Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Ken Burns

Friday, Apr. 8, 2016

PBS' documentary on the life of Jackie Robinson gets most interesting when the gloves and bats are put away for good.

The two-part film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon airs Monday and Tuesday at 9 p.m. EDT on most PBS stations. The first part details Robinson's early...

Friday, Sep. 4, 2015

Ken Burns is looking back at his series "The Civil War" as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmark 1990 documentary.

"It speaks to what we're going through today," Burns says of the series which is...

Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015

There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies."

"We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burns said. "We know about heart...

Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

Behold this saga of bygone titans, a trio on an epic scale who share the same name.

The latest magnum opus from Ken Burns, "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," premieres on PBS as a seven-night, 14-hour extravaganza airing Sunday through Saturday (...

Thursday, May. 8, 2014

PBS said Thursday its fall season will open with a binge-viewing opportunity: a seven-part Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt political dynasty.

"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," will air as two-hour episodes over seven nights, beginning...