A new weekly feature to let you know what to watch each week in the romance and period drama genres. From TV to Streaming to Movie Releases and even Video On Demand.
This week is all about the long-anticipated premiere of the final season of A Place to Call Home! The first episode of season 6 premieres on August 31st (Acorn TV). So, it’s the beginning of the end of one of the best, underrated period dramas you should be watching.
You’ll also want to be on the lookout for a couple of exciting movie releases. There’s the limited release of Destination Wedding with Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder (crossing fingers for a wider release soon!) Plus, there’s the fabulous looking Gothic period drama with a side of romance in the new British film, The Little Stranger (starring Jane Eyre‘s Ruth Wilson).
Below you’ll find premieres, new episodes of current shows, new movie releases, and new VOD for the week of August 26. What you won’t find are all the repeats, movies on every paid cable channel (HBO, Showtime, STARZ, etc.) or streaming, and other extraneous content. This watchlist is for what’s new or a special standout! Schedules and release dates are subject to change.
ROMANCE AND PERIOD DRAMA WATCHLIST:
Week of August 26 – September 1
(Times are EST)
- For current shows airing on Dramafever (Asian Dramas), go HERE.
- For current shows airing on Viki (Asian Dramas), go HERE.
Sunday, August 26
- Mr. Sunshine (Netflix) – New Episode (TV-MA)
- 8 a.m. Tangled: the Series (Disney)
- 9 p.m. Chesapeake Shores, New Episode (Hallmark)
- 9 p.m. Garage Sale Mysteries: Murder in D Minor (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
Monday, August 27
Tuesday, August 28
- Book Club (DVD/Blu-ray/VOD release)
- Chicago Med, Season 3 (DVD)
- The Flash, Season 4 (DVD)
- Lucifer, Season 3 (DVD)
- Mary Shelley (DVD/Blu-ray release)
- Once Upon a Time Season 7 (DVD)
- Woman Walks Ahead (DVD/Blu-ray release) (Rated R)
- 10 p.m. Greenleaf, Season 3 Premiere (OWN)
- 10 p.m. Younger (TVLand)
Wednesday, August 29
- 800 Words (Acorn TV) – New Episode
- The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (BritBox) – New Episode
- Operation Finale (Nationwide Movie Release)
- 9 p.m. Suits (TNT)
- 9 p.m. World of Dance (NBC)
Thursday, August 30
- 9 p.m. Victorian Slum House (PBS)
Friday, August 31
- Destination Wedding (Limited Movie Release) (Rated R)
- Jack Ryan, Series Premiere (Amazon Prime) – Abbie Cornish was cast as the love interest. Unclear how romantic this show will be.
- Juliet, Naked (Nationwide Movie Release) (Rated R)
- The Little Stranger (Nationwide Movie Release) (Rated R)
- 9 p.m. Wynonna Earp (Syfy)
- 10 p.m. Killjoys (Syfy) (TV-MA)
Saturday, September 1
Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and Poldark on
To find out the times for this week’s many romances and period dramas on TCM, check out the full schedule HERE.
What’s on your Romance and Period Drama Watchlist this next week? Let me know in the comments!
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