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American Masters – Charley Pride: I’m Just Me

Posted: December 18th, 2018
American Masters – Charley Pride: I’m Just Me traces the improbable journey of Charley Pride, from his humble beginnings as a sharecropper’s son on a cotton farm in segregated Sledge, Mississippi to his career as a Negro American League baseball player and his meteoric rise as a trailblazing country music superstar. The new documentary ...

Great Performances at the Met: La Fanciulla del West

Posted: December 11th, 2018
Season 13 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, February 24 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Puccini’s blazing love story La Fanciulla del West. Based on David Belasco’s play The Girl of the Golden West, Puccini’s American opera stars Eva-Maria Westbroek as the heroine Minnie alongside Jonas Kaufmann as the outlaw ...

American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Posted: December 3rd, 2018
American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me is the first major film documentary to examine the performer’s vast career and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America. Sammy Davis, Jr., had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, vast in scope and ...

Nature: Living Volcanoes

Posted: January 2nd, 2019
Our planet is bursting at the seams. Around the world, up to 30 volcanoes erupt every day – and hundreds more could explode at any moment. Meet the people and wildlife that live alongside these volcanoes, from Kilauea to Mount Etna. Discover how volcanoes cause destruction but also create and nurture life. At the “burning heart” of this ...

Great Performances: Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

Posted: December 18th, 2018
Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP The Magazine’s 2018 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award, the publication announced today. MacLaine will be honored at the 18th annual Movies for Grownups® Awards ceremony on Feb. 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. The AARP Movies for Grownups multimedia franchise was established in 2002 to celebrate ...

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