American Masters

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  • Original run:
    23 Jun 1986 – …
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  • Watched by:
    24 of 698 1120%
  • Total running time:
    17 days 17 hours 20 minutes
  • Episode duration:
    90 minutes
  • IMDB rating:
    8 of 10 770
  • rating:
    6.851 of 10 275
  • MyShows rating:
    3.43 of 5 7


Now in its 30th year, American Masters has produced an exceptional library of more than 160 television programs, bringing unique originality and perspective to exploring the lives and illuminating the creative journeys of our most enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists and filmmakers – those who have "left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape". Balancing a broad cast of characters and artistic approaches, while preserving historical authenticity and intellectual integrity, these portraits resonate the attention, style and substance each subject deserves. American Masters sustains high audience awareness and loyalty, averaging 2-to-5 million viewers per program.