David Tennant will be hosting the new season of Masterpiece Contemporary for PBS and Tennant News shares news on the season's schedule and more details on the dramas David Tennant will introduce:
October 25, 2009 at 9pm
A real-life political thriller about the negotiations that led to the end of apartheid in South Africa and the release of Nelson Mandela. Seemingly doomed to failure, the secret talks show that peace is possible. Starring William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Jonny Lee Miller. Watch a clip of Endgame here.
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November 1-8, 2009 at 9pm
A 13-year-old girl vanishes from an English village, and the mystery deepens 40 years later when a journalist arrives to make a film about it. What she finds shatters the lives of all involved. Juliet Stevenson and Greg Wise star in this thriller based on the novel by best-selling author Val McDermid.
November 15-22, 2009 at 9pm
The investigation of a multi-vehicle road accident unravels the secrets of the complete strangers involved, revealing government cover-ups, smuggling and murder. A remarkable cast, including Phil Davis and Paul McGann, portrays the stories of ten different people who share a single defining moment. Scripted by Anthony Horowitz (Foyle's War).
Collision also stars Scottish actor Douglas Henshall in the role of Tolin.