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MASTERPIECE on PBS, Playground and BBC to Co-produce three-hour mini-series based on American Classic "Little Women"

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PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced they will team with Colin Callender’s Playground and the BBC for a television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s coming-of-age classic, "Little Women." The three-part drama will be scripted by Heidi Thomas, well-known to PBS audiences for her acclaimed adaptations of "Call the Midwife" and "Cranford".

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PBS Digital Studios Announces the Premiere of MUTANT MENU, an Immersive Look into Genetic Engineering

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PBS Digital Studios’ first long-form video, MUTANT MENU was created by Vanessa Hill of the popular PBS Digital Studios series “BrainCraft,” and will premiere on May 10 on the “BrainCraft” YouTube channel.

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PBS Programs Win Seven Daytime Emmy® Awards

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On April 28 and 30 the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners of the Daytime Emmy® Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. PBS programs won seven Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, including five for ODD SQUAD and two for THE MIND OF A CHEF.

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce "Chasing the Moon," New Four-Hour Documentary Series from Academy Award Nominee Robert Stone

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American Experience today announced "Chasing the Moon," a four-hour documentary series about the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969 and beyond. Premiering on PBS in 2019 during the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the series is executive produced by Mark Samels and produced and directed by Robert Stone.

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2016 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Wins CINE Golden Eagle Award

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On Friday, April 28, the 60th Annual CINE Golden Eagle finalists and winners were announced. Using criteria emphasizing excellence in storytelling and originality, the CINE Golden Eagle Awards honor media across platforms and genres, including scripted and documentary content, advertising, news, and virtual reality.

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