The 8 episode first season of HBO’s anthology series True Detective will receive its UK premiere on Sky Atlantic on Saturday February 22nd at 9pm, it has been announced.
Created by Nic Pizzolatto, True Detective follows two detectives, Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson), whose lives collide and entwine during a seventeen-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana. The investigation of a bizarre murder in 1995 is framed and interlaced with testimony from the detectives in 2012, when the case has been reopened. Michelle Monaghan also stars as Hart’s wife, Maggie, who struggles to keep her family together as the men in her life become locked in a cycle of violence and obsession. Other cast members include Kevin Dunn (Luck), Tory Kittles (Sons of Anarchy), Michael Potts (The Wire), Elizabeth Reaser (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire), Clarke Peters (Treme), Jay O. Sanders (Person of Interest) and Lili Simmons (Banshee).
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.