TV Programming Highlights

Shakespeare and Hathaway

Shakespeare & Hathaway, Season 2

The highly unlikely and hugely entertaining detective duo return in this quirky crime drama, packed with corpses, comedy, and cracking mysteries.

Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.


A Place to Call Home, Season 5

A Place to Call Home, Season 5

Economic change and the devious actions of unseen enemies threaten Ash Park, while friends become bitter rivals and former enemies become unlikely allies. And in the midst of the turmoil, love becomes the only sure place anyone can call home.

Saturdays at 9:00 p.m.



Poldark, Season 5

Aidan Turner returns as the heroic Ross Poldark for a final season of drama in Cornwall. Also returning are Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and Jack Farthing as George Warleggan.

Sundays, September 29 – November 17, at 9:00 p.m.

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Escape to the Chateau

Escape to the Chateâu

In this renovation series, U.K. residents Dick Strawbridge and his partner Angel leave their two-bedroom flat in Southend for a beautiful 45-room chateau in northern France. This is the ultimate fairytale, but it doesn’t always go smoothly as they find more problems than they bargained for.

Thursdays, at 8:00 p.m.

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42nd street

Great Performances: Broadway’s Best

Great Performances presents more of the Great White Way’s brightest stars with a new “Broadway’s Best” lineup which includes the beloved musicals “42nd Street”, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I”, and “Kinky Boots.”

Fridays, November 1-29, at 9:00 p.m.

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Thou Shalt Not Kill

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzles behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas, and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice.

Premieres Sunday, November 10, at 11:00 p.m.

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America's Test Kitchen cast

America’s Test Kitchen

20th Anniversary Special

To celebrate 20 years of the most-watched cooking show on public television, America’s Test Kitchen fans around the country voted for their all-time favorite recipes from the series.

Sunday, November 24, at 7:00 p.m.

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Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors

Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors

Host Lucy Worsley traces novelist Jane Austen’s life and career as she explores the homes and holiday apartments where Austen lived and stayed. The “Pride and Prejudice” author used houses and property as central themes in her work, and was very much influenced by where she lived.

Sunday, November 24, at 8:00 p.m.


The Chaperone

The Chaperone on Mastepiece

Journey from Kansas to New York City with the diffident chaperone to uninhibited dancer Louise Brooks in this Jazz Age drama that reunites Downton Abbey screenwriter Julian Fellowes, actress Elizabeth McGovern, and director Michael Engler.

Premieres Sunday, November 24, at 9:00 p.m.

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