The Weekly List (2-8 October)

New and returning world dramas

Remember You S1 Netflix 05/10/2021
The Five Juanas S1 Netflix 06/10/2021
The Billion Dollar Code S1 Netflix 07/10/2021
Family Business S3 Netflix 08/10/2021
Valley of Tears S1 More4 08/10/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Midsomer Murders S22P2 ITV 03/10/2021
Ridley Road S1 BBC1 03/10/2021 [*]
Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail S3 Sky Comedy 04/10/2021
On My Block S4 Netflix 04/10/2021
The Walking Dead: World Beyond S2 Amazon 04/10/2021
Brassic S3 Sky Max 06/10/2021
Acapulco S1 Apple TV+ 08/10/2021 [*]
Pretty Smart S1 Netflix 08/10/2021 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

None this week

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

The Brokenwood Mysteries S7 Drama Mon Ep. 5 (of 6)
Wentworth Prison S9 5Star Tue Ep. 7 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

Remember You S1 Netflix 05/10/2021
A genius detective teams up with a colleague to investigate a case that hits close to home, but the duo becomes entangled in a cat-and-mouse game. Thai drama.

The Five Juanas (La Venganza de las Juanas) S1 Netflix 06/10/2021
Five women with the same birthmark set out to unravel the truth about their pasts and discover a tragic web of lies spun by a powerful politician. Netflix Original series from Mexico.

The Billion Dollar Code S1 Netflix 07/10/2021
Based on true events, this mini-series tells the incredible story of two German computer pioneers who go to court for their rights as inventors of the Google Earth algorithm in a battle against a seemingly invincible opponent. Netflix Original series from Gemany.

Family Business S3 Netflix 08/10/2021
After learning France is about to legalize pot, a down-on-his-luck entrepreneur and his family race to turn their butcher shop into a marijuana café. Netflix Original series from France.

Valley of Tears S1 More4 08/10/2021
Inspired by the true events of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, this harrowing drama series focuses on the universality of heroism and sacrifice through four intertwined stories.

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 British and US scripted shows – details

Ridley Road S1 BBC1 03/10/2021
In 1962 Vivien, a young Jewish hairdresser from Manchester, joins an underground movement trying to stop the rise of the far-right. Based on a true story.

Acapulco S1 Apple TV+ 08/10/2021
A young Mexican man’s dream comes true when he gets the job of a lifetime at the hottest resort in Acapulco. But he soon realizes the job is far more complicated than he ever imagined.

Pretty Smart S1 Netflix 08/10/2021
Book-smart Chelsea discovers she has a lot to learn about happiness when she’s forced to move in with her bubbly sister and three roommates.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group where you can discuss any & all of the new and returning shows this week or any other scripted TV shows you care to mention.

Subtitled film list (BBC, Channel 4 & Film 4)

The Truth (France, 2019) Sat, BBC4
The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (Korea, 2019) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Thelma (Norway, 2017) Sat/Sun, Film4
Woman at War (Iceland, 2018) Mon/Tue, Channel 4
Monsoon Wedding (India, 2001) Tue/Wed, Film4

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