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15 DAYS

4 EPISODES CHANNEL 5

BRAND NEW 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.

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ACKLEY BRIDGE

10 EPISODES CHANNEL 4

SERIES 5 Ackley’s back for more high-jinx plans, scams, and mad-cap adventures in school and on the estate, picking up with Johnny, Kayla and Fizza as they try to navigate the second half of the school year. Elsewhere, life gets complicated for Marina, Kayla’s popular Queen Bee sister, just as her younger brother Kyle, Ackley’s newest pupil and troublemaker, turns up at school, fresh out of juvie. It’s been a year already jam-packed with love triangles, catfishing, compulsive liars and one utterly joyous (albeit failed) gypsy wedding. But it’s not over until the last school bell rings and there’s still plenty of time before the sun breaks on the summer holidays…

ALL THAT GLITTERS

6 EPISODES BBC TWO

SERIES 2 The talent search hosted by Katherine Ryan returns as eight talented jewellers battle it out, designing and creating jewellery to brief. Set in a specially built workshop nestled in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, home to more jewellers than anywhere else in Europe and a place that’s been a jewellery-making hub for over 500 years.

AND JUST LIKE THAT...

SKY COMEDY

SEASON 2 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.

AND THEN YOU RUN

SKY MAX

BRAND NEW A close-knit group of rebellious London schoolgirls open the door to chaos when a spontaneous getaway to Rotterdam descends into a race across Europe with five kilos of heroin and a gun in their luggage. Tara and her childhood friends - reckless Stink, bright Ruth and fearful Nessi - are hunted across the continent by her uncle Reagan, a notorious gangster determined to find his missing cache of drugs. But he isn’t the only one they should fear – all the while a terrifying and mythical serial killer known only as ‘The Traveller’ is on a collision course with them all. Stars Leah McNamara, Vivian Oparah, Yasmin Monet Prince and Isidora Fairhurst.

ANT & DEC'S LIMITLESS WIN

ITV

SERIES 2 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. 

AVENUE 5

SKY COMEDY

SERIES 2 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. 

AVOIDANCE

6 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW Romesh Ranganathan stars in this warm and bittersweet comedy series about a man with severe conflict avoidance issues who is forced to change for the sake of his son. Jonathan’s life revolves around his nine-year-old son Spencer, and he’s always deferred the big and small decisions to his partner Claire. So when Claire asks him to leave, Jonathan realises he has no home, no friends and no ambition. Except one: to try to preserve his son’s happiness in the face of his parents’ break-up. Also stars Jessica Knappett, Mandeep Dhillon and Lisa McGrillis.

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BACKSTAGE WITH KATHERINE RYAN

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

BRAND NEW An all-new live comedy experience, blending world-class stand-up with behind-the-scenes access, in which Katherine Ryan invites both the biggest and the most exciting new names from the world of comedy to perform on-stage and hang out backstage at London’s iconic Roundhouse. 

BARRY

SKY COMEDY

SEASON 3 Bill Hader returns as Barry, the depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest hoping to make his mark on the LA Theatre scene. He wants to start a new life as an actor, but his criminal past won’t let him walk away —can he find a way to balance both worlds? Also stars Stephen Root, Henry Winkler, Sarah Goldberg and Anthony Carrigan.

BEAUTY AND THE BLEACH

ONE-OFF BBC TWO

BRAND NEW Tan France takes on a subject close to his heart, which over the past year has been brought into sharp focus across the world, exploring the issues around skin tone and colourism in society, as well as in the fashion, entertainment and beauty industries. Tan has experienced this phenomenon first-hand. When he was only nine years old he did something he has regretted ever since: he attempted to lighten his own skin with bleaching cream he found in his relative’s cupboard. He'll face up to his own experiences in an attempt to seek answers to questions around the public perception of beauty - meeting celebrities, experts, and people affected by the issue.

BEFORE WE DIE

5 EPISODES CHANNEL 4

SERIES 2 The crime thriller returns as Lesley Sharp once again heads up the cast as detective Hannah Laing, who joins forces with maverick detective Billy Murdoch, played by Vincent Regan in a desperate bid to protect her son Christian, played by Patrick Gibson. Series two will not follow the same storyline of the original Swedish series, but will see Hannah pitched directly against Dubravka, played by Kazia Pelka, the matriarch at the head of the Mimica Croatian crime family.

BEST INTERESTS

4 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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.

BIG BOY

6 EPISODES CHANNEL 4

BRAND NEW 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.

THE BIRTH OF DANIEL F HARRIS

8 EPISODES CHANNEL 4

BRAND NEW Lewis Gribben stars as Danny, an eighteen-year-old whose mother was killed in a car accident when he was a baby. Overwhelmed with grief, his dad Steve, played by Rory Keenan bought a house in the middle of nowhere and locked Danny in, telling him the world outside was full of monsters waiting to take him away. Just like they took his mum.

BLACK OPS

6 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW Created by Gbemisola Ikumelo, Akemnji Ndifornyen and writing duo Joe Tucker and Lloyd Woolf, this is the story of Dom and Kay, who join the Met Police in the hope of cleaning up their community but are unwittingly thrust into the murky world of deep-cover infiltration as they become part of a powerful criminal enterprise.

BLOODLANDS

6 EPISODES BBC ONE

SERIES 2 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.

BLOODS

5 EPISODES SKY COMEDY

SERIES 2 | PART 2 Jane Horrocks and Samson Kayo return as oddball paramedics Wendy and Maleek as we continue to follow them and their paramedic colleagues in the life-saving world of a south London emergency service.

BRASSIC

8 EPISODES SKY COMEDY

SERIES 4 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.

BREEDERS

SKY COMEDY

SERIES 3 Starts days after series two ended, as the Worsley family reels from Luke punching his dad. Paul’s moved out and is staying at Leah’s house. We’re in a fractured world: Luke estranged from Paul, Ava feeling Ally doesn’t care about her, tension between Ally and Paul, Ava and Luke, Leah and Alex. Even Jim and Jackie face the worst crisis of their 50-year marriage. Stars Daisy Haggard and Martin Freeman.

THE BRIDGE

8 EPISODES CHANNEL 4

SERIES 2 Hosted by AJ Odudu, 16 strangers come together for the chance to win the big cash prize, but unaware of the epic challenge required to take the money home. The contestants must put egos and differences aside to tackle the ultimate test of physical ability, mental skill and teamwork. Going head-to-head, the teams face a race to build a bridge over 1,000 feet of water in just 12 days to reach the cash held on top of ‘Fortune Rock’. But will whoever reaches the money first choose to share it with their teammates?

BUT WHEN WE DANCE

BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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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CALL THE MIDWIFE

BBC ONE

SERIES 12 & 13 The return of the popular drama centred around the practice of midwifery in 1960s East London.

THE CAPTURE

BBC ONE

SERIES 2 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.

CASH CARRAWAY

BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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.

CELEB COOKING SCHOOL

8 EPISODES E4

BRAND NEW E4 is opening the doors to an all-new Celebrity Cookery School, dropping a group of self-confessed, oven-shy celebs into the dining deep end.  But they shouldn’t worry because they are about to embark on a culinary course like no other, run by a seriously talented chef, who’ll teach our stars the skills they need to conquer the kitchen and their foodie fears.

CHAMPION

BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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.

THE CHILDREN

BBC TWO

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

THE CHRIS & ROSIE RAMSEY SHOW

6 EPISODES BBC TWO

BRAND NEW Following on from the huge success of their award-winning podcast Shagged Married Annoyed, husband and wife duo Chris and Rosie Ramsey will be joined each week by another celebrity couple to poke fun at life; growing up, relationships, arguments, annoyances, parenting and everything in between. Plus of course, they’ll be asking... What’s Your Beef?

CLARKSON'S FARM

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

SERIES 2 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.

CODE 404

6 EPISODES SKY COMEDY

SERIES 3 Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham return as Detective Inspectors Major and Carver, who are at an all time low, on limited duties pending an investigation into their last case. So when one of their own within SIU is murdered, Major and Carver become hellbent on solving the case and proving their worth. But it’s bigger than they thought... They discover they’re dealing with a twisted serial killer whose sights are now set on them. 

THE CONTROL ROOM

3 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW A gripping new thriller set in Glasgow, which tells the story of Gabe, an ordinary man who works as an emergency call handler for the Strathclyde Ambulance Service in Glasgow. His world is turned upside down when he receives a desperate life-and-death call from a woman who appears to know him. With Gabe under pressure to work out who she is, he makes a decision that threatens to have devastating consequences. Stars  De Caestecker and Joanna Vanderham alongside Sharon Rooney, Daniel Portman, Taj Atwal and Stuart Bowman.

CROSSFIRE

3 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW Keeley Hawes stars in this new drama from Louise Doughty set in a luxurious resort in the Canary Islands. Sunbathing on her hotel room balcony while on a dream holiday with her family and friends, Jo’s world is turned upside down when shots ring out across the complex. Gunmen, out for revenge, have, in an instant, turned a slice of paradise into a terrifying heart-breaking hell.

CULPRITS

8 EPISODES DISNEY+

BRAND NEW 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.

CUNK ON EARTH

5 EPISODES BBC TWO

BRAND NEW Philomena Cunk's latest landmark mockumentary series Cunk on Earth will see the long-awaited return of pioneering documentary-maker Philomena Cunk, played by Diane Morgan, on her most ambitious quest to date, venturing right up humanity to find out who we are, how we got here and what was the point.

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DEAR EDWARD

10 EPISODES APPLE TV+

BRAND NEW Connie Britton, Taylor Schilling and Colin O’Brien star in this new drama based on Ann Napolitano’s acclaimed novel. It tells the story of Edward Adler, a 12-year-old boy who survives a devastating commercial plane crash that kills every other passenger on the flight, including his family. As Edward and a diverse ensemble of others affected by the tragedy try to make sense of life after the crash, unexpected friendships, romances and communities are formed. The new series is a heartbreaking, life-affirming and uplifting story about survival, resilience, connection and the examination of what makes us human.

DESIRE

5 EPISODES ITV

BRAND NEW 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.

DIPLOMAT

6 EPISODES ALIBI

BRAND NEW 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.

DJANGO

SKY ATLANTIC

BRAND NEW 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.

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THE ELEPHANT MAN

BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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.

ELLIE SIMMONDS: A WORLD WITHOUT DWARFISM?

ONE-OFF BBC TWO

BRAND NEW Paralympian Ellie Simmonds will reflect and draw on her own experiences and ask wider questions about the relationship between science, diversity and disability. The film will examine a new drug, which promises to help children born with Achondroplasia increase the rate of growth. Achondroplasia is a genetic condition that is the most common type of dwarfism in the UK, and the new treatment raises the question: if cutting edge medicine can stop a disability in its tracks - should we use it?

THE ENGLISH

6 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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.

ENGLISTAN

9 EPISODES BBC TWO

BRAND NEW 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.

EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT LOVE

7 EPISODES BBC ONE

BRAND NEW 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.

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FINDING ALICE

6 EPISODES BBC ONE

SERIES 2 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.

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE BASED ON A PACK OF LIES

6 EPISODES BBC ONE