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American Masters Presents U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, June 2 on PBS

Posted: May 15th, 2023

Explores the music icon’s influence and advocacy for the rights of Black artists. Features interviews with Keith Richards, Ringo Starr, Big Freedia and more. (NEW YORK, NY) – A fearless pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll who broke the color barrier in the 1950s with hits like “Tutti Frutti” and “Long Tall Sally,” Little Richard defined a ...

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American Masters – Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV Synopsis & TV Listings

Posted: April 10th, 2023

Premieres May 16 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, pbs.org/americanmasters and the PBS App. Synopsis: See the world through the eyes of Nam June Paik, the father of video art and coiner of the term “electronic superhighway.” Born in Japan-occupied Korea, Paik went on to become a pillar of the American avant-garde and transformed ...

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Great Performances: Broadway’s Best 2023

Posted: April 12th, 2023

Great Performances Presents Star-Studded Broadway’s Best Lineup with Sutton Foster, Chita Rivera, Danai Gurira and More As Part of 50th Anniversary Season Fridays, May 12-26 on PBS Features a revue celebrating 50 years of the series, the Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Richard III, and an encore of beloved musical ...

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Great Performances: Richard III

Posted: January 9th, 2023

Great Performances Presents World Broadcast Premiere of The Public Theater’s Richard III Starring Danai Gurira Directed by Robert O’Hara May 19 on PBS   As part of its annual “Broadway’s Best” lineup, Great Performances raises the curtain this spring on The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Richard III ...

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Great Performances: Celebrating 50 Years of Broadway’s Best

Posted: March 16th, 2023

On the occasion of Great Performances’ golden anniversary, enjoy a star-studded revue of milestone Broadway shows from 1973 to 2023, spotlighting songs by legendary composers including Stephen Schwartz, Kander & Ebb, Fats Waller, Stephen Sondheim, Duke Ellington, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and many more. Hosted by two-time Tony winner Sutton ...

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Nature: Attenborough’s Wonder of Song

Posted: March 30th, 2023

Nature: Attenborough’s Wonder of Song  Premieres Wednesday, May 3 at 8/7c on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/nature, and the PBS App   Synopsis:  David Attenborough presents seven of the most remarkable animal songs found in nature and explores the significance of these songs in the lives of their species.  Each one - from the song ...

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Kit Harington, Keira Knightley, Toby Jones and Emeli Sandé Explore Their Families’ Pasts in Season 2 of My Grandparents’ War

Posted: March 14th, 2023

Four-part World War II history-genealogy series returns on Tuesdays, April 11-May 2 on PBS  (check local listings), pbs.org and the PBS App Returning for a second season of compelling personal stories set during some of the most dramatic moments of World War II, My Grandparents’ War takes a fascinating journey into the past to understand the ...

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