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1. Muhammad Ali (TV Movie)

96 min | Documentary | Filming

An in-depth look at the life of boxer, Muhammad Ali, including his years as an activist and philanthropist.

Director: Ken Burns | Star: Muhammad Ali

2. Jack Johnson

Biography, Drama | Announced

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3. Ken Burns Presents: The Gene (2020– )

Documentary

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The Gene: An Intimate History weaves together science, history & personal stories for a historical biography of the human genome, while also exploring breakthroughs for diagnosis & ... See full summary »

Star: David Costabile

Votes: 30

4. East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story (2020 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

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The history of the East Lake Meadows public housing project in Atlanta and the people who lived there from 1970 to its demolition in 2000, with special emphasis on the activism of Eva Davis asserting the rights of the tenants.

Directors: Sarah Burns, David McMahon | Stars: Henry Cisneros, Bill Clinton, William Jelani Cobb, Eva Davis

Votes: 33

5. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 13 February 2020 (2020)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Cam performs; retired professional golfer David Feherty; Chance the Rapper; actress Christina Hendricks (Good Girls (2018)); retired professional baseball player Hank Aaron; Jeni's Splendid... See full summary »

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin

6. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 April 2020 (2020)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Information on the COVID-19 pandemic; filmmaker Ken Burns; journalist Jill Bauer; psychologist Laurie Santos.

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin

7. Country Music (2019)

Documentary, Music

8.9
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The story of the creation of modern Country music.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Marty Stuart, Brenda Lee, Dolly Parton

Votes: 851

8. College Behind Bars (2019– )

TV-14 | 222 min | Documentary

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COLLEGE BEHIND BARS is the story of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees in the rigorous Bard Prison Initiative. The four-part documentary series reveals the ... See full summary »

Star: Wesley Caines

Votes: 130

9. Country Music: Live at the Ryman - A Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns (2019 TV Special)

115 min | Music

8.5
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Country music artists perform at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee in celebration of the upcoming country music documentary series directed by Ken Burns.

Director: Don Carr | Stars: Asleep at the Wheel, Ken Burns, Larry Gatlin, Riders in the Sky

Votes: 67

10. Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Uncovering America (2019 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Actor Courtney B. Vance hosts this special celebrating Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s work with focus on his five quintessential documentary series about American, African and African American history for PBS.

Director: Bob Marty | Stars: Courtney B. Vance, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Ken Burns, Deepak Chopra

11. Country Music (2019)
Episode: Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973 - 1983) (2019)

139 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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The 1970s to early 80s are a vibrant time in country, with Dolly Parton finding mainstream success; Hank Williams Jr. and Rosanne Cash emerging from their fathers' shadows; and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings starting the "Outlaw" style.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Bill Anderson, Ray Benson, Charlie Daniels

Votes: 110

12. Country Music (2019)
Episode: Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984 - 1996) (2019)

114 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Neotraditional country artists such as George Strait, Randy Travis, Reba McEntire and the Judds keep country music true to its roots. Plus, the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash

Votes: 100

13. Morning Joe (2007– )
Episode: Episode #13.186 (2019)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist, Mike Barnicle

14. Jeopardy! (1984– )
Episode: Episode #36.4 (2019)

TV-G | Game-Show

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Director: Clay Jacobsen | Stars: Gene Autry, Ken Burns, Johnny Gilbert, Jeff Harbin

15. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 September 2019 (2019)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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TV personality Kim Kardashian West; filmmaker Ken Burns; singer/songwriter Vince Gill; health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz; actor Neil Patrick Harris ("The Magic Misfits"); author Ibtihaj Muhammad ... See full summary »

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin

16. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 13 November 2019 (2019)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Today's Holiday Consumer; actors Josh Lucas and Jon Bernthal ("Ford v Ferrari"); Today Food with Lidia Bastianich; professional football player J.J. Watts' mother, Connie; Brotherhood ... See full summary »

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin

17. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 6 June 2019 (2019)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Actress/director Mindy Kaling ("Late Night"); Jill's Steals and Deals; health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz ("The Dr. Oz Show"); actor Matt Bomer ("Doom Patrol"); O.A.R. perform; Ambush Makeovers; ... See full summary »

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin

18. College Behind Bars (2019– )
Episode: Every Single Word Matters (2019)

TV-14 | 58 min | Documentary

7.6
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The debate team faces West Point. Seniors embark on their thesis projects. Rodney and Dyjuan's families visit, while Shawta reckons with her path to prison. Jule struggles to find work in New York.

Director: Lynn Novick

Votes: 8

19. Country Music (2019)
Episode: Hard Times (1933 - 1945) (2019)

TV-14 | 113 min | Documentary, Music

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During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Gene Autry sets off a craze for singing cowboys, Bob Wills adapts jazz's Big Band sound to create Texas Swing, and Roy Acuff becomes a star.

Director: Ken Burns | Star: Peter Coyote

Votes: 133

20. College Behind Bars (2019– )
Episode: Home is a Work in Progress (2019)

TV-14 | 57 min | Documentary

8.1
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The debate team faces Harvard. Most seniors complete thesis projects but Giovannie is sent to SHU and might not finish his. Students at Taconic and Eastern celebrate at graduation.

Director: Lynn Novick

Votes: 10

21. Country Music (2019)
Episode: I Can't Stop Loving You (1953 - 1963) (2019)

TV-14 | 111 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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In Memphis, the confluence of blues and hillbilly music at Sun Studios gives birth to "rockabilly," the precursor of rock and roll. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash are at the forefront. ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Star: Peter Coyote

Votes: 130

22. College Behind Bars (2019– )
Episode: I'm Trying to Get Home to My Family, Too (2019)

TV-14 | 57 min | Documentary

7.9
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Students address the difficult circumstances of their past. The debate team preps to face the University of Vermont. Some make strides academically, while others are accused of breaking prison rules.

Director: Lynn Novick | Star: Wesley Caines

Votes: 9

23. Country Music (2019)
Episode: The Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945 - 1953) (2019)

TV-14 | 113 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Country music adapts to the cultural changes of post-war society. Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs transform string band music into Bluegrass. Out of the bars comes a new sound and songs about ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, June Carter Cash, Anita Carter, Carlene Carter

Votes: 125

24. Country Music (2019)
Episode: The Rub (Beginnings - 1933) (2019)

TV-PG | 112 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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After centuries of percolating in America's immigrant and racial mix, particularly in the American South, what was first called "hillbilly music" begins reaching more people through the new technologies of phonographs and radio.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Garth Brooks, Mother Maybelle Carter, Sara Carter

Votes: 160

25. Country Music (2019)
Episode: The Sons and Daughters of America (1964 - 1968) (2019)

114 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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Country music artists like Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard and Charley Pride reflect a changing America as they appeal to wide audiences.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Jeannie C. Riley

Votes: 111

26. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )
Episode: Voting Machines (2019)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.1
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John gives a brief update on 'Stupid Watergate II' and then dives into the main topic - the trouble with voting machines.

Director: Paul Pennolino | Stars: Ken Burns, David Kaye, John Oliver

Votes: 176

27. Country Music (2019)
Episode: Will the Circle Be Unbroken? (1968 - 1972) (2019)

111 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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Country music draws artists to Nashville, Tennessee as the war in Vietnam rages on; Kris Kristofferson sets a new lyrical standard; Bob Dylan, The Byrds and other rock and pop artists come to Nashville to record.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Peter Coyote, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Jan Howard

Votes: 114

28. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Woo-Hoo Dunnit? (2019)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

5.9
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The documentary crime series "Dateline: Springfield" goes in-depth to solve the case of Lisa's missing college fund.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 435

29. The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science (2018 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 115 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science tells the story of a unique medical institution that has been called a "Medical Mecca," the "Supreme Court of Medicine," and the "place for hope ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Christopher Loren Ewers, Erik Ewers | Stars: Kevin Conway, Peter Coyote, Tom Hanks, Sam Waterston

Votes: 283

30. Amanpour & Company (2018– )

TV-G | 60 min | News, Talk-Show

6.8
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Features the newswoman leading in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues of the day.

Stars: Christiane Amanpour, Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez

Votes: 13

31. Megyn Kelly Today (2017–2018)
Episode: Episode #1.255 (2018)

22 min | News, Talk-Show

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Filmmaker Ken Burns; violinist Roger Frisch; author Juliana Zobrist; Make Ahead Monday with Sebastian Maniscalco;

Stars: Megyn Kelly, Ken Burns, Roger Frisch, Sebastian Maniscalco

32. Morning Joe (2007– )
Episode: Episode #12.192 (2018)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Mike Barnicle, Corey Brettschneider

33. Amanpour & Company (2018– )
Episode: Episode dated 24 September 2018 (2018)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Christiane Amanpour, Ken Burns, Graça Machel, Robert Redford

34. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 25 September 2018 (2018)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Actress Mandy Moore (This Is Us (2016) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)); TV hostess Mika Brzezinski (Morning Joe (2007)); Rossen Reports; actor Jerry O'Connell (Bravo's Play by Play (... See full summary »

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Craig Melvin

35. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )
Episode: Kelly Clarkson/Freddie Highmore/Ken Burns/Sean Kinney (2018)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.1
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Singer/songwriter Kelly Clarkson ("The Voice"); actor Freddie Highmore ("The Good Doctor"); filmmaker Ken Burns; Sean Kinney sits in with The 8G Band.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Kelly Clarkson, Freddie Highmore, Ken Burns

Votes: 9

36. The Vietnam War (2017)

TV-MA | 990 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1
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A comprehensive history of the United States' involvement in the bitterly divisive armed conflict in Southeast Asia.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, Duong Van Mai Elliott, James Willbanks

Votes: 17,723

37. Vietnam (2017)

History

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Votes: 44

38. Walden (III) (2017)

Documentary, Short, Biography

8.4
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In 1854, noted American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau published his influential book 'Walden; or, Life in the Woods' about his attempt to live self-sufficiently in his cabin in the woods near Walden Pond, MA for two years.

Directors: Christopher Loren Ewers, Erik Ewers | Stars: Kevin Conway, Robert Redford

Votes: 9

39. The Vietnam War (2017 TV Movie)

41 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick

Votes: 5

40. Megyn Kelly Today (2017–2018)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

2.0
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Megyn Kelly takes over the 9AM hour of the Today (1952) show in this spin-off series focusing on hard news and human interest stories.

Stars: Megyn Kelly, Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Stephanie Gosk

Votes: 217

41. Ken Burns: America's Storyteller (2017 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Tom Hanks hosts a tribute to acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns that explores the breadth and depth of his work, talks to many of his collaborators, and looks at his filmmaking process to understand how he makes American History come to life.

Director: Bob Marty | Stars: Tom Hanks, Ken Burns, Sam Waterston, George Lucas

Votes: 32

42. Sirocco: Prophecy of Wind (2017)

Short, Adventure, Drama

9.8
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The Sirocco winds are a rare environmental force that causes dusty dry conditions in Northern Africa, storming across the Mediterranean Sea, bringing rain called "Blood rain" because of the fallout of red sand with falling rain.

Director: John Taschner

Votes: 5

43. The Vietnam War (2017)
Episode: A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) (2017)

TV-MA | 109 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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The South Vietnamese fight on their own, succumbing to terrible losses in Laos. After he is reelected, President Richard Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that sees the release of American prisoners of war.

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Everett Alvarez, Joan Baez, Rennie Davis

Votes: 479

44. The Vietnam War (2017)
Episode: Déjà Vu (1858-1961) (2017)

TV-MA | 81 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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After nearly a century of French colonial rule, Vietnam emerges independent, but divided.

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Nguyen Thoi Bung, Max Cleland, Le Quan Cong

Votes: 843

45. MTP Daily (2015– )
Episode: Episode #3.208 (2017)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Ken Burns, Chuck Todd

46. Jeopardy! (1984– )
Episode: Episode #33.163 (2017)

TV-G | Game-Show

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Director: Kevin McCarthy | Stars: Chelan Allen, Ken Burns, Samm Chiszar, Johnny Gilbert

47. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 14 September 2017 (2017)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence ("Mother!" (2017)); filmmaker Ken Burns (The Vietnam War (2017)); girls changing the world; Fall Out Boy perform; "Today Food" with Garrison Price; ambush makeover; "Today Food" with Ryan Scott;

Stars: Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford

48. Face the Nation (1954– )
Episode: Episode dated 17 September 2017 (2017)

TV-PG | News, Talk-Show

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Senate Armed Services Committee chairman; directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (The Vietnam War (2017)); political ... See full summary »

Stars: John Dickerson, Rex Tillerson, John McCain, Ken Burns

49. Fox and Friends (1998– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 September 2017 (2017)

News, Talk-Show

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Big & Rich perform.

Stars: Rob Schmitt, Heather Childers, Ainsley Earhardt, Steve Doocy

50. Kennedy Live (2015– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 September 2017 (2017)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, Kirsten Haglund, Dagen McDowell, Steve Hilton



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