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Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders
ITV, 1998 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

This English crime drama series, based on books by Caroline Graham, is filmed mostly in the villages and towns of the rural counties of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. A veteran DCI and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer.


Hudson & RexHudson & Rex
City, 2019 Running | Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Detective Charlie Hudson (John Reardon), a cunning Major Crimes detective for the St. John's Police Department, teams up with an unusual partner - Rex (Diesel von Burgimwald), a former-K9 German Shepherd, whose heightened senses keep Charlie hot on the trail of his suspects. Together, they investigate puzzling crimes, from a kidnapping which reveals a much larger conspiracy at play to an art theft murder which runs deep into the world of high society. With Charlie's deft detective work and Rex's keen canine senses, this crime-fighting pair is unstoppable. Hudson & Rex is a lighthearted police procedural starring John Reardon (Van Helsing), Mayko Nguyen (Killjoys), Kevin Hanchard (Orphan Black), and Justin Kelly (Wynonna Earp).


CardinalCardinal
CTV, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Cardinal is a cinematic murder mystery series based on Giles Blunt's bestselling John Cardinal Mysteries. It's CTV's first-ever series adaptation from a novel. The show follows detective John Cardinal as he investigates gruesome crimes in the small town of Algonquin Bay. With stunning cinematography and gripping storytelling, Cardinal is a must-watch for crime drama fans.


Babylon BerlinBabylon Berlin
Sky DE, 2017 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The show is based on the best-selling novel Der Nasse Fisch (The Wet Fish) by German writer Volker Kutscher, the first of his Gereon Rath novels. Set in 1920s Berlin, they follow police detective Rath, who is transferred to Berlin and tries to solve crimes in a city torn by social and political upheaval in the years leading up to Adolf Hitler's rise to power.


Major CrimesMajor Crimes
TNT, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Captain Rador leads Major Crimes Unit in solving LA's most heinous crimes, with a team of detectives who have unique skills and personalities. A spinoff of The Closer, this crime drama series delivers suspenseful and thrilling investigations that keep viewers on the edge of their seats.


Dublin MurdersDublin Murders
BBC One, 2019 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Dublin Murders is drawn from Tana French's mystery novels In The Woods and The Likeness. Blending psychological mystery and darkness, each novel is led by a different detective or detectives from the same Dublin squad. The first book centers on a duo investigating the murder of a 12-year-old girl; The Likeness is about a young female detective who goes undercover to solve a murder in an elite college town. The thruline is an intense emotional connection between cop and crime, underpinned by a disturbing tremor from another influence.


The Bay (2019)The Bay (2019)
ITV, 2019 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The Bay is set in the coastal town of Morecambe Bay and centers on Detective Sergeant Lisa Armstrong who is assigned to a missing persons investigation in the unique village. At first it seems like any other tragic, but all too familiar case, and as a police Family Liaison Officer, Armstrong is trained never to get emotionally involved. But there's something very different about this particular case when she realizes she has a personal connection to the frightened family - one that could compromise her and the investigation.


Young WallanderYoung Wallander
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

In a bold and original new story set in contemporary Sweden, Young Wallander sees Henning Mankell's iconic detective Kurt Wallander investigate his gripping first case. The story focuses on the formative experiences - professional and personal - faced by Kurt as a recently graduated police officer in his early twenties.


GraceGrace
ITV, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Grace centers on Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job.


The Bridge (US)The Bridge (US)
FX, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The series centers on two detectives from the United States and Mexico who must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the American-Mexican border.


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