Search form

Donate Today

FRONTLINE

As PBS' premier public affairs series, FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human, social and political experience.

Passport: Show | Hide

Follow former prisoners through the challenges of their first year on parole. With unique...
See how one family's fight against the government invigorated armed militias and "Patriot...
Investigate the billions spent on housing the poor and why so few get the help they need...
President Trump's advisor Stephen Bannon's war - with radical Islam, Washington, and...
Journalist and author Paul Greenberg (Four Fish; American Catch) spends a year eating...
A fight over the fate of juveniles in prison for murder, following a landmark Supreme...
Venture inside Iraq, as militias and the military fight for the future of the country....
The dramatic story of a Gitmo detainee released from the controversial U.S. prison after...
An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through...
On the frontlines of the battle for Mosul, with civilians, soldiers and ISIS suspects....
Examine the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential...
Examine the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential...
An examination of the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews...
The first-person stories of refugees and migrants fleeing war and persecution for Europe...
Go inside Europe's fight against the rise of Islamist terrorism. As Europe reels from a...
Investigating the U.S.-led efforts to degrade and destroy ISIS. Reporting from Saudi...
Go behind the headlines generated by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two of the most...
Examine reports of predatory behavior and fraud in the troubled for-profit college...
Step inside the Newark Police Department - one of many troubled forces ordered to reform...
Disasters are big business. Follow an investigation with NPR into who profits when...
Get the inside story of the creation of ISIS and learn how the U.S. missed the many...
Follow journalist Feras Kilani on the ground in war-torn Benghazi, birthplace of Libya's...
Follow four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo and their escape to a new life in...
An inside account of efforts to bring about change in the Saudi kingdom. With on-the-...
Facing a heroin epidemic, America is experimenting with radical new approaches to the...
See an investigation with the New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports...
Follow an investigation of the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion...
Get the inside story of the bitter clash between President Obama and Israeli Prime...
Witness the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan and how they're training the next generation of...
Searching for the assassins behind a reign of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American...
For weeks, the world's eyes have been fixed on the tens of thousands of refugees fleeing...
In "Immigration Battle," a special two-hour feature film presentation from FRONTLINE and...
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19, his older brother David was one of 189 Americans...
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19 years old, his older brother David was one of 189...
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19 years old, his older brother David was one of 189...
A feature documentary about two filmmakers who set out to interview "El Chapo" Guzman,...
Hear gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. This...
Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through...
FRONTLINE investigates the sexual abuse of immigrant women -- often undocumented -- who...
Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Martin Smith goes inside the Obama administration's struggle...
FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk tells the dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's...
FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in meat - particularly poultry...
FRONTLINE filmmaker Dan Edge spent months on the ground in West Africa, uncovering the...
FRONTLINE investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the...
In the spring of 1945, Allied forces liberating Europe found evidence of atrocities which...
President Obama has pointed to Yemen as a model for the U.S.'s counter-terrorism strategy...
FRONTLINE teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for...
FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded...
FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun...
FRONTLINE tells the story of Alonza Thomas -- sent to adult prison in California at the...
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous...
FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS....
FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it...
FRONTLINE follows health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop...
U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq in 2011, ending America’s military commitment in the...
Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white...
FRONTLINE reports from inside two raging conflicts. In "The Battle for Ukraine,"...
FRONTLINE continues the dramatic inside story of mass surveillance in America with Part...
How did the government come to spy on millions of Americans? In United States of Secrets...
With extraordinary access, FRONTLINE takes you to the epicenter of the raging debate...
With extraordinary access, award-winning producer and director Dan Edge takes you to the...
Tuberculosis was once thought to be a disease of the past. But with virulent new drug-...
In Secrets of the Vatican, FRONTLINE tells the epic, inside story of the collapse of the...
Thanks to social media, teens are able to directly interact with their culture --...
Three years into Syria's civil war, rebel forces aren't just fighting the Assad regime....
With undercover footage and firsthand accounts, an inside look at life in Kim Jong-un's...
FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith goes inside the government’s ongoing, seven-year...
On the night she broke up with her police officer boyfriend, Michelle O'Connell was found...
FRONTLINE marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination with an investigative...
"Nightmare bacteria." That's how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading...
Follow one doctor's battle against the NFL to raise awareness about the dangers of head...
Two years after what seemed like a revolution in Egypt, FRONTLINE takes an in-depth look...
More and more elderly Americans are spending their later years in assisted living, which...
Since 1992, Bill Moyers has been following the story of two ordinary, hard-working...
FRONTLINE and Univision partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women...
In Pakistan, women and girls who allege rape are often more strongly condemned than their...
In the most recent of his critically lauded autobiographical films, Marian Marzynski...
The Retirement Gamble raises troubling questions about how America’s financial...
In Syria’s rural heartland, the bloody uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has...
In the conclusion of this special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland...
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (The Farmer's Wife,...
In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates...
Drawing on interviews with key players in Congress and the White House, FRONTLINE shows...
FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street's leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud...
As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the...
FRONTLINE correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee,...
These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of...
FRONTLINE explores the underground world of assisted suicide and takes viewers inside one...
FRONTLINE travels to the remote epicenter of the campaign finance debate for a tale of...
Four years ago, climate change was a hot issue and politicians from both sides seemed...
A journey into the places, people, and decisive moments that made the men who are...
Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school...
Reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad journeys to the heart of the insurgency, with rebels that are...
Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery,...
July 17, 2012 magazine: Fast Times at West Philly High and Middle School Moment
Every 10 minutes, someone in the U.S. contracts HIV. Half are black. A FRONTLINE special...
Dental care can be a matter of life or death, yet millions of Americans can't afford or...
May 29 Magazine: Al Qaeda in Yemen and a rebroadcast of The Interrogator
Magazine for May 22, 2012: "Cell Tower Deaths" and "Six Billion Dollar Bet"
As Wall Street innovated, its revenues skyrocketed, and financial institutions of all...
Evidence collected at crime scenes -- everything from fingerprints to bite marks -- is...
For more than a half-century, Rupert Murdoch's business acumen and political shrewdness...
In the desperate hours and days after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the fate of...
From acclaimed producer-director Steve James ("Hoop Dreams") and best-selling author-...
FRONTLINE correspondent Miles O'Brien travels to three continents to explore the revived...
Jan. 3 2012 magazine: The Secret War and Opium Brides.
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind American David...
Magazine airing November 8, 2011: "Syria Undercover" and "The Regime."
FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop explore the secretive world of...
FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers team up for a hard look at the FBI's...
September 13, 2011: "The Interrogator" and an encore of "Are We Safer?"
FRONTLINE reveals 9/11's unprecedented yet largely invisible legacy: the creation of a...
Magazine: The Pot Republic, Doctor Hotspot, The Atomic Artists
June 28, 2011 magazine: The Child Cases and Educating Sergeant Pantzke
FRONTLINE reveals the inside story of Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and the biggest...
FRONTLINE looks again at the meth epidemic and the battle raging over a potential cure.
Inside the military's secret campaign to take out Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters.
Inside two fronts of the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban
The FRONTLINE Magazine Series (4/19/11): The Silence and Flying Cheaper
High school football has never had a higher profile ... but is winning worth the risks?
This month's magazine: college sports; Chinese artist Ai Weiwei; the soldier accused of...
Inside the youth movement that ignited the uprising, and a hard look at the Muslim...
A dysfunctional system in which there are few standards, little oversight, and the...
The FRONTLINE Magazine Series (1/18/11): Are We Safer?; Flying Cheaper; The Spy Who Quit
One year after the earthquake, FRONTLINE examines the uphill fight to rebuild Haiti in...
FRONTLINE gains access to the ICU of one of New York's biggest hospitals to examine the...
Why would four men confess to a crime they didn't commit?
Could the Deepwater Horizon disaster have been prevented? FRONTLINE and ProPublica team...
Did Texas execute an innocent man? Several controversial death penalty cases are...
An investigation into questionable shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the...
How a platoon of soldiers, changed by war. is battling mental health disorders that many...
The business of higher education is booming. It's a $400 billion industry fueled by...
Join an investigation into the science and politics of vaccine safety. Despite a...
FRONTLINE goes inside an ancient, illegal practice that's once again flourishing: an...
It wasn't pretty, but it worked. Inside the backroom deals and hardball politics that...
A powerful report on Haiti's tragedy, with never-before-seen footage. What can be done...
A story of struggling to live ... and deciding when to die. Is this a choice everyone...
An Afghan journalist's extraordinary 10 days living and filming with an insurgent cell...
Maybe it's time we take a hard look at the risks that may go with cheap flying...?
FRONTLINE producer Rachel Dretzin (Growing up Online) teams up with one of the leading...
Investigating the massive consumer loan industry and what's ahead for banks and consumers...
The life and death of the woman whose image remains a potent symbol for those who want to...
Producer Ofra Bikel chronicles the recession's impact on one unlikely neighborhood--New...
Long before the economic meltdown, one woman tried to warn about the threat to the...
Can U.S. forces succeed in a land long known as the "graveyard of empires?"
The inside story of one of the most controversial moments in America's financial crisis...
Inside the world's first global Ponzi scheme - and how he got away with it for so long...
What happens to the mentally ill when they leave America's prisons? Why do they return...
Investigating the dangerous new wave of pollutants entering our waterways and drinking...
FRONTLINE investigative correspondent Lowell Bergman examines the shadowy world of...
FRONTLINE travels the country examining the nation's broken health care system and...
How the economy went so bad, so fast and what Paulson and Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...
How the economy went so bad, so fast and what Paulson and Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...
Correspondent Dave Iverson's personal journey to understand Parkinson's, the disease...
A rich personal and political biography of America's 44th president and what has brought...
This two-hour program examines the rich personal and political biographies of John McCain...
Can the war in Afghanistan be won? A hard, inside look at the real policy choices facing...
FRONTLINE captures the realities of war through a "virtual embed" with a National Guard...
A remarkably intimate look into the lives of nine young Chinese coming of age in a...
The compelling saga of one family's efforts to rebuild their homes, and their lives, in...
Controversial, bombastic, he believes he is destined to change Venezuela and the whole of...
A far-reaching investigation into America's energy landscape and what can be done to save...
In the debate over health care, what might the U.S. learn from the successes and failures...
What happened that November day in Haditha, Iraq gets to the heart of the war U.S....
What does it mean to be part of the first generation coming of age in the Internet era?...
Millions of U.S. children are taking psychiatric drugs, most never tested on kids. Good...
The world vowed “never again” after the genocide in Rwanda and the atrocities in...
A haunting portrait of the world of Lynch...
As the U.S. and Iran compete for influence across the Middle East, FRONTLINE examines how...
Inside the bruising closed door battles within the Bush administration over the power of...
From the day we got in, the plan was to get out as soon as possible. Four years later, we...
Is the Bush administration’s domestic war on terrorism jeopardizing our civil liberties?...
It’s often said that kids have their whole lives ahead of them. What happens when, early...
How bipartisan political and economic forces prevented three U.S. administrations from...
Can America build a truly national Iraqi army and police force to staunch the violence? A...
In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal, and economic...
In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal, and economic...
In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal and economic...
A moving, and frankly told story of a family's confrontation with the church that...
Medical advances have enabled an unprecedented number of Americans to live longer lives,...
In May 2005, Jim West, the once-popular mayor of Spokane, Wash., made headlines with...
Nearly seven years after the Taliban were toppled, Al Qaeda and the Taliban continue to...
After 9/11, Vice President Richard Cheney seized the initiative. He pushed to expand...
The extraordinary story of a virus's spread -- infecting over 70 million people -- and...
There have always been rumors about disappearing social security, but now the U.S faces a...
17 years later, what does he mean for a China that today is a global economic powerhouse...
FRONTLINE tells the story of the insurgent members of the resistance in Iraq, coming face...
For everyone who remembers what it was like to be young -- when the whole world seemed to...
For everyone who remembers what it was like to be young – when the whole world seemed to...
For everyone who remembers what it was like to be young -- when the whole world seemed to...
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, FRONTLINE will produce a documentary special that...
The abortion debate rages on in the U.S. as laws regulating women’s access to abortion...
The 9/11 attacks lead to a “get-tough” policy for the U.S. government. FRONTLINE examines...
A report on the new reality for the mentally ill in America: Nearly 500,000 are serving...
The military teaches soldiers how to fight, how to kill, how to survive. But who teaches...
The surprising history and clever tactics of an industry few Americans fully understand.
A look at two contrasting images: one of empty Ohio storefronts, where local TV...
It’s more than simple buying and selling: these multibillion-dollar corporations shape...
Did America rush into a war in Iraq for which is was unprepared? Could the volatility in...
In "The War Behind Closed Doors," FRONTLINE traces the inside story of how Bush’s...
Five years later, FRONTLINE revisits its Pulitzer Prize-winning report in conjunction...
Revisit the saga of FBI Agent John O'Neill and his warnings about Osama bin Laden before...
John O'Neill, the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda, warned of its threat. But his maverick style...
For many Americans, the most difficult questions about 9/11 were not about politics,...
Porn is one of the largest and fastest growing forms of media in the United States. The...
Teenagers are often described as erratic, unthoughtful, and rapidly changing human beings...
What explains the surge in behavior-modifying drugs for children? How safe – and...
FRONTLINE explores how America's giant media corporations skillfully court the teenage...
FRONTLINE explores what led Kip Kinkel, a 15-year-old Oregon boy, to kill his parents and...
An intimate portrait of one of the 20th century's greatest leaders
FRONTLINE producer Marian Marzynski travels to Poland to search for remnants of the lives...
Clinic workers Shannon Lowney and Lee Ann Nichols are murdered by John Salvi, a radical,...
In this investigative biography of the outspoken and controversial speaker, which first...
In 1969, Hillary Rodham Clinton and 400 other young women graduated from Wellesley...
One day in 1968, Jane Elliott, a teacher in a small, all-white Iowa town, divided her...

Upcoming Episodes

Fri 8/25, 100am
League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1

Follow one doctor's battle against the NFL to raise awareness about the dangers of head injuries in football. FRONTLINE details how the NFL denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that showed football could cause long-term brain...

Tue 8/29, 1000pm
League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2

Review the fight among players, doctors and the NFL over the dangers of head injuries in football. As evidence mounted that football could cause long-term brain injuries, FRONTLINE details how the NFL denied and worked to discredit that science...