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PBS Launches Brand Campaign Urging Viewers to Be More

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PBS is launching a new brand image campaign this month, the company announced today. The campaign consists of four television spots, directed by critically acclaimed independent filmmakers Alfonso Cuaron (Y Tu Mama Tambien, A Little Princess) and Francois Girard (The Red Violin). The first spots began airing on local PBS stations July 22.

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PBS Remembers September 11

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For the greatest generation, it was Pearl Harbor. For baby boomers, it was the assassination of John F. Kennedy. For children of the new millennium, it will no doubt be September 11 - a day of such import that they'll forever remember where they were and what they were doing when the towers fell and the world changed.

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TiVo, PBS In Alliance To Promote 9/11 Documentaries And Commemorative Content

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and TiVo today announced an alliance that will allow the leading Digital Video Recorder (DVR), to promote PBS's upcoming 9/11-related programming saluting the heroes, memorializing the departed and analyzing the Sept. 11 attacks and their aftermath to TiVo subscribers.

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WGBH Boston to Present Two New PBS Programs

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WGBH Boston will present two new groundbreaking programs on PBS, THE BLUES and ENDGAME: ETHICS AND VALUES IN AMERICA, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena. Both projects are funded in part by the CPB-PBS Program Challenge Fund, which supports high-profile primetime series.

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PBS Takes Top Honors at News and Documentary Emmy Awards Nominations for Second Consecutive Year

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PBS, with a total of 41 nominations, led the way for the second consecutive year, receiving more nominations than any other broadcast or cable entity at the 23rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.

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PBS and The Mills Corporation Forge Groundbreaking Cause-Marketing Alliance for PBS KIDS

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS), one of America's leading shopping center developers, today announced plans for a sweeping cause-marketing alliance that will create PBS KIDS® destinations inside The Mills properties across the country by the end of 2004.

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History Comes Alive as PBS Unveils Five New Specials and Series at Annual Meeting

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New documentaries and historical specials spanning three continents and seven centuries were unveiled today at the PBS Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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PBS Launches "Ken Burns American Stories," New Weekly Series Featuring Burns's Documentaries with Commentary by the Director, Premiering September 30

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KEN BURNS AMERICAN STORIES, a new weekly series featuring the acclaimed documentary filmmaker introducing some of his most memorable films, will begin this September after a special relaunch of a completely remastered THE CIVIL WAR, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced today.

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PBS Unveils Long-Term Strategic Plan for "PBS KIDS" in the Digital Age

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Seeking to strengthen its public service mission to children and families and take full advantage of digital convergence, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), has completed a 10-month study to develop a long-term strategic plan to inform the development of children's media for future generations.

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Veteran PBS Executive Retires

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Pat Mitchell, PBS President and CEO, announced today the resignation of Beth Wolfe, Executive Vice President Corporate Services. Ms. Wolfe has decided to devote her energies and passion to raising her eight-year old daughter, Patrice, and spending more time with her husband, Tom.

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PBS Scores Two More Wins at Daytime Emmys Televised Ceremony

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PBS was awarded two more Emmys for its children's series at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony, broadcast live on CBS from Madison Square Garden on Friday, May 17. The two wins, combined with the nine Emmys announced on May 12 at the Creative Craft Daytime Emmy Awards, bring PBS's total number of awards to 11, PBS is in third place overall in number of Daytime Emmy wins.

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PBS Sponsorship Group Promotes Ellen Flahive to Executive Director

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The PBS Sponsorship Group, public television's national underwriting sales force, has recently promoted Ellen Flahive to executive director. The announcement was made by Judy Harris, executive vice president, PBS Business and Development, who also servers as chairperson of the Sponsorship Group's board of directors.

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PBS Ties for First Place and Scores Most Children's Wins at Creative Craft Daytime Emmy Awards

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PBS tied for first place overall with nine Emmy Awards, seven of which were for children's series, at Saturday's Creative Craft Daytime Emmy Awards simultaneous ceremonies at New York's Marriott Marquis Hotel and at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Katherine Lauderdale Named Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Public Broadcasting Service

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Katherine Lauderdale, senior vice president, strategic partnerships and general counsel for Window to the World Communications, Inc. (WWCI) in Chicago, will join the staff of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) as senior vice president and general counsel on June 10.

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Public Television and Insight Communications Agree on Digital Carriage

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) have entered into an agreement in principle with Insight Communications whereby the digital signals of public TV stations in markets with Insight systems will be carried on the local digital cable service.

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