Acorn TV has announced the titles that are coming to the AMC-owned streaming service in December. The Acorn TV December 2021 lineup adds to the service’s wide variety of acclaimed English and foreign-language dramas, engaging comedies, documentaries and more.
The Acorn TV December 2021 schedule includes new episodes from Under the Vines, The Larkins, Agatha Raisin: Kissing Christmas Goodbye, and more.
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ACORN TV DECEMBER 2021 SCHEDULE
AVAILABLE DECEMBER 6
Under The Vines (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episodes 1-2 of 6 – NEW SERIES
Episode 1: As mutual heirs, Daisy and Louis quickly realize that inheriting a vineyard may not be the delightful and rewarding experience they had hoped for.
Episode 2: Daisy and Louis struggle to get on the same financial page while learning that making a go of the vineyard is going to take hard work and sacrifice. (2 EPS, 2021)
The Madame Blanc Mysteries (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 5 of 6
Shortly after Jean White (Sally Lindsay, Cold Call, Mount Pleasant, Coronation Street) and Dom (Steve Edge, Phoenix Nights) attend a lecture on sacred relics at Sainte Victoire’s Catholic church, the priest is stabbed in the back with a crucifix, and the relic is stolen.
Dom and Jean head to Lourdes to meet with a reliquary expert and friend of Jean’s, who happens to be a rather unorthodox nun. Back at the pub, Celine is having mother-in-law troubles. (1 EP, 2021)
Mary Berry’s Country House Secrets – Binge
Mary Berry is given an exclusive invitation to some of the UK’s most lavish country houses. Mary is whisked away from the well-trodden tourist paths to meet the families who own these exceptional homes and their knowledgeable, dedicated staff. Revealing life both upstairs and downstairs, she will visit the gardens, kitchens and private quarters, unearthing secrets that only friends and family usually get to see. (4 EPS, 2017)
Mary Berry’s Country House Secrets: Mary Berry’s Country House at Christmas– Holiday Special
In this sumptuous and heartwarming special, Mary Berry visits Harewood House in Yorkshire to meet its army of skilled staff and dedicated volunteers as they prepare the house for Christmas.
With its Robert Adam interiors, Chippendale furniture and Capability Brown gardens, Harewood is one of the nation’s most beautiful stately homes. Mary discovers how houses like Harewood celebrate Christmas on a grand scale and shows us how to make delicious modern recipes inspired by forgotten festive dishes of the past. (1 EP, 2018)
AVAILABLE DECEMBER 13
The Larkins (Acorn TV Exclusive) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episodes 1-2 of 7 – NEW SERIES
Episode 1: There is excitement at the approaching May Day Fair, but Mariette drops a bombshell and the tax man comes calling.
Episode 2: With their wit, charm and a little bit of cunning, the Larkins woo Charley the Tax Man. Mariette agrees to put her plans on hold and stay for the summer. (2 EPS, 2021)
Under The Vines (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 3 of 6
Episode 3: The Oakley gang begin preparations for the Behind the Vines Showcase, while Louis attempts to repair his marriage. (1 EP, 2021)
The Madame Blanc Mysteries (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 6 of 6 – SEASON FINALE
Just as it seems Jean and Dom’s relationship may be moving towards romance, his estranged wife reappears in town after a long absence and wants to make amends with her family. Meanwhile, Jean finally has the ring back from the police, but she’s not the only one who was eager to get her hands on it. Will Rory’s femme fatale make Jean her next victim? (1 EP, 2021)
Small Claims – Binge Premiere
Scratch the ordinary surface of things in suburbia and you’ll unravel a mystery. Starring Rebecca Gibney (Under The Vines) and Claudia Karvan (Love My Way), Small Claims tells the story of three not so average mums who find themselves in more than average trouble when they become unlikely sleuths. The Small Claims telemovie series won an AWGIE award for Best Telemovie Original and was nominated for a LOGIE and a Silver LOGIE for Most Outstanding Miniseries/Telemovie and Most Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. (3 movies, 2004-2006)
AVAILABLE DECEMBER 20
Agatha Raisin: Kissing Christmas Goodbye (Acorn TV Original) – Holiday Special
Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen, Catastrophe, Ricky Gervais’ After Life) is hired to protect a woman from her ghosts of Christmas past, but when she’s found dead, Agatha has a murder investigation on her hands, with everyone in the village a would-be suspect – including the woman’s children. Co-starring Mathew Horne (Gavin and Stacey.) Season 4 of this Acorn TV Original series is scheduled to premiere in March 2022. (1 EP, 2021)
Under The Vines (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 4 of 6
Daisy is ecstatic over Griffin’s visit, while everyone is fed up with Louis’ self-pity following his marriage break up. Nic asks Daisy and the Oakley gang for support. (1 EP, 2021)
The Larkins (Acorn TV Exclusive) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 3 of 7
Ma, worried that Pop is working too hard, books a weekend in Margate. Charley (now fully ensconced in the Larkins household) and Mariette are left to mind the kids and sort out the new (huge and ghastly) TV aerial which is being delivered by the wily Wilf. (1 EP, 2021)
A Berry Royal Christmas – Holiday Special
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join forces with cookery legend, Mary Berry, as she accompanies them on four special visits. Throughout the program, Mary cooks some of her favorite Christmas recipes for viewers to try out at home as she helps prepare the festive food for a very royal event to thank all those working and volunteering over the Christmas period. (1 EP, 2019)
Republic of Doyle, Season 5 – Binge
Republic of Doyle revolves around the deliciously dysfunctional Doyle family as they try to make it all work running a father and son private investigative agency… Starring Allan Hawco (Caught, Trojan Horse) and Sean McGinley (Richard Attenborough’s Closing The Ring, Bleak House). (16 EPS, 2013-2014)
AVAILABLE DECEMBER 27
Under The Vines (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 5 of 6
Both Gus and Tippy struggle with dilemmas while Daisy’s plan to wow the Showcase attendees with a new and improved Oakley seems to fall apart at every step, and Marissa keeps a close watch on it all. Louis receives a distressing phone call about Julian. (1 EP, 2021)
The Larkins (Acorn TV Exclusive) – Weekly episodes every Monday | Episode 4 of 7 Photos
News reaches Pop that the train station is to close. With the help of reluctant Miss Chand and villagers, Pop seizes the opportunity to save the railway and make money along the way. Mariette fights with Pauline, and Charley makes a big decision. (1 EP, 2021)
Candice Renoir, Season 3 – Binge (Foreign Language, French)
Candice Renoir (Cécile Bois, Germinal) had put her career on hold for the last ten years. So when she comes back from Singapore to resume work in a port town in the South of France, she feels slightly rusty. But despite the obvious mistrust of her team and her cynical chief’s determination to make her job harder, she tries her best to turn her weaknesses into strengths: she solves the most complex criminal cases with her common sense, using her eye for detail and practical wisdom, all sharpened by her busy daily life.
Only Candice can invoke the chemical composition of Ajax window cleaner to foil a murderer, or use the cooking time of steak to guess the hour of a crime. Candice soon proves to be much less naïve than she appears, and nothing – and no one – can resist her! (10 EPS, 2015)