Arts network Ovation TV is bringing two new period dramas to the US: The Halcyon from the UK and X Company from Canada.
April showers bring May flowers, and this month’s British TV program premieres bring hours of viewing enjoyment with the return of midwives, the arrival of alien-battling teens, and more to telly.
Women working in the world’s oldest profession are front and center in Harlots, the new British costume drama starring Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, and Jessica Brown Findlay, and premiering in the US on Hulu.
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.
Public television stations from the East Coast to the West are where the fourth season of A Place to Call Home, one of Australia’s most addictive dramas ever, has its broadcast debut.
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 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.