The documentary 'Beats of the Antonov' explores how music, singing, and dancing can shape a common identity in the midst of adversity and intolerance, the film 'JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness' gives viewers a new perspective on the civil rights movement, and more top picks.
National Geographic Channel's miniseries 'American Genius' looks at some of history's most famous rivalries, the Milk Carton Kids' third album 'Monterey' features an innovative approach, and more top picks.
The new Netflix series 'Chef's Table' features six delectable portraits of culinary maestros, the National Geographic Channel's 'Driving America' looks at America's love affair with the automobile, and more top picks.
A behind-the-scenes video shows how the dinosaurs of 'Jurassic World' came to life, James Taylor's album 'Before This World' is Taylor's first album of original material in 13 years, and more top picks.
The Receiver's album 'All Burn' features music so chill that you'll play it when you turn on the air conditioner, the PBS program '1913: Seeds of Conflict' shows a time when Jews and Arabs lived near each other with more peaceful relations, and more top picks.
A 'NOVA' episode titled 'Lethal Seas' looks at the effect of the increase in carbon emissions on our oceans, Ludovico Einaudi proves to be a musical mixologist on the album 'Taranta Project,' and more top picks.
Undersea explorer Bob Ballard investigates the wreck of a German submarine in NOVA/National Geographic's 'Nazi Attack on America,' Andrew Grant Jackson's book '1965' describes the year in which radio was broadcasting breakthroughs in music at an unprecedented clip, and more top picks.
Musicals 'An American in Paris' and 'Fun Home' received multiple nods, while the plays 'Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two' and 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' also made the list. Check out what else could be a winner this year.
Calexico's album 'Edge of the Sun' is the band’s most melodic fusion to date of indie rock and mariachi sounds, the Smithsonian Channel's 'Boomtowners' looks at the effect of the oil boom in Montana and North Dakota, and more top picks.
The 'NOVA' program 'The Great Math Mystery' explores the importance of math in everything from music to flowers, Jane Weaver's voice is as welcome to the ear as a downy pillow on her album 'The Silver Globe,' and more top picks.
The SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, included everything from an app, Meerkat, that lets users stream live video to the Web and a Saudi Arabian princess, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud, speaking about empowering women.
London duo Public Service Broadcasting has created perhaps the most compelling record of the year so far with 'The Race for Space,' Robben Ford's 'Into the Sun' casts shade over most blues albums, and more top picks.