American Masters

AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.

Sat, Apr 27 8:00 P.M. The Incomparable Mr. Buckley     NH Explore (11.2)

Discover the intellectual evolution and political legacy of William F.

Sat, Apr 27 8:00 P.M. Ailey     NH World (11.3)

Discover the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey whose dances center on the Black American experience with grace, strength and beauty.

Sun, Apr 28 12:00 A.M. Ailey     NH World (11.3)

Discover the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey whose dances center on the Black American experience with grace, strength and beauty.

Sun, Apr 28 1:00 A.M. The Incomparable Mr. Buckley     NH Explore (11.2)

Discover the intellectual evolution and political legacy of William F.

Wed, May 8 1:00 P.M. Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road     NH Explore (11.2)

Explore the life and career of Brian Wilson, singer, songwriter and co-founder of The Beach Boys, as he and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine drive around Los Angeles.

Thu, May 9 3:00 A.M. Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road     NH Explore (11.2)

Explore the life and career of Brian Wilson, singer, songwriter and co-founder of The Beach Boys, as he and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine drive around Los Angeles.

Thu, May 9 2:00 P.M. Nam June Paik     NH World (11.3)

See the world through the eyes of Nam June Paik, the father of video art and coiner of the term "electronic superhighway.

Sat, May 25 8:00 P.M. Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir     NH World (11.3)

Explore the life of the groundbreaking author of "The Joy Luck Club" in this intimate portrait.

Sun, May 26 12:00 A.M. Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir     NH World (11.3)

Explore the life of the groundbreaking author of "The Joy Luck Club" in this intimate portrait.

Mon, May 27 7:30 P.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)

Narrated by Jason Momoa, discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku.

Tue, May 28 12:30 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)

Narrated by Jason Momoa, discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku.

Tue, May 28 8:30 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)

Narrated by Jason Momoa, discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku.

Thu, May 30 3:30 P.M. Joe Papp In Five Acts     NH World (11.3)

Joe Papp, founder of The Public Theater, Free Shakespeare in the Park and producer of groundbreaking plays like Hair, A Chorus Line and for colored girls, created a "theater of inclusion" based on the belief that great art is for everyone.


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Ask This Old House | E18 | Shade Sod, Rocky Canyon Rustic | Ask This Old House
This Old House | E18 | Glen Ridge Generational | Vintage
Alice & Jack | Episode 1
Nolly | Episode 2
Antiques Roadshow | LSU Rural Life Museum, Hour 2
History with David Rubenstein | Jeffrey Frank
Austin City Limits | ACL 9th Annual Hall of Fame Honors Trisha Yearwood
Great Performances | George Jones: Still Playin' Possum
Nature | Patrick and the Whale
NOVA | Building the Eiffel Tower
Finding Your Roots | Mean Streets
Local, USA | In the Bubble with Jaime
Gospel | Gospel's Second Century
Reel Midwest: Homegrown | Episode 4
GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers | ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers
POV | Brief Tender Light
America's Test Kitchen | Multicooker Perfection
Independent Lens | Beyond Utopia
All Creatures Great and Small | Episode 7
Miss Scarlet & The Duke | Episode 6: The Fugitive
American Masters | HOPPER: An American love story (ASL + Audio Description)
Next at the Kennedy Center | Cynthia Erivo & Friends: A New Year's Eve Celebration
CHILDREN IN CRISIS: The Story of CHIP | CHILDREN IN CRISIS: The Story of CHIP
America ReFramed | By Water
Funny Woman | Episode 1
Mary Berry's Highland Christmas | Mary Berry's Highland Christmas
Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir | Season of Light: Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir