Attention all news junkies! Mountain Lake PBS is excited to announce we will begin broadcasting Amanpour on PBS beginning December 18th at 11:30.  The half-hour program hosted by noted journalist Christiane Amanpour will focus on current events, politics and international affairs.  The show will air Monday through Friday and be followed by a broadcast of PBS Newshour starting at midnight.

Featuring conversations with global leaders and decision makers on the issues affecting the world today, “Amanpour on PBS adds to the long tradition of public affairs programming that has been a hallmark of public media for decades,” says PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger.

CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour has earned every major television journalism award, including eleven News and Documentary Emmy Awards, four Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards, three duPont-Columbia Awards and the Courage in Journalism Award. She has received nine honorary degrees, has been named a CBE and was this year inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame. She is an honorary citizen of Sarajevo and a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Freedom of the Press and the Safety of Journalists.