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Press On Masterpiece

Press On Masterpiece

Set in the world of newspapers in London, this razor-sharp and observant drama explores the current turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.

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WGBY 57/HD
Sun Nov 10th, 10:00pm
Mon Nov 11th, 2:00am
Sat Nov 16th, 11:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/E2p5e96LCJ3uM8KK2BS2Tw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Duncan’s personal life appears to be in dire straits. James reopens communication with a potential government whistleblower. Ed follows his conscience, and Holly and Duncan go head to head; but who will come out on top? /episodes/get/97628 /episode/97628 Resonance /episode-player/97628

Duncan receives devastating news from his wife. James reopens communication with a would-be whistleblower, and Amina and Holly become convinced the story will be the most important the Herald will ever run. Holly and Duncan go head to head.

Air date:
Sun, 11/10/2019 - 04:00
WGBY 57/HD
Sun Nov 3rd, 10:00pm
Mon Nov 4th, 2:00am
Sat Nov 9th, 9:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Fog37FIS7o2yBfTYYtNWWQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Ed's pride in his professional achievements is marred by the arrival of a new colleague. Duncan tasks the new arrival with getting the scoop on a secret government program. Holly is accused of losing her professional integrity, Leona finds an opportunity to impress her colleagues, and Amina... /episodes/get/97509 /episode/97509 Two Worlds /episode-player/97509

A new Post colleague attempts to discredit Ed. Duncan buries himself in his work. Holly is accused of losing her professional integrity when she mishandles a source. Peter and Amina prepare the way for a big announcement about the Herald's future.

Air date:
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 04:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Oct 28th, 2:00am
Sat Nov 2nd, 9:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/y2X_Ni5-4UrWpywEBoJQNQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Amina feels defeated in the immediate wake of the Joshua West scandal. Duncan gets unwelcome news from the Prime Minister. Leona is approached by a source with a particular interest in James. Peter's support proves valuable to Amina, and Holly makes a bold move. /episodes/get/97288 /episode/97288 Magic /episode-player/97288

Amina feels defeated in the wake of a scandal and suffers a personal crisis. Duncan is shocked when the Post is banned from Downing Street's daily press conferences. Ed learns not to underestimate Holly's commitment to her work above all else.

Air date:
Sun, 10/27/2019 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/pq0qrjwFxLInYDgTWmNJ3A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The former protegee of a business tycoon has come forward claiming that he pressured young women into sleeping with him, and Amina gives Holly the nod to investigate. Duncan proposes a deal that could make waves in the political world. Amina and Duncan make bold moves that could risk their careers. /episodes/get/97070 /episode/97070 Don’t Take My Heart, Don’t Break My Heart /episode-player/97070

Holly investigates a lead that a powerful business tycoon coerces young women into sleeping with him. As another source comes forward, Amina feels pressured to run the story. Duncan proposes a deal that could make waves in the political world.

Air date:
Tue, 10/15/2019 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/dlrnFAwtagAxb5NP1Sl2Ig==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Frustrated by Leona’s lack of follow through, Holly jumps in to investigate a lead at a hospital. Ed struggles with his conscience. The Herald, faced with declining sales, proposes a deal that feels compromising to the staff, and prompts James to do his own research. Holly receives gifts from an... /episodes/get/96763 /episode/96763 Pure /episode-player/96763

Holly helps Leona investigate a lead at a hospital. Ed struggles with his conscience after a night working on the Post's showbiz desk.

Air date:
Mon, 10/07/2019 - 05:15
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Holly, deputy news editor of the Herald, tries to obtain CCTV footage of a fatal hit-and-run after it's given to a tabloid. Post reporter Ed comes under pressure to run a story against the will of the parents of an athlete who took his own life.

Air date:
Sun, 10/06/2019 - 05:00
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