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KLRU Turns 50, Throws a Weeklong Party
Bon Iver, Yul Kwon, and GPS-free directions to Sesame Street
" good gifting for a 50th anniversary, but cheeky KLRU went and gave its viewership a week of programming..."

April 21, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Ain’t It Cool With Harry Knowles Set to Air on KLRU
Head Geek pacts with local PBS affiliate
"...a deal for the show to be broadcast on KLRU-TV, beginning February 7, 2015...."

Dec. 22, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Contracting and Expanding at KLRU
The lights go out on KLRU2 as a new channel takes the stage
"...The sour economy forced local PBS affiliate KLRU to make some hard changes last May. Reduced overnight..."

July 3, 2009 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

KLRU Q debuts today
A new KLRU channel hits the airwaves while another disappears into the night
"...Public television viewers have probably noticed some changes at KLRU, including a brand-new channel called KLRU Q that debuted..."

July 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Media Watch: KLRU's Numbers Don't Add Up
The recession has hit at KLRU
"...KLRU General Manager Bill Stotesbery can easily explain why the..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Hard Bargaining at KLRU
KLRU has hit a snag in contract negotiations with employees
" operators, editors, and other behind-the-scenes magic-makers who give KLRU shows such as Austin City Limits their renowned high..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

GOP Ducks KLRU Forum
Face-to-face dialogue between opponents? Can't have that!
"...A funny thing happened on the way to the KLRU-TV candidates' forum. The Republicans ran roughshod over the public..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

No 'Special Session' on KLRU
Stekler show couldn't secure funding
"...Stekler, will not be returning to public television station KLRU this year. “Just too hard to find funding for..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Okie Noodling' kicks off festival showcase series
"...where it was an audience favorite, you're in luck: KLRU, The Austin Chronicle, and SXSW have teamed up for..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

KLRU Lays Off Staff, Suspends Overnight Programming
The economy forces KLRU to make some changes
"...The sour economy forced local PBS affiliate KLRU to lay off twelve staff members on May 5,..."

May 6, 2009 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

Austin Pit Master Teams Up with KLRU for Web Series
Aaron Franklin collaborates with KLRU on BBQ with Franklin.
"...web series is set to debut October 25, but KLRU kicks off an Indiegogo campaign today to raise $16,000..."

Oct. 3, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

KUT and KLRU Founder Bob Schenkkan Dies
Austinites mourn a public broadcasting pioneer
" an integral part of your morning drive, or KLRU is your go-to for smart, impassioned television programming, then..."

Feb. 10, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

'SXSW Presents' Launches Season Three on KLRU
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 9pm
"...part of the third season of the SXSW and KLRU joint venture, SXSW Presents. Call it gentrification if you..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

KLRU Lloyd Maines Tribute
May 16, 2013. 36 photos.

May 17, 2013 Photo Gallery

Another 'Special Session'
Political series returns to PBS in February.
"...grackles: Our favorite public affairs program is returning to KLRU. Special Session is hosted by the indomitable Paul Stekler,..."

Jan. 24, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Film Flam
Arts in Context, Fran Lebowitz, flying kites, and cats gone wild
"...We love us some KLRU, and so, too, does the Lone Star chapter of..."

Nov. 7, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

DIY, and So Can I
KLRU's 'Arts in Context' mirrors the the collaboration and can-do of the artists it profiles
"...from the ceiling. For Troncoso, producer and director of KLRU's Arts in Context, that means asking questions of the..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

The Community Turns Its Camera On
KLRU's Docubloggers mixes new media and old
"...This past fall, two producers from local PBS affiliate KLRU sought to negotiate the delicate balance between television's packaged..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

Home Grown
Down on Pioneer Farm with KLRU's 'The Biscuit Brothers,' ready for season two but still struggling for funds
" endangered. Though its first season last year on KLRU was a hit with parents and kids, and the..."

May 19, 2006 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Black History Month and Austin's Dirty Laundry
KLRU launches online series featuring ATX civil rights leaders
"...of this and in honor of Black History Month, KLRU has launched Austin Revealed for you to mull over...."

Feb. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

A New Broadcast Home: Austin PBS Prepares to Leave UT for ACC’s Highland Campus
KLRU gets a renewed focus on community outreach
"...old memories in order to create new ones. Now KLRU joins that migration as the local PBS station's time..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Cody Song

Naked City
A Leaner, Meaner KLRU
"...has endured an even tighter squeeze. On Nov. 9, KLRU-TV distributed eight pink slips to its employees as part..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Noriega's No Pacifist
Democratic Senate candidate supports Obama's position on a Pakistan raid
"...sat in the audience today at a taping of KLRU's Texas Monthly Talks, wherein TexMo's Evan Smith interviewed Houston..."

Oct. 15, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Asleep at the Wheel and ACL Celebrate a Half Century of History
New KLRU retrospective wrangles two Austin icons
"...Years of Asleep at the Wheel, which premieres on KLRU October 31, captures 20 of those performances from 1976..."

Oct. 30, 2020 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

I Turn My Camera On
ACL Presents Satellite Sets hits the web [video]
"...ACL Presents Satellite Sets operates with the same level..."

Aug. 31, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

What You See Is What You Hear
The joy that Conspirare takes in singing is visible in the choir's PBS special
"...of A Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert on KLRU. If you are already a fan of Conspirare, you..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Arts Post by Robert Faires

TV Eye
KLRU Krazy
"...Special Session premieres Sunday, Feb. 4, 11am on KLRU and airs again on Wednesdays at 9:30pm on KLRU2...."

Feb. 2, 2007 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

'SXSW Presents'
Back for year two on KLRU
"...Friday from Sept. 16 through Dec. 2, tune into KLRU-TV for SXSW Presents, a 90-minute program showcasing locally connected..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Screens Feature

Pushing Boundaries
The Territory Begins 21st Season on KLRU-TV
" on network television, the same holds true for KLRU-TV's The Territory, now in its 21st season as the..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Screens Feature by Alison Macor

Navigating the Unknown: Chris Brecht Talks ATX6 Documentary
Lift Me Up premieres Friday on KLRU
"...beside the point. It’s fitting that PBS’s local channel, KLRU, will on Friday air Lift Me Up, an hourlong..."

June 16, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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