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New York’s Opioid Crisis

October 12, 2018
New York’s Opioid Crisis

As part of a statewide initiative, MetroFocus, NOVA, and Frontline programs will touch on the topics of addiction, health services and policy with experts and former addicts.

Teens Who Counsel Teens on College

October 10, 2018
Teens Who Counsel Teens on College

Personal Statement, part of America Reframed, premieres Wedesday, October 24 at 10 p.m. on WLIW. Personal Statement follows three inspirational teens in Brooklyn who take it upon themselves to make a difference by becoming peer college counselors in their schools. …

The Set List: Jazzmeia Horn

October 2, 2018
Jazzmeia Horn. Photo by David Andrako.

Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Competition and Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn performs at the 2017 BRIC JazzFest in Brooklyn.

My Mother and Other Strangers: The PBS Series Explainer

Christina Knight | September 4, 2018
My Mother and Other Strangers: The PBS Series Explainer

The five-part Masterpiece series on PBS opens with an older man’s voiceover recollecting the summer of 1943, a time when his mother fancied a man other than his father, and when thousands of strangers from America bumped up against his …

Artist Documentaries: New Films on Creative Lives

Christina Knight | August 27, 2018
Artist Documentaries: New Films on Creative Lives

Whether you’re an artist, art admirer or just curious about what propels a work from a bare bones studio into a world-famous museum, you can gain insight into lives dedicated to creativity on PBS this September. In its “Artists Flight,” …

Aretha! Queen of Soul: A PBS Remembrance Special

August 17, 2018
Aretha Franklin

To mark the passing of Aretha Franklin at the age of 76, PBS and WNET will present a half-hour remembrance special, Aretha! Queen of Soul on Saturday, August 18, 7:30-8 p.m. This program will include archival footage from Aretha Franklin’s …

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