Drama

Period Drama 'The Collection' Comes to Masterpiece This Fall

The dramatic key art for "The Collection" (Photo: Courtesy of Lookout Point and MASTERPIECE)

Costume drama fans have a lot to look forward to this Fall. Poldark is coming back for its highly anticipated third season in October, alongside a second season of heartwarming period drama The Durrells in Corfu. But that’s not all – splashy drama The Collection is also slated to debut on PBS’ Masterpiece this October, adding a dash of high fashion and scandalous intrigue to our Sunday nights.

Aidan Turner Hints ‘Poldark’ Could Conclude After Season 5

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark (Photo:  Courtesy of Adrian Rogers/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE)

Enjoy Poldark while you can, folks, because the period drama’s days could be numbered.  Star Aidan Turner indicated that the popular series might not continue past its (as yet still-unconfirmed) fifth season.

During an interview with WWD, Turner was asked about how long he thought the show might run. His answer indicated that the period drama definitely has an end date on the horizon.  (Granted, that horizon is a ways away at present. But, still.) 

PBS Confirms 'Victoria' Season 2 Will Air in January 2018

A photo of Victoria, Albert and their daughter from "Victoria" Season 2. (Photo: Courtesy of GARETH GATTRELL/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE)

It’s official: The highly-anticipated second season of popular period drama Victoria will premiere in January 2018 on Masterpiece.

Victoria’s first season was quite a success here in the U.S., clocking in at over 16.2 million viewers. That’s the second highest-rated PBS drama in 20 years – second, of course, only to the mega-popular Downton Abbey. So it probably shouldn’t surprise anyone that Victoria is getting the exact same scheduling treatment Downton did.

Get Your First Look at ‘Endeavour’ Season 4

Roger Allam and Shaun Evans in "Endeavour" Season 4 (Photo: Courtesy of ITV Plc and MASTERPIECE)

Get excited, mystery fans – it’s almost time for a new series of Endeavour! The fourth season of the popular Inspector Morse prequel is set to premiere on Masterpiece beginning Sunday, August 20 at 9pm.

Shaun Evans is back as the young Endeavour Morse, alongside Roger Allam as his mentor, Detective Fred Thursday. Other returning cast members include Anton Lesser, Sean Rigby, Dakota Blue Richards, Caroline O’Neil, James Bradshaw and Abigail Thaw, with new guest stars including Chris Fulton, Adam James, Tristan Sturrock and Gillian Saker.

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