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Nova

PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

Rating: None

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Now in its 39th season, NOVA is the most-watched primetime science series on American television, reaching an average of five million viewers weekly.
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NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
NOVA Volume 16
NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.
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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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