Acorn TV 2019 Schedule Of Crime, Drama, And Thriller Show Releases

Acorn TV has announced a packed 2019 schedule, filled with an exciting slate of brand new crime, drama, and thriller series and returning shows.

After a 2018 international expansion into 40 countries and its first commissions, the streaming service is bringing a new set of original drama and mysteries to American audiences this year. What follows is the list of exclusive U.S. premieres on Acorn TV, planned for 2019:


DELICIOUS, Series 3 – Monday, Feb. 11

British drama about food, love and infidelity in Cornwall. Starring Dawn French (The Vicar of Dibley) and Emilia Fox (Silent Witness), with Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Jack Taylor) and Vincent Regan (Strike Back, The White Princess). (4 EPS)

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The Oldenheim Twelve

THE OLDENHEIM TWELVE (Foreign Language) – Monday, Feb. 18

Hit Dutch mystery thriller about a journalist (Noortje Herlaar, The Hitman’s Bodyguard) and a detective (Nasrdin Dchar) brought to Oldenheim to investigate the inexplicable disappearances of twelve village people. (12 EPS)

The show, which was written by Lex Passchier and Martin van Steijn and directed by Anne van der Linden, tells the story of the disappearance of a teenage girl, which in turn leads to a series of bizarre experiences. After 16-year-old Nine disappears one summer evening, a second inhabitant of Oldenheim disappears and it doesn’t stop there, with several other people from the village community disappearing. Is there a serial killer at large or is something supernatural going on?

LONDON KILLS, Series 1 (Acorn TV Original Series) – Monday, Feb. 25

British detective drama from the creator of Suspects. Hugo Speer (The Full Monty), Sharon Small (Inspector Lynley Mysteries), Bailey Patrick (Bodyguard), and newcomer Tori Allen-Martinstar as a team of top murder detectives in the world’s most recognizable city, London. (5 EPS) (TRAILER)


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MANHUNT (Acorn TV Original Series) – Monday, March 11 (TRAILER)

#1 rated ITV British miniseries based upon the memoirs of former London Metropolitan detective DCI Colin Sutton (Martin Clunes, Doc Martin, Men Behaving Badly) who determinedly and tenaciously pursued serial killer Levi Bellfield. (3 EPS)


QUEENS OF MYSTERY (Acorn TV Original Series) – Monday, April 8

Charming, female-led mystery series created by Julian Unthank (Doc Martin, New Tricks). A young police detective (Olivia Vinall, The Woman in White) is aided by her three crime/mystery-writing aunts (Julie Graham, The Bletchley Circle; Siobhan Redmond, Alfresco; and Sarah Woodward, The Politician’s Husband), whether she wants it or not. (6 EPS)


LINE OF DUTY, Season 5

Written and created by Jed Mercurio (creator of international sensation Bodyguard). Follows a new case for AC-12, featuring Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire, Decline and Fall), alongside series regulars Adrian Dunbar (Blood), Vicky McClure (The Secret Agent), and Martin Compston (The Great Train Robbery). (5 EPS)

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Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

MS FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES, Series 1 (Acorn TV Original Series)

In 1964, when the famous aunt she never knew, Phryne Fisher, goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea, the gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher (Geraldine Hakewill, Wanted) inherits a windfall and sets out to become a world-class detective in her own right. (8 EPS)

PITCHING IN (Acorn TV Original Series)

BBC Wales/BBC One drama starring Larry Lamb (EastEnders) and Hayley Mills (The Parent Trap) set on the north Wales coast, tells the story of three generations of the same family, all struggling to make the best of a very unusual situation.

STRAIGHT FORWARD (Acorn TV Original Series)

Danish/New Zealand co-production and family crime drama following a woman (Cecilie Stenspil) seeking revenge after a notorious gangster murders her father. (8 EPS)


LONDON KILLS, Series 2 (Acorn TV Original Series) (5 EPS)

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My Life Is Murder


Australian drama starring Lucy Lawless (Top of the Lake, Xena: Warrior Princess) as a complex, contrary and compelling private investigator who is a brilliant woman who refuses to give in. Or give up. (10 EPS)

FALL 2019


Set in a colorful coastal town in Southern India, the charming medical drama stars Amrita Acharia (Game of Thrones) and Amanda Redman (New Tricks) as doctors at an under-resourced and over-worked cottage hospital. (6 EPS)

KEEPING FAITH, Series 2 (Acorn TV Original Series)

The BBC Wales international sensation returns with Eve Myles (Victoria, Broadchurch) as Faith and her family reel from the dramatic aftermath of Series 1. (6 EPS)



Based on the bestselling crime fiction by Ken Bruen and filmed against the rugged backdrop of western Ireland, Jack Taylor (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, Delicious) is a former cop fighting his own demons and working cases in Galway as a private detective. (3 Feature-Length EPS)


Essie Davis (The Babadook, Game of Thrones) returns in the highly anticipated feature film as the Honorable Miss Phryne Fisher on a Middle Eastern adventure in search of an ancient treasure. (Feature-Length)

For our other coverage of Acorn TV and its shows, please read The 30 Best Crime Drama and Thriller Shows On Acorn TV: 2018 Edition and BritBox VS. Acorn TV: Which One Is A Better Streaming Service?

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