Since January 1983, Frontline has served as American public television’s – PBS – flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as “the last best hope for broadcast documentaries”, Frontline’s stature over 20 seasons is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Since its inception, Frontline has never shied away from tough, controversial issues or complex stories. Frontline remains committed to providing a primetime venue for engaging documentaries that fully explore and illuminate the critical issues of our times. Frontline remains the only regularly scheduled long-form public-affairs documentary series on American television, producing more hours of documentary programming than all the commercial networks combined.
Release Date: January 17, 1983 (US)
Most recent episode: Frontline US Season 30 Episode 4 - ( 12/16/2011 )