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PBS Programs Receive Two Imagen Award Nominations

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On Thursday, July 6, 2017, the Imagen Foundation announced the 32nd Annual Imagen Award nominations. The Imagen Awards recognize programs and individuals that advance the positive portrayal and number of Latinos on screen. PBS programs received two nominations including, GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America” and AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS WITH MARIA HINOJOSA “The New Deciders.”

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Public Television Joins Forces With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America

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New joint effort will ensure that up to 38 million Americans stay connected to vital educational programming, news and public safety communications and speed deployment of mobile broadband in rural America.

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Sixth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 24 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Unique Storytelling

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Today, PBS announced that the Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival will return for a sixth year July 17 - July 28, 2017, featuring 24 short-form independent films from POV and a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.

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PBS Digital Studios and Complexly Announce New Paleontology Series EONS

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Today at VidCon, Complexly CEO Hank Green announced the launch of EONS, a new weekly YouTube series that explores the billion-years-plus history of life on Earth.

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PBS and PBS KIDS Programs Receive Three TCA Awards Nominations

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On June 19, 2017 the Television Critics Association (TCA) announced nominees for their annual awards, which recognize outstanding television programming in the 2016-2017 season, honoring actors, producers and programs in a variety of categories, including news and information, youth, reality, drama and comedy.

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PBS Names Mike Jacobson Vice President of Human Resources

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Mike Jacobson has been appointed Vice President, Human Resources of PBS, responsible for leadership and management of all HR functions within the organization.

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BBC WORLDWIDE AND PBS ANNOUNCE CALL THE MIDWIFE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AND SEASON 7 FILMING

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PBS announced today that the popular Christmas special and a seventh season of the critically acclaimed BBC drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS. The CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL will air in late 2017 and the seventh season will air in the spring of 2018.

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Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger On Proposed Cuts to Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

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"Cutting federal funding for public media would result in a tremendous loss to our country that would be especially devastating for rural and underserved communities."

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PBS Announces WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, as Part of New Summer of Adventure

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PBS announces that WILD ALASKA LIVE, a three-night live natural history event, will be included in the upcoming PBS Summer of Adventure, a collection of eight new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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PBS KIDS and Stations Bridge the Summer Learning Gap with Adventure-Filled Slate of New Programming and Activities Beginning in June

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Beginning in June, PBS KIDS launches its annual summer learning initiative with new content and resources to help keep kids engaged all summer long.

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WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, Captures Life and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness in Three-Part, Not-to-be-Missed Television Event Premiering Sunday July 23

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The anchor event of PBS’ “Summer of Adventure,” WILD ALASKA LIVE airs on PBS Stations and Digital Platforms

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East Tennessee PBS, WHYY, Community Idea Stations and Georgia Public Broadcasting Garner Top Honors in 2017 PBS Development Awards

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East Tennessee PBS, WHYY, Community Idea Stations and Georgia Public Broadcasting were named today by PBS as the category winners for the 2017 PBS Development Awards, which recognizes member stations for outstanding corporate support, membership, philanthropy and special achievement fundraising efforts in local communities.

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Bill Isler, Former President & CEO of The Fred Rogers Company, Receives 2017 PBS “Be more” Award

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Early childhood educator William (Bill) H. Isler, who helped bring to life loveable characters such as Daniel Tiger as the chief of The Fred Rogers Company, is the 14th leader to be recognized with the PBS “Be more” Award.

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PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce New Class of Students Selected for the Emperor Science Awards

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A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in the second year of PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.

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MASTERPIECE on PBS and Arclight Films Reunite "Downton Abbey" Writer and Star Julian Fellowes to Script "The Chaperone" Starring Elizabeth McGovern

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PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced that MASTERPIECE is producing its first feature film which will reunite the writer, director and star of "Downton Abbey." "The Chaperone," based on Laura Moriarty’s best-selling American novel, will be scripted by Julian Fellowes, directed by Michael Engler, and star Elizabeth McGovern, who played Lady Grantham in the hit series.

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