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  • ITV commissions new episodes of Scott & Bailey

    Fri 31 Jul 2015

    ITV commissions new episodes of Scott & Bailey from Red Production Company starring Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp.

  • Midsomer Murders ITV

    Midsomer Murders returns for six new episodes

    Wed 15 Apr 2015

    The successful and popular returning crime drama Midsomer Murders has been recommissioned for a further six feature length episodes by ITV.

  • Vera ITV



    4 of 4

    Transmission: Sun 26 Apr 2015

    Dock worker Owen Thorne (Keith Newby) plunges from the roof of a multi-storey car park whilst picking up daughter Lila from her school prom. 

  • Lewis S8 2014

    ITV commissions ninth series of Lewis

    Wed 08 Apr 2015

    ITV commissions a ninth series of Lewis starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox from ITV Studios

  • Vera ITV



    3 of 4

    Transmission: Sun 19 Apr 2015

    DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) and partner DS Aiden Healy (Kenny Doughty) investigate the death of an unidentified man dredged up from a slurry pit on a remote Northumberland farm.

  • Vera ITV



    2 of 4

    Transmission: Sun 12 Apr 2015

    When the remains of a teenage girl are found half-buried in a Northumberland wood, DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) and her team find themselves investigating a thirty-year old mystery.

  • Vera ITV

    VERA (series 5)

    Wed 25 Mar 2015

    Brenda Blethyn returns for a fifth series of ITV’s popular crime drama VERA

  • Vera ITV



    1 of 4

    Transmission: Sun 05 Apr 2015

    DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) investigates a suspicious fire that rips through a holiday park on the Northumberland coast.


    DCI Banks


    6 of 6

    Transmission: Wed 08 Apr 2015

    Helen works hard to win back Banks's approval as they try to unveil the true identity of student Josh's murderer and prevent Josh’s father from seeking a revenge of his own. 

  • Gracepoint


    Mon 23 Mar 2015

    The adaptation of international phenomenon Broadchurch - ITV’s critically acclaimed hit crime drama - Gracepoint is a new 10-episode series which expands on the original series, threading new st