The Weekly List (16-22 January)

New and returning world dramas

Tandav S1 Amazon 15/01/2021
Murdoch Mysteries S14 Alibi 18/01/2021
Daughter From Another Mother S1 Netflix 20/01/2021
Call My Agent! S4 Netflix 21/01/2021
All the Sins S1+2 Walter P. 22/01/2021
Losing Alice S1 Apple TV+ 22/01/2021
The Investigation S1 BBC2 22/01/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists S1 BBC3/iPlayer 16/01/2021 [*]
Finding Alice S1 ITV 17/01/2021 [*]
A.P. Bio S3 Sky Comedy 18/01/2021
Bulletproof: South Africa S3/SP Sky1 20/01/2021
The Bay S2 ITV 20/01/2021 [*]
Back S2 Channel 4 21/01/2021 [*]
Riverdale S5 Netflix 21/01/2021
Will & Grace S10 Comedy Central 21/01/2021
Fate: The Winx Saga S1 Netflix 22/01/2021 [*]
It’s A Sin S1 Channel 4 22/01/2021 [*]
NCIS S18 FOX 22/01/2021
Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 Amazon 22/01/2021 [*]

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. 5 & 6 (of 10)
Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders S2 More4 (WP) Fri Ep. 4 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S2 Alibi Sun Ep. 3 & 4 (of 16)
Transplant S2 Sky Witness Tue Ep. 6 (of 13)

New and returning world dramas – details

Tandav S1 Amazon 15/01/2021
“Tandav is a story that happens in the capital city of the world’s largest democracy – DILLI (New Delhi), where it takes you inside the closed, chaotic doors of power and manipulation and uncover the darkest lanes of Indian politics”.

Murdoch Mysteries S14 Alibi 18/01/2021
Season 14 of the popular Canadian period crime drama contains 11 episodes – less than the usual 18 due to COVID.

Daughter From Another Mother (Madre Solo Hay Dos) S1 Netflix 20/01/2021
“After realizing their babies were exchanged at birth, two women develop a plan to adjust to their new lives: creating a single —and peculiar— family”. Netflix Original series from Mexico.

Call My Agent! (Dix pour cent) S4 Netflix 21/01/2021
“At a top Paris talent firm, agents scramble to keep their star clients happy — and their business afloat — after an unexpected crisis”. Final season of the French comedy drama marketed as a Netflix Original series.

All the Sins (Kaikki synnit) S1+2 Walter P. 22/01/2021
“A detective is forced to confront difficult home truths about his past, and his present, while on the trail of a serial killer in rural northern Finland”.

Losing Alice S1 Apple TV+ 22/01/2021
“Alice is a middle-aged film director who feels lost since raising her family. But a chance meeting with Sophie, a femme-fatale screenwriter, takes Alice on an obsessive journey toward success at any cost”.

The Investigation S1 BBC2 22/01/2021
“Copenhagen Police’s Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall”. Based on a true story.

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

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists S1 BBC3/iPlayer 16/01/2021
“Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, but in the aftermath of the town’s first murder, behind every Perfectionist hides secrets, lies and much needed alibies”. Spin off from the popular series Pretty Little Liars – all 7 seasons (160 episodes) of which have also recently been added to the BBC iPlayer.

Finding Alice S1 ITV 17/01/2021
“Alice’s partner of 20 years, Harry, falls down the stairs and dies soon after the couple move into the dream home he designed. Alice discovers that some men, including her late ex, hide stuff that they don’t want to deal with”.

The Bay S2 ITV 20/01/2021
“After dealing with the repercussions of her actions from last year, DC Lisa Armstrong is given the opportunity to step up when asked to assist a murder investigation in Morecambe”. Morven Christie returns for season 2 of the ITV crime drama.

Back S2 Channel 4 21/01/2021
“Stephen prepares to take over the family business after his dad’s death, but on the day of the funeral there’s an unexpected mourner at the graveside”. Comedy starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

Fate: The Winx Saga S1 Netflix 22/01/2021
“Determined to master their enchanting powers, a group of teens navigate rivalry, romance and supernatural studies at Alfea, a magical boarding school”.

It’s A Sin S1 Channel 4 22/01/2021
“Drama from Russell T Davies about five friends. With their lives tested as they grow up in the shadow of AIDS, they’re determined to live and love more fiercely than ever”.

Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 Amazon 22/01/2021
“The support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, have to keep up with their duties, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies”.

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)

Timbuktu (France, 2014) Fri/Sat, BBC2

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