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SESAME WORKSHOP’S GROUND BREAKING TELEVISION SERIES THE ELECTRIC COMPANY BECOMES A DAILY SHOW ON PBS KIDS GO!sm STARTING SEPTEMBER 7th

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Get out your circuit breakers as The Electric Company turns into a power strip! Starting September 7th, Sesame Workshop's hit program The Electric Company, will be charging up PBS KIDS GO! with a daily dose of literacy superheroes and wily pranksters.

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Statement on FY 2010 Senate Appropriations Bill

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Today, the Senate Appropriations Full Committee approved the FY 2010 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

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PBS and impreMedia to Live Stream Spanish Language Version of Sotomayor Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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PBS today announced an agreement with impreMedia, the No. 1 Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. in Online and Print, to live stream PBS' NewsHour feed of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearings, translated to Spanish, on impreMedia's Web site (http://www.impre.com/sotomayor).

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PBS DEVELOPING PBS DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY TO SUPPORT DELIVERY OF LOCALIZED EDUCATION SERVICES TO SCHOOLS

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PBS today announced the launch of the PBS Digital Learning Library, a PBS system-wide online repository of digital education assets from public broadcasting programs and services nationwide.

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BBC WORLDWIDE ANNOUNCES DRAMA CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH WGBH/MASTERPIECE FOR EMMA AND CRANFORD 2

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BBC Worldwide Sales and Distribution and WGBH today announced co-productions of two star-studded dramas: the beloved classic, Emma, and the sequel to BAFTA-winning and Emmy-nominated drama Cranford, Cranford 2. Both programs will make their U.S. premiere in early 2010 on WGBH's MASTERPIECE CLASSIC on PBS.

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PBS KIDS IS THE #1 EDUCATIONAL MEDIA BRAND ACCORDING TO NATIONAL ROPER SURVEY

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PBS KIDS has earned the distinction as the most educational media brand when compared with Leapfrog, Nick, Jr., Playhouse Disney, Noggin, Discovery Kids, National Geographic Kids, KOL (AOL for Kids), YahooKids and others, according to a new GfK Roper survey.

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PBS and CPB Announce Candidates for Leadership Development Program

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PBS and CPB today announced the newly selected participants in the PBS Diversity Task Force Leadership Development Program (LDP), the fourth group of public broadcasting professionals chosen for this national training initiative.

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CPB AND PBS ANNOUCE WGBH PRODUCERS ACADEMY WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) are pleased to announce that twenty filmmakers have been chosen to attend the ninth annual CPB/PBS Producers Workshop at WGBH, to be held in Boston the week of June 20-26, 2009.

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"THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER" AND PBS ANNOUNCE MAJOR CHANGES

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Recognizing that PBS and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer have both an opportunity and an obligation to play a leadership role in the transformation of high-quality electronic journalism, Jim Lehrer, executive editor of The NewsHour, announced today that The NewsHour will make major changes in its broadcast and digital news product, effective mid-September 2009.

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DR. SEUSS’S CAT TOSSES HIS HAT INTO THE TELEVISION RING WITH THE PBS KIDS® PREMIERE OF THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT!

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Random House Children's Entertainment, in association with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, and producers Portfolio Entertainment Inc. and Collingwood O�Hare Productions, have finalized an agreement with PBS KIDS to bring the iconic Cat in the Hat to television for the first time as an animated series. THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! will premiere on PBS KIDS in the fall of 2010.

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STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA'S FISCAL YEAR 2010 BUDGET

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Today, the President submitted his Fiscal Year 2010 budget to Congress, recommending a total of $502 million for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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RESEARCH PROVES SUPER WHY! HELPS CHILDREN LEARN TO READ

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Two new studies on the highly rated, award-winning PBS KIDS series Super WHY! prove that children, especially those from low-income families, are learning core early literacy skills from the TV series and its educational support materials.

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STEVE WELCH NAMED CHAIR OF PBS ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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PBS named Steve Welch as the new chair of the PBS Enterprise Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC) for 2009.

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PBS UNVEILS VIDEO PORTAL FEATURING FULL-LENGTH PROGRAMS FOR ONLINE VIEWING (April 22, 2009)

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PBS announced today the beta launch of the PBS Video Portal (www.pbs.org/video), featuring full-length videos from PBS.

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PBS DEBUTS ITS SOCIAL MEDIA & ONLINE VIDEO STUDIO AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST INTERACTIVE AND FILM CONFERENCE

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Interviews with the world's leading new media, social media and film luminaries, live musical performances and dozens of online events to be live-streamed on pbs.org will all be a part of PBS's widespread presence at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive & Film conference (sxsw.com) in Austin, Texas.

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