The Weekly List (4-10 January)

New and returning world dramas

Occupied S3 Netflix [Available Now]
The Adulterer S2 Walter P. 06/01/2020
Rookie Blue S5 5USA 08/01/2020 (Freeview Premiere) #
Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega S1 Netflix 10/01/2020
Pakt S1 + S2 Walter P. 10/01/2020

#Listed for information purposes. No other details provided.

New and returning British and US dramas

Call the Midwife S9 BBC1 05/01/2020
Father Brown S8 BBC1 06/01/2020
Midsomer Murders S20P4 ITV 06/01/2020
Power S6P2 Netflix 06/01/2020
Better Things S3 BBC2 07/01/2020
Jett S1 Sky1 07/01/2020 [*]
Silent Witness S23 BBC1 07/01/2020
The Enemy Within S1 5USA 07/01/2020 [*]
Marvel’s Runaways S3 Syfy 08/01/2020 [*]
Seal Team S3 Sky1 08/01/2020
White House Farm SS ITV 08/01/2020 [*]
Death in Paradise S9 BBC1 09/01/2020
AJ and the Queen S1 Netflix 10/01/2020 [*]
Deadwater Fell SS C4 10/01/2020 [*]
Grantchester S5 ITV 10/01/2020
King Gary S1* BBC1 10/01/2020 [*]
Medical Police S1 Netflix 10/01/2020 [*]
Sick Of It S2 Sky1 10/01/2020
The Good Place S4P2 Netflix 10/01/2020
The Tuckers S1 BBC1W 10/01/2020 [*]
Titans S2 Netflix 10/01/2020 [*]
Treadstone S1 Amazon 10/01/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas

Wisting S1 BBC4 Sat Ep. 3 & 4 (of 10)
The Restaurant S3 Sundance Now Thu Ep. 8 (of 10)

Other continuing world dramas

The Frankie Drake Mysteries S2 Drama Sat Ep. 8 (of 10) (Freeview Premiere)

New and returning world dramas – details

Occupied (Okkupert) S3 Netflix [Available Now]
“In the near future, Russia initiates a “silk glove” invasion of Norway to restart oil production, but soon uncertainty, chaos and danger erupt”. The third and final season of the Norwegian political drama arrived on Netflix on New Year’s Eve but was announced a bit too late to make our pre-Christmas list.

The Adulterer (Overspel) S2 Walter P. 06/01/2020
“When photographer Iris and lawyer Willem meet, the attraction is immediate. But they are both married, Iris to state prosecutor Pepijn and Willem to Elsie, the daughter of a dubious property tycoon”. The Dutch psychological thriller – Walter Presents most popular show in 2019 – returns for a second season.

Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega S1 Netflix 10/01/2020
“A group of small-town young men run a lucrative phishing operation, until a corrupt politician wants in on their scheme — and a cop wants to fight it”. New Netflix Original series from India.

Pakt S1 + S2 Walter P. 10/01/2020
“A newspaper journalist is drawn into a web of lies and betrayal when he exposes evidence of a fraud in a multinational company involving his own brother. This ruins his career, family relations, and entraps him in a following mystery”. Series from HBO Poland which is a remake of the Norwegian drama series Mammon.

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

Jett S1 Sky1 07/01/2020
“Jett stars Carla Gugino as world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski. Fresh out of prison, she is forced back into doing what she does best, and a cast of morally ambivalent, dangerous and eccentric criminals, from budding femme fatales to compromised law enforcers, are determined to exploit her skills for their own ends”.

The Enemy Within S1 5USA 07/01/2020
“FBI agent Will Keaton enlists the most notorious traitor in American history to help catch a spy”.

Marvel’s Runaways S3 Syfy 08/01/2020
“After discovering their parents are super-villains in disguise, a group of teenagers band together to run away from their homes in order to atone for their parents’ actions and to discover the secrets of their origins”. Third and final season of the Hulu original series.

White House Farm SS ITV 08/01/2020
ITV’s latest true crime drama follows the events of one fateful night in August 1985 when five members of the same family were murdered at an Essex farmhouse.

AJ and the Queen S1 Netflix 10/01/2020
“While traveling across the country in a run-down RV, drag queen Ruby Red discovers an unlikely sidekick in AJ: a tough-talking 10-year-old stowaway”.

Deadwater Fell SS C4 10/01/2020
“A house fire devastates a close-knit community, after a seemingly happy family die in the blaze”. Four-part dark crime thriller starring David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Matthew McNulty and Anna Madeley.

King Gary S1* BBC1 10/01/2020
“King Gary is a larger than life working-class sitcom that follows the trials and tribulations of ‘geezer diva’ Gary King. A big comedy about life’s small and often petty dramas”.

Medical Police S1 Netflix 10/01/2020
“Doctors Owen Maestro and Lola Spratt leave Childrens Hospital and join a secret arm of the CDC to investigate and destroy a deadly global virus”. This is apparently a spin off of the Adult Swim comedy Childrens Hospital.

The Tuckers S1 BBC1W 10/01/2020
“Character-led comedy about the close-knit Tucker family, who are determined to survive through any means necessary”. New sitcom airing on BBC1 Wales. Episodes should be available on BBCiPlayer for those elsewhere in the UK.

Titans S2 Netflix 10/01/2020
“After striking out on his own, Batman’s former partner Dick Grayson encounters a number of troubled young heroes in desperate need of a mentor”. The DC Universe series is back on Netflix for a second season.

Treadstone S1 Amazon 10/01/2020
“From the world of Jason Bourne, agents across the globe are “awakening” to resume deadly missions”.

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)

Our Little Sister (Japan, 2015) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Mustang (Turkey, 2015) Sun/Mon, BBC2

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