Press tour introduces critics to PBS winter programming

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The Television Critics Association winter press tour is under way in Pasadena, Calif. Tomorrow is the big day for PBS, with 12 previews and an executive session (schedule here, Word document). Highlights: Actress Jamie Lee Curtis will be onstage for Dirt! The Movie; she’s the narrator. Also, John Densmore, drummer for the Doors, will appear as a panelist for When You’re Strange: A Film About the Doors from American Masters. Director Jonathan Demme talks about Tavis Smiley’s upcoming specials. And Daniel Ellsberg will be on hand Saturday for POV’s preview of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers.