Hugo Sanchez
Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including Le bureau (saison 3), La balada de Hugo Sánchez, Nit i Dia, All About the Washingtons and The Good Cop

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

The LA Screenings have gone and gone. That means that a lot of UK networks are currently mulling their options about what to acquire, rather than actually buying things – where do you think we live? Canada? – which means it’s been a bit quiet this week for US pick-ups.

But we do have least have Netflix to tide us over. Oh, and although I don’t normally bother with second and third seasons airdates, it’s probably worth mentioning (via Fans of European and World TV Dramas) that season 3 of Le bureau des légendes (The Bureau) is finally now available on Amazon Prime. Unfortunately, it’s through the Sundance Now channel, which will set you back £5.99 a month, although there’s a week’s free trial. Cheaper than Blu-Ray, mind.

Premiere dates

Hugo Sanchez

La balada de Hugo Sánchez (The Ballad of Hugo Sánchez) (Netflix)
Premiere date: Sunday, June 17

Spin-off from Netflix’s Club de Cuervos featuring the Hugo Sánchez character, who’s taking the Cuervos to a tournament in Nicaragua called “Duelo de las Aves”. For the first time, Hugo leaves his comfort zone to take charge of a team and his own life.

Nit i Dia

Nit i Dia (Night and Day) (Spain: TV3; UK: Channel 4/All4)
Premiere date: Sunday, July 1, 10pm

Picked up all the way back in April 2017 by our Walter, this “realistic” Catalan series sees happily married forensic pathologist Sara’s life go a bit pear-shape when she starts investigating an unidentified man’s body and it turns out he has a skull tattoo, just like the one a previous one-night stand had.

All About The Washingtons

All About The Washingtons (Netflix)
Premiere date: Friday, August 10

Autobiographical scripted comedy that follows Joey Washington (Rev Run aka Joseph Simmons) and his wife Justine Washington (Justine Simmons), playing fictionalised versions of themselves raising a family. After Joey decides to retire from a long career as legendary hip-hop royalty, his wife Justine, takes advantage of the opportunity to pursue a career of her own now that Joey is available to focus on raising the kids and keeping the house in order.

The Good Cop

The Good Cop (Netflix)
Premiere date: Friday, September 21

Feel-good procedural, from Monk creator Andy Breckman, that centres on Tony Danza, a lovable, yet not exactly honourable, former NYPD officer who never followed the rules, and his son, Josh Groban, a brilliant, straight-laced NYPD detective who makes a point of always following the rules. The ‘odd couple’ become unofficial partners as Danza offers his son blunt, street-wise advice.

Father Brown
News

Father Brown renewed; France creates SALTO; Werner Herzog’s Fordlandia; + more

Internet TV

  • Peter Outerbridge joins Netflix’s V-Wars
  • Keith David, Curtis Armstrong, Allyce Beasley et al to recur on YouTube Red’s Adam Pally comedy

French TV

UK TV

US TV

US TV show casting

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

Aeon Flux reboot
News

Vida renewed; live-action Aeon Flux remake; M6 developing 12 new shows; + more

Internet TV

  • Trailer for season 2 of Netflix’s Marvel’s Luke Cage

Canadian TV

  • Michelle Nolden, Michael Xavier and Peter MacNeill join CBC’s Northern Rescue

French TV

  • M6 reorganises its scripted division, is developing six new dramas and six new comedies [in French]

US TV

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

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Totally Serialized

What TV’s on at the Institut français in June? Including a Q&A with Audrey Fleurot

Very, very occasionally, TMINE lets you know what TV-related events the Institut français du Royaume-Uni will be presenting in London

Not technically a TV event, I know, but the Institut français will be screening the movie La fête des mères (Mother’s Day) on Sunday 25th June at 8.30pm, as part of its ‘Women Shaping the World’ season. So why mention it? Well, it stars Audrey Fleurot of Engrenages (Spiral)Les témoins (Witnesses), Safe et al, and she’ll be doing a Q&A afterwards:

La fête des mères (Mother’s Day)

103 mins
in French with EN subs
FRA | 2018 | dir. Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar, with Audrey Fleurot, Nicole Garcia, Clotilde Courau, Carmen Maura

Presidents, nannies, bakers, actresses, teachers, florists, journalists, doctors… These women are progressive, benevolent, clumsy, absent, omnipresent, overworked, guilt-laden… Their children both long and fear to spread their wings and leave the nest. When daughters become mothers, they realise it’s all fun and games! This ensemble film gathers on screen a first class cast including Audrey Fleurot and Carmen Maura.

Tickets are available here, standard price £12.

And if you miss her at that, she’s doing bilingual Molière in Tartuffe at the Theatre Royal Haymarket until 28 July.

Imposters
News

Legion renewed; Imposters cancelled; Heathers pre-cancelled; Father Ted – the musical; + more

Theatre

Canadian TV

French TV

UK TV

  • Sherdian Smith, Alison Steadman and Sinead Keenan to star in BBC One’s Care
  • Alessandro Nivola, Cherry Jones, Sophie Okonedo, F Murray Abraham et al join Channel 4’s Chimerica

US TV

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting