‘The Vietnam War’ Premiere Boosts PBS

11.9M Viewers For ‘Vietnam War’ Premiere

The Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary premiere also garners more than 2 million streams across PBS Digital Platforms, making it the highest-streamed series premiere in PBS history.

Next Ken Burns Documentary: Vietnam War

Ken Burns will produce a 10-12 hour documentary about the history “and meaning” of the Vietnam War, PBS announced Monday. The series, PBS said, will explore the military, political, cultural, social and human “dimensions” of what has been called “the war of lost illusions.”