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Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Receives PBS’ Beacon Award For Extraordinary Achievements and Inspiring Next Generation of Diverse Storytellers

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PBS has named documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson the recipient of the company’s Beacon Award, formerly known as the Be More Award, which recognizes individuals whose leadership, service and work inspire Americans and enrich our nation.

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CNN and PBS Launch New Late-Night Public Affairs Series “Amanpour & Company” July 2018

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New collaboration between WNET and CNN expands CNN's Flagship Show "Amanpour"

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Wisconsin Public Media Director Malcolm Brett Receives PBS’ Highest Award for Station Leadership

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PBS has named Malcolm Brett, director of Wisconsin Public Media , as this year’s recipient of the Daniel K. Miller Station Leadership Award.

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PBS Programs Among James Beard Media Award Winners

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Winners of the 2018 James Beard Media Award were announced on Friday, April 27. The annual James Beard Awards are given by the James Beard Foundation and are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. PBS and member station programs were awarded three Broadcast Media Awards. The winners are listed below.

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PBS Wins A Daytime Emmy® Award

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On April 29, 2018, from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners of the Daytime Emmy® Awards. PBS won a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Award for A CHEF’S LIFE. In addition, APT (American Public Television) received two wins, for LIDIA’S KITCHEN and MILK STREET.

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PBS to be honored with Seven Awards at 2018 Webbys

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On Tuesday, April 24, winners of the 22nd annual Webby Awards were announced. The Webbys honor excellence on the internet and are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of more than a thousand industry experts and technology innovators.

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

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PBS unveiled a list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.

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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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