Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The ambitious yet intimate eight-part PBS series chronicles one of the country's indigenous and most beloved musical genres.
The resurgence of white supremacism has brought a renewed urgency to Holocaust Remembrance Day, and specifically the sense that the world is gradually losing those capable of providing first-hand accounts. That's evident in a pair of complementary documentaries this week, looking back through the eyes of camp survivors and their liberators.
"Downton Abbey" fans finally have their first look at the upcoming feature film based on the series.
The NRA is going after the long-time animated children's television show "Thomas & Friends."
Most book lovers have wistfully imagined taking a vacation in a fictional place from one of their favorite novels.
House Speaker Paul Ryan found out that he is part Jewish as part of the upcoming season of PBS' show "Finding Your Roots."
More than half of American adults say they believe it's likely there will be Russian interference in November's midterm elections, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll released on Wednesday.
The timing seems right to celebrate "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," not only because it's the show's 50th anniversary, but thanks to its symbolic place as one of those programs PBS -- a service perpetually under siege, but certainly more so now -- has uniquely championed. Enter "Mister Rogers: It's You I Like," an incredibly warm, at times unexpectedly moving trip down memory lane.
A special "Frontline" presentation timed to the Oscars, "Weinstein" is a methodical tick-tock of the sexual-harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and most significantly, how and why they were allowed to go unchecked for so long. Yet while essentially recapping the details, the hour falls short in providing further clarity to the key question: What did Hollywood, collectively, know, and when did it know it?
Tavis Smiley filed a lawsuit against PBS on Tuesday, saying that the organization used allegations of sexual misconduct against him as a pretext to end a "tense" relationship.
YouTube will now add a label to videos that come from state-funded media outlets, the Google-owned company announced on Friday.
PBS will explore issues surrounding sexual harassment and assault -- with an emphasis on a path forward -- in a five-part series titled "#MeToo, Now What?," scheduled to premiere in February.
Ann Curry is coming back to television.
Tavis Smiley, who was recently called out by PBS over "troubling allegations" about his conduct, staunchly defended his behavior and his integrity Monday and upbraided the network that suspended the distribution of his show.
PBS has suspended distribution of "Tavis Smiley" amid "troubling allegations" against the news show's namesake host.
CBS News is very publicly grappling with the sexual misconduct allegations against veteran journalist Charlie Rose. The network's journalists are conducting their own investigation in the wake of the Washington Post story that led to Rose's firing on Tuesday.
Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken has been cut from the TV broadcast of "David Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize" after allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Crawley family is headed to the big screen.
The frenetic pace of Trump administration news endangers any documentary of becoming instantly dated. Yet "Bannon's War," Frontline's look at the president's chief strategist Steve Bannon, deftly bores into the roots of the "nativist voice" that helped sweep Donald Trump into the White House.
An online video that has gone viral imagines "Sesame Street" character Elmo being laid off due to the Trump administration's new budget cuts.