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FRONTLINE Receives One NAACP Image Awards Nomination

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On December 13, NAACP announced nominations for the 48th NAACP Image Awards. FRONTLINE received one nomination for “Policing the Police” and two future PBS programs also received nominations.

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Statement from Paula Kerger, President & CEO, PBS on Gwen Ifill

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Statement from Paula Kerger, President & CEO, PBS on the passing of Gwen Ifill

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PBS Wins 14 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with 14 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on September 21.

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PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings).

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PBS Announces Lineup and Air Dates for THE CONTENDERS − 16 FOR ’16

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PBS announced the full list of subjects for THE CONTENDERS − 16 for ’16, a multi-part documentary featuring candidates in the most contentious and compelling political campaigns of all time.

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PBS Nominated for 54 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 54 nominations for the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Presents “America in Black & Blue: A PBS NewsHour Weekend Special,” A Timely Report on Race, Policing and Violence

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AMERICA IN BLACK & BLUE: A PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL, a one-hour newsmagazine special report that looks at the tensions between America’s diverse communities and their local police forces, the efforts in many communities to find common ground and healing, and the delicate balance between essential law enforcement and protecting the civil and human rights of all Americans.

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa Election Coverage Special ‘The New Deciders’ to Air on PBS Stations September 6, 2016

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America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa (ABTN) will examine voters whose power and influence are growing in a 2016 election special titled “The New Deciders.”

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PBS NewsHour to Broadcast Exclusive Interview and Town Hall with President Obama on Wednesday, June 1

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PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will sit down for an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, June 1 in Elkhart, Indiana. It will follow with a town hall, produced by PBS NewsHour, during which local residents will ask questions of the President.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL, an Online Destination Providing Educators With Curated Content to Teach Students About the Political Process

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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PBS Summer 2016 Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials

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Other Highlights Include Fresh Sunday Night Lineup, And New Science Series With Stephen Hawking

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PBS Programs Receive 5 Peabody Awards

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On April 19, 21 and 26 the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 75th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2015. PBS programs received 5 awards.

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PBS Programs Receive 12 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 12, 2016, finalists for the 75th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2015, were announced. Out of the sixty total finalists selected by the awards’ board of jurors, PBS programs account for twelve nominations.

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Got Issues? Want to Share? New Series Point Taken on PBS Creates Forum to Debate National Topics with Audience Input

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Americans now can be a part of the national conversation with the launch of Point Taken, PBS’ new, late-night, multi-platform series. Hosted by Carlos Watson, an Emmy® Award-winning journalist and co-founder/CEO of OZY Media, the weekly debate series will champion spirited and civil conversation.

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