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PBS LearningMedia Announces the K-12 Teachers Selected for the 2014 Digital Innovators Program

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Today, PBS LearningMedia, the award winning on-demand digital media service from PBS offering over 35,000 digital resources for educators, announced the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

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PBS Programs Receive Five BAFTA Award Nominations and Two BAFTA Craft Award Nominations

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The British Academy of Film & Television Arts announced the nominees for the British Academy Television Awards and Craft Awards to honor the best in television talent. Actresses from the PBS program, LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX received two Supporting Actress nominations.

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PBS KIDS Releases WILD KRATTS World Adventure App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

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PBS KIDS has announced the launch of the all-new WILD KRATTS World Adventure App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a science-focused app based on the popular animal-themed children’s series.

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PBS Programs Receive 12 Peabody Awards

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On April 2, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2013.

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Sundays on PBS Remain TV’s Top Destination for Drama

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PBS and WGBH announced today the final national ratings for hit dramas “Downton Abbey, Season 4” and “Sherlock, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE.

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PBS KIDS and the National Recreation and Park Association Kick off Annual "Explore the Outdoors" Initiative

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Today, PBS KIDS and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the annual Explore the Outdoors campaign and partnership, which encourages families to celebrate nature and the outdoors this spring.

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PBS to Present 26 Independent Short Films from INDEPENDENT LENS and POV

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As the home for independent films, PBS today launched a collection of independent short films at PBS.org/indiefilms/shorts, working in partnership with its independent strand producers INDEPENDENT LENS and POV. Over the coming months, the site will showcase 26 original films commissioned for digital platforms from INDEPENDENT LENS and POV.

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PBS Appoints Ira Rubenstein as General Manager, Digital

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Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS, today announced that following a nationwide search, Ira Rubenstein has been named General Manager, PBS Digital. He brings to PBS more than 20 years of experience leading digital entertainment businesses.

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New Survey Confirms PBS KIDS Is a Trusted and Vital Resource in Preparing Children for School

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A national survey of parents with young children age 2-6 has found that media and technology are an essential part of preparing children to enter elementary school.

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“Downton Abbey, Season 4” Finishes Strong on MASTERPIECE with 8.5 Million Viewers

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PBS and WGBH announced today that the February 23 finale of “Downton Abbey, Season 4” on MASTERPIECE captured an average audience of 8.5 million viewers.

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Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 11th Consecutive Year

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During a time of significant increase in broadcast audience numbers and growing reach on digital platforms, PBS and its member stations were again named #1 in trust among nationally known institutions and called an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public in a national poll for the 11th year in a row.

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PBS KIDS Marks Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with an All-new Cat-ebration

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PBS KIDS has announced a week of new adventures with the Cat in the Hat to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win Three Kidscreen Awards and Three iKids Awards

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Winners of the 2014 Kidscreen Awards were announced on Tuesday, February 11 during the Kidscreen Summit in New York City. The annual awards celebrate the year’s best in children’s media and broadcasting.

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PBS KIDS Launches Ultimate Dinosaur App: Dinosaur Train A to Z

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PBS KIDS has launched the ultimate dinosaur app: Dinosaur Train A to Z. Based on the hit PBS KIDS show DINOSAUR TRAIN and produced by The Jim Henson Company, Dinosaur Train A to Z is now available on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

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Betsy Gerdeman Named New PBS Senior Vice President, Development Services

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Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS, today announced that following a nationwide search, Betsy Gerdeman has been appointed PBS Senior Vice President, Development Services. Ms. Gerdeman will report to PBS Chief Operating Officer Michael Jones and serve as a member of PBS’ senior leadership team.

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