The second half of 2020 kicks off with the national premieres of 21 new series and seasons from the UK and Canada, plus four that debut in local markets.
Hundreds of titles from the UK, Ireland, and Canada were added to streaming and linear TV channels in 2019. Here are the 20 that made my list of favorites.
It’s a leap year, so we get an extra day to stream, binge, or take our sweet time watching new and returning British and Canadian TV offerings in February.
Arts network Ovation TV announced its acquisition of several British TV series from Sky Studios and DCD Rights, which include popular dramas and mysteries.
The Scottish drama thriller The Victim is heading to select public TV stations across the US, including KCET, which announced today its air dates for the miniseries.
The BBC has commissioned two more seasons of Shetland, and we’ve confirmed that both will stream in the States on BritBox.
Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland is the Scottish comedian’s “love letter to Scotland.” And it’s brilliant — two of the best hours you’ll spend watching telly.
Stateside fans of Scottish TV dramas can start a new one today: The Victim, starring Kelly Macdonald, whom I had the pleasure of chatting with about the show.
BritBox has big plans, and not just the launch of the SVOD service in the UK. I’m talking here about new shows and popular series coming to BritBox US.
Twenty-two titles make their series or new season premieres in November, from British crime dramas and comedies to historical dramas and competition shows.