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Tonight at 7 p.m. on @acltv: Puerto Rican rapper Residente presents songs from his solo debut and from his Calle 13 catalog. #AustinPBS
Today at noon on #CentralTexasGardener: Prepping beds and large containers for succulents and companion flowering perennials. Repeats at 4 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
"Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world." - Dolores Huerta Watch an encore of #DoloresPBS, tonight at 9 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Six women trailblazers help shape American politics at the turn of the 20th century. Unladylike2020: The Changemakers from American Masters is next at 8 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Follow the inspiring story of the Paralympic movement's recent revolution, profiling its extraordinary founder, Sir Philip Craven. Positive All The Way is airing at 7:30 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Seniors this year have missed a lot of milestones due to #COVID19, but one may greatly impact their career path or college trajectory. See how teachers and students are adapting and retooling their CTE certifications. #AmGradTX
THIS SUNDAY: Join us for a free online screening of the new documentary "Viral: Anti-Semitism in Four Mutations" at 3 p.m. In partnership with @ShalomAustin and @austinjewishff.
RT @PBSKIDS: Join author and illustrator @theartoffunnews as he reads “Last Stop on Market Street” by @mattdelapena, a book about a boy rid…
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. on @overheardpbs: Stacey Abrams, former Georgia House Democratic Leader, discusses voter suppression and politics. #AustinPBS
Philip Craven guides the International Paralympic Committe to become a global leader for social change. Positive All the Way is next at 7 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
RT @pbsteachers: Join us for a four-part, free professional development series to explore tools for anti-racist teaching and consider the w…
BREAKING: The Supreme Court upheld a prosecutor’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of a criminal investigation that includes hush-money payments to women who claim they had affairs with Trump.
“Then stop talking, stop yelling. It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk,” said Derek Chauvin, the white officer who held his knee to George Floyd’s neck for nearly eight minutes, according to newly released transcripts of body camera video recordings.
Today at 11 p.m. on @acltv: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue perform with special guest Cyril Neville. #AustinPBS
Don't miss the PBS NewsHour special - China: Power and Prosperity. Tonight at 9 p.m. on #AustinPBS…
Australia's unusual creatures, including the kangaroo and cassowary, convey a story of isolation, change and resilience. Next on NOVA at 8 p.m. #AustinPBS
Coming up at 7 p.m. on Spy in the Wild: Spy monkey gets caught as real monkeys fight over beach bar alcohol and a spy egret becomes a victim when elephants start throwing mud. #AustinPBS
Face masks are an easy way to slow the spread of diseases like COVID-19, check out this video from @okaytobesmart and @pbsds to see how and why they work.
If you've been wondering about our plans for Season 46 of @acltv, here's a production update. #atx #acltv…
RT @PBSNature: Learn how to forage in your backyard! #NaturePBS
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Even before live gigs were cancelled, many musicians were struggling to make a living...what can you do to help your favorite artists? (From @TwoCentsPBS)
RT @NewsHour: A two-year audit of Facebook’s civil rights record found “serious setbacks” that have marred the social network’s progress on…
Part 2 of #TheVotePBS airs tonight at 8 p.m. on #AustinPBS.…
RT @frontlinepbs: A dream vacation turned deadly as COVID-19 spread through a cruise ship in March. Brendt Reil was aboard – and texted his…
The campaign waged by American women for the right to vote resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history. #TheVotePBS premieres tonight at 8 p.m. on #AustinPBS.…
RT @IndependentLens: Watch Episode 1 of #HistoryofWhitePeopleinAmerica now:…
Wearing a mask is a cheap and easy way to help stop the spread of airborne infections like COVID-19. It’s also a sign that you want to help protect other people and have them protect you…that we’re all in this together. (From @okaytobesmart)
The broadcast Season 46 of @acltv will return this fall. In the meantime, we are working on a special episode, The Best of #ACLHOF, featuring highlights from the past 6 years of unforgettable music performances from the Hall of Fame stage to air this winter on PBS.
We are already looking ahead and will be back next year - October 28, 2021. We hope you will save the date and join us for this annual celebration and Austin PBS fundraiser.
Austin City Limits and Austin PBS are deeply disappointed to announce, after careful consideration, the 2020 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction & Celebration event will no longer take place October 2020 as previously planned.
RT @DecibelAtx: ICYMI: "We have 5 million uninsured Texans. That's the worst number and percentage in the country.” We checked in with heal…
Coming up at 9 p.m. on @masterpiecepbs:…
Tonight at 8 PM: Don't miss a brand-new episode of #GrantchesterPBS!…
HAPPENING NOW: Join us for the 40th-anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth. #July4thPBS
Happy Fourth of July! we hope you and your loved ones will tune in to @July4thPBS on #AustinPBS tonight at 7 p.m. Don’t miss the 40th-anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth. #July4thPBS
STARTING NOW: Celebrate the 4th of July with a #TheDaytripper marathon! Discover new places from the comfort of your home with @ChetTripper as he explores various cities around the state. Start daydreaming about your next Texas adventure for when we're able to safely venture out.
Join us for a free online screening of the new documentary "Viral: Anti-Semitism in Four Mutations" on July 12 at 3 p.m.
Meet The Candidates for the U.S. Senate Runoff Race. Democrats MJ Hegar and Royce West are in a runoff race to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, Texas’ long-term GOP incumbent Senator. Watch tonight at 8 pm on Austin PBS or watch now…
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. on @overheardpbs: @TimShriver, Ph.D. and Chairman of Special Olympics, discusses the origin and mission of the organization. #AustinPBS
RT @austinpbs: Join us this Fourth of July for a #TheDaytripper marathon! Discover new places from the comfort of your home with @ChetTripp…
RT @PBS: .@austinpbs held a virtual discussion with the local community to discuss practical actions you can take to help fight racism. ATX…
As she drives closer to present day, Emily finds surprising truths in the fossil record. Tonight at 9 p.m. on the third and final installment of Prehistoric Roadtrip. #AustinPBS
A spy meerkat baby-sits meerkat pups, a spy cobra pretends to attack, and spy crocodiles witness a partnership between real crocodiles and birds. Tonight at 7 p.m. on #NaturePBS. #AustinPBS
Join us this Fourth of July for a #TheDaytripper marathon! Discover new places from the comfort of your home with @ChetTripper as he explores various cities around the state. Start daydreaming about your next Texas adventure for when we're able to safely venture out. #AustinPBS
Some health experts criticize U.S. mass purchase of licensed virus drug, via @NewsHour.
RT @PBSKIDS: Join Agent Opal of @OddSquadPBS as she tells us about some of the buttons in the Odd Squad Mobile Unit and learn a catchy danc…
ICYMI: Episodes 1 & 2 of @Shecouldbenext are available to stream online for a limited time!…
"@Shecouldbenext packs a timely punch," says @Indiewire. A dynamic slate of changemakers hit the campaign trail in hopes of changing the face of American politics and leadership. Tune in or stream the second part of #SheCouldBeNextPBS, tonight at 9 PM.
Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado and Amy Ryan explore their ancestry on today's episode of Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Next at 7 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
If you are interested in pursuing HVAC certification, our partners at @Skillpoint are offering a free HVAC certification course. Taking place July 6 – Aug 7, M-F, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enroll or get more information at
Imari recently graduated with an Associates in HVAC at Austin Community College District. Watch his full story here: #AmGradTX
A defiant movement led by women of color fights to transform politics from the ground up. Tune in or stream the two-part @POVdocs docuseries @Shecouldbenext, premiering June 29 & 30 at 8 PM on #AustinPBS. #SheCouldBeNextPBS
Are you sitting down? Find out the outstanding updated value of this unconventional chair in @RoadshowPBS Vintage Philadelphia 2020, airing tonight at 7 p.m. #antiquesroadshow
RT @NewsHour: LISTEN: For unions "to constantly [be] saying every cop is right in every situation — that drives the stake between the Black…
"COVID-19 has taken a very swift and very dangerous turn in Texas over just the past few weeks,” said Gov. Greg Abbott, who allowed businesses to start reopening in early May but on Friday shut down bars and limited restaurant dining amid a spike in cases.…
Today at 8 p.m. on #GrantchesterPBS: Will and journalist Ellie go on their first date with a trip to the cinema. A scream from the projection booth cuts the romance short as they discover a brutal murder has taken place within the cinema, and Geordie arrives to investigate.
Tour a habitat and family living design on today's episode of #CentralTexasGardener. Plus, Thomas Rainer's book "Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes." Today at noon and repeating at 4 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Experience a unique interpretation of feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s life told by an all-female cast starring Emmy Award winner Christine Lahti and directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. Gloria: A Life is coming up at 8 p.m. on Great Performances. #AustinPBS
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Austin PBS's @DecibelAtx: Local efforts to keep your vote safe and fight misinformation. The pivotal role the youth vote could play in 2020. Plus, meet Austin-based youtube yoga star, Adriene Mishler.
American Graduate: Getting Austin Talent to Work Special is coming up at 7 p.m. on #AustinPBS. Can't wait? You can stream it now:
If you're looking for a little bit of fun this afternoon, @JudyMaggioTV spent her lunch break today as a virtual celebrity bingo caller!…
Prehistoric Road Trip cruises into the Cretaceous period, where creatures like the Tyrannosaurus rex dominated the planet? what happened to the dinosaurs? And how did other life forms survive an asteroid that crashed to Earth 66 million years ago? Next at 9 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Viruses keep jumping out of nature and into humans, and getting us very sick in the process. So why do zoonotic spillovers like SARS-CoV-2 happen, and why are they becoming more frequent?
RT @NewsHour: The IMF predicts that the global economy will shrink 4.9% this year — it would be the worst annual contraction since immediat…
Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics bribed doctors to prescribe a drug that's stronger than heroin. It’s been linked to hundreds of deaths. @frontlinepbs and @FinancialTimes investigate in "Opioids, Inc." Tune in or stream tonight at 9 p.m. #AustinPBS
Join us for an artful and intimate meditation on legendary storyteller Toni Morrison. Don’t miss the premiere of “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” tonight at 7 p.m. on American Masters. #AustinPBS
Elder abuse appears to be climbing during the pandemic, experts say (via @NewsHour)
THE LAVENDER SCARE is the untold story of a four decade long witchhunt that helped ignite the modern gay rights movement. Narrated by Glenn Close. @LavenderScare airs tonight at 11 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Who will master the ‘king of instruments’ and come out victorious? Watch #PipeDreamsFilmPBS tonight at 9 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
STARTING AT 5 PM: Join us for our first-ever *VIRTUAL* NEXT Night with writer and host of the series @okaytobesmart, Joe Hanson, and innovator & community activist Joah Spearman, as we screen, “Did Dinosaurs Really Go Extinct?” It's going to be dino-mite!
RT @NewsHour: It is known that people who are either pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic can spread the coronavirus to healthy individuals, but…
RT @PBSKIDS: Picture books are a safe place to start when talking to children about race and racism, says Dr. Aisha White, Director of the…
Tonight at 8 p.m. on #GrantchesterPBS: Will and Leonard witness a deadly hit-and-run in Grantchester. Geordie traces the car to a pair of decidedly dysfunctional brothers, whose house lies far off the beaten path. Don't miss the newest episode on Masterpiece Mystery!
Don't miss the latest interviews and information on the impact of #COVID19 on Central Texas in today's news update from Austin PBS's @DecibelATX coming up at 6 p.m.
ATX Together: Confronting Racism where we discuss practical actions you can take to help fight racism, re-airs tonight at 5:30 p.m. or stream online → #ATXTogether
Coming up at 5 p.m. join us for Juneteenth Jamboree: A Retrospective. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and discover stories about black culture & history. Take a look back at some of our highlights from past episodes. Can't wait? Stream now:
Happy Father's Day from all of us at Austin PBS!
The late Letsie "Khotso" Khabele talks about raising our expectations of students and Black studies professor Tshepo Masango Chéry performs poetry and shares information on Black student activism in South Africa. @BlackademicsTv airs at 6pm or stream now:
Coming up at 5:30 p.m. join us for Juneteenth Jamboree: A Retrospective. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and discover stories about black culture & history. Take a look back at some of our highlights from past episodes. Can't wait? Stream now:
Today at noon and at 4 p.m. on #CentralTexasGardener: How gardeners change landscapes, from an adult community to a Cambodian immigrant's home. #AustinPBS.
Enjoy a powerful look at legendary Texas governor Ann Richards who enriched the lives of her followers, friends and family in this critically acclaimed play written by & starring Emmy Award-winner Holland Taylor. Filmed in Austin's @zachtheatre. “Ann” premieres tonight at 8 p.m.
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. join us for Juneteenth Jamboree: A Retrospective. Learn about the significance of #Juneteenth and discover stories about black culture & history. Take a look back at some of our highlights from past episodes. Can't wait? Stream now:
ATX Together: Confronting Racism re-airs tonight at 7 p.m. For additional resources and actions items compiled from our discussion, visit our website → cc: @AtxJustice, @wemeasureus, @memeofaustin, @iGiveYouMoore, @InterfaithTexas…
Join us tonight for this special screening!…
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign.
Take an epic journey through America’s fossil country with @PBS and @wttw in PREHISTORIC ROAD TRIP, an epic adventure through dinosaur country hosted by @ehmee. Premieres tonight at 9 p.m. on #AustinPBS. Go behind the scenes at…. #PrehistoricRoadTripPBS
ICYMI: As COVID-19 spread from Asia to the Middle East to Europe, why was the U.S. caught so unprepared? The Virus: What Went Wrong? from @frontlinepbs is available to stream now.
Researchers are turning to wastewater to start narrowing down geographical areas where individuals are shedding the virus.
RT @NewsHour: WATCH LIVE: Family of Rayshard Brooks reacts to murder charge for officer…
Filmed at Austin's own @zachtheatre, Ann airs this Friday at 8 p.m. on #AustinPBS.…
RT @_Sara_Robertson: If you missed this b'cast, it's always available to stream:… @ConspirareTweet @austinpbs https:…
Marion Stokes secretly recorded television 24 hours a day for 30 years, from 1975 until her death in 2012. Watch #RecorderPBS tonight at 9 p.m. or 11:30 p.m. on #AustinPBS.
Tonight at 8 p.m. when Grantchester returns to Masterpiece Mystery!: When a student from a prestigious college is found dead, Will and Geordie must infiltrate the murky world of campus politics to find the killer. #AustinPBS
A new summer at-home learning schedule begins this Monday on Austin PBS! Go to for the full schedule.
Tonight at 11 p.m. on @acltv: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter H.E.R. performs. #AustinPBS
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