Acorn TV Announces Upcoming 2018 Slate

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Silver Spring, MD; July 25, 2018 – After starting off the year with several must-see Acorn TV Originals including the final season of BAFTA-winning BBC comedy Detectorists, star-studded ITV drama Girlfriends, and Welsh sensation Keeping FaithAcorn TV announces its content-packed slate for the rest of the year filled with must-see new dramas and returning favorites. North America’s largest streaming service specializing in British and international television will feature the U.S. and Canadian premieres of several more Acorn TV Originals, including its first sole commission with Agatha Raisin, Series 2 starring Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, Ugly Betty); new hit Aussie drama Mystery Road (Trailer) called “Australia’s answer to ‘True Detective’… Judy Davis is phenomenal” (Junkee); and Irish comedy Finding Joy; plus Welsh drama Bang, Italian drama Tangled Lies and new seasons of Acorn TV favorites 800 Words (Trailer), Paul Abbott’s No Offence (Trailer), Ackley Bridge (Trailer), The Heart Guy, and The Brokenwood Mysteries; as well as dates for two of its most popular Australian series with the final season of addictive period drama A Place to Call Home (Sept. 3/Labor Day) and Guy Pearce’s return as the late Peter Temple’s Jack Irish (Sept. 10, Trailer).