Michael Tilson Thomas was considered the great young hope of American classical music, becoming a star overnight and gaining international recognition in 1969 when he stepped in mid-concert for ailing Boston Symphony conductor William Steinberg.
Broadway may still be dark, but Great Performances raises the curtain once again for theater-lovers with its fourth annual “Broadway’s Best” lineup, premiering Fridays, November 6-27 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/broadwayonpbs and the PBS Video app.
The Giant Panda may be one of the most recognizable endangered species on our planet, but the daily lives of wild pandas remain a mystery, until now. Filming over three years, two Chinese cinematographers trek through the steep forested trails of the Qinling Mountains to catch a glimpse of wild pandas.
American Masters presents the broadcast premiere of Walter Winchell: The Power of Gossip, a new documentary that traces the life and career of the syndicated columnist, radio news commentator and television host who created the fast-paced, gossip driven, politically charged media culture that dominates today.
American Masters and Firelight Media present In the Making, a new documentary short film series following the lives and journeys of emerging BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) cultural artists who bring insight and originality to their artistic craft. Featuring eight cinematic and character-driven shorts by emerging BIPOC filmmakers, ...