American Masters

American Masters

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.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Sat, 1/25 at 9:55 pm America/Chicago on Q

Lorraine Hansberry

The life and work of playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry, and her role in the civil rights movement.

Sun, 1/26 at 1:55 am America/Chicago on Q

Lorraine Hansberry

The life and work of playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry, and her role in the civil rights movement.

Fri, 1/31 at 10:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

Charley Pride

Raised in segregated Mississippi, country performer Charley Pride proves artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.