Good-natured PBS filmmaker Ken Burns says he loves it when David Letterman parodies his work. Watch Dave’s latest “Ken Burns” bit — about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford — right here …
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Ken Burns said he wants to tell the story of three of the most famous Roosevelts in an upcoming documentary on one of America’s most famous political families.
Two prominent television figures whose lives were significantly altered by the cancer deaths of loved ones are helping turn a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on the history of the disease into a six-hour documentary.
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.
Get ready for Season 24 of “The Simpsons” with this preview of the season premiere — and beyond.
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