The Weekly List (21-27 March)

New and returning world dramas

Idiomatic S1 Sundance Now 05/03/2020 [Available Now]
Caronte S1 Amazon 06/03/2020 [Available Now]
Pushpavalli S2 Amazon 12/03/2020 [Available Now]
Unspeakable S1 Amazon 16/03/2020 [Available Now]
Beck S2 + S3 Amazon [Available Now]
Nudes S1 BBC3online 22/03/2020
Freud S1 Netflix 23/03/2020
Rookie Blue S6 5USA 25/03/2020 (Freeview Premiere)
Signs S1 Netflix 25/03/2020
The Mire S1 Netflix 25/03/2020
Unorthodox MS Netflix 26/03/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

The Nest S1 BBC1 22/03/2020 [*]
Family Guy S18P2 ITV2 23/03/2020
Diary of a Future President S1 Disney+ 24/03/2020 [*]
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series S1 Disney+ 24/03/2020 [*]
Our Girl S4 BBC1 24/03/2020 [*]
The Mandalorian S1 Disney+ 24/03/2020 [*]
Hitmen S1 Sky1 25/03/2020 [*]
Mister Winner S1* BBC1 25/03/2020 [*]
Black Lightning S3 Netflix 26/03/2020
Brooklyn Nine-Nine S7 E4 26/03/2020
Duncanville S1 C4 27/03/2020 [*]
Friday Night Dinner S6 C4 27/03/2020
Ozark S3 Netflix 27/03/2020 [*]
Veronica Mars S4/LS StarzPlay 27/03/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Babylon Berlin S3 Sky Atlantic Fri Ep. 7 & 8 (of 12)
Thou Shalt Not Kill S2 More 4(WP) Fri Ep. 2 (of 12)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Murdoch Mysteries S13 Alibi Mon Ep. 11 (of 18)
The End S1 Sky Atlantic Mon Ep. 7 (of 10)
Frankie Drake Mysteries S3 Alibi Tue Ep. 10 (of 10)
War of the Worlds S1 FOX UK Thu Ep. 5 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Idiomatic (Jättekiva) S1 Sundance Now 05/03/2020 [Available Now]
“An urban, bilingual, left-wing couple in their thirties: Aino, who’s originally from Finnish Lapland, and Swedish-speaking Micke are forced to move to a bourgeois neighbourhood next to Micke’s wealthy parents. The change of scenery shakes up the couple’s relationship in surprising ways”. Finnish dramedy.

Caronte S1 Amazon 06/03/2020 [Available Now]
“An ex-cop-turned-ex-convict, framed for a crime he didn’t commit, decides to become a lawyer to prevent other innocent people from meeting his fate”. Spanish drama which is an Amazon Exclusive series.

Pushpavalli S2 Amazon 12/03/2020 [Available Now]
“Pushpavalli was supposed to finish her Food Science degree and marry a Brahmin man that her mother approved of. All that changed after meeting the charming Nikhil Rao. After secretly following him to Bangalore, she juggles working at a children’s library, dealing with her unpredictable landlady, all the while trying to convince herself that it’s not stalking if you know the person, Right?” Indian dramedy which is a Prime Exclusive series.

Unspeakable S1 Amazon 16/03/2020 [Available Now]
“The drama chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early ’80s and the tragedy that followed when thousands were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood”.

Beck S2 + S3 Amazon [Available Now]
UK premiere for 12 more episodes of the popular Swedish detective drama. Episodes from The Japanese Painting (S3 Ep. 5) onwards have previously aired on BBc Four.

Nudes S1 BBC3online 22/03/2020
“Exciting teen drama told as an anthology about 3 teenagers from different parts of Norway. They are in the midst of their very first life crisis when they get nudes spread through social media”.

Freud S1 Netflix 23/03/2020
“Eager to make his name in 19th-century Vienna, a hungry young Sigmund Freud joins a psychic and an inspector to solve a string of bloody mysteries”. Austrian drama which is a Netflix co-production.

Signs (Znaki) S1 Netflix 25/03/2020
“When a young woman’s murder shows similarities to a decade-old cold case, a new police commander must break the silence permeating an Owl Mountain town”. Polish drama which is being marketed as a Netflix Original series.

The Mire (Rojst) S1 Netflix 25/03/2020
“In an early-’80s Polish town, a prostitute and a youth leader are found killed, but the police’s handling of the case makes two journalists suspicious”.

Unorthodox MS Netflix 26/03/2020
“A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians — until her past comes calling”. Netflix Original series from Germany.

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 Nest S1 BBC1 22/03/2020
“A couple find out how far they are willing to go to have a baby. Emotional thriller about love, trust and the true cost of buying whatever you want”.

Diary of a Future President S1 Disney+ 24/03/2020
“A young Cuban-American girl embarks on a journey to become the future president of the United States”.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series S1 Disney+ 24/03/2020
“The students from the school where the High School Musical films were shot stage a musical production based on the franchise”.

Our Girl S4 BBC1 24/03/2020
“As 2 Section prepares to return to Afghanistan, Georgie must decide whether to join them, kicking up difficult memories for her”. Season 4 of the BBC drama.

The Mandalorian S1 Disney+ 24/03/2020
“The travels of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic”. Disney+ launches in the UK with three brand new shows – this Star Wars TV series is the biggest.

Hitmen S1 Sky1 25/03/2020
“Starring Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, Hitmen is a new six-part original comedy about two best friends trying to make their way in the world with only each other to rely on. They also just happen to kill people for a living”.

Mister Winner S1* BBC1 25/03/2020
“Sitcom following ironically named Leslie Winner, who, despite all his best intentions, is forever finding himself in disastrous situations”.

Duncanville S1 E4 27/03/2020
“Animated comedy that revolves around a 15-year-old boy with a rich fantasy life”.

Ozark S3 Netflix 27/03/2020
“A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss”.

Veronica Mars S4/LS StarzPlay 27/03/2020
The teen noir mystery drama which originally ran for 3 seasons from 2004 to 2007 returns for a new 8 episode 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 British and US dramas.

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

Apprentice (Singapore, 2016) Sat, BBC4
The Golden Dream (Mexico, 2013) Sun/Mon, Film4
The Nile Hilton Incident (Sweden, 2017) Tue/Wed, Film4
Inferno (Italy, 1980) Fri/Sat, Film4

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