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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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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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PBS Programs Receive Two Imagen Award Nominations

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On Thursday, July 6, 2017, the Imagen Foundation announced the 32nd Annual Imagen Award nominations. The Imagen Awards recognize programs and individuals that advance the positive portrayal and number of Latinos on screen. PBS programs received two nominations including, GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America” and AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS WITH MARIA HINOJOSA “The New Deciders.”

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Public Television Joins Forces With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America

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New joint effort will ensure that up to 38 million Americans stay connected to vital educational programming, news and public safety communications and speed deployment of mobile broadband in rural America.

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Sixth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 24 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Unique Storytelling

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Today, PBS announced that the Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival will return for a sixth year July 17 - July 28, 2017, featuring 24 short-form independent films from POV and a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.

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