UPCOMING TV

160+ SHOWS, UPDATED DAILY

BRAND NEW

TOGETHER

Thursday 17th June

9pm, BBC Two

Written by Dennis Kelly this film is set in the UK from the first days of the Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020 until present day and stars James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan as a husband and wife who are forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of lockdown.

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SEASON 2

TOO HOT TO HANDLE

Wednesday 23rd June

Netflix

The world's hottest no dating dating show is back with ten sexy new singles. Anyone who dares to break the rules of no kissing, no heavy petting, and no self-gratification of any kind will see the $100,000 prize drop faster than our contestants’ libido in the least sexy vacation getaway of their lives.

10 episodes

4 episodes available at launch

Final 6 episodes a week later

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SERIES 7

LOVE ISLAND

June

ITV2

A host of new singletons will seek to find their perfect match. Islanders must do their best to flirt, date, couple up and try and avoid being ‘dumped’. And as the pairs attempt to win the hearts of each other, and the nation, one couple will ultimately triumph and be crowned Love Island winners 2021.

Continues nightly

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SEASON 2

I THINK YOU SHOULD

LEAVE WITH

TIM ROBINSON

6th July

Netflix

Tim Robinson's hilarious sketch comedy series returns, poking fun at life's most bizarre and mundane situations.

All episodes available at launch

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SEASON 2

NEVER HAVE I EVER

Thursday 15th July

Netflix

Indian American teenager Devi continues to deal with the everyday pressures of high school and drama at home, while also navigating new romantic relationships.
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10 episodes

All episodes available at launch

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SERIES 2

TED LASSO

Friday 23rd July

Apple TV+

Jason Sudeikis returns as Ted Lasso, the small-time college football coach from Kansas who was hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.

10 episodes

Continues weekly

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BRAND NEW

NINE PERFECT

STRANGERS

Friday 20th August

Amazon Prime Video

Set at a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation, nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over them is the resort’s director Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. Stars Nicole Kidman.

8 episodes

Launches with 3 episodes

Continues weekly

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2021

THE NATIONAL

TELEVISION AWARDS

Thursday 9th September

ITV

This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Joel Dommett at The O2 London, celebrating a remarkable year in TV that’s been unlike any other.

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SEASON 2

THE MORNING SHOW

Friday 17th September

Apple TV+

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon return as the team emerge from the wreckage of Alex and Bradley's actions to a new UBA and a world in flux, where identity is everything and the chasm between who we present as and who we really are comes into play.

 

10 episodes

Continues weekly

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SERIES 2

SORRY, I DIDN'T KNOW

October

ITV

Jimmy Akingbola returns to host the only comedy panel show about Black history alongside team leaders, Chizzy Akudolu and Judi Love.

 

5 episodes

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BRAND NEW

BUFFERING

Summer

ITV2

Written and created by Iain Stirling and Steve Bugeja, this new sitcom follows twenty-something Stirling's character Iain, a children’s TV presenter in a complicated relationship with TV producer Olivia and his housemates as they face the daily challenges of millennial living.

6 episodes

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SERIES 2

CELEBRITY

KARAOKE CLUB

Summer

ITV2

Get ready for epic performances and naughty night out antics as a new batch of celebrities make their way into the karaoke club to unleash their inner Lady Gaga.

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SERIES 2

CODE 404

Summer

Sky One

Stephen Graham, Daniel Mays and Anna Maxwell Martin return in the new series of the comedy in which May's character DI John Major returned one year after his untimely death thanks to artificial intelligence - much to the surprise of his police partner DI Roy Carver.

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SERIES 11

VERA

Summer

ITV

Brenda Blethyn returns to the role of DCI Vera Stanhope for two emotionally compelling feature-length episodes set against the backdrop of the North East.

2 episodes

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SERIES 19

STRICTLY COME DANCING

Autumn

BBC One

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman return as a brand new line-up of celebrities will be hoping it's them who are lifting that glitter ball trophy in the final and following in the footsteps of double-champion Oti Mabuse who danced to victory with Bill Bailey in 2020.

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 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.

SERIES 2 + CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

ALL CREATURES GREAT

AND SMALL

Channel 5

6 episodes More episodes from this new adaptation of best-selling author James Herriot’s cherished collection of stories to screen, with Nicholas Ralph in the lead role.

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 Baptiste 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.

SERIES 3

THE BAY

ITV

Marsha Thomason joins the cast as Morecambe CID’s new Family Liaison Officer, DS Jenn Townsend. She is immediately thrown into the deep end when a body is found in the bay on her first day in the job. She must get under the skin of a grieving and complicated family if she has any chance of solving the premature death of an aspiring young boxer. 

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.

SERIES 2

BLOODLANDS

BBC One

4 episodes Following the revelations about the complex character of DCI Tom Brannick and what his future might entail, James Nesbitt returns as the Northern Irish police detective for more from this cat-and-mouse thriller

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

BRITISH AS FOLK

Dave

6 episodes Fern Brady, Darren Harriot and Ivo Graham are travelling across the nation discovering and interrogating the stereotypes and traditions that make up British life today, in the process creating their very own 'brutally honest' guide to Britain.

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 2

THE CABINS

ITV2

A new cast of singletons will ditch the dating rule book and delete their dating apps in an attempt to find true love. Moving into the intimate surroundings of The Cabins, the singletons then have 24 hours to decide whether they would like to spend more time together – or call it a day and walk away.

SERIES 11, 12 & 13

CALL THE MIDWIFE

BBC One

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

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

CASH CARRAWAY (W/T)

BBC One

Inspired by her darkly funny debut memoir Skint Estate, this new drama is a wild and punky tale of being trapped below the poverty line and doing everything it takes to escape. It stars Daisy May Cooper as a young working class single mum living with her ten year old daughter in the brutal lonely landscape of austerity Britain.

BRAND NEW

CHAMPION

BBC One

Written by Candice Carty-Williams, Champion tells the story of what happens when fame collides with family. Described as a "love letter to Black British music" this new drama, set in south London, promises to be the celebration of a sound that has long been the beating heart of our culture.

BRAND NEW

THE CHILDREN

BBC Two

One-off A new feature-length 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 written 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 One

6 episodes Becky thinks Chloe has the perfect life. Years after Chloe abandoned her when they were teenagers, she still obsessively watches her life through her 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.

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

THE COCKFIELDS

Gold

6 episodes Joe Wilkinson and Sue Johnston return in this comedy which follows Simon, visiting his ever-doting mother, his controlling yet well-meaning stepfather and his celebrity-obsessed stepbrother at their home on the Isle of Wight.

SERIES 2 & 3

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.

BRAND NEW

DALGLIESH

Channel 5

6 episodes Bertie Carvel stars as Dalgliesh in this new series which starts in 1970s England and follows his career to present day as he solves unusual murders and reveals buried secrets. Each two-part murder mystery will offer its own unique setting and extraordinary cast.

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

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

THE ENGLISH

BBC One

6 episodes A high-octane epic western from Hugo Blick, led by Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer. It follows Cornelia Locke, an Englishwoman who arrives into the new and wild landscape of the West to wreak revenge on the man she sees as responsible for the death of her son.

BRAND NEW

ENGLISTAN

BBC Two

9 episodes 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

EVERYTHING I KNOW

ABOUT LOVE

BBC One

Dolly Alderton adapts her wildly funny, occasionally heart-breaking, memoir of the same name, giving an unflinching account of surviving your 20s. It's about two best female friends from childhood and what happens when they move in to their first London house share and the first phase of adulthood.

BRAND NEW

EXTINCTION

Sky One

8 episodes Paapa Essiedu stars in this new action thriller which follows the story of a man who begins to re-live time after witnessing the world end. When George is recruited into an organisation of people who share his ability and harness it to stop global catastrophes, George goes rogue in a bid to save the woman he loves.

SERIES 2

FINDING ALICE

ITV

6 episodes The hit ITV drama starring Keeley Hawes returns, picking up a year on, the new series will explore the consequences of Alice deciding to have her dead husband’s baby and the impact this decision has on her friends and family.

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.

BRAND NEW

THE GALLOWS POLE

BBC One

Written by Shane Meadows, The Gallows Pole, is based on the novel of the same name by Benjamin Myers and fictionalises the remarkable true story of the rise and fall of David Hartley and the Cragg Vale Coiners.

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. 

BRAND NEW

THE GIRL BEFORE

BBC One

4 episodes The story of Jane, who gets the chance to move into a beautiful, ultra-minimalist house designed by an enigmatic architect. There’s just one catch: occupants have to abide by his list of exacting rules.

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, 4 & 5 + CHRISTMAS SPECIALS

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. 

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.

SERIES 2

GRACE

ITV

3 episodes John Simm returns as Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. It will will comprise of three 120-minute films; Not Dead Enough, Dead Man’s Footsteps and Dead Tomorrow.

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. 

SERIES 3

HIS DARK MATERIALS

BBC One

Based on The Amber Spyglass, the third part of Philip Pullman’s original trilogy of novels will see Dafne Keene return as Lyra, alongside Amir Wilson as Will, Ruth Wilson as Mrs Coulter, Simone Kirby as Mary Malone, Ruta Gedmintas as Serafina Pekkala, Jade Anouka as Ruta Skadi and James McAvoy as Lord Asriel.

SERIES 2

HITMEN

Sky One

Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc return as friends Fran and Jamie who are trying to make their way in the world with only each other to rely on. They also just happen to be assassins. A new friend creates a rift between them.

BRAND NEW

THE HOLIDAY

Channel 5

4 episodes Jill Halfpenny star in this new drama, based on T.M. Logan's novel, about 4 female best friends on holiday in the south of France. Their lives are turned upside down when one finds out her partner is having an affair. She then discovers that someone in the villa where they are staying may be prepared to kill to keep their secret hidden.

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

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

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 7

INSIDE NO.9

BBC Two

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'.

BRAND NEW

THE IPCRESS FILE

ITV

6 episodes From Trainspotting screenwriter John Hodge, this new spy thriller adapted by the novel of the same name, is 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

THE ISLAND

Dave

8 episodes Hosted by Tom Allen with Kemah Bob and Jason Forbes, The Island will see four comics play God across the entire series as they each conceive their dream island nation to rule over.

SERIES 2

JERK

BBC Three

6 episodes Tim Renkow returns as a man who uses the fact that he has cerebral palsy to try and get away with anything. Tim makes people feel uncomfortable. He knows that because he does it on purpose. But that’s his problem, time spent taking aim at small targets means he constantly misses out on life’s bigger prizes.

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 and final 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

LIE WITH ME

Channel 5

4 episodes Charlie Brooks and Brett Tucker in this new thriller about a married couple who have made the big decision to move to Australia for a fresh start after their marriage was rocked by infidelity. However, deadly consequences arise for the couple after they hire a young local nanny, one who isn’t quite as innocent as she first appears.

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.

BRAND NEW

THE LONG CALL

ITV

4 episodes Ben Aldridge is set to take the leading role as DI Matthew Venn in ITV’s gripping new drama inspired by Ann Cleeves' best-selling novel of the same title.

BRAND NEW

MADAME BLANC

Channel 5

6 episodes Created by and starring Sally Lindsay, follows renowned and respected antiques dealer, Jean White, who runs a successful business in leafy Cheshire with her husband, Rory. We meet Jean on a rainy morning in Manchester, overcome with grief as she learns that Rory has tragically died on his way home from their vintage treasure-trove stomping grounds in the South of France.

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.

BRAND NEW

MARRIAGE

BBC One

4 episodes A new drama from Stefan Golaszewski about a couple who need each other. It examines in intimate detail the fears, frustrations and salvation of marriage and the comfort that can only be found in togetherness.

SERIES 3

MCDONALD & DODDS

ITV

3 episodes Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia return as DCI McDonald and DS Dodds as they have three new feature-length murder mysteries to solve!

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 3

MEET THE RICHARDSONS

Dave

10 episodes This comedy offers a fictional window into the funny and frustrated marriage of Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont as they give viewers a glimpse of their life in Yorkshire.

BRAND NEW

THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS

Sky One

8 episodes Keeley Hawes and Max Beesley star in this dark, disturbing modern-day reimagining of John Wyndham’s classic science fiction novel of the same name. Midwich, a small English commuter town, is liberal and aspirational, populated by nuclear families and affluent high streets. A place where nothing much happens – and for a very good reason.

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.

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.

SERIES 2

NOUGHTS + CROSSES

BBC One

4 episodes The second series dives straight back into the dangerous, alternate world of Malorie Blackman's bestselling novels and the irresistible, forbidden love story at its heart. Jack Rowan and Masali Baduza return as Callum and Sephy, now desperately attempting to flee Albion in search of a new life together, while the city they left behind ignites.

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

OUTSIDERS

Dave

6 episodes David Mitchell challenges a returning cast of three pairs of comedians to prove they've got the mettle and skills to thrive in the great outdoors. The competing comedians will be Ed Gamble, Jamali Maddix, Jessica Knappett, Kerry Godliman, Lou Sanders and Toussaint Douglass.

BRAND NEW

QUESTION TEAM

Dave

8 episodes Richard Ayoade hosts the comedy quiz show that sets out to re-write the panel show rulebook by making its players set the questions. Each episode three comic guests must provide their own unique, personally-themed round for Ayoade and their fellow contestants to take part in.

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

ITV

4 episodes Adrian Dunbar stars in this new detective drama written and created by Paul Matthew Thompson and co-created by Jonathan Fisher.

BRAND NEW

RIDLEY ROAD

BBC One

6 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

A psychotherapist in a small market town dispenses advice to his clients to suit his own desperate need to control them. Starring, written and created by Greg Davies.

BRAND NEW

THIS SCEPTRED ISLE

Sky Atlantic

5 episodes Kenneth Branagh will play UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson in this new drama which will chart the events surrounding the U.K. Prime Minister, the government, and the country in the face of the first wave of the global pandemic. 

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. 

SEASON 3

THE SERVANT

Apple TV+

10 episodes Another series of the hit supernatural drama from M. Night Shyamalan which follows Philadelphia couple Dorothy and Sean Turner who when mourning the death of their baby, a rift in their marriage occurs, opening the door for a mysterious force to enter their home. 

BRAND NEW

SHERWOOD

BBC One

6 episodes This contemporary drama sees two shocking and unexpected murders shatter an already fractured community leading to one of the largest manhunts in British history. Suspicion is rife and the tragic murders threaten to inflame historic divisions sparked during the Miners' Strike that tore families apart three decades before.

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

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 3

THE SPLIT

BBC One

Nicola Walker and Stephen Mangan reprise their roles for one last legal battle. 10 months on from the end of Hannah and Nathan’s marriage, the two professional divorce lawyers have been respectfully negotiating their separation and seemed to have reached an amicable agreement.

BRAND NEW

STARSTRUCK

ITV

7 episodes Hosted by Olly Murs, ordinary members of the public with an exceptional talent will team up to transform into some of the world’s biggest music icons. Sheridan Smith, Adam Lambert, Jason Manford and Beverley Knight make up the panel.

SERIES 2

STARSTRUCK

BBC Three

6 episodes After a drunken New Year's Eve hook-up becomes far more complicated when Jessie when she discovers her one night stand is actually a film star, Rose Matafeo returns for another series of her hit romcom.

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

6 episodes The new series picks up from the shock cliff-hanger ending of series two, as incompetent letting agent Stath (Demetriou) is faced with rescuing the family business, Michael & Eagle, and his relationship with Katia, while expecting his first child by Carole.

BRAND NEW

STEPHEN

ITV

3 episodes A sequel to the award winning single drama, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, which will portray events from 2006, thirteen years after Stephen’s death on the evening of 22 April 1993 in a racially motivated attack.

BRAND NEW

SUPERHOE

BBC Three

6 episodes Based on Nicôle Lecky’s one woman show, this drama follows 24 year old Sasha Clayton who dreams of being a singer and rapper, but spends most of her time in her bedroom smoking weed and stalking her ex-boyfriend on Instagram. Forced to fend for herself when she's kicked out of her family home she finds an easy way to make money through cam work and sex work.

BRAND NEW

SWEETPEA

Sky Atlantic

8 episodes 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.

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 TEACHER

Channel 5

4 episodes Sheridan Smith and Kelvin Fletcher star in this new psychological thriller, which follows a state schoolteacher whose life unravels after being accused of a drunken sexual encounter with one of her pupils. With no memory of the night in question, Jenna’s only hope of redemption lies in uncovering the truth about a dark event in her past that returns to haunt her.

SERIES 3

TED LASSO

Apple TV+

Jason Sudeikis returns as Ted Lasso, the small-time college football coach from Kansas who was hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.

BRAND NEW

TELL ME EVERYTHING

ITV2

6 episodes A new drama exploring the stresses of mental health for today’s teens created by the omnipresence of technology and social media, whilst they are still searching for their own identity, exploring sexuality, and experimenting with relationships, drink, drugs and sex (as well as what to wear tonight).  

SERIES 2

TEMPLE

Sky One

A second series following Daniel Milton, a respected surgeon who finds himself drawn into the underground world of doomsday preppers and bank robbers when he tries to save his wife’s life, by setting up an illicit clinic in the vast network of tunnels beneath Temple tube station.

BRAND NEW

TENACITY

ITV

New drama. When a dead submariner is discovered aboard the British nuclear submarine, Tenacity, disgraced military detective Danielle ‘Dan’ Lewis is sent to investigate the accident.

BRAND NEW

THE THIEF, HIS WIFE

AND THE CANOE

ITV

4 episodes A real life crime drama about how John Darwin faked his own death to claim his life insurance. Written by acclaimed screenwriter Chris Lang, this new drama tells the compelling story of how Darwin came up with the hare-brained scheme to go missing whilst canoeing off the coast of Seaton Carew in Cleveland in 2002.

BRAND NEW

THIS IS GOING TO HURT

BBC Two

An adaptation of Adam Kay's hit book This Is Going to Hurt, which delivers a brutally honest depiction of life as a junior doctor on the wards, and the toll the job can take back home. Stars Ben Whishaw.

BRAND NEW

THREE LITTLE BIRDS

ITV

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

BRAND NEW

TONIGHT WITH TARGET

BBC Three

6 episodes Hosted by Target, this weekly show celebrates the culture and showcases the hottest music performances around. Not only will the biggest names in the game be dropping into studio to perform, Target will also be giving a platform to the stars of the future, as well as being joined by huge stars from film, sport, comedy and television to chat in the middle of one of the most immersive and innovative sets on TV.

SERIES 4

TOP BOY

Netflix

Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson reprise their roles as Dushane and Sully and Micheal Ward returns as Jamie in a new series of the hit drama.

BRAND NEW

THE TOURIST

BBC One

6 episodes Jamie Dornan stars in this new character-driven, mystery-packed, charting one man’s search for his identity. Written by Harry and Jack Williams and also stars Danielle Macdonald, Shalom Brune-Franklin and Hugo Weaving.

BRAND NEW

THE TOWER

ITV

3 episodes A new drama based on Post Mortem, the first in Kate London’s Metropolitan series of novels featuring Sergeant Sarah Collins and rookie Lizzie Griffiths.

SERIES 11

TRAVEL MAN

Channel 4

Joe Lycett takes over from Richard Ayoade, travelling with a different comedic companion each week presenting an all killer, no filler guide to 4 of the world’s most exciting destinations.

SERIES 5

TWO DOORS DOWN

BBC Two

6 episodes Arabella Weir and Alex Norton return as Beth and Eric - the long-suffering Bairds whose home is often at the heart of this comedy set in the fictional Scottish suburban street of Latimer Crescent.

SERIES 5

UNFORGOTTEN

ITV

The hit ITV drama, written by Chris Lang, returns with a new case and a new 'Partner in Crime' for DI Sunny Khan, played by Sanjeev Bhaskar.

BRAND NEW

UPRISING

BBC One

3 episodes Directed by Steve McQueen and James Rogan, the series will reveal how these three events intertwined in 1981 and how, in the process, race relations were defined for a generation.

BRAND NEW

VIGIL

BBC One

6 episodes Suranne Jones and Martin Compston star in this telling of the mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine, which brings the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services.

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

THE WHEEL

BBC One

16 episodes Hosted by Michael McIntyre, each show sees seven celebrities bring one area of expertise to the show as they are strapped to the outside of a giant wheel and hoping to answer questions correctly for three contestants, each randomly selected from a Contestant Wheel underneath the main Wheel.

BRAND NEW

WOLFE