American Masters

American Masters presents its 200th episode, Salinger — premiering at 9 pm on January 21, 2014, on PBS (check local listings).

American Masters, THIRTEEN’s award-winning biography series, celebrates our arts and culture. Created and launched in 1986 by Susan Lacy, the series set the standard for documentary film profiles.

The series has produced an exceptional library, 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, filmmakers, activists, scientists and those who have left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape. Learn more about the series and its critical acclaim.