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memories of the ’80s – Nature

In the early 1980s, education channel PBS launched a show that would become a mainstay of its offerings: Nature. This weekly one-hour series reveals the intimate details of wildlife and environment from all over the planet, showing viewers the wonders … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Upstairs Downstairs

The public and private lives of the Bellamy Family and their servants became appointment television and cemented the schedule of fledgling PBS show Masterpiece Theatre with the series Upstairs Downstairs. Created by actors Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins, their original … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – PBS Mystery!

At the beginning of the 1980s, PBS introduced a new program, which ┬áhas now become an obsession for viewers – Mystery! Seeing the success of the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries that had aired on Masterpiece Theatre, WGBH general manager Henry … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Masterpiece Theatre

In January 1971, PBS debuted one of its long-lasting programs – Masterpiece Theatre. Hosted by Alistair Cook, the series was focused on tv adaptations of classic novels and biographies, and collaborating with productions from England to bring them to North … Continue reading

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