TUESDAY, January 1, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

Comprehensive international news updates every 30 minutes mixed with award winning special reports and exclusive magazine programs. Distributed by France 24, broadcast in English.

 

10:30 PM BECK

(Repeats 1/2 at 1:30am, 1/2 at 4:30am, 1/20 at midnight and 1/21 at 3:00am)

 

WEDNESDAY, January 2, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM DETECTIVES: WAR ZONE

It's election time and a mayoral candidate asks Roche and Son to investigate some dirty campaign tricks.  Directed by Renaud Bertrand, 2014. (Repeats 1/3 at 1:00am, 1/3 at 4:00am, 1/30 at 10:00pm, 1/31 at 1:00am and 1/31 at 4:00am)

 

11:00 PM INSPECTOR MANARA

(Repeats 1/3 at 2:00am and 1/3 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM DETECTIVES: ABUSE OF POWER

Philippe's childhood friend reaches out to him for help with her mother, who seems to be under the influence of a 25-year old man. Directed by Renaud Bertrand, 2014. (Repeats 1/3 at 3:00am, 1/30 at midnight and 1/31 at 3:00am)

 

THURSDAY, January 3, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 2: EPISODE 6

Michele Placido’s Inspector Corrado Cattani returns to Sicily, apparently to go along with the Mafia.  But in the wake of three deaths—one near and dear, and two colleagues—he’s playing along for revenge, with surprise aid from mysterious countess Florinda Bolkan.  With US Oscar winner Martin Balsam, and music by Ennio Morricone.  The second of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Florestano Vancini, 1985, color.  In Italian with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/4 at 1:00am, 1/4 at 4:00am and 1/17 at 10:00pm)

 

11:00 PM GODLESS, THE: MANSLAUGHTER

Alan, the manager of a newly-opened Amsterdam gay bar, is increasingly angry at what he sees as growing hatred against gays. Directed by Tim Oliehoek, 2011. (Repeats 1/4 at 2:00am and 1/4 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 2: EPISODE 1

Michele Placido’s Inspector Corrado Cattani returns to Sicily, apparently to go along with the Mafia.  But in the wake of three deaths—one near and dear, and two colleagues—he’s playing along for revenge, with surprise aid from mysterious countess Florinda Bolkan.  With US Oscar winner Martin Balsam, and music by Ennio Morricone.  The second of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Florestano Vancini, 1985, color.  In Italian with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/4 at 3:00am)

 

FRIDAY, January 4, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM TATORT: BOROWSKI: BOROWSKI AND THE BURNING MAN

Schladitz's past comes under scrutiny after a man at a Danish festival is set on fire and killed. Directed by Lars Kraume, 2012. (Repeats 1/5 at 1:00am and 1/5 at 4:00am)

 

11:30 PM ITALIANA

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: SEX ADDICT

A married father and sex addict comes under suspicion for murder. Directed by Bernhard Stephan, 2011. (Repeats 1/5 at 3:00am)

 

SATURDAY, January 5, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM ANTI-DRUG SQUAD: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 04

After Nardo's arrest, Rosy becomes head of the clan and gets pushback from other families. Directed by Beniamino Catena, 2010. (Repeats 1/6 at 1:00am and 1/6 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: OUT OF SIGHT

A man who thinks his wife has been kidnapped and injured lays siege to the police station. Directed by Bernhard Stephan, 2011. (Repeats 1/6 at 3:00am)

 

SUNDAY, January 6, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

11:00 PM THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 07

Lasse sets off an a dangerous trip to Helsinki. Directed by Anders Engström, 2016. (Repeats 1/7 at 2:00am and 1/7 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM BECK

(Repeats 1/7 at 3:00am)

 

MONDAY, January 7, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   JOHAN FALK: LEO GAUT

A violent war in the restaurant business has flared up, and Johan Falk learns that one of the restaurants is run by Leo Gaut – a gangster he put behind bars years ago. Forced to seek his old enemy’s help with the case, Falk unwittingly triggers a series of cold-blooded acts of vengeance. Directed by Richard Holm, 2009. (Repeats 1/8 at 12:00am and 1/8 at 3:00am)

 

11:00 PM SPRING TIDE: EPISODE 07

The investigators realize that the beach case and the Wendt case are connected. Directed by Pontus Klänge, Niklas Ohlson, Mattias Ohlsson, 2016. (Repeats 1/8 at 2:00am and 1/8 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM JOHAN FALK: LEO GAUT

See January 7 description (Repeats 1/8 at 3:00am)

 

TUESDAY, January 8, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   TEAM, THE: EPISODE 01

Europol sets up a joint investigative team after a series of shocking murders. Directed by Kathrine Windfeld, 2015. (Repeats 1/9 at 12:00am and 1/9 at 3:00am)

 

10:00 PM AGATHA CHRISTIE'S CRIMINAL GAMES: CRIMES DOES NOT PAY

Avril goes undercover in a cabaret where a missing waitress worked, while Chief Inspector Laurence deals with an internal police investigation. Based on the Hercule Poirot novel The Murder on the Links. Directed by Marc Angelo, 2014. (Repeats 1/9 at 1:00am and 1/9 at 4:00am)

 

11:32 PM BRUNETTI: DONNA LEON INTERVIEW

Author Donna Leon talks about the Commissario Brunetti mysteries, Venice and more. In English. (Repeats 1/22 at 1:35am)

 

12:00 AM TEAM, THE: EPISODE 01

See January 8 description (Repeats 1/9 at 3:00am)

 

WEDNESDAY, January 9, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM DETECTIVES: MR. KEN

Phillipe goes undercover to help an exotic male dancer out of a drug deal.  Directed by Jean-Marc Rudnicki, 2014. (Repeats 1/10 at 1:00am and 1/10 at 4:00am)

 

11:00 PM INSPECTOR MANARA

(Repeats 1/10 at 2:00am and 1/10 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM DETECTIVES: SOLD

Accused of trafficking pieces of art, an auctioneer desperately tries to prove that he was a victim of a new type of scam. Directed by Renaud Bertrand, 2014. (Repeats 1/10 at 3:00am)

 

THURSDAY, January 10, 20119

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 2: EPISODE 4

Michele Placido’s Inspector Corrado Cattani returns to Sicily, apparently to go along with the Mafia.  But in the wake of three deaths—one near and dear, and two colleagues—he’s playing along for revenge, with surprise aid from mysterious countess Florinda Bolkan.  With US Oscar winner Martin Balsam, and music by Ennio Morricone.  The second of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Florestano Vancini, 1985, color.  In Italian with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/11 at 1:00am and 1/11 at 4:00am)

 

11:00 PM GODLESS, THE: MASTERPLAN

Bar owner Ă–mer Altin wants to renovate but is denied a zoning permit. Directed by Thomas Korthals Altes, 2011. (Repeats 1/11 at 2:00am and 1/11 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 2: EPISODE 3

Michele Placido’s Inspector Corrado Cattani returns to Sicily, apparently to go along with the Mafia.  But in the wake of three deaths—one near and dear, and two colleagues—he’s playing along for revenge, with surprise aid from mysterious countess Florinda Bolkan.  With US Oscar winner Martin Balsam, and music by Ennio Morricone.  The second of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Florestano Vancini, 1985, color.  In Italian with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/11 at 3:00am)

 

FRIDAY, January 11, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM TATORT: BOROWSKI: BOROWSKI AND THE SEA

A lawyer for a deep sea mining company is shot at a company party and disappears beneath the sea. Directed by Sabine Derflinger, 2014. (Repeats 1/12 at 1:00am and 1/12 at 4:00am)

 

11:32 PM ITALIANA: EPISODE 01

The art, glamor and folklore of Sicily, the thousand-year tradition of Venetian glassmakers and the royal palaces of Italy.

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: DEADLY BLISS

A famous neuroscientist dies suspiciously in the presence of his loved ones. Directed by Bernhard Stephan, 2011.

 

SATURDAY, January 12, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM ANTI-DRUG SQUAD: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 05

Rosy takes extreme measures when some Palermo families resist her authority. Directed by Beniamino Catena, 2010. (Repeats 1/13 at 1:00am and 1/13 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: SONG OF THE SNAKE

The body of a little girl who had been missing for weeks suddenly appears. Directed by Bernhard Stephan, 2011. (Repeats 1/13 at 3:00am)

 

SUNDAY, January 13, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:30 PM MARTIN BECK: FROM PAGE TO SCREEN

(Repeats 1/14 at 1:30am and 1/29 at 2:32pm)

 

11:00 PM THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 08

The search for Konrad intensifies; Oskar tries to convince Liv to maintain a facade for Cecilia's sake. Directed by Anders Engström, 2016. (Repeats 1/14 at 2:00am)

 

12:00 AM BECK

(Repeats 1/14 at 3:00am)

 

MONDAY, January 14, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   JOHAN FALK: OPERATION NIGHTINGALE

Johan Falk and the GSI team go after sex traffickers importing young women from the East and forcing them into prostitution. Directed by Daniel Lind Lagerlöf, 2009. (Repeats 1/15 at 12:00am and 1/15 at 3:00am)

 

11:00 PM SPRING TIDE: EPISODE 08

Mette calls Jackie in for questioning and asks Stilton to help. Directed by Niklas Ohlson, Mattias Ohlsson, 2016. (Repeats 1/15 at 2:00am and 1/15 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM JOHAN FALK: OPERATION NIGHTINGALE

See January 14 description (Repeats 1/15 at 3:00am)

 

TUESDAY, January 15, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   TEAM, THE: EPISODE 02

Harald, Alicia and Jackie track down the missing journalist. Directed by Kathrine Windfeld, 2015. (Repeats 1/16 at 12:00am and 1/16 at 3:00am)

 

10:00 PM LITTLE MURDERS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE, THE: THE MOVING FINGER

After Inspector Lampion is injured during a police raid, Superintendent Larosière rents a cottage in a small village and begins receiving threatening letters. Based on the Miss Marple novel. Directed by Eric Woreth, 2009. (Repeats 1/16 at 1:00am and 1/16 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM TEAM, THE: EPISODE 02

See January 15 description (Repeats 1/16 at 3:00am)

 

WEDNESDAY, January 16, 2019

 

9:00 PM   DETECTIVES: RANSACKING

On the eve of her fashion show, a young designer finds her collection and workshop destroyed.  Directed by Jean-Marc Rudnicki, 2014. (Repeats 1/16 at midnight and 1/17 at 3:00am)

 

10:00 PM DETECTIVES: RIVALS

A researcher for a family-run biotech firm loses years of research after a fire in his laboratory. Directed by Renaud Bertrand, 2014. (Repeats 1/17 at 1:00am and 1/17 at 4:00am)

 

11:00 PM INSPECTOR MANARA

(Repeats 1/17 at 2:00am and 1/17 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM DETECTIVES: RANSACKING

See January 16 description (Repeats 1/17 at 3:00am)

 

THURSDAY, January 17, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 2: EPISODE 6

See January 3 description

 

11:00 PM GODLESS, THE: HOUSE OF CARDS

The architectural firm of Matthijs and his business partner has performed poorly. Directed by Johan Timmers, 2011. (Repeats 1/18 at 2:00am and 1/18 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 2: EPISODE 5

Michele Placido’s Inspector Corrado Cattani returns to Sicily, apparently to go along with the Mafia.  But in the wake of three deaths—one near and dear, and two colleagues—he’s playing along for revenge, with surprise aid from mysterious countess Florinda Bolkan.  With US Oscar winner Martin Balsam, and music by Ennio Morricone.  The second of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Florestano Vancini, 1985, color.  In Italian with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/18 at 3:00am)

 

FRIDAY, January 18, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM TATORT: BOROWSKI: BOROWSKI AND THE ANGEL

A troubled woman's playacting creates a series of increasingly appalling disasters. Directed by Andreas Kleinert, 2013. (Repeats 1/19 at 1:00am and 1/19 at 4:00am)

 

11:32 PM MAKING MONTALBANO: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH SICILY'S FAVORITE DETECTIVE

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: THE IRON LADY

A serial killer's past becomes scrutinized after he murders and tortures his fifth female victim. Directed by Matthias Tiefenbacher, 2012. (Repeats 1/19 at 3:00am)

 

SATURDAY, January 19, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM ANTI-DRUG SQUAD: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 06

Claudia finally learns the location of Lipari's drug summit and organizes an undercover presence. Directed by Beniamino Catena, 2010. (Repeats 1/20 at 1:00am and 1/20 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: THE GAME OF FOXES

After witnessing a murder, a wealthy businesswoman finds herself involved in a blackmail scheme. Directed by Matthias Tiefenbacher, 2012. (Repeats 1/20 at 3:00am)

 

SUNDAY, January 20, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

11:00 PM THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 09

Oskar's secret is in danger of being revealed; Kim's attempt to help the man in the cottage backfires. Directed by Anders Engström, 2016. (Repeats 1/21 at 2:00am and 1/21 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM BECK

(Repeats 1/21 at 3:00am)

 

MONDAY, January 21, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   JOHAN FALK: THE OUTLAWED

When a prosecutor pursuing the most dangerous motorcycle gang in the country is killed in a bombing, the police high command orders GSI to use every means to combat them. But Johan Falk discovers the police themselves may be implicated. Directed by Daniel Lind Lagerlöf, 2009. (Repeats 1/22 at 3:00am)

 

11:00 PM SPRING TIDE: EPISODE 09

Abbas delivers the evidence to Mette and her team, and Olivia figures out the last piece of the puzzle. Directed by Niklas Ohlson, Mattias Ohlsson, 2016. (Repeats 1/22 at 2:00am and 1/22 at 5:00am)

 

TUESDAY, January 22, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   TEAM, THE: EPISODE 03

The team investigate a link to an unscrupulous Lithuanian billionaire. Directed by Kasper Gaardsøe, 2015. (Repeats 1/23 at 12:00am and 1/23 at 3:00am)

 

10:00 PM LITTLE MURDERS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE, THE: FIVE LITTLE PIGS

Feeling underappreciated, Lampion leaves his post to a join a private investigation firm, and gets a lead on a 15-year-old case. Based on the Hercule Poirot novel. Directed by Eric Woreth, 2010. (Repeats 1/23 at 1:00am and 1/23 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM TEAM, THE: EPISODE 03

See January 22 description (Repeats 1/23 at 3:00am)

 

WEDNESDAY, January 23, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM DETECTIVES: ON THE RUN

Nora appears to be guilty of murder and the Roche family rallies to find the real culprit and clear her name.  Directed by Jean-Marc Rudnicki, 2014. (Repeats 1/24 at 1:00am and 1/24 at 4:00am)

 

11:00 PM INSPECTOR MANARA

(Repeats 1/24 at 2:00am and 1/24 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM DETECTIVES: GHOSTS

Maxime, Philippe and Xenia come to the help of Pacome, a young Malian boxer who has come to France to find his sister who has been missing for two years.  Directed by Jean-Marc Rudnicki, 2014. (Repeats 1/24 at 3:00am)

 

THURSDAY, January 24, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 3: EPISODE 2

Corrado Cattani slowly recovers from the hell his life became after the events of Series One and Two. Spiritual nourishment first, then a hope of a new love, offer a real chance to Cattani. Life looks worthwhile again. But the vengeful mafia bosses can never be underestimated – there seems nowhere Cattani can hide. The third season of this record breaking RAI production clamps down harder than ever on the man who only seeks peace, and justice. The third of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Luigi Perelli, 1987, color.  In Italian with English subtitles.

 

12:00 AM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 3: EPISODE 1

Corrado Cattani slowly recovers from the hell his life became after the events of Series One and Two. Spiritual nourishment first, then a hope of a new love, offer a real chance to Cattani. Life looks worthwhile again. But the vengeful mafia bosses can never be underestimated – there seems nowhere Cattani can hide. The third season of this record breaking RAI production clamps down harder than ever on the man who only seeks peace, and justice. The third of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Luigi Perelli, 1987, color.  In Italian with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/25 at 3:00am)

 

FRIDAY, January 25, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM TATORT: BOROWSKI: BOROWSKI AND THE CRYSTAL SKY

Borowski discovers a small town's crystal meth scene when he investigates the murder behind a severed head. Directed by Christian Schwochow, 2015. (Repeats 1/26 at 1:00am and 1/26 at 4:00am)

 

11:32 PM A CONVERSATION WITH LUCA ZINGARETTI

(Repeats 1/26 at 2:30pm and 1/27 at 2:30pm)

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: STATE VISIT

A foreign diplomat's death reveals an assassination plot against the president of Lichevnia. Directed by Florian Kern, 2012. (Repeats 1/26 at 3:00am)

 

SATURDAY, January 26, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM MURDER'S AT BARLUME: THE KING OF GAMES

Massimo gets enmeshed in a tricky mystery after a car accident claims the lives of a prominent political aide and her son. Directed by Eugenio Cappuccio, 2013. (Repeats 1/27 at 1:00am and 1/27 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM FLEMMING: SAFE ROOM

A mummified body in an abandoned amusement parks leads Flemming to an underground torture chamber. Directed by Florian Kern, 2012. (Repeats 1/27 at 3:00am)

 

SUNDAY, January 27, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   W - THE KILLER OF FLANDERS FIELDS

Retired Belgian homicide inspector Witse refused to go out with a whimper, and now he's back with a bang. Witse's niece has been savagely murdered, and she's not the only young woman to meet such a fate in the Belgian heartland. Directed by Frank van Mechelen, 2014. In Dutch with English subtitles. (Repeats 1/28 at 12:00am and 1/28 at 3:00am)

 

11:00 PM THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON TWO, EPISODE 10

Reality catches up with the Waldemar family as Christmas Day dawns. Directed by Anders Engström, 2016. (Repeats 1/28 at 2:00am and 1/28 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM W - THE KILLER OF FLANDERS FIELDS

See January 27 description (Repeats 1/28 at 3:00am)

 

MONDAY, January 28, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

9:00 PM   JOHAN FALK: RULES OF THE GAME

 

11:00 PM SPRING TIDE: EPISODE 10

Mette and Stilton get a confession from their suspect and Olivia learns the truth about the beach case. Directed by Niklas Ohlson, Mattias Ohlsson, 2016. (Repeats 1/29 at 2:00am and 1/29 at 5:00am)

 

TUESDAY, January 29, 2019

 

9:00 PM   TEAM, THE: EPISODE 04

The net tightens around Loukauskis as his security chief is arrested. Directed by Kasper Gaardsøe, 2015. (Repeats 1/30 at 12:00am and 1/30 at 3:00am)

 

10:00 PM LITTLE MURDERS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE, THE: THE EBB AND THE FLOW

Superintendent Larosière runs into his former captain from the Great War, who invites him to his family castle for a big announcement. Based on the Hercule Poirot novel Taken at the Flood. Directed by Eric Woreth, 2011. (Repeats 1/30 at 1:00am and 1/30 at 4:00am)

 

12:00 AM TEAM, THE: EPISODE 04

See January 29 description (Repeats 1/30 at 3:00am)

 

WEDNESDAY, January 30, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM DETECTIVES: WAR ZONE

See January 2 description (Repeats 1/31 at 1:00am and 1/31 at 4:00am)

 

11:00 PM INSPECTOR MANARA: HIGH SOCIETY

Manara investigates the death of a wealthy oil magnate. To discover the killer, he must infiltrate the society of the wealthy and make his way through a web of secrets and hypocrisies. Directed by Luca Ribuoli, 2011. (Repeats 1/31 at 2:00am and 1/31 at 5:00am)

 

12:00 AM DETECTIVES: ABUSE OF POWER

See January 2 description (Repeats 1/31 at 3:00am)

 

THURSDAY, January 31, 2019

 

8:00 PM   FRANCE 24 LIVE

See January 1 description

 

10:00 PM OCTOPUS, THE (LA PIOVRA) SEASON 3: EPISODE 4

Corrado Cattani slowly recovers from the hell his life became after the events of Series One and Two. Spiritual nourishment first, then a hope of a new love, offer a real chance to Cattani. Life looks worthwhile again. But the vengeful mafia bosses can never be underestimated – there seems nowhere Cattani can hide. The third season of this record breaking RAI production clamps down harder than ever on the man who only seeks peace, and justice. The third of ten Octopus miniseries.  Directed by Luigi Perelli, 1987, color.  In Italian with English subtitles.