Uk Air Dates Archive 2014

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January 2014

01 January 2014 at 6:30pm

Regular opening times do not apply as we accompany Sir David Attenborough on an after-hours journey around London’s Natural History Museum, one of his favourite haunts.

Sherlock, Season 3 – BBC One
01 January 2014 at 9:00pm

US air date is confirmed as the 19th Jan on PBS, and (as we predicted back in Oct) but confirmed by the BBC, to be aired in Britain on New Year’s Day.

02 January 2014 at

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

02 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Forensic pathologists help police solve murders in Manchester

02 January 2014 at 8:30pm

90s favourite sitcom returns after 15 years, making the jump the BBC to itv. The three original stars are all returning.

02 January 2014 at 9:30pm

Seth McFarlane’s cartoon about the Smith family.

04 January 2014 at 9:00pm

The original (now that a British/French and US/Mexican remake are in the works), returns to BBC Four in the winter.

06 January 2014 at 9:00pm

More dastardly scheming in the Hamptons.

Mike & Molly, Season 4 – Comedy Central
06 January 2014 at 9:30pm

The Chicago-based weight-loss sitcom returns

06 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Renewed for a ninth series after protracted contractual negotiations.

06 January 2014 at 4:10pm

There are eight Orange counties in the US, and this one is in the LA suburbs.

06 January 2014 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?

06 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Wartime crime detecting courtesy of a group of women working at Britain’s code-breaking installation.

06 January 2014 at 2:15pm

Mark Williams stars as the crime solving priest.

06 January 2014 at

After being cancelled, the second season didn’t make it to broadcast here, and now both seasons are available on Netflix’s streaming service.

08 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Confirmed! We were right about it being late, it’s now officially Jan 8th, but that does mean it should run in one block not two.

08 January 2014 at 9:00pm

American remake of the classic British scifi series about super-evolved young people.

08 January 2014 at 8:30pm

BBC drama set in a British secondary school returns for the second part of series 8, from episode 11. A ninth series will air later in the year.

08 January 2014 at 9:00pm

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! Returns with episode 41 (not a typo!) of season 2 in Jan 2014.

This is Jinsy, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
08 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Comedy based loosely on Guernsey.

09 January 2014 at 9:00pm

our favourite crime-solving, crime-fighting crime writer usually returns in March but has been brought forward for series 6

09 January 2014 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. The first series continues from episode 9.

NCIS, Season 11 – FOX (UK)
10 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Has previously aired in October but season 10 was changed to January for Fox’s rebrand launch night and the pattern will continue

Hostages, Season 1 – Channel 4
11 January 2014 at 9:00pm

A surgeon is embroiled in a plot to assassinate the president in this new action show from Jerry Bruckheimer. Be warned – this is likely to get cancelled in the US after 1 season, so don’t get attached!

11 January 2014 at 7:00pm

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

12 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Western set after the United States Civil War show returns to AMC in the US Aug 2013, which should put it in Jan 2014 on TCM if they follow last year’s schedule.

12 January 2014 at 11:05pm

Season 2 ran in the US from January to April 2012

Major Crimes, Season 2, part 2 – Universal Channel
13 January 2014 at 9:00pm

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

13 January 2014 at 5:30pm

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

Uncle, Season 1 – BBC Three
13 January 2014 at 10:00pm

New comedy starring stand-up comedian and singer/songwriter Nick Helm as Andy, a dissolute out-of work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his 12-year-old nephew Errol after being morally blackmailed into looking after him by his chaotic sister Sam – all on the day Andy was planning to kill himself…

14 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Ben Miller returns to the fictitious island of St Marie for a bit, before leaving and being replaced by Kris Marshall.

14 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Returns for a 3rd horror outing, and after a Christmas break, restarts with episode 10.

15 January 2014 at 9:00pm

After 6 years off air, The Kumars are back, this time on Sky 1, and from a small flat in Hounslow, having been forced to downsize after the economic downturn!

16 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Lost Girl returns in Jan for season 4.

16 January 2014 at 8:30pm

Returned in November, but on mid season break till Jan.

16 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Another American police show. This time however, it is a comedy making fun of all the other American police shows.

Blue Bloods, Season 4 – Sky Atlantic
16 January 2014 at 10:00pm

The greatest moustache in the world returns from episode 5.

16 January 2014 at 9:30pm

Max and Caroline are back

Mob City, Season 1 – FOX (UK)
17 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Previously known as LA Noir. New series from Frank Darabont, set in the city of angels in the postwar years. It airs on TNT in the US.

17 January 2014 at 10:00pm

New Canadian drama about undercover police.

18 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Tobey Maguire, Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer, Will Ferrell, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Sheen, Tim Robbins and Kristen Wiig all star in an epic comedy about the fictional Morehouse family, who made their fortune in the oil business.

19 January 2014 at 9:00pm

We were correct, Sky 1 have confirmed H5-0 is back on the 19th Jan 2014, followed by NCIS:LA.

19 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Sky 1 have confirmed NCIS:LA is back on the 19th Jan 2014.

Psych, Season 7 – Universal Channel
19 January 2014 at 7:00pm

Santa Barbara’s finest consulting detective returns, probably early 2014

19 January 2014 at 9:00pm

2014 is a busy year for new Doctor Peter Capaldi, starring in this new adaptation of the classic Dogtanian and the three Muskehounds. Due to air early 2014.

19 January 2014 at 8:00pm

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

19 January 2014 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.

Helix, Season 1 – Channel 5
20 January 2014 at 10:00pm

A new series from Syfy and the man behind Battlestar Galactica. Humanity battles for its survival following a possible disease outbreak in the Arctic.

Girls, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
20 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Comedy staring Lena Dunham following a group of friends in their 20s as they navigate life in New York City.

Mom, Season 1 – ITV2
20 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Anna Faris stars in this sitcom about a dysfunctional mum and daughter.

The Following, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
21 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Kevin Bacon plays an FBI agent chasing the serial killing James Purefoy. More info here. Series 1 aired in January, same as the US

21 January 2014 at 9:30pm

Another US sitcom about divorce.

21 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Eastender Grant Mitchell has reinvented himself as an extremely popular investigative journalist and his series, which visits some of the world’s roughest spots, returns for a third outing.

The Middle, Season 5 – Comedy Central
21 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Fifth outing for the sitcom previously paired with Modern Family on Sky1, and moving to Comedy Central for season 5.

24 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Back to the Valleys with Ruth Jones.

Damages, Season 4 – Lifetime
27 January 2014 at 10:00pm

Dropped by the BBC and has finally resurfaced on Lifetime, although it is now also on Netflix, and you can order Damages Season 4 on DVD here.

27 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Canadian tv cop show set in the 1890?s following William Murdoch as he solves crime in Toronto using cutting edge (for 1890!) forensic science.

Looking, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
27 January 2014 at 10:35pm

HBO show which revolves around three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men. Stars Jonathan Groff & Frankie J. Alvarez. Airing just days after the US.

27 January 2014 at 9:30pm

Stars Seth Green (Buffy, Family Guy, Robot Chicken) as Eli and Giovanni Ribisi (Avatar, Ted), as two friends who run a video game company together. Warner is married with Kids, whilst Eli has stuck to his stoner roots, but despite their differences, they’re still best buds. All is going smoothly, that is until their Dads unexpectedly move in with them… Pretty much cancelled in the US, so don’t expect a 2nd season…

Bones, Season 9 – Sky Living
29 January 2014 at 9:00pm

You know the drill – FBI cases consist of the weekly discovery of, well, bones, and only one person can help. previous seasons have begun in October, November and January. Season 1-8 Box Set coming to Sky On Demand in March.

30 January 2014 at 9:00pm

Usually airs in Jan.

30 January 2014 at 9:00pm

The clever lawyers are back on our television, with the first episode available a week earlier (23rd January) on Dave on demand. Yep, that’s right- available early online. Legally. Who’d have thought…

30 January 2014 at 3:00pm

New Tim Allen sitcom.

February 2014

01 February 2014 at 5:00pm

Talent show based on Pop Idol, one of the many TV talent shows, but with Americans. Back Early Feb.

02 February 2014 at 8:00pm

Three middle aged men mucking about, and some cars.

Sleepy Hollow, Season 1 part 2 – Universal Channel
05 February 2014 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! Returns from episode 10.

Grimm, Season 3 – Watch
05 February 2014 at 9:00pm

The cop drama with fairy tales will return to the UK in 2014.

06 February 2014 at 8:30pm

Martin Shaw returns to investigate crime in the North East of England

06 February 2014 at 10:00pm

New American musical drama starring Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, Spin City) and Hayden Panettiere (Heroes).

06 February 2014 at 8:30pm

Final series begins in America in Sept 2013

06 February 2014 at 10:00pm

Ja’mie is the new mockumentary show from Chris Lilley as the 17yr old narcissistic Ja’mie King…

06 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Hotelier Alex Polizzi returns to inspect and correct troubled British hotels.

07 February 2014 at 10:00pm

A sort of QI meets Call My Bluff with Lee Mack.

08 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Belgian detective series newly acquired by the BBC

09 February 2014 at 4:00pm

Romantic drama starring Andie McDowell as a small town judge. Filmed in Vancouver and set just down the road.

Babylon, Season pilot – Channel 4
09 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Danny Boyle, the Peep Show creators and a top British cast bring us this new programme coming to Channel 4 with a new series later in 2015.

10 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Returns in the USA Feb 2014, and Fox have bought the UK airing forward, so we’re now only 24hrs behind the US!

11 February 2014 at 10:30pm

The BBC has broadcast series 1 and 2, with the third due early 2014

12 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Highly rated police drama from Jed Mercurio

Fleming, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
12 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Dominic Cooper stars as 007?s creator in this drama set in the author’s formative years.

12 February 2014 at 8:00pm

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). Maybe its final season…

Suspects, Season 1 – Channel 5
12 February 2014 at 10:00pm

Documentary-style police show starring Being Human’s Damian Molony.

13 February 2014 at 11:00pm

The fifth and final season of the acclaimed cop drama.

Nurse Jackie, Season 5 – Sky Atlantic
14 February 2014 at 10:00pm

The Golden Globe-nominated dark comedy starring Emmy-winner Edie Falco as a drug-addicted nurse returns. Was supposed to air in July, then got bumped, and is confirmed as back Feb 2014.

14 February 2014 at 12:00am

Kevin Spacey’s tour de force as Francis J. Underwood continues, with more 2-faced backstabbing and political intrigue. Season 2 should come to Netflix around Feb 2014.

17 February 2014 at 8:00pm

America’s biggest comedy returns.

17 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Chris O’Dowd’s Irish sitcom returns.

18 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Sherlock and Joan return from mid-season hiatus.

18 February 2014 at 8:00pm

National treasure David Attenborough returns to showcase some more of nature’s fascinating oddities. Airs on Watch

Doll & Em, Season 1 – Sky Living
18 February 2014 at 10:00pm

Real-life best friends Emily Mortimer (The Newsroom) and Dolly Wells (Spy) write and star in a semi-improvised original comedy. Exploring what happens when a Hollywood actress hires her childhood friend to be her personal assistant…

20 February 2014 at 8:00pm

Arrow returns after mid-season break in Feb.

20 February 2014 at 9:00pm

London’s Burning for the 21st Century- a new eight part series from Sky.

True Detective, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
22 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star as 2 detectives hunting a serial killer across the decades.

23 February 2014 at 10:00pm

The very long running crime drama returns after its American break

Silk, Season 3 – BBC One
24 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Rupert Penry-Jones (spooks) stars in this BBC barrister drama

25 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Ding dong the serial killer is gone. With a completely new focus, the Mentalist 2.0 will return with the colour red washed out of its episode titles.

25 February 2014 at 9:00pm

The first part of new series have appeared in October the past couple of years, with the second in February.

25 February 2014 at 9:00pm

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

27 February 2014 at 10:00pm

Bomb disposal comedy set in Afghanistan

28 February 2014 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.

Vikings, Season 2 – LoveFilm
28 February 2014 at 12:00am

New historical drama from US channel History, brought to the UK courtesy of Lovefilm

28 February 2014 at 9:00pm

Alan Davies returns as the expert magic engineer crime sleuth in David Renwick’s long-running series

March 2014

01 March 2014 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.

04 March 2014 at 10:00pm

Vampire Diaries spinoff has been picked up by its American channel and will air on Syfy in Britain. First season will continue from episode 10.

05 March 2014 at 9:00pm

Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd don’t star in this new drama about two private detectives. They also happen to be former secret service agents and put those skills to good use weekly.

Rake, Season 1 – Universal Channel
06 March 2014 at 9:00pm

Another remake, this time of the Australian drama, and starring Greg Kinnear as the defence lawyer

Shetland, Season 2 – BBC One
11 March 2014 at 9:00pm

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

12 March 2014 at 8:00pm

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

12 March 2014 at 9:00pm

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

12 March 2014 at 12:00am

Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk till Dawn movie gets a tv overhaul for his own ‘El Rey Network’ in the US, but is airing on Netflix internationally.

14 March 2014 at 8:00pm

Joss Whedon returns to TV with a show based around Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. organisation. Returns Jan in the US, but due to the wacky way the US schedule things, Channel 4 have decided to hold it till March to take out all the US scheduling breaks – I know this will annoy some people, but as we’ve said many times, the UK broadcasters get complaints either way, so deciding to air it without breaks is a valid choice. UK fans are advised to stay clear of any US-pace information until its return here.

15 March 2014 at 9:20pm

Cold war spy espionage drama set in the 1980s.

16 March 2014 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.

Wilfred, Season 3 – BBC Three
17 March 2014 at 12:00am

Elijah Wood returns as Ryan, and his best friend… His neighbour’s weed smoking, beer drinking, and generally manipulative dog Wilfred (Jason Gann).

18 March 2014 at 9:00pm

A remake of the 60s classic starting Raymond Burr, following his iconic role as Perry Mason, in the iconic role of the titular wheelchair-bound detective. The Event’s Blair Underwood takes charge this time round.

18 March 2014 at 10:00pm

Men with beards hunt ducks… (not entirely sure why this is on the History Channel!)

W1A, Season 1 – BBC Two
19 March 2014 at 10:00pm

This four part comedy starring Hugh Bonneville is the follow up to Twenty-Twelve

20 March 2014 at 9:00pm

Bill Nighy reprises his role as the spy in part two of David Hare’s Warricker trilogy.

22 March 2014 at 9:00pm

Italian detective series set in Bologna during the Mussolini years.

Rev., Season 3 – BBC Two
24 March 2014 at 10:00pm

Tom Hollander returns in the BBC  sitcom

27 March 2014 at 10:00pm

Jim Caviezel and his handy billionaire return from episode 10 onwards.

27 March 2014 at 10:00pm

Hard-nosed wise-cracking Detective Rizzoli teams up once again with the brilliant social misfit Dr Isles. Returns from episode 13.

27 March 2014 at 9:00pm

An escaped convict has to protect a young girl with special powers from nasty folks.

28 March 2014 at 9:00pm

Norwegian conspiracy thriller

30 March 2014 at

The adventures of young Inspector Morse return to our screens

31 March 2014 at 9:30pm

New American series based on the book by Brit Nick Hornby, and previously made into a Hugh Grant film.

April 2014

01 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Gripping historical drama set in the turbulent 1680s. This sequel to The Devil’s Whore takes place on both sides of the Atlantic, as two young men and two young women commit their lives to a fairer future with blood, passion and urgency.

Bates Motel, Season 2 – Universal Channel
02 April 2014 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, it is being brought to us Brits courtesy of Universal

02 April 2014 at 10:00pm

french/Canadian special ops thriller.

03 April 2014 at 10:00pm

Michael Palin and Terry Jones created this series of parodies based on popular aspects of British culture, not least the Second World War. First shown in 1976, it’s not a premiere, but as almost all of you probably weren’t around to watch it first time round, we feel obliged to include it here.

03 April 2014 at 8:00pm

Returned in November, but on mid-mid season break… Gotta love E4 drunken scheduling policy… It’s also now been announced that BBT has been renewed up to season 10!

04 April 2014 at 10:00pm

‘Historical fantasy drama’ series about Leonardo da Vinci’s early life. Co-production between BBC Worldwide and Starz networks. First series aired on Fox UK shortly after the US broadcast. Second series due in Spring 2014

04 April 2014 at 9:00pm

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

04 April 2014 at 8:00pm

A human girl falls in love with an alien boy in a secondary school.

Black Sails, Season 1 – Amazon Prime Instant Video
04 April 2014 at 12:00am

Pirate drama from Michael Bay… But don’t let that put you off, it might be good. Airs on Starz in the US in Jan 2014, who have so much faith in it, the show’s already been renewed for a 2nd season!

06 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Suranne Jones stars in this period medical drama, set in the World War I trenches of Northern France.

Game Of Thrones, Season 4 – Sky Atlantic
07 April 2014 at 2:00am

After a stunning season 3, Game Of Thrones season 4 has been confirmed, and will return to our screens in April 2014, at 2am (exactly the same time as the eastern US), with repeats at 9pm

07 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Seventh and final series of the spy action series set in Miami.

Serangoon Road, Season 1 – Sony Entertainment Television
09 April 2014 at 9:00pm

The 1960s were difficult times for the former colony of Malaysia, newly independent. Racial tensions between Chinese, Indians and Muslims were flaring up, and the predominately Chinese territory of Singapore was about to break away. In this joint Singapore / Australian production, a plot involving an Aussie expat and the death of his neighbour’s husband is written on top of this tumultuous bit of history. With HBO pockets involved, it looks to be a cut above earlier Singapore TV successes…. Under One Roof, anyone?

Community, Season 5 – Sony Entertainment Television
10 April 2014 at 10:00pm

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

14 April 2014 at 12:00am

iTunes buys the third season after its discontinuation by sky living

Mad Men, Season 7, part 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 April 2014 at 10:00pm

Seventh and final visit to Madison Avenue, this final season will be split in two.

17 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Centers on U.S. Cyber Command, a unit that has been created around one agent who has a microchip implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

17 April 2014 at 9:30pm

Max and Caroline are back

18 April 2014 at 6:00pm

Not a premiere, but worthy of note. Horror will be broadcasting Doctor Who from the very beginning, in order, starting in April.

18 April 2014 at 10:00pm

Two people having an affair are on opposite sides of a murder trial.

20 April 2014 at 8:00pm

A little known cartoon…. Still going strong.

Fargo, Season 1 – Channel 4
20 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Inspired by the Coen brothers 1996 film of the same name, Fargo stars Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton, and comes to us shortly after the US, courtesy of Channel 4.

21 April 2014 at 7:00pm

The Pawn Stars return to cast their eyes over more valuables with season 11.

21 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Downtown Abbey’s late Lady Sybil stars in this BBC drama set during the Regency. Based on the novel of the same name.

Farscape, Season 1 – Pick TV
21 April 2014 at 7:00pm

I know this isn’t new, but for those that haven’t seen it, Pick TV (Sky 152, Vigin 180, Freeview 11, Freesat 144), is running the season 1 of Farscape from the beginning.

22 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Just across the river from the real housewives from New York

22 April 2014 at 10:00pm

The Israeli drama which served as the inspiration for the American “Homeland”, returns to Sky Arts for its second series

22 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Only six episodes this time, for the final series

Derek, Season 2 – Channel 4
23 April 2014 at 10:00pm

Ricky Gervais’ comedy set in an old folks home returns for a 2nd series.

Boss, Season 2 – More4
24 April 2014 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.

Trying Again, Season 1 – Sky Living
24 April 2014 at 9:00pm

Meet Meg (Jo Joyner, EastEnders) and Matt (Chris Addison, The Thick of It), a just-about-functioning couple created by leading man Addison and awardwinning writer Simon Blackwell (Veep). Following an ‘indiscretion’ with her boss Ian (Charles Edwards, Downton Abbey), Meg and Matt are trying to put the past behind them, but it’s not easy in a small Lake District town where there’s no such thing as secrets, especially when all your friends suffer from foot-in-mouth syndrome. Starts with a double bill.

26 April 2014 at 9:30pm

Acclaimed German drama miniseries that shows the impact of the Second World War on ordinary people comes to BBC Two in 2014

26 April 2014 at 10:00pm

After a disappointing performance on Channel 5, it was dropped after 6 episodes. These episodes are being repeated on 5* and the series will continue there after that.

27 April 2014 at 8:00pm

DCI Vera and her sharp wit are back to solve North East England’s worst crimes

27 April 2014 at 8:30pm

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

28 April 2014 at 9:00pm

New detective series set on the Welsh coast. Technically this is the third run as it has been shown in Wales both in Welsh and in English already, but it is included here as it’s the first broadcast in the other three parts of the country.

28 April 2014 at 10:00pm

Season 2 and final season of this Jennifer Love Hewitt show.

28 April 2014 at 9:00pm

John Simm is a policeman who becomes wanted for a crime

30 April 2014 at 10:00pm

The scoff drama returns to BBC Three before the channel itself is cloned online.

May 2014

01 May 2014 at 10:30pm

An American sitcom about relationships and friendships

04 May 2014 at 10:00pm

3 episode zombie drama set in northern England, returns for a second series in 2014

30 Rock, Season 7 – DVD Region 2 UK
05 May 2014 at 12:00am

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.

Hannibal, Season 2 – Sky Living
06 May 2014 at 10:00pm

Television adaptation of the Thomas Harris novels, focussing on the relationship between Agent Graham and Dr Lecter.

06 May 2014 at 9:00pm

Futuristic police show from the Fringe people – J.H. Wyman/JJ Abrams – about humans and androids working together. Stars Karl Urban and Michael Ealy.

07 May 2014 at 9:00pm

The opening double episode will be simulcast with the US, that’s 6thMay at 1am. That will be repeated on Wednesday at 9pm, which will then be the regular slot.

Louie, Season 4 – FOX (UK)
08 May 2014 at 11:00pm

Fourth season comes to us a few days after the US

09 May 2014 at 9:00pm

The FBI enlists the help of a specialist neuroscientist to help solve cases. As you do. Returns from episode 11 after the American break. Season 3 will shift to alibi

10 May 2014 at 8:00pm

Final round of the well known competition. This year is hosted by last year’s winner Denmark

13 May 2014 at 10:00pm

Desperate Housewives spinoff due to begin in 2014

Vikings, Season 1 – History
13 May 2014 at 10:00pm

Historical drama from US channel History, first UK run courtesy of Amazon Instant, then airing on the History Channel UK.

Episodes, Season 3 – BBC Two
14 May 2014 at 10:00pm

Third series of the quirky comedy programme due back in 2014.

Penny Dreadful, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
20 May 2014 at 9:00pm

Set in Victorian London, this British-American series sees classic fictional horror characters causing havoc. Will air on Sky Atlantic for British satellite viewers

22 May 2014 at 9:00pm

Philip Glenister stars in this three part drama set during the Manchester IRA bombing.

Mr. Sloane, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
23 May 2014 at 9:00pm

Nick Frost in a bittersweet romantic comedy created by Robert B Weide (Curb Your Enthusiasm).

Quirke, Season 1 – BBC One
25 May 2014 at 9:00pm

Gabriel Byrne is a pathologist in the city of Dublin in this BBC drama set in the 1950s

June 2014

Power, Season 1 – iTunes
No exact date/time – June 2014

Rapper 50 Cent (about 30p) stars in this series about a drug lord who runs a nightclub. Besides iTunes, it will also be available via Playstations and Xboxes.

02 June 2014 at 10:00pm

Cancelled by CBS, then resurrected by TNT and Lifetime. Airs Summer 2013 in the US, so it’ll be later in the year, but Sky have confirmed Unforgettable they have it for Sky Living.

02 June 2014 at 6:00am

Three divorced men share a flat which is owned, conveniently, by a divorce lawyer. Season 3 continues from episode 11 onwards.

Badults, Season 2 – BBC Three
02 June 2014 at 10:00pm

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

03 June 2014 at 9:00pm

The CSIs are usually back early in the new year, but as you’re aware C5 are having a bit of a clear out at the moment. Fear not, it’ll still be on 5, but it’s booted to the Summer.

06 June 2014 at 12:00am

Brilliant Netflix Original drama about a socialite who ends up incarcerated in a women’s prison.

Royal Pains, Season 5 – Universal Channel
08 June 2014 at 8:00pm

Hank is a doctor in the wealthy Hamptons somewhat forced to help less wealthy patients. Usually airs in the summer

09 June 2014 at 12:00am

The first series aired on Living, while the second and third were on alibi. The 4th and 5th are now available on iTunes. I don’t know exactly when they were added so I’ve listed it as 9th June

Motive, Season 2 – Universal Channel
09 June 2014 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).

10 June 2014 at 9:30pm

Comedy about a successful doctor with an iffy personal life.

10 June 2014 at 9:00pm

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

12 June 2014 at 10:00pm

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

Archer, Season 5 – Netflix
13 June 2014 at

More espionage fun with everybody’s favourite animated spy.

20 June 2014 at 10:00pm

Back to the table with the Goodmans.

July 2014

03 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Maggie Gyllenhall stars in this spy drama about a woman who is caught up in the politics of the Middle East

03 July 2014 at 9:00pm

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 and final season to air in 2014/15. Returns to Sky 1 from episode 9.

Banshee, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
07 July 2014 at 10:00pm

Sky Atlantic brings satellite viewers the Cinemax drama about a former convict who assumes the identity of the sheriff in a small Amish town. Available On Demand from 24th June.

07 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Not a low-budget remake of The 4400, but a drama about a small group of youths sent back to an Earth destroyed by a nuclear war – 100 of them.

07 July 2014 at 9:00pm

True Blood is back for one 7th and final season, within a short time of the US, and earlier than last year.

08 July 2014

Real Housewives… In Beverly Hills? I’m sure that’s an oxymoron… Anyway, lifetime has confirmed the fourth season of this lot begins on 8th July

09 July 2014

This gets asked so regularly in the comments I’m adding it here to be checked first. As soon as we are aware of a date, it will be updated.

 

season 4 began in the UK in July

Extant, Season 1 – Amazon Prime Instant Video
10 July 2014

New sci-fi starring Halle Berry as an astronaut, begins in the UK the day after the US

11 July 2014 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.

11 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Marky Mark takes a break from playing with big robots to help his brother and mum with their burger business.

14 July 2014 at 10:00pm

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.

Utopia, Season 2 – Channel 4
14 July 2014 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 renewed for a second series in 2014

Ray Donovan, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
15 July 2014 at 10:00pm

Liev Schreiber returns as a man who can solve all the difficult problems of Hollywood’s rich and famous. Aired in the summer last year, and confirmed by Sky as back in July.

15 July 2014 at 9:00pm

2nd Mass are back to combat aliens in July. Check out our interview with new cast member Treva Etienne here!

15 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Detective Longworth relocates to south Florida from Chicago following a false accusation. Has now finished after four seasons

16 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Police orientated Chicago Fire spinoff. Premieres in the US on January 8, 2014. Will air in the UK on 5USA

Veep, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
16 July 2014 at 9:35pm

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns as VP Selina Meyer in Armando Iannucci’s fantastic comedy.

Silicon Valley, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Described as ‘Entourage for Geeks’

Necessary Roughness, Season 1 – Universal Channel
16 July 2014 at 10:00pm

A doctor becomes a therapist for an American football team. Three seasons exist.

Rookie Blue, Season 5 – Universal Channel
20 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Renewed for a 5th season

Family Guy, Season 12 – BBC Three
20 July 2014 at 10:00pm

We return to the Griffins in the summer.

20 July 2014 at 7:00pm

The last ever Monty Python gig, and the final night of their reunion run at London’s O2

Nikita, Season 4 – Sky Living
21 July 2014 at 9:00pm

Fourth and final season has six episodes

24 July 2014 at 9:00pm

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

Scandal, Season 3 – Sky Living
31 July 2014 at 9:00pm

American political thriller. First two seasons aired on More4, with season 3 on Sky Living.

August 2014

01 August 2014

Rising from the flames one last time! The killing proves surprisingly hard to kill as Netflix commissions a 4th and final season.

Gomorrah, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
04 August 2014 at 9:00pm

“Gritty” Italian mafia drama comes to the satellite channel

04 August 2014 at 11:00pm

Coming to the UK for the first time (since he was booted off the The Tonight Show anyway!), Conan O’Brien is back with his popular US chat show – Conan. Airs on the new TruTV channel, which will be available free-to-air on Freeview, Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media.

05 August 2014 at 10:00pm

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

06 August 2014 at 8:00pm

The baking competition with Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood

06 August 2014 at 8:00pm

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

Cuckoo, Season 2 – BBC Three
07 August 2014 at 10:00pm

Cuckoo continues without Cuckoo, due to Andy Samberg’s busy schedule. Stars Greg Davies and Helen Baxendale.

Siblings, Season 1 – BBC Three
07 August 2014 at 10:30pm

New comedy from the BBC about a young woman who ropes her brother into a scheme to keep her easy job.

09 August 2014 at 9:00pm

John Hannah returns in Charlie Brooker’s silly police procedural spoof. Part 2 airs on 10th Aug at 9pm. Includes Karen Gillan as Kerry Newblood this season.

09 August 2014

A little known cartoon…. Still going strong.

Hot in Cleveland, Season 5 – Sony Entertainment Television
11 August 2014 at 11:00pm

The US sitcom about four women in Ohio.

18 August 2014 at 9:00pm

What if your deceased loved ones suddenly turned up on your doorstep as though nothing had happened? Stars House’s Omar Epps.

18 August 2014 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.

Suspects, Season 2 – Channel 5
20 August 2014 at 10:00pm

Documentary-style police show starring Being Human’s Damian Molony.

23 August 2014 at 7:50pm

The first full series featuring the 12th Doctor – Peter Capaldi. Director of the first 2 episodes Ben Wheatley seems to be saying it’ll be broadcast in summer, and recently confirmed for August

25 August 2014 at 9:00pm

Irish mother and son go on adventurous trips.

25 August 2014 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.

25 August 2014 at 10:00pm

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 returns in America in the summer, and will be back on Channel 5 in August.

26 August 2014 at 8:30pm

Sky Living are airing highlights of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, less than 24 hours after the big night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

28 August 2014 at 9:00pm

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

Franklin & Bash, Season 3 – Sony Entertainment Television
28 August 2014 at 10:00pm

After a 2 year break Franklin & Bash is finally returning to UK screens, but moving from E4 to Sony Entertainment Television.

29 August 2014 at 9:00pm

Sky’s sporting comedy quiz returns

30 August 2014 at 8:00pm

Back with added Simon Cowell, Cheryl and Mel B.

September 2014

Graceland, Season 2 – Universal Channel
01 September 2014 at 10:00pm

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

01 September 2014 at 8:00pm

A sort of QI meets Call My Bluff with Lee Mack returns for season 2.

Wentworth, Season 2 – Channel 5
03 September 2014 at 10:00pm

Prisoner Cell Block H remake is back for a 2nd season courtesy of Channel 5.

Our Zoo, Season 1 – BBC One
03 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Drama from the BBC covering the early days of Chester Zoo and the founding Mottershead family.

03 September 2014 at 10:00pm

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

04 September 2014 at 9:00pm

ITV drama about a missing persons unit, starring Alex Kingston and Noel Clarke.

Dallas, Season 3 – Channel 5
04 September 2014 at 10:00pm

channel 5 has the UK rights as long as the programme is still produced. A third season was recently confirmed as airing in the Summer.

Houdini, Season n/a – Channel 4
07 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Adrien Brody stars in this historical miniseries about the famous illusionist. Quick, watch it before it disappears! Check out our interview with actor Tom Benedict Knight who play’s Dash, Houdini’s younger brother.

Major Crimes, Season 3 – Universal Channel
08 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Spinoff from The Closer, and performing well enough in the US to be given a second and third season

09 September 2014 at 9:00pm

The excellent Dave Gorman returns for not one but 2 more seasons (in 2014 and 2015) on Dave… appropriately…

10 September 2014 at 9:00pm

The fictional Manchester duo return for a fourth series

Sons of Anarchy, Season 7 – iTunes/Amazon Instant/Blinkbox
10 September 2014 at 12:00am

Dropped by Channel 5, but Season 6 is now out in the UK on DVD & Blu-Ray and download via iTunes, Amazon Instant and Blinkbox… PLUS Sons of Anarchy, Season 7 is out now only 1 day after the US on iTunes UK, Blinkbox and Amazon Instant Video

 

11 September 2014 at 9:00pm

The FBI enlists the help of a specialist neuroscientist to help solve cases. As you do. Returns from episode 11 after the American break. Season 3 will shift to alibi

11 September 2014 at 10:00pm

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

Tyrant, Season 1 – FOX (UK)
12 September 2014 at 9:00pm

An ordinary American family is caught up in Middle Eastern affairs.

12 September 2014 at 8:00pm

A global catastrophe wipes out most of the life on the planet, again. This time, the cast and crew of an American navy destroyer are amongst the only ones left, and with the help of Michael Bay, have to find things out.

13 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Steve Buscemi returns to satellite viewers for this final season of the acclaimed drama.

15 September 2014 at 9:00pm

An almost unrecognisable Sheridan Smith stars as Cilla Black in this three part series

15 September 2014 at 5:00pm

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

15 September 2014 at 10:00pm

A sort of teen Midsomer Murders, written by Jack Thorne.

16 September 2014 at 10:00pm

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

16 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Back to the Dog and Dart

16 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Haven should return to SyFy in Autumn with season 5 part 1 (part 2 will air in 2015)

The Leftovers, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Nothing to do with last night’s kebab, this drama follows a small community after 100 people disappear. From Damon Lindelof (Lost, Once Upon a Time, Star Trek Into Darkness) and Tom Perrotta (writer of The Leftovers novel).

17 September 2014 at 10:00pm

New horror TV show from Guillermo del Toro, about a vampiric virus that breaks out in NYC. Based on the Chuck Hogan novels, and has a 13 episode first season, and has been renewed for a 13 episode 2nd season.

17 September 2014 at 9:00pm

American teen drama starring Ashley Rickards.

17 September 2014 at 10:00pm

The Bean Identity. Sean Bean stars as a spy who is given reason to doubt who he is. From the creator of Homeland.

Defiance, Season 2 – Syfy UK
18 September 2014 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), Stephanie Leonidas (Whitechapel), 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.

Our Girl, Season 1 – BBC One
21 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Lacey Turner stars as an army medic in Afghanistan.

21 September 2014 at 9:00pm

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 will be broadcast on ITV in Autumn 2014.

22 September 2014 at 10:00pm

New sitcom set in ancient Rome.

23 September 2014

David Morrissey and Colm Meaney star in this three part gangland drama

The Middle, Season 5 part 2 – Comedy Central
23 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Fifth outing for the sitcom previously paired with Modern Family on Sky1, and moving to Comedy Central for season 5.

24 September 2014 at 9:00pm

Comedy about 2 best friends who decide to come out as lesbians in a bid to be popular.

26 September 2014 at 10:00pm

Sky Atlantic are finally showing the 2nd and last season of Enlightened.

30 September 2014 at 9:00pm

More Real Housewives, somewhere sunny.

October 2014

South Park, Season 18 – Comedy Central
01 October 2014 at 10:00pm

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

Justified, Season 5 – Sky On Demand
01 October 2014

Justified is without a UK broadcaster having been dropped by 5. The fifth season begins on Sky On Demand

02 October 2014 at 9:00pm

New fantasy drama starring Ioan Gruffudd, Fantastic Four as Dr Henry Morgan, a star New York City medical examiner… who happens to be immortal.

02 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Gang warfare in Birmingham, 1919-style. Confirmed as back in Oct 2014, with added Tom Hardy. Check out the podcast with a huge Q&A with the cast, and our video of the red carpet interviews from the the season 2 premiere event!

03 October 2014 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.

03 October 2014 at 9:00pm

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

QI, Season L – BBC Two
03 October 2014 at 10:00pm

Stephen, Alan and friends return for more clever musings.

07 October 2014

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). Incredibly, and against all odds, it’s been renewed for a 3rd season!

09 October 2014 at 10:00pm

french/Canadian special ops thriller.

10 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Long running Inspector Morse spinoff returns

The Code, Season 1 – BBC Four
11 October 2014 at 9:00pm

new six part political drama from Australia

Homeland, Season 4 – Channel 4
12 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Starring Claire Danes, the American remake of Israeli “Prisoners of War” returns to the US in early October, and shortly thereafter in the UK.

12 October 2014 at 9:15pm

A reality show, set in Atlanta, about housewives.

13 October 2014 at 9:00pm

The US cable ratings monster returns. UK airings so far have been quite close to the US. Fifth season within hours of US broadcast

13 October 2014 at 11:00pm

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.

Gotham, Season 1 – Channel 5
13 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Similar to Marvel’s Agents of Shield in that it is set in the superhero world without the superheroes, this is essentially Batman without Batman. However, it does feature a young Bruce Wayne and a number of the well-known Batman characters such as the Penguin, Catwoman and the Riddler.

14 October 2014 at 10:00pm

Vampire Diaries spinoff returns for a second outing

Sleepy Hollow, Season 2 – Universal Channel
15 October 2014 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!

Click here to listen to our interview with the ladies of Sleepy Hollow!

15 October 2014 at 9:30pm

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! Returns with episode 61 (not a typo!) of season 2 in Oct 2014

15 October 2014 at 8:00pm

BBC drama set in a British secondary school returns for the Summer term

The Knick, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
16 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Show from Steven Soderbergh starring Clive Owen set in the 1900 about Knickerbocker Hospital, and the ground-breaking surgeons, nurses and staff, who push the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. The Knick will preview on Sky On Demand from 8th October.

House of Lies, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
17 October 2014 at 10:00pm

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.’

19 October 2014 at 9:00pm

We were correct, Sky 1 have said H5-0 is back in Oct 2014, followed by NCIS:LA, which means of course both will have a mid season break

19 October 2014 at 10:00pm

Another season for the California spinoff. Usually airing alongside Hawaii 5-0, it returns this time in the earlier October slot

19 October 2014 at 9:00pm

The very long running crime drama returns to Universal

Supernatural, Season 9 – DVD Region 2 UK
19 October 2014

Sky Living seem to be competing with Channel 5 for the ‘Award for upsetting the most fans’, as they’ve now dropped Supernatural – confirmed on their website. DVD for season 9 isn’t officially out in the UK BUT Amazon has a Supernatural Season 9 on Region 2 import on DVD out now. Season 9 can also be bought on US Import Blu-ray which i’m told is multi-region (despite what it says on Amazon). Lastly Season 9 is on Netflix US, which you can get legally using a DNS Switcher like Unlocator.

20 October 2014 at 9:00pm

The worst of American criminals continue to be dramatically showcased. Far earlier this time, in October, which of course means it will be subject to the American mid season break

21 October 2014 at 10:00pm

Fourth series, called Freak Show, stars The Shield’s Michael Chiklis

22 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Grey’s moved back to its Autumn time slot this year, which means it’ll probably be in 2 halves again.

22 October 2014 at 10:00pm

American legal drama about a group of law students, and their professor, Annalise DeWitt (Viola Davis), who become entangled in a murder plot…

23 October 2014 at 8:30pm

renewed to season 10, the costly comedy returns shortly after the U.S.

23 October 2014 at 9:00pm

A genius computer type, eccentric of course, and some other young geniuses team up to save the world weekly via computers. Robert Patrick is also present

24 October 2014 at 8:00pm

Joss Whedon’s Marvel Universe series continues after the revelations of the first season. Rather than run it close to the US date, it looks like C4 are choosing to delay the start to remove some of the US’s scheduling breaks. It will begin immediately after a repeat of the first season which finishes on 22nd October

Constantine, Season 1 – Amazon Prime Instant Video
24 October 2014

Matt Ryan brings DC’s John Constantine to the small screen (hopefully eradicating any memory of the Keanu movie…) Constantine Season 1 on Amazon Instant

27 October 2014

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.

27 October 2014 at 9:00pm

Brits John Simm and James Frain are on the opposite sides of American law in this new BBC production

27 October 2014 at 7:30pm

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

28 October 2014 at 8:00pm

From the guys behind Arrow, Grant Gustin does the speedster outfit to take on the role of Barry Allen aka The Flash.

28 October 2014 at 9:00pm

James Nesbitt stars in this harrowing British drama set in France, about a child who goes missing on holiday

Dominion, Season 1 – Syfy UK
30 October 2014 at 10:00pm

Series set 25 years after a war between angels and man has changed the world

30 October 2014 at 8:00pm

A third season of the superhero programme.

31 October 2014 at 8:30pm

Adil Ray creates and stars in this British sitcom about a Pakistani family in Birmingham

November 2014

02 November 2014 at 6:00pm

A little known cartoon… Still going strong. Part 1 airs Nov 2014, part 2 in Feb 2015.

02 November 2014 at 6:30pm

Back with guest spots from Buzz Aldrin and Homer himself, Dan Castellaneta. Final final season (no backsies)!

03 November 2014 at 8:00pm

America’s biggest comedy returns. Part 1 starts in Nov 2014. Part 2 airs March 2015.

03 November 2014 at 7:00pm

World War One drama. Part of BBC’s First World War Centenary Season.

03 November 2014 at 8:30pm

Sky’s popular supermarket sitcom returns for a new series

03 November 2014 at 9:00pm

Cheeky cockney chappy Micky Flanagan and his friend show us the Hexagon in their inimitable fashion

04 November 2014 at 9:00pm

The first part of new series have appeared in October the past couple of years, with the second half airing in February in the UK. Back in the US on Oct 3rd, and a few weeks later in the UK

05 November 2014 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?

Blue Bloods, Season 5 – Sky Atlantic
05 November 2014 at 9:00pm

The greatest moustache in the world returns for a fifth outing.

Franklin & Bash, Season 4 – Sony Entertainment Television
06 November 2014 at 10:00pm

Franklin & Bash with run straight into season 4, now the final season, on Sony Entertainment Television.

Stalker, Season 1 – Sky Living
10 November 2014 at 10:00pm

Former Nikita, Maggie Q stars in this programme about Los Angeles police who investigate, as the title suggests, stalkers.

Elementary, Season 3 – Sky Living
11 November 2014 at 9:00pm

Sherlock in New York.

12 November 2014 at 10:00pm

Arron Sorkin’s brilliant show about life in a US newsroom should be back late autumn in the UK for a 3rd and final season.

The Fall, Season 2 – BBC Two
13 November 2014 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!

Babylon, Season 1 – Channel 4
13 November 2014 at 10:00pm

Danny Boyle, the Peep Show creators and a top British cast bring us this new programme coming to Channel 4 with a new series later in 2014

Ripper Street, Season 3 – Amazon Prime Instant Video
14 November 2014

Rising like a phoenix from the flames of BBC cancellation, Ripper Street will return, premiering on Amazon Prime Instant Video, then air on the BBC1 afterwards.

Atlantis, Season 2 – BBC One
15 November 2014 at 8:30pm

Atlantis will return for a 2nd series which began filming in March 2014

17 November 2014 at 10:00pm

four part miniseries based on the novel

17 November 2014

The first series aired on Living, while the second and third were on alibi. The 4th and 5th are now available on iTunes. I don’t know exactly when they were added so I’ve listed it as 9th June. Likewise season 6

19 November 2014 at 10:35pm

The popular stand-up showcase returns to the BbC.

21 November 2014

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

23 November 2014 at 9:00pm

Mchael Palin stars in this drama about an elderly man with a mysterious past

25 November 2014

Just across the river from the real housewives from New York.

The Legacy, Season 1 – Sky Arts 1
26 November 2014 at 10:00pm

Danish thriller with four adult children gathering to divide the matriarch’s estate

December 2014

Republic Of Doyle, Season 5 – Amazon Prime Instant Video
01 December 2014

Season 5 was added to Amazon’s library in December 2014

08 December 2014

In a show that might appeal to fans of Warehouse 13, Rebecca Romijn stars as one of a group of people charged with investing mysterious goings-on. Based on the film trilogy.

08 December 2014 at 9:00pm

Guy Pearce returns for the third TV movie in the Australian series

12 December 2014 at 7:01pm

From Netflix comes this new series about a young Marco Polo in the Mongol court.

14 December 2014 at 9:00pm

A period miniseries about all the goings on in a plain New England town

Marked, Season n/a – Sky Arts 1
18 December 2014 at 10:00pm

Produced by, and starring Stephen Fry, Kiefer Sutherland is an ordinary chap who ends up becoming a hitman

19 December 2014 at 8:30pm

Adil Ray creates and stars in this British sitcom about a Pakistani family in Birmingham

22 December 2014 at 10:00pm

Ricky Gervais’ comedy set in an old folks home returns for a final Christmas special

22 December 2014 at 9:00pm

Back to the Valleys with Ruth Jones. New season starts in Feb 2015.

22 December 2014 at 9:00pm

The identity mixup comedy returns for a second series

23 December 2014 at 10:00pm

New sitcom starring the towering Greg Davies returns, without Rik Mayall sadly. A new series is due in 2015

25 December 2014 at 9:00pm

After five series, the hugely popular show returns for its now-traditional Christmas outing

25 December 2014 at 7:15pm

Miranda Hart’s sitcom returns for a second time

25 December 2014 at 7:50pm

The popular 1950s medical drama returns to the BBC. The fourth series is due in 2015

25 December 2014 at 6:15pm

following his first full series, Peter Capaldi returns for a Christmas special with Nick Frost as Santa Claus

26 December 2014 at 9:00pm

90s favourite sitcom returns after 15 years, making the jump the BBC to itv. The three original stars are all returning.

28 December 2014 at 8:00pm

Three middle aged men mucking about, and some cars. The Two-part Christmas special sees the trio making friends in Argentina. Series 22 resumes in the New Year.

28 December 2014 at 9:00pm

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