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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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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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