Review: The Level (S1 E1/6), Friday 30th September, ITV

Detective Sergeant Nancy Devlin (Karla Crome) is a decorated police officer – well, she’s just won an ‘official police award’ – and is having an affair with colleague Kevin O’Dowd (Rob James-Collier, ex-Downton Abbey). But no-one knows she’s also protecting her schoolfriend’s father, dodgy haulier Frank Le Saux (Philip Glenister). NB: Spoilers

Channel 4 acquires season three of Fargo for UK transmission

Ah, Fargo. Noah Hawley’s masterful small-screen continuation of the Coen brothers’ equally masterful, Oscar-winning movie of the same name. It’s certainly one of my favourite crime dramas, and over two series it has maintained an extremely high standard. The good news is that series three, which will go into production later this year, will be…