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PBS Announces The Largest Expansion Ever Of Its Local Free Video-On-Demand Titles

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PBS today announced the addition of seven PBS programs to its existing roster of primetime titles available for viewing via local free video-on-demand. With these additions - including a number of hallmark PBS series - PBS stations now can provide local cable operators a diverse package of ten VOD titles, available to viewers on-demand for free up to seven days after their broadcast premieres.

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PBS Honors Bill Moyers With "Be More" Award

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger presented the third annual "Be More" Award to Bill Moyers, award-winning journalist and PBS contributor. The presentation was made May 19 at the PBS Showcase, held May 17-20 at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld.

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PBS, WGBH, NCTA, and Cable Positive to Make FRONTLINE's "The Age of AIDS" Documentary Available On Demand Following Its National PBS Premiere

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In an unprecedented collaboration among PBS, WGBH/Boston, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and Cable Positive, FRONTLINE's documentary "The Age of AIDS" will be offered to cable multiple system operators.

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Sid Bedingfield To Lead Innovative PBS Content Project Produced By KCET Los Angeles and KQED San Francisco

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PBS member stations KCET Los Angeles and KQED San Francisco announced today the appointment of Sid Bedingfield, former CNN executive and producer, to the position of president of the newly created California Fault Line Productions - a non-profit production company created by KCET and KQED.

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PBS and Discovery Education Partner to Distribute PBS Programs to Schools

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PBS and Discovery Education today announced a major multi-year media partnership through which PBS has licensed hundreds of hours from its most acclaimed series and specials for distribution to schools through Discovery Education's digital learning services.

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PBS Primetime Presents Music, Mystery and Moyers This June

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June kicks off an entire summer of engaging television, from Broadway's best to pivotal moments in art history to compelling stories of survival from independent filmmakers.

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PBS to Launch Blog Examining How Technology is Changing Education

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PBS today unveils a new blog called learning.now, which will address how new technology and Internet culture are significantly affecting the ways educators teach and children learn. Learning.now launches at www.pbs.org/learningnow.

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CPB and PBS Announce Major Grant for NOVA

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) today announced that NOVA - the most-watched documentary series on PBS - will receive funding of approximately $4 million over two years.

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PBS KIDS Announces Next Generation Advisory Board

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The PBS KIDS Next Generation Media Advisory Board was announced today by Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President, PBS KIDS Next Generation Media.

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PBS To Offer Special Programming For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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From kungfu monks to the cultural significance of the hula to World War II heroes, PBS features year-round programming by and about Asian Americans.

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PBS Launches the Cow Channel: Mootube.com

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Joining the stampede to create new content platforms, PBS today announced the launch of MooTube.com, the first 24/7 inside look at the daily life of Texas Longhorn cattle.

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PBS KIDS GO! Channel To Launch October 2006

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PBS announces the planned launch of a new 24-hour digital broadcast channel for early elementary school-age children, called the PBS KIDS GO! Channel, in October 2006.

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PBS KIDS Share the Earth Day

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PBS KIDS helps children celebrate Earth Day with "PBS KIDS Share the Earth Day," a special two-hour programming event airing Friday, April 21 (check local listings).

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PBS to Offer Special Science and Environmental Programming for April 2006

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PBS continues to bring science to life this April with high-quality programs that illuminate the world in informative and entertaining ways.

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National Datacast Delivers Movies for MovieBeam

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National Datacast uses its wireless datacasting network to deliver the new MovieBeam movies-on-demand service launched last week.

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