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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 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 and Comcast Partner to Double Current Season Programming on Xfinity On Demand

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Today, PBS and Comcast announced a new partnership that will more than double the amount of PBS programming available via Xfinity On Demand.

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POLDARK Drama and Unprecedented Look at Sea Life in BIG BLUE LIVE Spark PBS’ 2015 Summer Season

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PBS’ 2015 wide-ranging summer season lineup launches with the premiere of a new version of the romantic saga POLDARK ON MASTERPIECE (watch a clip here) and culminates with BIG BLUE LIVE, a first-time, live-event co-production with the BBC documenting the late-summer confluence of whales, and other sea life, as it is happening in Monterey Bay, California.

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PBS Programs Receive 4 Peabody Awards

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On April 23, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2014.

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National Survey Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 12th Consecutive Year

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A nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in trust among nationally known institutions, and are called an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public for the 12th year in a row.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Winter 2015 TCA Session

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced new programs and initiatives launching in 2015. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below, along with links to the full press releases.

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PBS Programs Receive Six NAACP Image Award Nominations

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On December 10, The Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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PBS Unveils New Titles as Part of Winter/Spring Season and Expanded Sunday Night Drama Lineup in 2015

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PBS revealed today its full primetime schedule for the 2015 winter/spring season along with key talent appearing at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, taking place this January in Pasadena, CA.

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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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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 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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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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PBS Airs New Programs About America’s Military Men and Women

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This fall, PBS will highlight the history of our nation’s military men and women with programs that showcase personal stories and impactful events.

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PBS Wins 11 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with 11 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at the Lincoln Center, in the Time Warner Center in New York City on September 30.

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