The Weekly List (18-24 January)

New and returning world dramas

Afsos S1 Amazon [Available Now]
Murdoch Mysteries S12 Drama 18/01/2020 (Freeview Premiere) #
Frankie Drake Mysteries S3 Alibi 21/01/2020
The Dead Lands S1 Shudder 23/01/2020
The Ghost Bride S1 Netflix 23/01/2020
Rise of Empires: Ottoman S1 Netflix 24/01/2020
The Forgotten Army S1 Amazon 24/01/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia S14 Netflix 19/01/2020
Family Reunion S1P2 Netflix 20/01/2020
Yellowstone S1 Paramount 20/01/2020 [*]
Midsomer Murders S21 ITV 21/01/2020
Avenue 5 S1 Sky1 22/01/2020 [*]
October Faction S1 Netflix 23/01/2020 [*]
Riverdale S4P2 Netflix 23/01/2020
Bob’s Burgers S10 CC 24/01/2020
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina P3 Netflix 24/01/2020 [*]
Star Trek: Picard S1 Amazon 24/01/2020 [*]
The Bold Type S4 Amazon 24/01/2020
The Ranch S4P2 Netflix 24/01/2020

*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. 7 & 8 (of 10)
The Restaurant S3 Sundance Now Thu Ep. 10 (of 10)
The Passenger S1/LS More4 Ep. 2 (of 6) (TV Premiere)

Other continuing world dramas

The Frankie Drake Mysteries S2 Drama Sat Ep. 10 (of 10) (Freeview Premiere)
The New Pope S1 Sky Atlantic Sun Ep. 3 & 4 (of 9)
Murdoch Mysteries S13 Alibi Ep. 2 (of 18)
Rookie Blue S5 5USA Wed Ep. 3 (of 11) (Freeview Premiere)

New and returning world dramas – details

Afsos S1 Amazon [Available Now]
“A suicidal man and a deadly assassin encounter the world of immortality in this black comedy suspense thriller”. New prime Original series from India.

Frankie Drake Mysteries S3 Alibi 21/01/2020
“In 1920s Toronto, jazz is on the turntables while communism and prohibition are being hotly debated over hard drinks in speakeasies. Society will never be the same – and crime has never had it better. That’s where the Drake Private Detective Agency comes in. As the city’s only female detective agency, Frankie Drake and her partner Trudy Clarke can take on the jobs the police don’t want to touch… or the cases that people don’t even want to go to the cops with”. Return of the Canadian crme drama.

The Dead Lands S1 Shudder 23/01/2020
“Waka, a murdered Māori warrior returned from the Afterlife, and Mehe, a determined young woman, embark on a quest to find who “broke the world” and how to close the breach between the living and the dead”. Horror series from New Zealand – a Shudder Original.

The Ghost Bride S1 Netflix 23/01/2020
“In 1890s Malacca, Li Lan finds herself in the afterlife and becomes mired in a mystery linked to the sinister, deceased son of a wealthy family”. Netflix Mandarin language Original series shot in Malaysia.

Rise of Empires: Ottoman S1 Netflix 24/01/2020
“Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries”. Netflix Original series from Turkey which is described as a docudrama. Notable that the trailer on Netflix Turkey seems to be in English with Turkish subtitles. There are also talking heads (the documentary part) amidst the action.

The Forgotten Army S1 Amazon 24//01/2020
“Lieutenant Sodhi and his army fight for Indian Independence during World War II as part of the Indian National Army; the journey and sacrifice of the Indian National Army from its soldiers’ point of view”.

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

Yellowstone S1 Paramount 20/01/2020
“Kevin Costner stars in this series about a ranching family in Montana facing off against others encroaching on their land”.

Avenue 5 S1 Sky1 22/01/2020
“Created by Armando Iannucci, Avenue 5 is a space tourism comedy set 40 years in the future when the solar system is everyone’s oyster”.

October Faction S1 Netflix 23/01/2020
“The family drama gets downright monstrous as parents Fred and Deloris hunt the supernatural, and twins Viv and Geoff harbor their own strange secrets”.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina P3 Netflix 24/01/2020
“Magic and mischief collide as half-human, half-witch Sabrina navigates between two worlds: mortal teen life and her family’s legacy, the Church of Night”.

Star Trek: Picard S1 Amazon 24/01/2020
“Star Trek: Picard features Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. The new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life”.

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)

Son of Saul (Hungary, 2015) Sun, BBC2
Suntan (Greece, 2016) Sun/Mon, Film4
Kill Zone 2 (Hong Kong, 2015) Thu/Fri, Film4

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