Monday, May 13, 2019

LINE OF DUTY: Season 5 now on AcornTV

LINE OF DUTY’s record-setting Season 5 makes its premiere today, May 13, been added to Acorn TV. This season remains the highest rated UK program this year and the consolidated figures rose to a staggering 13.2 million UK viewers. Two-time BAFTA Award winner Anna Maxwell Martin (And Then There Were None, The Bletchley Circle, Bleak House) guest stars in the final two episodes as a top-ranking anti-corruption officer.

Acorn TV’s cop thriller LINE OF DUTY, Season 5 makes its U.S. Premiere today Monday, May 13 with all six episodes available to binge. 

FYI: AcornTV has Seasons 1 to 4 available to stream.


1) The new season is the highest-rated UK show of 2019 with 13.2 million viewers (a huge number in the UK)
2) From Jed Mercurio, the creator/writer of global sensation BODYGUARD
3) LINE OF DUTY is even better reviewethan Bodyguard with an overall series Rotten Tomatoes score of a stellar 98%
4) I love the series and I’m biased, BUT it’s beloved by critics •The New York Times Watching calls the series, “Binge-inducing television at its best... best British police show since Prime Suspect... Suspensefully plotted and wickedly well-acted... Addictive... jaw-dropping reveals” •The Guardian calls the new season a“Masterpiece... Not a scene, line or beat is wasted... instantly addictive”•Digital Spy called it, “Bloody brilliant television”
5) PERFECT BINGEing a soon-to-be post-Game of Thrones and Endgame world: Just five or six episodes a season (at 23 episodes for the first four seasons, it’s less than one US network season)
6) Stellar season-long guest stars The Walking Dead’s Lennie James in Season 1, Bodyguard’s Keeley Hawes in Season 2 and Westworld’s Emmy winner Thandie Newton in Season 4
7) Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire’s Al Capone) joins as the Season 5 guest star and is just as intense as ever
8) Ratings increase every season with the new season being the highest yet
9) The series is the best cop thriller on television with constant surprises and cliffhangers
10) Frequently compared to HBO’s beloved The Wire and called the antidote to Downton Abbey (The New York Times)


Kevin R. Tipple said...

WOOHOO!!! I had no idea. Thank you!!

ckubala said...

Rates high with this gal in the US too. I couldn't be more excited about Season 5 and I am trying not to binge-watch it.