James Herriot’s adventures as a veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire get a glorious new adaptation in a seven-part series based on his beloved stories.
Current & Upcoming Specials
Enjoy the tight harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb as they perform their greatest hits, as well as some rarely heard selections, in this newly mixed and mastered concert.
For generations, fat has been the enemy, and overweight individuals have been stigmatized and shamed. But scientists are coming to understand fat as a fascinating and dynamic organ
A celebration of the country music legend's 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, this special captures some of her biggest hits on one of the most iconic stages in the world
The Kinks’ 1968 album went on to become one of the most influential and important works in rock. Now, 50 years later, we take a closer look at the album’s creation.
Learn how to operate your body with minimal pain and maintain an active, fulfilling lifestyle as you age. Lee’s approach combines neuromuscular therapy, stress management and yoga.
This hidden 1978 concert and features a 16-song set combined with Jennings' own words about his life and music. Songs include "This Time," "Good Hearted Woman," and more.
Join Meredith Vieira to explore the latest research on aging and how to master our lives as we age. Top physicians provide show how to navigate towards our best possible health.
A unique view of the intimate relationship Ken Burns has with his America. This is the first time there has been a deeper dive into the DNA of what makes him, him.
An epic film about North America’s wildest river. An exploration of the river’s history, from the earliest settlements in the region to the impact of climate change today.
A groundbreaking education on pain and its causes, and a new approach to pain management. Interviews from health professionals about the power of the body to rid itself of pain.
The life and songs of musical legend Peggy Lee as told in her own words through vintage interviews and performances along with new commentary by family, friends and colleagues.
Easter, 1939, contralto Marian Anderson stepped up to a microphone in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Barred from performing because of her race, Anderson would sing in the open air
This special focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by John Sebastian, the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful.
Learn how the brain works and how we can make it work for us. Features the latest scientific research and an easy-to-follow plan for maximizing and protecting the brain.
A practical six-point plan anyone can use to keep their minds sharp and their bodies active using gentle daily movement.
Celebrate 20 years of greatest hit songs from the 50s to the 70s featuring legendary performers The Kingston Trio, Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin, Engelbert Humperdinck, and more.
Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sam Waterston, Doris Kearns Goodwin and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker
Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.
Celebrate the groundbreaking band's musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, and more!
Last Season's Specials
Rick shares his belief on the importance of traveling in order to experience other cultures, broaden perspective, and gain empathy toward people who may live and think differently.
Virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Scientists are peering more deeply into the sleeping brain than ever before, discovering just how powerful sleep can be.
Discover the man behind the music in this intimate profile of the legendary popular singer-songwriter.
A celebration of the iconic PBS series. Masterpiece -- 50 Fabulous Years! features in-depth interviews. Award-winning actor Alan Cumming hosts a look back at this beloved series.
Celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover pop superstar. Performances include Coat of Many Colors, 9 to 5, and more!
A major line-up curated by Eric Clapton in benefit of the Crossroads Centre charity. Clapton performs with special guests and unique collaborations between artists.
Grammy Award winner, Stevie Nicks reminisces with her fans, looks back at her career, and tells introspective stories about the origins of her most cherished works.
Travel around the world with anthropologist Niobe Thompson to uncover the history of mankind’s relationship with horses. Discover the habits and biology of these majestic animals.
Most Popular Specials
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns and others.
Discover how to relieve stress with yoga and special breathing techniques. Peggy shows how to calm the nervous system and ease symptoms of anxiety.
Take an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers, a soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, and producer whose show aired in homes across America for more than 30 years.
Join the acclaimed finance expert for essential advice on planning for retirement. Suze provides information about key steps for anyone to achieve their “ultimate retirement.”
Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains.