Jan. 10, 1971
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Masterpiece Theatre

Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a drama anthology television series produced by WGBH Boston. It premiered on PBS on January 10, 1971, making it America's longest-running weekly primetime drama series. The series, which is credited with introducing American audiences to high quality British drama, has presented hundreds of acclaimed British productions.


Masterpiece Theatre Season 51 (2021)

51x01 51 51x01 Elizabeth is Missing
Returning to television for the first time in nearly three decades, two-time Academy Award®–winner Glenda Jackson stars as a woman desperately trying to solve two mysteries as she ...
Jan. 03, 2021
51x02 51 51x02 All Creatures Great and Small
Since their first publication in 1970, the beloved books of James Alfred Wight, published under the pen name James Herriot, have held a special place in people’s hearts throughout ...
Jan. 10, 2021
51x03 51 51x03 All Creatures Great and Small Episode 2
James collects Siegfried's younger brother Tristan from the station and they accidentally crash Siegfried's car. Tristan announces that he has graduated from Edinburgh veterinary college ...
Jan. 17, 2021
51x04 51 51x04 Miss Scarlet & The Duke - Series 1, Episode 1
After the death of her private detective father, Eliza Scarlet tries to take on a case for herself while claiming that her father is still alive, but the investigation is complicated ...
Jan. 17, 2021
51x05 51 51x05 All Creatures Great and Small - Episode 3
Siegfried's application for horse racecourse vet is jeopardised after Hugh, the owner of the surefire race winner and the pride of the village Andante, disputes James' rationale for ...
Jan. 24, 2021
51x06 51 51x06 Miss Scarlet & The Duke - Series 1, Episode 2
As London's only female detective, Eliza is struggling to get work. Desperate for money, she takes a seemingly impossible case; proving the innocence of a man found at a murder scene ...
Jan. 24, 2021
51x07 51 51x07 All Creatures Great and Small - Episode 4
Alongside developing his flourishing relationship with Helen, James is enlisted in helping Mrs. Pumphrey's dog Tricki back to a healthy weight; Tristan, however, takes up the responsibility, ...
Jan. 31, 2021
51x08 51 51x08 Miss Scarlet & The Duke - Series 1, Episode 3
Times are turbulent in 1880s London with social unrest rife across the city. Scotland Yard have their eye on many potentially disruptive gangs and political groups and Eliza is hired ...
Jan. 31, 2021
51x09 51 51x09 The Long Song - Episode 1
July is born to field slave Kitty at the Amity sugar cane plantation run by John Howarth and his younger sister Caroline. On a spoilt whim, Caroline decides she wants to train July ...
Jan. 31, 2021
51x10 51 51x10 All Creatures Great and Small - Episode 5
On the day of the Darrowby Fair, James agrees to stand as attending vet, judging the livestock and pet competitions, unaware that it is a taxing and unrewarding assignment. Siegfried, ...
Feb. 07, 2021
51x11 51 51x11 Miss Scarlet & The Duke - Series 1, Episode 4
Eliza finds herself contacted by a 'Death Photographer', James Henderson, who is receiving bizarre and threatening messages from beyond the grave. Decidedly spooked, he turns to the ...
Feb. 07, 2021
51x12 51 51x12 The Long Song - Episode 2
The harvest at Amity is ready to be taken in or the crop will spoil, but tensions are brewing between the workers and Robert. Robert expects the workers to put in long hours, while ...
Feb. 07, 2021
51x13 51 51x13 All Creatures Great and Small - Episode 6
James feels guilt over a cow a farmer purchased based on his recommendation, which is now morbidly ill with an abscess, and which he feels powerless to cure. Tristan becomes a zealous ...
Feb. 14, 2021
51x14 51 51x14 Miss Scarlet & The Duke - Series 1, Episode 5
When recently investigating a mystery rooted in Victorian London's fascination with the dead, Eliza Scarlet had discovered her own recently deceased father's lost casebook. With Henry ...
Feb. 14, 2021
51x15 51 51x15 The Long Song - Episode 3
With the crop starting to spoil and Amity in ruins, Robert's sanity starts to unravel - with potentially devastating consequences for July and her child. Many years later, as an old ...
Feb. 14, 2021
51x16 51 51x16 All Creatures Great and Small - Episode 7
James is trying to bury his pain over Helen and has invited his new girlfriend Connie to the annual Skeldale Christmas party. Preparations are well under way!
Feb. 21, 2021
51x17 51 51x17 Miss Scarlet & The Duke - Series 1, Episode 6
Eliza is desperately trying to get to the bottom of the death of her detective father, Henry. Presumed to have died from a heart attack, Eliza has discovered things aren't what they ...
Feb. 21, 2021
51x18 51 51x18 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 1
Norwegian Crown Princess Martha (Sofia Helin) and her husband Prince Olav visit U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt (Kyle MacLachlan) in 1939. A year later they must flee the Nazi invasion ...
Apr. 04, 2021
51x19 51 51x19 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 2
Prince Olav and the King plan their escape. Meanwhile, Princess Martha and the children take refuge with her Swedish royal relatives. But the Nazis threaten the King if he harbors the ...
Apr. 11, 2021
51x20 51 51x20 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 3
While bombs fall on Olav and the King in London, Martha and the children are in the U.S. where President Roosevelt extends a special invitation.
Apr. 18, 2021
51x21 51 51x21 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 4
Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with the president. Roosevelt defies isolationists to push the Lend-Lease act. Martha and the children get a surprise Christmas presen ...
Apr. 25, 2021
51x22 51 51x22 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 5
Martha uses dinner-table tactics to help Norway. The first lady gives Martha unusual lessons in public speaking. The president gets on dangerous ground with Martha.
May. 02, 2021
51x23 51 51x23 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 6
America enters the war, and Olav arrives from England. Missy grows suspicious of ties between Roosevelt and Martha, as does Olav. Meanwhile, a dastardly Nazi plot unfolds.
May. 09, 2021
51x24 51 51x24 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 7
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.
May. 16, 2021
51x25 51 51x25 Atlantic Crossing: Episode 8
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.
May. 23, 2021

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