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2019 Press Releases

November 19, 2019 - Dr. François Clemmons Joins the Season Finale of Mister Chris and Friends
For 25 years, Dr. François Clemmons performed the role of friendly neighborhood policeman Officer Clemmons in the "Neighborhood of Make-Believe" on the children's television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. This month, the actor and Middlebury, Vermont resident makes a special appearance on another PBS children’s television program, joining the cast of Mister Chris and Friends in Traditions, the sixth and final episode of season two of Mister Chris and Friends. More...

October 10, 2019 - Vermont PBS and Vermont Public Radio Team Up for This Land: The Changing Story Of Rural VermontVermont PBS and Vermont Public Radio Team Up for This Land: The Changing Story Of Rural Vermont
Our state's rural communities are critical to its identity, but will the next generation of Vermonters be able to live, work and thrive here? This fall, Vermont PBS and VPR are collaborating to present This Land: The Changing Story of Rural Vermont. The project explores the realities and rewards of living in rural Vermont through a statewide poll, news and analysis, a storytelling event and other special programming. More...

October 4, 2019 - Vermont PBS Goes On The Road With Mister Chris And Friends In Concert
Season two of the Emmy-nominated series Mister Chris and Friends premieres November 11, and that calls for celebration! Vermont PBS has teamed up with Let’s Grow Kids and ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain to bring Mister Chris and Friends in Concert to venues around Vermont this fall and winter! Four concerts are scheduled, complete with sensory-friendly science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM)-based learning activities provided by ECHO at each event. More...

September 3, 2019 - Vermont PBS Relocates To New Winooski Headquarters
Vermont PBS announces its move to new headquarters in Winooski’s Town Center. The new studio will be just a few miles from its longtime Fort Ethan Allen building constructed fifty years ago by the University of Vermont to house Vermont ETV. The new location is at 10 East Allen Street, where it will occupy approximately 20,000 square feet in the VSAC Building. More...

June 24, 2019 - Join Mister Chris, Wishing Well and All the Farm Friends for Season Two of Mister Chris and Friends Emmy-nominated Kids Show Premieres This Fall on Vermont PBS
Wishing Well granted our dearest wish, and the Emmy nominated series Mister Chris and Friends will be back for a fun-filled season two! Join Mister Chris and all his friends for more songs, wishes, and journeys this fall on Vermont PBS. More...

June 18, 2019 - Bardo: A Night In The Life Brings Home A Win for Vermont PBS At New England Emmy Awards
Bardo: A Night In The Life took home a New England Emmy award this weekend for audio work by Dave Rice, Audio Engineer; Josh Sicard, Sound Technician; and Joe Egan, Audio Mixer. “Hats off to everyone who worked so hard on Bardo, especially Dave Rice, Josh Sicard, and Joe Egan,” said Holly Groschner, President and CEO of Vermont PBS. More...

June 5, 2019 - Discover Montreal’s “Q”uirky Side on Vermont PBS
Swing dancing! Luncheonettes! Puppets, rooftop gardens and tattoo art! With something for everyone, Qulture is back for season three, exploring all corners of arts, culture, and fun north of the border. More...

April 29, 2019 - Vermont PBS and VTIFF Present Sunday Best: A Documentary Film Screening and Discussion Series
Dive deep into the best of documentary filmmaking every month with Sunday Best, a new film screening and discussion series from Vermont PBS and the Vermont International Film Festival (VTIFF). More...

April 26, 2019 - Vermont PBS Honored with Seven New England Emmy Nominations
Locally Produced Programs Mister Chris and Friends, Bardo, and Beyond Bernie Garner Multiple Nods for Excellence. Vermont PBS is pleased to announce it has been nominated for seven New England Emmy nominations this year. The New England Emmys are awarded for excellence in video content. Last year the station was nominated for five awards and brought home two, and Vermont PBS looks forward to surpassing last year’s record-setting count with additional statuettes this year. Winners will be announced on June 15. More...

April 22, 2019 - Mister Chris and Friends To Headline Sensory-Friendly Concert at Higher Ground
Come on out and sing along with Mister Chris at the Higher Ground debut of the Mister Chris and Friends Band in concert! They’ll be performing new and familiar songs, including favorites from the popular Vermont PBS music series for kiddos, Mister Chris and Friends! More...

February 1, 2019 - Vermont PBS Asks “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” with Free Broadcast of Award-winning Fred Rogers Documentary
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the critically acclaimed documentary of the life of public television star Fred Rogers, will air on Vermont PBS Saturday, February 9 at 8 pm. “Mr. Rogers is our hero for leading a revolution of kindness and caring for 50 years in public television. More...

January 9, 2019 - A Royally Good Time: The Victoria Season 3 Premiere Party

All hail the queen! Her Majesty Queen Victoria requests the honor of your presence at the Victoria Season 3 Premiere party, hosted by your friends at Vermont PBS! More...


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