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The Emmy Award-winning producer of PBSs Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! reveals the secrets to Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and its other hit programsFor more than twenty-five years and counting, Rebecca Eaton has presided over PBSs Masterpiece Theatre, the longest running weekly prime time drama series in American history. From the runaway hitsUpstairs, Downstairs  and The Buccaneers, to the hugely popular Inspector Morse, Prime Suspect, and Poirot, Masterpiece Theatre and its sibling series Mystery! have been required viewing for fans of quality drama.Eaton interviews many of the writers, directors, producers, and other contributors and shares personal anecdotes—including photos taken with her own camera—about her decades-spanning career. She reveals what went on behind the scenes during such triumphs as Cranford and the multiple, highly-rated programs made from Jane Austens novels, as well as her aggressive campaign to attract younger viewers via social media and online streaming.



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