When journalist Jason Fine first met Brian Wilson | Brian Wilson | American Masters | PBS
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Jason Fine first convinced his boss at Rolling Stone to let him cover Brian Wilson’s burgeoning solo career in 1997. Since then, Fine and Wilson have enjoyed a lasting friendship.
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Explore the life and career of Brian Wilson, singer, songwriter and co-founder of The Beach Boys, as he and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine drive around Los Angeles. American Masters – Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road features Wilson’s candid reflections on his life and legendary career. It includes interviews with Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Nick Jonas, Linda Perry, Jim James, Gustavo Dudamel and Al Jardine and introduces “Right Where I Belong,” an original song written and performed by Brian Wilson and Jim James for this film. American Masters—Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road premieres nationwide Tuesday, June 14 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), http://pbs.org/americanmasters and the PBS Video app.
Now in its 36th season on PBS, American Masters was recently nominated for an IDA Award, two Primetime Emmy® Awards and was awarded two News & Documentary Emmys. The series illuminates the lives and creative journeys of our nation’s most enduring artistic giants—those who have left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape—through compelling, unvarnished stories. Setting the standard for documentary film profiles, the series has earned widespread critical acclaim and 28 Emmy Awards—including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special—14 Peabodys, three Grammys, two Producers Guild Awards, an Oscar, and many other honors. To further explore the lives and works of more than 250 masters past and present, the American Masters website offers full episodes, film outtakes, filmmaker interviews, the podcast American Masters: Creative Spark, educational resources, digital original series and more. The series is a production of The WNET Group.