OUR TOWN 2018: Coming to Your Town Next?

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Rhode Island PBS is accepting nominations now through January 31 for the next site for Our Town.

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2017 Year in Review and 2018 Predictions on the Next Edition of 'A Lively Experiment'

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In a year of political ups and downs, hidden high jinks and exposed shenanigans, allegations and consequences, rumors and resignations (in other words, Rhode Island politics as usual) A Lively Experiment reviews the headlines of 2017 and makes predictions for 2018.

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In Another Opinion Returns for Second Season

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In Another Opinion, the public affairs program addressing key issues that impact Rhode Island's communities of color, launches its second season on Sunday, January 14 at 10:30 a.m.

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Season 22 of Antiques Roadshow includes Newport Visit

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Beginning its new season in January 2018, Antiques Roadshow returned to Rhode Island after more than a decade for its first-ever outdoor event in the show's 22 year history. Leave it Rhode Island to provide a gorgeous mansion setting and thrilling threat of Hurricane Jose. (Did we say thrilling? We meant nerve-wracking.)

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This Show is By, For, and About Today's Woman New England

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Produced by, for, and featuring women, Today’s Woman New England fuels women’s energies and connects diverse women to each other, to successfully manage multifaceted lives as caretakers, providers, and leaders.

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OVERDOSE: Inside the Epidemic, A Second Opinion Special

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Opioid addiction is a chronic relapsing disease that can develop with repeated exposure to opioids. In this special from Second Opinion, experts discuss the drug epidemic in the U.S., and offer solid, timely information about prevention and addiction treatment.

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Fighting for Healthy Foods on the Next Community Conversations

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The next Community Conversations special discusses food insecurity, the term food desert and solutions for improving access to fresh produce in low-income neighborhoods.

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Just Ellen's: Devoting More Than a Decade of Talent and Generosity

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We honored and celebrated our 2017 partner in philanthropy at the annual National Philanthropy Day breakfast presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, with 400 other guests and friends from Rhode Island's nonprofit organizations. Thank you, Ellen Loconto of Just Ellen's Catering & Event Planning!

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They Wore the Red Suit, Sharing Christmas Magic for Generations

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They Wore the Red Suit is a documentary featuring the rare individuals who have devoted their lives to keeping that magic alive in the world by actually being Santa Claus 365 days a year.

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On the Next Community Conversations: Fighting for Healthy Foods

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You might think that in a small state with so many active farms, Rhode Islanders would have no problem getting fresh produce and healthy foods. Not so! Explore the reality of 'food deserts' on the next Community Conversations: Fighting for Healthy Foods.

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Rhode Island PBS Announces Host of 'High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island'

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After months of secrecy amid speculation by local media watchers, WSBE Rhode Island PBS President David W. Piccerelli today announced that award-winning television and Broadway actor John O'Hurley is the host of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island.

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For 30 Years, It's Been 'A Lively Experiment'

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Since 1987, A Lively Experiment has provided incisive review of local politics in a fast-paced analysis of the week's political events by news makers and opinion leaders. On Friday, November 24 at 7 p.m., Rhode Island PBS celebrates its flagship program’s 30th anniversary with a special edition that brings together the show's former hosts to reminisce about their favorite moments.

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It's a Marathon Farewell to 'Anne of Green Gables'

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Rhode Island PBS is pleased to present a binge-worthy marathon of Anne of Green Gables episodes beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 25. Catch this final broadcast before the television rights expire!

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Penelope Keith At Her Majesty's Service

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Penelope Keith (To the Manor Born) takes viewers behind the scenes for a look at Queen Elizabeth's official royal residences and the fascinating titles and jobs that are part of palace life.

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'Canine Soldiers: The Militarization of Love' Explores Life-Saving Relationships of Soldier and Dog

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Military working dogs have become the most effective agents in detecting explosives and chemical weapons at home and abroad. The film crew follows soldiers and their companions from their rigorous training to their deployment, to learn what is involved to become a successful military working dog team.

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