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PBS Fall Season Offers an Array of New Series, Specials and Returning Favorites

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PBS announces a fall primetime line-up featuring a strong roster of wide-ranging programs.

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HOW WE GOT TO NOW With Steven Johnson Celebrates the History and Power of Great Ideas

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced the premiere of HOW WE GOT TO NOW with Steven Johnson in fall 2014.

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PBS Nominated for 45 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 45 nominations for the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 11, 2013 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2012 calendar year.

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PBS Announces Summer Season of Captivating Programming

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PBS today unveiled a summer line-up that features a diverse array of new programming. A summer of intrigue presents new episodes of MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! productions: “Inspector Lewis, Series VI,” “Endeavour, Series 1,” “The Lady Vanishes” and “Silk.”

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PBS Announces "Your Inner Fish" For Spring 2014 Broadcast

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How did the human body become the complicated, quirky machine it is today? The answers can be traced back hundreds of millions of years. PBS announces an ambitious new three-part series, YOUR INNER FISH, which will air in 2014 on PBS stations and will explore the science of how and why we are the way we are.

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PBS Programs Win Three Writers Guild Awards

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On Sunday, February 17, 2013 the Writers Guild of America announced the winners of the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement during the 2012 season. PBS programs SESAME STREET, FRONTLINE “Money, Power and Wall Street: Episode One” and NOVA “The Fabric of the Cosmos: The Illusion of Time” each received an award.

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PBS to Air Week of Special Programming Focusing on the Newtown Tragedy

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Today at the Television Critics Association meeting, PBS announced that, in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, it will broadcast a series of specials that continue the public conversation on gun laws, mental illness and school security. The “After Newtown” programming airs on PBS stations February 18-22 (check local listings).

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PBS Programs Receive 15 Writers Guild Award Nominations

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On December 7, the Writers Guild of America announced the nominees for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement during the 2012 season. PBS and our programs received at total of 15 nominations.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2013 Lineup

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The Crawley family’s fate hangs in the balance when MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey, Season 3” returns in January. A bonanza of new dramas and documentaries — and the return of several other hit series — means a powerful winter/spring season for PBS.

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PBS Presents NOVA’s “Inside the Megastorm” and Ken Burns’s THE DUST BOWL For An Extreme Weather Night of Television

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The PBS science series NOVA, produced by WGBH, announced today plans to present "Inside the Megastorm," an original one-hour documentary that takes viewers moment by moment through Hurricane Sandy.

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PBS Programs Receive Nine News & Documentary Emmys

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PBS programs won nine News & Documentary Emmy Awards, the most earned by any organization, when the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were given out October 1st by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

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PBS “EXPLORATION WEDNESDAYS” Take Viewers on Journeys of Discovery

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PBS launches a new season of “Exploration Wednesdays,” the smart and popular science and nature-based programming block that returns October 10 with episodes of NATURE at 8 p.m. ET, NOVA at 9 p.m. ET and the magazine series NOVA scienceNOW, with new host David Pogue, at 10 p.m. ET (check local listings).

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PBS Announces Fall 2012 Lineup

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The runaway British hit CALL THE MIDWIFE, a new drama that depicts midwifery in 1950s London, kicks off the PBS 2012 fall season with a six-part Sunday-night run that begins September 30.

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PBS Programs Nominated for 37 News & Documentary Emmys

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PBS programs received 37 nominations for the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, the second most earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 12, 2012 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2011 calendar year.

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PBS Honors Veterans This May with Special Programs for Memorial Day

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PBS honors the service of men and women in uniform with broadcasts of new and encore programs during May and on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2012. Now an annual tradition in its 23rd year, the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, hosted by Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna with a star-studded lineup of performers, will air live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Sunday, May 27.

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