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Now in its 30th year, American Masters has produced an exceptional library of more than 160 television programs, bringing unique originality and perspective to exploring the lives and illuminating the creative journeys of our most enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists and filmmakers – those who have "left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape". Balancing a broad cast of characters and artistic approaches, while preserving historical authenticity and intellectual integrity, these portraits resonate the attention, style and substance each subject deserves. American Masters sustains high audience awareness and loyalty, averaging 2-to-5 million viewers per program.
Journey through the life's work of the socially conscious director of 12 Angry Men and Network.
Journey through the prolific life of the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author and activist.
Experience a century of food through the life of iconic chef James Beard, America's first foodie.
Discover the story of Chef Jacques Pépin, who transformed how America views the world of food.
Discover the art, life and enduring impact of the Chinese American painter behind Bambi.
The misrepresentations of writer Edgar Allen Poe, how he invented the modern detective story and refined the science fiction genre.
Explore the entertainer's life with unprecedented access to his personal archives. Director's cut.
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