Most Popular Titles With Ken Burns
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4. The Colbert Report (2005– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
5. Gettysburg (1993)
PG | 271 min | Drama, History, War
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War.
6. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
7. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
11. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )
A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.
13. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
21. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )
30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Join Carson Daly as he checks out the coolest places in LA and talks with todays big names in film and television and introduces you to up and coming bands and musicians that rock.
24. The West (1996– )
537 min | Documentary, History, War
Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.
29. The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009 TV Mini-Series)
120 min | Documentary, History
The history of the U.S. National Parks system, including the initial ideas which led to the world's first national parks and the expansion of the system over 150 years.
32. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Special)
240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.
214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight boxing champion.
39. The Address (2014 TV Movie)
TV-PG | Documentary
The Gettysburg Address is the subject of a new documentary by Ken Burns. The documentary tells the story of students at the Greenwood School whose study of the Gettysburg Address brings new understanding to the speech.
41. Brooklyn Bridge (1981)
58 min | Documentary, History
This documentary chronicles the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. The difficult construction process is described in interesting detail; later parts of the film interview ... See full summary »
43. Vietnam (2016– )
Documentary | Pre-production
An in-depth look at the American military operations in Vietnam during the 1960s and '70s as well as the growing opposition against the war within the United States.
44. The Tony Danza Show (2004–2006)
Hosted by one of America's most recognized and likeable television personalities, "The Tony Danza Show" is an entertaining one-hour talk show produced live daily from New York. Guests will ... See full summary »
45. The Statue of Liberty (1985)
60 min | Documentary, History
Documentary showing the history of the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York harbor.
47. Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (2003 TV Movie)
TV-G | 107 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
The saga of Horatio Nelson Jackson, the first man to cross the United States by automobile--in 1903!
48. The Congress (1988 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
The U. S. Congress is one of the country's most important and misunderstood institutions. Ken Burns tells the story behind this branch of government.
49. Wear (I) (2014)
128 min | Drama, Fantasy | Post-production
The lives of four generations of Southern women are explored through the eyes of a peculiar young boy with a wild imagination.
50. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991)
100 min | Documentary, History
For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success.