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CONFIRMED

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SATURDAY

16 SEPTEMBER

 SERIES 21 

STRICTLY COME DANCING

BBC ONE

Strictly Come Dancing will return to BBC One for its 21st series this autumn, once again bringing glitter, glamour and glorious dancing to homes across the nation.

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MONDAY

18 SEPTEMBER

 RETURNING 

MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT UK

E4

Following a record-breaking run last series, Married at First Sight UK is returning bigger than ever before with an extended 36-episode run promising to still be the most exciting, daring, drama-packed relationship format on television. As ever, the couples will be making a lifelong commitment to one another at a glamorous ceremony, overseen by a wedding celebrant, that includes guests, bridal gowns, dancing, speeches and cake.

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MONDAY

18 SEPTEMBER

 RETURNING 

NEIGHBOURS

AMAZON FREEVEE

The new series will follow the events of the finale and serves as a continuation of the long-running daily drama series about the lives, loves, and challenges of the residents on Ramsay Street in Erinsborough, Australia, a fictional suburb of Melbourne.

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MONDAY

18 SEPTEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

JUICE

BBC THREE

Written by and starring Mawaan Rizwan, Juice follows Jamma, who desperately wants to be the centre of attention, but his family are constantly stealing his thunder. Mum, Farida always makes everything about her, Dad, Saif ignores him and brother, Isaac steals the limelight at work, the one place Jamma feels like he’s doing well. And when he finally does get the validation from boyfriend Guy, he can’t handle it. Jamma’s hyperactive imagination goes into overdrive and the world transforms around him. It also stars Russell Tovey, alongside Mawaan’s brother Nabhaan Rizwan and mother Shahnaz Rizwan.

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WEDNESDAY

20 SEPTEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

CELEBRITY RACE ACROSS THE WORLD

BBC ONE

A celebrity version of Race Across the World in which pairs of celebrities must race across an entire continent with no mobile phone, internet access or credit cards to assist them. The competing travellers will discover that to reach the finish line quickest and win the cash prize for charity, they need to rely on the kindness of strangers and use every ounce of their travel skills and ingenuity.

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THURSDAY

21 SEPTEMBER

 FINAL SEASON 

SEX EDUCATION

NETFLIX

Following the closure of Moordale Secondary, Otis and Eric now face a new frontier - their first day at Cavendish Sixth Form College. Otis is nervous about setting up his new clinic, whilst Eric is praying they won’t be losers again. But Cavendish is a culture shock for all the Moordale students - they thought they were progressive but this new college is another level.

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THURSDAY

21 SEPTEMBER

 SERIES 16 

TASKMASTER

CHANNEL 4

The omniscient, omnipotent and omnivorous Taskmaster Greg Davies and his stunningly efficient assistant Alex Horne are back on their respective thrones as Taskmaster returns.

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FRIDAY

22 SEPTEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

STILL UP

APPLE TV+

Bonded by insomnia, best friends Lisa and Danny stay connected to each other late into the night and find their way through a world of wonderfully weird surprises as their relationship deepens.

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MONDAY

25 SEPTEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

THE LONG SHADOW

ITV1

This new drama will depict one of the most notorious and shocking serial killer cases in the world, the hunt for Peter Sutcliffe, dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper, between October 1975 and January 1981, police undertook the biggest manhunt in British criminal history. The search for Sutcliffe lasted five years, involved over a thousand officers and changed the way the British police worked forever.

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TUESDAY

26 SEPTEMBER

 SERIES 14 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

CHANNEL 4

A brand new series, new bakers and a new host! Join Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding and Alison Hammond in the iconic white tent as The Great British Bake Off returns to our tellies.

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TUESDAY

26 SEPTEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

WHO KILLED JILL DANDO?

NETFLIX

British broadcasting legend, Jill Dando, was killed by a single bullet on her doorstep in 1999 in broad daylight. Despite one of the biggest homicide investigations in British history, the murder remains unsolved. This three-part series takes viewers through the twists and the turns of a true crime mystery as her family, friends, journalists, investigators and lawyers wrestle with the question: Who Killed Jill Dando?

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THURSDAY

28 SEPTEMBER

 SERIES 5 

BRASSIC

SKY MAX

Joe Gilgun and Michelle Keegan return for a fifth series of this comedy about a group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia.

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THURSDAY

28 SEPTEMBER

 SEASON 4 

THE KARDASHIANS

DISNEY+

The family you know and love is here with a brand new series, giving an all access pass into their lives. Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie bring the cameras back to give truth to their stories. From the intense pressures of running billion-dollar businesses to the hilarious joys of playtime and school drop-offs, this series brings viewers into the fold with a rivetingly honest story of love & life in the spotlight.

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THURSDAY

5 OCTOBER

 PART 3 

LUPIN

NETFLIX

Now in hiding, Assane must learn to live far from his wife and son. With the suffering they endure because of him, Assane can't stand it any longer and decides to return to Paris to make them a crazy proposal: leave France and start a new life elsewhere. But the ghosts of the past are never far away, and an unexpected return will turn his plans upside down.

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FRIDAY

13 OCTOBER

 RETURNING 

FRASIER

PARAMOUNT+

Fraiser has re-entered the building. Filmed in front of a live studio audience at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, the new series follows Frasier Crane in the next chapter of his life as he returns to Boston with new challenges to face, new relationships to forge and an old dream or two to finally fulfil. 

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FRIDAY

13 OCTOBER

 

 BRAND NEW 

LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY

APPLE TV+

Brie Larson stars in the TV adaptation of Bonnie Garmus' novel. Set in the early 1960s, Lessons in Chemistry follows Elizabeth Zott, whose dream of being a scientist is put on hold in a society deeming that women belong in the domestic sphere, not the professional one. When Elizabeth finds herself pregnant, alone and fired from her lab, she musters the ingenuity only a single mother has. She accepts a job as a host on a TV cooking show, and sets out to teach a nation of overlooked housewives - and the men who are suddenly listening - a lot more than recipes, all the while craving a return to her true love: science.

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THURSDAY

19 OCTOBER

 

 BRAND NEW 

BODIES

NETFLIX

Bodies is a crime procedural with a twist, based on the mind-bending graphic novel by Si Spencer. Four detectives in four different eras of London find themselves investigating the same murder – an unidentified body in Whitechapel – uncovering a conspiracy spanning 150 years.

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THURSDAY

2 NOVEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

NETFLIX

A new four-part drama telling the story of Marie-Laure, a blind French teenager, and Werner, a German soldier, whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

TBC

TBC

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

 BRAND NEW 

GRAND SLAMMERS

ITV1

Twenty years after they led England to victory in that unforgettable final in Sydney against Australia, 9 members of the 2003 England Rugby team are going behind bars to face a unique challenge, in a new two-part series, which will land during this year’s Rugby World Cup, with the tournament also to be shown exclusively on ITV.

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TBC

OCTOBER

 RETURNING 

BIG BROTHER

ITV2

A new cast of carefully selected housemates, from all walks of life, will take up residence in the world’s most famous reality TV home for up to six weeks, with cameras capturing their every move, and the nation following every twist and turn. The action will all play out under the roof of the iconic Big Brother house, which will be given its own contemporary new look ready for this reimagining of the show.

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TBC

NOVEMBER

 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIALS 

DOCTOR WHO

BBC ONE

As Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor regenerated, it was none other than David Tennant who appeared as the Fourteenth Doctor. But what has led to the return of a much-loved face? With David Tennant and Catherine Tate reprising their roles for the 60th anniversary, it has been confirmed that they will appear in three special episodes.

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TBC

NOVEMBER

 BRAND NEW 

SQUID GAME: THE CHALLENGE

NETFLIX

456 real players will enter the game in pursuit of a life-changing reward of $4.56 million. As they compete through a series of games inspired by the original show - plus surprising new additions - their strategies, alliances, and character will be put to the test while competitors are eliminated around them.

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 BRAND NEW 

ALAN MUST WIN

E4

A brand new reality show that sees a larger-than-life cast compete in a popularity contest set inside a unique environment. However, in amongst the group there is an underdog that no one is expecting. For now, let’s just call them ‘Alan’… Whilst these contestants are busy competing for popularity, what none of the group know is that living secretly next door is a group of celebrities, playing their own game and doing everything they can to make sure that Alan. Must. Win.

 SERIES 3   SERIES 4   PLUS CHRISTMAS SPECIALS 

ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL

CHANNEL 5

Nicholas Ralph returns as young vet James Herriot alongside Samuel West as his mercurial mentor Siegfried Farnon, Anna Madeley as the matriarch of Skeldale House, Mrs Hall, Callum Woodhouse as Siegfried’s slowly maturing brother Tristan and Rachel Shenton as local farmer Helen Alderson. And Patricia Hodge completes this characterful ensemble of farmers, animals and townsfolk living in the Yorkshire Dales 1930s as the wonderfully sophisticated Mrs Pumphrey, and her adored pampered Pekingese Tricki Woo.

 SERIES 2 

ALMA'S NOT NORMAL

BBC TWO

Set in her home town of Bolton, Alma's Not Normal sees Sophie Willan play Alma, whose tumultuous childhood has led to continual chaos. Following a breakup, she embarks on a new beginning and wants to finally get herself sorted. With a rebellious streak a mile wide and no qualifications to boot, Alma decides to explore the role of an escort to support her dreams of being a star. Many adventures and misadventures ensue as she navigates the past she’s had and the future she wants.

 SERIES 2 

AMANDA AND ALAN'S ITALIAN JOB

BBC ONE

Once again, Alan Carr and Amanda Holden will be testing their DIY and design skills as they join forces with a team of local tradespeople to renovate another 'One Euro' house, this time a dilapidated historic home complete with a medieval tower that’s in dire need of some TLC, in the sun-kissed hills of Tuscany.

 SERIES 2 

AM I BEING UNREASONABLE?

BBC ONE

The hit comedy thriller written by Daisy May Cooper and Selin Hizli who also star as Nic and Jen returns. As series one came to an end, the series took another twist with a conclusion that saw viewers learn what really happened between Nic and Alex, played by David Flynn, that fateful night on the train.

 

 SEASON 3 

AND JUST LIKE THAT...

SKY COMEDY

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis return as Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s.

 SERIES 3 

ANT & DEC'S LIMITLESS WIN

ITV1

The primetime gameshow with the world’s first-ever limitless jackpot and hosted by Ant & Dec returns. Every question is an opportunity to climb the endless money ladder and reach the big money, but only a correct answer banks the cash. Push their luck too far and they’ll crash out of the game and lose it all.

 BRAND NEW 

ARCHIE

ITVX

Written by Jeff Pope, this new four-part drama depicts the life of Hollywood’s greatest leading man, Cary Grant and stars Jason Isaacs in the leading role. Born in Bristol, England in 1904, to parents Elsie and Elias, Archie narrates the story of a young Archibald Alexander Leach’s troubled childhood and how extreme poverty, his father’s adultery and the loss of his older brother, John, tore the family apart and sent his loving mother into a downward spiral of grief and depression.

 SERIES 2 

AVOIDANCE

BBC ONE

Created by Romesh Ranganathan and Benjamin Green, BBC One comedy Avoidance, about living your life avoiding conflict, avoiding making decisions and avoiding the mess that causes will return for a second series, starring Romesh Ranganathan, Jessica Knappett, Mandeep Dhillon, Lisa McGrillis and Kieran Logendra.

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 SERIES 5 

BAD EDUCATION

BBC THREE

Layton Williams and Charlie Wernham return as Stephen and Mitchell, and their unique approaches to teaching. Vicki Pepperdine will also return as headteacher and control freak Ms Hoburn and Mathew Horne's Mr Fraser continues to hang around the school kitchen.

 SEASON 2 

BAD SISTERS

APPLE TV+

Bad Sisters follows the tight-knit Garvey sisters who have always looked out for each other. In season one, when their brother-in-law winds up dead, his life insurers launch an investigation to prove malicious intent, and set their sights on the sisters, all of whom had ample reason to kill him. The ensemble cast is led by Sharon Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene and Eve Hewson as the Garvey sisters along with Claes Bang, Brian Gleeson, Daryl McCormack, Assaad Bouab and newcomer Saise Quinn.

 BRAND NEW 

THE BALLAD OF RENEGADE NELL

DISNEY+

This new eight-part drama from Sally Wainwright promises to be a swashbuckling action and fantasy adventure and stars Louisa Harland as Nell, a quick-witted and courageous young woman who finds herself framed for murder and unexpectedly becomes the most notorious highwaywoman in 18th Century England.

 BRAND NEW 

BATTLE IN THE BOX

DAVE

Jimmy Carr will host the ground-breaking new comedy reality gameshow in which pairs of comics and some of the nation’s favourite celebrities battle it out for pride, prizes and most importantly floorspace. Living in a pressure cooker like no other, Battle in the Box promises to test the endurance and ingenuity of some of the UK’s biggest names from comedy, TV and entertainment.

 SERIES 5 

THE BAY

ITV1

The latest case for Morecambe MIU will focus on the emotionally complex life of a divided family. With the father and mother of the victim, bitterly divorced, Jenn Townsend and the team will have to tread very carefully to keep the whole family onside.

 BRAND NEW 

BETTER OFF DEAD?

BBC ONE

Liz Carr to front new BBC One documentary on assisted dying. A long-term campaigner against a change in the law, Liz observes that disabled people are rarely consulted about the issue.

 SERIES 2 

BIG BOYS

CHANNEL 4

The series, written and created by Jack Rooke stars Jon Pointing and Dylan Llewellyn as two boys from very different ends of the "spectrum of masculinity" who become best mates.

 SERIES 3 

BILLY CONNOLLY DOES...

GOLD

With more exclusive access to Billy in his Florida home, Billy Connolly Does...The Decades finds the Big Yin stepping back in time to look at how politics, celebrity, sex, TV and football have changed for all of us in the last 50 years.

 BRAND NEW 

BLACK CAB

CHANNEL 5

A contemporary thriller based in Liverpool about a lonely taxi driver’s growing obsession with a late-night Radio DJ. Robert Glenister leads the cast as Tony, a 50-something cab driver from Liverpool, who used to be a respected teacher but lost his job, his confidence, and his marriage. His only lifelines are cafe-worker Rosa, played by Suzanne Packer, whom he forms a growing attachment to, and a late-night radio talk-show host called Lawrence, portrayed by Sean Pertwee whom he spends his nights listening to as he ferries passengers across the city.

 SERIES 2 

BLACK OPS

BBC ONE

In series two, Dom and Kay, played by Gbemisola Ikumelo and Hammed Animashaun, are set to be thrust into a new adventure with Akemnji Ndifornyen also reprising his role as gang boss Tevin.

 BRAND NEW 

BOARDERS

BBC THREE

A new six-part coming-of-age comedy-drama created by Daniel Lawrence Taylor. It follows the lives of five underprivileged black students from inner-city London who win scholarships to an elite boarding school. 

 BRAND NEW 

BOAT STORY

BBC ONE

A new six-part thriller starring Daisy Haggard and Paterson Joseph as well as Tcheky Karyo, Joanna Scanlan, Craig Fairbrass and Phil Daniels. When two hard-up strangers, Janet and Samuel, stumble across a haul of cocaine on a shipwrecked boat, they can’t believe their luck. After agreeing to sell it and split the cash, they quickly find themselves entangled with police, masked hitmen, and a sharp-suited gangster known only as ‘The Tailor’. At its heart, Boat Story is an action thriller about two ordinary people whom the world has turned its back on, and whether they’re willing - or desperate enough - to do something crazy to get what they want in life. Pushed to the very edge, can they trust each other and get away with their lives and the money?

 BRAND NEW 

BOILING POINT

BBC ONE

This new five-part drama picks up six months from where Boiling Point the film left off and sees Sous Chef Carly, played by Vinette Robinson, as Head Chef at her own restaurant, with many of the film’s original cast reprising their roles alongside her, including Stephen Graham as Andy and Hannah Walters as Emily. The original film entered the relentless pressure of a restaurant kitchen as a head chef, played by Stephen Graham, wrangled his team on the busiest day of the year.

 SEASON 4 

THE BOYS

PRIME VIDEO

More from the fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes, who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians, and as revered as gods, abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. Intent on stopping the corrupt superheroes, The Boys, a group of vigilantes, continue their heroic quest to expose the truth about The Seven and Vought - the multibillion-dollar conglomerate that manages the superheroes and covers up their dirty secrets. It's the seemingly powerless against the super-powerful.

 SEASON 3 

BRIDGERTON

NETFLIX

As Bridgerton returns, Penelope Featherington has finally given up on her long-held crush on Colin Bridgerton after hearing his disparaging words about her last season. She has, however, decided it's time to take a husband, preferably one who will provide her with enough independence to continue her double life as Lady Whistledown, far away from her mother and sisters. But lacking in confidence, Penelope's attempts on the marriage mart fail spectacularly.

 BRAND NEW 

BREATHTAKING

ITV1

Powerful and uplifting and written with candour and compassion, Breathtaking recounts the devastating impact of the pandemic through the eyes of Acute Medicine Consultant Dr Abbey Henderson, played by Joanne Froggatt 

 SERIES 4 

BREEDERS

SKY COMEDY

The hit comedy starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard which continues to explore the challenges of modern parenting will return for a fourth series on Sky and FX, who co-commission the series in the UK and USA respectively.

 BRAND NEW 

BUT WHEN WE DANCE

BBC ONE

A new one-off comedy-drama from Vicar of Dibley writer Paul Mayhew-Archer about two people who fall in love at a ballet class for people with Parkinson's disease, run by the English National Ballet.

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 SERIES 12   SERIES 13 

CALL THE MIDWIFE

BBC ONE

The return of the popular drama centred around the practice of midwifery in 1960s East London.

 BRAND NEW 

THE CASTAWAYS

PARAMOUNT+

This new five-part adaptation of Lucy Clarke's The Castaways, follows sisters Lori and Erin, played by Sheridan Smith and Céline Buckens, on the holiday of a lifetime in Fiji. After a huge fight, Erin never boards the island-hopping flight to their tropical resort - and the plane, with Lori on board, never arrives at its destination.

 BRAND NEW 

THE CHILDREN

BBC TWO

A new feature-length drama which begins on one summer’s night in 1945, and follows child survivors and presumed orphans of the Holocaust.

 SERIES 2 

THE CHRIS & ROSIE RAMSEY SHOW

BBC TWO

Following a successful first series, The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Show returns with six brand new episodes. The show follows the huge success of real-life husband and wife Chris and Rosie Ramsey's number one podcast Shagged.Married.Annoyed.

 SERIES 3 

CLARKSON'S FARM

PRIME VIDEO

It's another year on Diddly Squat Farm and Jeremy aims to diversify, expanding his limited agricultural knowledge under the watchful eye of his no-nonsense team; tractor driver Kaleb, stone wall favourite Gerald, advisor ‘Cheerful’ Charlie, Jeremy’s better-half-turned-farm-shop-keeper Lisa and many more.

 BRAND NEW 

CODE OF SILENCE

ITV1

Created and written by Catherine Moulton, Code of Silence introduces us to Deaf catering worker, Alison Woods, played by Rose Ayling-Ellis. She’s struggling to make ends meet, juggling two jobs, in a police canteen and a local bar, while also doing her best to support her Deaf mum, Julie.

 BRAND NEW 

CRAZY RICH... GHANAIANS

CHANNEL 4

Comedian Eddie Kadi will explore the high-end, glossy and exclusive side of Ghana. Fast-rising comedy star Eddie Kadi becomes our tour guide and ticket into this exclusive world, full of rich culture, history and phenomenal access.

 BRAND NEW 

CRIMINAL RECORD

APPLE TV+

Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo star as detectives in a tug of war over a historic murder conviction in a new London crime thriller. Criminal Record promises to be a powerful, character-driven thriller set in the heart of contemporary London with Peter Capaldi playing Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Hegarty and Cush Jumbo starring as Detective Sergeant June Lenker. An anonymous phone call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case – one a young woman in the early stages of her career, the other a well-connected man determined to protect his legacy.

 SEASON 6   FINAL SEASON 

THE CROWN

NETFLIX

Imelda Staunton returns as Queen Elizabeth II in the final instalment of Peter Morgan's drama about the Royal family.

 BRAND NEW 

CULPRITS

DISNEY+

A dark and funny heist series following what happens after a heist, when the crew have gone their separate ways, but are being targeted by a killer one-by-one. Cast includes Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Gemma Arterton, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Niamh Algar, Kamel El Basha, Tara Abboud, Kevin Vidal, Ned Dennehy and Eddie Izzard.

 SEASON 12 

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM

SKY COMEDY

Larry David returns as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his fictionalized life. The series also stars Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, J.B. Smoove, Cheryl Hines, Richard Lewis, Vince Vaughn, and Ted Danson.

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 BRAND NEW 

DANCE SCHOOL

CHANNEL 4

Created by Theresa Ikoko and Lisa Holdsworth, new drama Dance School follows an eclectic group of dance students as they navigate the intense highs and lows of coming of age in today’s complex world, captured through stories which are as joyful and funny as they are raw and truthful, brought viscerally to life via irresistible dance choreography.

 RETURNING 

DEAL OR NO DEAL

ITV1

Stephen Mulhern takes over hosting duties from Noel Edmonds, contestants battle it out against the notorious Banker to be in with a chance of winning a life-changing cash prize, in a nail-biting game of nerves and intuition. But who will have what it takes to beat the brand-new Banker?

 BRAND NEW 

DESIRE

ITV1

A new drama which focuses on Leia who after a messy divorce finds herself falling in love with an intensity she’s never experienced before. But it's the wrong man at the wrong time.

 SERIES 2   SERIES 3 

THE DEVIL'S HOUR

PRIME VIDEO

Jessica Raine and Peter Capaldi reprise their roles as Gideon and Lucy Chambers. The next two instalments will continue the story of Lucy, a woman caught up in the hunt for serial killer Gideon in ways she never could imagine. In Series Two, Gideon’s true intentions are finally revealed, as he attempts to involve Lucy in his mission to stop an elusive force of evil. Simultaneously a sequel and a prequel to the first chapter, expect nothing but the unexpected…

 SERIES 2 

DI RAY

ITV1

Parminder Nagra returns to ITV1 as Detective Inspector Rachita Ray, for a second series of police thriller, DI Ray. Set in Birmingham, the series, will see Leicester-born DI Ray investigating the murder of a high-profile criminal. Sensitive ethnic issues relating to the case ignite racial tensions, causing a personal conflict for Rachita, both as a British Asian woman and as a police officer, which she must fight to prevent a turf war erupting on the streets of Birmingham…

 BRAND NEW 

DINOSAUR

BBC TWO

Ashley Storrie stars in this brand new six-part comedy Dinosaur, as Nina, an autistic woman in her 30s who adores her life living with her sister and best friend Evie. Yet when Evie rushes into an engagement after only six weeks and makes Nina her maid of honour, Nina is floored. Forced to reconcile with her sister’s impulsive decision, Nina grapples with what this new challenge means, leading to a surprising journey of self-discovery.

 BRAND NEW 

DISABILITY BENEFITS

CHANNEL 4

Written by Rosie Jones and Peter Fellows, Disability Benefits stars Rosie Jones as Emily, a young woman with very little left to lose. Having had her state benefits cut to shreds after being made redundant, she begins to build an illegal drugs empire. But Emily isn’t your average street-dealing dope peddler – she’s sharp, funny, biting, highly educated and on top of all that, she has cerebral palsy.

 BRAND NEW 

DJANGO

SKY ATLANTIC

A high-concept retelling of the classic Western Django as Matthias Schoenaerts plays the mysterious gunfighter Django, and is joined by an international cast including Noomi Rapace and Lisa Vicari. After the Civil War, John Ellis has founded New Babylon, a city of outcasts, full of men and women of all backgrounds, races, and creeds, that welcomes everyone with open arms. Haunted by the murder of his family eight years earlier, Django is still looking for his daughter Sarah, believing she may have survived the killing. He is shocked to find her in New Babylon, about to marry John. But Sarah, now a grown woman, wants Django to leave, as she holds him accountable for their family’s slaughter after he left to join the War. However, Django, is adamant that he will not lose his daughter twice and decides to stay, siding John in the fight against his enemy: the Lady.

 SERIES 14 

DOCTOR WHO

BBC ONE

The next Doctor, played by Ncuti Gatwa, takeS control of the TARDIS, with Millie Gibson playing the Doctor’s new companion Ruby Sunday. 

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 BRAND NEW 

THE ELEPHANT MAN

BBC ONE

Charlie Heaton stars as Joseph Merrick, better known as The Elephant Man, in this new two-part drama which follows his compelling and extraordinary life from his working-class beginnings in Leicestershire.

 BRAND NEW 

ELLIE & NATASIA

BBC TWO

Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou return for a second series, this time on BBC Two, of their critically-acclaimed sketch show Ellie & Natasia, featuring characters such as the coffee spotters, the Brothers Pomodoro and a girl with a pixie haircut.

 BRAND NEW 

ENGLISTAN

BBC TWO

Created by Riz Ahmed, this drama tells the story of three generations of a British Pakistani family. We follow them as they pursue their dreams over four tumultuous decades.

 BRAND NEW 

ENTITLED

CHANNEL 4

Brett Gelman stars as Gabe, an American widower who must get to know his British wife’s estranged family in their crumbling gothic mansion in the English countryside, they compete for his affections and his newly inherited fortune.

 SERIES 2 

EXTRAORDINARY

DISNEY+

The first series imagined a world where everyone has a superpower... except you. 10 years ago, everyone over the age of 18 got their superpower. But Jen, played by Máiréad Tyers, at 25 is still waiting to get hers. She’d take anything at this point. Adrift in a big, confusing world and armed with nothing but a bit of hope, a lot of desperation and her flatmates, Jen begins her journey to find her maybe-superpower. But in doing so, she might discover the joy of being just kind of OK.

 SEASON 3 

EUPHORIA

SKY ATLANTIC

Zendaya returns as Rue who in the last season had to find hope while balancing the pressures of love, loss, and addiction.

 SERIES 2 

EVERYONE ELSE BURNS

CHANNEL 4

Simon Bird, Kate O'Flynn, Amy James-Kelly and Harry Connor all return as the Lewis family, for whom faith is everything. Dad David and Mum Fiona, played by Kate O'Flynn, have brought up their children with God at the forefront of their minds, and regularly drag the kids out of bed at all hours of the morning for 'apocalypse practice'.

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 BRAND NEW 

THE FORTUNE HOTEL

ITV1

Fronted by Stephen Mangan, this new realiry series invites viewers into a luxury Caribbean resort filled with glamour, opulence and deception. 10 pairs of contestants will arrive at The Fortune Hotel, where they will be given an all-important briefcase. Inside one case is the ultimate jackpot of £250,000 in cash, eight are empty, and one contains the dreaded Early Checkout Card – whichever pair is left holding that case at the end of each show will see their stay brought to a dramatic, premature end.

 SERIES 2 

FUNNY WOMAN

SKY MAX

It’s the height of the swinging 60s and Barbara Parker has just been crowned Miss Blackpool, but there’s got to be more to life than being a beauty queen in a seaside town, right? She wants to be… someone. The bright lights of London are calling, and our determined hero sets off to find out who that someone is.

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 BRAND NEW 

THE GATHERING

CHANNEL 4

A new six-part drama from Helen Walsh that centres around a violent attack on a teenage girl during a rave on a tidal islet. Set on Merseyside, the drama focuses on a group of teens from disparate backgrounds, each of whom could have committed the crime, along with their parents - who give equal cause for suspicion.

 BRAND NEW 

GAYNOR & RAY

BBC ONE

Created and written by Ruth Jones and David Peet, this one-off comedy reunites Gavin & Stacey favourites Brydon and Jones in the title roles. It follows Gaynor and Ray Davies from Cardiff, two fifty-something newlyweds, both married for a second time.

 BRAND NEW 

GENERATION Z

CHANNEL 4

A new comedy-drama written and directed by Ben Wheatley, which sees rapacious baby boomers and disaffected teenagers at each other’s throats… this time quite literally.

 BRAND NEW 

GET MILLIE BLACK

CHANNEL 4

A new gripping drama from Booker Prizewinning author Marlon James, following the inimitable Millie-Jean Black, a police detective forced to quit Scotland Yard and return home to Jamaica, where she’s soon pursuing a missing persons case that threatens to expose more than she may be willing to confront.

 BRAND NEW 

GINO AND FRED'S EMISSION IMPOSSIBLE

ITV1

Globetrotters Gino D'Acampo and Fred Sirieix will be packing their bags for an epic new adventure, but this time they may have bitten off more than they can chew as they attempt to go green.

 RETURNING 

GLADIATORS

BBC ONE

The much-loved Saturday night staple returns as a brand new generation of superhumans compete against contestants in the ultimate test of speed and strength. The new series will include brand new games alongside classic challenges, culminating at the end of each episode with fan favourite The Eliminator.

 BRAND NEW 

A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER

BBC THREE

The six-part compulsive teen crime thriller has been adapted from Holly Jackson's bestselling novel, by Poppy Cogan. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. Case closed. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But Pippa Fitz-Amobi - our insatiably smart, slightly square heroine - isn't so sure and she’s determined to prove it. But if Sal Singh isn’t a murderer and the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pippa from the truth?

 BRAND NEW 

THE GOOD SHIP MURDER

CHANNEL 5

A new murder mystery drama starring Shayne Ward and Catherine Tyldesley. Shayne takes on the leading role of Jack Grayling, a former police detective who pursues his dream of becoming a cabaret singer on a luxury Mediterranean cruise ship. His past life as a CID isn’t too far behind as he faces a wave of murders on board. Joined by First Officer Kate Woods, played by Catherine, the unlikely duo joins together to solve the spate of murders.

 BRAND NEW 

GRISELDA

NETFLIX

Executive produced by and starring Sofia Vergara in the titular role, Griselda chronicles the real life of savvy and ambitious Colombian business woman, Griselda Blanco, who created one of the most profitable cartels in history. A devoted mother, Blanco’s lethal blend of charm and unsuspecting savagery helped her expertly navigate between family and business leading her to become widely known as the “Black Widow”.

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 SERIES 3 

HEARTSTOPPER

NETFLIX

Based on the bestselling graphic novels from graphic novel author and illustrator Alice Oseman, who will return as writer and creator for seasons two and three. It tells a story about life, love and everything in between. Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love.

 BRAND NEW 

HOLD THE FRONT PAGE

SKY MAX

Josh Widdicombe and Nish Kumar are about to leap into the unique and often sensational world of local news with Hold the Front Page, a six-part series following the comical duo's journey into the heart of grass roots Britain.  

 BRAND NEW 

HOME TO ROOST

BBC ONE

Over twenty years ago, the Osbourne family left Britain for a life in the US and became the globe’s most iconic reality TV family when they threw open the doors of their LA home and let the world in, sharing their bizarre and hilarious life in the fly-on-the-wall show The Osbournes.

 BRAND NEW 

HOT FLUSH

BBC ONE

Sally Wainwright's new six-part drama Hot Flush, centres on the lives of five women of a certain age who come together to create a makeshift, butt-of-the-joke punk-rock band in order to enter a talent contest. But when they rehearse together they suddenly discover that they have a lot more to say than they ever imagined, and this is the way to say it. 

 SEASON 2 

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON

SKY ATLANTIC

The series set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, returns to continue the story of House Targaryen.

 BRAND NEW 

HOW TO GET TO HEAVEN FROM BELFAST

CHANNEL 4

A new comedy thriller from Derry Girls writer and creator Lisa McGee which follows a group of friends in their late thirties about to embark on the most exciting adventure of their lives.

 SERIES 2 

HULLRAISERS

CHANNEL 4

The Hull-based comedy returns as Toni, Paula and Rana step into bright new chapters of their lives where everything will be different... (whilst they fight to keep everything exactly the same!). Toni and Craig's family is growing with Baby No.2 on the way despite Toni’s denial, Paula and Dane are coming to terms with Ashley growing up and moving out, leaving a (sort of!) empty nest. And Rana’s assigned an infuriating new partner at work who will turn her universe upside down in more ways than one.

 BRAND NEW 

THE HUNT FOR RAOUL MOAT

ITV

A new drama focussing on the innocent victims of Moat’s crimes, Christopher Brown, Samantha Stobbart and PC David Rathband; the police officers who put themselves in the firing line in their quest to apprehend Moat and the local journalist who sought to tell Moat’s real story in a landscape of sensationalist reporting and social media provocation. Lee Ingleby stars as Neil Adamson, a senior Northumbria Police Officer leading the race against time to apprehend Moat.

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 BRAND NEW 

I.D.

CHANNEL 4

A new drama from actor and writer Genevieve Barr which centres on a young deaf woman called Emily. The drama centres on Emily, a young deaf woman, who witnesses a neighbour taking pictures of her. This leads her to explore what she might have done to warrant this unwanted attention, while simultaneously beginning a dance with a stranger that is as exhilarating as it is dangerous. I.D. is a love letter to being deaf, placing Emily on a hair-raising collision course with her past.

 SERIES 9 

INSIDE NO.9

BBC TWO

Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith's anthology series continues for one final series. Staying true to the show’s anthology format, it will contain six brand new standalone half-hour films, each set in a different location, inviting viewers into Shearsmith and Pemberton’s world of the extraordinary and macabre.

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BRAND NEW 

JOAN

ITVX

Sophie Turner leads this new drama, written by Anna Symon and inspired by the life of Joan Hannington, the UK's most notorious jewel thief. Set in the fun, brash, aspirational world of 1980s London, Joan promises to be a powerful female story created for television by acclaimed screenwriter Anna Symon from Joan Hannington's memoirs. It's the true story of her meteoric rise from petty offender to highly talented diamond thief and criminal mastermind.

BRAND NEW 

THE JETTY

BBC ONE

Jenna Coleman to star in BBC One's new four-part thriller The Jetty, from writer Cat Jones, as rookie detective Ember Manning. When a fire tears through a holiday home in a scenic Lancashire lake town, Detective Ember Manning must work out how it connects to a podcast journalist investigating a missing persons cold case and an illicit ‘love’ triangle between a man in his twenties and two underage girls.

 SEASON 2 

JULIA

SKY ATLANTIC

Sarah Lancashire as Julia Child in the dram based on Julia's extraordinary life and her long-running television series, The French Chef, which pioneered the modern cooking show. Through Julia's life and her singular joie de vivre, the series explores a pivotal time in American history - the emergence of public television as a new social institution, feminism and the women's movement, the nature of celebrity and America's cultural evolution. At its heart, the series is a portrait of a loving marriage with a shifting power dynamic.

K

BRAND NEW 

KATHERINE RYAN: PARENTAL GUIDANCE

W

With special access to Katherine’s family life, the four-part series will lift the lid on her and her husband Bobby's different parenting styles. With special access to Katherine’s family life, viewers will see how she juggles parenthood with the glamorous and often intense lifestyle of being a comedian at the top of her game. 

BRAND NEW 

KIDNAPPED

BBC THREE

A new factual drama is based on the true story of Chloe Ayling, a British model who was abducted in Italy in 2017, having travelled there for a photo shoot.

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 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL   SERIES 2  

LATE NIGHT LYCETT

CHANNEL 4

Broadcast live, with fun and inclusivity at heart, Late Night Lycett, hosted by Joe Lycett, celebrates the city and its diversity, making stars of the locals. The first series witnessed celebs from Natalie Cassidy to Paul Chuckle running riot in Joe’s local corner shop, created the nation’s new sweetheart in the form of production trainee Linda Biscuits; saw Joe give away his very own car to an audience member; and introduced controversial straight-talking newsreader Richard Yewtree to challenge the woke agenda.

 SERIES 2 

THE LAZARUS PROJECT

SKY ATLANTIC

Joe Barton's timely and affecting exploration of the desire to take charge of your own fate, starring Paapa Essiedu, returns for a second series. In the first series, George wakes up one day to find himself reliving a day from months ago and thinking he’s lost his mind. All of his recent milestones have been undone, including his success at work and his marriage to the love of his life Sarah. Worst of all, he seems to be the only one who has noticed what’s happened.

 SEASON 2 

LOOT

APPLE TV+

Maya Rudolph returns as billionaire Molly Novak who has a dream life, complete with private jets, a sprawling mansion and a gigayacht, anything her heart desires. But when her husband of 20 years betrays her, she spirals publicly, becoming fuel for tabloid fodder. She’s reaching rock bottom when she learns, to her surprise, that she has a charity foundation run by the no-nonsense Sofia Salinas, who pleads with Molly to stop generating bad press.

 BRAND NEW 

LOVE RAT

CHANNEL 5

An escapist fantasy which transforms into a terrifying psychological thriller starring Sally Lindsay, Neil Morrissey, Alexis Georgoulis and Ramon Tikaram. This four-part series follows recently divorced Emma as she enjoys a whirlwind holiday romance with charming hotel proprietor Niko on the paradise island of Cyprus. When she realises that Niko and his partner-in-crime George have scammed her out of her life savings, she embarks on a dangerous mission to get her money back, aided by ex-husband Pete.

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 SERIES 3   CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 

THE MADAME BLANC MYSTERIES

CHANNEL 5

The Madame Blanc Mysteries sees renowned and respected antiques dealer, Jean White, return fresh from surviving an attempt on her life by the duplicitous Barbara. Across the series, Jean’s expertise in the world of antiquities proves once again the key to solving a series of murders and mysteries against the backdrop of the beautiful French village of Sainte Victoire.

 BRAND NEW 

THE MAN

ITV

Mike Bartlett's new psychological drama centres on the personal and professional life of Thomas Benson; a hard-working father and husband and explores the corrosive effects of bullying.

 SERIES 3 

MANDY

BBC TWO

Diane Morgan’s iconic character Mandy returns for a third six-part series and is once again written by, directed by and starring Morgan. Will she ever get to breed the Dobermans of her dreams?

 BRAND NEW 

MARY & GEORGE

SKY ATLANTIC 

A new 8-part drama, created by DC Moore is based on the extraordinary true story of Mary Villiers, played by Julianne Moore, who moulded her beautiful son, George, to seduce King James I and become his all-powerful lover. Through outrageous scheming, the pair rose from humble beginnings to become the richest, most titled, and most influential mother and son England had ever seen.

 SERIES 5 

THE MASKED SINGER UK

ITV

The top-secret singing show returns as a new superstar lineup, disguised in head-to-toe costumes, compete to remain anonymous. As each celebrity sings, a superstar panel, along with the studio audience, are left asking ‘who’s behind the mask?’

 SERIES 5 

MEET THE RICHARDSONS

DAVE

Married comedians Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont return to give viewers a peek into their madcap daily lives. 

 BRAND NEW 

MR LOVERMAN

BBC ONE

Based on the acclaimed 2013 novel by Bernardine Evaristo, Mr Loverman, adapted by Nathanial Price, promises to be a life-affirming story about family, love, and being true to yourself. It'll star Lennie James as the exuberant protagonist, Barrington Jedidiah Walker, Esq. Barry to his mates. Trouble to his wife, his daughters, and his lover. Seventy years old, Antiguan-born, exuberant Hackney personality, Barry is renowned for his dapper taste and fondness for retro suits.

 BRAND NEW 

MRS. AMERICAN PIE

APPLE TV+

A new comedy starring Kristen Wiig about a gorgeously impossible people. It follows Maxine Simmons' attempt to secure her seat at America’s most exclusive table: Palm Beach high society. As Maxine attempts to cross that impermeable line between the haves and the have-nots, “Mrs. American Pie” asks the same questions that still baffle us today: “Who gets a seat at the table?” “How do you get a seat at the table?” “What will you sacrifice to get there?” Set during the powderkeg era of the early 1970s, “Mrs. American Pie” is a testament to every outsider fighting for their chance at superficial greatness.

 BRAND NEW 

M. SON OF THE CENTURY

SKY ATLANTIC

Based on the bestselling book by Antonio Scurati, which chronicles the birth of fascism in Italy and the Duce Benito Mussolini’s rise to power, Joe Wright will direct the eight-part series which covers the period from the founding of Fasci Italiani in 1919 through to Mussolini’s infamous speech in parliament following the murder of socialist MP Giacomo Matteotti in 1925. The series also promises to provide viewers with an insight into Mussolini and his personal relationships, including with his wife Rachele, his lover Margherita Sarfatti, and with other iconic figures from the time. Like the novel, the series will tell the history of a country that surrendered to dictatorship and the story of a man who was able to rise from his ashes time and again.

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 BRAND NEW 

THE NEW LOOK

APPLE TV+

An epic thriller from Todd A. Kessler, starring Ben Mendelsohn and Juliette Binocheset, set against the World War II Nazi occupation of Paris when Coco Chanel’s reign as the world’s most famous fashion designer ends and Christian Dior rises helping return spirit and life to the world with his groundbreaking, iconic imprint of beauty and influence that will go on to define generations to come.

 BRAND NEW 

NIGHTSLEEPER

BBC ONE

A new real-time thriller set on a sleeper train travelling from Glasgow to London, while a government agency desperately tries to intervene in the rapidly-escalating events onboard. Can two people who’ve never met, one on the train and one not, work together to save the lives of its disparate group of passengers as the Heart of Britain service hurtles towards what might quite literally be its final destination?

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 BRAND NEW 

OUT THERE

ITV1

Martin Clunes and Louis Ashbourne Serkis star in this new six-part drama about County lines drug dealing. An escalating, insidious crime wave sweeping the British countryside.

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 SEASON 2 

PACHINKO

APPLE TV+

Epic in scope and intimate in tone, Pachinko tells an unforgettable story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning. The new season will continue the riveting story that spans generations and is told across three languages - Korean, Japanese, and English.

 BRAND NEW 

PASSENGER

ITVX

A new six-part darkly comic horror, written by Andrew Buchan. In the small Northern village of Chadder Vale, a close-knit community is sent spinning on its axis following a series of strange and unnatural crimes. After arriving there five years ago, Former Met Police Detective Riya Ajunwa has been searching for that ‘one big crime’, that one challenge that will make her feel alive again. Then one night local girl, Katie Wells is mysteriously abducted. Her car is found abandoned and there are traces of blood on the seats. But the village barely has time to register Katie’s disappearance before she reappears the next day, safe and sound. The rest of the villagers ask few questions and life resumes as normal.

 BRAND NEW 

PARTYGATE

CHANNEL 4

New factual drama, centred around two fictional Special Advisors Grace Greenwood, played by Georgie Henley and Annabel D’acre, played by Ophelia Lovibond. Based on meticulous research of real events inside Downing Street, it will tell the inside story in dramatic re-enactments interwoven with news archive footage and documentary interviews, showing the horrors of Covid unfold across the nation, while staff at Number 10 kicked back at a string of parties lubricated by quantities of alcohol.  

 BRAND NEW 

PAYBACK

ITV1

New crime thriller starring Morven Christie, Peter Mullan and Prasanna Puwanarajah. A compelling character-led series, Payback follows Lexie Noble as she becomes entangled in a perilous police operation to topple a notorious crime lord, Cal Morris.

 SERIES 2 

PEACOCK

BBC THREE

Allan Mustafa returns as the eponymous Andy Peacock, a personal trainer and man out of time. Now the proud owner of a body-positive fitness business and in an actual adult relationship, Andy’s life is on the up. Only his ego can mess things up now.

 BRAND NEW 

PEOPLE VS. POST OFFICE

ITV1

A new drama written by Gwyneth Hughes depicting one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in British legal history, that affected dozens of innocent sub-postmasters and postmistresses, wrongly accused of theft, fraud and false accounting due to a defective IT system. Many of the wronged workers who were prosecuted, some of whom were imprisoned for crimes they never committed, are already working with the producers to document how their lives were irreparably ruined by the scandal.

 BRAND NEW 

PLATFORM 7

ITV1

Based on the bestselling novel by Louise Doughty, this haunting thriller follows central character Lisa who, after witnessing a cataclysmic event on platform 7 of a railway station, finds her own fragmented memory jogged to reveal a connection between her own life and that of the event she has just witnessed. Supernatural elements combine with contemporary realism in this chilling drama. 

 BRAND NEW 

PLAYDATE

DISNEY+

Playdate follows what happens when Elisa’s world is turned upside down after her young daughter Lucia is kidnapped at a sleepover. Who is the mystery woman who took Lucia, and what secrets does she know about Elisa? 

 BRAND NEW 

PRESUMED INNOCENT

APPLE TV+

Based on the acclaimed book of the same name by Scott Turow, reimagined for the screen by David E. Kelley who will serve as showrunner and executive producer alongside executive producers Dustin Thomason, J.J. Abrams and Ben Stephenson. Inspired by Turow’s beloved courtroom thriller, it tells the story of a horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorney’s Office when one of its own is suspected of the crime.

Q

 BRAND NEW 

QUEENIE

CHANNEL 4

An adaptation by Candice Carty-Williams of her debut novel about a young Black woman’s value and the unrelenting trials and tribulations of life. It follows 25-year-old Queenie Jenkins, a Jamaican British straddler of both cultures, sometimes catastrophist, occasional mess, but more often than not an undervalued success, who is always, always enough.

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 BRAND NEW 

THE RECKONING

BBC ONE

A new drama from Jeff Pope which stars Steve Coogan as Jimmy Savile, a man who rose from working-class origins to become one of the biggest stars of British television, but in death has become one of the most reviled figures of modern history following revelations of extensive and horrific abuse. The story will trace Savile through his early years in the dance halls of northern England, his career with the BBC, to his twilight years when he sought to dispel the growing rumours about his life and the legacy he would leave behind.

 BRAND NEW 

RED EYE

ITVX

The six-part high-octane thriller is set between an all-night plane flight from London to Beijing and the corridors of power within Whitehall. Told over an adrenaline-filled six parts and produced by Bad Wolf, Red Eye starts with Dr Matthew Nolan, played by Richard Armitage, who arrives home after attending a medical conference in Beijing and coming frighteningly close to dying in a car crash. 

 SERIES 2 

THE RESPONDER

BBC ONE

Martin Freeman returns as police response officer Chris, who struggles to keep a grip on his mental health and marriage.

 BRAND NEW 

RIPLEY

SKY ATLANTIC

Based on Patricia Highsmith's bestselling quintet of Tom Ripley novels, Andrew Scott will star in the title role. In the series, Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home. Tom's acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud and murder.

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 BRAND NEW 

SAFE SPACE

SKY COMEDY

A new comedy starring, written and created by Greg Davies who plays a demotivated small-time psychotherapist heading nowhere fast until fate intervenes in the form of a new client, his rising star local MP. A dark web of revelations leads to a serious breach of client confidentially. A tale of control, power and how idiotic it makes us.

 SERIES 2 

SAS ROGUE HEROES

BBC ONE

The first series followed David Stirling, Jock Lewes and Paddy Mayne in a dramatised account of how the SAS was formed in the darkest days of World War Two, with fellow cast members including Dominic West, Sofia Boutella, Tom Glynn-Carney and Theo Barklem-Biggs. The second series will show viewers what comes next for the SAS, following the dramatic turn of events in series one’s final episode. Further details will be announced in due course.

 SEASON 2 

SEVERANCE

APPLE TV+

Adam Scott returns as Mark Scout who leads a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure, which surgically divides their memories between their work and personal lives. This daring experiment in “work-life balance” is called into question as Mark finds himself at the center of an unraveling mystery that will force him to confront the true nature of his work … and of himself.

 SERIES 2 

SHERWOOD

BBC ONE

Another series of James Graham's drama which follows a tense and heart-wrenching investigation into two shocking and unexpected killings which shatter an already fractured community.

 SERIES 8 

SHETLAND

BBC ONE

Ashley Jensen leads the new series as DI Ruth Calder, a native Shetlander who returns to the isles after 20 years working for the Met in London. Ruth takes on the lead detective role left vacant by DI Jimmy Perez, working closely with DS Alison ‘Tosh’ McIntosh, played by Alison O’Donnell.

 BRAND NEW 

SHUGGIE BAIN

BBC ONE

Set during the 1980s, Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of a mother-son relationship in working-class Glasgow and will be adapted from his own debut novel, by Douglas Stuart. Shuggie’s mother Agnes, a luminous, glamourous star she has always believed herself to be, dreams of a house with its own front door, ordering a little happiness on credit. Agnes finds increasing solace in drink, and she drains away the lion’s share of each week’s benefits, all the family has to live on.

 SERIES 2 

SHOWTRIAL

BBC ONE

The returning series will feature a brand new cast, including Adeel Akhtar, Nathalie Armin and Michael Socha. Alongside a new cast, the new five-part series of Showtrial, written and created by Ben Richards, will feature an explosive new murder investigation that divides the nation and takes place in the full glare of the media spotlight.

 SEASON 4 

SLOW HORSES

APPLE TV+

Gary Oldman returns for more from Apple TV+'s espionage series. In season threee,Jackson Lamb's disgraced spies work together to foil a rogue agent when one of their own is kidnapped. Whilst season four opens with a bombing that detonates personal secrets, rocking the already unstable foundations of Slough House.

 BRAND NEW 

SOULS

SKY ATLANTIC

In Stockholm, pregnant pathologist Allie tries everything to prevent her beloved husband and pilot Leo from flying. In Berlin, 25-year-old Linn joins a cult whose members, for a variety of reasons, desperately want to believe in life after death. Meanwhile, in a hospital in the middle of Germany, Hanna wakes up after a serious car accident and wonders how her 14-year-old son Jacob managed to save them both from drowning. When, a few days after the accident, Jacob suddenly claims to remember a past life as a pilot of a missing passenger plane, he dramatically changes the fate of the three women. Is he telling the truth?

 SEASON 2 

SQUID GAME

NETFLIX

A second season of the show in which 456 players, all of whom are in deep financial hardship, risk their lives to play a series of deadly children's games.

 BRAND NEW 

STEELTOWN MURDERS

BBC ONE

A new factual drama written by Ed Whitmore and set in both 1973 and the early 2000s. It centres on the hunt to catch the killer of three young women in the Port Talbot area and the remarkable story of how, in the first case of its kind, the mystery was solved almost 30 years later using pioneering DNA evidence. Stars Philip Glenister and Steffan Rhodri.

 BRAND NEW 

SUCH BRAVE GIRLS

BBC ONE

A new pilot from writer-performer Kat Sadler, the new comedy explores life and love in all its ugly chaos, following a single mother, Deb, and her two daughters, Josie and Billie, attempting to piece their lives back together after their narcissistic wreckhead father and husband finally f*cked off for good.

 BRAND NEW 

SUNNY

APPLE TV+

A new dark comedy starring Rashida Jones, created by Katie Robbins. Jones plays Suzie, an American woman living in Kyoto, Japan, whose life is upended when her husband and son disappear in a mysterious plane crash. As “consolation” she’s given Sunny, one of a new class of domestic robots made by her husband’s electronics company. Though at first, Suzie resents Sunny’s attempts to fill the void in her life, gradually they develop an unexpected friendship, as together they uncover the dark truth of what really happened to Suzie’s family, becoming dangerously enmeshed in a world Suzie never knew existed.

 RETURNING 

SURVIVOR

BBC ONE

The ultimate physical and psychological gameshow promises viewers a compelling test of brains, brawn and betrayal as players compete to outwit, outplay and outlast their rivals to be crowned the Ultimate Survivor. 20 people, carefully selected from across the UK will be marooned in a tropical location and divided into two tribes, going head-to-head in a range of physical and psychological challenges.

 BRAND NEW 

SWEETPEA

SKY ATLANTIC

A new dark comic drama adapted by Kirstie Swain from the novel of the same name by C. J. Skuse. When a chance encounter with a stranger leads to a shocking act of violence, Rhiannon’s mask slips completely and she is forced to confront the darker side she has long kept hidden.

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 SERIES 2 

TABOO

BBC ONE

Tom Hardy reprises his role as James Keziah Delaney who in the first series returned home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father's shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself.

 BRAND NEW 

THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ

SKY

A six-part limited series that tells the true-life love story of Lale and Gita Sokolov. At 26 and 18, these two ordinary young people had adult life and all of its possibilities stretching before them. But their freedom, aspirations and all prospect of a future, were snatched from them when they were transported to Auschwitz, condemned to the very worst prison, a Nazi death camp, because of their religion. They’d never met before, but one chance glance was all it took: they both knew their destiny was with each other. Surviving this hell became a must, not an if. 

 BRAND NEW 

TEN POUND POMS

APPLE TV+

Ten Pound Poms follows a group of Brits as they leave dreary post-war Britain in 1956 to embark on a life-altering adventure on the other side of the world. For only a tenner, they have been promised a better house, better job prospects and a better quality of life by the sea in sun-soaked Australia. Stars Michelle Keegan, Faye Marsay and Warren Brown.

 BRAND NEW 

THEN YOU RUN

SKY MAX

A new drama by Ben Chanan based on the novel of the same name by Zoran Drvenkar. It follows a close-knit group of rebellious London teenagers on a getaway in Rotterdam, but after the estranged father of Tara is discovered dead, they find themselves on the run across Europe with three kilos of heroin and a host of deadly criminals snapping at their heels. Leading the hunt against Tara and her childhood friends, reckless Stink, sharp Ruth and loyal Nessi is Tara’s uncle Reagan, a notorious gangster haunted by his past who will stop at nothing to track down his missing cache of drugs. But Reagan isn’t the only person they should fear because all the while a terrifying and mythical serial killer known only as ‘The Traveller’ draws closer, on a collision course with them all.

 BRAND NEW 

THIS TOWN

BBC ONE

Steven Knight's new drama This Town tells the story of an extended family and four young people who are drawn into the world of ska and two-tone music, which exploded from the grassroots of Coventry and Birmingham in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, uniting black, white and Asian youths. Stars Michelle Dockery, Nicholas Pinnock and David Dawson.

 BRAND NEW 

A THOUSAND BLOWS

DISNEY+

Brought to life by acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight, A Thousand Blows follows Hezekiah and Alec, two best friends from Jamaica who find themselves thrust into the vibrant and violent melting pot of post-industrial revolution London's East End. Set in the perilous world of illegal boxing in 1880s Victorian London.

 BRAND NEW 

THREE LITTLE BIRDS

ITV1

Written by Sir Lenny Henry, this life-affirming drama has been inspired by his mother’s stories about leaving Jamaica in the 1950s for Great Britain, which became her lifelong home and where she raised her family.

 SERIES 2 

TIME

BBC ONE

Jimmy McGovern's prison drama set in Liverpool returns, welcoming a new cast and set in an all-female prison.

 BRAND NEW 

TIME BANDITS

APPLE TV+

Lisa Kudrow, Kal-El Tuck, Charlyne Yi, Tadhg Murphy, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Rune Temte, Kiera Thompson and Rachel House to lead this new comedy which has been co-written, directed and executive produced by Taika Waititi. It promises to be a comedic journey through time and space with a ragtag group of thieves and their newest recruit: an eleven-year-old history nerd

 BRAND NEW 

TOM JONES

ITV1

Solly McLeod and Sophie Wilde star in Gwyneth Hughes' reimagining of The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling based on Henry Fielding’s classic novel. A picaresque story of the title character’s complicated journey to find real love, Tom Jones has delighted and scandalized readers since it was originally published in 1749. 

 SERIES 2 

THE TOURIST

BBC ONE

The drama starring Jamie Dornan, written by Harry and Jack Williams returns.

 SERIES 3 

THE TOWER

ITV1

Based on Kate London’s brilliant second novel and adapted by screenwriter Patrick Harbinson, The Tower returns with Gemma Whelan returning as DS Sarah Collins alongside Tahirah Sharif as PC Lizzie Adama, Emmett J Scanlan as DI Kieran Shaw and Jimmy Akingbola as DC Steve Bradshaw. The series opens with Lizzie returning to Farlow station. Her boss and former lover, DI Kieran Shaw, partners her with Arif Johar.  Their first call is to a domestic violence complaint against Mark Brannon, who is accused of beating up his girlfriend, Georgina Teel and terrorising their young daughter Skye.

 BRAND NEW 

A TOWN CALLED MALICE

SKY MAX

An explosive family saga, thriller, and crime drama collision starring Jack Rowan & Tahirah Sharif, with Dougray Scott, Jason Flemyng, and Martha Plimpton. Set amongst the beach clubs and palm trees of the Costa del Sol in the early 80s, it follows the Lords, a crime family of petty thieves from South London, as they decamp from London to Spain to profit from an unexpected windfall – and to escape the attention of the police in a high-profile murder enquiry.

 SERIES 2 

THE TRAITORS

BBC ONE

Hosted by Claudia Winkleman, The Traitors is a nail-biting psychological reality competition where 22 strangers play the ultimate game of detection, backstabbing and trust, in the hope of winning up to £120,000.

 SERIES 2 

TRIGGER POINT

ITV1

Vicky McClure returns as bomb disposal operative ‘Expo’, Lana Washington in another six-part series that focuses on the Expo officers who risk their lives daily on ‘the long walk’ towards danger. Written by screenwriting newcomer Daniel Brierley and produced by Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television. 

 BRAND NEW 

TRUELOVE

CHANNEL 4

With a core cast in their late 60s and 70s, Truelove breaks the rules for older characters on screen and flips ageist tropes on their head in a series which promises thrilling twists and turns, irreverent humour and passionate romance. Stars Lindsay Duncan, Clarke Peters, Sue Johnston, Phil Davis, Peter Egan, Karl Johnson, Kiran Sonia Sawar and Fiona Button.

 SERIES 4 

TRYING

APPLE TV+

Esther Smith and Rafe Spall star as Nikki and Jason, a couple who all they want is a baby. But it’s the one thing they just can’t have. Thrown straight into the parental deep end, Nikki and Jason’s relationships with each other and with their nearest and dearest are tested as they desperately try to navigate the ups and downs of parenting, while hanging onto their kids, and their sanity.

U

 SEASON 4   FINAL SEASON 

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY

NETFLIX

Last season, at the Academy, the Umbrellas clashed with a new squad of Hargreeves siblings as a mysterious force begins to wreak havoc on the city. What will happen in the show's fourth and final season?

 BRAND NEW 

UNDER HER SKIN

CHANNEL 5

Jo Joyner and Rachel Shenton lead Channel 5's new psychological thriller about a woman who, on the surface, has it all. But with the pressures of modern life and a new friend secretly determined to create chaos, her world is set spiralling. Laura is a woman who has the perfect family on paper, a loving husband and two beautiful children. But like any family, there are cracks in their perfect veneer. Cracks that Emily, a charismatic stranger is hell-bent on exploiting.

 BRAND NEW 

UNTITLED NICÔLE LECKY SERIES

BBC ONE

Nicôle Lecky is diving into the world of teenage girls and their mothers for a new six-part mystery thriller. We meet Lorna, a self-made and successful black businesswoman from South London who has worked hard to be where she is and best friend Juliet, a white woman born into the privileged gated community they both call home.

 BRAND NEW 

UNTITLED ROBBIE WILLIAMS DOCUMENTARY

NETFLIX

The documentary series about British pop superstar Robbie Williams promises to be an unfiltered, in-depth examination of a global icon and natural-born-entertainer who had to navigate the highs and lows of being in the limelight for more than 30 years. 

V

 SERIES 2 

VIGIL

BBC ONE

The hit series starring Suranne Jones will return for a second series and will be set and filmed in Scotland again.

 BRAND NEW 

VIRDEE

BBC ONE

Sacha Dhawan to star in BBC One's new six-part detective drama Virdee, based on AA Dhand’s best-selling crime novels. Adapted for the screen by AA Dhand. Virdee introduces Detective Harry Virdee, played by Sacha Dhawan, a Bradford cop disowned by his Sikh family for marrying Saima, who is Muslim. Harry struggles with abandonment, constantly attempting to reunite with his family. With his personal life in chaos, he must hunt down a killer targeting the Asian community.

W

 BRAND NEW 

WAHALA

BBC ONE

Theresa Ikoko adapts the novel of the same name. Wahala follows three thirty-something Anglo-Nigerian female friends living in London, successfully navigating a world that mixes roast dinners with jollof rice.

 SERIES 2 

WE ARE LADY PARTS

CHANNEL 4

Series one explored the highs and lows of the band, named Lady Parts, as seen through the eyes of Amina Hussain, a geeky microbiology PhD student, on the lookout for love. Amina is recruited to be the bands’ unlikely lead guitarist. Lady Parts’ fierce and enigmatic frontwoman Saira sees something in Amina and uses her desperation to find a husband as leverage, offering to set her up with potential matches if she agreed to join the band. Amina soon gets swept up in their joyful, anarchic energy and punk spirit. But she’s caught between two different worlds – her more strait-laced uni friends and the band, who urge her to find her voice.

 BRAND NEW 

WHAT IT FEELS LIKE FOR A GIRL

BBC THREE

What It Feels Like For A Girl is described as a wild, anarchic Y2K spin on a coming-of-age drama, inspired by the acclaimed memoir of the same name by the award-winning writer and journalist Paris Lees.

 RETURNING 

WHEEL OF FORTUNE

ITV1

Legendary game show Wheel of Fortune will be returning to our screens for eight brand new episodes, including two celebrity specials, in 2024 with Graham Norton as its new host. Once again, the game will be centred around a giant carnival wheel as the contestants spin to win a life-changing cash prize. In this thrilling game of skill and luck, the turn of the wheel secures a cash value before they pick a letter to help them solve the puzzle. For every correct letter they reveal in the puzzle they win multiples of that amount.

 BRAND NEW 

THE WHITE DARKNESS

APPLE TV+

Based on an acclaimed book by bestselling author David Grann, The White Darkness is inspired by the true life account of Henry Worsley, a devoted husband and father, a former soldier, a man of deep honour and sacrifice, but also a man deeply obsessed with adventure, manifesting in an epic journey crossing Antarctica on foot. Starring Hiddleston as Worsley, this is a spellbinding story of courage, love, family and the extremes of human capacity. Stars Tom Hiddleston.

 SEASON 3 

THE WHITE LOTUS

SKY ATLANTIC

A third installment following a new group of guests at another White Lotus property.

 BRAND NEW 

THE WINTER CHILD

CHANNEL 5

A new drama following Claudia, a lonely single mother and school nurse, longing for connection. Her opportunity to be a hero comes when a young child in her community, Emily Winter, goes missing. Claudia becomes embroiled in the case and fixated on uncovering the truth. However, her fascination quickly begins to turn to obsession, not only with what happened to Emily, but also with the Winter family at the heart of the case. Emily’s grief-stricken father, Owen; her cold mother, Sabine, and her twelve-year-old brother, Dean.

 SEASON 4 

THE WITCHER

NETFLIX

As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it. Entrusted with Ciri's magical training, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where she hopes to discover more about the girl's untapped powers; instead, they discover they've landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery. They must fight back, put everything on the line - or risk losing each other forever.

 BRAND NEW 

THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD I CAN'T SEE

CHANNEL 4

A new comedy travelogue starring comedian Chris McCausland and sees him cross the globe to explore some of the world’s most iconic, unforgettable world landmarks, but in a new and unique way that discovers things the ordinary traveller might miss. In each episode, reluctant traveller Chris will be joined by a different special celebrity guest as his travelling companion. As well as providing a humorous ‘audio description’ of their surroundings for him, the celebrity companions will do their best to prove to Chris that there’s much more to visiting these places than just what they look like, by engaging their other senses. Will they manage to convince him that it was worth getting off his couch after all?

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