What time, TMINE? Including Seven Types of Ambiguity, The Heights, Dead Still and Roswell: New Mexico

Roswell New Mexico

Every Friday, TMINE lets you know when the latest TV shows from around the world will air in the UK

It’s been a couple of weeks since the previous What time, TMINE? and the likes of Walter have been busy. That means we’ve got a whole bunch of new acquisitions and airdates.

After the jump, you can find out when and where you can watch The Heights, Dead Still and Roswell: New Mexico. But first, all the new shows that don’t yet have premiere dates, as well as one show that is now available but I didn’t know it had been acquired – until now


  • Walter Presents has picked up Start (Russia)’s Gold Diggers/Russian Affairs
  • …VRT (Belgium)’s De Twaalf (The Twelve) and RTL4/Videoland/VTM (The Netherlands)’s Amsterdam Vice
  • …and 13th Street Channel (France)’s Trauma
  • Sundance Now has acquired Elisa Viihde (Finland)’s Shadow Lines

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Seven Types of Ambiguity

Seven Types of Ambiguity (Australia: ABC; UK: My5)

Seven Types of Ambiguity is a really interesting exploration of similar territory to Rashomon, but set in modern day Australia. Based on the Elliot Perlman novel of the same name, it sees a young boy abducted from school, only for him to be found relatively quickly by the police. Oddly, he’s unharmed and turns out to have been taken by the ex-boyfriend (Xavier Samuel) of the boy’s mother (Janet King‘s Leeanna Walsman); in turn, his potential accomplice turns out to have a connection to the boy’s father (The Slap/Secret City‘s Alex Dimitriades). Why did Samuel abduct the child? Was Walsman secretly having an affair with Samuel? Was Samuel stalking her for revenge? Or was there some other motivation altogether?

Over the course of the season of six episodes, the series follows the action from the points of view of various characters, each episode focusing on a different one. It starts with Dimitriades, then follows Samuel’s psychiatrist (The Matrix/Lord of the Rings/V for Vendetta‘s Hugo Weaving), Samuel’s neighbour (Crownies/Janet King‘s Andrea Demetriades), Dimitriades’s best friend (The Slap/Secrets and Lies‘s Anthony Hayes), Samuel’s lawyer (East West 101‘s Susie Porter) and ultimately Walsman, where all is finally revealed. But each episode is still really about one or more specific relationships and their ambiguities.

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UK premiere dates

The Heights (Australia: ABC; UK: BBC One)

UK Premiere Date: Monday, June 15, 1.45pm

The Heights explores the relationships, work and hurdles faced by six families living in a tower block in a rapidly gentrifying inner-city district.

The show transports viewers into the inner-city neighbourhood of Arcadia Heights following an urban community trying to protect its way of life against the backdrop of the gentrification of its neighbourhood. It also features a medley of characters with different cultures and backgrounds from the tower community, who stick together when the chips are down.

Roswell New Mexico

Roswell: New Mexico (US: The CW; UK: ITV2)

UK Premiere Date: Monday, June 22, 8pm

Roswell, New Mexico is set in the infamous town that, more than maybe anywhere else on Earth, is ground zero for those who seek proof that aliens exist. Roswell native Liz Ortecho left it all behind 10 years ago, after the death of her beloved older sister, Rosa. But with her father ailing, she reluctantly returns to her tourist-trap hometown to move back in with him.

When Liz arrives, she reconnects with Max Evans, her teenage crush who is now a Roswell police officer. Their chemistry is instantly electric. But Liz soon discovers a shocking truth: Max is an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life, along with those of his otherworldly siblings, Isobel and Michael.

Meanwhile, a long-standing government conspiracy spearheaded by Master Sergeant Jesse Manes, along with the politics of fear and hatred that run rampant in Roswell, threatens to expose Max and his family, and could endanger his deepening romance with Liz… as well as their lives.

Stars: Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons, Michael Trevino, Lily Cowles, Michael Vlamis, Tyler Blackburn, Heather Hemmens, Trevor St. John and Karan Oberoi.

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Dead Still (Ireland: RTE; UK: Acorn TV)

UK Premiere Date: Monday, June 29

Dead Still is set in 1880s Ireland in the Victorian era heyday of postmortem photography. As renowned memorial photographer Brock Blennerhasset expands his business with the help of his would-be actress niece Nancy Vickers and assistant Conall Molloy, someone with more sinister designs is getting in on the death photography game. A serial killer is cashing in on the sordid, developing taste for ‘snuff’ imagery – pictures of people in their death throes.

The murders escalate and Detective Frederick Regan of the Dublin Metropolitan Police suspects that Ireland may have its first serial murderer at large. As Blennerhasset becomes a possible suspect and his family is put in harm’s way, they must track down the serial killer before he strikes again.

Stars: Michael Smiley, Kerr Logan, Eileen O’Higgins, Aidan O’Hare, Jimmy Smallhorne, Mark Rendall, Peter Campion and Martin Donovan


  • Rob Buckley

    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.