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AwakeAwake
NBC, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

A detective experiences parallel lives after he cannot let go due to a horrible car accident.


The CallingThe Calling
Peacock, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Based on the Dror A. Mishani novel "The Missing File." It tells the story of NYPD Detective Avraham Avraham, whose belief in mankind is his superpower when it comes to uncovering the truth. Guided by a deep sense of spirituality and religious principles, Avraham is left to question his own humanity when a seemingly routine investigation turns upside down.


CollateralCollateral
BBC Two, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Carey Mulligan is starring in the David Hare created drama that explores the spiraling repercussions surrounding the fatal shooting of a pizza delivery man. New cast includes John Simm (Life on Mars), Nicola Walker (Spooks) and Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Penny Dreadful).Set over the course of four days, the story centers on Detective Inspector Kip Glaspie (Mulligan), who refuses to accept that the murder is a random act of senseless violence and becomes determined to discover if there is a darker truth. Politician David Mars (Simm) instantly is embroiled in the drama through his turbulent relationship with his troubled and unpredictable ex, Karen (Piper). All the while, Jane Oliver (Walker), a compassionate vicar, struggles to conceal her affair with the only witness to the crime.


Vienna BloodVienna Blood
BBC Two, 2019 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafes and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.


The Chelsea DetectiveThe Chelsea Detective
Acorn TV, 2022 Running | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Detective Inspector Max Arnold lives on a battered houseboat at the end of Cheyne Walk after separating from his art dealer wife Astrid. The son of a local bookshop owner, Max is a far cry from the affluent elite whose crimes he'll help solve along with D.C. Priya Shamsie.


The Brokenwood MysteriesThe Brokenwood Mysteries
Prime, 2014 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

This series begins when two fishermen find the body of a local farmer in the river, and Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) is sent to the small rural town of Brokenwood to investigate the death with local Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland). Is this the suicide of a man guilty of his own wife's murder or is he the victim of foul play? Like Agatha Christie's Poirot, Shepherd has his own rather 'unique' ways of unravelling the mystery, much to the exasperation of Sims. Before the credits roll in each feature length episode Shepherd will have his culprit, but with more red herrings than a Scandinavian canning factory, you'll be kept guessing right to the very end!


VelmaVelma
HBO Max, 2023 Running | Comedy, Adventure, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.1/5

The origin story of Velma Dinkley, the unsung and under-appreciated brains of the Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc. gang.


Black SnowBlack Snow
Stan, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Set in 1994, seventeen-year-old Jasmine Baker was murdered. The crime shocked the small town of Ashford and devastated Jasmine's Australian South Sea Islander community. The case was never solved, the killer never found. But in 2019, the opening of a time capsule unearths a secret that puts cold-case Detective James Cormack on the trail of the killer.


McDonald & DoddsMcDonald & Dodds
ITV, 2020 Running | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set in Bath, two feature-length films pair the wildly ambitious DCI McDonald with the shy, modest DS Dodds. While McDonald has transferred from the mean streets of South London to leap up the career ladder, Dodds has happily languished on the shelf for most of his working life. McDonald is a tough, driven, battering ram of a cop who cracks cases through sheer force of will; Dodds - the tortoise to her hare - is quiet, unassuming and enigmatic. But thrust back into frontline action for the first time in a decade, he discovers a hidden talent for deciphering puzzles. Two contemporary Britons, seemingly with nothing in common, thrown together, boss McDonald and loyal sidekick Dodds forge a rumbustious, entertaining and ultimately - give or take a few setbacks - effective partnership.


BackstromBackstrom
FOX, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

An American crime drama series based on the Swedish book series by Leif G. W. Persson and developed by Bones executive producer Hart Hanson. The series stars Rainn Wilson as the lead.


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