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PBS Shares the Stories — And Celebrates the Legacy — of America’s Military Men and Women this Memorial Day

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Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick join veterans and other dignitaries to lay a wreath at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC. Includes a special preview of the upcoming film THE VIETNAM WAR and the premiere of INDEPENDENT LENS “Farmer/Veteran.” The Annual NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Features Appearances by Colin Powell, Renée Fleming, Christopher Jackson and Vanessa Williams

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PBS KIDS Announces PBS KIDS PLUG & PLAY™, The First Kids’ Television and Playtime Streaming Stick

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PBS KIDS, the leader in children’s educational media, today announced a new way for families to access educational content wherever they go with the launch of the PBS KIDS Plug & Play. The first kids’ TV and playtime streaming stick, PBS KIDS Plug & Play provides a one-stop destination for a variety of PBS KIDS educational content.

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MASTERPIECE on PBS, Playground and BBC to Co-produce three-hour mini-series based on American Classic "Little Women"

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PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced they will team with Colin Callender’s Playground and the BBC for a television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s coming-of-age classic, "Little Women." The three-part drama will be scripted by Heidi Thomas, well-known to PBS audiences for her acclaimed adaptations of "Call the Midwife" and "Cranford".

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PBS Digital Studios Announces the Premiere of MUTANT MENU, an Immersive Look into Genetic Engineering

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PBS Digital Studios’ first long-form video, MUTANT MENU was created by Vanessa Hill of the popular PBS Digital Studios series “BrainCraft,” and will premiere on May 10 on the “BrainCraft” YouTube channel.

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2016 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Wins CINE Golden Eagle Award

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On Friday, April 28, the 60th Annual CINE Golden Eagle finalists and winners were announced. Using criteria emphasizing excellence in storytelling and originality, the CINE Golden Eagle Awards honor media across platforms and genres, including scripted and documentary content, advertising, news, and virtual reality.

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PBS Programs Win Seven Daytime Emmy® Awards

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On April 28 and 30 the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners of the Daytime Emmy® Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. PBS programs won seven Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, including five for ODD SQUAD and two for THE MIND OF A CHEF.

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce "Chasing the Moon," New Four-Hour Documentary Series from Academy Award Nominee Robert Stone

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American Experience today announced "Chasing the Moon," a four-hour documentary series about the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969 and beyond. Premiering on PBS in 2019 during the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the series is executive produced by Mark Samels and produced and directed by Robert Stone.

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PBS & Producers Honored with Seven Awards at 2017 Webbys

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PBS and PBS producers were honored with a total of seven awards – two Webby wins and five People’s Voice honors.

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PBS Programs Win Two James Beard Foundation Awards

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Winners of the 2017 James Beard Media Award were announced on Tuesday, April 25. The annual James Beard Awards are given by the James Beard Foundation and are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America.

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PBS’ Summer Season Features an Around-the-World “Summer of Adventure” With Stops in China, Cuba, Ireland and More

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Highlights Include a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, Top-Notch Drama, a PBS FOOD Feast, Including the Return of THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW and a Voyage to Outer Space

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PBS Programs Receive Four Peabody Awards

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PBS programs received four awards in the documentary category, including “Confronting ISIS” and “Exodus” from FRONTLINE as well as INDEPENDENT LENS “Trapped” and POV “Hooligan Sparrow.”

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Joint Statement from APTS, CPB and PBS on FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction and Repack

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Today the FCC announced the results of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction and the channel reassignment schedule for individual television stations remaining on the air. APTS, CPB and PBS are working together to review and analyze the results...

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"Tiger Family Trip," New One-Hour Special From Award-Winning Series DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD, Premieres May 8 on PBS KIDS

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As many families prepare to travel during the spring and summer, Daniel and his family embark on a first and memorable road trip, helping preschoolers learn key skills and strategies as they experience their first trips.

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PBS Programs Receive 11 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 5, 2017, finalists for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2016, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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PBS Acquires Sundance Doc “Dolores”

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PBS has acquired North American distribution rights for “Dolores,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year in the US Documentary Competition category.

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