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PBS KIDS Celebrates the 100th Day of School with Interactive Math Resources from New Hit Show PEG + CAT

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PBS KIDS is celebrating the 100th day of school with the problem-solving, math-loving duo Peg and Cat from the newest PBS KIDS preschool show, PEG + CAT.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches Global Learning and Diplomacy Collection

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In celebration of the upcoming France state dinner on Tuesday, February 11, PBS LearningMedia launched the Global Learning and Diplomacy Collection of digital resources to foster global awareness and insight into U.S. diplomacy initiatives for middle and high school students and educators.

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PBS KIDS Announces Annual Writers Contest

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Today, PBS KIDS announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest is open to children in kindergarten, first, second and third grades and encourages them to celebrate their creativity while building literacy skills by writing and illustrating their own stories.

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PBS Wins the “Drama Bowl” Sunday Night “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE #2 Rated Program Against Super Bowl For 3rd Year in a Row

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For a third year in a row the Emmy®-, Golden Globe®-and SAG Award®-winning series, “Downton Abbey,” a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE co-production was the #2 rated 9pm show to the Super Bowl with a 4.9 overnight rating (Nielsen Overnight Metered Markets).

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PBS LearningMedia Offers Free Resources to Help Teachers Drive Invention and Innovation in Classrooms on Digital Learning Day

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In celebration of the third annual national Digital Learning Day on February 5, PBS LearningMedia has released the “Be Inspired. Be an Innovator” collection of free resources designed to inspire innovation in preK-12 classrooms and beyond.

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Premiere of “Downton Abbey, Season 4” Reaches Average Audience of 15.5 Million People

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PBS and WGBH announced today that the January 5 premiere of “Downton Abbey, Season 4” on MASTERPIECE had an average audience of 15.5 million viewers, further solidifying the episode as the highest-rated drama premiere in PBS history. (Nielsen Live+7 data, 9.7 household rating.)

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PBS KIDS Premieres Five All-new Episodes of Top-rated DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD with “Daniel’s Big Feelings Week”

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This February, PBS KIDS will feature a special week of the top-rated DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, with the debut of five new episodes that focus on the big emotions that young children experience.

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PBS Announces Six New MAKERS Documentaries to Air June through September 2014

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At the semi-annual Television Critics Association conference today PBS announced, in partnership with AOL, six new one-hour documentaries as part of the MAKERS: Women Who Make America initiative.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series: ODD SQUAD

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Today PBS KIDS announced the production of its newest series: ODD SQUAD, a live-action media property designed to help kids ages 5-8 learn math.

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Nature as Never Before: PBS Announces Full Broadcast Schedule for "EARTH A New Wild" Beginning February 4, 2015

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PBS announced today the broadcat schedule of an ambitious new five-part series that shows nature as we almost never see it on television.

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PBS Announces New Ken Burns Film "COUNTRY MUSIC"

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PBS today announced at the Television Critics Association a new addition to the Ken Burns pipeline, COUNTRY MUSIC. The film will air in 2018. Later in the day, Burns will preview a clip from the film at a panel discussion focusing on several of his films, including THE ADDRESS, THE ROOSEVELTS, JACKIE ROBINSON and VIETNAM.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Winter TCA Session

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Today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, PBS announced a new slate of programs to air in the spring of 2014 and beyond. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below, along with links to the full press releases.

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PBS Announces Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Drama “LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX” to Debut on Sunday, June 29, 2014

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BBC Worldwide North America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today that the critically acclaimed British drama LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX will return for a second season in the U.S., debuting June 29 2014, at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS. New sitcom VICIOUS, also starring TANGO lead Derek Jacobi, will join the lineup on Sunday, July 6 at 10:30 p.m. ET.

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PBS Launches “Think Wednesday,” Offering Weekly Three-Hour Primetime Line-up of Nature, Science and Technology Programs

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At the semi-annual Television Critics Association conference today, PBS announced the launch of its new “Think Wednesday” primetime line-up: television’s best nature, science and technology programming, including new episodes of acclaimed series NATURE and NOVA in the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. hours respectively, and new specials debuting at 10 p.m.

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SHERLOCK Makes Long-Awaited Return to MASTERPIECE on PBS With an Average Audience of 4 Million Viewers

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Today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, PBS and WGBH Boston announced that last night’s premiere of “Sherlock, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE reached an average audience of 4 million viewers (Nielsen fast nationals, P2+).

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