Cuban Missile Crisis-Three Men Go To War

10:16AM
October
19, 2012

Monday will mark the 50th anniversary of  what became known as the Cuban Missile Crisis.  On October 22nd, 1962, President Kennedy informed the people of the United States that the Soviet Union was building secret missile bases on the Island of Cuba, just 90 miles off the shores of Florida.  Over the next 13 days [...]

NOVA scienceNow Is Back!

10:17AM
October
16, 2012

“NOVA scienceNow” is back with all new shows and a new host.  David Pogue,  technology reporter for The New York Times, takes over as host for the sixth season of “NOVA scienceNow” airing Wednesday nights at 10pm on WOSU TV.   In this new season Pogue takes on a new theme each week  that features the [...]

Race 2012- Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 8p on WOSU TV

11:55AM
October
10, 2012

Race 2012 is a provocative conversation about race and politics that documents the changing face of America, and how that change may affect the country’s political future. As documented in the 2010 Census, ethnic and racial minorities continue to grow, and their impact on America’s future — particularly as it pertains to politics and leadership [...]

Broadway American Musical- Friday, Oct. 12 at 9p on WOSU TV

11:50AM
October
10, 2012

Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)- When Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. first hits New York in 1893, the intersection of Broadway and 42nd is nobody’s idea of “the crossroads of the world.” But by 1913, “The Ziegfeld Follies really were an amalgamation of everything that was happening in America, in New York, at that time,” says [...]

Nature: Siberian Tiger Quest- Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8p on WOSU TV

11:30AM
October
10, 2012

Chris Morgan has tracked large predators in some of the wildest and most remote places on Earth. He now embarks on his greatest challenge – to find and film the Siberian tiger living wild and free in Russia’s far eastern forests. This film features the work of Korean cameraman, Sooyong Park, who spent two years [...]

Frontline: The Choice 2012

2:23PM
October
4, 2012

The first “Frontline: The Choice” program I remember watching profiled Clinton and Dole.  When the program ended I felt  I had gotten a real sense of each candidate.  The program didn’t run through proposals, or political talking points.  All it did  was introduced me, the viewer, to where each candidate  grew up, his family and [...]

Upstairs Downstairs

10:26AM
October
2, 2012

“Masterpiece Classic” is once again returning to 165 Eaton place.   When Masterpiece first aired the new “Upstairs Downstairs” in April of 2011 viewers were still talking about “Downton Abbey”.   It was easy for people to get the storylines in the two programs mixed up.  Each show dealt with the  upstairs family served by the downstairs [...]

Call The Midwife

10:11AM
September
25, 2012

This past spring PBS announced they had acquired a new hit series from the BBC.  I was happy, we seem to be having pretty good luck with BBC series.  Then I heard  this new series had a higher viewing audience in Britain than “Downton Abbey”.  Okay now I was very happy, but a little reserved. [...]

Half The Sky- Monday, October 1 at 9p on WOSU TV

10:01AM
September
25, 2012

HALF THE SKY presents women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable, and fighting bravely to change them. Their intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation.  The series was filmed in 10 countries: Cambodia, Kenya, [...]

WOSU TV, WOSU OHIO and WOSU PLUS

11:15AM
September
19, 2012

Last week WOSU aired “Great Performances at the Met: Wagner’s Ring Cycle” on our WOSU PLUS service.  Based on the viewer emails and calls we received, viewers are still unfamiliar with our additional TV services.   I spent a lot of time answering the following two questions; what is WOSU PLUS and where can I [...]