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PBS Programs Win Seven of the Eight Peabody Documentary Awards

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On April 16, 2019, the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced winners for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018. PBS programs, including FRONTLINE “The Facebook Dilemma” and POV “Minding The Gap,” received seven of the eight documentary awards.

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PBS Programs Honored as Peabody Award Finalists

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On April 9, 2019, finalists for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 16 nominations, more than any other organization.

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PBS Receives Webby Nominations

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On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, nominees of the 23rd annual Webby Awards were announced by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, PBS Digital Studios, PBS KIDS and FRONTLINE were honored with a total of nine nominations.

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PBS KIDS Celebrates Earth Month with All-New Episodes, Games and Activities, Inspiring Families and Educators to Explore the Outdoors

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In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS has announced a slate of all-new episodes, games and activities to encourage kids and families to get outside and enjoy nature. Beginning April 15, viewers will be able to enjoy a special week of adventures from WILD KRATTS, NATURE CAT and READY JET GO!

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Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring with Themed Programming on PBS and PBS.org

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Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer.

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