UK Air Dates for US & UK Shows in 2016/2017

Last updated: 5 December 2016
UK TV Air Dates for US Imports and Cult TV Shows

UK TV Air Dates for US Imports and Cult TV Shows

UK Air Dates for US & Cult Shows in 2016

Lots and lots of UK premiere dates (and returning shows) for the first half of the year and beyond! As always, if there’s any TV Show you’d like to see a UK tv premiere date for, just leave it in the comments, and we’ll do our best to find it for you. 🙂

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GREEN = Shows in this colour are returning for part 2 of a season.

(TBC) = To be confirmed. If a show is listed as (TBC) this means it’s either not an official date from the channel, or is subject to change.

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Autumn 2016

No exact date/time - Autumn 2016

New spin off from the CSI franchise, starring Patricia Arquette and James Van Der Beek following the Cyber Crime Division at Quantico, Virginia.

No exact date/time - Autumn 2016

San Francisco detective series. I’m hoping for some Bullet-style car chases!

No exact date/time - Autumn 2016

Another Tv series based on a film, this time the Mel Gibson vehicle which spawned three sequels. Announced in May 2016, casting fortunately does not seem to include the Leo Getz character.

December 2016

No exact date/time - December 2016

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

26 December 2015 at 8:30 pm

Sir David Jason returns to the classic sitcom

Vikings, Season 4b - Amazon Prime Instant Video
01 December 2016

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

02 December 2016 at 4:00 pm

Rich young businessman hire a personal chef, played by Rex Lee.

06 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

Some people were born on the same day as each other in this drama starring Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes, Gilmore Girls),  Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan and Ron Cephas Jones.

09 December 2016

Continuation of US sitcom Full House, which sees the Tanner family arrive on Netflix for 13 episodes.

09 December 2016

New show from the Mythbusters producers looking at weird and wonderful events from pop culture, science and history, where the presenters immerse themselves in experiments, builds and tests as they sleuth the truth behind the themes.

09 December 2016

Drama from The Man In The High Castle’s Frank Spotnitz about the the Medici banking dynasty, set in 15th century Florence. Stars Dustin Hoffman, Richard Madden and Stuart Martin.

11 December 2016

Samuel Barnett & Elijah Wood stars in this new BBC America adaptation of the Douglas Adams story.

Elementary, Season 5 - Sky Living
13 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

Sherlock in New York. Still on Sky Living, and running without a mid-season break this year.

14 December 2016

Goran Visnijc stars as a bad guy who steals a time machine in order to change history (specifically American history.)

The Man In The High Castle, Season 2 - Amazon Prime Instant Video
16 December 2016

Based on the Philip K Dick novel, this series presents a bleak alternate timeline where the Nazis won the War (as opposed to the bleakness of rampant nationalism and religious extremism). Set, of course, in America, the former USA has been split (much as Germany was in reality) between the Japanese, the Nazis, with a neutral zone in between.

16 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi return for one final show as Freddie and Stuart.

17 December 2016

New Syfy series based loosely on the Van Helsing character, with a female descendant in America hunting vampires.

18 December 2016 at 8:00 pm

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.

20 December 2016 at 10:00 pm

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. There is a Christmas Special, with Season 10 following from the 2nd January 2017.

Quarry, Season 1 - Sky Atlantic
21 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

Eight-part drama based on the novels by Max Allan Collins about the aftermath of the Vietnam War and the soldiers whose sacrifices were too quickly forgotten. All episodes will be on Sky Box Sets from Weds 21st Dec 2016.

23 December 2016 at 8:00 am

Another time-traveling TV series, this one starring Eric McCormack.

23 December 2016 at 8:00 am

New sci-fi show from The Wachowskis (Matrix, V for Vendetta) and J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5) about 8 people around the globe who find themselves telepathically connected. Renewed for season 2, which will arrive 5th May 2017.

23 December 2016

Animated series from Guillermo del Toro and DreamWorks Animation about good and evil trolls.

24 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

A priest, who also happens to be a retired Scots Guard, teams up with a policeman in 1950s Cambridgeshire.

25 December 2016 at 8:00 pm

The popular historical medical drama returns to the BBC, with a Christmas Special on 25th Dec 2016, followed by series 6 early in the new year.

25 December 2016 at 5:45 pm

There will be a Christmas special in 2016, but the full 10th series won’t air till Spring 2017 (I suspect Easter). Steven Moffat is leaving as showrunner, and his final episode will be the 2017 Christmas Special, with Torchwood & Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall taking over in 2018 for series 11.

25 December 2016 at 5:45 pm

This year’s Sky Christmas spectacular will be The Last Dragonslayer, based on the first of Jasper Fforde’s series of novels.

28 December 2016 at 8:00 pm

Robot Wars returns to BBC2 with all new updated bots battling it out to be Robot Wars Champion! 2 Christmas Specials in 2016 on the 28th & 29th of Dec, with a new season coming in Summer 2017.

28 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

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

30 December 2016 at 8:30 pm

America’s biggest comedy returns.

30 December 2016 at 9:00 pm

Dawn French stars in  story of love, heartbreak, food and female friendship.

Winter 2016/2017

No exact date/time - Winter 2016

A little known cartoon… Still going strong.

Early 2017

No exact date/time - Early 2017

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. The US air it as a midseason replacement which puts it in early 2017.

No exact date/time - Early 2017

Jim Caviezel and his handy billionaire return for the short (13 episodes) final season. No official news from Channel 5 yet, but we’re assuming early(ish) 2017 based on previous air dates.

No exact date/time - Early 2017

Follows the plot of the film to begin with – Time travel, deadly virus etc…

No exact date/time - Early 2017

Premiering on AMC Global in the UK, but seeing as only about 6 people have that channel, we’re tracking the Amazon Prime uk air date too. All 6 episodes of the show will drop at the same time.

Gotham, Season 3 - Channel 5
No exact date/time - Early 2017

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.

Sleepy Hollow, Season 4 - Universal Channel
No exact date/time - Early 2017

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!

Scandal, Season 6 - Sky Living
No exact date/time - Early 2017

American political thriller. First two seasons aired on More4, then moving to Sky Living from season 3.

Blue Bloods, Season 7 - Sky Atlantic
No exact date/time - Early 2017

The greatest moustache in the world returns for another outing.

No exact date/time - Early 2017

Each week Micky Flanagan’s Detours will see Micky delve into the past and the present with episodes focusing on a variety of diverse subjects.

No exact date/time - Early 2017

Marvel Universe series continues. Now with added Ghost Rider! Looks like they are planning to wait till the new year so they can remove the mid-season break this time around.

Reign, Season 4 - Netflix
No exact date/time - Early 2017

With the surname “Queen of Scots”, it was apparent young Mary was destined for greatness. Airs as a mid-season replacement in the US, so should return to Netflix in the UK, early 2017.

No exact date/time - Early 2017

From the creator of Shameless, this comedy drama follows a police station in a rough part of Manchester.

No exact date/time - Early 2017

New series from the creators of Veronica Mars about a girl who solves crimes by eating the brains of the dead victims… because she’s a zombie. Airs as a mid-season replacement in the US, so should return to Netflix in the UK, early 2017.

Sick Note, Season 1 - Sky Atlantic
No exact date/time - Early 2017

New comedy staring Rupert Grint, Nick Frost and Don Johnson about how desperate a person’s actions can become when a lie starts to spiral out of control.

January 2017

Uncle, Season 3 - BBC Three
No exact date/time - January 2017

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… Back for a 3rd and final season in early 2017.

No exact date/time - January 2017

UK version of the US’s hugely popular Lip Sync Battle.

No exact date/time - January 2017

More fun to come with the Winchester boys, thanks to E4. The channel are currently planning to air season 12 in January 2017!

No exact date/time - January 2017

Western set after the United States Civil War show returns.

No exact date/time - January 2017

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

No exact date/time - January 2017

Tea Leoni is the Secretary of State with a CIA background.

No exact date/time - January 2017

US sitcom set in the 1980’s, based on a fictionalised version of the childhood of the writer, Adam F. Goldberg.

Fortitude, Season 2 - Sky Atlantic
No exact date/time - January 2017

A return to the slightly odd Arctic town for a 2nd season. 

No exact date/time - January 2017

Drama about a group of young FBI and their life after training at Quantico.

No exact date/time - January 2017

Lucky Man is the story of DI Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt), a cop from Central London’s notorious Murder Squad, who is given a charm that seems to confer upon the wearer the ability to control luck.

Homeland, Season 6 - Channel 4
No exact date/time - January 2017

Starring Claire Danes, the American remake of Israeli “Prisoners of War”. Returns to the US in January 2017, and shortly thereafter in the UK.

No exact date/time - January 2017

The cop drama with fairy tales will return for a shorter final sixth season.

Rectify, Season 4 - AMC Global
03 January 2016 at 9:00 pm

Character drama about a former convicted rapist returning to his home town.

01 January 2017

Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle’s well known detective and Martin Freeman as his sidekick Watson.

01 January 2017 at 10:00 pm

Another season for the California spinoff.

01 January 2017 at 9:00 pm

The popular remake with the classic theme tune is back for a new season.

Bitten, Season 3 - Syfy UK
05 January 2017 at 9:00 pm

New werewolf show starring Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, V) as Elena Michaels, the only female werewolf in existence. Canadian show, which airs on Space in Canada and SyFy in the US, and most recently on Syfy in the UK from the beginning

NCIS, Season 14 - FOX (UK)
06 January 2017 at 9:00 pm

Naval Criminal Investigative Service return as the veteran police procedural continues.

Taboo, Season 1 - BBC One
07 January 2017

Eight-episode drama set in 1814 starring Tom Hardy as a son thought long dead, who returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire. Executive produced by Hardy alongside Ridley Scott and Peaky Blinder’s Steven Knight. This will be one to watch!

Bull, Season 1 - FOX (UK)
13 January 2017 at 10:00 pm

Bull stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of ‘Dr. Phil’ McGraw.

13 January 2017

Patrick Warburton stars as Lemony Snicket in Netflix’s adaptation of the Lemony Snicket novels, with Neil Patrick Harris playing Count Olaf.

16 January 2017 at 9:00 pm

FBI cases consist of the weekly discovery of, well, bones, and only one person can help. Renewed in Feb 2016 for a 12 episode final season.

18 January 2017 at 9:00 pm

Medical drama set in an overcrowded and understaffed ER in LA.

20 January 2017 at 8:00 am

Jason Momoa (Game Of Thrones, and DC’s new big screen Aquaman) stars in a adventure drama set around the late 18th century North American fur trade.

29 January 2017 at 10:00 pm

The clever lawyers are back on our television for a 6th season.

Black Sails, Season 4 (Final) - Amazon Prime Instant Video
30 January 2017

Pirate drama from Michael Bay. First run is on Amazon, with second run on History.

Not Yet Scheduled TV Shows 2016

These are shows which we've been told have a UK channel, but there is not enough info out there to predict an air date.

Acquitted, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Norwegian drama about a man who leaves Norway for Asia after been acquitted of the murder of his girlfriend, and returns 20 years later as a successful businessman to save the main employer in his small town from bankruptcy.

Bellicher Cel, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

A Dutch drama about a man falsely accused of a hit and run

No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s critically acclaimed comedy returns for a 2nd series.

No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Sitcom by Steve Delaney and Graham Linehan about a ‘show business legend’ (or possibly a self important, elderly, out of work actor…)

No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

After a 5 year break, Larry David’s ground breaking comedy show returns. We’re assuming it’ll air on Sky Atlantic, although More4 did have the first run rights previously, we’re assuming that deal no longer stands.

Elite Squad, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Crime thriller set in Paris

No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

English language intrigue miniseries from France set in Africa, the Middle East and Europe

No Limit, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

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A spy drama from Framce.

Penoza, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Dutch drama about a widow who has to run her late husband’s criminal empire

Sneaky Pete, Season 1 - Amazon Prime Instant Video
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Show about a con-man (Giovanni Ribisi) who steals the identity of his ex-cellmate as a way to avoid the wrath of a furious mob boss (Bryan Cranston).

No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Set in the premise that Germany won the Battle of Britain, this adaptation of the Deighton novel follows an American journalist involved in a murder

The OA, Season 1 - Netflix
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

New drama coming to Netflix created by indie film makers Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, with Marling also staring… That’s all we know at this point, other than there are 8 x 1hr episodes!

The Pack, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Polish drama about border guards on the Poland-Ukraine border

The Prey, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

A three part series about the rise and fall of a Dutch banker

The Team, Season 1 - Walter Presents
No exact date/time - Unknown 2016

Familiar face Lars Mikkelsen leads a multinational cast in this Danish multi-language cross-border Euro police drama.

The Unknowns - TV shows not yet picked up in the UK or no exact air date info

This is a list of everything else! TV shows people have asked about, but have yet to be picked up by any UK network, or have been dropped by their UK network, or we simply have no air date info about them!

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A spinoff of sorts from the original series starring Kiefer Sutherland. This time round Corey Hawkins (The Walking Dead, Straight Outta Compton) stars as a Ranger (that’s US Army, not Park) returning home and being faced with a terrorist plot (and a ticking clock).

A.P.B., Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Billionaire tech genius Gideon Reeves (Justin Kirk – Weeds, Tyrant) takes control of Chicago’s troubled 13th District after his friend is brutally murdered and bleeds out in his arms. Can Gideon’s new gadgets and toys turn things around for the local police? Comes from the creator of Burn Notice, Matt Nix.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Adaptation of the Richard Morgan scifi novel developed and produced by Logoeta Kalogridis, the writer of Shutter Island, Terminator Genisys. Show is about a future where your mind can be uploaded into a new body, which is what happens to ex-military criminal Takeshi Kovacs, who must solve a murder in a world where technology has made death practically impossible, in order to gain his freedom.

American Crime, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Not to be confused with American Crime Story, American Crime is also anthology crime drama.

Baskets, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Zach Galifianakis plays twin brother Chip and Dale Baskets. Chip dreams of becoming a professional clown, but after failing clown school in Paris, he ends up back in his hometown of Bakersfield, California.

Berlin Station, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Richard Armitage stars in this CIA spy series set in the German capital

Chicago Justice, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

4th Chicago show, this time covering the legal system of the windy city.

Counterpart, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Howard Silk (JK Simmons) is a cog in a seemingly innocuous UN agency, who discovers that they are actually guarding a path into a parallel dimension… Already has a 2 season order of 10 episodes each.

Damien, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Following in the footsteps of Hannibal, Bates Motel and countless others, here’s another TV version of a film series, this time about the young antichrist.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

He’s the greatest. He’s fantastic. Wherever there is danger he’ll be there. Season 1 has some 46 episodes and counting, with periodic breaks.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A timely reminder of problems created by splitting a country in two, this highly-rated German drama, centred on a spy for the East German Stasi, kicks off Channel 4’s new foreign language project – Walter Presents, available initially on Channel 4.

Downward Dog, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Allison Tolman (Fargo) stars as struggling millennial Nan, with her life told from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A 10 part anthology series based on the work of Philip K. Dick.

Emerald City, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

The Wizard of Oz: The Series. Picked up for 10 episodes by NBC.

Famous in Love, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Drama from Pretty Little Liar’s I. Marlene King about a college girl who has to balance life as a college student whilst also landing her big break as a movie star. Adapted from the book by Rebecca Serle, and starring PLL’s Bella Thorne. Airs in the US in 2017.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Mark Williams stars as the crime solving priest.

Fresh off the Boat, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A family of Taiwanese origin moves from Washington to Florida.

Galavant, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Fantasy/Fairy tale themed musical comedy from Dan Fogelman with songs from Alan Menken & Glenn Slater.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

The picturesque but drug-ridden towns of Calderdale return for a third series, once again starring Sarah Lancashire. It won’t be soon though, most likely in 2018

Hart of Dixie, Season 3 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Due back in 2014 for the third season which begins in October in the US

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

American legal drama about a group of law students, and their professor, Annalise DeWitt (Viola Davis), who become entangled in a murder plot. Dropped by Universal Channel UK, so looking for a new home.

Imaginary Mary, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A Live-action/CGI show starring Jenna Elfman as a woman and her unhinged imaginary friend.

Jack Ryan, Season 1 - Amazon Prime Instant Video
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan comes to the small screen starring John Krasinski (The Office US), courtesy of Amazon.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Kevin James stars as retired police officer Kevin in new sitcom.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

High concept US Comedy starring Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, January Jones and Mel Rodriguez. Phil is the last man on Earth after a virus wipes out the male population of the planet.

Last Man Standing, Season 4 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Tim Allen sitcom. Seems to have been dropped by Sky, and not airing anywhere else at the moment.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

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

MacGyver, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Remake of the classic 80’s series. Lucas Till takes the Richard Dean Anderson role. Support comes in the form of ex-CSI George Eads and bald, male Pete Thornton has become a woman played by Sandrine Holt.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Netflix’s Emmy winning documentary series about the life and convictions of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey.

Making History, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Adam Pally (Happy Endings) stars as a student who drags his history professor (Yassir Lester, Girls), into the past using his time machine… made out of a giant duffle bag.

Man With A Plan, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Matt LeBlanc plays a stay-at-home dad after his wife goes back to work, and learns parenting is not as easy as it seems.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

TV show set in the MCU which will see the introduction of Black Bolt and The Inhumans Royal Family. Set to air Autumn 2017 in the US.

Masters of Sex, Season 3 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Brit Michael Sheen stars in this drama based on real research into sexual dysfunction in the latter half of the twentieth century. No longer airing on More4 or Channel 4, so currently without a UK broadcaster.

Midnight, Texas, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Witches, vampires, werewolves, Angels and that sort of thing in this new series from the True Blood author

Mindhunter, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Netflix mixes Criminal Minds with the Silence of the Lambs. BSU agents interview serial killers to help solve crimes. Netflix 2017 in the US

Necessary Roughness, Season 3 - Universal Channel
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

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

No Tomorrow, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Comedy/drama about a woman who falls for a claims the world will end soon, so creates a ‘bucket list’ of things to do before the apocalypse.

Notorious, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs) and Daniel Sunjata (Graceland) star in a show inspired by the true-life stories of cable news producer Wendy Walker and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, about the interplay of criminal law and the media.

Outsiders, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

US Drama about a struggle for power and control set in the mysterious hills of modern-day Appalachia. Focuses on the Farrells family, who behave as though they are above the law and are prepared to use any means necessary to protect their off-the-grid way of life in rural Kentucky.

Prison Break, Season n/a - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

New limited series bringing back many of the original characters. Due in the US in 2016.

Proof, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Jennifer Beals stars as a cardiothoracic surgeon who is is paid by a terminally ill billionaire (Matthew Modine) it investigate what happens after death…

Riverdale, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Greg Berlanti’s rather darker take on Archie Comics.

Roots, Season mini - BBC Four
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

New version of the 1977 mini-series about an African-American family’s trials from slavery to freedom.

Salvation, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Drama ‘event series’ from Alex Kurtzman, which follows an MIT graduate and a tech genius who stumble upon the fact that an asteroid is only 6 months away from colliding with the Earth.

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Denis Leary creates and stars in a comedy about the lead singer of 80s/90s rock band The Heathens, who’s trying to get back on top after 25yrs in the musical wilderness.

Shut Eye, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Stars Burn Notice’s Jeffrey Donovan as a failed magician Charlie Haverford, who now works as a psychic.

Son Of Zorn, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Animated character Zorn returns to earth after 10 years away at war on his home world of Zephyria to re-connect with his live-action ex-wife and son. From Wilfred staff writers Eli Jorne & Reed Agnew, and Phil Lord & Chris Miller (Lego Movie, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs).

Still Star-Crossed, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A continuation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, following the backstabbing and treachery or the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lover’s death.

Stitchers, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Scifi drama about a Caltech student who is ‘stitched’ into the memories of recently deceased people to help solve crimes…

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Technically not a UK premiere, but people keep on mentioning it, so it’s back in the list. Teen Wolf is continuing on ‘normal’ TV with season 2 on 5*.  Hopefully the other seasons to follow (not confirmed). You can get up to Season 3 on iTunes in the UK, and also get the later seasons legally is using a DNS Switcher like Unlocator to access Netflix US if you have a Netflix account.

Telemark, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

During WWII, British experts trained Norwegians to sabotage the Nazi nuclear programme

The Arrangement, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

A tv actress is paid $10m to marry a film star.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Spin-off from The Blacklist featuring Tom Keen & Susan ‘Scottie’ Hargrave.

The Gilded Age, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

New period drama from Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey) set in 1880s New York, a period dubbed the “gilded age” as vast amounts of new money exchanged hands and fortunes were made.

The Good Place, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Fantasy sitcom about Eleanor (Kristen Bell), who is killed and ends up in the afterlife. Her facilitator Micheal (Ted Danson) tells her she is in ‘the good place’ due to her good deeds… Except, she hasn’t done those good deeds… It’s an admin error… Can she hide her past and manage to stay, or will she get sent to ‘the bad place’?

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

The baking competition continues in name, following its move to C4

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Joel McHale stars as Jack, a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication. Doesn’t start till Oct 27 in the US, so it’s not clear if ITV2 will air it this year or next at the moment.

The Mindy Project, Season 4 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Comedy about a successful doctor with an iffy personal life. Cancelled by its US network but saved by Hulu and given a fourth season.

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

New tv series based on the Shannara books by Terry Brooks from Into the Badlands & Smallville creators Alfred Gough & Miles Millar. Airs on MTV in the US and 5star here.

Those Who Kill, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Demark’s turn again for the remake honours – this time of the serial killer drama.

Time After Time, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

H.G. Wells in modern times chasing Jack the Ripper.

Training Day, Season 1 - No UK Broadcaster
No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Another film adapted for TV. This time Bill Paxton takes the Denzel Washington role in this series produced by Jerry Bruckheimer

No exact date/time - Unknown Unknown

Romantic comedy with some darker tones from the makers of ‘Weeds’ and ‘Orange Is the New Black’.

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21,250 Responses to “UK Air Dates for US & UK Shows in 2016/2017”

  1. edward perkins says:

    Grantchester xmas 2016 special airs on itv on Xmas Eve at 9pm that saturday december 24th 2016.

    Info from tvwise

  2. Selina says:

    Thasks Andrew much appreciated

  3. Selina says:

    Hi I’m just a little confused, on the list it says bitten series 3 starts September 5th 2017 but in the comments section it’s says 5.1.17, please could you let me know which one is correct. Thank you really like this website

  4. PeterS says:

    Does anyone know when the Season 3 of The Royals will be aired in the UK?

  5. Whatever is going on with CSI Cyber is it over or might it return.

  6. Tv addict says:

    For Mom fans: New Season 4 starts on itv2 Thursday 15th December at 00:21am. But don’t get caught out looks like they’re putting two on a night Thursday to Saturday (that’s as far as it shows on the new media planner) not impressed with the time frames again.

  7. Howard says:

    Not sure if this is the right place to ask or not but there was a series on cbs action a few years ago called underbelly (could have been on another channel at another point) and i believe there is about 6 or 7 seasons but it only showed the first three seasons. I’m just wondering any of the subsequent seasons were shown at all on any channel at all

  8. Paula says:

    When do we find out the new shows that the UK have picked up to show on our stations?

    • Andrew Andrew says:

      Right here Paula. If they’re listed above with a UK channel, they’ve been bought. If they’re not, they’ve not.

      Are you looking for something specific?

      • Paula says:

        There is a few but mainly the remake of ‘Prison Break’..i know there is only going be a few of them but its not showing that a UK channel has picked it up yet

        • Dave Elliott Dave Elliott says:

          ‘Prison Break’ hasn’t been picked up yet… I’m sure it will be.

          Sky had the original series (eventually), and had the previous seasons on recently as box sets, but that’s not a guarantee… Channel 5 had the first couple of seasons before Sky nabbed it off them (by paying £500k per episode!), so they may want revenge. 😉

          It’s distributed by ‘Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution’, but that doesn’t automatically mean it’ll go to Sky or Fox in the UK. It’ll go to whoever offers the most money.

    • Dave Elliott Dave Elliott says:

      Yes, as Andrew says, here or the homepage are the best places to see what’s been picked up. There isn’t a specific date shows are picked up by. It’s just ‘as and when’ it happens, so can be quite random! You’re best off checking here, the homepage, and follow us on twitter and Facebook 🙂

  9. danny says:

    per digiguide Bitten season 3 starts Thu 5/1/17 @ 9pm on SyFy

  10. Kieran says:

    How is the DC tv crossover going to work on Sky? On sky 1 they said it would start on the 12th with supergirl, yet the other shows won’t be on the right episodes

    • Dave Elliott Dave Elliott says:

      Hi Kieran,

      All syncs up perfectly, as Sky said it would. Although they aired in a different order in the US, they skipped some weeks which we didn’t, so it’s now all back in sync.

      Supergirl “Medusa” 12th Dec which starts the Invasion arc.
      Flash “Invasion!” 13th Dec
      Arrow “Invasion!” 14th Dec
      Legends “Invasion!” 15th Dec

      Dave 🙂

  11. Jonathan says:

    Not sure if any of these are worth noting, but:

    Call the Midwife Christmas Special – 25 December at 8.00pm
    Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special – 25 December at 10.30pm
    Still Open All Hours Series 3 – 26 December at 8.30pm
    Outnumbered Christmas Special – 26 December at 10.00pm
    Jonathan Creek Christmas Special – 28 December at 9.00pm

  12. Mark says:

    I can’t see 10 Rillington Place in your list, viewers might be interested in that 3 parter on BBC1 from tonight.

  13. Alan says:

    Law and Order SVU. What has happened? They showed series 18 episode 6 but no more. They are now showing old shows on Sundays. Any info on this?

    • Liam says:

      Hi Alan, SVU has finished in America until January so we will have to wait until they air new episodes so we might have to wait until February next year?

      • Ellie says:

        Are they really going on break after only six episodes? That’s a lot less than usual. Of course, they had to cancel that ‘ripped from the headlines’ episode about their glorious new leader …

  14. Richard says:

    I’m guessing Quarry should say Dec 2016 not 17

  15. Vivi says:

    What do you think are the chances your Tory government and corporate overlords will let you watch “Incorporated” in the UK? Judging by the pilot, the plot is a mix between “Gattaca” and “Brazil”, highlighting the evils of unchecked capitalism, but it also gets big plus points from me for being the first piece of mainstream scifi I’ve seen that really takes climate change and resource limitations seriously, instead of presenting yet another conveniently unrealistic scenario for society’s collapse — e.g. zombies, alien invasion, ridiculously deadly pandemics, etc. I’m betting it will be cancelled quickly, just like the recent “Minority Report” series, which despite not being full-blown dystopian scifi, also dared to make some minor references to climate change effects. But while it’s still allowed to be on air, it should be ‘required reading’ for anyone under 35.

    By the way, your description makes “Van Helsing” sound like a Buffy clone. It’s really more like a somewhat more feminist version of “The Walking Dead”. With no hesitation to kill off characters, or otherwise suddenly dropping them out of the story. The US/Canadian version is down to just 2 ‘good guys’ by now, and it’s only been like half a season.

    And regarding “Frontier”, it might be helpful to add that unlike your usual North American historical drama, the story is largely told from the perspective of the Natives. That is, there are many more European characters than Native ones, but except for the teenage audience-identification character who fulfills the same role as the Doctor’s Companion and who looks like he just wandered in from a nearby vampire romance series production by mistake, every last white, male character is an awful human being motivated by greed, misogyny, or in the least awful case: alcoholism. Even the gay couple will happily murder a disrespectful business rival. Whereas the Native characters seem to be basically decent people driven to distrust and violence out of grief and rightful anger. Considering that even the liberal-leaning “Murdoch Mysteries” almost completely ignores the Candian Native nations and their treatment by the European colonizers, and considering that Jason Momoa hadn’t played heroic characters in a while, this came as a positive surprise to me. Though this focus, and the equal focus on a female tavern owner / smuggler trying to survive on her own in a man’s world will probably mean an early death for this series, just like the recent Canadian Western series “Strange Empire” that also focused around Native oppression, women, people of colour, and sexual / gender minorities, and got cancelled after the first season for its trouble. Then again, “Frontier” is co-produced by Netflix, who seem more willing to invest money in this sort of niche show than traditional TV broadcasters.

    • Andrew Andrew says:

      Just curious…. why “required” reading as opposed to optional – do you find that most folks require being told what to read, by their overlords perhaps? And why is 35 the arbitrary cu-off point, as opposed to 25, or 65?

  16. annie kay says:

    The missing Crossing Lines S3 episode Dragon aired last night on Alibi

    • John Henderson says:

      Hi Annie, Which episode number is it please? I am way behind but recording episodes on catch up and on Alibi. However On catch up, the synopsis never gives the episode number and the description is different to the one if you are watching it or recording on Alibi.

      Many of catch up programmes do this, and it is very difficult to keep track if the episode numbers are omitted and the title of the episode also.

      Hope you can help. Thanks.

      • Middie says:

        Dragon is listed as episode 3 in IMDB etc. but Alibi have aired it as episode 7 (which they claim is the right place). I’ve just caught up myself and plot-wise there’s no spoilers or anything to worry about with whichever place you put it, but in my opinion, the team relationships seemed less progressed in Dragon.

  17. Howard says:

    Fox UK have announced that ncis will begin its 14th on the 6th of January at 9pm

  18. edward perkins says:

    E4 Have Set a UK Start Date For Timeless Season 1:

    Timeless Season 1 Starts on Wednesday December 2016 at 9pm on E4 & E4 HD.

    Info From TVWISE

  19. edward perkins says:

    UKTV’s W Have Set a Return Date For Code Black Season 2 Part 2:

    Code Black Season 2 Part 2 Returns on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at 9pm on W & W HD.

    Info from TVWISE

  20. RM says:

    It’s not out in the states until feb 2017, but can you update if When We Rise gets picked up in the UK.

  21. edward perkins says:

    Amazon Prime Instant Video UK Has Picked Up Aaron Paul’s New American Drama The Path.

    Info from TVWISE

  22. edward perkins says:

    Netflix UK and Ireland have picked up Syfy’s Van Helsing.

    Info from TVWISE

  23. Tom Moore says:

    Just noticed my Criminal Minds S12 series rec has come to an end, according to my Sky box. Would this be a mid season break?

  24. Selina says:

    Hi, I know season 2 has just finished on syfy UK just wondered if you could tell me when Bitten series 3 starts thanks

  25. Rebekah says:

    Hello admin could you please reword the description for next years great British bake off Mary berry didn’t renew she won’t be on the program thank you

  26. Kevin says:

    According to Wiki Fear the Walking Dead Season 2 has 21 episodes – my series link has only recorded 15 – have I missed the last 6 or is their a break?

    • Andrew Andrew says:

      Do you mean Wikipedia? Yes it shows 21 episodes, but it also shows 2 seasons. Both correct.

      Season 2 has 15 episodes, so you’ve got them all. Season 1 has 6 episodes. (15+6=21)

  27. What happened to Murdoch Mysteries? It seems to have disappeared from the list.

  28. edward perkins says:

    FOX UK Picks Up Brand New American Drama Bull based on The Life of Dr Phil and Stars Michael Weatherly from NCIS.

    Info from TVWISE

  29. Audrey S says:

    Hi Guys, Please could you give an update or even just some news on ‘Shadowhunters, The mortal Instruments’ …. it had Season One on Netflix. Will there be a Season Two please xxx

    • Sophie says:

      The show has been picked up for a season 2 in the US and it airs 2nd January. Hopefully it will then appear on Netflix. Hope this has helped

  30. edward perkins says:

    This Is Us Season 1 Starts on Tuesday 6th December 2016 at 9pm on Channel 4.

    Info from TVWISE

  31. edward perkins says:

    Suits Season 6 Part 2 Starts on Sunday 29th January 2017 at 10pm on Dave and Dave HD.

    Info From TVWISE

  32. MartyM says:

    I see now that ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’ has moved across to E!, CNBC have replaced it with the other NBC chat show ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’. Showing weeknights at 11:00 PM in an edited half-hour format.
    E! are showing Jimmy Fallon in its full hour long version.

  33. Shirley says:

    There was an advert for Who Do You Think You Are on BBC1 this morning, saying that it starts on 24 November at 8pm with the episode on Danny Dyer’s family.

  34. Tracey smith says:

    any news on stella

  35. Debbie says:

    Hi, I’ve just heard that conviction is being cancelled, then i read that it wasn’t. So i was just wondering if any of you guys knew either way? Personally I’m deverstated if they finish it. Please give me good news. Thanks so much.

    • Katie T says:

      Conviction hasn’t officially been cancelled yet but ABC have announced that they aren’t ordering any more episodes for season one. Given it’s ratings in the US and the fact it hasn’t been given extra episodes like the likes of This is Us,Designated Survivor and Speechless have,it makes it very unlikely that it will be renewed for season two

      • MartyM says:

        I’ve been quite surprised that Sky Living have been giving Conviction so much publicity, including constant trailers and street posters, when it has been pretty obvious that the show wasn’t going anywhere. I always think that if a channel cannot make the trailer look good there’s something wrong. And from the extended trailer that was shown earlier in the year it looked terrible, and the US ratings have confirmed that view.

    • Dave Elliott Dave Elliott says:

      Yes, not officially canceled, but it’s extremely unlikely it’s going to come back. It’s practically impossible for a show to return if it doesn’t get a full season pick up in its first year.