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Frontline on PBS Presents “Divided States of America,” A Look at the Polarized Nation the Next President Will Inherit

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DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA, a four-hour, two-night documentary miniseries that looks back at events during the Obama presidency airs Tuesday-Wednesday, January 17-18, 2017, 9-11pm EST (check local listings).

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Lin-Manuel Miranda – Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Creator of Broadway Smash Hit Hamilton – Hosts Sixth Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival

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The PBS Arts Fall Festival returns Friday nights, beginning October 21, 2016, with all new programs, including the highly anticipated look into the making of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, a contemporary take on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Visionary Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning creator and star, will host this year’s festival.

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce “The Great War” to Premiere April 2017

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At the Summer 2016 Television Critics Association press tour today, PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced that “The Great War,” a six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917.

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PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings).

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PBS Nominated for 54 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 54 nominations for the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Presents “America in Black & Blue: A PBS NewsHour Weekend Special,” A Timely Report on Race, Policing and Violence

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AMERICA IN BLACK & BLUE: A PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL, a one-hour newsmagazine special report that looks at the tensions between America’s diverse communities and their local police forces, the efforts in many communities to find common ground and healing, and the delicate balance between essential law enforcement and protecting the civil and human rights of all Americans.

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PBS Programs Receive 26 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 14, 2016 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 26 nominations.

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Amazon Prime Video Is now the Exclusive Premium Subscription Streaming Home for Family-Favorite PBS KIDS Series

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Amazon and PBS Distribution today announced that they have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive premium subscription streaming home for a broad collection of PBS KIDS series.

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Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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The PBS Online Film Festival will return for a fifth year on July 11-29, 2016 to PBS and Station Branded Digital Platforms.

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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New PBS KIDS “Measure Up!” App Encourages Kids and Parents to Play and Learn Together

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Today, PBS KIDS debuted a new, free app designed to help kids build math skills and empower parents to support their learning. Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds, PBS KIDS Measure Up! focuses on building kids’ measurement skills through a combination of games, videos and activities from popular PBS KIDS’ series.

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Fan-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD Debuts First-Ever Movie This Summer on PBS KIDS

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On Monday, June 20, PBS KIDS will premiere a new season of the hit series ODD SQUAD with a one-hour special, followed by additional episode debuts throughout the week. Following the ODD SQUAD premiere week in June, guest stars Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) and Hannah Simone (New Girl) bring their comedic talents to the PBS KIDS summer event of the season, ODD SQUAD: The Movie, which debuts August 1.

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PBS Wins Two Revere Awards for Excellence in Education

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PBS was honored with two REVERE awards by The Association of American Publishers (AAP).

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America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa Election Coverage Special ‘The New Deciders’ to Air on PBS Stations September 6, 2016

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America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa (ABTN) will examine voters whose power and influence are growing in a 2016 election special titled “The New Deciders.”

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PBS Salutes America’s Military Men and Women with Special Memorial Day Programming

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PBS honors the service of men and women in uniform this May with the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT and several new programs that explore the lasting effects of war on our service men and women.

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