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PBS Takes Viewers Out of This World with Space Night Programming

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PBS announced today the details of a full night of primetime programs devoted to exploring the cosmos. The programs will air on Wednesday, November 20 from 8:00–11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring Season With Strong Roster of Returning Series and New Entries in Variety of Genres

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PBS released today an updated slate of Winter/Spring 2014 programs, including the long-awaited return of MASTERPIECE “Sherlock, Season 3” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the legendary British sleuth, on Sunday, January 19 at 10 p.m. ET.

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PBS KIDS Debuts New Episodes and Online Content from ARTHUR and MARTHA SPEAKS

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This fall, PBS KIDS will premiere new episodes of ARTHUR and MARTHA SPEAKS, as well as a new collection of free digital storybooks.

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PBS Launching Today on Xbox 360

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PBS announced today that full-length episodes and clips from favorite PBS programs and local PBS stations will be available for Xbox Live Gold members in the U.S. on Xbox 360 starting today.

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PBS Announces Request for Information Process for Public Television’s Interconnection System

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced today the start of a Request for Information (RFI) process intended to solicit industry input into the definition of the Public Television Interconnection System – Version 6 (PTISv6), the interconnection service that will be the successor to the current public television distribution system in 2016.

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Around the Country and Across the Pond, PBS Celebrates the Holiday Season

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It truly is the most wonderful time of the year, when artist and artisan, newsman and newsmaker, singer and songwriter celebrate the holiday season with PBS.

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PBS to Deliver New Holiday Episode of Critically Acclaimed Drama CALL THE MIDWIFE

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PBS will unwrap a special treat for viewers this holiday season with the CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL. Premiering Sunday, December 29, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. ET, the special will pave the way for a third season of the hit drama CALL THE MIDWIFE, which returns to PBS in spring 2014.

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PBS Receives Two Inaugural Mashies Awards

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On October 10, Mashable announced winners of the inaugural Mashies Awards, honoring the best and most creative work in digital marketing.

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RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY Premieres Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 9:00 PM on PBS

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A welcome treat for millions of viewers eagerly awaiting the debut of the new season of “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE on PBS on January 5, 2014, RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY savors fond memories from the past three seasons and offers a tantalizing taste of Season 4 from the series The New York Times called “an instant classic.”

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PBS to Air LINCOLN@GETTYSBURG on 150th Anniversary of Historic Speech, November 19 at 9:00 p.m.

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This fall, PBS presents LINCOLN@GETTYSBURG, a special airing on the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Premiering Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET., the program describes a major turning point in American history: the rebirth of a nation and the dawn of the information age.

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PBS KIDS Launches App and Online Games for New Series, PEG + CAT

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Today, PBS KIDS launched a collection of new online and mobile games and activities from its newest media property PEG + CAT. The collection includes a new app: the PEG + CAT Big Gig App for iPad, Kindle Fire and other Android devices, in addition to online games and offline activities that families can enjoy together.

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PBS KIDS Premieres First CURIOUS GEORGE Halloween Special

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On October 28, PBS KIDS will premiere the first ever CURIOUS GEORGE Halloween special – CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest.

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PBS Programs Receive Nine News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received nine News & Documentary Emmy® awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards were presented on October 1, 2013, at the Time Warner Center in New York City by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).

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PBS Announces AMERICAN PHARAOH, Documentary About the Egyptian National Soccer Team and Its American Coach, Bob Bradley

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PBS today announced it will air the one-hour documentary AMERICAN PHARAOH, which goes behind the scenes with the Egyptian national soccer team — the “Pharaohs” — and its American coach, Bob Bradley.

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PBS Announces World Television Premiere of ELTON JOHN IN CONCERT

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PBS today announced the world television premiere of ELTON JOHN IN CONCERT, a new special featuring the legendary musician in an exclusive and intimate performance taped in the beautiful surroundings of the BBC’s famous Radio Theatre in the heart of West London.

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