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Young Viewers Meet Historical Figures When They Were Kids in New PBS KIDS Series, XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM

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Beginning Monday, November 11, young adventurers will get to go back in time to meet some of the world’s most inspiring historical figures – when they were kids – and learn about the character skills that helped shape their vision and lead to their success.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series HERO ELEMENTARY, Premiering Summer 2020

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PBS KIDS announced a new animated series, HERO ELEMENTARY, set to premiere in the summer of 2020. HERO ELEMENTARY is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science. HERO ELEMENTARY aims to give kids tools to solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists and igniting their natural curiosity and empathy.

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Five New Members Elected to PBS Board of Directors, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS welcomed newly elected and returning board members following its first board meeting of fiscal year 2020.

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PBS KIDS Welcomes Fall With New Programming, Games and Activities for the Entire Family

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This October, PBS KIDS invites families to celebrate the beginning of autumn with new episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities.

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PBS Wins Nine News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with nine News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).

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