New Name, New Look!

Celebrating 20 Years of Interviews

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

Remembering Don Ohlmeyer

Remembering Don Ohlmeyer

The sports executive/producer passes away at age 72.

Hispanic Heritage Month

It's Hispanic Heritage Month!

Celebrate with stories from Rita Moreno, Hector Elizondo, Maria Elena Salinas, and more!

Joshua Brand now online

Joshua Brand's Interview Is Now Online!

The writer talks co-creating St. Elsewhere, Northern Exposure, I'll Fly Away, 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!

Edie Falco now online

All About Edie

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

69th Emmy Awards - 2017

2017 Emmy Nominations

Watch the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 17, 2017 on CBS!

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!

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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Hispanic Heritage MonthIt's Hispanic Heritage Month and to celebrate we've partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to create a new exhibit: Latinos in News and Entertainment. Check it out below!

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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.

SEE ALL SERIES TITLES HERE