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The Great American Read

The Great American Read is American Documentary TV series. It premiered on May 22, 2018, on PBS. The series has 7.9 * rating by IMDb.


How Many Seasons Of The Great American Read Are There Total: 1 (8 episodes)

Season 2


Season 1

Season premieres on May 22, 2018

Finale: October 23, 2018

PBS, 8 episodes

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What Time Does The Great American Read Come On

The Great American Read is on PBS (United States) Tuesdays at 8 pm

Last episode:

S1E8 (Grand Finale) - Air Date: Oct 23, 2018 (about a year ago)

News & Interviews

Outlander in The Great American Read top 10 - Claire and Jamie - by Claireandjamie

Considering the fandom when it comes to voting, this really shouldn’t be surprising. We’re a loud, passionate bunch and I mean that in every positive way possible. None of us are afraid to share what we love/hate, why we love/hate it, and what we need more of (Lord John Grey for me, please!).

'The Great American Read': Meredith Vieira, Diana Gabaldon & More on the Books They Can't Put Down - TVInsider - by Tvinsider

On the path to crowning the champ, the episodes will showcase the different genres represented and feature famous authors opining about their own faves. “We want to remind people that it’s cool to read,” says Vieira. “They need to remember how wonderful it is to fall in love with a piece of fiction.”

Rowling, Tolkien, Austen novels vie for bragging rights in 'The Great American Read' contest - by Greensboro

"It doesn't matter where you fall. People I've spoken to who liked books I didn't have inspired me to take second look at them, like 'Game of Thrones,'" Vieira said. "I don't leave a project like this and not feel optimistic."

The Great American Read - according to Wamc

We were joined by Social Media Coordinator at WMHT Danielle Sanzone, Director of the Greenwich Free Library Annie Miller; librarian at Albany Public Library Christina Stenson-Carey; Suzanna Hermans of Oblong Books and Music in Rhinebeck and Millerton; and Matt Tannenbaum of The Bookstore in Lenox, MA.


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