The American Cast and Credits
The American is a co-production of WGBH Boston, Irish Screen, and BBC Worldwide for Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection.
The films in the American Collection are produced by WGBH Boston and ALT Films. Major funding is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS. Rebecca Eaton is series executive producer. Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection is closed captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Caption Center at WGBH.
The original theme music for American Collection was written by Academy Award-winning composer John Williams and features renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
WGBH Boston is America's preeminent public broadcasting producer. More than one-third of PBS's prime-time lineup and companion Web content as well as many public radio favorites are produced by WGBH. The station also is a pioneer in educational multimedia and in access technologies for people with disabilities. For more information visit main.wgbh.org.
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