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PBS and The Jim Henson Company Launch New Science-focused App

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PBS KIDS today announced the newest addition to its successful suite of educational apps for iPhone and iPod touch, Sid’s Science Fair, which is available now on the App Store.

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PBS KIDS Celebrates Halloween with New Episodes

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October is shaping up to be a “monstrously” entertaining month for PBS KIDS with Halloween-themed episodes of kids’ favorite series and a dedicated “Predator Week” from popular animal exploration series WILD KRATTS.

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PBS Receives 14 Primetime Emmy Awards

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On Sunday, Sept. 18, PBS shows won four Primetime Emmy awards – all of which were for the critically acclaimed “Downton Abbey.” These awards join an additional 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmys that PBS won on Sept. 10, for a total of 14 awards in 2011.

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PBS Announces Hosts for Nine-Part PBS Arts Fall Festival, Kicking Off October 14

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Actor Rainn Wilson, film director Taylor Hackford, actor Andy Garcia, singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash, singer Linda Ronstadt and journalist Paula Zahn are among the celebrity hosts who will introduce the programs and provide behind-the-scenes perspective for PBS’ first-ever Arts Fall Festival, it was announced today by PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger.

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PBS Wins 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards

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On Saturday, Sept. 10, PBS received 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards during a live presentation at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Congratulations to our PBS producer recipients, including our multiple award-winners. “Freedom Riders” took home three awards, while AMERICAN MASTERS, “Downton Abbey” and GREAT PERFORMANCES each received two awards.

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PBS KIDS Series' Viewership Jumps 33 Percent Among Children 4-8 and 17 Percent with 2-5-Year-Olds

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With literacy and science curriculum-based series leading the charge, PBS KIDS is seeing a significant boost in ratings. Four PBS KIDS series – SUPER WHY, CURIOUS GEORGE, THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! and DINOSAUR TRAIN landed in the top-10 kids programs among kids 2-5 in July.

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PBS Arts from Minnesota: THE GUTHRIE THEATER PRESENTS H.M.S. PINAFORE Premieres Friday, October 14, 2011

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This fall, PBS Arts from Minnesota: THE GUTHRIE THEATER PRESENTS H.M.S. PINAFORE puts PBS viewers aboard one of the most crowd-pleasing comic musicals of all time.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15- October 15, 2011

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PBS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2011 with a solid lineup of programming that entertains, informs and explores the culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

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PBS KIDS Encourages Healthy Eating and Exercise with Back-to-school Resources

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As children head back to school, PBS KIDS makes it easy for families to stay healthy and active with the PBS KIDS Eat Smart for a Great Start initiative. Studies have shown that poor nutrition and lack of exercise can negatively impact children’s academic performance.

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PBS Brings Little Pim to iPad with Spanish Educational App

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PBS today announced its newest educational app for iPad, LITTLE PIM SPANISH, is now available on the App Store. Adding to its successful PBS KIDS mobile app lineup, the new curriculum-based app helps children acquire Spanish language vocabulary while playing games with Little Pim, an animated panda bear who is the star of the direct-to-DVD LITTLE PIM language series.

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PBS Wins Two TCA Awards

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The Television Critics Association announced the 2011 TCA Awards winners on Saturday, August 6, in Beverly Hills. PBS was honored in two of the 12 categories.

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Beth Hoppe and Donald Thoms to Join PBS

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PBS announced today the appointment of two new executives who will help implement PBS’ primetime content strategy, a multi-year effort to strengthen the organization’s primetime lineup and deliver on its ongoing commitment to serve the American people with outstanding content that reflects the high quality and diversity of perspective that viewers expect from PBS.

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PBS Announces New Series Inspired by MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD Character Daniel Tiger

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This morning, at the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour, PBS announced the launch of production for DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, a new animated multi-platform series inspired by one of the most beloved PBS classic television series, MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD.

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Americans Watched More Than 145 Million PBS Videos Online and On Mobile in June

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Americans watched more than 145 million videos across all of PBS’s web and mobile platforms and, according to ComScore, PBS is the 15th most popular online property for video for the month of June. One of the top series viewed online, PBS’ NOVA, will premiere the first episode of “The Fabric of the Cosmos” on PBS’ mobile apps on October 26, 2011 – one week in advance of the show’s broadcast debut.

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PBS Announces Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park, The Tenor’s Free Concert With New York Philharmonic and Special Guests

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The free concert offered by internationally acclaimed tenor Andrea Bocelli on Central Park's Great Lawn, Thursday, September 15, 2011, will be recorded in high definition by THIRTEEN’s GREAT PERFORMANCES.

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