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PBS Programs Receive 9 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 12, 2018 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 9 nominations.

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PBS Names CET & ThinkTV’s Sue Ellen Stuebing as 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year

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PBS has named Sue Ellen Stuebing, Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Ohio member stations CET & ThinkTV, as the recipient of the 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award.

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PBS Expands Its Digital Content Reach This Summer with Fresh Offerings Across Multiple Platforms

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Today, PBS announced a new slate of original programming and digital initiatives exclusively for its social media and online platforms. Created to increase engagement with digital natives, the new content includes a virtual reality app, multiple series from PBS Digital Studios, a digital original series hosted on pbs.org and the 25 short form films included in the PBS Online Film Festival.

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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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Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R. R. Martin, Lesley Stahl and Many More to Lend Their Voices to PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced key authors, celebrities and notable figures in the entertainment, sports, news and literary worlds who will lend their voices and passion to THE GREAT AMERICAN READ.

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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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