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.
The latest instalment of the ground-breaking, award-winning documentary series from director Michael Apted (Gorky Park, Gorillas in the Mist) returns to visit the people whose lives have been followed since they were seven. Featuring more of the original line-up than ever before, we discover what has happened to the group over the last seven years, and what life has thrown at them in their sixties. Variously heartbreaking, moving and uplifting, this serial series continues to present an incredible living social history of modern Britain.
Directed by Michael Apted.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Real Life, Society & Culture
See how the other half ski with an insiders' view of the winter season at Whistler. A concierge company with seriously snow-savvy staff, provides only the best, to the richest, and most demanding people on the planet. If the peaks are sky high, the money spent every season is stratospheric.
Bobby Crowder, Lynsey Dyer, Charlotte Fenton, Joey Gibbons, Kendra Larkin, Tamara Moore, Jim Sced, Elise Wims
Series, United States, English, Entertainment, Real Life
She's only called Jane Doe because she doesn't know her own identity, and has no memory of her life prior to waking up in a duffle bag in the middle of Times Square, nor what brought her to that point. But one thing she does know is that the FBI badly wants to find out who she is, and so she becomes the centre-point of an investigation which throws up dire truth after dire truth, all pointing to an enormous conspiracy which threatens to swallow her whole - and already nearly has.
Bullets is an intelligent mix of crime serial, espionage thriller, and political drama, set against the atmospheric backdrops of Helsinki, the criminal underworld of Belgium, and the troubled streets of Georgia.
Directed by Minna Virtanen. Krista Kosonen, Sibel Kekilli, Tommi Korpela
Series, Finland, Finnish, English Subtitles, Crime, Drama, Thriller
The ultimate test of your cultural knowledge - although it may put some stress on your relationship, so choose your game partner well. Two teams of two who are in some way connected join a guest celebrity each, in reading the clues to name subjects from popular culture. From GoT to the World Cup, your knowledge of C21st culture needs to be broad.
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Family, Game Show
Lee Berger is a dedicated American photojournalist and passionate idealist who has lost his way after years of working in war zones. He is constantly trying to live up to his early success, where an electrifying photograph he took as a young man nearly 30 years ago in Tiananmen Square skyrocketed him into fame. It was an image of a man in a white shirt, a carrier bag in each hand, standing up to the might of the Chinese military, referred to as the 'Tank Man'. When accusations of fake news are levelled against him, his world falls apart. Desperate to reclaim his credibility, and remember the photographer he used to be, Lee sets out on a journey to find the Tank Man, convinced he is alive and well and living in New York City.
From backstage controversies to mysterious deaths and unsolved homicides, this series explores the darkest stories from the golden age of professional wrestling, and tries to find truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality.
Series, United States, English, Crime, Documentary, Mystery, Real Life
Delia's How To Cook is aimed at the novice and goes right back to square one, although there are also elaborate dishes for the more advanced cook. From her own kitchen in the Suffolk countryside, Delia's step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions are guaranteed to produce perfect results every time. There is advice on everything, from selecting utensils and ingredients, to how to prevent toast becoming soggy.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine
Over three episodes, Dr Michael Mosley moderates studio discussions with real Australians and specialists from fields such as psychology, nutrition, and gastroenterology. Focusing on lifestyle changes and new treatments that can contribute to improved overall health, this series isn't about what's wrong with us - it's about what causes the issues and how can we overcome them.
New Series Premiere. This uplifting, warm, and insightful series sees experts and job coaches highlight the skills and talents of people with disabilities, helping them find jobs that can harness their
Series, United Kingdom, English, Adult, Documentary
Throughout history, warfare has been seen to be the preserve of men. But in this series, we reveal the women who fought just as courageously, just as skilfully and just as fiercely as men. The three-part docu drama series tells the stories of history's most iconic women fighters. It chronicles the military achievements of the original Amazon horse warriors of the Steppe, examines the highly trained female gladiators of Ancient Rome, and the feared all-women regiments of Dahomey, who shaped African history.
Series, France, English, Documentary, Historical, Society & Culture
Joy is happy with her life, things are fine the way they are until she unwittingly lands herself a new job. The unwanted promotion throws her OCD level out of control and forces her to deal with a world she has been avoiding.
When five strangers are seated at a singles table at a wedding, the only thing they have in common is their shared singledom. As they get to know each other over champagne and existential disappointment, they discuss real estate and realise that as singles, they are unlikely to ever be able to enter the market. And that's when one bright spark proposes that they pool their resources and buy a house together. But it must have five bedrooms.
Kat Stewart, Stephen Peacocke, Kate Jenkinson, Hugh Sheridan
Paul Murton explores a choice selection of lochs from the 31,000 that adorn the Scottish landscape, from the long fjord-like sea lochs of the west coast, the great fresh water lochs of the central highlands, to the innumerable lochans that stud the hills and open moors.
A medical drama series revolving around five young surgeons in a busy Seattle hospital. Each has personal secrets and demons, each wants to be the best doctor they can be and each will meet failure along the rocky road to success.
Get a real taste for South Africa through celebrity cook, Hayden Quinn's, culinary adventures. Let Hayden inspire you with his passion for food as he explores local cultures and cuisines in the search for great Mzansi tastes. Be prepared to explore each location through the eyes of an adventurous surfer, which will get your own adrenalin pumping.
Going inside prison walls and meeting America's youngest Death Row inmates, the series discovers what it's like to live with the threat of the death chamber. Following their trials, appeals, and ultimately their executions, the films also meet the people the headlines generally ignore - the young siblings, sons, and daughters of victims and defendants alike, each forced to confront death on an agonising journey through the capital punishment system.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Crime, Documentary, Society & Culture
Mother and son duo Lyndey and Blair Milan embark on an epicurean roadtrip around the Peloponnese, the southern peninsula of Greece, with servings of tantalising food, a nod to history and myth, and a big slice of adventure.
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
Hosted by journalist Jan Fran, Medicine or Myth? follows everyday Australians as they pitch their diverse and sometimes divisive health remedies to a panel of medical experts in the hope of being selected for a real-world trial. Dr Charlie Teo is joined by Family and Women's Health Expert Dr Ginni Mansberg and Associate Professor in Immunology, Ashraful Haque.
Jan Fran, Dr Charlie Teo, Dr Ginni Mansberg, Ashraful Haque.
Series, Australia, English, Documentary, Medical, Nature, Society & Culture
Meet the people whose lives cannot be described as ordinary by any stretch of the imagination. From a former soldier who has had a four-limb transplant, to the Pakistani brothers who go into nightly comas, 'there are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamed of in your philosophy'.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Medical, Real Life
Ulsterman Paul Rankin and Scotsman Nick Nairn take their cooking to the high seas as they set sail down the west coast of Scotland and around the Northern Irish coastline in a tasty cooking adventure. Their challenge - explore the shared culture, heritage and language of Scotland and Ulster and create the menu for a three course meal that best serves each of the towns and people they visit. The menus will combine to make up the very first collection of recipes inspired by Ulster Scottish culture.
Drama revolving around rival tabloids and the stories they compete to cover. Holly Evans is Deputy News Editor with The Herald, a left-leaning struggling broadsheet and Ed Washburn is an Oxford graduate working with The Post, a right-winged sensationalist tabloid.
Rick Stein goes on series of Long Weekends across Europe - taking in markets, restaurants and vineyards, the culture, history, and scenery. Rick presents a guide to wonderful city features for lovers of food and travel - with some fabulous dishes to cook at home.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Documentary, Food/Wine, Travel
This exciting series celebrates Japanese cuisine and inspires viewers with simple to make and amazing dishes. Join vibrant and engaging food-personality Sachie Nomura on her culinary adventures in Japan. Sachie's Kitchen mixes great produce, entertaining guests, and travel to fascinating locations.
How would you feel watching your own sex tape? Now imagine other people watching it with you - could your relationship be improved by sharing your most intimate moments with others? In this provocative must-see social experiment, three couples try to fix their relationships with a dramatic and spicy new therapy. They will film their love life for a whole week - the issues, the intimacy, and the sex. Under the guidance of a top sex therapist, they will reveal their uncensored tapes to each other. Having exposed all, we will see their raw and unfiltered reactions, from laughter, to conflicts, and to tears.
Series, Belgium, English, Adult, Documentary, Society & Culture
The second Grand Slam tournament of the year and the only one played on clay, the French Open tends to produce champions who don't excel on other surfaces, particularly among the men, with the notable exception of Rafael Nadal. From Roland Garros in Paris.
Kirsten Tibballs is one of Australia's most celebrated and internationally respected pastry chefs and chocolatiers. Over many years, Kirsten has developed a series of simple and easy processes and techniques using tools that everyone has in their own kitchen to create amazing desserts - many that can be created in under 20 minutes.
In this series, we chart Flying Scotsman's remarkable story - spanning 2.5 million miles over 94 years. Flying Scotsman heralded the golden age of steam - smashing records by reaching the 100mph mark, whilst at the same time, ushering in the trend for luxury rail travel. But as diesel trains emerged, the locomotive's role was diminished, and the nationalised British Rail planned to ditch the relic steamer in the 60s.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Historical, Science & Tech, Travel
Paul Patranella is a four-star, classically trained French chef. He's also a hairy biker. His longtime friend, Bill Allen, is a renowned motorcycle mechanic with a passion for food. Together, they believe that food is the ticket to the American experience and motorcycles are the only way to get there. So they embark on a road trip through the country's back roads, immersing themselves in local American history and long-standing traditions.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine, Travel
Based on Margaret Atwood's novel, this dramatic series tells the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society that faces environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate. In a desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world, the few remaining fertile women are forced into sexual servitude.
Directed by Bruce Miller. Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella
New Series premieres 29/5/19. Audrey is determined not to be defined by motherhood. In theory, this seems fairly easy. In practice, her career-focused husband, self-obsessed mother & fancy-free best friend, make it damn near impossible. CAST: Alison Bell
The popular television talent show for aspiring singers lands in Australia with celebrity judges and mentors. Follow these wannabe warblers as they try to wow the judges and viewers through three stages of competition. The search for Australia's next singing sensation is on!
Delta Goodrem, Ricky Martin, Joel Madden, Benji Madden, Jessie J, Darren McMullen, Sonia Kruger
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Music, Real Life
Meet the people who not only set themselves a goal, but are willing to do what it takes to achieve it. Davina McCall meets ordinary people who are prepared to give themselves 12 months to achieve a particular aim. Will they pull it off?
Two Michelin star chef Tom Kerridge wants to show us how to cook the best ever versions of the kind of food we all love. He'll be turning every day dishes like lasagne, roast lamb, or rice pudding into extraordinary ones which will taste unlike any version you've tried before.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Documentary, Food/Wine
Tom Kerridge is the only chef in the UK to run a pub with two Michelin stars and he wants to show us how to cook dishes inspired by British pub classics. Pub food has come a long way in recent years, there are Great British boozers serving up top notch food to be proud of, and Tom wants to show us how to make these kinds of dishes at home and how to cook them properly.
In a small Icelandic fishing port, a ferry docks. That same day a dismembered body is found in the river, sparking an investigation and a call to Reykjavik for detective reinforcements to assist the small local police force. With the ferry held in dock and a bad snowstorm threatening to cut off the town, chief of police Andri is under pressure to deliver results quickly.
From the 1960's, the axe fell on 4,000 miles of Britain's rail network. Now, decades later, Rob Bell is going on journey to uncover those lost railway lines. Every week, Rob will explore a different line, experiencing the hidden landscapes, lost infrastructure, and forgotten worlds that disappeared when the line closed. He'll experience how, once gone, the lost line affected the community, industry, and lifestyle of the area. But Rob will also be celebrating the new life that's been created, from the old railway stations that are now beautiful homes, to restored signal boxes and the impressive heritage railways that have sprung up all over the country. Across the series, we'll see Britain in a new and surprising way - whether it is in rural Wales, the Lake District, or the north of Scotland.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Historical, Travel