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Period Dramas & Romance: What’s New to International Streaming December 2017 (Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, & Viki)

Period Dramas & Romance: What’s New to International Streaming December 2017 (Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, & Viki)


If you love British Dramas, Asian Dramas, or series from down under, then you’ll want to know the best of what’s new to period dramas and romance this month in the world of international streaming. For this list, you can find information from the streaming sites Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, and Viki.

Acorn TV mostly includes British, Australian, and New Zealand dramas. BritBox is all British. And then there’s Dramafever and Viki that focus mostly on Asian Dramas (Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, etc…).

A few highlights this month include the award-winning period drama series, A Place to Call Home, the new British series Love, Lies, and Records and the upcoming Korean paranormal romance on Viki, Black Knight.

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Now while this list is all about the streaming sites that focus on international content, you can look at our other lists for Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu for more choices as well!


THE SILVER STAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Next to certain titles, you’ll find a silver star. This means that the Silver Petticoat Review Editors have seen and recommend these choices. The silver star represents our personal favorites. From the guilty pleasures to the award-winners, these are the ones we might recommend from one friend to another. That’s not to say that some of these other titles aren’t also fabulous just that these are the ones we’ve seen and love and could watch more than once! Of course, we haven’t had a chance to see the new shows yet.

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So, let’s see what there is to watch on International Streaming (Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, & Viki) in December 2017!

Note: I added links to each title so you can learn what each film or show is about!

New and Coming Soon to International Streaming December 2017


NEW AND COMING SOON TO ACORN TV (BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN MOVIES & TV)

Murdoch Mysteries; Period Dramas & Romance: What’s New to International Streaming December 2017 (Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, & Viki)

Murdoch Mysteries, Season 11. Photo Courtesy of Acorn TV

Period Dramas & Romance

Recently Added

A Place to Call Home, Season 5 (the best show you’re not watching… And all seasons are available to binge-watch)

M.R. James Ghost Stories (three different adaptations; at least one a period drama)

Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express (2010)

Poirot: Super Sleuths

December 4

The Indian Doctor (a fabulous period drama series with old-fashioned small-town charm)

December 25

A Place to Call Home, Season finale

December 25

Murdoch Mysteries, Season 11 Premiere

Bonus – Other Recommendations 

Recently Added

Love, Lies, & Records (looks like a lovely new character-driven series! Content Unclear)

December 4

The Brokenwood Mysteries, series 4 (a cozy mystery New Zealand show)


NEW AND COMING SOON TO BRITBOX (BRITISH MOVIES & TV)

Dickensian; Period Dramas & Romance: What’s New to International Streaming December 2017 (Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, & Viki)

Dickensian. Photo: BBC

Period Dramas & Romance

Recently Added

A Christmas Carol

Churchill: The Darkest Hour (docudrama)

Dickensian

Great Expectations (the fabulous 1999 adaptation with Ioan Gruffudd)

Looking for Victoria

The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries

Poldark (1996)

Young Hyacinth

Bonus – Other Recommendations 

Recently Added

More Classic Doctor Who Episodes

December

Too many to list, but throughout December BritBox is releasing dozens of holidays and specials including Vicar of Dibley and even the Queen’s Christmas message. So, check them out and watch their Christmas previews of what’s coming over on Facebook!


NEW & COMING SOON TO DRAMAFEVER (ASIAN DRAMAS)

Period Dramas

Recently Added

Tribes and Empires: The Storm of Prophecy

December 1

December 19

Nirvana in Fire II

Romance Dramas & Comedies

Recently Added

Andante

Forever Young

Game of Hunting

Go Back Couple

I Belonged to You

The Package

The Perfect Match

Revolutionary Love

Someone You May Know

Temperature of Love

December 4

Hip Hop Teacher

December 6

I’m Not a Robot

New York, New York

December 7

With You

December 11

Somehow 18

December 13

A Seven Faced Man

Only You

December 18

Last Minute Romance

December 20

Guia in Love

December 27

A Journey Through Time with Anthony


NEW & COMING SOON TO VIKI (ASIAN DRAMAS)

Black Knight; Period Dramas & Romance: What’s New to International Streaming December 2017 (Acorn TV, BritBox, Dramafever, & Viki)

Black Knight. Photo: Viki/KBS

Period Dramas

Recently Added

The Legendary Tycoon

Romance Dramas & Comedies

Recently Added

Because this is my First Life

Judge Vs. Judge

I Am Not An Elite

Jugglers

Lion Pride

Melo Holic

Two Cops

While You Were Sleeping

Witch’s Court

December 6

Black Knight

I Am Not a Robot

December 10

See You In Time

December 11

Just Between Lovers

December 13

A Seven Faced Man

December 23

Hwayugi

Coming Soon

The Fox’s Summer Season 2

Only Side By Side With You

Bonus – Other Recommendations 

Recently Added

Money Flower

My Golden Life

Oh, the Mysterious

What do you plan to check out on Acorn, BritBox, Dramafever, or Viki this month? Let me know in the comments!

Note: Per our site’s focus, our highlights focus on less explicit content minus a few exceptions (usually for artistic reasons or genre interest). R-Rated or TV-MA content will have a note next to the title. We apologize in advance if any explicit titles slip our notice. This list is also informational and should not be seen as personal recommendations unless you see a silver star. 


Featured image credit: A Place to Call Home, Season 5. Sarah and George. Photo Courtesy of Acorn TV

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