UK Air Dates for US & UK Shows in 2016/2017
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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(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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Brit Michael Sheen stars in this drama based on real research into sexual dysfunction in the latter half of the twentieth century.
New culture-clash comedy with the premise that aliens have been living amongst us for decades. Stars Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human, Once Upon A Time), Michaela Coel (Top Boy), Michael Smiley (Luther), Ashley Walters (Outcasts, Top Boy, Hustle), Holli Dempsey (Derek), Trystan Gravelle (Mr Selfridge).
Hard-nosed wise-cracking Detective Rizzoli teams up once again with the brilliant social misfit Dr Isles. Could be back early 2016… Could be Spring. Hard to say at this point. Season 7 will be it’s last.
Max and Caroline have been back in November and January in the past
American musical drama starring Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, Spin City) and Hayden Panettiere (Heroes).
NCIS in New Orleans, starring Quantum Leap and Enterprise’s Scott Bakula, American Gothic’s Lucas Black, C. C. H. Pounder from Warehouse 13, and Zoe McLellan (Dirty Sexy Money).
William H Macy stars in another American remake.
A second series called “Debris” will air early 2016.
The creators of Family Guy take us not to Berwick-upon-Tweed, but to a fictional town on the US/Mexico border in this new animation
Cuckoo is back for a 3rd season. Stars Greg Davies and Helen Baxendale.
American political thriller. First two seasons aired on More4, then moving to Sky Living from season 3. Season 5 returns with episode 10 in mid Feb in the US.
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.
A priest, who also happens to be a retired Scots Guard, teams up with a policeman in 1950s Cambridgeshire.
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 announced in Jan that it had been acquired by 5* for the UK. Arriving 3rd week of Feb
The first part of new series have appeared in October the past couple of years, with the second half usually airing in February in the UK. Still TBC at the moment though.
The drama about the the British Empire in India returns.
a Miami woman is artificially and accidentally inseminated
Jim Caviezel and his handy billionaire return for the fourth season, with a fifth (possibly final) already confirmed. Should return 3rd week of Feb.
Student sitcom from the writers of Peep Show returns.
Renewed to season 10, the costly comedy returns shortly after the U.S. E4, with there’s usual ‘throw a six to start’ BBT scheduling are running the first half of season 9 again with 2 episodes each Thurs, so it looks like it should return late Feb.
Sean Bean stars as a spy who is given reason to doubt who he is. From the creator of Homeland. So… The Bean Identity… [insert less appalling joke here]. Cancelled after 2 seasons.
A Belgian series about five sisters who are very close, who decide to bump off the nasty husband of one of them, and who then have to deal with the consequences.
A Swedish political conspiracy drama
The clever lawyers are back on our television for the second half of the season
The cop drama with fairy tales will return for a fifth season just days after the US.
Supernatural horror drama starring Mena Suvari as a demon-hunter-for-hire!
Following last year’s Back in time for Dinner, Giles Coren takes another middle class family back in time, this time experiencing weekend activities decade by decade
Dr Tori Herridge of the Natural History Museum journeys back in time to see for herself the evidence for the geological catastrophe that caused the land bridge which linked Britain to Continental Europe to be swept away.
Mulder and Scully return for a limited time to investigate more X-Files. The ‘20 essential episodes‘ specially selected by the shows creator Chris Carter to help people who haven’t seen the original show get up to speed, people who need a refresher, will be starting on Monday 11th January on 5* and Demand 5.
The picturesque but drug-ridden towns of Calderdale return for a second series on the BBC.
A fictionalised Royal Family drama, with Liz Hurley as the Queen. Let that sink in for a moment. Liz Hurley as the Queen.
Seth McFarlane’s cartoon about the Smith family.
The very long running crime drama returns to Universal
The US cable ratings monster returns. Fifth season comes to non pay-TV people on new channel Spike, and Season 6 back on Fox in February
‘The Daily Show with more prep time’ returns for a 3rd hilarious and genius season!
Walking Dead discussion show, hosted by Chris Hardwick.
Show from Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street, Boardwalk Empire) about the sex and drug-addled music business in the 70’s at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. Premiere will be simlcast with the US at 2am, then air in a more reasonable 9pm time slot.
Anthology series, with the first season covering OJ Simpson (Cuba Gooding Jr)
Chicago-based weight-loss sitcom. Cancelled after it’s 6th season.
originally paired with Modern Family on Sky1, the Middle has been on Comedy Central since season 5
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.
Alan returns to North Norfolk Digital for a 2nd season.
Off air since 2010, creator Tim Kring is bringing back the people with special powers for a “limited series”. Due 3rd week of Feb on 5*.
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 are airing it as a mid-season replacement for season 3, which puts it in January 2016 in the US and perhaps shortly thereafter here.
This year originality seems to be pushed aside in favour of adaptations of films. This time it’s Bradley Cooper’s Limitless. A man takes a brain-enhancing special drug and helps the FBI do stuff.
Historical drama from US channel History, first UK run courtesy of Amazon Instant, then airing on the History Channel UK. Renewed for a 4th season.
Tom Hiddleston (Loki) is a former soldier recruited into intelligence circles. Also starring Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman
The BBC has broadcast series 1, 2 and 3, with seasons 4-7 coming to Dave.
Comedy staring Lena Dunham following a group of friends in their 20s as they navigate life in New York City. Coming to end after it’s 6th season in 2017.
Having aired in the Autumn (with the large American break) and in January without it, for season 12 Sky Living seems to be splitting the difference and going for December, then back in Feb.
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!
The excellent James Spader returns as Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington for a 3rd season of Blacklisty goodness (or badness… yep, probably badness if Red is involved)…
Continuation of US sitcom Full House, which sees the Tanner family arrive on Netflix for 13 episodes.
A little known cartoon… Still going strong.
Police orientated Chicago Fire spinoff. Usually airs in the Spring in the UK.
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.
New detective series set on the Welsh coast. As with the first series, it’ll likely premiere in three stages, firstly in Wales on S4C (13th September 2015) and then on BBC Wales as Y Gwyll in Welsh. The English-language version will be broadcast on BBC Four to all four parts of the country later.
The Musketeers plus Marc Warren, return for a third series
Musical drama series about a fictional hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Enterprises. Stars Terrence Howard.
Follows the plot of the film to begin with – Time travel, deadly virus etc. Back in the US in April.
Or 22/11/63 if the date units are put in a proper, logical order. Anyway, it’s a time-travelling, Kennedy-assassination drama starring James Franco, due in February 2016 (or, is that 1620 Ruaryfeb) in America.
Once Upon A Time is back in the UK on Netflix, with new episodes airing right after the US.
BBC programme for teenagers about the dual problems of being a teenager and also being a werewolf.
First TV drama from best-selling author Harlen Coben about a group of friends who are united by a terrible incident.
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.
Seems Mr. Kemp has got tired of being shot at and being threatened abroad, and has returned to take a look at problems in the UK.
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
From the guys behind Arrow, Grant Gustin dons the speedster outfit to take on the role of Barry Allen aka The Flash.
The hooded hero returns for a fourth season.
American legal drama about a group of law students, and their professor, Annalise DeWitt (Viola Davis), who become entangled in a murder plot…
Arthur Darvill and Brandon Routh star in DC’s stab at creating a TV series in support of their cinematic universe. A time traveller has to bring together forces of good and bad to fight some kind of a threat. In an interesting Prison Break reunification, Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller also star.
Kevin Spacey’s tour de force as Francis J. Underwood continues, with more 2-faced backstabbing and political intrigue.
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. Season 2 has been fast-tracked on Dave and is coming less than 24hrs after the US.
American medical drama about the nightshift of a ER at San Antonio Medical Center.
Drama about a group of young FBI recruits going through their training at Quantico. Airs 27th Sept in the US and in 2016 here
Another of Amazon’s pilots recently ordered to series, Bosch follows the eponymous detective from Michael Connolly’s books.
America’s biggest comedy returns.
Not the Muppet Show, this new series from the creator of the Big Bang Theory takes us into the personal lives (rather than “professional” lives) of our beloved furry friends.
Pirate drama from Michael Bay. First run is on Amazon, with second run on History.
Yonderland follows 33-year old Mum Debbie Maddox (Howe-Douglas) who unexpectedly finds herself in an extraordinary world inhabited by a collection of eccentric (and usually idiotic) characters, some of whom happen to be puppets, with only an Elf by her side. Click here to listen to our interview with the cast!
Daredevil returns to Netflix. Next up should be Luke Cage, then Iron Fist, then a Defenders series including all the characters.
Spin off from Chicago Fire – this one set in a hospital… which isn’t on fire… I hope… That wouldn’t be good… Started in Nov in the US, and coming to Universal in the UK in 2016.
The ever popular talent show returns.
Revolutionary War-era drama based on the Alexander Rose novel ‘Washington’s Spies’. Seems likely it’ll return in April, but still TBC.
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.
From the team behind Flash/Arrow comes Melissa Benoist as Supergirl. 24yr old Kara Zor-El, cousin of Superman, who was sent away from Krypton and taken in by by the Danvers family where she hides her identity as Kara Danvers.
Companion show to the main Walking Dead series, this time set in LA. Coming to new channel AMC Global, which it looks like is a multi-year carriage deal with BT… So, you can get it on BT’s YouView (if you have BT Broadband… although it’ll make watching it hard with it stuttering and crashing all the time) or IF you have the £20 a month BT Sport package on Sky, you have AMC Global thrown in with it for ‘free’. But it won’t be in HD on Sky. It will also be streamed onto Amazon Prime at some point in 2016 (and released on DVD/BD) if you’re happy to wait a little while!
A woman escapes from a cult and tries to lead a normal life
from season 6 onwards, the tv series is now ahead of the published books. The premiere will also be aired at 2am, earlier the same day, at the same time as the US.
From the creator of Shamless, this comedy drama follows a police station in a rough part of Manchester.
The BBC will launch a new motoring entertainment programme in 2016 with Chris Evans. It’ll be the third programme with the name Top Gear.
Set in Victorian London, this British-American series sees classic fictional horror characters causing havoc. Renewed for a 10 episode 2nd season which with air in May, just 2 days after the US (was April, but moved due to production delays). Click here to listen to our interview with Victor Frankenstein himself, Harry Treadaway.
Jane Fonda stars in this comedy about two women whose husbands fall in love with each other. Also starring Martin Sheen
Who’s that (new) girl? It’s that Zooey Deschanel (you know, the one whose sister is in Bones!)
From Netflix comes this new series about a young Marco Polo in the Mongol court.
Brilliant Netflix Original drama about a socialite who ends up incarcerated in a women’s prison.
Desperate Housewives spinoff
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.
In the 1980s, when British computing pioneers such as Sir Clive Sinclair and Sir Tim Berners-Lee were showing us the future, clever folks in Texas were doing similar things.
Comedy about a successful doctor with an iffy personal life. Cancelled by its US network but saved by Hulu and given a fourth season
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, again, it got a renewal for a 4th season (the last though)… clearly someone in BatB’s production team has dirt on The CW… 😉
Sky Atlantic brings satellite viewers the Cinemax drama about a former convict who assumes the identity of the sheriff in a small Amish town. Season 4 will be it’s last.
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.’
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.
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.
American teen drama starring Ashley Rickards.
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. Now renewed for 2 more seasons!
A Dutch drama about a man falsely accused of a hit and run
Machiavellian politics & finance drama starring Damian Lewis as a brilliant but cut-throat hedge fund boss, and Paul Giamatti as a U.S. Attorney.
Charlie Brooker’s futuristic satire has moved to Netflix…
The firefighters and medics of Engine 51 are back in the UK courtesy of Sky Living… Previously it aired in Oct, but it’s moved to June for the 3rd season, so could be June for the 4th too.
Doctor Who spin-off set at Coal Hill School. Filming in Spring, and airing later in the year.
Five friends in their 50s, having buried their friend 13 years ago, return to our screens as we revisit the groundbreaking comedy from the turn of the century.
American remake of Belgium’s Cordon from Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals), set in Atlanta because besides Coke, the CDC is based there.
Sitcom by Steve Delaney and Graham Linehan about a ‘show business legend’ (or possibly a self important, elderly, out of work actor…)
William Fichtner Stars as the token American in this European crime series set in a fictional police unit in The Hague. The team includes British, French, German, Italian and Dutch police as well as Donald Sutherland as a Dutch judge.
A crime reporter gets divorced then returns to her hometown of Aarhus in Denmark
Crime thriller set in Paris
English language intrigue miniseries from France set in Africa, the Middle East and Europe
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, and (for none Netflix people) coming to Spike in Jan 2016.
Scifi drama from Kudos about a world where humans and robots are identical. It is based on the Swedish series Akta manniskor (Real Humans)
Following a number of successful telemovies, Guy Pierce stars as Jack Irish in a new 6 part series about the criminal lawyer turned investigator.
Following the acclaimed second series starring Keeley Hawes, creator Jed Mercurio brings us back to the bleak world of AC-12.
New sitcom starring the towering Greg Davies returns, without Rik Mayall sadly.
No no. No no no no. No no no no. No no there’s no limit.
A spy drama from Framce.
A fourth series is due in Canada in “Spring 2016”, which is after BBC Three completes the move online. Given that season 3 actually appeared on iPlayer before broadcast, it’s most likely that’s where it’ll appear, probably sometime in 2016.
Time-travel historical romantic drama from the makers of Spartacus, with the second part of season 1 not yet aired in the US, is coming to Amazon’s confusingly-titled streaming service in the UK
NOTE: THE REGION 1 DVD IS AVAILABLE ON 3rd MARCH
Dutch drama about a widow who has to run her late husbands criminal empire
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. Airing on AMC in the US, so will probably be on AMC Global here…
The boys from the Dwarf are due back in 2016 with a twelfth series in 2017.
Robot Wars returns to BBC2 with all new updated bots battling it out to be Robot Wars Champion!
Yet another one based on a film, this time the Jackie Chan buddy cop comedy. Fortunately the TV series is without the unbelievably annoying Chris Tucker.
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 should arrive around June if it follows the release pattern of season 1).
Remake of the 2005 BBC Two series, this version stars Kim Cattrall as Davina as a woman going through a mid-life crisis.
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).
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
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.
Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans) and Charlotte Spencer (Line of Duty, Glue) star in a new supernatural BBC One drama from Ashley Pharoah (Life On Mars, Ashes To Ashes, Moonfleet) about a brilliant young couple inherit the farm and are determined to start a new life together. But their presence in this isolated corner of England starts to unleash strange, unsettling and dangerous supernatural phenomena that will start to threaten their marriage.
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. It’s produced by Amazon with Ridley Scott and after a successful pilot, a full series has been ordered.
A Dutch series about a young couple, having recently lost a baby, realising their nice neighbours may not be entirely as they seem
Polish drama about border guards on the Poland-Ukraine border
A three part series about the rise and fall of a Dutch banker
Familiar face Lars Mikkelsen leads a multinational cast in this Danish multi-language cross-border Euro police drama.
Two brothers and a sister are told they will only get their inheritance from their late mother’s will if they jointly run the family guest house for a year.
We return to the dictatorship from Aberdeen for a third series.
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…
Prisoner Cell Block H remake is back for a 4th season
Anthony Hopkins stars in this Jonathan Nolan remake of the Yul Brynner film.
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!
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.
Anthology crime drama following the same idea as American Horror Story with some of the same cast appearing in each season, but in new roles.
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!
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.
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. Still no official UK broadcaster, however, it is on Netflix USA, which you can access using a DNS Switcher such as Unlocator.
Reality drama about people who are not entirely honest in their online dating
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’s Sarah Wayne Callies.
Runs June/July in the US, and in UK broadcast limbo after being dropped by Really… Cancelled after 5 seasons.
The theme of stalking is turned into a comedy, a musical comedy at that, with a girl setting her sights on a former school boyfriend.
Starring Hugh Laurie and written by Neil Cross (Spooks, Luther) this ten episode series about the pirate Blackbeard is due in America on NBC.
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.
When a partying wealthy socialite dies of an overdose, her long lost best friend, who’s also a police detective suspects foul play, so goes undercover, re-inserting herself into the families life to get to the truth.
Mark Williams stars as the crime solving priest.
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.
A drama looking at LA gangs from both sides
Agents from different branches of US law enforcement all live together in a California beach house. (Big Brother: Cops?)
Due back in 2014 for the third season which begins in October in the US
Yet to be bought in the UK. This one has been asked about quite a lot but doesn’t actually air in the US until April
New series from the creators of Veronica Mars. Airs on CW in the US this Autumn.
Tim Allen sitcom.
Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid are in their seventies and rediscovering love in this romantic comedy
A corrupt policeman is brought back from the dead, as you do, with nods towards Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein.
Based on the Tom Cruise film, this new series follows a pre-cog who teams up with a detective to punish criminals before they commit crimes.
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.
A long time ago, there was a show called Penn & Teller: Fool Us which aired on ITV, hosted by Jonathan Ross where magicians perform tricks and Penn & Teller have to guess how it was done. ITV dropped it, but the format was sold to The CW in the US (with Ross still hosting), and that version has now been bought by Channel 5 to air back over here.
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
New limited series bringing back many of the original characters. Due in the US in 2016.
Jennifer Beals stars as a cardiothoracic surgeon who is is paid by a terminally ill billionaire (Matthew Modine) it investigate what happens after death…
1960’s US police drama created by and starring Edward Burns.
Dropped by Sky after 2 seasons, and now dropped by FOX in the US after 4 seasons. On the plus side, that might mean the seasons missing in the UK may show up on a UK channel or Netflix sooner now.
Comedy drama about a pathologist in Florida
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
The fictional Manchester duo return for a fourth series
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.
Drama staring Katherine Heigl as CIA analyst Charleston Tucker who works closely with the US President.
Scifi drama about a Caltech student who is ‘stitched’ into the memories of recently deceased people to help solve crimes…
During WWII, British experts trained Norwegians to sabotage the Nazi nuclear programme
An American take on British history, specifically the thirteenth century around the Welsh rebellion. Written by Sons of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter the story centres on the eponymous axeman.
Stars Robin Williams as Simon Roberts, a renowned & brilliant (but eccentric) advertising executive, runs the Roberts and Roberts Advertising Agency with his rather more practical daughter, Sydney (Sarah Michelle Gellar), who’s trying to manage the company, and her dad…
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 aspolice detective Josephus Miller and his crew as they unravel a conspiracy that could threaten peace across the entire Sol system. Airs in Dec in the US.
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!
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.
Some students in New York discover that magic is real.
A supernatural show from teen-skewing CW. A group of strangers wake up with unexplained superpowers.
Stars Strike Back’s Philip Winchester as Alex Kane, a smartass security consultant, who meets Wesley Snipes who drawns him into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable.
Children all over Washington DC appear to have adopted the same imaginary friend called ‘Drill’, who’s been persuading them to play dangerous games. The FBI calls in child specialist Claire Bennigan to try and figure out what’s going on.
Demark’s turn again for the remake honours – this time of the serial killer drama.
New teen drama about a troubled 16 year old who becomes the prime suspect when one of his classmates is murdered. Airs on ABC Family in the US, and unfortunately, those shows to struggle for some reason in the UK, so I wouldn’t hold you breath for it turning up anytime soon…
Monk’s Tony Shalhoub stars in this sitcom about divorce
Elijah Wood returns as Ryan, and his best friend… His neighbour’s weed smoking, beer drinking, and generally manipulative dog Wilfred (Jason Gann).
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