UK Air Dates Archive 2018

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January 2018

McMafia, Season 1 – BBC One
01 January 2017 at 9:00 pm

The show charts Alex Godman’s (James Norton) journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the world of organised crime.

03 January 2017 at 8:00 pm

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

07 January 2017 at 8:00 pm

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

02 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

Sky’s popular supermarket sitcom returns for a new series. Christmas Special airs 24th December 2017 at 9.30pm.

02 January 2018 at 8:30 pm

One part chat show, one part spoof cookery show, Harry casts his comedy eye over the world of cooking and cookery TV programmes.

Lucifer, Season 3b – Amazon Prime
02 January 2018

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.

02 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

The excellent James Spader returns as Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington for a new season of Blacklisty goodness (or badness… yep, probably badness if Red is involved)… Sky have moved it to early 2018 to remove some of the annoying US scheduling gaps that plagued the run last season.

03 January 2018 at 11:00 pm

After being dropped by Comedy Central, it’s back… on Comedy Central! Same show, but with a new host – Trevor Noah.

04 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

More light-hearted murder investigation in the Caribbean.

Hunted, Season 3 – Channel 4
04 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

A reality show where a group of people have to stay undetected from modern surveillance, living “off the grid”.

NCIS, Season 15 – FOX (UK)
05 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

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

05 January 2018

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’?

05 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

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.

05 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Medical Drama From House’s David Shore starring Bates Motel’s Freddie Highmore about a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome.

05 January 2018

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

06 January 2018

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.

07 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

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

07 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

Another season for the California spinoff.

07 January 2018 at 3:00 pm

A group of postal workers turn detective, to try and track down the intended recipients of undelivered mail. Stars Ugly Betty’s Eric Mabius. After the 1st season, the show was rebranded as a series of tv movies which are being run weekly in the UK.

07 January 2018 at 7:30 pm

Sir David Jason returns to the classic sitcom.

07 January 2018 at 8:00 pm

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.

07 January 2018 at 8:00 pm

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

08 January 2018

Netflix goes where almost everyone has been before and brings us the new Star Trek series within a day of its US date.

08 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Forensic pathologists help police solve murders in Manchester.

08 January 2018 at 9:00 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.

09 January 2018

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.

Vikings, Season 4b – History
09 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

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

09 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

American legal drama about a group of law students, and their professor, Annalise DeWitt (Viola Davis), who become entangled in a murder plot. Airing now on Sky Living, but hard to predict when they will air Season 4.

10 January 2018 at 8:00 pm

A family of Taiwanese origin moves from Washington to Florida.

Bull, Season 2 – FOX (UK)
12 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

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

12 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Another tv series based on a film, this time the Mel Gibson vehicle which spawned three sequels.

Bob’s Burgers, Season 8 – Comedy Central
12 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

Animation about a family running a burger joint.

12 January 2018

King of the talk show returns on Netflix with a 6 part, monthly series, chatting to George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern and President Barack Obama.

Taken, Season 2 – Amazon Prime
13 January 2018

Special set of skills. Find you. Kill you. You know the drill. TV series based on the Liam Neeson films.

14 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

New X-Men based tv series starring Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker as parents who have to take their family on the run after they discover their children have mutant abilities.

Britannia, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
18 January 2018

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.

18 January 2018

Greg Berlanti’s rather darker take on Archie Comics returns!

Dynasty, Season 1b – Netflix
18 January 2018

The classic 80’s soap about the feuding Carrington and Colby families is rebooted.

The Path, Season 3 – Amazon Prime
18 January 2018

Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, and Hugh Dancy star in drama about a fictional religion Meyerism.

18 January 2018 at 8:30 pm

America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Ben Feldman (Mad Men) star in a workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a supersized megastore.

19 January 2018

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.

SIX, Season 1 – 5Spike
19 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Drama series about US Navy SEAL Team Six, inspired by real-life missions.

Beyond, Season 2 – Netflix
19 January 2018

Holden Matthews (Burkely Duffield) wakes from a 12-year coma and discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy.

21 January 2018 at 8:00 pm

The popular historical medical drama returns to the BBC.

Major Crimes, Season 6b (Final) – Universal Channel
22 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Spinoff from The Closer, and performing well. Usually airs a couple of months after the US.

23 January 2018

Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), is a retired superhero who is forced back into the criminal bashing game, when his daughter and a star student get caught up with a local gang.

26 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

Topical comedy show with Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe.

Blue Bloods, Season 8 – Sky Atlantic
27 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

The greatest moustache in the world returns for another outing.

27 January 2018

A Miami woman is artificially and accidentally inseminated. Dropped by E4, but rescued by Netflix.

27 January 2018 at 10:00 pm

An all-star version of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

31 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Strike Back, strikes back! The show returns with a new cast (and more things exploding).

Gomorrah, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
31 January 2018 at 9:00 pm

Gritty Italian mafia drama comes to the Sky Atlantic.

February 2018

01 February 2018

An epic saga about the secret history of the 1930’s American heartland, Damnation centres on the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans, and prophets.

02 February 2018

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.

Absentia, Season 1 – Amazon Prime
02 February 2018

Castle’s Stana Katic returns to TV as an FBI who vanishes whilst chasing a serial killer, only to be found 6yrs later, with no memory of what happened to her. What’s more, she is now on the run, after being implicated in a new set of murders…

04 February 2018 at 8:00 pm

The adventures of young Inspector Morse return to our screens.

04 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

The very long running crime drama returns to Universal.

05 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

After a short 10th season, Fox (the network, not Mulder) has decided that the truth is still out there (although possibly for the last time…)

Baskets, Season 3 – FOX (UK)
05 February 2018 at 1:00 am

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.

07 February 2018

The makeover show returns after 15yrs, and is going global!

09 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

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.

The Bold Type, Season 1 – Amazon Prime
09 February 2018

Comedy-drama about 3 friends who work for Scarlet, a global women’s magazine.

Chicago Med, Season 3b – Universal Channel
11 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

A spin-off from Chicago Fire – this one set in a hospital… which isn’t on fire… I hope… That wouldn’t be good…

12 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

Four-part drama explores the spiraling repercussions surrounding the fatal shooting of a pizza delivery man starring Carey Mulligan, John Simm, Billie Piper & Nicola Walker.

12 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

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! It’s now followed by a companion show ‘Go 8 Bit: DLC’ straight afterwards.

Shetland, Season 4 – BBC One
13 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

Murder mystery set in… well… guess where, starring Douglas Henshall (Primeval).

14 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

Stephen Mangan stars as a man with 2 wives, who are Heather Graham and This Is England’s Jo Hartley.

14 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

The long running medical show is still going.

Air Crash Investigation, Season 17 – National Geographic
15 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

It’s a hard one to guess because National Geographic seems to number some of the seasons differently to its native Canada, and previous seasons have not aired consistently. There’s some confusion over the season numbering in the UK compared to the US and Canada.

The Strain, Season 4 – Sky On Demand / NOW TV
15 February 2018

Horror TV show from Guillermo del Toro, about a vampiric virus that breaks out in NYC. Based on the Chuck Hogan novels. Dropped by W but being added to Sky On Demand/NOW TV as a box set.

Stargate Origins, Season 1 – Stargate Command
15 February 2018

Prequel to the Stargate series, releasing online at Stargate Command.

16 February 2018

The show tells the story of a brash new maestro Rodrigo (Gael Garcia Bernal) who stirring things up when he joins a NYC symphony orchestra, and a young oboist Hailey (Lola Kirke) who hopes for her big chance.

16 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

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

16 February 2018

The 90s high school experience: Desperate, heartfelt, awkward, exciting, and free of smartphones. Set in the real-life town of Boring, Oregon in 1996.

Mosaic, Season Mini – Sky Atlantic
17 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

Sharon Stone stars as Olivia Lake, a successful children’s author whose rural idealism is submerged by an avalanche of deception, lies, corruption and murder.

17 February 2018 at 9:10 pm

David Farr’s (‘The Night Manager’) visceral eight-part retelling of the fall of Troy.

18 February 2018 at 7:30 pm

New BBC sitcom starring John Cleese, Alison Steadman (Orphan Black, Gavin & Stacey) and Jason Watkins (Taboo, Trollied, W1A, Being Human), about an pair of retirees, whose plans of marrying and moving abroad together are ruined by the return of Edith’s 50yr old, newly divorced, son.

Homeland, Season 7 – Channel 4
18 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

Starring Claire Danes, the American remake of Israeli “Prisoners of War”.

19 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

The worst of American criminals continue to be dramatically showcased.

Blindspot, Season 3b – Sky Living
19 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

Sullivan Stapleton stars in this crime drama centring on a woman with tattoos of crimes needing to be solved.

19 February 2018 at 10:10 pm

‘The Daily Show with more prep time’ returns for a new, hilarious and genius season!

19 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

British crime noir detective series starring Anna Friel.

Here and Now, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
20 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

Drama from Alan Ball (‘Six Feet Under’, ‘True Blood’) starring Holly Hunter and Tim Robbins which takes a candid look at the complicated forces at work in America today, from the perspective of an apparently progressive and modern family.

22 February 2018 at 8:00 pm

The costly comedy usually returns shortly after the U.S. Return date for season 11b is our estimate, based on the fact they are rerunning 2 episodes of S11 every Thursday at the moment.

22 February 2018 at 8:30 pm

Big Bang Theory spin-off following the exploits of a young Sheldon Cooper, growing up in Galveston, Texas.

The Tick, Season 1b – Amazon Prime
23 February 2018

Peter Serafinowicz dons the blue suit as ridiculous superhero The Tick!

24 February 2018 at 9:00 am

Set 16yrs after Vader loses his legs, and 5yrs before Luke whinges about not being able to pick up power converters at Tosche Station, Star Wars Rebels is a CGI animated series from Lucasfilm about the formation of the Rebel Alliance.

25 February 2018 at 8:00 pm

Top Gear returns, with Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid.

25 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

TV series based on J. K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike novels.

Ash vs Evil Dead, Season 3 – Virgin Media On Demand
26 February 2018

Bruce Campbell returns as the chinny zombie-fighter. For those without Virgin, the Season 1 DVD is available here.

26 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

The US cable ratings monster (about undead monsters) returns.

26 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

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

26 February 2018 at 9:15 pm

Factual crime series investigating historical murders where the convicted went to the gallows pleading their innocence.

27 February 2018 at 8:00 pm

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

27 February 2018 at 8:00 pm

Originally paired with Modern Family on Sky1, The Middle has been on Comedy Central since season 5.

iZombie, Season 4 – Netflix
27 February 2018

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.

Divorce, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
27 February 2018 at 10:00 pm

Sex and the City’s Sarah Jessica Parker returns to HBO in a comedy about a very long divorce.

UnREAL, Season 3 – Amazon Prime
27 February 2018

Comedy about the goings on behind the scenes on an American dating show. Premieres on Amazon Prime Video, with Lifetime airing the linear broadcast later. Season 3 delayed in the US until Q1 of 2018.

Save Me, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
28 February 2018

New drama created by The Walking Dead’s Lennie James about a ‘unique and unlikely hero’ accused of a terrible crime.

28 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

Anthology series from Ryan Murphy. The 2nd series is based around the Versace murder and the 3rd about Hurricane Katrina. Season 2 with premiere first on BBC2 (Late Feb/Early March), then air on Netflix.

28 February 2018 at 8:00 pm

Arthur Darvill and Brandon Routh star in DC’s stab at creating a TV series not 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.

28 February 2018 at 7:00 pm

Tim Allen sitcom. The first 3 seasons aired on Sky One but then was dropped. Picked up by E4 then dropped. Now on 5Star, which is showing Season 4 for the first time in the UK.

28 February 2018 at 9:00 pm

British sitcom about an all-inclusive hotel in Benidorm returns.

March 2018

06 March 2017 at 1:00 am

The 90th Academy Awards. Preview from midnight on Saturday night/Sunday morning, with the Oscars live from 1.30am.

01 March 2018 at 10:00 pm

Seth McFarlane’s cartoon about the Smith family.

01 March 2018 at 8:00 pm

Stephen Amell returns as Green Arrow to try and not ‘fail this city’.

DuckTales, Season 1 – Disney XD
01 March 2018

Revamped new series of Disney’s classic DuckTales with David Tennant voicing Scrooge McDuck.

01 March 2018

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.

Scandal, Season 7b – Sky Living
01 March 2018 at 10:00 pm

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

01 March 2018

Drama which traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11. Stars Jeff Daniels and Peter Sarsgaard.

02 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

Medical Drama From House’s David Shore starring Bates Motel’s Freddie Highmore about a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome.

02 March 2018

New series from Continuum’s Simon Barry about a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces.

04 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

Marvel Universe series continues. Latest update is that it will likely land “late Feb/early March 2018.”

05 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

The Griffins move to their new home on ITV2.

06 March 2018

Once Upon A Time is back in the UK on Netflix. New episodes being added every Saturday.

Crashing, Season 2 – Sky Atlantic
06 March 2018 at 10:45 pm

Judd Apatow is back with a new comedy following a sweet but perpetually unlucky comedian as he crashes on the couches of some of New York’s top comics after his marriage falls apart.

Hap and Leonard, Season 3 – Amazon Prime
07 March 2018

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.

08 March 2018

Greg Berlanti’s rather darker take on Archie Comics returns!

08 March 2018

Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones, the ex-superhero turned private detective.

08 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

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

09 March 2018 at 10:00 pm

American musical drama starring Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, Spin City) and Hayden Panettiere (Heroes). Season 4 moves from More4 to Sky Living.

Sneaky Pete, Season 2 – Amazon Prime
09 March 2018

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).

13 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

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

SMILF, Season 1 – Sky Atlantic
14 March 2018 at 10:00 pm

Semi-autobiographical comedy from Frankie Shaw about a 20-something single mother, aspiring actress in South Boston.

15 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

Spin-off from ‘The Good Wife’, following Diane Lockhart to a new law firm.

American Idol, Season 16 – Amazon Prime
15 March 2018

Talent show based on Pop Idol, one of the many TV talent shows, but with Americans. Now on Amazon Prime Video with new episodes landing each Tuesday.

18 March 2018 at 8:00 pm

1930’s drama starring Keeley Hawes about a family that moves from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu.

18 March 2018 at 7:00 pm

Hospital drama set during the American civil war. Will be available via UKTV Play on demand from the 21st May.

Gone, Season 1 – Universal Channel
19 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

Police procedural starring Chris Noth (Sex and the City’s Big, ‘The Good Wife’) and Leven Rambin (‘Grey’s Anatomy’).

21 March 2018

TV Series based on The Mortal Instruments novels by Cassandra Clare starring The Maze Runner’s Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, a girl who discovers on her 19th birthday she comes from a line of humans born with angelic blood who protect humanity from demons known as Shadowhunters.

22 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

Drama about the lives of a SEAL team starring David Boreanaz.

23 March 2018

It may sound like a health show, but it’s actually a comedy-horror about realtor Sheila (Drew Barrymore) who becomes a zombie, and wants to eat everyone except her husband Joel (Timothy Olyphant)!

23 March 2018

RuPaul’s reality competition returns to find the next drag superstar.

26 March 2018 at 8:00 pm

From the team behind Flash/Arrow comes Melissa Benoist as Supergirl, 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. NOTE: Although it’s starting later this year, it’s later on The CW too, so after the first 4 episodes air in the UK, we’ll only be 1 week behind the US as normal.

Billions, Season 3 – Sky Atlantic
29 March 2018 at 9:00 pm

Machiavellian politics & finance drama starring Damian Lewis as a brilliant but cut-throat hedge fund boss, and Paul Giamatti as a U.S. Attorney.

Suits, Season 7b – Netflix
29 March 2018

The clever lawyers are back on our television for a new season. Now premiering on Netflix weekly.

29 March 2018 at 10:00 pm

New comedy created by and featuring Idris Elba, loosely based on his childhood.

30 March 2018

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

30 March 2018 at 8:30 pm

America’s biggest comedy returns.

30 March 2018 at 10:00 pm

Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig and Matt LeBlanc return for the final 5th season of this brilliant comedy.

31 March 2018 at 8:30 am

Another new version of Gerry Anderson’s classic, mixing live action with animation!