BBC Two’s The Fall returns to our screens this November and a new trailer has been released, giving us a first look at what lies in store. The second season picks up ten days after the end of events of season one and sees DS Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) back on the trail of serial killer Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) and uncovering a clue from his past which may prove vital to the investigation.
Despite being cancelled by the BBC last year, Ripper Street will shortly return for a third season, thanks to a pickup by Amazon Prime Instant Video. The online streaming service commissioned an eight episode season of the Victorian police drama, which is set to air weekly starting from Friday 14th November (as opposed to the Netflix method of releasing entire seasons at once). To whet your appetite before then, check out the first look poster of stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg and MyAnna Buring.
Hit period drama Call The Midwife has been renewed for a fifth season by BBC One, which will see eight new episodes alongside a Christmas special in 2015. The series has proved a huge hit for the BBC, with each season averaging more than ten million viewers.
CBS have given a pilot production deal to an adaptation of the feature film Limitless. Originally starring Bradley Cooper, the new series will follow a character who takes a powerful drug which allows him to tap into his brain’s full potential, unlocking special abilities. The series will be produced by Cooper, alongside Todd Philips (The Hangover), Alex Kurtzman (Sleepy Hollow), Roberto Orci (Sleepy Hollow) and Heather Kadin (Scorpion).
BBC One have also unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming second season of Atlantis. The new season will see a continuing power struggle between Pasiphae (Sarah Parish) and Ariadne (Aiysha Hart), whilst Pasiphae also contends with her new-found family ties to Jason (Jack Donnelly). Joining the cast as regulars this season are Vincent Regan (Silk) and Amy Manson (Not Another Happy Ending) as Dion and Medea, respectively.