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PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming

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To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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PBS to Present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a Special Two-Night Television Event on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10

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PBS to present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a special two-night television event exploring the nation's rising gun violence on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10.

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Frontline on PBS Presents “Divided States of America,” A Look at the Polarized Nation the Next President Will Inherit

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DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA, a four-hour, two-night documentary miniseries that looks back at events during the Obama presidency airs Tuesday-Wednesday, January 17-18, 2017, 9-11pm EST (check local listings).

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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 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 to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings).

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“GoldStar” From Latino Public Broadcasting Wins the 2016 PBS Online Film Festival’s “People’s Choice” Award

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Two winners were announced today for the fifth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The film that took the “People’s Choice” top honor was “GoldStar,” a film presented by Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB). The Twin Cities PBS short film “Artist Day Jobs: Emily Lynch Victory,” was the most viewed of the 25 short films screened online.

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PBS Nominated for 54 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 54 nominations for the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Programs Receive 26 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 14, 2016 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 26 nominations.

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Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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The PBS Online Film Festival will return for a fifth year on July 11-29, 2016 to PBS and Station Branded Digital Platforms.

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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PBS Summer 2016 Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials

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Other Highlights Include Fresh Sunday Night Lineup, And New Science Series With Stephen Hawking

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PBS Programs Receive 5 Peabody Awards

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On April 19, 21 and 26 the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 75th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2015. PBS programs received 5 awards.

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PBS Programs Receive 12 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 12, 2016, finalists for the 75th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2015, were announced. Out of the sixty total finalists selected by the awards’ board of jurors, PBS programs account for twelve nominations.

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