5 TV crime dramas you need to watch this week: Sept. 14-18

Criminal: UK -- Courtesy of Jose Haro/Netflix
Criminal: UK -- Courtesy of Jose Haro/Netflix /

Criminal Season 2 is one of the TV crime dramas to watch this week

While there’s not much on broadcast TV this week, there are still some excellent TV crime dramas to check out elsewhere. It’s all about streaming services for most of this week.

Netflix has the second season of an interestingly-filmed TV crime drama. Sundance Now has a good mixture of fictional and true-crime offerings. It’s time to break down everything to watch this week.

Here are five TV crime dramas to check out from Sept. 14 to 18.

Fight for Justice: David and Me

Let’s start with one of the true-crime offerings for the week. Sundance Now has the documentary Fight for Justice: David and Me dropping on the service on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

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The 2014 documentary tells the story of a troubled teen who starts a friendship with a prison inmate. Ray Klonsky starts writing to David McCallum, a man who has been convicted of a crime he may not have committed. After hundred of letters, Ray graduates university and starts a campaign to get his friend released.

One Lane Bridge

Next up is a new TV crime drama to check out. Sundance Now has the first episode of One Lane Bridge being released on the streaming service on Thursday, Sept. 17. This is a mixture of crime and supernatural.

Detective Ariki Davis is a young and ambitious Maori detective in Queenstown. While solving a new case, he reawakens a spiritual gift that could endanger the case. On top of that, it puts his life and career on the line.

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Public Enemies

If you love Marcella, you’ll want to check out Public Enemies on Acorn TV. The series dropped last week, so you can binge-watch it right now. There are three episodes available.

Anna Friel stars as Paula, the probation officer to Eddie (Daniel Mays), who is recently out of prison after serving a 10-year sentence. The two start to cross the line between offender and probation officer, which could cause trouble for the two of them. At the same time, we get a story about two disgraced individuals attempting to reclaim their reputations.

Criminal Season 2

Still looking for something new? Netflix is the place for TV crime dramas this month. Criminal Season 2 is coming to Netflix on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

Like the first season, it tells four individual stories, one in each epsiode. Each episode is in an interview room, where the suspects need to prove their innocence and the police need to prove the suspects are guilty. This season sees Kit Harington, Kunal Nayyar, and many more excellent guest stars.

Homicide City

Finally, we end with another true-crime offering. This one is on ID on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 9/8c.

the episode focuses on an aspiring artist found dead in an abandoned house. The 17-year-old’s family is understandably devastated, but also worried that the case will never be solved. It takes 13 years and a break in DNA technology for police to even stand a chance.

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Which TV crime dramas are you watching this week? Let us know in the comments below.