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PBS Salutes Earth Day This April with a Month of Special Programming

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This April, PBS salutes Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2012, with an exciting month-long slate of new and encore programming. NOVA presents “Deadliest Tornadoes,” a look back at one of the worst tornado outbreaks in the U.S. in decades, and “Secrets of the Sun,” offering a greater understanding of our nearest star.

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FRONTLINE and POV Documentaries Win Spirit Awards

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On Feb. 25, winners of the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards were revealed during a ceremony in Santa Monica. The annual awards celebrate artist-driven filmmaking and recognize achievements of independent filmmakers.

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PBS Commemorates Black History Month

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PBS recently announced an expansive slate of programs profiling the rich history, culture and contributions of African-Americans. The programs air as part of PBS’ celebration of Black History Month, February 2012.

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PBS to Launch Inaugural Online Film Festival on February 27

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PBS today announced that it will launch its first Online Film Festival and showcase of 20 short films from independent filmmakers. The Festival, featuring award-winning films with a wide array of styles, perspectives and subject matter, will run from February 27 through March 30 and can be accessed via the PBS Online Film Festival website and the PBS YouTube channel.

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Five PBS Programs Win Writers Guild Awards

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On February 19, the Writers Guild of America announced the winners of the 2012 Writers Guild Awards. PBS congratulates POV, which won the Documentary Screenplay award for "Better This World," and FRONTLINE, which took home four awards. In total, PBS programs won five awards and had 18 nominations.

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Four INDEPENDENT LENS Films Receive Awards at Sundance

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On January 28, the Sundance Film Festival announced the 2012 award winners during a ceremony in Park City, Utah. PBS congratulates INDEPENDENT LENS, which had four films receive documentary awards, including the Grand Jury Prize. The winning films, which are confirmed for future broadcast, are:

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Three PBS Documentaries Receive Oscar Nominations

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On January 24, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 84th Academy Awards. Winners will be announced during a live telecast on Feb. 26.

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PBS Programs and Detroit Member Station Win Three duPont-Columbia Awards

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On Dec. 21, 2011, winners of the 2012 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were announced. This year's recipients include INDEPENDENT LENS "Hell and Back Again" and NOVA "Japan's Killer Quake." In addition, member station Detroit Public TV received an award. The duPont Award winners will be honored during a ceremony on Jan. 19, 2012 at Columbia University.

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PBS Congratulates POV on Winning Three IDA Documentary Awards

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On Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, PBS documentary series POV was honored with three statues at the 27th annual IDA Documentary Awards.

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PBS Commemorates Black History Month

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PBS recently announced an expansive slate of programs profiling the rich history, culture and contributions of African-Americans. The programs air as part of PBS’ celebration of Black History Month, February 2012.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2012 Line-Up

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In advance of PBS presentations at the TCA (Television Critics’ Association) Press Tour, PBS announced today highlights of its broadcast schedule for winter/spring 2012, including two just announced miniseries: CLINTON, a profile of the 42nd president, from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., an exploration of the backgrounds of famous Americans.

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PBS Wins Six News & Documentary Emmys

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PBS programs won six News & Documentary Emmy awards during a live ceremony on Sept. 26, 2011. These awards join an additional 14 Primetime Emmys and 12 Daytime Emmys awarded to PBS shows, for a total of 32 Emmys in 2011.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15- October 15, 2011

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PBS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2011 with a solid lineup of programming that entertains, informs and explores the culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

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PBS Nominated for 32 News & Documentary Emmys

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Below is a complete list of the 32 nominations PBS received for the 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, announced July 18, 2011. This follows the 43 Primetime Emmy nominations PBS received on July 14.

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PBS Receives 43 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

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Below is a complete list of the 43 nominations PBS received for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced July 14, 2011. PBS congratulates all of our nominees.

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