PBS Presenting Rarely Told WWII Story In New Doc Next Month

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack The atrocities committed against Jews before and during World War II has been well-documented throughout the decades.  It has been presented time and again in so many books, movies and documentaries.  Now this May, PBS is bringing to DVD a new, rarely told story of Jews in WWII in the new documentary GI Jew: Jewish Americans in World War...

April 9th, 2018
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Benedict Cumberbatch Returns Sunday In New ‘Masterpiece’ Movie

By Philip Sayblack Famed actor Benedict Cumberbactch (Sherlock, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Imitation Game) returns to PBS’ Masterpiece this Sunday night, but not in his familiar role as the world’s most beloved detective. Cumberbatch stars as author Stephen Lewis, opposite Kelly MacDonald (Brave, The Decoy Bride, Gosford Park) in this thriller, which sees Lewis on a desperate search for...

March 30th, 2018
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PBS “Finds” More Success With The Fourth Season Of ‘Finding Your Roots’

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS’ hit family history-based series Finding Your Roots has, over the course of its now four seasons on television, become one of television’s most significant series with the presentation of various celebrities’ humble family roots. Late last year — Dec. 19 — the series’ fourth season wrapped with profiles of Amy Schumer and Aziz...

March 16th, 2018
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PBS Presents One Of Aviation History’s Most Important Moments In New ‘NOVA’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS and Public Media Distribution are taking audiences on an epic journey next month with the release of another new episode of NOVA. NOVA: The Impossible Flight will be released on DVD April 10. Having originally premiered on PBS Jan. 31, 2018, this episode follows the journey of the Solar Impulse II as it made its round-the-world journey,...

March 14th, 2018
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PBS Taking Audiences Back To The Pyramids In A New Episode Of ‘Secrets Of The Dead’

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS and Public Media Distribution are bringing home another episode of PBS’ hit history-based series Secrets of the Dead. Secrets of the Dead: Scanning the Pyramids will be released April 3.  It will be released exclusively on DVD.  This new episode of SOTD follows the first scientific expedition of the pyramids authorized by the Egyptian...

March 12th, 2018
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‘AE: The Secret Of Tuxedo Park’ Is A Good Introduction To A Much Bigger Story That Needs To Be Told

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Alfred Lee Loomis is one of the most important figures from World War II. While he might not have been a four-star general, a politician or even an accomplished soldier, his story is still one that deserves to be told. It is one of a man with a great scientific mind and drive but who was also very flawed. Late last month, PBS and Public Media...

March 5th, 2018
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PBS’ New Bob Hope Profile Is A Masterful Portrait Of A True American Master

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Bob Hope is an American Master. From radio to the big screen and small and even to the frontlines of the nation’s major military conflicts, Hope gave America laughs and…well…hope throughout the course of his eight decade-long career. Now almost 15 years after the legendary entertainer died, PBS and Public Media Distribution have paid...

February 20th, 2018
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‘Milk Street: Season 1′ Will Leave A Relatively Good Taste In Viewers’ Mouths

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Chris Kimball, former host of PBS’ hit cooking series Cook’s Country and America’s Test Kitchen has had quite the journey since 2015. From leaving both series to facing a lawsuit from the heads of one of the series to even facing controversy over the very name of his new show, Kimball has had a lot on his proverbial plate, no pun intended. Even through it all,...

February 15th, 2018
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‘AmEx: Into The Amazon’ Is A Gripping Real-Life Adventure For All Audiences

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Theodore Roosevelt is known to Americans as one of the most polarizing figures in the nation’s history. Two terms as the nation’s head resulted in the Square Deal, the construction of the Panama Canal, protection of America’s national parks and so much more. While Roosevelt accomplished so many great deeds during his time in office, his...

January 19th, 2018
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PBS Tackles Today’s Social, Economic Issues With A Trip Back In Time In New ‘AmEx’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack This winter, PBS and Public Media Distribution will take audiences back in time to one of America’s most important eras in another new episode of its hit history-based series American Experience. American Experience: The Gilded Age is currently scheduled to be released Tuesday, Feb. 6.  The story, which will be available on DVD and Digital...

January 18th, 2018
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