Sink into the couch and drink a steaming hot cup of whodunnit, with murder, abduction and Aussie lawyers wreaking havoc this month on Acorn TV. The bevy of new shows has us feeling like June can’t come soon enough!
Acorn TV’s June Schedule:
Monday, June 6
From the team behind Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Newton’s Law sees Claudia Karvan as Josephine, a suburban solicitor with an overdeveloped sense of responsibility, attempting to make a return to her briefly glorious stint at the Bar. With her marriage collapsing and motherhood fast losing its charm, Josephine is persuaded by an old university friend and not-so-secret admirer to join the high-flying Knox Chambers, once again putting on her wig and barrister’s robe.
Monday, June 13
Marta Dusseldorp stars in this prequel to the much-acclaimed legal drama Janet King. The young lawyers of the Office of Public Prosecutions find that their passion for justice comes into conflict with the realities of a system that struggles to protect the vulnerable. The issues that arise in their fast-paced workplace begin to highlight the moral dilemmas and genuine problems facing society.
Friday, June 20
Sophie Cross (Alexia Barlier), a brilliant attorney, is enjoying a beautiful summer’s day in the North Sea dunes with her 5-year-old son, Arthur, when he vanishes into thin air. She only leaves the boy alone for a few seconds, but that’s all it takes. It’s the start of a terrible nightmare for Sophie and her husband Thomas Leclercq (Thomas Jouannet), a razor-sharp police commissioner who’s crushed by his son’s disappearance, finding himself powerless to solve it. As the days then weeks roll by, the investigation goes nowhere and doubts and suspicions start to creep in: was Arthur really abducted?
Monday, June 27
Garage Sale Mysteries, Series 3
Lori Loughlin of Full House stars as Jennifer Shannon who has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, ‘Rags to Riches’. But her keen eye for searching out valuables also gets her involved in mysteries and criminal investigations that she uncovers at the second-hand sales she frequents.