True Detective pair reunite for Redeemer

Nic Pizzolatto and Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey are reuniting for a new series. The writer and actor pair forged a winning team in the first series of True Detective, and now they’re back together, working on a series called Redeemer for the FX channel in the US. Deadline reports that the series is: “Created by Pizzolatto…

ITV releases first trailer for series seven of Endeavour

Stand-by… series seven of Endeavour is just around the corner, and now we’ve got our first look. ITV has released a trailer from the series, which starts in early February. Series seven is set in the 1970s and the new episodes finds the team reunited at Castle Gate CID, with Chief Superintendent Bright back in…

BBC confirms transmission date for series three of Snowfall

Created by the late John Singleton, Snowfall is set in Los Angeles in 1983 and is set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. Now it returns for a third series and, once again, it has been picked up by BBC Two for…

ITV orders surveillance thriller Viewpoint

ITV has ordered a five-part surveillance thriller called Viewpoint. The series follows a police surveillance investigation into a tight-knit Manchester community and explores whether it is ever possible to observe the lives of others with true objectivity and zero effect. When beloved primary school teacher Gemma King vanishes into thin air, DC Martin Young decides…

ITV releases first teaser for series two of Liar

Series one of ITV’s Liar presented us with a did-he-didn’t-he rape storyline (spoiler: he did), and now the channel has teased the return of the show. The series, created by Harry and Jack Williams, and starring Ioan Gruffudd and Joanne Froggatt, told the story of Laura Nielson, a smart and capable teacher in the middle…

Four new Beck film in production

Production of four new Beck films, anticipated to have an exclusive streaming premiere on Swedish channel C More this autumn, will begin soon. Filming of the 39th Beck film began in February and when shooting wraps in mid-summer, a total of 42 Beck films starring Peter Haber will have been produced. “Congratulations all you Beck fans out there…

BBC renews Baptiste for a second series

Tchéky Karyo will return as retired police investigator, Julien Baptiste, and will be joined by Fiona Shaw for a brand-new gripping case which will take viewers into Budapest’s secretive and corrupt underworld. Julien Baptiste is not the man we knew before. After enduring a horrific personal tragedy, Julien has pushed his wife Celia away and…

ITV orders new true crime dramatisation The Pembrokeshire Murders

ITV has ordered another true crime dramatisation. In The Pembrokeshire Murders, two unsolved double murders from the 1980s cast a shadow over the work of the Dyfed Powys police force. In 2006, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins (Luke Evans) decided to reopen both cases. Employing pioneering forensic methods, Wilkins and his handpicked team found…

Channel 4 releases first trailer for Baghdad Central

One of the series we’re looking forward to is Channel 4’s Baghdad Central. The six-part series, based on the novel by Elliott Colla, is set in the Iraqi capital at the time of the American occupation at the start of the century. And now the channel has released a trailer. October 2003 and Baghdad has…

BBC announces stellar cast for Vigil

BBC One has announced a brand new six-part thriller from World Productions, the makers of Line Of Duty and Bodyguard. Written and created by Bafta-nominated writer Tom Edge and boasts a stellar cast. The series will star Suranne Jones, Rose Leslie, Shaun Evans, Anjli Mohindra, Martin Compston, Paterson Joseph, Connor Swindells, Adam James, and Gary…