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PBS Celebrates Holiday Season With Full Slate of Family Programming

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PBS brings cheer to families throughout the country this holiday season with new programming, both in primetime and for kids, beginning November 23.

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PBS LearningMedia to Offer Schools Initial Access to U.S. Department of Education’s Learning Registry

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In a move that brings vast digital educational resources together for teachers to use in the classroom, content shared through the U.S. Department of Education’s Learning Registry will be accessible for free through PBS LearningMedia.

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PBS’ Smartest Night on TV Attracts Nearly 15 Million Combined Viewers*

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PBS announced today that a cumulative audience of 11.9 million households, accounting for 14.8 million persons 2+*, took a mind-bending journey last evening with physicist Brian Greene in NOVA “What Is Space?,” the first episode of the four-part “The Fabric of the Cosmos,” and then explored the genius of the late innovator and inventor in STEVE JOBS – ONE LAST THING, which followed at 10:00 p.m.

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Video Clips from STEVE JOBS — ONE LAST THING Now Available on PBS.org

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Video excerpts from STEVE JOBS — ONE LAST THING are now available online in advance of the broadcast premiere tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET. The documentary follows NOVA’s "The Fabric of the Cosmos" with Brian Greene, premiering tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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STEVE JOBS – ONE LAST THING Premieres on PBS Wednesday, November 2, Following NOVA “The Fabric of the Cosmos”

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PBS announced today that STEVE JOBS – ONE LAST THING has been added to the primetime lineup following the premiere episode of NOVA “The Fabric of the Cosmos.”

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PBS Debuts First Episode of Brian Greene’s “The Fabric of the Cosmos” on PBS Free Apps for iPad and iPhone Beginning Today

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PBS announced that the first episode of NOVA’s “The Fabric of the Cosmos” will premiere exclusively on the free PBS apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch beginning today, Monday, October 24, one week before broadcast.

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PBS FOOD Site Unites the Best Recipes, Video and Chefs from Public Television at PBS.org/food

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PBS announced today its launch of the new PBS FOOD website, offering users the ability to easily search for the best of public television’s local and national food content in one place.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Broadcast Premiere of CURIOUS GEORGE Movie

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PBS KIDS is monkeying around this holiday season. On Wednesday, November 23, PBS KIDS will feature the broadcast premiere of the original Curious George movie, which will air as part of the CURIOUS GEORGE Holiday Spectacular.

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PBS KIDS Sets New Bar in Educational Gaming Space with Launch of Over 40 New Skills-based Games

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PBS KIDS today launched over 40 new cross-platform games designed to help children ages 2-8 build critical math skills. They include PBS KIDS’ largest offering of interactive math content for preschoolers to date.

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PBS NATURE wins the Grand Teton Award, top prize of Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2011

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Nature, the number one documentary series on PBS, adds to its accolades a coveted Grand Teton Award for Broken Tail: A Tiger’s Last Journey, given at the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival at Grand Teton Park on Thursday, October 6, 2011.

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PBS Arts Fall Festival Kicks Off October 14

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Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic nautical romp “H.M.S. Pinafore,” a production of Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater and Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), opens the nine-part PBS Arts Fall Festival on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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PBS' Premiere of PROHIBITION By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Brings in Millions of Viewers To Sunday, Oct. 2 Broadcast

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Episode one of PROHIBITION averaged nearly four million viewers* for its premiere last night on PBS. The 2.6 rating among 55-metered overnight stations for “A Nation of Drunkards” was 189% above the PBS overnights’ primetime average (0.9) for the 2010-2011 season.

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PBS Wins Six News & Documentary Emmys

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PBS programs won six News & Documentary Emmy awards during a live ceremony on Sept. 26, 2011. These awards join an additional 14 Primetime Emmys and 12 Daytime Emmys awarded to PBS shows, for a total of 32 Emmys in 2011.

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PBS KIDS’ Dinosaur Big City Movie: A Pteranadon Triumph!

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During the week of its premiere on PBS KIDS, Dinosaur Big City was the top program for kids 2-5 (week of August 22, 2011). Over 1.7 million kids (ages 2-11) tuned in for this special DINOSAUR TRAIN movie, produced by The Jim Henson Company.

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PBS To Debut First Episode of Ken Burns’s “Prohibition” On Free PBS Apps for iPad and iPhone Beginning September 23

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PBS announced today that the first episode of PROHIBITION, the much-anticipated film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere on the free PBS for iPad and PBS Apps for the iPhone and iPod touch beginning Friday, September 23.

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