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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.

TV Schedule

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself #2702 [TV-PG]
The remarkable life of famed participatory journalist George Plimpton: writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and friend to many.

  • KET Sunday, March 22 at 2:30 am EST

Judy Garland: By Myself #1704 [TV-PG]
Recordings made by Judy Garland as she prepared to write her autobiography-a book that was never published-reveal how the singer and actress saw herself and her career. Extensive material from A Star Is Born, including never-before-seen rehearsal footage, rare outtakes, and alternate takes of Garland's numerous performances, provides further insight.

  • KET Sunday, March 22 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 23 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, March 25 at 8:00 pm EST

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, March 29 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 30 at 9:00 pm EST

John Muir in the New World #2402 [TV-G]
Nearly a century after his death, John Muir is remembered and revered as the father of the environmental movement and the founder of the Sierra Club.

  • KET Monday, April 6 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Wednesday, April 8 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 12 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler #2802 [TV-PG]
Discover the mysterious violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students, archival performances, and home movies. His story embodies the paradox of artistic genius: how a mortal man lives with immortal gifts, honored at a lifelong price.

  • KET2 Friday, April 17 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, April 18 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 19 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, April 21 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, April 22 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET Thursday, April 23 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 pm EDT

American Ballet Theatre: A History #2803 [TV-G]
Delve into the rich, 75-year history of one of the world's preeminent ballet companies. Ric Burns' documentary combines intimate rehearsal footage, virtuoso performances and interviews with American Ballet Theatre's key figures.

  • KET Friday, May 15 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Saturday, May 16 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, May 18 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 pm EDT
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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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