The Weekly List (15-21 February)

New and returning world dramas

Taj Mahal 1989 S1 Netflix 14/02/2020
Spectros S1 Netflix 20/02/2020
Fenix S1 Walter P. 21/02/2020
Puerta 7 S1 Netflix 21/02/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Sistas S1 My5 [Available Now] [*]
The Oval S1 My5 [Available Now] [*]
Get Even S1 BBC3online 15/02/2020 [*]
Hidden (Craith) S2 BBC4 15/02/2020 [*]
Homeland S8 C4 16/02/2020 [*]
Man With a Plan S1 E4 17/02/2020 [*]
Outlander S5 Amazon 17/02/2020 [*]
This Country S3 BBC3online 17/02/2020
Schooled S2 E4 19/02/2020
The Goldbergs S7 E4 19/02/2020
Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones S2 Facebook Watch 20/02/2020 [*]
Bumps SF/P BBC1 21/02/2020 [*]
Gente-fied S1 Netflix 21/02/2020 [*]
Hunters S1 Amazon 21/02/2020 [*]
Intelligence S1 Sky1 21/02/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas

Just One Look MS More4 Fri Ep. 3 (of 6)
Public Enemy S2 Sky Atlantic Fri Ep. 5 & 6 (of 10)

Other continuing world dramas

Murdoch Mysteries S12 Drama Sat Ep. 5 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)
Murdoch Mysteries S13 Alibi Mon Ep. 6 (of 18)
The End S1 Sky Atlantic Mon Ep. 2 (of 10)
Frankie Drake Mysteries S3 Alibi Tue Ep. 5 (of 10)
Finding Joy S1 W Wed Ep. 3 (of 6)
Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries S1 Drama Wed Ep. 5 (of 8) (Freeview Premiere)
Rookie Blue S5 5USA Wed Ep. 7 (of 11) (Freeview Premiere)

New and returning world dramas – details

Taj Mahal 1989 S1 Netflix 14/02/2020
“In and around Lucknow University in 1989, couples of varying ages explore the politics of love through marriage, budding romances and friendships”. Netflix Original series from India.

Spectros S1 Netflix 20/02/2020
“A group of teens get caught up in a supernatural clash as vengeful spirits from centuries past rise up in the Liberdade district of São Paulo”. Netflix Original series from Brazil. Trailer via the Netflix link above.

Fenix S1 Walter P. 21/02/2020
“A dark world of well-organised drug crime is hidden behind the calm life of Brabant. Jara and Rens both come to discover that when upon return to their birth province after a long time. She wants to clear the name of her father, he wants to distance himself from his criminal family – but they both get terribly entangled in the web of the upper and underworld, whose boundaries are becoming increasingly blurred”. Dutch drama.

Puerta 7 S1 Netflix 21/02/2020
“A determined woman works to rid an Argentine soccer club of the violent crime and corruption surrounding its intense fanbase”. Netflix Original series from Argentina. Follow the Netflix link above for a trailer with English subtitles.

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

Sistas S1 My5 [Available Now]
“A group of single black females from different walks of life who bond over their one common thread: why am I single?” On Sky the series is available on demand via the BET Channel rather than My5.

The Oval S1 My5 [Available Now]
“Newly-elected U.S. President Hunter Franklin and his family move into the White House”. On Sky the series is available on demand via the BET Channel rather than My5.

Get Even S1 BBC3online 15/02/2020
“In the elite Bannerman Independent School, four teenage girls join together to expose and fight injustice. They Don’t Get Mad… they GET EVEN”

Hidden (Craith) S2 BBC4 15/02/2020
“Cadi and Vaughan are called to investigate when a body is discovered in a house outside Blaenau Ffestiniog. Meanwhile, three youngsters, Mia, Connor and Lee, try to continue their lives as normally as possible”. The popular Welsh crime drama returns for a second series. Worth noting it’s only airing one episode a week – unusual for the BBC Four Saturday night slot. The sries previously aired on S4C and is also currently on BBC1 Wales on Tuesday nights.

Homeland S8 C4 16/02/2020
Carrie and Saul return for the final time as the popular Showtime spy drama comes to an end after 8 seasons. Still 12 more episodes to enjoy though.

Man With a Plan S1 E4 17/02/2020
“Matt LeBlanc plays a dad who spends more time with his kids when his wife returns to work”. New US sitcom airing daily episodes. Season 4 stars in the US in April.

Outlander S5 Amazon 17/02/2020
The return of the popular historical time travel drama based on the books by Diana Gabbidon.

Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones S2 Facebook Watch 20/02/2020
Season 2 of the Facebook Watch anthology series features a brand new mystery and stars Juliette Lewis and Ryan Kwanten.

Bumps SF/P BBC1 21/02/2020
“A 62-year-old divorcee with no grandchildren secretly undergoes treatment to have a baby, only to learn that her 38-year-old daughter is also pregnant and due at the same time.” New Comedy Playhouse pilot.

Gentefied S1 Netflix 21/02/2020
“The Morales cousins scramble to save their grandfather’s taco shop — and pursue their own dreams — as gentrification shakes up their LA neighborhood”.

Hunters S1 Amazon 21/02/2020
“Inspired by true events, HUNTERS follows a rag-tag team of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York City who discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America. And so, they do what any bad-ass vigilante squad would do: they set out on a bloody quest for revenge and justice. But they soon discover a far-reaching conspiracy and must race against time to thwart the Nazis’ new genocidal plans”.

Intelligence S1 Sky1 21/02/2020
“David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed star in this workplace comedy set in the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters which is a weedier, geekier, more bureaucratic version of MI5 and MI6”.

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)

The Salesman (Iran, 2016) Sat, BBC4
Stalker (Russia, 1979) Sun/Mon, Film4

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