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PBS Offers At-Home Learning Broadcast and Digital Resources, Providing Free Educational Access for Students Across the Country

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As the school year begins, PBS stations offer free broadcast TV programs that support at-home learning for PreK-12th grade; digital resources provide educators and families with learning options for new school routines

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PBS Announces SELF-EVIDENT, a New Digital Series Inspired by AMERICAN PORTRAIT

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SELF-EVIDENT: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT MINISERIES from PBS Digital Studios and Smartypants Pictures will launch Monday, August 17 on PBS’s original YouTube channel, PBS Voices, Facebook page, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.

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PBS Programs Lead News and Documentary Emmys® with 48 Nominations

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For the seventh consecutive year, PBS programs have earned more News & Documentary Emmy® Award nominations than any organization, with 48. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday August 6, 2020. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2019 calendar year.

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New Animated STEM Series ELINOR WONDERS WHY Premieres on PBS KIDS September 7, 2020

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Preschoolers and their families from coast-to-coast will take a trip to Animal Town this Labor Day with the premiere of the newest PBS KIDS series, ELINOR WONDERS WHY. The animated show encourages children to follow their curiosity, ask questions, figure out the answers, and learn about the natural world around them using their science inquiry skills.

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PBS Recognized With Six Primetime Emmy® Nominations

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PBS programs received six nominations for the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Tuesday, July 28 during a live virtual event hosted by Leslie Jones on Emmys.com.

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