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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/

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Examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

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Troubadours: Carole King/James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter #2401 [TV-PG]
A first-hand account of the genesis of the singer-songwriter movement, centering on the historic collaboration between Carole King and James Taylor, as well as on Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Joni Mitchell, Kris Kristofferson, Bonnie Raitt, the Eagles, Elton John, and many others.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 14 at 9:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KET Thursday, January 15 at 3:00 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET Sunday, January 18 at 3:30 am Eastern Standard Time

Closed Captioned Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice #2801 [TV-PG]
This film celebrates the art and life of famed American magician, prestidigitator, actor, and magic historian Ricky Jay.

  • KET Friday, January 23 at 10:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Saturday, January 24 at 2:00 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Monday, January 26 at 3:00 am Eastern Standard Time

August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand #2705 [TV-PG]
This program captures the legacy of the man some call America's Shakespeare. Film and theater luminaries such as James Earl Jones, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad, and others share their stories of bringing August Wilson's rich theatrical voice to the stage.

  • KET Friday, February 20 at 9:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Monday, February 23 at 3:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Wednesday, February 25 at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love #2605 [TV-PG]
Archives and interviews highlight the storied career of Marvin Hamlisch, the go-to composer for film and Broadway producers and one of the most honored. Hamlisch composed hit after hit including "The Way We Were," "Nobody Does It Better," and scores for The Sting, Sophie's Choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A Chorus Line.

  • KET Sunday, February 22 at 2:30 am Eastern Standard Time
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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/

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EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/education/index.html
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