January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV – Acorn TV highlights for the month of January include Alex Rider.

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV – AMC+ highlights for the month of January include Crossroads, Cheat, The Gulf and No Offence.

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV – Shudder highlights for the month of January include Destroy All Neighbours, Suitable Flesh and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula.


January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV

Alex Rider

Streaming Exclusively on AMC+

Seasons 1 & 2 Binge Premiere Friday 15 January

Based on the bestselling teen spy novel franchise written by Anthony Horowitz which has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, the series stars Otto Farrant (The White Queen) as Alex Rider, a British teenager who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage.

Also starring Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) and Vicky McClure (Line of Duty).


January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV


Acorn TV Exclusive Series

Series 2 Binge Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ on Monday 29 January

In season 2 of this gripping mix of police procedural and serialised crime drama, Sophie Cross and her husband Thomas are still searching for their son, Arthur, who vanished on a trip to the coast some years before.

They have never given up hope of finding him alive and use their jobs in the police to keep across every possible lead. Now there is a new name in the frame – Céline Chassagne. With the help of Chief Lecompte’s team, Sophie and Thomas managed to save young Sébastien Detiège from her clutches, making their hope of finding Arthur alive stronger than ever.

As they double down on their search, doing everything they can to locate him, they also work on other unusual cases with the detective squad that Thomas leads. They will need to be even more united – and ingenious – to solve the cases they are given.

Meanwhile, Amina and Fred’s fling turns out to be serious, and Gabriel runs into an old acquaintance…

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV


Series Binge Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ Monday 8 January

Inspiring some of the brightest young minds in the country, Dr Leah Dale has always prided herself on her academic integrity. Exceptionally hardworking but scrupulously fair, Leah gives everything to her work, and expects the same from her students.

So, when undergraduate Rose Vaughan, submits a suspiciously top-grade essay, Leah is quick to call her out. But what begins as a seemingly open and shut case of academic deception soon spirals out of control. Frustrated that her Head of Department appears won over by Rose’s charm, Leah becomes consumed with exposing Rose as a cheat, causing tension in her already fractious homelife with Adam.

But there’s more going on than meets the eye, as Rose takes Leah’s challenge as a personal affront. Aided by Ben, a college porter completely under her spell, Rose pursues a course of retaliation against her professor – but who is telling the truth?

As the academic furore strays into their personal lives, an exhilarating cat and mouse game ensues, damaging relationships on both sides with two fiercely intelligent minds each unwilling to acquiesce.

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV

The Gulf

Series 1 & 2 Binge Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ Monday 22 January

Detective Senior Sergeant Jess Savage (Kate Elliot, Wentworth) is recovering from a car crash that killed her husband when she hears about a new lead in a high-profile case she worked on years ago. Jess demands to continue the investigation but starts to notice troubling lapses in her memory.

Are they a side effect of her injuries or is she slowly losing her mind? Jess hides her dilemma from her capable but arrogant partner Detective Sergeant Justin Harding (Ido Drent, The Making of the Mob) as the pair tackle other crimes on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.

But when Jess remembers more about the crash, she realises the pieces don’t add up and vows to find the truth.

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV

No Offence

Series 1-3 Binge Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ Monday 29 January

From the legendary writer Paul Abbott (Shameless [UK], State of Play) comes police comedy-drama with fierce female characters and a shrewd, irreverent take on crime. Charismatic DI Vivienne Deering (Joanna Scanlan, Notes on a Scandal) leads an ace but unorthodox squad that tackles Manchester’s most gruesome and off-the-wall crimes, including drug dealers, neo-Nazis, and black-market organ sellers.


January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV

Destroy All Neighbors – Shudder Original Film

Streaming Exclusively on Shudder Premieres Friday 12 January

William Brown, a neurotic, self-absorbed musician determined to finish his prog-rock magnum opus, faces a creative roadblock in the form of a noisy and grotesque neighbor named Vlad. Finally working up the nerve to demand that Vlad keep it down, William inadvertently decapitates him.

But, while attempting to cover up one murder, William’s accidental reign of terror causes victims to pile up and become undead corpses who torment and create more bloody detours on his road to prog-rock Valhalla.

Destroy All Neighbors is a twisted splatter-comedy about a deranged journey of self-discovery full of goopy practical FX, a well-known ensemble cast, and LOTS of blood. Starring Jonah Ray Rodrigues (Mystery Science Theater 3000) and Alex Winter (Bill and Ted franchise).

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV

Suitable Flesh – Shudder Exclusive Film

Streaming Exclusively on Shudder Premieres Friday 26 January

Psychiatrist Elizabeth Derby becomes obsessed with helping a young patient who’s suffering from extreme personality disorder. However, it soon leads her into occult danger as she tries to escape from a horrific fate. Starring Heather Graham (Boogie Nights) and Barbara Crampton (Superhost).

January on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula – Shudder Original Series

Streaming Every Tuesday Exclusively on Shudder Season Finale on 16 January

Horror’s new icons The Boulet Brothers are on the hunt to find the world’s next drag monster superstar in this brand new, star-studded fifth season of their hit reality competition show. With new competitors, their challenges, special effects makeup, costumes, and performances, it promises to be truly terrifying and out-of-this-world.


1 January

Possession (1981)

A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.

Tower Block

Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.


A trip to the countryside turns out to be far from idyllic for a father and his new fiancée when his kids decide the house is a little too crowded.

8 January


Follows two best friends on their final night together, with a nightmare of drugs, bugs and horrific intimacy.

The Outwaters

Four travellers encounter menacing phenomena while camping in a remote stretch of the Mohave Desert.

15 January

The Passenger

A man is forced to face his fears and confront his troubled past. He must find a way to survive when his co-worker snaps and goes on a violent killing spree.

Next Exit

Two unhappy strangers find themselves on a road trip across the U.S. to partake in a scientist’s radical experiment with the afterlife.

18 January

Sympathy for the Devil

After being forced to drive a mysterious passenger at gunpoint, a man finds himself in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse where it becomes clear that not everything is as it seems.

22 January

The Beta Test

An engaged Hollywood agent receives a mysterious letter for an anonymous sexual encounter and becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lying, infidelity and digital data.

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