American Masters

American Masters

  • TV-14
  • 1986
  • 35 Seasons
  • 8.0  (772)

American Masters is a series of television programs devoted to the biographies on American actors, artists and writers. They have influenced the pop culture of the country in a way that has withstood the test of time. The producer selected each subject based on the wide ranging impact they had on American cultural history.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
5. Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
April 9, 2021
Dive into the life of the neurologist and author who helped redefine our understanding of the brain.
Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story
4. Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story
April 2, 2021
Explore the career of Doc Severinsen, bandleader to "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.".
Twyla Moves
3. Twyla Moves
March 26, 2021
Explore the career of modern dance pioneer Twyla Tharp with first-hand glimpses at her process.
Flannery O'Connor
2. Flannery O'Connor
March 23, 2021
Explore the world of a literary icon whose provocative fiction was unlike anything published before.
How It Feels To Be Free
1. How It Feels To Be Free
January 18, 2021
Discover icons Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier.
American Masters
American Masters

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American Masters is a series of television programs devoted to the biographies on American actors, artists and writers. They have influenced the pop culture of the country in a way that has withstood the test of time. The producer selected each subject based on the wide ranging impact they had on American cultural history.American Masters is a series that is currently running and has 35 seasons (266 episodes). The series first aired on June 23, 1986.

American Masters is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch American Masters on demand at Amazon Prime, Vudu, Google Play and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    June 23, 1986
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (772)