Looking for something to watch during this cold time of year? Acorn TV has a variety of new premiers and suggestions for the rest of November and into December.
Recently, Acorn TV earned a Readers’ Choice Award from PCMag for “On-Demand Video Streaming,” beating out Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO.
Series 9 of hit British dramedy starring Martin Clunes winds down on November 14, as our favorite brilliant yet boorish medic DOC MARTIN. In the series 9 finale, Ruth (Eileen Atkins, The Crown) plans an intervention to help Dr. Martin Ellingham overcome his blood phobia before his final medical refresher course. Wedding bells are ringing in Portwenn, but things don’t go as planned when the officiant cancels at the last minute and a medical emergency threatens to ruin the day. Catch all previous 8 seasons on Acorn TV
Balthazar is one of France’s top 10 highest-rated dramas of 2018. Suave, smart, and unconventional, forensic pathologist Raphaël Balthazar (Tomer Sisley, Messiah, The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch) can make the dead speak like no one else to solve Paris’ most baffling crimes. But there’s one case that continues to haunt him—the murder of his wife over a decade ago. In the series premiere, Balthazar immediately clashes with no-nonsense chief inspector Hélène Bach (Hélène de Fougerolles, Le Secret d’Elise, VA Savoir,) as they work together to solve the double homicide of a public prosecutor and his wife, leaving behind their traumatized young daughter.
Slings and Arrows
Don’t miss out on the wacky hijinks of the fictional New Burbage Shakespearean Festival with the second season to stream on November 25 and the third and final season to stream December 16. The series stars Paul Gross (Due South), Mark McKinney (Superstore) and Stephen Ouimette (Cardinal), along with other stellar guest stars during the series run (including Rachel McAdams).
Homicide, blackmail, greed, and betrayal are just a taste of what goes on behind the well-trimmed hedges of Midsomer County in this deliciously long-running sinister series starring Neil Dudgeon. The suspense doesn’t let up in the upcoming series 21, which kicks off December 1: things run awry at the annual “Paramount Dance Extravaganza,” where there are deep running feuds and passions behind the sequins and smiles; in another episode, a prolific real estate agent is murdered in front of a crowd at the unveiling of a dollhouse collection at Midsomer Museum.
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