America Ferrera to host “Independent Lens” on PBS (AP)

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 October 19, 2010.

Throwback Friday: Sesame Street 40th Anniversary Tribute “Somebody Come and Play”

Before there were channels like Nickelodeon and Disney and Noggin, there was just good old public broadcasting (PBS).  Before there was cable and VCRs and DVDs and DVRs to watch children’s programming there was PBS.  Through PBS, we were introduced to what became an international phenomenon “Sesame Street.”  Today, Sesame Street is still going strong […]