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Masterpiece Classic

PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works.

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Sun., January 22, 2017
6:00 pm
(120 minutes)

The Paradise: Part One  Watch a preview

"The Paradise," an adaptation of Émile Zola's "Au Bonheur des dames (The Ladies' Paradise)," begins with the ambitious Denise moving from the country to a northern English city in hopes of finding work at her uncle's drapery shop. But when things don't pan out as hoped, she applies for a position at the glittering department store that's located just across the street.

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Mon., January 23, 2017
4:00 pm
(120 minutes)

The Paradise: Part One  Watch a preview

"The Paradise," an adaptation of Émile Zola's "Au Bonheur des dames (The Ladies' Paradise)," begins with the ambitious Denise moving from the country to a northern English city in hopes of finding work at her uncle's drapery shop. But when things don't pan out as hoped, she applies for a position at the glittering department store that's located just across the street.

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Sun., January 29, 2017
6:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Paradise: Part Two  

As "The Paradise" continues, Denise finds an abandoned baby at the store.

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Mon., January 30, 2017
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Paradise: Part Two  

As "The Paradise" continues, Denise finds an abandoned baby at the store.

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Sun., February 5, 2017
6:00 pm
(58 minutes)

The Paradise: Part Three  

As "The Paradise" continues, the rivalry between Denise and Clara intensifies after Miss Audrey falls ill and Moray must appoint one of them as her substitute. In other events, Katherine attracts a new suitor, but is conflicted about the attention due to her lingering feelings for Moray.

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Mon., February 6, 2017
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Paradise: Part Three  

As "The Paradise" continues, the rivalry between Denise and Clara intensifies after Miss Audrey falls ill and Moray must appoint one of them as her substitute. In other events, Katherine attracts a new suitor, but is conflicted about the attention due to her lingering feelings for Moray.