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We cordially invite you to return to Downton Abbey only in cinemas
After much speculation, rumors, and dead ends, it has finally been confirmed that a Downton Abbey movie is official, with the creator writing the screenplay and producing, the original principal cast returning, the director of the series' pilot directing.
Grand Teton National Park. Photo: bondjb/shutterstock.com
This month, embark on adventures to foreign countries and explore their culture and history; trawl the weird and wonderful depths of the ocean; and traverse majestic landscapes and thousands of miles with animals, all from the comfort of your couch.
John Updike
"Nobody needs a book much, do they?" It's a surprising sentiment to hear coming from a writer, but in this 1981 interview with WTTW's John Callaway, John Updike discusses his impressively humble views on literature, his existential anxieties, and his goals as a writer.
Key monastery in India's Spiti Valley. Photo: Hector Skevington-Postles
PBS's Summer of Adventure has begun! There's a lot to explore, including three of the world's most impressive mountain ranges, in Kingdoms of the Sky, and some of Earth's most forbidding landscapes, in Earth's Natural Wonders. See some of the stunning photography from both series. 
Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse. Photo: ITV and Masterpiece
A missing persons case leads Morse to explore country railways and eventually resurrects the specter of an unusual unsolved murder from a few years earlier. Trewlove proves her merit against boorish detectives from another division, and a gang war seems to be brewing. 
Nigella Lawson's Passion Fruit Ice Cream Cake with Coconut Caramel Sauce
Nigella Lawson's new cooking show At My Table, in which she shares the recipes she makes at home for her friends and family, premieres July 7 at 10:30 am. Try her recipe for a simple, cooling tropical dessert that's perfect for the dog days of summer.
Summer reading on the beach. Photo: rawpixel on Unsplash
Need some new book recommendations for the summer? Discover some of the books the Chicago Tonight​ is reading right now, from a sweeping family saga to a clear-eyed memoir of race to a book of chatty but opinionated essays by a Chicagoan.
Fireworks over the US Capitol on the Fourth of July. Photo: Capital Concerts/Keith Lamond via Shutterstock
The Beach Boys, Renée Fleming, Pentatonix, The Temptations: they're all performing during A Capitol Fourth, which is hosted by John Stamos and also include a fireworks show above the skyline of Washington D.C. Meet the performers here.
Fourth of July fireworks in Washington, D.C. Photo: Capital Concerts
Did you even know they had names? Before you go out and celebrate the Fourth of July, see how well you can identify different types of fireworks in this quiz, and then you can impress your friends and family with your new pyrotechnic knowledge.
Shaun Evans as Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse in Endeavour. Photo: ITV and MASTERPIECE
Mysterious deaths related to a movie palace screening mummy horror movies, a museum housing Egyptian artifacts, Hollywood stars: it's the makings of a Pharoah's curse. Plus, it seems someone is targeting immigrants and challenging Oxford's resident crime lord.
Geoffrey Baer in 10 That Changed America; Rowan Atkinson as Maigret; Marcus Samuelsson in No Passport Required; Ted Williams on the Red Sox. Photos: Christine Carreira; Getty Images.
Geoffrey Baer introduces you to thirty more locations that changed America and how we traverse it and remember our past; Marcus Samuelsson explores the cuisine of immigrant communities; a surprising actor takes on the role of a classic French detective; and a baseball legend is profiled.
Tom Burrell in the 1980s
In 1961, Tom Burrell became the first African American to work in a Chicago advertising agency – in the mailroom. Within a decade, he had started his own agency, which became a pioneer of targeted advertising, incorporating black culture and positive images of black people into commercials.
Carrie Nahabedian of the Chicago restaurants Naha and Brindille
They're accomplished veterans in the kitchen, but that's not their only skill: they also craft leather and wood products by hand, decorate walls with graffiti, practice Latin dance, and scuba dive. Discover the fascinating hobbies of Chicago chefs in our new digital series, Chefs off the Clock.
Roger Allam as Detective Chief Inspector Fred Thursday and Shaun Evans as Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse. Photo: ITV and MASTERPIECE
The upcoming auction of a priceless Faberge egg might be connected to a growing series of gruesome murders, but things won't quite add up. Is the murderer the red-haired, white-coated woman seen with all the men before their death? Recap and stream Endeavour here.
The Great British Baking Show Season 5 contestants. Photo: Love Productions
Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are back to test the baking prowess of twelve new bakers in the tent, for the final season of The Great British Baking Show. Who will win? Meet all the contestants here.
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