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PBS Appoints Jeremy Gaines as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

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PBS announced that Jeremy Gaines has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Barzilay and serve as a key member of PBS’ senior leadership team.

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PBS Digital Studios Launches New Digital Series HOT MESS From the Team Behind “It’s Okay to Be Smart”

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PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of its new original YouTube series HOT MESS, dedicated to illustrating the complexities of the Earth’s climate and its impact on populations.

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PBS Programs Receive 6 Peabody Awards

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On April 12, 16, 19 and 24 the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 77th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2017. PBS programs received 6 awards including AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Oklahoma City” and POV “Last Men in Aleppo.”

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PBS Takes Viewers Around The World For Another Summer of Adventure

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This summer, the adventure continues as PBS presents a lineup of programs that take viewers to some of the most remarkable destinations in the U.S. and abroad, from touring the vibrant immigrant communities in American cities with Chef Marcus Samuelsson in NO PASSPORT REQUIRED to climbing to the top of the Rocky Mountains, the Himalayas and the Andes in KINGDOMS OF THE SKY.

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by 39 Million Viewers

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PBS today announced the final national ratings for Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, the epic documentary film that premiered on Sunday, September 17, 2017 on PBS stations nationwide. The first five episodes aired nightly from Sunday, September 17, through Thursday, September 21, and the final five episodes aired nightly from Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28.

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Join PBS for ROYAL WEDDING WATCH, a Special Nightly Series on the Marriage of Prince Henry of Wales and American Meghan Markle

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Today, PBS announced ROYAL WEDDING WATCH, premiering Monday-Thursday, May 14-17, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET and Friday, May 18, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET (check local listings), a five-part nightly series of special programs leading up to the live broadcast of the royal wedding on Saturday morning, May 19, on PBS.

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PBS KIDS Announces Adaptive Apparel Collection Available Exclusively at Zappos

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PBS KIDS and Zappos Adaptive are introducing a line of gender-neutral two-way reversible adaptive apparel with kid-friendly designs that promote independence for all children. Manufactured by 4WARD Clothing, the PBS KIDS Adaptive Apparel Collection will soon be available exclusively at Zappos.com.

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PBS Programs Receive 10 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 10, 2018, finalists for the 77th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2017, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 10 nominations.

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PBS Offers A Delightful Array of Arts, Performance and Documentary Programs This Spring

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Programs Include the ‘Stars in Concert’ Specials From LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER With Sutton Foster, Leslie Odom, Jr., Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells, and a New ‘Landmarks Live in Concert’ Special From GREAT PERFORMANCES Featuring will.i.am with the Black Eyed Peas.

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This April, PBS KIDS Encourages Families to Explore the Outdoors

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In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS’ annual “Explore the Outdoors” initiative encourages families to discover and connect with the natural wonders that surround them. Fans of PBS KIDS’ SPLASH AND BUBBLES, WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT will get a chance to see new episodes beginning Monday, April 23, exploring themes such as marine biology and the animal kingdom.

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Meredith Vieira Named Host of PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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PBS announced today that television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira will host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new eight-part television series launching on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

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PBS Receives 23 Daytime Emmy Nominations

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On March 21, 2018, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS received 23 nominations. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2017 calendar year.

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PBS NEWSHOUR Names Judy Woodruff Solo Anchor

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PBS NewsHour today names managing editor Judy Woodruff solo anchor of the nightly broadcast. Woodruff, who re-joined the NewsHour in 2007 as a senior correspondent, was named one of the NewsHour's rotating anchors in 2011, and in 2013, she and the late Gwen Ifill were named co-anchors and managing editors of the program.

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Jamestown Coming Exclusively to PBS Masterpiece Amazon Channel AND PBS Passport beginning March 23, 2018

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PBS Distribution announced today that the first season of the epic eight-part drama JAMESTOWN will premiere on the PBS MASTERPIECE Amazon channel and on PBS Passport beginning March 23, 2018.

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PBS Announces Educators Selected For Inaugural Digital Innovator All-Star Program

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Today, PBS announced the educators selected for the first PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 30 educators were chosen from across the country, representing 28 states and Puerto Rico.

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