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Welcome to the Eight Pressroom, an online tool for media with easy access to program and station information. Eight, Arizona PBS news releases are highlighted under "Eight News." Those news releases, together with PBS news releases about specific programs, also are archived by month below. Please contact Colleen O'Donnell Pierce with any questions and/or needs. Thank you!

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Eight News

PBS KIDS Holiday Programs December 24
Arizona Centennial Series December 16
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Salutes Our Armed Forces November 9
The Latest Procedure November 13
Check, Please! Arizona is now Mobile November 21
Eight's Centennial Cooking Celebration November 27
The Latest Procedure October 15
ArtBeat Nation October 5
Eight NerdWalk 2012 October 1
Half The Sky September 26
Arizona Horizon's Vote 2012 August 29
New Documentary August 20
Arizon Senator Republican Debate August 13
Eight presents Outrageous Arizona August 6
A Capitol Fourth featuring Olympic Weightlifting Champ Sarah Robles June 27
PBS Literacy Fair June 6
Jacques Pépin Cooks for Eight June 4
Mesa Arts Center Partnership May 24
Independent Lens "Precious Knowledge" May 17
Check, Please! Arizona Tasting Tour May 14
Arizona Spelling Bee 2012 April 10
Eight launches online 'Capture My Arizona' website April 5
Eight's new PBS series 'America Revealed' features local Arizona cities April 5
Eight presents 'PEEP and the Big Wide World!' free event March 13
Eight presents "The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall" March 4
Eight program features Scottsdale's Arabian Horse Show February 7
Eight Celebrates Arizona's Centennial January 27

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December 2012 Date

Arizona Centennial Series December 16
PBS KIDS Holiday Programs December 24

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November 2012 Date

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Salutes Our Armed Forces November 9
The Latest Procedure November 13
Check, Please! Arizona is now Mobile November 21
Eight's Centennial Cooking Celebration November 27
   

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October 2012 Date

ArtBeat Nation October 5
Eight NerdWalk 2012 October 1
ASU Discovers: New Perspectives on Research October 22

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September 2012 Date

Half The Sky September 26

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August 2012 Date

Arizona Horizon's Vote 2012 August 29
New Documentary August 20
Arizona Senator Republican Debate August 13
Eight presents Outrageous Arizona August 06

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June 2012 Date

PBS Arts 'Mariachi High' June 29
A Capitol Fourth featuring Olympic Weightlifting Champ Sarah Robles June 27
Inside Nature's Giants June 27
Queen Victoria's Empire June 19 & 26
Pioneers of Television June 25
POV "My Reincarnation" June 21
POV "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" June 21
The War of 1812 June 12
60s Pop, Rock & Soul June 6
Australian Pink Floyd Show June 6
Yanni: Live at El Morro June 5
Il Volo Takes Flight June 4

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May 2012 Date

British Beat (My Music) June 2
Great Performances "The Phantom of the Opera" June 1
Frontline "Fast Times at West Philly High" May 29
National Memorial Day Concert 2012 May 27
Civilization: The West and the Rest May 22
Frontline "Cell Tower Deaths" May 22
In Performance at the White House May 21
Masterpiece Mystery! "Sherlock, Series 2" May 20
Independent Lens "Precious Knowledge" May 17
Bones of Turkana May 16
NOVA "The Great Inca Rebellion" May 16
American Experience "Clinton" May 15
American Masters "Johnny Carson: King of Late Night" May 14
NOVA "Hunt for the Supertwister" May 9

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April 2012 Date

Masterpiece Classic "Birdsong" April 22 & 29
Finding Your Roots April 29
Energy Quest USA - Earth: The Operators Manual and Powering The Planet April 27
Nature "River of No Return" April 18
Masterpiece Classic "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" April 15
Masterpiece Classic "Great Expectations" April 1 & 8
Independent Lens "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" April 5
American Experience "Grand Coulee Dam" April 3
Saving the Titanic April 1
The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater April 1

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March 2012 Date

American Experience "Triangle Fire" March 27
Masterpiece Classic "Oliver Twist" March 25
Steve Jobs - One Last Thing March 21
The Australian Pink Floyd Show: Live from the Hammersmith Apollo March 17
Joe Bonamassa: Beacon Theatre - Live from New York March 9
Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony March 7
Il Volo Takes Flight March 6
Great Performances "The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall" March 4
Big Band Vocalists (My Music) March 3

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February 2012 Date

Nature "Echo: An Elephant to Remember" February 29
American Masters "Cab Calloway: Sketches" February 27
Great Performances "Memphis" February 24
POV "Racing Dreams" February 23
American Experience "Clinton" February 21
Nature "The Himalayas" February 15
Slavery By Another Name February 13
Shirley MacLaine to star on Season 3 February 12
Eight Celebrates Arizona's Centennial February 7
Arabian Horse Show February 7
Underground Railroad: The William Still Story February 6
American Experience "The Amish" February 2
NOVA "Ice Age Death Trap" February 1

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January 2012 Date

Frontline "Post Mortem" January 31
Great Performances "Tony Bennett: Duets II" January 27
Frontline "The Meth Epidemic" January 24
NOVA "3D Spies of WWII January 18
American Experience "Custer's Last Stand" January 17
NOVA "Bombing Hitler's Dams" January 11
Nature "Kangaroo Mob" January 11
Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey, Season Two January 8
Frontline "Opium Brides" January 3

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