BBC confirms transmission dates for Beck and An Inspector Calls

Ah, autumn. Although knowing this country mid-September will be in the grip in the kind of heatwave we were supposed to experience in July and August. Still, the seasons are definitely a-changing and one consequence of these temporal shifts is that new television will shuffle onto our goggleboxes. We already know that the BBC will launch…

Trailer: Backstrom, FOX

One thing I stupidly forgot to mention in my round-up of the best crime drama on TV this week was the US series Backstrom. Based on the books by Leif G.W. Persson and adapted for television by the man behind Bones, Hart Hanson, it introduces us to Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson): a man with no…