Channel 5 invests in three new crime dramas

British broadcaster Channel 5 – known for Police Interceptors, documentaries about benefits dodgers, and reality TV – is investing heavily in scripted drama, crime drama being at the heart of this new emphasis. With Big Brother now out of the way, the broadcaster is ploughing its cash into some new projects. Clink – which will air…

ITV renews Unforgotten for a fourth series

Some good news has been issued forth from the town square: ITV has announced today that one of the most consistent, affecting British crime dramas of the past decade, Unforgotten, will return for a fourth series. The new series will see Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar reprise their roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DI…

Snowfall renewed for a third series

John Singleton’s cocaine drama, Snowfall, has been renewed for a third series by parent network, FX. The American series wrapped up its second run earlier in the year and now the network has announced that it’ll be back for a third series in 2019. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los…

Sky reveals images from Tin Star series two

Sky Atlantic’s original crime drama, Tin Star, did pretty well when it first aired last year, despite dividing the critics. It’s slated to come back for series two in 2019, and Sky has released some first-look images. All the main players – Tim Roth, Christina Hendricks, Genevieve O’Reilly et al – are set to return with…