With the most beautiful cities in the world as a backdrop, David Nicholls’ ‘Us’ with Tom Hollander and Saskia Reeves heads our way

Quality drama continues to come our way via BBC One and PBS as David Nicholls’ Us skirted the coronavirus pandemic lockdown and is set to transmit in 2020-21. 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 (Luther, Wolf Hall, Silent Witness, […]

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Settle in for Drama Sundays this Fall on PBS as ‘Masterpiece’ gets ready to turn 50!

Starting out as Masterpiece Theatre on PBS in 1971, the series celebrates its 50th year in January 2021 by continuing the early days tradition of presenting quality dramas such as Upstairs Downstairs, I Claudius, Duchess of Duke Street, Danger UXB, and House of Cards, to name just a few. A tradition that has continued for 50 years with brilliant series such as Prime […]

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Amsterdam, the city of bikes, boats and bodies, made safe by ‘Van der Valk’ this September

Street-smart, cynical and unapologetic detective Simon Van der Valk is an everyman of sorts, investigating high profile cases and gritty murders that immerse him and his team in contemporary Amsterdam’s fast-paced world of art, politics, addiction, mysticism, and fashion. If you’re a fan of Luther, Van der Valk is definitely fasten your drama seat belt at its […]

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‘Rebecca’ gets a 2020 makeover with Lily James heading an all-star cast as Mrs. de Winter #2!

Dangerously close to rivaling Pride and Prejudice for how many times a novel can be adapted for the big or small screen, English author Dame Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca is getting a 2020 reboot this Fall. It would be hard to mount an argument that there is a need to remake the most well-known adaptation, the 1940 Hitchcock masterpiece which […]

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‘Call the Midwife’ returns to filming for S10 + Christmas special

The word out of Neal Street Productions is that cast and crew of Call the Midwife have returned to Nonnatus House (i.e. Longcross Studios) to begin filming of the traditional Christmas special and series 10! Filming was halted in March due to safety concerns for the CTM family. While postponing filming was viewed by producers as a sad but […]

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First look at ‘All Creatures Great and Small’, headed to PBS Masterpiece in January 2021

All Creatures Great and Small is set for a January 2021 return on PBS as part of Masterpiece‘s 50th anniversary celebration! Starring Nicholas Ralph along with Samuel West, Callum Woodhouse, Anna Madeley and Rachel Shenton, the series is based on the books of Alf Wight (writing under the pseudonym, James Herriot). The original series, broadcast in both the U.K. […]

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Sans moustache, Shaun Evans offers up a few surprises for Sunday’s S7 premiere of ‘Endeavour’ on PBS!

With the premiere of season 7 of Endeavour just a little more than 24 hours away, Shaun Evans (aka, Endeavour Morse) offers up a few surprising bits in this recent interview with PBS’ Masterpiece series. Thanks to the folks over at Masterpiece for the opportunity to share with fans of the series. #1 — A New Love Interest: Violetta!

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Leaving the world with a lifetime of laughter to enjoy forever, legendary comedy producer/director, Sydney Lotterby, dies at 93

While we never had the good fortune to speak with Sydney for our any of our PBS specials that featured not only the stars of some of the all-time great British comedy series but also focused on the writers and creators of some of the classics of British comedy, it was through the words of John Cleese, Dame Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Jenny Funnell, Moira Brooker, Philip Bretherton, Richard Briers, Michael Crawford, Roy Clarke, David Jason, Karl Howman, Bob Larbey and Frank Thornton that we were immediately schooled on the greatness that was Sydney Lotterby.

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‘Elizabeth is Missing’ to kick off PBS Masterpiece’s 50th anniversary season in January 2021

Elizabeth is Missing, a BAFTA-nominated mystery starring two-time Academy Award® winner, two-time Emmy Award winner Glenda Jackson in her triumphant return to PBS and Masterpiece. Glenda Jackson stars as 80-year-old Maud, a funny, loyal and endearing woman determined to find her missing best friend, Elizabeth. After having had the opportunity to screen the full 90-minute film, […]

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