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TPT National Productions Wins Daytime Emmy For PBS Series "SciGirls"
June 20, 2011
Twin Cities Public Television's production of SciGirls for PBS audiences nationwide was recognized June 17th with a National Emmy at the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Awards. SciGirls won the category "New Approaches" for its unique merging of television and the web. SciGirls is produced in St. Paul by tpt National Productions with support from the National Science Foundation and ExxonMobil.
tpt, Twin Cities Public Television [Production Company]
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