Viewers Invited to Help Select Next New Weekly PBS Science SeriesTargeted to Premiere Fall 2007
In search of the next new science series, PBS will premiere three pilots on New Year’s Day via streaming video on pbs.org, with the television broadcasts kicking off January 3 at 7:00 p.m. CST on WNPT-Channel 8 and PBS member stations nationwide. Audiences will be invited to weigh in on their favorite, and the ultimate choice will move on to become a new 10-week series projected to debut in fall 2007. This is the first time PBS has introduced full specials online in advance of the television broadcast, offering a unique interactive dialogue with viewers about the programs they are seeking from their public television stations. The announcement was made by John Boland, Chief Content Officer, PBS. View the entire news release here.