Country Music

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues, and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the twentieth century. The series, directed by Ken Burns, features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists.

Recent Episodes

The Sons and Daughters of America (1964 -1968) | Sunday, September 29 at 10:30 AM ET / Sunday, September 29 at 9:30 AM CT

Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968 -1972) | Sunday, September 29 at 12:30 PM ET / Sunday, September 29 at 11:30 AM CT

Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973 -1983) | Sunday, September 29 at 2:30 PM ET / Sunday, September 29 at 1:30 PM CT

Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984 -1996) | Sunday, September 29 at 5:00 PM ET / Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 PM CT

Show all past Country Music episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

The Rub (Beginnings -1933)

01:56:46 | #101 | TV-PG

  • KET: Friday, January 3 at 9:00 PM ET / Friday, January 3 at 8:00 PM CT