Show of the week

Show of the week: The Unusual Suspects

This four-part limited series follows the story of a group of wealthy Sydney suburbanites and their Filipino maids who realise they must join forces when they face a similar predicament. Providing a fresh view into the immigrant experience, The Unusual Suspects combines soap opera and heist caper to follow these women from vastly different walks […]

Show of the Week: A Bee’s Diary

Blue chip natural history programming featuring exotic animals has become a hugely competitive genre over recent years as streamers join incumbent broadcasters on lavish productions, but there is also an increasing push for content that explores the fascinating lives of wildlife closer to home. A Bee’s Diary is one such show, tapping into the surging […]

Show of the Week: Stacking It!

Some gameshows test people’s general knowledge, others their problem-solving skills – but this new format from ITV Studios and Japan’s Nippon TV is all about how much the contestants can stack. Created through the co-development deal agreed between the two companies last year, Stacking It! is a large-scale family entertainment gameshow with a lot of […]

Show of the Week: Secret Treasures Of The Museum

If you’ve ever wanted to take a peek behind the scenes at a major museum, then this is the show for you. Each episode follows two celebrities who gain unprecedented access to a museum and its many treasures, getting the chance to take a look at the fascinating items locked away that don’t go on […]

Show of the Week: Whitstable Pearl

The sunny seaside meets murder most foul in this new 6 x 60-minute crime drama series, as British author Julie Wassmer’s novels are brought to the screen for the first time by Norwegian filmmaker Øystein Karlsen (Lilyhammer) and the producers of detective series Marcella.  Kerry Godliman (Derek, After Life), stars as Pearl Nolan, police trainee-turned-chef-proprietor of the […]

Show of the Week: Professor T

Original Death In Paradise leading man Ben Miller returns to the detective genre with this new drama that tackles as many mental health issues as it does violent crimes. Miller plays the titular Professor Jasper Tempest – aka Professor T – a brilliant but unorthodox criminology teacher at England’s prestigious University of Cambridge, who is […]

Show of the Week: Libertad

Issues of liberty and freedom lie at the heart of this period drama, set in early 19th-century Spain, and following the story of Lucia “La Llanera”, who is released from prison after 17 years, along with Juan, the son she bore behind bars. Incarcerated following a showdown that led to the supposed death of Juan’s […]

TBI Show of the Week: In Treatment

This French drama is the latest adaptation of Israel’s acclaimed BeTipul format, which has already proved a hit in countries across the world – and looks set to do the same in France. Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, the directors of The Intouchables, and writers including David Elkaïm and Vincent Poymiro, bring a distinctive French […]

TBI Show of the Week: Stealing The Show!

Quiz shows come in all shapes and guises but this new format from Germany offers a twist to the genre that is as unique as it is unexpected. While other formats might reward victorious contestants with flashy cars or expensive holidays, the prize on offer in Stealing The Show! is the show itself. The premise […]

Show of the week: The Great British Dig: History In Your Back Garden

Forget stately homes and grandiose castles, this new “alternative archaeology” format gives everyday people the chance to uncover some of the amazing history hidden beneath their feet in the most ordinary of places – their own back yards. Each episode of The Great British Dig: History In Your Back Garden follows the host and their […]