Expect a few familiar faces when ‘Prime Suspect: Tennison’ premieres this Sunday on PBS

Prime Suspect: Tennison, the long-awaited prequel to the brilliant, early 90s series, Prime Suspect, that starred Dame Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison and based on writer Lynda La Plante’s book, “Tennison”, premieres on PBS on this Sunday as part of the Masterpiece series. Prime Suspect: Tennison, stars Stefanie Martini as a young Jane Tennison and will showcase her early days on […]

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Go behind-the-scenes with ‘Grantchester’ prior to June 18 return on PBS

Set in the 1950s Cambridgeshire village of Grantchester and based on The Grantchester Mysteries, collections of short stories written by James Runcie, Grantchester makes its long-awaited return to PBS beginning Sunday, June 18 as part of the Masterpiece series. Starring James Norton (Happy Valley, War & Peace) and Robson Green (Touching Evil, Being Human), the series tells the story of Anglican vicar Sidney Chambers (Norton), who develops […]

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Joanne Froggatt is PBS’ Dark Angel this Sunday!

On Sunday, Joanne Froggatt begins her long journey from the sweet Anna Bates that we will all never forget to her next role as Sunday-school teacher/nurse/Victorian wife and mother, Mary Ann Cotton. Oh and, yes, she was also a murderer. Cotton’s infamous spree of arsenic poisonings, with which she claimed up to 21 lives is enough to give […]

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Meet Victoria’s Lord M, Rufus Sewell

While a new generation of viewers have just recently discovered Rufus Sewell either as Lord M on Victoria or as Obergruppenführer Smith in The Man in the High Castle, most PBS viewers will recognize him as the Italian detective, Aurelio Zen, in the Masterpiece presentation of Zen. Based on the detective novels by Michael Dibdin, the BBC […]

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‘Sherlock’ – 01.01.2017, It’s not a game any more

Attention members of the Sherlock Separation Anxiety Appreciation Society. PBS Masterpiece is on the case with new pics from Sherlock 4! As we are all very aware, the world is dangerously close to it being just under a month until Sherlock “The Six Thatchers” appears on our collective doorstep on 01.01.2017! What a way to usher in the […]

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‘The Durrells’ are packed and headed to “Drama Sundays” tonight on PBS!

One of the brightest spots in the drama category at the BBC Showcase in Liverpool earlier this year was The Durrells. Based on ‘The Corfu Trilogy’, three autobiographical novels (which include ‘My Family and Other Animals’) by environmentalist Gerald Durrell, The Durrells is set on the Greek Island of Corfu in 1935, and follows the adventures of Gerald and […]

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‘Prime Suspect: Tennison’ to hit PBS’ Masterpiece in 2017

Much like Endeavour has given us invaluable insight into the early years that shaped what we came to know as Inspector Morse in the mid-80’s, ITV has commissioned a ‘prequel’ to the classic series, Prime Suspect. Based on writer Lynda La Plante’s book, “Tennison”, which reveals how DCI, then Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison became such a complex and […]

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Here it is…your ‘Poldark’ primer leading up to Sept 25 premiere on PBS!

As BBC viewers head into their second week of Poldark S2, the return of series 2 is just around the corner in the U.S. on Sunday, September 25 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. For those few that remain ‘in the dark’ as to this bit of Cornwall brilliance starring Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson, you might find it somewhat difficult […]

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