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PBS Presents Seven New Short Films as Part of Unprecedented “PBS Arts Fall Festival” Starting October 14

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PBS Press Tour, Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 2011 – PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger unveiled today a slate of new short films on cultural aspects of seven American cities, to be broadcast nationally within this fall’s PBS Arts Fall Festival programs.

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PBS Commemorates Tenth Anniversary of September 11th

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PBS will commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11th with a special series of new and encore programs leading up to and continuing beyond Sunday, September 11. Programs in news and public affairs, science, and the performing arts are planned as part of the remembrance.

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PBS Launches Innovative Interactive Art Series "Off Book"

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PBS announced today the premiere of “Off Book,” a new web series focused on experimental and non-traditional art forms on PBSArts.org that begins July 20. This 13-part, bi-weekly series explores the ever-changing definition of art in the hands of the next generation of artists taking creative reigns and melding art with new media.

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PBS Nominated for 32 News & Documentary Emmys

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Below is a complete list of the 32 nominations PBS received for the 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, announced July 18, 2011. This follows the 43 Primetime Emmy nominations PBS received on July 14.

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PBS Foundation Receives $250,000 Grant for PBS KIDS GO!

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PBS Foundation has received a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to support PBS KIDS GO!’s robust digital playground of videos, games, mobile experiences, and other interactive content for children. The grant will fund the continuation of innovative digital technology experiments and research in educational gaming for school-aged kids.

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PBS Receives 43 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

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Below is a complete list of the 43 nominations PBS received for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced July 14, 2011. PBS congratulates all of our nominees.

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DINOSAUR TRAIN Heads to the "Big City" on PBS KIDS

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Everyone’s favorite dinosaurs are making their way to the city for Dinosaur Big City, a one-hour DINOSAUR TRAIN movie airing on August 22 on PBS KIDS (check local listings).

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PBS Launches Fall 2011 Season

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ARLINGTON, VA; July 13, 2011 — PBS raises the curtain on a new fall season celebrating the arts, exploring America’s “Great Experiment” with PROHIBITION, and traveling to the edges of the universe with NOVA's "The Fabric of the Cosmos."

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PBS Explores the Roots of Today’s Biggest Television Hits in AMERICA IN PRIMETIME

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Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV, today’s heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors.

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PBS Congratulates WUCF TV on Its July 1 Debut in Central Florida

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Beginning Friday, July 1, 2011, WUCF TV is the new Central Florida home for the full PBS schedule. The channel is made possible through a partnership of the University of Central Florida and Brevard Community College. PBS congratulates WUCF TV on their official on-air launch.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches with World-Class Content from Public Media and Its Partners

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To foster classroom innovation and engagement, PBS and WGBH, and their producing partners WNET and KET, along with 31 other PBS member stations, today launched PBS LearningMedia (pbslearningmedia.org), a free service for all teachers, students and families nationwide.

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An American Family: Anniversary Edition Airs Thursday, July 7 on PBS

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AN AMERICAN FAMILY: ANNIVERSARY EDITION, a 2-hour version of the original 12-hour reality series that changed television history, will air Thursday, July 7, 2011, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. AN AMERICAN FAMILY: ANNIVERSARY EDITION will provide viewers a window into the groundbreaking series, which has not been seen nationwide on PBS for more than 20 years.

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PBS Arts Fall Festival Kicks Off October 14 with Classic Gilbert and Sullivan Romp

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PBS announced today that Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic nautical romp “H.M.S. Pinafore,” a production of Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater and Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), will open the nine-part PBS Arts Fall Festival of performing arts programming on Friday, October 14, 2011, 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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PBS Wins 12 Daytime Emmys

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Below is a complete list of PBS recipients of the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, announced Friday, June 17, 2011 (Creative Arts Emmys) and Sunday, June 19, 2011 (Programs). Congratulations to our PBS producer recipients of a combined 12 awards and also to American Public Television for its three wins.

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PBS Partners with YoungArts to Live Stream U.S. Presidential Scholars Performance from The Kennedy Center on June 20, 2011

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As part of its commitment to increasing access to the arts, PBS today announced it will partner with the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) to live stream A Salute to the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars, a performance by the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, June 20, at 8 p.m. ET.

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