On Monday, September 17, executives and guests of THIRTEEN will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to mark its 50th anniversary. The public television station will kick off a year-long celebration the week of September 17-23, proclaimed THIRTEEN Week by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, with the debut of Pioneers of THIRTEEN, The ‘60s – Experimental Days, part one of a major new four-part retrospective, premiering Monday September 17 at 8 pm on THIRTEEN.
In honor of the occasion, Stephen Segaller, Vice President of Programming, will ring the Opening Bell.
Watch the video of the ringing.
In 2012, WNET is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of THIRTEEN, New York’s flagship public media provider. As the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to over 5 million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, Need to Know, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and online. Pioneers in educational programming, WNET has created such groundbreaking series as Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase and provides tools for educators that bring compelling content to life in the classroom and at home. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJ Today and the new online newsmagazine MetroFocus. (Source: WNET)