TITLE

Public television feathers its nest

AUTHOR(S)
Toch, Thomas
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/18/94, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is launching PTV, the Ready to Learn Service. Effort to dramatically expand its educational television family and recast itself in a new role; Lineup which combines old standbys like `Sesame Street' with new shows emphasizing science, reading and more; Attempt to establish a niche for itself in an increasingly competitive television industry; Financial pressures at PBS; Commercial broadcasters under attack for quality of programming.
ACCESSION #
9407127666

 

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