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PBS KIDS - #1 Children's Media Brand - Launches Its Most Ambitious Media Campaign

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PBS KIDS®, the premiere source of educational children's media, has launched its most extensive branding campaign to date. Targeting parents and featuring renowned PBS educational series for young viewers, the nine executions created by One And All will run in leading lifestyle and parenting magazines between October 2002 and March 2003.

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PBS Teams With Target Stores To Launch National Children's Literacy Campaign Led By Laura Bush and Levar Burton

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PBS today announced a major partnership with Target Stores to launch an unprecedented public service campaign to promote children's literacy. In this effort, the PBS KIDS® Share a Story initiative, sponsored by Target, will use on-air and online programming, along with the unparalleled resources of PBS and local public television stations across the country.

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PBS and NHK Sign Cooperation Agreement for HDTV Programs

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NHK and PBS announces a partnership to bring US and Japanese audiences HDTV (high-definition) programs. NHK and PBS will produce five HDTV programs a year during the three-year agreement. Program production will include a variety of genre, and production costs and rights will be shared by NHK and PBS on a program by program basis.

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PBS KIDS Series Between The Lions Proves Again That TV Can Help Children Learn to Read

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In communities where literacy rates are among the lowest in the nation, the PBS KIDS® series BETWEEN THE LIONS has demonstrated that quality TV can make a difference.

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PBS's Rebroadcast of Ken Burns's "The Civil War" Resonating with Viewers Across the Country

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As the nation considers our security at home and war abroad, the rebroadcast of Ken Burns's THE CIVIL WAR and its compelling account of the events that forever shaped America's character is generating enormous viewer response on the air, on the Web, in stores and in local communities around the country, PBS announced today.

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PBS Unveils Comprehensive Online Resource for One of its Most Important -- and Active -- Audiences: PBS Parents

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PBS today opens the curtains on its largest Web site launch in years, PBS Parents (www.pbsparents.org).

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PBS Grants License for SAGWA Books to Scholastic

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced today it has granted Scholastic Inc. the license to produce storybooks based on the popular PBS KIDS® program, Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat.

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PBS Dominates News and Documentary Emmys with 14 Awards

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PBS, with 14 Emmys, led the way at the 23rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards last night. The awards ceremony was presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

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PBS Reorganizes Senior Management

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PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell announced today a reorganization of senior management at the nation's public television broadcaster. The plan will capitalize on growing synergies among several offices, enhance productivity and benefit PBS's 349 member stations and its viewers around the country.

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Communications Executive Laura Nichols Leaves PBS

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced today the resignation of Laura Nichols, senior vice president, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. Ms. Nichols leaves her current position on September 5.

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Robert Ramsdell, Expert in Education and Professional Development, To Lead PBS TeacherLine

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Robert W. Ramsdell, an executive with extensive experience as an educator and business leader, has been appointed senior director of PBS TeacherLine, a Web-based professional development initiative focused on improving teaching practices in schools across the nation.

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PBS Receives 11 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

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PBS received a total of 11 nominations this morning when The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards from the Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

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Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore Set to Star in 'The Gin Game' for Kcet/Hollywood's "PBS Hollywood Presents"

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Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore will star in "The Gin Game" for KCET/Hollywood's acclaimed drama series PBS HOLLYWOOD PRESENTS. Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, made the announcement today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.

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New Roster of Independent Non-Fiction Films Join PBS Primetime Lineup in 2003

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Independent documentaries will be presented in a series new to the PBS primetime schedule beginning February 2003, it was announced today by Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.

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PBS Announces "Colonial House," A New Hands-on History Series in Which Modern-Day American Families Travel Back in Time to Live as 17th-Century Colonial Settlers

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Can't get enough of that porridge? Love the way your husband looks in breeches? Never leave the house without at least two petticoats? If you answered "aye" to any of these questions, we have a proposal for you!

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