A selection of the new and returning series coming soon to free-to-air TV in the coming weeks that we think you should know about. For IceTV members, there's no need to wait. You can already set them to automatically record at home when they arrive.
5 Mistakes That Caught A Killer
Sun, 12 Jul 2020
5 Mistakes That Caught A Killer
An in-depth series of documentaries that examines how three of Britain's most notorious killers were finally caught and convicted.
Directed by Roger Corke.
Series, United States, English, Crime, Documentary
Having left his job as a NY firefighter, Owen Strand has taken his son T.K., and relocated to Austin, where he follows the same career path. But there's a private side to Owen too, and this side needs some serious TLC.
Rob Lowe, Live Tyler, Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra Alyna McClain, Jim Parrack, Natacha Karam
Meet the human faces of Orange County Choppers, the team that put the uniqueness into their custom motorbikes. But although the team is full of talent, it's the dynamics between the Tetuels that give this series the edge.
Paul Teutul Sr., Paul Tetuel Jr., Michael Tetuel, Mike Rowe, Jim Pratt
America has always had the reputation as being the country where your dreams do come true. And this is especially true for those with stars in their eyes. Many whose self-belief overrides their talent are prepared to give it a go. But as the cull continues, those who really do have what it takes reveal themselves to the world and the world shares their journey every inch of the way.
Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan,Lionel Ritchie
Series, United States, English, Entertainment, Music, Real Life
In Delhi before British rule the Beecham family takes up residence in their newly bought house. The family is headed by John Beecham, a former soldier with the East India Company who is determined to make the house his safe haven.
Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, Leo Suter
Series, United Kingdom, English, Drama, Entertainment
The show that brings together some of the sharpest and most informed minds in Australia to tackle the big issues and share their opinions and expertise. Catch up on the best conversations from The Drum.
From the African jungle to the Australian Outback, Chris Tarrant checks out some of the most interesting railways in the world. Meeting with drivers, engineers, passengers and others, Chris discovers how these marvellous machines were built, how they operate and how they've changed the lives of those they've touch.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Science & Tech, Travel
Michael Portillo is in Southeast Asia, armed with his 1913 Bradshaw's Handbook. Published at the height of European imperialism, it will lead him on a spectacular 2,500-mile railway adventure across six vibrant and independent nations. He?ll explore towering megacities and magnificent mosques, visit jewelled temples and golden Buddhas and ride some of the world's most exhilarating and notorious railways.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Science & Tech, Society & Culture, Travel
Ben Sargent embarks on the ultimate coastal road trip from Florida and Louisiana to California and Oregon, Ben uncovers the USA's best seafood joints and regional specialities while taking viewers on the awesome journey from sea to table.
When Jerry - an American NSA agent - joins a team at GCHQ tackling cybercrime, junior analyst Joseph is excited. But Director of Cyber Security Christine is less keen and wants to know the real reason Jerry is over here.
Alex Trebek hosts Jeopardy!, where the answers are revealed and the contestants must guess the appropriate questions. The answers appear on a computerised grid in various trivia categories and are sorted by degrees of difficulty matched by increasing dollar values.
Series, United States, English, Entertainment, Game Show
An epic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel; a story of love, injustice, redemption and hope. Set in war-torn France, the story follows the struggles and triumphs of those living in the underclass on a quest for a better life.
Directed by Tom Shankland. Dominic West, Lily Collins, David Oyelowo, Olivia Colman
Series, United Kingdom, English, Drama, Violence, War
There's never been a better time to collectively get those creative juices flowing, as presenter and artist Josie d'Arby is joined by experts Lachlan Goudie, Diana Ali, and Nicky Philipps to share their passion and knowledge in this inspiring event. Viewers are invited to pick up their pencils and draw along and be guided by the UK's best.
Young Angus "Mac" MacGyver works with the government to save lives, using his unique and unconventional problem-solving skills. Well really, why use guns and bombs when paper clips, aluminium foil or chewing gum will do the trick? This is a reboot of the 1985 American series of the same name.
Directed by Peter M. Lenkov, Lee David Zlotoff. Lucas Till, George Eads, Sandrine Holt
Series, United States, English, Action, Adventure, Drama
Marcella is a British detective series, written, directed and produced by Swedish screenwriter Hans Rosenfeldt, creator of The Bridge. In Series 2 Marcella investigates when a body is discovered inside a wall, clothed in a school blazer, surrounded by soft toys. The detective soon works out that the victim is Leo Priestley, who had been abducted a few years beforehand.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Monty Don travels to Japan in Spring to trace the history of Japanese gardens from early boating gardens, through Buddhist temples and Zen gardens, right up to a modern tea house. Audio Described (AD).
Series, United Kingdom, English, Gardening, Travel
US-born Max is at the heart of British politics and owner of a media empire. His ex-wife Kathryn has been frozen out of the family. When their son Caden suffers a catastrophic breakdown, they're pulled back together.
Jeremy Fernandez speaks with a range of everyday Australians to see how they are dealing with lockdown, their fears and concerns. In 6 months we'll revisit them to see how their lives have changed and reflect on the crisis.
This series tracks how Putin escapes poverty by joining the KGB, his reinvention as a political fixer in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union and how he gets into position to take over from President Yeltsin.
Set in a virtual bar - Australia?s first narrative comedy filmed entirely in isolation. Developed, produced, and post-produced entirely under strict COVID-safe guidelines, Retrograde follows the lives of a group of thirty-something friends as they drown their sorrows at a virtual bar in the time of COVID-19. The series features a terrific line-up of Australian talent including Pallavi Sharda, Ilai Swindells, Maria Angelico, Esther Hannaford and Nick Boshier with guest star Ronny Chieng.
From pasta to polenta, prosciutto to panna cotta, Italy is crammed full of mouth-watering food. Take a culinary tour of the country to discover the best, in this tribute to the doyen of cookery - Gary Rhodes.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine
The multi-award-winning ABC comedy series returns for a fourth season. It's a time of change in Rosehaven and while Daniel seems to be managing it best, it might be Emma, despite her playful misadventures, who offers the most grown up advice.
Former football player, Sebastian Clovis, and designer, Samantha Pynn, join forces to help you pull your renovation coals out of the fire. They come rushing to the rescue when the money starts running out.
Harlee Santos may have a day job at the NYPD, but that doesn't mean she has it all together financially. And that is an issue, because she's been assigned to the anti-corruption task force, which given her own dire financial straits, isn't going to be easy.
Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, Drea de Matteo, Dayo Okeniyi, Vincent Laresca, Hampton Fluker.
Shaun Micallef goes on a journey to discover why Australians drink the way we do. From a Bachelors & Spinsters ball, to a pub crawl with a women's soccer team and a confronting meeting with a former drinker.
Meet the Skill Brat Renegades, one of the best known breakdancing crews ever to throw a toprock, downrock, power move or freeze. These guys are on the comeback trail, and if you thought they were brilliant before, just get a load of them now.
Series, United States, English, Dance, Documentary
In The Joy Of Painting With Bob Ross, Bob Ross offers soothing words of encouragement to viewers and painting hobbyists in this enormously popular series which has captivated audiences worldwide since 1982. It is the most-watched, most-recognised television art program in history. Ross, who died in 1995, is a cult figure, with nearly 1,500,000 Facebook followers and a legacy of hundreds of episodes of a TV program which has aired all around the world. In the series, Ross demonstrates his 'wet-on-wet' technique, which eliminates the need for each layer of paint to dry. In real-time, Ross creates tranquil natural scenes, including his trademark 'happy' clouds, cascading waterfalls, snow-covered forests, serene lakes, and distant mountain summits.
Bob Ross, Steve Ross, Dana Jester
Series, United States, English, Arts & Culture, Documentary, Family, Society & Culture
Everyone knows the story of the Queen's father: reluctant but dutiful George VI. Most know the story of his elder brother, Edward, who rejected the throne for love. But their four siblings - Mary, Henry, George and John - have been largely forgotten. This series tells the interconnected stories of the first young Windsors. Never before seen letters and diaries belonging to the Royals reveal their hidden story across the social and political backdrop of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Through war, abdication and deep family divisions, the family would be subjected to unprecedented scrutiny and the parts these siblings played would shape the monarchy we know today.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Hockey, Society & Culture
New series premieres 12 July 2020. Inspector Vera Stanhope is blunt, witty, courageous and likes a drink or two. Together with her trusted young colleague, Sergeant Joe Ashworth, the two delve into each new case with vigour and determination. Based on the crime novels by British writer Ann Cleeves.
After an alien attack destroys life as we know it, those who are left and struggling to survive, create small groups on the principle that there is safety in numbers. Based on the novel by H.G. Wells, but updated to the C21st.
Directed by Howard Overman. Lea Drucker, Gabriel Byrne, Adel Bencherif, Natasha Little, Elizabeth McGovern, Daisy Edgar-Jones,
Series, United Kingdom, English, Drama, Sci-Fi, Science & Tech
Every three minutes someone gains permanent residency in Australia, but every year more than 40,000 are rejected. For the first time, a documentary series captures the life-changing moments when men, women and families are told whether they can call Australia home, or whether they will be asked to leave.
Series, Australia, English, Documentary, Real Life, Society & Culture