September 2015 TV Highlights: An Intimate Look at Walt Disney

ca. October 1933, USA --- Walt Disney seated with drawing board on his lap and representations of his creations Mickey and Minnie Mouse behind. (Photo Courtesy of © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis)
Walt Disney seated with drawing board on his lap and representations of his creations Mickey and Minnie Mouse behind. October, 1933. (Photo Courtesy of © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis)

Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new two-part, four-hour AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – WALT DISNEY examines Disney’s complex life and enduring legacy.

It features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, animators and artists who worked on early films, including Snow White, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland into reality.

Other highlights for September, include:

  • Arthur & George. Sunday nights at 7:00 starting September 6 and running through September 20.
  • Ken Burns’ The Civil War. Monday, September 7-Friday, September 11. 7:00 p.m. 
  • Great British Baking Show. Thursday nights at 7:00 starting September 10.
  • Indian Summers. Sunday nights at 8 starting September 27.

You can find all of our September schedules here:

Early Morning
Daytime
Primetime