PBS’ 40th annual July 4th presentation will feature new performances, captured remotely at iconic locations around the country.
The show is due to air tonight (1 June) on most PBS stations in the US.
Ron Weisner says “everybody wanted to participate” when he floated the idea of the compilation.
The film about the life, work and legacy of the jazz master debuted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival last year, and had a brief run in theatres.
Master storyteller and American documentarian Ken Burns is helming a new docu-series about country music coming to PBS this September.
“Unlike Michael Wadleigh’s classic 1970 documentary, our film turns the cameras around, into the audience”, said American Experience executive producer Mark Samels.
Patsy Cline’s legacy will be captured on a DVD, When Patsy Cline Was… Crazy, that includes the PBS documentary along with exclusive bonus material.
American TV network PBS are scheduled to screen The Beatles documentary 'Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution' on 3 June 2017, presented by Howard Goodall
A clip released from the new PBS documentary, Patsy Cline: American Masters reveals Patsy’s life as an ambitious teenager with a willful attitude to match.
Narrated by Rosanne Cash, Patsy Cline: American Masters examines the roots of her cultural impact and how she arrived at a pivotal moment in music history.