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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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PBS KIDS Announces First Live Theatrical Touring Stage Show That Brings Learning and Exploration to Life

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PBS KIDS today announced the first-ever PBS KIDS Live! touring stage show, PBS KIDS Live! Really BIG tiny Adventure, presented by Zappos Adaptive. The live-action theatrical experience, designed to support (STEAM)- based learning, offers families a live-action musical along with a pre-show lobby experience.

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PBS Wins 7 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with seven News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on Monday, October 1, 2018.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM, Premiering Fall 2019

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XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM will introduce kids ages 4-7 to inspiring historical figures – from Rosa Parks to Leonardo da Vinci – who will help them learn important social-emotional concepts.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off October with New Halloween Programming, Games and Activities for Families and Teachers

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PBS KIDS invites everyone to celebrate Halloween with special episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities for families and teachers.

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Three 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 2019. Vivian Riefberg, a Washington, DC-based senior partner at McKinsey & Company, joined the board as a general director.

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PBS KIDS Announces Six New Licensing Partnerships

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These new products will support the brand’s continued commitment to bringing new and exciting learning experiences to kids across the country. One hundred percent of the net proceeds PBS receives from purchases of these products will support PBS KIDS’ mission to empower children to succeed in school and in life.

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