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PBS’ Summer Season Features an Around-the-World “Summer of Adventure” With Stops in China, Cuba, Ireland and More

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Highlights Include a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, Top-Notch Drama, a PBS FOOD Feast, Including the Return of THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW and a Voyage to Outer Space

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere for THE VIETNAM WAR

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THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere September 17, 2017, on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS Acquires Sundance Doc “Dolores”

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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.

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Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon to Produce and Direct Four-Hour Film on Muhammad Ali to Premiere on PBS

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Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon are producing and directing MUHAMMAD ALI, a two-part, four-hour documentary about the legendary boxer, Florentine Films and PBS announced today. Production began in early 2016 and the filmmakers anticipate a broadcast premiere in 2021 on PBS.

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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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Nationwide Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution for the 14th Consecutive Year

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For the 14th consecutive year, a nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions. In addition, the same survey found that parents rank PBS KIDS as the #1 educational media brand for children, significantly outscoring cable and commercial broadcast television networks.

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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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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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The Great British Baking Show Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen

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The Great British Baking Show will return for a fourth season on June 16, airing Friday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings)

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PBS and Time Inc. Announce Beyond A Year in Space

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Beyond A Year in Space, a follow-up documentary to 2016’s A Year in Space special, is scheduled to premiere on PBS in November 2017.

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PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure

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PBS Summer of Adventure, six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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PBS Series NOVA Shares The Great American Solar Eclipse with Audiences across the U.S. in Special Day-of-Event Presentation

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On Monday August 21, 2017, America’s eyes will be glued to the skies as the mainland United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979. NOVA will capture the spectacular event in a special presentation to air hours after it takes place.

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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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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Compose and Perform Original Music for THE VIETNAM WAR

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THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on PBS in September 2017, will feature new, original music written and recorded by Academy Award-winning composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The film also features new music arranged and performed by Grammy Award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble.

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