Home / Arts & Life / What’s on TV Monday: ‘Loch Ness’ and Katy Perry in ‘The Therapist’

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Loch Ness’ and Katy Perry in ‘The Therapist’


Laura Fraser, left, and Siobhan Finneran in “Loch Ness,” on Acorn TV

Acorn TV

Missing “Broadchurch”? Watch “Loch Ness,” a new murder mystery where the real monster isn’t the one lurking beneath the water. And Katy Perry opens up about navigating her public and private selves on a special edition of “The Therapist.”

What’s Streaming

LOCH NESS on Acorn TV. When a piano teacher’s body is found at the bottom of a cliff — with part of his brain having been extracted through his nasal cavity while he was still alive — a search for a different kind of monster begins in a village on the shore of the famed Scottish loch. Laura Fraser (“Breaking Bad”) stars as the local Detective Sergeant Annie Redford, the mother of an unruly teenage daughter and wife of a tour-boat operator in a close-knit town where, as in “Broadchurch,” everybody has a secret. Siobhan Finneran (“Downton Abbey”) is Detective Chief Inspector Lauren Quigley, brought in from Glasgow to lead the investigation, with her promotion depending on its successful conclusion — and who thinks the killer is hiding in plain sight. Writing in The New York Times, Neil Genzlinger called it “a fine diversion for summer evenings.”


A scene from “After the Wedding.”

Ole Kragh-Jacobsen/IFC Films

AFTER THE WEDDING (2007) on Tribeca Shortlist. Jacob (Mads Mikkelsen), a Danish aid worker helping run an orphanage in Mumbai, is offered a large contribution by Jorgen (Rolf Lassgard), a tycoon from his homeland, who insists that Jacob return to the country he left 20 years earlier to pick it up. Then Jorgen extends an invitation to attend the wedding of his daughter (Stine Fischer Christensen). This movie from Susanne Bier, nominated for an Oscar for best foreign-language film, is “a fine and, on a scene-by-scene basis, often better than fine, if effectively unadventurous work, in which a man’s anguished cry is met by a finale designed to ease the pain,” Manohla Dargis wrote in The Times.

What’s on TV


Siri Sat Nam Singh, left, and Katy Perry in “The Therapist,” on Viceland.


THE THERAPIST 10 p.m. on Viceland. With the release of her fourth album, “Witness,” on June 9, Ms. Perry live-streamed her life for 96 hours in “Witness World Wide” on YouTube, during which she spoke with Siri Sat Nam Singh, a Ph.D. and licensed family therapist, about the divide between her public persona and her private self. That hourlong session is rebroadcast here.

THE BACHELORETTE 8 p.m. on ABC. A frustrated Eric begs the other contestants to stop talking about him to Rachel. Then Lee deviously steals Rachel away for a second conversation (yes, about Eric), igniting a fierce argument between the two men — after which she makes a surprising decision before heading to Hilton Head, S.C., for a fresh start.


Bennett Wallace, left, and Joe Stevens, in “Real Boy.”

Shaleece Haas

INDEPENDENT LENS: REAL BOY 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). The filmmaker Shaleece Haas follows Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager, over four years as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional changes of his gender transformation. This documentary also watches as Bennett breaks out as a singer-songwriter under the guidance of Joe Stevens, a musician and transgender man who becomes his mentor.

Continue reading the main story

About admin

Check Also

Hear the Best Albums and Songs of 2023

Dear listeners, In the spirit of holiday excess and end-of-the-year summation, we’re about to make …