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[07/18/19 - 07:15 AM]
PBS: America's Home for Documentaries This Fall
Other highlights include the final seasons of "Poldark" and "The Durrells in Corfu."

[02/01/19 - 10:25 AM]
PBS Announces That Ken Burns's "Country Music" Will Premiere September 15, 2019 on PBS
The eight-part, 16-hour film premieres Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18, and Sunday, September 22 through Wednesday, September 25.

[02/01/19 - 09:56 AM]
PBS and Ryman Auditorium Announce "Country Music: Live at the Ryman, a Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns" Set for March 27
Burns will host the evening, which will feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Brenda Lee, Kathy Mattea, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Asleep at the Wheel, Holly Williams and Dwight Yoakam.







COUNTRY MUSIC (PBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/15/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (16 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/25/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, July 2019) Celebrating our culture through music, anchoring the fall PBS schedule is the two-week premiere of the highly anticipated 16-hour documentary COUNTRY MUSIC on Sunday-Wednesday, September 15-18, 8:00 p.m. ET and Sunday-Wednesday, September 22-25, 8:00 p.m. ET. Directed by Ken Burns, this special event is an exploration of country music - from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity - and highlights the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it "America's music." Beginning the night of the premiere, the entire eight-episode film will also be available on PBS Passport through February 28, 2020.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dayton Duncan as PROD
· Julie Dunfey as PROD
· Ken Burns as DIR/PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Florentine Films