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WPBS to Broadcast 3rd and Final Season of MASTERPIECE Series “Guilt” Sundays, Starting APR 28

WATERTOWN, NY (April 22, 2024) – The award-winning TV series Guilt, a darkly funny Scottish thriller centering on unscrupulous lawyer Max McCall and the shenanigans he gets into in and around Edinburgh, returns for its third and final season – Premiering Sundays at 10:00 pm, starting April 28 on WPBS-TV. Watch on-air, online at, or with the free PBS App. Binge all four episodes of the new season starting on the night of its broadcast premiere with WPBS Passport (U.S. only).

In Season 3, the brothers are back together but enemies old, and new, cause them to seek ever more desperate solutions to their problems. Digging deep into their past, Max (Mark Bonnar, Napoleon, World on Fire) and Jake (Jamie Sives, Annika, Chernobyl) hope to finally find a future free of danger…and each other.

Episode One – Sunday, April 28, 2024

Max and Jake find themselves back in Edinburgh where they soon face a familiar danger. Kenny tries to help a family member, while dramatic action plays out at a farm.

Episode Two – Sunday, May 5, 2024

Max and Jake seek refuge with a face from the past in the Highlands, but Teddy is on their trail. Scotland’s national bank is being sold and Maggie sees an opportunity.

Episode Three – Sunday, May 12, 2024

Max, Jake and their new gang hide from Maggie in Edinburgh and discover her link to Sir Jim Sturrock. Maggie exerts pressure on Teddy and Aliza risks the bank sale.

Episode Four – Sunday, May 19, 2024

Max and Jake have a plan for final victory, but so does everyone else. Maggie’s enemies close in, and Sturrock’s bank sale is in danger.

Seasons 1 and 2 of the series are available to watch anytime on any device with WPBS Passport (U.S. only).

Guilt is written by Neil Forsyth (The Gold, Eric, Ernie and Me) and made by Expectation and Happy Tramp North for BBC Scotland and BBC Two. The Director is Patrick Harkins. The Executive Producers are Nerys Evans, Neil Forsyth, and Neil Webster. The Producer is Margaret Matheson.


Winner of 83 Primetime Emmys® and 18 Peabody Awards, MASTERPIECE has been essential Sunday night viewing for millions of fans since 1971. Susanne Simpson is the executive producer and Rebecca Eaton is the executive producer-at-large for the series. Series funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking Cruises, Raymond James, The MASTERPIECE Trust, and public television viewers. Produced for PBS by GBH Boston, MASTERPIECE is known for hits such as All Creatures Great and Small, Sherlock, Downton Abbey and Victoria, and beloved classics such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga and Poldark.

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