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  1. Ronald Epstein

    Pre-Order Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns Fully Restored in High Definition Blu-ray Available for Preorder

    Thank you for supporting HTF when you preorder using the link below. If you are using an adblocker you will not see link. As an Amazon Associate HTF earns from qualifying purchases <iframe style="width:120px;height:240px;" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" frameborder="0"...
  2. Angelo Colombus

    PBS turns 50

    PBS was launched 50 years ago on Oct. 4, 1970 and since i was a kid have watched many of the programs and below i have some of my favorites. I hope they will continue to produce more quality programing. 1) This Old House 2) Classic films that were broadcast in the late 1970's 3) British shows...
  3. likewow

    The Carol Burnett Show unedited is airing on PBS

    PBS stations are airing hour long unedited episodes of The Carol Burnett Show on Saturday nights. I see it at 6pm Central time. Tonight was the third week. I don't know who is picking which episodes to air. Maybe Carol herself? Tonights guest was Paul Lynde, last week was Ethel Merman.
  4. Cranston37+

    PBS Documentaries Prime Video channel

    $3.99/month. August 4. I can watch a lot of Ken Burns in 1 month. https://www.mediaplaynews.com/pbs-launches-pbs-documentaries-prime-video-channel/
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    New Feature Documentary about the alternative community of Christiania in Denmark.

  6. PianoPlayer

    Looking for PBS "Visions" series from the 1970s

    Anybody remember an excellent PBS anthology show from the 1970s called "Visions"? There's precious little info about it available, much less a home video release. Watched it as a teenager when it first aired. I recall it being quite good. Some info...
  7. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Country Music - in Blu-ray

    When one's name becomes synonymous with a computer software function, you've risen to a certain level of public awareness and admiration. So it is with Florentine Films, a documentary production entity working out of Vermont, that has become the go-to for bespoke films on a myriad of subjects...
  8. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    The price link below will take you directly to the product on Amazon. If you are using an adblocker you will not see link. <iframe margin marginheight="0" scrolling="no" frame...
  9. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Reconstruction: America After the Civil War -- DVD

    I've mentioned here previously, that I'm a huge fan of Prof. Gates, and his work. One of the leading proponents toward education of the black experience, and history, his four hour PBS documentary on the Reconstruction Era is a winner. Most casual viewers of American history, probably look at...
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    samsung un55nu8000f no pbs app?

    love the tv but after using it for 2 wks, half the pluto tv channels just disappeared one day. Anyone else see this? Also, I cant seem to download or find the pbs app in the tv app store. Can we not get pbs apps on samsung tvs?
  11. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Vietnam War -- in Blu-ray

    Even though I lived through the era, I never truly understood the facts behind what occurred. For at least the earlier years, I was too young to understand. Later, it became a social touchstone, and point of division, even among friends, equating in some ways to our current political...
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    ZOOM (PBS) (1972-1978)

    As good as the ZOOM: Back to the '70s compilation DVD is, I do believe it would be neat if WGBH and PBS could get their act together and release all six seasons of the classic version (1972-78) of this children's series on DVD in their entirety. They previously released all six seasons of the...
  13. Garysb

    Broadway Shows On PBS

    Per Playbill Great Performances will present broadcasts of three recent Broadway productions: She Loves Me (October 20), Holiday Inn (November 24), and the Kevin Kline-led revival of Present Laughter (November 3). The three titles were previously filmed for the streaming service BroadwayHD...
  14. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Victoria -- in Blu-ray

    Like the mountain lions making their way north to spawn in the lakes of Scotland, one can presume that if we're being sent a special series from the UK from ITV via PBS / Masterpiece, that it's going to be something special. And the newly minted Victoria, which covers the early years of Queen...
  15. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Endeavour: The Complete Third Season Blu-ray Review

    matt-hough Endeavour: The Complete Third Season Blu-ray Review Season Three of Endeavour offers two cracking good mysteries and two fair ones to balance out an average season for the show. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  16. battlebeast

    PBS American Masters

    Are these episodes available on Disc? I know some are, but are they all?
  17. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Downton Abbey - Season 6 -- in Blu-ray

    In the history of broadcast television, there have been few shows as heralded for overall quality, as the six seasons of the Carnival / Masterpiece / PBS Downton Abbey. That quality, which affected every area of the show, does not fail in the final season. On Blu-ray, there were some early...
  18. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Ken Burns' The Civil War -- in Blu-ray

    Let me begin by answering what will probably be the most asked question about the new PBS set of Ken Burns' 1990 documentary on The Civil War. Is it worth an upgrade, if I already own the DVDs? Simple answer. A resounding yes! Absolutely. There is a huge difference between a quarter-century...
  19. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Mercy Street Blu-ray Review

    <b>Mercy Street Blu-ray Review</b><p><p>With <em class='bbc'>Downton Abbey</em> about to wrap up a six-season run in the United States on PBS, the network naturally is looking for another period drama to take its place, admittedly big shoes to fill since <em class='bbc'>Downton</em> has by any...
  20. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Downton Abbey (5 Season set) -- in Blu-ray

    <p>There have been several TV / Cable series that release multi-season sets as the show is still in production. &nbsp;As of this date, there are so many different sets of Downton Abbey discs available -- check them out on Amazon -- that things can get a bit confusing. &nbsp;Especially since some...
  21. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About While we wait for A few words about...™ Ken Burns' The Civil War -- in Blu-ray

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  22. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Poldark -- in Blu-ray

    <p>I've always been a sucker for extremely high quality British television programming, and when I heard that Poldark, which I'd not seen, but about which I'd read great things was coming to Blu-ray...</p> <p>Back around 1975, the novels by Winston Graham, who also wrote the novel on which...
  23. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Wolf Hall Blu-ray Review

    <b>Wolf Hall Blu-ray Review</b><p>King Henry VIII’s desperate attempts to produce a male heir resulting in the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation in England has been a tale told through countless generations on the stage, on radio, in films, and on television. The cast of characters...
  24. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Wolf Hall -- in Blu-ray

    <p>Based upon the premise that it was BBC / PBS, and based upon the historical novels by Hilary Mantel -- novels of which I was aware, but had not read.</p> <p>So basically, I went in blind.</p> <p>Two minutes into the first episode (of six), I knew I was seeing something special, and the...
  25. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Grantchester Blu-ray Review

    <b>Grantchester Blu-ray Review</b><p>In the annals of British mystery literature, there have been detectives of many stripes: young and old, amateur and professional, and from several different walks of life. Sidney Chambers in the <em class='bbc'>Grantchester </em>mysteries by James Runcie is...
  26. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Downton Abbey - Season 5 -- in Blu-ray

    <p>Like a few others, I&#039;m a huge fan of Downton Abbey, and it&#039;s&nbsp;never-ending parade of new faces, trials and tribulations as time passes. &nbsp;At the opening of Season 5, we find ourselves in 1924.</p><p>With the exception of a slight conversion hiccup in Season 2, which PBS...
  27. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Downton Abbey: Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    <b>Downton Abbey: Season 5 Blu-ray Review</b><p>For a program that began its life intending to be merely a seven-part miniseries which ended on the brink of World War I (and which won six Emmys), Julian Fellowes' <em class='bbc'>Downton Abbey</em> has become instead an international phenomenon...
  28. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Jewel in the Crown -- in DVD

    The 1984 multiple award-winning series from UK's Granada Television, has been released via PBS in a remastered anniversary edition, and the tech new is good. Photographed in 16mm by Ray Goode, who was also behind the camera for many of the Sherlock Holmes productions, Jewel appears newly...
  29. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Death Comes to Pemberley -- in Blu-ray

    <p>I've always been a sucker for British programming, especially those that live in time of Dickens, Austen and others of their ilk.</p><p>Death Comes to Pemberley, based upon a novel by P.D. James, shares &nbsp;roots with the works of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and blends them nicely...