Exclusive U.S. Premieres on Acorn in January 2018:
Monday, January 15th
DETECTORISTS, Series 3 (Acorn TV Original, Exclusive U.S. Premiere)
“TV comedy treasure… deep and delightful comedy… I can’t recommend it highly enough. Brilliant… funny, touching and lovely to behold.”—Los Angeles Times
Acorn TV joins as co-producer for the third series of the universally adored series, which has received ‘Best of the Year’ selections from the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, and The New York Times.
Monday, January 22nd
DEAR MURDERER, Series 1 (Exclusive U.S. Premiere)
A new drama about the life and times of larger than life barrister, Michael Bungay (Mark Mitchinson), a flawed but unique rogue, who did what was necessary and always what was possible and occasionally the impossible. Based on the book by his widow, this five-part series spans several decades chronicling good, evil, rights, wrongs, strengths and flaws, all centered around one of New Zealand’s most infamous characters.
Monday, January 29th
GIRLFRIENDS, Episodes 1 & 2 (Acorn TV Original Series, Exclusive U.S. Premiere)
From BAFTA-winning writer Kay Mellor (Love, Lies & Records), the Acorn TV Original drama series with ITV stars two-time Oscar nominee Miranda Richardson (Tom & Viv, The Crying Game, Churchill, The Hours, Harry Potter’s Rita Skeeter), Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey, The Good Karma Hospital), and Zoe Wanamaker (Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). The six-part drama follows three friends struggling with the responsibilities that come with being a modern woman of a certain age.
Acorn TV also adds John Hannah in 90s crime drama MCCALLUM, Series 1-2; fascinating and fun math documentary THE STORY OF MATH; Series 3 of popular animal series THE YORKSHIRE VET; and new episodes every week of Canada’s smash hit period detective series MURDOCH MYSTERIES, Season 11.
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