The Weekly List (26 October – 1 November)

New and returning world dramas

Frankie Drake Mysteries S2 Drama 26/10/2019 (Freeview Premiere)
Slasher: Solstice S3 Pick TV 28/10/2019
Nowhere Man S1 Netflix 31/10/2019
Ad Vitam S1 Netflix 01/11/2019
Hache S1 Netflix 01/11/2019
Private Eyes S2 5USA 01/11/2019 (Freeview Premiere)
The Team S2 More4(WP) 01/11/2019
We Are the Wave LS Netflix 01/11/2019

*Scroll down the page for more details and links to trailers where available.

New and returning British and US dramas

Pose S2 BBC2 26/10/2019 [*]
Silicon Valley S6 Sky Atlantic 28/10/2019
Arrow S8 Sky1 30/10/2019
Guilt S1 BBC2 30/10/2019 [*]
Not Going Out SP BBC1 30/10/2019
Atypical S3 Netflix 01/11/2019
Dickinson S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019 [*]
For All Mankind S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019 [*]
See S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019 [*]
The Morning Show S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019 [*]
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan S2 Amazon 01/11/2019 [*]

*For shows marked with a [*] scroll down the page for more details and links to trailers where available.

Continuing subtitled dramas

Spiral S7 BBC4 Sat Ep. 5 & 6 (of 12)
The Lies Within S1 Netflix Sat/Sun Ep. 5 & 6 (of 16)
When the Camellia Blooms S1 Netflix Wed/Thu Ep. 13 & 14 (of 20)
Vagabond S1 Netflix Fri/Sat Ep. 13 & 14 (of 16)
My Country: The New Age S1 Netflix Fri/Sat Ep. 9 & 10 (of 20)

Other continuing world dramas

Murdoch Mysteries S11 Drama Sat Ep. 10 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)
My Life Is Murder S1 Alibi Tue Ep. 6 (of 10)
Mary Kills People S2 More4 Tue Ep. 6 (of 6)
X Company S2 History Tue Ep. 9 (of 10)
Frayed S1 Sky1 Thu Ep. 6 (of 6)
The Name of the Rose S1 BBC2 Ep. 4 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Frankie Drake Mysteries S2 Drama 26/10/2019 (Freeview Premiere)
“Set in 1920s Toronto, Frankie Drake Mysteries follows the city’s only female private detectives as they take on the cases the police don’t want to touch”. Freeview premiere for season 2 of the Canadian period drama.

Slasher: Solstice S3 Pick TV 28/10/2019
“One year after the brutal death of a young man, the residents of an apartment complex are targeted by a mysterious killer known as The Druid”. Third season of the Canadian horror anthology series which has been A Netflix Original series in most countries since season 2. All 8 episodes are airing this week – Monday to Thursday from 11.00pm to 1.00 am.

Nowhere Man S1 Netflix 31/10/2019
“Two nefarious schemes taking place 10 years apart entangle a dauntless triad member, who must break out of prison to rescue a loved one”. Chinese language Netflix Original series produced in Taiwan.

Ad Vitam S1 Netflix 01/11/2019
“In a future where regeneration technology lets humans live indefinitely, a cop and a troubled young woman investigate a strange wave of youth suicides”. French drama which is branded as a Netflix Original series.

Hache S1 Netflix 01/11/2019
“As Helena gains the love of a dangerous heroin cartel leader in 1960s Barcelona, she hones the skills she needs to rise up the ranks”. Spanish Netflix Original series. Trailer below is Spanish only – follow the Netflix link above for a trailer with subtitles.

Private Eyes S2 5USA 01/11/2019 (Freeview Premiere)
“An ex-hockey pro finds a new lease of life as assistant to a jaded PI”. Freeview premiere for season 2 of the Canadian drama.

The Team S2 More4(WP) 01/11/2019
“When seven people are shot dead at an illegal immigrant halfway house in Denmark, Europol’s new Joint Investigation Team brings detectives from three different countries together to track down the perpetrators before international disaster strikes”.

We Are the Wave LS Netflix 01/11/2019
“A mysterious classmate leads four idealistic teens in a revolt against a rising tide of nationalistic fervor, but their movement takes a dark turn”. German Netflix Original series.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group with discussion threads set up for you to discuss these shows and many other world dramas.

New and returning British and US dramas – details

Pose S2 BBC2 26/10/2019
“Groundbreaking US series about the underground world of 1980s ball culture, set at the height of the AIDS epidemic”.

Guilt S1 BBC2 30/10/2019
“Contemporary thriller with a strong vein of black humour. Guilt follows two very different Scottish brothers who, while driving home one night, kill an old man”. The series is also currently airing on BBC Scotland (from 24 October). Here’s a link to a trailer.

Dickinson S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019
“An inside look at the world of writer Emily Dickinson”.

For All Mankind S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019
“The series explores what would have happened if the global space race had never ended”.

See S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019
“Far in a dystopian future, the human race has lost the sense of sight, and society has had to find new ways to interact, build, hunt, and to survive. All of that is challenged when a set of twins is born with sight”.

The Morning Show S1 Apple TV+ 01/11/2019
“An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual”.

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan S2 Amazon 01/11/2019
“After tracking a potentially suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads to South America to investigate. Jack’s actions threaten to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy, leading him and his fellow operatives on a mission spanning the globe”.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group with discussion threads set up for you to discuss these shows and many other British and US dramas.

Note that this week’s list is dominated by shows (4 out of the 7 listed) that will be premiering on the new Apple TV+ service when it launches on 1 November. We’ll include the new Apple TV+ shows on our weekly lists as we include shows on every other major service (and a few more minor ones) available in the UK but – at least until we can see there’s a demand – we wont be setting up spoiler discussion threads for these shows in our main Facebook groups. Instead we’ve set up a specific group for people to talk about these shows here.

Subtitled film list (BBC4, Channel 4 & Film 4)

Leviathan (Russia, 2014) Sat/Sun, BBC2
The Spy Gone North (Korea, 2018) Sun, BBC4
Trapped (India, 2016) Mon/Tue, C4
Veere Di Wedding (India, 2018) Thu/Fri, C4

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