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The Royal Wedding: Watch All Week Long

Christina Knight | May 10, 2018
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engagement photo

Updated May 15. It’s not that we wouldn’t be excited about a royal wedding, but when one of our own (an American) is the bride marrying into the British royal family, we can’t help but want to brush up on royal history …

Amanpour and Company: The New Late-Night Series

May 8, 2018
Christiane Amanpour

The new one-hour late-night public affairs series, Amanpour & Company, will launch in July on PBS. Announced today by PBS and WNET, the series, a collaboration with CNN, will feature conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers.

THOMAS & FRIENDS Announcement

December 29, 2017
THOMAS & FRIENDS Announcement

WNET regrets to announce that THOMAS & FRIENDS will be removed from the on-air schedule for our stations THIRTEEN, WLIW21, PBS KIDS THIRTEEN and NJTV as of January 1, 2018. The program will also be removed from pbskids.org, PBS KIDS streaming platforms and PBS KIDS apps starting January 1. …

Take a Slow Film up the Hudson River on Thanksgiving

November 17, 2017
Take a Slow Film up the Hudson River on Thanksgiving

Do you remember the Yule Log program that WPIX broadcast at Christmastime from 1966 to 1989? Its amusing history is well documented on Wikipedia, which reveals the seemingly ever-crackling log in a fireplace was just a loop of 17 seconds …

Murder in Surburbia on WLIW

October 25, 2017
Murder in Surburbia on WLIW

Meet two young British detectives, new to WLIW21. Kate Ashurst, a graduate of an upper-class girls’ academy, has a sharp, analytical mind; her working-class partner, Emma Scribbins, relies on her instincts. Together this sassy, sexy investigative team uncovers the dark …

The Vietnam War: Broadcast and Stream Schedule

September 12, 2017
The Vietnam War: Broadcast and Stream Schedule

The Vietnam War, the 18-hour documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere on WLIW21 on September 18. The ten-episode series will broadcast at midnight on WLIW, Monday through Friday, through September 29. Set your DVR or watch …

Legacies of War: Two New Documentaries

August 29, 2017
Legacies of War: Two New Documentaries

Legacies of War: Coming Home premieres Monday, September 4 and Legacies of War: Vietnam premieres, Monday, September 11 on WLIW21. The tri-state region is home to more than 1.4 million veterans. Suffolk County has the highest number of veterans in …

Theater Close-Up: Old Hats

June 5, 2017
Theater Close-Up: Old Hats

Theater Close-Up: Old Hats premieres Sunday, June 25 at 9pm on WLIW Tony Award-winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner are coming to your living rooms in Theater Close-Up’s latest offering: Old Hats from Signature Theater in Manhattan. The award-winning team …

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