All3Media International’s The Brokenwood Mysteries S8 (11 a.m. EDT)

Offering brilliant escapist viewing, this lighthearted and long-running detective series has become a prime-time hit around the world. In the deadly but picturesque town of Brokenwood, which is filled with quirky characters and countless secrets, Detective Mike Shepherd and his close-knit team use unorthodox methods to undercover the murders that lead to the sleepy town’s rising death count.