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.
A biography of the famed singer including her first big breaks in show business.
Mike Nichols and Elaine May revolutionized the landscape of American comedy and are the subject of the American Masters film Nichols & May--Take Two. By perfecting the art of improvisation and introducing it to the public through their appearances in clubs and on television and radio, they forever changed our expectations of comedy, and our sense of humor.
An examination of the visionary and thinker and his most famous ideas.
The notable images of one of the nation's most famous fashion photographers.
A documentary on the man who pioneered the use of early television for dramatic storytelling.
An examination of the author's life and a look at the specifics of some of his written works.