Review: The Night Of (S1 E3/8), Thursday 15th September, Sky Atlantic

So far, so good when it comes to The Night Of, HBO’s high-class remake of the 2009 BBC series Criminal Justice. We’ve seen American-Pakistani Naz Khan arrested for the murder of a young woman he spent the night with, and the subsequent investigation that led him to now be locked up in the notorious jailhouse, Rikers…

Review: Ängelby (S1 E4/12), Wednesday 14th September, ITV ENcore

So far in this bonkers Swedish crime/supernatural mash-up, we’ve seen a young single mum, Vera, move to small town Ängelby to make a fresh start. Except the fresh start she found wasn’t quite what she was looking for. Instead, she has become embroiled in a murder mystery, with the death of a young hockey player at…

Bloodline to end after season three, says Netflix

Bloodline has been one of those pot-boiler series that has enjoyed the patronage of Netflix. It’s a slow-moving, interesting family drama, the like of which don’t really exist anymore on mainstream, traditional TV. Which is why it fits so well with Netflix, a place where things that are a little bit different can happily exist. But…

ITV confirms transmission date for The Level

It has been another week of transmission date confirmations – yesterday we had the BBC telling us the date of The Fall series three premiere date, and now ITV has pitched in, too, telling us when its six-part Brighton and London-based series, The Level, will grace us with its presence.

Iceland’s RÚV confirms second season of Trapped

This year we saw a break-out hit from a Nordic country who had been fairly quiet in the firmament of television crime drama. Trapped changed all that, and provided the island with a true global hit – it attracted over one million viewers in the UK, and a whopping five-and-a-half million in France. It’s expected…