Dec 10, 2004

"When they start pushing the panic button over 'moral values' at the bluest of TV channels, public broadcasting's WNET, in the bluest of cities, New York, you know this country has entered a new cultural twilight zone," writes New York Times columnist Frank Rich. WNET's decision to kill a spot on the feature film, Kinsey, is a harbinger of the battles ahead as "politicians and the media alike pander to that supposed 22 percent of 'moral values' voters."
Zoom, the interactive children's series from Boston's WGBH, will shutter production after its 2005 season. Kids, and PBS, are "looking for the next new thing," says producer Kate Taylor in the Boston Globe.