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PBS Announces NATIVE AMERICA, New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced NATIVE AMERICA (watch trailer here), a new four-part series from Providence Pictures that will premiere Fall 2018 on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS Announces #METOO, NOW WHAT? New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger today announced at the Television Critics Association #METOO, NOW WHAT?, a new five-part, half-hour series hosted by Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, premiering Friday, February 2, at 8:30 pm (check local listings).

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Margaret Atwood, Junot Díaz, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R. R. Martin, Lesley Stahl and Many More to Lend Their Voices to PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced key authors, celebrities and notable figures in the entertainment, sports, news and literary worlds who will lend their voices and passion to THE GREAT AMERICAN READ.

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PBS Announces Black History Month Programming

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To honor the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and observe Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America all year long, PBS offers documentaries and specials that explore the richness and complexity of the African American experience through on-air content on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2018 Schedule

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PBS today announced its Winter/Spring 2018 schedule lineup, which includes the much-anticipated second season of MASTERPIECE’s hit series “Victoria” (Sundays, January 14-February 25), starring Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes and, this season, Dame Diana Rigg.

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PBS and BBC Announce “Beyond 100 Days” Coming to PBS in New Late-Night Timeslot

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PBS and BBC announced today that BEYOND 100 DAYS, the acclaimed BBC World News nightly public affairs show recorded in Washington, DC and London, will premiere on PBS stations on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 11:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m. ET, following AMANPOUR ON PBS.

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PBS and WNET Announce New Late-night Public Affairs Programming

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PBS and WNET have announced that the acclaimed nightly global affairs interview program "Amanpour" will be presented on an interim basis to PBS stations nationwide. "Amanpour on PBS" will air on THIRTEEN, New York’s PBS station, beginning Monday, December 4 and will roll out on PBS stations beginning December 11 at 11 pm (check local listings).

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 33.8 Million Viewers

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According to Nielsen Live +7 data, across the 10 nights of the series, THE VIETNAM WAR reached more than 33.8 million viewers and had an average audience of 6.7 million P2+ (an average household rating of 4.4). This makes THE VIETNAM WAR the second-highest-rated Burns/Novick film of the past two decades, following THE WAR (2007).

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PBS and VOX Media’s EATER Announce New Series Hosted by Chef Marcus Samuelsson - NO PASSPORT REQUIRED

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Hosted by internationally acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson. NO PASSPORT REQUIRED will celebrate America’s diverse cultural mosaic as Samuelsson travels to under-explored parts of American cities to showcase the people, places and culinary flavors of immigrant communities.

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Premiere Episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 11.9 Million Unique Viewers

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The premiere episode of THE VIETNAM WAR, the 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that aired on Sunday, September 17, drew an average audience of 9.6 million viewers (P2+) across PBS stations nationwide (6.0 household rating). A total of 11.9 million unique viewers watched the premiere in all (Nielsen, National Live + 7).

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PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With Rich Performances, Touching Tributes and Compelling History

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its yearlong commitment to celebrating the diversity of our nation, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have shaped Latino — and American — history.

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PBS Takes Friday Nights to a New Level With Broadcast Premieres of Some of Broadway’s Best Hits, Including “She Loves Me,” “Falsettos,” “Noël Coward’s Present Laughter” and “Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn”

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This fall, PBS brings viewers broadcast premieres of Broadway’s best every Friday night, beginning October 20 with a GREAT PERFORMANCES special, “She Loves Me,” starring Laura Benanti, Zachery Levi, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel.

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PBS to Present USS INDIANAPOLIS LIVE – FROM THE DEEP A Live Exploration of the Final Resting Place of the Sunken World War II Ship 72 Years After It Was Tragically Lost

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PBS will give viewers a live tour of the wreckage from the USS Indianapolis, the World War II vessel that has rested at the bottom of the North Pacific Ocean since its sinking in 1945.

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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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CIVILIZATIONS, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, to Premiere Spring 2018

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PBS announced CIVILIZATIONS, a new nine-part series presented in partnership with the BBC tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day —for the first time on a global scale. Premieres in spring 2018.

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