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“Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE on PBS Scored the #2 Rated Slot Against the Super Bowl For 5th Year in a Row

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For a fifth year in a row the Emmy®-, Golden Globe®-and SAG Award®-winning series, “Downton Abbey,” a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE co-production, was the #2 rated 9pm show to the Super Bowl with a 4.4 overnight rating (Nielsen Overnight Metered Markets). The overnight rating is up from last year’s 4.3 rating.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL, an Online Destination Providing Educators With Curated Content to Teach Students About the Political Process

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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“Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE Wins Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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At the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, “Downton Abbey” was honored with the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

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Music Box Films and Netflix Acquire Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You From PBS and American Masters Pictures

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PBS and American Masters Pictures have sold Theatrical rights to Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, to Music Box Films.

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PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Student Winners of Inaugural Emperor Science Awards

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A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.

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