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PBS Names Linda Simensky Head of Content for PBS KIDS

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PBS today announced that Linda Simensky has been promoted to the new role of Head of PBS KIDS Content. Simensky will lead the development of a multi-platform video content strategy for PBS KIDS, designed to respond to the quickly evolving media environment and meet the needs of current and future viewers.

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RETRO REPORT ON PBS Premieres Monday and Tuesday, October 7 and 8

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RETRO REPORT on PBS, a new one-hour magazine format series hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani and featuring New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz, premieres Monday and Tuesday, October 7-8, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, pbs.org and the PBS App.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Special Programming

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To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS will offer a range of new programming celebrating Latinx heritage and culture this September and October, culminating in the broadcast of the 32ND ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS.

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PBS Programs Receive Two Imagen Awards

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PBS programs received two awards, including GREAT PERFORMANCES “John Leguizamo's Road to Broadway” and BREAKING BIG.

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PBS, THIRTEEN’s AMERICAN MASTERS, Norman Lear’s Act III Productions, Maramara and Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner on New Documentary About EGOT Winner Rita Moreno

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PBS and THIRTEEN announced a new documentary about the EGOT-winning entertainer Rita Moreno slated to premiere in 2020.

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