The Weekly List (9-15 January)

New and returning world dramas

Shadow Lines S1 Sundance Now [Available Now]
Hudson & Rex S2 Alibi 10/01/2021
Finding Joy S2 Acorn UK 11/01/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

American Gods S3 Amazon 11/01/2021 [*]
The Pembrokeshire Murders SS ITV 11/01/2021 [*]
Room 104 S4 Sky Comedy 12/01/2021
Briarpatch S1 Alibi 13/01/2021 [*]
Pandora S2 Syfy 14/01/2021 [*]
Disenchantment S2P1 Netflix 15/01/2021
Servant S2 Apple TV+ 15/01/2021 [*]
The Simpsons S32 Sky1 15/01/2021
WandaVision S1 Disney+ 15/01/2021 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Spiral S8 BBC4 Sat Ep. 3 & 4 (of 10)
Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders S2 More4 (WP) Fri Ep. 3 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Transplant S2 Sky Witness Tue Ep. 5 (of 13)

New and returning world dramas – details

Shadow Lines (Nyrkki) S1 Sundance Now [Available Now]
“Set during the height of the Cold War, Shadow Lines is a dazzling international espionage thriller that follows a secret intelligence team whose mission is to defend the independence of Finland. No matter the cost”.

Hudson & Rex S2 Alibi 10/01/2021
“Crime caper series set in Newfoundland, Canada and revolving around the special partnership between detective Charlie Hudson (John Reardon) and his extraordinary German Shepherd, Rex”.

Finding Joy S2 Acorn UK 11/01/2021
“Orderly, structured Joy is dealing with a messy breakup when a new work assignment forces her to look for happiness in the most unusual places”. Irish comedy 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 world dramas.

New and returning British and US dramas – details

American Gods S3 Amazon 11/01/2021
“When Shadow Moon is released from prison, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday and a storm begins to brew. Left adrift by the recent death of his wife, Shadow is hired as Mr. Wednesday’s bodyguard. He finds himself in a hidden world where magic is real, where the Old Gods fear irrelevance and the growing power of the New Gods, and where Mr. Wednesday is building an army to reclaim his lost glory”. The series based on the book by Neil Gaiman returns for a third season.

The Pembrokeshire Murders SS ITV 11/01/2021
“A detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve’s team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison”.

Briarpatch S1 Alibi 13/01/2021
“When Detective Felicity Dill is killed in a car bombing, her sister Allegra (Rosario Dawson) returns home to San Bonifacio to find her killer… but uncovers a web of corruption in the small Texas town”.

Pandora S2 Syfy 14/01/2021
“Set in the year 2199, a young woman who has lost everything finds a new life at Earth’s Space Training Academy where she learns to defend the galaxy from intergalactic threats”.

Servant S2 Apple TV+ 15/01/2021
“A Philadelphia couple is in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home”.

WandaVision S1 Disney+ 15/01/2021
“Series blending the style of classic sitcoms with the MCU in which Wanda Maximoff and Vision -two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives-begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems”.

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)

Pili (Tanzania, 2017) Tue/Wed, Film4

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