The Weekly List (17-23 October)

New and returning world dramas

Newton’s Law S1 Acorn UK [Available Now]
Start-Up S1 Netflix 17/10/2020
Hudson & Rex S1 Alibi 18/10/2020
One Lane Bridge S1 Acorn UK 19/10/2020
Barbarians S1 Netflix 23/10/2020
Mirzapur S2 Amazon 23/10/2020
Stolen Away S1 Netflix 23/10/2020
The Same Sky S1/LS More4(WP) 23/10/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Roadkill SS BBC1 18/10/2020 [*]
Out of Her Mind S1 BBC2 20/10/2020 [*]
Billions S5 Sky Atlantic 21/10/2020
Harlots S3 BBC2 21/10/2020 (TV Premiere)
Minority Report S1 FOX 21/10/2020 [*]
Siren S3 Syfy 21/10/2020
The Alienist: Angel of Darkness S2 Netflix 22/10/2020 [*]
You Me Her S5 Netflix 22/10/2020
Supernatural S15 4Music 23/10/2020 (Note the channel!)
The Queen’s Gambit LS Netflix 23/10/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Inspector Montalbano S7 BBC4 Sat Ep. 2 (of 2)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

None this week

New and returning world dramas – details

Newton’s Law S1 Acorn UK [Available Now]
“Claudia Karvan (Jack Irish) stars as Josephine Newton, a skilled lawyer juggling her busy personal life along with a full caseload of quirky clients”. Australian drama from 2017.

Start-Up S1 Netflix 17/10/2020
“Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality compete for success and love in the cutthroat world of Korea’s high-tech industry”.

Hudson & Rex S1 Alibi 18/10/2020
“New crime caper series set in Newfoundland in Canada which revolves around the special partnership between detective Charlie Hudson (John Reardon) and his extraordinary German Shepherd, Rex. From kidnapping, homicide and hostage situations, to fraud and corruption in high places”.

One Lane Bridge S1 Acorn UK 19/10/2020
“During a murder investigation at Queenstown’s infamous One Lane Bridge, ambitious young Maori Detective, Ariki Davis, inadvertently reawakens a spiritual gift that endangers the case, his career and his life”.

Barbarians S1 Netflix 23/10/2020
“Torn between the mighty empire that raised him and his own tribal people, a Roman officer’s conflicted allegiances lead to an epic historical clash”.

Mirzapur S2 Amazon 23/10/2020
“The iron-fisted Akhandanand Tripathi is a millionaire carpet exporter and the mafia don of Mirzapur. His son, Munna, is an unworthy heir who will stop at nothing to inherit his father’s legacy. An incident at a wedding forces him to cross paths with Ramakant Pandit, an upstanding lawyer, and his sons, Guddu and Bablu. It snowballs into a game of ambition, power and greed in this lawless city”.

Stolen Away (Perdida) S1 Netflix 23/10/2020
“Searching for his kidnapped daughter, Antonio sets off a series of events affecting scores of people when he maneuvers to be sent to prison in Colombia”.

The Same Sky S1/LS More4(WP) 23/10/2020
“Lars is a “Romeo agent” from East Germany in the 1970s. His task is to go West, first to seduce and then to spy on Western women who worked in government or defense institutions”.

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

Roadkill SS BBC1 18/10/2020
“A charismatic government minister tries to outrun secrets from his past”.

Out of Her Mind S1 BBC2 20/10/2020
“Comedy series about family, relationships and biology, written by and starring Sara Pascoe”.

Minority Report S1 FOX 21/10/2020
“Based on the international blockbuster film by executive producer Steven Spielberg and the first of his films to be adapted for television, MINORITY REPORT follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen”.

The Alienist: Angel of Darkness S2 Netflix 22/10/2020
“In 1896 New York City, psychologist Laszlo Kreizler is enlisted by Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to catch a killer preying on homeless boys”. Based on Caleb Carr’s best-selling 1994 novel, whose story continues in his 1997 sequel “The Angel of Darkness”. 

The Queen’s Gambit LS Netflix 23/10/2020
“In a 1950s orphanage, a young girl reveals an astonishing talent for chess and begins an unlikely journey to stardom while grappling with addiction”.

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)

Naal (India, 2018) Tue, Channel 4

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