Love getting engrossed in a good story? Starting at 1 p.m. on Sundays, Arizona PBS is airing all your favorite drama series from “Masterpiece” – the recent “All Creatures Great and Small” and “Miss Scarlet and the Duke,” plus classics like “Victoria,” “Grantchester” and “Poldark.” Catch a series you might have missed, or return to ones you can’t rewatch too many times.
What’s coming up in the weeks ahead? Here’s the line-up for May:
“Grantchester” seasons 4 and 5, starting on May 2
It’s 1956, and there’s a new vicar in town: Will Davenport, a firebrand who embraces the future and shocks Grantchester. But throughout the upheaval, Geordie knows one constant remains: a vicar can sometimes be a detective’s best friend.
Margaret: The Rebel Princess, May 23 at 3 p.m.
Learn how Princess Margaret’s life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed the western world during the 20th century, and redefined society’s image to the modern princess.
Memorial Day specials, May 30
1 p.m.: Remembering Pearl Harbor
Explore the personal stories of veterans and citizens who witnessed the surprise attack by the Japanese on the American Pacific Fleet on December 7, 1941, launching the United States into World War II. Using archival footage and photos and graphics, the documentary shows in detail the bombings on Oahu, along with the fiery explosion of the USS Arizona, the sinking of the USS Oklahoma, and the attacks on Hickam Field, as well as on other parts of the island. Narrated by veteran Hollywood actor Tom Selleck.
2:30 p.m.: Lifeline: Pearl Harbor’s Unknown Hero
Discover the story of U.S. Navy sailor Joe George, who became an unlikely hero during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. A USS Vestal crewman, Joe was not your model navy sailor. He fought both inside and outside the boxing ring, and had a defiant streak that often left him at odds with his superior officers. But on that “Day of Infamy,” the sailor made a crucial decision that saved six lives and impacted future generations. Narrated by actor Gary Sinise.
4 p.m.: Journey Home to the USS Arizona
Follow the family of Raymond Haerry Sr. as they travel 5,000 miles from New Jersey to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship.