UK TV Air Dates for US & UK Shows in 2021/2022
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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The very long-running crime drama returns, but now Comcast owns Sky, it is moving from Universal (also owned by Comcast) to Sky Witness.
DCI Vera and her sharp wit are back to solve North East England’s worst crimes.
Inspired by the Coen brothers 1996 film of the same name. Was scheduled for April in the US but the date has now been pushed to September.
Based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel about a near-future USA under the grip of a totalitarian theocracy… Stars Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski and Alexis Bledel.
Black Lightning’s back… although not in the UK yet. It’ll air on Netflix UK as a boxset once it has run in the USA.
Procedural drama from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk about the lives and careers of first responders – cops, paramedics, firefighters.
Sci-fi comedy series starring Stephen Graham & Daniel Mays about two top detectives, whose lives change when one of which is replaced an AI.
9-1-1 spin-off series starring Rob Lowe as a sophisticated New York cop who re-locates to Austin, Texas.
The Bake Off… with professionals…
Alan Davies chats with some friends about things.
Based on the 1982 horror-comedy classic, from ‘The Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero.
Another season for the California spinoff.
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.
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 Griffins return for another season.
Cult mockumentary comedy from Grammy and Emmy award-winning Jemaine Clement and Oscar-winning Taika Waititi.
The long running medical show is still going.
Famous TV lawyer Dean (Rob Lowe) join his brother (Fred Savage) at their family’s law firm after his hit series is cancelled. Cancelled after 1 Season.
Sky’s sporting comedy quiz returns.
Stand-up comedians Richardson and Beaumont play exaggerated versions of themselves as viewers get a glimpse into their home and work lives, surrounded by their celebrity friends and their Hebden Bridge neighbours.
Paul and Ian are back with ten more episodes of the popular comedy panel show.
When the wealthy CEO of the world’s largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate kids who also are in his will. Southern gothic dramedy starring Kim Cattrall.
Solar Opposites centres around a family of aliens, Korvo, Terry, and their child-replicants Yumyulack and Jesse, from planet Shlorp who crash on Earth and must take refuge in middle America. They disagree on whether this is awful or awesome.
Terror anthology series from breakout creator Little Marvin.
Major Crimes detective Hudson teams up with Rex, a former-K9 German Shepherd.
Gritty, action-packed drama that follows a rising star in Los Angeles’ elite Gang Task Force who has a dark past. Cancelled after 1 Season.
Companion show to the main Walking Dead series. Airs on AMC Global, which is on a multi-year carriage deal with BT… It will also be streamed onto Amazon Prime (and released on DVD/BD) if you’re happy to wait a little while!
Legendary Old West lawman Wyatt Earp’s great-granddaughter Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano – Damien) drags herself back to her home town, only to find it overrun with the ghosts of the assorted criminals and creeps dispatched by her great-granddaddy.
Ioan Gruffudd stars as Dr Daniel Harrow. Brilliant, unorthodox and mysterious, Dr Harrow’s total disregard for authority and his unfailing empathy for the dead help him solve even the most bizarre of cases. Season 3 only began airing Feb 2021 in it’s native Australia.
Jamie Foxx returns to his sitcom roots in a new comedy.
Spin-off from Black-ish which sees teenage daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) head to college.
A comedy set in a video game development studio from Charlie Day & Rob McElhenney, the people behind ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’. Another special episode dropping in April 2021 prior to season 2 launching in May 2021.
Aidan Turner stars as Leonardo da Vinci in a new series from ‘The Man in the High Castle’s Frank Spotnitz.
The popular historical medical drama returns to the BBC.
Batwoman returns for a 2nd season… with a new Batwoman!
America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Ben Feldman (Mad Men) star in a workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a supersized megastore.
Drama set in a multicultural academy school.
Kate Winslet executive produces and stars in this limited series as a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as her life crumbles around her.
A once top attending surgeon Dr William P. Rush (Tom Ellis) can attest to as he finds himself tending to the wounds of L.A.’s dark and seedy underbelly. Cancelled after 1 Season.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service return as the veteran police procedural continues.
Adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s best-selling Grishaverse novel series ‘Shadow and Bone’ & ‘Six of Crows’.
A comedy written, created by and starring 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo, about the awkward morning-after-the-night-before when she discovers the complications of accidentally sleeping with a film star.
The Academy Awards. Preview from midnight on Saturday night/Sunday morning.
US sitcom set in the 1980’s, based on a fictionalised version of the childhood of the writer, Adam F. Goldberg.
Nathan Fillion stars as the oldest rookie in the LAPD.
Steve Coogan’s alter-ego returns to the BBC with a new series on BBC One.
New action-sci-fi about prisoners who escape from their off-planet prison and go on the run.
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.
The drama follows the sergeant of a Los Angeles SWAT unit who is torn between his loyalty to his team and the streets.
Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard star in a comedy about the trials and tribulations of parenting from Veep’s Simon Blackwell and Chris Addison. Airs on Sky One in the UK and FX/FX On Hulu in the US.
Kevin Bacon stars as corrupt but venerated FBI veteran Jackie Rohr, who reluctantly teams with African American DA Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge). Together, their unlikely alliance subverts the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
Josh Holloway is an FBI agent in a Los Angeles run by aliens, while is family is torn between collaboration and resistance. Sky One currently has “no plans” to air the 3rd Season.
New animated series following Clone Force 99 in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War.
I want a show called Fake Housewives In Wonderland…
Samson Kayo and Jane Horrocks star in this comedy series about paramedic partners in the South London ambulance service.
Another one from FOX UK’s big box of cancelled shows. Follows Cooper Barrett (Jack Cutmore-Scott) and his friends and family while exploring what we all go through on our way to figuring out what life is all about.
Canadian drama based on the Jenny Cooper series of novels by M.R. Hall staring Serinda Swan (‘Inhumans’).
New superhero drama based on Mark Millar’s comic book series.
Outlander’s Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish tour Scotland.
A dark medieval fantasy inspired by the classic video game series.
The Underground Railroad chronicles young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.
Drama following a group of students at East High who stage a performance of ‘High School Musical’ for their winter theatre production, only to realize that as much drama happens offstage as onstage.
A drama which brings to life the power struggles of Ancient Rome from a different perspective, that of the women.
All Jason and Nikki want is a baby. But it’s the one thing they just can’t have. Starring Rafe Spall and Esther Smith.
An adult animated anthology featuring Otherworlds, naked giants and robots-gone-wild.
The series follows a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.
Real Housewives… In Beverly Hills? I’m sure that’s an oxymoron… Hayu, the Amazon Prime add-on channel, is now airing this show in the UK.
Animated series which follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar.
New crime drama from ‘Big Little Lie’s creator David E. Kelley. Coming to Disney+ in the UK under the new “general entertainment” section, branded “Star”.
The megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. (Patton Oswalt) has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world.
Tom Ellis stars in this DC adaptation as the Prince of Hell who moves to Los Angeles.
Katey Sagal (‘Sons of Anarchy’) stars as Annie “Rebel” Bello, a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. Inspired by the life of activist Erin Brockovich.
A mad scientist takes his grandson on wacky adventures in this hugely popular cartoon.
The new Bellevue Hospital director’s maverick approach disrupts the status quo while always prioritizing patient care. Stars The Blacklist’s Ryan Eggold.
GCHQ workplace comedy starring David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed.
Tom Hiddleston resumes his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame.
Animated musical comedy series, which follows a family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park. Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, and Kristen Bell provide the voices.
The longest-running one-hour scripted drama in Canadian television history about a family ranch in Alberta.
A CGI anime series based in the Resident Evil universe.
The Monsters, Inc team return in a new series set after the company moves from collecting screams to laughter.
From star Jason Sudeikis and ‘Scrubs’ creator Bill Lawrence, the series sees Sudeikis play an American college football coach who is recruited to coach English “soccer” team, AFC Richmond, despite having no experience with the sport.
Bosch follows the eponymous detective from Michael Connolly’s books.
From the guys behind Arrow, Grant Gustin dons the speedster outfit to take on the role of Barry Allen aka The Flash.
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.
Don’t call us heroes… The ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ return for a new season.
Christina Hendricks, Retta and Mae Whitman star in a comedy about suburban moms turned criminals.
Mystery drama that sees a plane disappear from radar, only to return 5 years later after being presumed lost at sea.
A modern day re-imagining of H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi title starring Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern.
Dramedy set behind the scenes of a US morning tv show starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell.
Adaptation of the true-crime novel ‘Are You Sleeping’ by Kathleen Barbe, starring Octavia Spencer & Lizzy Caplan.
Animated anthology series which imagines if major moments in the MCU had gone a little differently.
A retelling of the classic French story about Arsène Lupin, the world-famous gentleman thief and master of disguise.
The US cable show about undead monsters returns for the first part of the 3-part final season.
Not Yet Scheduled TV Shows 2021
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.
TV series based on the beloved 1992 movie ‘A League of Their Own’ (if you’re looking for the Sky One quiz show, you will find that here!)
Ashley Jensen (Extras) stars as PR-guru turned-amateur-sleuth Agatha Raisin. Dropped by Sky, but renewed by streaming service Acorn TV – a US streaming service that specialises in UK imports.
Anthology spin-off to ‘American Horror Story’ which will feature individual stories per episode rather than per season.
An insightful and suspenseful series about a sexual consent scandal amongst British privileged elite and the women caught up in its wake. Based on the international bestselling novel ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ by Sarah Vaughan.
A hitchcockian psychological thriller written by Harry and Jack Williams (‘The Missing’, ‘Liar’, ‘Fleabag’). starring Joanne Froggatt.
Astronaut Niko Breckenridge (Katee Sackhoff) leads a crew on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact. As she and her young crew investigate, they face unimaginable danger on what might very well be a one-way mission.
More espionage fun with everybody’s favourite animated spy.
A new adaptation of the Jules Verne’s classic starring David Tennant.
Live-action series based on the popular video game franchise.
Half-hour comedy series created by and starring Community’s Donald Glover.
Space comedy from the genius that is ‘Veep’ & ‘Thick Of It’ creator Armando Iannucci starring Hugh Laurie.
Based on a compelling true story, the hit 2019 Edinburgh Fringe one-man stage-play follows the writer/performer Richard Gadd’s warped relationship with his female stalker and the impact it has on him as he is ultimately forced to face a deep, dark buried trauma…
Spin-off series from The Missing.
Richard Armitage stars in this CIA spy series set in the German capital.
A mother, torn from her daughter embarks upon a harrowing journey, stopping at nothing to find her. Thrust alongside a small group of American refugees, she must brave a hostile new world and make brutal decisions during the most deadly summer of a zombie apocalypse. Stars Jaime King from the creators of ‘Z Nation’
Sitcom about an upper-middle-class African-American family starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
Based on the film, Jasmine Cephas Jones reprises her role as Ashley, a woman who is nipping at the heels of a middle-class life in Oakland until Miles (Rafael Casal), her partner of 12 years and father of their son, is suddenly incarcerated.
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.
Another American police show. This time however, it is a comedy making fun of all the other American police shows.
Fantasy-noir set in a neo-Victorian city in which mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland have gathered, and tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. Stars Cara Delevingne & Orlando Bloom.
A revival of the infamous home makeover show with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Davina McCall.
A reboot of ‘Charmed’ about 3 witch sisters.
A drama based on the novel series of the same name by Sherryl Woods.
The series skewers and satirises the complex state of contemporary sexual politics, while asking if romance can survive in the post #MeToo era. Sarah Solemani (‘Him and Her’, ‘Barry’) and Steve Coogan (‘Alan Partridge’, ‘Philomena’) star.
Robert Carlyle and Victoria Hamilton star in a new drama ‘COBRA’ for Sky One this Autumn which asks the question “what happens in the corridors of power during a time of national emergency?”
Four-part drama from Spielberg starring Javier Bardem about legendary Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes.
Live-action version of the worldwide phenomenon anime series.
Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina follows a group of second-rate, drunken adventurers on a quest to save the realm from terrifying monsters and dark magical forces, only to discover they become a family in the process.
A small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate (Olivia Holt), is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette (Chiara Aurelia), goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.
A gripping horror story about two warring sisters – one human, one monster – who must unite to reverse a supernatural pact gone horribly wrong, and with it mend their grief-stricken family.
Larry David’s ground-breaking comedy show returns.
Inspired by the novel of the same name, the STARZ Original series “Dangerous Liaisons” tells the origin story of the early years of the iconic characters Merteuil and Valmont when they meet as passionate young lovers in the slums of 18th century Paris.
A TV sequel to the classic war movie, one of the most acclaimed German films of all time.
A dark comedy starring Christina Applegate about a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret.
Legal comedy starring Will Sharpe and Katherine Parkinson.
Candid and family-centred comedy from writer Lisa McGee, set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Torchwood & Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall returns with Jodie Whittaker as The 13th Doctor.
A female-led reboot of classic tv series Doogie Howser M.D.
A true-crime drama starring Joshua Jackson, Christian Slater & Alec Baldwin, based on the shocking real-life events surrounding a Texas surgeon who earned the nickname for his maiming of more than 30 patients between 2012 and 2013.
Animated comedy from ‘The Simpson’s writers Mike & Julie Scully, with Amy Poehler about a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, along with his friends and family.
The classic 80’s soap about the feuding Carrington and Colby families is rebooted. Switched from being aired next date to airing as a boxset…
A new show from Dick Wolf chronicling the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The ‘Fallout’ franchise is making the leap from gaming to tv, produced by Westworld’s Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy.
A spin-off from ‘FBI’ which centres on the Fugitive Task Force of the FBI.
Semi-autobiographical comedy series starring Canadian comedian Mae Martin, with Charlotte Ritchie and Lisa Kudrow.
YA vampire story about a teenage vampire, whose “first kill” turns out to be more complicated than she could possibly imagine!
A brand new series of the Emmy Award-winning fan favourite.
Anthology drama. Season 1 tells the story of Martha Mitchell and her role in exposing Watergate, starring Julia Roberts and Sean Penn.
Season 1 was the story of how Albert became Einstein and starred Geoffrey Rush. Season 2 told the story of Pablo Picasso starring Antonio Banderas, whilst Season 3 will focus on Aretha Franklin.
Set in 1832 West Yorkshire, England, Gentleman Jack is inspired by the true-story and coded journals of Anne Lister (played by Suranne Jones), and follows her attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibdhen Hall.
Crime drama which tells the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, starring Forest Whitaker.
Gritty Italian mafia drama comes to the Sky Atlantic. ‘L’Immortale’ acts as both a prequel and a sequel to the events of the
season three finale, whilst you wait for Season 5!
More elaborate architectural home building projects with Kevin McCloud.
A priest, who also happens to be a retired Scots Guard, teams up with a policeman in 1950s Cambridgeshire. Renewed for season 4… BUT it’ll be the final season with James Norton in the lead role.
Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives star as two disparate brothers, united by guilt when they accidentally run over and kill an old man on a darkened street.
The illegitimate son of the world’s most feared witch, Nathan has spent his whole life being monitored for signs he may follow the same destructive path as his father.
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
New animated series, voiced by BBT’s Kaley Cuoco.
Jeremy Renner returns as Hawkeye, and it is believed that the show will see him train and hand over the mantle to Kate Bishop.
Gal Gadot stars as the iconic Hedy Lamarr in a limited series.
Drama set in the world of small-town pro wrestling starring Stephen Amell.
Hitmen is about two best friends, misfits Fran and Jamie (Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc), who have stumbled into a career in contract killing.
A tv series based on the YA horror film franchise.
An international spy thriller with a super-soldier twist.
New version of the drama with Uzo Aduba in the lead role.
From Issa Rae this new comedy looks at the “contemporary black experience”.
The long-running sitcom about a group of misfit friends returns.
New series based on the book series by author Lee Childs.
Inspired by real events, the drama explores the lives of convicted killers Susan (Olivia Colman) and Christopher Edwards and asks how this devoted and mild-mannered couple came to kill Susan’s parents and bury them in the back garden of their Mansfield home.
The horror/fantasy series revolves around 3 siblings who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Maine only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers.
A supernatural action-adventure detective series, based on the best-selling novels by Jonathan Stroud.
Netflix reboot of the classic tv series.
Animated series based on the popular card game from the Russo Brothers.
Rowan Atkinson plays a new character in this riotous comedy about a man who finds himself at war with a bee…
Drama based on the memoirs of former London Metropolitan police detective DCI Colin Sutton starring Martin Clunes.
A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
Spin-off series from ‘Sons Of Anarchy’, this time following their Mexican counterparts, the Mayans MC.
Tala Gouveia and Jason Watkins return as the mismatched detectives.
The show charts Alex Godman’s (James Norton) journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the world of organised crime.
Australian comedy-crime drama written by and starring Scott Ryan.
TV series based on the movie. Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge star.
The series follows Kamala Khan, a teenage Pakistani-American from a religious family in New Jersey who discovers she has superpowers.
Australian competitive cooking game show.
Lucy Lawless stars as fearless private investigator Alexa Crowe, who solves the most baffling crimes as well as coping with the frustrations of everyday life.
NCIS in New Orleans, starring Quantum Leap and Enterprise’s Scott Bakula.
Three strangers (played by Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one;
Time-travel historical romantic drama from the makers of Spartacus and Battlestar Galactica.
An adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan’s best-selling graphic novel about time-travelling, newspaper-delivery girls.
Gang warfare in Birmingham, 1919-style.
A six-episode limited series about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, based on Jones’ 2018 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol
Ryan Murphy ongoing drama, set in 1980’s New York.
Serial killer drama starring Tom Payne and Michael Sheen from Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter (‘Riverdale’, ‘The Flash’).
New ITV crime drama starring Ben Miller and Frances De La Tour.
The story of Teresa Mendoza, a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico.
Two teams race across an area of the world using any method of transport other than a plane.
A modern-day Faustian thriller, based on the novel by Daniel Cole.
New drama series based around the ‘Resident Evil’ franchise.
Norman Reedus rides motorbikes with celebrities.
Series based on the Patricia Highsmith series of novels and starring Andrew Scott.
A new version of Melinda Metz’s ‘Roswell High’ YA book series.
Russian Doll follows a young woman named Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) on her journey as the guest of honour at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City.
A family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Jeff Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania.
Workplace thriller starring Adam Scott directed and executive produced by Ben Stiller.
Coming-of-awkward-age dramedy starring Gillian Anderson & Asa Butterfield.
A live-action version of the Marvel comic book character.
A murder-mystery set in… well… guess where… starring Douglas Henshall (‘Primeval’). Season 6 is filming in 2020, so may land late 2020 or early 2021.
Forensic pathologists help police solve murders in Manchester.
An adaptation of Mick Herron’s CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning British espionage books starring Gary Oldman.
First TV drama from ‘Boyz n the Hood’ director John Singleton, about the 80’s cocaine epidemic in NYC.
An animated comedy set on the lower decks of one of Starfleet’s least important ships.
New animated series, aimed at a younger audience, set in the Star Trek universe.
The hopeless Greek-Cypriot lettings agent will face his biggest challenge yet at the family business Michael & Eagle Lettings.
Adaptation of Harlan Coben’s novel starring Cush Jumbo, James Nesbitt & Richard Armitage
Succession follows the Roy family who control one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world.
Follows the adventure of Gus – part deer, part boy – who leaves his home in the forest to find the outside world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. Based on the Vertigo comic book.
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!
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.
A new comedy series from Academy Award-winning duo Chris Miller and Phil Lord.
A new darkly comic horror co-production from debut screenwriter Siân Robins-Grace?(producer on ‘Sex Education’)., which tells the story of a woman who finds herself looking after a… let’s say… “uncooperative” baby.
The Capture looks at a troubling world of misinformation and fake news as a proud soldier finds himself caught in a web of lies, betrayal and corruption. Callum Turner & Holliday Grainger star.
Greg Davies writes and stars in a comedy about a crime scene cleaner.
A six-part drama series set around the British Consul in Barcelona.
Inspired by the ABC News podcast of the same name, the series chronicling the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes (played by Kate McKinnon) and her company, Theranos.
A 2-part drama telling the real-life story of Joseph Merrick starring Charlie Heaton.
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.
Inspired by the true events, the anthology drama follows stories of real-life viral outbreaks.
For the chance to be human again, three twenty-somethings band together to track down the scientist that turned them into monsters.
A sequel to the original hit drama which follows a group of lesbians and their friends, connections, family, and lovers in LA.
TV series based on the popular video game from the creators of ‘Chernobyl’.
Drama from David E. Kelley based on Michael Connelly’s series of bestselling novels.
From Stephen Merchant & Elgin James, the series follows seven strangers from different walks of life forced together to complete a Community Payback sentence in Bristol.
An adaptation of Thomas Perry’s bestselling novel, starring Jeff Bridges about a retired CIA operative forced back into a world he thought he had left behind.
Scifi comedy series from ‘Ted’ & ‘Family Guy’ creator Seth MacFarlane. Moves from Fox to Hulu in the US for Season 3 (which hopefully won’t affect the UK broadcast…). Due to return Late 2020.
‘Westworld’ creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy tackle William Gibson’s 2014 novel ‘The Peripheral’.
The world of The Power is our world, but for one twist of nature. Suddenly, and without warning, all teenage girls in the world develop the power to electrocute people at will.
A comedy about football… but also not about football…
New crime drama starring Martin Freeman which holds a mirror up to the emotional extremes of life on the front line of British policing.
A six-part original supernatural thriller set on an oil rig in the North Sea.
TV series based on Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic book.
A mind-bending murder mystery which presents an intriguing puzzle – how do you solve a murder when every time you are getting close to the answer, you wake up in someone else’s body?
Adaptation of the Jo Nesbø novel, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, with Denis Villeneuve directing.
Adaptation of Jenny Han’s best-selling YA novel series.
Four planes crash on the same day in four different countries. Three children miraculously survive… Based on the trilogy of books by Sarah Lotz.
Series from Steven Moffat based on the Audrey Niffenegger novel. ‘Game of Thrones’ Rose Leslie and ‘Sanditon’s Theo James star.
A new mystery thriller from Harry and Jack Williams, the duo behind hits such as ‘The Missing’, ‘Baptiste’, and ‘Liar’.
A six-episode live-action limited prequel series to ‘The Witcher’.
New comedy series following a witchfinder and his suspect on a road-free road trip through an England gripped by civil war, famine and plague.
An adaptation of the renowned Chinese sci-fi novel trilogy by Liu Cixin.
Matt Berry returns as Steve Toast.
Crime drama set at the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science.
A tv reboot of the popular Tom Hanks movie about a U.S. Marshal and his dog.
A new original series from Vikings creator Michael Hirst that continues the storytelling of his beloved epic saga.
Cinemax drama about a martial arts prodigy who immigrates to San Francisco from China and becomes a hatchet man for the most powerful Tong organisation in Chinatown. Based on an original concept by Bruce Lee.
A live-action series based around Wednesday Addams, directed by Tim Burton.
Prisoner Cell Block H remake is back for a new season.
A well-heeled young teacher is posted to a small Canadian mining town in the 19th century.
Political thriller starring Tom Hiddleston.
TV series based on the original 80s movie, with Warwick Davis returning as Willow Ufgood.
World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people drawn from Britain, Poland, France, Germany and the United States. Actress Helen Hunt and Sean Bean star.
Comedy set in Victorian London which follows booze-hound detective Rabbit (Matt Berry), his hapless partner Strauss (Freddie Fox) and the country’s first female police officer Mabel (Susan Wokoma).
Big Bang Theory spin-off following the exploits of a young Sheldon Cooper, growing up in Galveston, Texas.
Musical dramedy starring Jane Levy as Zoey, who begins to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through songs.
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!
Dramedy about a group of friends who, for different reasons and in different ways, are all stuck in their lives, but when one of them dies unexpectedly, it’s just the wake-up call the others need to finally start living.
US NFL drama from Greg Berlanti. A rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High.
Legal drama starring Jessica Camacho (‘The Flash’s Gypsy), Wilson Bethel (‘Daredevil’) and Marg Helgenberger (‘CSI’, ‘Under The Dome’).
Comedy set at the headquarters of a major American automotive company in Detroit where a floundering group of executives try to rediscover the company identity amidst a rapidly changing industry.
Not to be confused with American Crime Story, American Crime is also anthology crime drama.
Katy Mixon stars as Katie Otto, who tries to stand out among the wealthy, pretentious, arrogant housewives and their privileged children after moving to her new hometown of Westport, Connecticut. Dropped by W in the UK after 3 Seasons, although it is also on Amazon Prime, so they will (hopefully) have season 4 at some point!
Spoof police procedural in the vein of Police Squad.
Ellen Barkin stars as Janine ‘Smurf’ Cody, matriarch of a crime family. Inspired by the David Michôd movie of the same name. Dropped by Amazon Prime after 3 Seasons.
It’s time for Animaniacs! And we’re zany to the max! So just sit back and relax. You’ll laugh ’til you collapse. We’re Animaniacs! The classic cartoon series returns!
New live-action take on the beloved animated series
Chuck Lorre/Marco Pennette comedy starring Thomas Middleditch (‘Silicon Valley’) and Annaleigh Ashford (‘Masters of Sex’).
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.
Mike Judge reimagines his Gen-X creations for a new Gen-Z world…
A dramatic reboot of ‘The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ from Will Smith & Morgan Cooper.
A “revival” of ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ which sees the original cast play heightened versions of themselves as they get back together to try and reboot the series…
Animated comedy which follows a group of Southerners who are always broke as a joke and struggling for the American dream of status and wealth.
A comedy about a man who, after having a heart attack, falls in love with his Nigerian nurse.
Comedy about an outrageously wealthy trust fund baby is cut off by his father, he and his wife move into her estranged sister’s Reseda home, forcing the two siblings to reconnect.
Drama starring Kristin Kreuk as a big-city lawyer who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case representing a pharmaceutical giant, but finds herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls.
Comedy about modern-day man who, at a crossroads in his life, decides to live according to the Bible.
A comedy about an empty-nester mom who decides to reinsert herself into her grown children’s lives.
Comedy starring Patricia Heaton (‘The Middle’) as Carol Chambers, who, after raising her two children and retiring from teaching, embarks on a unique second act: she’s going to become a doctor.
Series based around the red-haired, freckled-faced doll possessed by the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray.
A sequel set 6 months after the event ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ starring Rebecca Breeds (‘Pretty Little Liars’, ‘The Originals’) in the title role.
A new reboot of the beloved 90s classic movie, but with Dionne as the lead, following the disappearance of Cher…
When a loving father of four gets a cancer diagnosis, he calls on a few of his closest allies to step in as back-up dads.
Michael Chiklis stars as a US border patrol agent who finds himself working for the very people he’d previously been trying to stop.
The worst of American criminals continue to be dramatically showcased.
A new continuation series with a number of the original cast returning, including William Petersen and Jorja Fox.
An apocalyptic drama where sleep can kill you.
Rachel Weisz stars in the series, inspired by the 1988 David Cronenberg thriller, from Alice Birch, lead writer of the acclaimed ‘Normal People’.
New ‘X-Files’ type sci-fi drama from J.H. Wyman (‘Almost Human’, ‘Fringe’) starring Jonathan Tucker & Riann Steele.
Brand new “epic and intimate” sci-fi fantasy drama from J.J. Abrams.
A modern cop drama that blends the spirit of a classic Western with a modern-day attitude and gritty authenticity. Stephen Dorff stars.
Set in a near-future, where America is in the midst of a new civil war. The action takes place in New York City, more specifically, the island of Manhattan, which has been turned into a demilitarized zone, aka the DMZ.
Eight-episode limited series based on Beth Macy’s bestselling book about America’s struggle with opioid addiction.
Original drama from JJ Abrams and LaToya Morgan (‘The Walking Dead’), that revolves around the life of a gutsy getaway driver for a growing crime syndicate that goes from awful to wildly, stupidly, dangerously awful.
A young woman’s dreams of an upstanding life with her new fiancé and his upstanding family are dashed when her younger train wreck half-sister comes to live with her to escape their train wreck of a father.
New spin-off from the popular franchise which sees the FBI go international.
Sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as Dr. Frasier Crane returns in a revival.
An outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is “friended” by God on social media.
HBO Max reboots the teen drama.
A group of Black friends unpack the ups and downs of life and love at a wine bar. ‘Arrow’s Mr Terrific Echo Kellum stars.
Live-action tv series following the adventures of the Green Lantern Corps.
Animated prequel to the ‘Gremlins’ movies.
Live action TV series based on the popular video game.
Spin-off/reboot of the popular tv show, with Hilary Duff explaining to her kids how she met their father.
Comedy about a woman trying to be the perfect mom, boss, wife, friend and daughter.
Follows a flawed and irreverent blind woman is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend.
A multi-generational comedy about a young couple whose broke parents move in with them.
New live-action series based on the DC Comics team.
Series follows Nicky Chen (Olivia Liang) in a remake of the original drama.
TV Series based on the Dan Brown novels.
New Law & Order spin-off inspired by the New York City Hate Crimes unit.
Special Victims Unit spin-off starring Christopher Meloni as Elliot Stabler, now the head of an organised crime task force.
A massive sinkhole mysteriously opens in Los Angeles trapping half of a family in a primaeval world.
Continues the story of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ‘The Originals’, as we follow the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.
A revival of the original series which sees Noah Wyle join the cast alongside original stars Gina Bellman, Christian Kane and Aldis Hodge.
PLL’s Lucy Hale stars as a young woman who is diagnosed with terminal cancer, but finds out she’ll actually live, so has to deal with the choices she made when she was live life like she was dying.
An 80’s prequel spin-off from ‘Black-ish’ following a young version of the mother Bow as an intellectually brilliant but also clueless, confused and awkward 12-year-old.
Romantic musical drama that looks at the love stories connecting a diverse, disparate group of people in contemporary Los Angeles.
Anna Faris stars in this sitcom about a dysfunctional mum and daughter.
Ted Danson as a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons… From ’30 Rock’s Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.
A new take on the classic teen detective novels.
A doctor becomes a therapist for an American football team. Three seasons exist.
An adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s novel, from the team that adapted Moriarty’s other best-selling novel, ‘Big Little Lies’.
A family drama about an only-child who discovers her pioneering fertility doctor father used his own sperm to conceive upwards of a hundred children.
In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the “help” of her old-school mom. Cancelled by Netflix after 3 seasons but rescued by Pop in the US… so now has no UK broadcaster…
James Wolk (‘Zoo’, ‘Watchmen’) stars as a rock singer, a nurse and a cop in this Sliding Doors-style drama.
Our Flag Means Death is loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet, a pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate. From ‘People of Earth’ creator David Jenkins and Oscar-winning director/exec producer Taika Waititi.
Series based at the infamous hotel and featuring iconic characters from Stephen King’s ‘The Shining’.
Reimaging of the classic 90’s show with an immigration twist.
John Cena stars as Peacemaker, The Suicide Squad’s master of weapons in a new action-adventure-comedy series.
Spin-off series from ‘Suits’ which follows Jessica Pearson as she’s forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.
Mystery series from Rian Johnson starring Natasha Lyonne.
New town. New secrets. New Little Liars
Abigail Spencer (‘Timeless’) stars as a femme fatale who, after being left for dead, leads a vengeful campaign against a bombastic gang of gear heads.
Follows the story of high school teacher Sarah Cooper, who when faced with the destruction of her town at the hands of a greedy mining company, utilises an obscure cartographical loophole to declare it as an independent nation.
The classic 90’s sitcom returns!
A revival of the classic series with some original characters returning, along with a new cast playing their children!
Tv adaptation of the Scream movie series. Renewed for a 6 episode 3rd season, but due to the problems with The Weinstein Co. (who own the series) it was in limbo without a home for a time. It is now back on VH1 in the US. No confirmed UK broadcaster at the moment.
The story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.
Musical drama from ‘Empire’ creator Lee Daniel’s about 3 young singers.
Ethan Peck, Anson Mount and Rebecca Romijn reprise their roles as Spock, Pike & Number One in a brand new Star Trek series.
Rosario Dawson returns to the role of Ahsoka Tano, former Jedi Padawan to Anakin Skywalker, in her own series.
Lando gets his own series!
New live-action Star Wars series.
A new live-action series set in the high republic era!
New Arrowverse show following Superman & Lois.
A modern-day retelling of beloved fairy tales twisted into a dark psychological thriller.
Six-part thriller about a brutal murder on a British nuclear submarine, inspired by J.S. Law’s novel.
A reboot of the 2004-2007 sci-fi series.
Military drama starring Anne Heche and Mike Vogel.
Coming-of-age drama series centred on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.
Roseanne spin-off series with Roseanne.
TV series based on the John Wick movies.
Comedy from the ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ team about 3 guy friends in a retirement community whose equilibrium is upset by the arrival of a female rebel whose ready to challenge their place as top dogs.
Animated series based on the award-winning video game Cuphead.
Queen Latifah takes on the title role as an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.
Animated series about the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family from the creators of ‘Bob’s Burgers’.
Kenan Thompson strives to be a super dad to his two adorable girls while simultaneously balancing his job and a father-in-law who “helps” in the most inappropriate ways.
Set in the 1970s, an Irish-Catholic family with a working-class dad, traditional mom and eight boisterous sons navigates changes big and small during one of America’s most turbulent decades.
Adaptation of the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie.
The nicest guy in the Midwest moves his family into a tough neighbourhood in L.A. where not everyone appreciates his extreme neighbourliness.
After a white cop in Chicago mistakenly shoots and kills a black doctor, we follow three vastly different families that all have connections with the case as the story is told from each perspective.
True crime drama based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria which sets off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp, played by Renee Zellweger.
Comedy starring Walton Goggins as a recent widower who discovers he is now a hot commodity in the dating world.
Adaptation of Anne Rice’s classic vampire book series
The drama follows residents of an apartment building in Brooklyn who have built a bonded family of friends and neighbors.
A new series based on Sir Terry Pratchett’s popular and beloved ‘Discworld’ novels.
A multi-cultural family sitcom that shows how, when two people with young children and overzealous extended families truly love each other, barely anything is possible.
Sci-fi musical drama set in a future where the kids discover the banned music of hip-hop.
The drama follow an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and domestic missions. Netflix had said it would air 01 November… Then it didn’t appear, so we’re still waiting…
Walker, Texas Ranger returns in the shape of Jared Padalecki.
Epic fantasy drama based on Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time novels.
After an emotional breakup, 2 government agents are forced to work with together, as they lead an inter-agency team of spies who periodically save the world (and one other).
Comedy series which follows Keef, An African-American Cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything.
Prequel series to popular drama ‘Yellowstone’.
FX series which follows Yorick Brown, the last male human survivor of a planet-wide plague that simultaneously kills every mammal possessing a Y chromosome.
A comedy which focuses on different chapters of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s life.