A loyal and growing number of Americans choose to support public television. Flagship programs like Independent Lens continue to produce some of the most innovative and groundbreaking content on-air and online. But PBS is actually almost entirely a different animal than, say, CBS, or Fox, or even CNN. But what makes PBS so different from cable or network TV? The Public Television System has many layers and is often misunderstood by the public. So BTB asked Lois Vossen, Series Producer of Independent Lens and ITVS Vice President, to explain the difference.
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August 10, 2023
ITVS is pleased to welcome Brandii Rice as our new Head of Business and Legal Affairs. In her role Rice will oversee business and legal affairs across the ITVS brand portfolio. In addition, she will guide licensing and business strategies to support ITVS’ content development, production, distribution and audience development goals. She will join ITVS…
June 7, 2023
Carrie Lozano joins ITVS from the Sundance Institute, where she served as director of Documentary Film and Artist Programs, supporting boundary-breaking filmmakers across the globe. At ITVS, she will continue to protect independent artists’ voices, editorial control and copyright while elevating nonfiction storytelling as an essential strategy…
June 1, 2023
Discover how Lisa Tawil's appointment to the International Board of INPUT strengthens worldwide collaboration in public media.