tv.broadwayworld.com

AMERICAN MASTERS

 

About American Masters, Thirteen/WNET’s award-winning biography series, celebrates our arts and culture. Created and launched in 1986 by Executive Producer Susan Lacy, the series set the standard for docume... (read more...)

American Masters small logo
click to enlarge

More: PBS
Website | Twitter | Facebook
Back to Main...
   E-Mail Link





Latest Tweet


3/22 @ 1:27 AM
PBS - Gardening with kids: how it affects your child’s brain, body, and soul (via @pbsparents) https://t.co/Cm07RP5tRV
Retweet | Reply | Link   


Latest Articles


THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead Searches for Cleopatra's Lost Tomb This May THIRTEEN's Secrets of the Dead Searches for Cleopatra's Lost Tomb This May
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2016

In the annals of world history, few names are as recognizable as Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt. Cleopatra VII was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty and the last pharaoh of Egypt.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2016

American Masters Janis: Little Girl Blue premieres nationwide Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) as part of the 30 th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series.... (more...)
Kevin Hart & More Among Comedy Central's 2016-17 Development Slate Kevin Hart & More Among Comedy Central's 2016-17 Development Slate
by TV News Desk - March 31, 2016

On the heels of a series of renewals and extensions and the announcement of an unprecedented development slate exclusive to Snapchat, Comedy Central today reveals the balance of its 2016-2017 content development slate... (more...)
Sneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE END Sneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE END
by TV News Desk - March 29, 2016

Frequently referred to as 'the Mount Rushmore of country music,' The Highwaymen Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were American country music's first bona fide supergroup... (more...)
JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1 JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2016

... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'W.S. Merwin: To Plant a Tree' to Air on PBS This April THIRTEEN's 'W.S. Merwin: To Plant a Tree' to Air on PBS This April
by TV News Desk - March 22, 2016

It has been more than four decades since Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.) founded Earth Day and held its first celebration on April 22, 1970, launching the birth of the modern environmental movement.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Joplin Documentary 'Janis: Little Girl Blue,' 5/3 AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Joplin Documentary 'Janis: Little Girl Blue,' 5/3
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2016

American Masters - Janis: Little Girl Blue premieres nationwide Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) as part of the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN'sAmerican Masters series.... (more...)
NJTV Launches Initiative to Spotlight NJ's Drug Addiction Crisis & Solutions NJTV Launches Initiative to Spotlight NJ's Drug Addiction Crisis & Solutions
by TV News Desk - March 17, 2016

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced the launch of a new year-long, multi-platform community engagement initiative, Healthy NJ: New Jersey's Drug Addiction Crisis, aimed at raising awareness and promoting discussion about the state's drug problems and solutions.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'The Secrets of Saint John Paul' to Premire on PBS 4/5 THIRTEEN's 'The Secrets of Saint John Paul' to Premire on PBS 4/5
by TV News Desk - March 16, 2016

Pope John Paul II, born Karol Jzef Wojtyla, was ordained in 1946, and in 1978 became the first Polish Pope and first non-Italian Pope in more than 400 years. He served as Pope until his passing in 2005.... (more...)
PBS Announces Second Season of Original Drama Series MERCY STREET PBS Announces Second Season of Original Drama Series MERCY STREET
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

PBS announced today that it has given the greenlight to a second season of MERCY STREET, PBS' first original drama in more than a decade... (more...)
THIRTEEN to Toast the End of an Era with DOWNTON ABBEY FAREWELL THIRTEEN to Toast the End of an Era with DOWNTON ABBEY FAREWELL
by TV News Desk - March 03, 2016

DOWNTON ABBEY, the top-rated PBS drama of all time, will conclude its sixth and final season on Sunday, March 6 at 9 p.m.... (more...)
Video: Sneak Peek - AMERICAN MASTERS Documentary 'Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl' Video: Sneak Peek - AMERICAN MASTERS Documentary 'Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl'
by TV News Desk - February 22, 2016

Below, watch a new excerpt from the new documentary American Masters -- Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, premiering nationwide Friday, March 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS... (more...)
Cyberchase, WNET & Make-A-Wish Debut Grants 10-Year-Old's Wish Cyberchase, WNET & Make-A-Wish Debut Grants 10-Year-Old's Wish
by TV News Desk - November 09, 2015

Earlier this year, WNET teamed up with Make-A-Wish® to grant the wish of 10-year old Trisha from Cincinnati, Ohio.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch NOW! CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO Available to Stream in its Entirety STAGE TUBE: Watch NOW! CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO Available to Stream in its Entirety
by Stage Tube - November 07, 2015

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do, a retrospective of her extraordinary life and career -featuring interviews, archival performance footage, and newly filmed numbers from Rivera's concert including such numbers as 'A Boy Like That,' 'America,' 'A Lot of Livin' to Do,' 'All That Jazz,' and 'Nowaday... (more...)
DVR Alert - Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY Airs on THIRTEEN Tonight DVR Alert - Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY Airs on THIRTEEN Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 07, 2015

After Friday evening's presentation of Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do on PBS, Reel 13's November schedule kicks off the following night with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story.... (more...)
Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY to Air on THIRTEEN This Weekend Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY to Air on THIRTEEN This Weekend
by TV News Desk - November 06, 2015

After Friday evening's presentation of Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do on PBS, Reel 13's November schedule kicks off the following night with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story.... (more...)
BWW Review: 'In Their Own Words: Jim Henson' Explores the Life of the Man Behind The Muppets BWW Review: 'In Their Own Words: Jim Henson' Explores the Life of the Man Behind The Muppets
by Danielle Ashley - November 02, 2015

There are very few creators who have been lucky enough to have their characters live a life of their own even after his passing. One of these creators is Jim Henson, best known for his Muppet characters. As part of the 'In Their Own Words' series, PBS takes viewers on a journey through the life of t... (more...)
Carole King, Mike Nichols Documentaries Set for New Season of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS Carole King, Mike Nichols Documentaries Set for New Season of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2015

Delve into the hit singer-songwriter's life and career from 1960s New York to the music mecca of 70s LA to the present. Carole King joins collaborators and family in new interviews, while rare home movies, performances and photos complete the tapestry.... (more...)
New Digital Streaming Service 'BroadwayHD' to Bring Broadway Theater to Screens New Digital Streaming Service 'BroadwayHD' to Bring Broadway Theater to Screens
by TV News Desk - October 26, 2015

An all new subscription and on-demand digital streaming service 'BroadwayHD' has launched today with the goal of bringing Broadway theater to both movie and television screens. ... (more...)
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE Leaps onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE Leaps onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2015

Elton John and Lee Hall's adaptation of the acclaimed 2000 film, written by Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, won multiple awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including 10 TONY AWARDS Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL LIVE, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London's West End (where it is stil... (more...)
PBS Announces DOWNTON ABBEY Premiere Date; Full Winter/Spring Programming PBS Announces DOWNTON ABBEY Premiere Date; Full Winter/Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2015

PBS' winter/spring primetime schedule offers a number of exciting new beginnings, awaited returns and a few goodbyes: most notably to one of television's most beloved dramas, “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE... (more...)
Read Opening Remarks from Michelle Obama at Today's 'A CELEBRATION OF SONG' Read Opening Remarks from Michelle Obama at Today's 'A CELEBRATION OF SONG'
by TV News Desk - October 14, 2015

'A Celebration of American Creativity: In Performance at the White House' is a PBS music special taped in the East Room of the White House. President and Mrs. Obama will host the all-star music tribute celebrating the cultural resonance of art and literature in unique American musical forms.... (more...)
WNET's MetroFocus to Launch New Daily Format, Starting 10/19 WNET's MetroFocus to Launch New Daily Format, Starting 10/19
by TV News Desk - October 09, 2015

On Monday, October 19, 2015, WNET, the flagship PBS station based in New York, will launch a new daily format -- airing weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN -- for its award-winning news and public affairs series MetroFocus. Viewers can expect to see more stories ... (more...)







TV VIDEOS


BWW Review: Audra McDonald Reaffirms Her Singular Brilliance in HBO's LADY DAYAudra McDonald Reaffirms Her Singular Brilliance in HBO's LADY DAY BroadwayRadio Releases First Episode of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast' with Andrew Rannells
First Episode of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast' with Andrew Rannells

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow