Once again, PBS rakes in a slew of award nominations. This time, it’s the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards where the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored the Public Broadcasting Service with 44 nominations, the most earned by any organization. In addition, NATAS is recognizing Paula S. Apsell, Senior Executive Director of NOVA, for her many years of science broadcasting excellence with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Telly Awards celebrate excellence in video and television across all screens. In a world where how we watch what we watch is constantly evolving and blurring lines as quickly as technology develops, that succinct explanation is very cool. However, the coolest thing about this year’s Telly Awards is that PBS won 22 of them!
The winners of the 39th Annual Telly Awards were announced on May 22nd. Here’s a list of the PBS-related programs and media that were honored…
What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
Get the inside story of Vladimir Putin’s conflict with the US as Frontlineinvestigates Putin’s mounting grievances and his efforts to exact vengeance leading up to the presidential election. Don’t miss part one of Putin’s Revenge – Wednesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.
Join Bob Garner as he explores North Carolina’s culinary traditions with a UNC-TV classic that’s equal parts cookbook, essay and dining guide. Tune in and savor Foods That Make You Say Mmm-Mmm – Thursday at 10pm on UNC-TV. Continue reading →
As Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War wraps up tonight, rest assured we will rebroadcast the series in its entirety beginning Tuesday night on UNC-TV and next Thursday on the North Carolina Channel. So if you missed any episode, you’ll easily be able to catch up. Much like The Civil War and all of Burns’ works, The Vietnam War will become, I’m sure, a perennial presence on the services of North Carolina Public Media.
As UNC-TV gears up for Ken Burns’ latest film The Vietnam War, I’ll be passing along anything of interest connected with the documentary mini-series – press tours, screenings, gatherings, articles, etc.