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PBS Offers A Delightful Array of Arts, Performance and Documentary Programs This Spring

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Programs Include the ‘Stars in Concert’ Specials From LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER With Sutton Foster, Leslie Odom, Jr., Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells, and a New ‘Landmarks Live in Concert’ Special From GREAT PERFORMANCES Featuring will.i.am with the Black Eyed Peas.

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This April, PBS KIDS Encourages Families to Explore the Outdoors

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In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS’ annual “Explore the Outdoors” initiative encourages families to discover and connect with the natural wonders that surround them. Fans of PBS KIDS’ SPLASH AND BUBBLES, WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT will get a chance to see new episodes beginning Monday, April 23, exploring themes such as marine biology and the animal kingdom.

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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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