Elementary renewed for sixth series

Half a decade ago, there was much hullaballoo when US network CBS announced that it was going to broadcast its own version of Sherlock Holmes, starring British actor Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu. How dare they? screamed many Holmes die-hards, especially as the announcement was coming (very) soon after the successful Steven Moffat and…

New Twin Peaks trailer is most revealing yet

Anyone who reads this site knows how excited I am for the return of Twin Peaks in just over a week’s time. Growing up it was one of the shows that changed my outlook on the world, and was the first TV series that I became gripped and obsessed with. Yes, my excitement is tempered by…

BBC reveals Top Of The Lake: China Girl trailer

Surely one of the most anticipated series for 2017 is the follow-up to Jane Campion’s Top Of The Lake – the Kiwi series that really cast an unsettling and woozy spell over us all in 2013. Ahead of its premiere later in the year, the BBC has released the trailer for the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated drama. It’ll make…

Eleventh Hour Films snap up Rebus rights for reboot

We’ve heard on the grapevine for a while now that Ian Rankin has been actively courting production companies in a bid to bring his iconic character, DI John Rebus, back to the small screen, and yesterday the news broke that he had brokered a deal with production company Eleventh Hour Films to reboot his hugely-popular Edinburgh-based…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 8th – Sunday 14th May)

It’s a bit of a busier week this week, thanks to the series finale of Channel 4’s intriguing and dark Born To Kill (series review hitting this week), a new Belgian French-Language series (Public Enemy) on Sky Atlantic, and the start of series two of flashy US series, Rosewood, on Alibi. Enjoy!

Twin Peaks drops new trailer

It’s getting closer. The much-hyped and much-anticipated (at least in this house) ‘revival’ series is set to drop on US cable network on 21st May, with a UK premiere on Tuesday 23rd May on Sky Atlantic. Now we have our first trailer of any significance, although the 49 seconds doesn’t give too much away. What…

BBC confirms transmission date for Three Girls

This one’s going to be another tough one to watch, make no mistake. Over the past few months we’ve had two significant dramas that have brought the story of high-profile true stories to the screen (BBC’s The Moorside and ITV’s current Little Boy Blue), and now we have another: the BBC’s Three Girls, which tells…

FOX UK acquires Shots Fired; names transmission date

Shots Fired sounds interesting, if potentially controversial. And it boasts a starry cast: Sanaa Lathan, Stephen James, Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss and Stephen Moyer among others. The news is that it has been picked up for UK broadcast by FOX UK, and we also now know when it will be transmitted. More after the jump…

Line Of Duty: No return until 2019? US remake on the cards?

There’s a lot of detritus on the ground after the excellent series four finale of Line Of Duty. It’s like going to a music festival and waking up on the Monday morning after a heavy weekend where not everything made sense, but was brilliant all the same; wading through acres of rubbish and seeing fellow…