SERIES 2

THE BAY

20th January 9pm, ITV

After dealing with the repercussions of her actions from last year, DC Lisa Armstrong is given the opportunity to step up when asked to assist a murder investigation in Morecambe. 

6 episodes. Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

SPECIAL

BULLETPROOF: SOUTH AFRICA

20th January 9pm, Sky One

Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters return as police partners and best friends Aaron Bishop and Ronnie Pike who in this special, head to South Africa, where we will see more action, more car chases and a thrilling journey into the underworld of Cape Town.

3 episodes. Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

SERIES 2

BACK

21st January 10pm, Channel 4

Comedy starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb which follows Stephen as he tries to follow in his recently deceased father’s footsteps and take over the family business.

6 episodes

BRAND NEW

IT'S A SIN

22nd January 9pm, Channel 4

A new drama from Russell T Davies which follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and the story of three boys, Ritchie, Roscoe and Colin, across the decade.

 

5 episodes. Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

SERIES 3

PLS LIKE

24th January BBC Three

Struggling documentary-maker Liam Williams teams up once again with online talent agent, and self-professed 'Influencer Tsar', James Wirm to find out what it takes to become a successful influencer in a post-pandemic world. 

6 episodes. All episodes available at launch

BRAND NEW

KATIE PRICE: HARVEY AND ME

25th January 8.30pm, BBC One

A deeply personal film following Katie Price and her disabled son Harvey in a crucial year of his life, as he turns 18 and becomes an adult. It’s an exciting milestone for them both, but for some disabled young adults like Harvey it also brings a daunting uncertainty as the people and places that have cared for him as a child are about to change.

One-off

SERIES 9

CELEBS GO DATING: THE MANSION

25th January 9pm, E4

For the very first time, the celebs and their potential matches all bed down together in one very plush mansion, under the ever-watchful eyes of dating experts Paul C Brunson and Anna Williamson. 

Continues nightly

SERIES 3

MARCELLA

26th January 9pm, ITV

Marcella is now in Belfast as an undercover detective. She has taken on a new identity, Keira, and has infiltrated the infamous Maguire crime family but as she investigates their activities, questions come to the fore about how much she’s embraced the Keira personality and left Marcella behind.

8 episodes. All episodes available at launch

SERIES 2

DEAD PIXELS

26th January 10pm, E4

Comedy about a group of friends who are obsessed with a role-playing fantasy computer game. With the arrival of a new instalment of Kingdom Scrolls, their excitement is quickly quashed when they discover that the game they love so much has been commercialised and overrun by a younger generation of players

6 episodes. Starts with two episodes. Continues weekly

BRAND NEW

THE DROWNING

1st February Channel 5

Jill Halfpenny stars as Jodie, a mother still recovering from the loss of her son who went missing eight years ago. When she encounters Daniel, she is convinced he is her son. But her fixation threatens to collapse the life she’s painstakingly rebuilt, as it leads her down a dangerous and morally dubious path.

4 episodes. Continues nightly

BRAND NEW

MEL GIEDROYC: UNFORGIVABLE

2nd February 10pm, Dave

The nation’s favourite comics and celebrities compete to convince Mel Giedroyc that they are the most Unforgivable person in the room. To do this they will have to dredge up their most outrageous sins, lies, legal transgressions and morally bankrupt behaviour.

8 episodes. Continues weekly

SERIES 3

HYPOTHETICAL

10th February 10pm, Dave

James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe return with another series of the show in which top comedians are posed increasingly absurd hypothetical situations and scored on how well they would deal with them.

8 episodes. Continues weekly

SERIES 3

THE STAND UP SKETCH SHOW

February ITV2

Variety comedy show packed with stand up routines by some of the nation's most loved comedians including Russell Kane and Judi Love.

6 episodes. Continues weekly

BRAND NEW

YOUR HONOR

2nd March Sky Atlantic

Bryan Cranston stars as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son, Adam is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices.

10 episodes

SERIES 17

ANT & DEC'S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY

Early 2021 ITV

The series will once again feature big showbiz guests, high-octane challenges and hilarious hidden-camera set ups…plus a new scripted comedy serial, a whole host of brand-new studio games and live surprises will be unleashed upon both the studio audience and viewers at home.

BRAND NEW

THE CELEBRITY CIRCLE

Early 2021 Channel 4

The most talked about apartment block in Britain opens its doors to celebrities for the first time ever as they'll have to live in separate apartments and befriend each other using only a social media platform called The Circle.

Continues nightly across a week

BRAND NEW

15 DAYS

Channel 5

4 episodes. A new crime thriller which opens with a brutal murder before rewinding back 15 days to embark on a nail-biting countdown to find out why, how and who is responsible for the chilling crime.

SERIES 4

ACKLEY BRIDGE

Channel 4

10 episodes. Sunetra Sarker, Rob James Collier, Jo Joyner, Charlie Hardwick, Tony Jayawardeena, Fern Deacon, Phoebe Tuffs-Berry, Cody Ryan, Nazmeen Kauser and Zara Salim return for a series of new 30-minute episodes.

SERIES 3

AFTER LIFE

Netflix

6 episodes. A final series of Ricky Gervais' hit comedy in which he plays local newspaper writer Tony, whose life is upended after his wife Lisa, played by Kerry Godliman, dies from cancer.

BRAND NEW

ALL THAT GLITTERS

BBC Two

6 episodes. A new series hosted by Katherine Ryan which sets out to find the UK’s next up-and-coming jewellery star. Each week, Ryan will also be joined by judges Solange Azagury-Partridge and Shaun Leane, who will decide who is named Jeweller of the Week and who will be heading home.

BRAND NEW

ALMA'S NOT NORMAL

BBC Two

6 episodes. A full series of Sophie Willan's comedy pilot in which she plays Boltonian wild-child Alma Nuthall and her family of eccentric, unruly women. After a recent break-up, Alma tries to get her life back on track.

BRAND NEW

ANGELA BLACK

ITV

6 episodes. Joanne Froggatt takes on the role of a suburban housewife whose seemingly perfect life isn’t all it appears to be. Playing her husband Olivier will be Michiel Huisman whilst Samuel Adewunmi plays an enigmatic stranger and private investigator called Ed. Written by Harry and Jack Williams.

BRAND NEW

ANNE

ITV

4 episodes. A new drama about Anne Williams, the inspirational woman who dedicated her life to campaigning for justice following her son’s death at Hillsborough.

SERIES 2

AVENUE 5

Sky One

Another series of Armando Iannucci’s spaceship-set comedy, set forty years in the future when travelling the solar system is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, but a booming, multibillion-dollar business. 

SERIES 2

BACK TO LIFE

BBC Three

Daisy Haggard returns in this dark comedy about Miri Matterson who returns to her seaside family home, having spent 18 years in prison for a crime committed during her formative years.

SERIES 2

BAPTISTE

BBC One

6 episodes. Tchéky Karyo returns as retired police investigator, Julien Baptistene and will be joined by Fiona Shaw who plays Emma Chambers, a British Ambassador whose whole family disappears whilst on a skiing holiday in the Hungarian mountains.

BRAND NEW

BEST INTERESTS

BBC One

4 episodes. A new drama from Jack Thorne about a family driven apart after being told that Andrew and Nicci’s daughter, Marnie, has a life-threatening condition. The doctors believe it is in her best interests to be allowed to die, but her loving family disagree.

SERIES 6

BETTER CALL SAUL

Netflix

13 episodes. Bob Odenkirk returns as lawyer Jimmy ‘Saul Goodman’ McGill in the final season of this Breaking Bad spin-off.

BRAND NEW

BIG BOY

Channel 4

6 episodes. Dylan Llewellyn stars in this funny and heart-breaking new comedy from Jack Rooke which tells the story of a university fresher, trying to find his tribe whilst still finding himself.

RETURNING

THE BIG BREAKFAST

Channel 4

One-off. Almost 30 years since its launch, The Big Breakfast with its original anarchic spirit, distinctive energy and unique sense of humour and reimagined through an unashamedly Black British lens, in a live special hosted by Mo Gilligan.

BRAND NEW

BLOODLANDS

BBC One

4 episodes. James Nesbitt stars as Northern Irish police detective Tom Brannick in this new drama which follows his dogged hunt for a legendary assassin. An explosive cat-and-mouse game where the stakes have never been higher.

BRAND NEW

BLOODS

Sky One

6 episodes. Written by Nathan Bryon this new comedy stars Samson Kayo and Jane Horrocks as two paramedic partners, Maleek and Wendy who work for a South London ambulance service.

SERIES 3

BRASSIC

Sky One

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

SERIES 3

BRITANNIA

Sky Atlantic

The new series sees a radical transformation in Cait’s journey as the Chosen One, with a decision that will tie her to the future of her war-torn people and their ravaged land.

BRAND NEW

BUT WHEN WE DANCE

BBC One

One-off. A new 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.

SERIES 10

CALL THE MIDWIFE

BBC One

A tenth series of the popular drama centred around the practice of midwifery in 1960s east London. Series 11 already confirmed.

SERIES 2

THE CAPTURE

BBC One

Holliday Grainger returns as Rachel Carey, following series one’s shock ending that saw Carey seemingly join forces with the shadowy correction team she had previously sought to expose.

BRAND NEW

THE CHILDREN

BBC Two

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

BRAND NEW

CHIVALRY

Channel 4

6 episodes. A new comedy writtten by and starring Sarah Solemani and Steve Coogan which skewers and satirises the complex state of contemporary sexual politics, while asking if romance can survive in the post #MeToo era.

BRAND NEW

CHLOE

BBC 

6 episodes. A new thriller from Alice Seabright. Becky thinks Chloe has the perfect life. Years after Chloe abandoned her when they were teenagers, Becky still obsessively watches Chloe's life through her picture-perfect social media. But when Chloe dies suddenly, Becky's need to find out how and why leads her to assume a new identity and infiltrate the enviable lives of Chloe's closest friends.

SERIES 3

THE CIRCLE

Channel 4 

The most talked about apartment block in Britain is back as Emma Willis returns to host a new series of the hit reality TV format in which a new set of residents will have to live in separate apartments and befriend each other using only a social media platform called The Circle.

BRAND NEW

THE CLEANER

BBC One 

6 episodes. Greg Davies writes and stars in this new based on the long-running German series Der Tatortreiniger. He plays a state-certified cleaning technician with a very special field of work: as a crime scene cleaner he is responsible for the removal of any signs of death.

SERIES 2

CODE 404

Sky One 

6 episodes. Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham return as DI John Major and his best friend and police partner, Carver. Major returns a year after he's believed to have died - part AI and better then ever… or so he’d like to believe.

SERIES 2

COMEDIANS GIVING LECTURES

Dave

6 episodes. Sara Pascoe returns to host the show in which three comedians are given the titles of genuine lectures, but none of the content. So not only have they got to impress the audience with their usual comedy chops, they will also be marked on their oratory skills by experts in the field of their lecture topic. Series 3 already confirmed.

BRAND NEW

DANNY BOY

BBC Two

One-off. Anthony Boyle and Toby Jones star in this feature-length drama about a young man’s journey from medal-winning war hero to alleged murderer, and his search for truth in the fog of war.

SERIES 3

DERRY GIRLS

Channel 4

6 episodes. A third series of Lisa McGee's hit award-winning comedy set in Northern Ireland, which follows the lives of Erin, her cousin Orla and friends Clare, Michelle and Dylan, The Wee English Fella.

BRAND NEW

DESIRE

ITV

5 episodes. A new drama which focusses 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.

BRAND NEW

THE DIPLOMAT

ALIBI

6 episodes. A new drama by Ben Richards which follows Laura Simmonds and her Barcelona Consul colleague/friend Alba Ortiz as they fight to protect British nationals who find themselves in trouble in the Catalan city.

BRAND NEW

DNA JOURNEY

ITV

4 episodes. 8 celebrities including Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan, Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp, Amanda Holden and Alan Carr and Martin and Roman Kemp, embark on a life changing journey to explore their family history.

BRAND NEW

DOMINA

Sky Atlantic

A new drama which brings to life the power struggles of Ancient Rome from a different perspective, that of the women. Stars Kasia Smutniak, Liam Cunningham, Isabella Rossellini and Matthew McNulty.

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.

SERIES 3

EMMA WILLIS: DELIVERING BABIES IN 2020

W

4 episodes. Emma Willis tells the stories of families whose birthing plans have been thrown up in the air by lockdown in the UK in 2020, following them in the run up to their births and when they return home - with Emma on hand to offer support.

BRAND NEW

ENDEAVOUR

ITV

Shaun Evans reprises his role alongside Roger Allam as mentor DI Fred Thursday in the successful series which charts the early career of the young Endeavour Morse.

BRAND NEW

ENGLISTAN

BBC Two

Created by Riz Ahmed, this nine-part 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

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE BASED ON A PACK OF LIES

BBC One

6 episodes. A new thriller which tells the story of two very different women and the conman they have in common. A dark, funny, and unpredictable thriller about three remarkable characters trapped in a triangle of epic proportions.

BRAND NEW

FOUR LIVES

BBC One

3 episodes. A new drama starring Stephen Merchant and Sheridan Smith telling the story of convicted serial rapist and serial killer Stephen Port who drugged and murdered four men which he met on a dating app.

SERIES 2

GANGS OF LONDON

Sky Atlantic

The inner workings of the largest criminal organisation in London are set to be unearthed again as Sky Atlantic's biggest original drama in 5 years, returns.

BRAND NEW

GENERATION Z

Channel 4

6 episodes. 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.

SERIES 2

GENTLEMAN JACK

BBC One

A second series of Sally Wainwright's hit series which sees Suranne Jones play Anne Lister. 

SERIES 2

THE GOES WRONG SHOW

BBC One

6 episodes. Filmed in front of a live studio audience. this comedy from the team behind The Play That Goes Wrong returns with a number of new disastrous half-hour playlets.

BRAND NEW

GOOD WITH WOOD

Channel 4

6 episodes. Mel Giedroyc hosts a new competition show in which a group of woodworkers are challenged to craft beautiful and ambitious builds to exacting briefs. Over a series of competitive rounds taking place in a stunning woodland setting, they will have their skills tested to the limits.

SERIES 3

GORDON, GINO & FRED:

ROAD TRIP

ITV

8 episodes. Mischievous Gordon Ramsay, Gino D'Acampo and Fred Sirieix return for more adventures as they travel the world together. A fourth and fifth series and three Christmas specials have been confirmed.

BRAND NEW

GORDON RAMSAY'S

FUTURE FOOD STARS

BBC One

Gordon Ramsay is on the hunt for country’s most exciting and innovative new food and drink entrepreneurs and he's prepared to put his money where his mouth is by backing the winner with an investment to take their idea to the next level.

BRAND NEW

GRACE

ITV

An adaptation of Peter James’ award-winning novels which introduce the audience to
Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, a hard- working police officer who has given his life to the job, played by John Simm.

BRAND NEW

A GREAT BRITISH, FEMALE, GAY, DISABLED, COVID COMPLIANT ADVENTURE

Channel 4

4 episodes. Comedian Rosie Jones isn’t going to let a global pandemic stand in the way of her travel plans. With a different location to explore each episode, Rosie finds adventures in the unlikeliest of places, each week joined by a celebrity guest, ready to get stuck into the nature, nightlife, and quirky culture of Great Britain.

BRAND NEW

THE GREEN PLANET

BBC One

5 episodes. Sir David Attenborough presents a new landmark series which is an immersive portrayal of an unseen, inter-connected world, full of remarkable new behaviour, emotional stories and surprising heroes in the plant world

SERIES 2

GUILT

BBC Two

4 episodes. Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives return as two disparate brothers, united by guilt when they accidentally run over and kill an old man on a darkened street. 

BRAND NEW

HOLLINGTON DRIVE

ITV

4 episodes. Written by Sophie Petzal, the thriller focuses on the lives of two sisters, Theresa, and her older head teacher sibling, Helen. Both women appear close and their families enjoy spending time together, but this is the calm before storm.

SERIES 2

I AM

Channel 4

3 episodes. Suranne Jones and Ashley Walters star in a new series of Dominic Savage's female-led drama anthology. Each episode is developed and written in collaboration with the leading actor for whom the story will have personal resonance.

BRAND NEW

I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE

BBC One

8 episodes. A brand-new primetime mystery music guessing game that promises a whole new take on the singing gameshow genre as well as lots of music, comedy and play-along fun for the whole family to enjoy.

BRAND NEW

IDRIS ELBA'S FIGHT SCHOOL

BBC Two

4 episodes. Idris Elba is setting up an experimental fight school in London which will provide an outlet for young men and women whose circumstances around their upbringing have not given them the opportunities to make the right choices and avoid street violence.

SERIES 2

INNOCENT

ITV

4 episodes. Katherine Kelly stars in the lead role of schoolteacher Sally
Wright, who was alleged to be having an affair with her 16-year-old pupil, Matty Taylor and is fighting, against all odds, to prove her innocence.

BRAND NEW

INSIDE MAN

BBC One

4 episodes. A new crime thriller from Steven Moffat about a prisoner on death row in the US and a woman trapped in a cellar under an English vicarage, who cross paths in the most unexpected way…

SERIES 6

INSIDE NO.9

BBC One

6 episodes. The return of the anthology by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'. A seventh series has already been confirmed.

SERIES 2

INTELLIGENCE

Sky One

6 episodes. David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed in this workplace comedy based in Cheltenham and set in the UK’s highly regarded Government Communications Headquarters.

BRAND NEW

INTERGALACTIC

Sky One

New drama which follows Ash, a young flight cadet falsely imprisoned before becoming embroiled in an audacious prison break-out. 

BRAND NEW

THE IPCRESS FILE

ITV

6 episodes. From Trainspotting screenwriter John Hodge comes this new spy thriller adapted by the novel of the same name about iconic British spy Harry Palmer and set against the backdrop of Cold War Europe. Stars Joe Cole, Lucy Boynton and Tom Hollander.

BRAND NEW

JUNGLE

Amazon Prime Video

6 episodes. A new musical drama following the connected lives of two separate strangers, each facing their own struggles, viewed through the prism of UK grime and drill music, and giving a perspective on often unseen worlds of inner city London.

BRAND NEW

KAREN PIRIE

ITV

3 episodes. Emer Kenny's adaptation of Val McDermid's The Distant Echo which is a series of cold case investigations set in the beautiful Scottish university town of St. Andrew’s and led by impressive investigator Karen Pirie.

SERIES 4

KILLING EVE

BBC Three

A fourth series of the hit drama starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh as Villanelle and Eve, two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other.

SERIES 2

KING GARY

BBC One

6 episodes. Tom Davis returns for another series of his comedy about the trials and tribulations of 'geezer diva' Gary King and his childhood sweetheart Terri as they aspire to achieve success in competitive suburbia.

BRAND NEW

LADYBABY

BBC Three

Pilot. A new comedy from Kirstie Swain about a struggling 35-year stand-up who comes off stage one night to discover the 20-year-old daughter she gave up for adoption.

BRAND NEW

LANDSCAPERS

Sky Atlantic

Olivia Colman stars in this new four-part drama inspired by real events, which explores the lives of convicted killers Susan and Christopher Edwards, asking how this devoted and mild-mannered couple came to kill Susan’s parents and bury them in the back garden of their Mansfield home, in a crime that remained undiscovered for over a decade.

BRAND NEW

THE LARKINS

ITV

Set in the late 1950’s, Bradley Walsh and Joanna Scanlan star in this new version of the story of a working-class family led by the golden-hearted wheeler dealer Pop Larkin and his wife Ma, together with their six children, including the beautiful Mariette

SERIES 2

THE LATEISH SHOW WITH MO GILLIGAN

Channel 4

6 episodes. Mo Gilligan returns for another series of his hit chat show, featuring games, sketches, music and chat with some of the biggest stars from the worlds of entertainment, music and sport.

BRAND NEW

LIFE AFTER LIFE

BBC One

4 episodes. An intriguing, gripping and heart-warming story which centres on Ursula Todd who dies one night in 1910, before she can draw her first breath. On that same night in 1910, Ursula is born and survives. She finds herself time and again, living and dying in different circumstances only to be reborn into a new, alternative iteration of life once more.

SERIES 6

LINE OF DUTY

BBC One

A sixth series of Jed Mercurio's hit series starring Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure which follows the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police anticorruption unit.

SERIES 7

LOVE ISLAND

ITV2

Laura Whitmore returns to host the first summer edition of the popular reality TV show from Mallorca since 2019.

BRAND NEW

THE MAN

ITV

3 episodes. 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 2

MCDONALD & DODDS

ITV

3 episodes. 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 2

MCMAFIA

BBC One

A second series of the global thriller created and written by Hossein Amini and James Watkins and inspired by Misha Glenny’s best-selling book of the same name.

SERIES 2

MEET THE RICHARDSONS

Dave

8 episodes This new series follows Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont as they deal with life after lockdown, create the perfect family Christmas and Lucy’s mum Gill spotting some spooky going’s on in The Dog and Bastard.

SERIES 4

MORTIMER & WHITEHOUSE: GONE FISHING

BBC Two

6 episodes. Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse return for another feel good series in which Paul continues to use his extensive knowledge of fishing to guide Bob, whilst Bob hunts out places to stay, creating heart-healthy menus throughout their travels.

SERIES 3

MOTHERLAND

BBC Two

6 episodes. A third series of the hit comedy starring Sharon Horgan, Anna Maxwell-Martin, Diane Morgan and Paul Ready about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood.

BRAND NEW

MY NAME IS LEON

BBC One

One-off. An adaptation of Kit de Waal’s novel, by Shola Amoo, set in 1980s Britain, telling the uplifting and incredibly moving story of nine-year-old Leon, a mixed-race boy whose desire is to keep his family together, as his single-parent mother suffers a devastating breakdown.

BRAND NEW

MY NAME IS LIZZIE

Channel 4

4 episodes. Niamh Algar leads this gripping drama examining the high-pressure investigation into the devastating murder of Rachel Nickell in 1992.

BRAND NEW

NO RETURN

ITV

4 episodes. Sheridan Smith stars in this new drama which tells the story of an idyllic family holiday to Turkey which turns into a living nightmare for Kathy. Written by Danny Brocklehurst.

BRAND NEW

THE OFFENDERS

BBC One

6 episodes. A new comedy from Stephen Merchant in which seven strangers from different walks of life forced together to complete a Community Payback sentence in Bristol.

BRAND NEW

OTI'S SOUTH AFRICAN

ODYSSEY

BBC One

8 years after she left home, Oti Mabuse is going back to her country of birth to show us her South Africa. It is a country that she feels is often misunderstood and she will show us a land of beauty, diversity, and hope.

BRAND NEW

RALPH AND KATIE

BBC One

6 episodes. Leon Harrop and Sarah Gordy reprise their well-loved characters from The A Word who are an inspirational and loving young couple who are embarking on the biggest adventure of their lives. Co-written by Peter Bowker and a team of disabled writers.

BRAND NEW

THE REAL GAMES

ITV

Across a week, Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff will watch on as 12 celebrities go head-to-head in a range of sporting challenges. Pulled out of their comfort zones, they'll be coached and trained before competing against each other in the hope of coming top of the medals table and being crowned winner.

BRAND NEW

RED ROSE

BBC Three

8 episodes. An original horror series which follows a disparate group of teenagers, adrift in the long hot summer following GCSEs, hanging out on the Bolton moors with little sense of direction or purpose now that school is over.

BRAND NEW

THE RESPONDER

BBC Two

6 episodes. A brand new crime drama from ex-police officer Tony Schumacher, drawn from his real life experiences which holds a mirror up to the emotional, often heart breaking extremes of modern day policing as it follows Chris, played by Martin Freeman, tackling a series of six night shifts on the beat in Liverpool as an urgent response officer.

BRAND NEW

RICHES

ITV

6 episodes. A new drama written and created by Abby Ajayi, about the exploits of the super-successful and wealthy Richards family. Stephen, a successful and smart businessman who always gets his own way has built his life and business empire around the fact everything he touches turns to gold. When Stephen suffers a stroke, the family’s world comes tumbling down

BRAND NEW

RIDLEY ROAD

BBC Two

4 episodes. A new thriller from Sarah Solemani set against the backdrop of a swinging sixties London we haven’t seen: an East End world where far right fascism is on the rise. 

BRAND NEW

SAFE SPACE

Sky One

Pilot episode. A new comedy written by and starring Greg Davies as a demotivated small-time psychotherapist heading nowhere fast, until fate intervenes in the form of a new client; his rising star local MP.

BRAND NEW

SCREW

Channel 4

6 episodes. This is prison as never seen before - the uncensored, terrifying and often darkly funny reality of life as a prison officer in an all-male prison in 21st century Britain. At the head of our gang of embattled ‘screws’ is Leigh, a woman who has devoted her adult life to this prison and its troubled population.

BRAND NEW

SHOWTRIAL

BBC One

6 episodes. A new drama which takes timely look at how wealth, politics and prejudice conspire to distort the quest for justice as a trial grips the nation, placing victim and accused, as well as their families, at the heart of a media storm.

SERIES 2

SLICED

Dave

6 episodes. Samson Kayo returns for a second series of this hit comedy in which he plays Joshua, a down-on-his-luck pizza delivery driver in south London. Written by Kayo and Phil Bowker.

SERIES 2

SPITTING IMAGE

BritBox

10 episodes. The weekly puppet-based sketch show that skewers the politicians and celebrities who need it the most returns. With a cast of characters from Britain, America, and around the world, no one is safe from a satirical roasting.

SERIES 2

STACEY DOOLEY SLEEPS OVER

W

6 episodes. Stacey Dooley returns to explore more unseen areas of modern relationships and family life. Once again, she'll  be given the opportunity to get to the very heart of each family.

BRAND NEW

STARSTRUCK

BBC Three

A new sitcom from Rose Matafeo which follows a twenty-something millennial in London juggling two dead-end jobs and navigating the awkward morning-after-the-night-before after discovering the complications of accidentally sleeping with a film star.

BRAND NEW

STAY CLOSE

Netflix

8 episodes. A new Harlan Coben adaptation by Danny Brocklehurst which follows three key characters whose dark secrets resurface, setting off a chain of events which threatens to destroy their lives. Stars Cush Jumbo, James Nesbitt, Richard Armitage and Sarah Parish.

SERIES 3

STATH LETS FLATS

Channel 4