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PBS KIDS Kicks Off a Summer of Learning

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With a new special from READY JET GO!, the highly anticipated premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest animated series MOLLY OF DENALI, and the unveiling of an updated PBS KIDS for Parents website filled with hands-on family activities, there are fun summer learning opportunities for everyone.

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PBS Names Veteran Investigative Journalist Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor

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PBS has named Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor and ombudsman. In this role, he will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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THE LAVENDER SCARE Premieres Tuesday, June 18 on PBS

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Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, THE LAVENDER SCARE tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual.

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PBS Receives Seven Daytime Emmy® Awards

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PBS and PBS Kids programs won seven Daytime Emmy® Awards, including ODD SQUAD and ASK THIS OLD HOUSE. Public media nominees APT (American Public Television) also received three awards for SAMANTHA BROWN’S PLACES TO LOVE and MILK STREET.

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PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969

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PBS, America’s home for documentary film, is telling the story of ’69 with a special summer slate commemorating the cultural milestones and technological triumphs of 50 years ago.

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Marcus Samuelsson and Pati Jinich Among James Beard Media Award Winners

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Winners of the 2019 James Beard Media Awards were announced on Friday, April 26. The annual awards are given by the James Beard Foundation and are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. PBS and APT programs were awarded two Broadcast Media Awards for NO PASSPORT REQUIRED and PATI’S MEXICAN TABLE.

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PBS Programs Win Seven of the Eight Peabody Documentary Awards

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On April 16, 18 and 23 the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced winners for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018. PBS programs, including FRONTLINE “The Facebook Dilemma” and POV “Minding The Gap,” received seven of the eight documentary awards.

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PBS Programs Honored as Peabody Award Finalists

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On April 9, 2019, finalists for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 16 nominations, more than any other organization.

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PBS Receives Webby Nominations

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On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, nominees of the 23rd annual Webby Awards were announced by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, PBS Digital Studios, PBS KIDS and FRONTLINE were honored with a total of nine nominations.

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PBS KIDS Celebrates Earth Month with All-New Episodes, Games and Activities, Inspiring Families and Educators to Explore the Outdoors

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In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS has announced a slate of all-new episodes, games and activities to encourage kids and families to get outside and enjoy nature. Beginning April 15, viewers will be able to enjoy a special week of adventures from WILD KRATTS, NATURE CAT and READY JET GO!

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Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring with Themed Programming on PBS and PBS.org

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Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer.

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Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

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New Documentary Tells the Remarkable Story of How Scientists Discovered the Deadly Hole in the Ozone – and the Even More Remarkable Story of How the World’s Leaders Came Together to Fix It

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PBS Presents The Mueller Report, a Special Collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour

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In response to conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, PBS presents The Mueller Report, a collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour, airing on Monday, March 25 on PBS at 8pm EST/ 7pm CST.

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PBS Earns 21 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

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On March 20, 2019, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS received 21 nominations and fellow public media nominees APT (American Public Television) earned 11 nominations.

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PBS Takes Viewers on a Mind-Blowing Journey Through History with New Series BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

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PBS will premiere BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD on April 17 at 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App (check local listings). The six-part series documents how humans and six revolutionary inventions changed the world forever.

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