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PBS Programs Win Seven of the Eight Peabody Documentary Awards

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On April 16, 2019, the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced winners for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018. PBS programs, including FRONTLINE “The Facebook Dilemma” and POV “Minding The Gap,” received seven of the eight documentary awards.

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PBS Programs Honored as Peabody Award Finalists

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On April 9, 2019, finalists for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 16 nominations, more than any other organization.

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PBS Receives Webby Nominations

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On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, nominees of the 23rd annual Webby Awards were announced by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, PBS Digital Studios, PBS KIDS and FRONTLINE were honored with a total of nine nominations.

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PBS KIDS Celebrates Earth Month with All-New Episodes, Games and Activities, Inspiring Families and Educators to Explore the Outdoors

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In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS has announced a slate of all-new episodes, games and activities to encourage kids and families to get outside and enjoy nature. Beginning April 15, viewers will be able to enjoy a special week of adventures from WILD KRATTS, NATURE CAT and READY JET GO!

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Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring with Themed Programming on PBS and PBS.org

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Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer.

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Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

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New Documentary Tells the Remarkable Story of How Scientists Discovered the Deadly Hole in the Ozone – and the Even More Remarkable Story of How the World’s Leaders Came Together to Fix It

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PBS Presents The Mueller Report, a Special Collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour

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In response to conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, PBS presents The Mueller Report, a collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour, airing on Monday, March 25 on PBS at 8pm EST/ 7pm CST.

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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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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win Six Kidscreen Awards

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PBS KIDS received three awards for Channel of the Year, Best Channel Website (for pbskids.org) and Best Game App (for PBS KIDS Games). Additionally, PBS KIDS producers took home 3 awards

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For the 16th Consecutive Year Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution

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For the 16th consecutive year, PBS and its member stations have been named #1 in public trust among American institutions in a nationwide annual survey.

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PBS Announces SUMMER OF SPACE Lineup

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PBS announced a celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast. A SUMMER OF SPACE multiplatform experience, anchored by the highly anticipated AMERICAN EXPERIENCE six-hour film “Chasing the Moon,” and including new science and history programs, will begin in July timed to the 50th-anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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