PBS Nerd

What is a "PBS Nerd"?

Are you a PBS Nerd? PBS Nerds aren’t afraid to express their unending curiosity, their excitement to go deeper and learn more!

What kind of nerd are you? Everyone is a nerd for something! Science? Arts? Sports? Music? Regardless of what it is, WQED has you covered!

What is a “WQED Nerd Alert”?

When you see a “WQED Nerd Alert!” we want you to come be nerdy with us! Nerd out in whatever way makes you happy. Just look for our WQED Nerd Alert logo or the PBS Nerd logo. They’ll be popping up more often to let you know about particularly nerdy happenings at WQED.

Upcoming Nerdy Happenings

Thursday, April 26

8:00 p.m. | NEBBY: Rick Sebak’s Tales of Greater Pittsburgh – People Who Write Books Around Here
Shhhh! There's a LOT of reading going on with Rick Sebak and his latest Nebby show. Our region is blessed with so many great things, but did you know that it's a hotbed for those who have a gift with the written word? Rick introduces you to some names you know, and some you don't. The next, great NEBBY features people who write books around here!

Sunday, May 13

8:00 p.m. | Little Women Part 1
Don't miss this MASTERPIECE miniseries premiering on Mother's Day! As engaging today as in 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s story follows sisters Jo (Maya Hawke), Meg (Willa Fitzgerald), Beth (Annes Elwy) and Amy (Kathryn Newton) who, together with Laurie (Jonah Hauer-King), journey to adulthood. The cast also includes Emily Watson, Angela Lansbury, Dylan Baker and Michael Gambon.
May 20 | 8:00 p.m. | Little Women Part 2

Sponsored locally by:

Tuesday, May 22

8:00 p.m. | The Great American Read
The Great American Read, hosted by Meredith Vieira, is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved and shaped us. The series will engage audiences with a list of 100 diverse books. Audiences are encouraged to read the books, vote from the list of 100, and share their personal connections to the titles. Find more information HERE.

Sponsored locally by: