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PBS Honors the Legacy of Black History Month

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PBS today announced special programming to commemorate Black History Month, as part of its commitment to celebrating the diversity of America year-round.

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COLLEGE BEHIND BARS to Air on PBS in November 2019

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Alfred I. duPont-Columbia and Peabody-Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick has directed and produced a new documentary series, COLLEGE BEHIND BARS, that reveals the transformative power of higher education through the experiences of incarcerated men and women. The four-hour series will air on PBS in November 2019.

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PBS Announces that Ken Burns’s COUNTRY MUSIC Will Premiere September 15, 2019 on PBS

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COUNTRY MUSIC, a new eight-part, 16-hour film directed by Ken Burns, and produced by Burns and his long-time collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, premieres Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18, and Sunday, September 22 through Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

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For the 16th Consecutive Year Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution

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For the 16th consecutive year, PBS and its member stations have been named #1 in public trust among American institutions in a nationwide annual survey.

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PBS Announces SUMMER OF SPACE Lineup

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PBS announced a celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast. A SUMMER OF SPACE multiplatform experience, anchored by the highly anticipated AMERICAN EXPERIENCE six-hour film “Chasing the Moon,” and including new science and history programs, will begin in July timed to the 50th-anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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PBS and Ryman Auditorium Announce “Country Music: Live at the Ryman, a Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns” Set for March 27

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Ken Burns’s 16-hour COUNTRY MUSIC premieres in the fall of 2019 on PBS.

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NO PASSPORT REQUIRED with Marcus Samuelsson Returns for Second Season on PBS

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PBS and Vox Media’s Eater, the leading lifestyle network focused on food and travel, announced that NO PASSPORT REQUIRED, hosted and executive produced by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, will return for a second season this fall.

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How Do Today’s Top Stories Connect to the Past? New Weekly Series RETRO REPORT on PBS Provides Historical Context to Today’s Headlines

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RETRO REPORT on PBS, a new weekly one-hour magazine format program hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani and featuring New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz premieres this fall on PBS.

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PBS and Smithsonian Channel™ to Unveil the Extraordinary Evolution of Iconic Animals in WHEN WHALES WALKED: A DEEP TIME JOURNEY (w.t)

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Today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, PBS and Smithsonian Channel announced their partnership on a two-hour film tracing the evolutionary secrets of some of the world’s most majestic creatures, WHEN WHALES WALKED: A DEEP TIME JOURNEY (w.t).

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PBS Announces Winter-Spring 2019 Primetime Schedule

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PBS today announced its Winter-Spring 2019 primetime schedule, featuring a season brimming with new drama, music, arts, history, science, nature and more, as well as returning seasons of favorite series.

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MARGARET: THE REBEL PRINCESS Premieres Sundays, February 10 and 17, 2019 on PBS

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MARGARET: THE REBEL PRINCESS, an insightful new two-part biography of Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth’s beautiful and rebellious younger sister, will premiere on Sundays, February 10 and 17, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS.

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VICTORIA & ALBERT: THE WEDDING Premieres Sundays, January 13 and 20 on PBS

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ARLINGTON, VA; DECEMBER 12, 2018 – VICTORIA & ALBERT: THE WEDDING, a new two-part series hosted by popular Royal historian Lucy Worsley, premieres Sundays, January 13 and 20, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. (check local listings) on PBS. A BBC Studios production for PBS, this entertaining series provides an insider’s look into the elaborate planning that went into one of the most famous weddings.

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The Dictator's Playbook Follows the Rise and Fall of Six 20th Century Rulers

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THE DICTATOR’S PLAYBOOK, a new six-part documentary series evaluates shared tactics used by six of the 20th century’s most infamous rulers, will air Wednesdays, January 9 – February 13, 2019, at 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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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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Ring in the Holiday Season with PBS Festive Programming

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PBS has a merry and bright lineup of holiday programming, with new specials and returning fan favorites from series like CALL THE MIDWIFE, THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER, including treats for children and adults alike.

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