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Great Performances: The Magic of Spirituals

Posted: December 15th, 2022

Great Performances Explores  Jessye Norman and Kathleen Battle’s Legendary Spirituals Concert at Carnegie Hall in Documentary’s U.S. Broadcast Premiere February 24 on PBS   Synopsis: Discover the behind-the-scenes story of Jessye Norman and Kathleen Battle’s famed concert at Carnegie Hall on March 18, 1990, in Great Performances: ...

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Great Performances: Remember This

Posted: January 11th, 2023

Great Performances Presents U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Holocaust Witness Play Remember This Starring David Strathairn March 13 on PBS The premiere is complemented by a behind-the-scenes examination of Jan Karski’s story in a new film from The WNET’s Group’s Exploring Hate reporting initiative In a powerful solo performance, Academy Award ...

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Great Performances at the Met: The Hours

Posted: January 11th, 2023

Premieres on Friday, March 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Great Performances at the Met opens season 17 with Great Performances at The Met: The Hours, a new opera from composer Kevin Puts, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel and the 2002 Academy Award-winning film by librettist Greg Pierce, and inspired ...

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American Masters Presents Broadcast Premiere of Dr. Tony Fauci March 21 on PBS

Posted: February 21st, 2023

New documentary follows Dr. Anthony Fauci over the course of two years, offering a behind-the-scenes look at his 50-year career in public health Dr. Anthony Fauci became a household name during the AIDS crisis of the ‘80s and ‘90s. The physician-scientist and immunologist has since served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy ...

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Great Performances: Now Hear This, Series 4

Posted: February 8th, 2023

Scott Yoo Investigates the Musical Inspirations Behind Four Composers from Around the World in New Season of Now Hear This from Great Performances Premiering Fridays, April 7-28 at 9 p.m. on PBS Host Scott Yoo explores the works of Robert Schumann, Astor Piazzolla, Isaac Albéniz and Andy Akiho Travel with host, violinist and conductor Scott Yoo ...

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Nature: The Hummingbird Effect

Posted: February 16th, 2023

Nature: The Hummingbird Effect Narrated by Harry Shum Jr.  Premieres Wednesday, April 12 at 8/7c on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/nature, YouTube and the PBS App   Synopsis: Costa Rica’s motto is Pura Vida - Pure Life - and this deceptively small country is bursting with some of the most spectacular wildlife and pristine ecosystems ...

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Great Performances: Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine 2023

Posted: December 1st, 2022

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive the Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine’s 21st Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards The Star-Studded Ceremony, Hosted by Alan Cumming, Will Be Celebrated in Beverly Hills on January 28, 2023, and broadcast by Great Performances on PBS in February WASHINGTON—AARP The Magazine announced today that Jamie Lee ...

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