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blinkx Works with PBS to Add Hundreds of Hours of Documentary, News and Educational Streaming Video Content to Its Search Index

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blinkx, the world's largest video search engine, today announced that a wide array of PBS streaming video content will now be indexed and easily searchable at www.blinkx.com.

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National Public Broadcasting Interactive to Represent PBS.ORG

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NPB Interactive (NPBi), the newly formed on-line sales division of National Public Broadcasting, LLC, today announced an agreement with PBS, an acknowledged leader in Web content, to represent PBS.org for the sale of display underwriting and digital sponsorships on PBS.org.

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Public Television and Verizon Announce Major Agreement for Digital Programming

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Subscribers to Verizon's fiber-optic FiOS TV service will be able to enjoy the rich diversity of high definition, educational and children's programming provided by PBS and the nation's local public television stations.

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PBS Announces The Largest Expansion Ever Of Its Local Free Video-On-Demand Titles

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PBS today announced the addition of seven PBS programs to its existing roster of primetime titles available for viewing via local free video-on-demand. With these additions - including a number of hallmark PBS series - PBS stations now can provide local cable operators a diverse package of ten VOD titles, available to viewers on-demand for free up to seven days after their broadcast premieres.

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Sid Bedingfield To Lead Innovative PBS Content Project Produced By KCET Los Angeles and KQED San Francisco

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PBS member stations KCET Los Angeles and KQED San Francisco announced today the appointment of Sid Bedingfield, former CNN executive and producer, to the position of president of the newly created California Fault Line Productions - a non-profit production company created by KCET and KQED.

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PBS to Launch Blog Examining How Technology is Changing Education

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PBS today unveils a new blog called learning.now, which will address how new technology and Internet culture are significantly affecting the ways educators teach and children learn. Learning.now launches at www.pbs.org/learningnow.

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PBS Launches the Cow Channel: Mootube.com

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Joining the stampede to create new content platforms, PBS today announced the launch of MooTube.com, the first 24/7 inside look at the daily life of Texas Longhorn cattle.

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PBS Unveils NerdTV, the First Downloadable Web-Exclusive Series from a Major Broadcaster, and Begins PBS Podcasts

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Beginning today, PBS takes the wraps off two major new content offerings: NerdTV - broadcast television's first entirely downloadable series - and an array of downloadable podcasts from a variety of PBS signature programs.

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Pioneering Another Technology First, PBS Launches NerdTV, the First Downloadable Web-Exclusive Series From a Major Broadcaster

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Beginning Sept. 6, PBS will make available - exclusively over the Internet - broadcast television's first entirely downloadable series, featuring PBS technology columnist and industry insider Robert X. Cringely's interviews with personalities from the ever-changing world of technology. NerdTV will be available for download from www.pbs.org/nerdtv.

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iN DEMAND Adds Award-Winning Programs From PBS for Kids-on-Demand Virtual Channel

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iN DEMAND will add a robust selection of award-winning children's programs to its on-demand kids platform based on a milestone agreement reached with PBS, the companies announced today.

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PBS Online Web Sites Receive Three "Webby" Award Nominations

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PBS.org sites received three nominations for one of the Internet's most celebrated awards -- the Webby, given by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

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PBS.org Reports Record-Breaking Traffic in March

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Breaking an all-time traffic record for the fourth consecutive month, PBS.org reached more than 318 million pageviews in March 2003, a ten percent boost over February's pageviews. Also in March PBS.org received nearly 30 million visits -- a 42 percent increase over February's figure.*

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"It's My Life" Launches on PBS Kids Online

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It's My Life, an innovative new Web site on PBS KIDS® Online, offers visitors age 9 to 12 a much-needed resource for information, community, and interactivity related to the social, emotional, and physical issues that most affect them. The site is available at www.pbskids.org/itsmylife/.

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Life 360 Web site Launches on PBS.org

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The Public Broadcasting System (PBS), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), ABC News Nightline, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), and Hot Pepper, Inc.bring to life the Web site associated with PBS's first original series in ten years.

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PBS to Provide Digital Public TV Stations with Political Convention Coverage in High-Definition Television

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), KCTS/Seattle Public Television and NHK of Japan will provide 17 digital PBS stations across the country with live, high-definition (HDTV) coverage of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, marking the first time these major public events will be broadcast in this new digital television format.

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