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Premiering Fridays, June 24 - July 29, 2022, 10:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET

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Program Description


From NBCUniversal Syndication Studios and Academy and Emmy Award-Winning Studio Believe Entertainment Group, this new six-part series celebrates the inspiring efforts of individuals facing extraordinary circumstances with surprise songs written and performed by music’s biggest stars. Each episode follows a different featured artist, including Grammy Award-winning country artist Jennifer Nettles, as they turn a local hero’s transformative story into a powerful and deeply personal anthem. These heroes are then surprised with a once-in-a-lifetime performance of the original song at an intimate event in their honor. Reminding viewers that opportunity can be found in adversity, AMERICAN ANTHEMS delivers messages of hope and compassion one song at a time.

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Press Materials

  • PBS Announces Premiere Date for AMERICAN ANTHEMS, A New Series Celebrating Everyday Heroes With Original Songs Written and Performed by Country Music’s Biggest Stars

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