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HBO To Carry ‘Sesame Street’; PBS To Continue Airing Show

The Muppets, longtime residents of PBS, are getting a second home at HBO.


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Money Expert, TV Personality Adam Smith Dies At 83

“Adam Smith’s Money World” was a multiple Emmy winner that aired on PBS stations from 1984-1996.


American tennis player Billie-Jean King returns a ball against compatriot Bartkowicz, 26 June 1967, during the Wimbledon championships. King won six times the women's singles title at Wimbledon, four times the US Open, and once the Roland Garros tournament. Outside the courts, she was the mentor of the movement that succeed in creating the women's professional circuit, in 1970. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Billie Jean King Discusses Coming Out On PBS Show

Billie Jean King says she couldn’t have revealed herself as being gay in the 1970s because it would have damaged the fledgling women’s professional tennis tour.


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‘Reading Rainbow’ Celebrates 30th Anniversary At The Grove

PBS Friday will celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Reading Rainbow” at The Grove in Los Angeles.

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Huell Howser, host of KCET's "California Gold," died on Jan. 6 at the age of 67. (credit:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘California’s Gold’ Host Huell Howser Dies At 67

KCET icon Huell Howser has died at the age of 67, according to his assistant, Ryan Morris.

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Opinion: Big Bird And America Want No Part Of The Big Bird Attack Ad

The Obama campaign’s thinking – or non-thinking – that America will be distracted by Big Bird when there are so many other really important issues involving real people is nothing more than an insult to every Americans’ intelligence.


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PBS Releases Statement In Response To Gov. Romney’s ‘Big Bird’ Comment

PBS released a statement Thursday saying the company is “very disappointed” it became a target during Wednesday’s presidential debate when Gov. Mitt Romney said he would cut funding to the station.

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Hackers Post Phony Tupac Story On PBS Website

PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website. The hackers apparently posted a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand.


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KCET Sells Production Studios To Church Of Scientology

KCET, which severed its long-standing ties with PBS at the beginning of the year, announced Monday that it has sold its Sunset Boulevard production studios to the Church of Scientology.


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Documentarian Ken Burns Will Tackle Vietnam Film

Having already done the Civil War and World War II, Ken Burns is working on a documentary about the Vietnam War.

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No Mo’ Elmo: KCET Cuts Ties With PBS

Southland viewers may have to forgo some of their favorites like “Sesame Street” and “Masterpiece” after TV station KCET says it’s ending its affiliation with PBS.

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