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THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE to Return to PBS for Second Season Bolstering Sunday Night Drama

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THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE is returning to PBS for a second season, it was announced today. The four-part series will air on Sunday nights in spring 2014. A production of World Productions (United, “Line of Duty”) and distributed worldwide by Content Television, the series premiered in the U.S. last spring to critical acclaim.

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PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL 2013 Kicks Off October 18

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The 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in October with seven weekly programs that highlight Broadway classics, music from around the country, and legendary superstar Barbra Streisand.

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PBS Statement Regarding the National Digital Stewardship Alliance

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“PBS is proud to be members of the Library of Congress’ National Digital Stewardship Alliance and to partner with them in the important mission of preserving and protecting America’s growing digital heritage and information investments,” said PBS Chief Technology Officer John McCoskey.

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PBS Programs Receive 25 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 18, 2013 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received 25 nominations for their work over the past year.

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PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest Announces National Winners

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An honorary panel of judges, including award-winning children’s authors Jeff Kinney, Jarrett Krosoczka, R.L. Stine and others, selected twelve children as winners of the national PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. The winning entries in the Contest were chosen from thousands of submissions from 62 participating PBS stations across the country.

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PBS Nominated for 45 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 45 nominations for the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 11, 2013 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2012 calendar year.

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PBS Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Historic March on Washington with Week of Special Programs

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PBS announced today the details of a special week of programs and online events and activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington, a watershed moment in the Civil Rights Movement that helped usher in sweeping civil rights legislation and a sea change in public opinion.

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PBS KIDS’ “CURIOUS GEORGE SWINGS INTO SPRING” Special Bring In Top Ratings On Air and Online

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The PBS KIDS preschool series CURIOUS GEORGE continues to be a favorite among parents and children. On April 22, 4.3 million viewers tuned in to the one-hour CURIOUS GEORGE SWINGS INTO SPRING special and were charmed by everyone’s favorite monkey.* Among the fans were 2.2 million kids between the ages of 2 – 11 and the special attracted 324,000 new viewers.*

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PBS LearningMedia Offers New Customizable Service Available to School and Disticts Nationwide

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As the demand for technology in the classroom continues to rise, PBS LearningMedia and local PBS member stations today announced a new custom service tier available for purchase by schools and districts nationwide.

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PBS Announces On-Air Talent and Historic Venues For its Fall Series “GENEALOGY ROADSHOW”

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PBS announced today the host, on-air talent and filming locations for its new series GENEALOGY ROADSHOW, which premieres this fall.

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PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND to Premiere This Fall

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PBS today announced it will launch PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND, an addition to its influential and trusted lineup of news and public affairs shows and an extension of one of America’s most iconic news broadcasts.

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PBS Programs Win Nine Daytime Emmy Awards

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Winners of the Daytime Emmy Awards were announced June 16, and PBS programs took 9 awards, including seven for SESAME STREET. Other public media outlets won an additional five awards, bringing the combined public media total to 14 awards.

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PBS Programs Receive Four TCA Award Nominations

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On June 10, 2013, the Television Critics Association announced nominees for the 2013 TCA Awards, recognizing outstanding television programming, honoring actors, producers and programs in a variety of categories including news and information, youth, reality, drama and comedy achievements.

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PBS KIDS Offers Free Resources to Fuel Learning This Summer

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This summer, PBS KIDS will provide families with a variety of free and educational resources to encourage young learners to continue learning and exploring over summer vacation.

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“Downton Abbey” Receives Critics’ Choice Television Award Nomination

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On May 22, 2013, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced nominees for the third Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, recognizing the finest achievements on television networks and channels big and small.

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