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PBS Announces KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020 on PBS

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PBS announced KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS.

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce WOODSTOCK, New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced the new two-hour documentary Woodstock, scheduled to premiere on PBS in 2019 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the historic three-day concert that defined a generation.

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PBS Nominated for 44 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 44 nominations for the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

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PBS Names Meghan Biggs Vice President, Controller

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PBS announced that Meghan Biggs has joined the organization as Vice President, Controller. In this role, Biggs will serve as the chief accounting officer for PBS with oversight of all accounting operations.

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PBS Programs Receive 9 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 12, 2018 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 9 nominations.

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