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    Exclusive THE TRUE Manhunter Trailer For Acorn TV’s True Crime Docuseries

    ComingSoon.net is debuting the exclusive trailer for Acorn TV’s true crime docuseries The Real Manhunter, centering on former Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton. Sutton was recently portrayed by Martin Clunes in the hit Acorn TV Original drama Manhunt. The eight-part Acorn TV Exclusive Series will premiere as a full series binge on the streamer on Monday, June 14.RELATED: Acorn TV June 2021 Schedule: New Additions RevealedFormer Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton spent 30 years in the police force, a career that saw him lead many of the most high-profile and successful murder investigations of his generation. Though he will forever be associated with the arrest and conviction of serial killer Levi Bellfield and ‘night stalker’ Delroy Grant, his career was so much more, as his conviction record shows. Of the 37 murder cases he investigated, he solved 35 with convictions.Check out the exclusive trailer below:In the docuseries, Sutton revisits cases he led and explores everything from the crime itself to the breakthrough moment when the suspect was identified and arrested. He will take the viewer on a journey from the moment the police were called to the scene, visit key locations, and explain how he and his team managed to gather enough evidence to secure a conviction. The Real Manhunter features contributions from fellow police officers and journalists who covered the cases and will offer a gripping insight into exactly what happens after the most violent of crimes have been committed.The Real Manhunter is a Revelation Films Production in association with Sky and Goldfinch Entertainment. The series is written by Colin Sutton (Manhunt), Chris Matthews (The Krays: Kill Order), and Trevor Drane (The Feared: Irish Gangsters), with the latter two also serving as directors. Abacus Media Rights (AMR) handles international distribution.RELATED: Exclusive Whitstable Pearl Clip From Acorn TV’s Seaside Mystery SeriesAdditionally, the Acorn TV Original and ITV drama series Manhunt starring Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) as Colin Sutton returns this fall with four new episodes following The Night Stalker case.

    Exclusive Whitstable Pearl Clip From Acorn TV’s Seaside Mystery Series

    ComingSoon.net has an exclusive clip from AMC Networks’ new seaside mystery series Whitstable Pearl, starring Kerry Godliman (Adult Material, Save Me, After Life) and premiering on May 24 on Acorn TV. Godliman plays the titular Pearl Nolan in the six-part British detective drama, based on the much-loved novels The Whitstable Pearl Mystery and Disappearance at Oare by Julie Wassmer (EastEnders). You can check out the clip now in the player below!RELATED: New to Stream: Acorn TV’s May 2021 Lineup!When local celebrity Pearl Nolan, chief proprietor of the eponymous Whitstable Pearl restaurant and a newly formed detective agency, discovers the body of Vinnie, a close family friend, she takes it upon herself to investigate what she believes to be murder. Standing in the way of her detective work is DCI Mike McGuire (Howard Charles, The Musketeers), the new Kent police chief who has transferred from London in an attempt to escape from his past. Pearl and Mike clash at first, but then Mike becomes the only other person to share Pearl’s belief that Vinnie was murdered. When a second body shows up, Pearl finds herself pulled into the seedy underbelly of this picturesque town. The British seaside holiday will never be the same again.Pick up your copy of The Whitstable Pearl Mystery here!Set beneath huge skies and amid the lengthening shadows of a picture postcard town just miles from London, the friction between the locals and the moneyed arrivals from the city is palpable as centuries of village tradition grates against the inevitable pressure of money and gentrification.RELATED: Exclusive Clip: Star Trek: Lower Decks Extended Driving SceneWhitstable Pearl is brought to the screen for the first time by iconic Norwegian filmmaker Øystein Karlsen (Exit, Dag, Lilyhammer).

    Not used to Stream: Acorn TV’s April 2021 Lineup!

    New to stream: Acorn TV’s April 2021 lineup!Acorn TV has announced its upcoming lineup for the month of April, including the premieres of Acorn TV Original series Bäckström, Keeping Faith, Series 3, Bloodlands, Murdoch Mysteries, Series 14 and The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 7.Check out the full Acorn TV April 2021 lineup below!Friday, April 2Murdoch Mysteries, Season 14 (Episodes 1-6)Set in Toronto at the dawn of the 20th century, this one-hour drama series explores the intriguing world of William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson), a methodical and dashing detective who pioneers innovative forensic techniques to solve some of the city’s most gruesome murders. This top-rated series produced in Canada continues to explore the personal and professional developments in the lives of Detective William Murdoch, Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy), Inspector Thomas Brackenreid (Thomas Craig), Constables George Crabtree (Jonny Harris) and Henry Higgins-Newsome (Lachlan Murdoch), and Detective Llewelyn Watts (Daniel Maslany) as they tackle Toronto’s toughest mysteries, from the serious and historic to the comical and unusual. Inspired by Maureen Jennings’ novels, Murdoch Mysteries has garnered 45 Gemini® and Canadian Screen Award nominations from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television during its run, and Yannick Bisson won Canadian Screen Award’s “Fan’s Choice Award.”Monday, April 5Bloodlands, Series Finale (Exclusive U.S. & Canda Premiere)When a car containing a possible suicide note is pulled from the sea, veteran Northern Ireland police detective Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt, Cold Feet) sees the connection to an infamous cold case that holds enormous personal significance for him – a notorious and long-buried series of mysterious disappearances 20 years ago during a dark period in Northern Ireland history, including that of his wife. This intense Irish crime thriller follows Brannick’s obsessive campaign to identify and unmask Goliath, the legendary assassin behind these events- in an explosive cat-and-mouse game where the stakes have never been higher. Co-executive produced by Jed Mercurio, creator/EP of Bodyguard and Line of Duty. Streaming on Acorn TV following its BBC One UK premiere in February.The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 7 (Acorn TV Exclusive)Regarded by many as the New Zealand version of Midsomer Murders, this acclaimed detective series filmed amid the beautiful landscape of the country’s North Island returns with six feature-length, standalone mysteries featuring compelling characters, dry humor, and piquant wit. After transferring from a big city to the quiet, little, murder-ridden town of Brokenwood, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea, Go Girls) and Detective Kristin Simms (Fern Sutherland, The Almighty Johnsons) uncover more macabre goings on and investigate murderous rivalries and lethal grudges. (1 EP, 2021)Murdoch Mysteries, Series 14 – Episode 7Series description above.Only Foals and HorsesFriends and horse vets Lisa Durham and Philippa Hughes are passionate about caring for their four-legged clients. From their clinic in Wales, they head up an all-female team tackling all kinds of medical dilemmas around the clock and in all weather. We follow a year in the lives of the vets as they cover 3,500 square miles of mid and south west Wales treating horses valued between £1 and £1 million. Different seasons bring different challenges from foaling in spring to an equine flu outbreak in the summer. (4 EPS, 2019)The Norman ConquestsThe Emmy®-nominated drama presents a trilogy adapted from the hit plays by Alan Ayckbourn about a comically fraught weekend from three different perspectives. The family and in-laws gather at the decaying country house of their bedridden mother, while intimate secrets and rising tempers will soon emerge. Starring Penelope Keith (To the Manor Born), Richard Briers (Good Neighbors), Tom Conti (Shirley Valentine), and Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey). (3 EPS, 1977)RELATED: Exclusive Keeping Faith Season 3 Trailer From Acorn TV’s Thriller SeriesMonday, April 12Keeping the Faith, Series 3This highly watched, award-winning BBC thriller comes to a close in Series 3 as small town lawyer Faith Howells (Eve Myles, Broadchurch, Torchwood, Victoria) attempts to navigate the disillusion of her marriage, while taking on an emotionally wrenching legal medical case involving a gravely ill young boy. Celia Imrie (Better Things) stars as Faith Howells’ mother.The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 7 (Acorn TV Original) – Episode 3 and 6See series description above.Murdoch Mysteries, Series 14 – Episode 8See description above.In Deep, Series 3A crime drama exploring the lives of undercover detectives Liam Ketman (Nick Berry, EastEnders, Heartbeat) and Garth O’ Hanlon (Stephen Tompkinson, DCI Banks, Drop the Dead Donkey). While experiencing the pressure of living double lives, they are in for a shocking awakening when they realize just how unpredictable life can be. (8 EPS, 2003)Monday, April 19The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 7 (Acorn TV Original) – Episode 4 of 6See series description above (1 EP, 2021).Keeping Faith, Series 3 – Episode 3 of 6See series description above (1 EP, 2021).Murdoch Mysteries, Series 14 – Episode 9Series description above.Off The Beaten Track, Series 2Following the success of the first series, BBC host Kate Humble and her Welsh Sheepdog Teg are back on the road, exploring the Welsh countryside; seeking to understand how the rugged, rural, landscapes of Wales are being shaped and how they are shaping the people who live, work and play on it. Kate and Teg take the audience on a journey to discover and celebrate the areas often forgotten or overlooked, through surprising and revelatory stories. Packed with stories full of emotion, intrigue, humour and surprise at their heart, Off The Beaten Track delivers epic sweep and ambition through beauty, celebration, exploration and revelation. (4 EPS, 2020)RELATED: New to Stream: Starz April 2021 Movie & TV Titles AnnouncedMonday, April 26BäckströmThis intrepid series based on the popular Swedish crime novels by Leif GW Persson follows smug detective Evert Bäckström (Kjell Bergqvist), an occasional TV expert famous for having solved 99% of all cases he has taken on. But when a bullet-ridden skull is found in the Stockholm archipelago, DNA results confirm it belongs to a victim of Thailand’s 2004 tsunami. Bäckström is faced with an inexplicable mystery that not even he could have imagined.Keeping Faith, Series 3 – Episode 4 of 6See series description above (1 EP, 2021)The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 7 (Acorn TV Original) – Episode 5 of 6See series description above (1 EP, 2021).Murdoch Mysteries, Series 14 – Episode 10Series description above.One Lane BridgeA dark crime drama with a supernatural edge, One Lane Bridge takes us to a small town upended by a mysterious killing. The story revolves around unexplained events that occur on an infamous One Lane Bridge that connects two ends of town. While investigating the murder, an ambitious Maori detective Ariki Davis (Dominic Ona-Ariki, The Commons), inadvertently reawakens a spiritual gift that endangers his life, but may help solve the mystery of One Lane Bridge. Also starring Joel Tobeck (Ash vs Evil Dead) and Sara Wiseman (A Place to Call Home). (6 EPS, 2020)BelongingIn this bittersweet drama set in the picturesque market town of Shrewsbury, Jess (Brenda Blethyn, Vera) and Jacob Copplestone (Kevin Whately, Inspector Morse) have been happily married for twenty years and now live with Jacob’s cantankerous and demanding mother, May (Rosemary Harris, The Undoing), his sweet and good natured aunt, Brenda (Anna Massey, Oliver Twist) and his devout and elderly cousin, Nathan (Peter Sallis, Last Of The Summer Wine). With selfless dedication, Jess has given up her job as a librarian to care for “the oldies.” But when her husband disappears, Jess’s world starts to fall apart. She now has to question the entire basis upon which her life has been built and come to terms with her newly found freedom while contending with her exasperating relations. (TV Movie, 2003)

    Mandatory Streamers: Marvel’s Helstrom Introduces a New Dysfunctional Family Horror Story

    Mandatory Streamers: Marvel’s Helstrom Introduces a New Dysfunctional Family Horror Story Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! After last week’s Season 2 finale of Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys and Netflix’s debut of The Haunting of Bly Manor, the week of October 12 brings Hulu’s series adaptation Helstrom, based on the Marvel comics, introducing a new dysfunctional family horror story from Emmy nominated creator and EP Paul Zbyszewski. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below, and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here! Hulu Marvel’s Helstrom, Series Premiere: The series follows siblings and supposed serial killer offspring Daimon Helstrom (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon). Plagued by their family background, the Helstrom’s will pursue the world’s vilest of the vile — with some family drama of their own. Daimon is a professor of ethics who moonlights as an exorcist. Daimon has no illusions about saving a world he has no patience for; he just hopes he can help a few of the people closest to him. In his battle against a hidden world, Daimon is determined to root out demons as they arise, and will not stop until they’re vanquished. Ana runs a successful auction house and suffers no fools, but her true interest lies in hunting down those who hurt others. Traumatized by her father as a child, Ana is driven to rid the world of those like him, even as she secretly worries her father will return. All episodes of the first season are now streaming on Hulu.  Netflix Grand Army, Series Premiere: The coming-of-age drama is set in Brooklyn, centering around five students of the titular public high school as they wrestle with sexual, racial, and economic politics and fight to succeed, strive, wild out, break free and become somebody. Based on the 2013 play Slut written by Katie Cappiello, the 10-episode series is available to stream now on Netflix.  The Trial of the Chicago 7, Movie Premiere: Normally, Mandatory Streamers lays out the best of weekly TV binges, but Aaron Sorkin’s docudrama The Trial of the Chicago 7 is too good (and too important) to miss. Now streaming on Netflix and based on the true story, the movie follows protesters who disrupted the 1968 Democrat party convention with an anti-Vietnam war “carnival” that turned nasty. Demonstrators threw bricks, police responded with tear gas and the center of Chicago was engulfed in flames. Curfews only escalated the violence. After the clashes, independent investigators blamed eight police officers and eight protesters including Abbie Hoffman, who had already disrupted the New York Stock Exchange with showers of fake money. The police were not charged but the protesters were accused of inciting a riot. One was jailed for contempt, leaving the seven to fight the charges.  CBS All Access Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3 Premiere: After making the jump in the second season finale, Season 3 of Star Trek: Discovery finds the U.S.S. Discovery crew dropping out of the wormhole and into an unknown future far from the home they once knew. Now living in a time filled with uncertainty, the U.S.S. Discovery crew, along with the help of some new friends, must together fight to regain a hopeful future. The first episode of the season is now streaming.  Acorn TV Mystery Road, Season 2: Season 2 of the hit Australia drama series marks the return of Aaron Pedersen as Jay Swan, the brooding yet complicated Indigenous homicide police detective. He arrives in the coastal town of Gideon, where he investigates a grisly case that may unearth a drug trafficking ring. Also, he faces obstruction from a visiting ambitious Swedish archaeologist (Sofia Helin) who has set up a survey site to uncover Indigenous cultural artifacts but is confronted by protesters in the local community who do not want her digging up their land to rewrite their history. In this small community where the desert meets the ocean, Jay must expose the web of corruption plaguing the town as the body count rises. Many timely Indigenous issues feature in the plots, including the perceived mistreatment of the natives by police and the attempted return of human remains dug up during scientific expeditions to its descendants for reburial. Acorn TV is now streaming the first two episodes of Season 2 with new episodes dropping through November 9.  Renewals The Last O.G., Season 4: TBS has officially renewed Tracy Morgan and Jordan Peele’s hit comedy series The Last O.G. for a fourth season! The network also announced that writer-comedian Owen Smith (black-ish) will be taking over from Keenan Ivory Waynes as the series’ new showrunner. The first two seasons are available to stream on Netflix. Dickinson, Season 3: Apple TV+ has officially renewed their Hailee Steinfeld-led series Dickinson for a third season after nearly a year since the first 10-episode season, available to stream now, debuted! The historical comedy-drama will return on January 8, 2021. Black Monday, Season 3: Showtime has renewed the Emmy-nominated comedy series Black Monday for a third season! The new season will consist of 10 episodes with production scheduled for 2021. The first two seasons are available to stream on Showtime’s platforms. Cobra Kai, Season 4: Netflix has officially renewed The Karate Kid sequel series Cobra Kai for a fourth season! The first two seasons are available to stream now and Season 3 will debut on January 8, 2021.

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