McDonald & Dodds: ITV reveals transmission date for season 3

Cosy crime, Bath-set crime drama McDonald & Dodds is on its way back to ITV for a third series. The four-parter now has a transmission date. In episode one, a young woman dies in a busy park in broad daylight and the mismatched McDonald and Dodds are called in to untangle the mysterious circumstances of…

Apple+ TV drops first trailer for Black Bird

As we mentioned in our review of Shining Girls, Apple+ TV is the one streaming service that really is producing some excellent, complex drama with real depth at the moment. Now it has revealed the first trailer for Black Bird – a six-part series created by celebrated crime novelist Dennis Lehane. And yes, we’re excited….

SBS drops new trailer for True Colours and reveals transmission date

One of the shows we’re looking forward to seeing – when it comes to the UK – is Australian series, True Colours. Now we have a new trailer and know when it’s going to be on. Set in the fictional community of Perda Theendar against the backdrop of the Northern Territory’s Mparntwe (Alice Springs) and…

Walter Presents announces Easter European season

Who says summer is quiet on TV? The ever-reliable Walter Presents has acquired four new crime dramas to make up an Eastern European season. So what’s coming and when will they be on? Four Strangers (Croatia)Four complete strangers end up bound together irrevocably by a violent event. A multi-layered drama focused on powerful characters, each…

ITV commissions new medical thriller Malpractice

Medical thrillers have been a mixed bag on TV in recent years. But now ITV has delved headfirst into the sub-genre by commissioning Malpractice, to be made by Line Of Duty producers, World Productions. Dr Lucinda Edwards (Niamh Algar, pictured above when she appeared in Channel 4’s Deceit) is a smart, battle-hardened doctor, but the…