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PBS’ Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns

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PBS’ winter/spring primetime schedule offers a number of exciting new beginnings, awaited returns and a few goodbyes: most notably to one of television’s most beloved dramas, “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE, whose final season premieres January 3.

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PBS Wins 17 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with 17 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation.

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PBS Special Presentation America After Charleston Examines Race, Politics and Inequality, Premieres Monday, September 21, 9P ET

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PBS today announced additional details for its special broadcast, AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a one-hour town hall meeting that explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.

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PBS to Premiere America After Charleston on Monday, September 21

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PBS today announced plans to broadcast AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a one-hour town hall meeting that aims to explore the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.

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PBS Programs Receive Three Imagen Awards

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On Friday, August 21, the 30th annual Imagen Awards were announced at a ceremony held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

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TED & PBS Announce “TED TALKS LIVE” in New York’s Theater District

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The week-long series marks TED’s first speaker event in Manhattan, and offers unprecedented access for students, educators and the general public. The event will be recorded for primetime broadcast on PBS, to air spring 2016.

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PBS Stations to Broadcast Discussion Between Charlie Rose and Russian President Vladimir Putin from St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

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Charlie Rose will have a discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, June 19 at 7:00 a.m. ET.

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PBS Releases App for Android Platform and Announces Chromecast Compatibility

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PBS announced today it has extended availability of its popular video app to the Android platform for the first time.

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PBS Primetime This Fall Shines With Exquisite New Drama, Exuberant Performances, Extraordinary Science and Stars Galore

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PBS’ Fall 2015 primetime schedule offers delights in all genres — from drama to the performing arts to sumptuous nature and science programs — anchored by the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy in “Walt Disney” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (watch the trailer here), and the enthralling new MASTERPIECE drama “Indian Summers,” featuring acclaimed actress Julie Walters.

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PBS and Comcast Partner to Double Current Season Programming on Xfinity On Demand

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Today, PBS and Comcast announced a new partnership that will more than double the amount of PBS programming available via Xfinity On Demand.

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POLDARK Drama and Unprecedented Look at Sea Life in BIG BLUE LIVE Spark PBS’ 2015 Summer Season

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PBS’ 2015 wide-ranging summer season lineup launches with the premiere of a new version of the romantic saga POLDARK ON MASTERPIECE (watch a clip here) and culminates with BIG BLUE LIVE, a first-time, live-event co-production with the BBC documenting the late-summer confluence of whales, and other sea life, as it is happening in Monterey Bay, California.

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PBS Programs Receive 4 Peabody Awards

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On April 23, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2014.

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National Survey Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 12th Consecutive Year

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A nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in trust among nationally known institutions, and are called an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public for the 12th year in a row.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Winter 2015 TCA Session

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced new programs and initiatives launching in 2015. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below, along with links to the full press releases.

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PBS Programs Receive Six NAACP Image Award Nominations

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On December 10, The Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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