Championships! Parades! Tailgate booze fests! It seems like sports fans are always having all the fun. But what about those of us who prefer a well-crafted mystery or a clever period drama? Where’s our competition worthy of eating guacamole and guzzling shots on a truck bed?
Questions like these inspired us to create the Drama World Series, a three-week bracket smackdown between eight of your most beloved television shows. The victor will get an all-day marathon on KQED PLUS on Sunday, October 29, 2017.
Representing Poldark, Ross is shirtless (when isn’t he?) and ready to rumble:
But don’t count out Victoria. Have you seen her crumple a piece of paper to death?
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ namesake is armed, dangerous, and open to stabbing her opponent, if need be:
Sherlock is understandably scared, but ready to kick his way to victory:
Don’t let Anne of Green Gables’ youthful innocence fool you. She will smash something over your head:
But Downton Abbey’s Dowager Countess would very much like to see her try:
Like Ross Poldark, Grantchester’s Sidney is also hoping his shirtlessness gives him an advantage:
That doesn’t impress Prime Suspect’s Jane Tennison much:
So step up to the plate and vote for your favorite in this first round of matchups!