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Vote on America’s Favorite Novel before Midnight on October 18!

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After months of waiting, the finale of The Great American Read is almost here! Airing at 8pm on October 23 on CET and ThinkTV16, the finale will include footage of watch parties (possibly including footage from Cincinnati!), events and the big reveal of America’s Favorite Novel.

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October 2018 Sleeper Picks

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Ready to set that DVR? Here’s what Public Media Connect Chief Programming Officer Jim Wiener has on his watch list:

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Ken Burns Profiles The Mayo Clinic in New Documentary

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The Mayo Clinic is a renowned hospital that has helped countless people around the World overcome the odds of terrible disease and illnesses and, this month, we’ll be airing a Ken Burns documentary about the clinic and its work over the last 150 years.

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“The Amazing Body” Premieres on September 19

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From red blood cells traveling through your veins with the protection of the white blood cells, to your brain sending signals to your legs to run that mile, the body is full of spectacular processes. But how do these processes actually work?

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"The Great American Read" Returns September 11

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"The Great American Read", which kicked off in May, returns September 11 with six new episodes leading up to the finale on October 23. From Diane Lane to Margaret Atwood and George R. R. Martin to Neil deGrasse Tyson, these episodes include celebrities, authors and everyday people talking about their favorite books and the impact those book made on their lives.

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"The Miniaturist" Premieres on September 9

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In the late 1600s, Amsterdam is a mysterious city with a reputation for its sinful and sexual behaviors. It’s a city full of secrets…

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Mark Twain Encores August 28 & September 4

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We’re encoring Ken Burns’ Mark Twain, a two-part special about the author, at 8pm on August 28 and September 4 on CET and ThinkTV16.

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Betty White Special Honors Her 80 Years in Television

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From "Golden Girls" to "Hot in Cleveland" and Snickers commercials to hilarious cameos, Betty White is a beacon of entertainment. Now we’re excited to celebrate her 80th anniversary in show businesses with a new PBS special – "Betty White: First Lady of Television."

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New Great Performances Special Celebrates Chicago’s Diverse Musical Heritage

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From blues to jazz, rock to folk, hip-hop to gospel, and opera to classical, great musicians from all walks of life call Chicago home.

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"The Outback" Premieres on Wednesday

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As large as California, the Kimberley region of Australia has a population of only about 40,000 people, who live alongside animals that have superbly adapted to the harsh and beautiful extremes of their habitat. Meet them and explore the region they call home starting August 1 with the new three-part series The Outback.

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