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PBS Announces Educators Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

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PBS announced the educators across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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PBS Programs Receive Four Peabody Awards

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PBS programs received four awards in the documentary category, including “Confronting ISIS” and “Exodus” from FRONTLINE as well as INDEPENDENT LENS “Trapped” and POV “Hooligan Sparrow.”

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PBS Programs Receive 11 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 5, 2017, finalists for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2016, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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CALL THE MIDWIFE Cast and MERCY STREET Producer Lisa Quijano Wolfinger Win Gracie Awards

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On Tuesday, March 28 winners of the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards were announced. CALL THE MIDWIFE was honored for Ensemble Cast and Lisa Quijano Wolfinger was honored for her production work on MERCY STREET.

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PBS and PBS KIDS Receive 31 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

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On March 22, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Entertainment Awards. PBS and PBS KIDS programs received 31 Daytime Emmy® Award nominations. In addition, APT received a total of 7 nominations and NETA earned one for a combined total of 39 nominations for public media.

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, FRONTLINE and JACKIE ROBINSON Win Writers Guild Awards

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On Sunday, February 19 winners of the 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and the Edison Ballroom from New York City.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win 5 Kidscreen Awards

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PBS KIDS received two awards for Best Channel Website (for pbskids.org) and Best Game App (for PBS KIDS Games). Additionally, PBS KIDS producers took home 3 awards.

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VICIOUS Receives 2017 GLAAD Media Awards Nomination

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On January 31, 2017 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) announced the nominees for the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. PBS is honored that the series finale of VICIOUS is nominated for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series, marking the series’ second GLAAD nomination.

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INDEPENDENT LENS “I Am Not Your Negro” Honored with Academy Award Nomination for Best Documentary (Feature)

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On January 24, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. PBS programs, including “I Am Not Your Negro,” coming to INDEPENDENT LENS in a future season, and “Watani: My Homeland” received nominations.

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“Downton Abbey, The Final Season” on MASTERPIECE Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award

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“Downton Abbey, The Final Season” on MASTERPIECE is nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

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FRONTLINE Receives One NAACP Image Awards Nomination

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On December 13, NAACP announced nominations for the 48th NAACP Image Awards. FRONTLINE received one nomination for “Policing the Police” and two future PBS programs also received nominations.

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INDEPENDENT LENS “Tower” Receives Critics' Choice Documentary Award

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At the inaugural Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, upcoming INDEPENDENT LENS film "Tower" was honored with the win for Most Innovative Documentary.

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PBS Programs Receive 9 Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards Nominations

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On October 10, 2016 the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced nominees for the inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards, honoring both documentary features and non-fiction television.

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PBS Wins 14 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with 14 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on September 21.

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PBS Receives Two Primetime Emmy® Awards

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On Sunday, September 18, PBS received two Primetime Emmy® Awards, one for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride on MASTERPIECE and one for Downton Abbey, The Final Season on MASTERPIECE.

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