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[09/10/20 - 08:45 AM]
Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh, and Warren Brown Return to Ovation TV with Four Seasons of "Luther" Airing on Monday Nights
Episodes will air back-to-back on Monday nights, starting Monday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[via press release from Ovation TV]

IDRIS ELBA, STEVEN MACKINTOSH, AND WARREN BROWN RETURN TO OVATION TV WITH FOUR SEASONS OF "LUTHER" AIRING ON MONDAY NIGHTS

Episodes will Air Back-to-Back Starting Monday, October 12

Los Angeles, CA - September 10, 2020 - Actor Idris Elba returns to Ovation TV, America's only arts network, with the acclaimed detective series Luther. Elba stars as maverick detective John Luther in this gripping, smart and entertaining thriller. Episodes will air back-to-back on Monday nights, starting Monday, October 12 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT. The series also stars Steven Mackintosh (The Halcyon), Warren Brown (X Company), and Ruth Wilson (The Affair).

Elba is no stranger to the arts network, as Ovation TV has previously aired the Daniel Vernon documentary Mandela, My Dad and Me, produced by and featuring Elba, about Elba's time working on a music album inspired by his starring film role in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The arts network also recently aired the Elba-produced Richard Terry documentary Cut from a Different Cloth, which follows Elba as he teams up with Superdry founders Julian Dunkerton and James Holder to launch a new fashion line.

A detective working for London's Serious Crime Unit, Luther is a dedicated policeman, an inspired maker of connections and a whirlwind genius. He is dazzling, obsessive and sometimes dangerous in the violence of his fixations. Throughout the series, Luther faces a succession of psychological duels between hunter and hunted, predator and prey. But as the stakes get ever higher and more personal, Luther's lonely path pulls him towards the very edge of temptation.

Episode descriptions are below:

Season One:

Episode 1 airs Monday, October 12 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba) returns to work after a traumatic arrest to investigate the murder of a former child genius's parents, and quickly deduces that their daughter is responsible. However, he is unable to find evidence to convict.

Episode 2 airs Monday, October 12 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

A gunman is murdering uniformed police officers and warns that there will be further shootings unless his terms are met. Luther (Idris Elba) is determined to flush the killer out.

Episode 3 airs Monday, October 19 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

John Luther (Idris Elba) is on the trail of a satanic occult killer who kidnaps a woman but leaves her baby in the living room. Things get harder when a man accuses Luther of attacking him. Things take a grisly turn when the woman is found.

Episode 4 airs Monday, October 19 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

When a serial killer goes on the rampage, Luther (Idris Elba) must put his personal life aside and delve inside the murderer's mind to discover what is driving him to kill so many girls, and why.

Episode 5 airs Monday, October 26 at 7pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba) and the team are after the people involved in the violent kidnapping of Jessica Carrodus (Donatienne Dupont) and they are in search of diamonds.

Episode 6 airs Monday, October 26 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba), suspected of murder, goes on the run to try and prove his innocence. With Alice (Ruth Wilson)'s assistance, they set out together to exact revenge on the real killer.

Season Two:

Episode 1 airs Monday, November 2 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

Still plagued by the death of his ex-wife, Luther (Idris Elba) returns to work to face a surreal and nightmarish case of a masked murderer determined to enter into folklore.

Episode 2 airs Monday, November 2 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba) must rescue Ripley (Warren Brown), abducted by Cameron (Lee Ingleby), in time to prevent Cameron's final murderous set piece. But Jenny (Aimee-Ffion Edwards)'s ruthless and vengeful boss is demanding compensation for stealing her protege.

Episode 3 airs Monday, November 9 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

As Luther (Idris Elba)'s affection for Jenny (Aimee-Ffion Edwards) grows, so does his determination to protect her and help her back on her feet. Baba (Pam Ferris), however, is determined to keep Luther on a tight leash.

Episode 4 airs Monday, November 9 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba)'s personal and professional life spirals out of control as he tries to cover up Toby (David Dawson)'s death and appease a suspicious Baba (Pam Ferris). He must also protect Jenny (Aimee-Ffion Edwards) from any further harm.

Season Three:

Episode 1 airs Monday, November 16 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba) investigates the case of a fetishist who is murdering women which is similar to an unsolved case from the 1980s. The team attempt to catch the copycat killer, whose murderous spree has only just started.

Episode 2 airs Monday, November 16 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Luther (Idris Elba)'s date with Mary (Sienna Guillory), and the promise of romance, is interrupted by the news of another murder. The killer has struck again - the number of victims is escalating fast.

Episode 3 airs Monday, November 23 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

In what looks like a gangland crime - two hoodies are shot at close range. But an unconnected crime sees Luther (Idris Elba) make an un-connected connection that might provide the real answer to what happened.

Episode 4 airs Monday, November 23 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Marwood (Elliot Cowan) makes his vendetta personal - targeting Luther (Idris Elba) and those closest to him, raining destruction on everything he touches.

Season Four:

Episode 1 airs Monday, November 30 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT

While on a leave of absence, Luther (Idris Elba) is suddenly dragged back into his former life in London to battle the demons of his past and to stop a cannibal serial killer.

Episode 2 airs Monday, November 30 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT

Will a cold case unlock the mystery from Luther (Idris Elba)'s past that is haunting him? The detective is forced to put himself and Emma (Rose Leslie) in danger to stop the serial killer's end game.

Episodes will also be available on demand.

About OVATION TV America's Only Arts Network

As an independent television, production, and digital media company, OVATION TV has an unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture, and captivating entertainment. Showcasing a lineup of critically-acclaimed premium dramas, specials, documentaries, and iconic films, OVATION TV salutes innovative storytelling with popular programming that includes Murdoch Mysteries, Riviera, Frankie Drake Mysteries, The Wine Show, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Versailles, Grand Designs, Amazing Hotels, Chasing the Sun, and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. In 2019, Ovation became the official home for the 18-time Emmy nominated series Inside the Actors Studio, a symbiotic partnership with The Actors Studio that explores the craft and art of acting and storytelling. Ovation also powers JOURNY, the dedicated streaming service where art, culture, and travel intersect. The company has provided more than $15M in contributions and in-kind support to arts institutions and arts education. Its signature advocacy platform, STAND FOR THE ARTS, includes a coalition of over 60 arts organizations, cultural institutions, and arts leaders throughout the country raising awareness about art's positive impact, protecting access for everyone, and encouraging action on behalf of the arts. OVATION TV is available on major providers via cable, satellite and telco systems including Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, SPECTRUM, Verizon FiOS, as well as on demand. You can follow OVATION TV on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, OvationTV.com, and through our App, OVATION NOW.





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