Giving Tuesday is Here!

Posted by Dawn Bayman

Now that we have survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a chance to step back and remember the important nonprofit organizations that make our community better. I have a few on my list, and I hope that KSPS is on yours. Your #GivingTuesday donation today means more great programs every day, for everyone to enjoy. Go to KSPS.org, Facebook and Twitter today and celebrate giving i

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Giving Tuesday

Posted by Dawn Bayman

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Now, #GivngTuesday. KSPS has joined the international #GivingTuesday movement. Check out KSPS.org, Facebook and Twitter on December 2 and celebrate giving in the USA and Canada. The idea is to inspire personal philanthropy and encourage bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season.

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In The Form of A Question...

Posted by Dawn Bayman

Growing up, there were two appointment viewing times in our house – local/network newscasts…and Jeopardy. My favorite category was potpourri…the catchall for all of the questions that were never picked in the game. So…this blog is the potpourri of KSPS events, programs and happenings...please feel free to hum the Final Jeopardy music as you read-along –

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Rick Steves in the Holy Land

Posted by Dawn Bayman

European travel expert Rick Steves is well known to KSPS fans. He visits Spokane occasionally to share his wisdom about how to get the most for your travel dollar and time when you're in Europe. Coming in November, he takes on a new part of the world for him: the Holy Land. 

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Presidential Address

Posted by Cary Balzer

PBS Newshour coverage of Presidential address

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Robin Williams

Posted by Cary Balzer

Robin Williams - Pioneers of Television Special

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Sesame Street Celebrates 45 Years

Posted by Cary Balzer

Sesame Street is celebrating 45 years of helping kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder! The new season begins Monday, September 15th with episodes in the mornings and afternoons. There’s more music and dancing and much more Cookie Monster! Catch Us! Weekday mornings at 10 AM and weekday afternoons at 2:30 PM on KSPS-TV.

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A-List Season Starts in October

Posted by Dawn Bayman

In October Saturday Night Cinema returns to KSPS-TV with a new selection of movie titles from the inventories of Hollywood’s legendary studios - MGM, Warner Brothers, and Fox Studios.  With the addition of Sony Pictures, Saturday nights on KSPS-TV will offer a wide range of spectacular musicals, costumed dramas, suspenseful mysteries and captivating adventure stories.

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Sit and Be Fit Behind the Scenes

Posted by Josh King

Sit and Be Fit has been produced and shot in Spokane, WA since 1987.

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Gary Stokes' Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted by Dawn Bayman

KSPS General Manager Gary Stokes was challenged by PBS President Paula Kerger to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The KSPS staff got involved and here's what happened: 

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To KSPS supporters...

Posted by Dawn Bayman

I’m sure by now, you’re used to hearing from me in the context of money. You’re probably waiting for some combination of pledge, support, gifts, programs, volunteers and — my favorite — thank you. Well get ready…because all of those words are going to show up here…but not quite in the way you’d expect.

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Ken Burns' The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Posted by Dawn Bayman

Coming in September, KSPS presents a new mini-series by Ken Burns,  THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY.  Sunday-Saturday, September 14-20, 8 pm ET; repeating each night at 10pm   

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I'm a PBS Kid

Posted by Dawn Bayman

… and a KSPS adult; and if you’re reading this, I’ll bet you are too. So I’m using this space here to remind you about the magic and the power of our PBS Kids programming. For example, did you know —

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