Tag Archives: PBS

Take a Road Trip Across Elvis’ America from the Back Seat of His Rolls

Independent Lens’ The King, takes us on a journey from Elvis Presley’s humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi to mega stardom, and we discover America along the way, premiering Monday, January 28, 8 to 10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. Elvis’ legacy has influenced musicians, people, and our culture.  Eugene Jarecki, director/writer/producer, uses Elvis […]

Koko Gets Her PBS Closeup

Koko, the gorilla, is the ‘lovable’ subject of new documentary, premiering August 3, 8 ET on PBS. (Check local listings.)
The PBS/BBC co-production about the ‘talking gorilla’ delves into her life learning sign language from her trainer, Penny Patterson.

10 Parks That Changed Staten Island

From Savannah to Seattle, PBS explores 10 Parks That Changed America, premiering Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 8 p.m. ET. Find out which parks on Staten Island were influenced by the PBS picks.

Ten Facts about Titanosaur from PBS Nature

We learned about how to find fossils and about how the Titanosaur lived by watching Nature: Raising the Dinosaur Giant (Watch the trailer here, on Nature Online.), airing Wednesday, February 17, 8 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. We enjoyed it! It was very enriching.  Here are ten facts that we learned watching the program: […]

Video Review: "Autism in Love"

The Life-Wire News Crew reviews Autism in Love, a film by Matt Fuller, airing January 11, 10-11:30 p.m. (ET) on PBS’ Independent Lens. (Check local listings.)  Autism in Love follows the lives of individuals with autism as they navigate relationships.