PBS

PBS Programs Receive Four Peabody Awards

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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.”

Read More

PBS Programs Receive 11 Peabody Award Nominations

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

PBS Acquires Sundance Doc “Dolores”

Posted by PBS Publicity on

PBS has acquired North American distribution rights for “Dolores,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year in the US Documentary Competition category.

Read More

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, FRONTLINE and JACKIE ROBINSON Win Writers Guild Awards

Posted by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

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

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

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

Posted by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

PBS & PBS Distribution Announce Plans to Expand Theatrical Distribution Efforts for Independent Film

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

PBS and PBS Distribution (PBSd), the leading media distributor for the public television community, announced they will together broaden their ongoing support of independent film and filmmakers by greatly expanding their theatrical distribution efforts for independent film, as well as expanding non-theatrical sales.

Read More

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

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

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

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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).

Read More

FRONTLINE Receives One NAACP Image Awards Nomination

Posted by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

INDEPENDENT LENS “Tower” Receives Critics' Choice Documentary Award

Posted by PBS Publicity on

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

Read More

PBS Wins 14 News & Documentary Emmys®

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

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

Last Updated by PBS Publicity on

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).

Read More

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

Posted by PBS Publicity on

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.

Read More

PBS Nominated for 54 News & Documentary Emmys®

Posted by PBS Publicity on

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

Read More