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The Newshour And PBS Will Provide Gavel-To-Gavel Coverage Of The Democratic And Republican National Convention

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PBS' THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER will present the nation's only complete, live, gavel-to-gavel broadcast coverage of the Democratic and Republican national conventions this summer.

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PBS CEO Pat Mitchell Charts a Course for Robust Public Service Media in America

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Citing 2005 as a transformational year for public television, Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of PBS, opened today's forum stating that securing supplemental sources of revenue for public television is central to the long term ability of PBS to provide quality programming and educational content for the next generation of Americans.

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Holiday Programming This December on PBS

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Celebrate the holidays to a musical soundtrack as PBS' month of holiday musical performances offers something for everyone - from opera to country to pop, with a variety of performance styles and locales, many with regional flare. In addition, the PBS KIDS® on-air and online traditional holiday offerings make PBS a home for the holidays for the whole family this December.

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In 2004, PBS Focuses on New Platforms While Delivering on Public Service Mission

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PBS and its 349 member stations found new ways in 2004 to fulfill their public service mission while continuing to deliver top-quality programming, online content and educational services to millions of people across the country.

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Comcast, HIT Entertainment, PBS and Sesame Workshop Announce Plans to Launch Ground-Breaking 24-hour Preschool Children's Television Channel

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), HIT Entertainment PLC (London Stock Exchange: HTE), PBS and Sesame Workshop today announced plans to launch a 24-hour digital cable television channel for preschool-aged children and companion video-on-demand (VOD) service.

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Major New Series on History of Immigration Coming to PBS - "Destination America"

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With major funding from the CPB/PBS Challenge Fund, Penguin Television and David Grubin Productions announced today the production of DESTINATION AMERICA, a 4 x 60' history of immigration to the United States. The documentary is expected to air on PBS in Fall 2005.

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PBS KIDS® Joins Pacific Air Force Command to Promote Literacy

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PBS KIDS® has teamed up with the Services Directorate, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) to support Air Force base educational initiatives by presenting innovative, fun-filled literacy events for children and families stationed in Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Japan and South Korea.

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PBS Offers Students, Teachers and Parents Election Resources to Help Demonstrate the Importance of Voting

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To help engage the nation's classrooms in the political process, PBS and local PBS stations are offering an array of online and on-air content to help turn today's students into tomorrow's voters while also addressing the significant problems of low voter turn-out and civic participation by American youth.

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PBS Programming Tops the List of Teacher Favorites for Second Consecutive Year

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Amidst a highly competitive and rapidly evolving media environment, the nation's educators have -- for the second year in a row -- named PBS as their top source of video in the classroom -- for both off-air taping and product purchase.

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PBS And Homeschooling Parent Magazine Announce Strategic Alliance

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To help ensure that the nation's growing audience of homeschooled children have access to top educational resources, PBS has established a strategic alliance with leading publication Homeschooling Parent magazine, in which each issue will highlight lesson plans and curriculum materials on PBS TeacherSource, PBS' Web site devoted to preK-12 educators.

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PBS Announces New 3-Part Series "Guns, Germs And Steel"

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PBS and National Geographic Television & Film will bring author and scholar Jared Diamond's sometimes controversial theories about the course of human civilization to the screen in GUNS, GERMS AND STEEL, a new three-part television series produced exclusively for PBS.

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PBS, WGBH Announce Major New Mystery! Package

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Four new episodes of "Miss Marple" head the list of programs slated for PBS' popular MYSTERY! series. Based on the beloved books by Agatha Christie, "Miss Marple" is one of three brand-new series scheduled for MYSTERY! in the 2005-06 season.

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Taking The Temperature Of Global Health

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An ambitious new PBS project called GLOBAL HEALTH (w.t.) will address the world's growing health crisis and the realistic steps that individuals and nations can take to create positive change, announced PBS and WGBH today at the PBS/TCA Press Tour in Los Angeles.

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PBS Web Sites Win Top Prizes in 8th Annual Webby Awards Competition

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For the fourth time, pbs.org has earned a Webby Award as the best TV site on the Web. With this win, pbs.org has won more TV category Webby prizes than any other broadcast or cable network.

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PBS Names Ronnie Gunnerson Senior Advisor, Foundation Relations

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has named Ronnie Gunnerson Senior Advisor, Foundation Relations. In this role, Ms. Gunnerson will lead PBS' efforts to increase national foundation support for its major programming and education initiatives.

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