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07/04/2019

Celebrate America's 243rd birthday with us! Watch A Capitol Fourth live at 8pm tonight 🎆🎆

Uncover the truth behind the find of the century: a copy of Galileo's "Sidereus Nuncius," allegedly signed by the man hi...
07/02/2019

Uncover the truth behind the find of the century: a copy of Galileo's "Sidereus Nuncius," allegedly signed by the man himself.

"Summer of Space" begins tonight! What intrigues you the most about our cosmos? 🔭💫🌕
07/02/2019
The Moon: Where to Watch? On THIRTEEN!

"Summer of Space" begins tonight! What intrigues you the most about our cosmos? 🔭💫🌕

These specials capture the exciting firsts in space, discoveries & more.

07/02/2019
Chasing the Dream: A Dream Deferred

What can growing up in NYC public housing do to a child’s health? For Sakajawia and her mother Shelevya, it’s been a constant battle.

07/01/2019
Happy Birthday NJTV!

Happy birthday to our sister station NJTV 🎉 Cheers to a fantastic 8 years (and counting!). What's your favorite part about the Garden State?

Have you visited New York's Jewish Museum? "Treasures of New York" profiles the world-renowned institution tonight at 7p...
06/30/2019

Have you visited New York's Jewish Museum? "Treasures of New York" profiles the world-renowned institution tonight at 7pm.

"From Here to Eternity" (1951) was allegedly inspired by author James Jones' personal experiences at Pearl Harbor in lat...
06/29/2019
What’s Your Favorite Pearl Harbor Movie?

"From Here to Eternity" (1951) was allegedly inspired by author James Jones' personal experiences at Pearl Harbor in late 1941.

"Reel 13" presents the film "From Here to Eternity" tonight at 9pm.

Galileo was ahead of his time.
06/28/2019

Galileo was ahead of his time.

06/28/2019
Stonewall 50

On This Day: On June 28, 1969, a police raid at the Stonewall Inn led to a series of demonstrations by the LGBTQ community, which helped to trigger the gay liberation movement. On this 50th anniversary, we remember the events that happened at 53 Christopher Street and acknowledge the ongoing struggle for LGBTQ rights.

Missed the broadcast premiere? There's still time to watch Secrets of the Dead!
06/27/2019

Missed the broadcast premiere? There's still time to watch Secrets of the Dead!

06/26/2019
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon

Fifty years ago, humanity paused and looked skyward to witness the impossible. American Experience | PBS's "Chasing the Moon" premieres July 8.

Discover how amphetamines affected the course of World War II with Secrets of the Dead.
06/25/2019

Discover how amphetamines affected the course of World War II with Secrets of the Dead.

When you think of “public housing,” what comes to mind?
06/25/2019

When you think of “public housing,” what comes to mind?

How well do you know the dean of American choral singing?
06/23/2019

How well do you know the dean of American choral singing?

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06/23/2019

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One of the greatest (and self-taught!) choral conductors in the world comes to American Masters.
06/21/2019

One of the greatest (and self-taught!) choral conductors in the world comes to American Masters.

Celebrate our nation's birthday with A Capitol Fourth, John Stamos and a host of musical guests! Will you be tuning in?
06/19/2019

Celebrate our nation's birthday with A Capitol Fourth, John Stamos and a host of musical guests! Will you be tuning in?

06/19/2019
Forever THIRTEEN

Experiences that go further are why you keep coming back to THIRTEEN. Show your support: foreverthirteen.org

See how this native New Yorker fought the government's LGBTQ witch hunt in "The Lavender Scare," tonight at 9pm. http://...
06/18/2019

See how this native New Yorker fought the government's LGBTQ witch hunt in "The Lavender Scare," tonight at 9pm. http://bit.ly/2R8HTrS

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06/18/2019

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Should New York City leave New York and become the 51st State? That was the campaign platform of author Norman Mailer an...
06/17/2019

Should New York City leave New York and become the 51st State? That was the campaign platform of author Norman Mailer and journalist Jimmy Breslin, who failed in their bids to become NYC mayor and city council president. 50 years ago today, they finished second to last in the primary.

Have you ever been inspired by one of Terrence McNally's plays -- or by his activism?
06/17/2019

Have you ever been inspired by one of Terrence McNally's plays -- or by his activism?

Thirteen WNET New York's cover photo
06/17/2019

Thirteen WNET New York's cover photo

06/16/2019

Happy Father's Day! To all the dads out there: What's the best part about fatherhood?

Did you know that the setting of the Royal Tobacco Factory in "Carmen" is now a university? Catch Bizet's opera today at...
06/16/2019

Did you know that the setting of the Royal Tobacco Factory in "Carmen" is now a university? Catch Bizet's opera today at 1pm on Great Performances l PBS.

No genre better exhibited the tendency for sheer spectacle than the Fifties musical, and "Reel 13" has aired quite a few...
06/15/2019
What’s your favorite 50s musical? | Discussions |

No genre better exhibited the tendency for sheer spectacle than the Fifties musical, and "Reel 13" has aired quite a few. Enjoy "South Pacific" tonight at 9PM!

This week’s question: Fifties musicals. With the arrival of television, the cinema had to emphasize ways that it was different from TV—which back then of course was small and limited to black and white. Going for bombast, for sheer spectacle, …

Which of Terrence McNally's plays is your favorite?
06/14/2019

Which of Terrence McNally's plays is your favorite?

06/13/2019
Endeavour, Season 6: Inside Look

A new season of "Endeavour" begins June 16! What are your predictions for this season? Do you like Endeavour's new look?

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