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Kevin Clash Wins Fourth Consecutive Daytime Emmy® Award for His Role as SESAME STREET’s Elmo

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At the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards ceremony on June 23, Muppeteer Kevin Clash brought home a trophy for the iconic PBS KIDS series SESAME STREET.

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PBS LearningMedia Expands Robust Digital Tools for Educators with Content from Annenberg Learner

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Today, PBS LearningMedia announced that select digital content from Annenberg Learner, part of the Annenberg Foundation, has been added to its digital media-on-demand service offered for free to all teachers, students and families nationwide.

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Study Finds PBS TeacherLine Effective Model for Professional Development of Online Instructors

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Should online and in-person professional development classes be taught differently? Research suggests classes should be customized for the environment.

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PBS NEWSHOUR's Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will Co-anchor Live Prime Time 2012 Convention Coverage

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Long known for providing the most complete primetime coverage of the national political conventions, PBS NEWSHOUR is going to even greater lengths to give viewers a first-hand look at the 2012 party conventions.

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MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Sherlock” Wins Two Broadcast Television Journalists Association Awards

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On June 18, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of the 2nd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, honoring the finest achievements in television. The PBS series MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Sherlock” received two top honors — Best Movie/Miniseries and Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries for Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.

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PBS KIDS Programs Win 11 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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Winners of the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced June 17, and PBS KIDS shows took 11 awards, including seven for SESAME STREET and two for THE ELECTRIC COMPANY. In addition, DESIGN SQUAD and WORDGIRL each received one win.

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Public Media Programs Receive 12 Imagen Award Nominations

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Nominees for the 27th Annual Imagen Awards were announced this week, honoring positive portrayals of Latinos in media. PBS programs and content received a total of four nominations, while four PBS stations also earned nods.

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PBS Partners with YoungArts to Live Stream U.S. Presidential Scholars Performance from the Kennedy Center on June 18, 2012

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PBS today announced it will partner with YoungArts to live stream A Salute to the 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars, a performance by the 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts with special guests Herbie Hancock and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, June 18 at 8 p.m. EST.

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PBS HISTORY DETECTIVES Returns Soldier's Diary to Vietnam Through U.S. Department of Defense

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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta exchanged profoundly personal documents with Vietnam’s defense minister at their meeting in Hanoi today, Monday, June 4. Panetta brought with him a diary recovered from the body of a North Vietnamese soldier killed in a 1966 firefight near Quang Ngai.

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MASTERPIECE Receives Eight BAFTA Awards

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On May 27, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced the winners of the 2012 Arqiva British Academy Television Awards. Andrew Scott received the Supporting Actor Award for his role as Moriarity in MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Sherlock.” (Watch Scott’s acceptance speech.)

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PBS Takes Viewers on a British Summer Holiday

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The mega-hit “Downton Abbey” made all things British cool again in America. With much of the world focused on Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in June and the London Olympic Games starting in July, PBS presents a summer of programs exploring the stories of England past and present, new episodes of esteemed British mysteries and the return of two fan favorites.

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Gwen Ifill Receives Annual PBS ‘Be More’ Award

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PBS Annual Meeting, Denver, Co., May 16, 2012 – PBS today announced that journalist Gwen Ifill is the recipient of the eighth annual PBS “Be More” Award, which celebrates individuals in public television who embody the spirit of helping Americans to discover more, to experience more and to “Be More.”

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BBC Worldwide and PBS Sign Deal to Bring Critically Acclaimed "CALL THE MIDWIFE" to the US

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BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today the sale of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama, CALL THE MIDWIFE to PBS.

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PBS, ITVS and POV Unveil Strategy for Mission-Focused Content and New Broadcast Night for Landmark Indie Series

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PBS, ITVS and POV today announced a new strategy to bolster the mission-focused, independently produced content centered largely around its landmark series POV and Independent Lens, which together provide a year-round broadcast footprint for independent filmmakers on public television.

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PBS Receives 37 Daytime Emmy Entertainment Award Nominations Public Media Programs Receive 51 Nominations Combined

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On May 9, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Entertainment Awards. PBS and our programs received 37 Daytime Emmy Entertainment Award nominations.

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