Masterpiece is a drama anthology television series produced by WGBH Boston. It premiered on Public Broadcasting Service on January 10, 1971, making it America's longest-running weekly prime time drama series. The series has presented numerous acclaimed British productions. Many of these are produced by the BBC, but the line-up has also included programs shown on the commercial ITV network and Channel 4. Masterpiece is best known for presenting adaptations of novels and biographies, but it also shows original television dramas. The first title to air was The First Churchills, starring Susan...
|On the air:||January 10, 1971|
|Network:||Public Broadcasting Service|
|Writers:||Sandy Welch, Frank Deasy, Ken Taylor|
|Producer:||WGBH, George Walker, Judith de Paul|