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PBS Honored with Five Emmy® Nominations

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On July 16, 2019, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received five nominations including for the critically acclaimed documentaries INDEPENDENT LENS “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” and POV “Minding the GAP.”

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PBS Announces SOUTH BY SOMEWHERE, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

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Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOUTH BY SOMEWHERE.

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Media Advisory For PBS’ 39th Annual A CAPITOL FOURTH Hosted By John Stamos!

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Live from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol building with Carole King and the Broadway Cast of Beautiful starring Vanessa Carlton, a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sesame Street, Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat, Lindsey Stirling, Keala Settle, Vanessa Williams, Lee Brice, Yolanda Adams, Laine Hardy, Laura Osnes, The O’Jays, Angelica Hale, Maelyn Jarmon and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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A CAPITOL FOURTH 2019 FAQ and Program Announcement

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Live from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Building with an All-Star Cast featuring Carole King and the Broadway Cast of Beautiful starring Vanessa Carlton, a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sesame Street, Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat, Lindsey Stirling, Keala Settle, Vanessa Williams, Lee Brice, Yolanda Adams, Laine Hardy, Laura Osnes, Angelica Hale, The O’Jays, Maelyn Jarmon and more!

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Eighth Annual PBS Online Film Festival Showcases The "Power of Community"

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The Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival returns July 15 - 26 with 25, short-form, independent films on all PBS digital platforms.

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PBS Appoints Jim Dunford as Senior Vice President, Station Services

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PBS today named Jim Dunford as Senior Vice President, Station Services. This new position will centralize Development Services, Station Services and the Digital Station Products & Innovation team into a single organization to better serve PBS’s member stations.

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PBS Digital Studios Debuts STELLAR Alongside PBS’s “Summer of Space” Interactive Experience at PBS.org

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PBS Digital Studios is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with the launch of STELLAR, a six-episode space-themed miniseries on PBS’s Facebook and YouTube pages beginning Thursday, June 20.

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FAMILY PICTURES USA EXPLORES OUR SHARED HISTORY THROUGH THE TREASURED PHOTOGRAPHS THAT TELL OUR STORIES

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FAMILY PICTURES USA, a new three-part PBS series created and hosted by filmmaker and photographer Thomas Allen Harris, explores American cities, towns and rural communities through the lens of the family photo album, unearthing rich personal stories that expand our understanding of our shared history, diversity and common values.

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PBS Commemorates Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary With 8 DAYS: TO THE MOON AND BACK

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PBS is taking viewers on a unique adventure with the crew of Apollo 11 for their eight-day, three-hour, 18-minute and 35-second mission in 8 DAYS: TO THE MOON AND BACK, a new film co-produced with BBC Studios.

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TIANANMEN: THE PEOPLE VERSUS THE PARTY

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On the night of June 4, 1989, Chinese troops entered Tiananmen Square in Beijing, violently crushing the largest pro-democracy demonstrations in the history of the Communist regime.

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Judy Woodruff Receives PBS’s Beacon Award for Outstanding Contributions to American Journalism

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PBS has named broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff as the recipient of the organization’s Beacon Award, which recognizes individuals whose leadership, service and work inspire Americans and enrich our nation.

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PBS Honors Jack Galmiche with the Daniel K. Miller Award for Station Leadership

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Jack Galmiche, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nine Network Public Media (Channel 9), was honored posthumously as the 2019 recipient of the Daniel K. Miller PBS Station Leadership Award, PBS announced today.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series ELINOR WONDERS WHY, Premiering September 7, 2020

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ELINOR WONDERS WHY aims to encourage children to follow their curiosity, ask questions when they don’t understand and find answers using science inquiry skills. The main character Elinor, the most observant and curious bunny rabbit in Animal Town, will introduce kids ages 3-5 to science, nature and community through adventures with her friends.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off a Summer of Learning

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With a new special from READY JET GO!, the highly anticipated premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest animated series MOLLY OF DENALI, and the unveiling of an updated PBS KIDS for Parents website filled with hands-on family activities, there are fun summer learning opportunities for everyone.

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PBS Names Veteran Investigative Journalist Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor

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PBS has named Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor and ombudsman. In this role, he will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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