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[07/22/14 - 10:27 AM]
PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts" in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere
The first two-hour episode will premiere on PBS stations, Sunday, September 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:26 AM]
PBS Announces New Programming During Summer 2014 TCA Session
Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced updates to its fall schedule and new programs for 2015.

[05/08/14 - 08:48 AM]
PBS Announces New Fall Season Lineup
Highlights include the premiere of Ken Burns's seven-part series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."







ROOSEVELTS, THE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY (PBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/14/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
weeknights from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (7 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, July 2014) Ken Burns's upcoming film, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, marks the first time the Roosevelts' individual stories have been woven into a single narrative, following the family's story for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th president of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry her fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd president. Together, they redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, and redefined, as well, the role of the United States within the wider world. The first 2-hour episode will premiere on PBS stations, Sunday, September 14th (8:00 p.m. ET) and the entire series can be streamed on station websites and PBS station branded digital sites beginning the day after the broadcast premiere. THE ROOSEVELTS is written by long-time Burns collaborator Geoffrey C. Ward, who is an authority on Franklin Roosevelt. The author of two biographical volumes, A First-Class Temperament and Before the Trumpet, he is also the editor of Closest Companion, which revealed for the first time Roosevelt's close friendship with his distant cousin, Daisy Suckley. Ward's interest in FDR grew in part from the fact that he, like FDR, is a polio survivor.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ken Burns as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available