Oh, how fabulous! More new series and fan favorite programs from Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are premiering exclusively on Acorn TV this year!
KCET premieres Shetland tonight, and Ann Cleeves, the bestselling British author who wrote the “Shetland” novels, chatted with me about this and her other series, Vera.
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.
“In like a lion, out like a lamb?” Not for British TV in the US, because this month is chock-full of must-watch premieres of new and returning shows, plus lots of Irish programs, too!
Years ago, the summer months meant rerun city for telly. That isn’t really the case anymore, although there are fewer British (and Canadian) TV premieres this month than last.
Hello June, the month that practically every US Brit TV fan has been waiting for, given the premieres of several highly-anticipated new series and the return of many viewer favorites.
Grab your hat, trenchcoat, and Wellies, pet, because it’s time to head back to Northumberland, where DCI Vera Stanhope has a new sidekick and four new cases to solve.
Vera, the hit crime drama starring Brenda Blethyn, returns to UK telly with its fifth series in a few days, and before you know it, it’ll be screening in the US. Oh, and there’s news about Series 6, too.