Following the cancellation of “Worldfocus,” “NOW on PBS” will be the next PBS program to end its run this spring.
“PBS made a strategic decision to reallocate resources as part of a broad effort to reinvigorate public affairs coverage on the network,” writes “NOW” EP and creator John Siceloff in a personal note to viewers.
The news first came of the program’s demise in late 2009 when PBS announced it would launch the new program “Need to Know,” which is set to launch May 7th and will feature co-hosts Jon Meacham and Alison Stewart.
The last episode features some highlights from the program’s reporting and has already been posted online. You can see it after the jump.
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