UK Air Dates Archive 2013

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January 2013

2 January 2013 at 9:00pm

At 86, David Attenborough is still providing us with the very best nature programming, this time taking a look at the continent of Africa in this 6 part series.

3 January 2013 at 8:00pm

Some famous people in a house

Borgen, Season 2 – BBC Four
5 January 2013 at 9:00pm

High-brow Danish political drama returns.

6 January 2013 at 8:00pm

With familiar faces having graduated, the show shifts so we follow the graduates and the school’s new recruits! Back in the US on Sept 13th, but Sky has confirmed January for the UK airing (so it can air without the US breaks).

6 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Confirmed as returning in Jan 2013.

6 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Western set after the United States Civil War show returns to TCM.

6 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Jeremy Piven brings his “manic energy” from his portrayal of Entourage’s Ari Gold to this drama about the retail magnate Harry Selfridge.

6 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Confirmed as returning in Jan 2013.

7 January 2013 at 9:00pm

New American comedy about a brother and sister who are very different in nature to each other, and who also happen to live together. From the producers of Zooey Deschanel’s New Girl…

7 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Long running Inspector Morse spinoff returns for quite likely the final time

7 January 2013 at 5:15pm

From the makers of Spooks this series follows a team of secondary school spies and all the fantastic gadgets they use.

7 January 2013 at 9:00pm

More dastardly scheming in the Hamptons.

7 January 2013 at 9:30pm

American sitcom about the fun and hilarity of sleeplessness with a newborn baby…

8 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Ben Miller returns to the fictitious island of St Marie for more light-hearted crime solvery.

8 January 2013 at 8:00pm

New television series from the brilliant Shawn Ryan (The Shield), which sees the crew of a US nuclear submarine become enemies of the state. It begins on 27th September in America.

8 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Canadian spin-off from UK’s Primeval, although will include some familiar faces from the UK…

Bones, Season 8 – Sky Living
9 January 2013 at 9:00pm

You know the drill – FBI cases consist of the weekly discovery of, well, bones, and only one person can help.

9 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Fox have decided to give Fringe a decent send off, giving it a shortened 13 episode final season to tie up stories. Returns post Christmas on the 9th of Jan in the UK. Also note, the finale of Fringe will be simulcast with the US on Sat 19th Jan 2013 at 1.10am as well as in it’s usual Weds night slot.

9 January 2013 at 9:00pm

New BBC drama about spies in the lead up to WWII, starring David Tennant as Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier.

10 January 2013 at 9:30pm

Seth McFarlane’s cartoon about the Smith family. Premieres on the last night of FXuk before it becomes Fox the next day

10 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Hard-nosed wise-cracking Detective Rizzoli teams up once again with the brilliant social misfit Dr Isles

10 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Forensic pathologists help police solve murders in Manchester

10 January 2013 at 9:00pm

New sitcom from the creator of Glee about a gay couple, their surrogate and her family.

11 January 2013 at 8:30pm

John Bishop and comedian friends tell us their favourite jokes

NCIS, Season 10 – FOX (UK)
11 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Gibbs gets the prime time slot on new Fox launch night

11 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Back to the Valleys with Ruth Jones.

12 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Follow up to Pillars of the Earth, based on the novel by Ken Follett. Original commission is Canadian this time.

Psych, Season 6 – Universal Channel
13 January 2013 at 7:00pm

airing slightly earlier than last year.

Girls, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
14 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Comedy staring Lena Dunham following a group of friends in their 20s as they navigate life in New York City. Second season will come to us right after its domestic broadcast

14 January 2013 at 10:35pm

Now cancelled in the US, it returns to Sky Atlantic for it’s final season.

14 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Adding this in as it doesn’t seem to have been publicised very well!

15 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Seth Macfarlane’s Family Guy spin off – confirmed as bought by E4. Usually airs in Jan.

Utopia, Season 1 – Channel 4
15 January 2013 at 10:00pm

6 part drama from Kudos (Spooks, Hustle, Hunted) about frightning things that happen to people in possession of an orginal graphic novel. Sounds a bit like “Ring” and was originally slated to begin on 4 in Autumn or Winter 2012

15 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Some visitors may not remember the original run of Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister but it was razor-sharp British political satire at its very best. Originally set during the Thatcher years, UKTV has commissioned a new series set in the joke-rife world of coalition politics.

16 January 2013 at 21:00

New drama remake based on the 1987 CBS show of the same name, which was inspired by the famous fantasy tale…  Beauty in this version is Smallville’s Kristin Kreuk with ‘The Beast’ played by Jay Ryan (Terra Nova). Watch seem to have beaten Channel 5, who were rumoured to be desperate to acquire it to run alongside ‘Once Upon A Time’.

17 January 2013 at 6:15pm

A new science programme for children, leaning on the world-class work of the BBC’s natural history unit.

20 January 2013 at 8:00pm
 (TBC)

The popular 1950s medical drama returns to the BBC

21 January 2013 at 8:00pm

New take on Green Arrow, bought by Sky and should air close to the US air date. More info here.

22 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Final 2 episodes of season 3, rescheduled after the Sandy Hook shootings.

Louie, Season 1 – FOX (UK)
22 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Finally. 3 seasons late, but finally… Louie C. K.’s sitcom makes it to the UK when FX rebrands as FOX on 11th Jan 2013.

The Following, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
22 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Kevin Bacon plays an FBI agent chasing the serial killing James Purefoy. More info here. Airs in the US Jan 21 2013, and confirmed as Jan in the UK too.

22 January 2013 at 21:00

Detective Longworth relocates to south Florida from Chicago following a false accusation. Three seasons have aired thus far in America, with a fourth ordered

23 January 2013 at 10:00pm

TV adaptation of Dundonian Neil Forsyth’s books and subsequent BBC Radio programme starring Dundonian Brian Cox and set in the fabulous Dundee suburb of Broughty Ferry (which in real life boasts Britain’s best ice cream), a beautiful former fishing village on the Tay estuary. The titular character, who does not particularly like people and doesn’t know much about politics, stands as an independent in the local by-election, a move that could have comic ramifications for British politics.

24 January 2013 at 21:00

Hard to say with a 2nd season when it’s going to air… Season 1 aired in the US in June 2011 and Jan 2012 in the UK. Suits season 2 is again airing June in the US, and it looks increasingly like Dave might keep it on ice until the new year

24 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Usually airs in Jan and this year it is the 24th

27 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Back after its mid-season break, in a new slot confirmed by 5 as 27th jan

27 January 2013 at 8:00pm

Airs roughly twice a year, although, the last series ran in January 2012. However, the new series has been stated as February, January and March, so who knows. When it does appear it should include the annual adventure (aka Christmas special).

28 January 2013 at 9:00pm

After showing season 7 close to the US date, season 8 is now confirmed by Sky Living as the 28th Jan (unless they move it again…) ;)

Dallas, Season 2 – Channel 5
29 January 2013 at 9:00pm

Looks like 5 are keen to keep Dallas very close to the US air date, as they’re saying it’ll run the last week of Jan. Date now confirmed by 5.

30 January 2013 at 10:30pm

The re-return of Liz Lemon and gang… Season was held back due to Tina Fey’s pregnancy, and then put randomly on hold by Comedy Central.

Anger Management, Season 2 – Comedy Central
30 January 2013 at 10:00pm

The show has already been picked up for a total of 100 episodes, and the plan is to basically run solidly for the next 2 years – only breaking for holidays, sports events, and the other usual things that make the US schedule so erratic. They are saying it’ll work out about 45 episodes a year from Jan 2013. Not sure how that will be split that into  ’seasons’, as it’ll basically be on every week!

Derek, Season 1 – Channel 4
30 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Ricky Gervais’ new comedy set in an old folks home returns for a full series.

30 January 2013 at 10:00pm

Looks like Grey’s is back on the 30th.

31 January 2013 at 8:30pm

So, E4 are playing ‘dance of the comedies’ on Thurs…  From 31st of Jan they’re re-running Big Bang Theory Season 6 from the start at 8pm, to give it some breathing room as they’ve nearly caught up with the US. Then it’s looking like HIMYM is replacing Big Bang in the 8.30pm, followed by The New Normal at 9pm, and 2 Broke Girls re-starting from the beginning of season 2 at 9.30pm.

March 2013

1 March 2013 at 8:30pm

Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn are two mothers who have both lost sons to malaria.

5 March 2013 at 10:00am

Bomb disposal comedy set in Afghanistan

Tosh.0, Season 1 – Comedy Central
8 March 2013 at 10:00pm

American Daniel Tosh makes jokes about funny video clips on the Internet.

Shetland, Season 1 – BBC One
10 March 2013 at 9:00pm

Two part murder mystery set in… well… guess where, starring Douglas Henshall (Primeval).

12 March 2013 at 11:00pm

Martin is presented with a moral dilemma in this bonus episode, reconnecting with a former mentor who has become involved in some dodgy dealings. 13th episode of Season 1 which aired on September 14, 2012, over three months after the season finale, and now we’re getting it!

14 March 2013 at 9:00pm

The BBC’s harrowing drama about the effects of imprisonment on families, returns with a second series.

15 March 2013 at 9:00pm

Sky Atlantic has confirmed we return to Louisiana in March. Good news for satellite viewers.

17 March 2013 at 10:00pm

3 episode zombie drama set in northern England

17 March 2013 at 9:00pm

Series based on the Walt Longmire books where the titular character, a small town sheriff, is investigating serious crimes, returning to work following his wife’s death, and battling his deputy for re-election to the job.

Major Crimes, Season 1 – Universal Channel
18 March 2013 at 10:00pm

Spinoff from The Closer, already renewed for a second season and recently bought in the UK by Universal

20 March 2013 at 9:00pm

our favourite crime-solving, crime-fighting crime writer returns in march courtesy of uktv

Boss, Season 1 – More4
21 March 2013 at 11:00pm

Boss sees Kelsey Grammer in his first serious TV role, starring as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with a degenerative disease. Season 1 will air here in 2013 followed, presumably by season 2 at some point. It has subsequently been cancelled after season 2 with some murmurings of a film to finish up its storylines.

22 March 2013 at 10:00pm

New US comedy about four friends who play in a… well… in a wedding band! Starts in America in November! Guessing at Spring, but there’s every chance that’s wrong!

24 March 2013 at 6:00pm

A little known cartoon…. Due back late march

25 March 2013 at 9:00pm

Grimm Season 2 is on mid-season hiatus, due back March 8th 2013 in the US. The cop drama with fairy tales will return to the UK in the Spring.

25 March 2013 at 10:00pm

New sitcom set in ancient Rome.

26 March 2013 at 9:00pm

Who’s that (new) girl? It’s that Zooey Deschanel (you know, the one who’s sister is in Bones!)

26 March 2013 at 9:30pm

Comedy about a successful doctor with an iffy personal life.

27 March 2013 at 10:00pm

After seemingly endless discussions with the BBC, the popular Parks and Recreation finally appears to be coming here.

29 March 2013 at 9:00pm

Six part series about the Mafia boss of bosses, Salvatore Riina.

29 March 2013 at 7:30pm

Back with guest spots from Buzz Aldrin and Homer himself, Dan Castellaneta.

29 March 2013 at 8:30pm

America’s biggest comedy returns.

29 March 2013 at 9:00pm

With flavours of 2006?s Jericho, this new series from the brilliant Eric Kripke (Supernatural) and the equally brilliant J.J. Abrams sees a future where all technology on the planet has been rendered useless by an unknown plot device. Seems to be airing late March with a double bill to start with.

29 March 2013 at 8:00pm

Award winning comedy returns for the 2nd half of its fourth season. The date is a guess for now, based on previous airings, and the timeframe confirmed by sky.

30 March 2013 at 9:00pm

4 part miniseries about a search for the Holy Grail. Date still TBC, but rumour has it airing on 1st April…

30 March 2013 at 10:00pm

Confirmed by Ricky’s Twitter as early 2013. A 1 hour special

30 March 2013 at 7:00pm

The BBC’s singing competition returns for a second run.

April 2013

Game Of Thrones, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
01 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Airs in the US on HBO on the 31st of March 2013. Game of Thrones Season 3 returned on the 1st of April 2013, and was immediately renewed for a 4th season! :)

01 April 2013 at 8:30pm

Alan Davies returns as the expert magic engineer crime sleuth in David Renwick’s one off Easter special, before a new series in 2014

02 April 2013 at 8:00pm

Was supposed to be back in November but was changed to 1st February in America, and subsequently the 8th. Sky cannot broadcast it before them, but usually air it close.

05 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Paul and Ian are back with ten more episodes of the popular comedy panel show.

07 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Channel 5 returns to Storybrooke in “late spring”

08 April 2013 at 10:30am

Season 5 aired in America in Sept 2012, and this UK broadcast is currently a guess based on the UK date last year.

10 April 2013 at 10:00pm

Those ad men of Madison Avenue return for a 6th season on Sky Atlantic. Airs April in the US, and Sky are saying ‘Spring’, so it looks like they’re planning to run it close to the US air date. Also, season 6 is confirmed as the penultimate season, so the ad men of Madison Ave will finish with season 7.

11 April 2013 at 8:00pm

Big Bang finishes season 2 part 1 on the 24th Jan, and E4 will start re-running the season from the start to put some space between the UK and US air dates as they’re almost caught up, so Season 6, part 2 should start on 4th April 2013 (unless they double up some episodes).

11 April 2013 at 9:00pm

An American werewolf, an American ghost and an American vampire all live together in an American house in this American remake of the cult BBC Three series. Recently bought by Watch to air from April 2013.

11 April 2013 at 9:30pm

Max and Caroline are back

13 April 2013 at 7:00pm

The ever popular talent show returns

14 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Officially it is season 3, but technically it is season 1 as the first two seasons were called Kourtney and Khloe take Miami. Apparently all Kardashians start with a K, and this Florida-based version should not be confused with the “taking” of New York by the aforementioned Kim and Kourtney. Seemingly they are all daughters of OJ Simpson’s former lawyer and they do various reality television programmes.

14 April 2013 at 8:00pm

The adventures of young Inspector Morse return to our screens following last year’s successful pilot.

Louie, Season 2 – FOX (UK)
16 April 2013 at 10:30pm

with the first season recently underway, Fox is gradually catching up to US airings

Defiance, Season 1 – Syfy UK
16 April 2013 at 9:00pm

New scifi show from SyFy, about a group of aliens called the Votans who are trying to live along side the people of Earth, after a devastating war between the two has taken it’s toll, not only on both sides, but on the Earth itself. Created by Rockne S. O’Bannon (the man behind seaQuest DSV, Farscape, and new series Cult), and starring Grant Bowler (Ugly Betty), Julie Benz (Angel, Dexter), Tony Curran (Vincent Van Gogh in Doctor Who), and Jaime Murray (Dexter, Spartacus, Warehouse 13, and Hustle.) Airs in April on SyFy in the USA and shortly afterwards on Syfy UK.

16 April 2013 at 11:35pm

Mary McCormack is a US Marshal in the Witness Protection programme. Five seasons have now been aired in the US and the series is over. It is also being run from the beginning on Universal – starting April 9th at 9pm

16 April 2013 at 11:00pm

The TV movie pilot for a series apparently still being considered by Syfy. An action programme set on a future Mars colony. Airs at 11pm following the double bill premiere of Defiance.

19 April 2013 at 12:00am

Starring Famke Jannsen, this murder mystery series is another Netflix production. As ever with Netflix, the whole series will be available on the premiere date, with no specific time.

19 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Oliver Stone’s re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

23 April 2013 at 10:00pm

An American sitcom about relationships and friendships

23 April 2013 at 10:00pm

Lost Girl’s air date in Canada has moved to Jan from Sept, and the show usually airs in the UK 3 or 4 months after the Canadian premiere, so I’d guess it’s be here early Spring.

23 April 2013 at 10:35pm

Written by Ben Elton and starring David Haig, the BBC brings us this new comedy poking fun at the world of Health and Safety.

24 April 2013 at 10:00pm

‘Historical fantasy drama’ series about Leonardo da Vinci’s early life. Co-production between BBC Worldwide and Starz networks, but bizarrely airing on Fox in the UK! Airs April 12th 2013 in the USA, and a week later here.

25 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Three pardreams series from the BBC, starring David Tennant and Emily Watson.

29 April 2013 at 9:00pm

Added this purely on the pun based-ness of the title. ;) 8 part series about Greggs the Bakers.

Banshee, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
29 April 2013 at 10:00pm

Sky Atlantic brings satellite viewers the Cinemax drama about a former convict who assumes the identity of the sherriff in a small Amish town.

30 April 2013 at

Reality programme about young people who move from the eponymous Welsh valleys to Cardiff.

May 2013

Community, Season 3 – Sony Entertainment Television
03 May 2013 at 11:00pm

The strangest study group return to the meta world of Greendale Community College.

Hannibal, Season 1 – Sky Living
07 May 2013 at 10:00pm

Television adaptation of the Thomas Harris novels, focussing on the relationship between Agent Graham and Dr Lecter. Airs in April in the US and on Sky Living here.

08 May 2013 at 10:00pm

Raylan and co are back early May (it looks like the 8th).

08 May 2013 at 9:00pm

A Canadian drama about young people trying to make it in Los Angeles.

09 May 2013 at 9:00pm

Season 4 has 20 episodes, but it’s split into 2, with the 2nd half not airing in the US till 29th April 2013, and SyFy UK have moved it from Summer to 9th May for us lucky Brits. :)

12 May 2013 at 8:00pm

A comedy about a woman who has discovered her husband is gay and has to re-enter the dating scene.

12 May 2013 at 8:30pm

Three divorced men share a flat which is owned, conveniently, by a divorce lawyer.

The Fall, Season 1 – BBC Two
13 May 2013 at 9:00pm

New show from Murphy’s Law/The Runaway scribe Alan Cubitt starring Gillian Anderson as a detective in the Northern Ireland Police, and Jamie Dornan (Once Upon a Time’s Sheriff/Huntsman) as the serial killer she’s trying to catch!

13 May 2013 at 1:00pm

Originally on 5*, then 5USA and now back to 5* in may

14 May 2013 at 8:00pm

Texas sports drama jumped to Sky Atlantic.

19 May 2013 at 8:30pm

Private detective series from the BBC, set in one of Britain’s finest cities- Edinburgh.

Jo, Season 1 – FOX (UK)
19 May 2013 at 9:00pm

French series starring Frenchman Jean Reno as a French detective in Paris, who speaks in English.

23 May 2013 at 10:00pm

Has been picked up for a 2nd season, which will run in May, just a few weeks after Canada.

Vikings, Season 1 – LoveFilm
24 May 2013 at 12:00am

New historical drama from US channel History. It began on 3rd March 2013 and will premiere here on lovefilm’s streaming service.

26 May 2013 at

Despite the earlier cancellation, this new season comes to Netflix in may

June 2013

01 June 2013 at 10:00pm

Cold war spy espionage drama set in the 1980s.

02 June 2013 at 10:10am

The 2nd of June marks the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation. The original footage has been lovingly restored by the BBC and will be broadcast in full. Note- it is on BBC Parliament (not one of our regulars in the list) not BBC One.

03 June 2013 at 8:00pm

Confirmed by UKTV as back in April, then seemingly changed to june

03 June 2013 at 12:00am

Initially cancelled, this US remake of the outstanding Danish Forbrydelsen aired its first two seasons on Channel 4 and season 3 is coming to Netflix! Airs in the US June 2nd, and the day after on Netflix in the UK & Ireland.

Whitney, Season 2 – Comedy Central
03 June 2013 at 9:00pm

Second season already commissioned and due on these fair shores in July, with the remainder of season 1 before that. Episode 14 of season 1 airs on geng Feb

04 June 2013 at 9:00pm

The boys are back, as Woody, Quinn, Baxter and Rick are joined by a new face played by Jaime Winstone. Renewed for a final 2 episode 4th mini season after this.  DVD release was set for 29 April but has moved to 1 July, to accommodate a change from April to June broadcast.

05 June 2013 at 9:00pm

Comedy drama about a retired lollipop lady who decides to improve her life.

09 June 2013 at 9:00pm

In 2013 vampires are out and Zombies are in. This interesting French series, an eight episode adaptation of the 2004 film, is coming to channel 4 in the summer

10 June 2013 at 9:00pm

Confirmed as bought by E4, but they’ve moved it to Summer for this final season

Dates, Season 1 – Channel 4
10 June 2013 at 10:00pm

A new nine part drama from Channel 4, detailing the stories about and behind the dating scene.

10 June 2013 at 4:10pm

A reality show, set in Atlanta, about housewives.

13 June 2013 at 10:00pm

Join Dara and guests for more fun at the expense of current affairs.

Motive, Season 1 – Universal Channel
13 June 2013 at 9:00pm

A Canadian detective series with a hint of Columbo (in that we the audience are told before the protagonists who the baddie is).

15 June 2013 at

The precursor to the World Cup also in Brazil next year. Will be broadcast on the BBC, probably on more than one channel.

16 June 2013 at 9:00pm

BBC and Starz co-production set during the War of the Roses. Airs the week starting the 15th June 2013.

The Borgias, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
17 June 2013 at 9:00pm

Final season of Neil Jordan’s historical fictional drama about the Borgias dynasty.

17 June 2013 at 9:00pm

This penultimate season 6 has a final 12 episode season 7, by which time Michael Westen and friends will have been “stuck” in Miami for 7 years… To be fair it is probably time he managed to leave! ;)

18 June 2013 at 10:00pm

A third year of funny relationship woes.

20 June 2013 at 9:00pm

Sitcom about a girl who moves to New York for her dream job… only to find it no longer exists, so ends up moving in with a con-artist. Cancelled in the US, and pulled from ABC’s schedule with 8 episoded un-aired…

20 June 2013 at

Reality programme due back in June.

Maison Close, Season 2 – Sky Arts 1
21 June 2013 at 10:00pm

Three women try to escape their lives in a 19th century brothel in this French costume drama

22 June 2013 at 12:00am

Emily Owens M.D may technically a grown-up, it doesn’t stop her hospital internship feeling like high school all over again…

24 June 2013 at 1:45pm

A bowl of strawberries and cream in one hand, and a glass of Pimm’s in the other. New balls please!

30 June 2013 at 8:00pm

After an uncharacteristically long gap between Series 18 and 19, things appear to be back to normal, with two series per year. Well, as normal as things can ever be with these three!

30 June 2013 at 9:00pm

Academy Award® winners Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in a compelling film written and directed by David Mamet (The Untouchables). Exploring the client-attorney relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector (Pacino) and defence attorney Linda Kenney Baden (Mirren).

July 2013

02 July 2013 at 9:00pm

British comedy drama from Sky, showing the lives of Jan and Terry Starling from Derbyshire, and their three children. Season 1 aired in May 2012

Luther, Season 3 – BBC One
02 July 2013 at 9:00pm

Idris Elba’s unhinged and unconventional detective began filming a third series in October.

Supernatural, Season 8 – Sky Living
03 July 2013 at 10:00pm

Sky Living has confirmed it has the rights and will bring us more of the Winchesters in 2013. They are currently saying July, but they said that last year, and it got bumped to Aug, so don’t be surprised if it slips back.

04 July 2013 at 9:00pm

New American political thriller recently bought by Channel 4 in the UK.

05 July 2013 at 8:30pm

British film critic, broadcaster and chairman of the London Film Critics’ Circle Jason Solomons talk to some of Hollywood’s most influential figures, including Tim Roth, Mark Strong, Terence Stamp and Richard Gere, to discover what life is like in the glare of the spotlight. But the in first episode… Joss Whedon :D

Dexter, Season 8 – FOX (UK)
07 July 2013 at 9:00pm

The eighth season is probably the last of Dexter and Fox will be bringing us to Miami within days of the Americans

Royal Pains, Season 4 – Universal Channel
07 July 2013 at 8:00pm

Hank is a doctor in the wealthy Hamptons somewhat forced to help less wealthy patients. Return guess based on last year’s date

11 July 2013 at 10:00pm

American drama starring Laura Linney as a wife and mother with terminal cancer, who decides to accept the news as a challenge to live her remaining life to the fullest.

11 July 2013 at 9:00pm

Bradford magician and illusionist Steven Frayne is Dynamo, back for a third series on Watch

13 July 2013 at 9:10pm

New Zealand drama series about the investigation into the disappearance of a pregnant child. Slated to begin on the BBC in summer

Rookie Blue, Season 4 – Universal Channel
14 July 2013 at 9:00pm
 (TBC)

Renewed for a 4th season, and should be back late Summer 2013

14 July 2013 at 9:00pm

The London based spinoff of the prolific franchise returns for a sixth time

15 July 2013 at 11:20pm

More espionage fun with everybody’s favourite animated spy.

Ray Donovan, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 July 2013 at 10:00pm

New drama starring Liev Schreiber as a man who can solve all the difficult problems of Hollywood’s rich and famous. Begins in America in the summer and will be available to UK satellite customers within a short window.

16 July 2013 at 10:00pm

New sitcom from Chris O’Dowd (Moone Boy).

16 July 2013 at 9:00pm

Season 3 aired in Feb in the US, and is back for it’s final 13 eps in the UK in July.

16 July 2013 at 9:00pm

Back to combat aliens in July

Smash, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
18 July 2013 at 9:00pm

Airs in America on Feb 5th 2013, but Sky are saying July, so i’m guessing the deal with NBC only allows them to air it after the US run ends…

18 July 2013 at 9:30pm

has been renewed for a third series, albeit without Alan Tudyk and Rex Lee in the main cast

Community, Season 4 – Sony Entertainment Television
19 July 2013 at 10:45pm

The strangest study group return to the meta world of Greendale Community College.

20 July 2013 at 8:10pm

David Starkey explores the relationship between composers and royalty from Henry V of England to Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Family Guy, Season 11 – BBC Three
21 July 2013 at 10:00pm

We return to the Griffins in the summer.

22 July 2013 at 9:00pm

A brilliant neurosurgeon grapples with a personality disorder

Badults, Season 1 – BBC Three
23 July 2013 at 10:00pm

Ben, Tom and Matthew are young adults who do a bad job of acting responsibly. They are effectively men behaving badly.

24 July 2013 at 9:00pm

Sitcom set in a seafront cafe.

25 July 2013 at 9:00pm

American remake of the British series about a group of women and their various affairs.

30 July 2013 at 9:00pm

The final series of CSI NY is airing later this year, possibly to spread the CSI load out more across the year

30 July 2013 at 9:00pm

James Bolam left last year, replaced by Denis Lawson. Another two original team members Amanda Redman and Alun Armstrong, are due to leave during series 10, with Nicholas Lyndhurst and Tamzin Outhwaite joining the cast. Return due in August based on previous airdates.

August 2013

04 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Four part drama series exploring the effects of a shooting on a small community

04 August 2013 at 9:00pm

For those of you that have never seen them live (really you should), here’s an opportunity to watch the genius that is the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, recorded at the Sydney Opera House.

05 August 2013 at

Sequel to Syfy’s re imagined series, launches first online (YouTube) then all episodes will be put together for a two hour broadcast on Syfy Sunday February 10th 2013. The Blu-ray is released on 5th August 2013 in the UK, so if a broadcast is going to happen at all, the smart money is on July.

Major Crimes, Season 2 – Universal Channel
05 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Spinoff from The Closer, already renewed for a second season and recently bought in the UK by Universal

06 August 2013 at 11:35pm

Mary McCormack is a US Marshal in the Witness Protection programme. Five seasons have now been aired in the US and the series is over.

07 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Michael Shanks (husband of Continuum’s Lexa Doig) stars in this Canadian hospital drama where a doctor becomes a patient.

08 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Set in Glasgow during the miners’ strike of 1984, this two part drama stars David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) and Ford Kiernan (Chewin The Fat). Concludes the following day

Mob Doctor, Season 1 – Sky Living
09 August 2013 at 10:00pm

A young doctor treats patients with links to organised crime. Single series only.

Nikita, Season 3 – Sky Living
09 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Guesswork based on previous air dates (but it’s Sky Living, so who knows when it’ll turn up!) We’re still waiting on season 3, but it’s got a final 4th season… if you can call it that, of 6 episodes.

11 August 2013 at 8:00pm

Another lineup change and the entrepreneur showcase returns to its new home in Salford.

12 August 2013 at

Breaking Bad returns for its final 8 episodes in the US on Aug 11th 2013. Hopefully that should mean Netflix add the remaining episodes to the UK site Oct/Nov after the US finishes its run.

15 August 2013 at 9:35am

American sitcom about the fun and hilarity of sleeplessness with a newborn baby…

16 August 2013 at 10:00pm

Another American remake of a British programme, this time even with the same lead in the form of the always brilliant Mark Strong, playing a Detroit cop, and accompanied by the equally excellent Brit Lennie James

19 August 2013 at 10:00pm

New American programme based on the Stephen King novel where a small town suddenly finds itself cut of from the rest of the world by an impassable barrier (the eponymous dome). It airs in America in the summer and has been bought by Channel 5 for the UK

Top Boy, Season 2 – Channel 4
20 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Channel 4 brings us back to the tough East London estate where boys have to be drug-dealing men.

22 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Hard-nosed wise-cracking Detective Rizzoli teams up once again with the brilliant social misfit Dr Isles

22 August 2013 at 9:30pm

Inbetweeners’ Simon Bird and Joe Thomas try to avoid ‘The Great War’ by hanging out in Rittle-on-Sea.

22 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Sky’s popular supermarket sitcom returns. First two series both aired in August.

23 August 2013 at 9:00pm

Sky’s sporting comedy quiz returns

25 August 2013 at 9:00pm

John Hannah returns in Charlie Brooker’s silly police procedural spoof.

25 August 2013 at 9:00pm

New four part series about a mystery surrounding a body in a block of flats

28 August 2013 at 10:00pm

Due to funding issues for season 3, Almighty Johnsons only starting filming in Jan 2013. We get it in August, which is impressive

Wentworth, Season 1 – Channel 5
28 August 2013 at 10:00pm

Prisoner Cell Block H remake, starts in Australia in May 2013 and in Britain later in the year, courtesy of Channel 5.

31 August 2013 at

One of the TV talent contests – return guess based on last year’s series.

September 2013

02 September 2013 at 7:00pm

Usually returns around June after it finishes its Canadian run, so i’d expect it to do the same this year.

House of Lies, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
02 September 2013 at 10:15pm

New comedy television starring Don Cheadle & Kristen Bell based on the book ‘House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time.’

02 September 2013 at

Reality drama about people who are not entirely honest in their online dating

The Newsroom, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
02 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Season 1 aired a few weeks after the USA on Sky Atlantic, but they’re being a bit later with season 2. Airs in July 14th in the US, and it’ll be Sept over here (although should preview late Aug via On Demand).

02 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Despite earlier suggestions that this sixth visit to Cornwall would be the last, more recently Clunes has stated they could well continue if it remains popular.

03 September 2013 at 10:00pm

Jack Whitehall invites us back to Abbey Grove for more lessons on what not to do in the classroom

03 September 2013 at 10:00pm

The FBI enlists the help of a specialist neuroscientist to help solve cases. Second season date guesswork for the moment- returns to American TV in summer

04 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Itv has renewed the series for a fourth run due in 2013

04 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Detective Longworth relocates to south Florida from Chicago following a false accusation. Has now finished after four seasons but we still have 3 and 4 to come here

04 September 2013 at 8:00pm

Sky 1 goes to Harrow, one of the most famous and influential public schools in the world, where past pupils include former prime minister Winston Churchill and actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

05 September 2013 at 10:00pm

Join Dara and guests for more fun at the expense of current affairs.

05 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Some boy bands and some girl bands get back together for the first time in a few years.

05 September 2013 at 8:00pm

BBC drama set in a secondary school returns for a ninth outing

QI, Season K – BBC Two
06 September 2013 at 10:00pm

Stephen, Alan and friends return for more clever musings.

07 September 2013 at

The BBC’s celebtrity dancing programme usually airs in September.

07 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Spinoff from the popular Sicilian detective series, set all the way back in the 1990s.

Hot in Cleveland, Season 4 – Sony Entertainment Television
08 September 2013 at 5:00pm

The US sitcom about four women in Ohio.

09 September 2013 at 5:00pm

BBC programme for teenagers about the dual problems of being a teenager and also being a werewolf.

11 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Runs June/July in the US, and usually Sept over here.

11 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Back to the Dog and Dart late 2013

11 September 2013 at 9:00pm

From Ian Hislop and starring Michael Palin, this one-off drama tells the true story of Great War soldiers who print a satirical newspaper in the trenches of France

Bates Motel, Season 1 – Universal Channel
12 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Yet another US show with a British lead, this time the young boy from Spiderwick. Taking its inspiration from Hitchcock’s Psycho, this new series begins in the US in 2013. Being brought to us Brits courtesy of Universal

12 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Gang warfare in Birmingham, 1919-style.

Copper, Season 1 – LoveFilm
13 September 2013 at

Original production airing on BBC America in the USA, but has yet to make it over here. There’s no guarantee it’ll air on the BBC in the UK, as BBC America isn’t funded by the license fee, and it’s a co-production with Canadian companies Cineflix and Shaw Media. It will have its first UK appearance on the streaming service Lovefilm.

Californication, Season 5 – DVD Region 2 UK
16 September 2013 at

Dropped by 5*…

17 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Very hard to say when Rules of Engagement is likely to return as the 13 episode season 7 is airing as a mid-season replacement (that’s early 2013 usually) in the US, rather than its normal Autumn (aka Fall) slot.

17 September 2013 at 10:00pm

Reality show which follows people as they live their lives in and around Newcastle

19 September 2013 at 10:00pm

American drama starring Laura Linney as a wife and mother with terminal cancer, who decides to accept the news as a challenge to live her remaining life to the fullest.

20 September 2013 at 9:00pm

New scifi series from the BBC for the Canadian market.

20 September 2013 at 8:00pm

US version of the talent show

22 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Following a Christmas 2012 holiday special, the popular period drama has been re commissioned for a fourth outing, as we follow the fortunes of the Crawleys and their staff well into the 1920s. Will be broadcast on ITV in Autumn 2013

22 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Luther’s Warren Brown heads up a team of police who seem to operate outside the SOP

24 September 2013 at 10:00pm

Ardal O’Hanlon stars in this new comedy about people from Northern Ireland living in London

Louie, Season 3 – FOX (UK)
26 September 2013 at 10:00pm

3rd season was due for broadcast in July, but Fox UK have pulled it from the schedule to be broadcast a bit later in the year

Haven, Season 4 – Syfy UK
26 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Haven should return to SyFy in Autumn 2013 with season 4.

Isabel, Season 1 – Sky Arts 1
27 September 2013 at 10:00pm

Spanish period drama covering the reign of Isabella of Castille who was instrumental in the discovery of the new world and the unification of Spain.

27 September 2013 at 8:00pm

Joss Whedon returns to TV with a show based around Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. organisation. Will come to Channel 4 within a few days of the US.

Graceland, Season 1 – Universal Channel
27 September 2013 at 9:00pm

Agents from different branches of US law enforcement all live together in a California beach house. (Big Brother: Cops?)

27 September 2013 at 9:00pm

There’s no series 5, but there is a one-off 45 min special coming starring Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Chris O’Dowd and Matt Berry to wrap up the show. Due to be filmed in May, it should be on our screens in the Autumn.

Atlantis, Season 1 – BBC One
28 September 2013 at 8:25pm

So it is out with the mythical court of Camelot and in with the mythical island of Atlantis. Same creators and same BBC One Saturday slot as Merlin, so expect more family friendly fantasy fun.

30 September 2013 at 10:00pm

True Blood used to air in Jan/Feb, but FX/Fox UK moved it up to Sept be closer to the US air date, so we had 2 seasons in 2012. It’s a shorter 10 episode season this time due to Anna’s pregnancy. Next year’s 7th series will be the last

October 2013

01 October 2013 at 9:00pm

The first of Sky Living’s Drama Matters series stars Anna Friel in the title role

01 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Detective series set in Melbourne in the 1920s.

02 October 2013 at 9:00pm

American teen drama starring Ashley Rickards.

South Park, Season 17 – Comedy Central
02 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Join the foul mouthed boys and their friends in the quiet little mountain town

03 October 2013 at 10:30pm

Despite having intially ended after season 3, everybody’s favourite potty-mouthed baseball player is due to return.

Lawless, Season 0 – Sky Living
03 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Suranne Jones stars as a new judge in this part of Sky Living’s Drama Matters series

04 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Paul and Ian are back with ten more episodes of the popular comedy panel show.

04 October 2013 at 8:00pm

With familiar faces having graduated, the show shifts so we follow the graduates and the school’s new recruits! Now renewed up to season 6 (2014/15 season). It appears the first three episodes (with tributes to the Beatles and a cast member who died) will air shortly after the US, followed by the rest of the season probably in the new year- the US also goes on hiatus after those first three episodes.

04 October 2013 at 9:00pm

The excellent James Spader (with shaved head) is one of the FBI’s most wanted. He inexplicably surrenders and asks to speak to a rookie agent, whereupon it is revealed he has created a list of criminals the agency doesn’t know about.

05 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Canadian period drama centred on the lives of four women working in a munitions factory during the Second World War. Date very much to be confirmed, assuming it will air on ITV3 again, and assuming it will air around the same time as season 1.

Homeland, Season 3 – Channel 4
06 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Starring Brit Damian Lewis as terror suspect Brody, the American remake of Israeli “Prisoners of War” returns to the US in September and if the same pattern is followed as last year, should be with us the following month

08 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Brit Michael Sheen stars in this drama based on real research into sexual dysfunction in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Rubenesque, Season 0 – Sky Living
08 October 2013 at 9:00pm

A female football referee also works as a plus-size model. Sky Living’s Drama Matters series

Sleepy Hollow, Season 1 – Universal Channel
09 October 2013 at 9:00pm

The term “modern-day retelling” doesn’t always fill me with delight, especially when coupled with the resurrection of a long-dead character. However, the forces behind this particular modern-day retelling with resurrection of title character are Kutzman and Orci – the geniuses behind Fringe, so in this case delight is in abundance!

09 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Desperate Housewives spinoff due to begin in 2014

10 October 2013 at 9:00pm

A new medical drama from itv, set in 1960s London

10 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Another part of Sky Living’s Drama Matters series, this one is a tale of two sisters reunited

12 October 2013 at 2:00pm

Eleven part documentary covering each of the Doctors up to and including Matt Smith. Begins on Watch in the second week of October

The Millers, Season 1 – Comedy Central
14 October 2013 at 9:30pm

Another US sitcom about divorce

14 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Long running sitcom returns, with a reduced half man, as Angus T. Jones has been booted as a series regular… That’s what you get for referring to the show that made you a star as ‘filth’… Two and a Quarter Men now maybe?

15 October 2013 at 9:00pm

A new policewoman with baggage in her past is the theme in this part of Sky Living’s Drama Matters series

Chicago Fire, Season 2 – Sky Living
16 October 2013 at 8:00pm

The firefighters and medics of Engine 51 are back in the UK courtesy of Sky Living…

16 October 2013 at 10:30pm

US version of The Office returns.

Veep, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
16 October 2013 at 10:30pm

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns as VP Selina Meyer.

The Tunnel, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 October 2013 at 9:00pm

This joint UK/French production is essentially a remake of Danish/Swedish Broen (The Bridge), where a body is discovered precisely on the border between the two countries, necessitating a joint investigation between the two countries, with all the cultural intricacies that brings.

In the case of Britain and France, there is no bridge of course, so this time it is called The Tunnel. Will air on Canal + en France and Sky Atlantic for UK satellite viewers

Hello Ladies, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 October 2013 at 10:00pm

A somewhat nerdy Englishman (Stephen Merchant) tries to find his ideal lady in Los Angeles. Due to air on America’s HBO later this year so possibly Sky Atlantic here.

18 October 2013 at 10:00pm

After season 3?s divisive finale, the blockbuster zombie show, starring Brit Andrew Lincoln as Rick, returns to lead the way for American cable productions. Airs in the USA Sunday Oct 13th, so we should get it on the following Friday.

Man Down, Season 1 – Channel 4
18 October 2013 at 9:30pm

New sitcom starring the towering Greg Davies and Rik Mayall as his dad

19 October 2013 at 9:00pm

The long-running Sicilian detective series returns to the BBC.

20 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Seems to be running about 1 month behind the USA, so in theory SVU should be back in Oct

20 October 2013 at 10:00pm

With flavours of 2006?s Jericho, this new series from the brilliant Eric Kripke (Supernatural) and the equally brilliant J.J. Abrams sees a future where all technology on the planet has been rendered useless by an unknown plot device. Moving to a Sunday night 10pm slot for season 2.

20 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Karl Pilkington sets out to discover the answers to some of the hard questions in life.

20 October 2013 at 8:00pm

BBC costume drama set in Britain’s first department store

21 October 2013 at 8:00pm

Has been renewed for a second season, so if the same pattern follows (ie Sky airing it close to the US date), it should be back in October

21 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Ever since House and Wilson rode off into the sunset there has been space for a new medical drama in American TV land. Here is one contender from the quill of David Kelley, creator of Boston Legal, Ally McBeal and Chicago Hope.

22 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Vampire Diaries spinoff has been picked up by its American channel and will air on Syfy in Britain.

Elementary, Season 2 – Sky Living
22 October 2013 at 9:00pm

renewed for a second season, which begins with a visit to London

23 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Rudy, Jess, Finn, Alex and Abbey return for a  5th and final series.

23 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Peep Show’s Mitchell and Webb star in this comedy about two diplomats serving in Britain’s embassy in one of the stans

24 October 2013 at 10:00pm

The Machine has picked Autumn for the start of season 2.

26 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Back in the US 8th Sept, so should air just after that in the UK.

28 October 2013 at 9:00pm

The period murder mystery drama returns

28 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Begins in the US in August and in the UK in October.

28 October 2013 at 5:00pm

Fairly self-explanatory title really, for this BBC youth drama, from former Doctor Who maestro Russell T Davies and featuring the instantly recognisable voice of BRIAN BLESSED.

29 October 2013 at 10:00pm

Returns for a 3rd horror outing.

29 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Patrick and the team return. Likely to air about 4-5 weeks after the US. UK fans will want to stay away from anything Mentalist-related on the Internet this time round.

29 October 2013 at 9:00pm

David Tennant is a barrister who never loses

29 October 2013 at 9:00pm

The first part of new series have appeared in October the past couple of years.

31 October 2013 at 8:30pm

Begins across the pond in late September and is usually with us in November

Dracula, Season 1 – Sky Living
31 October 2013 at 9:00pm

Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars as Dracula posing as a US entrepreneur in Victorian London. Showrunner is Carnivàle’s Dan Knauf. NBCUniversal coproduction with Sky Living.

November 2013

No exact date/time – November 2013

PLL may have vanished from normal TV, but all 4 seasons are now on iTunes.

04 November 2013 at 10:00pm

Season 1 aired 8th April 2012 in the USA on Lifetime. It was picked up for a 2nd season (and expanded from 10 to 15 episodes) to air sometime in 2013. Will air on Lifetime in the UK

Fresh Meat, Season 3 – Channel 4
04 November 2013 at 10:00pm

Student sitcom from the writers of Peep Show returns for a third outing.

05 November 2013 at 10:00pm

Loosely based on the novel of the same name, this new series follows a mother (Julia Ormond) and her daughters who are witches.

05 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Real Housewives… In Beverly Hills? I’m sure that’s an oxymoron…

07 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Max and Caroline are back

08 November 2013 at 12:00am

Single series police drama from 2010 gets its UK premiere

10 November 2013 at 6:30pm

Yonderland follows 33-year old Mum Debbie Maddox (Howe-Douglas) who unexpectedly finds herself in an extraordinary world inhabited by a collection of eccentric (and usually idiotic) characters, some of whom happen to be puppets, with only an Elf by her side. Click to listen to our interview with the cast of Yonderland!

Play
10 November 2013 at 6:00pm

A little known cartoon…. Due back in November to complete series 24, before the new series next year

12 November 2013 at 8:00pm

A documentary about the government-owned railway franchise running between London and Edinburgh with several branches

Hebburn, Season 2 – BBC Two
12 November 2013 at 10:00pm

New comedy based on comedian Jason Cook’s Tyneside upbringing. Also starring Vic Reeves.

14 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Part of the Doctor Who Anniversary celebrations!

15 November 2013 at 7:05pm

Part of the Doctor Who Anniversary celebrations!

Borgen, Season 3 – BBC Four
16 November 2013 at 9:00pm

High-brow Danish political drama returns to the BBC for the final run

17 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Ant & Dec rekindle some careers in the insect-laden rainforest again.

18 November 2013 at 8:00pm

An introduction to all things Who!

19 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid are in their seventies and rediscovering love in this romantic comedy

21 November 2013 at 9:00pm

New comedy drama set during the Russian revolution. Miniseries starring Mad Man John Hamm and Harry Potter Daniel Radcliffe.

21 November 2013 at 8:00pm

A 7 part documentary detailing Britain’s key military airbase.

21 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Doctor Who docu-drama specially commissioned to mark the fiftieth anniversary

22 November 2013 at 9:30pm

A special of The Culture Show where lifelong Who fan (and historian) Matthew Sweet explores the cultural significance of Doctor Who.

22 November 2013 at 9:30pm

The popular stand-up showcase returns to the BbC.

23 November 2013 at 2:30pm

Super fans join cast members past and present to share their memories of watching TV’s top Time Lord when they were young.

26 November 2013 at 12:00am

A showgirl from Las Vegas moves to Coastal California. Cancelled after one season

26 November 2013 at 12:46am

Baby Daddy means “the baby’s daddy”, and in this show the baby’s daddy has to look raise the baby by himself. Well, with his brother and his mother and some friends too.

26 November 2013 at 12:00am

An American teenager is mistaken for an adult and works as a fashion designer. Cancelled after one season

26 November 2013 at 12:00am

A female politician hires a male nanny. First series is also available having previously been available on Netflix

Legacy, Season 0 – BBC Two
28 November 2013 at 9:00pm

One off BBC spy drama set in 1974

Blue Bloods, Season 4 – Sky Atlantic
28 November 2013 at 9:00pm

The greatest moustache in the world returns – previews On Demand from the 22nd.

Endgame, Season 1 – FOX (UK)
30 November 2013 at 7:00pm

Canadian drama where a chess master solves crimes. Single series only

30 November 2013 at 9:00pm

Faithful dramatisation of the contents of the Bible, set out over ten hours.

December 2013

No exact date/time – December 2013

A comedy about a woman who has discovered her husband is gay and has to re-enter the dating scene.

02 December 2013 at 10:00pm

AIDS hits the Stockholm gay community in this powerful Swedish drama set in the 80s.

Set List, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
03 December 2013 at 10:00pm

New stand up improvised comedy show where the cream of the comedy circuit are presented with the ultimate challenge: come up with a brand new routine on the spot based on topics presented to them right there and then.

09 December 2013 at 9:00pm

British masters of illusion Barry and Stuart return to television with this new series on Watch

11 December 2013 at 9:00pm

Recounting the events that led to the disappearance of the aristocrat, this itv drama stars Rory Kinnear.

13 December 2013 at 12:00am

Steven van Zandt returns as the US mobster hiding out in small-town Norway

15 December 2013 at 4:30pm

People skiing on snow. On Sunday. With a great theme tune.

15 December 2013 at 12:00am

season 5 did not have a UK tv airing but was released on disc in October 2012. Netflix UK now has all 5 seasons.

Air Crash Investigation, Season 13 – National Geographic
16 December 2013 at 9:00pm

It’s a hard one to guess because National Geographic seems to number some of the seasons differently to its native Canada, and previous seasons have not aired consistently. However, season 13 is due to air at some point later in 2013

17 December 2013 at 9:00pm

Karl Pilkington sets out to discover the answers to some of the hard questions in life. This final episode examining death, was postponed due to its original broadcast slot clashing unfortunately with the hurricane devastation in the Phillipines.

18 December 2013 at 9:00pm

Two part BBC drama about the infamous 1960s heist. Concludes the following night.

22 December 2013 at 10:15pm

New comedy based on comedian Jason Cook’s Tyneside upbringing. Also starring Vic Reeves.

22 December 2013 at 5:25pm

ABC’s Thanksgiving Special will air on Channel 5 over Christmas in the UK. Airs first on 22nd Dec at 5:25pm, then again on the 24th Dec at 8pm.

23 December 2013 at 10:00pm

Bomb disposal comedy set in Afghanistan

24 December 2013 at 9:00pm

Sky’s popular supermarket sitcom returns for its Christmas Special.

24 December 2013 at 8:00pm

Which county in the whole of Britain has by far the highest murder rate? Answer- the English county of Midsomer of course! Barnaby’s cousin continues to investigate grisly deaths in quaint locales.

25 December 2013 at 8:30pm

Following a Christmas 2013 holiday special, the popular period drama has been re commissioned for a fifth outing, as we follow the fortunes of the Crawleys and their staff well into the 1920s. 5th series be broadcast on ITV in Autumn 2014.

25 December 2013 at 6:15pm

The popular 1950s medical drama returns to the BBC. The third series is due in the first half of 2014

25 December 2013 at 10:35pm

New sitcom starring the towering Greg Davies and Rik Mayall as his dad.

26 December 2013 at 7:45pm

Sir David Jason returns to the classic sitcom for this Christmas special.

26 December 2013 at 8:15pm

A sequel of sorts to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, by PD James.

28 December 2013 at 9:00pm

2 part final miniseries to tie up the story of the unluckiest four men on the planet. Starts Sat 28th, concludes Sun 29th Dec at 9pm.

28 December 2013 at 8:00pm

Ray Winstone takes to the high seas in an ambitious family drama as John Meade Falkner’s much-loved 18th-century smuggling adventure.

31 December 2013 at 10:00pm

Join Dara and guests for more fun at the expense of current affairs.