Torpederna
Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including Too Old To Die Young, Warrior, LA’s Finest and Catch-22

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

Everyone’s been very good this week in revealing premiere dates for their new acquisitions. However, I did miss one show:

Oops, I missed it

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Torpederna

Torpederna (Sweden: TV4; UK: Amazon)

Sonny gets out of prison after serving six years behind bars. During his time in prison he has started a secret relationship with his social worker Camilla. When getting out, he wants to live an ordinary life without any hustle. Finding a decent job is not the easiest task when you are an ex-torpedo.

Stars: Torkel Petersson, Liv Mjönes, Leo Razzak

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Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including Family Business, Trinkets and Ad Vitam

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

Acquisitions

Another slow week for acquisitions, with only the redoubtable Walter choosing to buy anything at all, and he’s gone for a couple of French thrillers, both from France Télévisions:

  • Maman a tort (Mother is Wrong) 
  • Noces rouges (Crimson Wedding)

Otherwise, it’s all up to Netflix, as per usual.

Premiere dates

Trinkets
Netflix’s Trinkets

Trinkets (Netflix)

Premiere date: Friday, June 14

Netflix US original based on the YA novel by Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith. It follows a group of girls after they meet each other in Shoplifters Anonymous. At first glance, the three high schoolers are worlds apart, but everything changes once the three meet.

Stars: Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeira and Quintessa Swindell

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Ad Vitam (France: Arte; UK: Netflix)

Premiere date: Friday, June 21

In an age of medical technology that allows people to stay young and live forever, a cop and a rebellious 20-something investigate the mass suicide of seven teenagers.

Family Business
Netflix’s Family Business

Family Business (Netflix)

Premiere date: Friday, June 28

Netflix French original focusing on Joseph (Jonathan Cohen), a 35-year-old who dreams of being a seasoned entrepreneur and is full of business ideas. But none of them take off so he stays working for his kosher butcher father (Gerard Darmon).

Then he learns that cannabis is going to be legalised, and decides to transform the family butchery and get his entire family involved.

Also stars: Julia Piaton and Liliane Rovère.

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NOS4A2
Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including NOS4A2

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

Acquisitions

Not that many acquisitions this week, with only Alibi picking up any new shows and they’re both mini-series:

  • Paramount (US)’s Waco
  • TNT (US)’s I Am The Night

Both crime dramas, obviously.

Premiere dates

NOS4A2 (US/UK: AMC)

Premiere date: Tuesday August 13, 9pm

Based on Joe Hill’s best-selling novel of the same name, NOS4A2 follows Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings), a gifted young woman with the supernatural ability to find lost things. This puts her on a collision course with Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto), an immortal villain who feeds off the souls of children then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland – a twisted place of his imagination where every day is Christmas Day and unhappiness is against the law.

Also stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Virginia Kull, Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Jahkara Smith.

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Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including I Hear You, One Spring Night, Black Monday, How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast), The Oath and The Rook

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

Acquisitions

The following shows have been acquired this week, but don’t yet have a premiere date:

  • BBC Four has acquired NRK (Norway)’s Lykkeland (State of Happiness). That will air some time in the summer.
  • Amazon has stolen a march on Netflix by acquiring the next of CBS All Access (US)’s Star Trek shows – the eagerly awaited Star Trek: Picard. That’s not been made yet, so no premiere date, obvs.
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Well Intended Love
Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including Well Intended Love, The Other Two, High Seas and The Act

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

As usual, it’s mostly Netflix shows announcing airdates this week, but we have a few others.

Acquisitions

The following shows have been acquired this week, but don’t yet have a premiere date:

  • Netflix has picked up the South Korean version of its own series, Designated Survivor. CJ ENM’s Designated Survivor: 60 Days will be available on Netflix some time in July
  • It’s also picked up SBS (South Korea)’s stuntman spy drama Vagabond. That’s going to be available on Netflix in September.

Premiere dates

Well Intended Love

Well Intended Love (China: Sohu TV; UK: Netflix)

Premiere date: Friday, May 17

To receive a bone marrow transplant sooner and to continue her career, an actress with leukaemia enters into a secret marriage with the CEO of a company. Despite the conspiracies and misunderstandings they encounter, the two find true love.

The Other Two

The Other Two (US: Comedy Central; UK: E4)

Premiere date: Thursday, May 23, 10pm

The Other Two is a satire of the entertainment industry that takes a cynically witty look at fame, success and belonging. The story follows siblings Cary (Drew Tarver) and Brooke (Helene Yorke) who are trying to find their place in the world. Cary is an aspiring actor, struggling to find roles. Brooke, a former professional dancer, is just trying to work out what she’s doing with her life. But it all becomes a little more complicated when their 13-year-old brother Chase (Case Walker) finds sudden internet fame as teen pop sensation ChaseDreams…

Along with Hollywood-ready mother Pat (Molly Shannon) and newly hired manager Streeter (Ken Marino), Cary and Brooke must work hard to simultaneously cash in on their brother’s success and help him as he grows up in this crazy new world.

Episode reviews: 1

Netflix's High Seas

High Seas (Netflix)

Premiere date: Friday, May 24

Spanish original. It’s the 1940s and the Bárbara de Braganza has just departed from Spain for Rio de Janeiro. Two sisters, Eva (Ivana Baquero) and Carolina (Alejandra Onieva), are as different as they are inseparable; and a handsome officer, Nicolás Sala (Jon Kortajarena), a man that fate has put in the wrong place, team together to solve a mystery – the murder of a passenger whose name does not appear in the passenger list and who no one remembers.

Also stars: Jose Sacristán and Eloy Azorín

Hulu's The Act

The Act (US: Hulu; UK: StarzPlay)

Premiere date: Friday, June 14

The Act is an anthology series telling a new true-crime story each season. The first season follows Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.

Stars: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny and AnnaSophia Robb.