PBS’ fall schedule will examine President John F. Kennedy’s life and his death 50 years ago through a modern lens, part of the network’s increased emphasis on relevance, its programming chief said.
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By John Sellers NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Ken Burns began working on his upcoming PBS documentary “Prohibition” years ago — long before, as he puts it, “Boardwalk Empire” was “a… More
Keith Olbermann is lining up an all-star team of “progressive” contributors who will appear regularly on his new “Countdown” show on Current TV. He’ll have about 20 such contributors, Olbermann… More
NEW YORK – Having already done the Civil War and World War II, Ken Burns is working on a documentary about the Vietnam War. PBS said the 10- to 12-hour… More
BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – Who says Red Sox and Yankee fans can’t work together? Witness Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, who just finished a sequel to their 1994… More
At least one producer is extremely unhappy with the Emmy awards. He’s Thom Beers, executive producer of brawny, blue-collar ‘docudrama’ programs such as ‘Deadliest Catch,’ ‘Black Gold,’ ‘Ice Road Truckers,’… More
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Ken Burns makes sweeping documentaries about subjects including baseball, but he’s very concise about whether Pete Rose should make it into the sport’s Hall of Fame…. More
NEW YORK – Filmmaker Ken Burns is wading into baseball’s steroids era for a postscript to his 1994 PBS documentary about the sport. The nine-part 1994 series ‘Baseball‘ was a refuge… More