The Weekly List (16-22 October)

New and returning world dramas

Misfit: The Series S1 Netflix 16/10/2021
Bump S1 BBC1 20/10/2021
More Than Blue: The Series S1 Netflix 22/10/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

The Madame Blanc Mysteries S1 Channel 5 16/10/2021 [*]
Hightown S2 StarzPlay 17/10/2021
Fear the Walking Dead S7P1 AMC UK 18/10/2021
Succession S3 Sky Atlantic 18/10/2021
The Trick SF BBC1 18/10/2021 [*]
Impeachment: American Crime Story BBC2 19/10/2021 [*]
The Good Doctor S5 Sky Witness 19/10/2021
American Horror Story: Double Feature S10 Star/Disney+ 20/10/2021
Duncanville S2 E4 20/10/2021
Shetland S6 BBC1 20/10/2021
Young Sheldon S4 E4 20/10/2021
Dynasty S4 Netflix 22/10/2021
Inside Job S1 Netflix 22/10/2021 [*]
Invasion S1 Apple TV+ 22/10/2021 [*]
Leverage: Redemption S1 IMDbTV 22/10/2021 [*]
Locke & Key S2 Netflix 22/10/2021

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Paris Police 1900 S1 BBC4 Sat Ep. 3 & 4 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Wentworth Prison S9 5Star Tue Ep. 9 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

Misfit: The Series S1 Netflix 16/10/2021
The Misfits are in for a wild year as they prepare a school musical. But when the strict new headmaster bans the show, it’s up to Julia to save the day. Netflix Original series from the Netherlands.

Bump S1 BBC1 20/10/2021
An unexpected pregnancy complicates the lives of two families. The series centers around Oly, an ambitious and high-achieving teenage girl who has a surprise baby. Australian drama.

More Than Blue: The Series S1 Netflix 22/10/2021
In this series based on the movie, a man with a terminal illness seeks to help his beloved find a long-term partner. Netflix Original series from Taiwan.

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

The Madame Blanc Mysteries S1 Channel 5 16/10/2021
An antiques dealer investigates the death of her husband and the loss of all her assets.

The Trick SF BBC1 18/10/2021
Conspiracy thriller based on the events of the ‘Climategate’ scandal in 2009. A university professor and his team find that their work has been hacked by climate change deniers.

Impeachment: American Crime Story SS BBC2 19/10/2021
Drama about the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal and the subsequent impeachment.

Inside Job S1 Netflix 22/10/2021
Lizard people? Real. The moon landing? Fake. Managing the world’s conspiracies is a full-time job for an awkward genius and her dysfunctional co-workers.

Invasion S1 Apple TV+ 22/10/2021
Earth is visited by an alien species that threatens humanity’s existence. Events unfold in real time through the eyes of five ordinary people across the globe as they struggle to make sense of the chaos unravelling around them.

Leverage: Redemption S1 IMDbTV 22/10/2021
The Hitter, the Hacker, the Grifter and the Thief are together again, this time with help from a new tech genius and corporate fixer, to take on a new kind of villain. From the man who created an opioid crisis from the comfort of his boardroom to the shadowy security firm that helps hide dangerous secrets for a price – when someone needs help, they provide… Leverage.

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 premieres (BBC, Channel 4 & Film 4 only)

Young Ahmed (Belgium, 2019) BBC4, Sun
A Belgian teenager sets out to kill his school teacher after adopting an extremist interpretation of the Quran.

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