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PBS Receives 47 News and Documentary Emmy® Nominations

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PBS programs received 47 nominations for the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization for the sixth consecutive year. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

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PBS: America’s Home for Documentaries This Fall

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PBS today unveiled a robust fall slate with a focus on impactful documentary programming. PBS is America’s home for documentaries, offering a vast array of traditional documentary films, in-depth investigative reports, biographies, history, and news and public affairs programming. Year after year, PBS showcases compelling, high-quality content that encourages conversation and understanding.

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PBS Honored with Five Emmy® Nominations

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On July 16, 2019, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received five nominations including for the critically acclaimed documentaries INDEPENDENT LENS “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” and POV “Minding the GAP.”

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PBS Announces SOUTH BY SOMEWHERE, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

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Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOUTH BY SOMEWHERE.

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Media Advisory For PBS’ 39th Annual A CAPITOL FOURTH Hosted By John Stamos!

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Live from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol building with Carole King and the Broadway Cast of Beautiful starring Vanessa Carlton, a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sesame Street, Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat, Lindsey Stirling, Keala Settle, Vanessa Williams, Lee Brice, Yolanda Adams, Laine Hardy, Laura Osnes, The O’Jays, Angelica Hale, Maelyn Jarmon and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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