UK TV Air Dates for US & UK Shows in 2019
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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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.
Jenna Coleman stars as Queen Victoria.
New Syfy series based loosely on the Van Helsing character, with a female descendant in America hunting vampires.
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). Starts later in the US this year, so the earliest it can return is early 2019.
New part live-action/part computer-animated comedy from Jon Brown (‘Loaded’, ‘Fresh Meat’, ‘Veep’) about a trio and their obsession with an MMORPG.
Netflix mixes Criminal Minds with the Silence of the Lambs. Two members of FBI’s Behavioral Sciences Unit interview serial killers to help solve crimes. Stars Jonathan Groff (Glee, Frozen), Holt McCallany (Blue Bloods, CSI: Miami) and Anna Torv (Fringe). Exec produced by David Fincher (Gone Girl, The Social Network, Zodiac).
Top Gear returns, with Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid.
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’
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.
The adventures of young Inspector Morse return to our screens.
American legal drama about a group of law students, and their professor, Annalise DeWitt (Viola Davis), who become entangled in a murder plot.
Spin-off from ‘The Good Wife’, following Diane Lockhart to a new law firm.
Another American police show. This time however, it is a comedy making fun of all the other American police shows.
The greatest moustache in the world returns for another outing.
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.
Idris Elba’s unhinged and unconventional detective returns.
Patrick Warburton stars as Lemony Snicket in Netflix’s adaptation of the Lemony Snicket novels, with Neil Patrick Harris playing Count Olaf.
The classic game show returns with Jeremy Clarkson at the helm.
Limited series based on the stranger-than-fiction account of a prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015 that spawned a massive manhunt for two convicted murderers. Directed by Ben Stiller.
US sitcom set in the 1980’s, based on a fictionalised version of the childhood of the writer, Adam F. Goldberg.
True crime documentary/news magazine series.
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.
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.
Cuckoo is back. Stars Greg Davies and Helen Baxendale.
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.
Drama based on the memoirs of former London Metropolitan police detective DCI Colin Sutton starring Martin Clunes.
The long-running sitcom about a group of misfit friends returns.
Mark Williams stars as the crime solving priest.
Forensic pathologists help police solve murders in Manchester.
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s critically acclaimed comedy returns for a new series.
A reboot of ‘Charmed’ about 3 witch sisters.
Comedy set on the weekend flights from LA To Vegas. From the guys that brought Anchorman and Talladega Nights.
Ex-pat comedy drama about a family who move from England to the sunshine state of Florida, starring Philip Glenister and Lesley Sharp.
Show which follows the Lagina brothers, Rick and Marty, as they embark on a 220-year-old treasure hunt.
Scifi comedy series from ‘Ted’ & ‘Family Guy’ creator Seth MacFarlane.
More light-hearted murder investigation in the Caribbean.
A reality show where a group of people have to stay undetected from modern surveillance, living “off the grid”.
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.
Sky’s sporting comedy quiz returns.
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.
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’?
Coming-of-awkward-age dramedy starring Gillian Anderson & Asa Butterfield.
Bull stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of ‘Dr. Phil’ McGraw.
A group of friends from Harvard played by Cobie Smulders, Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Savage, Annie Parisse, Nat Faxon and Jae Suh Park star as a group of ex-Harvard college buddies meeting up again in their 40s.
Another comic book series from Greg Berlanti. This one based around the Dick Grayson led team of ‘Titans’.
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.
The popular historical medical drama returns to the BBC.
DCI Vera and her sharp wit are back to solve North East England’s worst crimes.
Five friends in their 50s, return to our screens as we revisit the groundbreaking comedy from the turn of the century.
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.
True Detective returns for a 3rd season of the anthology crime drama.
Epic, character?driven thriller starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar about a secret government medical facility experimenting with a dangerous virus that could either cure all disease or cause the downfall of the human race.
A remake of the classic 80’s P.I. drama.
Romesh Ranganathan uproots his family and heads to LA in a bid to make it in America.
Russell Howard comes to Sky 1 with a brand new show.
Greg Berlanti’s rather darker take on Archie Comics returns!
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.
Netflix goes where almost everyone has been before and brings us the new Star Trek series within a day of its US date.
The spiritual continuation of the Clarkson, Hammond & May era Top Gear, which sees the 3 presenters in a big tent each episode.
Jon Bernthal as returns as Frank Castle, in his own series on Netflix.
The classic 80’s soap about the feuding Carrington and Colby families is rebooted.
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.
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.
Canadian drama based on the Jenny Cooper series of novels by M.R. Hall staring Serinda Swan (‘Inhumans’).
America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Ben Feldman (Mad Men) star in a workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a supersized megastore.
A spin-off from Murdoch Mysteries, which sees Frankie Drake, the first female private detective, solving crime in 1920s Toronto.
Stars Josh Hutcherson (‘The Hunger Games’) as “Josh Futturman,” a janitor by day/gamer by night who is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity.
The clever lawyers are back on our television for a new season. Now premiering on Netflix weekly.
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.
Two girls in their twenties medicate their way through life in New York
A woman escapes from a cult and tries to lead a normal life.
Animation about a family running a burger joint.
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.
Medical Drama From House’s David Shore starring Bates Motel’s Freddie Highmore about a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome.
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.
The very long running crime drama returns to Universal.
A US remake of the 2016 UK series Camping from Lena Dunham and original creator Julia Davis, starring David Tennant & Jennifer Garner.
Big Bang Theory spin-off following the exploits of a young Sheldon Cooper, growing up in Galveston, Texas.
The costly comedy usually returns for a final time shortly after the U.S.
Steve Coogan’s alter-ego returns to the BBC with a new series on BBC One.
Sex and the City’s Sarah Jessica Parker returns to HBO in a comedy about a very long divorce.
A spin-off from Chicago Fire – this one set in a hospital… which isn’t on fire… I hope… That wouldn’t be good…
Sky Italia (‘Gomorrah’) drama where during an operation at a mob boss’s hideout, police find a sculpture of the Virgin Mary, which appears to be weeping blood.
Australian series about a group of shark attack survivors who are targeted by a serial killer… Dominic Monaghan stars.
A little known cartoon… Still going strong.
America’s biggest comedy returns.
Series based on a George R.R. Martin novella, set in the future, on the eve of Earth’s destruction. A team of scientists and a telepath take a journey aboard the ‘Nightflyer’ – the most advanced ship in the galaxy – to intercept a mysterious alien spacecraft that might hold the key to their survival.
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.
The long running medical show is still going.
A TV sequel to the classic war movie, one of the most acclaimed German films of all time.
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ spin-off series about the heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19. Sky haven’t officially said that S19 is coming in Oct, but they have said ‘Greys’ will be back then… And given there are supposed to be more crossovers, we assume they will be scheduling them together… hopefully…
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.
The new Bellevue Hospital director’s maverick approach disrupts the status quo while always prioritizing patient care. Stars The Blacklist’s Ryan Eggold.
‘The Daily Show’ correspondent Hasan Minhaj explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity on a weekly basis in this new comedy show.
Sullivan Stapleton stars in this crime drama centring on a woman with tattoos of crimes needing to be solved. Usually starts in the Autumn, but with Sky Living becoming Sky Witness, it’s possible things may move around.
The US cable show about undead monsters returns.
The worst of American criminals continue to be dramatically showcased.
Samantha Morton stars in this new drama about rival brothel owners in 18th Century London.
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.
Scripted true crime anthology series based on the breakout true crime podcast.
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.
‘The Daily Show with more prep time’ returns for a new, hilarious and genius season!
Dramedy set in the fast-paced and cut-throat world of celebrity PR starring Anna Paquin.
Street race drama starring Sean Bean, Adrian Lester, Phoebe Fox and Malachi Kirby.
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.
From the guys behind Arrow, Grant Gustin dons the speedster outfit to take on the role of Barry Allen aka The Flash.
Machiavellian politics & finance drama starring Damian Lewis as a brilliant but cut-throat hedge fund boss, and Paul Giamatti as a U.S. Attorney.
New action/comedy starring Jack Whitehall & Rosie Perez.
Seth McFarlane’s cartoon about the Smith family.
Equal parts high-concept thriller and coming-of-age drama, ‘Hanna’ follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl raised in the forest, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.
Nathan Fillion stars as the oldest rookie in the LAPD.
Drama about the lives of a SEAL team starring David Boreanaz.
A dark comedy from Ricky Gervais about a man who, after the death of his wife, becomes suicidal but decides to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.
Norse Gods are living in America and not an almighty Johnson in sight. Based on the Neil Gaiman novel.
Apocalyptic weed comedy set in LA.
Idris Elba is Charlie, a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, who is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter.
A Miami woman is artificially and accidentally inseminated. Dropped by E4, but rescued by Netflix.
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.
Musical drama from ‘Empire’ creator Lee Daniel’s about 3 young singers.
The epic hit charting the work of AC-12 returns for 2 more seasons.
Bosch follows the eponymous detective from Michael Connolly’s books.
Don’t call us heroes… The ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ return for a new season.
Sitcom about an upper-middle-class African-American family starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
Gang warfare in Birmingham, 1919-style. Moving to BBC One for the 5th Season.
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.
Premiering on AMC Global in the UK, but seeing as not many people have that channel, we’re tracking the Amazon Prime uk air date too.
More fun to come with the Winchester boys, thanks to E4. Hard to predict when it’ll return for the next season. Likely to be 2019 (due to the US scheduling breaks). It’s been Jan and April the last two season though, so hard to gauge exactly when it’ll be back.
1930’s drama starring Keeley Hawes about a family that moves from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu.
Procedural drama from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk about the lives and careers of first responders – cops, paramedics, firefighters.
Starring Claire Danes, the American remake of Israeli “Prisoners of War”. The final 8th Season is coming to the US in June 2019, so should be on Channel 4 soon after the US.
Tom Ellis stars in this DC adaptation as the Prince of Hell who moves to Los Angeles.
Similar to Marvel’s Agents of Shield in that it is set in the superhero world without the superheroes, this is essentially Batman without Batman.
Stephen Amell returns as Green Arrow to try and not ‘fail this city’.
Sky brings back the much-loved children’s classic the Moomins with an all-star cast!
‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’ reboot based on the ‘Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’ comic book.
From season 6 onwards, the tv series is ahead of the published books. The premiere is usually simulcast at 2am UK time with the US East Coast, then repeated in the evening followed by ‘Thronecast’. Like seasons 7, season 8 will have fewer episodes, although they are said to all be longer.
Not Yet Scheduled TV Shows 2019
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.
An epic love story and a thrilling tale of survival set against humanity’s greatest endeavor – the first human mission to Mars.
David Mitchell and Robert Webb return in new Channel 4 sitcom about a pub landlord and an interloping ex-foster child…
6-part crime drama set in Baghdad in the early 2000s, based on the novel by Elliott Colla from BAFTA-nominated writer Stephen Butchard.
Richard Armitage stars in this CIA spy series set in the German capital.
Reality series which sees William Shatner, Henry Winkler, George Foreman and Terry Bradshaw backpack through Asia with comedian Jeff Dye to check items off their bucket lists.
Charlie Brooker’s futuristic satire returns for a 5th Season.
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.
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.
Helen Mirren stars in a 4-part drama that delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history.
The utterly brilliant science documentary series starring Neil deGrasse Tyson returns for a 2nd season.
Live-action version of the worldwide phenomenon anime series.
Irreverent apocalypse dramedy based on Brian Ralph’s graphic novel.
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.
Emotional thriller set in the Lake District starring Anna Friel, Sinead Keenan and Rosalind Eleazar.
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.
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.
Adult animated comedy fantasy series from ‘The Simpsons’ Matt Groening.
Adaptation of Tana French’s internationally bestselling Dublin Murder Squad novels.
Sherlock in New York.
A new show from Dick Wolf chronicling the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Inspired by the Coen brothers 1996 film of the same name.
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
Adaptation of Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy of novels.
Adaptation of Charles Forsman’s comic book by Jonathan Entwistle (‘The End of the F***king World’) & Shawn Levy (‘Stranger Things’).
GCHQ workplace comedy starring David Schwimmer.
A martial arts warrior and a boy embark on a perilous journey.
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.
BBC America spy thriller series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge starring Sandra Oh. Coming to BBC Three as a box set and BBC One.
Drama series about The Knights Templar, the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks, starring Tom Cullen.
Paul Rudd stars opposite himself in this new Netflix comedy.
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.
Netflix reboot of the classic tv series. Season 2 may arrive late 2019, but it’s extremely possible it might not turn up until 2020.
Spin-off series from ‘Sons Of Anarchy’, this time following their Mexican counterparts, the Mayans MC. 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.
The show charts Alex Godman’s (James Norton) journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the world of organised crime.
Stars Rami Malek (Ahkmenrah in Night at the Museum, The Pacific) as young hacker and security technician Elliot Alderson and Christian Slater as Mr. Robot, a digital anarchist who recruits him to his hacker group. Premieres on Amazon in the UK with the linear broadcast on Universal channel.
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.
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.
NCIS in New Orleans, starring Quantum Leap and Enterprise’s Scott Bakula, American Gothic’s Lucas Black, C. C. H. Pounder from Warehouse 13, and Zoe McLellan (Dirty Sexy Money).
A doctor becomes a therapist for an American football team. Three seasons exist.
Comedy drama starring Melissa Joan Hart & Sean Astin about a family that welcomes a thirteen-year-old into their home before realizing she is a street-smart con artist with a secret agenda.
A new follow up series to ‘Penny Dreadful’ set in 1938 Los Angeles.
New limited series bringing back many of the original characters.
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 13th series in 2019.
A mad scientist takes his grandson on wacky adventures in this hugely popular cartoon.
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…
New comedy series from the creator of ‘Benidorm’.
TV series based on the acclaimed 2013 film of the same name starring Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs.
From the guys that brought you The Office (US). Welcome to Space Force.
The hopeless Greek-Cypriot lettings agent will face his biggest challenge yet at the family business Michael & Eagle Lettings.
Strike Back, strikes back! The show returns with a new cast (and more things exploding).
TV series based on J. K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike novels.
Mark Strong, Carice van Houten and Daniel Mays star in this darkly comic thriller about an illegal clinic in the abandoned subterranean network of tunnels under London.
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.
Adaptation of the Garth Ennis comic book from the creators of ‘Preacher’ and ‘Supernatural’s’ Eric Kripke.
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.
From Peter Morgan, writer of The Queen, Frost/Nixon and Rush comes The Crown, a dramatisation of Queen Elizabeth II’s life, from her wedding in 1947 to the present day. Netflix bought it as 6 seasons of 10 episodes.
A 2-part drama telling the real-life story of Joseph Merrick starring Charlie Heaton.
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.
A darkly comic road trip tale based on the award-winning series of comic books by Charles Forsman. First Episode will premiere on Channel 4 with the entire box set going onto All4 at the same time.
Drama based on James S. A. Corey’s series of novels about a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System. You can buy the Blu-ray from Amazon of The Expanse Season 1 and Season 2. The 3rd Season is a little in-flux at the moment, but we assume it’s going to come to Amazon before season 4 launches. We’ll update when we have something.
Brand New HBO sci-fi series from Joss Whedon!
Follow-up to the hugely popular ‘The Young Pope’.
New drama coming to Netflix created by indie film makers Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, with Marling also starring. A powerful, mind-bending tale about identity, human connection and the borders between life and death.
Sci-fi drama where a DNA test can find your perfect partner. Based on the novel by John Marrs from ‘Misfits’ creator Howard Overman.
Series based on a secret society filled with sorcery and monsters and in the middle of an underground battle between the magical dark arts and werewolves.
Drama from Ripper Street’s Richard Warlow based on the phenomenal true story of how one of the most elusive criminals of the 20th century was caught and brought to trial.
Four planes crash on the same day in four different countries. Three children miraculously survive… Based on the trilogy of books by Sarah Lotz.
Drama series based on the globally popular fantasy saga from Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, which also spawned some hugely popular video games!
Goran Visnijc stars as a bad guy who steals a time machine in order to change history (specifically American history.)
New comedy by Daniel Lawrence Taylor (‘Cockroaches’, ‘Uncle’) about a struggling four-piece South London jazz band who travel back in time to the 1920’s via a urine-sodden lift in a dilapidated block of flats.
Netflix brings us back to the tough East London estate where boys have to be drug-dealing men.
The story of three teens who form an unlikely friendship after meeting in a mandated Shoplifter’s Anonymous group. Stars Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeira and Quintessa Swindell.
British medical drama. Jodie Whittaker starred in season one. Alfred Enoch takes the lead in Season two.
A revival of the classic docuseries which looks at unsolved cases, from missing persons to UFOs.
Tim Minchin drags a piano across Australia in this new comedy-drama.
A new version of the British tv series Utopia, from ‘Gone Girl’ writer Gillian Flynn.
Ian Somerhalder joins a mighty battle of vampires vs humans.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns as Selina Meyer in Armando Iannucci’s fantastic comedy.
Adaptation/expansion of the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons classic comic book from Damon Lindelof.
Comedy series set in New York City follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years trying to cope in the modern world. 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.
Rob Lowe plays a high-flying US police chief transplanted to the UK’s Boston, Lincolnshire.
Drama from Russell T Davies which follows the lives of a single family over 15 years.
A new original series based on Henning Mankell’s best-selling Kurt Wallander novels.
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!
Follows the plot of the film to begin with – Time travel, deadly virus etc… Season 3 is airing over 3 consecutive days, starting on the 26th May.
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.
New comedy series from Scrub’s Zach Braff about a man who sets out to start up his own business.
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.
Not to be confused with American Crime Story, American Crime is also anthology crime drama.
Spoof police procedural in the vein of Police Squad.
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.
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.
New live-action take on the beloved animated series
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.
Comedy about modern-day man who, at a crossroads in his life, decides to live according to the Bible.
Horror anthology series from Syfy. Dropped by 5Star after 2 seasons.
Follows the rise of five treacherous manicurists working at a Florida salon that launders money for the Dixie Mafia.
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.
Four-part drama from Spielberg starring Javier Bardem about legendary Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes.
Netflix takes on the legend of King Arthur from Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler.
Coming-of-age drama from the Russo brothers based on the comic book by Rick Remender about a school of deadly assassins.
Brand new “epic and intimate” sci-fi fantasy drama from J.J. Abrams.
A timely reminder of problems created by splitting a country in two, this highly-rated German drama, centred on a spy for the East German Stasi, kicks off Channel 4’s new foreign language project – Walter Presents, available initially on Channel 4.
New comedy with ‘2 Broke Girls’ star Kat Dennings.
What happens when a band of super-powered freaks come together to fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them?
A new version of the classic Dracula from Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
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.
Limited series from Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton (‘The Mindy Project’), inspired by the 1994 British romantic comedy film
An outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is “friended” by God on social media.
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.
New animated series, voiced by BBT’s Kaley Cuoco.
Anthology series based on the cult classic 80’s movie.
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.
People wake up on an island with no memory of who they are or how they got there. Kate Bosworth, Natalie Martinez and Alex Pettyfer star.
Follows a flawed and irreverent blind woman is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend.
Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones, the ex-superhero turned private detective.
Jason Ritter stars as a man visited by a ‘celestial being’, who gives him the task of saving the world…
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.
New Law & Order spin-off inspired by the New York City Hate Crimes unit.
‘LA’s Finest’ is a female leas spin-off from the ‘Bad Boys’ movie franchise starring Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union.
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.
Another tv series based on a film, this time the Mel Gibson vehicle which spawned three sequels. At the moment, ITV hasn’t picked up the rights to season 3.
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.
Bad Robot’s adaptation of the 2016 dark fantasy horror novel by Matt Ruff.
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.
New Marvel live action superhero comedy series, about a young adult super team lead by Squirrel Girl.
The show follows an overworked single mother and ER doctor who also moonlights as an underground angel of death – working outside the law assisting patients who want to die on their own terms.
Superman prequel in the same vein as ‘Gotham’.
Workplace anthology comedy series set in heaven. Season 1 stars Daniel Radcliffe & Steve Buscemi.
Two teams of amateur car enthusiasts the opportunity to drive off in their dream car – however they’ll have to rebuild it first.
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.
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 new show from ‘Sanctuary’ creator, Damian Kindler, based on the IDW comic book series by Steve Niles.
Spin-off series from ‘Suits’ which follows Jessica Pearson as she’s forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.
Batman prequel which will follow the early life of the Wayne family butler.
The classic tv series returns with Matthew Rhys taking the title role.
New Ryan Murphy ongoing drama, set in 1980’s New York. 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.
Spin-off series from the hugely popular ‘Pretty Little Liars’.
Aidan Gillen & Michael Malarkey star in a drama based on the US Air Force’s real-life attempts to disprove the existence of little green men.
A legal drama set in a wrongful conviction firm. Led by a fierce and fearless female lawyer with a hunger for justice, the team reopens investigations, putting their own lives in danger to exonerate the innocent that were ‘proven’ guilty.
Hourlong sci-fi, family drama about an African-American single mother who discovers her young son has multiple, constantly changing abilities.
Matthew Senreich & Seth Green’s wonderfully ludicrous Robot Chicken returns for a 9th season.
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.
Spin-off series from ‘ The Goldbergs’ set in the 90s.
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 is currently in limbo without a home.
‘Suits’ spin-off which follows Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres) as she’s forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.
A new drama from ‘Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight starring Jason Momoa set in a future when the human race has lost the sense of sight.
A group of dysfunctional single parents lean on one another as they raise their kids, look for love and ultimately realize survival is only possible with the help of one another.
Sitcom starring Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, mother of 3 kids, including her eldest boy JJ (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy.
The story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.
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.
New live-action show based on the DC Comics character.
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.
A tv actress is paid $10m to marry a film star.
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.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all new adventure.
A fast-paced thriller set in the world of counterintelligence starring Jennifer Carpenter and Morris Chestnut.
Legal thriller starring Robin Tunney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and Breckin Meyer.
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.
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.
A new live-action Star Wars series.
Comedy about a successful doctor with an iffy personal life. Cancelled by its US network but saved by Hulu and given a fourth season.
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.
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.
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.
Drama tv spin-off from the Jason Bourne franchise.
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…
Hulu revives the much loved (former) teen PI played by Kristen Bell.
Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch co-star in the scripted event series based on the 1993 Waco, Texas siege.
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).
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.
40yr old tries to reboot her career by pretending to be 26. Dropped by Sony Channel.