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March 11 is A Cappella Night on West Virginia PBS

Mar 7, 2014
PBS

An all-new a cappella group comes to West Virginia PBS at 8 p.m. on March 11 with the premiere of  Gentleman's Rule in Concert, followed by the cast of "Jersey Boys" in Under the Streetlamp: Let the Good Times Roll beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Watch Joe Bonamassa: Tour De Force - Live In London

Saturday, March 8 at 8:30 p.m. on WV PBS

This documentary chronicles Joe Bonamassa's atmospheric rise from the intimate club environment of The Borderline, to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Each individual evening was marked by a unique theme with different set lists, arrangements and ensembles providing the viewer with four unique performances.

Watch a preview here:

Kingfisher Ireland's Wild River
Nature

The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and longest river. It is both a barrier and highway – a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east.

It's on display on West Virginia PBS during Nature:Ireland's Wild River on Thursday, March 5 at 8 p.m.

On its journey south, the Shannon passes through a huge palette of rural landscapes, where on little-known backwaters, Ireland’s wild animals and plants still thrive as almost nowhere else.

Watch Celtic Woman: Emerald

Monday, March 3 at 9 p.m. on WV PBS

Celebrate the rich musical heritage of the Emerald Isles with Celtic Woman as they offer enchanting re-imagined versions of fan favorites from their treasure chest of Celtic songs. This family-friendly, one-of-a-kind interactive concert showcases the group’s sparkling pure voices, bewitching choreography and fairytale charms along with a group of world-class musicians, an Aontas Choir, bagpipers and championship Irish dancers.

Watch Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music

Sunday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. on WV PBS

In this special concert, 12-year-old composer, pianist, and entertainer Ethan Bortnick is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, four-piece band, and the 120-member Kids Choir.

Steve Martin Jams with Edie Brickell

Feb 28, 2014
Steve Martin appears with vocalist Edie Brickell on Great Performances.
Great Performances

Comedy legend Steve Martin is now in the fifth decade of a varied and accomplished career as a comic, actor, author and playwright. He is also a Grammy-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and songwriter.

This special program airs Saturday, March 1 at 10 pm in WV PBS in HD.

Mark Dr. Seuss's Birthday with a Week-long Cat-Ebration!

Feb 28, 2014
CITH "Anything You Can Do"
Courtesy of Series copyright 2010, CITH Productions, Inc. and Red Hat Animation, Limited. Underlying characters copyright 1957, 1985 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.

A special week of science-focused The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! kicks off with a new one-hour special on WV PBS, Monday March 3 at 3 p.m.

West Virginia PBS is celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a week of new adventures on The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, beginning with a one-hour special on Monday, March 3 at 3 p.m. (special time)

Parents Overwhelmingly Agree No Other Media Brand Meets Their Children's School Readiness Needs Like PBS KIDS

West Virginia PBS airs 11 hours of PBS KIDS programs each weekday and serves children and their families statewide through its Ready To Learn service.

Public Television Remains #1 as a Trusted Media Source

Feb 26, 2014

Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS and Member Stations are America's Most Trusted Institution and an "Excellent" Use of Tax Dollars for 11th Consecutive Year.

During a time of significant increase in broadcast audience numbers and growing reach on digital platforms, PBS and its member stations were again named #1 in trust among nationally known institutions, and called an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public in a national poll for the 11th year in a row.

The Law Works - Safety of Our Water Supply

Feb 20, 2014
WV PBS

Transmission Issues are Being Addressed

Feb 19, 2014

We realize that many viewers continue to have problems with WV PBS.

We ARE working on the problem and we thank you for your patience as we implement the solution.

Lately, many of our viewers, particularly those who are Suddenlink cable customers, are experiencing frequent reception issues with WV PBS. These issues include garbled audio, pictures breaking up and pictures freezing. We sincerely apologize for these irritations.

The Law Works - Safe Water in West Virginia

Feb 8, 2014
Courtesy of Blink Films UK

Follow the creation of four buildings that will change how we live, work and protect ourselves.

Wednesdays, February 5-26 at 10 p.m. on West Virginia PBS.

Courtesy of Runaway Fridge TV

Premieres Sunday, February 9 at 10 p.m. on West Virginia PBS

Courtesy of Scott Campbell / WNET

American Masters--Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth  premieres Friday, February 7 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS in honor of Alice Walker's 70th birthday and Black History Month

Watch the public forum the WV House of Delegates held Monday evening about the Elk River chemical spill.

The Law Works - Control of Chemicals

Jan 31, 2014
WV PBS/RMazza

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