Category Archives: PBS

Asian Americans (PBS) Rated TV-14

The show chronicles the lives of Asian Americans as they contribute to the country and face challenges as the fastest-growing ethnic group in America. Starring Ming Na Wen, Satsuki Ina, Greg Watanabe, Daniel Dae Kim, and Tamlyn Tomita. This is … Continue reading

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Inside the Vatican (2019) Rated NR

Filmed inside the Vatican for one year, the filmmakers give us a look at the workings of the inner sanctum of this independent City State. Starring Paul Gallagher and Pope Francis. This miniseries takes us behind the scenes of the … Continue reading

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World on Fire (PBS) Rated NR

A WWII drama that follows the lives of a group of Allies all over the world and the effects of the war on them. Starring Jonah Hauer-King, Julia Brown, and Helen Hunt. This is an interesting story. It does not … Continue reading

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Indian Summers (PBS) Rated TV-14

A drama set in 1932 in the final years of British colonial India. Starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, and Julie Walters. This show is beautifully shot and told. We see the racism and colonial rule of a nation while the … Continue reading

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Sanditon (PBS) Rated NR

Charlotte Heywood moves from her rural life to the town of Sanditon, a fishing village in the process of reinventing itself into a seaside resort. Based on the incomplete book by Jane Austen. Starring Crystal Clarke, Charlotte Spencer, and Kate … Continue reading

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Expedition with Steve Backshall (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Steve Backshall travels the world in search of adventures. Starring Steve Backshall and Katy Fraser. Backshall hosts the show and takes us river rafting, trekking, and climbing all over the world. The first episode takes us rope rappelling in Oman. … Continue reading

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Space Men (PBS) Rated TV-PG

U.S. Air Force pilots and scientists work at starting the United States space program. Starring Francis French and Michael Murphy. This episode tells the story of Project Manhigh, where the first Air Force pilots and scientists lay the groundwork to … Continue reading

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Ancient Skies (2019) Rated NR

With CGI, Ancient Skies takes a look at the skies that our ancestors looked at throughout history. Starring Jason Alan Carvell. I really wasn’t impressed with this series. While the CGI was amazing and brilliant and beautiful, and I really … Continue reading

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Inside Balmoral (PBS) Rated NR

The inside story of Balmoral, the castle estate in the Scottish highlands where the Queen and her family go to be themselves. Starring Grant Harrold, Dominic Mafham, and Mike O’Dyllan. The series doesn’t go into detail about the history of  … Continue reading

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The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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