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Jim Rainey on the KCET/PBS Split

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With KCET and PBS severing ties, popular programing like Sesame Street will disappear by 2011. Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Last week, KCET announced that it would be parting ways with PBS. Starting next year, programs such as "Sesame Street," "Charlie Rose," and "Frontline" will cease airing on KCET.

LA Times media columnist Jim Rainey joins Madeleine to give listeners an update on the latest developments.

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