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Teletubbies Say 'Again Again' to PBS Kids Online

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Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po -- make their cyber debuts this week in a relaunched version of their popular PBS KIDS® Online Web site (pbskids.org/teletubbies/).

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PBS to Provide Digital Public TV Stations with Political Convention Coverage in High-Definition Television

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), KCTS/Seattle Public Television and NHK of Japan will provide 17 digital PBS stations across the country with live, high-definition (HDTV) coverage of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, marking the first time these major public events will be broadcast in this new digital television format.

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PBS Joins Forces With NPR to Produce Live Pre-Election Voter's Guide

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Two of PBS's award-winning news and public affairs programs - THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER and FRONTLINE - will join forces with NPR (National Public Radio) in an unprecedented live election broadcast in November, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour.

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Cyberchase, A Groundbreaking Animated Adventure Series Produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Nelvana, Premieres Winter 2002 on PBS Kids

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CYBERCHASE, an innovative on-air and online animated adventure series, which promises to engage children ages 8 to 11 in the excitement and challenge of math and logic, will premiere in winter 2002 on PBS KIDS®.

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PBS Kids Series Proves Children Can Learn to Read From TV and Like It!

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A new PBS KIDS series, BETWEEN THE LIONS, has demonstrated that TV can teach kids basic reading skills.

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PBS's New Positioning Campaign Targets Curious Viewers

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is set to launch a new positioning campaign this summer featuring the tagline - "Stay Curious. PBS."

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PBS Establishes Regionally-Based Senior Programming Team

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Public television veteran Gustavo Sagastume, currently general manager of WLRN/Miami, and Jacoba "Coby" Atlas, a vice president and supervising producer of CNN Productions, have been named vice president, programming, of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), announced PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell today, at the opening session of the PBS Annual Meeting in Nashville.

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PBS Online Launches Democracy Project Election 2000 Site

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Digging deeper into both the national and local election issues that concern most voters, PBS Online today launches the PBS Democracy Project Web site (PBS.org/democracy/), offering prospective voters a broad array of content to help them stay informed about the issues affecting their lives.

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Seven PBS Stations Revamp Primetime Line-Up For Pilot Schedule Project

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Viewers of public television stations in seven markets across the country will find their favorite PBS series occupying new timeslots this fall - the first scheduling move in 25 years for some programs.

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PBS and Member Stations to Spotlight "Content, Connectivity & Community" In Nashville

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More than 1,300 PBS station leaders from across the country - general managers, producers, programmers, communications executives and education directors - will convene in Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2000 PBS Annual Meeting June 9-12 at the Opryland Hotel, 2800 Opryland Drive.

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Wayne Godwin Named Executive Vice President for Member Affairs at Public Broadcasting Service

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Public television veteran Wayne Godwin, currently president and general manager of WCET-TV/Cincinnati, has been named executive vice president, member affairs, of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), announced PBS president and CEO Pat Mitchell today.

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PBS Advances Five Communications Executives

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Five Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) communications professionals have been promoted to new posts.

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PBS Online and KCET Launch "New Americans" Web Site and Live Online Adventure Exploring the Immigrant Experience

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PBS.org today debuts "NEW AMERICANS" (http://pbs.org/newamericans), a companion Web site to the documentary miniseries of the same name by Kartemquin Films -- the award-winning makers of "Hoop Dreams."

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PBS Endorses DBS Local Station Retransmission Plan From Local TV on Satellite (LTVS)

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today endorsed the plan for direct broadcast satellite (DBS) carriage of local television stations offered by Local TV on Satellite (LTVS).

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Get Behind the Podium as PBS Online Launches 'Great American Speeches' Web Site

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PBS Online today debuts one of the most comprehensive sites ever devoted to the speeches that have punctuated American history with "GREAT AMERICAN SPEECHES: 80 YEARS OF POLITICAL ORATORY" (pbs.org/greatspeeches), a companion Web site to the documentary airing on PBS Fridays, April 7-May 5, 2000, 9:00 p.m. (check local listings).

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