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WATCH: You've Never Seen 'Reading Rainbow' Like This

Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy

PBS continues their series of remixing classic shows with this great songification of LeVar Burton from "Reading Rainbow." If you liked the "Mister...

With Dan Stevens' Departure, Will 'Dowton Abbey' Recast Matthew?

Posted 12.04.2012 | TV

Could someone else play Matthew Crawley on "Downton Abbey"? Dan Stevens, the actor who makes hearts swoon, is reportedly leaving the series, set only ...

The Other Dark Side of GMO Corn

Mohammed Salarbux | Posted 11.30.2012 | Green
Mohammed Salarbux

The convergence of nine out of the 10 consecutive warmest years, along with poor soil conservation practices, could lead to the depletion of our underground water reservoir, which could in turn result in another Dust Bowl.

Longtime 'Sesame Street' Director Dies

AP | Posted 11.23.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- A longtime "Sesame Street" director who also worked on soap operas including "The Guiding Light" and "As the World Turns" has died. Emily ...

'Downton Abbey' Renewed For Season 4

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 11.23.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" has been renewed for a fourth season, British broadcaster ITV announced Friday. Though the show has yet to premiere its third season i...

PBS Asks: What Should Midlifers Do With The Next Half Of Their Lives?

Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty

The weekend after Thanksgiving, after you’ve recovered from your food coma and said goodbye to visiting family, make sure you tune into PBS’ new s...

Cara Santa Maria

How Can We Prevent Another Dust Bowl?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green

This is in fact a classic story of human nature coming up against Mother Nature. And guess what, Mother Nature always wins. – Ken Burns On Octobe...

Don't Throw Big Bird Over the Fiscal Cliff

Marcy Syms | Posted 01.16.2013 | Media
Marcy Syms

Not only do American families want government-supported public broadcasting, they need it now more than ever.

How Curious George Helps Children's Math And Science

Posted 11.15.2012 | Education

A recent study of the popular children’s program Curious George found that the series’ television episodes and TV tie-in books positively impacted...

Michelle Obama Gets Special 'Downton Abbey' Treatment

Posted 11.14.2012 | TV

The Perks Of Being A FLOTUS.

'Market Warriors’ Takes Antiquing To NYC Tonight

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 11.13.2012 | HuffPost Home

Did you watch?

WATCH: 'Sesame Street's' Big Hurricane Announcement

Posted 11.08.2012 | Parents

In Hurricane Sandy's aftermath, the "Sesame Street" team has jumped into an ongoing discussion of how to teach kids about weather-related fear, destru...

David Geffen: 'Invented' and Dazzling on PBS

Liz Smith | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

So, David Geffen, a slim little kid who escaped Brooklyn to fulfill his dream in Hollywood, becomes a maestro of the rock generation after starting as an agent. "What does an agent do?" he asked, at first.

David Geffen Documentary Celebrates Music Industry Great

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment

Crosby, Stills & Nash weren't looking for a friend when they hired David Geffen. They had plenty of those already. "We knew we were in a shark tank," ...

Street Fight: The Ugly Side of Politics

Natasha Del Toro | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Natasha Del Toro

The bare-knuckles battle depicted in the documentary film Street Fight reminds us of how ugly it can get.

WATCH: Ken Burns Rips Romney

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

Filmmaker Ken Burns had harsh words for Mitt Romney, mocking the Republican presidential candidate and calling his proposal to cut funding for PBS "ri...

Mitt Romney, Big Bird and American Creativity

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Mitt Romney's comment in the first presidential debate about defunding Big Bird was the fodder for lots of jokes, but it has more serious implications, not just for public funding for the arts, but for the future of America's global competitiveness.

A 'Downton Abbey' Departure?

Posted 10.24.2012 | TV

Dan Stevens could be leaving "Downton Abbey." According to the Daily Mail, Stevens might not return for "Downton Abbey" Season 4. Stevens is currently...

Big Bird And Mister Rogers Are Not Just For Kids: We Need Their Wisdom More Than Ever

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 12.22.2012 | TV
Ian I. Mitroff

Is anyone naïve enough to believe that any network other than PBS would run Big Bird and Mister Rogers for as long as it has? No, it's not the paltry sum of money why conservatives want to get rid of Big Bird, Mister Rogers, and PBS. It's the values for which they stand.

'Million Puppet March' Will Defend Big Bird, PBS

AP | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- More than 1,000 puppeteers and public broadcasting supporters have signed on for a march on the National Mall in Washington three days b...

Big Bird Will Be Fine Under Romney

Erik Sean Nelson | Posted 12.16.2012 | Comedy
Erik Sean Nelson

Who says that the Free Market doesn't solve all problems? ...

Michelle Dockery Talks Surprising 'Downton Abbey' Plot Twists

Posted 10.16.2012 | TV

There's no doubt that Lady Mary's (Michelle Dockery) character has changed since the first few episodes of "Downton Abbey." But while chatting with...

Would Romney Really Kill Big Bird?

Scott Lilly | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Scott Lilly

What does Gov. Romney's proposal to eliminate the federal appropriation for public broadcasting actually mean for Big Bird's livelihood?

Behind The Scenes Of 'Call The Midwife'

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents

"Call The Midwife," PBS's newest Sunday-night British drama series, has already been hailed as a successor to the smooth and stately smash hit "Downto...

'Million Muppet March' Planned To Protest Romney Over PBS

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | Media

By Daniel Trotta Oct 12 (Reuters) - Plans to save Big Bird, the fuzzy yellow character on U.S. public television's "Sesame Street," fr...