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PBS Launches Fall 2011 Season

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ARLINGTON, VA; July 13, 2011 — PBS raises the curtain on a new fall season celebrating the arts, exploring America’s “Great Experiment” with PROHIBITION, and traveling to the edges of the universe with NOVA's "The Fabric of the Cosmos."

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The PBS and Adobe Foundations Join with POV in Awarding Grants To 15 Documentary Projects by Young Filmmakers

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The Adobe and PBS Foundations, together with the PBS series POV, are pleased to announce that 15 projects by 22 teen filmmakers will receive grants from Project VoiceScape, a collaboration between the Adobe Foundation’s global signature philanthropy program Adobe Youth Voices and POV, public television’s longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction films.

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PBS Announces Summer 2011 Lineup

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Masterminds and maestros — it’s a summer of mystery and music on PBS. On Sunday, June 19, MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! welcomes back super sleuths Poirot and Miss Marple with all-new episodes.

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PBS Wins Nine Peabody Awards

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Congratulations to all nine PBS producer recipients, our two PBS member station recipients, and also to our fellow public media Peabody Award recipients!

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PBS Celebrates Black History Month with More True Originals

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This season PBS celebrates True Originals — innovators, artists, scientists, political leaders and ordinary citizens who dared to advance, challenge, improve, invent and explore. This February is no exception.

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The Adobe Foundation and the PBS Foundation Launch Project VoiceScape to Mentor Young Filmmakers

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The PBS and Adobe Foundations today launched Project VoiceScape, a collaboration between Adobe Youth Voices, the Adobe Foundation’s global signature philanthropy program, and PBS’ POV, television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2011 Lineup Celebrating Those Who Dared to Be First

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This Winter/Spring 2011 season, PBS celebrates True Originals — innovators, artists, scientists, political leaders and ordinary citizens who dared to advance, challenge, improve, invent and explore.

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PBS CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

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AMERICAN MASTERS keeps the beat with Grammy Award-winning bassist Israel “Cachao” Lopez who reignited his career while living in Florida with the help of friend Andy Garcia, who directed and narrates the film. AMERICAN MASTERS “Cachao: Uno Mas” premieres Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK'S NEW FILM BRINGS LANDMARK 1994 "BASEBALL" SERIES TO PRESENT: "THE TENTH INNING" TO PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 28-29, 2010

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PBS announced today that THE TENTH INNING, a new two-part, four-hour documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that picks up where Burns�s landmark 1994 series BASEBALL left off, will air Tuesday-Wednesday, September 28-29, 2010, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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Ken Burns’s THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA Launched National Conversation About Country’s Parks

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THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA�S BEST IDEA, directed by Ken Burns and produced by Burns and Dayton Duncan, was the second most-watched limited series on PBS during the last decade (2000-2009), PBS announced today.

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PBS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH AN EXTENSIVE LINEUP OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING February 1-February 28, 2009

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From history to performing arts to independent film, PBS offers viewers the opportunity to explore the rich and vibrant history and cultural contributions of African Americans throughout the year, but will offer a special slate of new and encore programs in honor of Black History Month, February 2009.

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PBS TO AIR KEN BURNS‘S "THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA‘S BEST IDEA,"A NEW SIX–PART SERIES ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL PARKS, IN FALL 2009

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PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) announced today that it will air the new Ken Burns documentary series, THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA, in fall 2009.

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KEN BURNS’S AND LYNN NOVICK’S “THE WAR” WAS THE MOST WATCHED SERIES IN LAST TEN YEARS ON PBS

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THE WAR, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, was the most watched series in the last ten years on PBS.

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PBS's Rebroadcast of Ken Burns's "The Civil War" Resonating with Viewers Across the Country

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As the nation considers our security at home and war abroad, the rebroadcast of Ken Burns's THE CIVIL WAR and its compelling account of the events that forever shaped America's character is generating enormous viewer response on the air, on the Web, in stores and in local communities around the country, PBS announced today.

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New Roster of Independent Non-Fiction Films Join PBS Primetime Lineup in 2003

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Independent documentaries will be presented in a series new to the PBS primetime schedule beginning February 2003, it was announced today by Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.

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