PBS Presents The History of America’s First Subway System In New ‘AmEx’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Public Media Distribution has announced it has another new episode of PBS’ hit history-based series American Experience due out later this month. American Experience: The Race Underground will be released on Tuesday, February 28.  Based on the book by author Doug Most, this episode of American Experience takes audiences back in time to one of the most important...

February 9th, 2017

Cooks Of Every Skill Level Will Enjoy The Ninth Season Of ‘Cook’s Country’

By Philip Sayblack This past November, Public Media Distribution released the ninth season of PBS’ hit cooking series Cook’s Country on a two-disc DVD set.  Much like every season before, the series’ ninth season is loaded with lots of tasty dishes for every night of the week and for every season that cooks of every level can make.  That is the most important piece of the program’s presentation....

January 28th, 2017

‘Command And Control’ Is An “Explosive” New Episode Of ‘American Experience’

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack On September 18, 1980 America narrowly escaped what could have been one of the worst nuclear disasters that it has ever experienced when a Titan II ballistic missile exploded in its silo in Damascus, Arkansas.  PBS recently profiled the near catastrophic event in a new episode of its history-based series American Experience titled American Experience: Command...

January 21st, 2017

PBS Taking Audiences Back To Mercy Street Next Month

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS Distribution is headed back to Mercy Street this winter. Mercy Street: Season 2 will be released on Tuesday, Feb. 14.  It will be released on DVD (MSRP $39.99) and Blu-ray (MSRP $49.99). The hit Civil War serial drama’s second season picks up right where its first season left off in its debut season, starting with the Seven Days’ Battle and...

January 7th, 2017

Students, Lovers Of Archaeology, Anthropology Will Appreciate New ‘SOTD’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS Distribution is taking audiences back in time in another episode of its hit history-based series Secrets of The Dead as it opens the new year. The episode, After Stonehenge, is an interesting new look at life in one early English settlement and how the settlement met its end.  That central topic is just one of the program’s key elements. ...

December 31st, 2016

‘Super Hummingbirds’ Is A “Super” New Episode Of PBS’ ‘Nature’

Courtesy: PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack Big things can and often do come in small packages.  Who out there hasn’t heard or said this or some variant thereof?  In the animal kingdom, one of the smallest creatures – the hummingbird – is one of the biggest surprises.  The tiny birds’ surprises are many, too.  Those surprises were recently revealed in a new episode of PBS’ hit wildlife-based...

December 27th, 2016

PBS Takes Audiences To Africa In New Episode of ‘Nature’

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution PBS will take audiences into the wilds of Africa later this month in a new episode of its hit wildlife series Nature. PBS Distribution will release Nature: Giraffes – Africa’s Gentle Giants.  The hour-long program will be released December 20 exclusively on DVD.  The program takes new meaning this year with the recent news of the creatures’...

December 14th, 2016