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Grey's Anatomy
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The Witcher
Better Call Saul
DC's Legends Of Tomorrow
The Handmaid's Tale
The Good Doctor
Rick and Morty
The Boys
Riverdale
This is Us
Black Mirror
Ozark
Star Trek: Discovery
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan
The Umbrella Academy
Fear The Walking Dead
Peaky Blinders
Young Sheldon
Shameless
Manifest
The Expanse
Billions
Titans
Fargo
The Orville
American Gods
La Casa de Papel
American Horror Story
South Park
Star Trek: Picard
Legacies
Lost in Space (2018)
Killing Eve
Family Guy
Outlander
His Dark Materials
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You
Idris Elba

United Kingdom

Age: 48
Known for
as DCI John Luther

in Luther
as Russell "Stringer" Bell

in The Wire
as Charlie

in Turn Up Charlie
as Kent

in Guerrilla
TV Series Starring Idris Elba
Coronavirus, Explained
Netflix,

2020

| Documentary, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.


Elba vs. Block
Quibi,

2020

| Sports, Reality

Actor Idris Elba and rally car driver Ken Block go head-to-head as they pit a variety of cars against each other through increasingly outrageous stunts to prove whose car - and which driver - is the best.


Turn Up Charlie
Netflix,

2019

| Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

The series follows Charlie, a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, who's given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend's problem-child daughter.


In The Long Run
Sky 1,

2018

| Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Set in London 1985, In The Long Run is about the Easmon family. Amid the tower blocks and shell suits, life for Walter and Evelyn Easmon is all about quiet routine. They arrived from Sierra Leone 13 years ago and are happy earning enough to pay the bills with a bit left over to send back home. Walter works hard alongside his mate and neighbour Bagpipes at the local factory while Evelyn patrols the estate selling make-up door-to-door. Their British born son Akuna and his best mate Scott hang out on the estate playing football and doing their best to dodge the local thugs. But when Walter's brother Valentine arrives to the UK, his energy and lust for life changes everything. He crashes into their lives bringing laughter and chaos and igniting a passion for music in Akuna. And though he frustrates Evelyn and tests Walter's patience, Akuna adores his 'funcle' Valentine because after all, he's family.


Guerrilla
Sky Atlantic,

2017

| Drama, Crime, Politics | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Guerrilla tells the story of a politically active couple who liberate a political prisoner and form a radical underground cell. Their target becomes the "black power desk", a true life counterintelligence unit within the special branch.


Idris Elba: Fighter

As a Hollywood star, Golden-Globe winning, Emmy Award- nominated actor and producer Idris Elba has made a career of playing a tough guy. Now he's about to find out if he really is one. He's set himself an extraordinary personal challenge to become a pro kickboxer in just 12 months. But even with the help of the best trainers in the world can someone with no experience become a genuine contender in the bloodiest of sports?In the brand new series, Idris Elba: Fighter, Elba will undertake the most demanding experience of his career - training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout.


Idris Elba: No Limits

In this brand new four-part series, Idris Elba: No Limits follows him as he pushes himself to the max to master some of the toughest speed disciplines in the world, before taking to both land and air to participate in some of the most fiercely fought competitions in sport.


Idris Elba King of Speed

The show follows Idris Elba as he visit different racetracks in the America, Scotland and Finland to find out more about the political, social and historical evolution of racing from prohibition to today.


Luther
BBC One,

2010

| Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Luther is a psychological crime thriller featuring DCI John Luther, a brilliant detective whose passionate involvement in his work threatens to derail his personal life. Unlike any other drama each episode of this crime thriller opens by revealing a killer's identity.


The Wire
HBO,

2002

| Drama, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Set in Baltimore, this show centers around the city's inner-city drug scene. It starts as mid-level drug dealer, D'Angelo Barksdale beats a murder rap. After a conversation with a judge, Det. James McNulty has been assigned to lead a joint homicide and narcotics team, in order to bring down drug kingpin Avon Barksdale.


The Governor
ITV,

1995

| Drama

The Governor was written by Lynda La Plante and told the story about the female governor who is put in charge of a high-security male prison and faces various problems, including hostage situations and escapes from the prison. The series starred Janet McTeer as Helen Hewitt who has to govern the prison and sort out it's problems. The Governor's first series was the first drama to be made solely by Lynda La Plante's production company La Plante Productions after it was created in 1994, and it was a great success when broadcast on ITV, leading to most of her other dramas being made by La Plante Productions , and a second series of The Governor, which was commissioned by ITV after the success of the first series. It was decided not to do a third series, as the ending of the second series was like a conclusion to the series.