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[04/10/14 - 08:02 AM]
PBS Announces Sizzling Summer Season Lineup
Highlights include the return of "Last Tango in Halifax," "Endeavour" and "Poirot" plus the premieres of "Vicious" and "Breathless."

[07/08/13 - 08:04 AM]
PBS Green-Lights Updated Format of "History Detectives"
"HDSI - History Detectives Special Investigation" introduces the fresh perspective of a new detective and focuses on a single story per episode.





HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATION (PBS)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/8/13 - 4/10/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
four one-hour episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, July 2013) PBS announced today a new format of HISTORY DETECTIVES to air in 2014. Comprised of four one-hour programs, HDSI - HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATION (w.t.), introduces the fresh perspective of a new detective and focuses on a single story per episode. The new episodes will air as part of a block of history programming and offer viewers a night of intriguing glimpses into our past. Kaiama (ki YA ma) Glover will join forces with two veteran History Detectives, Wes Cowan and Tukufu Zuberi to collectively investigate each mystery from all angles. Glover is a professor at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she teaches literature of the French-speaking Caribbean and sub-Saharan West African cinema. Each new hour-long episode will ask probing questions behind a single iconic mystery from America's past. What was behind the tragic sinking of the SS Sultana at the end of the American Civil War? Can we solve the mystery of the Austin Servant Girl Murders of the 1880s? Did a Mafia kingpin's darkest secret trigger Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance? And what led to the mysterious disappearance of big band leader Glenn Miller during World War II?
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Kaiama Glover
· Tukufu Zuberi
· Wes Cowan
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lion Television