PBS Fall Schedule Offers U.K. Hits, US History

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS‘ fall schedule has a definite British accent, courtesy of the returning drama “Upstairs Downstairs” and newcomer “Call the Midwife.” The prominence of dramas imported from the U.K. is no surprise given PBS’ success with “Downton Abbey,” “Sherlock” and season one of “Upstairs Downstairs.” “Call the Midwife,” a six-part series set […]

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America Ferrera to Host ‘Independent Lens’ on PBS

NEW YORK – The PBS series ‘Independent Lens‘ says actress America Ferrera will host its ninth season of documentary films. Ferrera follows past ‘Independent Lens’ presenters including Susan Sarandon, Terrence Howard and Edie Falco. PBS says Ferrera will make her debut when the award-winning anthology series begins its new season of 27 documentaries on Oct. […]

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