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American Masters

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work - Preview

Preview: Season 28 Episode 8 | 37s

American Masters – Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work takes the audience on a year-long ride with Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life; it peels away the mask of an iconic comedian, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking female performer. The film by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg premieres September 23, 2014 at 10:30 pm on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 09/23/14

Rating: TV-MA

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