Discover 10 exclusive series not to be missed on Salto. From “C’est comme ça que je t’aime”, “A million little things” to “A confession”, let yourself be surprised by these comedies and dramas that will move you.
A Million Little Things
3 seasons available, 54 episodes (Ongoing) Comedy/Drama/Romance
In Boston, very close friends must deal with the suicide of one of them, without explanations or clues. The group then realizes that secrets exist between them, despite their friendship. This shock will help them restore order in their respective lives and consolidate their friendship…
The sincerity of this series in the same vein as This is Us is the key to its success. The complicity of the actors who form a real family will remind you of that of Friends. If she tackles difficult subjects such as bereavement, illness or even depression, she offers it in a light tone without emblour to be comical.
The American channel ABC has ordered a fifth season of A Million Little Things which may well be the last.
With David Giuntoli, Romany Malco, Allison Miller…
That’s how I love you
2 seasons, 20 episodes Drama/Thriller/Thriller
In 1974, in the quiet suburb of Sainte-Foy, two couples in crisis are going to drive their children back to summer camp. Back home, they realize the sorry state of their married life. Infidelities and betrayals then come to light.
But in a society where divorce is still rare, what will the Delisles and Paquettes do? They will become the deadliest criminals in the history of organized crime in the Quebec region.
Francois Letourneau and Jean-Francois Rivardto which we owe Black sequence and The invinciblesreturn with a cynical and enjoyable marital comedy. That’s how I love you mixes genres with subtlety, easily moving from comedy to drama but also to thriller with Hitchockian inspirations. hidden sister of Fargoit is a real success.
That’s how I love you hasn’t been renewed yet.
With Francois Letourneau, Marilyn Castonguay, Patrice Robitaille…
A Very English Scandal and A Very British Scandal
A Very English Scandal
1 season, 3 episodes (Completed) Drama
In the late 1960s, homosexuality had just been decriminalized and Jeremy Thorpe, leader of the Liberal Party, had a secret he desperately wanted to hide. As long as her ex-lover Norman Scott is around, her brilliant career is in jeopardy. Thorpe lies and conspires until he decides to silence Scott for good. Jeremy Thorpe’s trial has shocked society, illuminating the establishment’s darkest secrets.
Adapted from a true story, A Very British Scandal is the result of the event collaboration between Russell T Daviesthe creator of It’s A Sin and Years and Yearsand the filmmaker Stephen Frears. This scandal which shook England from 1976 to 1979 is revisited under the prism of dark and acid comedy, with a touch of triviality. Find Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw in a memorable face to face.
With Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Alex Jennings…
A Very British Scandal
1 season, 3 episodes (Completed) Drama/Biopic
The chronicle of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll’s divorce, one of the most notorious court cases of the 20th century. Famous for her charisma, beauty and style, Margaret, Duchess of Argyll made headlines during a divorce marred by accusations of forgery, theft, violence, drug use, taping secrecy, corruption and an explicit polaroid photo, all in the spotlight of the British media of the 1960s.
Created by Sarah Phelps (ABC versus Poirot, Dublin Murders) and produced by Anne Sewitsky (Monster, monster land, black-mirror), A Very British Scandal tells the story of Margaret, the first female victim of revenge porn in history. After playing Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, Claire Foy once again plays a strong woman in British history. Discover this series on misogyny and the class system.
With Claire Foy, Paul Bettany, Olwen May…
Roswell, New Mexico
2 seasons available, 26 episodes (Ongoing) Drama/Sci-Fi/Teen
Liz Ortecho, a young woman born to undocumented migrant parents, reluctantly returns to her hometown: Roswell. She then discovers that her childhood sweetheart, Max, now a policeman, is an extraterrestrial who has hidden his origins and his powers all his life.
As they close in on each other again, a violent attack proves there are more aliens on Earth than the world imagined…
Roswell, New Mexico is a real breath of fresh air. Directed by Julie Plec to whom we owe The Vampire Diaries Universe (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Legacies), the series uses the codes of the original series, while adding the themes that concern and divide the United States.
Roswell, New Mexico was recently canceled by the CWthe fourth season broadcast from June 6 in the United States is therefore the last.
With Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons, Michael Vlamis…
1 season available, part 1: 13 episodes (Ongoing) Adventure/Family
In 1906, 14-year-old Theodosia Throckmorton was the daughter of two intrepid Egyptologists digging in the Valley of the Kings. When the fiery Theo and her little brother Henry discover a hidden tomb and a mysterious artifact, “the Eye of Horus”, Theo unleashes his magical power, and a whole new world as mysterious as it is dangerous opens up to them.
Back in London, from his parents’ house in the famous Museum of Legends and Antiquities, Theo must fight the old forces, dark magic and chaos. Theo, Henry and their friends Will, a street magician, and Safiya, an Egyptian princess, will try to lead their teenage lives and their studies and at the same time… to save the whole world.
Theodosia is the new family event program to discover. This series mixes the magical universe of Harry Potter with the adventures of Indiana Jones as explained David Michael, the series’ producer, to Variety. Throughout the episodes, Egyptian culture is explored through its history, but also through its vestiges. While discovering them, we are transported to an enigmatic fantasy world.
With Eloise C. Little, Frankie Minchella, Nana Agyeman-Bediako…
1 season, 6 episodes (Completed) Drama/Crime
Detective Steve Fulcher, determined to find a missing young woman, deliberately violates police procedure and protocol to nab the killer. This decision will cost him his career and his reputation.
Based on a true story that happened between 2011 and 2016, A Confession traces the brutal disappearance of a young woman in the small English town of Swindon, and the relentless work of a police officer to find her, even if it means breaking procedure to arrest a suspect and try to save her.
Produced by the ITV channel, the series borrows the codes of “true crime” by standing as close as possible to its characters. Captivating from its first minutes, it lets the drama surface by unfolding the story of these broken lives between past and present.
With Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, Siobhan Finneran…
The Thing About Pam
1 season, 6 episodes (Completed) Drama/Crime/Biopic
In 2011, Betsy Faria was murdered. Her husband is condemned for this crime although he keeps claiming his innocence. He will manage to have his conviction overturned. The investigation revealed Pam Hupp’s diabolical plan. (From the eponymous podcast)
With its many twists and turns, The Thing About Pam offers us a vision of a sometimes corrupt judicial system that seeks to find the ideal suspect, even if it means letting the real criminal slip away. After dirty john, American Crime Story or Unsolveddiscover the story of a greedy sociopath from the depths of the United States.
With Renee Zellweger, Josh Duhamel, Judy Greer…
1 season, 8 episodes (Completed) Drama/Crime/Thriller
Holly, a 14-year-old girl, denounces, in a school essay, the violence she suffers from her stepfather. She and her brother Theo are placed in a home by Lars, a social worker. The parents, Dea and Simon, deny all the charges. Who is telling the truth? Should we always believe what children say? Will Lars succeed in disentangling the true from the false and uncovering their family secret?
This Danish mini-series created by Maja Jul Larsenscreenwriter on The heirs and Borgen, takes up a very topical societal subject: family violence. Due to its refined staging, cry wolf is intimate and based on five characters whose points of view on the case, but also the moral dilemmas faced with these accusations, are explored.
With Bjarne Henriksen, Flora Ofelia Hofman Lindahl, Christine Albeck Borge…
El embarcadero/The pier
2 seasons, 16 episodes (Completed) Drama/Thriller
Alexandra, an accomplished architect, learns of her husband Oscar’s death overnight. According to the police, he would have committed suicide, which is incomprehensible for Alexandra because both spun the perfect love. But she is not at the end of her troubles when she discovers that her husband was leading a double life with another woman, Verónica.
Determined to understand the real reasons for her death, she decides against the advice of those close to her to contact Verónica to try to find out how Oscar, although sincerely in love with her, was able to live a lie during all these years. What really happened during the night he took his own life?
The Embarcadero marks the third collaboration between showrunners and producers Alex Pina and Esther Martinez Lobatoafter the prison thriller Behind bars and Money Heist. A thousand miles from the supercharged action of their previous creation, the Spanish creators deliver this time an intimate drama coupled with an investigation, with the theme of polyamory in the background.
With Alvaro Morte, Veronica Sanchez, Irene Arcos…
Looking for Alaska
1 season, 8 episodes (Completed) Drama
Miles Halter, 16, arrives at the Culver Creek boarding school, a place of all possibilities, of all first times. There he meets the elusive Alaska Young, who will change his life. As he gets to know and understand her, he gradually falls in love with her. But by dint of spending time with her, he will discover that his life is not as perfect as he thought.
Looking For Alaska is a Hulu miniseries created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savagea duo known for their series Newport Beach and gossip girl. It’s about from an adaptation of the novel of John Greena writer also known for Our opposite stars.
The series tackles serious subjects such as mourning or social inequalities and transports us to a time when smartphones, televisions and other computers do not exist. It takes us back to the golden age of teen series.