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  1. WNET to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell in Honor of American Graduate DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | GlobeNewswire

    ... viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children's programs, and local news and cultural offerings. ...


  2. In an about-face, lens is on Spielberg: HBO doc dares to put the very ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... do it all over again, I would do it with Susan." "Susan" is Susan Lacy, the creator of the groundbreaking "American Masters" series on PBS, which centered on revelatory profiles of several prominent artists and musicians, including Paul Simon, Joni ...


  3. For the RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Oct. 7) described director Susan Lacy as the creator of the PBS series "American Experience." She created "American Masters." If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times' journalistic standards and practices, you ...


  4. TV picks for Oct. 6-8: The Mavericks, Miley Cyrus, Steven Spielberg, 'Robot Chicken'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Star Tribune

    ... throne with guest Taraji P. Henson. Susan Lacy takes full advantage of the contacts she made overseeing "American Masters" for decades in her HBO directorial debut, Daniel Day Lewis, Tony Kushner and Ben Kingsley are among the marquee names that ...


  5. Review: HBO's 'Spielberg' Is a Close Encounter with GeniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The New York Times

    ... In part, " Schindler's List " was his way of coming to terms with his identity. Ms. Lacy created "American Masters" for PBS , and "Spielberg" is in that mold, bringing in dozens of celebrities, critics and colleagues and nearly 30 hours of ...


  6. Fleet Foxes Share Bonus Video From 'Live From The Artists Den' PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | JamBase

    ... debut appearance on the long running 'Austin City Limits' television program. The 30th season of PBS's 'American Masters' will include the U.S. television premiere of the Janis Joplin documentary 'Janis: Little Girl Blue.' PBS will air an eight-part ...


  7. Director Behind 'American Masters' Tries Something New With 'Spielberg'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | The New York Times

    ... the field of documentary biography for more than 30 years, beginning at PBS - where she created the series "American Masters," winning 28 Emmy and 11 Peabody Awards - and continuing at HBO, where "Spielberg" is the first fruit of a multifilm deal. ...


  8. 'Spielberg': HBO offers close encounter with directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Los Angeles Times

    ... will be featured in "Spielberg." The documentary comes from director-producer Susan Lacy, who created "American Masters" and was long the executive producer of that PBS series. Lacy interviewed Spielberg for nearly 30 hours. HBO said he "opens up ...


  9. PBS's American Masters Presents Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive, 10/30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 |

    ... by Eric Stange (The War That Made America, American Experience: Murder at Harvard), the new documentary AMERICAN MASTERS - EDGAR ALLEN POE: BURIED ALIVE draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real ...


  10. From 'Jaws' to 'Lincoln': HBO unveils trailer ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Digital Trends

    ... is directed and produced by Susan Lacy, who served as executive producer on PBS' popular biography series American Masters for nearly 20 years. According to Variety , Lacy conducted more than 30 hours' worth of interviews for Spielberg , which will ...


  11. Jimi Hendrix: American MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    This documentary unveils previously unseen performance footage such as the 1968 Miami Pop Festival -and home movies while sourcing an extensive archive of photographs, drawings, family letters and more to provide new insight into the musician's personality and genius with interviews with Hendrix himself, commentary from well known friends and musicians including Paul McCartney, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Eddie Kramer, Steve Winwood, as well as revealing glimpses into Jimi from those closest to him.


  12. From 'Star Trek' to 'Young Sheldon,' the top 10 TV shows of fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... stars who have signed up to be heckled by the master. (9 p.m. Oct. 1, HBO) In 30 years as producer of PBS' "American Masters," Susan Lacy built quite a contact list, one she has put to good use in her first directorial effort for HBO. Leonardo ...


  13. Ted Williams documentary being co-produced by Big Papi ProductionsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Call to the Pen

    OCTOBER 09: A red seat marking the spot where Ted Williams hit the longest home run in Fenway Park history is seen as rain falls after game three of the American League Divison Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Indians was postponed due to weather at Fenway Park on October 9, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. Ted Williams will be the first baseball player ever featured on the PBS documentary series American Masters when it premieres in the summer of 2018.


  14. Patsy Cline's Inimitable Life And Legacy Examined In New DVD, 'When...Read the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 |

    ... Was... Crazy, a new DVD, available October 6, that collects the acclaimed PBS documentary, Patsy Cline: American Masters, and a wealth of exclusive bonus material comprised of themed additional interview footage and rare vintage performances. ...


  15. Tyrus Wong: Chinese-American artist behind Disney's BambiRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | China Daily

    Filmmaker Pamela Tom will tell the life story of ChineseAmerican artist Tyrus Wong on the PBS series "American Masters," on Sept 8. IIDIKO LAZSLO / FOR CHINA DAILY About 20 years ago, filmmaker Pamela Tom sat down with her then 4-year-old daughter to watch the Disney animated classic Bambi. At the end a bonus feature showcased some of the production personnel involved with the movie.


  16. Patsy Cline's Inimitable Life & Legacy Examined In New DVD When Patsy Was...CrazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 |

    ... WAS...CRAZY, a new DVD, available October 6, that collects the acclaimed PBS documentary, Patsy Cline: American Masters, and a wealth of exclusive bonus material comprised of themed additional interview footage and rare vintage performances. ...


  17. TV tonight: Star-studded special to aid U.S. high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... and goes overboard trying to volunteer for the kids' school. Leslie David Baker guest stars. "Tyrus Wong: American Masters" (9 p.m., PBS): This latest installment in the documentary series is a profile of the renowned Chinese-American painter behind ...


  18. Friday's TV highlights: 'American Masters' on KOCERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... as a child) and Greg Gleason are the featured illusionists introduced by host Dean Cain. 8 p.m. KTLA American Masters A year after his death, the new biography "Tyrus Wong" showcases the various professional pursuits of the American artist whose ...


  19. Tyrus Wong's artwork led to iconic works like Bambi and Rebel Without a Cause.Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Public Broadcasting Service

    ... Lies ) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Friday, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of the 75th anniversary of ...


  20. What's hot and why: Library lecture brings in Atlantic senior editor to examine trends in pop cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    ... insight into that confluence of culture and economy when he delivers the Lackawanna County Library System's American Masters Lecture at 7 p.m. at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave. Free tickets are available in ...