20 August 2012 5:56 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Great news! The new Lennie James BBC2 police drama series, titled Line Of Duty, is heading to USA shores, and a lot sooner than I expected. The NY Times reports that the series will be available on Hulu, starting tomorrow, Tuesday, August 21.  UK audiences already watched the 5-episode season earlier this year, which apparently did well enough that the BBC ordered a second season. Described as a hard-hitting, cat-and-mouse thriller which takes a probing look into modern policing, with James starring as a charismatic but controversial copper, the full synopsis for Line Of Duty reads: Following one multi-stranded investigation over five hours, Line Of Duty sees Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) transferred to AC-12, a fictional anti-corruption unit, after a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation. Alongside Detective Constable Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), they are assigned to lead an...

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