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'Downton Abbey' Finale Breaks PBS Ratings Records

While it may not have been the Granthams strongest season, the Season 2 finale of "Downton Abbey" earned PBS its highest overnight ratings since 2009's "Ken Burns National Parks," as 5.4 million people tuned in to find out whether star-crossed lovers Mary and Matthew would actually end up together. Show More Summary

Downton Abbey Finale Scores Big for PBS

It takes more than one amnesiac burn victim to deter audiences, apparently: The season two finale of Downton Abbey earned PBS its highest overnight ratings since 2009's Ken Burns National Parks, as 5.4 million people tuned in to find out whether Mary and Matthew might ever get their acts together. Show More Summary

'Downton Abbey' Season 2 Finale Marks PBS' Highest-Rated Program Since 2009

Michael O'Connell The zeitgeist-ing "Masterpiece Classic" drama pulled in an average 5.4 million viewers, the best performance since the bow of Ken Burns' "National Parks." read more

'Downton Abbey' Season 2 finale most-watched PBS program since September 2009

Ratings have been released and the "Downton Abbey" Season 2 finale now ranks as the highest PBS program since the premiere of Ken Burns' "National Parks" in September 2009

Greater Migrations

Has anyone been watching Great Migrations? It doesn’t quite have the grandeur of the Ken BurnsNational Parks PBS documentary or the Planet Earth, whatever channel that was on. I’ve caught clips here and there of Great Migrations, but I have yet to sit through an entire episode. Should be a big deal, I’m [...]

Ken Burns' National Parks: What's Your Favorite Rocky Mountain Park? (PHOTOS, VOTE)

5 years agoNews : Huffington Post

Ken Burns has created yet another cinematic masterpiece with "National Parks: America's Best Idea" which chronicles the history of the United States national park system. For those of us tuning in from Colorado, we all know how lucky...Show More Summary

John Muir

Are you watching Ken BurnsNational Parks documentary on PBS? Not sure I can recommend it.  Having established his formula, Mr. Burns continues to repeat it.  He’s got old images and experts you’ve never heard of.  He’s so busy being exhaustive, so busy getting it right, that sometimes it seems he’s completely forgotten about the audience.  [...]

Review: Lessons From "Brick City"

I felt bad about turning off Ken Burns' National Park documentary and missing Mad Men, but I'd scored a copy of "Brick City" -- thanks, Sundance Channel! -- a new documentary about efforts to turn around Newark, New Jersey, site of some of the nation's worst riots 40 years ago. Show More Summary

Ken Burns' National Parks: America's Best Idea is more about people than places

The documentaries I cover on reality blurred are those that, like the very best reality shows, tell the true, dramatic, entertaining stories of real people. So, while I had no doubt it'd be informative and interesting, I didn't planShow More Summary

TV Weekend: Ken Burns' National Parks

Ken Burns' The National Parks: America's Best Idea begins its nightly run (twelve hours, in six parts) on PBS Sunday night. Last week, I wrote a column about how its premise—that Big Government saved wilderness and national treasures that private enterprise would have destroyed—is a lot more politically pointed (in the year of the Tea [...]

Ken Burns' National Parks party in Central Park Wednesday - free show w/ Alison Krauss, Counting Crows & more

On 9.23.09, we invite you to New York City's Central Park, East Meadow for Feel Free, an event that celebrates and pays tribute to the National Parks. Feel Free is designed to engage you in celebrating what has been described...

Ken Burns' National Park Tour

Ken Burns appeared at the TV critics' press tour in Pasadena to take questions about his new 12-hour documentary, The National Parks, debuting Sept. 27.  Yep. Twelve hours. About parks. OK, it's easy to make jokes about Ken Burns' documentaries, which build up wars and sports and campgrounds alike into massive Rocky Mountains of ennobled Americana. But [...]

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