Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue

The broadcast features Amy Berg’s never-before-seen extended film cut with additional archival performance footage and new interviews with Janice Joplin’s sister Laura Joplin and musicians influenced by Janis: Alecia Moore (a.k.a. Pink), Juliette Lewis, Melissa Etheridge and the film’s narrator, Chan Marshall, who is best known as indie rock star Cat Power.

Premieres May 3, 2016 at 9pm

Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Fats Domino’s brand of New Orleans rhythm and blues morphed into rock and roll, appealing to black and white audiences alike. The film tells the story of his journey from a poor childhood in the Lower Ninth Ward to a key figure in rock ‘n’ roll, using vintage performances of Domino and his band interwoven with reminiscences of fellow architects of rock ‘n’ roll.

Premieres February 26, 2016 at 10pm

B.B. King: The Life of Riley

King’s story of struggle and triumph, with original interviews with the blues guitarist himself, as well as Bono, George Benson, Eric Clapton, Aaron Neville, John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Ringo Starr, Johnny Winter and more.

Premiered February 12, 2016
Video expires March 10, 2016

Mike Nichols: American Masters

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols was an artistic trailblazer. As the comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May revolutionized comedy in the late 1950s.

Premiered January 29, 2016
Video expires February 27, 2016