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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 9 (Series Finale)

Downton Abbey ends its impressive run with a level of sheer joy never before reached in its six seasons.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 6 - “The Diabolical Plot”

Mercy Street wraps up its first season in a somewhat underwhelming fashion.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 8

The long-building civil war between Mary and Edith comes to a head in the series' penultimate episode.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 7

Mr. Henry Talbot's attempt at wooing the ever-reluctant Mary ends more gravely than he ever could've imagined.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 5 - “The Dead Room”

The fallout from last week's action-packed episode will shape the future of some of Mercy Street's most prominent characters.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 4 - “The Belle Alliance”

Mercy Street hits its stride with the various and earned twists and turns of its fourth episode.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 6

While this week's plots run in a predictable fashion, there's still fun to be had in the Abbey.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 3

New character facets, continued bickering, and a surprise return from a long-gone character are the focus of this week’s episode.

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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 1 - “The New Nurse”

Civil War period drama Mercy Street offers enough interest to satisfy the coming Downton Abbey drama drought.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 2

As the series nears its end, it's the women of Downton Abbey who get to shine.

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Walt Disney—Hero Or Villain? A PBS Documentary Tries For a Balanced Portrait

Nearly 50 years after his death, Walt Disney remains a divisive figure.

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‘The Crimson Field’ Addresses War and the Changing Roles of Women

The Crimson Field may not completely enthrall but it is consistently interesting. For a show without grand ambition, you can say much worse.

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‘Frontline: Escaping ISIS’ Explores the Terrorist Group’s Genocidal Aims

As Frontline: Escaping ISIS reveals in images that are at once effectively impressionistic and grim, ISIS is embarked on a genocidal, "forced conversion" crusade against the Yazidi.

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British Imports ‘Poldark’ and ‘The Crimson Field’ on PBS

PBS debuts two new drama series for summer, both British imports but each set during different time periods.

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‘Soul!’, the Groundbreaking Public TV Show From the Black Power Era Is Rescued From the Archives

Musical acts ranged from Rahsaan Roland Kirk to Ashford & Simpson. Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin interrogated each other in a two-episode arc. Try finding a mix like that in the current PBS lineup.

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‘The Bletchley Circle’: WWII Women Finding Solutions

This series cleverly captures how World War II, with its massive mobilization of British men from all walks of life into the armed forces, transformed many thousands of women’s lives.

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‘Frontline: The Man Behind the Mosque’ Airs on PBS 27 September

“I’m a New Yorker from Brooklyn. I’m not a community activist, I’m not an Islamic academic. This isn’t something I’ve

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‘Enemies of the People’, Brilliant and Devastating, Premieres on PBS 12 July

Structured as a series of memories and gaps, repressions and excavations, Thet Sambath and Rob Lemkin’s Enemies of the People tells the story of

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28 Feb 2011 // 5:15 AM

The Year in TV: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in August 2010.

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25 Feb 2011 // 5:15 AM

The Year in TV: July 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in July 2010.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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