Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband.
The birthplace of Sherlock Holmes has produced some of the greatest crime and detective series in recent years, including Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Happy Valley, Luther, Broadchurch and of course Sherlock--don't forget to check out related lists including British Women on the Case, Grizzled British Detectives, Cracking the (Inspector) Morse Code, and Agatha Christie and her Admirers.
The United Kingdom has produced some of the greatest series in television's Golden Age, including Sherlock, Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Luther, and of course Downton Abbey, and we've rounded up the best of the lot based on audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.
Since the penal system divides men and women, we decided to do the same thing for our genres: so here you have it, a properly segregated bunch of men in prison--and if you are a recidivist, check out our prison documentaries list.
The Night Of is a recent hit in a powerful sub-genre, where a crime and trial are seen from the viewpoint of the police, victims, witnesses, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and suspects (who are often wrongly accused).