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PBS KIDS Rings in the Holiday Season with a Full Slate of Programming for the Whole Family

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Lineup Includes Holiday-themed Specials, Such as ONCE UPON A SESAME STREET CHRISTMAS, and New Holiday-themed Episodes of READY JET GO! and SPLASH AND BUBBLES on PBS KIDS Family Night

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REMIND Partners with PBS and QUIZLET to Expand Learning Beyond the Classroom

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Remind, a K-12 communication platform that allows teachers, parents, and students to connect via their mobile devices, today announced a partnership with PBS, Quizlet and other leading education companies. The new partnership feature, Share on Remind, is an effort geared toward connecting educators and students with the resources that help them teach and learn.

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 33.8 Million Viewers

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According to Nielsen Live +7 data, across the 10 nights of the series, THE VIETNAM WAR reached more than 33.8 million viewers and had an average audience of 6.7 million P2+ (an average household rating of 4.4). This makes THE VIETNAM WAR the second-highest-rated Burns/Novick film of the past two decades, following THE WAR (2007).

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PBS Station WTJX Offers Educational Resources for Hurricane-Impacted Children in U.S. Virgin Islands, with Support from Sony Electronics Inc., Ematic and Carson-Dellosa

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In the wake of devastation from Hurricanes Irma and Maria across the U.S. Virgin Islands, local PBS member station WTJX is responding with a creative way to help young children on the islands – many of whom have lost their homes or lack access to educational resources.

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PBS and VOX Media’s EATER Announce New Series Hosted by Chef Marcus Samuelsson - NO PASSPORT REQUIRED

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Hosted by internationally acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson. NO PASSPORT REQUIRED will celebrate America’s diverse cultural mosaic as Samuelsson travels to under-explored parts of American cities to showcase the people, places and culinary flavors of immigrant communities.

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Launch New Digital Series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, Hosted by Science Writer Ed Yong

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, hosted by science writer Ed Yong, exploring the world of microbes.

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Premiere Episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by More Than 11.9 Million Unique Viewers

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The premiere episode of THE VIETNAM WAR, the 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that aired on Sunday, September 17, drew an average audience of 9.6 million viewers (P2+) across PBS stations nationwide (6.0 household rating). A total of 11.9 million unique viewers watched the premiere in all (Nielsen, National Live + 7).

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PBS Wins 12 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with 12 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on October 5.

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PBS KIDS Expands Multi-Year Partnership with Whole Foods Market™ Through Launch of New Tree Planting Initiative

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This holiday season, PBS KIDS continues its multi-year partnership with Whole Foods Market with a variety of toys, including a new line of sustainable, educational wooden toys for children.

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PBS and Edcamp Partner to Offer Teachers Free Professional Development

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PBS and Edcamp today announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership that will create opportunities for early childhood educators across the country to engage in peer-to-peer learning. Through this innovative effort, Edcamp and PBS member stations will bring together teachers in communities across the country to elevate their voices and empower them professionally.

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Halloween Comes to PBS KIDS with New Programming, Games and Activities for the Entire Family

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This “Odd-tober,” new episodes and returning favorites premiere on-air and on streaming platforms, including ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREE HOUSE on Monday, October 23

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of Ron Howard’s Acclaimed Film THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS

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PBS today announced the U.S. broadcast premiere of Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard’s authorized and highly acclaimed Emmy® Award and GRAMMY Award®-winning documentary film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career.

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PBS Names Award-Winning Journalist Madhulika Sikka As New Public Editor

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Following an extensive nationwide search, PBS has named former NPR Executive Editor Madhulika Sikka as its new Public Editor. Like her predecessor Michael Getler, who retired after 11 years as PBS’ ombudsman, Sikka will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With Rich Performances, Touching Tributes and Compelling History

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its yearlong commitment to celebrating the diversity of our nation, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have shaped Latino — and American — history.

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PBS Names Jennifer Rankin Byrne Vice President, Corporate Communications

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PBS announced today that Jennifer Rankin Byrne has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Corporate Communications. A member of PBS’ senior leadership team, she reports to Jonathan Barzilay, PBS Chief Operating Officer.

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