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The Power of TV - American Masters: This is Bob Hope

A public program presented by the Television Academy Foundation and the Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation.

  • The Power of TV - American Masters: This is Bob Hope

    Linda Hope and Conan O'Brien stand next to a poster for the Television Academy Foundation's public program, “THE POWER OF TV -- AMERICAN MASTERS: This is Bob Hope...,” a special screening and discussion on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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The Television Academy Foundation and the Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation co-presented The Power of TV - American Masters: This is Bob Hope, a public program, on Thursday, November 30 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California. The evening featured a special screening of excerpts from PBS' new American Masters documentary, This is Bob Hope..., followed by an insightful conversation with Conan O'Brien, Linda Hope, producer/director John Scheinfeld, and Hope biographer Richard Zoglin, moderated by executive producer of American Masters Michael Kantor.


Click here for a photo gallery from the event.


This documentary explores Hope's eight-decade career through his personal archives and writings, which are voiced by Billy Crystal, clips from his extraordinary body of work, and incisive interviews with Woody Allen, Margaret Cho, Conan O'Brien, Tom Selleck, Brooke Shields, and more.