Category Archives: PBS

The Vietnam War (PBS) Rated TV-MA

 A documentary from Ken Burns about The Vietnam War. Starring Peter Coyote. This documentary begins with the Vietnamese revolution against the French colonial occupation of Vietnam in 1858, which led to the divide of Vietnam in Geneva. From there,  the United … Continue reading

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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Victoria (PBS) Rated TV-PG

The life of Queen Victoria from her ascension to the throne and  her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Starring Jenna Coleman, Daniela Holtz, Adrian Schiller, Catherine Flemming, Margaret Clunie, Tommy Knight, Anna Wilson-Jones, Eve Myles, Nell Hudson, Ferdinand Kingsley The … Continue reading

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Secrets of the Six Wives (PBS) Rated PG

Lucy Worsley travels back in time to remember the wives of King Henry VIII. Starring  Lucy Worsley, Nicholas Agnew, Scott Arthur, Claire Cooper, Fiona Edgington, Alison Garner Lucy Worsley takes historical documents to dramatize the historical facts of the wives … Continue reading

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New Mid Season TV Shows 2017

 Beyond (Freeform) Rated NR Beyond is about Holden, a young man who wakes up from a coma after 12 years and discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy. Starring Jordan Calloway, Dilan Gwyn, Romy Rosemont, … Continue reading

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The Durrells in Corfu (PBS) Rated PG

In 1935, single mother Louisa Durrell finds her family falling apart and decides to move them from Bournemouth, England to the Greek island of Corfu. Based on true story’s of  Gerald Durrell. Starring Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone, Callum … Continue reading

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Mercy Street (PBS) Rated NR

The story of two nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War. Starring McKinley Belcher III, Suzanne Bertish,  Norbert Leo Butz, Gary Cole, Peter Gerety, Shalita Grant, Hannah James, Brad Koed, Luke Macfarlane, Donna Murphy, Josh Radnor, AnnaSophia Robb, Tara … Continue reading

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Home Fires (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows a group of women in a small English village during World War II. Based on the book Jambusters by Julie Summers. Starring Clare Calbraith, Brian Fletcher, Samantha Bond, Ruth Gemmell, Claire Price, Daniel Ryan, Claire Rushbrook, Daisy Badger, Frances Grey, Fenella Woolgar, Leanne Best, Mark Bazeley, Leila Mimmack, Ed Stoppard This … Continue reading

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I’ll Have What Phil’s Having (PBS) Rated NR

Phil Rosenthal travels the world, tasting the culinary delicacies from several countries. Starring Philip Rosenthal I love this show, both for the international experience and for Phil’s sense of humor.  I watched the episode where he traveled to Japan, which I … Continue reading

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