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WGAE to PBS: Reverse Decision to Move “Independent Lens" and “POV” From Their Tuesday Time Slots

March 19, 2012

The Writers Guild of America, East today called on PBS to reverse its recent decision to move the award-winning independent film series “Independent Lens” and “POV” from their long-standing Tuesday time slots. The decision has led to a massive erosion of viewership.

WGAE President Michael Winship urges all Guild members and supporters of independent programming and broadcasting to sign the petition in support of keeping each series in their original time slots.
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