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Antiques Roadshow Hits the Road in Search of America's Treasures

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Antiques Roadshow, PBS’s most watched ongoing series, has released its summer 2017 production tour, including first-time visits to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Green Bay, Wisconsin, along with return visits to St. Louis, Missouri; New Orleans, Louisiana and Portland, Oregon.

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PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming

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To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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Prime Suspect: Tennison Starring Stefanie Martini comes to OETA Summer 2017

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Behind every great detective is a backstory. MASTERPIECE dials back the clock to spotlight the influences that turned 22-year-old rookie policewoman Jane Tennison into the savvy, single-minded crime fighter beloved by Prime Suspect viewers over the course of seven seasons.

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The Great British Baking Show Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen

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PBS announced today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour that The Great British Baking Show will return for a fourth season this summer.

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NOVA: Troubled Waters Premieres Wednesday, May 31, 2017 on OETA

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Water. Turn on the faucet and it’s always there. Without it we perish. But how safe is our tap water? Troubled Waters investigates how the water disaster in Flint, Michigan, has brought to light a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of water systems across the country.

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King Charles III Starring Tim Pigott-Smith in an Adaptation of the hit Broadway play comes to OETA in 2017

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A willful king … a prophetic ghost … family betrayals … revenge! It sounds like a play by Shakespeare, but it’s a drama about the future. MASTERPIECE presents an adaptation of the Tony®-nominated hit Broadway show King Charles III.

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Three-Part Series Rare - Creatures of the Photo Ark Premieres Summer 2017 on OETA

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Renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is a natural-born storyteller. His Photo Ark project is a digital “collection” of the world’s rare and at-risk mammals, fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles and insects, and the focus of RARE—Creatures of the Photo Ark.

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NOVA: Holocaust Escape Tunnel Coming to OETA this April

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In the heart of Lithuania, what is now a peaceful forest called Ponar was once Ground Zero for Hitler’s Final Solution. Here, before death camps and gas chambers, the Nazis shot as many as 100,000 people, mostly Jews, in systematic executions, and then hid the evidence of the mass murder.

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PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure

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PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour PBS Summer of Adventure, six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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PBS and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA Voyager Launch in The Farthest (w.t.)

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The Farthest (w.t.) is a two-hour documentary that spotlights the extraordinary success story of NASA’s Voyager mission, which began 40 years ago this August. The twin Voyager spacecraft revolutionized planetary science, resolved key questions about the outer planets and raised intriguing new ones about the evolution of our solar system.

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PBS and Time Inc. Announce Beyond a Year in Space

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PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour that BEYOND A YEAR IN SPACE, a follow-up documentary to 2016’s A YEAR IN SPACE special, is scheduled to premiere on PBS in November 2017.

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PBS Series NOVA Shares the Great American Solar Eclipse with Audiences across the U.S. in Special Day-of-Event Presentation

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On Monday August 21, 2017, America’s eyes will be glued to the skies as the mainland United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979. NOVA will capture the spectacular event in a special presentation to air hours after it takes place.

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Coming to OETA February 2017

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This February on OETA: American Experience profiles the Oklahoma City bombing, Nature presents its newest miniseries "Spy in the Wild," Aurora: Fire in the Sky gives a look at this incredible natural phenomena and get caught up on Victoria with an Oscar Sunday marathon.

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Rarely Seen Animal Behavior Captured in Spy in the Wild, A Nature Miniseries

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In the most innovative production Nature has ever presented, this five-part series employs more than 30 animatronic spy cameras disguised as animals to secretly record behavior in the wild.

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American Masters Presents Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, February 21

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American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, premieres nationwide Tuesday, February 21 during Black History Month as part of the 31st season of the American Masters series.

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