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Ioan Gruffudd’s ‘Forever’ UK start date confirmed

Forever, a new US supernatural TV drama about an immortal medical examiner in New York City, will air in the UK on Sky1 this autumn. Starring Ioan Gruffudd (Hornblower, Fantastic Four), the show launches in the US on ABC next week. The thirteen-part first season begins in the UK at 9pm on Thursday 2 October...

BBC Four’s ‘Detectorists’ comedy start date confirmed

Written, starring and directed by The Office‘s Mackenzie Crook, Detectorists will debut on BBC Four next month. The new six-part comedy series follows two friends, Andy (Mackenzie Crook) and Lance (Toby Jones), who go in search of their hearts’ desire with a couple of metal detectors. Detectorists begins on Thursday 2 October on BBC Four....

Lacey Turner’s ‘Our Girl’ start date confirmed

BBC One’s army drama Our Girl will be back later this month, starring EastEnders actress Lacey Turner. Turner plays East London girl Molly Dawes in the new five-part series, alongside Misfits actor Iwan Rheon and Ben Aldridge (Lark Rise to Candleford). Written by Tony Grounds, Our Girl returns at 9pm on Sunday 21 September on...

E4’s ‘Glue’ start date announced

E4 has confirmed that confirmed that The Fades creator Jack Thorne’s new teen drama Glue will begin later this month. The eight-part murder mystery series begins at 10pm on Monday 15 September on E4. Watch the new trailer… Glue‘s official synopsis reads: “Overton. A tiny village in the English countryside. Farming is its bread-and-butter. Race-horses...

Start date confirmed for David Morrissey’s ‘The Driver’

BBC One has announced that new drama The Driver, written by Danny Brocklehurst (Clocking Off, Exile, Accused), will begin later this month. The three-part series stars David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) as taxi driver Vince McKee, an ordinary man who – because of family mystery, frustration with his job and his life – makes a...

‘Downton Abbey’ Series 5 start date announced

ITV has confirmed that the new series of Downton Abbey will begin next month. Introducing guest stars Richard E Grant and Anna Chancellor, Series 5 launches at 9pm on Sunday 21 September on ITV. > Watch the new one-minute trailer. Other guest stars will include Rade Sherbedgia, Dame Harriet Walter, Peter Egan and The Royle Family...

‘Mount Pleasant’ return date confirmed for Series 4

The fourth series of Mount Pleasant will begin next month. Starring Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan and Samantha Womack, the comedy-drama returns for eight new episodes at 9pm on Tuesday 16 September on Sky Living. Series 3 was full of ups and downs for the locals, especially for Lisa (Lindsay) and Dan (Ryan), who were rocked...

‘Wolfblood’ Series 3 start date confirmed

CBBC’s fantasy action drama Wolfblood will return next month. Following the lives of a group of ordinary teenagers who lead secret lives as wolfbloods, the new 13-part series begins on Monday 15 September on CBBC. In the first episode of Series 3, Rhydian is heartbroken after the departure of Maddy and her family and his...

‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ UK start date announced

The fourth season of American Horror Story will premiere in the UK less than two weeks after its US debut. American Horror Story: Freak Show begins at 10pm on Tuesday 21 October on Fox UK. Set in 1952, the new 13-part story stars Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Michael Chiklis, Evan Peters,...

Alex Kingston’s ‘Chasing Shadows’ start date announced

ITV’s new crime drama Chasing Shadows, featuring Doctor Who stars Alex Kingston and Noel Clarke, will begin next month. Created and written by Rob Williams (DCI Banks, Holby City), the four-part series launches at 9pm on Thursday 4 September on ITV. Chasing Shadows focuses on the work of a missing persons field unit charged with...