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1. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 907

2. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

Votes: 745

3. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 374

4. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 519

5. Modern Marvels (1994– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 1,142

6. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Truman Capote

Votes: 287

7. Frank Lloyd Wright (1998)

146 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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A biography of the life and work of the American architect.

Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Philip Bosco, Julie Harris, Sab Shimono

Votes: 470

8. Broadway: The American Musical (2004 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

Votes: 284

9. Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker (1994 TV Short)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

4.6
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Writers: Vickie Karp, Robert Yuhas | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Heywood Hale Broun, Randy Sue Coburn, Brendan Gill

Votes: 33

10. Moving Pictures (1990– )

40 min | Documentary

6.9
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Award winning in-depth arts journalism series reporting on cinema around the globe.

Stars: Howard Schuman, Peter Bogdanovich, Andrew Yule, Richard Branson

Votes: 11

11. Modern Marvels (1994– )
Episode: Empire State Building (1994)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

7.9
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This program focuses on the symbolic and historical aspects of the Empire State Building rather than its architecture and technology. The world's tallest building was preceded but a ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Director: Andrew Thomas | Stars: Irwin G. Cantor, Brendan Gill

Votes: 16

12. Moving Pictures (1990– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 February 1995 (1995)

Documentary

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Stars: Paul Attanasio, Hilyard M. Brown, Stanley Cortez, Ralph Fiennes

13. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 22 May 1996 (1996)

News, Talk-Show

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An panel on `Gotcha' Journalism

Stars: Charlie Rose, Jonathan Alter, Kurt Andersen, Brendan Gill

14. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
Episode: Episode dated 29 December 1971 (1971)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Dick Cavett, Hal Holbrook, Brendan Gill, Jerry Lee Lewis

15. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )
Episode: Give My Regards to Broadway: 1893-1927 (2004)

Documentary, Music

9.1
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At the beginning of the twentieth century, Broadway was dominated by two names: George M. Cohan and Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.. Cohan wrote and starred in his own shows. Ziegfeld pioneered the ... See full summary »

Writers: Marc Fields, Michael Kantor, Laurence Maslon, Martin Starger | Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Nancy Kathryn Anderson, Julie Andrews, Mary Ellen Barrett, Irving Berlin

Votes: 10

16. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )
Episode: I Got Plenty o' Nuttin': 1929-1942 (2004)

Documentary, Music

7.5
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The Great Depression ushered in a new era of the Broadway musical. Gone were the frothy, nonsensical shows of the 1920s. Broadway musicals were now either reflective of the harsh times (... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Kantor, Martin Starger | Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Julie Andrews, Fred Astaire, Hank Azaria, Mary Ellen Barrett

Votes: 8

17. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis: In a Class of Her Own (1995)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.6
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Stars: Oleg Cassini, Brendan Gill, John F. Kennedy, Luis Muñoz Marín

Votes: 49

18. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Lindbergh (1990)

56 min | Documentary, History

4.6
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Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Arnold Forster, Brendan Gill, Stacy Keach, Max Lerner

Votes: 14

19. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Murder of the Century (1995)

54 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A documentary chronicling the events surrounding the murder of famed architect Stanford White by millionaire Harry Thaw over the affections of showgirl Evelyn Nesbitt in New York in 1906.

Writer: Carl Charlson | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Brendan Gill, David Lowe, Suzannah Lessard

Votes: 11

20. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part 6 - The City of Tomorrow (1999)

Documentary, History

8.2
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Reveals the immense new forces that were unleashed in New York.

Writer: Emma Lazarus | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Bella Abzug, Marshall Berman, Philip Bosco

Votes: 12

21. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part 7 - The City and the World (1999)

Documentary, History

8.1
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Episode seven chronicles the history of New York from the end of the Second World War to the present.

Writers: Ric Burns, James Sanders | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Bella Abzug, Marshall Berman, Philip Bosco

Votes: 13

22. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part I - The Country and the City (1999)

Documentary, History

7.9
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Episode one begins in 1609 and chronicles the arrival of the Dutch.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Thomas Bender, Carol Berkin, Calvin O. Butts III

Votes: 30

23. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part III - Sunshine and Shadow (1999)

Documentary, History

8.1
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Episode three turns the spotlight on greed and wealth.

Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth J. Abram, Philip Bosco, Robert A. Caro

Votes: 19

24. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part IV - The Power and the People (1999)

Documentary, History

7.8
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Episode four follows New York into a new century.

Director: Ric Burns | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth J. Abram, Joan Allen, Marshall Berman

Votes: 18

25. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999)

Documentary, History

7.8
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Episode five tells the African-American experience and the birth of the new media industries.

Writer: Ronald Blumer | Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth Abram, Joan Allen, Thomas Bender

Votes: 16

26. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )
Episode: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin': 1943-1960 (2004)

Documentary, Music

8.5
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Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II - a newly formed songwriting team due to Lorenz Hart's ill health - ushered in a new era of the Broadway musical with the revolutionary production ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Starger, JoAnn Young | Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Cris Alexander, Julie Andrews, Jack Benny, Irving Berlin

Votes: 6

27. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )
Episode: Putting It Together: 1980-Present (2004)

Documentary, Music

7.6
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It is fitting that "The Producers", an homage to the making of Broadway musicals, is one the biggest hits to end this era of Broadway musicals as the producer once again comes to the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Kantor, Laurence Maslon, Martin Starger | Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Cindy Adams, Alan Alda, Julie Andrews, Anne Bancroft

Votes: 18

28. Biography (1987– )
Episode: The Astors: High Society (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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Their name is synonymous with wealth and glamour. Their saga is marked by five generations of tragedy, family feuds and philanthropy.

Stars: John Jacob Astor, Mrs. Vincent Astor, Nancy Astor, Winston Churchill

Votes: 24

29. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story (1990)

56 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Biographical portrait of one of Broadway's most brilliant songwriters. Told through the use of archival material and interviews with the rich and famous that knew him, this portrait concentrates on his career and his public life events.

Writer: Allan Albert | Director: Allan Albert | Stars: Bobby Short, Richard Adler, Fred Astaire, Kitty Carlisle

Votes: 68