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Premieres Sundays, April 4 - May 23, 2021, 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET

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A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha. Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City) stars as Roosevelt, opposite Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as the beautiful Martha, who flees the Nazis with her three young children and lives under Roosevelt’s protection. The eight-part series co-stars Tobias Santelmann as Crown Prince Olav and Harriet Sansom Harris as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Upcoming Episodes

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  • Episode Three

    President Roosevelt extends a special invitation to Martha and her children.

    Airdate: 4/18/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    OB: 4/18/21

  • Episode Four

    Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with the president.

    Airdate: 4/25/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    OB: 4/25/21

  • Episode Five

    Martha uses dinner-table tactics to help Norway. The president gets on dangerous ground with her.

    Airdate: 5/2/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    OB: 5/2/21

  • Episode Six

    As America enters the war, people grow suspicious of Martha’s ties to the president.

    Airdate: 5/9/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    OB: 5/9/21

  • Episode Seven

    A Nazi agent slips through the cracks. Martha travels to England and gets a shock.

    Airdate: 5/16/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    OB: 5/16/21

  • Episode Eight

    The president’s health takes a bad turn. Olav faces rocky relations with Martha.

    Airdate: 5/23/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM

    OB: 5/23/21

Press Materials

  • The Princess and the President Atlantic Crossing Kyle MacLachlan stars as President Franklin Roosevelt with Sofia Helin as Norwegian Crown Princess Martha on MASTERPIECE

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