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The week in TV: The Bridge; The Many Primes of Muriel Spark; Conviction: Murder in Suburbia; Snatches

With the brilliant Scandi noir The Bridge about to leave us, a true-crime inquiry showed how elusive satisfying endings are

The Bridge (BBC2) | iPlayer

The Many Primes of Muriel Spark (BBC4) | iPlayer

Conviction: Murder in Suburbia (BBC2) | iPlayer

Snatches (BBC4) | iPlayer

One whole week away from the denouement, and I’ll hardly be alone in already lamenting Saga’s imminent disappearance from our screens. This fourth, I mournfully remind myself, is the last ever series of The Bridge. Meanwhile, someone out there is still making Death in Paradise. If there is a God, he/she/they are possessed of a bitterly skewed sense of humour and actionable taste.

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British TV Classics "Doc Martin" And "George Gently" New Releases Through Acorn Video And Acorn TV

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Cinema Retro has received the following press release from Acorn Media.

The new season of the smash hit U.K. dramedy, plus over 1.5 hours of bonus content;

Starring Martin Clunes (Arthur & George) and Caroline Quentin (Men Behaving Badly)

with guest stars Sigourney Weaver (Aliens, Avatar), Art Malik (True Lies, Homeland),

Doc Martin, Series 8

DVD and Blu-ray Debut from Acorn on December 12, 2017

“A smart, gentle comedy with loads of wit and zest” —The Globe and Mail

“Sweet, stirring, and completely addictive” —Slate

“Delightfully quirky” —Los Angeles Times

“Absolutely bloody hilarious” —London Evening Standard

Widely considered one of the most successful British series in the U.S., U.K. and worldwide, Doc Martin, Series 8 makes its DVD/Blu-ray debut on December 12, 2017 from Acorn TV, an Rlj Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: Rlje) brand. Martin Clunes (Men Behaving Badly) returns as Dr. Martin Ellingham in the eighth series of this smash-hit British comedy. In these all-new episodes,
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Brit TV alert: 'Doc Martin' season 6 on Acorn Dec 10

One of the biggest success stories on public television, a huge international hit, and Acorn’s newest best-selling series returns for its newest season with Doc Martin, Series 6 on Dec. 10th. One of our favorite TV series, Doc Martin is the #1 show for many public TV stations, and the previous season was Acorn’s top-selling DVD of 2012. In the U.K., Doc Martin is ITV’s highest-rated drama series and has been licensed in more than 70 countries. From Acorn: Fan favorite Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood, his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa (Caroline Catz, Murder in Suburbia), and the return of his mother (Claire
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Doc Martin Collection – Series 1-4 DVD Review And Giveaway

For all the British television that makes some effort to cross the pond, some shows simply can't be reworked for American audiences. Luckily, most of them make it to us anyway, and the latest, brilliant effort to come by way of PBS (and of course, DVD) is Doc Martin.

Starring the by now legendary Martin Clunes, who has been a part of so many amazing British series that it boggles the mind, Doc Martin is the story of a star surgeon who suddenly develops a blood phobia. With little choice in his career path, he takes the job of Gp for the small village of Portwenn, where he spent much time as a young lad with his aunt (Stephanie Cole).

Hoping that the rural doctor life will consist largely of colds and the odd bruise, Martin hopes that with blood at a minimum he can overcome his problem and return to surgery.
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TV on DVD: July 6, 2010

It's around this time that TV DVD releases really start to get amped up. After all, it's the build-up to the fall season, and that means that studios are pushing out their shows on DVD to not only attract new viewers, but to remind old viewers that their show still exists after a long hiatus. It's an effective marketing strategy, though the sudden dump of DVDs might make it hard on fans' wallets.

July is really only the beginning; the major releases won't really start hitting until August. Right now, we're just seeing a smattering of odds and ends hitting the shelves. Here's a look at what shows will be released on DVD come July 6.

Project Runway, Season 7 – I know several people who watch this show, and on occasion, I've given it a view. Its seventh season was not well-received by critics, but the series managed to maintain a solid
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