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The Road Films: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope

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American Masters
PBS


At the age of 37, Bing Crosby had 24 films behind him and his Hollywood career was at a crossroads. He found the perfect comedic partner in Bob Hope, with whom he had first performed on stage in 1932. Starting in 1940, Hope and Crosby would star in seven "Road" films. This film excerpt from American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered is rich in archival footage of interviews and film. Continue


Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA. Eric Rieger, or HOTTEA, ties yarn to chain link fences to create street art installations. Continue


Filmmaker Interview: Bing Crosby Rediscovered

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American Masters
PBS


Director Robert Trachtenberg worked with the Bing Crosby estate to bring a wealth of audio recordings and images to the public from the first time. In this interview he speaks about the challenge of presenting the man who down-played how hard he worked to become a sensation in film, radio and television. American Masters - Bing Crosby Rediscovered premieres Tue., Dec. 2 at 8 pm on PBS. Continue


ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Select performances from the Americana Music Festival in Nashville, including Loretta Lynn, Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell, Flaco JImenez and many more. Continue


"Memory" from Cats, the Musical

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Great Performances
PBS


The most famous song from Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats is the bittersweet ballad, "Memory," sung by the character Grizabella. Elaine Paige performs the role she originated in this Great Performances episode. Continue


Rosanne Cash "Feather's Not a Bird" Americana Music Festival

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Rosanne Cash performs "Feather's Not a Bird" at the 2014 Americana Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Watch ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 on November 22nd. For more visit acltv.com. Continue


Jackson Browne "The Long Way Around" from Americana 2014

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Jackson Browne performs "The Long Way Around" at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee during the 2014 Americana Music Festival. Watch ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 on November 22nd. For more visit acltv.com. Continue


Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Brahms' First Symphony

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Detroit Arts
PBS


Leonard Slatkin begins his 7th season as Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Brahms’ magnificent First Symphony. Continue


Holiday Special Preview

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Vicious
PBS


Join Freddie and Stuart for a holiday soiree with neighbor Ash and feisty friend Violet. Continue


The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Eight

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Masterpiece
PBS


Clémence returns, bringing emotions to a boil. Denise, Moray, Katherine and Tom reach a mutual understanding. Continue


Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence

Image of Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence
PBS NewsHour
PBS


A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA. Eric Rieger, or HOTTEA, ties yarn to chain link fences to create street art installations. Continue


Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home

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PBS Specials
PBS


With a classically trained voice set off by a gift for acting and comedy, Chenoweth appears at a state-of-the-art theater that now bears her name, performing Broadway, television and film songs like “Popular” and “For Good” from Wicked, songs from her acclaimed performances on “Glee” and beloved music from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and many more. Continue


Jay Leno

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Mark Twain Prize
PBS


This special celebrates “Tonight Show” host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, a lineup of the biggest names in comedy salutes the 17th recipient of the humor prize. Continue


Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin Sing Together

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American Masters
PBS


America's most famous crooners --- Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin --- sing "The Oldest Established" song from the musical Guys and Dolls. This web-exclusive clip captures the three legendary singers in a televised performance that took place in 1964. This is an web-exclusive outtake from American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered, premiering Dec. 2 at 8 pm on PBS. Continue


Sturgill Simpson "Life of Sin" Americana Music Festival

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Sturgill Simpson performs "Life of Sin" at the 2014 Americana Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Watch ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 on November 22nd. For more visit acltv.com. Continue


Loretta Lynn "Coalminer's Daughter" Americana Music Festival

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Country legend Loretta Lynn performs "Coalminer's Daughter" at the 2014 Americana Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Watch ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 on November 22nd. For more visit acltv.com. Continue


Renée Fleming - Christmas in New York Preview

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Renee Fleming Christmas in New York
PBS


Celebrate the magic of the season with the acclaimed soprano and special guests. Continue


Worricker: Salting the Battlefield

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Masterpiece
PBS


The Worricker trilogy concludes with Johnny (Bill Nighy) and Margot (Helena Bonham Carter) managing to stay ahead of an international dragnet all across Europe. British Prime Minister Alec Beasley (Ralph Fiennes) and old MI5 colleague Jill Tankard (Judy Davis) desperately want Johnny back — but for different reasons. Who will win this game of spy versus spy? Written and directed by David Hare. Continue


Eric Church

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Country music rocks on ACL with Eric Church. The country superstar performs hits and tunes from his bestselling album The Outsiders. Continue


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