AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

About Go behind-the-scenes of TV's longest-running, most-watched history series, and get to know the filmmakers, producers, historians, and series staff that make history come alive.

American Experience small logo

More: PBS
Website | Twitter | Facebook





Latest Tweets


11/14 @ 2:01 PM
AmExperiencePBS - Writer/inventor/journalist/all-around maverick Nellie Bly set off to circumnavigate the globe #OnThisDay in 1889. S… https://t.co/mx9DfMYpmU
Retweet | Reply | Link   
11/14 @ 12:37 PM
AmExperiencePBS - Apollo 12 launched from Cape Kennedy #OnThisDay in 1969. Charles "Pete" Conrad, Alan L. Bean, and Richard F. Gordo… https://t.co/B0xbIsG8cw
Retweet | Reply | Link   
11/14 @ 10:08 AM
AmExperiencePBS - "In the course of a few hours, they fired more weight of artillery into the German lines than the Union army did in… https://t.co/pArXW30yRK
Retweet | Reply | Link   


Latest Articles


Sutton Foster And Hugh Bonneville To Join The Mormon Tabernacle Choir on PBS This Christmas! Sutton Foster And Hugh Bonneville To Join The Mormon Tabernacle Choir on PBS This Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2018

This December, Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and renowned actor Hugh Bonneville, of 'Downton Abbey' on MASTERPIECE, will star as guest musical artist and narrator, respectively, in the beloved annual holiday television special 'Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir' on PBS and BYUtv.... (more...)
Lainie Kazan And William Shatner to Share Hanukkah Memories On PBS Lainie Kazan And William Shatner to Share Hanukkah Memories On PBS
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2018

Tony Award nominee Lainie Kazan and Emmy Award winner William Shatner, whose Broadway stage careers have spanned six decades, reveal personal stories of their Jewish upbringing in the new PBS special Hanukkah: A Festival of deLights. The program airs nationwide on PBS stations in the week leading up... (more...)
PBS' Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast To Air 12/18 PBS' Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast To Air 12/18
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2018

This holiday season, renowned chef, author and food ambassador Lidia Bastianich travels to rural communities across the U.S. to explore the patchwork of traditions that make up America's diverse cuisine, in a holiday celebration of big meals from small towns.... (more...)
PBS to Premiere JOHN LEGUIZAMO'S ROAD TO BROADWAY This Friday PBS to Premiere JOHN LEGUIZAMO'S ROAD TO BROADWAY This Friday
by TV News Desk - November 13, 2018

John Leguizamo's Road to Broadway follows the always provocative Leguizamo as he prepares for his most challenging theatrical quest yet - cramming 3,000 years of Latino history into 90 minutes of stage time for his one man show. With extraordinary access to his creative process, the film traces the ... (more...)
21st Century Fox and American Film Institute Announce Inaugural Class of Fox DP Lab 21st Century Fox and American Film Institute Announce Inaugural Class of Fox DP Lab
by TV News Desk - November 08, 2018

21st Century Fox (21CF) and the American Film Institute (AFI) have announced the eight female cinematographers to participate in the first-ever FOX DP LAB, to take place today, Thursday, Nov. 8, and tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 9, on the historic Fox Lot in Los Angeles: Tarin Anderson, Anne Etheridge, Cat... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS
by Stage Tube - August 07, 2018

A star-studded array of vocal talent with deep ties to Chicago gathers on stage at Lyric Opera to pay tribute to the city's wide-reaching influence across blues, jazz, rock, folk, hip-hop, gospel, opera and classical music in Great Performances: Chicago Voices, premiering nationwide Friday, August 1... (more...)
PBS and 'American Experience' Announce 'Woodstock,' New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman PBS and 'American Experience' Announce 'Woodstock,' New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

PBS and 'American Experience' Announce 'Woodstock,' New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman... (more...)
PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief... (more...)
PBS Announces 'Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History,' New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020 PBS Announces 'Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History,' New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., and a... (more...)
PBS Announces 'Reconstruction: America After the Civil War,' A New Documentary from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to Air Spring 2019 on PBS PBS Announces 'Reconstruction: America After the Civil War,' A New Documentary from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to Air Spring 2019 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

PBS Announces 'Reconstruction: America After the Civil War,' A New Documentary from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to Air Spring 2019 on PBS... (more...)
Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson's Disease On CBS This Morning Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson's Disease On CBS This Morning
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

According to CBSNews.com, Alan Alda has revealed he has Parkinson's disease. In an appearance on 'CBS This Morning' Tuesday, the award-winning actor said he was diagnosed with the disease three and a half years ago. See the full clip here.... (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Hal Prince & More Will Air on PBS GREAT PERFORMANCES This Fall AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Hal Prince & More Will Air on PBS GREAT PERFORMANCES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

PBS just recently announced its fall 2018 GREAT PERFORMANCES line-up, which will commence on Fridays, November 2, and continue on November 9, 16 and 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET).... (more...)