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(April 24, 2015)
Revolutionary PBS KIDS Super Vision App Launches on Apple Watch

(April 23, 2015)
PBS Announces New Multi-Platform Strategy to Showcase Independent Film
 

(April 23, 2015)
PBS Programs Receive 4 Peabody Awards
 

(April 23, 2015)
Memo to PBS Station General Managers Regarding FINDING YOUR ROOTS Episode “Roots of Freedom”

(April 21, 2015)
Statement from PBS and WNET on FINDING YOUR ROOTS Episode "Roots of Freedom"

(April 17, 2015)
Statements Regarding FINDING YOUR ROOTS Episode “Roots of Freedom”

(April 16, 2015)
PBS Receives Grants to Develop Content and Resources to Support Parents and Families

(April 14, 2015)
PBS KIDS Launches Its First Online World: Kart Kingdom, a Free, Educational Digital Adventure

(April 9, 2015)
Ken Burns' 1990 Masterpiece THE CIVIL WAR Re-Mastered to Achieve Highest Definition for New Broadcast on PBS

(April 9, 2015)
PBS KIDS Announces New Series READY JET GO! Will Premiere in Winter 2016

(April 8, 2015)
AMERICAN EPIC - A Journey Through the Music that Transformed America

(April 8, 2015)
PBS LearningMedia Announces Teachers Selected for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

(April 7, 2015)
PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 11 Webby Nominations and 18 Honoree Recognitions

(April 7, 2015)
Statement from ITVS, PBS, POV and WNET on Independent Film and Public Media

(April 3, 2015)
Free online streaming for GREAT PERFORMANCES “Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert”

(April 1,2015)
PBS KIDS Celebrates Earth Month On-Air, on Digital Platforms and in Communities this April

(March 31, 2015)
PBS and PBS KIDS Receive 49 Daytime Emmy Nominations

(March 26, 2015)
Carnival Films and MASTERPIECE on PBS Announce Upcoming Season 6 to Be Final Season of “Downton Abbey”

(March 19, 2015)
PBS KIDS' "Odd Squad Saves the World" Special Brings in Top Viewership

(March 3, 2015)
The Fred Rogers Company Announces Production of Second Season of Emmy-Winning Preschool Hit PEG + CAT for PBS KIDS

(March 2, 2015)
PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win Six Kidscreen Awards and Two iKids Awards

(February 20, 2015)
National Survey Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 12th Consecutive Year

(February 9, 2015)
PBS Programs Honored with Two NAACP Image Awards

(February 4, 2015)
Season 5 Premiere of “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE Reaches Average Audience of 15.1 Million People

(February 2, 2015)
PBS Distribution Announces Theatrical Release of Stanley Nelson's "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution"

(January 29, 2015)
PBS KIDS Announces Annual Writers Contest

(January 28, 2015)
Season Two of PBS' GENEALOGY ROADSHOW Receives Support From Ancestry

(January 26, 2015)
“Downton Abbey” Wins Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

(January 19, 2015)
PBS KIDS and SESAME STREET to Premiere First Cookie Monster Special

(January 19, 2015)
PBS KIDS Announces New Series NATURE CAT Will Premiere in Fall 2015

(January 19, 2015)
Oscar®-Nominated “Last Days in Vietnam” to be Available for Free Streaming on PBS Station Sites February 5-7, 2015

(January 19, 2015)
PBS Announces New Programming During Winter 2015 TCA Session

(January 19, 2015)
Two New Documentaries Make Summer 2015 Debut – THE BOMB and URANIUM – TWISTING THE DRAGON’S TAIL

(January 19, 2015)
PBS Remembers the Vietnam War With Week of Special Programming

(January 19, 2015)
PBS Announces New American Drama Series Set in Virginia During the Civil War, The New Drama (Title TBD) Will Offer Unique Blend of Hospital Drama and Family Saga

(January 19, 2015)
Leading Public Service Broadcasters BBC and PBS Announce Major New Partnership

(January 15, 2015)
PBS Black History Month Programming Celebrates the Richness of African-American History and Culture

(January 15, 2015)
Rory Kennedy's Last Days in Vietnam Receives Academy Award Nomination for Documentary Feature

(January 15, 2015)
PBS Appoints Jonathan Barzilay as Chief Operating Officer

(January 15, 2015)
PBS LearningMedia Now Offers 100,000 Digital Resources in its Library for Educators

(January 15, 2015)
PBS KIDS Releases First App From New Series ODD SQUAD

(January 12, 2015)
"Downton Abbey" Actress Joanne Froggatt Wins First Golden Globe

(January 8, 2015)
PBS KIDS Debuts New App From Hit Series PEG + CAT

(January 8, 2015)
PBS KIDS Premieres Special Downton Abbey-Inspired Episode of ARTHUR

(January 6, 2015)
“Downton Abbey, Season 5” on MASTERPIECE Premieres to Huge Audience

(December 22, 2014)
Joint Statement Regarding WNET and Independent Film

(December 18, 2014)
“Downton Abbey” Fan Martha Stewart Creates a Spectacular “Gingerbread Abbey”

(December 18, 2014)
PBS KIDS to Debut One-hour “ODD SQUAD Saves the World” Special This January

(December 18, 2014)
PBS KIDS Releases THOMAS & FRIENDS App for Preschoolers

(December 11, 2014)
"Downton Abbey" Earns Two Golden Globe® Nominations

(December 10, 2014)
MASTERPIECE Receives Three SAG Award Nominations

(December 10, 2014)
PBS Programs Receive Six NAACP Image Award Nominations

(December 10, 2014)
CPB and PBS Increase Commitment to Providing Educational Television and Digital Media Resources for Children, Parents and Educators

(December 8, 2014)
PBS Programs and Filmmakers Earn Five Awards at the 30th Annual IDA Documentary Awards

(December 5, 2014)
The Countdown to Downton is On!

(December 4, 2014)
PBS Heats Up Sundays With the U.K.’s Smash-Hit Competition Series THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, Sundays, Starting December 28

(December 4, 2014)
Family Time is Number-One as Millennial Parents get Ready for the Holiday, According to Survey from PBS KIDS

(December 3, 2014)
Calling All Educators: Apply Now for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

 

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