James Nesbitt reprises his role as Clayton, the London-based murder detective struggling to come to terms with his gambling addiction and still reluctantly wearing the lucky charm attached to his arm in series one.
The UK's first subscription TV service recently announced plans to buy its Italian and German counterparts to create on the world's biggest pay-TV brands.
Last week the two firms confirmed that 21st Century Fox, which already owns 39% of Sky, was seeking to take full control of the company.
The deal offers Sky Plc shareholders £10.75 per share in cash, less the value of any dividends subsequently paid by Sky, representing a 40% premium on the shares’ closing price as of Wednesday.
The UK’s largest pay-TV firm announced plans to enter the mobile sector after rival BT confirmed its intent to buy EE, a move which made it the biggest ‘quad play’ provider of broadband, mobile, TV and fixed-line phone services.