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Air Date: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 7:00 PM
Learn about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Ken Burns, Rosanne Cash and members of the filmmaking team.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2020 8:00 PM
Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 9, 2019 8:00 PM
The family stories of actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison. Also a look at how a summer camp for children is using genetic genealogy to help young people better understand their burgeoning identities.
Air Date: Thu, Jan 3, 2019 8:00 PM
See how what was first called “hillbilly music” reaches new audiences through phonographs and radio, and launches the careers of country music’s first big stars, the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.
Air Date: Sun, Oct 14, 2018 9:00 PM
See how Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey merged to create a circus of more than 1,100 people and 1,000 animals, only to limp through the Great Depression against competition from radio and movies.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 28, 2018 9:00 PM
NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour – a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy and the spiral in the center of a sunflower.
Air Date: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 9:00 PM
During his eight-decade career, Bob Hope (1903-2003) was the only performer to achieve top-rated success in every form of mass entertainment: vaudeville, Broadway, movies, radio, television, popular song and personal appearances, including his annual USO Christmas military tours and hosting the Academy Awards more times than anyone else.
Air Date: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 9:00 PM
Join host Rashida Jones to honor the most powerful, enlightening and invigorating stories in television, radio and digital media. The evening spotlights all 30 winners, along with achievement awards for Norman Lear and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), the presenter of Independent Lens on PBS.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 10:00 PM
This versatile five-man group, based in Nashville, burst onto the country charts with their single “Break Up with Him,” which quickly became a Top 10 Billboard hit and country radio staple. Old Dominion’s songwriting prowess helped get them noticed through their work for country greats such as Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, and more.
Air Date: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 8:00 PM
This special presents top pop hits of the 1950s by singers and groups who brought songs of love and optimism to listeners glued to their AM radios.
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