Articles Tagged 'Prime Suspect'


‘Prime Suspect’ Prequel Will Air in U.S.

Who can forget Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison in the long-running series Prime Suspect, which ran from 1991 through 2006. Since the show’s premiere, Mirren has gone on to become a dame and a household name worldwide. We mentioned in an earlier post, the series will be getting the prequel treatment, airing in the U.K. […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Detective Dramas You Can View Online

Sherlock is currently filming Season Three and we’ll soon find out what happened in the Season Two cliffhanger. But, not soon enough! What to do until then? Here are five British detective dramas to tide you over: 1. Prime Suspect Helen Mirren portrays the po-faced homicide detective Jane Tennison who combats criminals on the street as […]

Readers Have Their Say: The 10 Greatest British TV Dramas of All-Time

Weddings. Candy. TV Drama. There are simply some things the Brits traditionally do better than Americans. In celebration of BBC America’s launch of its new Dramaville block on August 17 – beginning with the 1950s-set spy thriller The Hour – we asked readers to submit their choices for the Greatest British TV Drama of all-time. […]

Pilot Season: Which British Actors Saw Their TV Shows Picked Up?

Jason Isaacs and Ioan Gruffudd made the cut. As did Robert Carlyle and Shelley Conn. But shows from Minnie Driver and Robin Hood actress Lucy Griffiths were not included when the broadcast networks announced their 2011-12 TV schedules at upfronts this week. And although NBC’s remake of Prime Suspect is moving forward, it will premiere […]

British Invasion: Minnie Driver, Jason Isaacs Score U.S. TV Roles

The British Invasion of American entertainment charges on: Minnie Driver, who spoke to us recently about her career and growing older in Hollywood, is one of the many Brits to land U.S. TV pilots this year. Deadline reports that Driver will take on the lead in the CBS drama Hail Mary, described “a buddy P.I. […]