NOW on PBS

Watch NOW on PBS

  • 2005
  • 6 Seasons
  • 6.5  (53)

This program covers the latest news on health the economy and social issues. These issues give perspectives of what people around the globe are going through on a day to day basis. Now on PBS has been gaining some attention lately with their reporting concerning the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The reviews have given Now on PBS favorable ratings and the variety of topics continue to draw in audiences. This television program also has the ability to obtain up to the minute news that comes directly from the White House. This gives individuals an inside look into the decision making process that the President of the United States goes through on a day to day basis.

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Seasons
Fixing the Future
19. Fixing the Future
November 18, 2010
Actor David Brancaccio leads an exploration of new opportunities in the wake of 2008's financial meltdown. From Maine to Washington State, Brancaccio shares stories of regular Americans reinventing their way out of the Great Recession, including leaders of cooperatives, entrepreneurs, and activists committed to buying and hiring locally. Nobel Prize winners and economists also offer reflections on this new era's challenges.
The Best of NOW: Issues and Insight
18. The Best of NOW: Issues and Insight
April 29, 2010
NOW on PBS goes off the air with a look back at our most memorable moments. In the special, NOW examines economic hardships and innovative solutions, the human faces behind the health care fight, environmental crises both here and around the world, and more issues that defined and changed us.
The Best of NOW: The Wars
17. The Best of NOW: The Wars
April 22, 2010
The Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now going on 8 years.
The Best of Now: In-Depth Investigations
16. The Best of Now: In-Depth Investigations
April 16, 2010
Taking a look at the economic decline and the government's role.
A Town Revitalized?
15. A Town Revitalized?
April 9, 2010
Revitalizing America's towns: Has one unorthodox mayor found a path to success?
Maximum Capacity
14. Maximum Capacity
April 2, 2010
Can a new program decrease America's prison population?
13. "Gasland"
March 25, 2010
Will America's water supply be contaminated because of the increase of drilling for natural gas?
On Thin Ice
11. On Thin Ice
March 12, 2010
The effect of global warming on the Himalayas.
Food, Inc.
10. Food, Inc.
March 5, 2010
The secrets large food companies don't want us to know about the food we love.
Hunting Wolves, Saving Wolves
9. Hunting Wolves, Saving Wolves
February 26, 2010
President Obama made a promise to protect endangered animals, but is he still keeping his promise?
Angry Voters
8. Angry Voters
February 19, 2010
From the raucous tea party rallies to the painful sacrifices families are making behind closed doors, voter angst and anger are sweeping the country like a storm. Directly in its path: the 2010 midterm elections. NOW examines the strong impact this groundswell has already had on electoral politics, and what we can expect in November..
Caring About Congo
7. Caring About Congo
February 12, 2010
Making America aware and care for global crises.
Democrats and the New Policy of Abortion
6. Democrats and the New Policy of Abortion
February 5, 2010
Now that the Democrats have control of Congress are they going to negotiate abortion rights for other political gains?
Saving Haiti's Mothers
5. Saving Haiti's Mothers
January 28, 2010
Saving Haiti's mothers during childbirth.
Season 6, Episode 4
4. Season 6, Episode 4
January 22, 2010
Summary not available
Saving American Journalism
3. Saving American Journalism
January 15, 2010
American Journalism is in a state of collapse. A report on the controversial plan.
Targeting the Taliban
2. Targeting the Taliban
January 8, 2010
NOW goes inside Pakistan's border to Waziristan where the Taliban and al-Qaida are being faught.
Soap Opera for Social Change
1. Soap Opera for Social Change
January 1, 2010
A report on a Kenyan TV soap opera that is aimed toward combating tribalism.
Description

This program covers the latest news on health the economy and social issues. These issues give perspectives of what people around the globe are going through on a day to day basis. Now on PBS has been gaining some attention lately with their reporting concerning the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The reviews have given Now on PBS favorable ratings and the variety of topics continue to draw in audiences. This television program also has the ability to obtain up to the minute news that comes directly from the White House. This gives individuals an inside look into the decision making process that the President of the United States goes through on a day to day basis.

  • Premiere Date
    September 4, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (53)