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What’s On Acorn This August

Acorn TV, The British based mostly streaming service will serve up a brand new slate of programming for August together with a drama that includes Lucy Lawless MY LIFE IS MURDER; making its US and Canadian premiere starting Mon., August 5.

See the complete lineup bellow.

Monday, August 5

MY LIFE IS MURDER, Eps 1 & 2 (Exclusive U.S. and Canadian Premiere)

Worldwide Trailer

Beloved actress Lucy Lawless from Xena, Parks and Recreation, Spartacus, The Code, among many others, is again in motion as a fearless and unapologetic personal investigator in this thrilling new 10-part, mystery collection. Ex-homicide detective Alexa Crowe’s distinctive expertise and insights into the darker quirks of human nature permit her to provoke, consolation and push the proper buttons as she unravels the truth behind probably the most baffling crimes. As Alexa unmasks the hidden passions and harmful secrets and techniques lurking within the energetic, ever-changing city of Melbourne, she is ably assisted by formidable twenty-something Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans, The Coronary heart Guy) – who just isn’t so quietly learning from one of the best – and her former boss, Detective Inspector Keiran Hussy (Bernard Curry, House and Away, Wentworth), who enlists Alexa on his trickiest instances. (Eps 1 & 2 and new episodes on consecutive Mondays)

NEIL DUDGEON’S TOP TEN (Exclusive)

Midsomer Murders star Neil Dudgeon specifically selected and introduces 10 standout episodes (one per week) from the macabre detective drama, sharing witty and revealing anecdotes concerning the show’s production. With decisions like funniest moment, favorite storyline, most troublesome to movie, greatest costumes, and unlikeliest murder weapon, these entertaining episodes highlight the various charms that make this long-running British collection successful the world over. Aug. 5: Most Troublesome to Movie: Habeas Corpus (S18, Ep. 1)

DAVID JASON’S SECRET SERVICE (Documentary)

Worldwide Trailer

Passionate fanatic of all things espionage, Sir David Jason (A Touch of Frost) scours the UK and beyond to reveal the secret places and individuals who act as guardians and gatekeepers of the unimaginable, but true story of Britain’s spy historical past. (3 EPS, 2017)

SEESAW

A strong adaptation of the best-selling novel by Deborah Moggach and starring David Suchet (Poirot) and Geraldine James, this gripping kidnap story focuses on what occurs after the kidnap is over. Money – the love and the loss of it – is the topic of this gripping psychological thriller that takes an unusual household and strips away the façade of their affluent middle-class life. (3 EPS, 1999)

Monday, August 12

MY LIFE IS MURDER, Ep three (Unique U.S. and Canadian Premiere)

Worldwide Trailer

Beloved actress Lucy Lawless from Xena, Parks and Recreation, Spartacus, The Code, amongst many others, is again in action as a fearless and unapologetic personal investigator in this thrilling new 10-part, thriller collection. Ex-homicide detective Alexa Crowe’s unique expertise and insights into the darker quirks of human nature permit her to provoke, comfort and push the fitting buttons as she unravels the truth behind probably the most baffling crimes. As Alexa unmasks the hidden passions and dangerous secrets and techniques lurking within the energetic, ever-changing city of Melbourne, she is ably assisted by formidable twenty-something Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans, The Coronary heart Guy) – who is just not so quietly studying from the perfect – and her former boss, Detective Inspector Keiran Hussy (Bernard Curry, Residence and Away, Wentworth), who enlists Alexa on his trickiest instances. (New episodes on consecutive Mondays)

NEIL DUDGEON’S TOP TEN (Unique)

Midsomer Murders star Neil Dudgeon specially selected and introduces 10 standout episodes (one per week) from the macabre detective drama, sharing witty and revealing anecdotes concerning the present’s manufacturing. With decisions like funniest second, favourite storyline, most troublesome to movie, greatest costumes, and unlikeliest homicide weapon, these entertaining episodes spotlight the various charms that make this long-running British collection successful the world over. Aug. 12: Favorite Guest Star: Darkish Secrets and techniques (S14, Ep. 2)

THE SCAPEGOAT

International Trailer

Starring Matthew Rhys (The People, Brothers & Sisters), alongside the BAFTA and Emmy award-winning Dame Eileen Atkins (Doc Martin, Upstairs Downstairs) and Andrew Scott (Fleabag, Sherlock), this lavish yet dark adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s famend 1957 novel tells the provocative story of two very totally different men who’ve one thing in widespread – a face. (TV Film, 2012)

Monday, August 19

MY LIFE IS MURDER, Ep four (Exclusive U.S. and Canadian Premiere)

Worldwide Trailer

Beloved actress Lucy Lawless from Xena, Parks and Recreation, Spartacus, The Code, among many others, is back in action as a fearless and unapologetic personal investigator in this thrilling new 10-part, mystery collection. Ex-homicide detective Alexa Crowe’s unique expertise and insights into the darker quirks of human nature permit her to impress, consolation and push the suitable buttons as she unravels the truth behind probably the most baffling crimes. As Alexa unmasks the hidden passions and dangerous secrets lurking in the energetic, ever-changing metropolis of Melbourne, she is ably assisted by formidable twenty-something Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans, The Coronary heart Guy) – who shouldn’t be so quietly learning from the perfect – and her former boss, Detective Inspector Keiran Hussy (Bernard Curry, Residence and Away, Wentworth), who enlists Alexa on his trickiest instances. (New episodes on consecutive Mondays)

THORNE, Collection 1 & 2

David Morrissey (The Strolling Lifeless, The Missing) stars as DI Tom Thorne on this gritty crime drama based mostly on the bestselling collection by Mark Billingham. Sandra Oh (Killing Eve, Gray’s Anatomy), Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan), Natasha McElhone (Designated Survivor), and Aiden Gillen (Recreation of Thrones) guest star. (6 EPS)

NEIL DUDGEON’S TOP TEN (Unique)

Midsomer Murders star Neil Dudgeon specially selected and introduces 10 standout episodes (one per week) from the macabre detective drama, sharing witty and revealing anecdotes concerning the present’s manufacturing. With decisions like funniest second, favorite storyline, most troublesome to movie, greatest costumes, and unlikeliest murder weapon, these entertaining episodes spotlight the various charms that make this long-running British collection successful the world over. Aug. 19: Unlikeliest Homicide Weapon: Schooled in Homicide (S15, Ep. 6).

Monday, August 26

MY LIFE IS MURDER, Ep 5 (Exclusive U.S. and Canadian Premiere)

Worldwide Trailer

Beloved actress Lucy Lawless from Xena, Parks and Recreation, Spartacus, The Code, amongst many others, is back in action as a fearless and unapologetic personal investigator in this thrilling new 10-part, mystery collection. Ex-homicide detective Alexa Crowe’s distinctive expertise and insights into the darker quirks of human nature permit her to provoke, consolation and push the proper buttons as she unravels the reality behind probably the most baffling crimes. As Alexa unmasks the hidden passions and harmful secrets lurking in the energetic, ever-changing city of Melbourne, she is ably assisted by formidable twenty-something Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans, The Coronary heart Man) – who isn’t so quietly studying from the perfect – and her former boss, Detective Inspector Keiran Hussy (Bernard Curry, House and Away, Wentworth), who enlists Alexa on his trickiest instances. (New episodes on consecutive Mondays)

ART OF THE HEIST, Collection 1 & 2 (Summer time Faculty Documentary)

Investigating probably the most high profile art thefts of the 20th and 21st centuries, Artwork of the Heist matches together the items of the crime jigsaw puzzle and studies the masterpieces coveted by the legal world. Narrated by Dion Graham (The Wire). (14 EPS, 2007)

THE JOY OF A.I. (Summer time Faculty Documentary)

International Clip

Professor Jim al-Khalili takes a refreshingly optimistic take a look at how we’ve created machines that may simulate, increase, and even outperform the human thoughts, and why this shouldn’t spook us. (60 min., 2018)

MAGIC NUMBERS (Summer time Faculty Documentary)

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Introduced by Dr. Hannah Fry, this three-part collection journeys by way of the evolution of maths from its philosophical origins to its standing as a common language and the inspiration for all of science, hoping to answer the elemental query – the place did Maths come from – was it invented or just found by people? (three EPS, 2018)

NEIL DUDGEON’S TOP TEN (Unique)

Midsomer Murders star Neil Dudgeon specifically chosen and introduces 10 standout episodes (one per week) from the macabre detective drama, sharing witty and revealing anecdotes concerning the present’s production. With decisions like funniest second, favourite storyline, most troublesome to movie, greatest costumes, and unlikeliest murder weapon, these entertaining episodes spotlight the various charms that make this long-running British collection successful the world over. Aug. 26: Favorite Storyline: Incident at Cooper’s Hill (S18, Ep. 2)

Friday, August 30

KEEPING FAITH, Collection 2 (Acorn TV Unique)

S1 Trailer

The BBC Wales worldwide sensation returns. Collection 1 advised the story of lawyer, wife and mom Religion (Eve Myles, Victoria, Broadchurch) as she fought to seek out the truth behind the sudden disappearance of her husband, Evan. She comes to discover that her lovely, idyllic hometown, set on the estuary, harbors many darkish secrets that threaten the lives of Faith and her family. In collection 2, Religion and her household reel from the dramatic aftermath of Collection 1. The first season garnered a 20-year scores’ high when it debuted on BBC Wales and proved a record-breaker on BBC iPlayer, with almost 20 million requests to view – the very best ever number recorded for any non-network present. (6 EPS)


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