PBS reveals ‘Endeavour’ return date: When does Season 8 start in the US?

Endeavour will finally be back in the US this summer!

Season 8 was originally meant to shoot in the summer of 2020, but filming was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A seventh season of ITV’s Inspector Morse prequel series premiered well over two years ago now!

The first seven seasons of Endeavour are available to watch on Amazon Prime and if you’re not already a member you can sign up for a free 30-day trial here!

Set in 1971, the eighth season of Endeavour aired in the UK last autumn, with Shaun Evans returning as DS Endeavour Morse, alongside Roger Allam as DCI Fred Thursday.

It’s now been announced that the three brand new feature-length episodes will premiere in the US on PBS as part of their Masterpiece Mystery! strand at 9/8c on Sunday nights from 19th June.

Watch a preview:


While there hasn’t yet been any news on the renewal of Endeavour for a ninth season, the Oxford Mail reckons that filming is set to begin in Oxfordshire next month.

Shaun Evans had previously seemed unsure about the possibility of Season 9, commenting: “That’s a decision for the whole team.”

He explained: “As we have always done, we need to finish this series, take a look at them, take a view over what was done well, if there’s still a story to tell and if we all still want to tell it. So, we’ll see.”

We expect to hear official confirmation of the show’s future once Season 8 has aired in the US.

BritBox viewers can also watch DI Fred Thursday actor Roger Allam in Murder in Provence right now.

He’s joined by American singer and actress Keala Settle (The Greatest Showman), and English actress Nancy Carroll, best known as Lady Felicia in Father Brown.

Based on the Verlaque & Bonnet novels by M.L. Longworth, the three-part crime drama launched last month.

Watch the trailer here:


Meanwhile, the creator of Endeavour returns to our screens soon with more episodes of Grace.

Adapted by Russell Lewis from Peter James’ award winning Roy Grace novels, the crime drama was a hit on ITV when it premiered last spring with nearly 9 million viewers.

Grace will be back with three new mysteries on ITV in the UK and on BritBox in the US, with Life on Mars actor John Simm reprising his role the as Brighton-based detective.

Endeavour is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.