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New TV Shows airing on UK TV

Matt Lovett

Looking for new TV shows to start watching in 2018? We list the latest TV series to have started airing over the past 60 days on UK TV and UK streaming services below, so you have a convenient place to find out what’s new across all of TV in the UK.

No more having to search through several streaming services for the recently added titles and your TV guide to see which out of the 30+ shows on that day were actually new TV shows and what was actually just repeats.

If you are looking for all TV shows and the air dates for the next season of the show – check out our list of upcoming TV seasons for new and existing TV shows airing in the UK.

Beat the Internet with John Robins

John Robins hosts Beat the Internet, where members of the public are pitted against each other to predict how search…

Started on: 15th November 2018

Origin

Origin follows a group of passengers as they wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space. The group…

Started on: 14th November 2018

Liam Bakes

The Great British Bake-off contestant Liam Charles presents his own baking show with a playful and cheeky take on baking…

Started on: 12th November 2018

Dynasties

Dynasties is a documentary which follows the lives of animals such as lions, chimpanzees, penguins, tigers and African hunting dogs…

Started on: 11th November 2018

Westside

Westside is Netflix’s unscripted series which follows nine struggling L.A musicians.  Each episode sheds light on their creative processes and…

Started on: 9th November 2018

The Heist

The Heist takes ten ordinary people to take part and perform a heist of £250,000. Once they have the money,…

Started on: 9th November 2018

Gangland Undercover

Gangland Undercover is an factual based drama inspired by the story of Charles Falco (played by Damon Runyan), a former…

Started on: 9th November 2018

Super Drags

Super Drags is a Brazilian adult animation that follows three gay co-workers at a department store, who lead double lives as…

Started on: 9th November 2018

I’ll Get This

I’ll get this is the game-show where five celebrities go out for dinner at a pricey restaurant. The celebrities will…

Started on: 6th November 2018

Make Me A Dealer

Paul Martin hosts Make Me a Dealer, the antiques show where new recruits are shown the tricks of the antiques…

Started on: 5th November 2018

Homecoming

Homecoming is a psychological thriller series based on the podcast of the same name created by Eli Horowitz and Micah…

Started on: 2nd November 2018

The Detail

The Detail is a Canadian procedural police drama TV series, originally premiering on CTV in March 2018. Starring Angela Griffin,…

Started on: 2nd November 2018

Made in Great Britain

Made in Great Britain explores how the craft and manufacturing skills have shaped and changed Great Britain’s towns and cities…

Started on: 2nd November 2018

The First

The First follows the first manned mission to Mars and focuses on the challenges with interplanetary colonisation. The series will…

Started on: 1st November 2018

The Judgement

After a traumatic incident at a party makes her a target of gossip and derision, a young college student tries…

Started on: 1st November 2018

Dark Heart

Dark Heart follows DI Will Wagstaffe (Tom Riley), who is haunted by the unsolved double murder of his parents when he…

Started on: 31st October 2018

The Reluctant Landlord

The Reluctant Landlord is comedian Romesh Ranganathan’s (Judge Romesh, A league of their own) semi-autobiographical sitcom. The series follows Romesh…

Started on: 30th October 2018

The Degenerates

Six stand-up comedians explore the coarse and salacious side of comedy in this series of half-hour specials. The series stars…

Started on: 30th October 2018

Condor

Condor is an American series based on the novel ‘Six Days of the Condor’ and its 1975 film adaptation ‘Three…

Started on: 29th October 2018

The Little Drummer Girl

An adaptation of the spy novel by John le Carré. The Little Drummer Girl follows Charlie, a young actress who…

Started on: 28th October 2018

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story…

Started on: 26th October 2018

Sally4Ever

Sally4Ever is a British-American comedy drama TV series, created and written by Julia Davis (Camping). It’s being broadcast by HBO…

Started on: 25th October 2018

Embarrassing Pets

Embarrassing Pets is a British daytime TV series telling stories of pets with embarrassing behavioural or health issues. From their…

Started on: 22nd October 2018

Haunted

Haunted gives a chilling glimpse into the first-person accounts from people who have witnessed horrifying, peculiar, extraordinary supernatural events and…

Started on: 19th October 2018

Happy Together

Happy Together is a comedy that follows Jake and Claire, a couple in their thirties whose boring, mundane lives are…

Started on: 18th October 2018

Informer

Informer is a British drama TV series about a young, second generation, Pakistani man who goes undercover. Starring Paddy Considine…

Started on: 16th October 2018

For Facts Sake

For Facts Sake is a game show presented by Mrs Brown’s Boys creator and star Brendan O’Carroll. FFS (for short),…

Started on: 15th October 2018

Butterfly

Butterfly is a powerful three-part drama which follows Max, an 11-year-old boy who decides he wants to become a girl…

Started on: 14th October 2018

Club Rep Wars

Club Rep Wars is the reality game show that follows two teams of wannabe club reps competing to win the chance…

Started on: 14th October 2018

The Romanoffs

The Romanoffs is a Prime Original anthology series which centres around people who believe they are descendants of the Russian…

Started on: 12th October 2018

The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House, is a modern adaptation of the Shirley Jackson novel of the same name. The horror series…

Started on: 12th October 2018

The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell

Internet sensation and wickedly talented baker Christine McConnell fills her home with haunting confections and creepy crafts accompanied by some spooky…

Started on: 12th October 2018

Fightworld

Actor and martial art enthusiast Frank Grillo (The Grey, Captain America) explores and experiences the diverse fighting techniques found in…

Started on: 12th October 2018

Women on the Verge

Women on the Verge is a drama series based on the best-selling book ‘Woman on the Verge of a Nervous…

Started on: 11th October 2018

Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip

Three big egos, one small van. Gordon, Gino and Fred pack up their camper van once again and head off…

Started on: 11th October 2018

The Bisexual

The Bisexual offers a raw, funny and unapologetic take on bisexuality, and the prejudices, shame and comic misconceptions that surround…

Started on: 10th October 2018

Weekender: Boat Party

A Spin-off of the reality series Ibiza Weekender. Weekender: Boat Party will follow a young group of reps as they…

Started on: 9th October 2018

Dancing Queen

Dancing Queen is a Docu-series following Justin Johnson aka Drag Superstar Alyssa Edwards. The series explores Justin’s dance life, drag life, family life,…

Started on: 5th October 2018

Elite

In Elite three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain after an earthquake. The clash between…

Started on: 5th October 2018

Don’t Hate The Playaz

Don’t Hate The Playaz is an upcoming British Hip Hop based comedy TV series for ITV 2. The show is…

Started on: October 2018

The Cry

The Cry is an Australian/British television drama adapted from the novel by Helen FitzGerald. The series follows Joanna (Jenna Coleman)…

Started on: 30th September 2018

Somewhere Between

Somewhere Between is an American drama TV series, produced by ITV studios America. The series is an adaptation of the…

Started on: 28th September 2018

Sick of It

Sick of It is a scripted comedy series starring Karl Pilkington, whom you may know from ‘An Idiot Abroad’ and…

Started on: 27th September 2018

Take the Tower

Take the Tower is a game-show hosted by Dolph Lundgren, famous from the films Rocky and The Expendables. Contestants must…

Started on: 25th September 2018

ReFreshers Week

Refreshers Week, Presented by Strongbow, sends eight twenty-something year olds back to university, where they can forget the stresses of…

Started on: 24th September 2018

Mystery Road

Mystery Road is an Australian drama series spin-off from Ivan Sen’s films Mystery Road and Goldstone. It follows the story…

Started on: 22nd September 2018

The Good Cop

The Good Cop is a Netflix Original TV drama. A disgraced former NYPD officer is asked for advice off his…

Started on: 21st September 2018

Maniac

Based on the Norwegian series of the same name, Maniac follows Annie Landsberg (Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill) who…

Started on: 21st September 2018

Michael Palin in North Korea

Michael Palin in North Korea is a documentary travelougue on Channel 5. Following veteran traveller Micahael Palin as he attempts…

Started on: 20th September 2018

Sex, Knives and Liposuction

Sex, Knives and Liposuction is a documentary series presented by Cherry Healey. Cherry plunges into the alluring, shocking and controversial…

Started on: 20th September 2018

Chase the Case

Chase the Case is the daytime game-show presented by Dan Walker. Five contestants must trade knowledge for information and use…

Started on: 17th September 2018

Killing Eve

Based on Luke Jennings’ novel Codename Villanelle, Killing Eve follows EVE Polastri, an MI5 officer who begins to track down…

Started on: 15th September 2018

A Discovery of Witches

Based off the novel by the same name by Deborah Harkness, A Discovery of Witches is set in Oxford and…

Started on: 14th September 2018

Forever

Forever follows June and Oscar, a married couple that have lived the same lives for 12 years, however when June…

Started on: 14th September 2018

The Rise Of Phoenixes

The Rise of Phoenixes is a Mandarin series loosely based on the novel Huang Quan. It follows Feng Zhiwei, a respected warrior…

Started on: 14th September 2018

The Bobby Brown Story

True to it’s name, The Bobby Brown Story is a 2 part series that tells the life story of R&B…

Started on: 14th September 2018

Car Masters: Rust to Riches

Car Masters: Rust to Riches follows the crew at Gotham Garage as they perform complete overhauls on cars and trucks…

Started on: 14th September 2018

Trust

Trust is an American anthology drama TV series that originally premiered on FX in March 2018. The first season was…

Started on: 12th September 2018

Celebs in Solitary: Meltdown

Celebs in Solitary: Meltdown is the reality TV show where four celebrities are put into solitary confinement for 5 days…

Started on: 11th September 2018

Future Man

Executively produced by Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg, Future man follows Josh Futterman (Josh Hutcherson), a janitor by day and…

Started on: 10th September 2018

Black Earth Rising

Black Earth Rising follows Kate Ashby who as a child was rescued from the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. Adopted…

Started on: 10th September 2018

Strangers

Strangers is an British made TV psychological thriller following professor Jonah Murray, as his life is turned around after his…

Started on: 10th September 2018

The Assets

The Assets is an American drama television that originally aired on ABC in 2014. On January 10, 2014, ABC cancelled…

Started on: 10th September 2018

First and Last

First and Last gives us an intimate look at the emotionally charged, first and last days of new and soon-to-be…

Started on: 7th September 2018

Back in Time for The Factory

Presented by Alex Jones Back in Time for The Factory follows a group of modern women that go back in time…

Started on: 6th September 2018

The Mighty Redcar

The Mighty Redcar is a British real-life soap opera TV series. It’s filmed over the space of a year in…

Started on: 6th September 2018

American Housewife

American Housewife is an American sitcom series that follows and is narrated by, Katie Otto (Katy Mixon). Katie is a…

Started on: 5th September 2018

The Purge

The Purge is a 10 part spin-off series based on the popular movie collection with the same name. The series…

Started on: 5th September 2018

Wanderlust

Wanderlust, set around Manchester, is an exploration of the relationships of a multi-generational family. The show follows Joy Richards, a…

Started on: 4th September 2018

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair is an American drama mystery TV series, premiering on Epix in the US….

Started on: 4th September 2018

Vanity Fair

Based on the novel of the same name by William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair follows Becky Sharp throughout the Napoleonic…

Started on: 2nd September 2018

The Plague

Known as La Peste, The Plague is a Spanish period drama set in 16th century Seville during the plague epidemic….

Started on: 1st September 2018

A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities

A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities follows  a doctor from Taipei and an engineer from San Francisco who swap homes…

Started on: 1st September 2018

Monkey Twins

Inspired by Khon dance drama and Thai martial arts, a fighter scarred by the past joins forces with a determined…

Started on: 1st September 2018