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PBS WORLD TO LAUNCH AUGUST 15, 2007

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PBS WORLD, a new channel featuring documentary, public affairs, and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers, will make its national debut on Wednesday, August 15.

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ANDREW GIVENS NAMED VICE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS

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Katherine Lauderdale, PBS Senior Vice President and General Counsel, announced today that Andrew Givens has been appointed PBS' Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs.

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COMING TO PBS IN FEBRUARY 2008, HENRY LOUIS GATES JR. TAKES AN ALL-NEW GROUP OF AFRICAN AMERICANS ON A QUEST TO DISCOVER THEIR ROOTS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2

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The critically acclaimed PBS broadcasts AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) and OPRAH'S ROOTS (2007) shined a national spotlight on the powerful process of discovering one's family history.

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KEN BURNS MULTIMEDIA NOW AVAILABLE ON THE ITUNES STORE

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PBS today announced the launch of a dedicated Ken Burns area on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com).

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PBS GREENLIGHTS “CAR TALK” TELEVISION SERIES

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PBS Press Tour; Beverly Hills, CA; July 11, 2007 - Start your engines! PBS is bringing Tom and Ray Magliozzi, of CAR TALK, to TV. Based on the hit NPR radio show, the as-yet-untitled animated sitcom will launch with ten 30-minute episodes targeted for summer 2008. Fans will be invited to submit title suggestions for the television show.

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PBS WORLD TO LAUNCH AUGUST 2007

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PBS' acclaimed documentary, public affairs and news programming will soon be available 24/7 when PBS WORLD launches on August 15, 2007.

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‘PBS TEACHERLINE PEER CONNECTION’ ASSISTS EDUCATORS WITH INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

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PBS TeacherLine today launches a new product to help educators build and improve their coaching skills as they work with their peers to increase student achievement.

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PBS DIVERSITY TASK FORCE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM ANNOUNCES FIRST PARTICIPANTS

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Building on its long-term commitment to diversity, PBS today announced the participants of the 2007-2008 PBS Diversity Task Force Leadership Development Program - the first to be selected for this annual professional development initiative designed to cultivate a diverse new generation of system leaders.

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CPB AND PBS ANNOUNCE WGBH PRODUCERS ACADEMY WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) are pleased to announce that twenty filmmakers have been chosen to attend the seventh annual CPB/PBS Producers Workshop to be held at WGBH in Boston, June 16 - 22, 2007.

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"ALL AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL FORUMS ON PBS” MODERATED BY TAVIS SMILEY

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The "All-American Presidential Forums" on PBS, moderated by Tavis Smiley, is an historic broadcast marking the first time that a panel exclusively comprised of journalists of color will be represented in primetime.

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JOYCE HERRING NAMED PBS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, STATION SERVICES

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Following a nationwide search, public broadcasting veteran Joyce Herring, General Manager at PBS member station KACV-TV/FM in Amarillo, Texas and a distinguished member of the PBS Board of Directors, has been named PBS Senior Vice President, Station Services.

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KERRI HANLON NAMED PBS COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

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Paula Kerger, PBS President and CEO, announced that Kerri Hanlon, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at WHYY in Philadelphia, PA, is the winner of the 2006 Communications Professional of the Year Award. Ms. Hanlon received the honor during PBS Showcase, an annual public television meeting focusing on programming and communications.

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SUNDAYS WITH JANE: PBS’ MASTERPIECE THEATRE TO PRESENT “THE COMPLETE JANE AUSTEN”

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MASTERPIECE THEATRE has good news for Jane Austen�s millions of fans: PBS� beloved British drama series will broadcast adaptations of all of Austen�s six novels, plus a new drama based on her life. It�s the first time in television history that her books have been broadcast as a complete collection.

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PBS TEACHERLINE® EARNS 21ST CENTURY BEST PRACTICE AWARD FROM THE U.S. DISTANCE LEARNING ASSOCIATION

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The United States Distance Learning Association honored PBS TeacherLine with a 2007 Distance Learning Award Monday evening in Kansas City, Mo.

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PBS GREENLIGHTS ‘WIRED SCIENCE’ – NEW PRIMETIME SERIES FROM KCET/LOS ANGELES AND WIRED MAGAZINE PREMIERES OCTOBER 2007

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PBS has picked up the first season of WIRED SCIENCE, a production of KCET/Los Angeles in association with Wired Magazine, to premiere nationwide October 3, 2007, at 8 p.m.

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