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Meredith Vieira Named Host of PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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PBS announced today that television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira will host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new eight-part television series launching on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

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PBS Receives 23 Daytime Emmy Nominations

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On March 21, 2018, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS received 23 nominations. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2017 calendar year.

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PBS NEWSHOUR Names Judy Woodruff Solo Anchor

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PBS NewsHour today names managing editor Judy Woodruff solo anchor of the nightly broadcast. Woodruff, who re-joined the NewsHour in 2007 as a senior correspondent, was named one of the NewsHour's rotating anchors in 2011, and in 2013, she and the late Gwen Ifill were named co-anchors and managing editors of the program.

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Jamestown Coming Exclusively to PBS Masterpiece Amazon Channel AND PBS Passport beginning March 23, 2018

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PBS Distribution announced today that the first season of the epic eight-part drama JAMESTOWN will premiere on the PBS MASTERPIECE Amazon channel and on PBS Passport beginning March 23, 2018.

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PBS Announces Educators Selected For Inaugural Digital Innovator All-Star Program

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Today, PBS announced the educators selected for the first PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 30 educators were chosen from across the country, representing 28 states and Puerto Rico.

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