Celtic noir crime drama Jack Taylor has returned to the US, and you know what that means. Dark stories, the backdrop of Galway, and Iain Glen. Yowzah.
If the name of Crackle’s new scripted series rings a bell, it should. It’s based loosely on the hugely popular film, Snatch, and like the feature is a comedic thrill of a crime caper.
Folks say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Not so when it comes to Brit TV this month, because it starts and ends with roaring successes.
Before you laissez les bons temps rouler on Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday, check out the new and returning British and Aussie programs this month, including a few highly-anticipated ones.
A coroner, a Senior Crown Prosecutor, and a private detective march, I mean walk into a pub… Actually, they appear on broadcast telly in Southern and Central California in British and Aussie shows premiering on KCET.
A Happy 2017 to you! Without further ado, let’s get to the shows that will help us ring in the new year and give us hours of fabulous British, Aussie, Kiwi, Canadian, and Irish TV entertainment.
By my count, 215 new programs and program seasons from the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada premiered stateside in 2016. Of them, here are my picks for the best 20 that were brand-spanking-new to the US.
Brokenwood, New Zealand. Where the locals are quirky, the country music is kickin’, and corpses are found high and low (at least when they don’t go missing).