With the most beautiful cities in the world as a backdrop, ‘Us’ premieres tonight on PBS!

Quality drama continues to come our way on PBS as David Nicholls’ Us successfully skirted the coronavirus pandemic lockdown and is set to transmit beginning tonight (20 June) and next Sunday at 9:00pET/8:00pCT. Based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel of the same name by David Nicholls, Us stars Tom Hollander (Rev, Night Manager, Baptiste, Bohemian Rhapsody), Saskia Reeves […]

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‘Van der Valk’ begins series 2 filming in Amsterdam

It just keeps getting better from a drama standpoint on PBS as Masterpiece recently announced that the Amsterdam-based series, Van der Valk, has begun filming their second season. Marc Warren (Hustle, Mad Dogs, Beecham House, The Good Wife) reprises his role as Commissaris Piet Van der Valk, and Maimie McCoy (All Creatures Great and Small, Grantchester), Luke Allen-Gale (The Borgias), Elliot Barnes-Worrell […]

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First Look: ‘Ridley Road’ on PBS Masterpiece

Ridley Road tells the story of Vivien Epstein (Aggi O’Casey), a young Jewish woman who after falling in love with a member of the ‘62 Group’, rejects her comfortable middle-class life in Manchester and joins the fight against fascism in London, risking everything for her beliefs and for the man she loves. As Vivien descends further into the fascist organization her courage and loyalties are challenged.

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From 1529 to 2024, ‘Wolf Hall’ alumni team up for ‘The Undeclared War’

For Wolf Hall director Peter Kosminsky and series star, Mark Rylance, it’s long, long way from the year 1529 and the dismissal of Cardinal Wolsey followed by the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII to 2024 and their new collaborative effort, The Undeclared War. Deadline reports that The Undeclared War takes place in the post-pandemic world […]

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Celebrate the midwives of Poplar from birth to age 10 with ‘Call the Midwife: Special Delivery’

While the January 2012 premiere of one of the most riveting, tissue-worthy dramas seems like just yesterday, the staying power of Call the Midwife is a true testament to the convergence of brilliant acting and writing with a lack of fear to tackle very difficult subjects. With the exception of maybe Midsomer Murders and Silent Witness, most dramas/mysteries tend […]

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‘Call the Midwife’ adds youngest member of the Cusack family acting dynasty to S10 cast

Megan Cusack, the youngest member of the Cusack acting family dynasty has joined the cast of Call the Midwife for series 10. No relation to the American Cusack family dynasty of father Richard and siblings John, Joan or Ann, Megan is the niece of Irish actress sisters Niamh, Sorcha, Sinead and Catherine Cusack. She will play Irish student midwife Nancy Corrigan in episode 4 of series 10 which premieres on BBC1 Sunday night. Series 10 will tentatively air on PBS this Fall in the States.

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‘Downton Abbey 2’ tops everyone’s Christmas Gift Guide for 2021

I’m betting you’ll get no argument from anyone, anywhere, that 2020 hasn’t been the most challenging year in our collective lifetimes. Much like the recent broadcast of All Creatures Great and Small or the timeless annual telecasts of A Charlie Brown Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life, the world is definitely in need of a another ‘no place like home for the holidays’ this holiday season. What better way to usher in the holiday season that with a trip to Downton Abbey and another visit with the Crawley family this Christmas!

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