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TED & PBS Announce “TED TALKS LIVE” in New York’s Theater District

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The week-long series marks TED’s first speaker event in Manhattan, and offers unprecedented access for students, educators and the general public. The event will be recorded for primetime broadcast on PBS, to air spring 2016.

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“Sinner Victim Saint” From CET/Think TV Wins PBS Online Film Festival’s “People’s Choice” Award for 2015

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Two winners of the fourth-annual PBS Online Film Festival were announced today.

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BIG BLUE LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, Brings Majestic Marine Life of the California Coast to U.S. Viewers in a Three-Part Television Event

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BBC and PBS released details today about the first-of-its-kind multimedia coproduction between BBC and PBS, BIG BLUE LIVE, which will air live on PBS over three nights, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2015, at 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET, with a second live feed to the west coast at 8:00-9:00 p.m. PT.

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PBS Nominated for 57 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 57 nominations for the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization and the second most that PBS has ever received. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on July 22, 2015. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2014 calendar year.

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PBS Programs Receive 30 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 16, 2015 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 30 nominations.

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PBS KIDS® and Whole Foods Market® Offer Parents a Better Back-To-School Season with the Launch of New School Supplies

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) have teamed up to offer a new line of back-to-school products, available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores this July and August. The two mission-driven brands announced today a broad offering of school supplies, from notebooks made from recycled paper to organic cotton backpacks and reusable lunch totes.

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PBS Conclusions of FINDING YOUR ROOTS Internal Review

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The following summary outlines the findings of an internal review regarding episode #204 of the genealogy series FINDING YOUR ROOTS, which aired on PBS in October 2014.

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PBS KIDS Launching Today on Xbox One

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PBS KIDS announced today that full-length episodes and clips from favorite programs are now available for Xbox One users in the U.S. Families can now access their favorite PBS KIDS programs and personalize their experience by identifying their local PBS station on Xbox One.

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PBS Stations to Broadcast Discussion Between Charlie Rose and Russian President Vladimir Putin from St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

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Charlie Rose will have a discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, June 19 at 7:00 a.m. ET.

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PBS Releases App for Android Platform and Announces Chromecast Compatibility

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PBS announced today it has extended availability of its popular video app to the Android platform for the first time.

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PBS KIDS Invites Families to Join a Summer Safari of Learning

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This summer, PBS KIDS is encouraging kids and their families to continue learning beyond the school year with a “Summer Safari” of content and activities.

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Fourth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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Today, PBS announced that the Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival will return for a fourth year June 15 - July 17, 2015, and will feature 25 short-form independent films from POV and a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.

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PBS LearningMedia Wins First REVERE Award

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The Association of American Publishers’ PreK-12 Learning Group awarded PBS LearningMedia, a digital library of more than 100,000 resources for educators and students, its first REVERE Award for the Classroom on Wednesday, June 3.

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PBS Primetime This Fall Shines With Exquisite New Drama, Exuberant Performances, Extraordinary Science and Stars Galore

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PBS’ Fall 2015 primetime schedule offers delights in all genres — from drama to the performing arts to sumptuous nature and science programs — anchored by the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy in “Walt Disney” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (watch the trailer here), and the enthralling new MASTERPIECE drama “Indian Summers,” featuring acclaimed actress Julie Walters.

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PBS Summer Brings a Slate of New Science Programming

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PBS is giving summer television a boost with a robust slate of new primetime science programming.

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