‘Van Der Valk’ solves baffling crimes in Amsterdam

Set in Amsterdam, new series “Van Der Valk” follows the work of Commisaris Van der Valk (played by Marc Warren), a street-smart and unapologetic Dutch detective who navigates the lively and enigmatic city, solving mysterious crimes using astute human observation and inspired detection. Brilliant but cynical Piet Van der Valk solves baffling crimes in an Amsterdam that is more prosperous, cosmopolitan and crime-prone than ever. The new series premieres Sunday, September 13 at 8 p.m.¬†and continues through the month of September.

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