Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Crownies, Code of a Killer, & More: Acorn TV in February

Following last night's premiere of the critically-acclaimedOriginal Movie Agatha Christie’s The Witness for the Prosecution, Acorn TV announces its exclusive U.S. Premieres in February.

On February 13th, Acorn TV premieres the legal drama Crownies, the prequel series to Acorn TV’s hit Janet King starring Marta Dusseldorp (A Place to Call Home). Additionally, Acorn TV adds new episodes of Murdoch Mysteries, Season 10 every Monday in February.

Monday, February 13
Crownies (aka Janet King: The Early Cases) (Exclusive U.S. Premiere)

Marta Dusseldorp (A Place to Call Home, Jack Irish) co-stars in this 2011 prequel series that first introduced the Janet King character. The young lawyers of the Office of Public Prosecutions find that their passion for justice collides with the realities of a system that struggles to protect the vulnerable. (22 episodes)

Monday, February 27
Code of a Killer (Exclusive U.S. Premiere)

This three-part British miniseries “combines gripping drama with the remarkable history of DNA fingerprinting” (Mirror). David Threlfall (Shameless, Midwinter of the Spirit) stars as DCS David Baker, who heads up the investigation into the brutal murders of two Leicestershire schoolgirls during the 1980s. Only a few miles away, Dr. Alec Jeffreys, (John Simm, Doctor Who, Life on Mars) a scientist at Leicester University, invents a remarkable technique to read each individual's unique DNA fingerprint.

There will also be more new episodes of Murdoch Mysteries, Season 10, as well as the feature-length movie Malice Aforethought co-starring Richard Armitage (Berlin Station, The Hobbit)


Michael Gora said...

We've subscribed to Acorn TV for about 4 months now and are sorry we didn't do it sooner. Many, many great mysteries to choose from.

Anne Buckley-Reinsford said...

Top notch tv. Such a pleasure to watch tv
with excellent scripts acted by some terrific
actors. Refreshing change.