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PBS Unveils New Look on Eve of 50th Anniversary

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PBS announced today an update to its iconic brand, including a refreshed logo, bold color palette, custom typeface and illustration style. The new identity will roll out throughout 2020 as PBS celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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PBS KIDS Announces Educators Selected for 2019 Early Learning Champions Program

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Today, PBS KIDS named 10 educators as the 2019 PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions. Established in 2018, this awards program recognizes committed educators who work with young children, from infants to second graders, and offers a variety of community building, leadership and professional learning opportunities provided by PBS KIDS and member stations.

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PBS Decorates Holiday Schedule with Great Performances, Fan Favorites and Christmas Music Specials

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PBS is decorating its holiday schedule with traditional fare CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR and CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT, yearly fan favorite CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL, and an entire month of GREAT PERFORMANCES dedicated to “Broadway’s Best.”

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PBS Programming Honors Native Americans and Veterans October-November 2019

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In recognition of Veterans Day and Native American Heritage Month, PBS programming airing later this fall will honor and celebrate the many contributions made to our country by both Native Americans and veterans, and explore issues impacting the lives of these communities.

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PBS and The National Association for Media Literacy Education Announce Partnership

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PBS and The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) announce a joint effort to promote the importance of media literacy education.

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Young Viewers Meet Historical Figures When They Were Kids in New PBS KIDS Series, XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM

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Beginning Monday, November 11, young adventurers will get to go back in time to meet some of the world’s most inspiring historical figures – when they were kids – and learn about the character skills that helped shape their vision and lead to their success.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series HERO ELEMENTARY, Premiering Summer 2020

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PBS KIDS announced a new animated series, HERO ELEMENTARY, set to premiere in the summer of 2020. HERO ELEMENTARY is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science. HERO ELEMENTARY aims to give kids tools to solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists and igniting their natural curiosity and empathy.

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Five New Members Elected to PBS Board of Directors, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS welcomed newly elected and returning board members following its first board meeting of fiscal year 2020.

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PBS KIDS Welcomes Fall With New Programming, Games and Activities for the Entire Family

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This October, PBS KIDS invites families to celebrate the beginning of autumn with new episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities.

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PBS Wins Nine News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with nine News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).

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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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