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Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R. R. Martin, Lesley Stahl and Many More to Lend Their Voices to PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced key authors, celebrities and notable figures in the entertainment, sports, news and literary worlds who will lend their voices and passion to THE GREAT AMERICAN READ.

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

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PBS unveiled a list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.

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PBS and OZY MEDIA ANNOUNCE THE PREMIERE OF A NEW PRIMETIME DOCUMENTARY SERIES, BREAKING BIG, AIRING THIS SUMMER ON PBS STATIONS

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PBS and OZY Media announced today that the third primetime television show from OZY Media, BREAKING BIG, will premiere Friday, June 15, 2018, 8:30-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS Takes Viewers Around The World For Another Summer of Adventure

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This summer, the adventure continues as PBS presents a lineup of programs that take viewers to some of the most remarkable destinations in the U.S. and abroad, from touring the vibrant immigrant communities in American cities with Chef Marcus Samuelsson in NO PASSPORT REQUIRED to climbing to the top of the Rocky Mountains, the Himalayas and the Andes in KINGDOMS OF THE SKY.

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR Seen by 39 Million Viewers

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PBS today announced the final national ratings for Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, the epic documentary film that premiered on Sunday, September 17, 2017 on PBS stations nationwide. The first five episodes aired nightly from Sunday, September 17, through Thursday, September 21, and the final five episodes aired nightly from Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28.

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Join PBS for ROYAL WEDDING WATCH, a Special Nightly Series on the Marriage of Prince Henry of Wales and American Meghan Markle

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Today, PBS announced ROYAL WEDDING WATCH, premiering Monday-Thursday, May 14-17, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET and Friday, May 18, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET (check local listings), a five-part nightly series of special programs leading up to the live broadcast of the royal wedding on Saturday morning, May 19, on PBS.

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Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution for the 15th Consecutive Year

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For 15 consecutive years, Americans have named PBS and its member stations #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions, according to a nationwide survey released today. PBS led other sectors of the media and government in the annual ranking, including digital platforms, commercial cable and broadcast television, courts of law, newspapers and social media.

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PBS Announces WE’LL MEET AGAIN With Ann Curry, New Six-Part Series Premiering Winter 2018

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PBS today announced WE’LL MEET AGAIN, a new six-part series produced by Blink Films in partnership with Ann Curry’s media venture and scheduled to premiere in winter 2018. Exploring some of history’s most dramatic events from across the globe through the personal stories of those who experienced them, the series brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments.

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FRONTLINE “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” and POV “Last Men in Aleppo” Honored with Academy Award® Nominations

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On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced the 90th Annual Academy Awards® nominations. We are proud to announce that two PBS Programs, FRONTLINE “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” and POV “Last Men in Aleppo,” have received Academy Award® nominations for Best Documentary Feature.

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PBS Announces NATIVE AMERICA, New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced NATIVE AMERICA (watch trailer here), a new four-part series from Providence Pictures that will premiere Fall 2018 on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS Announces #METOO, NOW WHAT? New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger today announced at the Television Critics Association #METOO, NOW WHAT?, a new five-part, half-hour series hosted by Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, premiering Friday, February 2, at 8:30 pm (check local listings).

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PBS Announces Black History Month Programming

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To honor the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and observe Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America all year long, PBS offers documentaries and specials that explore the richness and complexity of the African American experience through on-air content on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2018 Schedule

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PBS today announced its Winter/Spring 2018 schedule lineup, which includes the much-anticipated second season of MASTERPIECE’s hit series “Victoria” (Sundays, January 14-February 25), starring Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes and, this season, Dame Diana Rigg.

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PBS and BBC Announce “Beyond 100 Days” Coming to PBS in New Late-Night Timeslot

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PBS and BBC announced today that BEYOND 100 DAYS, the acclaimed BBC World News nightly public affairs show recorded in Washington, DC and London, will premiere on PBS stations on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 11:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m. ET, following AMANPOUR ON PBS.

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PBS and WNET Announce New Late-night Public Affairs Programming

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PBS and WNET have announced that the acclaimed nightly global affairs interview program "Amanpour" will be presented on an interim basis to PBS stations nationwide. "Amanpour on PBS" will air on THIRTEEN, New York’s PBS station, beginning Monday, December 4 and will roll out on PBS stations beginning December 11 at 11 pm (check local listings).

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