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PBS Became “The Place Where it Happened” as 3.6 Million Watched HAMILTON’S AMERICA on PBS Stations Last Weekend
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PBS and WNET announced that the October 21 premiere of HAMILTON'S AMERICA, the kick-off program for the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival, was seen by more than 3.6 million television viewers between its premiere on Friday, October 21 and Sunday, October 23 (Nielsen Weekend Fast National, Live+SD data).Read More
PBS and Key Industry Partners Successfully Produce, Transmit and Receive/Render a Next-Generation Live UHDTV experience with HDR and DTS:X Immersive Audio
PBS announced that its Advanced Format Center @ NPR, in cooperation with a few of the industry’s leading technology providers, successfully completed an end-to-end test of the next-generation live production, delivery and home reception of a program segment in Ultra High Definition (UHD), utilizing HDR (HLG10 per ITU-R BT.2100) and DTS:X Next Generation Audio (NGA).Read More
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This November, PBS will air new documentary specials in honor and observance of Veterans Day. Through intimate interviews with retired and active duty military, survivors and family members, these documentaries highlight the lasting impact of warfare.Read More
PBS KIDS, a leader in connected learning for children, today announced the launch of its first tablet: the Playtime Pad. Produced by Ematic, the 16 GB kids’ tablet provides a one-stop destination for PBS KIDS’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with 100+ hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App.Read More