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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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PBS Celebrates the Joy of Reading With THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (w.t.)

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (w.t.), a new eight-part television series and nationwide campaign that explores the joy of books and the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved books will launch in spring 2018.

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PBS Announces WE’LL MEET AGAIN With Ann Curry, New Six-Part Series Premiering Winter 2018

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PBS today announced WE’LL MEET AGAIN, a new six-part series produced by Blink Films in partnership with Ann Curry’s media venture and scheduled to premiere in winter 2018. Exploring some of history’s most dramatic events from across the globe through the personal stories of those who experienced them, the series brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments.

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PBS Nominated for 46 News & Documentary Emmys®

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On July 25, 2017 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 46 nominations, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Programs Receive 11 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 13, 2017 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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BBC WORLDWIDE AND PBS ANNOUNCE CALL THE MIDWIFE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AND SEASON 7 FILMING

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PBS announced today that the popular Christmas special and a seventh season of the critically acclaimed BBC drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS. The CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL will air in late 2017 and the seventh season will air in the spring of 2018.

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere for THE VIETNAM WAR

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THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere September 17, 2017, on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS Announces WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, as Part of New Summer of Adventure

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PBS announces that WILD ALASKA LIVE, a three-night live natural history event, will be included in the upcoming PBS Summer of Adventure, a collection of eight new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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MASTERPIECE on PBS and Arclight Films Reunite "Downton Abbey" Writer and Star Julian Fellowes to Script "The Chaperone" Starring Elizabeth McGovern

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PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced that MASTERPIECE is producing its first feature film which will reunite the writer, director and star of "Downton Abbey." "The Chaperone," based on Laura Moriarty’s best-selling American novel, will be scripted by Julian Fellowes, directed by Michael Engler, and star Elizabeth McGovern, who played Lady Grantham in the hit series.

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PBS Shares the Stories — And Celebrates the Legacy — of America’s Military Men and Women this Memorial Day

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Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick join veterans and other dignitaries to lay a wreath at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC. Includes a special preview of the upcoming film THE VIETNAM WAR and the premiere of INDEPENDENT LENS “Farmer/Veteran.” The Annual NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Features Appearances by Colin Powell, Renée Fleming, Christopher Jackson and Vanessa Williams

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