Caliphate gets transmission date on Netflix

Swedish series Caliphate (Kalifat) is set to make its bow on Netflix in March. Aliette Opheim plays the lead role of Sapo agent Fatima in the series that revolves around five young women whose lives are intertwined in a story of religious fundamentalism. “Perhaps this is the most difficult and courageous TV series project that…

ITV confirms transmission date for McDonald & Dodds

Another big crime show starting on ITV soon is brand-new cop show McDonald & Dodds. Previously called Invisible, it’s set in Bath, and we’re two feature-length films that pair the wildly ambitious DCI McDonald (Tala Gouveia) with the shy, modest DS Dodds (Jason Watkins). While McDonald has transferred from the mean streets of South London…

Narcos showrunner to make opioid crisis drama for Netflix

Narcos showrunner Eric Newman is to make a drama series for Netflix about the opioid crisis sweeping America. Entitled Painkiller, it’s based on an article by Patrick Radden Keefe called The Family That Built an Empire of Pain and Pulitzer Prize winner Barry Meier’s book Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of…

ITV names Liar II transmission date

Harry and Jack Williams’ thriller, Liar, is on the way back and now we know when it’s going to be hitting our screens. Liar RETURNS Monday 2nd March@jofroggatt @ioangruffudd #Liar pic.twitter.com/3sgDIqEvsW — ITV (@ITV) February 19, 2020 The series, created by Harry and Jack Williams, and starring Ioan Gruffudd and Joanne Froggatt, told the story…