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Premiering January 3, 2017

Inspector Coliandro (SEASON 1) (Italy)

He’s one hot cop and Italy’s answer to Dirty Harry – or so he thinks! Giampaolo Morelli (Song of Napoli) stars as lovable doof Inspector Coliandro, one-part Clint Eastwood, one-part Inspector Clouseau, who along with his best friend Gargiulo works the mean streets of Bologna in a series of stylized and comic misadventures.

Premiering January 17, 2017

Murders at Barlume (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

From the producers of Detective Montalbano comes Murders at Barlume, a colorful new series of quirky Italian mysteries based on the novels by Marco Malvaldi! Set in the idyllic beach resort town of Pineta on the beautiful Tuscan coast, the show stars Filippo Timi as Massimo Viviani, the recently-divorced owner of the local watering hole, Barlume.

Premiering January 24, 2017

The Churchmen (SEASON 3) (France)

What’s refreshing about The Churchmen is its nuanced treatment of a group that usually gets short shrift in the movies and on TV. These are not your usual milquetoast/villainous/out-of-touch clergymen. The seminarians, their priest-professors and the spirited Sister Antonietta are all full-blooded, passionate, determined people, animated by their faith to make a difference in the world and, as St. Paul writes, to work out their salvation “with fear and trembling.”

Premiering January 31, 2017

U.S. PREMIERE! Superintendent Larosière and Inspector Lampion are back in Agatha Christie’s Family Murder Party, now streaming only on MHz Choice! A four-part miniseries originally broadcast on French TV in November 2006, Agatha Christie’s Family Murder Party was a huge hit, and this popularity led to a further series of Christie adaptations, The Little Murders of Agatha Christie, in which Antoine Duléry reprised his role as the bombastic, know-it-all Superintendent Jean Larosière and Marius Colucci returned as the young Émile Lampion.

Premiering February 7, 2017

Corp + Anam (NEW SERIES) (Ireland)

Set in contemporary Ireland, Corp + Anam (which translates as “Body and Soul”) is a gritty Celtic Noir that chronicles the difficult professional and intense personal life of TV crime correspondent Cathal Mac Iarnáin (Diarmuid de Faoite), who prides himself on pursuing the story behind the story.

Season 1 premieres February 7th
Season 2 premieres February 21st

Premiering February 14, 2017

A French Village (SEASON 6 Watch Trailer) (France)

We’re proud to announce MHz Choice will premiere six new episodes of critically-acclaimed series A French Village (Un village français) on February 14th! Winner of the Sériemania Best Series Award and two-time nominee for Best Television Film or Television Series at the Globes de Cristal Awards, this next chapter is the beginning of the end of this compelling series.

Premiering February 21, 2017

Corp + Anam (NEW SEASON 2) (Ireland)

Set in contemporary Ireland, Corp + Anam (which translates as “Body and Soul”) is a gritty Celtic Noir that chronicles the difficult professional and intense personal life of TV crime correspondent Cathal Mac Iarnáin (Diarmuid de Faoite), who prides himself on pursuing the story behind the story.

Season 1 premieres February 7th
Season 2 premieres February 21st

Premiering February 28, 2017

Luisa Spagnoli (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

This Italian mini-series tells the story of Luisa Spagnoli. A woman of extraordinary ambition that in the early 1900’s founded two influential companies in Italy – the chocolate factory Perugina and the women’s clothing company that bears her name.

Premiering March 7, 2017

The Scent of Rain in the Balkans (NEW SERIES) (Serbia)

Based on Gordana Kuić’s blockbuster novel, The Scent of Rain in the Balkans is an epic saga that follows the fortunes of a Sephardic Jewish family from 1914 through 1945. Amidst cultural change, political upheaval and the threat of extermination, the six Salom siblings cling to their identity as Spanish Jews and to their commitment to each other.

Premiering March 14, 2017

The Undertaker (SEASON 3) (Switzerland)

Mike Müller returns as Luc Conrad for season 3 of this MHz Choice subscriber favorite! Luc used to be a police detective. Now he’s an undertaker, whose job is usually to comfort and console the bereaved. But as soon as Luc starts to suspect foul play, his inner sleuth takes over – and so do the headaches for his ex, Inspector Anna-Maria Giovanoli.

Premiering March 28, 2017

Inspector Winter (NEW SERIES) (Sweden)

A Swedish detective series based on the novels of Åke Edwardson.

Premiering April 4, 2017

Lampedusa (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

An Italian mini-series about the efforts of the Coast Guard to secure and save migrants trying to make their way to the island of Lampedusa. Co-starring Peppino Mazzotta from Detective Montalbano.

Premiering April 11, 2017

Homicide Unit Istanbul (SEASON 2) (Germany)

Inspector Mehmet Özakin is a by-the-book cop in Istanbul, constantly fighting a battle on two fronts: against the criminals in the city of 15 million on the one hand, and against the bureaucratic laziness of his fellow countrymen on the other. He always manages to solve his cases with Mediterranean charm and his trusty oddball sidekick Mustafa, who suffers from a seriously domineering mother and a case of Oedipal insecurity. Together, the unlikely duo chase down killers and crooks amid the stunning scenery.

Premiering April 25, 2017

Camilla Läckberg (NEW EPISODES) (Sweden)

Based on the international bestselling novels by Camilla Läckberg.
Watch Camilla Läckberg’s Fjällbacka Murders

Premiering May 2, 2017

Baantjer Mysteries (NEW SEASON) (Netherlands)

Piet Römer stars as Dutch police detective Jurriaan “Jurre” de Cock in this long-running series based on characters from the classic mystery novels by A.C. Baantjer. Alongside de Cock are his trusted assistants Dick Vledder, a young and headstrong detective, Vera Prins,a no-nonsense female officer, and computer expert Albert Keizer. Set in Amsterdam, the team is often faced with bizarre murders that span the gamut of the city’s subcultures, from high-society to the underground.

Premiering May 9, 2017

Tatort: Cologne (NEW SEASON) (Germany)

Since 1970, Tatort (Scene of the Crime) has established itself as the most successful crime franchise in TV history – a collection of feature-length movies, featuring different police teams in different cities throughout Germany and the German-speaking countries – written,directed and acted by some of the finest talent in Europe.

Premiering May 9, 2017

Bukow and König (NEW EPISODE) (Germany)

Bukow is a veteran cop who doesn’t mind working at the edge of the law to get results. Konig has a sterling reputation as an analyst and profiler and is esteemed by all who know her for her assessments and concentrated professionalism. Despite, or perhaps because of their differences, they make a successful crime-fighting team – when they’re not fighting each other.

Premiering May 23, 2017

Aldo Moro: 55 Days To Death (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

The complex and delicate journey embarked on by Aldo Moro, one of the greatest Italian statesmen. From his “historic compromise” with the left wing, to his captivity and his relationship with the Brigades. A man’s courageous battle for his freedom and his ideal of democracy, the fight of a hostage impotent in the hands of terrorists.

Premiering June 13, 2017

Magellan (NEW SERIES) (France)

Simon Magellan is the police commissioner of the fictional French town of Saignac. Along with his deputy, Lieutenant Béziat, he solves crimes and unravels complicated mysteries in this seemingly idyllic provincial town.

Premiering June 27, 2017

The Last Godfather (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

The fascinating true story of a man-hunt which lasted forty years. After the arrest of the Boss of the Bosses, Totò Riina, control of the Mafia has passed into the hands of Bernardo Provenzano, the man who, together with Riina, scaled the criminal heights of the Sicilian mafia.


Premiering later in 2017

Premiering later in 2017

Anti-Drug Squad (NEW SEASON) (Italy)

Detective Daniele Piazza wants revenge against the drug dealers who killed his wife and left his daughter motherless 13 years ago. As newly appointed chief of the Anti-Drug Squad, he’s got a team of experts to bring down the cartel and its shadowy boss, known only as the Eighth King of Rome.

Premiering later in 2017

Anti-Mafia Squad (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

The background – Today’s Palermo, caught in a hidden war between mafia families for the leadership of Cosa Nostra, after the arrest of the last godfather, Bernardo Provenzano.

Premiering later in 2017

Arne Dahl (NEW SEASON) (Sweden)

Rough. Raw. Real. This is the world of Arne Dahl, whose crime novels have been transposed to the screen in adaptations that follow the dramatic tradition of all best-selling Scandinavian thrillers. The series revolves around cases taken on by the ‘A Unit’, an elite force of officers recruited after a series of assassinations rocks Stockholm’s high society.

Premiering later in 2017

The Bridge (SEASON 3) (Denmark) Digital download & DVD only

A woman is found murdered in the middle of the Oresund Bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Police from both countries are called to the scene and what looks like one murder, turns out to be two.

Premiering later in 2017

Bulletproof Heart (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

Premiering later in 2017

Camorra Connection (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

Camorra Connection is the story of one of the most ruthless mafia organizations that Italy has ever known.

Premiering later in 2017

The Fat And The Angry (NEW SERIES) (Sweden)

In this dark-humored and drama-filled television show, “Breaking Bad” Director Johan Renck directs Oskar Söderlund’s depiction of Gothenburg, where focus lies on criminals and corrupt politicians.

Premiering later in 2017

Spiral (SEASON 6) (France)

Winner of the 2015 International Emmy® for best Drama Series (Season 5), Spiral is about the men and women who work at the heart of the French judicial system. This Parisian cop thriller is about the lawyers, judges, prosecutors and detectives who cross paths on cases that reveal the dregs of humanity. As reality spirals out of control for each character, the boundaries between private and professional life become blurred. With its suspense and constant tension, Spiral is a furiously-paced crime series.

Premiering later in 2017

Turkish For Beginners (NEW SEASON) (Germany)

Teenage Lena is horrified when her anti-disciplinarian mother moves their family in with her Turkish boyfriend and his two kids. Cultures clash and hormones rage in this hilarious and critically-acclaimed German comedy!

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