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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The War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Six years in the making, this epic 15-hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, Californi (more…)
The War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Six years in the making, this epic 15-hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, Californi (more…)
Prohibition: A FIlm by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Season 1
Experience the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's PROHIBITION.
Prohibition: A FIlm by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Season 1
Experience the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's PROHIBITION.

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Tue Aug 28 8:00pm
Mark Twain(Season 1, Episode 1) PBS

Ken Burns traces the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). He "used the way we talk and turned it into literature," says Hal Holbrook, who has portrayed Twain in one-man shows. Burns supplements comments by Holbrook and 12 other interviewees with T (more…)

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Wed Aug 29 12:00am
Mark Twain(Season 1, Episode 1) PBS

Ken Burns traces the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). He "used the way we talk and turned it into literature," says Hal Holbrook, who has portrayed Twain in one-man shows. Burns supplements comments by Holbrook and 12 other interviewees with T (more…)

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Thu Aug 30 3:00am
Mark Twain(Season 1, Episode 1) PBS

Ken Burns traces the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). He "used the way we talk and turned it into literature," says Hal Holbrook, who has portrayed Twain in one-man shows. Burns supplements comments by Holbrook and 12 other interviewees with T (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

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

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