The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 15th – Sunday 21st July)

This big new entry is the seventh and final series of Elementary – the US’s own Sherlock Holmes series – which kicks off this week. Elsewhere, Aussie series Harrow is back for series two.

1 Big Little Lies *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E6/7
No synopsis available.
Monday 15th July, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

2 Waco *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6
With the ATF siege in motion, assault vehicles storm the Mount Carmel compound and exchange gunfire, which begins a 51-day stand-off.
Monday 15th July, 9pm, Alibi

3 Elementary *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S7 E1/13
The return of the crime drama sees Holmes and Watson working as consultants for Scotland Yard in London, where a fashion model has been the victim of an acid attack.
Tuesday 16th July, 9pm, Sky Witness

4 Gomorrah *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S4 E9&10/12
The Capaccios strike out at Sangue Blu as they set out to conquer Forcella. An isolated Enzo risks not only losing his turf, but also his men’s loyalty.
Wednesday 17th July, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

5 Dark Money *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES* *LAST IN SERIES* 
S1 E3&4/4
Isaac spirals out of control after he finds out he is being dropped from the Valiant & Son sequel, worried what people will now think and that he will be viewed as a failure, while Sam confronts Manny and the two argue about their son and the support he needs from them as parents. As the truth starts to come out, Jess plays a dangerous game with the press as she arranges to meet with Dominic in her determination to bring Jotham to justice. 
Monday 15th – Tuesday 16th July, 9pm, BBC One

6 Killing Eve *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E7/8
Villanelle dives deep into the dangerous world of her target under the guise of her newfound persona, Billie, but does a new breakthrough come with strings attached? Meanwhile, Eve may have competition for Villanelle’s affections.
Saturday 20th July, 9.15pm, BBC One

7 Agatha Raisin *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S2 E3&4/6
Looking to get away for a few days, Agatha rents a cottage in a Norfolk village where mythical fairies are said to live. Before she can start relaxing, however, she is employed by a local woman to prove that her wealthy husband is having an affair, but it soon turns into a case of murder.
Friday 19th July, 9pm, Sky One

8 Wild Bill *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E5/6
The discovery of a pyre of bodies puts Bill on the hunt for Frank McGill, a hitman notorious for his weapon of choice – a nail-gun. However, having been put into witness protection years earlier after turning in other members of the Maguire gang he worked for, Frank is now off-grid, so Bill sets his sights on tracking him down. Meanwhile, DS Blair is released on bail after information is leaked regarding the unlawful obtaining of key DNA, Commissioner Metcalfe discusses the financial benefits of selling off a disused training facility and the pressure mounts for Bill to resign.
Wednesday 17th June, 9pm, ITV

9 Code 37: Sex Crimes *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E10/13
Sonja Raemakers, also known as Mistress Soraya, is attacked inside her own club. Evidence proves that no forceful entry was made at the premises. Aside from Sonja, only her friend Yves and security guard Alek have a key to the club. Meanwhile, Hannah’s father remains missing.
Friday 19th July, 9pm, More4

10 Harrow *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E/10
Dr Harrow recovers from a near-fatal shooting and returns to work, investigating the puzzle of a mother’s psychotic episode while trying to work out who shot him.
Tuesday 16th July, 9pm, Alibi

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