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Independent Lens recognized at the 33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards

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The International Documentary Association announced the winners of the 33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at a ceremony at Los Angeles’ Paramount Theatre. INDEPENDENT LENS, executive produced by Lois Vossen and Sally Jo Fifer, took home the honors for Best Curated Series.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2018 Schedule

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PBS today announced its Winter/Spring 2018 schedule lineup, which includes the much-anticipated second season of MASTERPIECE’s hit series “Victoria” (Sundays, January 14-February 25), starring Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes and, this season, Dame Diana Rigg.

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PBS KIDS Debuts New Movie From Family-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD This January

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ODD SQUAD: WORLD TURNED ODD Premieres Monday, January 15

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PBS and WNET Announce New Late-night Public Affairs Programming

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PBS and WNET have announced that the acclaimed nightly global affairs interview program "Amanpour" will be presented on an interim basis to PBS stations nationwide. "Amanpour on PBS" will air on THIRTEEN, New York’s PBS station, beginning Monday, December 4 and will roll out on PBS stations beginning December 11 at 11 pm (check local listings).

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New PBS Board Members Elected, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS announced the results of its recent Board elections following its first Board meeting of fiscal year 2018. Four Professional Directors who were elected by the PBS membership in August took their seats at the meeting, which was held Friday, November 10.

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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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