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Arizona PBS, WCMU Public Media and Basin PBS all join The Programming Service for Public Television

Tampa, FL (September 3, 2020)

The Programming Service for Public Television is pleased to announce the addition of Arizona PBS, WCMU Public Media and Basin PBS to our programming family. Arizona PBS, part of Arizona State University, has been serving their community for almost 60 years. As part of the university, Arizona PBS has a high standard for educational content and offers four channels to help support their community. WCMU, part of Central Michigan University, has been serving their community for over 50 years. WCMU’s priorities include educating, inspiring, and entertaining their viewers. WCMU works hard to improve the quality of life of their viewers by providing engaging and uplifting content. Basin PBS has been serving their community for over 30 years. Basin PBS’ mission is to advance education, culture, and community by offering high quality content that elevates the lives of their viewers. The Programming Service for Public Television shares the same goals of inspiring and elevating communities across the United States with the very best programming available. The Programming Service has seen first-hand how educational, enriching, and engaging programming can have a positive influence on a community. BaBette Davidson, President and CEO of The Programming Service said, “It is a privilege to partner with such excellent PBS stations, who serve their local communities so well!  We are delighted to have them join the TPS family.”

Arkansas PBS joins The Programming Service for Public Television

Tampa, FL (July 22, 2020)  The Programming Service for Public Television is pleased to announce the addition of Arkansas PBS to our programming family. Arkansas PBS has been enriching and empowering Arkansans for over 50 years by offering, “compelling and relevant multiplatform programming and statewide services that educate, inform, engage and inspire, through innovative and efficient use of public and private resources.” The Programming Service looks forward to working with Arkansas PBS to provide stimulating and enlightening content that will have a lasting and positive influence on the more than 320,000 households that tune into Arkansas PBS every week. BaBette Davidson, President and CEO of The Programming Service said, “We are thrilled to work with Courtney Pledger, Ed Leon, Pat Pearce and the entire Arkansas PBS team. They truly super-serve their community and set the bar incredibly high for public media. We are excited to assist them with their good work.” Courtney Pledger, Executive Director and CEO of Arkansas PBS said, “The Programming Service offers unmatched experience in public television to help connect our Arkansas PBS audience with programs that will deeply resonate. We’re so looking forward to the pure enjoyment of working with BaBette and her team.”