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Encyclopedia > PBS YOU

PBS YOU (the latter word is an acronym for "Your Own University") was founded in the late 1990s as a 24/7 channel/network featuring formal and informal educational programs and college-related fare, largely to take advantage of available rights and satellite transponder space and eager customers for carriage among the satellite-dish and some cable television companies. Image File history File links PBS_You. ... For other uses, see College (disambiguation). ...


How-to programs and public affairs programs and news predominated. An American Public Television, WGBH and WNET partnership now offers a similar alternative national service, Create, which was introduced in January, 2006. American Public Television (APT) is a distributor and source of programming for public television stations in the United States and networks worldwide. ... The WGBH identity still used today WGBH is Boston, Massachusetts longtime public television and public radio station (PBS and NPR affiliates, respectively). ... This article is about the Newark, New Jersey station. ... Create (sometimes branded as Create![citation needed]) is a digital television network in the United States, run as a joint venture by PBS and American Public Television. ...


PBS YOU formerly included PBS Adult Learning Service (ALS) telecourses for college credit and foreign language instruction. PBS ALS has been decommissioned as of September 2005; the Annenberg/CPB Channel remains in place as a source of networked feeds of credit courses. Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... For other uses, see September (disambiguation). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Demise

PBS YOU had long been vulnerable to budget concerns at PBS.


In late 2001, YOU was in danger of being shut down altogether. A deal with New River Media, producers of Think Tank and with the producers of the Standard Deviants educational series for teens helped to provide a reprieve for the channel, which largely reverted to its initial mix of programming in 2002 after having carried a preponderance of programming from those two sources. Standard Deviants TV is a PBS show that deals with subjects, such as Math, Politics, English, and Foreign Language, created for middle skewlers, high schoolers, college students, and grad students. ...


In the wake of the closure of companion channel PBS KIDS on October 1, 2005 (in favour of the new commercial partnership service PBS KIDS Sprout), YOU's future was once again in doubt. While PBS YOU is no longer active, the Create network was created to partially fill the void left by the closure of YOU in 2006. First official kids ident from PBS, used from 1993-1999 featuring the P pals. ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... PBS KIDS Sprout (sometimes referred to as PBS Sprout, KIDS Sprout, or just Sprout) is a US digital cable television channel, video-on-demand (VOD) service, and website providing PBS KIDS shows and original programming for preschoolers and their families. ... Create (sometimes branded as Create![citation needed]) is a digital television network in the United States, run as a joint venture by PBS and American Public Television. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Prior to its cancellation, PBS YOU was carried by 67 PBS member stations (via ATSC subchannels), Dish Network and select digital cable providers. Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... ATSC redirects here. ... DISH Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services to households and businesses in the United States, owned by parent company DISH Network Corporation. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ...


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