7 Reasons You Should Be Watching PBS's Poldark
This Summer, PBS's Poldark is my new jam. It's got all the winning qualities of a Summer TV stunner — that is, it's a pretty show with pretty people in it. Poldark follows Ross Poldark, a hot dude from a decent family who has been away warring in the Revolutionary War. When he returns to Cornwall, everyone is all, "I thought you were dead!" and also, "Your father died and left you in terrible debt and your estate is in ruins!" so Poldark goes about rebuilding his life. I pretty much only care about shows that take place in the 18th century and old 30 Rock episodes, so Poldark's gorgeous scenery and British accents are exactly what I need while I'm violently sweating through the Summer. Sure, it might be "just" a serviceable old-timey drama, but it's the serviceable old-timey drama I hold nearest and dearest to my heart. Here's why.