UK TV Returning Series 2019by Mark_a_Wood | created - 20 Sep 2018 | updated - 5 days ago | Public
A list of UK Television Programmes IMDb is showing as broadcasting new episodes in 2019.
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1. Flirty Dancing (2019– )
Ashley Banjo puts his choreography skills to work helping single people find a partner through the art of dance. Each of two singletons is given one half of a dace routine to perform.
The dating show in which 2 strangers are each given one half of a dance routine to perform returns for a Second Series.
Commences 8pm Friday, 8th November 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
2. Help! My House Is Haunted (2018– )
60 min | History, Mystery, Thriller
A team of paranormal experts travel the UK looking into instances of paranormal activity in the homes of ordinary people.
The quirky paranormal investigation programme seeking to help the owners of haunted properties returns for a Second Series.
Commences 10pm Thursday, 7th November 2019 - concludes on Really.
*Sandy Lakdar has left the show and is replaced by Jayne Harris for series two*
3. The Russell Howard Hour (2017– )
Comedy, News, Talk-Show
The Russell Howard Hour is a satirical comedy show on Sky 1. It follows stand up comic Russell Howard tackling hard-hitting topics with his unique sense of humour. Its format is similar to Russell Howard's Good News that aired on BBC.
14-episodes. The topical comedy show returns for a Third Series.
Commences 10pm Thursday, 7th November 2019 - conlcudes 10pm Thursday, 6th February 2020 on Sky One.
4. Britannia (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
In 43 AD, the Roman Army returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia.
10-episodes. The OTT period fantasy drama based loosely on the Roman invasion of Britain returns for a Second Series.
Commences 9pm Thursday, 7th November 2019 - concludes on Sky Atlantic.
*All 10-episodes released via Sky Box Sets on 7th November 2019*
5. The End of the F***ing World (2017– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.
8-episodes. The dark comedy-drama returns for a Second Series.
Commences Monday, 4th November 2019 - concludes Thursday, 7th November 2019 on Channel 4.
*In the UK Channel 4 will broadcast 2 episodes back-to-back daily on 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th November 2019. All 8 episodes will be available via All4 after ep.1 has broadcast. Full series available internationally via Netflix from 5th November 2019*
6. Escape to the Chateau (2016–2019)
TV Series following British engineer Dick Strawbridge and his wife Angel, who buy a run down French chateau. The series shows them over the course of a year, as they restore the building after 40 years of standing empty.
8-episodes. The show that follows the Strawbridge's restoration of a French chateau returns for a Sixth Series.
Commenced 8pm Sunday, 3rd November 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
7. Britain's Lost Masterpieces (2016– )
Art experts track down the work of of some of the biggest names in art that are lying hidden away in museums, art galleries and country houses around the UK.
3-episodes. The series that discovers works of art hidden away returns for a Fourth Series.
Commences 9pm Wednesday, 30th October 2019 - concludes on BBC Four.
8. Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild (2013– )
A British urbanite follows in the footsteps of various individuals, who against all odds, have willingly forsaken the luxuries and lifestyle of the modern world, for a less-than-ordinary life in the wilderness.
4-episodes per series. The documentary series meeting people who have escaped the rat race returns for an Eighth, Ninth & Tenth Series in 2019.
Series 10: Commences 9pm Tuesday, 29th October 2019 - concludes on Channel 5.
Series 9: Commenced 9pm Tuesday, 16th April 2019 - concluded 9pm Tuesday, 7th May 2019 on Channel 5.
Series 8: Commenced 9pm Tuesday, 8th January 2019 - concluded 9pm Tuesday, 29th January 2019 on Channel 5.
9. Undercover Girlfriends (2018– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Reality TV series in which women secretly put their partners to the test, watching on as the lads think they are taking part in a reality TV series of their own.
Star: Susan Calman
5-episodes. The reality TV show within a reality TV show in which women test their partners faithfulness returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 10pm Monday, 28th October 2019 - concluded 10pm Friday, 1st November 2019 on Channel 5.
10. Escape to the Chateau DIY (2018–2019)
Many Brits have moved to France to buy crumbling French chateaus to renovate into stunning homes. This series follows their progress and sees them try to use their homes as a business for events, etc.
The spin-off series in which Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree advise other couples buying French chateaus returns for a Second and Third Series in 2019.
Series 3: Commenced 4pm Monday, 28th October 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
Series 2: Commenced 5pm Monday, 18th February 2019 - concluded 5pm Friday, 29th March 2019 on Channel 4.
11. Take Me Out (I) (2010– )
This dating-based game-show sees a contestant come face-to-face with thirty women and attempt to impress enough of them so they can choose one to go on a date with to the "Isle of Fernando's".
7-episodes. The popular dating show hosted by Paddy McGuinness returns for an Eleventh Series.
Commenced 7:15pm Saturday, 26th October 2019 - concludes on ITV.
12. Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs (2012–2019)
TV-PG | Reality-TV
Comedian Paul O'Grady follows the work of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, meeting some of the dogs there and the people who look after them.
8-episodes. Paul returns with an Eighth Series following the work of staff at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London.
Commenced 8pm Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 - concludes on ITV1.
13. The Sex Business (2018–2019)
65 min | Documentary
Documentary series exploring aspects of the sex industry in the UK -looking at how people buy, sell and market sex. Not for the faint-hearted.
3-episodes. The explicit documentary series looking at the sex industry returns for a Fourth Series.
Commenced 10pm Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 - concluded 10pm Thursday, 24th October 2019 on Channel 5.
14. Great British Ships (2018– )
60 min | Documentary, History, War
Engineer Rob Bell reveals the secrets behind some of the historic ships that shaped the history of our island nation.
Star: Rob Bell
The documentary series in which engineer Rob Bell examines ships that shaped British maritime history returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 8:30pm Saturday, 19th October 2019 - concludes on Channel 5.
15. Would I Lie to You? (2007– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.
11-episodes. The popular comedy panel show returns for a Thirteenth Series.
Commenced 9:30pm Friday, 18th October 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
16. In the Long Run (2018– )
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy
The Easmon family living in London in 1985 sees their quiet life disrupted when their relative from Sierra Leone moves in.
6-episodes. Idris Elba's semi-autobiographical sitcom returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 10pm Wednesday, 16th October 2019 - concludes on Sky One.
*A Third Series has already been commissioned for 2020.*
17. Caught Red Handed (2013– )
Documentary series in which Dominic Littlewood looks at clever new ways in which police forces across the UK and members of the public are catching crooks red handed.
Star: Dominic Littlewood
20-episodes. The documentary series looking at clever new ways in which crooks are being caught returns for an Eighth Series.
Commenced 11:45am Monday, 14th October 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
18. Claimed and Shamed (2012– )
30 min | Documentary, Crime
Highlighting a growing UK epidemic, CLAIMED & SHAMED is the dynamic new documentary series that follows a crack team of insurance investigators as they hunt down suspected fraudsters. With ... See full summary »
15-episodes. The documentary series exposing insurance frauds and scams returns for a Eleventh Series.
Commenced 11am Monday, 14th October 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
19. Celebrity Hunted (2017– )
54 min | Reality-TV
Celebrity participants go on the run and try to avoid their hunters to raise money for the Stand Up To Cancer charity.
5-episodes. The celebrity version of the reality television series in aid of charity returns for a Third Series.
Commenced 9pm Sunday, 13th October 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
20. Great British Car Journeys (2018–2019)
Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison get behind the wheel of the 1936 designed Morgan 4/4 and set out on a series of road trips along some of Britain's most beautiful vintage roads.
4-episodes. Actors Christopher Timothy and Peter Davision return for a Second Series driving around the country in classic cars.
Commenced 8pm Saturday, 12th October 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
21. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
29 min | Comedy, Game-Show, News
Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
10-episodes. The long-running satirical comedy panel show returns for Fifty Seventh and Sifty Eight Series in 2019.
Series 58: Commenced 9pm Friday, 11th October 2019 - concludes on BBC One. Series 57: Commenced 9pm Friday, 5th April 2019 - concluded 9pm Friday, 31st May 2019 on BBC One.
22. There's Something About Movies (2019– )
60 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Comedian Alan Carr hosts this movie game-show where comedians team up with famous actors to answer classic film trivia, spoof famous film scenes, and poke fun at their own work.
The comedy panel show all about movies returns for a Second Series with Jennifer Saunders joing as a team captain.
Commenced 9pm Thursday, 10th October 2019 - concludes 9pm Thursday, 14th November 2019 on Sky One.
23. Motherland (2016– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
This is a programme about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive side and unromantic take on parenting - not the cute and acceptable public face of motherhood.
6-episodes. The parenting comedy returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 10pm Monday, 7th October 2019 - concludes on BBC Two.
24. Celebrity Coach Trip (2010– )
10-episodes. The celebrity version of the reality television programme returns for a Fifth Series.
Commenced 7:30pm Monday, 7th October 2019 - concludes 7:30pm Friday, 18th October 2019 on E4.
25. Richard Osman's House of Games (2017– )
29 min | Game-Show
Richard Osman hosts the game show in which he sets a panel of four celebrity contestants a series of games and puzzles to test their general knowledge.
100-episodes. The amiable celebrity game show returns for a bumper Third Series.
Commenced 6pm Monday, 7th October 2019 - concludes on BBC Two.
26. Make Me a Dealer (2018– )
45 min | Talk-Show
Paul Martin takes to the road as he searches the length and breadth of Britain in pursuit of a new generation of moneymaking antiques dealers.
20-episodes. The programme in which antiques expert Paul Martin teaches members of the public how to be antiques dealers returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 3:45pm Monday, 7th October 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
27. Still Open All Hours (2013– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Having inherited the shop from his uncle, it's business as usual for Granville at Arkwright's corner shop.
7-episodes. The follow-up to the classic sitcom returns for a Sixth Series.
Commences 8pm Friday, 18th October 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
28. Rich House, Poor House (2017– )
60 min | Documentary
Two families from opposite ends of the financial spectrum and class divide swap homes, social status and budgets for 7 days as they discover how the other half lives.
Star: Craig Kelly
6-episodes. The show that sees some of Britain's wealthiest and poorest families swap homes for a week returns for a Fifth Series.
Commenced 9pm Thursday, 3rd October 2019 - concludes on Channel 5.
29. The Met: Policing London (2015– )
Fly-on-the-wall documentary following London's police officers tackling daily crime.
Star: Lennie James
7-episodes. The observational documentary series following the work of London's Metropolitan Police returns for a Third Series.
Commenced 9pm Thursday, 3rd October 2019 - concludes 9pm Thursday, 14th November 2019 on BBC One.
30. Plebs (2013– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy
PLEBS follows three desperate young men from the suburbs as they try to get laid, hold down jobs, and climb the social ladder in the big city - a city that happens to be Ancient Rome.
8-episodes. The scatological sitcom set in Ancient Rome returns for a Fifth Series.
Commenced 10pm Monday, 30th September 2019 - concludes 10pm Monday, 11th November 2019 on ITV2.
31. Don't Hate the Playaz (2018– )
60 min | Comedy, Game-Show
High-energy, hip-hop based comedy panel show presented by Jordan Stephens featuring two teams made up of comedians, musicians and celebrity hip-hop lovers battling it out for the ultimate prize - bragging rights.
The anarchic hip-hop based panel show returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 10pm Wednesday, 25th September 2019 - concludes 10pm Wednesday, 6th November 2019 on ITV2.
32. The Circle (III) (2018– )
60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
People from all walks of life compete in a popularity contest to win a cash prize.
22-episodes. The original British version of the app-based reality tv popularity contest returns for an expanded Second Series.
Commenced 10pm Tuesday, 24th September 2019 - concludes 10pm Friday, 18th October 2019 on Channel 4.
33. Love in the Countryside (2018– )
60 min | Romance
Sara Cox goes back to her farming roots as she meets 8 singletons living in the countryside who are finding it difficult to meet that special someone. Could urbanites looking to escape the rat run be the answer?
Star: Sara Cox
6-episodes. Sara Cox returns with a Second Series of the rural romance programme.
Commenced 9pm Tuesday, 17th September 2019 - concluded 9pm Tuesday, 15th October 2019 on BBC Two.
34. Murdertown (2018–2019)
Katherine Kelly travels the UK to examine crimes that shocked the nation.
Star: Katherine Kelly
10-episodes. The true crime documentary series returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 9pm Monday, 16th September 2019 - concludes on Crime + Investigation (UK).
35. The Great Model Railway Challenge (2018– )
60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
Teams of the UK's most talented model railway enthusiasts compete in a series of knockout heats to create amazing miniature masterpieces on specific themes against the clock. Expert judges determine who will go on to the next round.
8-episodes. The model railway building competition returns for a Second Series.
Commenced 8pm Friday, 13th September 2019 - concludes 6:25pm Saturday, 26th October 2019 on Channel 5.
36. Front Row Late (II) (2017– )
30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show
BBC Radio 4's long-running, flagship culture review show makes the leap to television, as presenters and guests cast a critical eye over the arts world.
The BBC's arts and culture review show returns for a Fourth and Fifth Series in 2019.
Series 5: Commenced 11:05pm Friday, 6th September 2019 - concluded 11:05pm 11th October 2019 on BBC Two. Series 4: Commenced 11:05pm Friday, 11th January 2019 - concluded 11:20pm Friday, 24th May 2019 on BBC Two.
37. QI (2003– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Sandi Toksvig is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.
18-episodes. The popular comedy panel show returns for a Seventeenth Series (The Letter Q).
Commences 10pm Friday, 6th September 2019 - concludes on BBC Two.
38. The Mash Report (2017–2019)
Comedian Nish Kumar and his hilarious correspondents deliver a surreal take on the week's news.
6-episodes. The topical, satirical comedy show returns for a Fourth Series (or a 3rd if you prefer).
Commences 10pm Thursday, 5th September 2019 - concludes 10pm Thursday, 10th October 2019 on BBC Two.
39. First Dates Hotel (2017– )
Maître d' Fred takes a break from the show's restaurant to take over the running of a luxury hotel in the south of France where he will welcome singletons from the UK on a two-day dating stay.
6-episodes. The First Dates spin-off show returns for a Fourth Series.
Commences 9pm Thursday, 5th September 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
40. The Reluctant Landlord (2018– )
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy
A man reluctantly serves as the proprietor of a pub, which he inherited from his late father.
6-episodes. The semi-autobiographical sitcom starring Romesh Ranganathan returns for a Second Series.
Commences 10pm Wednesday, 4th September 2019 - concludes 10pm Wednesday, 9th October 2019 on Sky One.
41. Only Connect (2008– )
Victoria Coren hosts the fiendishly difficult quiz in which two teams of three contestants have to find the connection between seemingly unrelated clues.
28-episodes. The fiendishly difficult brain-teasing game show hosted by Victoria Coren Mitchell returns for a Fifteenth Series.
Commences 8pm Monday, 2nd September 2019 - concludes on BBC Two
42. Pointless (2009– )
45 min | Game-Show
A game show where contestants aim to score the fewest points possible by guessing the least popular answers given by people in polls on various subjects.
55-episodes. The much-loved game show in which contestants aim for the lowest score possible returns for a Twenty-Second Series.
Commences 5:15pm Monday, 2nd September 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
43. Antiques Road Trip (2010– )
45 min | History
Two antiques experts compete against each other over five days buying antiques and selling them in five auctions. The programme is done in a light hearted fashion with all profits going to charity.
25-episodes per series. The antiques-based game show returns for an Eighteenth Series in early 2019 and a Nineteenth Series in Autumn 2019.
Series 19: Commenced 4:30pm Monday, 2nd September 2019 - concludes on BBC One. Series 18: Commenced 4:30pm Monday, 7th January 2019 - concluded 4:30pm Friday, 8th February 2019 on BBC One.
44. Garden Rescue (2016– )
43 min | Reality-TV
Charlie Dimmock and award-winning garden designers the Rich brothers compete to design gardens for homeowners around the country.
40-episodes (2 blocks of 20eps.) Charlie Dimmock and the Rich brothers compete to create fabulous gardens around the UK in a Fourth Series.
Series 4 - block 2: Commences 3:45pm Monday, 2nd September 2019 - concludes on BBC One. Series 4 - block 1: Commenced 3:45pm Monday, 29th April 2019 - concluded 3:45pm Monday, 3rd June 2019 on BBC One.
45. Defenders UK (2018– )
45 min | Documentary, Crime
Observational documentary series following the work of dedicated enforcement officers across the UK as they crack down on crooks and con men.
Star: Harry Hepple
10-episodes. The documentary series following the work of enforcement officers around the UK returns for a Second Series.
Commences 11am Monday, 2nd September 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
*A Third Series has already been commissioned for 2020*
46. Pointless Celebrities (2010– )
Celebrities try to find the most obscure answers to win money for their chosen charities.
22-episodes. The Saturday evening celebrity version of the popular game show returns for a Twelfth Series.
Commences 7:45pm Saturday, 31st August 2019 - concludes on BBC One.
47. The Great British Baking Show (2010– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Reality-TV
Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker.
AKA The Great British Baking Show
The popular baking contest returns for a Tenth Series (the second series to be broadcast on Channel 4).
Commences 8pm Tuesday, 27th August 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.
48. Saving Lives at Sea (2016– )
60 min | Documentary