PBS SoCal to open Los Angeles office in Century City

PBS SoCal, L.A.-area home of 'Downton Abbey,' opens branch office in Century City

The local home of "Downton Abbey" has its newest branch office -- in Century City.

PBS SoCal, home of such fare as "Downton" and "Sherlock," is about to open an office at 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., in the heart of Century City.

The station, also known as KOCE-TV, is the leading PBS member station in the Los Angeles area. It already has offices in Orange County and downtown Los Angeles.

The new office will be used to target fundraising, education and program creation on the Westside, station officials say.

"Our presence in this community is key to PBS SoCal's roles as Southern California's largest stage for the arts, its largest classroom and a window to the world," PBS SoCal Chief Executive Mel Rogers wrote in a statement.

The office will also be the home base of a development team headed by Daniel M. Graham, a former senior administrator at UCLA.

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