Brand New UK TV 2019

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A list of brand new British television programmes broadcast on UK television in 2019.

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1. The Capture (2019– )

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

When a British soldier is charged with a crime, the tenacious young detective handling his case begins to uncover a multi-layered conspiracy.

Stars: Laura Haddock, Hiten Patel, Holliday Grainger, Callum Turner

Votes: 583

6-episodes. Contemporary thriller about a wrongful arrest that reveals a complex and far-reaching conspiracy.

Commences 9pm Tuesday,3rd September 2019 - concludes on BBC One.

2. A Confession (2019– )

45 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher intends on catching a killer of a missing woman, even if that may cost him his career and reputation.

Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Imelda Staunton, Martin Freeman, Jake Davies

Votes: 365

6-episodes. Martin Freeman plays DS Steve Fulcher in this true crime drama based on the disappearance of student Sian O'Callaghan in March 2011.

Commences 9pm Monday, 2nd September 2019 - concludes 7th October 2019 on ITV.

3. Sanditon (2019– )


About Charlotte Heywood, a spirited and impulsive woman who moves from her rural home to Sanditon, a fishing village attempting to reinvent itself as a seaside resort.

Stars: Alexandra Roach, Crystal Clarke, Charlotte Spencer, Kate Ashfield

Votes: 410

8-episodes. Anglo-American co-production based on the unfinished Jane Austin novel.

Commences 9pm Sunday, 25th August 2019 - concludes on ITV.

4. Deep Water (2019– )

60 min | Drama

A modern day look at family through the eyes of three women as they work to balance work and life pressures.

Stars: Anna Friel, Rosalind Eleazar, Sinead Keenan, Rico Canadinhas

Votes: 458

6-episodes. Adaptation of the Windermere novels by Paula Daly. Following the lives of three very different women and the personal challenges they face.

Commences 9pm Wednesday, 14th August 2019 - concludes on ITV.

5. This Way Up (2019– )


A young woman puts her life back together after suffering from a nervous breakdown.

Stars: Aisling Bea, Sharon Horgan, Kadiff Kirwan, Aasif Mandvi

Votes: 838

6-episodes. Comedy written by and starring Aisling Bea as a woman trying to put her life back together after a breakdown.

Commenced 10pm Thursday, 8th August 2019 - concludes 10pm Thursday, 12th September 2019 on Channel 4.

6. Gemma Collins: Diva Forever (2019– )


After a year that has seen Gemma take to the ice, kick start a music career and pursue her American dreams, we follow every step of the way as Essex's loudest personality deals with her day-to-day business.

Stars: Gemma Collins, Angus Deayton, Lucas Armitage, Jonathan Cheban

Votes: 33

5-episodes. Follows the larger-than-life reality TV star as she goes through the busiest period of her life.

Commenced 9pm Wednesday, 7th August 2019 - concludes 4th September 2019 on ITV Be.

7. Britain's Giant Pet Food Factory (2019 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

Documentary taking a sneak peek behind the scenes at the Mars Petcare factory in Melton Mowbray which operates 24 hours a day to produce one million packets of pet food a day.

Directors: James Dawson, Paula Wittig | Star: Robert Webb

One-off documentary going behind the scenes at the Mars pet food factory in Leicestershire.

Broadcast 9pm 1st August 2019 on Channel 4.

8. Inside the Secret World of Incels (2019 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

Documentary looking at the incel community, an online subculture of those no-one wants to love and to whom multiple mass murders and hate crimes against women have been attributed.

Director: Simon Rawles | Star: Kaitlyn Regehr

Votes: 17

One-off documentary looking at the incel community and meeting three very different members of the subculture.

Broadcast 10:35pm Wednesday, 31st July 2019 on BBC One.

9. Million Pound Handjobs (2019 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

A look at the world of hand models, where a fortune is within your grasp if you can nail the right look. With hands insured for millions, advertising everything from Gucci to Fairy we look at what it takes to claw your way to the top.

Director: Darren Green | Star: Connie Fisher

One-off documentary about hand models in the world of advertising. A serious contender for the worst title of any programme on British television this year.

Broadcast 10pm Wednesday, 31st July 2019 on Channel 5.

10. Big in the Valleys (2019)

30 min | Documentary

The personal stories of overweight young people in the Welsh Valleys - which has some of the highest obesity rates in Wales.

Votes: 5

3-episodes. Documentary series telling the personal stories of overweight young people in the South Wales Valleys.

Commenced 11:20pm Tuesday, 30th July 2019 - concluded 11:20pm Tuesday, 13th August 2019 on BBC One. All 3 episodes made available via the BBC Three website and BBC iPlayer from 21st July 2019.

11. Charles & Di: The Truth Behind Their Wedding (2019 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

Documentary examining the week leading up to the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in July 1981.

Director: Duncan Singh | Star: Tracy Ann Oberman

One-off documentary looking at the week leading up to the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981.

Broadcast 8pm Saturday, 27th July 2019 on Channel 5.

12. The Tez O'Clock Show (2019– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

Comedian Tez Ilyas hosts a late night satirical comedy show featuring stand-up, sketches, parodies and an on-set shisha cafe where a celebrity guest is interviewed.

Stars: Tez Ilyas, Guz Khan, Adam Rowe, Sindhu Vee

Votes: 11

3-episodes. Stand-up comedian Tez Ilyas hosts a late night satirical comedy show featuring stand-up routines, sketches and chat.

Commenced 11pm Thursday, 25th July 2019 - concluded 11pm Thursday, 8th August 2019 on Channel 4.

13. Broke (II) (2019)

59 min | Documentary

Documentary series revealing how, despite having jobs, thousands of families across the UK are struggling to make ends meet. It follows nine families during a critical year as their financial future hangs in the balance.

Star: Jo Hartley

3-episodes. Documentary series looking at 9 British families struggling to make ends meet despite being in work.

Commenced 9pm Thursday, 25th July 2019 - concluded 9pm Thursday, 8th August 2019 on BBC Two.

14. Sewer Men (2019)

60 min | Documentary

Observational documentary following the work of staff at Britain's second largest water company Severn Trent Water as they unblock thousands of toilets, drains and sewers before cleaning up 3 billion litres of waste.

Star: Sarah Hadland

2-episodes. Observational documentary following the work of staff at Severn Trent Water.

Commenced 9pm Thursday, 25th July 2019 - concluded 9pm Thursday, 1st August 2019 on ITV.

4-episodes. The actor turned documentary filmmaker examines 4 topical issues by living with people experiencing them.

Commenced 7pm Thursday, 25th July 2019 - concluded 7pm Thursday, 15th August 2019 on ITV.

16. Expedition with Steve Backshall (2019– )


Host Steve Backshall travels the world seeking out adventurous expeditions such river rafting in the Himalayas, trekking through the jungles of South America and climbing mountains in the Middle East.

Star: Steve Backshall

Votes: 25

10-episodes. The naturalist goes on ten expeditions to explore uncharted territories around the world.

Commenced 8pm Sunday, 21st July 2019 - concludes on Dave.

17. The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan (2019– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

Comedian Mo Gilligan hosts a late(ish) night chat show with celebrity guests, music, comedy sketches, iconic games and the chance to win prizes.

Stars: Mo Gilligan, The Compozers, Anderson .Paak, Riz Ahmed

Votes: 12

6-episodes. The comedian hosts a Friday night mix of comedy, chat, games and mu.

Commenced 10pm Friday, 19th July 2019 - concluded 10pm Friday, 23rd August 2019 on Channel 4.

18. Britain's Greatest National Treasures (2019 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

Sir Trevor McDonald and Julia Bradbury count down the Top 20 Greatest National Treasures of all-time.

Director: Christopher Bruce | Stars: Julia Bradbury, Hugh Dennis, Eamonn Holmes, Trevor McDonald

One-off television special celebrating 20 of the most iconic landmarks in the UK.

Broadcast 8:30pm Thursday, 18th July 2019 on ITV.

19. Our Cops in the North (2019)

59 min | Documentary, Crime

Observational documentary series following the work of Northumbria Police across the North-East of England, telling the stories of the force's officers and the victims of crime they encounter.

Star: David Leon

Votes: 8

6-episodes. Observational documentary series following officers of Northumbria Police.

Commenced 9pm Wednesday, 17th July 2019 - concluded 9pm Wednesday, 31st July 2019 on BBC One.

20. Remarkable Places to Eat (2019)

59 min | Documentary

Leading UK chefs guide host Fred Sirieix around their chosen city to experience three restaurants where they genuinely love to eat and explore what goes into making them so special.

Stars: Fred Sirieix, Angela Hartnett, Nisha Katona, Tom Kerridge

Votes: 20

4-episodes. Top chefs guide Fred Sirieix around 4 cities showing him their favourite places to eat.

Commenced 8pm Wednesday, 17th July 2019 - concludes on BBC Two.

One-off documentary examining the life and career of the man who is favourite to become the next Prime Minister.

Broadcast 9:15pm Tuesday, 16th July 2019 on Channel 5.

22. The Day We Walked On The Moon (2019 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Landmark documentary to mark the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's first step on the moon.

Director: John Moulson | Stars: Mark Armstrong, Michael Collins, Mark Strong

Votes: 45

One-off documentary about the moon landing on 20th July 1969.

Broadcast 9pm Tuesday, 16th July 2019 on ITV.

23. Yorkshire Airport (2019– )

30 min | Documentary

Observational documentary series. Cameras go behind-the-scenes revealing the remarkable stories and characters at Leeds Bradford airport as it attempts to reinvent itself as one of the UK's most successful regional airports.

Star: Hugh Dennis

Votes: 10

6-episodes. Observational documentary going behind the scenes at Leeds-Bradford Airport.

Commenced 8:30pm Tuesday, 16th July 2019 - concluded on ITV.

24. Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family (2019)

59 min | Documentary

Louis Theroux returns to visit the Westboro Baptist Church in the wake of the death of its leader.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Steve Drain, Rachel Hockenbarger, Steven Holroyd, Fred Phelps

Votes: 189

One-off documentary. Louis revisits the Westboro Baptist Church to investigate rumours of rifts and defections since the death of its founder.

Broadcast 9pm Sunday, 14th July 2019 on BBC Two.

25. Unexplained: Caught on Camera (2019– )

60 min | Documentary

Clip show featuring remarkable, terrifying and unexplained camera footage. With first-hand accounts from those who captured the images and analysis from experts.

Stars: Chris French, Barri Ghai, Jayne Harris, Sandy Lakdar

8-episodes. Clip show showing ghostly images and weird stuff caught on CCTV camera footage.

Commenced 10pm Friday, 12th July 2019 - concludes on Really.

26. Too Gay for God? (2019 TV Movie)

39 min | Documentary

The story of Reverend Jide Macauley, an openly gay Church of England minister who wants to marry his boyfriend despite the Church not recognising same-sex marriage.

Director: Cherish Oteka | Stars: Jide Macauley, Andrew Foreshew-Cain, Ian Paul

One-off documentary exploring the place of the LGBTQI+ community within the the Christian faith and the Church of England in particular.

Broadcast 10:35pm Thursday, 11th July 2019 on BBC One.

27. Mad Cow Disease: The Great British Beef Scandal (2019 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

The story of Britain's biggest ever food scandal. Since 1996, almost 200 people have died from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, whilst BSE has been responsible for the death of over four million ... See full summary »

Director: Will Lorimer

Votes: 17

One-off documentary looking at the UK's biggest food-related crisis - the outbreak of BSE and it's human form vCJD.

Broadcast 9pm Thursday, 11th July 2019 on BBC Two.

28. 8 Days: To the Moon and Back (2019 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

Eight days, three hours, 18 minutes, 35 seconds. That's the total duration of the most important and celebrated space mission ever flown - Apollo 11 - when we first stepped foot on the moon... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Philipson | Stars: Patrick Kennedy, Jack Tarlton, Rufus Wright

Votes: 313

One-off dramatised documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

Broadcast 9pm Wednesday, 10th July 2019 on BBC Two.

29. Britain's Next Prime Minister: The ITV Debate (2019 TV Special)

60 min

The final two contenders of the Tory leadership race take part in their only head-to-head TV debate, moderated by Julie Etchingham.

Director: Erron Gordon | Stars: Julie Etchingham, Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson

Votes: 5

Live televised debate between the final two candidates vying to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and the next Prime Minister.

Broadcast 8pm Tuesday, 9th July 2019 on ITV.

30. Extreme Tribe: The Last Pygmies (2019)

60 min | Documentary

Livia Simoka travels to the remote jungles of the Republic of the Congo to spend five months living with the isolated pygmy tribe the Mbendjele.

Star: Livia Simoka

Votes: 25

3-episodes. Livia Simoka lives with a pygmy tribe in the Congolese jungle for 5 months.

Commenced 9pm Monday, 8th July 2019 - concluded 9pm Monday, 22nd July 2019 on Channel 4.

31. Dark Mon£y (2019– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

The family of an abused child accepts hush money from a famous filmmaker to remain silent.

Stars: Babou Ceesay, Jill Halfpenny, Susan Wokoma, Olive Gray

Votes: 390

4-episodes. A working-class London family are faced with a terrible dilemma when their 13-year-old son is molested in the U.S. by a film producer. Unable to pursue the abuser through the UK courts should they accept a substantial payment to keep quiet?

Commenced 9pm Monday, 8th July 2019 - concluded 9pm Tuesday, 16th July 2019 on BBC One.

32. Shocking Emergency Calls (2019– )

65 min | Documentary

Documentary series telling the stories behind some of the most dramatic and extraordinary calls made to the emergency services around the world.

Stars: Geoffrey Newland, Mirabel Stuart, Marco Canadea, Pippi Chartres

Some of the most shocking and unusual calls made to emergency services around the world.

Commenced 10pm Sunday, 7th July 2019 - concludes on More4.

3-episodes. Documentary following the preparations for one of London's biggest ever art projects.

Commenced 7pm Saturday, 6th July 2019 - concluded 7pm Saturday, 20th July 2019 on Channel 4.

34. Serengeti (2019– )

TV-PG | 146 min | Documentary

Wildlife docuseries examining the Serengeti region of Africa following different species of animals throughout their daily lives.

Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, John Boyega

Votes: 374

6-episode. A cast of real animals on the African savannah are followed over the course of a year in this dramatised natural history series.

Commenced 8pm Thursday, 4th July 2019 - concludes on BBC One.

35. Inside the Ritz Hotel (2019)

30 min | Documentary

Documentary series offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse inside one of the most famous luxury hotels in the world, London's Ritz Hotel.

Stars: Jim Carter, Richard E. Grant, Mohamed Salah, Anna Wintour

Votes: 7

4-episodes. Documentary following staff and guests at the famous London hotel.

Commenced 8pm Wednesday, 3rd July 2019 - concludes on ITV.

36. Inside the Bank of England (2019)

120 min | Documentary

Cameras go behind the scenes at "The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street" during 2018 to show the inner workings of the institution as it navigates turbulent economic times.

Star: Lesley Sharp

Votes: 9

2-episodes. Documentary examining the inner workings of the UK's central bank.

Broadcast 9:30pm Tuesday, 2nd & 9th July 2019 on BBC Two.

37. Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure (2019)

120 min | Documentary

Cameras follow the actress as she embarks upon the trip of a lifetime to explore the lush rain-forests, magical wildlife and spectacular coastlines of Malaysian Borneo.

Star: Judi Dench

Votes: 12

2-episodes. The actress explores Malaysian Borneo.

Broadcast 9pm Tuesday, 2nd & 9th July 2019 on ITV.

38. The Great Gardening Challenge (2019– )

75 min | Game-Show

Nicki Chapman and Diarmuid Gavin host a horticultural competition in which two teams of designers are challenged to transform unloved spaces in just 48 hours with Carol Klein and Mark Gregory judging their efforts.

Stars: Nicki Chapman, Diarmuid Gavin, Mark Gregory, Carol Klein

6-episodes. Horticultural competition in which two teams are challenged to transform a neglected space in just 48 hours.

Commenced 8pm Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 - concludes on Channel 5.

39. Trawlermen: Celebs at Sea (2019)

240 min | Documentary

Boyzone's Shane Lynch, chef Antony Worrall Thompson and former England rugby union player Ben Cohen join the crew of a trawler to see if they have what it takes to handle one of the toughest jobs in the UK.

Stars: Joe Duttine, Ben Cohen, Shane Lynch, Antony Worrall Thompson

Votes: 6

2-episodes. Three celebrities join the crew of a British trawler sailing out of MacDuff, Scotland to fish in the North Atlantic.

Broadcast 9pm Monday 1st & Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 on Channel 5.

40. Kirstie's Celebrity Craft Masters (2019– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Britain's Queen of Craft Kirstie Allsopp puts famous faces to the test in this competition. Each edition sees two celebrities go head to head in a series of craft challenges.

Stars: Kirstie Allsopp, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Piyush Suri, Polly MacPherson

15-episodes. Craft competition in which two celebrities go head to head in each episode competing in challenges.

Commenced 5pm Monday, 1st July 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.

41. When Buildings Collapse: World's Worst Engineering Disasters (2019 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

Engineer Rob Bell visits the scene of some bridge and building collapses in the United States and Europe examining what caused these tragedies and revealing the lessons engineers can learn from them.

Director: Matt Cottingham | Stars: Rob Bell, Gordon Masterton

"The Trans Women Athlete Dispute with Martina Navratilova"

One-off documentary in which the former Grand Slam winning tennis star looks into the issue of transgender women athletes.

Broadcast 9pm Wednesday, 26th June 2019 on BBC One.

*Working title Trans Athletes: A Fair Playing Field?*

43. Drag SOS (2019– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Quirky makeover show in which drag collective the Family Gorgeous help unlikely protégées to unlock their long-lost confidence and become bolder, braver drag-enhanced versions of themselves.

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Michael Atkins, John Roberts, Daniel Wallace

Votes: 60

Makeover show in which a collective of drag artists travel around the UK transforming people into drag-enhanced versions of themselves hoping to boost their confidence.

Commenced 10pm Tuesday, 25th June 2019 - concludes on Channel 4.

44. Bike Gangs: The Hunters & The Hunted (2019 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Crime

Gangs who use mopeds to commit crimes reveal how they evade the law and what it would take to stop them. Cameras follow police and vigilantes as they tackle these criminals.

Director: Kosta Papanicolas | Star: Nicholas Gleaves

AKA "Snatch and Grab: Moped Gangs on the Rampage".

One-off documentary looking at the criminal gangs using mopeds to evade the law and the police and vigilantes trying to tackle them.

Broadcast 10pm Monday, 24th June 2019 on Channel 5.

45. London Kills (2019– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Drama series following the detectives of an elite murder investigation squad in London.

Stars: Hugo Speer, Sharon Small, Bailey Patrick, Tori Allen-Martin

Votes: 564

5-episodes. Daytime crime drama following the work of an elite Metropolitan Police murder detective squad.

Commenced 1:45pm Monday, 24th June 2019 - concluded 1:45pm Friday, 28th June 2019 on BBC One.

46. Beecham House (2019– )


A look at the lives of residents living in a Delhi mansion during the cusp of 19th century.

Stars: Tom Bateman, Kumiko Kaur Chadha Berges, Ronak Singh Chadha Berges, Bessie Carter

Votes: 472

6-episodes. Period drama set in Delhi at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Commenced 9pm Sunday, 23rd June 2019 - concludes on ITV1.

One-off documentary in which Fiona Phillips looks at the woes of the fashion store.

Broadcast 10pm Thursday, 20th June 2019 on Channel 5.

48. Hey Tracey! (2019– )

50 min | Comedy, Game-Show

Comedy game show hosted by Joel Dommett. Celebrity contestants try to win prizes for members of the public with the help of virtual assistant Tracey who can connect them to businesses that may be able to answer their questions.

Stars: Joel Dommett, Donna Preston, Stephen Bailey,