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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 …

April Highlights

April 5, 2017
April Highlights

New episodes of Long Island Business Report, WLIW Arts Beat and SciTechNow, the premiere of Treasures of New York – Chautauqua on April 27, Father Brown: Season 5, the British comedy Are You Being Served?, Call the Midwife: Season 6 …

Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote

March 21, 2017
Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote

Your web browser is not supported Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote airs Thursday, March 21 at 8:30 p.m. on WLIW21. Of all the battles waged on Nashville’s doorstep, the final throes for the passage of the 19th Amendment …

What is the CPB and How Does It Affect PBS?

March 17, 2017
What is the CPB and How Does It Affect PBS?

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) provides funding to all public broadcasting, including WLIW21. See its reach across America, and watch the most famous defense of its funding, by Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Ten Reasons to Stand with WLIW

March 16, 2017
Ten Reasons to Stand with WLIW

Your PBS Station WLIW21 has shown you the world, enlightened you about history, and engaged you in science and the diversity of the human experience. You’ve learned what to call things and question what it all may mean. From children …

Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller

March 6, 2017
Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller

Ken Burns: America’s Storyteller premieres on WLIW21 Sunday, March 12 at 9pm. Join host Tom Hanks for a celebration of filmmaker Ken Burns, whose nearly four-decade career has resulted in some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. Featuring …

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