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Gill Hornby and her novel Miss Austen

A Novel About Jane Austen Is Being Made into a Miniseries for PBS

Jane Austen is once again being adapted for the screen, but this time it's her life, not her books, that is the subject. Gill Hornby's novel Miss Austen, which tells the story of Jane and her sister Cassandra, is becoming a series that will air on WTTW and PBS stations via Masterpiece

Thursday and Morse interview Clarry Haynes in Endeavour. Photo: Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece

'Endeavour' Recap: Season 8 Episode 2

The murder of a cab driver on the outskirts of town near a nudist retreat seems to be a robbery, but other deaths with odd similarities soon set the detectives searching for connections between them. 
Constance March in Hotel Portofino. Photo: Eagle Eye Drama Limited

'Hotel Portofino' Recap: Episode 2

Lucian continues to try to connect with Rose, per his father's wishes, but enjoys the company of the hotel's staff more than the Drummond-Wards. Cecil gets involved with Danioni, to Bella's surprise, and the Italian begins to cause problems for the hotel.
Thursday and Morse in season 8 of Endeavour. Photo: Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece

'Endeavour' Recap: Season 8 Episode 1

Morse is assigned to guard a star soccer player who receives a death threat, while Thursday investigates a seemingly targeted bombing at Oxford. The Troubles of Northern Ireland might be involved in both cases.
Rose and Julia Drummond-Ward in Hotel Portofino. Photo: Eagle Eye Drama Limited

'Hotel Portofino' Recap: Episode 1

English and English-speaking guests gather at Hotel Portofino on the Italian Riviera with different aims, although many of their goals revolve around money and gaining it: through marriage, work, fraud, blackmail.
Eliza Scarlet and William Wellington in 'Miss Scarlet and the Duke' season 1. Photo: Masterpiece

A Sneak Peek at Season 2 of 'Miss Scarlet and the Duke'

We finally have a date for the coming premiere of the second season of Miss Scarlet and the Duke on PBS and WTTW as well as teaser looking ahead at the mystery, romance, and action. 
Endeavour Morse. Photo: Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece

'Endeavour' Will Be Ending After Its Ninth Season

After two more seasons of Endeavour, one premiering on PBS and WTTW in June and another currently in production, the series will end.
Jack and Vivien in Ridley Road. Photo: Red Production Company and Masterpiece

'Ridley Road' Recap: Episode 4

Suspicions against Jack and Vivien are piling up in the NSM, putting them both in danger, but Vivien is determined to acquire evidence to take down Colin Jordan, no matter the risk to her life. 
Colin Jordan speaking at a rally in Ridley Road. Photo: Red Production Company and Masterpiece

The True History of 'Ridley Road'

You might find yourself wondering while you watch Ridley Road: was there really a prominent neo-Nazi movement in England only seventeen years after Hitler was defeated in World War II? Believe it or not, there was. 
Vivien and Colin Jordan in Ridley Road. Photo: Red Production Company and Masterpiece

'Ridley Road' Recap: Episode 3

Vivien grows ever closer to Colin Jordan, even as she is drawn into a violent march and the complicated relationship of Jordan's marriage. Sol is convinced to go to the police even though he doesn't trust them. 
Nancy and Sol in Ridley Road. Photo: RED Production Company and MASTERPIECE

'Ridley Road' Recap: Episode 2

Sol and Nancy enlist Vivien into further espionage after she brings back useful intelligence from within the National Socialist Movement. She becomes ever closer to the Movement's leader, while Stevie and Vivien's landlord begin to have suspicions. 
Timothy Turner in Call the Midwife season 11. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 11 Episode 8

Everyone does what they can to help Poplar through a terrible accident, while Sister Frances continues to try to help a young mother and Sister Hilda ushers an older mother through a new chapter of life both joyful and tragic.
Vivien Epstein in Ridley Road. Photo: RED Production Company and MASTERPIECE

'Ridley Road' Recap: Episode 1

Vivien Epstein decides to suddenly start a new life in London after a lover goes there from her hometown of Manchester. Soon she is entangled in a network of Jewish activists working against a resurgent Fascist group. 
Nancy Corrigan in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 11 Episode 7

Nancy is assigned more responsibility but it conflicts with her time with her daughter, while Sister Frances helps a very young mother. An older mother struggles with her pregnancy, while her husband has an issue that dramatically affects all of Poplar.
Jason Watkins as Phil Jones in The Trick. Photo: The Trick TV Ltd.

Stream a New Thriller About the Fight Against a Climate Change Denial Conspiracy

The BBC drama The Trick follows the "Climategate" controversy of 2009 wherein climate change denialists misrepresented phrases cherry-picked from hacked emails in an attempt to cast doubt on global warming. 
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