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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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AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON on PBS to Examine the Issues Surrounding the Events in Ferguson, Missouri

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PBS today announced additional details relevant to its special broadcast of AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a one-hour town hall meeting exploring the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri.

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PBS to Present AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON

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PBS today announced that Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, will moderate AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a town hall meeting that will explore the many issues that have been brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri.

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In Exclusive Interview with Charlie Rose, Hamas Leader Khaled Meshaal Reveals What it Will Take to Return Peace to the Region

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In a U.S. broadcast exclusive, Charlie Rose’s interview with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal will be broadcast on Monday, July 28, at 11:00 PM ET/PT (check local listings) in a special presentation of CHARLIE ROSE on PBS.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Summer TCA Session

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

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PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns’s THE ROOSEVELTS in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere

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Ken Burns’s upcoming film, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, marks the first time the Roosevelts’ individual stories have been woven into a single narrative, following the family’s story for more than a century, from Theodore’s birth in 1858 to Eleanor’s death in 1962.

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PBS Nominated for 43 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 43 nominations for the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 15, 2014 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2013 calendar year.

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PBS Announces New Fall Season Lineup

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PBS this fall offers an expansive fall primetime lineup that launches with the premiere of Ken Burns’s seven-part series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY and introduces HOW WE GOT TO NOW, a new “Think Wednesday” series hosted by the popular American science author and technology author Steven Johnson.

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PBS and CPB Expand Content and Resources to Support U.S. Veterans and Their Communities

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PBS and CPB today announced the launch of a new veterans’ initiative that features national content rolling out over several years, and local community engagement efforts to increase dialogue and solutions as our nation’s veterans transition to civilian life.

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