KUED Pressroom

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 9:00pm

American Masters and PBS join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) — the man some call America’s Shakespeare — from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway.

American Masters — August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand premieres Friday, February 20, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. on KUED in honor of the 70th anniversary of Wilson’s birth, the 10th anniversary of his death, and Black History Month.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 2:00pm


This March, KUED celebrates 22 years of encouraging reading in Utah, in partnership with schools, libraries, and museums across the state.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 12:30pm


Study ranks PBS KIDS first in education, trust and safety

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:00pm

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:00pm


A family memoir, a tribute to unsung artists, and a lyrical, at times heartbroken, meditation on imagery and identity. The film is always absorbing to watch, but only once it’s over do you begin to grasp the extent of its ambitions, and just how much it has done within a packed, compact hour and a half. ...  wise and passionate guide to an inexhaustibly fascinating subject.” 

- A. O. Scott, The New York Times

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:00pm

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 8:00pm

Behind every Shakespeare play there is a story. Shakespeare Uncovered reveals not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what new forms of theater did he forge?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 8:00pm

The Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly efficient design and advanced construction methods that made hundreds of arches out of 100,000 tons of stone.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 9:00pm

Death is something we will all one day face. So why is it so hard for doctors to talk with their patients about dying? How can the medical profession better help people navigate the final chapters of their lives with confidence, direction, and purpose?


Your Favorite British Shows Are Now Streaming on KUED.ORG

Watch full episodes of Death in Paradise, New Tricks, The Cafe, and SPY online.

Cancer - The Emperor of All Maladies