PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly has been cancelled after a 20-year run.
The final episode will air February 24, 2017, producers WNET/Thirteen have confirmed.
Bob Abernethy, host and executive editor, said:
“It has been a great privilege to report the many ways people of faith worship and serve others. We are deeply grateful to our thoughtful staff and also to our viewers, many of whom have told us the program consistently affirms the values they most respect.”
Added Stephen Segaller, vice president of programming for WNET:
“WNET is honored to have been the producing station for ‘Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly’ all these years. We take great pride in all the awards and accolades the series has deservedly garnered during this time.”