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"American Family" Returns to PBS This Fall

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PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell announced today the production of 13 new episodes of the critically acclaimed drama series AMERICAN FAMILY, directed by Gregory Nava, which broke new ground as the first Latino drama on broadcast television when it debuted on PBS in January 2002.

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POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER Will Arrive Fall 2004 On PBS KIDS

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Arthur's best friend, Buster, will soon be hitting the road in his own television show! WGBH Boston, Marc Brown Studios, and CINAR Corporation have begun pre-production on POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER, a new half-hour ARTHUR spin-off series that will blend animation and live-action footage.

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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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Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore Set to Star in 'The Gin Game' for Kcet/Hollywood's "PBS Hollywood Presents"

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Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore will star in "The Gin Game" for KCET/Hollywood's acclaimed drama series PBS HOLLYWOOD PRESENTS. Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, made the announcement today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.

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WGBH Boston to Present Two New PBS Programs

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WGBH Boston will present two new groundbreaking programs on PBS, THE BLUES and ENDGAME: ETHICS AND VALUES IN AMERICA, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena. Both projects are funded in part by the CPB-PBS Program Challenge Fund, which supports high-profile primetime series.

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Redford's Wildwood Enterprises and PBS Bring "Skinwalkers" to the Small Screen

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Robert Redford's Wildwood Enterprises teams up with PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the UK's Carlton Television to bring Tony Hillerman's bestselling novel "Skinwalkers" to television. Filming takes place at locations outside of Phoenix beginning February 25, in anticipation of a special Fall 2002 broadcast on PBS's Emmy Award-winning "Mystery!" series.

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PBS Commits More Air Time to Kids With a New Block of Programs And New Specials in 2002

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Continuing its mission to provide quality educational programming for chiPldren, PBS today unveiled new additions to its PBS KIDS® roster.

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PBS Investigates Bioterror Past, Present and Future in Two Specials Airing Tuesday, November 13

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In our frightening new post-September 11 world, it seems that information about anthrax and other potential weapons of bioterror is plentiful, but confusing and often contradictory.

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Gwen Ifill & Bill Moyers Co-Host "America Responds: A National Conversation" to Air Following President's Address on PBS Tonight

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PBS to Broadcast "America: A Tribute to Heroes" National Telethon, Friday, September 21

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PBS will join with other networks in presenting "America: A Tribute to Heroes" Friday night from 9-11pm, live on the East Coast and in central time zones, and air tape-delayed on the West Coast. Check local listings.

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PBS Schedules Special "America Responds" Programming as Part of Its Ongoing Coverage of This Week's Events Friday

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AMERICA RESPONDS: A SPECIAL REPORT, bringing in live conversations with guests from around the country discussing the cultural and historical impact of the national crisis, will air on Friday, September 14 from 9-10 p.m. (check local listings).

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PBS Preempts Primetime Schedule for In-Depth Coverage and Analysis of Terrorist Assault, "America Responds"

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PBS will provide nightly coverage and analysis of the terrorist attacks on the United States with "America Responds."

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PBS 2001-2002 Season Celebrates the Diversity of America

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PBS's 2001-2002 season lineup features an array of programming that builds on public broadcasting's commitment to ethnic diversity in content and services.

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PBS Breaks Out New Programming Genre With "Life 360" on Friday Nights at 9:00 P.M.

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It was one of the greatest sea battles of World War II, ending in the destruction of two of the world's mightiest warships and the loss of almost 3,500 lives.

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PBS to Launch 'American Family,' First Latino Drama on Broadcast Television, in January 2002 (July 27, 2001)

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Principal funding for the series is being provided by PBS and CPB and Fox Television Studios. Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution will distribute the series internationally.

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