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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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PBS Presents Earth Day Themed Programming This April

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In conjunction with Earth Day on April 22, PBS stations will offer a selection of themed programming with topics ranging from agriculture to meteorology to climate change.

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PBS KIDS and SEVAN Announce New Licensing Partnership

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PBS KIDS and SEVAN Design & Marketing (“SEVAN”) announced a multi-year licensing partnership today that will expand the wide range of PBS KIDS educational products through the development of a line of classic wooden toys, as well as new innovation in the category.

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PBS and KQED Partner to Provide Educators With Free Certification in Media Literacy

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PBS and KQED, the public media station serving the San Francisco Bay Area, announced a partnership to offer PreK-12 teachers free certification in media literacy. The PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification by KQED recognizes educators who excel in creating and implementing instruction with media, and provides support to help all teachers accelerate these skills.

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Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger on Proposal to Eliminate Federal Funding for Public Media

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“Public broadcasting has earned bipartisan Congressional support over the years thanks to the value we provide to taxpayers. PBS, our 350 member stations and our legions of local supporters will continue to remind leaders in Washington of the significant benefits the public receives in return for federal funding, a modest investment of about $1.35 per citizen per year..."

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Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution for the 15th Consecutive Year

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For 15 consecutive years, Americans have named PBS and its member stations #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions, according to a nationwide survey released today. PBS led other sectors of the media and government in the annual ranking, including digital platforms, commercial cable and broadcast television, courts of law, newspapers and social media.

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