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Discovery Executive Lesli Rotenberg Is Named Senior Vice President of Brand Management and Promotion at PBS

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Lesli Rotenberg, a senior marketing executive at the Animal Planet cable channel, a division of Discovery Communications, will join the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) on November 9 as senior vice president of brand management and promotion. The announcement was made today by PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell.

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Dozens of Local Congressional Debates to Complement Live, National 'PBS Debate Night' Broadcast on Oct. 15, 2000

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With control of both Houses of Congress up for grabs in the most closely contested election season in recent memory, more than 50 PBS stations are offering Americans a front row seat to watch live debates and other programs spotlighting 45 Congressional races nationwide this Sunday evening, as part of the third biennial PBS DEBATE NIGHT.

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Congressional Leaders Will Debate on Live National Broadcast of PBS DEBATE NIGHT, October 2, 2000

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Which party should control the 107th Congress? And will it support the new president's platform? Four leading members of the current Congress debate these questions and more, both locally and nationally, on Sunday, October 15th at 7 pm EDT during PBS Debate Night.

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"TIME TO CHOOSE," A Live Broadcast Originating From Five Local Public Broadcasting Stations, Premieres November 1 on PBS and NPR

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"TIME TO CHOOSE ö A PBS/NPR VOTERâS GUIDE," a live, three-hour broadcast originating from five public broadcasting stations around the country, airs Wednesday, November 1, at 8:00 p.m. ET, on PBS and NPR stations nationwide (check local listings).

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Public Television and Time Warner Cable Agree on Digital Carriage

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and the Association of Americaâs Public Television Stations (APTS) have entered into an agreement in principle with Time Warner Cable whereby the digital signals of public TV stations in markets with Time Warner Cable systems will be carried on the local cable service.

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PBS Online Appoints Director of Station Services and Strategy and Senior Manager of Parenting and Childcare

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PBS Online (PBS.org), the popular and award-winning Web site of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), has recently named two new senior team members. Carolyn Gibson Smith is now the director of station services and strategy and Donna Altman de Soto has been appointed senior manager of parenting and childcare.

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PBS Sponsorship Group Announces New National Director

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The PBS Sponsorship Group, public television's national underwriting sales force, has recently appointed Bill Parish its first director, national sponsorship sales. The announcement was made today by Peter Greene, executive director of the PBS Sponsorship Group.

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PBS Re-Engineers Technology & Operations Division

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As part of its commitment to maintaining public television's leadership position in digital broadcasting and technology applications, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has reorganized its technology and operations division.

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Teletubbies Say 'Again Again' to PBS Kids Online

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Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po -- make their cyber debuts this week in a relaunched version of their popular PBS KIDS® Online Web site (pbskids.org/teletubbies/).

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PBS to Provide Digital Public TV Stations with Political Convention Coverage in High-Definition Television

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), KCTS/Seattle Public Television and NHK of Japan will provide 17 digital PBS stations across the country with live, high-definition (HDTV) coverage of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, marking the first time these major public events will be broadcast in this new digital television format.

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PBS Joins Forces With NPR to Produce Live Pre-Election Voter's Guide

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Two of PBS's award-winning news and public affairs programs - THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER and FRONTLINE - will join forces with NPR (National Public Radio) in an unprecedented live election broadcast in November, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour.

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Cyberchase, A Groundbreaking Animated Adventure Series Produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Nelvana, Premieres Winter 2002 on PBS Kids

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CYBERCHASE, an innovative on-air and online animated adventure series, which promises to engage children ages 8 to 11 in the excitement and challenge of math and logic, will premiere in winter 2002 on PBS KIDS®.

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PBS Kids Series Proves Children Can Learn to Read From TV and Like It!

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A new PBS KIDS series, BETWEEN THE LIONS, has demonstrated that TV can teach kids basic reading skills.

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PBS's New Positioning Campaign Targets Curious Viewers

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is set to launch a new positioning campaign this summer featuring the tagline - "Stay Curious. PBS."

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PBS Establishes Regionally-Based Senior Programming Team

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Public television veteran Gustavo Sagastume, currently general manager of WLRN/Miami, and Jacoba "Coby" Atlas, a vice president and supervising producer of CNN Productions, have been named vice president, programming, of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), announced PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell today, at the opening session of the PBS Annual Meeting in Nashville.

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