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Masterpiece

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PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E (more…)

Premiered: January 10, 1971

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 20, Episode 11 Scoop

First Aired: December 30, 1990

William Boot (Michael Maloney) is a naive columnist covering a war in Africa in "Scoop," Evelyn Waugh's lampoon of British journalism. Lord Copper: Donald Pleasence. Salter: Denholm Elliott. Julia: Nicola Pagett. Katchen: Renee Soutendijk. Baldwin: Herbert Lom.