Need to Know is the cross-media news and public affairs magazine from PBS that culls the best stories from the week into a one-hour broadcast, Friday nights at 9 p.m. on PBS-HD. The program features documentary-style reporting, short features, studio-based interviews and more, covering five primary news beats: the economy, the environment and energy, health, national security, and culture.

Need to Know

Need to Know is current affairs coverage for today’s media consumers, co-anchored by Peabody Award-winning broadcast journalist Alison Stewart and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and Newsweek editor Jon Meacham.

Need to Know joins PBS’s acclaimed public affairs lineup, which includes PBS Newshour, Nightly Business Report, Frontline and Washington Week with Gwen Ifill.

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