Acorn’s January Premieres

Acorn TV seems the ideal online destination for fans of the British imports regularly shown on PBS and A&E.

In January 2017, Acorn TV will bolster its library of programming from the commonwealth with the premiere of the following shows:


Monday, January 2Murdoch Mysteries (aka The Artful Detective), Season 10

Starring Yannick Bisson, Murdoch Mysteries “centers on the brilliant detective William Murdoch, a pioneer of crime-solving technologies in Toronto at the turn of the 20th Century.”

Monday, January 9The Level, Season Finale

An Acorn TV original, The Level, a six-part thriller, will air its final two episodes. The series stars Karla Crome “as a detective with a secret double life that is about to unravel” and features Robert James Collier who played Thomas on Downton Abbey. The series premieres December 12, 2016.

Monday, January 16800 Words, Season 2, Part 1

Called Australia’s #1 drama series, 800 Words returns with eight episodes depicting a widowed father, played by Erik Thomson, and his two teenagers “still adjusting to life in a remote New Zealand seaside town.”

Monday, January 30 – Agatha Christie’s The Witness for the Prosecution

A new BBC/Acorn TV adaption, this story reveals that “a brutal and bloodthirsty murder has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse.” The victim? The “glamorous and rich Emily French,” played by Kim Cattrall of Sex and the City fame.

You can watch Acorn TV on your computer, Apple TV, Roku, iOS and other devices. It cost $4.99 for a monthly subscription or $49.99 for a year. For more, visit Acorn.TV.

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