A friendship forged in war is beautifully portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks) as U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as Norwegian Crown Princess Martha in Atlantic Crossing, based on a true story of passion and politics, premiering on MASTERPIECE on PBS on Sunday April 4 at 9/8c.
Atlantic Crossing, Episode 7 | May 16 at 9 pm
A Nazi agent slips through the cracks, putting the children at risk. Martha travels to England and gets a shock. A Norwegian war hero meets a tragic fate.
Atlantic Crossing, Episode 8 | May 25 at 9 pm
With the war almost over, Roosevelt’s health takes a bad turn. Olav tries to keep Norway out of the clutches of the Soviets. He also faces rocky relations with Martha.
World On Fire
UPCOMING EPISODES: Sunday, May 16 at 10 pm
World on Fire is a World War II drama that follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in five countries as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives. Set in Britain, Poland, France, Germany and the United States, the events of the seven-hour series take place during the first year of the war.
Coming to Masterpiece
In a drama tinged with humor and heartbreak, Tom Hollander (Baptiste, The Night Manager) and Saskia Reeves (Luther) play a couple who embark on a long-planned grand tour of Europe, despite the wife’s wrenching proclamation that she wants to leave the marriage. The four-part series is based on a novel by best-selling author David Nicholls. The Daily Telegraph called it a “brilliantly witty and heartfelt drama about a family on the edge.”
Premieres Sunday, June 20 at 9 pm on ETVHD and June 25 at 10 pm on SC Channel
Sanditon Renewed for Seasons 2 and 3
After fans were left hanging in suspense by the first season’s finale and clamoring for more, the drama will continue to follow the high-spirited and independent heroine, Charlotte Heywood as she returns to the picturesque coastal resort of Sanditon.
Available on SCETV Passport
Atlantic Crossing. A friendship forged in war is beautifully portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks) as U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as Norwegian Crown Princess Martha in Atlantic Crossing, based on a true story of passion and politics.
The Long Song. This three-part miniseries based on Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel about the end of slavery in Jamaica follows July, an indomitable, young slave who works on a sugarcane plantation with her detestable mistress, Caroline Mortimer. Their lives change with the arrival of a new overseer, Robert Goodwin who sets out to improve life on the plantation.
Miss Scarlet and the Duke. Kate Phillips stars in a six-part mystery as the headstrong, first-ever female detective in Victorian London. Stuart Martin plays her childhood friend, professional colleague, and potential love interest, Scotland Yard Detective Inspector William Wellington, a.k.a., The Duke.
All Creatures Great and Small. James Herriot’s adventures as a veterinarian in 1930’s Yorkshire get a glorious new adaptation in a seven-part series based on his beloved books. Exciting newcomer Nicholas Ralph will make his television debut as the iconic vet who became renowned for his inspiring humor, compassion and love of life.
SCETV Passport is an additional benefit available to ETV Endowment members at the $75 or higher annual giving level. It allows members access to an on-demand library of PBS and ETV shows, including exclusive access to the online only series, Jamestown. Learn More.
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