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Ken Burns - who has famously, memorably, fronted PBS documentaries on the Civil War, jazz and baseball - will turn to country music, PBS said yesterday. Expect a multi-episode series, exploring the question "What is country music?," while focusing on the biographies of the fascinating singers and songwriters who created it - from the Carter family, Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills to Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Garth Brooks and many more - as well as the times in which they lived.
Due date: 2018.
...here. Yes, "Sherlock" - the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Brithit that returns to PBS Jan. 19 at 10 - is one of TV';s hotter shows, and there is abiding interest in the new season insofar as one Sherlock Holmes did not exactly survive the conclusion of season two. This trailer will reassure fans, as if they needed any reassurance, that the world''s greatest detective is back and on the job. Cumberbatch - if you are not aware, and it's kind of hard not to be aware - is one of the world's biggest actors, all of a sudden. This brilliant series, has contributed mightily to this growing legend...