PBS Series Reconsidering Scenes With Pop Producer Dr. Luke

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The maker of an upcoming PBS miniseries about groundbreaking pop music says the show is reconsidering scenes with Dr. Luke, the hitmaking producer who the pop star Kesha has accused of rape.

The documentary "Soundbreaking" is being screened this week at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin.

The eight-part series was the last project of George Martin, the iconic producer who discovered the Beatles and died this month.

The premiere episode includes an interview with Dr. Luke, who was born Lukasz Gottwald. He has denied Kesha's claims of rape and says she is smearing him to get out of her contract.

"Soundbreaking" producer Jeff Dupre told The Associated Press on Monday that Dr. Luke's involvement in the series is now being revisited. The show airs in November.

Representatives for Dr. Luke and PBS didn't immediately respond to emails seeking comment.
 

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