SEASON TWO OF MY LIFE IS MURDER PREMIERES MONDAY, AUGUST 30TH





SEASON TWO OF MY LIFE IS MURDER PREMIERES MONDAY, AUGUST 30TH

ON ACORN TV

Exciting season two guest stars include Renee O’Connor, William Shatner,

Martin Henderson, Michelle Ang, Sara Wiseman, Bill Bailey and more!

The first two episodes of the highly-anticipated second season of My Life is Murder premieres Monday, August 30, 2021 on Acorn TV, AMC Networks’ acclaimed streaming service specializing in British and international television. Starring award-winning actress Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess, Spartacus), My Life is Murder returns for second season with new riveting mysteries, now set in beautiful New Zealand.

This season brings retired detective Alexa Crowe (Lawless) back to her Kiwi roots, where she’s once again unable to resist when asked to look into a bizarre unsolved murder. Joined again by her partner-in-crime-solving, Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans) as well as series newcomers, the charismatic detective Harry, Rawiri Jobe (The Brokenwood Mysteries), and café owner Reuben, Joe Naufahu (Game of Thrones), she quickly finds herself investigating other murder mysteries in surprising, glamorous worlds filled with intriguing characters who are hiding dangerous and deadly secrets. New episodes of the series will roll out weekly on Mondays.

This season of My Life is Murder will reunite Lawless with several former castmates from iconic series, including Renee O’Connor (Xena) Anna Hutchison (Spartacus), Graham Vincent (Spartacus), Jay Ryan (Beauty and The Beast, It Chapter Two, Mary Kills People) and Bruce Hopkins (Lord of the Rings, Xena: Warrior Princess), as well as an array of acclaimed actors in guest star roles including William Shatner (Star Trek, Haven), Martin Henderson(Grey’s Anatomy, The Gloaming), Bill Bailey (Black Books, Ralph Spaced), Michelle Ang (Fear The Walking Dead, Triple 9), Sara Wiseman (A Place to Call Home, Rake), Matt Whelan (Narcos: Mexico, The Sounds), popular drag performers Kita Mean (RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under), Amanduh La Whore and many more.

Series executive producers are Rachel Antony, Claire Tonkin, Tim Pye, Lucy Lawless, Nicky Davies Williams, Pilar Perez and Don Klees. Producer is Mark Beesley. A Greenstone TV Production for TVNZ and Acorn TV and DCD Rights Ltd., in association with Network 10.

Episode Descriptions

Episode 201 – ​​Call of the Wild

When a woman shoots a stranger at point blank range by Auckland Harbour, it looks like an open-and-shut case. But things become anything but simple when investigator Alexa Crowe takes on the case.

Guests starring: Anna Hutchison (Spartacus) and Josh McKenzie (The Sounds)

Directed by: Britta Hawkins

Written by: Tim Pye

Produced by: Mark Beesley

Episode 202 – Oceans Away

Alexa’s investigation into the death of a surfing champion takes her back to an old childhood haunt. But what is the victim’s influencer girlfriend trying to hide? And why is Alexa so reluctant to spend time at one of the world’s best beaches?

Directed by: Britta Hawkins

Written by: Jodie Molloy

Produced by: Mark Beesley

About Acorn TV

Called a “glorious streaming service… an essential must-have” (The Hollywood Reporter) and “Netflix for the Anglophile” (NPR), AMC Networks’ Acorn TV is North America’s largest streaming service specializing in British and international television. Acorn TV adds exclusive new programs every week with a deep library of mysteries, dramas, and comedies with no commercials. In 2021, Acorn TV will feature several commissioned original series including the second season of Miss Fisher spinoff Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, British crime drama Whitstable Pearl, Kiwi romantic comedy Under the Vines and British detective drama Dalgliesh starring Bertie Carvel, as well as Irish crime thriller Bloodlands starring James Nesbitt and co-executive produced by Jed Mercurio, the return of New Zealand detective series My Life Is Murder starring Lucy Lawless, popular Canadian period drama Murdoch Mysteries, and a growing catalog of popular bingeable dramas that include A Place to Call Home, Detectorists, Jack Irish and Foyle’s War. Recent Acorn TV Original series include Deadwater Fell starring David Tennant, highly-rated BBC One drama The Nest; and groundbreaking BBC One period drama A Suitable Boy from Mira Nair. Acorn TV offers a free 7-day trial and thereafter is just $5.99/month or $59.99/year.



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