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PBS NEWSHOUR Special Election Day coverage extends throughout the day, across multiple platforms Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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PBS NewsHour will provide comprehensive, multi-platform coverage throughout Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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Dame Maggie Smith Wins Primetime Emmy® Award

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On Sunday, September 23, Dame Maggie Smith won a Primetime Emmy® Award for her portrayal as Lady Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham in MASTERPIECE CLASSIC’s “Downton Abbey.” This award joins an additional 11 Creative Arts Primetime Emmys that PBS programs received on September 15, 2012

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PBS LearningMedia Launches the Election 2012 Collection to Deepen Students' Understanding of the Election Process

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As the race to the White House heats up, PBS LearningMedia has launched the Election 2012 Collection, a compilation of election-focused digital resources available to K-12 classrooms and educators nationwide.

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PBS KIDS Launches THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT Math Games

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Today, PBS KIDS launched THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT: Math Safari, a series of free online, mobile-friendly, and whiteboard games focused on important math skills for preschool and early elementary children, and connected by storyline.

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PBS Programs Win 11 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards

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Winners of the Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards were given out September 15 by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and PBS programs took home 11 awards – the third highest among all networks. MASTERPIECE programs received seven awards, including four for “Great Expectations” and two for “Downton Abbey, Season 2.”

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Six Station Leaders Elected to PBS Board of Directors by Member Stations Across the Country

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Today, PBS Board Chair Geoffrey Sands announced the results of the 2012-2013 voting that elected six station leaders to serve as professional directors on the PBS Board of Directors.

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Ralph Lauren to Sponsor MASTERPIECE on PBS

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MASTERPIECE, the celebrated PBS drama series known for hit programs such as Downton Abbey and Sherlock, is pleased to announce that Ralph Lauren Corporation is becoming a national corporate sponsor for the series.

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PBS KIDS Debuts Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood App Targeting Social-emotional Skill-building for Kids 2 to 4

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PBS KIDS has launched DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD: Play at Home with Daniel, its first app from the new series inspired by the work of Fred Rogers, which premieres on PBS KIDS on Monday, September 3 (check local listings).

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PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contests Names Twelve National Winners

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Twelve children have been selected as winners of the national PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest, an initiative designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands-on, active learning.

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'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood' Infographic

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Life's little lessons and a lot of fun

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Mobile Emergency Alert System Promises Flexible New Option for Emergency Managers and First Responders

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When an emergency strikes, public safety officials need an instantaneous way to potentially reach millions of people at once.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15, 2012

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PBS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 with a lineup of programming that entertains, informs and explores the culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

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PBS KIDS Takes 3 to 6-year olds on an Alphabet Adventure with new Super Why! App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

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PBS KIDS has released its newest educational app, SUPER WHY! ABC Adventures: Alphabet for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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PBS Programs Receive Three Imagen Awards

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Winners for the 27th Annual Imagen Awards were announced, and PBS programs received three awards for "honoring positive portrayals of Latinos and Latino culture in entertainment." The ceremony was held August 10 at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air September 23 on PBS SoCal.

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Jim Lehrer to Moderate First National Presidential Debate in Denver, CO October 3, 2012

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MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and the PBS NEWSHOUR are pleased to announce that the Commission on Presidential Debates has chosen Jim Lehrer to moderate the first national presidential debate on October 3, 2012 in Denver, CO. In accepting the invitation, Lehrer said he was particularly interested in the new format.

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