BBC confirms transmission date for series five of Shetland

Ever since last week, fans of Shetland – the BBC’s crime series based on the best-selling novels by Ann Cleeves – have been very excited: the first trailer from series five was released to the world, which meant that the series itself was just around the corner. Now we have confirmation when series five will…

ITV confirms transmission date for Endeavour series six

Fan favourite and Morse origin story, Endeavour, is back for a new, sixth series on ITV – as it is every February, thankfully – and now we know when it’s going to air. But first, here’s the trailer: With the old Cowley team now scattered across Oxfordshire, Endeavour has reluctantly settled into a sedate way…

Stella Blómkvist renewed for a second series

It’s difficult to get too excited about a show that hasn’t aired in the UK yet (we’ve got 4th April circled on our calendar), but Icelandic crime drama, Stella Blómkvist, has been getting rave review for its first series. It’s going to air on the Sundance Now channel here in both the US and UK…

BBC releases first trailer for MotherFatherSon

British screenwriter, Tom Rob Smith, hit paydirt with American Crime Story: The Assassination Of Gianni Versace (indeed, it won our best crime drama of the year) and for his next project, he’s gathered the great and the good (including one Richard Gere) for an intriguing-sounding thriller for BBC Two. In MotherFatherSon, Gere plays Max, a charismatic…