In a continuing broadcast collaboration with AOL, PBS premieres a series of six new one-hour MAKERS: Women Who Make America documentaries. The series premieres Tuesday, September 30 and continues through November 4 with the stories of women in six spheres of influence—comedy, Hollywood, space, business, politics, and war.
Order the carriage, raise your credit limit, and hurry to town: The Paradise is reopening for business! Joanna Vanderham (Blackwood) and Emun Elliott (Prometheus) return as the fairy-tale couple who found true love at a glamorous Victorian-era department store.
Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge. Live From Lincoln Center: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleetstreet makes its public television debut, Friday, September 26 at 8:00 pm.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air for seven consecutive nights beginning Sunday, September 14, at 7:00 p.m. The film weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.
Frontline is airing two late-breaking reports Tuesday, September 9 looking at the Ebola outbreak in Africa and at the atrocities committed by members of the Nigerian military. The program airs at 9:00 p.m. on KUED.
Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Across America and around the globe, children are getting sick and dying from preventable diseases — in part, because some parents are choosing to skip their children’s shots. How and why do vaccines work? The award -‐‐ winning science series NOVA helps viewers find the answers they need.
More than 144,000 Utah families are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. KUED, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Utah Chapter and The City Library, is hosting “You Are Not Alone,” a special evening Thursday, September 4 to increase public awareness about the devastating disease.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at The City Library, where local community groups will be available with information about diagnosis, care, and resources.
Her celebrated photograph “Migrant Mother” is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America’s Great Depression. Yet, few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange.