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Crime-drama 'Gracepoint' falls short of the British original
Crime-drama 'Gracepoint' falls short of the British original

Just when Americans were finally getting over their inferiority complex regarding British television, here's "Gracepoint," a remake of the haunting British murder-drama "Broadchurch," to ensure a relapse. The series premieres Thursday. The success of the "The Office" American-style has spurred all manner of transatlantic remakes, but with "Gracepoint," Fox sped up the process to near-absurdity. "Broadchurch" debuted here only last summer on BBC America, and a second season is in the works. Fox also decided that David Tennant, who starred in "Broadchurch" as the ill-shaven and troubled Det. Inspector Alec Hardy, should star in...

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