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PBS’ documentary on Jackie Robinson reveals complicated life

PBS’ documentary on the life of Jackie Robinson gets most interesting when the gloves and bats are put away for good.


Celebrity Focus: Vicar, cop dynamic duo makes PBS’ ‘Grantchester’ a standout

PASADENA, Calif. – The young vicar is eye candy. His crime-fighting partner, a police detective, is middle-age sexy. As played by James Norton and Robson Green, the characters make PBS’ …


Spokane episodes of Antiques Roadshow start Monday

Three Spokane episodes of Antiques Roadshow will kick off the 20th season of the popular PBS television show on Monday.


‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraisers deliver surprise, disappointment

“Antiques Roadshow” on PBS is all about possibilities. Is Great-Grandma’s brooch worth some serious money or is its worth measured only in sentimental value? Thousands of people got opportunities to …


At Antiques Roadshow in Spokane, a $300,000 painting and more

Thousands of people got the opportunities to learn more about their treasures Saturday as Antiques Roadshow set up shop in the Spokane Convention Center for the day.


Antiques Roadshow coming back to Spokane

“Antiques Roadshow,” the popular PBS series, will come back to Spokane in June to film three new episodes.


Painting a portrait of Bing

A PBS documentary seeks to remind younger generations there was so much more to Bing Crosby than crooning “White Christmas” – from media master to philanthropist to difficult dad. “It’s …


Rebecca Eaton’s book recounts years with ‘Masterpiece’

Do you remember Alistair Cooke? Besides being a renowned journalist, he also was the first host of PBS’ “Masterpiece Theatre” when it started in 1971. Now you can find out …


With Stokes at the controls, KSPS operates as independent PBS affiliate

W hen Gary Stokes moved to Spokane in 2011 to become executive director of the Friends of KSPS, he never dreamed he’d be back running a television station. But that’s …


PBS enjoying bump in viewership, partly thanks to once-feared networks

NEW YORK – Honey Boo Boo, the management at PBS wants to thank you. You, too, real housewives. And naked castaways, Long Island princesses, breakaway Amish, storage warriors, pawn stars …


Technology paves the way to the Vanishing Weekend

My favorite line from the PBS Anglo-fest “Downton Abbey” comes after a character mentions that he plans to visit on the weekend. The dowager countess, played by Maggie Smith, looks …


Spokane kid picked for ‘PICME’

Thanks to modern technology, a Spokane preschooler is about to become a TV star. Three-year-old Damian Carrera Ordaz will be featured in Thursday’s episode of “PICME,” a new show on …


Treasure hunters on prowl

It’s the kind of extravaganza that could inspire out-of-town visitors to spend money. But local antique store operators are more excited about going to Saturday’s “Antiques Roadshow” event than they …