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.
9/11: Ten Mistakes
9/11: Ten Mistakes
New series 13/6/22. September 11, 2001. The world stops as America is hit by a catastrophic attack. Almost three thousand people die, thousands more are injured. How could a terror attack of this scale happen? Now - in depth analysis, investigative reports and declassified documents reveal the Ten Steps that led to the Twin Towers disaster.
New series 5/6/22. Abandoned Engineering seeks out examples of incredible engineering that have somehow fallen into disuse, travelling the world and hearing from a specially assembled team of on-site experts at each location.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Science & Tech, Society & Culture
Eric Myers and his family-owned business offers 'clean-outs' of any attic or other space free of charge, but just as long as they can recycle, re-purpose and re-sell any valuables they find in the process.
Series 5 commences 24/6/22. Black Mirror taps into the collective unease about the modern world. These stand-alone dramas are sharp, suspenseful, satirical tales that are equal parts clever shocking and disturbing.
New series 31/5/22. Walter Blunt is a British import intent on conquering the world of American cable news. Through his nightly news show, Blunt is on a mission to impart his wisdom and guidance on how Americans should live, think and behave.
Take a walk on the wild side with Zoologist Chris Humfrey as he delves into the fascinating world of Australian wildlife. Learn about each animals classification, adaptations, habitats, ecological niche and fun facts.
New Series 9/6/22. D.I. Rachita Ray is promoted to the Homicide team, but soon questions whether she is there to tick a box after being briefed on her Culturally Specific Homicide case, involving the murder of a Muslim man, Imran Aziz.
New series commencing 5/6/22. Elizabeth Into The Storm brings the story of Queen Elizabeth's 70-year reign right up to date for the Platinum Jubilee year, and details how recent royal scandals, public family breakups and the tragic loss of her husband, not to mention the impact of a global pandemic, have led to trying times for the most enduring monarch that Britain has ever seen. Throughout, she has remained steadfast, defending the monarchy in its darkest hours, and rallying the nation when it needed her most.
New series 1/6/22. Andre goes back to the very origin of our sustenance - Nature. Food is a gift of nature as much as it is born out of the constraints of the physical environment. In the coldest inhabited place on Earth - Oymyakon in Russia, with temperatures averaging minus 50 degrees in winter and seemingly inhuman living conditions.
New series 28/5/22. National treasures Timothy West and Prunella Scales have been exploring canals for half a century - but now they embark on their most ambitious voyage ever - the waterways of India. Tim takes the helm to explore the extraordinary Kerala backwaters: a 1600 kilometre network of palm-fringed lakes, rivers banked by rice paddies - and some familiar-looking British-built canals.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Travel
New series commencing 8/6/22. Dont skip this ad! Gruen is back to expose all the tricks of modern advertising. Brand new brands, all new ads, slick new tricks. With Wil Anderson, Russel Howcroft, Todd
Sampson and an expert panel. How is that for a sell?
New series 6/6/22. The Hairy Bikers return with a new series exploring the best food from the north of England on a road trip from east to west. Si and Dave cook everything from traditional local delicacies to more exotic fare made with local ingredients.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine
A rich new and entertaining half hour of news, culture and politics from India and the subcontinent. Host Marc Fennell and guests explore everything that makes this enchanted country, and its neighbours, the region to watch.
JDM stands for Japanese Domestic Market classic cars - Nissan GT-R, Toyota Celica, Mitsubishi Evo - all adapted exclusively for the Japanese market. You're not likely to meet one coming your way on the LA freeway, or Sydney's Western Distributor. Not yet anyway. Meet Eric, Josh, and Mauricio, who are so specialised in these cars, that they can not only restore and revive them, they can even reinvent them. That's just how good they are.
Erik Bizek, Josh Martin, Mauricio Rosales
Series, United States, English, Real Life, Science & Tech
New series 2/6/22. Kate Humble is on foot as she visits some of Britain's most beautiful coastal destinations, taking in the sights, the sounds and the fascinating stories behind six captivating destinations.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Nature
New series 6/6/22. Mr Kim, a stubborn middle-aged man, runs a convenience store in the neighbourhood of Moss Park in Toronto. However, when he tries to control his dysfunctional family, it leads to commotion.
New series 23/5/22. Legacy List with Matt Paxton is a compelling series about our homes, the hidden treasures, heirlooms, and the precious memories attached to those items. As millions of baby boomers downsize their own homes or settle estates, they will discover the most important museum in the world is in their family home.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Society & Culture
new series 23/5/22. In this series, Paul Martin is out to turn wannabe dealers into successful profit makers as they learn to buy antiques with their hard-earned cash and sell them on to try and make themselves a dollar or two. Under Paul's eagle eye, the new recruits discover the tricks of the trade when it comes to making money.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Lifestyle
Series 3 - The Magnificent II commences 23/5/22. This high-quality political family drama takes audiences on a journey through stunning medieval Italy, telling the story of the Medici dynasty and how they found extreme wealth, which sat at the core of their power and influence.
Starring Dustin Hoffman (The Graduate, Rain Man) as the family patriarch Giovanni de' Medici and Richard Madden (Game of Thrones, Cinderella) as Cosimo de' Medici, the family come into power at a time of great social and economic inequality, their wealth and power has elevated the Medici family to a status equal to the nobility. However, the family is unique in that they're neither nobility nor commoners; they are the new 'middle class'.
Dustin Hoffman, Richard Madden, Stuart Martin, Annabel Scholey
Detective Superintendent Deborah Wallace, revisits a some of Australia's grimmest unsolved mysteries, in the hope that some forgotten details that may break the cases wide open, may finally be brought to light.
New series 31/5/22. Breakthroughs in brain imaging and genetics has made it possible to understand how the interplay of genes and environment affect the mind, and ultimately, tell us how to live better.
Series 2 commences 2/6/22. A behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of Paddington Train Station, one of the UK's busiest transport hubs with 70 million passengers passing through a year, and the brigade of dedicated workers who keep it running.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Real Life, Travel
New series 28/5/22. Presenter and comedian Paul O'Grady follows the ups and downs of life at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home as they care for our four-legged friends in need. In this episode, Paul meet Sparkle, a mistreated Staffie who was found in a London park, dangerously underweight.
New series 28/5/22. Hugh Bonneville guides us on a rare tour of the amazing Royal Palace gardens. From Buckingham Palace's glorious 39-acre garden and the intimate, personal spaces found at Kensington Palace to the world record Palaces holding plants found at Hampton Court Palace. These palace gardens are a sanctuary for wildlife, with Buckingham Palace being home to rare bats and specially chosen Italian honeybees, who produce up to 200 jars of Royal honey each year.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Gardening, History
New series commencing 8/6/22. A spin-off from the comedy sensation Letterkenny, this six-part series sees foul-mouthed, fan favourite character, Shoresy (Jared Keeso), join the Sudbury Bulldogs of the Northern Ontario Senior Hockey Organisation. In the first episode, Shoresy goes to great lengths to ensure his team doesnt end up folding, aiming for a no lose series of games.
New series 14/6/22. In this four-part thriller series, an international team of police officers and journalists embark on an investigation to understand the incomprehensible: the discovery of forty eight bodies - men, women and children - on a farm in the Swiss Alps. The victims are all part of a sect, the Order of the Solar Temple. At first, it seems that they have taken part in a death ritual. But as the case grows, no leads are ruled out.
Series, France, French, English Subtitles, Crime, Thriller
New series 10 commencing 6/6/22. In this new series, Taskmaster Greg Davies is just as keen as ever to sit in judgement on five comedians seeking to win his love by completing his apparently pointless tasks. Those five are: Daisy May Cooper, Johnny Vegas, Katherine Parkinson, Mawaan Rizwan and Richard Herring. Gregs P.A., Alex Horne, takes notes amid scenes involving giant bears, disappearing cows and flying eggs.
Greg Davies, Alex Horne
Series, United Kingdom, English, Comedy, Entertainment, Game Show
The 'special relationship' between the UK and the US has weathered many global crises and personality clashes over the decades, but it arguably reached its zenith in the 1980s, when Thatcher and Reagan forged a unique friendship that grounded their political strategising in mutual respect. Thatcher biographer Charles Moore, who was The Telegraph's political correspondent throughout the era, traces their relationship through a turbulent decade of global political upheaval reshaped by UK and US efforts to thaw East/West relations and ultimately work towards tearing down the Iron Curtain.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Biography, History
New Series 16/6/22. When Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted of grooming and trafficking underage girls she became a household name with her face on front pages of newspapers all over the world. But she wasn't always the most notorious member of the Maxwell family.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Biography, Documentary
Series 3 commencing 3/6/22. Set 400 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the USS Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before. Stars Seth MacFarlane and Adrianne Palicki.
Directed by Seth MacFarlane. Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald
Series, United States, English, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
New series 14/6/22. A group of scientists at an observatory in Norway discover a mysterious, seemingly endless rope leading into the forest. Some scientists decide to follow the rope, while others stay behind. Stars Jean Marc Barr, Christa Theret and Suzanne Clement.
Series, France, French, English Subtitles, Thriller
New series 28/5/22. British actor Bill Nighy narrates this series about some of the most beautiful and scenic railway journeys in the world. Drawing on the knowledge and experiences of those who travel and work on them.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Adventure, Documentary, Nature
Series3 commencing 24/4/22. With the arrival of baby Star, Jock struggles with his parental skills. Billy Murphy, meanwhile, comes up with a masterplan to steal a consignment of high definition televisions and involves both Jock and Conor.
New series 29/5/22. This boy king has been a subject of world-wide fascination ever since his discovery nearly a hundred years ago. Now, Bettany can provide the answers to questions that eluded Egyptologists for decades. Using the latest scientific and historical discoveries, she uncovers disturbing evidence that Tutankhamun came from a murky world of Royal intrigue where his father was disgraced and his mother, brutally murdered.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, History
New series 22/5/22. Through new discoveries in science and archaeology, this series explores the origins of the Vikings and how a great Viking dynasty changed history. It investigates who the Vikings were and why they left Scandinavia to plunder far-off lands. New scientific research suggests they were driven by an unstoppable force: climate change. In Norway, experts build replica Viking ships and explain the sailing technology that enabled long distance voyages.
New series 26/05/22. The most convincing liar is the one who can tell the most outrageous fib with such a straight face that you believe it, even though logic and common sense are screaming at you that it's a lie. Meet some of the most accomplished and imaginative liars in the Aussie celebrosphere. But sometimes though, and here's the rub, there are some truths that are so outrageous that even the most gullible among us will say, 'nah, you're telling porkies!' And yet... and yet. See how accurate your lie-dar really is.
New series 25/5/22. Using the latest drone radar technology, conflict archaeologists set out to uncover the hidden remains of The Battle of the Bulge, one of World War II's deadliest battles. Nearly 20,000 US soldiers were killed in the battle, including many often-forgotten African American front-line troops. By retracing the journey of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, experts tell the story of those brave men who, only 75 years ago, fought a war against racism in a segregated army.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, History, War