Public Media Connect's two auctions on the horizon

Public Media Connect's two auctions on the horizon

Public Media Connect, ThinkTV and CET, is gearing up for our two biggest events – The Action Auction in Cincinnati and the GreatTVAuction in Dayton. These televised auctions are our biggest annual fundraisers and they help ensure that Public Media Connect can continue to provide broadcast, educational and arts services on air, online and in the community.

 

Nine Things to Know about CET and ThinkTV

Nine Things to Know about CET and ThinkTV

As Public Media Connect (ThinkTV/CET) heads into the second half of our March Membership Drive – our biggest membership drive of the year – we know everyone is torn on what to watch each evening and which organizations to support annually. We want you to know that Public Media Connect is working to make sure the money our members donate is spent wisely and in ways that positively impacts our communities.

March Membership Drive full of musical programs

March Membership Drive full of musical programs

Each March we host our largest and longest Membership Drive – From March 2 to March 17. During these two weeks, ThinkTV and CET pull together a plethora of special programs of everything from behind-the-scenes specials to flashback musical performances.

 

"Makers" highlights women's stories

"Makers" highlights women's stories

 

Every day women – known and unknown – are making impacts across the globe. They’re fighting to end inequality; they’re serving as the first women leaders of major organizations and companies; they’re groundbreaking authors, comedians and actors and they are proud of the work they are doing.

 

PBS line-up looks at gun control, the path to violence

PBS line-up looks at gun control, the path to violence

 

In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, PBS has put together a line-up of complimentary programs to examine the life of Adam Lanza, the evolution of guns in the United States, the mind of a killer and the Safe School Initiative.
 

Here’s the run-down:

 

After Newtown: Guns in America

Seeing Earth from Space Still Awe-Inspiring

Seeing Earth from Space Still Awe-Inspiring

 

Seventy years ago, humans had never seen Earth from space. According to the Smithsonian Institute, the first picture of the blue and green planet was taken in 1946 from the back of a rocket launched 65 miles into the air. When the rocket crashed back into the desert a few minutes later, soldiers and scientists were treated to a film roll filled with grainy, black-and-white photos of the planet.

 

Downton Abbey Pulls at the Heartstrings - SPOILER ALERT

Downton Abbey Pulls at the Heartstrings - SPOILER ALERT

 

This week’s Downton Abbey may be the most talked about episode so far – it has blown up the Twitter-sphere, been all over the blogs and may have caused an increase in tissue sales. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can watch it here: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2327802054 and then pop back over to this blog for more information.

Downton Abbey Pulls at the Heartstrings – SPOILER ALERT

Downton Abbey Pulls at the Heartstrings – SPOILER ALERT

 

This week’s Downton Abbey may be the most talked about episode so far – it has blown up the Twitter-sphere, been all over the blogs and may have caused an increase in tissue sales. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can watch it here: http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2327802054 and then pop back over to this blog for more information.

Next week's Pioneers of TV, American Experience connected to Ohio

Next week's Pioneers of TV, American Experience connected to Ohio

 

If you’re from Southwest Ohio, you’ve probably been to the Cincinnati Museum Center. You may also have heard that the museum center’s home – Union Terminal – was the inspiration for the Hall of Justice, the Metropolis meeting point for the Super Friends.

 

Nature dedicates three weeks to David Attenborough

Nature dedicates three weeks to David Attenborough

 

“I’ve been lucky enough to live through what well might be considered the golden age of natural history filmmaking.” – Sir David Attenborough

 

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