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PBS Programs Receive 11 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 5, 2017, finalists for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2016, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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PBS Acquires Sundance Doc “Dolores”

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PBS has acquired North American distribution rights for “Dolores,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year in the US Documentary Competition category.

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Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon to Produce and Direct Four-Hour Film on Muhammad Ali to Premiere on PBS

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Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon are producing and directing MUHAMMAD ALI, a two-part, four-hour documentary about the legendary boxer, Florentine Films and PBS announced today. Production began in early 2016 and the filmmakers anticipate a broadcast premiere in 2021 on PBS.

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PBS KIDS Premieres Episodes of WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT in Celebration of Earth Month

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This April, PBS KIDS is celebrating Earth Month with its annual Explore the Outdoors initiative, which encourages families to head outside and discover the natural world around them. The celebration kicks off April 10 with new episodes from favorite PBS KIDS series, WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT, all week long.

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CALL THE MIDWIFE Cast and MERCY STREET Producer Lisa Quijano Wolfinger Win Gracie Awards

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On Tuesday, March 28 winners of the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards were announced. CALL THE MIDWIFE was honored for Ensemble Cast and Lisa Quijano Wolfinger was honored for her production work on MERCY STREET.

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