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PBS Programs Receive 11 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 13, 2017 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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PBS Announces Fall 2017 Schedule

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PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup anchored by THE VIETNAM WAR from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick and including a Star-Studded New Season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

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BBC WORLDWIDE AND PBS ANNOUNCE CALL THE MIDWIFE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AND SEASON 7 FILMING

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PBS announced today that the popular Christmas special and a seventh season of the critically acclaimed BBC drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS. The CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL will air in late 2017 and the seventh season will air in the spring of 2018.

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MASTERPIECE on PBS and Arclight Films Reunite "Downton Abbey" Writer and Star Julian Fellowes to Script "The Chaperone" Starring Elizabeth McGovern

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PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced that MASTERPIECE is producing its first feature film which will reunite the writer, director and star of "Downton Abbey." "The Chaperone," based on Laura Moriarty’s best-selling American novel, will be scripted by Julian Fellowes, directed by Michael Engler, and star Elizabeth McGovern, who played Lady Grantham in the hit series.

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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’ 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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CALL THE MIDWIFE Cast and MERCY STREET Producer Lisa Quijano Wolfinger Win Gracie Awards

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On Tuesday, March 28 winners of the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards were announced. CALL THE MIDWIFE was honored for Ensemble Cast and Lisa Quijano Wolfinger was honored for her production work on MERCY STREET.

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VICIOUS Receives 2017 GLAAD Media Awards Nomination

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On January 31, 2017 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) announced the nominees for the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. PBS is honored that the series finale of VICIOUS is nominated for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series, marking the series’ second GLAAD nomination.

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“Downton Abbey, The Final Season” on MASTERPIECE Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award

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“Downton Abbey, The Final Season” on MASTERPIECE is nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

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PBS Receives Two Primetime Emmy® Awards

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On Sunday, September 18, PBS received two Primetime Emmy® Awards, one for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride on MASTERPIECE and one for Downton Abbey, The Final Season on MASTERPIECE.

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PBS Programs Receive 26 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 14, 2016 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 26 nominations.

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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PBS Summer 2016 Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials

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Other Highlights Include Fresh Sunday Night Lineup, And New Science Series With Stephen Hawking

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PBS Announces New Talent and Directors For MERCY STREET Season Two

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PBS announced today that MERCY STREET is adding new actors and directors to the series’ robust talent list for Season Two, which is currently in production in Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.

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PBS Stations Draw 9.6 Million Viewers to Bid Farewell to “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE

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PBS and WGBH announced that the March 6 series finale of “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE captured an average audience of 9.6 million viewers (Nielsen Fast National data, 6.1 household rating) across PBS stations nationwide.

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