies in your life.
  47. Watch Reggie Watts on ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’ in 1998 Here’s a newly-unearthed video of Reggie Watts (of Conan and Comedy Bang Bang fame) performing a parody song on the PBS/Disney kids show Bill […]
  48. tv
    Why PBS Probably Won’t Air Downton Abbey EarlierSpoilerphobes got mad, but they didn’t stop watching.
  49. James Adomian Writes a Heartfelt Tribute to Huell HowserHuell Howser, a beloved television personality best known for hosting the travel show California’s Gold on California PBS stations, passed away […]
  50. downton abbey
    Downton Abbey Scores Biggest U.S. Ratings YetOne word: juggernaut.
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