ITV confirms Vera transmission date

I’ve just reeled off five news stories detailing transmission details for pretty much everything that’s happening in the first two weeks of January (it’s a lot), and now there’s another one – this time ITV’s hugely watchable Vera, starring the fabulous Brenda Blethyn. Series eight is on its way…

ITV announces transmission details for Next Of Kin

Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee, Archie Panjabi and Jack Davenport star in the six-part thriller Next Of Kin for ITV. It’ll join an already busy first week in January, and now we know when it’s on.

BBC One confirms transmission details for Death In Paradise

Full disclosure: Death In Paradise is not one of my favourite crime shows, but it is incredibly popular, often racking seven-to-eight million viewers. It’s back for a seventh series in the first week of January, and now we know when it’ll be on.

BBC One confirms transmission date for Silent Witness

The first weeks of January are arguably the busiest time of the year for crime drama, mainly because there are so many returning series. We’ve got all sorts happening in those first two weeks (we’re all going to be busy!), and one of the things that’s returning is that venerable, veteran crime drama series, Silent…

BBC One confirms transmission date for Hard Sun

Neil Cross is the man behind Luther – the Idris Elba-starring, global crime behemoth – and we’ve known for a while that his next project was to be a dystopian crime drama starring Jim Sturgess and Aygness Deyn. It sounds really interesting and worth tuning in for and is set to be one of the…