Rudy Maxa’s World: The Taste of Japan
One of public television’s most popular travel shows, “Rudy Maxa’s World,” announces the fall release of a one-hour special that takes an in-depth look at parts of Japan many visitors miss and at the food of the country that makes Japanese cuisine one of the world’s most admired.
1 x 60 | APT Exchange | Offer: July Teleconference | Release: 11/1/16
Beyond the Divide follows the story of a former Vietnam explosives engineer and a fervent peace advocate as they come to a deeper understanding of each other’s differences through conversation and collaboration. While their philosophical differences remain unchanged, they discover their empathic capacities expand through honest exchange of ideas and help to influence and inspire others in their western community. Set in the mountainous beauty of Missoula, Montana, Beyond the Divide is about war, peace, and the courage to find common ground.
1 x 60 | APT Exchange | Offer: July Teleconference | Feed: 10/30/16 at 1500-1600ET on HD03. Rights Begin: 11/1/16
Christmas in Norway with the St. Olaf Choir
This winner of two regional Emmy Awards highlights the internationally renowned St. Olaf Choir’s 2013 visit to Norway in a stunning performance from Trondheim’s Nidaros Cathedral, together with the Nidaros Cathedral Girl Choir. The program showcases the rich choral music traditions of two countries, presenting traditional Christmas hymns and carols in both Norwegian and English.
1 x 60 | PBS | Rights extended to 12/31/2017 | Re-feed: 12/5/16 at 0900-1000ET on HD03
In a new PBS pledge special, Author and Harvard-trained researcher Shawn Achor explains how
we not only benefit from a positive brain but how we can actually reprogram our brain to become more positive in order to improve success at work, create better health, improve children’s educational outcomes and sustain good relationships. He delivers a message that will resonate with viewers as well as employees, customers and clients as he draws on decades of research at Harvard University and around the world.
1×60 Pledge, 1×90 Pledge Event | APT Exchange | Offer: Sep Pledge Teleconference |
A St. Thomas Christmas: Jubilant Light
This Christmas season, the University of St. Thomas (UST) in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is proud to share its musical artistry with audiences nationwide. In December 2015, viewers will enjoy A St. Thomas Christmas: Jubilant Light a festive concert showcasing UST’s internationally renowned vocal and instrumental ensembles in performance with inspired musical programming.
1 x 60 | APT Exchange | Nov 2016 Repeat Feed TBA
MNO Season 2
MN Original is the award-winning weekly arts series from Twin Cities PBS celebrating Minnesota’s creative community, across all disciplines and all cultures. Season 2 features 20 new episodes.
20 x 30 | APT Exchange | Offer: July 2016 Teleconference | Release: Jan 2017
Celebrating the diverse and nationally influential Minnesota music scene, the Emmy® Award-winning The Lowertown Line features musical acts performing concert-style for a studio audience, as well as interviews and “day-in-the-life” scenes with artists. The series exposes a variety of emerging acts in genres such as Indy Rock, Hip-Hop, Americana, Cubano Son, Riot Grrrl, punk, retro ‘60s and R&B to an every-growing audience. The show is known for high production value, artistic lighting design, sweeping visuals, and compelling stories of the artists profiled.
21 x 30 | APT Exchange | Offer: Sep 2016 Teleconference | Release: Jan 2017
Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts is an urgent wakeup call about the national and global threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. Many know its mind-robbing horror. But few know that Alzheimer’s is the #1 public health crisis facing America and the developed world. The project’s centerpiece is a powerful, high profile national PBS documentary, produced by the team that created TPT’s acclaimed Primetime Emmy-winning production The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s.
1 x 60 | PBS NPS | Release: January/February 2017, (Common Carriage): Wed 1/25/17 at 10PM
Coming of Age in Aging America is a penetrating one-hour documentary that probes this question. It suggests that our social institutions will – and must – change to adapt to our staggering demographic transformation because an aging society is not just about old people. It’s about all generations, now and in the future. An older society is a permanent reality.
1 x 60 | APT Exchange | Offer: Nov 2016 APT Marketplace | Release: April 2017 TBD
SciGirls Season 4: LatinaSciGirls
With the goal of engaging Latina girls in STEM learning, TPT will launch this three-year media, outreach and research project. TPT will create six new half-hour episodes of SciGirls – produced entirely in Spanish – that will follow teams of Hispanic girls and Latina STEM professional mentors as they investigate engaging STEM topics. Latina SciGirls will air nationally on PBS and Univisión and be streamed online at PBSKids.org, and its educational outreach initiatives will reach children, educators and families nationwide.
6 x 30 | PBS Plus