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New Britcoms - New Tricks and Mum

Funny is funny, especially with a British accent. You’ll love these two new Britcomms, only on WTVP!

Mum
SATURDAY, JUNE 19 and 26, 8:30 PM 

Mum is a critically well-received family sitcom from BAFTA Award-winning writer Stefan Golaszewski. The story follows lead character suburban mum Cathy, portrayed by Lesley Manville, as she mourns her husband's death and tries to move on in the years that follow, starting with the funeral in January and ending on New Year's Eve. Each episode in the earlier series revolves around a month in which Cathy attempts to rebuild her life, surrounded by her sometimes-problematic family and friends.

 

Episode #101 - January 
SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 8:30 PM 

It’s the morning of Cathy's husband's funeral and her family members gather at the house to wait for the funeral cars. Battling her brother's partner and meeting her son's new and over-enthusiastic girlfriend Kelly, Cathy prepares herself for a day of great emotion with help from her friend Michael.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 06/19/2021 @ 8:30 PM

 

Episode #102 - February
SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 8:30 PM 

On Valentine's Day Cathy's brother Derek visits, but his partner Pauline wishes she was elsewhere. Jason has some unexpected news and Michael is concerned to discover Cathy has received a Valentine's card.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 06/26/2021 @ 8:30 PM

 

NOTE: 
This series has 18 episodes and will continue in July.

 

 

New Tricks 
SATURDAY, JUNE 19 and 26, 9 PM 

Watched by over 9 million Brits, this long-running, award-winning series combines tense police work with sly humor. Amanda Redman leads a team of aging former detectives lured out of retirement — old dogs learning new tricks.

 

Episode #101 - ID Parade 
SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 9 PM

The team investigates the murder of a policewoman 17 years ago, but what is Sandra's connection, and what secrets from her days at Hendon are revealed?

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 06/19/2021 @ 9 PM

 

Episode #102 - Painting on Loan 
SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 9 PM 

Sir Tim is Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures. He discovers that some of the pictures in his charge are fakes. But they never used to be. Was his predecessor making money on the side?

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 06/26/2021 @ 9 PM

 

NOTE: 
WTVP currently has the rights to 14 episodes and the series will continue in July.