Those "tired of slavery movies" should think twice about skipping this. I hear the the toned down version of the 1970s has been redone better here, much better.
I consider a movie cheap and easy history. Whether this series turns out to be excellent or mediocre, it's likely to paint a enough of a picture that we want to learn more
The first episode of four is linked here. This first episode played on 5-30-16. The next episode is coming up tonight, 5-31-2016.
A link to Episode 1
Available MAY/JUNE 2016