The Weekly List (23-29 November)

New and returning world dramas

Darklands S1 Virgin 25/11/2019
The Mallorca Files S1 BBC1 25/11/2019
Eight Days S1 Sky Atlantic 26/11/2019
Mytho S1 Netflix 28/11/2019
Upright S1 Sky Atlantic 28/11/2019

New and returning British and US dramas

The Sinner S2 BBC4 23/11/2019 (TV Premiere) [*]
Final Space S2 Netflix 24/11/2019
Fear the Walking Dead S2 E4 27/11/2019 (Freeview Premiere)
Merry Happy Whatever S1 Netflix 28/11/2019 [*]
Servant S1 Apple TV+ 28/11/2019 [*]
The Fix S1 FOX UK 28/11/2019 [*]
The Rook S1 StarzPlay 28/11/2019 (Also on Virgin TV) [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas

The Lies Within S1 Netflix Sat/Sun Ep. 13 & 14 (of 16)
Chief of Staff S2 Netflix Mon/Tue Ep. 5 & 6 (of 10)
The Team S2 More4 Fri Ep. 5 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas

Frankie Drake Mysteries S2 Drama Sat Ep. 5 (of 10) (Freeview Premiere)
Murdoch Mysteries S11 Drama Sat Ep. 14 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)
The Heart Guy S4 Drama Sat Ep. 3 & 4 (of 10)
The Brokenwood Mysteries S6 Drama Mon Ep. 2 (of 4)
Vienna Blood S1 BBC2 Mon Ep. 2 (of 3)
Mary Kills People S3 More4 Tue Ep. 4 (of 6)
My Life Is Murder S1 Alibi Tue Ep. 10 (of 10)
Private Eyes S2 5USA Ep. 5 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)

New and returning world dramas – details

Darklands S1 Virgin 25/11/2019
“A young MMA fighter with dreams of escaping his tough neighborhood is drawn into a dangerous world of drug gangs and violence when his brother goes missing”.

The Mallorca Files S1 BBC1 25/11/2019
“Feel-good drama about British police officer who joins forces with a wise-cracking German detective to fight crime on the picturesque Island of Mallorca”.

8 Days (8 Tage) S1 Sky Atlantic 26/11/2019
“Eight Days left. A 60 kilometer wide meteor is on collision course with Earth. The anticipated strike zone is right in the middle of Europe. Estimated survival rate: Zero”.

Mythomaniac (Mytho) S1 Netflix 28/11/2019
“Burned out and taken for granted, a working mom suspects her partner is cheating, so to win back his attentions, she feigns a medical diagnosis”. French comedy drama which is marketed as a Netflix Original. Trailer below is French only: follow the Netflix link above for a trailer with English subtitles.

Upright S1 Sky Atlantic 28/11/2019
“Two misfits, thrown together by chance in the middle of the Australian desert, forge bonds in a quest to transport a precious piano from one side of the country to the other”. Australian comedy drama co-produced with Sky.

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

The Sinner S2 BBC4 23/11/2019 (TV Premiere)
“Detective Harry Ambrose is asked a favour by the newly promoted daughter of an old friend – to help investigate the mysterious deaths of two people in a motel room in his hometown of Keller in upstate New York”.

Merry Happy Whatever S1 Netflix 28/11/2019
“A struggling LA musician tries to win over his new girlfriend’s gruff dad and quirky, tight-knit siblings on a 10-day Christmas visit to Philadelphia”.

Servant S1 Apple TV+ 28/11/2019
“A young and troubled couple replaces their newborn baby with a lifelike doll after their child dies from health complications”.

The Fix S1 FOX UK 28/11/2019
“An L.A. prosecutor moves to Washington after losing a high-profile double murder case, but when the killer strikes again, she returns to seek justice under her own terms”.

The Rook S1 StarzPlay 28/11/2019 (Also on Virgin TV)
“This London-set series centers on a young woman pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own”.

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.

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

Before the Winter Chill (France, 2013) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Nostalgia (Russia, 1983) Sun/Mon, Film4
Tanu Weds Manu (India, 2011) Wed/Thu, C4
I Am Not a Witch (Zambia, 2017) Thu, Film4

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