Premiere Schedule

Premiering July 11, 2017

Blue Eyes (NEW SERIES) (Sweden)

A taut, contemporary Swedish thriller set in the run-up to a general election as a series of terror attacks sends shock waves throughout the nation.

Premiering July 18, 2017

Thicker Than Water (NEW SERIES) (Sweden)

A mother attempts to reunite her three adult children by forcing them to confront dark family secrets that are buried in their past in this atmospheric drama set on an idyllic Swedish island.

Premiering August 1, 2017

The Undertaker (SEASON 4) (Switzerland)

Mike Müller returns as Luc Conrad for season 4 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 August 15, 2017

Bulletproof Heart (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

Investigative journalist Bruno Palmieri throws caution to the wind and decides to overlook his fragile health and live with gusto. He’s ready to tackle new stories, eat good food again and reconnect with the love of his life.

Premiering August 15, 2017

Van Veeteren (MHz Choice Premiere) (Sweden)

“Nobody knows the criminal mind like retired detective Van Veeteren, which is why his former colleagues keep beating a path to his used bookstore for consults on cases. Based on the international bestselling novels by Håkan Nesser.”

Premiering August 29, 2017

Tatort: Borowski (NEW SEASON) (Germany)

Detective Klaus Borowski is a quixotic, social disaster who manages to offend everyone while solving crimes in the port city of Kiel. His infuriating mix of callousness and sensitivity serves him well on the job, but gets him in trouble with everyone in his private life. His assistant, his ex-wife, his daughter and his shrink all want to throttle him most of the time, unless he’s having one of his rare good moments – in which case, he’s delightful.

Premiering September 12, 2017

1864 (NEW MINI-SERIES) (Denmark)

A sweeping historical epic from the makers of Borgen. When Denmark’s scheme to annex Schleswig leads to war with Prussia, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Danish history.

Premiering September 19, 2017

Bulletproof Heart (NEW SEASON 2) (Italy)

Investigative journalist Bruno Palmieri throws caution to the wind and decides to overlook his fragile health and live with gusto. He’s ready to tackle new stories, eat good food again and reconnect with the love of his life.

Premiering October 3, 2017

A Dangerous Fortune (NEW SERIES) (Germany)

Based on Ken Follett’s world-wide bestselling novel (more than 7 million copies), A Dangerous Fortune is a story of love, unfulfilled passion, greed, power and intrigue, set against the backdrop of Victorian London’s financial world. Rich and poor co-exist fitfully across an economic chasm and the first budding women’s movement begins opening new doors to empowerment. Directed by Christian Schwochow (“West”, “Open The Wall”, “The Tower”), the opulent drama stars Dominic Thorburn, Laura de Boer, Jeanette Hain (“The Reader”), Maria Dragus (“The White Ribbon”), Luca Marinelli (“The Great Beauty”), David Bennent (“Tin Drum”) and many more.

Premiering October 3, 2017

Missing (NEW SERIES) (Sweden)

Police superintendent Maja Silver goes back to her old hometown in the Swedish Bible belt to see her daughter, when a terrible discovery paralyzes the small community.

Premiering October 10, 2017

Henning Mankell: Homo Narrans (NEW DOCUMENTARY) (Sweden)

On October 5th, 2015, Swedish writer Henning Mankell sadly passed away in Gothenburg at the age of 67. Mankell was one of the world’s best-selling writers with more than 40 million books sold worldwide. He was a leading figure in the wave of “Nordic Noir” fiction and is perhaps best known for his novels about inspector Kurt Wallander, which resulted in 32 Swedish TV movies starring Krister Henriksson. Mankell was diagnosed with cancer and in 2015 he asked his close friend and renowned documentary filmmaker Stefan Jarl to film his “testament”. The result is a 50-minute documentary, Homo Narrans, which shows never-before-seen footage of Mankell sharing his thoughts on the world and on his life’s work. It was Henning Mankell´s request to release the film after his passing.

Premiering October 10, 2017

Turkish For Beginners (NEW SEASON 2) (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 – it’s The Brady Bunch with sex! Season Two picks up with Lena caught in a dilemma: should she follow her head and stick with her boyfriend Axel, or follow her heart and pursue a relationship with Cem? Meanwhile, Yagmur starts receiving anonymous messages from a secret admirer, Doris’ sister returns to Berlin (much to the chagrin of Doris!) and Metin begins planning the ultimate proposal… 

Premiering October 24, 2017

Antarctica’s Secrets/Antarctica: Life on the Edge (DOCUMENTARY SERIES) (France)

If you liked March of the Penguins, you’ll love these fascinating French documentaries about the frozen continent!

Premiering October 24, 2017

Anti-Drug Squad (NEW SEASON 2) (Italy)

Detective Daria Lucente has been promoted as the new chief of the Anti-Drug Squad. She’s out for revenge against the drug dealers who killed her husband and partner during a drug deal gone awry. Now, she and her team of experts aim bring down the entire cartel and its new boss…

Premiering November 14, 2017

Nero Wolfe (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

He’s unpleasant and he’s proud of it. He’s antisocial, grumpy, maniacal and clearly misogynist. Yet even the FBI has to admit that Nero Wolfe is a first class detective! Based on the classic mystery novels by Rex Stout.

Premiering Novemeber 28, 2017

Magellan (NEW SEASON 2) (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.

December 12, 2017

Transatlantic Ties (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

A two-part miniseries chronicling the true story of Boris Giuliano, a policeman in Palermo who revolutionized investigative procedures against the Mafia in the 1970s. His fluent English helped him establish a collaboration with US federal law enforcement to pursue transatlantic Sicilian heroin trafficking rings.

December 19, 2017

Inspector Coliandro (NEW SEASON 2) (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.

January 2, 2018

Baantjer Mysteries (NEW SEASON 4) (The 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 in 2018

Premiere date TBD

A Boyfriend for My Wife (FEATURE FILM) (Italy)

In this hilarious Italian feature film, an exasperated husband hires a fading playboy to seduce his annoying wife in order to speed up their separation.

Premiere date TBD

A French Village (NEW SEASON 7 – the final season) (France)

This acclaimed drama is about the German occupation of France during World War II, and its effects on the inhabitants of a small village in Jura. In June 1940, the village of Villeneuve awakes to the arrival of the German army – and the next four years of occupation have a shattering effect on the lives of all its inhabitants.

Premiere date TBD

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.

Premiere date TBD

Arne Dahl (NEW SEASON 2) (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.

Premiere date TBD

Camorra Connection (NEW SERIES) (Italy)

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

Premiere date TBD

Detective Montalbano (NEW EPISODES) (Italy)

New episodes in 2018!

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Lola Upside Down (NEW SERIES) (Finland)

It’s been called Finland’s answer to Twin Peaks! A small costal town welcomes “those who want to die” and shelters a quirky community of misfits in this surreal coming of age story.

Premiere date TBD

Matteo Messina Denaro (NEW DOCUMENTARY) (Italy)

A captivating documentary about Matteo Messina Denaro, a Sicilian Mafia boss and one of the world’s most wanted fugitives who has been on the run since 1993.

Premiere date TBD

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.
*This series is available in the U.S. only

Premiere date TBD

Thicker Than Water (NEW SEASON 2) (Sweden)

Season 2 in 2018!

Premiere date TBD

The Undertaker (NEW SEASON 5) (Switzerland)

New season 5 in 2018!

* More premieres coming! We’ll post updates as we have them.

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