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PBS Launches Second Campaign On TiVo Showcases

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and TiVo today announced the second phase of an alliance in which three high-profile PBS primetime programs will be promoted through TiVo Showcases to TiVo subscribers across the country in the coming months.

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Patricia Murphy Joins PBS as Corporate Communications Director and Speechwriter

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Patricia Murphy has been appointed director, Corporate Communications and speechwriter for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The announcement was made today by Lea Sloan, PBS' vice president, Media Relations.

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PBS Statement Regarding Mister Rogers

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"All of us at PBS are deeply saddened by the death of Fred Rogers," said Pat Mitchell, CEO and President of PBS. "For more than thirty years, Mister Rogers has offered children a place where they feel accepted and understood. He spoke directly to children, and they listened.

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Two PBS Documentaries - "Daughter From Danang" and "Prisoner of Paradise" - Nominated for Academy Awards®

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PBS furthered its status as the preeminent home of documentary films when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that two of the five films nominated for Best Feature Documentary are PBS films - DAUGHTER FROM DANANG and PRISONER OF PARADISE.

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Statement of Public Broadcasters In Response to the President's 2004 Budget Plan

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We in public broadcasting understand that the combination of a war on terrorism and a weakened economy will have a serious impact on federal appropriations, including our own.

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MYSTERY! to Offer More Hillerman and Summertime Sleuthing

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Crime solvers Chee and Leaphorn are back on the case. Following up on the success of SKINWALKERS: AN AMERICAN MYSTERY! SPECIAL, PBS and WGBH plan to adapt more of Tony Hillerman's popular Navajo police novels. SKINWALKERS' November premiere was acclaimed by critics and seen by approximately twelve million viewers.*

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New PBS Documentary, "1421: When China Discovered the World," Re-writes Global History in 2004

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles, PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell announced the production of 1421: WHEN CHINA DISCOVERED THE WORLD, a two-hour documentary that will premiere in 2004.

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Passion, Power and Betrayal Frame New "Masterpiece Theatre" Productions

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PBS and CPB Continue to Lead Broadcast Industry in Public Affairs Programming in 2003

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PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell today announced that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) will support three major projects in 2003 furthering public television's award-winning leadership in public affairs programming.

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Ready to Brave a Brand New World? PBS and THIRTEEN/WNET New York Seek Applicants for COLONIAL HOUSE, the Next Installment of the Wildly Popular "Hands-On-History" Strand

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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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