Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans throughout the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it.
The four-part, eight-hour film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon airs Sun. Sept. 19 - Wed. Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WKAR TV.
Each two-hour episode debuts at 8 p.m. and repeats at 10 p.m. nightly.
Thu. Sept. 16 at 7pm ET | An OVEE virtual event | Preview the upcoming series and join the conversation around Muhammad Ali. The film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century.
Tue. Sept. 14 at 7pm ET on Zoom | Join an hour-long discussion with the filmmaker and special guests, featuring clips from the new four-part series, Muhammad Ali.
Thu. Sep. 9 at 7pm ET on Zoom | Explore the interwoven nature of race and religion in Muhammad Ali’s own life, and its impact on sports, society and culture today.
Muhammad Ali, a new four-part documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, will air on WKAR PBS September 19-22, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET. The new series, which was in development for six years, was also written and co-directed by Sarah Burns and David McMahon