Tidelands: Netflix Announces Its First Australian Original Series

Netflix today announced its first Australian original series Tidelands, a supernatural crime drama that will debut exclusively on Netflix around the globe. Production will start in Queensland in 2018. The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes…

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The Modern Spin on Sherlock Holmes “Elementary” Renewed by CBS

Elementary, the modern adaptation of Sherlock Holmes starring Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller, will return for its sixth season CBS announced. The network made this decision despite the fact that this crime show was CBS’ lowest-performing returning scripted series, averaging just a 1.2 rating in the key demo with a very old audience of 7.7…

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NBC Orders New Crime Drama Titled “Good Girls”

NBC has ordered a new crime drama show titled “Good Girls”, from The Family creator Jenna Bans. According to a statement by the network, the role of one of the lead characters “Beth” which was played by Kathleen Rose Perkins in the pilot will be recast for the series. Described by E! News as a mix…

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Finnish Detective Series Bordertown Begins Filming Season Two In August

The Finnish detective series Bordertown (Sorjonen), starring Ville Virtanen, begins filming season two this August in Lappeenranta, and concludes in Helsinki in November. This moody crime series swept Finland’s top TV awards (Kultainen Venla) in its first season, winning Best Drama, Best Actor and Best Actress. The series, in a nutshell, is about a brilliant but…

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British Crime Series Loch Ness To Make Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV

Last year British ITV commissioned a six part murder mystery thriller titled “Loch Ness” from ITV Studios. The good news is that, soon after its ITV broadcast, Loch Ness will premiere in the U.S. beginning on consecutive Mondays, starting June 19, 2017 on Acorn TV.   The beautiful, yet haunting shores of Scotland’s most iconic loch is…

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First Glimpse of Stephen King’s “The Mist” TV Series

Spike has released the first trailer for The Mist, the new TV series, which debuts June 22 and brings the great novella by Stephen King to life. Fans of the novella will notice there are some differences between the original story and the new series which includes an entirely new cast of characters (see the…

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New Netflix True Crime Show “The Keepers” Promises To Be A “Must-Watch”

The new True-Crime show “The Keepers”, soon to be released by Netflix, is essentially trying to answer one question: Who killed Sister Cathy? So far crime TV enthusiasts can only get a glimpse of the series via the trailer which was released on April 19 (see the trailer here). Based on the scenes, many are comparing…

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“Doctor Blake Mysteries” Is Ending But Ballarat Wants To Keep It Alive

For the last five years, fans of traditional mysteries in more than 130 countries have been following Dr. Blake Mysteries featuring a lot of vintage cars, old street signs and Victorian architecture. No more as the fifth season of this murder mystery TV show will be the last season after ABC announced recently that it is killing…

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Keanu Reeves and Peter Stormare bringing “Swedish Dicks” to TV

Swedish Dicks is going to be the first Nordic TV drama series to be distributed worldwide and even better, the series features Keanu Reeves and Peter Stormare in leading roles as well Swedish Dicks is a part comedy and part drama series set in Los Angeles about Ingmar (Peter Stormare), a former stuntman who is trying…

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Best Detective Shows and Crime Dramas of 1980s

For some reason, 1980s was the decade in which crime dramas and TV detective shows mushroomed from everywhere: And this was not limited to a specific genre within crime and mystery. While Jeremy Brett was playing the Sherlock Holmes, Bruce Willis was getting started with Moonlighting. So, it completely makes sense to dig deeper through the…

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New Thriller with a fearless heroine: K Street

The latest installment in M.A. Lawson’s thrilling Kay Hamilton thriller series, K Street is finally here. Gripping, cinematic, and very entertaining, this story finds the ex-DEA agent working solo to uncover the motivations behind a gruesome shooting at a covert intelligence agency in Washington, D.C. (Note: The title will be officially released on January 17, 2017).…

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