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PBS Announces Fall 2012 Lineup

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The runaway British hit CALL THE MIDWIFE, a new drama that depicts midwifery in 1950s London, kicks off the PBS 2012 fall season with a six-part Sunday-night run that begins September 30.

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PBS KIDS Launches SID THE SCIENCE KID Read & Play on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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PBS KIDS today announces that a new storybook app, SID THE SCIENCE KID Read & Play App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, is now available on the App Store.

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market Partner to Help Educate Families on Organic Foods and Healthy Eating

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Today, PBS KIDS announced a new partnership with Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic grocer, that will provide fun, easy-to-use tools and educational resources to help families make educated decisions about organic foods and encourage healthy lifestyles.

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MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey” Wins TCA Award

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The Television Critics Association announced its 2012 TCA Awards winners on Saturday, July 28, in Beverly Hills. PBS’ MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey” was honored in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials.

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PBS programs earn seven CINE 2012 Golden Eagle Awards

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Winners of CINE Golden Eagle Award were announced this month, and seven PBS programs were honored, including STEVE JOBS: ONE LAST THING, REDISCOVERING ALEXANDER HAMILTON, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND and TURNING THE TIDE.

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PBS Announces U.S. Premiere of “ROYAL MEMORIES: PRINCE CHARLES’ TRIBUTE TO THE QUEEN”

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PBS announced today that ROYAL MEMORIES: PRINCE CHARLES’ TRIBUTE TO THE QUEEN, which premiered to 10 million viewers in the UK as part of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee weekend, will air Sunday, September 2, 2012, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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PBS Announces Full Lineup of 2012 Presidential Election Programming

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Under the banner of PBS ELECTION 2012, PBS’ acclaimed news and public affairs shows NEED TO KNOW, PBS NEWSHOUR, WASHINGTON WEEK and FRONTLINE will bring viewers insightful coverage of the fall’s biggest election news and events, each with its own unique perspective.

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DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Debuts Monday, September 3, on PBS KIDS

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A new generation of preschool “neighbors” will get to experience the Neighborhood of Make-Believe when Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood premieres this fall on PBS KIDS.

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PBS to Air Ken Burns’s “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” in 2014

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PBS announced today that THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air in 2014 on PBS.

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PBS to Present 'CONSTITUTION USA with Peter Sagal'

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CONSTITUTION USA with Peter Sagal takes to the road for a fresh and surprising journey through the 4,418 words — and 27 amendments — that made America.

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PBS Programs Receive 58 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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PBS received 58 nominations for the 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most ever for public media. The nominees were announced July 19, 2012 by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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PBS Programs Nominated for 37 News & Documentary Emmys

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PBS programs received 37 nominations for the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, the second most earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 12, 2012 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2011 calendar year.

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PBS Commemorates Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

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For decades, following her screen debut on WGBH Boston, culinary pioneer and beloved public television icon Julia Child opened up new worlds for generations of Americans, showing them that cooking, even French cuisine, was enjoyable and within reach for all.

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A CAPITOL FOURTH Delivers Show-Stopping Ratings for PBS

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PBS announced today that A CAPITOL FOURTH dazzled audiences for a 32nd year. The star-studded celebration took the top spot of the hour and averaged 6.3 million viewers (Nielsen Fast National data, 3.8 household rating).

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PBS KIDS Releases First Music Album, "PBS KIDS ROCKS!," Available on iTunes and Amazon

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PBS KIDS today announced the release of “PBS KIDS ROCKS!” – its first music album featuring 15 new songs from Grammy Award winners Ozomatli and They Might Be Giants, The Weepies and Parent’s Choice Gold Award-winning music sensation SteveSongs, known as Mr. Steve, cohost of the PBS KIDS preschool destination.

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