National Educational Television

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National Educational Television (NET) was a United States educational broadcast television network that was owned by the Ford Foundation and later co-owned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Operating from May 16, 1954 to October 4, 1970, its direct replacement, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), continues in operation and has memberships with many television stations that were formerly part of NET.[1]

Programs[change | change source]

  • Actor's Choice
  • BBC Play of the Month
  • Black Journal
  • Creative Persons
  • Dusty's Treehouse
  • Evening at Pops
  • Experiment
  • Festival
  • Festival of Arts
  • Firing Line
  • The Forsyte Saga
  • The French Chef
  • The Friendly Giant
  • ITV Play of the Week
  • Jazz Casual
  • Kukla, Fran and Ollie
  • Lincoln Center/Stage 5
  • The Magic Roundabout
  • Men of Our Time
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • NET Festival
  • NET Journal
  • NET Opera Theater
  • NET Playhouse
  • New York Television Theatre
  • News in Perspective
  • Our World
  • Petra the Cat
  • The Play of the Week
  • Play for Today
  • Playwright at Work
  • Public Broadcast Laboratory
  • Serata a Pops
  • Sesame Street
  • Soul!
  • Theatre 625
  • Thirteen Against Fate
  • The Toy That Grew Up
  • Victoria Regina
  • The Victorians
  • Washington Week
  • The Wednesday Play
  • What's New?

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ford Foundation Activities in Noncommercial Broadcasting, 1951-1976". Ford Foundation. 2009. Archived from the original on 2008-12-01. Retrieved 2009-02-14.