PBS will debut the premiere episode of The Great American Read, hosted by Meredith Vieira, at 8:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 22. Missed the trailer? Check it out!
The eight-part series designed to spark a national conversation about reading will feature entertaining and informative documentary segments with compelling testimonials from celebrities, authors, notable Americans, and book lovers across the country.
With the premiere of the launch episode on May 22, The Great American Read will invite viewers across the nation to vote to choose America's best-loved book. Voting will close on October 18, and the grand finale will air October 23.