MASTERPIECE Presents New Summer Dramas


            MASTERPIECE is planning a hot summer with 11 Sundays of new programs.


The Escape Artist

Sundays, June 15-22, 8pm (7 MT)
            David Tennant stars as a brilliant defense lawyer with a storybook family and a potent nickname, "The Escape Artist," for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. Then he gets a trial that changes his life forever. This gripping legal thriller costars Sophie Okonedo as the hero's rival, along with a courtroom full of ambitious attorneys and one very unnerving defendant.

Endeavour: Season 2
Sundays, June 29-July 20, 7pm (7 MT)

            Before Inspector Morse, there was the rookie Constable Morse. Shaun Evans returns for a second season with four all-new mysteries as young Endeavour Morse, before he got his signature red Jaguar, but with his deductive powers already running in high gear.

Hercule Poirot: Season 12
Sundays, July 27-Aug. 3, 8pm (7 MT)
            David Suchet returns in his signature role as suave Belgian super-sleuth Hercule Poirot in two new mysteries, The Big Four and Dead Man's Folly, based on the novels by Agatha Christie. Whether he's on holiday abroad, taking a countryside break or simply going about his business, Poirot exercises his "little grey cells" by helping police investigate crimes and murders — whether they ask for his help or not.


Sundays, Aug. 24-Sept. 7, 8pm (7 MT)

            In this stylish and compelling new medical drama set in London in 1961, Jack Davenport stars as a brilliant surgeon who believes he can make a difference in women’s lives.


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