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Airs Sundays, Oct. 16 - Nov. 20, 2016 at 7 p.m. & 11 p.m. on KPBS TV
The six-part WORLD DANCESPORT GRANDSLAM SERIES attracts the world’s best dancers to compete for the most prestigious titles and the most prize money in the world of dance. This series will cover both the Latin and Standard competitions of the last two regular legs of the series – held in Stuttgart, Germany, and Moscow, Russia respectively – plus the GrandSlam Finals in Shanghai in December.
Airs Sundays, Oct. 16 - Nov. 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Keeley Hawes stars as a widow who transplants her four unruly children from Britain to sun-drenched Corfu in 1935. Based on Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical trilogy, the six-part series was lauded as “completely satisfying” when it aired in the UK.
Airs Sundays, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. & Oct. 2 & Oct. 16 - Nov. 27, 2016 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Against the breathtaking backdrop of 18th century Cornwall, Aidan Turner (Poldark), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza) and Heida Reed (Elizabeth) return as the complicated love triangle in a new season of the popular romantic saga, based on the novels by Winston Graham. At the start of Season 2, Ross stands accused of murder and “wrecking” — luring a cargo ship to the rocks for plunder. It’s a capital offense, the judge is unsympathetic, hostile witnesses have been bribed and Ross appears headed for the gallows.
Airs Sundays, Sept. 11, 2016 - Oct. 2 & Oct. 16 - Nov. 20 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
As a nation of 300 million vies for independence, India’s colonial rulers soldier on. MASTERPIECE continues its story of love, death, and unbridled ambition, set in British India’s exotic summer capital in the 1930s. Hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as “a terrific melodrama with brains,” INDIAN SUMMERS returns with Season 2, airing in ten enthralling new episodes on PBS.
Airs Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at 9 p.m. & Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. on KPBS TV
Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. With unprecedented access to Lear, his work and his massive personal archives, the film combines stories from his turbulent childhood and early career with his groundbreaking TV success (ALL IN THE FAMILY, THE JEFFERSONS, GOOD TIMES, MAUDE) and social activism.