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PBS Earns 21 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

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On March 20, 2019, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS received 21 nominations and fellow public media nominees APT (American Public Television) earned 11 nominations.

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PBS Takes Viewers on a Mind-Blowing Journey Through History with New Series BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

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PBS will premiere BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD on April 17 at 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App (check local listings). The six-part series documents how humans and six revolutionary inventions changed the world forever.

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PBS Appoints Rebecca Reed as Vice President, Business Affairs

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PBS today named Rebecca (“Becky”) Reed as Vice President, Business Affairs. She will report to Perry Simon, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager for General Audience Programming.

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PBS Statement on Administration’s Proposed Elimination of Federal Funding for Public Media

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PBS and our 350 member stations across the country have earned bipartisan Congressional support over the years due to the high value the American people place on the services we provide their communities.

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PRINCE CHARLES AT 70 Premieres on Sunday, March 24 on PBS

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With exclusive access to Prince Charles during his 70th birthday year, this intimate and revealing film follows the British heir to the throne over the course of 2018, both at work and at leisure, at home and abroad.

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