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Ken Burns. (Courtesy of Justin Altman)
In Ken Burns: America's Storyteller, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Wynton Marsalis, and more celebrate the career of legendary documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Watch clips highlighting Burns and his career.
Spy Wild Dog Pup in Botswana. (Courtesy of Richard Jones/© John Downer Productions)
Tonight at 8:00 pm, "Meet the Spies" in the finale of Spy in the Wild. We talked to series producer Philip Dalton about how the cameras can capture animals' most intimate behavior.
America's Test Kitchen's Shrimp Scampi and Shredded Chicken Tacos. (Carl Tremblay)
Getting tired of heavy winter stews and roasts? Try some lively and fresh new recipes from America's Test Kitchen.
A statue of Queen Njinga outside the Fortaleza de São Miguel in Luanda, Angola. (Courtesy of Cécile Fromont)
Cécile Fromont is a professor of Art History at the University of Chicago specializing in Central Africa and Brazil who appears in the new, three-part documentary Africa's Great Civilizations
A ballroom set from "Victoria." (Courtesy of ITV Plc)
Now that season one of Victoria is over, catch up on everything we've posted about the series: recaps, recipes, features, and more.
Great Performances broadcasts two works by New York City Ballet founder George Balanchine, while the Joffrey Ballet is currently performing works by his modern successor Justin Peck.
Inside the set of Mansion House on "Mercy Street." (Courtesy of PBS)
During this week off from Mercy Street, before the finale of season two airs on Sunday, March 5 at 7:00 pm, catch up on everything we've posted about the gripping Civil War drama.
Charles Elmé Francatelli, Queen Victoria's chef.
The chef who takes an interest in Skerrett on Victoria, Francatelli was a real-life cook who worked in the hottest restaurants and published several cookbooks, making him one of the first celebrity chefs. Baked sheep's head or bullock heart, anyone?
The Museum of Science and Industry's Great Train Story exhibit. (Courtesy of J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)
"The Great Train Story" at the Museum of Science and Industry is a beloved stalwart of the museum. Meet the man who maintains it in advance of a NOVA episode on "Why Trains Crash," airing February 22 at 9:00 pm.
Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison, co-hosts of America's Test Kitchen. (Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen)
Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison, the new co-hosts of America's Test Kitchen, have been with the show since day one. They give a behind-the-scenes look at how recipes are developed, and crack each other up in the process.
Maya Angelou, circa late 70s, early 80s. (Courtesy of Getty)
Maya Angelou was beyond prolific, and her life touched on many of the most significant people and events of the twentieth century. The creators of a film about the great woman discuss the difficulty of capturing her multi-faceted life on film, why they admire her, and what she was like.
Albert embraces the future: he hunts with guns. (ITV Plc)
The palace is embracing change, as Victoria copes with a pregnancy, Albert and Sir Peel tout locomotives, and Francatelli and Skerrett innovate in the kitchen.
Jimmy Green plotting with the two Confederate henchmen. (Courtesy of PBS/Erik Heinila)
Some people exploit the suffering of the war for their own advantage, while others strive only to alleviate pain and end the conflict. Where do the denizens of Alexandria fall?
Passion Fruit and Lime Charlotte Russe from 'The Great British Baking Show.' (PBS)'
Paul called this custard dessert "one of the tastiest things we've ever chosen" for The Great British Baking Show, so it's worth trying this Victorian dessert yourself.
Emma Green, Anne Hastings, and Mary Phinney of Mercy Street. (Courtesy of Erik Heinila/PBS and Antony Platt/PBS)
The author of Heroines of Mercy Street discusses the determination and accomplishments of female Civil War nurses, the importance of writing about women in history, and her broad historical interests.