PBS Specials

PBS Specials

  • 2005
  • 4 Seasons

PBS is the Public Broadcasting Service and it is a non profit American television station that has ran since October of 1970. Over 300 member stations own a share of PBS and help to financially support it. PBS also runs telethons and gets money from viewer support and membership. Much of PBS programming is respected for the high quality that they bring to it. PBS Specials are no exception to that rule. PBS Specials are of the highest quality and can be very informative while entertaining its viewers at the same time. PBS Specials have a wide array of topics that they focus on. There are many specials that focus on arts and entertainment. Concerts are a popular choice among fans of PBS Specials. These can range from classical to opera, some of our most revered musicians of the last century and more modern musical artists as well. The specials focus on other areas of the arts as well. Broadway, painting, writing and many other artistic mediums are explored. Antiques Roadshow is a very popular choice and focuses on everyday people who bring in their family heirlooms to find out what they are worth. There are also speical television series such as Downtown Abbey. There are a great many PBS Specials that focus on history. These documentary style programs delve deep into historical issues and mysteries with the intent of informing and educating their viewing audience. Scientific issues are often explored as well. PBS delves deep to find answers to some of science's most important questions. PBS also does specials focusing on specific regions that they travel to. The photography that comes out of these specials is beautiful and colorful.

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Katrina Ten Years After: A Second Life A Second Chance
4. Katrina Ten Years After: A Second Life A Second Chance
August 27, 2015
Over the past decade, the city of New Orleans has resurrected itself following the massive devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina. Watch to see how the city has bounced back.
The Bomb
3. The Bomb
July 28, 2015
See how America developed the most destructive invention in human history - the nuclear bomb - how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives. Hear from historians and those who experienced the dawn of the atomic age.
Humanity From Space
2. Humanity From Space
July 21, 2015
Humanity from Space is an epic journey of discovery. Using the very latest mind-boggling data and astonishing CGI, the film traces the story of humankind's ascent from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species.
The Homefront
1. The Homefront
May 25, 2015
View intimate portraits of America's military families, with unprecedented access to soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen and women in the all-volunteer military. The revealing documentary tells stories of pride and patriotism, sacrifice and resilience.
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PBS is the Public Broadcasting Service and it is a non profit American television station that has ran since October of 1970. Over 300 member stations own a share of PBS and help to financially support it. PBS also runs telethons and gets money from viewer support and membership. Much of PBS programming is respected for the high quality that they bring to it. PBS Specials are no exception to that rule. PBS Specials are of the highest quality and can be very informative while entertaining its viewers at the same time.

PBS Specials have a wide array of topics that they focus on. There are many specials that focus on arts and entertainment. Concerts are a popular choice among fans of PBS Specials. These can range from classical to opera, some of our most revered musicians of the last century and more modern musical artists as well. The specials focus on other areas of the arts as well. Broadway, painting, writing and many other artistic mediums are explored. Antiques Roadshow is a very popular choice and focuses on everyday people who bring in their family heirlooms to find out what they are worth. There are also speical television series such as Downtown Abbey.

There are a great many PBS Specials that focus on history. These documentary style programs delve deep into historical issues and mysteries with the intent of informing and educating their viewing audience. Scientific issues are often explored as well. PBS delves deep to find answers to some of science's most important questions. PBS also does specials focusing on specific regions that they travel to. The photography that comes out of these specials is beautiful and colorful.PBS Specials is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (54 episodes). The series first aired on December 28, 2005.

Where to Watch PBS Specials

PBS Specials is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch PBS Specials on demand at Vudu and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    December 28, 2005