Alibi picks up I Am The Night and Waco for UK broadcast

Alibi, UKTV’s dedicated crime channel, has always had a reputation for crime dramas that err on the light side. Now it looks as though it’s emerging with newly acquired content that bucks against that trend. One series we’ve been keeping an eye on is I Am The Night, the US series that stars Chris Pine…

5USA acquires Hannibal

Hannibal was surely the grisliest and one of the most intriguing crime dramas to come our way in the last decade. Developed for television by Bryan Fuller, it’s is a contemporary take on the characters from Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon novel and as such will revolve around FBI Special Agent Will Graham and his mentor, Dr Hannibal…

Michael Chilklis to star in new crime drama

Thanks to The Shield, Michael Chiklis is a certified member of the crime drama hall of fame. Now he’s back in the genre with a brand new series. The new series is the brainchild of Michelle MacLaren, the producer of hit series Breaking Bad. Coyote is currently in development at Paramount Network, run by Jim…

Sky Atlantic confirms Big Little Lies transmission date

We know that series two of the star-studded Big Little Lies will be returning to HBO in the US on Sunday 9th June. Now we have confirmation that the series, starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern and, now, Meryl Streep, will start a day later on Sky Atlantic. READ MORE: Nicole Kidman shares first…

City On A Hill gets US transmission date and new trailer

One of the shows we’re keeping an eye on is Showtime’s City On A Hill. With Ben Affleck in the producer’s chair, it stars Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. Now we know when it will air in the US, and Showtime has also released a new trailer. READ MORE: Showtime releases first trailer for City…

John Lithgow joins Perry Mason

Another show we’re looking forward to is HBO’s reboot of Perry Mason. The new version of the classic has snagged The Americans’ Matthew Rhys to star, and now it has signed up another well-known name. READ MORE: MATTHEW RHYS TO STAR IN PERRY MASON REBOOT John Lithgow, no stranger to crime dramas after his terrifying…

Official: Perry Mason gets full series order from HBO

There was a mild ripple of excitement when it was announced that HBO was working a Perry Mason origin series, starring Matthew Rhys as the titular icon. Now we’re hearing news that the project has been officially greenlit by the US cable broadcaster and will get a full series. Here’s what to expect: 1932, Los…

Stranger Things season three trailer released

Do we keep going with Stranger Things? Its first series showed a spot-on mash-up of crime, conspiracy and horror – The X-Files meets The Goonies perhaps – but as time has worn on the crime element of the show has diminished somewhat. Still, Netflix – the series’ home – presses on with its brilliant PR…

Amazon names transmission date for series two of Absentia

Absentia centres on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic), who had disappeared without a trace and was declared dead after hunting one of Boston’s most notorious serial killers. Now we know when series two will appear on Amazon Prime. Back to the story… six years later, Emily was found in a cabin in the woods,…