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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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MARGARET: THE REBEL PRINCESS Premieres Sundays, February 10 and 17, 2019 on PBS

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MARGARET: THE REBEL PRINCESS, an insightful new two-part biography of Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth’s beautiful and rebellious younger sister, will premiere on Sundays, February 10 and 17, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS.

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VICTORIA & ALBERT: THE WEDDING Premieres Sundays, January 13 and 20 on PBS

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ARLINGTON, VA; DECEMBER 12, 2018 – VICTORIA & ALBERT: THE WEDDING, a new two-part series hosted by popular Royal historian Lucy Worsley, premieres Sundays, January 13 and 20, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. (check local listings) on PBS. A BBC Studios production for PBS, this entertaining series provides an insider’s look into the elaborate planning that went into one of the most famous weddings.

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PBS Programs Honored with Prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Batons

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On December 11, 2018, The Columbia Journalism School announced the winners for the 2019 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards. PBS programs received four duPont Batons, including FRONTLINE and THE VIETNAM WAR.

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PBS Programs and Filmmakers Earn Five Awards at the 34th Annual IDA Awards

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The International Documentary Association announced the winners of the 34th Annual IDA Documentary Awards on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles. In total, PBS programs and filmmakers received five awards.

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The Dictator's Playbook Follows the Rise and Fall of Six 20th Century Rulers

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THE DICTATOR’S PLAYBOOK, a new six-part documentary series evaluates shared tactics used by six of the 20th century’s most infamous rulers, will air Wednesdays, January 9 – February 13, 2019, at 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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WQED Production of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity to Air Nationally on PBS Tuesday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s special concert evening of remembrance and reverence brought the Pittsburgh community together to find comfort, strength and solace through music, hope and unity.

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Ring in the Holiday Season with PBS Festive Programming

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PBS has a merry and bright lineup of holiday programming, with new specials and returning fan favorites from series like CALL THE MIDWIFE, THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER, including treats for children and adults alike.

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Upcoming PBS Program Receives Critics' Choice Documentary Award

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On November 10, 2018, The Broadcast Film Critics’ Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the winners for the third annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards. The upcoming POV “Minding the Gap” was honored with the win for Best First Time Director.

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PBS Announces Winter-Spring 2019 Primetime Schedule

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PBS today announced its Winter-Spring 2019 primetime schedule, featuring a season brimming with new drama, music, arts, history, science, nature and more, as well as returning seasons of favorite series.

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