Ron Howard’s The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years will make its U.S. broadcast premiere on PBS next month. The award-winning documentary about the early years of the Beatles‘ career will air November 25th at 8pm ET.
Eight Days a Week was produced with the coordination of surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison. The film focuses on the years 1962 through 1966, the period during which the Beatles became an international phenomenon. It includes never-before-seen archival footage as well as new interviews.
Earlier this year, Eight Days a Week picked up the award for Best Music Film at the Grammy Awards. It also received two 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards and a 2016 Critics Choice Documentary Award.
The broadcast of Eight Days a Week on PBS will be followed by an encore broadcast of Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution, at 10:30 pm ET.