Friday, February 22, 2013

Coming Soon to a Public Television Station Near You

We told you we had BIG news, and here it is:

We are proud to announce that Alaska Far Away has been picked up by over four dozen public television stations for broadcast this spring and summer, thanks to our affiliation with American Public Television and our presenting station, KAKM/Alaska Public Television in Anchorage.

Where will you be able to watch Alaska Far Away? Here's a map of all the stations that have committed to showing the film so far:

http://batchgeo.com/map/e87705ec610228c96aabf55c3c7ba259

Broadcasts will be starting later this spring and continuing through the summer. Check with your local station for exact dates. As more stations sign on, we will update this map. Check this website and our Facebook page frequently for updates. Please share this news with your friends across the country who have been wanting to see this film!

We are delighted that Alaska Far Away will be reaching an even larger audience than it has so far, and look forward to bringing this story to every corner of our country.  Many thanks to American Public Television and KAKM for their support.





About American Public Television:
American Public Television (APT) has been a leading distributor of high-quality, top-rated programming to America’s public television stations since 1961. Since 2004, APT has distributed approximately half of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles. Among its 300 new program titles per year are prominent documentaries, news and current affairs programs, dramatic series, how-to programs, children’s series and classic movies, including For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots, A Ripple of Hope, Rick Steves' Europe, Newsline, Globe Trekker, Simply Ming, Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope, America's Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated, Lidia's Italy, P. Allen Smith's Garden Home, Midsomer Murders, Moyers & Company, Doc Martin, Rosemary & Thyme, BBC World News, The Rat Pack: Live and Swingin’, Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful! and John Denver: The Wildlife Concert. APT also licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service. In 2006, APT launched and nationally distributed Create® – the TV channel featuring the best of public television's lifestyle programming. APT is also a partner in the WORLD™ channel expansion project including its web presence at WORLDcompass.org. For more information about APT’s programs and services, visit APTonline.org. For more information on Create, visit CreateTV.com.

About KAKM/Alaska Public Television
KAKM-TV is the public television station for Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska. Its mission is to serve as a trusted public forum and education source that inspires Alaskans with stories of their time and place, informs them with news from the local to the global, and connects them to statewide community through shared experience and interests. The station broadcasts a wide variety of noncommercial educational programming including 10 hours, each weekday, of children's educational programs. It also carries hallmark PBS programs such as NOVA, Nature, Great Performances, Frontline, The NewsHour, and local programming such as Alaska Edition and Running.

KAKM Channel 7 translates in the following communities as K05FW Girdwood, K12LA Kenai/Soldotna, K48AC Kasilof, K21AM Ninilchik, K07PF Homer/Seldovia.


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

UPDATE: Big news coming: Tune in Thursday 2/21 & Friday 2/22

We have big news! We'll be making a major announcement during a live radio interview on KBRW Radio (Barrow, Alaska) on Thursday, February 21 at 8:30 a.m. PST/7:30 a.m. Alaska Time.  If you don't live in KBRW's 88,000 square-mile range, don't worry - you can listen live at http://www.kbrw.org.

Couldn't catch the Barrow interview?  You can hear us on Palmer's own Big Cabbage Radio, Radio Free Palmer (http://radiofreepalmer.org) Friday, February 22 at 8:30 a.m. PST/7:30 a.m. Alaska Time)

So tune in, catch the news, and watch for more announcements coming up on this website, and on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. After a relatively quiet period for us, the next few months will be hopping, so please stay tuned and spread the word.