Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Richard Gere commits to character in influence-peddling drama
Far from the Madding Crowd
Gritty, 19th-century English romance finds love and hate down on the farm
“Masters of Sex” on Showtime
The “Mad Men” treatment is apparently a thing now, because pioneering sex researchers Masters and Johnson get it in Showtime’s new period drama “Masters of Sex.” The show, created and written by Michelle Ashford (“The Pacific,” “John Adams”), takes Thomas Maier’s biography Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson and shellacs it in a thick veneer of mid-century modern style and sophistication.