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(August 27, 2014)
Sherlock, Season 3 on MASTERPIECE: The Game is Online!

(August 26, 2014)
PBS Receives Second-Most Primetime Emmy® Awards of Any Network 

(August 18, 2014)
PBS Programs Win Eight Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards 

(August 14, 2014)
PBS KIDS Survey Finds Parents Consider Media and Technology  Vital Resources for Elementary School Readiness

(August 7, 2014)
New PBS KIDS “Daniel Tiger’s Grr-ific Feelings” App Helps Children Build School Readiness Skills

(August 5, 2014)
"My Dear Americans" from the National Black Programming Consortium Wins PBS Online Film Festival's "People's Choice" Award for 2014 

(August 1, 2014)
William Weber Named PBS Vice President, Government Affairs and Associate General Counsel

(July 27, 2014)
In An Exclusive Interview with Charlie Rose, Hamas Leader Khaled Meshaal Reveals What it Will Take to Return Peace to the Region

(July 24, 2014)
DINOSAUR TRAIN “Classic in the Jurassic” Special Debuts on PBS KIDS and on DVD in August

(July 23, 2014)
PBS Digital Studios to Premiere First Scripted Series, "Frankenstein, M.D.," on Tuesday, August 19

(July 23, 2014)
PBS KIDS Writers Contest Announces National Winners

(July 22, 2014)
PBS Announces New Programming During Summer TCA Session

(July 22, 2014)
PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns’s THE ROOSEVELTS in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere

(July 22, 2014)
PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce “Walt Disney” to Premiere Fall 2015

(July 22, 2014)
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs

(July 22, 2014)

(July 22, 2014)
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of CALL THE MIDWIFE to U.S.

(July 22, 2014)
PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL 2014 Kicks Off September 26

(July 16, 2014)
PBS Nominated for 43 News & Documentary Emmys®

(July 15, 2014)
PBS Names Scott Nourse Vice President, Product Development, PBS Digital

(July 10, 2014)
PBS Programs Receive 34 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations 

(June 26, 2014)
Season Two of DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Kicks off with a One-hour Special – Monday, August 18, on PBS KIDS

(June 24, 2014)
PBS KIDS Video App Launches on Android and Chromecast

(June 24, 2014)
PBS KIDS Launches on Apple TV

(June 23, 2014)
PBS Programs Win 12 Daytime Emmy Awards

(June 18, 2014)
PBS KIDS to Add New Half-hour SESAME STREET Program on Air and on Digital Platforms This Fall

(June 11, 2014)
Fred Berens and Wendy Dayton Begin Service on PBS Foundation Board of Directors

(June 6, 2014)
Association of Public Television Stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS Statement Regarding FCC's Report & Order Governing Spectrum Auction Process

(June 2, 2014)
PBS KIDS Offers Free, Fun and Educational Content and Tools for Families This Summer

(May 29, 2014)
PBS Programs Receive Five Critics' Choice Television Awards Nominations

(May 29, 2014)
PBS Online Film Festival to Feature 25 Independent Films for Online Streaming

(May 15, 2014)
Journalist Miles O'Brien Receives Annual "Be more" Award

(May 14, 2014)

New Live-action Series ODD SQUAD to Premiere on PBS KIDS This November

(May 8, 2014)
PBS Announces New Fall Season Lineup

(May 8, 2014)
PBS KIDS Launches Revolutionary App for Parents: PBS KIDS Super Vision

(May 7, 2014)
PBS Programs Win Four James Beard Foundation Awards

(May 7, 2014)

PBS and CPB Expand Content and Resources to Support U.S. Veterans and Their Communities

(May 5, 2014)
PBS Digital Studios Hosts First-Ever NewFronts Presentation; Announces New Original Series

(May 1, 2014)
PBS and PBS KIDS Receive 39 Daytime Emmy Nominations

(May 1, 2014)

PBS KIDS Releases PEG + CAT Music Album

(April 28, 2014)
PBS Honored with Three Awards at 2014 Webbys

(April 24, 2014)

PBS Salutes Veterans in Programs Timed to Memorial Day and 70th Anniversary of D-Day

(April 23, 2014)
D-DAY 360 Takes Advantage of Cutting-edge Technology to Re-create Historic Invasion

(April 22, 2014)
PBS KIDS Debuts New Web-original Property and Free App: PLUM LANDING

(April 10, 2014)
PBS Announces Sizzling Summer Season Lineup

(April 8, 2014)
PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 15 Webby Nominations and 11 Honoree Recognitions

(April 7, 2014)

PBS Programs Receive Five BAFTA Award Nominations and Two BAFTA Craft Award Nominations

(April 7, 2014)
PBS LearningMedia Announces the K-12 Teachers Selected for the 2014 Digital Innovators Program

(April 3, 2014)
PBS KIDS Releases WILD KRATTS World Adventure App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

(April 2, 2014)
PBS Programs Receive 12 Peabody Awards 

(March 26, 2014)
Sundays on PBS Remain TV’s Top Destination for Drama

(March 11, 2014)
PBS KIDS and the National Recreation and Park Association Kick off Annual "Explore the Outdoors" Initiative

(March 5, 2014)
PBS to Present 26 Independent Short Films from INDEPENDENT LENS and POV

(February 28, 2014)

PBS Appoints Ira Rubenstein as General Manager, Digital

(February 25, 2014)
New Survey Confirms PBS KIDS Is a Trusted and Vital Resource in Preparing Children for School

(February 24, 2014)
“Downton Abbey, Season 4” Finishes Strong on MASTERPIECE with 8.5 Million Viewers

(February 20, 2014)
Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 11th Consecutive Year

(February 19, 2014)
PBS KIDS Marks Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with an All-new Cat-ebration

(February 13, 2014)
PBS KIDS Launches Ultimate Dinosaur App: Dinosaur Train A to Z

(February 13, 2014)
PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win Three Kidscreen Awards and Three iKids Awards

(February 12, 2014)
Betsy Gerdeman Named New PBS Senior Vice President, Development Services

(February 6, 2014)
PBS LearningMedia Launches Global Learning and Diplomacy Collection

(February 6, 2014)

PBS KIDS Celebrates the 100th Day of School with Interactive Math Resources from New Hit Show PEG + CAT

(February 3, 2014)
PBS Wins the “Drama Bowl” Sunday Night “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE #2 Rated Program Against Super Bowl For 3rd Year in a Row

(February 3, 2014)
PBS KIDS Announces Annual Writers Contest


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