Recent Nielsen data show that PBS finished the 2013-2014 broadcast season with a dramatic increase in viewership, moving PBS to the fifth largest primetime household rating among all broadcast and cable networks. PBS finished the season with a 1.50 (or an average audience of 2.2 million viewers), a five percent rating increase compared to its average primetime household rating of 1.43 during the 2012-2013 broadcast season.
How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson is a six part documentary series that reveals the story behind the remarkable ideas that made modern life possible; the unsung heroes that brought them into the world – and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations has triggered.
Airs Wednesday, October 15 - November 12 2014 at 8pm for the first episode and 9pm thereafter.
NOVA“Surviving Ebola”A report on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, which is threatening to spiral out of control. Included: the medical teams struggling to cope with the flood of victims; and the scientists who are racing to test vaccines and find a cure.