Great Performances: The Opera House

About the Documentary

Premieres Friday, May 25 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Great Performances: The Opera House, the new documentary by multiple Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke (Grey Gardens; Lalee’s Kin: The Legacy of Cotton) surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York City. Drawing on rarely seen […]

will.i.am and Friends Featuring the Black Eyed Peas – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special

About the Concert

Landmarks Live In Concert Returns to Great Performances with will.i.am and Friends Featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Premiering Friday, April 20 on PBS (check local listings) The Grammy-winning superstar performs at London’s Royal Albert Hall with the Black Eyed Peas and friends Blending the boundaries between hip-hop, pop, electronic dance music and contemporary R&B in his […]

GP at the Met: The Exterminating Angel

About the Opera

Premieres Nationwide Sunday, March 25, at 12:00pm on PBS (check local listings) Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues on PBS on Sunday, March 25, at 12:00pm with the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. The Exterminating Angel […]

Movies For Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

About the Movies For Grownups® Awards with AARP the Magazine

Broadcast and streamed for the first time, AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards celebrates 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by THIRTEEN’s GREAT PERFORMANCES series, Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine premieres […]

Movies For Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

Full Episode

Great Performances Presents Broadcast Premiere of 17th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards® with AARP the Magazine Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps Available to viewers for the first time ever, the awards feature appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Alfre Woodard, Blythe Danner, Saoirse Ronan, Greta Gerwig, Laurie […]

GP at the Met: Norma

About the Opera

Great Performances at the Met: Norma Premieres nationwide Friday, January 26 at 9 p.m. on PBS Encore presentation Sunday, January 28 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met begins with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece about a woman scorned, conducted by Carlo Rizzi. Norma stars Sondra Radvanovsky as the titlular druid high […]

Hitman: David Foster & Friends

About the Concert

Premieres nationwide beginning November 25 on PBS (check local listings) A chart-topping songwriter, producer, and maestro to the stars, David Foster has generated some of the biggest hits in popular music, and collaborated with a veritable “Who’s Who” of superstars in a career spanning more than three decades.  In this special encore presentation, Foster’s remarkable achievements—including 14 Grammy […]

The Moody Blues: Days Of Future Passed Live

About The Moody Blues: Days Of Future Passed Live

GREAT PERFORMANCES captures The Moody Blues in performance at Toronto’s Sony Centre during their 2017 “Days of Future Passed” tour. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their landmark album, The Moody Blues took to the road to perform the entire LP live. The concert special showcases the band in performance for the first time with a full […]

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn – The Broadway Musical

About Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn – The Broadway Musical

The festive Roundabout Theatre Company production of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn comes to PBS Friday, November 24 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) continuing the GREAT PERFORMANCES marathon within PBS’s Fall Broadway’s Best lineup. Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn joins She Loves Me (October 20, also from Roundabout), Present Laughter(November 3), and Indecent (November 17), as part of PBS’s Broadway’s best lineup, all directed for television by Emmy Award®-winner David Horn, executive producer […]


About Indecent

The Tony Award-winning play Indecent comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES, Friday, November 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) as part of the fall Broadway’s Best lineup. Indecent, along with the previously announced GREAT PERFORMANCES airings of She Loves Me, Present Laughter, and Holiday Inn, was directed for television by Emmy Award-winner David Horn, executive producer of both GREAT PERFORMANCES and THIRTEEN’s local Theater Close-Up series. The four titles are productions by […]