Guide to ‘Those Who Kill’

With Denmark’s Blinded: Those Who Kill arriving today on subscription streamer Acorn TV, Americans can now access 38 episodes in the “Those Who Kill” franchise about serial killer investigations.

Blinded: Those Who Kill, an eight-episode spinoff to Darkness: Those Who Kill, continues to star Natalie Madueño (Follow the Money) as a Copenhagen-based investigator who tracks down serial killers. This time she’s seeking the killer of several young men, one of whom is an old friend’s son. The series has just concluded its initial run on Scandinavian subscription streamer Viaplay.

Darkness: Those Who Kill, which ran on Viaplay in 2019, debuted on Acorn TV in October, 2020, and is now also available to Amazon Prime subscribers. In this eight-episode series, she’s tracking down the killer of young women:

Darkness: Those Who Kill was a reboot of the original Those Who Kill, which premiered on Denmark’s TV2 in 2011. It starred Laura Bach, Jakob Cedergren and Lars Mikkelsen as the investigators tracking down serial killers. The 12-episode series is available in the US on subscription streamer MHz Choice

Those Who Kill, MHz Choice
(Laura Bach, and Jakob Cedergren in the original ‘Those Who Kill.” Source: MHz Choice)

An American remake, also titled Those Who Kill, ran on A&E and Lifetime Movie Network in 2014. It starred Chloe Sevigny, James D’Arcy and James Morrison in the Bach, Cedergren and Mikkelsen roles as Pittsburgh-based investigators tracking down serial killers. The 10-episode series is available for $17.99 ($1.99 for individual episodes) from Vudu.

Acorn TV costs $5.99 monthly, with a seven-day free trial. For more info, visit acorn.tv.

MHz Choice costs $7.99 monthly, with a seven-day free trial. But you can now get 50% off the first month by using the code SPRING2021 at checkout. For more info, visit mhzchoice.com.

(Top photo: ‘Blinded: Those Who Kill,’ courtesy Acorn TV)

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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