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[04/28/16 - 07:02 AM]
PBS Summer 2016 Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials
Upcoming originals include "Endeavour, Season Three" and "Inspector Lewis, The Final Season."

[01/18/16 - 10:20 AM]
"PBS Election 2016" Offers Comprehensive Look at Candidates and Issues
At the center of this multi-platform initiative is a new strategic partnership with NPR that allows for sharing of news content between the two organizations.

[01/13/16 - 03:27 PM]
PBS Highlights the African-American Experience Through A Wide Range of Content
In addition to documentaries airing in February featuring those who helped influence integration and inclusion, throughout 2016 PBS will also feature programs about moments in history that helped shape race relations today.

[10/19/15 - 10:24 AM]
PBS' Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns
Highlights include the final season of "Downton Abbey," a "Sherlock" special, the return of "Grantchester" and the premiere of Civil War drama "Mercy Street."

[06/04/15 - 06:58 AM]
PBS Primetime This Fall Shines With Exquisite New Drama, Exuberant Performances, Extraordinary Science and Stars Galore
The 9-part "Indian Summers" on "Masterpiece" premieres September 27 with Golden Globe Award-winning actress Julie Walters in the dramatic retelling of the twilight of British rule in India.

[05/07/15 - 07:12 AM]
"Poldark" Drama and Unprecedented Look at Sea Life in "Big Blue Live" Spark PBS' 2015 Summer Season
"We're breaking new ground on PBS this summer," says Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming.

[01/15/15 - 03:32 PM]
PBS Black History Month Programming Celebrates the Richness of African-American History and Culture
PBS will offer special new episodes from popular titles, along with encore programming - all of which will stream online after broadcast on the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[11/19/14 - 08:21 AM]
PBS Unveils New Titles as Part of Winter/Spring Season and Expanded Sunday Night Drama Lineup in 2015
Highlights include newcomers "Grantchester," "Wolf Hall," "Poldark" and "Indian Summers."

[04/02/14 - 05:47 AM]
73rd Annual Peabody Awards Winners Announced
Among the TV winners: "Scandal," "Orphan Black," "Orange Is the New Black," "Key & Peele," "House of Cards," "The Bridge" and "Breaking Bad."

[01/16/14 - 01:38 PM]
PBS Celebrates Black History Month with New Programs and a Digital Campaign That Unites More Than a Century of History and Culture
The lineup begins on February 3 with "American Promise," a powerful coming-of-age documentary from "POV."

[10/23/13 - 08:12 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring Season With Strong Roster of Returning Series and New Entries in Variety of Genres
Highlights include the return of "Downton Abbey" (January 5), "Sherlock" (January 19), "Call the Midwife" (March 30) and "Mr. Selfridge" (also March 30).

[10/23/13 - 08:12 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring Season With Strong Roster of Returning Series and New Entries in Variety of Genres
Highlights include the return of "Downton Abbey" (January 5), "Sherlock" (January 19), "Call the Midwife" (March 30) and "Mr. Selfridge" (also March 30).

[05/09/13 - 05:11 AM]
PBS Fall Season Offers an Array of New Series, Specials and Returning Favorites
Highlights include "Foyle's War, Series VII" as well as "The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's History Plays."

[05/02/13 - 08:46 AM]
PBS Announces Summer Season of Captivating Programming
Highlights include new entries "Endeavour" and "The Lady Vanishes" as well as a new season of "Inspector Lewis."

[03/27/13 - 07:22 AM]
72nd Annual Peabody Awards Winners Announced
Among the TV winners: "Southland," "Switched at Birth," "Game Change," "Louie," "Girls" and "Doctor Who."

[01/28/13 - 07:21 AM]
PBS Celebrates Black History Month with Special Programs and New Black Culture Website
Cab Calloway, Daisy Bates and William Still are among the featured profiles next month.

[01/14/13 - 11:39 AM]
At Winter 2013 TCA Session, PBS Announces New Programming
In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, PBS will broadcast a series of specials that continue the public conversation on gun laws, mental illness and school security.

[01/14/13 - 10:46 AM]
PBS Continues Commitment to Independent Films in 2013 - Short Film Festival and Independent Film Showcase Announced
Films from "POV" and "Independent Lens" will be among those showcased.

[12/06/12 - 06:10 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2013 Lineup
Highlights include the third season of "Downton Abbey" on Sunday nights from January 6 to February 17.

[09/06/12 - 11:26 AM]
"As Goes Janesville" to Premiere on the PBS Series "Independent Lens" on Monday, October 8, 2012
The show's regular fall season begins on Monday, October 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/12 - 08:50 AM]
PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15, 2012
Highlights include "Voces on PBS," a showcase of outstanding documentaries that celebrate the rich diversity of Latino life.

[05/15/12 - 12:11 PM]
PBS Announces Fall 2012 Lineup
Highlights include the return of "Upstairs Downstairs" plus Ken Burns's new documentary "The Dust Bowl."

[04/26/12 - 06:44 AM]
PBS Offers Expansive Slate of New Programming This Summer
Highlights include "Market Warriors," narrated by Fred Willard, premiering July 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/08/11 - 07:34 AM]
PBS Announces Programming Line-Up for 2012 Black History Month Commemoration
This year's schedule "provides an in-depth look at a variety of historical events from the post-Emancipation era to the rise of the black power movement."

[11/17/11 - 08:01 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2012 Line-Up
Highlights include the second seasons of "Downton Abbey" (Sunday, January 8) and "Sherlock" (Sunday, May 6).

[01/13/11 - 07:32 AM]
PBS Celebrates Black History Month with More True Originals
Plus: Thousands of hours of PBS programming are available on the PBS Video Portal.

[03/31/10 - 09:05 AM]
69th Annual Peabody Awards Winners Announced
Television honorees include "Modern Family," "Glee," "In Treatment" and "No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency."







INDEPENDENT LENS (PBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/9/99 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2016)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
18 (??? episodes)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, November 2015) INDEPENDENT LENS "Chuck Norris vs. Communism" - The power of cinema ignited a revolution in 1980s Romania, as an intrepid VHS bootlegger and a brave translator brought Western movies to audiences behind the Iron Curtain. - Monday, January 4, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET
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