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Celebrating 20 Years of Interviews

The Archive of American Television is now part of The Interviews: An Oral History of Television!

69th Emmy Awards - 2017

2017 Emmy Nominations

Congratulations to all of our interviewees who were nominated!

Remembering Bill Dana

My Name... José Jimenez

Bill Dana, iconic performer and writer, passes away at 92. Jenni Matz remembers the comedy legend

Edie Falco now online

All About Edie

Actress Edie Falco talks Oz, The Sopranos, Nurse Jackie and more!

John Singleton Online

Our Interview with John Singleton is now online!

The writer/director talks Boyz N The Hood, Snowfall, Empire and more!

Remembering Adam West

Adam West: My Batman

An appreciation of Adam West's Batman.

Leslie Uggams' Interview Is Now Online!

Leslie Uggams' Interview Is Now Online!

The performer talks Roots, Sing Along with Mitch, The Leslie Uggams Show, and more!

Richard Thomas now online

Real Talk With Richard Thomas

The actor talks The Waltons, The Americans, and that oh-so-famous catchphrase.

Capturing TV History Through Video Interviews

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Welcome to THE INTERVIEWS: AN ORAL HISTORY OF TELEVISION.

The Interviews collects in-depth video oral histories with TV's greatest legends and pioneers. Browse the collection by person, show, topic or profession.

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.

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