Genre: Anthology, Documentary, Biography
Premise: Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charlie Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holliday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
S28, E01 (First Aired: Feb. 7, 2014)
The life of writer-activist Alice Walker, the first black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature.
S30, E03 (First Aired: Feb. 19, 2016)
Rare home movies, performances and photos help illustrate the life and career of singer-songwriter Carole King, from 1960s New York to Los Angeles in the 1970s to the present.