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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library: Detective

Categorical listings of a variety of TV shows available for check out at the library.

Broadchurch

2014 - 2019

Crime - Drama - Mystery

BBC

The body of an eleven year old boy is found on a beach in a small coastal town. Detectives Ellie Miller and Alec Hardy are sent to investigate. A media frenzy ensues and the town begins to fall apart. All seasons available. 

Luther

2010 - 2019
Drama - Crime - Mystery 
TV-14  - BBC
 

A brilliant murder detective solves high profile crimes. His work often consumes him to a dangerous degree. All season available.

Castle

Drama - Crime - Comedy
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - ABC
2009-2016

A serial killer imitates the murders from a mystery novel series. The author of the series teams up with a detective to find the killer. All seasons available.  

 

Brokenwood Mysteries

Mystery - Drama - Crime

Acorn

An experienced detective is sent to the small town of Brokenwood where the residents hold plenty of grudges against each other. His assistance is a younger female that must get used to his particular way of doing things. Seasons 1-6 available. 

My Life is Murder

Comedy - Crime - Drama

Acorn TV

A contemporary Australian detective drama about retired cop Alexa Crowe, who can't seem to stop solving crime. Season 1 available. 

Murdoch Mysteries

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-PG - CBC

Set in 1890's Toronto, Detective Murdoch uses modern techniques to catch killers. Seasons 1-13 available. 

C.B. Strike

Crime, Drama, Mystery

TV-MA - Cinemax

A war veteran works as a private detective in London. His unique background is crucial in solving complex cases. Season 1 available. 

Frankie Drake Mysteries

Crime - Drama - Mystery

Set in 1920's Toronto, a group of female private detectives take on the cases the police won't touch. Seasons 1 - 3 available. 

Unforgotten

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-MA - ITV

London detectives investigate crimes from the past. Seasons 1 - 3 available. 

George Gently

Crime - Murder - Mystery

TV-MA - Acorn

2007-2017

Incorruptible George Gently tackles cases in 1960s England. All seasons available. 

Inspector Lewis

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-PG - ITV

2006-2015

Inspector Lewis and Sergeant Hathaway solve cases in Oxford. All seasons available. 

 

Elementary

2012 - 2019

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-14 - CBS

A contemporary take on Sherlock Holmes set in modern day New York City. All season available.