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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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PBS and Ryman Auditorium Announce “Country Music: Live at the Ryman, a Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns” Set for March 27

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Ken Burns’s 16-hour COUNTRY MUSIC premieres in the fall of 2019 on PBS.

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NO PASSPORT REQUIRED with Marcus Samuelsson Returns for Second Season on PBS

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PBS and Vox Media’s Eater, the leading lifestyle network focused on food and travel, announced that NO PASSPORT REQUIRED, hosted and executive produced by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, will return for a second season this fall.

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PBS Announces that Ken Burns’s COUNTRY MUSIC Will Premiere September 15, 2019 on PBS

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COUNTRY MUSIC, a new eight-part, 16-hour film directed by Ken Burns, and produced by Burns and his long-time collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, premieres Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18, and Sunday, September 22 through Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

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How Do Today’s Top Stories Connect to the Past? New Weekly Series RETRO REPORT on PBS Provides Historical Context to Today’s Headlines

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RETRO REPORT on PBS, a new weekly one-hour magazine format program hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani and featuring New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz premieres this fall on PBS.

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COLLEGE BEHIND BARS to Air on PBS in November 2019

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Alfred I. duPont-Columbia and Peabody-Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick has directed and produced a new documentary series, COLLEGE BEHIND BARS, that reveals the transformative power of higher education through the experiences of incarcerated men and women. The four-hour series will air on PBS in November 2019.

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PBS and Smithsonian Channel™ to Unveil the Extraordinary Evolution of Iconic Animals in WHEN WHALES WALKED: A DEEP TIME JOURNEY (w.t)

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Today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, PBS and Smithsonian Channel announced their partnership on a two-hour film tracing the evolutionary secrets of some of the world’s most majestic creatures, WHEN WHALES WALKED: A DEEP TIME JOURNEY (w.t).

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM, Premiering November 11, 2019

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PBS KIDS announced the new animated series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM will premiere on Monday, November 11, 2019. Based on the children’s book series Ordinary People Change the World by New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos, the series will introduce kids to inspiring historical figures and the character virtues that helped them succeed

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PBS KIDS Announces MOLLY OF DENALI, Premiering July 15, 2019

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From Alaska to homes all across the U.S., MOLLY OF DENALI, a groundbreaking new PBS KIDS series produced by WGBH Boston, will premiere nationwide July 15, 2019 on PBS stations, the 24/7 PBS KIDS channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms.

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PBS Programs Honored with Academy Award® Nominations

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On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 91st Annual Academy Award® nominations. PBS received three nominations, including “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” and “Minding the Gap” for Best Documentary Feature.

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New Music Education Series SOUND FIELD from PBS Digital Studios Breaks Down the History and Culture Behind Our Most Beloved Tunes

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PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of a new original series, SOUND FIELD, taking viewers on a deep dive into the history and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.

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PBS Honors the Legacy of Black History Month

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PBS today announced special programming to commemorate Black History Month, as part of its commitment to celebrating the diversity of America year-round.

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PBS KIDS Debuts New Movie As Season Finale of Family-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD

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On Monday, January 21, PBS KIDS will premiere a brand new one-hour movie from multiple Emmy Award-winning series, ODD SQUAD.In ODD SQUAD: ODDS AND ENDS, agents Olympia, Otis, Ms. O and Oona are on the case to solve a string of break-ins at headquarters. When Olympia accidentally exposes a deep secret about Otis’ past, it sets off a series of events with the potential to unravel the entire agency.

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