Fans of the British crime drama “Broadchurch,” starring David Tennant (“Doctor Who”) and Olivia Colman (“Peep Show”), have waited 22 months to hear any news about the third season of the series. Now, BBC America has finally released a ten-second teaser that promises the acclaimed series will return in 2017. The teaser also shows brief images of the Broadchurch cliff, quick shots of Tennant and Colman as Detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller and a look at the return of Reverend Paul Coates, played by Arthur Darvill (“Legends of Tomorrow”). Watch the trailer below.
The series was created and written by Chris Chibnall. He’s best known as a writer and producer of the sci-fi series “Torchwood,” a “Doctor Who” spinoff about the members of a secret organization that protects the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats. Additionally, he has written six episodes of “Doctor Who” and will take over for Steven Moffat as showrunner and head writer beginning in 2018. He also served as a writer and showrunner on the first season of “Law & Order: UK” and the creator of the Starz drama “Camelot.”
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The third season of “Broadchurch” will return to ITV and BBC America sometime in 2017. For more information, visit the BBC America website.