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PBS Earns 18 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

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On May 21, 2020, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. PBS and PBS KIDS programs received 18 nominations and APT (American Public Television) earned 10 nominations, for a combined total of 28 nominations for public media.

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Discover the Legacy and Impact of Three of Europe’s Most Iconic Queens in LUCY WORSLEY’S ROYAL MYTHS & SECRETS, Sundays, June 21-July 5 on PBS

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Rediscover the true stories behind three of history’s most remarkable queens—Elizabeth I, Queen Anne and Marie Antoinette

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PBS Celebrates Pride Month with PRIDELAND, a Short-Form Digital Series and New One-Hour Special with Host and Actor Dyllón Burnside, Exploring LGBTQ+ Identity in the U.S. South

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PBS is celebrating LGTBQ+ Pride Month with the launch of PRIDELAND, a new one-hour special and short-form digital series following host and actor Dyllón Burnside (from FX’s “Pose”) on a journey across the South.

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“Mondays with Michelle Obama” Extended

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Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced that “Mondays with Michelle Obama,” its special collaboration with the former First Lady of the United States, will be extended with four new storytimes on Monday, May 18, and Monday, May 25, featuring special surprise guests.

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PBS Programs Honored With More Peabody Nominations Than Any Other Organization

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On May 6, 2020, finalists for the 79th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 12 nominations, more than any other organization.

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PBS KIDS Encourages Families to Thank Those Making a Difference in Our Communities Amid COVID-19

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This month, PBS KIDS invites children and families around the nation to give thanks to the people who are helping their local communities amidst the fight against COVID-19. The PBS KIDS "Thank You Neighbors" campaign encourages families to celebrate essential workers in their communities – from teachers and healthcare professionals, to grocery store clerks and delivery personnel.

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PBS Announces Educators Selected For 2020 Class of Digital Innovator All-Star Program

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In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, today PBS announced the 2020 class of educators selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 19 educators were chosen from across the country.

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PBS Coronavirus-Related Programming and Resources Guide

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PBS is committed to providing accurate and timely information to Americans throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The following special primetime programs, streaming content, online resources and educational materials are currently available and regularly updated.

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PBS Receives 16 Webby Nominations

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On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, nominees of the 24th annual Webby Awards were announced by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). PBS, PBS Digital Studios, PBS KIDS, WGBH, KQED, WNET/THIRTEEN, WORLD channel, FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour were honored with a total of 16 nominations.

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PBS to Provide Access to Ken Burns Films to Support Educators and Students with Distance Learning

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PBS LearningMedia, an online destination for educators and students that offers free access to thousands of resources from PBS stations and partners, will now include many of the award-winning films of Ken Burns and Florentine Films in their entirety through June 30.

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“Mondays with Michelle Obama,” Story-Times with Penguin Random House and PBS KIDS Streaming on YouTube and Facebook, Start Monday, April 20, 12 Noon (ET)

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Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced a special collaboration with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Read-Along” effort on Facebook and YouTube.

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Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words Airs on PBS May 18, 2020

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Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words, a new film tracing the life story of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, airs on PBS on Monday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT Shares How Americans Are Adapting During The Coronavirus Pandemic in New Broadcast Special, Produced by RadicalMedia, Airing May 8, 2020

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IN THIS TOGETHER: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT STORY is a new coronavirus special to broadcast Friday, May 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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PBS ELECTS TINA SHARKEY TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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PBS today announced the election of Tina Sharkey to serve as a member of its Board of Directors.

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PBS and WGBH to Provide At-Home Learning Programs for Students and Educators Nationwide During School Closures Through WORLD Channel

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As schools across the country close in response to the COVID-19 virus, PBS and WGBH Boston have partnered to support distance learning. Beginning on Monday, March 30, the public media WORLD Channel from WGBH will provide a daily, five-hour At-Home Learning Service, for students in grades 6-12, to PBS stations nationwide.

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