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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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PBS Fall Highlights

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PBS recently announced the Fall 2018 schedule line up and we have the highlights! It’s going to be a great season. Here’s what we are looking forward to the most...

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Vote in The Great American Read

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The hunt is on for America’s favorite book! Voting in The Great American Read has been open since May and will continue throughout the summer until the finale airs on October 23. Whether you are a fan of the classics like Wuthering Heights or To Kill A Mockingbird, the science fiction books like 1984 or Lord of the Rings, or novels like The Help or The Hunger Games, the Top 100 list runs the gamut

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"No Passport Required" Explores American Through the Culture of Food

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No Passport Required, hosted and executive produced by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the United States to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisines woven into American food and culture.

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July Sleeper Picks

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Although the PBS Summer of Adventure kicks off on July 10, there’s some awesome programming next month that you might not have heard about!

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"Brimestone & Glory" on POV

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The National Pyrotechnic Festival in the small town of Tultepec is a remarkable celebration of the celebration itself.

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June Sleeper Picks

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There are some seriously good shows flying under the radar in the second half of June. Luckily Chief Programming Officer Jim Wiener has the scoop:

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"Man in an Orange Shirt" on Masterpiece

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CET and ThinkTV are celebrating Pride Month with the premiere of Man in an Orange Shirt Sunday, June 17, at 9pm. This drama follows two love stories, 60 years apart, that chart the changes and challenges in gay lives in England — from the era of jail terms to the onset of dating apps.

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New Fleetwood Mac Special Features Songs from “Rumours”

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Whether or not you are a Fleetwood Mac fan, there’s no denying the impact of their music, especially the album "Rumours." And we are excited to present a new special – "Fleetwood Mac: The Dance" – that features the greatest hits from "Rumours."

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June Membership Drive Highlights

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It’s almost time for our June Membership Drive! Running from June 2 to June 10, this drive is CET’s last membership push before the end of the fiscal year. We have a great line-up of shows – and corresponding thank you gifts – including Fleetwood Mac: The Dance, Benise: Fuego!, Celtic Thunder X, Andrea Bocelli: Landmarks Live and more.

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The Great American Read Comes to CET and ThinkTV this Summer

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The Great American Read, an eight-part series that takes viewers on a journey to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, premieres this Tuesday, May 22, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16.

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