Elaine May Will Direct the PBS ‘American Masters’ Documentary on Mike Nichols
Get ready to revisit the work of comedy duo Nichols and May early next year. According to Entertainment Weekly, PBS announced today that the season 30 premiere of its documentary series American Masters will focus on the life and work of Mike Nichols, and the documentary has a director attached who knew him well: Elaine May. The two-hour documentary will also feature friends and collaborators of Nichols including Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Dustin Hoffman and airs on PBS on Friday, January 29th. Read more about Nichols and May’s years as a comedy team here.