General TV thread for the week of 18-24 May (British and US shows)

New and returning series

Gentleman Jack S1 BBC1 19/05/2019 [*]
Midsomer Murders S20P2 ITV 19/05/2019 [*]
What We Do in the Shadows S1 BBC2 19/05/2019 [*]
Hatton Garden SS ITV 20/05/2019 [*]
Summer of Rockets SS BBC2 22/05/2019 [*]
Riviera S2 Sky Atlantic 23/05/2019 [*]
The Other Two S1 E4 23/05/2019 [*]
Vida S2 StarzPlay 23/05/2019 [*]
She’s Gotta Have It S2 Netflix 24/05/2019 [*]
What/If S1 Netflix 24/05/2019 [*]

*The following section contains further details about all the shows marked with a [*]. This will include a show description and a link to a trailer where available. You’ll also find a link to the imdb page (click on the series name) and in most cases to the relevant page on their channel/streaming service. Most shows will have a discussion thread in our British and U.S. TV Dramas Facebook group. For a full list of – and links to – all our discussion threads for current and historic shows see here.

New and returning series – details

Gentleman Jack S1 BBC1 19/05/2019
“Halifax, 1832. Rejected by aristocratic Vere Hobart, Anne Lister returns to her shabby ancestral home, Shibden Hall, determined to restore its fortunes and find herself a wife”. Trailer.

Midsomer Murders S20P2 ITV 19/05/2019
Final four episodes of seasoon 20 of the long running ITV crime drama.

What We Do in the Shadows S1 BBC2 19/05/2019
“Following three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years, in Staten Island”. Trailer.

Hatton Garden SS ITV 20/05/2019
“Four elderly men, all experienced thieves, carry out a large-scale robbery”. Based on real events from 2015. Trailer.

Summer of Rockets SS BBC2 22/05/2019
“Fear and excitement of the future permeates lives in the tumultuous summer of 1958. Stephen Poliakoff’s semi-autobiographical drama recalls an unforgettable time in British history”. Trailer.

Riviera S2 Sky Atlantic 23/05/2019
“Julia Stiles stars in a Sky original set in the glamorous French Riviera: sun-soaked playground to the super rich, and the perfect place to hide dangerous secrets”. Season 2 trailer.

The Other Two S1 E4 23/05/2019
“An aspiring actor and his sister Brooke, a former professional dancer, try to find their place in the world while wrestling with their feelings about their 13-year-old brother Chase’s sudden rise to internet fame”. Trailer.

Vida S2 StarzPlay 23/05/2019
“Two Mexican-American sisters originally from East LA are forced to return to their old ‘hood, where they are confronted by the past and the surprising truth about their mother’s identity”. Season 2 trailer.

She’s Gotta Have It S2 Netflix 24/05/2019
“Nola Darling struggles to stay true to herself and her dreams while juggling three lovers in this Spike Lee series based on his breakout film”. Season 2 trailer.

What/If S1 Netflix 24/05/2019
“Desperate to secure funding for her med tech startup, an idealistic scientist and her husband strike an outrageous deal with a mysterious investor”. Trailer.

For details on the new world dramas starting this week see here.

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