Queen Victoria struggles with motherhood, monarchy and marriage as first trailer from S2 of ‘Victoria’ is released

When last we left Jenna Coleman’s Queen Victoria, she’d just given birth to her first daughter and was resting on her bed in Buckingham Palace with husband Prince Albert, played by Tom Hughes. When series two begins this Autumn in the UK (January 2018 on PBS), the young monarch finds herself struggling with motherhood from the outset. […]

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The Durrells unpack their bags as stay on Corfu continues October 15 on PBS

The Durrells are unpacking their bags and will stay in Corfu for a second series beginning Sunday, October 15 on PBS. The series, which premiered last Fall as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, follows the exploits of the Durrell family during their four-year stay in Corfu in the 1930s. Based on environmentalist/author Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, […]

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Queen Victoria gets a taste (or distaste) for motherhood as series 2 nears

Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert are looking a bit pensive in this newly released picture from the long-awaited return of series 2 of Victoria. Series Executive Producer and co-writer, Daisy Goodwin, is someone who probably knows why as she hints that the course of true love ‘…does not run smooth‘ for Victoria and Albert in the forthcoming […]

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‘The Collection’ is PBS’ newest visual masterpiece this October

As if the return of both Poldark (October 1) and The Durrells in Corfu (October 15) aren’t enough to solidify this October as a must-see-tv month on PBS, the newest addition to ‘Drama Sunday’ of The Collection (October 8) will bring a bit of contemporary haute couture along with just enough conspiracy and sleaze to keep you coming back […]

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PBS to mark 20th with ‘Diana: Her Story’

With a global audience of over 750 million, many individuals will instantly remember staying up all night to watch Lady Diana Spencer wed Charles, Prince of Wales, on 29 July 1981 at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Those same individuals will also forever remember where they were the moment they heard the tragic news of Princess Diana’s tragic […]

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PBS close to setting date for ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ 2-parter

While the long-awaited return of Last Tango in Halifax finally made it to BBC1 back in December 2016, the popular British romantic drama starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid has yet to find a home on the PBS schedule with their new 2-part holiday special. As UK viewers will attest, the new series does not disappoint as the […]

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Angela Lansbury and Michael Gambon head cast of BBC/PBS ‘Little Women’

Harry Potter star Michael Gambon is set to star alongside Murder She Wrote’s Angela Lansbury’s in the BBC/PBS television adaptation of the much-loved novel Little Women. Adapted by Call the Midwife creator/writer, Heidi Thomas, Little Women is set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War. The story follows the lives of the sisters from childhood to adulthood as […]

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Prime Suspect: Tennison brings the 70s to life

Sporting colorful costumes, sideburns, tight trousers and outrageous mustaches, the cast and creators of Prime Suspect: Tennison bring the 1970s to life in all its uncomfortable fashion glory when the mini-series continues Sunday on PBS. Set in 1973, Prime Suspect: Tennison focuses its attention on a young Jane Tennison, who is at this point a WPC (Woman Police Constable). Jane is just […]

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