Pioneers of Television

More than 200 breakthrough stars bring their stories to life in season four of this Emmy-nominated documentary series. Each episode melds compelling new interviews with irresistible clips to offer a fresh take on TV’s biggest celebrities. Featured stars in this season’s four new episodes (“Standup to Sitcom,” “Doctors and Nurses,” “Breaking Barriers” and “Acting Funny”) include Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, Bill Cosby, Tim Allen, Ray Romano, Noah Wyle, Anthony Edwards, Diahann Carroll, Howie Mandel, Bob Newhart and many more.

Coming up: Standup to Sitcom



This star-packed episode features fresh interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, Tim Allen, Ray Romano and Bob Newhart. The program reveals how America’s top standup comics made the transition to the sitcom format and includes dozens of clips from “Seinfeld,” “Home Improvement,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Roseanne” and more.

Doctors and Nurses

Doctors and Nurses

Pioneers of Television

TV's fascination with doctors and nurses is explored.

60 min.

Standup to Sitcom

Standup to Sitcom

Pioneers of Television

Stand-up comics who transitioned to sitcoms are spotlighted.

60 min.

Science Fiction

Science Fiction

Pioneers of Television

The Season 2 premiere recalls sci-fi pioneers on TV.

60 min.

Miniseries

Miniseries

Pioneers of Television

The Season 3 finale focuses on miniseries.

60 min.

Primetime Soaps

Primetime Soaps

Pioneers of Television

Recalling the prime-time soaps of the 1970s and '80s.

60 min.

Sitcoms

Sitcoms

Pioneers of Television

Sitcoms are featured, including "I Love Lucy."

60 min.

Schedule

Friday
4/25/14 2:00 AM
WGBX 44
Friday
4/25/14 5:00 AM
WGBH 2
Saturday
4/26/14 4:00 AM
WGBX 44
Saturday
4/26/14 3:00 PM
WGBX 44
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