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Seventh Annual PBS Online Film Festival Thinks Outside the Box Office with 25 Independent Short Films Amplifying Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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Today, PBS announced that the Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival will return for a seventh year July 16-27 and will feature 25 short-form independent films from multiple public media partners and PBS member stations.

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2018 PBS Development Award Winners Hail From Ohio, Oregon, Arizona, Oklahoma and Chicago

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Ohio’s CET & ThinkTV, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), Arizona Public Media and the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) Foundation were named today by PBS as the category winners for the 2018 PBS Development Awards.

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PBS Taps Former NEA Chief Jane Chu To Expand Representation of the Arts From Communities Across America

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Jane Chu, the most recent head of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will join PBS as an arts adviser, the organization announced today.

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INDEPENDENT LENS "Dolores" Receives Imagen Award Nomination

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On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the Imagen Foundation announced the 33rd Annual Imagen Awards nominations. The Imagen Awards recognize programs and individuals that advance the positive portrayal and number of Latinos on screen.

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BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION Premieres Tuesday, August 21 on PBS

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Today PBS announced BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION will premiere this summer on Tuesday, August 21 (Times Vary by Location, Check Local Listings).

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PBS and PBS KIDS Receive Four TCA Awards Nominations

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On June 19, 2018, the Television Critics Association (TCA) announced nominees for their annual awards, recognizing outstanding television programming during the 2017-2018 season. The TCA Awards honor actors, producers and programs in a variety of categories, including news and information, youth, reality, drama and comedy.

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NO PASSPORT REQUIRED, New Six-Part Series Hosted by Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Premieres Tuesdays, July 10-August 14, 2018 on PBS

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NO PASSPORT REQUIRED, hosted and executive produced by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisines woven into American food and culture.

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THE MAYO CLINIC: FAITH - HOPE - SCIENCE, a New Documentary Executive Produced by Ken Burns, to Air on PBS Tuesday September 25, 2018 9-11 p.m. ET on PBS

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PBS announced today that THE MAYO CLINIC: FAITH - HOPE - SCIENCE, a new two-hour documentary executive-produced by Ken Burns and directed by Burns, Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers will air this fall on Tuesday, September 25 at 9 pm ET with a repeat broadcast on Wednesday, September 26 at 10 pm ET (check local listings).

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off a Summer of Adventure

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Fans of PBS KIDS will get a chance to see new episodes beginning Friday, June 6, through August 24, including READY JET GO!, the first-ever WILD KRATTS marathon and new specials from NATURE CAT and SPLASH AND BUBBLES, exploring themes such as the natural world and ocean animals’ migratory patterns.

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PBS Wins 33 Telly Awards

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Winners of the 2018 Telly Awards were announced on Tuesday, May 22. The 39th Annual Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens. Congratulations to the PBS and PBS Digital Studios winners!

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PBS and OZY MEDIA ANNOUNCE THE PREMIERE OF A NEW PRIMETIME DOCUMENTARY SERIES, BREAKING BIG, AIRING THIS SUMMER ON PBS STATIONS

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PBS and OZY Media announced today that the third primetime television show from OZY Media, BREAKING BIG, will premiere Friday, June 15, 2018, 8:30-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS KIDS Announces LET'S GO LUNA!, Premiering November 21, 2018

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The new animated social studies series LET’S GO LUNA! will premiere Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Produced by 9 Story Media Group’s award-winning animation studio Brown Bag Films and created by Emmy Award-winning animator, writer and artist Joe Murray (Rocko’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo), this new multiplatform series will debut nationwide on PBS stations, the 24/7 PBS KIDS channel and live stream.

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PBS KIDS to Launch MOLLY OF DENALI, First Nationally Distributed Children's Series to Feature Alaska Native Lead Character

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PBS KIDS announced MOLLY OF DENALI, a new animated series that will be the first nationally distributed children’s series in the U.S. to feature an Alaska Native lead character. It will debut nationwide in summer 2019 on PBS stations, the 24/7 PBS KIDS channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms.

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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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