Genre: Anthology, Documentary, Biography
Premise: Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charlie Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holliday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
S31, E02 (First Aired: Feb. 21, 2017)
The life of author and activist Maya Angelou, with comments from Oprah Winfrey, Common, Bill and Hillary Clinton and others.
S28, E01 (First Aired: Feb. 7, 2014)
The life of writer-activist Alice Walker, the first black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature.