Victoria on Masterpiece

PBS's "Victoria" offers a humanizing portrait of the legendary monarch as a young woman in love with maybe the most smoldering man on TV.

Victoria on Masterpiece

Queen Victoria, like her predeceasor Queen Elizabeth I and her descendant Queen Elizabeth II, wound up on the throne by a series of untimely deaths and labyrinthine family trees -- making her story at once of a kind with the Elizabeths, while being its own fascinating thing.