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[07/30/18 - 11:38 AM]
PBS Wants YOU to Join "The Great American Read"
In addition to the nationwide reading campaign, the eight-part television series returns to PBS stations on Tuesday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/16/18 - 01:27 PM]
PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule
Look for "The Miniaturist," "The Durrells in Corfu" and "Poldark" to spearhead the network's Sunday lineup.

[04/20/18 - 08:07 AM]
"The Great American Read," A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite Novels
The series, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/17 - 11:32 AM]
PBS Celebrates the Joy of Reading with "The Great American Read" (w.t.)
Beginning with a two-hour kick-off event in May, the high-energy, hosted documentary special will feature appearances by celebrities and everyday Americans passionately advocating for and explaining their personal connections to their favorite books.







GREAT AMERICAN READ, THE (PBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/22/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 10/23/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, July 2018) Examine the power, passion and joy of reading, gauged through the lens of America's 100 best-loved novels chosen by the public. The multi-part series features reflections from everyday Americans, as well as figures in the entertainment, sports, news and literary worlds, culminating in the first national vote to choose "America's Best-Loved Novel."
CREW INFORMATION:
· Annie Wong as PROD
· Bob Kirsh as EP
· Jane Root as EP
· Justine Simonson as PROD
· Kate Chumley as PROD
· Katherine Linton as PROD
· Michael Cascio as EP
· Michelle Smawley as PROD
· Rebecca Ratliff Cameron as CO-EP
· Siobhan Lockhart as PROD
· Tomek Gross as PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Nutopia