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American Masters
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Created bySusan Lacy
Theme music composerJonathan Tunick (1986–1995)
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons32[1][2]
No. of episodes236 (as of June 14, 2018)[3]
Production
Executive producersSusan Lacy (1986–2013), Michael Kantor (2014–present)
ProducerWNET[1]
Release
Original networkPBS
Original releaseJune 22, 1986 (1986-06-22) –
present
External links
Website
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American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.[1]

Groups or organizations featured include: Actors Studio, Algonquin Round Table, Group Theatre, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Women of Tin Pan Alley, Negro Ensemble Company, Juilliard School, the Beat Generation, the singer-songwriters of the 1970s, Sun Records, vaudeville, and Warner Bros.

  1. ^ a b c "About the Series - American Masters". PBS. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "American Masters Season 32 Episodes". PBS.
  3. ^ "Masters - American Masters". PBS.