The Weekly List (3-9 October)

New and returning world dramas

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol S1 Netflix 07/10/2020
To the Lake (Epidemiya) S1 Netflix 07/10/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Spitting Image S1 Britbox UK 03/10/2020 [*]
Take Two S1 FOX 04/10/2020 [*]
Adult Material S1 Channel 4 05/10/2020 [*]
CSI: Cyber S2 CBS Justice 05/10/2020 [*]
Pen15 S2P1 Sky Comedy 05/10/2020 [*]
The Walking Dead S10P3 FOX 05/10/2020 [*]
The Walking Dead: World Beyond S1 Amazon 05/10/2020 [*]
The Twilight Zone S2 Sky1 06/10/2020 [*]
Agatha and the Midnight Murders SF Channel 5 07/10/2020 [*]
Tommy S1 Alibi 07/10/2020 [*]
The Haunting of Bly Manor S2 Netflix 09/10/2020 [*]
The Right Stuff S1 Disney+ 09/10/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

23 Cases S1 More4 Fri Ep. 5 (of 6)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Mystery Road S2 BBC4 Sat Ep. 5 & 6 (of 6)
Wentworth Prison S8 5Star Wed Ep. 10 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol S1 Netflix 07/10/2020
“A riches-to-rags pianist who loses everything but her smile is guided by twinkling little stars to a small town where she finds hope, home and love”. Much delayed Korean drama which is being marketed as a Netflix Original series.

To the Lake (Epidemiya) S1 Netflix 07/10/2020
“Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group risks their lives, loves — and humanity — in a brutal struggle to survive”. Russian drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. Trailer via the Netflix link above.

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

Spitting Image S1 Britbox UK 03/10/2020
The return of the satirical puppet show whic originally ran on ITV from 1984 to 1996.

Take Two S1 FOX 04/10/2020
“When the former star of a popular TV cop show, after a very public breakdown and rehab, arranges to accompany a tough private investigator as research for a possible comeback role, she finds that her skills as an actor prove surprisingly useful to him”.

Adult Material S1 Channel 4 05/10/2020
“Adult drama that delves inside the porn industry from the perspective of poster girl Jolene Dollar, who juggles her on-set persona with motherhood and home life”.

CSI: Cyber S2 CBS Justice 05/10/2020
The first season of this CSI spin-off aired on Channel 5 way back when. Season 2 is getting its UK premiere on CBS Justice.

Pen15 S2P1 Sky Comedy 05/10/2020
“Comics Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy as lightly fictionalised versions of their thirteen-year-old selves, navigating the trials of middle school in the year 2000 – when the best day of your life can turn into the worst with the stroke of a gel pen”.

The Walking Dead S10P3 FOX 05/10/2020
The delayed final episode of season 10 of the zombie drama. Though it’s no longer the final episode as 6 more have been ordered to air next year.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond S1 Amazon 05/10/2020
The latest Walking Dead spin-off will focus on the first generation to grow up during the zombie apocalypse.

The Twilight Zone S2 Sky1 06/10/2020
“Enter another dimension with Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg’s modern re-imagining of the classic anthology show”.

Agatha and the Midnight Murders SF Channel 5 07/10/2020
“As bombs fall on London, writer Agatha Christie decides it is time to kill off her most famous creation”.

Tommy S1 Alibi 07/10/2020
“Multiple Emmy Award-winner Edie Falco stars as a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female chief of police for Los Angeles in this compelling police procedural. A true blue New Yorker, Abigail “Tommy” Thomas uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to keep social, political and national security issues from hindering effective law enforcement”.

The Haunting of Bly Manor S2 Netflix 09/10/2020
“Dead doesn’t mean gone. An au pair plunges into an abyss of chilling secrets in this gothic romance from the creator of “The Haunting of Hill House””.

The Right Stuff S1 Disney+ 09/10/2020
“U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s book, ‘The Right Stuff'”.

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)

Jallikattu (India, 2019) Sun/Mon, Film4
Article 15 (India, 2019) Tue/Wed, Channel 4
Loveless (Russia, 2017) Wed/Thu, Film4
Beauty and the Dogs (Tunisia, 2017) Thu/Fri, Film4

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