StarzPlay lands UK rights for Manhunt: Deadly Games

Even though the first series of anthology series, Manhunt, appeared on both Discovery and Netflix, series two of the true crime-based drama will return thanks to StarzPlay in the UK. Manhunt is an anthology series exploring various high profile manhunts conducted by the FBI. The first series – subtitled Unabomber – won widespread acclaim. Now,…

ITV confirms transmission date for Quiz

One of the big ITV crime dramas waiting in the wings is a curious one, and something a little bit different. The three-part Quiz tells the story of Major Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock – who was sitting in the audience – who were accused of cheating their way to a…

Life On Mars creator reveals ‘Final Chapter’ details

We thought it was all over with Ashes To Ashes, but Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah’s time-travelling saga – that began with Life On Mars – looks set to return for a ‘final chapter’. During a live watch-along of Life On Mars, Graham issued a number of tweets that revealed details about what would be…

Alibi acquires US series Stumptown

British crime drama channel, Alibi, has acquired American crime drama, Stumptown. The series was adapted for TV after the success of the 2009 graphic novel series of the same name. Stumptown, a nickname for the city of Portland where the series is set, follows the life of Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders), a former army veteran…

Alibi confirms transmission date for Miss Fisher movie

Australian Golden Age crime drama, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, has been a staple on UKTV channel Alibi for almost a decade now. The drama, starring Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher, a Golden Age-era private detective based in Melbourne. And now we know when it’s going to air. Miss Fisher And The Crypt Of Tears continues the…

Amazon Prime reveals Bosch start date

In among all the gloom, your favourite TV shows have a big part to play in helping to escape and enjoy an hour or so of the day. Many people’s favourite crime drama is Amazon Prime’s Bosch – the adaptation of Michael Connelly’s best-selling books. We’ve known that a new, sixth series is just around…

Mystery Road gets Australian transmission date

The excitement was ratcheted up a notch when it was revealed that The Bridge’s Sofia Helin was to star in series two of Australian series, Mystery Road. The series, which aired in the UK on BBC Four, is now set to make a return to Australian screens in April. Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) takes…

Sarah Phelps to pen series two of A Very English Scandal

Early last year we reported that A Very English Scandal would be on its way back for second series, focusing on a new story. Series one – written by Russell T Davis – won awards for its portrayal of the Jeremy Thorpe sex scandal. Now Deadline brings us the news that Sarah Phelps – who…

Sky Atlantic confirms transmission date for Save Me Too

We kind of can’t wait for series two of Lennie James’s Save Me – or Save Me Too as it’ll be called. The first series was one of the darkest, most intense and impressive British crime dramas in recent years. Now we know when it’ll appear on our screens. This is not the end of…

Alibi confirms transmission date for Miss Scarlet And The Duke

We’ve known about Victorian-era crime drama Miss Scarlet And The Duke for while, and now we know when we can watch it. The show follows Eliza Scarlet  (Peaky Blinders’ Kate Phillips) who, after her father dies, is left penniless in a time where marriage is her only option for financial security. But the headstrong Eliza…

BBC One confirms transmission date for The Nest

Martin Compston, Sophie Rundle and Mirren Mack star in BBC One’s new thriller, The Nest, an emotional story about love, trust and the true cost of buying whatever you want. Now we know when it’s going to be broadcast. Dan (Compston) and Emily (Rundle) are crazy about each other. They live in a huge house…