UK Air Dates for US & Cult Shows in 2017
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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(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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Modern day ‘It’s A Knockout’ with a nature theme returns for a new series.
Children go missing across time, leading to the unearthing of a small town’s secrets. German drama
Chicago-based weight-loss sitcom. Cancelled after its 6th season.
originally paired with Modern Family on Sky1, the Middle has been on Comedy Central since season 5.
British sitcom about an all-inclusive hotel in Benidorm returns.
A beautiful young woman is a clever con artist, who is being tracked down by former marks who have teamed up
Priyanka Chopra returns as Alex Parrish for a new season. Having been fired by the FBI, she’s now at the CIA. Opens with a double bill.
Prequel to the hugely popular Prime Suspect.
Another tv series based on a film, this time the Mel Gibson vehicle which spawned three sequels.
Robot Wars returns to BBC2 with all new updated bots battling it out to be Robot Wars Champion!
Top Gear returns, with Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid.
The more violent US version of Robot Wars comes to the UK. Bigger, badder, and way more destructive! Read our interview with BattleBots’ exec Tom Gutteridge.
Once Upon A Time is back in the UK on Netflix
Kiefer Sutherland returns to our screens as a US cabinet member that finds himself becoming president after all the people above him in the presidential line are killed.
Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy) stars as a judge who believes God wants him to dispel a particular kind of justice.
Your weekly look at the best gadgets on the market.
Show based on the classic 1980’s movie starring Idina Menzel & Nia Long.
Dark comedy-drama from David E. Kelley starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman & Shailene Woodley about conflicts, secrets, betrayals and murder in the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California.
Sharlto Copley and Michelle Forbes star in this new show about a special police division that investigates super-power cases. 10th March in US, later in Europe. Commissioned by, and first airing on the Playstation Network, it’s now coming to regular (but not cable) TV on Spike.
The Vampire Diaries returns for it’s final season, at midnight… (someone needs to explain to ITV that just because a show has vampires in it, you don’t need to put it in the middle of the night…) 😉 For those watching on NETFLIX – Season 7 lands, 1st December 2016 on the streaming service.
French-Swedish coproduction, high-concept and high-end Nordic noir series about a French police officer investing a murder in remote Swedish mining community.
The Beeb does Vikings, with Wessex the eponymous last kingdom standing up to the Norse invaders.
Danny Rand fights relentlessly to regain everything he’s lost in Marvel’s Iron Fist.
Based on novels by cult author Joe Lansdale. Stars James Purefoy, Michael K. Williams and Christina Hendricks. 6 episode series airs on Sundance in the US and on Amazon Prime in the UK, with a 2nd airing on AMC UK, with season 1 starting on 7th March 2017 at 9pm.
DCI Vera and her sharp wit are back to solve North East England’s worst crimes
J Lo stars as an NYPD Detective forced to work with the FBI’s anti-corruption task force after they catch her in a sting.
Drama from the stable of Shonda Rhimes (Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder), about a fraud investigator who is poised to be the victim of a fraud by her fiancé.
A martial arts warrior and a boy embark on a perilous journey.
Police drama television series starring Thandie Newton as Grace Travis, a San Jose police officer working undercover in Oakland to bring down Jimmy Laszlo’s (Marton Csokas) criminal enterprise.
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star in this comedy about two women whose husbands (Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) fall in love with each other.
New Zealand detective drama series.
With storylines seemingly rounded off at the end of series 3, BBC Two’s best performing ever programme returns for at least two more series, charting the work of AC-12. Will move to BBC One from series 4.
Musical drama series about a fictional hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Enterprises. Stars Terrence Howard.
Baby Daddy means “the baby’s daddy”, and in this show the baby’s daddy has to look raise the baby by himself. Well, with his brother and his mother and some friends too.
Samantha Morton stars in this new drama about rival brothel owners in 18th Century London.
Spin-off from The Blacklist featuring Tom Keen & Susan ‘Scottie’ Hargrave.
Tim Allen sitcom. The first 3 seasons aired on Sky, but then was dropped. It’s now back, running from season 1 on E4.
Spin-off from ‘The Good Wife’, following Diane Lockhart to a new law firm.
4th Chicago show, this time covering the legal system of the windy city.
New british comedy about a boy geek who develops an app that makes his family rich, from the makers of Trollied
and Cuckoo. Van Der Beek (Dawson’s Creek) stars.
Follows the plot of the film to begin with – Time travel, deadly virus etc…
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.
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.
Police orientated Chicago Fire spinoff. Usually airs in the Spring in the UK.
Josh Holloway is an FBI agent in a Los Angeles run by aliens, while is family is torn between collaboration and resistance. This Vichy pastiche also stars Prison Break/Walking Dead’s Sarah Wayne Callies.
Max and Caroline have been back in April, November, January and June in the past, due to E4’s policy of only scheduling shows after consuming large quantities of absinthe.
Inspired by the Coen brothers 1996 film of the same name, Fargo will return for a 3rd season, but not till 2017 as they want to shoot it in Winter, which they can’t do in Winter 2015/16 as the 3rd season isn’t written yet!
San Francisco detective series. I’m hoping for some Bullet-style car chases!
New drama from the makers of Damages, starring Kyle Chandler and Linda Cardellini. Renewed for a 10 episode final season.
The firefighters and medics of Engine 51 are back in the UK courtesy of Sky Living.
Two girls in their twenties medicate their way through life in New York
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.
The ever popular talent show returns.
Revolutionary War-era drama based on the Alexander Rose novel ‘Washington’s Spies’. Due back in spring.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns as Selina Meyer in Armando Iannucci’s fantastic comedy.
Described as ‘Entourage for Geeks’, and is the best half hour comedy on tv right now.
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.
Based on the Skybound/Image comic title by creator Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) and artist Paul Azaceta, follows Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson, a preacher with personal demons of his own, Kyle embarks on a journey to find answers and regain the normal life he lost. But what Kyle discovers could change his fate — and the fate of the world — forever.
Stargate’s Michael Shanks (husband of Continuum’s Lexa Doig) , and Smallville’s Erica Durance star in this Canadian hospital drama where a doctor becomes a patient. Seasons 1 & 2 aired on Watch who subsequently dropped the programme due to low ratings. Now airs on Sony.
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.
Comedy about a middle-aged King going through a mid-life crisis. From the pens of Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Michael Winterbottom brings the BAFTA Award-nominated ‘The Trip’ series to Sky Atlantic, reuniting Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on a culinary coast-to-coast odyssey.
Fame for Generation Y. A musical drama set in New York.
New limited series bringing back many of the original characters.
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.
Spin off from the awesome Breaking Bad, starring Bob Odenkirk reprising his role as lawyer Saul Goodman. Airing on Netflix UK just hours after the US.
Co-production between Sky Atlantic and Showtime starring Idris Elba about a radical underground cell in 1970s London. All episodes will be binge-watchable from the 13th April via Sky On Demand.
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.
Sullivan Stapleton stars in this crime drama centring on a woman with tattoos of crimes needing to be solved.
Seth McFarlane’s cartoon about the Smith family.
American musical drama starring Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, Spin City) and Hayden Panettiere (Heroes). Season 4 moves from More4 to Sky Living.
One man. Three bots. And a vault of B movies just begging to be riffed. Welcome to an all-new era of MST3K.
Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat are leaving this year – Moffat’s final episode will be the 2017 Christmas Special, with Torchwood & Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall taking over in 2018 for series 11 with THE 13TH DOCTOR.
Historical drama from US channel History, first UK run courtesy of Amazon Prime, then airing on the History Channel UK.
Stars Rami Malek (Ahkmenrah in Night at the Museum, The Pacific) as young hacker and security technician Elliot Alderson and Christian Slater as Mr. Robot, a digital anarchist who recruits him to his hacker group. Premieres on Amazon in the UK (Season 3 due in October 2017), with linear broadcast on Universal channel.
PLL may have vanished from normal TV, but all seasons are now on Netflix with new episodes airing less than 24hrs after the US.
Paul and Ian are back with ten more episodes of the popular comedy panel show.
Bosch follows the eponymous detective from Michael Connolly’s books.
Bill Nye The Science Guy explore a wide range of topics with celebrity guests.
Story of a girl and the rise of her multi-million dollar fashion empire.
Story of how Albert became Einstein, starring Geoffrey Rush.
Based on the acclaimed indie film, the series satirises “post-racial” America as students of colour navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college.
Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig and Matt LeBlanc return for the final 5th season of this brilliant comedy.
Available in one go on the streaming service. Usually lands on Netflix UK in May.
A brother and a sister raise a teenager, while helping each other out with dating.
Norse Gods are living in America and not an almighty Johnson in sight. Based on the Neil Gaiman novel, but probably not going to land till Jan 2017 in the US on Starz, so sometime after that over here!
Tom Ellis stars in this DC adaptation as the Prince of Hell who moves to Los Angeles. Should return the day after the US on Amazon Prime.
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.
Kevin Bacon stars as Dick, who he taunts the imaginations of Chris (Kathryn Hahn) and Sylvere (Griffin Dunne), and upends their preconceptions about love and monogamy.
After traveling abroad, Dev (Aziz Ansari) returns to New York to take on challenges in his personal and family life, a new career opportunity, and a complex, developing relationship with someone very meaningful to him.
A woman escapes from a cult and tries to lead a normal life.
The classic 90’s show returns as a limited series, with both Mark Frost and David Lynch behind the scenes. Simulcast with the US, then repeated Tuesday 23 May at 9pm.
New spin-off in the Criminal Minds franchise starring Gary Sinise and Anna Gunn about a division of the FBI that helps American people in trouble abroad.
Kevin Spacey’s tour de force as Francis J. Underwood continues, with more 2-faced backstabbing and political intrigue.
Who’s that (new) girl? It’s that Zooey Deschanel (you know, the one whose sister is in Bones!)
Join Dara, Hugh and guests for more fun at the expense of current affairs.
A fourth series of the cloning drama, and although the first three seasons came to BBC Three, it appears that it has now been bought by Netflix instead.
Brilliant Netflix Original drama about a socialite who ends up incarcerated in a women’s prison.
Jesse Custer is a preacher from a small Texas town who just happens to be possessed with Genesis, a half angel, half demon entity. Stars Dominic Cooper (aka Howard Stark & Ian Fleming), and produced by Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen.
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.
Liev Schreiber returns as a man who can solve all the difficult problems of Hollywood’s rich and famous.
From season 6 onwards, the tv series is ahead of the published books. The premiere will also be aired at 2am, earlier the same day, at the same time as the US. Seasons 7 and 8 will have fewer episodes.
The clever lawyers are back on our television for a new season.
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. Channel 5 are saying ‘later Spring, possibly Summer in 2017…’
American medical drama about the nightshift of a ER at San Antonio Medical Center.
From producers of Orphan Black, about a trio of intergalactic bounty hunters!
40yr old tries to reboot her career by pretending to be 26.
Prisoner Cell Block H remake is back for a new season.
Animals become smarter and start making a series of planned attacks on humans in this new series from James Patterson.
Comedy drama about a pathologist in Florida.
A crew wakes up aboard a spaceship and has to work out why they are there.
Cold war spy espionage drama set in the 1980s. First two seasons aired on ITV, with seasons three and four on ITV Encore. Renewed for a 5th & final 6th season in the US. Season 5 confirmed as coming late Spring/early Summer.
Not Yet Scheduled TV Shows 2017
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.
Adapted from the Margaret Atwood novel, the show tells the true story of Grace Marks, who was convicted of murder in 1840s Canada.
More espionage fun with everybody’s favourite animated spy.
David Mitchell and Robert Webb return in new Channel 4 sitcom about a pub landlord and an interloping ex-foster child…
Stephen Mangan stars as a man with 2 wives, who are Heather Graham and This Is England’s Jo Hartley.
New action/comedy starring Jack Whitehall & Rosie Perez.
New 10 part drama event series set in 43 A.D. about the Roman invasion of what would become the British Isles starring Kelly Reilly, Zoë Wanamaker & David Morrissey.
Canadian drama which follows Detective John Cardinal (Billy Campbell, The Killing) and Lise Delorme (Karine Vanasse, Revenge) as they join forces to hunt down a killer in a small Northern Ontario town.
Hugh Laurie is a clever psychiatrist who also has to juggle a complicated personal life, that of one of his patients and of course some past secrets.
Not content with hosting everything on BBC2, Dara O’Briain has expanded to Dave, to bring us Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit, a game-show based on classic video games!
Dawn French stars in a story of love, heartbreak, food and female friendship.
Pot shop from Chuck Lorre starring Kathy Bates.
Doc Martin returns for a eighth series.
English language intrigue miniseries from France set in Africa, the Middle East and Europe
New drama created by The Walking Dead’s Lenny James about a ‘unique and unlikely hero’ accused of a terrible crime.
Panel show which sees Harry Hill presiding over 2 teams trying to persuade an invading alien force that earthlings are good fun and therefore worthy of saving…
Set in LA’s stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, it’s a comedy/drama about the inspired and damaged psyches that take on the challenge of making an audience laugh. Airs June 2017 in the US.
Set in 1619 in the early days of the first British settlers in America, Jamestown tells the story of a group of young women as they leave the Old World and their old lives behind them.
A Miami woman is artificially and accidentally inseminated.
Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as Jean-Claude Van Johnson – global martial arts and film sensation… and the most dangerous undercover private contractor in the world.
Comedy/drama about 4 friends who become multi-millionaires after selling their games company. Stars Jim Howick, Samuel Anderson, Jonny Sweet, Nick Helm.
Based on the podcast series, Lore tells the unscripted story of frightening, psychologically disturbing, and often paranormal true events that have spawned modern-day nightmares.
Netflix’s Emmy winning documentary series about the life and convictions of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey.
Adaptation of the ‘Patrick Melrose’ series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
A 10 part anthology series based on the work of Philip K. Dick.
The boys from the Dwarf with a 12th series in 2017.
What makes a serial killer? Or the cop who is compelled to relentlessly track them down? What are the events that form a person into the human being they will become – killer or cop?
Drama from Neil Jordan starring Julia Stiles as a woman drawn into the criminal underworld after her billionaire husband is murdered, and she discovers his life was not all it seemed…
Tv adaptation of the Scream movie series. Airs on MTV in the US and Netflix in the UK. Renewed for a 6 episode 3rd season.
Sir David Jason returns to the classic sitcom.
Strike Back, strikes back! The show returns with a new cast (and more things exploding).
The Crystal Maze returns for a full series with Richard Ayoade as host.
The culmination of the Netflix/Marvel collaboration, featuring Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. Shoots in the Summer of 2016, and will be released in 2017 after Iron Fist has aired.
Sean Bean stars in a version of Mary Shelley’s classic. How long will he survive? Airs on Itv Encore.
Jon Bernthal as returns as Frank Castle, in his own series on Netflix.
Peter Serafinowicz dons the blue suit as ridiculous superhero The Tick!
A 3rd and final series called “Vengeance” will air in 2017.
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.
Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks star in a revenge thriller set in the Rocky Mountains. Produced by Kudos.
Another time-traveling TV series, this one starring Eric McCormack.
A six-part sitcom about the life of William Shakespeare from Ben Elton starring David Mitchell. It’s 1592 and Will Shakespeare is just at the beginning of his extraordinary career. The series will focus on both Will’s family and professional life and include the surprising stories of where many of his ideas came from. Also featured are his wife Anne and his extended family, his servant Bottom, his friends Kate and Marlowe, his theatrical troupe, and his rival Robert Greene.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Not to be confused with American Crime Story, American Crime is also anthology crime drama.
Procedural drama about a tech billionaire who takes over control of a Chicago Police district.
A Dutch drama about a man falsely accused of a hit and run
Richard Armitage stars in this CIA spy series set in the German capital
comedy series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. Stars Adlon as Sam Fox, an L.A. based actress and single mother to 3 daughters trying to juggle life, mothering, and getting her big break.
Sitcom by Steve Delaney and Graham Linehan about a ‘show business legend’ (or possibly a self important, elderly, out of work actor…)
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.
New spin off from the CSI franchise, starring Patricia Arquette and James Van Der Beek following the Cyber Crime Division at Quantico, Virginia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Allison Tolman (Fargo) stars as struggling millennial Nan, with her life told from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin.
Crime thriller set in Paris
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.
Another Ryan Murphy anthology series, this one focused on famous rivalries. Season 1 centres around the backstage battle between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.
A family of Taiwanese origin moves from Washington to Florida.
Fantasy/Fairy tale themed musical comedy from Dan Fogelman with songs from Alan Menken & Glenn Slater.
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
Due back in 2014 for the third season which begins in October in the US
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.
A Live-action/CGI show starring Jenna Elfman as a woman and her unhinged imaginary friend.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan comes to the small screen starring John Krasinski (The Office US), courtesy of Amazon.
Kevin James stars as retired police officer Kevin in new sitcom.
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.
Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid are in their seventies and rediscovering love in this romantic comedy
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.
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.
TV show based on the Marvel comic books about 2 teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.
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.
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.
Witches, vampires, werewolves, Angels and that sort of thing in this new series from the True Blood author
Netflix mixes Criminal Minds with the Silence of the Lambs. BSU agents interview serial killers to help solve crimes. Netflix 2017 in the US
A doctor becomes a therapist for an American football team. Three seasons exist.
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.
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.
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.
Dutch drama about a widow who has to run her late husband’s criminal empire
New Ryan Murphy ongoing drama, set in 1980’s New York. Due in 2018 in the US.
Vanessa Hudgens & Alan Tudyk stars in a new comedy set in the DC universe.
Jennifer Beals stars as a cardiothoracic surgeon who is is paid by a terminally ill billionaire (Matthew Modine) it investigate what happens after death…
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.
Stars Burn Notice’s Jeffrey Donovan as a failed magician Charlie Haverford, who now works as a psychic.
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).
Sitcom starring Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, mother of 3 kids, including her eldest boy JJ (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy.
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.
Scifi drama about a Caltech student who is ‘stitched’ into the memories of recently deceased people to help solve crimes…
America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Ben Feldman (Mad Men) star in a workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a supersized megastore.
During WWII, British experts trained Norwegians to sabotage the Nazi nuclear programme
A tv actress is paid $10m to marry a film star.
Drama by US SyFy channel based on James S. A. Corey’s series of novels about a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System. Stars Thomas Jane as police detective Josephus Miller and his crew as they unravel a conspiracy that could threaten peace across the entire Sol system. You can buy the Blu-ray from Amazon of The Expanse Season 1.
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.
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’?
The baking competition continues in name, following its move to C4
Based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel about a near-future USA under the grip of a totalitarian theocracy… Stars Elisabeth Moss. Airs April 2017 in the US on Hulu.
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 longer airing on linear broadcast tv in the UK. The first 3 seasons are on iTunes, Amazon UK Instant Video (sadly not included in Amazon Prime) and Netflix. No news on what’s happening with season 4 yet.
Polish drama about border guards on the Poland-Ukraine border
A three part series about the rise and fall of a Dutch banker
A fictionalised Royal Family drama, with Liz Hurley as the Queen. Let that sink in for a moment. Liz Hurley as the Queen.
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.
Demark’s turn again for the remake honours – this time of the serial killer drama.
H.G. Wells in modern times chasing Jack the Ripper.
Another film adapted for TV. This time Bill Paxton takes the Denzel Washington role in this series produced by Jerry Bruckheimer
Nicola Walker (Spooks) leads a strong cast in this cold-case murder mystery
Will and Grace (along with Karen and Jack) are back for the first time in ten years. Perhaps that Friends revival ain’t so far fetched now…. Returns to the US 2017-18 with UK info currently unknown.
Three people live together in America
Romantic comedy with some darker tones from the makers of ‘Weeds’ and ‘Orange Is the New Black’.
Big Bang Theory spin-off following the exploits of a young Sheldon Cooper, growing up in Galveston, Texas.
Mark Williams stars as the crime solving priest.