Arizona PBS Archives

Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards will celebrate 40th anniversary

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television and Sciences (NATAS) announced that it has secured the very talented Michael Airington—best known for his comedic acting and celebrity impersonations—as the host for the 40th annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. The event will take place on Saturday, October 14 at Chateau Luxe in… Read More →

PBS launches 24/7 kids channel so kids always have age appropriate options

by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

Arizona PBS dedication to lifelong learning has manifested itself into a brand new 24/7 kids channel launching on Jan. 16, 2017. Channel 8.4 will feature Arizona PBS Kids programs that include the iconic “Sesame Street,” “Odd Squad,” “Peg + Cat,” “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” “Arthur,” “Splash and Bubbles,” “Super Why,” “Nature Cat,” “Wild Kratts” and “Ready… Read More →

‘Check, Please! Arizona’ announces new host

Check, Please! Arizona
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Mark Tarbell, an award-winning Arizona chef and restaurateur featured on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef America,” is the new host of Arizona PBS’s four-time Emmy-winning series “Check, Please! Arizona.” Tarbell, who owns Tarbell’s restaurant, The Tavern and The Wine Store in Phoenix, will kick off Season 7 of “Check, Please! Arizona” in January 2017. As… Read More →

New Season of Arizona Collectibles features rare artifacts

Arizona Collectibles
by in Home & Design

The third season of “Arizona Collectibles” on Arizona PBS features more than $600,000 in antiques and treasures, plus priceless stories from their owners across the state. Beth McDonald, radio personality for Phoenix-based 99.9 FM KEZ, returns to host another 13-episode season, premiering Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. on Arizona PBS HD. For the first time,… Read More →

Eight’s Great FoodFest comes to Peoria Nov. 1

Arizona PBS presents Eight’s Great FoodFest, featuring a variety of local restaurants, cooking demonstrations and more, Sun. Nov. 1, at Trilogy® at Vistancia® in Peoria, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Patrons can experience cooking-in-action; meet chefs; discover prized tips and techniques and sample culinary offerings from more than a dozen restaurants. Eight’s Great FoodFest showcases local… Read More →

New local series on AZPBS offers financial strategies

One of the nation’s top financial experts is hosting a new Arizona PBS original series that empowers viewers to take control of their retirement planning. Joshua Mellberg, president and founder of J.D. Mellberg Financial, is hosting “Mastering Your Money,” premiering Sept. 13 at 11:30 a.m. on Arizona PBS. Mellberg is an award-winning financial strategist, who… Read More →

Arizona Collectibles returns to AZPBS for 2nd season

The second season of “Arizona Collectibles” on Eight, Arizona PBS showcases antiques and historical artifacts hidden throughout Arizona, including a painting worth nearly $1 million. Hosted by Beth McDonald, radio personality for Phoenix-based 99.9 FM KEZ and owner o, the program will return for another 13-episode season on Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m. on Eight… Read More →

Eight’s Check, Please! Arizona Festival at CityScape

by in Eat | Events

The most popular locally produced TV show on Eight, Arizona PBS takes over CityScape in downtown Phoenix Sun., April 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., for a live food event aptly called Eight’s Check, Please! Arizona Festival. Eight, in collaboration with R Entertainment Company, will transform CityScape into an exploration of Arizona’s independent restaurant scene… Read More →