American Masters Tyrus | American Masters By editor • Sep 6, 2017 Courtesy of Unkown / PBS Fri., Sept. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover the art, life and enduring impact of the Chinese American painter behind “Bambi.” James Beard & Julia Child | American Masters By editor • May 15, 2017 Courtesy of The Wynn family and the James Beard Foundation / PBS Fri. May 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience a century of food through the life of one man, James Beard (1903-1985). Followed by an encore of American Masters: Julia Child. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning By EDITOR • Mar 16, 2017 The Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division / PBS Tue. Mar. 21 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore, with Lange’s granddaughter, the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer’s life story on American Masters. American Masters | Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You By Kayman Whaley • Oct 24, 2016 Courtesy of CBS Photo Archive / PBS Tue Oct. 25 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |Discover how the prolific “All in the Family” creator effected social change through his sitcoms. Janis Joplin: American Masters By EDITOR • May 2, 2016 Courtesy of Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images / PBS Tue. May 3 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Observe Janis Joplin’s life through intimate letters and rare footage in the first in-depth celebration of the iconic rock singer. Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl By EDITOR • Mar 22, 2016 Courtesy of David McClister Fri. Mar. 25 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Journey with the Coal Miner’s Daughter country legend on her hard-fought road to stardom. Mike Nichols: America Masters By EDITOR • Jan 25, 2016 Courtesy of Everett Collection / PBS Fri. Jan. 29 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet one of America’s great directors, who discusses his life and 50-year artistic career.