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PBS and Ryman Auditorium Announce “Country Music: Live at the Ryman, a Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns” Set for March 27

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Ken Burns’s 16-hour COUNTRY MUSIC premieres in the fall of 2019 on PBS.

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NO PASSPORT REQUIRED with Marcus Samuelsson Returns for Second Season on PBS

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PBS and Vox Media’s Eater, the leading lifestyle network focused on food and travel, announced that NO PASSPORT REQUIRED, hosted and executive produced by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, will return for a second season this fall.

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PBS Announces that Ken Burns’s COUNTRY MUSIC Will Premiere September 15, 2019 on PBS

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COUNTRY MUSIC, a new eight-part, 16-hour film directed by Ken Burns, and produced by Burns and his long-time collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, premieres Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18, and Sunday, September 22 through Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

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How Do Today’s Top Stories Connect to the Past? New Weekly Series RETRO REPORT on PBS Provides Historical Context to Today’s Headlines

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RETRO REPORT on PBS, a new weekly one-hour magazine format program hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani and featuring New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz premieres this fall on PBS.

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COLLEGE BEHIND BARS to Air on PBS in November 2019

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Alfred I. duPont-Columbia and Peabody-Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick has directed and produced a new documentary series, COLLEGE BEHIND BARS, that reveals the transformative power of higher education through the experiences of incarcerated men and women. The four-hour series will air on PBS in November 2019.

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