Twenty British, Irish, Australian, and Canadian series premiere nationally in the US in May, while In the Club debuts on, and Scott & Bailey and Shetland return to, public TV stations.
BBC One has announced that Pearl Mackie will play Bill, the new companion to Peter Capaldi’s Time Lord in Doctor Who.
No, this is not an April Fool’s joke. A whopping twenty-one series premiere in or return to the US this month, including some of the most highly-anticipated shows this year.
Starting today, Whovians can get their best “Fantastic!” or “Allons-y!” or “Geronimo!” on at Amazon Prime, the new and exclusive SVoD home of the hit sci-fi series in the US.
Remember all the hullabaloo a while back about Netflix removing Doctor Who from its streaming selections? Well, the reprieve is soon over.
One hundred thirty TV shows from British Commonwealth territories and Ireland were new to the US in 2015, and selecting my fifteen favorites of the year took some doing.
Several Brit TV movies, documentaries, crime dramas and mysteries, and a sci-fi series’ holiday special from last year, make their way to US streaming services this month.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as holiday specials, dramas, a mockumentary and rockumentary, a music-filled movie, and a proper musical, premiere on US channels and streaming services this month.