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VICTORIA & ALBERT: THE WEDDING Premieres Sundays, January 13 and 20 on PBS

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ARLINGTON, VA; DECEMBER 12, 2018 – VICTORIA & ALBERT: THE WEDDING, a new two-part series hosted by popular Royal historian Lucy Worsley, premieres Sundays, January 13 and 20, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. (check local listings) on PBS. A BBC Studios production for PBS, this entertaining series provides an insider’s look into the elaborate planning that went into one of the most famous weddings.

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PBS Programs Honored with Prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Batons

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On December 11, 2018, The Columbia Journalism School announced the winners for the 2019 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards. PBS programs received four duPont Batons, including FRONTLINE and THE VIETNAM WAR.

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PBS Programs and Filmmakers Earn Five Awards at the 34th Annual IDA Awards

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The International Documentary Association announced the winners of the 34th Annual IDA Documentary Awards on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles. In total, PBS programs and filmmakers received five awards.

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The Dictator's Playbook Follows the Rise and Fall of Six 20th Century Rulers

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THE DICTATOR’S PLAYBOOK, a new six-part documentary series evaluates shared tactics used by six of the 20th century’s most infamous rulers, will air Wednesdays, January 9 – February 13, 2019, at 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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WQED Production of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity to Air Nationally on PBS Tuesday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s special concert evening of remembrance and reverence brought the Pittsburgh community together to find comfort, strength and solace through music, hope and unity.

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Ring in the Holiday Season with PBS Festive Programming

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PBS has a merry and bright lineup of holiday programming, with new specials and returning fan favorites from series like CALL THE MIDWIFE, THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER, including treats for children and adults alike.

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Upcoming PBS Program Receives Critics' Choice Documentary Award

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On November 10, 2018, The Broadcast Film Critics’ Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the winners for the third annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards. The upcoming POV “Minding the Gap” was honored with the win for Best First Time Director.

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PBS Announces Winter-Spring 2019 Primetime Schedule

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PBS today announced its Winter-Spring 2019 primetime schedule, featuring a season brimming with new drama, music, arts, history, science, nature and more, as well as returning seasons of favorite series.

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PBS KIDS Announces “Early Learning Champions” Program, Recognizing Passionate Educators of Young Children

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The PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions cohort is made up of various early learning caregivers – including certified Pre-K, Head Start and early elementary teachers, childcare providers as well as family, friends and neighbors in early learning settings – representing, celebrating, and supporting the diverse teaching community impacting young learners.

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New PBS KIDS Show LET’S GO LUNA! Takes Children Around the World Beginning November 21

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PBS KIDS today announced episode destinations and a holiday special from its new animated social studies series LET’S GO LUNA! The series premieres on Wednesday, November 21 nationwide on PBS stations and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel.

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PBS Names Maria Bruno Ruiz Vice President, Program Scheduling

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PBS announced that Maria Bruno Ruiz will join the organization in the position of Vice President, Program Scheduling.

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PBS Names Sharon Philippart Vice President, Strategy & Engagement for PBS KIDS and Education

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PBS has promoted Sharon Philippart to the new role of Vice President, Strategy & Engagement for Children’s Media and Education.

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PBS Names Amy Sample Vice President, Business Intelligence

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Amy Sample has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President, Business Intelligence with the PBS Digital & Marketing team.

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Americans Select To Kill a Mockingbird as America’s Best-Loved Novel, Revealed in the Grand Finale of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ on PBS

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PBS revealed that To Kill a Mockingbird was voted by viewers as America’s best-loved novel during THE GREAT AMERICAN READ “Grand Finale” on Tuesday, October 23. The final episode, taped in front of a live audience at the Masonic Hall in New York City, counted down all 100 novels, which were first revealed to the public in April.

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PBS Announces Its Current Top 10 Vote Getters for THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Ahead of the Grand Finale on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS

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The clock is ticking to cast your final votes for America’s best-loved novel. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ will air its “Grand Finale” episode and reveal America’s choice for its number one book on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).

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