UK TV Air Dates for US & UK Shows in 2020
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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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.
A TV sequel to the classic war movie, one of the most acclaimed German films of all time.
Stephen Amell returns as Green Arrow to try and not ‘fail this city’.
Michael Winterbottom brings the BAFTA Award-nominated ‘The Trip’ series to Sky, reuniting Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on a culinary coast-to-coast odyssey.
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.
Don’t call us heroes… The ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ return for a new season.
Another American police show. This time however, it is a comedy making fun of all the other American police shows.
Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks star in a revenge thriller set in the Rocky Mountains. Produced by Kudos. Sky and Channel 4 have done a deal which sees Season 1 come to Channel 4 in Autumn 2018 before Season 2 premieres on Sky Atlantic in Jan 2019.
A reboot of ‘Charmed’ about 3 witch sisters.
Procedural drama from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk about the lives and careers of first responders – cops, paramedics, firefighters.
From the guys behind Arrow, Grant Gustin dons the speedster outfit to take on the role of Barry Allen aka The Flash.
Spin-off series from ‘ The Goldbergs’ set in the 90s.
US sitcom set in the 1980’s, based on a fictionalised version of the childhood of the writer, Adam F. Goldberg.
A new version of the classic Dracula from Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
Torchwood & Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall returns with Jodie Whittaker as The 13th Doctor.
US tv series about the modern-day return of the Messiah.
Drama about the legalisation and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square in the 70s & 80s, from the creators of ‘The Wire’.
What happens when a band of super-powered freaks come together to fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them?
The firefighters and medics of Engine 51 are back in the UK courtesy of Sky Witness.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service return as the veteran police procedural continues.
James May stars in Amazon’s new travel series.
Police orientated Chicago Fire spinoff.
A spin-off from Chicago Fire – this one set in a hospital… which isn’t on fire… I hope… That wouldn’t be good…
The popular historical medical drama returns to the BBC.
Mark Williams stars as the crime solving priest.
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.
Rapper 50 Cent (about 30p) exec produces (and occasionally pops up on screen) in this series about a drug lord who runs a nightclub starring Omari Hardwick.
Forensic pathologists help police solve murders in Manchester.
Comedy series created by Pamela Adlon. Stars Adlon as Sam Fox, an L.A. based actress and single mother to 3 daughters trying to juggle life, mothering, and getting her big break.
A fast-paced thriller set in the world of counterintelligence starring Jennifer Carpenter and Morris Chestnut. Cancelled after 1 Season.
Action crime drama starring Carla Gugino.
Drama about the lives of a SEAL team starring David Boreanaz.
Show which follows the Lagina brothers, Rick and Marty, as they embark on a 220-year-old treasure hunt.
Marvel superhero drama about 6 diverse teenagers who can barely stand one another, but who must unite against a common foe… their parents. Created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona.
Sky’s sporting comedy quiz returns.
More light-hearted murder investigation in the Caribbean.
Drama tv spin-off from the Jason Bourne franchise.
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’?
A new scripted comedy set in the mind of Karl Pilkington…
New 4-part drama starring David Tennant & Cush Jumbo which follows two families in the aftermath of a horrific crime.
Another comic book series from Greg Berlanti. This one based around the Dick Grayson led team of ‘Titans’.
RuPaul stars as Ruby Red, a bigger than life but down on her luck drag queen who travels across America from club to club in a rundown 1990’s van.
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.
DCI Vera and her sharp wit are back to solve North East England’s worst crimes.
Follow-up to the hugely popular ‘The Young Pope’.
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.
Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.
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.
Five friends in their 50s, return to our screens as we revisit the groundbreaking comedy from the turn of the century.
America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Ben Feldman (Mad Men) star in a workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a supersized megastore. Best guess is early 2020 for Season 5, but nothing confirmed yet.
Michael Sheen & David Tennant star in this adaptation of Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman’s ‘Good Omens’, from Amazon and the BBC. Due in “the first half” of 2019 according to Gaiman.
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.
Nathan Fillion stars as the oldest rookie in the LAPD.
Russell Howard returns to Sky One.
America’s biggest comedy returns.
A little known cartoon… Still going strong.
An anthology series from Kumail Nanjiani, which go beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and unexpected lives of immigrants in America.
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?”
Coming-of-awkward-age dramedy starring Gillian Anderson & Asa Butterfield.
Genndy Tartakovsky’s stunning and epic series which follows the adventures of a caveman at the dawn of evolution and a T-Rex on the brink of extinction.
The long-running sitcom about a group of misfit friends returns.
Kevin Costner stars as Josh Dutton, who owns the largest contiguous ranch in the United States whose borders are under constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park, Yellowstone.
A spin-off from Murdoch Mysteries, which sees Frankie Drake, the first female private detective, solving crime in 1920s Toronto.
Space comedy from the genius that is ‘Veep’ & ‘Thick Of It’ creator Armando Iannucci starring Hugh Laurie.
Greg Berlanti’s rather darker take on Archie Comics returns!
A new show from ‘Sanctuary’ creator, Damian Kindler, based on the IDW comic book series by Steve Niles.
‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’ reboot based on the ‘Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’ comic book.
Animation about a family running a burger joint.
Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliott, Elisha Cuthbert and Debra Winger star in this series set on, you guessed it, a ranch. In Colorado.
Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Jean-Luc Picard returns for more adventures.
A comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (‘Saturday Night Live’) as Annie, a fat young woman who wants to change her life – but not her body.
Top Gear returns, with Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff.
Workplace anthology comedy series set in heaven starring Daniel Radcliffe & Steve Buscemi.
Comedy about a disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton) who loses out on his dream job to his rival Miles Leonard (Tom Bennett), and is forced to return to Toledo, Ohio and work as a high-school Advanced Placement Biology teacher.
The US chat show with the UK host will be coming to Sky On Demand & Now TV.
Larry David’s ground-breaking comedy show returns.
Late night chat and comedy. Was airing on E! in the UK, but they have since dropped it.
The Rock brings his unique combination of charm and muscle to the small screen in this comedy about a retired sportsman.
Adaptation of the Harlan Coben novel starring Richard Armitage.
Will Arnett’s voice stars in this sitcom where humans and animals live side by side.
Comedy starring Kal Penn as a former NYC Councilman who finds his calling helping 6 recent immigrants in search of the American Dream.
The adventures of young Inspector Morse return to our screens.
A rebooted version of ‘The Twilight Zone’ from ‘Get Out’s Jordan Peele.
Starring Claire Danes, the American remake of Israeli “Prisoners of War”. The final 8th Season is coming to the US in “Fall” 2019, so should be on Channel 4 soon after the US.
A dual coming-of-age story, exploring the impact of internet porn and social media on the lives of Eve Fletcher (Kathryn Hahn), an empty-nest mother, and her college freshman son.
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.
New Star Wars animated series from ‘Star Wars Rebels’ creator Dave Filoni set prior to ‘The Force Awakens’.
First TV drama from ‘Boyz n the Hood’ director John Singleton, about the 80’s cocaine epidemic in NYC.
The long-running US comedy series finally has a UK home.
A comedy-drama mystery television series set in Stratford-upon-Avon.
6-part crime drama set in Baghdad in the early 2000s, based on the novel by Elliott Colla from BAFTA-nominated writer Stephen Butchard.
Medical Drama From House’s David Shore starring Bates Motel’s Freddie Highmore about a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome.
A sequel to the original hit drama which follows a group of lesbians and their friends, connections, family, and lovers in LA.
Comedy series starring John Goodman, Adam DeVine and Danny McBride, which tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work.
Series follows James (Jimmi Simpson), a young grifter, as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown (Sir Ben Kingsley), who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects.
A comedy set in a video game development studio from Charlie Day & Rob McElhenney, the people behind ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’.
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.
Syfy series based loosely on the Van Helsing character, with a female descendant in America hunting vampires.
The worst of American criminals continue to be dramatically showcased.
The Academy Awards. Preview from midnight on Saturday night/Sunday morning.
Netflix-produced drama about drug cartels in South America.
Psychological horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse.
‘The Daily Show with more prep time’ returns for a new, hilarious and genius season!
Time-travel historical romantic drama from the makers of Spartacus and Battlestar Galactica.
Executive produced by Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out) and led by legendary Academy Award-winner Al Pacino (The Godfather), Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City.
GCHQ workplace comedy starring David Schwimmer.
The US cable show about undead monsters returns.
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.
Strike Back, strikes back! The show returns with a new cast (and more things exploding).
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.
RuPaul’s reality competition returns to find the next drag superstar.
German-language series based on bestselling series of novels by German writer Volker Kutscher. It’s a 16-part crime story set in 1920s Germany, and one of the most expensive tv shows ever made! Could be something really special! The show will run straight into season 2, starting 3rd Dec 2017.
The greatest moustache in the world returns for another outing.
The utterly brilliant science documentary series starring Neil deGrasse Tyson returns for a new season.
Nineteenth-century crime drama about the first-ever female detective in Victorian London.
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.
Dramedy set in the fast-paced and cut-throat world of celebrity PR starring Anna Paquin.
Jim Carrey stars in this comedy-drama as children’s TV star Mr Pickles, whose off-screen life is much less of a fairytale than his on-screen persona.
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 modern day re-imagining of H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi title starring Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern.
From Steven Spielberg, a reimagining of his classic the anthology series.
Jonathan Nolan’s incredible retelling of the Michael Crichton film and novel returns. Again it’s being simulcast with the US at 2am, then repeated at 9pm the same day.
New police drama starring Noel Clarke & Ashley Walters.
A new live-action Star Wars series.
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.
Drama starring Jason Bateman as a money launderer who uproots his family to Missouri Ozarks when a deal with a Mexican drug cartel goes awry.
Not Yet Scheduled TV Shows 2020
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.
A new adaptation of James Herriot’s classic book series.
David Mitchell and Robert Webb return in new Channel 4 sitcom about a pub landlord and an interloping ex-foster child…
Ruby Rose comes to the Arrowverse as Batwoman.
The people behind Downton Abbey bring you a story of secrets and dishonour amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th Century.
Black Lightning’s back… although not in the UK. Previous seasons aired next day after the US on Netflix UK, however, at the moment, they can’t even confirm if they will get Season 3… Might show up as a boxset next year. It also might not…
James Nesbitt plays Northern Irish police detective Tom Brannick in this new original crime drama.
Jerry O’Connell stars as Harley Mackay, an actor who becomes a become a real-life detective after a public Hollywood meltdown.
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.
Sci-fi comedy series starring Stephen Graham & Daniel Mays about two top detectives, whose lives change when one of which is replaced an AI.
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.
Netflix takes on the legend of King Arthur from Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler.
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.
An apocalyptic drama where sleep can kill you.
Legal comedy starring Will Sharpe and Katherine Parkinson.
Sci-fi drama from ‘Ex Machina’ creator Alex Garland. NOTE: We’re listing it as BBC Two as a placeholder, but at the moment we don’t know how the BBC will handle all the new FX content. Click here for more.
A Discovery of Witches is a contemporary love story set against the backdrop of Oxford academic life, but in a world where a handful of witches, vampires, and daemons live and work unseen amongst humans, hiding in plain sight.
Adult animated comedy fantasy series from ‘The Simpsons’ Matt Groening.
Dramedy starring Lily Collins about Emily, a driven twenty-something from the Midwest who moves to Paris for an unexpected job opportunity.
A new show from Dick Wolf chronicling the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A family of Taiwanese origin moves from Washington to Florida.
Back to the table with the Goodmans.
Season 1 was the story of how Albert became Einstein and stared Geoffrey Rush. Season 2 told the story of Pablo Picasso staring Antonio Banderas, whilst Season 3 will focus on Aretha Franklin.
The long running medical show is still going.
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.
The series follows a young girl who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.
Adaptation of Charles Forsman’s comic book by Jonathan Entwistle (‘The End of the F***king World’) & Shawn Levy (‘Stranger Things’).
From Issa Rae this new comedy looks at the “contemporary black experience”.
New series based on the book series by author Lee Childs.
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.
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 epic hit charting the work of AC-12 returns.
Set in Tangier in 1955, in the famous ‘international zone’ – one of the last outposts of colonial decadence, and a culture shock in more ways than one for troubled American debutante Lucy Savage (Juno Temple).
Animated series based on the popular card game from the Russo Brothers.
Matt LeBlanc plays a stay-at-home dad after his wife goes back to work, and learns parenting is not as easy as it seems.
Mystery drama that sees a plane disappear from radar, only to return 5 years later after being presumed lost at sea.
Maxxx centres around a formerly famous boyband star played by O-T Fagbenle who tries to make his music come back in a bid to win back his famous super model ex-girlfriend Jourdan Dunn and prove to the world that he isn’t a washed-up old has-been!
Spin-off series from ‘Sons Of Anarchy’, this time following their Mexican counterparts, the Mayans MC.
The show charts Alex Godman’s (James Norton) journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the world of organised crime.
The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, played by Cate Blanchett. NOTE: We’re listing it as BBC Two as a placeholder, but at the moment we don’t know how the BBC will handle all the new FX content. Click here for more.
Michelle Keegan returns to the BBC’s army drama.
An adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan’s best-selling graphic novel about time-travelling, newspaper-delivery girls.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest prequel from American Horror Story’s Ryan Murphy starring Sarah Paulson.
The boys from the Dwarf are back with a feature-length special in 2020.
Series based on the Patricia Highsmith series of novels and starring Andrew Scott.
Drama from Neil Jordan starring Julia Stiles as a woman drawn into the criminal underworld after her billionaire husband is murdered, and she discovers his life was not all it seemed…
A women living a humdrum existence one day gets a text, inviting her to fulfil a youthful pact promising true love and self-reinvention, by stepping out of her life to take a journey with her oldest flame. Stars Domhnall Gleeson and Merritt Wever and comes from Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Vicky Jones.
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.
Drama created by The Walking Dead’s Lennie James about a ‘unique and unlikely hero’ accused of a terrible crime.
Workplace thriller starring Adam Scott directed and executive produced by Ben Stiller.
Adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s best-selling Grishaverse novel series ‘Shadow and Bone’ & ‘Six of Crows’.
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.
Mermaid drama in which the arrival of a mysterious girl (Eline Powell) proves local folklore about the “mythical” sea people turns out to be all too true.
An adaptation of Mick Herron’s CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning British espionage books starring Gary Oldman.
From the guys that brought you The Office (US). Welcome to Space Force.
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.
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ spin-off series about the heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19.
TV series based on J. K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike novels.
More fun to come with the Winchester boys. You can import Supernatural Season 14 region-free on Blu-ray (or DVD) right now, but it is also apparently coming to E4 in 2020.
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!
Set in 1896 amidst the vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation of New York during the Gilded Age, the drama follows Dr. Laszlo Kreizlera brilliant and obsessive “alienist” in the controversial new field of treating mental pathologies. Stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning.
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).
Comedy-drama about 3 friends who work for Scarlet, a global women’s magazine. Amazon UK dropped the series.
A 2-part drama telling the real-life story of Joseph Merrick starring Charlie Heaton.
Drama from ‘Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes about the creation of English football.
Football comedy from Iain Morris and Damon Beesley, the award-winning creators of ‘The Inbetweeners’.
‘The Haunting of Hill House’ returns for a 2nd Season, but as an anthology with a new house, people and location.
A new supernatural twisted take on the Sherlock Homles story.
TV series based on Mark Millar’s comic book about five families of magicians sworn to protect our world who must battle an enemy who is picking them off one by one.
Brand New HBO sci-fi series from Joss Whedon!
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.
Sci-fi drama where a DNA test can find your perfect partner. Based on the novel by John Marrs from ‘Misfits’ creator Howard Overman.
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’.
Alternate American history drama which and centres on a Jewish family in New Jersey who watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh.
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.
TV series based on Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic book.
Jessica Biel and Bill Pullman star in this new anthology series about a mother who inexplicably commits a violent act
Four planes crash on the same day in four different countries. Three children miraculously survive… Based on the trilogy of books by Sarah Lotz.
Live action adaptation of the Dark Horse Comics series about a dysfunctional family of superheroes, set in an alternate history where JFK was never assassinated.
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.
Paranormal horror-comedy series from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
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.
Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) stars in a comic tale of love and revenge born from a seemingly harmless prank that goes terribly wrong.
A woman escapes from a cult and tries to lead a normal life.
A revival of the classic docuseries which looks at unsolved cases, from missing persons to UFOs.
A new version of the British tv series Utopia, from ‘Gone Girl’ writer Gillian Flynn.
A new original series from Vikings creator Michael Hirst that continues the storytelling of his beloved epic saga.
Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany return as Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff and The Vision in their MCU tv series.
A well-heeled young teacher is posted to a small Canadian mining town in the 19th century.
A new original series based on Henning Mankell’s best-selling Kurt Wallander novels.
Musical dramedy starring Jane Levy as Zoey, who begins to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through songs.
Three generations of a family with separate but intersecting obsessions – trying to figure out how to die with dignity, live with none and make it count.
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.
TV series based on the popular Anthony Horowitz novels.
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’).
Not to be confused with American Crime Story, American Crime is also anthology crime drama.
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, so no UK broadcaster now.
New live-action take on the beloved animated series
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.
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.
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.
Rio and Mike (Dax Shepard and Lake Bell) drop everything to make the move from skyscrapers to farmhouses, but soon realise that the simpler life isn’t as easy as they planned.
A comedy about a man who, after having a heart attack, falls in love with his Nigerian nurse.
Series based on Aldous Huxley’s classic dystopian novel.
Anthology drama from Mr Robot’s Sam Esmail. Season 1 stars Rosario Dawson.
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.
Bull stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of ‘Dr. Phil’ McGraw. Apparently Fox UK no longer has the rights to the series from Season 4, so currently without a UK home…
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.
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.
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.
Canadian drama based on the Jenny Cooper series of novels by M.R. Hall staring Serinda Swan (‘Inhumans’).
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.
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.
Stars Kat Dennings (‘2 Broke Girls’) as a young woman who, after being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, must deal with her own imagination in order to literally and metaphorically re-enter the world of women.
A psychological mystery that examines science vs. religion and the origins of evil from the creators of ‘The Good Wife’.
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.
A spin-off from ‘FBI’ which centres on the Fugitive Task Force of the FBI.
Semi-autobiographical, six-part comedy series starring Canadian comedian Mae Martin, with Charlotte Ritchie and Lisa Kudrow.
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.
Legal Drama from ‘The Last Ship’ creator Hank Steinberg and 50 Cent about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer.
An adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s sprawling space opera trilogy from David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman.
An outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is “friended” by God on social media.
HBO Max reboots the teen drama.
Animated prequel to the ‘Gremlins’ movies.
Spin-off from Black-ish which sees teenage daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) head to college.
Live action TV series based on the popular video game.
TV series based on Nick Hornby’s novel with Zoë Kravitz taking the lead role.
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.
Musical dramedy centred on the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters starring Lucy Hale.
Jason Ritter stars as a man visited by a ‘celestial being’, who gives him the task of saving the world…
New Law & Order spin-off inspired by the New York City Hate Crimes unit.
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.
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.
TV series inspired by the best-selling book ‘The Bone Collector’.
A half-hour dramedy from Sara Bareilles & JJ Abrams, which is a love letter to the diverse musicality of New York which explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s.
Bad Robot’s adaptation of the 2016 dark fantasy horror novel by Matt Ruff.
The series follows Daemon and Ana Helstrom, the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the worst of humanity – each with their attitude and skills.
Superman prequel in the same vein as ‘Gotham’.
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.
A revival of the 80s/90s sitcom starring Candice Bergen.
A new take on the classic teen detective novels.
A doctor becomes a therapist for an American football team. Three seasons exist.
Propulsive, fact-based thriller about the emergence of a deadly, rogue artificial intelligence.
An adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s novel, from the team that adapted Moriarty’s other best-selling novel, ‘Big Little Lies’.
Cross between ‘Extras’ and ‘Episodes’, it’s a comedy about 3 actor/comedians still waiting for their big break, who try to trade on the names of their more famous friends to get ahead.
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.
Family comedy about a blue-collar couple in South Jersey trying to get by and raise four kids… three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.
Reimaging of the classic 90’s show with an immigration twist.
Spin-off series from ‘Suits’ which follows Jessica Pearson as she’s forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.
Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000.
A church choir comedy starring Bradley Whitford.
The classic tv series returns with Matthew Rhys taking the title role.
Spin-off series from the hugely popular ‘Pretty Little Liars’.
Canadian procedural dramedy starring Jason Priestley as ex-pro hockey player turned P.I.
Serial killer drama starring Tom Payne and Michael Sheen from Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter (‘Riverdale’, ‘The Flash’).
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.
Adaptation of the Dark Horse comic book starring Alan Tudyk.
Not a new version of Room 101, but an HBO anthology comedy-drama about people who pass through Room 104 of an American motel.
The classic 90’s sitcom returns!
A new version of Melinda Metz’s ‘Roswell High’ YA book series.
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.
A prequel series to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning feature film.
The story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.
Musical drama from ‘Empire’ creator Lee Daniel’s about 3 young singers.
An animated comedy set on the lower decks of one of Starfleet’s least important ships.
Another live-action superhero show, based on the character of Stargirl.
Cobie Smulders stars in an adaptation of the ‘Stumptown’ graphic novels.
New Arrowverse show following Superman & Lois.
Rachel Bilson stars as Sam, a former star of a hit cop series fresh out of rehab, who teams up with Eddie (Eddie Cibrian), a private investigator, to solve crimes as Sam researches her comeback role.
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 tv actress is paid $10m to marry a film star.
The unlikely romance between a blue-collar baker and an international superstar upends their own lives but the lives of their two very different families.
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.
The military’s brightest minds take on our country’s toughest challenges inside the courtroom and out, where each attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defence lawyer, an investigator, and a Marine.
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.
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.
Soapy drama set against the backdrop of a Miami Beach hotel from exec producer Eva Longoria.
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.
Medical drama starring Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife, Gilmore Girls) as a tough, brilliant senior resident who takes a new doctor (Manish Dayal – Halt and Catch Fire) under his wing.
Series from Steven Moffat based on the Audrey Niffenegger novel.
The Underground Railroad chronicles young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.
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.
Demark’s turn again for the remake honours – this time of the serial killer drama.
Police drama starring Edie Falco as a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles.
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.
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…
A remake of the classic detective drama with Marc Warren taking over the lead role.
Hulu revives the much loved (former) teen PI played by Kristen Bell.
Walker, Texas Ranger returns in the shape of Jared Padalecki.
A series from ‘Ghost Wars’ and ‘Continuum’ creator Simon Barry, about a kick-ass, demon-fighting nun!
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).
Darkly comedic drama from ‘Desperate Housewives’ creator Marc Cherry.
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.
Legal thriller starring Bryan Cranston by Edward Berger (‘Patrick Melrose’).
New limited series bringing back many of the original characters.