Season two of this British import managed to up the tension for the second go-round of this crime drama centering on the murder of an 11-year old boy found on the beach of this small town. The second season focuses on the trial of the alleged murderer – the husband of one of the investigators and a family friend. There are also storylines on the prosecutor and the defense attorney that tend to drag a bit, but the side plot around another, years-old murder case one of the detectives has reopened makes up for it. CBS tried to repurpose this show for American audiences with an all-American cast and the result was remarkably dull. Skip the U.S. version and get caught up on the first two seasons of the original.
Broadchurch: The Complete Second Season/2 DVDs/480 Mins./eOne/2015