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Recent Press Releases

PBS KIDS Releases Music Album, "PBS KIDS ROCKS!"

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PBS KIDS announced the release of “PBS KIDS ROCKS!” – a music album featuring 28 songs from Old Crow Medicine Show, Ozomatli, Los Lobos, They Might Be Giants, The Weepies, Best Coast and SteveSongs, known as Mr. Steve on PBS KIDS.

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Free Classroom Resources at the Tap of a Finger: PBS LearningMedia Announces its First App for Students

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As teachers and students resume their school year routines, PBS LearningMedia, the media-on-demand service designed for K-12 classrooms, has announced a new app for students.

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BBC and PBS Announce Four New Co-Productions

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Following the success of the ground-breaking BIG BLUE LIVE multimedia television, digital and social event that unfolded over two weeks from Monterey, CA, the BBC and PBS announce four new co-productions as part of their overall partnership deal signed earlier this year.

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PBS Wins 17 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with 17 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation.

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PBS Special Presentation America After Charleston Examines Race, Politics and Inequality, Premieres Monday, September 21, 9P ET

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PBS today announced additional details for its special broadcast, AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a one-hour town hall meeting that explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.

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