Ken Burns

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  • Birth Name: Kenneth Lauren Burns
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Writer

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The Handmaid's Tale Named Best TV Show at TCA Awards

The Television Critics Association has named Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale the best TV show of the past year. The dystopian drama starring Elisabeth Moss took home the top prize at the 33rd Annual TCA Awards Saturday night in Los Angeles, Program of the… Read more

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Ken Burns on epic new documentary "The Vietnam War"
02:48 — A new 18-hour documentary, "The Vietnam War," premieres Sunday night on PBS. Filmmakers Kim Burns and Lynn Novick discuss the project with CBS News ch (more…)
Open: This is Face the Nation, September 17th
01:15 — This week on "Face the Nation," host John Dickerson interviews Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Senator John McCain to discuss the priorities at t (more…)
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick preview "The Vietnam War"
12:52 — The documentary filmmakers' latest project, a 10-part series on the U.S. war in Vietnam, premieres Sunday on PBS.
"The Vietnam War" explores both U.S. and Viet Cong perspectives
04:36 — The latest project from documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick looks at the U.S. war in Vietnam through the eyes of both U.S. and North Viet (more…)

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The Late Show With Stephen ColbertSofia Vergara; David Boreanaz; Ken BurnsNew(Season 2, Episode 217) CBS

Sofia Vergara; David Boreanaz; documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

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Tuesday TV: You Betcha, Fargo's Terrific

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Top Moments: Breaking Bad's Stunning End, NCIS' Ziva Goodbye, Scandal's Reveal

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PBS, Ken Burns Team Up for Cancer Documentary

PBS is teaming up with filmmaker Ken Burns to adapt Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize-winning bo…


  • Birth Name: Kenneth Lauren Burns
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Writer