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PBS Offers Expansive Slate of New Programming This Summer

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PBS unveiled today an expansive summer line-up featuring a diverse array of new programming.

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NATURE, BONES OF TURKANA Receive 13 International Wildlife Film Festival Awards

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Winners of the 35th Anniversary International Wildlife Film Festival have been announced. The films will be honored during the festival, held May 5 to 12 in Missoula, Montana.

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PBS Programs Win Seven Peabody Awards

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Winners of the 71st Annual Peabody Awards were announced April 4, and PBS programs were honored with seven wins, more than any other organization. Other public media outlets won an additional six trophies. Combined, public media took home more than a third of the 38 awards. PBS congratulates our PBS producer recipients, as well as our colleagues in public media.

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PBS Salutes Earth Day This April with a Month of Special Programming

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This April, PBS salutes Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2012, with an exciting month-long slate of new and encore programming. NOVA presents “Deadliest Tornadoes,” a look back at one of the worst tornado outbreaks in the U.S. in decades, and “Secrets of the Sun,” offering a greater understanding of our nearest star.

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PBS Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic Disaster with Special Programs Premiering in April 2012

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PBS will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the deadliest peacetime maritime disaster in history, with three new programs scheduled for April 2012: SAVING THE TITANIC, premiering on Sunday, April 1.

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PBS' AMERICA REVEALED, Hosted by Yul Kwon, Takes a Look at the Networks and Systems that Keep America Running

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Viewers will be in for a new experience as they take to the skies for an epic journey and aerial look at the complex networks and systems that keep America running.

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PBS Programs and Detroit Member Station Win Three duPont-Columbia Awards

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On Dec. 21, 2011, winners of the 2012 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were announced. This year's recipients include INDEPENDENT LENS "Hell and Back Again" and NOVA "Japan's Killer Quake." In addition, member station Detroit Public TV received an award. The duPont Award winners will be honored during a ceremony on Jan. 19, 2012 at Columbia University.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2012 Line-Up

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In advance of PBS presentations at the TCA (Television Critics’ Association) Press Tour, PBS announced today highlights of its broadcast schedule for winter/spring 2012, including two just announced miniseries: CLINTON, a profile of the 42nd president, from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., an exploration of the backgrounds of famous Americans.

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PBS’ Smartest Night on TV Attracts Nearly 15 Million Combined Viewers*

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PBS announced today that a cumulative audience of 11.9 million households, accounting for 14.8 million persons 2+*, took a mind-bending journey last evening with physicist Brian Greene in NOVA “What Is Space?,” the first episode of the four-part “The Fabric of the Cosmos,” and then explored the genius of the late innovator and inventor in STEVE JOBS – ONE LAST THING, which followed at 10:00 p.m.

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PBS Debuts First Episode of Brian Greene’s “The Fabric of the Cosmos” on PBS Free Apps for iPad and iPhone Beginning Today

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PBS announced that the first episode of NOVA’s “The Fabric of the Cosmos” will premiere exclusively on the free PBS apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch beginning today, Monday, October 24, one week before broadcast.

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PBS NATURE wins the Grand Teton Award, top prize of Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2011

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Nature, the number one documentary series on PBS, adds to its accolades a coveted Grand Teton Award for Broken Tail: A Tiger’s Last Journey, given at the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival at Grand Teton Park on Thursday, October 6, 2011.

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PBS Commemorates Tenth Anniversary of September 11th

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PBS will commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11th with a special series of new and encore programs leading up to and continuing beyond Sunday, September 11. Programs in news and public affairs, science, and the performing arts are planned as part of the remembrance.

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PBS Nominated for 32 News & Documentary Emmys

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Below is a complete list of the 32 nominations PBS received for the 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, announced July 18, 2011. This follows the 43 Primetime Emmy nominations PBS received on July 14.

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PBS Launches Fall 2011 Season

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ARLINGTON, VA; July 13, 2011 — PBS raises the curtain on a new fall season celebrating the arts, exploring America’s “Great Experiment” with PROHIBITION, and traveling to the edges of the universe with NOVA's "The Fabric of the Cosmos."

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PBS Announces New Fall Shows

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Building on a year of audience growth on-air and on digital and mobile platforms, today, PBS announces a new slate of fall programming, including a celebration of the arts, in advance of its Annual Meeting with PBS stations. At the May 16-19 meeting in Orlando, PBS will preview additional new content and digital and children’s initiatives.

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