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Belgian drama ‘Matrioshki’ to air on Sky Arts 1

Belgian drama Matrioshki will begin airing in the UK later this month. The ten-part Belgian drama starts at 10.15pm on Wednesday 30 July on Sky Arts 1. Matrioshki follows the story of ten young impoverished eastern European women who have been lured to Belgium with the promise of a better life by a ruthless criminal gang....

‘People Just Do Nothing’ start date confirmed

BBC Three’s new mockumentary comedy People Just Do Nothing will begin airing later this month. The four-part series follows West London pirate radio station ‘Kurupt FM’ and launches at 10.45pm on Sunday 20 July on BBC Three. Led by self-proclaimed garage legend MC Grindah and his second in command, DJ Beats, these hapless individuals share...

‘Scandal’ Season 3 start date in UK announced

Sky has confirmed that the new season of Scandal will begin in the UK later this month. The US political thriller’s third season will launch at 9pm on Thursday 31 July on Sky Living. Scandal follows the twists and turns of crisis manager, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and her team of lawyers, hackers and political...

‘Utopia’ Series 2 start date confirmed

Channel 4 has announced that the new series of Utopia will begin later this month. The conspiracy thriller returns with a double-bill over two nights at 10pm on Monday 14 July and Tuesday 15 July on Channel 4. > Order Series 2 on DVD on Amazon. Series 2 opens with a flashback episode set in...

‘Nikita’ Season 4 UK start date announced

The final season of US action drama Nikita will begin in the UK later this month. Starring Maggie Q as super spy Nikita, Season 4 starts at 9pm on Monday 21 July on Sky Living. The final chapter in her story begins with Nikita re-entering the US to prove that she didn’t assassinate the president....

‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 start date confirmed

The BBC has announced that Doctor Who will return in just under two months. Series 8 will launch on BBC One on Saturday 23 August with a feature-length premiere episode entitled ‘Deep Breath’. > Watch the new teaser trailer. BBC America has also confirmed that the new series will premiere in the US on Saturday 23...

BBC Two’s ‘The Honourable Woman’ start date confirmed

The Honourable Woman, BBC Two’s new political thriller starring Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight), will begin next month. Written, directed and produced by Hugo Blick (The Shadow Line), the eight-part series starts at 9pm on Thursday 3 July on BBC Two. The Honourable Woman is set against the present day backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

‘Banshee’ Season 2 start date in UK confirmed

Sky has announced that the second season of US action drama Banshee will launch in the UK next month. Executive produced by Alan Ball (True Blood, Six Feet Under), Season 2 begins at 10pm on Monday 7 July on Sky Atlantic with ‘Little Fish’. > Buy the Season 1 boxset on Amazon. A grilling awaits...

‘Friday Night Dinner’ Series 3 start date confirmed

Channel 4 has announced that the third series of Friday Night Dinner will begin later this month. The first of six new episodes airs at 10pm on Friday 20 June on Channel 4. Highlights of Series 3 will include Adam gaining a new female admirer (an 11-year old girl), Jonny getting the world’s worst tattoo,...

‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 confirmed for August start

The BBC has officially announced that the new series of Doctor Who will begin in August on BBC One. Doctor Who‘s official Twitter account revealed the news this evening. Series 8 is expected to start on the same day on BBC America in the US. A brief 15-second teaser trailer was also released this evening…...