If ever there was an American master, it’s Mel Brooks and tonight the series, American Masters has Mel Brooks: Make a Noise, a documentary about the Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award winning entertainer, at 9:00.
Certain PBS stations have A Letter to Elia on tonight’s edition of American Masters, at 9:00. This 2010 documentary, directed by Kent Jones and Martin Scorsese, follows the life and career of film director Elia Kazan (On the Waterfront, East of Eden) and his influence on Scorsese.
Tonight’s edition of American Masters, the TV show that profiles acclaimed Americans, is Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love. Hamlisch was accepted into Julliard when he was six and is one of only two people to have won a Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, Tony and Pulitzer. Find out more about this musical genius who died last year by tuning into PBS at 9:00.