Doc Martin wears a suit and tie while he sits on a grassy hill overlooking a rocky shoreline.

Drama lovers! Preview February’s return of Doc Martin and Sister Boniface (plus two new dramas!)

January 26, 2024 Alyssa Beno Leave a Comment

This February, bundle up and stay in with two new and two returning dramas on PBS Wisconsin!

New series


Premieres 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2

Adrift in a London full of other exiled souls, Detective Inspector John River’s own isolation helps him connect with the troubled victims who crash into his world, and to see the truth in ways his colleagues are drawn to admire and question.

Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

Premieres 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3

In this spin-off to the wildly popular Australian mystery series, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Phryne Fisher’s long-lost niece, Peregrine (Geraldine Hakewill), decides to follow in her stylish footsteps as a lady detective for a new era. With the help of the handsome, straitlaced Detective James Steed (Joel Jackson) and a group of accomplished women, Peregrine investigates murders in 1960s Melbourne.

New seasons

Sister Boniface Mysteries

Season 2 premieres 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3

The acclaimed light-hearted murder-mystery series returns, along with its eponymous Vespa-driving, crime-solving Catholic nun.

It’s the 1960s and Sister Boniface, with her aptitude for detective work, is an invaluable asset to the Great Slaughter Police Department. Her faith in forensics is only rivaled by her passion for investigation. If there’s evidence to be found, Boniface will find it. In this series, the sister forces a murderer into checkmate at a chess tournament, takes a spin at a pirate radio station, confronts a coven of witches and defends her own reputation as the conviction of her greatest adversary, “The Good Samaritan,” comes into question.

Doc Martin

Final season premieres 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8

In the tenth and final season, a year has passed since Martin (Martin Clunes) resigned his medical license, and his wife, Louisa (Caroline Catz), is now the one seeing patients in her new career change as a child counselor, while he looks after their two young children. But does the Doc truly never want to practice medicine again?

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