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PBS and WNET Announce New Late-night Public Affairs Programming

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PBS and WNET have announced that the acclaimed nightly global affairs interview program "Amanpour" will be presented on an interim basis to PBS stations nationwide. "Amanpour on PBS" will air on THIRTEEN, New York’s PBS station, beginning Monday, December 4 and will roll out on PBS stations beginning December 11 at 11 pm (check local listings).

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New PBS Board Members Elected, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS announced the results of its recent Board elections following its first Board meeting of fiscal year 2018. Four Professional Directors who were elected by the PBS membership in August took their seats at the meeting, which was held Friday, November 10.

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PBS KIDS Rings in the Holiday Season with a Full Slate of Programming for the Whole Family

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Lineup Includes Holiday-themed Specials, Such as ONCE UPON A SESAME STREET CHRISTMAS, and New Holiday-themed Episodes of READY JET GO! and SPLASH AND BUBBLES on PBS KIDS Family Night

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REMIND Partners with PBS and QUIZLET to Expand Learning Beyond the Classroom

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Remind, a K-12 communication platform that allows teachers, parents, and students to connect via their mobile devices, today announced a partnership with PBS, Quizlet and other leading education companies. The new partnership feature, Share on Remind, is an effort geared toward connecting educators and students with the resources that help them teach and learn.

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 33.8 Million Viewers

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According to Nielsen Live +7 data, across the 10 nights of the series, THE VIETNAM WAR reached more than 33.8 million viewers and had an average audience of 6.7 million P2+ (an average household rating of 4.4). This makes THE VIETNAM WAR the second-highest-rated Burns/Novick film of the past two decades, following THE WAR (2007).

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