March is another banner month for Euro TV in the US, with a new series, season, special, or film premiere for every day of the month (not debuting on each day, though).
To see the complete list of Euro TV shows available in the US and UK, see the Euro TV Shows by Language section. Viewers in the US can check the ongoing updates of titles released throughout each month on the Euro TV Viewing Guide page.
All programs listed here are shown in their original language with English subtitles, except where noted. The trailers below, which may or may not have English subtitles, might not be suitable for all audiences; viewer discretion is advised.
Programs and dates are subject to change without prior notice.
Inspector Dupin (Kommissar Dupin) (Germany)
Adapted from the “Brittany Mystery” crime novels by Jean-Luc Bannalec, this mystery-crime drama series returns with two new episodes starring Pasquale Aleardi (Gotthard) as Georges Dupin, a Parisian homicide inspector who’s been transferred to the coastal town of Concarneau in Brittany. It would be perfect if it weren’t for his fear of the ocean and allergy to seafood. (Video is from Season 1)
Movie of the Week: A Man Au Pair (Un homme au pair) (France)
Antoine Duléry (Les petits meurtres d’Agatha Christie) stars in this comedy as Maxime, an unemployed 40-something guy getting by with help from his sister, Claire (Gwendoline Hamon, Elite Squad), the director of a recruitment agency and mother of a nine-year-old son. When her babysitter cancels at the last minute on the day Claire has to attend an important meeting, she finds the perfect, long-term replacement: Maxime.
Baron Noir: Season 3 (France)
In this hit political drama’s final season, Philippe Rickwaert (Kad Merad, The Chorus) has gotten two politicians elected president in France and now he’s going to run in the presidential election himself.
Nevenka: Breaking the Silence (Spain)
This docuseries examines Spain’s historic 2001 lawsuit, in which city councilor Nevenka Fernández accused Mayor Ismael Álvarez of sexual harassment.
Nevenka: Breaking the Silence, a Netflix Documentary, premieres globally on Friday, March 5, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
This action-thriller centers on Klara (Olga Kurylenko, Johnny English Strikes Again), a highly-trained soldier and an interpreter in the French Army. After a traumatizing combat mission, she transfers home to Nice, where she tries to heal with help from her mother and sister, Tania. When Tania is found half-dead after being attacked, Klara uses her lethal skills to hunt down the man who hurt her sister.
Sentinelle, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, March 5, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Witch Hunt (Heksejakt) (Norway)
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal (Kieler Street) stars in this eight-episode crime thriller as Ida Waage, the CFO at a prestigious law firm. After she spots a suspicious invoice and traces it back to a money laundering operation linked to the firm’s biggest client, Peer Eggen (Mads Ousdal, Codename Hunter), she alerts the executive board, only to find that they turn on her and look to discredit her. With her job and credibility threatened, Ida alerts the police — and soon realizes that her determination to fight back and do the right thing is putting herself and many others in danger.
Featuring Fridtjov Såheim (Acquitted), Sara Khorami (Occupied) Christian Skolmen (Norsemen), Gard B. Eidsvold (Aber Bergen), and Ellen Birgitte Winther (Valkyrien), Witch Hunt premieres in the US on Friday, March 5, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.
Anatomy of Evil (Spuren des Bösen) (Austria)
In a new episode of this dark, Vienna-set mystery series, criminal psychologist Richard Brock (Heino Ferch, Allmen) is secretly collecting evidence against his corrupt boss, Gerhard Mesek (Jürgen Maurer, Vienna Blood), but he lacks something concrete to put him away. So Brock’s partner, Brigitte (Katrin Bauerfeind, You Are Wanted), connects him with investigative journalist Eva Rieper (Ulli Maier, Tatort) to expose Mesek publicly. But things go sideways — with devastating consequences…
Featuring Sabrina Reiter (Tatort) and Gerhard Liebmann (The Master Butcher), the new episode of Anatomy of Evil premieres in the US on Tuesday, March 9, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.
The Houseboat (Das Hausboot) (Germany)
In this reality series, musicians and friends Fynn Kliemann and Olli Schulz spend two difficult years trying to restore the home of singer Gunter Gabriel to its former glory.
The Houseboat, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Tuesday, March 9, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Movie of the Week: Unexpected Love (Lui au printemps, elle en hiver) (France)
This comedy-drama movie finds 57-year-old divorcée Jeanne Dorwa (Ludmila Mikaël, Chefs), a senior executive in a pharmaceutical laboratory, about to enter early retirement when she falls in love with 35-year-old Pascal (Éric Caravaca, A French Village) — causing tensions with her ex-husband, her children, and others around her. Unexpected Love premieres in the US on Tuesday, March 9, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.
Dealer (Caïd) (France)
In this gritty, found-footage drama, music video director Franck (Sébastien Houbani, The Paris Murders) infiltrates a rough neighborhood in the South of France to film Tony (Abdramane Diakite, Plus belle la vie), a charismatic but unpredictable drug gang leader who wants to break into the rap music scene. Using his camera to reveal the hidden, true face of drug dealing, Franck gets caught in a bloody gang war.
Dealer, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Wednesday, March 10, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Cold Courage (Finland)
Based on the first title in Pekka Hiltunen‘s best-selling “Studio” novels, this thriller follows two women as they collide during a series of murders in London. Psychologist Mari (Pihla Viitala, Deadwind, Arctic Circle) and graphic artist Lia (Sofia Pekkari, The Sandhamn Murders, Arne Dahl) are drawn together through “the Studio,” a clandestine, off-the-grid group dedicated to righting the wrongs of the powerful, the influential, and the corrupt. For Mari, her obsession is to stop the meteoric rise of populist politician Arthur Fried (John Simm, Life on Mars). For further details, read this article.
Shown in English, Finnish, and Swedish, Cold Courage premieres in the US with its first three (of eight) episodes on Thursday, March 11, exclusively on AMC+.
Coven of Sisters (Akelarre) (Spain)
Set in Basque Country in 1609, this drama sees a group of women accused of witchcraft lure their inquisitor into witnessing the witches’ Sabbath in order to postpone their execution.
Coven of Sisters, a Netflix Film, premieres in the US on Thursday, March 11, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Paper Lives (Kagittan Hayatlar) (Turkey)
Çagatay Ulusoy (The Protector) stars in this drama as Mehmet, an ailing waste warehouse worker in Istanbul who takes a small boy under his wing and is soon forced to confront his own traumatic childhood.
Paper Lives, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, March 12, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Seaside Hotel: Season 7 (Badehotellet) (Denmark)
Back with six new episodes is this popular period drama that follows the goings-on at a beach-side hotel in Denmark. It’s the summer of 1940, and guests flock to the hotel seeking respite from the German occupation. Except the Germans have discovered the cozy hotel, too. Now guests and staff alike realize that, even out on the dune range, they cannot hide from the war.
Bannan: Seasons 1-2 (Scotland)
The first Scottish series to screen in the US is this drama set on an unnamed island in the Hebrides. It follows Màiri MacDonald (Red Rose), a lawyer in Aberdeen who returns home to the island to attend a funeral. She left eight years earlier to escape everything about the island — from its claustrophobia, customs and mentality, to her dysfunctional family. With her return, the couple of days she’d planned to spend in the tight-knit community turn into weeks, owing to the bannan — the emotional ties — that bind her to the place and its people, and force her to confront unresolved conflicts from her past.
Grace Harte (Ireland)
Kate Nic Chonaonaigh (Corp + Anam) stars in this moody, three-part Gaelic noir drama as 40-something Grace Harte, who runs a dilapidated hotel on the West Coast of Ireland with her husband, Leo (Dara Devaney, Dominion Creek). Like the Ostan Harte, she feels their marriage could use an upgrade, too, but there is no improvement on either front. Things change drastically, though, after Grace meets Danny (Eoin O’Dubhghaill, Monster), a young surfer who sets up a surfing school on the beach by the hotel. Despite their age difference, Grace and Danny think alike and get on well, to the point where she confides some inner longings to him and he sets about fulfilling them — with drastic consequences.
Movie of the Week: Without a Trace (Vivre sans eux) (France)
Bernard Le Coq (Innocent) and Esther Garrel (Call Me by Your Name) star in this mystery movie as 60-year-old Martin and 25-year-old Adèle — mismatched strangers who try to unravel the mysterious disappearance of Martin’s son and Adele’s father, who were living together as a couple. Without a Trace premieres in the US on Tuesday, March 16, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.
RebellComedy: Straight Outta the Zoo (RebellComedy: Raus Aus’m Zoo) (Germany)
The comics of RebellComedy take the stage and tackle topics including mistaken identities, being the funny kid, and anatomically interesting starfish. RebellComedy: Straight Outta the Zoo, a Netflix Comedy Special, premieres globally on Tuesday, March 16, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Under Suspicion: Uncovering the Wesphael Case (Belgium)
This true-crime docuseries follows the high-profile court case of Belgian politician Bernard Wesphael, who was accused of murdering his wife in 2013. Under Suspicion: Uncovering the Wesphael Case, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Wednesday, March 17, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Parlement (Belgium, France, Germany)
Xavier Lacaille (Loulou) stars in this political satire as Samy, a young parliamentary assistant in Brussels who, despite being ill-equipped for his job, is handed an assignment related to shark fins. While Samy fumbles his way through reports, amendments, and other details within the European Parliament, his boss literally runs away from work and EU officials throw ragers over Brexit.
Sky Rojo (Spain)
This action thriller series follows Coral (Verónica Sánchez, Morocco: Love in Times of War), Wendy (Lali Espósito, The Accused), and Gina (Yany Prado, La Reina Soy Yo) as they go on the run from Moisés (Miguel Ángel Silvestre, 30 Coins) and Christian (Enric Auquer, Perfect Life), the henchmen for Romeo (Asier Etxeandia, Velvet), the women’s pimp and the owner of Club Las Novias. Together the trio embark on a frantic race for freedom, during which they face many dangers. Their only plan: to stay alive for five more minutes. (For more details about the characters, read this article.)
Sky Rojo, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Friday, March 19, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Demimonde (Félvilág) (Hungary)
Inspired by a true story, this psychological mystery feature film, set in 1914 Budapest, follows the passionate, bizarre, and complex relationship between three women: Elza Mágnás (Patricia Kovács, Down by Love), a well-known courtesan; Rózsi Kóbori (Dorka Gryllus, Tatort), Elza’s housekeeper; and Kató Szebeni (Laura Döbrösi, Aranyélet), the new maid in the Mágnás household. Soon after Kató arrives, Elza manipulates the young and naive maid for her own ends. But soon things begin to unravel, and a series of disturbing events is set in motion.
Money Murder Zurich: Season 2 (Der Zürich-Krimi) (German)
Set in Switzerland, this popular crime drama returns with five new episodes starring Christian Kohlund (Private Banking) as Thomas Borchert, a a disgraced lawyer who returns from Frankfurt to his native Zurich to work as an unlicensed defender. (Video is from S1)
Set in Amsterdam, this drama series follows Anne (Hanna van Vliet, Toon), a 20-something lesbian who reflects on her turbulent love life and how her various relationships contributed to making her who she is today — all after running into an ex-girlfriend.
Caught by a Wave (Sulla Stessa Onda) (Italy) (Rescheduled from February)
In this teen romantic drama, a summer fling born under the Sicilian sun quickly develops into a heartbreaking love story that forces a boy and a girl to grow up too quickly.
Caught by a Wave, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Thursday, March 25, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
The Restaurant: 1951 (Vår tid är nu) (Sweden)
This hit period drama returns with a special mini-season that takes viewers back to (pre-Season 2) 1951. It’s summer in the Stockholm archipelago, where the Löwander family operates a restaurant. Although socialite daughter Nina (Hedda Stiernstedt, Norskov) had had a passionate relationship with Calle (Charlie Gustafsson, Thicker than Water), the kitchen hand-turned-chef, both are now married and have children with others. But during the light summer nights on the seaside, their love reawakens… (Video is from Season 1)
Dresden Detectives (Tatort) (Germany)
Set in Dresden, this crime drama, part of the popular and long-running Tatort franchise, follows a pair of female detectives — Henni Sieland (Alwara Höfels, Crime Scene Cleaner) and Karin Gorniak (Karin Hanczewski, Lotte) — who are as different and unpredictable as their investigations. The tension between them stems from their different backgrounds and investigative styles, pushes them to their limits, and drives their complex cases forward — from online dating and the live murder of a social media influencer, to a public witch hunt for pedophiles. But despite the turbulent circumstances and their often-unconventional approaches, the two women always retain their sense of self.
La Templanza (The Vineyard) (Spain)
Based on the novel of the same name by María Dueñas, this ten-episode romantic drama tells the story of Mauro Larrea (Rafael Novoa, El Señor de los Cielos) and Soledad Montalvo (Leonor Watling, Unauthorized Living), a self-made man and a determined woman whose destinies become entwined. Set in the 1860s against the backdrops of Mexican mining communities, London’s high-society neighborhoods, the heart of Cuba’s slave trade, and the wineries of Jerez in southern Spain, the series’ themes are about overcoming adversity, finding one’s place in the world, building an empire, and how everything can be lost overnight, as well as about adventures in exotic lands and having second chances.
La Templanza, an Amazon Original Series, premieres globally on Friday, March 26, exclusively on Prime Video.
Agent Hamilton (Sweden)
Following in the footsteps of Peter Haber (1991), Stefan Sauk (1995), Peter Stormare (2001), and Mikael Persbrandt (2012), Jakob Oftebro (1864, Monster) takes on the role of Swedish superspy Carl Hamilton in this ten-episode action thriller loosely based on the “Carl Hamilton” novels by Jan Guillou. Stockholm has been rocked by a series of bombings and cyberattacks, and Hamilton is sent on a life-threatening mission against an invisible enemy with traces leading to Russian, Swedish, and American intelligence forces.
Costarring Krister Henriksson (Wallander), Peter Andersson (Jordskott), Annika Hallin (Modus), and Nina Zanjani (Love Me), Agent Hamilton premieres in the US on Tuesday, March 30, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.
Movie of the Week: Russian Roulette (Une chance sur six) (France)
In this crime drama, gay antiques dealer Hubert Vallon (Patrick Sébastien, One Thing at a Time) is married to Patricia (Évelyne Dandry, Potiche), a rich older woman who lets him have his dalliances as long as he stays with her. But this arrangement has gone stale, so Hubert hatches a Machiavellian plot to get rid of Patricia and get away with murder.
Costarring Nicolas Van Beveren (Osmosis) and Édouard Court (Murder in Provins), Russian Roulette premieres in the US on Tuesday, March 30, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.
Murder by the Lake (Die Toten vom Bodensee) (Germany)
Matthias Koeberlin (Charité) and Nora von Waldstätten (The Team) are back as German criminal investigator Micha Oberländer and his Austrian partner, Hannah Zeiler, in a brand new episode of this mystery-crime drama series, in which the detective duo investigates cross-border crimes in the area around Lake Constance, which borders Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. (Video is from Season 2)
ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM PREMIERES TO CONSIDER
Judgement (Les Honorables) (Canada)
In this ten-part drama, the brutal murder of Judge Dessureaux’s (Patrick Huard, Bon Cop Bad Cop) youngest daughter plunges his family into a living hell. When presumed killer Tristan Rabeau (Kevin Houle, Le 422) is acquitted, the family decides to seek revenge.
The Attaché (Israel)
Eli Ben David (Buba Shel-Medina) created, wrote, directed, and stars in this half-hour comedy-drama series based on his personal experiences. He plays Avshalom, a successful Israeli Jewish musician of Moroccan descent who works as the Attaché to the Israeli embassy in Paris after relocating there with his family for his wife’s new job. As she becomes a busy Parisian career woman, he has a mid-life crisis that encompasses a marital crisis, an immigration crisis, and a crisis of masculinity and fatherhood.
NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS DEBUTING ON LINEAR TV
To Die For (Die Frau hinter der Wand) (Germany)
In this psychological drama, Martin (Vincent Redetzki, Das Boot) goes to Berlin to study law and moves into a small, dilapidated apartment — taking no notice of the previous tenant’s inexplicable disappearance while simultaneously falling for Simone (Katharina Heyer, Professor T.) his femme fatale of a landlady.
NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS DEBUTING ON STREAMING SERVICES
Movie of the Week: Life After Killing (Tuer un homme) (France)
Frédéric Pierrot (Polisse) and Valérie Karsenti (Maison close) star in this drama as Matteo and Christine Belmonte, the owners of a jewelry shop. When an armed robber bursts into the store and demands the contents of the displays, Christine refuses, and moments later Matteo fires two shots. Injured, the would-be robber escapes and collapses a few blocks away, where the Belmontes’ daughter helps him. With the French legal machinery running amok and social networks going nuts over the incident, Matteo must prove in court that he acted in self-defense and did not attempt to murder the young black man. Life After Killing has its streaming debut on Tuesday, March 23, on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.
NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS BEING ADDED TO STREAMING SERVICES
Captain Marleau: Season 1 (Capitaine Marleau) (France)
Corinne Masiero (Spiral, The Churchmen, Hard) stars in this darkly humorous mystery series as the eponymous eccentric cop who nabs perpetrators the way a hunter bags prey: by surprise. Each episode is a standalone story in which Marleau investigates a mysterious death, and a big-name actor guest stars, including Victoria Abril (Gloria’s Law), Jean-Hughes Anglade (Braquo), Pierre Arditi (Blood of the Vine), Sandrine Bonnaire (Her Name Is Sabine), Gérard Depardieu (Marseille), Sara Martins (Detectives), Jacques Spiesser (Magellan), and David Suchet (Agatha Christie’s Poirot).
Captain Marleau: Season 1 began streaming as a no-additional-charge title for Amazon Prime members on Prime Video on February 26, and will stay up as such through the end of March.
The Paris Murders: Season 1 (Profilage) (France)
One of the most popular series on French telly, this mystery-crime drama stars Odile Vuillemin (Piégés) as Chloé Saint-Laurent, a criminal profiler who’d been working with the Paris police to help solve murders. Following the death a year ago of the detective who was her partner, Chloé takes some time off and then effectively disappears. It is up to Captain Thomas Rocher (Philippe Bas, Murder in La Ciotat) to find her so he can convince her to return to work, because he and his crime squad team have a shocking new case for which he needs Chloé’s help.
Costarring Jean-Michel Martial (The Hookup Plan), Vanessa Valence (Plus belle la vie), and Raphaël Ferret (Résistance), The Paris Murders: Season 1 began streaming as a no-additional-charge title for Amazon Prime members on Prime Video on February 26, and will stay up as such through the end of March.
The Returned: Series 2 (Les revenants) (France)
Opening six months after the Season 1 finale, the final season of this hit supernatural thriller sees the previously close-knit community turned into a near ghost town, save for the few residents who stayed in the hopes of finding the family members who vanished with the Horde. But now there is a new wave of the Returned…
The Dragon Tattoo Trilogy (Sweden)
Based on Stieg Larsson‘s “Millennium” novels, this trilogy of thriller films stars the late, great Michael Nyqvist (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, John Wick) as journalist Mikael Blomkvist, and Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) as hacker Lisbeth Salander, and costars Lena Endre (Acquitted, Wallander) as Erika Berger, the editor of Millennium and Blomkvist’s lover.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Män som hatar kvinnor) — Disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist is hired to investigate the disappearance, possibly murder, of a woman who vanished 40 years ago. Assisting him is Lisbeth Salander, a tattooed and troubled but resourceful computer hacker. When they connect the woman’s disappearance to horrific murders from around the same time, they start to unravel the dark history of the woman’s family, a secretive clan that will go to extreme lengths to protect themselves.
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Flickan som lekte med elden) — Mikael and Lisbeth investigate an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, but right before the exposé is supposed to be published, Lisbeth is accused of multiple murders that she didn’t commit, forcing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Luftslottet som sprängdes) — Lisbeth is fighting for her life in hospital. The kicker is that, when she recovers, she must stand trial for three murders. With help from Mikael, she will have to prove her innocence in court by sharing details of her sordid experiences and identifying the people in positions of power who allowed vulnerable individuals like herself to suffer abuse and violence. Throughout this ordeal, Lisbeth plots her revenge.
Header photo credits: Agent Hamilton, Bannan, Demimonde, and Grace Harte courtesy of MHz Choice.
For details about the March premieres of shows from the UK, Canada, and Ireland, visit The British TV Place. For those about the debuts of programs from Australia and New Zealand, visit The Down Under TV Place.
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