It’s probably going to be based on the Vimes novels: “Terry Pratchett fans may want to stay close to a television screen over the next couple of years: his comedy fantasy book series Discworld has become his latest work to be snapped up for a small screen adaptation. BBC Studios is developing a six-part series based on the long-running epic novel series.” At least, the working title is “The Watch” and that’s absolutely a tell, there. For those who don’t know —
Really? Really? Mercy me, just start here and keep going.
— the Sam Vimes novels are police procedurals, set in a flat world that rests on four elephants that stand on a giant turtle swimming through space. The Discworld series has some of the greatest fantasy novels of the Twentieth Century lurking inside them, and Terry Pratchett was master of the usefully infuriating ability to make incredibly difficult things look easy to do. The books will reward your interest.
As for the television show? Oh, it will be fine. BBC doesn’t dare mess this one up.