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PBS Reorganizes Senior Management

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PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell announced today a reorganization of senior management at the nation's public television broadcaster. The plan will capitalize on growing synergies among several offices, enhance productivity and benefit PBS's 349 member stations and its viewers around the country.

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Communications Executive Laura Nichols Leaves PBS

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced today the resignation of Laura Nichols, senior vice president, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. Ms. Nichols leaves her current position on September 5.

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Robert Ramsdell, Expert in Education and Professional Development, To Lead PBS TeacherLine

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Robert W. Ramsdell, an executive with extensive experience as an educator and business leader, has been appointed senior director of PBS TeacherLine, a Web-based professional development initiative focused on improving teaching practices in schools across the nation.

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PBS Receives 11 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

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PBS received a total of 11 nominations this morning when The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards from the Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

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Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore Set to Star in 'The Gin Game' for Kcet/Hollywood's "PBS Hollywood Presents"

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Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore will star in "The Gin Game" for KCET/Hollywood's acclaimed drama series PBS HOLLYWOOD PRESENTS. Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, made the announcement today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.

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New Roster of Independent Non-Fiction Films Join PBS Primetime Lineup in 2003

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Independent documentaries will be presented in a series new to the PBS primetime schedule beginning February 2003, it was announced today by Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.

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PBS Announces "Colonial House," A New Hands-on History Series in Which Modern-Day American Families Travel Back in Time to Live as 17th-Century Colonial Settlers

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PBS Launches Brand Campaign Urging Viewers to Be More

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PBS is launching a new brand image campaign this month, the company announced today. The campaign consists of four television spots, directed by critically acclaimed independent filmmakers Alfonso Cuaron (Y Tu Mama Tambien, A Little Princess) and Francois Girard (The Red Violin). The first spots began airing on local PBS stations July 22.

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PBS Remembers September 11

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For the greatest generation, it was Pearl Harbor. For baby boomers, it was the assassination of John F. Kennedy. For children of the new millennium, it will no doubt be September 11 - a day of such import that they'll forever remember where they were and what they were doing when the towers fell and the world changed.

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TiVo, PBS In Alliance To Promote 9/11 Documentaries And Commemorative Content

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and TiVo today announced an alliance that will allow the leading Digital Video Recorder (DVR), to promote PBS's upcoming 9/11-related programming saluting the heroes, memorializing the departed and analyzing the Sept. 11 attacks and their aftermath to TiVo subscribers.

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WGBH Boston to Present Two New PBS Programs

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WGBH Boston will present two new groundbreaking programs on PBS, THE BLUES and ENDGAME: ETHICS AND VALUES IN AMERICA, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena. Both projects are funded in part by the CPB-PBS Program Challenge Fund, which supports high-profile primetime series.

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PBS Takes Top Honors at News and Documentary Emmy Awards Nominations for Second Consecutive Year

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PBS, with a total of 41 nominations, led the way for the second consecutive year, receiving more nominations than any other broadcast or cable entity at the 23rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.

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PBS and The Mills Corporation Forge Groundbreaking Cause-Marketing Alliance for PBS KIDS

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and The Mills Corporation (NYSE: MLS), one of America's leading shopping center developers, today announced plans for a sweeping cause-marketing alliance that will create PBS KIDS® destinations inside The Mills properties across the country by the end of 2004.

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History Comes Alive as PBS Unveils Five New Specials and Series at Annual Meeting

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New documentaries and historical specials spanning three continents and seven centuries were unveiled today at the PBS Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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PBS Launches "Ken Burns American Stories," New Weekly Series Featuring Burns's Documentaries with Commentary by the Director, Premiering September 30

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KEN BURNS AMERICAN STORIES, a new weekly series featuring the acclaimed documentary filmmaker introducing some of his most memorable films, will begin this September after a special relaunch of a completely remastered THE CIVIL WAR, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced today.

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