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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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PBS KIDS Kicks Off Its Annual Summer Learning Initiative

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Learning goes beyond the classroom this summer with all-new programming, digital resources, partnerships and community activities, available starting in June

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PBS NewsHour to Broadcast Exclusive Interview and Town Hall with President Obama on Wednesday, June 1

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PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will sit down for an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, June 1 in Elkhart, Indiana. It will follow with a town hall, produced by PBS NewsHour, during which local residents will ask questions of the President.

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“DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR,” A NEW FILM BY KEN BURNS AND ARTEMIS JOUKOWSKY TO AIR ON PBS SEPTEMBER 20

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DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR, a new documentary co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky about a little-known but important mission by an American minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II, will air on September 20 at 9 pm (check local listings) on PBS.

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PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES

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PBS KIDS' newest show SPLASH AND BUBBLES, from The Jim Henson Company (DINOSAUR TRAIN, SID THE SCIENCE KID) and Herschend Enterprises (Dollywood, Harlem Globetrotters), will premiere Wednesday, November 23, 2016, on PBS stations nationwide.

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Newton N. Minow Named 2016 PBS “Be More” Award Recipient

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Newton N. Minow is the recipient of the 12th PBS “Be more” Award. This annual tribute celebrates individuals who embody the spirit of helping Americans to discover more, to experience more, and to “Be more.”

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PBS Opens Request for Prequalification Process for Public Television’s Interconnection System

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PBS announced today the start of a pre-qualification phase that will precede a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) process for public television’s next interconnection system.

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PBS to Present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a Special Two-Night Television Event on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10

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PBS to present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a special two-night television event exploring the nation's rising gun violence on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10.

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PBS Programs Win 15 Daytime Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs won 15 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, more than any other network, including five for THE MIND OF A CHEF, four for ODD SQUAD, three for SESAME STREET, two for PEG + CAT and one for THIS OLD HOUSE.

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PBS KIDS Honored with One Award at 2016 Webbys

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The 20th Annual Webby Winners were announced on Tuesday, April 26. PBS KIDS won a People’s Voice Webby Award in the Best Youth Website category for pbskids.org.

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