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EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS GENERAL MANAGERS TO VISIT SUN CITY FOR COMMUNITY INFORMATION EVENT ON “TODAY’S PBS” – NOV. 21

WHAT:  The public is invited to join Eight, Arizona PBS executives for an exclusive presentation on what’s new at Eight and where the independent, locally owned public media enterprise is headed.  Attendees can learn firsthand how theirlocal PBS station is enriching lives on-air, online and in the community through entertaining and thought-provoking programming, original television productions and community and educational outreach.

Attendees will also be treated to a sneak peek of upcoming PBS programs, including the new season of Downton Abbey, which premieres in January. A question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation, along with a demonstration of how to receive the station’s four digital channels free over the air.  Light refreshments will be provided.  The event is free to attend and open to the public. Area residents wishing to attend should RSVP by Nov. 19 to Sherry at sherry@azpbs.org or 602-496-5870.

WHO:  Eight, Arizona PBS General Manager Kelly McCullough and Associate General Manager of Content Nancy Southgate

WHERE:  Sun City West Foundation, 14465 W RH Johnson Blvd, Quail Room, Sun City West, AZ, 85375

WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 21 from 10 – 11 a.m.
PHOTO OPPS:  Eight, Arizona PBS executives present details about the latest developments at Eight, Arizona PBS – and how “today’s PBS” is different. A demonstration of how to pick up the signal over the air with a TV antenna will also be featured. A public question and answer session follows the presentation.

About Eight, Arizona PBS

Eight, Arizona PBS is a trusted community resource. For 50 years, the PBS station has focused on educating children, reporting in-depth on public affairs, fostering lifelong learning and celebrating arts and culture. Eight achieves its mission through the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach and community-based initiatives. Its signal reaches 86 percent of the homes in Arizona. With more than 1 million viewers weekly, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. For more information, visit azpbs.org.

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.