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PBS Names Maria Bruno Ruiz Vice President, Program Scheduling

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PBS announced that Maria Bruno Ruiz will join the organization in the position of Vice President, Program Scheduling.

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PBS Names Sharon Philippart Vice President, Strategy & Engagement for PBS KIDS and Education

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PBS has promoted Sharon Philippart to the new role of Vice President, Strategy & Engagement for Children’s Media and Education.

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PBS Names Amy Sample Vice President, Business Intelligence

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Amy Sample has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President, Business Intelligence with the PBS Digital & Marketing team.

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Americans Select To Kill a Mockingbird as America’s Best-Loved Novel, Revealed in the Grand Finale of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ on PBS

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PBS revealed that To Kill a Mockingbird was voted by viewers as America’s best-loved novel during THE GREAT AMERICAN READ “Grand Finale” on Tuesday, October 23. The final episode, taped in front of a live audience at the Masonic Hall in New York City, counted down all 100 novels, which were first revealed to the public in April.

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PBS Announces Its Current Top 10 Vote Getters for THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Ahead of the Grand Finale on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS

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The clock is ticking to cast your final votes for America’s best-loved novel. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ will air its “Grand Finale” episode and reveal America’s choice for its number one book on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).

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PBS KIDS Announces First Live Theatrical Touring Stage Show That Brings Learning and Exploration to Life

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PBS KIDS today announced the first-ever PBS KIDS Live! touring stage show, PBS KIDS Live! Really BIG tiny Adventure, presented by Zappos Adaptive. The live-action theatrical experience, designed to support (STEAM)- based learning, offers families a live-action musical along with a pre-show lobby experience.

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PBS and BBC Announce AUTUMNWATCH - NEW ENGLAND

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PBS announced today, as part of its co-production partnership with the BBC, that a new three-part live event, AUTUMNWATCH - NEW ENGLAND, will air October 17-19, 2018.

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PBS Wins 7 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with seven News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on Monday, October 1, 2018.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM, Premiering Fall 2019

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XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM will introduce kids ages 4-7 to inspiring historical figures – from Rosa Parks to Leonardo da Vinci – who will help them learn important social-emotional concepts.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off October with New Halloween Programming, Games and Activities for Families and Teachers

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PBS KIDS invites everyone to celebrate Halloween with special episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities for families and teachers.

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Three New Members Elected to PBS Board of Directors, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS welcomed newly elected and returning board members following its first board meeting of fiscal year 2019. Vivian Riefberg, a Washington, DC-based senior partner at McKinsey & Company, joined the board as a general director.

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PBS KIDS Announces Six New Licensing Partnerships

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These new products will support the brand’s continued commitment to bringing new and exciting learning experiences to kids across the country. One hundred percent of the net proceeds PBS receives from purchases of these products will support PBS KIDS’ mission to empower children to succeed in school and in life.

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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 Wins A Daytime Emmy® Award

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On April 29, 2018, from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners of the Daytime Emmy® Awards. PBS won a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Award for A CHEF’S LIFE. In addition, APT (American Public Television) received two wins, for LIDIA’S KITCHEN and MILK STREET.

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PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule

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PBS updated its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23).

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