Next week, American Masters explores the life and work of Toni Morrison; groundbreaking novelist, editor, educator, and the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. We also bring you the premiere of a brand new series from historian Lucy Worsley that looks at the myths that make royal history. Take a look below at what’s coming up!


Lucy Worsley: Royal Myths & Secrets - Sunday, June 21 at 8:00 PM

Join Lucy Worsley on a journey across Europe to visit the incredible locations where royal history was made. From the Spanish Armada to the French Revolution, learn how royal history is a mixture of facts, exaggeration, manipulation and mythology.


Divided We Fall: Unity without Tragedy - Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 PM

Divided We Fall: Unity without Tragedy brings ordinary citizens together to wrestle with the complex issues that divide our nation. Breaking out of partisan echo chambers to listen to one another, the participants - equal numbers of whom strongly approve and disapprove of President Donald Trump - explore what it means to be an American.


American Masters - Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am - Tuesday, June 23 at 8:00 PM

Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers and critics on an exploration of the powerful themes she confronted throughout her literary career in this artful and intimate meditation that examines the life and work of the legendary storyteller.


FRONTLINE: Opioids, Inc. - Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00 PM

The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.

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