Walter Presents viewers in the US can look forward to the premiere of five new programmes during the month of April. The programs include Face to Face, an exciting crime series about a grieving father searching for answers, Box 21, a thrilling program about vengeance and human trafficking, Devil’s Throat, a Bulgarian drama investigating a murdered police officer amidst a refugee crisis, and Seizure, starring Anders Danielsen Lie (Oslo, August 31st, 22 July) and Anders Baasmo Christiansen (Kon-Tiki) in a riveting murder/mystery with a supernatural twist. Also coming to the channel is Silent Hunt about investigator Detective Hanns von Meuffeels and his unique approach to crime solving.
All shows are available to US viewers via the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel, Comcast Xfinity X1 and Roku. More details on each show below.
Walter Presents: Face to Face (Forhøret)
When investigator Bjørn is called in to identify a young woman, he is horrified to find his own daughter lying on the autopsy table. Her death is ruled as a suicide, but Bjørn refuses to believe his daughter has taken her own life. As the evidence begins to point towards murder, Bjørn begins to track the last day of his daughter’s life. This sends him on a whirlwind journey where he encounters people important to his daughter, revealing a network of truths, lies and criminal acts.
All 8 episodes of this Danish drama series are available from Friday, 2 April.
Walter Presents: Box 21
Box 21 follows Lidia, a young Romanian woman who is lured to Sweden with promises of a better life. Through a wicked turn of events, Lidia is forced into prostitution. Looking for revenge, her fate is interwoven with police officer Ewert Grens who chases a dangerous criminal. Based on the novel by Roslund & Hellström.
All 6 episodes of this Swedish drama series are available from Friday, 9 April.
Walter Presents: Devil’s Throat (Djavolskoto Garlo)
At the height of the Bulgarian refugee crisis, a DANS employee and an ambitious local investigator are looking into the murder of a retired police officer in the border town of Smolyan.
All 12 episodes of this Bulgarian drama series are available from Friday, 16 April.
Walter Presents: Seizure (Besatt)
This series follows two Oslo detectives, played by popular Norwegian actors Anders Danielsen Lie (Oslo, August 31st, 22 July) and Anders Baasmo Christiansen (Kon-Tiki), as they investigate the deaths of four immigrant boys. Set against an intense backdrop of personal trauma, violent weather and otherworldly apparitions, the show mixes elements of traditional Scandi Noir with a more supernatural twist.
All 8 episodes of this Norwegian drama series are available from Friday, 23 April.
Walter Presents: Silent Hunt (Polizeiruf 110: München)
An aristocrat by birth and gentleman by nature, Detective Hanns von Meuffeels brings a unique but effective approach to police work. He draws a suspect in with the power of good investigative skills and a well-practiced silence. Von Meuffels applies his own particular investigative style to reveal the truth, often confronting his own past and mistakes in the process, on cases involving satellite control systems for the arms industry, Turkish extremists, international money laundering, among others. The character of Hanns von Meuffeels appeared in 15 Polizeiruf 110 episodes between August 2011 and December 2018.
8 episodes of this German drama series are available from Friday, 30 April.