HBO orders full season of new series: “Julia”

HBO has ordered “Julia,“ a drama series inspired by cookbook author, chef, and TV show host, Julia Child. The show, which already filmed its pilot, will continue filming the rest of its eight episode first season in Boston this spring.

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We Remember

As one year gives way to the next, GBH would like to remember members of the GBH family whose deaths we sadly marked in 2020.

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News at Ten

The News at Ten was WGBH’s first nightly news program and Boston’s first 10:00 pm news program. It aired for a year beginning in the spring of 1966.

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Why We Turned to PBS: WGBH Programs and Captioning

The New York Times: We asked our writers to reflect on PBS’s lasting imprint on our culture, while Rachael Ray, Gary Clark Jr., Damon Lindelof, Kal Penn and others share first-person reminiscences about the television that changed their lives.

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Molly of Denali wins awards

“Molly of Denali,” the groundbreaking PBS Kids series produced by Boston’s GBH, won two major awards in its first season: a Peabody and the 2020 Television Critics Association award for outstanding achievement in youth programming.

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John Kerr: Shifting (video)

John Kerr had three wonderful children, and worked happily for decades as the main fundraiser for WGBH, Boston’s public television & radio station. Then things shifted.

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Meeting the original Rocky, 1964

Rocky was a bit shorter, was dressed conservatively in slacks and a sports jacket that showed that he was in very good shape. I figured he must have been Fernandes’ bodyguard. I had no idea what Frankie did for Fernandes.

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Dame Diana Rigg, 82, Mystery! host

She was an integral member of the MASTERPIECE family, including 15 years as the host of MYSTERY!, where her elegant introductions made an indelible impression on U.S. audiences.

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Why has WGBH had such an impact? Five views

Fred Barzyk: “I have asked several long time producers at WGBH to take a crack at the question of ‘Why does WGBH, a local public TV station in Boston, have such an impressive impact on media, culture and innovation?’ What follows are several responses to the question.”

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WGBH Rebrands to “GBH”

WGBH today announced new branding, dropping the broadcast-centric “W” from its name and adopting a new logo. Going forward, the organization will be known as GBH.

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Do You Remember This?

Do you remember a child psychology program that ran in the ’70s and ’80s? If so, the WGBH archives wants to hear from you.

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A visit to Mount Auburn Cemetery

At a time when community is more precious than ever, a visit with some late greats at Mount Auburn Cemetery — a tremendous source of zen and beauty for those of us fortunate to live nearby.

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