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BBC World Service, APM extend U.S. distribution partnership

Oct 20, 2016

BBC World Service and American Public Media (APM) have announced the extension of their partnership for the distribution of BBC World Service English radio programming to U.S. public radio stations. The partnership is renewed until mid 2022.

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BBC Interim & Winter Schedules, New Programs

Oct 20, 2016

There will be one interim schedule week prior to switching to the winter schedule. The interim schedule week is effective Sunday, October 30 through Saturday, November 5. Please note that on Sunday, October 30, Newshour will air at 9:00am ET and 5:00pm ET, instead of 8:00am and 4:00pm ET. All other Newshour broadcasts remain at current times.

The winter schedule begins Sunday, November 6, and will be in effect through March 11, 2017.

These and other schedules can be found on our website. Please review them carefully and contact your Station Representative contact with any questions.

New programs on the winter schedule
With the winter schedule, BBC World Service introduces three new weekly programs airing on Saturdays. CrowdScience (30 minutes, starting November 5) takes audience questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge. BBC World Hacks (30 minutes, starting November 12) takes on the big problems of our time through the lens of possibility, asking is it possible to just hack issues like the refugee crisis, air pollution or inequality? In, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy, (9-minute segment, starting November 5) economist Tim Harford tells the fascinating and often surprising stories of 50 inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world in which all of us now live.

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Program Update: BBC World Service, UPDATED Clock Change for 10/19 Newsday Debate Coverage

Oct 19, 2016

This is an update from the message sent yesterday. Both bottom of the hour breaks will be lifted in today’s special Newsday broadcast of the presidential debate from 9:06pm ET to 10:59pm ET. Breaks will be lifted at 9:29pm ET and 10:29pm ET to allow for continuous coverage. Top of the hour breaks will be maintained per the World Service clock.

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BBC (APM) World Service, Clock change for Newsday Oct 19 debate coverage

Oct 18, 2016

Please note that during tomorrow’s special Newsday broadcast of the presidential debate, BBC will lift the bottom of the hour break at 9:29pm ET and the program will run continuously from 9:06pm to 9:59pm ET. Top of the hour breaks will be maintained for both the 9:00pm and 10:00pm ET hours of Newsday. The bottom of the hour break will be maintained at 10:20pm ET, and please note that the special debate coverage may conclude before 10:59pm ET.


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Live Coverage of Final Presidential Debate This Wednesday

Oct 17, 2016

BBC World Service will continue its ongoing, in-depth coverage of the U.S. presidential debates with live coverage from Newsday:

Wednesday, October 19:  University of Nevada, Las Vegas
9:00 – 10:59 p.m. ET (replaces Outlook for the 9:00 p.m. ET hour)

Presenters will file content for all BBC World Service news programs. Coverage will feature advance previews on the day of the debate and continue through post-debate insights and analysis.

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Help Us Improve Our Station Communications

Oct 17, 2016

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Ask listeners “What’s your number?” with Marketplace’s Economic Anxiety Quiz

Oct 13, 2016

Embed the Economic Anxiety Quiz on your website – new data available now!
Marketplace is offering an audience engagement opportunity tied to its election and economy reporting. For the past year, Marketplace has partnered with Edison Research to conduct quarterly national polls measuring how Americans are experiencing the economy. The results of these surveys have informed the Economic Anxiety Index—a number that helps describe how the nation’s economy feels on a personal level.

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NEW! APHC Digital Toolkit & Fundraising Spots

Oct 11, 2016

The new season of A Prairie Home Companion premieres this Saturday, and we have more new offerings to share:

Digital toolkit
Our new digital toolkit includes a wide variety of promotional information and assets, from how to talk about the new show and rebroadcasts, to our style guide, tune-in ads for your website, and audience engagement ideas.

The new toolkit also includes a Listening Party Kit, designed for APHC fans in your audience to host their own book club-style parties at home and enjoy the new season with family and friends! Find this new kit for your listeners on page 18. Click here for the full toolkit.

Fundraising promos
Nine new fundraising promos, handoffs and cutaways are now available on ContentDepot:
This all-new selection includes promos and handoffs voiced by Chris Thile, plus APHC regulars Tim Russell and Fred Newman.

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Live Debate Coverage from BBC World Service

Oct 7, 2016

This Sunday, October 9, Newsday will continue its live presidential debate coverage from Washington University in St. Louis. This program follows the standard BBC World Service program clock.

Visit the BBC Partners site for additional details.

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BBC World Service Offers Ongoing Presidential Debate Coverage

Oct 5, 2016

BBC World Service offers ongoing, in-depth coverage of the U.S. presidential debates.

Live coverage from Newsday:

Sunday, October 9:  Washington University in St. Louis
8:30pm – 10:59pm ET (replaces current programming on the schedule)

Wednesday, October 19:  University of Nevada, Las Vegas
9:00 – 10:59pm ET (replaces Outlook for the 9:00pm ET hour)

Coverage from World Have Your Say and Outside Source:

Sunday, October 9: St. Louis with Ben James
Wednesday, October 19: Las Vegas with Nuala McGovern

Presenters will file content for all BBC World Service news programs. Coverage will feature advance previews on the day of the debate and continue through post-debate insights and analysis.

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