The British streaming service Acorn TV is starting to announce their shows for the upcoming months, including a new Irish comedy-drama and the season premieres of some fan favorites.
- AGATHA RAISIN & THE HAUNTED HOUSE
Our favorite ultra-chic amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin, is back with a contagious vengeance in a fright-and-humor packed installment of Acorn TV’s acclaimed comedic mystery series, Agatha Raisin & the Haunted House. In this hilarious feature-length Halloween special, Ashley Jensen (Extras, Catastrophe, Ugly Betty) returns to her beloved titular character as she opens her own detective agency and investigates a legendary haunted house as the perfect opportunity to drum up business, until things get quite unexpectedly frightening. This 90-minute movie is the latest installment of the humorous acclaimed mystery series AGATHA RAISIN, based on M.C. Beaton’s bestselling novels. Keep your eyes glued for new Agatha Raisin Series 3 mysteries in early 2020.
- MOUNT PLEASANT, Season 1, 2
The first-ever U.S. streaming of the early 2010s UK dramedy Mount Pleasant, starring Coronation Street’s Sally Lindsay and Black Sea’s Daniel Ryan (3 seasons to binge: Seasons 1 and 2 on Nov. 4, Season 3 on Nov. 18)
- SLINGS & ARROWS
The universally adored, cult fav Canadian series about a troubled, yet very talented Shakespeare theater workshop, starring Paul Gross, Rachel McAdams and Mark McKinney (Superstore), who is also the co-creator/co-writer (2 seasons to binge: Season 1 on Nov. 4, Season 2 on Nov. 25)
- THE GOOD KARMA HOSPITAL, Season 3 Premiere
The story of Ruby Walker, a junior doctor who is looking to begin a new chapter of her life following a heartbreaking end to her relationship back in the United Kingdom. Walker joins the hard-working team of medics at the town’s local hospital.
In addition to these premieres, Acorn TV has announced it will be co-commissioning two new original series – An Irish comedy-drama, The South Westerlies, and a New Zealand Thriller The Sounds with Sky NZ. Both will premiere exclusively on Acorn TV in 2020.
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