General TV thread for the week of 8-14 June (British and US shows)

New and returning series

Killing Eve S2 BBC1 08/06/2019 [*]
The Handmaid’s Tale S3 C4 09/06/2019 [*]
Big Little Lies S2 Sky Atlantic 10/06/2019 [*]
Black-ish S5 E4 10/06/2019
Ellie & Natasia SF/P BBC3online 10/06/2019 (Sketch comedy)
Year of the Rabbit S1 C4 10/06/2019 [*]
Wild Bill S1 ITV 12/06/2019 [*]
Absentia S2 Amazon 14/06/2019 [*]
Marvel’s Jessica Jones S3 Netflix 14/06/2019 [*]
The Act S1 StarzPlay 14/06/2019 [*]
Too Old to Die Young S1 Amazon 14/06/2019 [*]
Trinkets S1 Netflix 14/06/2019 [*]

*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

Killing Eve S2 BBC1 08/06/2019
“Killing Eve topples the typical spy-action thriller as two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse”.

The Handmaid’s Tale S3 C4 09/06/2019
“Multi-Emmy-winning US drama set in a dystopian society that treats women as property”.

Big Little Lies S2 Sky Atlantic 10/06/2019
“Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley star in the Emmy award-winning story of three northern-California mothers whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder”.

Year of the Rabbit S1 C4 10/06/2019
“Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who fights crime in Victorian London”.

Wild Bill S1 ITV 12/06/2019
“US police chief Bill Hixon lands in Lincolnshire with his 14 year-old daughter Kelsey, hoping to flee their recent painful past. New community forces Bill to question everything about himself”.

Absentia S2 Amazon 14/06/2019
“After being declared dead in absentia, an FBI agent must reclaim her family, identity and innocence when she finds herself the prime suspect in a string of murders”. Season two of the Stana Katic drama.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones S3 Netflix 14/06/2019
Third and final season of the drama series about the superhero private eye starring Krysten Ritter.

The Act S1 StarzPlay 14/06/2019
“Season One follows Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette)”.

Too Old to Die Young S1 Amazon 14/06/2019
“Detective Martin Jones, who leads a double life as a killer for hire in Los Angeles’ deadly underground, suffers an existential crisis which leads him deeper into a blood splattered world of violence”.

Trinkets S1 Netflix 14/06/2019
“A grieving teen finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group”.

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

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