American Masters

For Your Emmy® Consideration

Preview: Season 34 | 1m

Who has changed America? These carefully crafted programs illuminate the stories of our cultural giants. American Masters empowers independent producers to tell compelling, unvarnished stories. American Masters presents these five documentaries for your Emmy® consideration in the category of “Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series.”

Aired: 06/17/20

Rating: NR

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Major support for American Masters is provided by AARP. Additional funding is provided by Rosalind P. Walter, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Judith and Burton Resnick, Ellen and James …

A front row seat to the creative process


A front row seat to the creative process

How do today’s masters create their art? Each week an artist reveals how they brought one of their iconic works to life. Hear from artists across disciplines, like filmmakers Errol Morris and M. Night Shyamalan, poet Jericho Brown, musician Kim Gordon, and more on our podcast "American Masters: Creative Spark."