03 March 2010

Legend of Pancho Barnes to be Broadcast Nationwide

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KOCEAPT

The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club will be broadcast by American Public Television (APT) this Spring.  Over 100 participating stations will show the documentary, constituting over 70% of all American households.  APT is a prime source of programming for the nation's public television stations for over four decades.

Prior to distribution on American Public Television, Orange County PBS affiliate KOCE-TV will premiere the documentary on April 15th at 8 p.m., with additional screenings on April 20th at 9 p.m. and April 25th at 11 p.m.  KOCE-TV, the nation's sixth-most-watched public television station, is proud to have supported the creation of this dynamic documentary, about one of the most important women in 20th Century aviation.

For the production team of producer Nick Spark and director Amanda Pope, national broadcast of the documentary fulfills a goal set when the project began over five years ago. 

A list of stations will be posted on this website in weeks to come.  Check your local listings in late April and May for exact time and date information.  Want to make sure your local public television station shows Pancho?  Call your station and tell them you want them to air it.