An Oscar Nomination Sneak Peek

Evacuation of Saigon
A CIA employee (probably O.B. Harnage) helps Vietnamese evacuees onto an Air America helicopter from the top of 22 Gia Long Street, a half mile from the U.S. Embassy. (Copyright Bettmann/Corbis / AP Images)
5, 2015

Sneak peek! Now through Saturday, 2/7, stream the @American Experience Oscar®-nominated film “Last Days in Vietnam” online before it airs. From filmmaker Rory Kennedy, the film recounts the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon. Watch it now: . The film premieres on WOSU TV Tuesday, [...]

The Big Burn

3, 2015

In August 1910, a massive wildfire swept across the Northern Rockies, burning more than three million acres in 36 hours.  At the time the Department of Agriculture’s new U.S. Forest Service had only been managing the countries “forest reserves” for five years.  The management of the “forest reserves” was the responsibility of the Department of the Interior [...]

WOSU TV Is Super This Sunday

Images from Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington, Downton Abbey and Grantchester.
Are team of Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington, Downton Abbey and Grantchester is ready for Sunday.
January 28, 2015

If you are on the hunt for some great drama this Sunday, our team of Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington, Downton Abbey and Grantchester is a guaranteed winner. Watch starting at 8pm on WOSU TV.

Doc Martin Update

27, 2015

A quick update for all you DOC MARTIN fans. When the New York Times asked Martin Clunes, who plays Doctor Martin Ellingham, about a season 7 of DOC MARTIN he replied  “The show will shoot a seventh season in 2015″, but he added  ”As much as I’d love to keep on doing it, I just don’t [...]

Sinkholes on NOVA

27, 2015

Last week NOVA chronicled the salvage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.  This week NOVA takes on the growing phenomena of sinkholes. You may remember the story of the gentleman in Florida who was asleep in his bedroom when a sinkhole opened up beneath the house swallowing half the house and killing him.  And everyone [...]

A Quick Look Ahead

21, 2015

Tonight on WOSU TV NOVA follows the complicated operation to raise the Costa Concordia cruise ship that sank off the coast of Italy killing 32 passengers. The mammoth ship was the length of three football fields, and weighed over 114,000 tons.  NOVA joined the team of more than 500 divers and engineers who worked around the [...]

The Jewel In The Crown

13, 2015

Before there was DOWNTON ABBEY, there was THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN.  PBS viewers were hooked on this 1984 British drama based on Paul Scott’s epic four novels, know as the “Raj Quartet”. The story recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN introduces us to [...]

Check Out Songs At The Center

8, 2015

WOSU TV is very proud to present SONGS AT THE CENTER airing Sunday mornings at 12:30am following AUSTIN CITY LIMITS. Each week SONGS AT THE CENTER will feature the finest singer-songwriters in the region and nation performing “in the round” in front of a live audience at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington. The program will highlight [...]

Checking out the Unusual

6, 2015

“One of the appeals of Ripley was that he was kind of a regular guy. He was part world traveler, part hayseed, which people often called him.” Watch a clip from American Experience’s new doc, “Ripley, Believe it or Not,” premiering tonight at 9pm on WOSU TV.

The Great British Baking Show

26, 2014

American audiences are use to cooking competition shows, but this is a relatively new phenomenon in Britain.  The GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW was a big hit in the U.K. and PBS is bringing it to the American audience. The GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW follows 12 amateur bakers through the trials and tribulations of a 10 [...]