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.
Amy Huberman is tickled pink. Her new series, Striking Out, is Ireland’s #1 new drama, and it’s premiering in the US on the greenest, shamrock-iest day of the year: St. Patrick’s Day.
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.
What’s the craic? The award-winning, hilarious Irish sitcom Bridget & Eamon, that’s what.
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.
You had to have known that this list was coming, right? Plus, make that 23 Irish TV shows that are available for streaming or purchased download as of this 8 March 2017 update.
Autumn is here, and with the crispness of the air and fewer hours of daylight come a bevy of British TV premieres, including some of the most highly-anticipated program returns.
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.
“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!