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Rhonda Holt Named Vice President, Software Development and Operations at PBS

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PBS announced that technology industry veteran Rhonda Holt has been appointed Vice President, Software Development and Operations.

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PBS Announces Mid-Season Schedule

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Lineup Showcases New Drama, Arts, History and Nature Programs in 2017

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Statement from Paula Kerger, President & CEO, PBS on Gwen Ifill

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Statement from Paula Kerger, President & CEO, PBS on the passing of Gwen Ifill

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PBS Offers A Bounty Of Family-Friendly Holiday Fare

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As family and friends gather around to celebrate the holidays, PBS offers a variety of special programming to create even more lasting memories.

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Dive Into a Deep-Sea Adventure with a New WILD KRATTS Movie Premiering November 23 on PBS KIDS

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This Thanksgiving week, PBS KIDS is diving into the deep sea with the premiere of a new movie from everyone’s favorite adventure-seeking brothers, the Wild Kratts. WILD KRATTS: CREATURES OF THE DEEP SEA will premiere on Wednesday, November 23, on PBS member stations (check local listings), followed by the world premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest series, SPLASH AND BUBBLES.

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INDEPENDENT LENS “Tower” Receives Critics' Choice Documentary Award

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At the inaugural Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, upcoming INDEPENDENT LENS film "Tower" was honored with the win for Most Innovative Documentary.

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market Unveil Exclusive Holiday Toy Line

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market’s multi-year partnership continues this holiday season with a new exclusive toy line, including Aurora® plush animals and PlanToys® wooden toys.

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

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After completing the first FY 2017 meeting of the PBS Board of Directors, PBS President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Kerger announced the results of the recent Board elections.

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PBS Became “The Place Where it Happened” as 3.6 Million Watched HAMILTON’S AMERICA on PBS Stations Last Weekend

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PBS and WNET announced that the October 21 premiere of HAMILTON'S AMERICA, the kick-off program for the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival, was seen by more than 3.6 million television viewers between its premiere on Friday, October 21 and Sunday, October 23 (Nielsen Weekend Fast National, Live+SD data).

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PBS and Key Industry Partners Successfully Produce, Transmit and Receive/Render a Next-Generation Live UHDTV experience with HDR and DTS:X Immersive Audio

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PBS announced that its Advanced Format Center @ NPR, in cooperation with a few of the industry’s leading technology providers, successfully completed an end-to-end test of the next-generation live production, delivery and home reception of a program segment in Ultra High Definition (UHD), utilizing HDR (HLG10 per ITU-R BT.2100) and DTS:X Next Generation Audio (NGA).

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PBS’ Veterans Day Line-Up Explores the Lasting Impact of War

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This November, PBS will air new documentary specials in honor and observance of Veterans Day. Through intimate interviews with retired and active duty military, survivors and family members, these documentaries highlight the lasting impact of warfare.

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PBS KIDS Launches First Tablet Featuring Educational Content and Parental Controls

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PBS KIDS, a leader in connected learning for children, today announced the launch of its first tablet: the Playtime Pad. Produced by Ematic, the 16 GB kids’ tablet provides a one-stop destination for PBS KIDS’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with 100+ hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App.

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“USO – FOR THE TROOPS” Airs November 7 on PBS

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Documentary Highlights History and Cultural Resonance of an American Military Institution

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PBS Programs Receive 9 Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards Nominations

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On October 10, 2016 the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced nominees for the inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards, honoring both documentary features and non-fiction television.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Halloween Programming, Multiplatform Content and Educator Resources

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Themed programing will air and stream throughout the month, including the premiere of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN! on Friday, October 28.

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