2 October 2013 12:16 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

One of the best, most effective seasons of television this year was seen by a very small amount of people.  BBC America quietly aired the eight-episode first season of the ITV series Broadchurch, which stars David Tennant (Doctor Who, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) as an experienced detective who travels to the small town of Broadchurch to help solve the murder of a young boy.  What could easily have been a by-the-numbers procedural turned out to be a compelling, emotionally devastating run of television buoyed by excellent performances and a thoughtful, character-centric focus from creator/executive producer Chris Chibnall (Torchwood). Fox is developing an American remake of the series with Chibnall’s involvement, and word now comes that David Tennant will be reprising his lead role in the Fox show.  Hit the jump for more, including Chibnall’s thoughts on the American redo. EW reports that David Tennant »

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