All eyes were riveted on the monitors in a ballroom at the Beverly Hilton as clips from “The Vietnam War” unspooled. It was part of the PBS portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour and clearly, the public broadcaster’s pièce de résistance of its upcoming fall schedule.
PBS also showcased programming on everything from a trek by Theodore Roosevelt to the Amazon, to no fewer than three different examinations of outer space. An “Anne of Green Gables” project premieres on Thanksgiving night, and for the kids, Ruff Ruffman is back in action.
Click here to read a full report on the PBS presentations at TCA by TVWeek Open Mic writer Hillary Atkin — and learn the answer to the question, “What the heck is the heliosheath?”