Independent journalism investigating today's national and international issues.


  • The Best of NOW: Issues and Insight

    The series finale of NOW on PBS: A must-see television event.
  • The Best of NOW: The Wars

    The wars in Iraq in Afghanistan -- on the ground over eight years.
  • The Best of NOW: In-Depth Investigations

    Going inside the economic meltdown and the role of government.
  • A Town Revitalized?

    Revitalizing America's towns: Has one unorthodox mayor found a path to success?
  • Maximum Capacity

    Can an innovative program cut America's prison population?
  • "Gasland"

    Will the boom in natural gas drilling contaminate America's water supply?
  • Hunting Wolves, Saving Wolves

    Is Obama breaking his promise to protect endangered species?
  • Angry Voters

    Will angry voters toss out the incumbents this fall?


About NOW on PBS

Hosted by veteran journalist David Brancaccio, NOW on PBS goes beyond the noisy churn of the news cycle to probe the most important issues facing democracy and give viewers the context to explore their relationship with the larger world.