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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Launch New Digital Series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, Hosted by Science Writer Ed Yong

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, hosted by science writer Ed Yong, exploring the world of microbes.

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Premiere Episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 11.9 Million Unique Viewers

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The premiere episode of THE VIETNAM WAR, the 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that aired on Sunday, September 17, drew an average audience of 9.6 million viewers (P2+) across PBS stations nationwide (6.0 household rating). A total of 11.9 million unique viewers watched the premiere in all (Nielsen, National Live + 7).

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PBS Wins 12 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with 12 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on October 5.

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PBS KIDS Expands Multi-Year Partnership with Whole Foods Market™ Through Launch of New Tree Planting Initiative

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This holiday season, PBS KIDS continues its multi-year partnership with Whole Foods Market with a variety of toys, including a new line of sustainable, educational wooden toys for children.

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PBS and Edcamp Partner to Offer Teachers Free Professional Development

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PBS and Edcamp today announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership that will create opportunities for early childhood educators across the country to engage in peer-to-peer learning. Through this innovative effort, Edcamp and PBS member stations will bring together teachers in communities across the country to elevate their voices and empower them professionally.

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Halloween Comes to PBS KIDS with New Programming, Games and Activities for the Entire Family

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This “Odd-tober,” new episodes and returning favorites premiere on-air and on streaming platforms, including ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREE HOUSE on Monday, October 23

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PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series: THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW

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THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW is an all-new short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn core science concepts through videos, game-play and hands-on activities.

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of Ron Howard’s Acclaimed Film THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS

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PBS today announced the U.S. broadcast premiere of Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard’s authorized and highly acclaimed Emmy® Award and GRAMMY Award®-winning documentary film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career.

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PBS Names Award-Winning Journalist Madhulika Sikka As New Public Editor

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Following an extensive nationwide search, PBS has named former NPR Executive Editor Madhulika Sikka as its new Public Editor. Like her predecessor Michael Getler, who retired after 11 years as PBS’ ombudsman, Sikka will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With Rich Performances, Touching Tributes and Compelling History

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its yearlong commitment to celebrating the diversity of our nation, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have shaped Latino — and American — history.

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PBS Names Jennifer Rankin Byrne Vice President, Corporate Communications

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PBS announced today that Jennifer Rankin Byrne has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Corporate Communications. A member of PBS’ senior leadership team, she reports to Jonathan Barzilay, PBS Chief Operating Officer.

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PBS Names Dana Golub Vice President, Programs Management, Technology and Operations

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PBS today announced that Dana Golub has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President, Programs Management. Golub will continue to serve on PBS’ Technology and Operations team, reporting to PBS Chief Technology Officer Mario Vecchi.

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“Maria” From Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) Wins the 2017 PBS Online Film Festival’s “Most Popular” Award

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Two winners were announced today for the sixth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The film that took the “Most Popular” award was “Maria,” presented by Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) and The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) film “You Can Go,” received the “Juried Prize.”

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PBS Takes Friday Nights to a New Level With Broadcast Premieres of Some of Broadway’s Best Hits, Including “She Loves Me,” “Falsettos,” “Noël Coward’s Present Laughter” and “Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn”

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This fall, PBS brings viewers broadcast premieres of Broadway’s best every Friday night, beginning October 20 with a GREAT PERFORMANCES special, “She Loves Me,” starring Laura Benanti, Zachery Levi, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel.

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Stand Up To Cancer and PBS Open Applications For 2018 Emperor Science Award Program

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Stand Up To Cancer, a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and PBS today announced the opening of applications for The Emperor Science Award 2018 program, designed to empower high school students to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

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