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.

Wed, Sep 27 2:00 P.M. Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided to Go for It     NH Explore (11.2)

Discover how Moreno defied her humble upbringing and racism to become one of a select group of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winners.

Fri, Sep 29 10:00 P.M. A Song for Cesar     NHPBS (11.1)

This is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who used music as a tool to unite and inspire workers during the United Farm Workers' struggle for better labor conditions.

Sat, Sep 30 2:30 A.M. A Song for Cesar     NHPBS (11.1)

This is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who used music as a tool to unite and inspire workers during the United Farm Workers' struggle for better labor conditions.

Sat, Sep 30 9:00 P.M. A Song for Cesar     NH World (11.3)

This is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who used music as a tool to unite and inspire workers during the United Farm Workers' struggle for better labor conditions.

Sun, Oct 1 1:00 A.M. A Song for Cesar     NH World (11.3)

This is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who used music as a tool to unite and inspire workers during the United Farm Workers' struggle for better labor conditions.

Mon, Oct 2 12:00 P.M. A Song for Cesar     NH Explore (11.2)

This is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who used music as a tool to unite and inspire workers during the United Farm Workers' struggle for better labor conditions.

Fri, Oct 6 9:00 P.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NHPBS (11.1)

Explore the extraordinary life and musical career of the legendary drummer, composer and social activist.

Sat, Oct 7 9:00 P.M. Orozco: Man of Fire     NH World (11.3)

Often thought of as the other Mexican muralist, beside his more flamboyant compatriot Diego Rivera, Orozco was a leader of the Mexican Renaissance.

Sun, Oct 8 1:00 A.M. Orozco: Man of Fire     NH World (11.3)

Often thought of as the other Mexican muralist, beside his more flamboyant compatriot Diego Rivera, Orozco was a leader of the Mexican Renaissance.

Sun, Oct 8 10:00 P.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NH World (11.3)

Explore the extraordinary life and musical career of the legendary drummer, composer and social activist.

Mon, Oct 9 2:00 A.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NH World (11.3)

Explore the extraordinary life and musical career of the legendary drummer, composer and social activist.

Mon, Oct 9 3:00 A.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NHPBS (11.1)

Explore the extraordinary life and musical career of the legendary drummer, composer and social activist.

Mon, Oct 9 10:00 A.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NH World (11.3)

Explore the extraordinary life and musical career of the legendary drummer, composer and social activist.

Mon, Oct 9 12:00 P.M. Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes     NH Explore (11.2)

Explore the extraordinary life and musical career of the legendary drummer, composer and social activist.

Mon, Oct 16 2:00 P.M. Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away     NH Explore (11.2)

Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist, a pioneer of Chicago's West Side sound and major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton.


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Unforgotten | Episode 1
Van der Valk | Episode 1: Freedom in Amsterdam (Part One)
Professor T | Ring of Fire
Great Performances | Leonard Bernstein's Kaddish Symphony
Human Footprint | The Ground Below
Southern Storytellers | Episode 3
Grantchester | Episode 6
Endeavour | Episode 3: Exeunt
Local, USA | Generations Stolen
Below the Belt: The Last Health Taboo | Below the Belt: The Last Health Taboo
Independent Lens | Mama Bears
Ridley | The Peaceful Garden, Part 1
My Music with Rhiannon Giddens | Episode 7
American Masters | Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock 'n' Roll
American Experience | Casa Susanna
Fire on the Hill: The Cowboys of South Central LA | Fire on the Hill: The Cowboys of South Central LA
SciGirls Stories: Black Women in STEM | SciGirls Stories: Black Women in STEM
Lidia Celebrates America | Lidia Celebrates America: Flavors That Define Us
Doc World | The Accused: Damned or Devoted?
Fanny: The Right to Rock | Fanny: The Right to Rock
Wild Scandinavia | Heartlands
The Coronation of King Charles III | Sing for the King
Antiques Roadshow | Junk in the Trunk 12
The Articulate Hour | Marking Time
NOVA | Hidden Volcano Abyss
My Grandparents' War | Emeli Sandé
Nature | Attenborough's Wonder of Song
Boblo Boats: A Detroit Ferry Tale | Boblo Boats: A Detroit Ferry Tale
Tom Jones | Episode 2
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip | Christopher Timothy and Patrick Robinson
Next at the Kennedy Center | Continuum: Jason Moran & Christian McBride
Changing Planet | Episode 1
La Frontera with Pati Jinich | Back to the Middle
Before We Die | Episode 2
How Saba Kept Singing | How Saba Kept Singing