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France 3 detective drama collection revealed

Scripted-logo-460_2France TV Distribution, the sales arm of France Télévisions, is launching a collection of detective drama films that air in peak time on France 3.

FTVD is launching Murder In…, a strand of films from the likes of Léonis Production, Fontaram Production, Klim Production, Eloa Prod and Mother Production that have scored strong ratings in France. These often surpass the France 3 for their time slot by 18%.

Murder in… Aix-en-Provence comes from Léonis and producer Jean-Benoit Gillig, and follows a female investigator looking into a series of strange crimes committed in the crypt of the Saint Sauveur Cathedral.

Murder in… Grasse is from Fontaram and about a murder in a town known as a the ‘Mecca of perfume’, while Murder in… La Ciotat is from Klim, Neutra Production, AT-Production and RTBF. It follows the case of a man found hanged in a warehouse.

Murder in… the Caribbean is from Eloa and counts Olivier Marchal among its producers. Its case looks the murder of young woman discovered on top of the Mount Pelée volcano.

Murder in… Strasborg, meanwhile, from Mother Prods, follows the case of a corpse found in a tank at a wine estate.