The Weekly List (5-11 September)

New and returning world dramas

We Got This S1 Sundance Now 03/09/2020 [Available Now]
1994 S3 Sky Atlantic 04/09/2020 [Available Now]
Record of Youth S1 Netflix 07/09/2020
Idhun Chronicles S1 Netflix 10/09/2020
The Gift S2 Netflix 10/09/2020
23 Cases S1 More4(WP) 11/09/2020
Family Business S2 Netflix 11/09/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Better Things S4 BBC2 06/09/2020
Power Book II: Ghost S1 StarzPlay 06/09/2020 [*]
High Fidelity S1 StarzPlay 10/09/2020 [*]
Julie and the Phantoms S1 Netflix 10/09/2020 [*]
LA’s Finest S2 FOX 10/09/2020 [*]
The Duchess S1 Netflix 11/09/2020 [*]
Why Women Kill S1 Alibi 11/09/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

1994 Sky Atlantic Fri Ep. 3 & 4 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Coroner S2 Sky Witness Wed Ep. 7 (of 8)
Wentworth Prison S8 5Star Wed Ep. 6 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

We Got This S1 Sundance Now 03/09/2020 [Available Now]
“Will American immigrant George English solve the murder of the Swedish Prime minister Olof Palme?” Swedish comedy. New episodes are being added to Sundance Now in the UK & US each Thursday.

1994 S3 Sky Atlantic 04/09/2020 [Available Now]
“The final chapter on the years between Italy’s First and Second Republic. It’s the year of restoration, and Leonardo Notte understands that while gaining power is hard, maintaining it is impossible”. All episodes are available on Sky Box Sets and Now TV with episodes also airing weekly each Friday on Sky Atlantic.

Record of Youth S1 Netflix 07/09/2020
“Two actors and a makeup artist fight to make their own way in a world that weighs the backgrounds they were born into more than their dreams”. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series.

Idhun Chronicles (Memorias de Idhún) S1 Netflix 10/09/2020
“A boy suddenly orphaned fights his parents’ killer to save a planet, and discovers a new world of danger — and wonder”. New Netflix Original series from Spain which is an anime series based on a fantasy and adventure trilogy by the Spanish author Laura Gallego.  

The Gift (Atiye) S2 Netflix 10/09/2020
“A painter in Istanbul embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about an Anatolian archaeological site and its link to her past”. Netflix Original series from Turkey.

23 Cases (23 Morde) S1 More4(WP) 11/09/2020
“The German public breathes a sigh of relief when serial killer Maximillian Rapp finally confesses to 23 brutal murders. But for Detective Tara Schöll, something doesn’t add up; there are missing fingerprints and Rapp might have an alibi for one of the 23 cases. Why would he confess to a murder he didn’t commit?”

Family Business S2 Netflix 11/09/2020
After learning France is about to legalize pot, a down-on-his-luck entrepreneur and his family race to turn their butcher shop into a marijuana café. Netflix Original series from France. Trailer is for season 1.

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

Power Book II: Ghost S1 StarzPlay 06/09/2020
“Power Book II: Ghost will pick up the narrative just days after the Power finale. The sequel then follows Tariq St. Patrik navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family”.

High Fidelity S1 StarzPlay 10/09/2020
“A fan of music, pop culture and Top Five lists runs a local record store in her hometown. An adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel “High Fidelity””.

Julie and the Phantoms S1 Netflix 10/09/2020
“Julie lost her passion for music when she lost her mom. But when three ghostly guys appear and lift her spirits, they decide to start a band together!”

LA’s Finest S2 FOX 10/09/2020
“The spinoff series of the Bad Boys films focuses on drug enforcement agent Sydney Burnett, now working for the Los Angeles Police Department”.

The Duchess S1 Netflix 11/09/2020
“Katherine’s a single mom juggling her career, her tween daughter, her relationship with her boyfriend — and pondering getting pregnant with her ex”.

Why Women Kill S1 Alibi 11/09/2020
“A darkly comedic drama exclusive to Alibi from Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives) which follows the lives of three women living in three different decades: Beth Ann Stanton (Ginnifer Goodwin) – a housewife in the ‘60s, Simone Grove (Lucy Liu) – a socialite in the ‘80s, and Taylor Harding (Kirby Howell-Baptiste) – a lawyer today, each dealing with infidelity in their marriages. The series examines how the roles of women through the ages have changed, but how their reaction to betrayal… has not”.

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 (BBC, Channel 4 & Film 4)

Cosmos (France, 2015) Sun/Mon, Film4
Custody (France, 2017) Sun/Mon, Channel 4
Jallikattu (India, 2019) Mon, Film4
Paradox (Hong Kong, 2017) Thu, Film4

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