JAPAN" FRIDAY, MARCH 11 AT 8:00 PMKCET and '
Connected'Focus on Japan's Massive 8.9 Quake
Los Angeles - March 11, 2011 - KCET is currently breaking
into its regular programming to deliver NHK's live coverage from Japan and will
be airing an hour long English language NHK special on the earthquake and
tsunami at 3:00 p.m. KCET's 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. news block will feature
an international perspective on the Japanese disaster, leading off with BBC World News, followed by Al Jazeera English IBA News. At 8:00 p.m., KCET will
feature a SoCal Connected special, "Disasterin Japan," and will repeat its special
for a Quakeat 9:00 p.m.
The Executive Producer of "Disaster in Japan" is Bret
Marcus. Co-Executive Producer is Justine Schmidt. Anchor is Val Zavala.
"Disaster in Japan" will be available for on-demand viewing
online at www.kcet.org/socalconnected following
About SoCal Connected
SoCal Connected, winner of the Peabody Award, the duPont-Columbia
Award, 11 Emmys, eight Golden Mikes, including Best News Public Affairs Show,
18 LA Press Club awards for journalism, recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award
for Best News Documentary, and Los Angeles Magazine's "Best New Local TV
Program" of 2009, airs Thursdays (9:00 - 9:30 p.m.), Fridays (8:30 - 9:00
p.m.), Saturdays (6:00 - 6:30 p.m.) and Sundays (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.), exclusively
on KCET. For more information, to view episodes online or to post comments,
please visit www.kcet.org/socalconnected.
SoCal Connected is made possible through the generous
support of The Ahmanson Foundation, serving the Los Angeles community since
1952; Jim and Anne Rothenberg; Maddocks-Brown Foundation; The Elizabeth
Hofert-Dailey Trust; The John Randolph Haynes & Dora Haynes Foundation; The
City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, UCLA and U.S. Bank.