The Best Original Series On Acorn TV

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Vote up the best shows that had their US premiere on Acorn TV.

The subscription streaming service Acorn TV has distinguished itself by not only producing original content but by being the first place the best new British dramas premiere in the US. It's not only favorite British series that are available on Acorn TV, but the channel also offers programs from Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Spain. What original and new series are on Acorn TV right now? Check out these Acorn TV shows and acquisitions that are sure to satisfy any fan of dramas, mysteries, and other favorites from across the pond (and down under).

Thanks to having a parent company that also has an interest in the Agatha Christie estate, Acorn TV has shown US premieres of shows such as The Witness for the Prosecution and the last episodes of Agatha Christie's Poirot. They also have worked with the BBC, ITV, RTÉ One, and the Australian Broadcasting Company to provide first US distribution of shows such as Manhunt, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, and Striking Out. Acorn TV original series include more British mystery shows such as Queens of Mystery and Agatha Raisin.

Dozens of Acorn TV exclusive shows are available for under $6 a month. Which current Acorn TV shows are your favorite? Make your voice heard and vote thumbs up or down on all the Acorn TV shows below.

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  • Foyle's War
    1
    Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Honeysuckle Weeks
    78 votes
    • Premiered: November 3, 2002
    • Genres: Drama,Drama
    An enigmatic detective works on the South Coast during World War II.

    Available On:

    subscription

    free

  • Vera
    2
    Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones
    75 votes
    • Premiered: May 1, 2011
    • Genres: Crime,Drama
    Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope investigates murders in North East England.

    Available On:

    subscription

    free

  • Keeping Faith
    3

    Keeping Faith

    Eve Myles, Mark Lewis Jones, Hannah Daniel
    57 votes
    • Premiered: 2018

    Keeping Faith (Acorn TV, 2018) is a British dramatic mystery thriller television series. Small-town Welsh lawyer Faith (Eve Myles) must cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing and, as the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.

  • Jack Irish
    4
    Guy Pearce, Marta Dusseldorp, Aaron Pedersen
    27 votes
    • Premiered: 2012
    • Genres: Crime, Drama, Crime drama
    Jack Irish (ABC1, 2012) is an Australian television drama series. Jack Irish (Guy Pearce) is an a criminal lawyer turned debt collector and troubleshooter who is engaged to find a missing person, ...more