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PBS and WETA Announce Groundbreaking Documentary Series ASIAN AMERICANS

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PBS and WETA announced ASIAN AMERICANS, a new five-part documentary series currently in production and expected to broadcast in May 2020 on PBS.

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PBS Launches New National Storytelling Project, PBS American Portrait, Exploring What it Really Means to be an American Today

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PBS today announced the launch of a new multiplatform experience that will allow people throughout the country to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today.

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PBS Shines Light on Health with Spring Slate

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PBS today announced a new spring programming line-up that will shine a light on health and the challenges and diseases that sometimes stand in the way.

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PBS Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Vote with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Vote,” Along With Multiplatform Content Honoring Suffragists, Feminist Leaders and Modern-Day Changemakers

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In the summer of 2020, PBS will launch a slate of multiplatform content to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. PBS will honor and commemorate those who fought for women’s suffrage in the U.S., the feminist movement throughout the 20th century, and the stories of modern women who continue to shatter the glass ceiling and transform modern history.

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PBS Kicks Off 50th Anniversary

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Today, at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger reflected on the organization’s storied history and shared plans for the year ahead.

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New Documentary Tackles Impact of Racism on Public Housing

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East Lake Meadows, the public housing project opened by the Atlanta Housing Authority in 1970 and demolished a generation later, is the subject of a new documentary by Sarah Burns and David McMahon that tackles the impact of racism on housing while also exploring the daily lives of those who called East Lake Meadows home.

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PBS Presents Winter 2020 Programming Lineup, Including New MASTERPIECE Dramas SANDITON and HOWARDS END, and Adventure Series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL

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PBS packs its winter schedule with new series, seasons and specials, including the premieres of bingeworthy MASTERPIECE drama series SANDITON and HOWARDS END, new adventure series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL, and programs recognizing International Holocaust Remembrance Day and Black History Month.

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New PBS Series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL Features Modern-Day Adventurer Tackling Stunning World Firsts in Unexplored Corners of the Planet

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PBS’s new 10-episode series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL reveals there are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before.

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PBS Decorates Holiday Schedule with Great Performances, Fan Favorites and Christmas Music Specials

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PBS is decorating its holiday schedule with traditional fare CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR and CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT, yearly fan favorite CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL, and an entire month of GREAT PERFORMANCES dedicated to “Broadway’s Best.”

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PBS Programming Honors Native Americans and Veterans October-November 2019

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In recognition of Veterans Day and Native American Heritage Month, PBS programming airing later this fall will honor and celebrate the many contributions made to our country by both Native Americans and veterans, and explore issues impacting the lives of these communities.

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PBS Announces SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

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Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE SOUTH.

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RETRO REPORT ON PBS Premieres Monday and Tuesday, October 7 and 8

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RETRO REPORT on PBS, a new one-hour magazine format series hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani and featuring New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz, premieres Monday and Tuesday, October 7-8, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, pbs.org and the PBS App.

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Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

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New Documentary Tells the Remarkable Story of How Scientists Discovered the Deadly Hole in the Ozone – and the Even More Remarkable Story of How the World’s Leaders Came Together to Fix It

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Special Programming

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To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS will offer a range of new programming celebrating Latinx heritage and culture this September and October, culminating in the broadcast of the 32ND ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS.

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PBS Programs Receive Two Imagen Awards

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PBS programs received two awards, including GREAT PERFORMANCES “John Leguizamo's Road to Broadway” and BREAKING BIG.

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