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New Television; New Television, Episode 413

Part of New Television Workshop.

03/10/1988

SOUTHERN CROSS/KCET MASTER..RETURNED Part of NTW Master Dubbing: 8/98


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Series
New Television
Program
New Television, Episode 413
Program Number

413

Series Description

"New Television" began as a local pilot production of WNET (New York) in 1986. In 1987, WGBH signed on as co-producer, and the shows were aired in Boston and New York. In 1988 and 1989, KCET (Los Angeles) and WETA (D.C.) became producers in association. In 1991, PBS picked up "New Television," and it was broadcast nationally. The following year, the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio, replaced WNET, WETA, and KCET as co-producer with WGBH. In 1993, WGBH ceased to be a co-producer for the series, and the "home base" moved to Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) in Hartford, CT.

"New Television" commissioned, produced, and acquired programming. In its early years, "New Television" broadcast works commissioned by The Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund. Increasingly, experimental films as well as video works were broadcast as a part of this series. Many of the later episodes of "New Television" contain works that play with and deconstruct the documentary genre. Series release date: 1986

Program Description

Episode 413 of “New Television” features “Ritual Clowns,” a work about Native American ceremonies, and “Southern Cross,” a documentary of a Dutchman who goes to the Galapagos Islands to visit his older brother.

Duration

00:49:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Natural areas
Rights and ceremonies
Animation
Marine biology
Indians of North America
Documentaries and factual works
Galapagos Islands
Topics
Film and Television
Contributors
Koster, Stephan ()
Masayesva, Victor ()
Citation
Chicago: “New Television; New Television, Episode 413,” 03/10/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_947648A322074EE5B91B7EFA6491C258.
MLA: “New Television; New Television, Episode 413.” 03/10/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_947648A322074EE5B91B7EFA6491C258>.
APA: New Television; New Television, Episode 413. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_947648A322074EE5B91B7EFA6491C258
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