Arizona PBS Pressroom

 

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Welcome to the Eight Pressroom, an online tool for media with easy access to program and station information. Eight, Arizona PBS news releases are highlighted under "Eight News." Those news releases, together with PBS news releases about specific programs, also are archived by month below. Please contact Colleen O'Donnell Pierce with any questions and/or needs. Thank you!

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December Date

American Masters "Troubadours December 30
Christmas With the Celts December 23
Early Literacy Workshops December 20
Downton Abbey Season Two December 20
Check, Please! Arizona December 19
American Masters "Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter" December 19
Live From Lincoln Center George Balanchine's "The Nutcracker" December 14
Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir December 13
Straight No Chaser - Songs of the Decade: Holiday Edition December 8
Celtic Woman - Believe December 7
Journey of the Universe December 6
Buddy Holly: Listen To Me - The Ultimate Buddy Party December 6
Horizon Moves to 5:30pm Weeknights December 6
Victor Borge: Comedy In Music! December 4
PBS Arts from New York: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park December 2

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November Date

Eight Create is becoming Eight Life! November 30
Eight Chosen to Test Math and Literacy Content November 22
Eight, Arizona PBS Switching to Digital November 21
Eight Expands Free Early Literacy Workshops to Yuma November 21
Woody Allen, A Documentary: American Masters November 21
PBS Arts from Cleveland "Women Who Rock" November 18
Nature "My Life As a Turkey" November 16
Nazi Hunt: Elusive Justice November 15
PBS Arts from Chicago "Bill T. Jones, A Good Man" November 11
POV "Where Soldiers Come From" November 10
Masterpiece Contemporary "Page Eight" November 6

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October Date

Will Ferrell: The 2011 Mark Twain Prize October 31
Masterpiece Mystery! "Case Histories" October 30
Frontline October 25
Eight Receives 5 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards October 17
Great Performances "Jackie Evancho: Dream With Me in Concert" October 17
Joe Bonamassa: Live From the Royal Albert Hall October 17
Suze Orman's Money Class October 17
Barbra Streisand - One Night Only at the Village Vanguard October 16
3 Steps to Incredible Health! With Joel Fuhrman, M.D. October 16
John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music) October 15
Eight, Arizona PBS Showcases Man's Best Friend October 12
Women, War & Peace October 11
Growing Hope Against Hunger October 9
ASU Academic Bowl 2011 October 2
Prohibition - A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick October 2

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September Date

Great Performances "Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk – A Celebration of New Orleans Blues" September 30
Horizon Named 2011 Leader of the Year in Public Policy September 29
NOVA “Japan's Killer Quake” Septmeber 28
NOVA “Surviving the Tsunami: A NOVA Special Presentation” Septmeber 28
POV "Last Train Home Septmeber 27
American Experience "Seabiscuit" Septmeber 26
Great Performances "Plácido Domingo: My Favorite Roles" Septmeber 23
Live from Lincoln Center “New York Philharmonic Opening Night Gala w/Deborah Voigt” Septmeber 21
POV "The Learning" Septmeber 20
Frontline "The Mosque at Ground Zero" Septmeber 13
Great Performances "A Concert for New York" Septmeber 11
PBS Newshour Presents "America Remembers: 9/11" Septmeber 11
From the Ground Up Septmeber 7
NOVA "Engineering Ground Zero" Septmeber 7
Frontline "Top Secret America" Septmeber 6
Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis" Septmeber 4
Songwriters' Showcase at Tempe Center for the Arts Septmeber 3

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August Date

Great Performances at the Met "Il Trovatore" August 28
Frontline "Football High" August 23
Nature “Kilauea: Mountain of Fire” August 21
Nature “Fellowship of the Whales” August 20
Frontline “Law and Disorder” August 16
Australian Pink Floyd Show: Live from the Hammersmith Apollo August 10
Legends of Folk: The Village Scene August 10
Country Pop Legends (My Music) August 9
Frank Sinatra: Concert for the Americas August 8
Malt Shop Memories: The Concert August 7
Daniel O'Donnell Live From Nashville August 6
The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special August 6
NOVA “Rat Attack” August 3
New Learning Media August 3

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July Date

 

American Experience "Dinosaur Wars" July 27
NOVA "Arctic Dinosaurs" July 27
POV "Mugabe and the White African" July 26
POV "Kings of Pastry" July 21
NOVA "The Great Inca Rebellion" July 20
POV "Biblioburro: The Donkey Library" July 19
Masterpiece Mystery! "Zen" July 17
Secrets of the Dead July 15
A Capitol Fourth 2011 July 4
Nature "The Gorilla King July 3

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June Date

 

POV "My Perestroika" June 28
San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas "Keeping Score: Mahler" June 24
The Journey To Palomar June 22
Be More Awards June 21
American Experience "Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided" June 20
Independent Lens "Two Spirits" June 14
American Experience "Stonewall Uprising" June 13
Joe Bonamassa: Live from the Royal Albert Hall June 9
OUT in America June 9
Rock Pop & Doo Wop (My Music) June 8
Josh Groban Command Performance: 10 Years with Public Television June 7
Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 June 6
ADD & Loving It?! June 5
John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music) June 5
Great Performances "Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3" June 5
Great Performances at the Met "Nixon in China" June 5
Suze Orman's Money Class June 5
Opry Memories June 4
Younger Next Year: The New Science of Aging June 4
American Masters presents James Levine: America’s Maestro June 1

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May Date

 

Great Performances "Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert" May 31
National Memorial Day Concert May 29
Be More Awards May 27
Arizona ArtBeat May 24
Nature "Bears of the Last Frontier" May 22
The Storm that Swept Mexico May 18
Arizona Technology and Innovation May 17
American Experience "Freedom Riders" May 16
Great Performances "Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends" May 13
Secrets of the Dead “Sinking Atlantis" May 11
Independent Lens "Bhutto" May 10
American Experience "Soundtrack for a Revolution" May 9
Independent Lens "A Film Unfinished" May 3
American Experience "Roads to Memphis" May 2
Nature "Salmon: Running the Gauntlet" May 1
Masterpiece Classic “South Riding” May 1

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April Date

Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate April 27
American Experience "Stonewall Uprising" April 25
Books & Co. April 24
Wild Australasia April 24
New Tricks April 21
MI-5 April 21
Secrets of the Dead "Lost in the Amazon" April 20
Black in Latin America April 19
Kate Wells Associate General Manager of Marketing and Development for Eight, Arizona PBS April 19
American Masters "John Muir in the New World" April 18
Nature "Survivors of the Firestorm" April 17
Arizona Spelling Bee 2011 April 12
Arizona Poetry Out Loud 2011 April 12
American Experience "The Great Famine" April 11
Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton April 11
Masterpiece Classic "Upstairs, Downstairs" April 11
William and Kate: The Royal Wedding April 10
The Civil War April 7

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March Date

Independent Lens "Pushing the Elephant" March 29
American Experience “Dolley Madison” March 28
Finding Billy Elliot March 17
Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories March 14
Great Performances "Hitman Returns:   David Foster & Friends" March 13
America's Home Cooking: From the Garden March 12
Eat & Cook Healthy! With Dr. John La Puma March 12
Kickstart Your Health with Dr. Neal Barnard March 12
The Best of Laugh-In March 12
Buddy and Dinosaur Train March 11
America’s Choir: The Story of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir March 10
Steven Caras: See Them Dance March 9
Yanni: A Living Legacy March 9
Great Performances "Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium" March 8
Suze Orman’s Money Class March 8
Rock, Pop & Doo Wop (My Music) March 7
Les Misérables 25 th Anniversary Concert at the O2 March 6
Behind the Britcoms: From Script to Screen March 5
Savor the Southwest Fiesta March 5

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February Date

American Experience "Triangle Fire" February 28
Masterpiece Classic "Any Human Heart" February 27
NOVA scienceNOW “What's the Next Big Thing?” February 23
Nature "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey" February 20
NOVA scienceNOW “Where Did We Come From?” February 16
Arizona ArtBeat February 15
Frontline “Sex Slaves" February 15
Nature "The Himalayas" February 13
NOVA “Making Stuff Smarter” February 9
NOVA scienceNOW “How Smart are Animals?” February 9
Arizona Technology & Innovation February 8
Independent Lens "When I Rise" February 8
NOVA “Making Stuff Cleaner” February 2
NOVA scienceNOW “How Does the Brain Work?” February 2
Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII February 2
Independence Lens "For Once in My Life" February 1

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January Date

Monumental Arizona January 30
Under Arizona January 30
Super Simple with Terri O January 26
Arizona Teacher of the Year 2011 January 25
Arizona Memories from the '70s January 23
NOVA "Making Stuff: Stronger, Smaller, Cleaner, Smarter" January 19
Pioneers of Television January 18
Arizona Memories from the '60s January 16
American Masters "Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides" January 12
Arizona Memories from the '50s January 9
Masterpiece Classic "Downton Abbey" January 9
Nature "Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story" January 9
Check, Please! Arizona January 5
Arizona Lodges: The High Country January 2
Great Performances "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2011" January 1
50 Golden Moments January 1
Eight, Arizona PBS Celebrates 50 years January 1

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Information About Eight 2011

Early Literacy Workshops December 20
Eight Create is becoming Eight Life! November 30
Eight Chosen to Test Math and Literacy Content November 22
Eight, Arizona PBS Switching to Digital November 21
Eight Expands Free Early Literacy Workshops to Yuma November 21
Eight Receives 5 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards October 17
Horizon Named 2011 Leader of the Year in Public Policy September 29
New Learning Media August 3
Be More Awards May 27
Kate Wells Associate General Manager of Marketing and Development for Eight, Arizona PBS April 19
50 Golden Moments January 1
Eight, Arizona PBS Celebrates 50 years January 1

 

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