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BBC Inauguration Coverage, Michelle Obama Special

Jan 20, 2017

Inauguration Coverage
Anchored live by Nuala McGovern, coverage will follow the official proceedings on Inauguration Day this Friday, including the swearing in ceremony, President Trump’s inaugural address, and the parade to the White House. Beyond Washington, D.C., BBC correspondents will gauge global reaction, and analyze the significance of this transition to the wider international community.

BBC will continue to cover the inauguration through the weekend, with an extended edition of Newshour on Friday afternoon, and special editions of World Have Your Say on Saturday and Sunday. Visit the BBC Partners Site for more details.

New Special: “Michelle Obama – Black Like Me”
Reporter Valley Fontaine explores why Michelle Obama is so important to black women around the world.

This new, one-hour special is available on the BBC Partners Site for broadcast from February 18-24. It’s a perfect complement to Black History Month programming.


Tags: bbc

New specials celebrate movie music, honor survivors

Jan 12, 2017

This month, we’re pleased to share two new classical music specials:

Available now through March 1, “The Movies & The Music” features movie history and Oscar-winning film scores from the 1930s to today.

Available January 22 through May 1, “Kaddish” features conversations with Holocaust survivors, and works by composers whose lives were, in some way, touched by the Holocaust.

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Tags: apm-celebrates Tags: classical

‘The Response – America’s Story’: Submissions open, broadcast window extended

Jan 6, 2017

 “What do you want to tell President-Elect Trump about who you are and the life you lead?”

Our new co-production with BBC World Service, The Response – America’s Story, will share personal responses to this question with the global community.

Join us in asking listeners to share their personal stories and perspectives. Broadcast the first of four unique programs starting January 14; air window extended through January 28.

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Tags: bbc

Performance Today Celebrates 30 Years!

Jan 5, 2017

On January 5, 2017, Performance Today will celebrate 30 years at the forefront of classical music. In that time, the show has featured over 65,000 live concert performances, as well as hundreds of rising stars and established headliners from around the world.

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Tags: classical Tags: performance-today

Year-End Programming from BBC World Service

Dec 23, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, BBC World Service will take listeners on a visit to Jerusalem with The Arts Hour on Tour, test their knowledge with Newshour‘s annual news quiz show, and make predictions as Newshour Extra correspondents  look ahead to the New Year.
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BBC Schedule Update: The Documentary (Weekend): Dying For a Song – Postponed

Dec 20, 2016

Please note that The Documentary (Weekend): Dying For a Song  (and as promoted on the recent BBC What’s On) originally scheduled for Saturday 31 December is being postponed.

Instead the placings for this slot will therefore be split between two programs: The Story of The Bamboo Club (a repeat – full program information below), and The Woman Who Exposed Russian Doping (see the updated slots below). Read more

Tags: bbc

Celebrate Black History Month with New Program Packages

Dec 16, 2016

APM is pleased to offer two new radio packages that celebrate African American lives and experiences – from the everyday to the extraordinary. Historically Black shares the stories behind the objects. Making Oprah shares the stories behind the icon.

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Tags: apm-celebrates Tags: apm-reports

BBC World Service and APM to Co-Produce New Global Series

Dec 15, 2016

The Response – America’s Story Showcases Listeners’ Lives in Their Own Words

“What do you want to tell President-Elect Trump about who you are and the life you lead?”

Our new series, The Response – America’s Story launches today with gathering listeners’ responses to this question.

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Tags: bbc

APHC Announces Guests for Seattle, Chicago, Pasadena

Dec 7, 2016

Host Chris Thile will be taking the show on the road in January with live broadcasts of A Prairie Home Companion in Seattle, Chicago and Pasadena:

January 7: Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, with guests The Shins, Regina Spektor
January 14: Chicago’s Symphony Center, with guests Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), comedian Beth Stelling
January 21: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, with guest Ryan Adams.

More guests to be announced soon!


Tags: a-prairie-home-companion

BBC World Service: Interview with CIA Director John Brennan

Nov 30, 2016

Please note to the following program change due today for a Special: Interview with the CIA Director, John Brennan, airing today at 12:06 ET.  Program is also be available for download from Wednesday 30 November 21:30 GMT for 7 days. Read more

Tags: bbc

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