Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

The Woman Behind 'Downton Abbey' and 'Sherlock'

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The cast of "Downton Abbey"
The cast of "Downton Abbey"

Rebecca Eaton has been at the helm of the PBS series "Masterpiece" for over 25 years. Her most recent successes include "Downton Abbey" and "Sherlock." We'll talk to Eaton about how she picks winners like "Prime Suspect" starring Helen Mirren and adapts classics like "Bleak House" and "Pride and Prejudice." We'll also discuss modernizing one of television's oldest brands and that infamous "Downton Abbey" season finale that left more than a few fans angry.

Host: Rachael Myrow


  • Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of PBS' "Masterpiece" series and co-producer of shows such as "Downton Abbey" and "Sherlock"

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