Drama

Leila Mimmack as Laura Campbell in 'Home Fires.' Photo: iTV Studios and MASTERPIECE

'Home Fires' Recap: Picking Up the Pieces

Frances tries to erase Peter's affair from her life, the Campbells receive some good news but Dr. Campbell delivers an upsetting diagnosis to the Brindsleys, Laura finds a new occupation, Pat's affair reaches a crisis, and Teresa goes on a date.
Judy Parfitt as Sister Monica Joan, Victoria Yeates as Sister Winifred in 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: Neal Street Productions 2016

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Separation Anxiety

Numerous mothers contend with the loss of a child in various forms, while Shelagh's pregnancy comes to a crisis. The Nonnatans search for a new midwife, Dr. Turner and his son's relationship deepens, and a "chariot race" enlivens Poplar.
Downton Abbey. Photo: Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE

Will There Be a 'Downton Abbey' Movie?

Rumors are flying, and not all of them are good.
CLARE CALBRAITH as Steph Farrow, CLAIRE PRICE as Miriam Brindsley, CLAIRE RUSHBROOK as Pat Simms, and RUTH GEMMELL as Sarah Collingborne. Photo: Stuart Wood/ITV Studios for MASTERPIECE

Which 'Home Fires' Character Are You?

Are you the born leader Frances or the more withdrawn Laura? The hardy Steph or the iconoclast Teresa? Home Fires airs Sundays at 8:00 pm.
Mark Umbers as Nick Lucas in 'Home Fires.' Photo: iTV Studios and MASTERPIECE

'Home Fires' Recap: Affairs Abound

Frances learns some shocking details about Peter's affair, Pat's affair encounters difficulty, and Sarah is warned of being too fond of a certain man. Slander and vandalism rattle Joyce and Alison faces an ethical quandary. 
Alice Connor as Lucy Chen, Lucy Sheen as Oilen Chen in 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: Neal Street Productions 2016

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Sympathy for the Devil

Sister Ursula may seem to be a villain. But she soon changes her tune after being rocked by a near-tragedy. Mrs. Chen is also difficult, but her past provides a motive for her behavior towards her daughter-in-law and her newborn.
Fenella Woolgar as Alison Scotlock in 'Home Fires.' Photo: iTV Studios and MASTERPIECE

'Home Fires' Recap: The Pressure Is On

Tensions increase as Laura's affair becomes public, Frances mourns her husband and deals with a strange codicil to his will, Dr. Campbell begins chemotherapy, and Joyce Cameron returns. 
Emerald Fennell as Patsy Mount, Rachel Denning as Penny Reed in 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: Neal Street Productions 2016

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Big and Small

Big problems threaten the birth of a healthy child for Penny Reed, but Patsy offers her full support. In the wake of a tragedy at the docks, Shelagh attempts in a small way to ensure safer working conditions, especially after seeing the devastation the accident wreaks on the Marsh family.
The women of 'Home Fires.' (Courtesy of iTV Studios and MASTERPIECE)

'Home Fires' Recap: Fear of Foreigners

A long-time Italian resident of Great Paxford and a regiment of Czech soldiers incite tension and cruel behavior. Meanwhile, unfortunate or non-existent news about men of the town who have gone off to war doesn't help ease people's nerves.
Shelagh Turner and Sister Ursula in Call the Midwife. (Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2016)

'Call the Midwife' Recap: A New Regime

In the first episode of Call the Midwife's sixth season, there have been some unpleasant changes at Nonnatus House. Sister Mary Cynthia deals with lingering trauma, the patient of the week undergoes her own traumatic experiences, and some of the Nonnatus staff hit major life landmarks.
Charlotte Jenkins, Mary Phinney, and Samuel Diggs on 'Mercy Street.' (Courtesy of PBS/Erik Heinila)

Which 'Mercy Street' Character Are You?

Now that the second season of Mercy Street is over, find out which character is most like you! Are you knowledgeable like Samuel or compassionate like Emma? Hardworking like Mary or mischievous like Hale?
Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria. (ITV Plc)

'Victoria' Recap: Keep on Riding

As Victoria enters the final weeks of her pregnancy and Victoria the final episode of its first season, the Queen feels cooped up and stifled. What dangers lurk on the streets of London -- or worse, amongst Victoria's own family? 
Samuel Diggs and Charlotte Jenkins on Mercy Street. (Courtesy of PBS/Erik Heinila)

'Mercy Street' Recap: Fight or Flight

In the wake of the Battle of Antietam and the Emancipation Proclamation, the lives of the characters of Mercy Street change drastically in this finale, as some undertake journeys and some decide to stay put.
A ballroom set from "Victoria." (Courtesy of ITV Plc)

All of Playlist's 'Victoria' Content

Now that season one of Victoria is over, catch up on everything we've posted about the series: recaps, recipes, features, and more.
Inside the set of Mansion House on "Mercy Street." (Courtesy of PBS)

All of Playlist's 'Mercy Street' Content

During this week off from Mercy Street, before the finale of season two airs on Sunday, March 5 at 7:00 pm, catch up on everything we've posted about the gripping Civil War drama.
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