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Old 01-19-07, 01:29 PM
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Ken Burns "The War" 09/07

Ken Burns The War 09/07. This is a new Ken Burns documentary on PBS about WWII. Should be good.
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Old 01-19-07, 02:07 PM
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I heard that Ken Burns just signed with PBS thru 2020 or something.
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Old 01-19-07, 02:22 PM
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He basically has a lifetime contract with PBS.
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Old 01-19-07, 03:13 PM
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Remind me in September
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Old 01-19-07, 09:28 PM
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Geez Ken, could you pick a more overexposed historical event?
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Originally Posted by Ravenous
Remind me in September
I concur.

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Old 09-18-07, 05:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Ravenous
Remind me in September
Well it's September!

http://www.pbs.org/thewar/


THE WAR "A Necessary War"
December 1941-December 1942
Airdate : 09/23/2007 Time : 8:00-10:30 pm TWAR # : 101 OB : 09/23/07
Airdate : 09/23/2007 Time : 10:30-1:00 am TWAR # : 101 OB : 09/23/07
Airdate : 10/03/2007 Time : 9:00-11:30 pm TWAR # : 101 OB : 09/23/07

THE WAR "When Things Get Tough"
January 1943-December 1943
Airdate : 09/24/2007 Time : 8:00-10:00 pm TWAR # : 102 OB : 09/24/07
Airdate : 09/24/2007 Time : 10:00-0:00 am TWAR # : 102 OB : 09/24/07
Airdate : 10/10/2007 Time : 9:00-11:00 pm TWAR # : 102 OB : 09/24/07

THE WAR "A Deadly Calling"
November 1943-June 1944
Airdate : 09/25/2007 Time : 8:00-10:00 pm TWAR # : 103 OB : 09/25/07
Airdate : 09/25/2007 Time : 10:00-0:00 am TWAR # : 103 OB : 09/25/07
Airdate : 10/17/2007 Time : 9:00-11:00 pm TWAR # : 103 OB : 09/25/07

THE WAR "Pride of Our Nation"
June 1944-August 1944
Airdate : 09/26/2007 Time : 8:00-10:30 pm TWAR # : 104 OB : 09/26/07
Airdate : 09/26/2007 Time : 10:30-1:00 am TWAR # : 104 OB : 09/26/07
Airdate : 10/24/2007 Time : 9:00-11:30 pm TWAR # : 104 OB : 09/26/07

THE WAR "FUBAR"
September 1944-December 1944
Airdate : 09/30/2007 Time : 8:00-10:30 pm TWAR # : 105 OB : 09/30/07
Airdate : 09/30/2007 Time : 10:30-1:00 am TWAR # : 105 OB : 09/30/07
Airdate : 10/31/2007 Time : 9:00-11:30 pm TWAR # : 105 OB : 09/30/07

THE WAR "The Ghost Front"
December 1944-March 1945
Airdate : 10/01/2007 Time : 8:00-10:03 pm TWAR # : 106 OB : 10/01/07
Airdate : 10/01/2007 Time : 10:03-0:04 am TWAR # : 106 OB : 10/01/07
Airdate : 11/07/2007 Time : 9:00-11:01 pm TWAR # : 106 OB : 10/01/07

THE WAR "A World Without War"
March 1945-September 1945
Airdate : 10/02/2007 Time : 8:00-10:30 pm TWAR # : 107 OB : 10/02/07
Airdate : 10/02/2007 Time : 10:30-1:00 am TWAR # : 107 OB : 10/02/07
Airdate : 11/14/2007 Time : 9:00-11:30 pm TWAR # : 107 OB : 10/02/07

You can pre-order the DVD! Ships Oct 2nd.

http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index...ductId=2784344


I'm re-watching the Civil War right now and I'm pumped for this one as well.
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Old 09-18-07, 06:47 AM
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Even with 2 tuners and access to this doc on two different OTA HD PBS channels, it's been hard to get all these scheduled with it being premiere week.
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Originally Posted by Tommy Ceez
Geez Ken, could you pick a more overexposed historical event?
Yet, I'm betting that it's better than 95% of other WWII material out there, with the possible exception of some of the things Spielberg has done.
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Old 09-18-07, 12:31 PM
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Don't know how he'll top this:


But good luck anyways, Ken; I'll catch it on DVD.
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Old 09-18-07, 08:16 PM
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I like a good historical documentary every now and then, but WWII has been covered to death. I'm tempted to try this series...I loved his baseball documentary series.
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I couldn't have picked up my HDTivo at a better time.
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Old 09-18-07, 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by GreenVulture
Don't know how he'll top this:


But good luck anyways, Ken; I'll catch it on DVD.
I got the World At War dvd set but haven't gotten around to watching it yet.

I'm looking forward to this, though. Hopefully it's in HD
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Old 09-18-07, 11:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Premise
Ken Burns The War 09/07. This is a new Ken Burns documentary on PBS about WWII. Should be good.
Wow, I can't believe it's already been eight months since I posted this. I'm looking forward to this.
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Old 09-19-07, 12:35 AM
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Everything Ken Burns has done has been excellent. Looking foward to this.
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Old 09-19-07, 12:36 AM
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Baseball and his civil war docs we're great, as well as his Lewis and Clark Doc.
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Old 09-22-07, 10:28 AM
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Yikes, $130 for the DVDs.
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Old 09-22-07, 10:30 AM
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Not sure if this is true with all stations, but locally they're showing the "language edited" version in prime time, and the unedited version after hours.
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I think each PBS affiliate is making their own call about the language. We are getting only the unedited version here.
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Weird, I didn't realize PBS edited anything.

Can't wait for this.
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Am I the only one who finds it odd they chose this week to run it? Why compete with so many premieres and popular returning series? They could have owned the audience a couple weeks ago.
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Originally Posted by grenier
I think each PBS affiliate is making their own call about the language. We are getting only the unedited version here.
is there anyway to tell which version is being aired on each affiliate? i checked mpt's website and it doesn't say anything about language or what not.
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Old 09-24-07, 12:48 AM
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Anyone watching it in HD in Los Angeles? The dialogue is waaaay out of sync; very annoying. The SD feed seems to be fine, or at least closer to being in sync. I'm curious to know if this is a local thing or something else screwy going on.
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Old 09-24-07, 01:28 AM
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I noticed it being out-of-sync here in OKC, too. Hopefully the rest of the episodes will be okay.
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Old 09-24-07, 06:37 AM
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Since my HD is OTA, I have the main PBS channel and 4 sub-channels. The first episode was played on the main channel at 7, then again on a sub-channel at 9:30. Both stated "HD" in my TiVo guide.

I checked the first showing at 9 when other stuff had finished recording, and it was not in HD. The sub-channel showing was.

The main channel doesn't even broadcast it in HD?
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