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PBS KIDS® Partners with CUTIES® for First National Digital Partnership

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PBS KIDS announced today that Cuties California Clementines would become the brand’s first national digital sponsorship partner.

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Holidays are Dramatic, Musical, Delicious - and Vicious! All on PBS

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The holiday season on PBS is a cornucopia of drama, comedy, music and food. Specials from popular series CALL THE MIDWIFE and VICIOUS, music that’s inspirational, festive, classic and jazzy, and a culinary special that draws on Southern and Chanukah traditions add sparkle and spice to the schedule.

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PBS Brings Miami Book Fair International to National Audiences

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For the first time ever, PBS audiences across the country will have the opportunity to enjoy the acclaimed Miami Book Fair International, produced and presented by The Center for Writing and Literature at Miami Dade College (MDC).

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Marie Nelson Named Vice President, News & Public Affairs at PBS

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Today PBS announced that award-winning broadcast journalist and television executive Marie Nelson has been appointed Vice President, News & Public Affairs. Nelson will report to Beth Hoppe, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. Nelson’s tenure begins Monday, November 10.

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PBS Digital Studios and Hank and John Green Announce New Partnership to Expand Popular "CRASH COURSE" YouTube Series

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PBS Digital Studios announced today a new partnership with Hank Green and John Green, the YouTube pioneers behind the popular educational series CRASH COURSE. Under the agreement, PBS will support the development of two new CRASH COURSE series on the topics of U.S. government and astronomy.

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Sixth Season of DOWNTON ABBEY to Air on MASTERPIECE on PBS

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DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning drama that has become an international hit, will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a sixth season.

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More MASTERPIECE Coming to PBS in 2015

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MASTERPIECE and PBS today announced exciting news for fans of British drama: more hours of MASTERPIECE are coming to PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS KIDS® and WHOLE FOODS MARKET® Partner to Roll Out Assortment of Sustainable Toys in Time for Holiday Season

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) announced a partnership today that will bring PBS KIDS’ line of educational and earth-friendly toys exclusively to the supermarket’s customers this holiday season.

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PBS KIDS Celebrates the Season with New Holiday-themed Episodes and the Return of CURIOUS GEORGE: A Very Monkey Christmas

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PBS KIDS will kick off the holiday season on November 26 with the return of the classic family favorite CURIOUS GEORGE: A Very Monkey Christmas on PBS stations nationwide.

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Donald A. Baer Elected Chair of PBS Board of Directors

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Donald A. Baer, Worldwide Chair and CEO of global public relations and communications firm Burson-Marsteller, has been elected to chair the PBS Board of Directors. He formerly served as Vice Chair of the Board and chaired the Board’s Finance Committee. Mr. Baer will continue to be a member of the Executive Committee.

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PBS Board Elects Officers, Professionals and General Directors

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Paula Kerger, PBS President and Chief Executive Officer, announced the results of the 2014 PBS Board elections after the recent Board meeting in Arlington, VA.

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PBS Primetime Household Rating For 2013-2014 TV Season Ranks #5 Among All Broadcast And Cable Networks

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Recent Nielsen data show that PBS finished the 2013-2014 broadcast season (Sept. 23, 2013-Sept. 21, 2014) with a dramatic increase in viewership, moving PBS to the fifth largest primetime household rating among all broadcast and cable networks, just behind CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX.

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PBS KIDS Offers Sneak Peek of New Series ODD SQUAD Ahead of November Launch

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Today, PBS KIDS debuted full-length streaming video content and digital games from its newest upcoming media property, ODD SQUAD, giving kids a sneak peek at the series in advance of its November 26 premiere on PBS stations.

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Don Wilcox Named Vice President, Digital Marketing and Services at PBS

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Today, PBS announced that entertainment industry and digital media veteran Don Wilcox has been named Vice President, Digital Marketing and Services. He will report to Ira Rubenstein, Senior Vice President and GM, PBS Digital. His tenure begins October 27, 2014.

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New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs

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PBS will premiere a new documentary about the history of the Navy SEALs. Narrated by actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, NAVY SEALS – THEIR UNTOLD STORY premieres on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

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