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ACORN TV’s MY LIFE IS MURDER Debuts Season Two Trailer: Lucy Lawless Returns in Hit Drama 8/30 (Episodes Now Available on Screeners)


Lucy Lawless Returns in Hit Drama August 30

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Starring award-winning actress Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess, Spartacus), the Acorn TV Original series My Life is Murder returns on August 30 for its highly-anticipated second season with new riveting mysteries, now set in beautiful New Zealand. The season two trailer, released today, 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. The new season will premiere on AMC Networks’ acclaimed streamer Acorn TV on Monday, August 30 with two new episodes, continuing weekly on Mondays.

This season of My Life is Murder will reunite Lawless with several former castmates from iconic series, including 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.

Note to Journalists:

Episodes 201-204 of My Life is Murder are now available to watch on

Episode Synopses

Episode 201 (August 30)

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 (August 30)

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

Episode 203 (September 6)

Alexa’s personal and professional lives collide when she investigates the death of a drag queen whose star was on the rise.

Guests starring: Martin Henderson (Grey’s Anatomy, Virgin River), Michelle Ang (Fear the Walking Dead), drag performers Kita Mean (RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under), Elektra Shock (RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under), Drew Blood and Amanduh La Whore

Directed by: Mike Smith

Written by: Kathryn Burnett

Produced by: Mark Beesley

Episode 204 (September 13)

Alexa is confronted by her own history when she investigates the death of a museum curator.

Guests starring: Jay Ryan (Beauty and the Beast, It Chapter Two) and Graham Vincent (Spartacus)

Directed by: Mike Smith

Written by: Chris Hawkshaw

Produced by: Mark Beesley

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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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