Wild Bill – when will the first episode be on?

A crop of the image Rob Lowe shared via his Instagram account earlier in the year.
A crop of the image Rob Lowe shared via his Instagram account earlier in the year.

ITV has announced when the first episode of Wild Bill, the Boston-based crime drama starring US actor Rob Lowe, will be on our screens.

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The six-part series will begin on Wednesday, June 12, at 9pm on ITV, it was announced today (Wednesday, May 29).

Lowe – known for his roles in The West Wing, Parks and Recreation, and St Elmo’s Fire – plays top US police chief Bill Hixon, the new Chief Constable of the East Lincolnshire police force.

The transmission details follow the recent release of a minute-long promo for the show.