PBS picks National Film Society to host film fest

The National Film Society channel sounds like it’s hosted by someone with a Ph.D. and a beard. Instead, it’s hosted by two guys with one mustache and barely six months of YouTube experience — who were tapped by PBS to host its first-ever Online Film Festival.

PBS to air Steve Jobs documentary Nov. 2

PBS will air an hour-long documentary about Apple’s iconic co-founder called Steve Jobs — One Last Thing on Nov. 2. The documentary will feature interviews with colleagues, professional and personal associates, many of whom appear in the new Walter Isaacson biography of Jobs.

Obama on Copenhagen: Disappointed

Clearly, the accord that emerged from the Copenhagen climate negotiations has drawn criticism. President Obama has acknowledged that, saying “people are justified in being disappointed about the outcome in Copenhagen.”

Vid-Biz: Adobe, PBS, Zucker

Adobe Drops Flash Support for PowerPC G3; Flash Player 10.1 will be the last to support PowerPC-based G3 computer, which was last…

PBS Launches Video Portal

PBS officially took the wraps off its aptly named PBS Video Portal today, showcasing full-length programming from the venerable TV network. The…