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  • TV Review: 'Breathless'

    Doctors and nurses have been engaged in soapy doings since broadcasting's infancy, but seldom in a package quite as tantalizing as "Breathless." Set in the early '60s, this three-part "Masterpiece" production obviously shares certain qualities with "Mad Men," but quickly establishes its own spin on the era replete with a web of interlocking relationships. Built around a dashing gynecologist who performs illegal abortions, the project feels timely and provocative, but can just as easily be savored strictly for its "Peyton Place"-like attributes. For those needing a fix of sumptuous British period drama until "Downton Abbey" docks, "Breathless" is a breath of fresh air.
  • TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

    TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY   "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate...

    TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

    TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'
    Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is the obvious draw for History's four-hour, two-part bio-pic "Houdini," which attempts to show the man behind the great-escape legend. That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost...

    PBS Miniseries 'Breathless' Looks at Treatment of Women in the '60s

    Airs: PBS; Sundays through Sept. 7 Stars: Jack Davenport, Natasha Little, Shaun Dingwall, Catherine Steadman About: It's not too late to catch up with this luscious six-part "Masterpiece Theater" entry set among a group of doctors and nurses at a London...

    Secrets are perilous medicine in 'Breathless' on PBS

    Secrets are perilous medicine in 'Breathless' on PBS
    For viewers who find "The Knick" too gory and "Masters of Sex" too graphic, the answer can be found, as answers so often are, on PBS' "Masterpiece." There the three-part period medical drama "Breathless" addresses all the social/sexual repressions and...