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New PBS Series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL Features Modern-Day Adventurer Tackling Stunning World Firsts in Unexplored Corners of the Planet

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PBS’s new 10-episode series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL reveals there are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before.

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Ken Burns Classroom Launches on PBS LearningMedia

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Today, PBS announced the launch of Ken Burns Classroom on PBS LearningMedia – a one-stop online destination for free teaching and learning resources inspired by Ken Burns’s renowned documentaries.

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PBS Unveils New Look on Eve of 50th Anniversary

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PBS announced today an update to its iconic brand, including a refreshed logo, bold color palette, custom typeface and illustration style. The new identity will roll out throughout 2020 as PBS celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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PBS KIDS Announces Educators Selected for 2019 Early Learning Champions Program

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Today, PBS KIDS named 10 educators as the 2019 PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions. Established in 2018, this awards program recognizes committed educators who work with young children, from infants to second graders, and offers a variety of community building, leadership and professional learning opportunities provided by PBS KIDS and member stations.

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PBS Decorates Holiday Schedule with Great Performances, Fan Favorites and Christmas Music Specials

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PBS is decorating its holiday schedule with traditional fare CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR and CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT, yearly fan favorite CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL, and an entire month of GREAT PERFORMANCES dedicated to “Broadway’s Best.”

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