PBS NewsHour Weekend
Airs Saturdays & Sundays at 5 p.m. on KPBS TV (beginning Sept. 7, 2013)
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Beginning on Saturday, September 7, 2013, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND will feature a summary of the day’s national and international news, using renowned experts to provide in-depth analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.
The Rundown: A Blog of News and Insight
The Rundown offers the NEWSHOUR's unique perspective on the important events of the day with insights from the journalists you trust.
“I am delighted about the expansion of the NEWSHOUR to the weekend,” said Jim Lehrer, executive editor, and founding former news anchor for PBS NEWSHOUR. “I welcome this latest expansion of our brand of trusted and balanced journalism. Plus, it is equally wonderful to rekindle our relationship with WNET, where Robert MacNeil and I started nearly 40 years ago.”