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PBS KIDS Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers

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PBS KIDS is ringing in the school year with an exciting line-up of new programming from award-winning series, and resources for families and teachers.

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PBS Receives 47 News and Documentary Emmy® Nominations

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PBS programs received 47 nominations for the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization for the sixth consecutive year. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

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PBS: America’s Home for Documentaries This Fall

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PBS today unveiled a robust fall slate with a focus on impactful documentary programming. PBS is America’s home for documentaries, offering a vast array of traditional documentary films, in-depth investigative reports, biographies, history, and news and public affairs programming. Year after year, PBS showcases compelling, high-quality content that encourages conversation and understanding.

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PBS Honored with Five Emmy® Nominations

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On July 16, 2019, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received five nominations including for the critically acclaimed documentaries INDEPENDENT LENS “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” and POV “Minding the GAP.”

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PBS Announces SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

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Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE SOUTH.

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