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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Matt Roush's 10 Best TV Shows of the Year

1. FargoYou betcha we loved FX's sensational miniseries, inspired by the iconic film, which triumphantly mined new depths of icy evil amid heartfelt humanism. Noah Hawley's fable gave fabulous star turns to Billy Bob Thornton (a hit man), Martin… Read more

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Real Fake History
Real Fake History is a comedic series that takes seminal moments and battles from fictional events and examines them in a send up of the iconic Ken Bu (more…)
Ken Burns: American Lives
Ken Burns' American Lives is a collection of outstanding biographies and stories of some of America's most celebrated pioneers and historical figures. (more…)
Real Fake History
Real Fake History is a comedic series that takes seminal moments and battles from fictional events and examines them in a send up of the iconic Ken Bu (more…)
Ken Burns: America
This film collection from Ken Burns offers an anthem to the nation and its people. "Brooklyn Bridge" and "Statue of Liberty" recall the building of tw (more…)

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New Season Reviews: Red Band Society, Mysteries of Laura

One of the trickier balancing acts of the season is being performed by Fox's Red Band Society (Wedne…

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Weekend Review: Here Come The Roosevelts — and More Zombies

Every few years, in a pattern established by his emblematic 1990 breakthrough The Civil War, documen…

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Tuesday TV: You Betcha, Fargo's Terrific

There's no place quite like the twisted heartland of FX's Fargo (Tuesday, 10/9c), a marvelous 10-epi…

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

Our top moments of the week: 14. Double Trouble Award: In the first episode of Welcome to the Famil…

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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…

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The Tuesday Playlist: Brilliantly Awkward, Central Park Five, Deadliest Catch

How did any of us survive high school? Forget grades. We're talking insecurities, anxieties and soci…

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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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