The Weekly List (13-19 November)

New and returning world dramas

Stella Blomkvist S2 Sundance Now [Available since 11/11/2021]
One Lane Bridge S2 Acorn UK 15/11/2021
Anna S1 Star/Disney+ 17/11/2021
Christmas Flow S1/LS Netflix 17/11/2021
Tear Along the Dotted Line S1 Netflix 17/11/2021
The Queen of Flow S2 Netflix 17/11/2021
Hellbound S1 Netflix 19/11/2021
Partisan S1 Walter P. 19/11/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Batwoman S3 E4 14/11/2021
Doom Patrol S3 StarzPlay 14/11/2021
Riverdale S6 Netflix 17/11/2021
Work in Progress S2 Sky Comedy 17/11/2021
Crime S1 Britbox UK 18/11/2021 [*]
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol S1 Sky Max 18/11/2021 [*]
Cowboy Bebop S1 Netflix 19/11/2021 [*]
The Wheel of Time S1 Amazon 19/11/2021 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Valley of Tears S1 More4 Fri Ep. 5 & 6 (of 10)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Departure S2 Sky Witness Mon Ep. 3 (of 6)
Bump S1 BBC1 Wed Ep. 9 & 10 (of 10)
Sort Of S1 Sky Comedy Thu Ep. 3 & 4 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Stella Blomkvist S2 Sundance Now [Available since 11/11/2021]
In this deliciously dark Scandi noir, Stella, a ruthless and cunning lawyer, takes on mysterious and often dangerous murder cases. Based on the bestselling series of books that won international acclaim.

One Lane Bridge S2 Acorn UK 15/11/2021
In this dark crime drama with a supernatural edge, a small town in New Zealand is upended when a local man’s body is found at the bottom of a one-lane bridge that’s long been a locus of unexplained events. While investigating the murder, an ambitious Māori detective inadvertently reawakens his second sight, a gift that endangers his life but may help solve the mystery of the sinister landmark.

Anna S1 Star/Disney+ 17/11/2021
Anna is a 13-year-old Sicilian girl who must contend with a viral contagion that has killed off all adults on the island in this dystopian drama from Italy based on the novel by Niccolò Ammaniti.

Christmas Flow S1/LS Netflix 17/11/2021
An unlikely Christmas romance blossoms between a famous rapper and a tenacious journalist. But can they make it work despite their differences? Netflix Original series from France.

Tear Along the Dotted Line S1 Netflix 17/11/2021
A cartoonist in Rome with his armadillo-for-a-conscience reflects on his path in life and a would-be love as he and his friends travel outside the city. Netflix Original series from Italy.

The Queen of Flow (La reina del flow) S2 Netflix 17/11/2021
Seventeen years after being wrongly imprisoned, a talented songwriter seeks justice against the men who caused her downfall and killed her family. Colombian drama marketed as a Netflix Original series.

Hellbound S1 Netflix 19/11/2021
Unearthly beings deliver bloody condemnations, sending individuals to hell and giving rise to a religious group founded on the idea of divine justice. Netflix Original series from Korea.

Partisan S1 Walter P. 19/11/2021
Set in the idyllic surroundings of Jordnära, a gated community that runs a very successful organic farm. A man takes a job offer, soon learning about their unorthodox rules and routines.

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

Crime S1 Britbox UK 18/11/2021
When an Edinburgh schoolgirl is abducted DI Ray Lennox, due to his own traumatic past, identifies strongly with the victim. He believes the murderer is the serial killer Mister Confectioner. But his bosses believe Confectioner is behind bars. Lennox’s insistence that they have the wrong man puts him not just in conflict with his bosses, but also onto the radar of Confectioner himself. So the detective is drawn into a cat and mouse game with the killer.

Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol S1 Sky Max 18/11/2021
Series following the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who finds himself pulled into a series of deadly puzzles when his mentor is kidnapped. The CIA forces him onto a task force where he uncovers a chilling conspiracy.

Cowboy Bebop S1 Netflix 19/11/2021
Long on style and perpetually short on cash, bounty hunters Spike, Jet and Faye trawl the solar system looking for jobs. But can they outrun Spike’s past?

The Wheel of Time S1 Amazon 19/11/2021
Set in an epic fantasy world, The Wheel of Time follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young villagers, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn… the one who will either save or destroy humanity.

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)

The Ground Beneath My Feet (Austria, 2019) Mon/Tue, Film4

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