PBS Press Tour; Beverly Hills, CA; July 11, 2007 - PBS today announced the launch of a dedicated Ken Burns area on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com). Customers can now purchase and download a variety of Burns's award-winning documentaries, including JAZZ, and titles from the KEN BURNS: AMERICA and KEN BURNS: AMERICAN LIVES collections including FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, BROOKLYN BRIDGE, HORATIO'S DRIVE, and THE STATUE OF LIBERTY, among others.
The announcement was made by PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger at the Television Critics Association Press Tour.
The Ken Burns area within the iTunes store offers all of the Ken Burns-related multi-media available in the store, such as documentaries, music, audiobooks and podcasts, including one for Burns's upcoming documentary THE WAR, airing on PBS beginning September 23, 2007.
The Ken Burns documentaries join PBS' other offerings on the iTunes Store, including ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, NOVA, ARTHUR, CYBERCHASE and FETCH!
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