‘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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Lewis and Hathaway prepare for final case beginning Aug 7 on PBS

When Kevin Whately begins to solve his final case beginning Sunday, August 7 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, he’s got to feel a bit like Sir David Suchet and his quarter of a century on-screen relationship with Hercule Poirot. Whately stepped into the role of DS Robert “Robbie” Lewis in 1987, opposite the late John Thaw […]

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First extended look at ‘Victoria’ — coming January 2017 to PBS

Come January 2017, Downton Abbey fans who will still be in denial over the end of the most-watched drama in PBS’ history will be saying ‘all hail Victoria’ when PBS premieres Victoria as part of the Masterpiece series. Jenna Coleman, who has spent the last several years jetting around the galaxy in a blue police box that’s bigger on […]

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‘Indian Summers’ to end after second series

Indian Summers, the drama whose second series is currently showing on Sunday nights on Channel 4 in the UK and will premiere in America on Sunday, September 11 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, has been cancelled after two series. Set in the summer capital of Simla during the twilight years of the British Raj, Indian Summers starred Julie […]

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‘Grantchester’ renewed for a third series!

James Norton (Happy Valley, War and Peace) will, once again, put on his collar and reprise his role as Sidney Chambers, the charismatic, charming, crime-fighting clergyman with Robson Green (Touching Evil, Strikeback, Wire In The Blood) returning as his partner in crime, Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, when series 3 returns in 2017. This is brilliant news […]

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Behind the scenes with Gordon Selfridge, a.k.a. Greg Austin

As America is now painfully aware, the doors of Mr. Selfridge were opened for the final time last night with the beginning of the fourth and final series as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. As most of you know, I’m a sucker for DVD extras and behind-the-scenes, making-of videos. Seeing how the sausage is made becomes all the […]

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‘Grantchester’ returns to PBS’ Drama Sundays this week!

Buck up, Grantchester fans! James Norton (Happy Valley, War and Peace) reprises his role as Sidney Chambers, the charismatic, charming, crime-fighting clergyman, and Robson Green (Touching Evil, Strikeback, Wire In The Blood) returns as his partner in crime, Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, when the second series of Grantchester begins on PBS, Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:00p ET/8:00p CT. Before […]

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Downton Abbey’s 7 Best Couples…so far!

The best (and only) thing about America being in the home stretch of the final series of Downton Abbey is that it gives us the ability to look back on a series that, for six years, has given us some of the best television on television. Once again, a huge tip of the hat goes to the […]

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