PBS, the antidote to “Ice Road Truckers”

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PBS President Paula Kerger was in Knoxville recently, and chatted with Metro Pulse. One topic: Why PBS remains unique in the world of TV. “There are just so many options, and so many channels have pursued different niches. … Other channels, like the Learning Channel, Bravo, and the History Channel started down the path towards being a commercial version of public broadcasting, but they’ve all moved away from it. … The History Channel’s name franchise is now Ice-Road Truckers, you know? So we’re still providing something no one else is.”