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KCTS/Seattle's 'Don't Buy It' Web Site Coming to PBS Kids Online

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In an age when kids are bombarded with literally thousands of advertising messages each day, KCTS/Seattle Public Television and PBS KIDS® Online are stepping in to help them think critically about media by launching the Don't Buy It Web site at www.pbskids.org/dontbuyit.

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PBS Kids Online Unveils a Variety of New Content Geared to School-Aged Kids

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PBS Beginning today, PBS KIDS® Online -- one of the most popular children's Web sites in the world -- provides a host of new content, activities and games especially for kids ages 6-11, augmenting its existing online offerings for preschoolers.

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Frontline Takes a "World" View in New PBS Series Premiering Thursday, May 23

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PBS will expand the acclaimed Frontline series this spring with a new program examining international affairs, Frontline/World, co-produced by WGBH Boston and KQED San Francisco. Four episodes of Frontline/World will be produced, with the first installment premiering on Thursday, May 23 at 9 p.m. (check local listings).

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PBS DTV Signal Reaches More Than 50 Percent of the Nation

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced that more than one-half (54.43 percent) of the television households in the United States can receive a digital television signal from their local member station.

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PBS to Launch Nationwide Campaign to Promote Reading to Children

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PBS PBS today announced that it will launch a comprehensive national public service campaign to promote children's literacy. The PBS Designated Reader initiative will help millions of children become better readers by inspiring adults to read aloud to them every day.

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Statement of Pat Mitchell, PBS President and CEO

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This is a very exciting day for PBS to be at the White House and take part in the President's initiative to highlight efforts to improve early childhood education and literacy.

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PBS Garners Most Children's Nominations at 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Ceremony

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PBS was honored with more children's nominations than any other broadcast or cable network at this morning's special ceremony at New York's Rainbow Room, and overall tied for second place in total number of nominations in all categories. With a grand total of 49 nominations overall, 43 of those were for PBS KIDS® programs.

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PBS "Gets Active" About E-Membership

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has entered into an agreement with GetActive Software to provide local PBS stations access to personalized outbound e-mail and e-membership services. This agreement will bolster local stations' efforts to increase their membership rosters by using state-of-the-art new media communications tools.

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PBS YOU Launches 'Standard Deviants School' Programming

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PBS has teamed up with the Cerebellum Corporation to provide exciting new programming on PBS YOU, PBS's distance learning service. This new programming -- called Standard Deviants School -- will air programs that focus on subjects ranging from mathematics and English to foreign languages and social studies.

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Redford's Wildwood Enterprises and PBS Bring "Skinwalkers" to the Small Screen

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Robert Redford's Wildwood Enterprises teams up with PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the UK's Carlton Television to bring Tony Hillerman's bestselling novel "Skinwalkers" to television. Filming takes place at locations outside of Phoenix beginning February 25, in anticipation of a special Fall 2002 broadcast on PBS's Emmy Award-winning "Mystery!" series.

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PBS Names Tracey Beeker Vice President, Strategic Partnerships And Licensing

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has promoted Tracey L. Beeker, director, licensing and marketing, to the newly created position of vice president, strategic partnerships and licensing. Ms. Beeker reports directly to Judy L. Harris, executive vice president, PBS Business & Development.

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PBS Commits More Air Time to Kids With a New Block of Programs And New Specials in 2002

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Continuing its mission to provide quality educational programming for chiPldren, PBS today unveiled new additions to its PBS KIDS® roster.

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PBS Launches "NOW with Bill Moyers" A Weekly News Series Offering Fresh Perspective and Analysis Friday Evenings Beginning January 18, 2002 at 9 P.M.

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Bill Moyers, one of the most recognized and respected journalists in America and whose award-winning, ground-breaking documentaries have distinguished PBS programming, will anchor an hour-long weekly news program on PBS that premieres on Friday, January 18 at 9 P.M. (check local listings), and will continue for a 50-week season.

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Public Television Announces Agreement with DIRECTV, Inc. for Expansion and Continuation of Service on DIRECTV

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) have entered into an agreement with DIRECTV, Inc. for continued carriage of public television programming on DIRECTV, the nation's leading digital satellite television service.

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Johnson & Johnson to be Exclusive Corporate Underwriter for PBS Drama "American Family," Premiering January 23

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Johnson & Johnson will be the sole corporate underwriter for PBS's AMERICAN FAMILY, it was announced today by Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS. The first Latino drama series on U.S. broadcast television, AMERICAN FAMILY premieres Wednesday, January 23 at 8 p.m. (Check local listings.)

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