Very good week in crime drama land incoming… we have the new series of both Shetland and American Crime Story (which takes a closer look at the Bill Clinton affair in the 1990s). We also say goodbye to Hollington Drive, Grantchester and Ridley Road. Enjoy!
1 Craith *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
Cadi and Vaughan interview Piotr, a Polish worker who is employed at the old hospital. However, he’s reluctant to share any information with them. The sisters say goodbye to the house on the island.
Sunday 24th October, 9pm, S4C
2 Paris Police 1900 *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
Meg has fallen for army intelligence officer Gabriel Sabran, the same man Jouin is pursuing in his investigation into Josephine Berger’s murder. Puybaraud receives a direct order from the Minister of the Interior to raid the union of anti-Semitic leagues, as tension rises before the Dreyfus trial in Rennes.
Saturday 23rd October, 9pm, BBC Four
3 Shetland *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
Perez attends his mother’s funeral on Fair Isle, where he begins to worry that his father is having trouble with his memory. However, when Tosh calls to inform him of a murder – the shooting of a prominent and controversial Shetlander on their doorstep in broad daylight – he rushes back to lead the investigation.
Wednesday 20th October, 9pm, BBC One
4 Impeachment: American Crime Story *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
It’s 1993, and after the death of her boss, White House staffer Linda Tripp is moved to the Pentagon where she meets Monica Lewinsky. Paula Jones decides to sue now-President Bill Clinton for sexual harassment.
Tuesday 19th October, 9.15pm, BBC Two
5 Guilt *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
In Edinburgh’s Leith area, a vast re-development is being promised by the mysterious Phoenix Company, but something lies in the way – a rundown church and its fearless Minister Sandy. When Max and Kenny pursue the truth of their illicit work for Roy, they cross paths with Sandy, and come off worse for the altercation.
Wednesday 20th October, 9pm, BBC Two
6 Hollington Drive *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
As the family wait for news on David, Eva reveals more information about the days leading up to Alex’s disappearance. Will Theresa finally uncover the truth of what really happened to Alex?
Wednesday 20th October, 9pm, ITV
7 Angela Black *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
Preparations can begin now that Angela has agreed to Ed’s plan, and she carries out her day on autopilot, readying herself for the big night. But will she be able to go through with it?
Sunday 24th October, 9pm, ITV
8 Ridley Road *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
Vivien wakes up in Colin Jordan’s bedroom to see a suitcase containing documents detailing his illegal private army. If she can get it out, she can send him down. However, several NSM foot soldiers have become suspicious of Jack following Lee’s beating. When they ask questions, he and Vivien narrowly avoid being exposed. In private, Jack tells Vivien there is too much heat and they need to run. Vivien refuses, telling him she’s going back in to finish the job – with or without him.
Sunday 24th October, 9pm, BBC One
9 Grantchester *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
When a successful music producer is murdered, Geordie finds himself implicated in the investigation. Forced to consider whether his army buddy Johnny could be the killer, Geordie has to finally face up to some traumatic events from his own past. Meanwhile, Will is on thin ice with the Bishop, who wants to discuss his future in Grantchester. Could both of their jobs be on the line – and can he save himself as well as his best friend?
Friday 22nd October, 9pm, ITV
10 The Madame Blanc Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
An elderly woman believes that a precious treasure holds the key to finding her missing brother, who was kidnapped by the Nazis during the Second World War, and Jean seeks Dom’s help to reunite the siblings. Meanwhile, Madame Blanc continues to watch Jean from a distance.
Saturday 22nd October, 8.55pm, Channel 5