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Christian Brassington as Ossie, Jack Farthing as George, Heida Reed as Elizabeth, and Ellise Chappell as Morwenna in Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
The powers that be are searching for someone to run against George for Parliament, but Armitage seems too sickly. What other dashing man might they choose? Demelza and Caroline help along that decision, while Sam gets drawn into a wrestling match.
Daphne (ELLI TRINGOU) & Leslie Durrell (CALLUM WOODHOUSE) in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
Leslie is now only dating one girl, but one of his former girlfriends soon complicates the situation. The Durrells deal with a sad event that sends Louisa and Larry back to England, while Margo's old flame tries to win her back and Gerry examines insects.
Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing and Studs Terkel
Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing takes interviews between the legendary Studs Terkel and people such as James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry and pairs them with contemporary conversations and musings on the same themes from Studs's kindred spirit Eve Ewing. 
Leon Lederman. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Lederman, who won a Nobel Prize in 1988 for demonstrating that there are at least two kinds of particles called neutrinos, coined the Higgs boson's nickname "the God particle," and worked at Fermilab outside Chicago as well as the University of Chicago, has died at age 96.
Donald Trump. Photo: REUTERS/ Jonathan Ernst
Trump's Showdown provides an in-depth examination of the events of the last two years that have led to a standoff between Donald Trump and the Justice Department over the Russia investigation. Producer Michael Kirk explains his take on Trump's strategy. 
Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza kisses Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark on the beach. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
Poldark is back, with all its romance, drama, and attractive landscapes (and people)! Demelza reckons with her relationship with Armitage, Sam and Drake are implicated in a dangerous situation, and rich lords search for a candidate to run against George in Parliament.
Keeley Hawes as Louisa in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
The Durrells are back, and with Louisa, Larry, and Margo all taking a break from romance, you'd think there would be less tumult in their lives. But Leslie, of all people, is dating – three women at once. The rest of the family try to force him to choose one.
Koko Taylor
Koko Taylor would have turned 90 today. The son of poor Tennessee sharecroppers, she eventually came to Chicago and cleaned North Shore homes before signing with Chess Records and becoming the Queen of the Blues in a male-dominated genre.
Autumnwatch New England. Photo: Denis Tangney Jr./Getty Images
As the election approaches, watch documentaries highlighting pressing issues vital to democracy in America. Dive into the unique legacies of art and design in Chicago. Experience the splendor of autumn. Discover the incredible achievements and history of Native Americans, and more.
Art on theMART (Chicago's Merchandise Mart off the Chicago River). Image: Art on theMART
What was once the world’s largest building will soon be the site of the world’s largest permanent digital art projection, when the Merchandise Mart's 2.5-acre facade becomes the screen for an enormous piece of public art called Art on theMART.
Banned Books Week
The American Library Assocation's Office for Intellectual Freedom is currently hosting Banned Books Week. What kinds of books were most frequently challenged in 2017, and what books from The Great America Read's list of America's favorite novels have been banned?
Anya Taylor-Joy as Nella in The Miniaturist. Photo: The Forge/Laurence Cendrowicz for BBC and MASTERPIECE
Johannes is put on trial while Marin's secret creates its own difficulties. Nella tries to save the brother and sister from doom by taking over the household while also searching for the mysterious miniaturist, hoping that she might hold some answers.
The Terrence J. O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant. Photo: Eric Allix Rogers
During Open House Chicago, which is October 13 and 14, you can see things you've never seen before as more than 250 sites across Chicagoland open to the public for free. So many choices are overwhelming, so we've chosen a few highlights.
Anya Taylor-Joy as Nella in The Miniaturist. Photo: The Forge/Laurence Cendrowicz for BBC and MASTERPIECE
As Nella reckons with her husband's secret, she begins to discover more hidden affairs within her household and continues to investigate the seemingly all-known miniaturist. Things go badly awry for Otto, then Johannes, and then Marin. 
The Chicago Literacy Alliance's Literacenter. Photo: Eileen Molony
One in six adults, or 35 million people, read below a fourth-grade level in the United States. The Chicago Literacy Alliance is working to change that, by bringing together organizations with similar goals and fostering collaboration amongst them.