Hugh Laurie climbs politics’ greasy pole in ‘Roadkill’ on PBS’ MASTERPIECE– it’s beyond satire

 Is a political thriller overkill right now? Does it cut too close to the bone knowing that it’s the story of a politician trying to get away with everything? That’s Roadkill on ... Continue Reading →

PBS’ stellar lineup for 50th anniversary season announced at Zoom-friendly TCA press tour

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything— almost.  The rare exception is PBS, which remains a constant. It is a beacon of trustworthy news and entertainment that inspires as ... Continue Reading →

‘Unladylike2020: The Changemakers’ celebrates 100-yrs of women trailblazers on American Masters

It could be the news headline today in 2020— Fighting for equality with the goal to improve life for everyone, incredible individuals raise their voices and battle for change. ... Continue Reading →

Pandemic-safe celebration for heroes, Memorial Day Concert PBS May 24

 Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War, created as a way to heal a divided nation. It is good to remember that nowadays.  America’s fallen service men and women, as well as active ... Continue Reading →

Garth Brooks gets Gershwin Prize March 29 on PBS, all-star concert filmed 3 weeks ago

Garth Brooks may delight in singing his signature song ‘Friends in Low Places,’ but he’s not fooling anybody. Brooks has lots of friend in high places, enough to receive ... Continue Reading →

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, jazz icon on American Masters

 The essence of what the film American Masters — Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool is trying to convey is defined with the quote, “I want to feel the way Miles sounds.” Mmm, baby, ... Continue Reading →

“Country Music” Ken Burns’ masterpiece a deep dive into the American spirit

 America’s storyteller Ken Burns tells the great American story with “Country Music,” starting Sept. 15, and hosts “Country Music: Live at the Ryman,” Sept. 8 on PBS America’s ... Continue Reading →

The Walk on the Moon’s 50th Anniversary celebrated with TV specials

50 years ago the world gathered around the nearest television set and watched the lunar landing that celebrated “… one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”  It ... Continue Reading →