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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS have received a Ready To Learn grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Innovation and Improvement. The grant will provide $19 million in the first year of a five-year grant to fund CPB and PBS’ innovative science and literacy media initiative supporting the learning needs of children in low-income communities. The grant will help fund content and services that will be available to Utah families through KUED.

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:00pm

Composer and performer Danny Elfman, Tim Burton’s prolific musical collaborator, descends on Lincoln Center with an 88-piece orchestra, 44-voice choir and a colorful assortment of fans and fanatics. Live from Lincoln Center will capture all the excitement of this cultural invasion, climaxing in performances of Elfman’s most beloved Burton scores from films like BatmanBeetlejuiceAlice in WonderlandBig Fish, Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas, which features Elfman singing his iconic songs. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:00pm

Just in time for Halloween, Secrets of the Dead investigates why vampires have such a hold on our imagination, and whether the undead might still lurk among us.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 9:00pm

The critically acclaimed British crime drama The Guilty, a three-part series, comes to KUED Sunday, October 25th at 9:00 p.m. The show’s premiere follows the fifth episode of the lavish MASTERPIECE drama “Indian Summers,” rounding out PBS’ Sunday night drama block.

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:00pm

Billy Elliot the Musical Live, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London’s West End (where it is still playing), comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Friday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED. The acclaimed musical airs as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 11:00pm

Adapted from the popular best-seller "Love, Laughter, Loneliness," the struggle against cancer stirs many emotions in this poignant drama based on a true story. Lisa Lynch was 28 when first diagnosed with an aggressive, malignant tumour in her breast.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 8:00pm

Why has it been so hard for Washington to fix our country’s broken immigration system?

In Immigration Battle, a special two-hour feature film presented by FRONTLINE and Independent Lens, acclaimed independent filmmakers Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini take viewers behind closed doors in Washington’s corridors of power to explore the political realities surrounding one of the country’s most pressing and divisive issues.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 8:00pm

The groundbreaking musical, Show Boat, redefined entertainment and changed the face of American theater. Spanning the years from 1880 to 1927, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s lyrical masterpiece concerns the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River, in Chicago, and on Broadway.

Show Boat airs Friday, October 16th at 8:00 p.m. on KUED as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:00pm

Our thoughts, our hopes, and our dreams are contained in three pounds of wet biological material. Neuroscientist, New York Times best-selling author, and Guggenheim Fellow Dr. David Eagleman explores the human brain in an epic series that reveals why we feel and think the things we do.

The Brain with David Eagleman, six one-hour episodes that tell the story of the inner workings of the brain, debuts Wednesday, October 14 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED as part of the PBS “Think Wednesday” lineup of science and nature programming. 


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