June sees the national premieres of 31 titles from the UK and Canada to the US, plus the local/regional premieres of two more titles on public TV stations.
For updates about shows from the UK, Canada, and Ireland added to US linear TV and streaming channels throughout the month, see the British TV Viewing Guide.
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Escape to the Chateau: Season 8 (UK)
Dick Strawbridge, Angel Adoree, and their family are back for another season of their hit reality show, which follows them as they renovate their 19th-century French chateau and its grounds. Escape to the Chateau: Season 8 premieres in the US on Wednesday, June 1, exclusively on Peacock. (Video is from Season 5)
The Queen Unseen (UK)
Produced by ITV, this documentary uses rare film footage and home movies, as well as intimate personal stories, to reveal the real character of Elizabeth Windsor. It also features an expert clinical psychologist, who analyzes the monarch’s guarded body language, and leading lip readers, who breathe new life into the iconic Coronation balcony archive. The Queen Unseen premieres in the US on Wednesday, June 1, exclusively on True Royalty.
Springwatch 2022 (UK)
This popular factual program returns with a special season of nature programs which aim to keep the UK connected to native wildlife, offering real comfort viewing at a time of heightened uncertainty for the country. Springwatch 2022 premieres in North America on Wednesday, June 1, exclusively on BritBox. (Video is from 2021)
Coroner: Season 4 (CA)
The new season of this mystery-crime drama finds Dr. Jenny Cooper (Serinda Swan, Graceland) still grieving but determined to start anew. While tackling myriad cases, a new face in the office causes her to re-examine her relationship with life and death. Coroner: Season 4 premieres in the US on Thursday, June 2, at 9 PM ET, on The CW.
This Is Going to Hurt (UK)
Based on Adam Kay’s best-selling memoir, this comedy-drama, set in a gynecology and obstetrics ward, stars Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal) as Adam, a doctor working crippling hours, facing a barrage of responsibilities, and clinging to his personal life while overwhelmed by job-related stress. (For further details, read this article.) This Is Going to Hurt, an AMC+ Original, premieres in the US on Thursday, June 2, exclusively on AMC+ and Sundance Now. New episodes will debut weekly through July 14.
London Kills: Season 3 (UK)
The new season of this no-nonsense police procedural opens with the detectives of an elite crime squad investigating the fatal stabbing of a young man. His killer has access to confidential police intel, so are DI Bradford (Hugo Speer, Marcella) and his team looking for one of their own? (For further details, read this article.) London Kills: Season 3, an Acorn TV Original, premieres in the US in its five-episode entirety on Monday, June 6, exclusively on Acorn TV.
The Barking Murders (UK)
This true-crime miniseries sheds light on the crimes of Stephen Port (Stephen Merchant, The Outlaws), who murdered four young gay men in London in the mid-2010s. It focuses on the victims’ loved ones, who fought to uncover the truth, and the investigation that brought the killer to justice. (For further details, read this article.) The Barking Murders, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, June 7, exclusively on BritBox.
Backstage with Katherine Ryan (UK)
Comedienne-actress Katherine Ryan (The Duchess) introduces this all-new live comedy experience, blending stand-up with behind-the-scenes access, as she invites both the biggest and the most exciting new names in comedy to perform on stage and hang out backstage at London’s iconic Roundhouse. Backstage with Katherine Ryan, an Amazon Original, premieres globally on Thursday, June 9, exclusively on Prime Video. (You can add it to your stuff now.)
Catching a Killer (UK)
Dubbed the “real life Inspector Morse,” this innovative and ratings-winning docuseries follows major crime investigations from start to finish. Each of the five true-crime films in the series is a self-contained episode that follows the work of one major investigation. Catching a Killer premieres in the US with its first two episodes on Thursday, June 9, exclusively on Topic. New episodes will debut weekly through June 30.
The Replacement (UK)
This thriller follows Ellen (Morven Christie, The A Word), a successful architect who, after getting pregnant, finds maternity cover in Paula (Vicky McClure, Line of Duty). But something isn’t right, and Ellen begins to fear for her own safety when she suspects Paula has a disturbing agenda. The Replacement premieres in the US in its three-episode entirety on Thursday, June 9, exclusively on Sundance Now and AMC+.
Peaky Blinders: Season 6 (UK)
In the final season of this multi-award-winning, fan-favorite period drama, Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy, The Dark Knight Rises) and the Shelby family mourn a huge loss while being targeted, settling scores, and planning revenge, including within the Peaky Blinders themselves. Peaky Blinders: Season 6 premieres globally (outside the UK) on Friday, June 10, exclusively on Netflix.
Becoming Elizabeth (UK)
Alicia von Rittberg (Genius) stars as Elizabeth Tudor in this historical drama, which tells the story of the early life of England’s most iconic Queen. Orphaned after the death of King Henry VIII, Elizabeth becomes embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court, and struggles to control her own destiny and take real power as the men around her attempt to claim her sovereignty. Becoming Elizabeth premieres in the US on Sunday, June 12, at 9 PM ET, on Starz.
Paula Malcomson (Come Home) stars in this new crime drama as DI Collette Cunningham, a Liverpool detective who goes to Dublin to identify the body of her daughter, Kate, who disappeared 20 years ago. Grief-stricken, Colette stays in Ireland to work for the Garda, while piecing together the truth about Kate’s death. Redemption, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, June 14, exclusively on BritBox. (Photo courtesy of BritBox)
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (UK)
Two-time Oscar® winner Emma Thompson (Howards End) stars in this comedy-drama as Nancy Stokes, a retired teacher and widow craving excitement after a boring marriage. Enter Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack, Peaky Blinders), a sex worker with whom she experiences a sexual awakening, and together they find a surprising human connection. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, a Hulu Original, premieres in the US on Friday, June 17, exclusively on Hulu.
The Lake (CA)
In this new comedy-drama series, recently divorced gay man Justin (Jordan Gavaris, Orphan Black) brings Billie (Madison Shamoun, Black-ish), the daughter he gave up for adoption, to the lake where he spent summers as a boy, to reconnect with her. But his obsession with wresting control of the family cottage from his stepsister, Maisy-May (Julia Stiles, Riviera), only pushes them apart. The Lake, an Amazon Original, premieres globally on Friday, June 17, exclusively on Prime Video. (You can add it to your stuff now.)
My Fake Boyfriend (CA)
This romantic comedy sees Andrew (Keiynan Lonsdale, The Flash) in a tricky situation after his best friend, Jake (Dylan Sprouse, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), uses social media to create a fake boyfriend for him to keep his ex-lover out of his life. But it backfires when Andrew meets the real love of his life, and breaking up with his fake boyfriend proves hard to do. Costarring Sarah Hyland (Modern Family), My Fake Boyfriend premieres in the US on Friday, June 17, exclusively on Prime Video.
You Don’t Know Me (UK)
Adapted from Imran Mahmood’s bestselling novel, this drama is about a 20-something Black man (Samuel Adewunmi, Angela Black) who, on trial for murder and representing himself, tells the jury his story during his closing argument. (For further details, read this article.) You Don’t Know Me, a Netflix Original, premieres globally (outside the UK) on Friday, June 17, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Endeavour: Season 8 (UK)
Following on from the events in Season 7, the new season of this hit mystery series, set in 1971, finds Morse (Shaun Evans, Vigil) on track to self-destruct but still working. He and Thursday (Roger Allam, Murder in Provence) investigate the case of a footballer being threatened and the murder of a cab driver. The closing episode sees Morse taking shelter from a snowstorm in a deserted hotel, where his fellow bus riders start getting killed. Endeavour: Season 8 premieres in the US on Sunday, June 19, at 9 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings), with streaming available on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org, the PBS Video app, and PBS Passport, as well as the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel.
Hotel Portofino (UK)
Set in the 1920s, this drama stars Natascha McElhone (Halo) as Bella Ainsworth, the daughter of a wealthy industrialist who moves to Italy and sets up Hotel Portofino, a quintessentially British hotel on the Italian Riviera. (For further details, read this article.) Hotel Portofino premieres in the US on Sunday, June 19, at 8 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings), with streaming available on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org, the PBS Video app, and PBS Passport, as well as the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel.
Hidden: Season 3 (UK/Wales)
Opening a year after the Season 2 finale, the final season of this Welsh noir mystery-crime drama sees DCI Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams, Line of Duty) and DS Owen Vaughan (Sion Alun Davies, 35 Days) investigate the murder of a man found dead in a river in the remote Dysynni Valley, while Cadi deals with several life issues all at once. (For further details, read this article.) The English version of Hidden: Season 3 premieres in the US in its six-episode entirety on Monday, June 20, exclusively on Acorn TV. (Video is Welsh teaser)
Grace: Season 2 (UK)
Written by Russell Lewis (Endeavour), the new season of this mystery-crime drama is based on Books 3-5 of Peter James’s “Roy Grace” novels. It opens months after the Season 1 finale, with DS Roy Grace’s (John Simm, Life on Mars) team still reeling from the fallout, and Grace trying to prove that a wealthy Brighton businessman has brutally murdered his wife. Grace: Season 2, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, June 21, exclusively on BritBox. (Video is from Season 1)
Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes (UK)
This documentary tells the story of the Chernobyl disaster and its consequences — told through newfound footage filmed at the nuclear plant in the immediate and later aftermath of the April 1986 disaster, and newly-recorded interviews of the people who were there. Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes premieres in the US on Wednesday, June 22, on HBO (time tba), with streaming available on HBO Max.
The Hidden Lives of Pets (UK)
Narrated by Hugh Bonneville, this new docuseries centers on pets from around the world and digs into the latest science on our animal friends’ senses and skills. The Hidden Lives of Pets, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, June 22, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.) (Photo © 2022 Netflix, Inc.)
Snowflake Mountain (UK)
This new reality series takes ten spoiled kidults who aren’t living to their full potential and puts them through their paces at a wilderness survival retreat — without running water, wifi, or their parents — to try and kickstart them into standing on their own two feet. At stake is a transformative cash prize for the winner. Snowflake Mountain, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, June 22, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
The Split: Season 3 (UK)
Opening ten months after the Season 2 finale, the final season of this drama sees divorce lawyers Hannah (Nicola Walker, Annika) and Nathan (Stephen Mangan, Episodes) negotiating their own divorce. However, as the stakes become clear, Hannah realizes how much she could lose. The Split: Season 3, a Sundance Now Original, premieres in the US with its first two (of six) episodes on Thursday, June 23, exclusively on Sundance Now and AMC+. New episodes will debut weekly through July 21.
Erin Doherty (The Crown) stars in this mystery thriller as Becky, a young woman with no life and no friends but an obsession with the Instagram-perfect life of Chloe (Poppy Gilbert, Stay Close). When Chloe dies suddenly, Becky needs to know how and why, so she creates alter ego Sasha and gets in with Chloe’s friends. But the pretense soon obscures and conflates reality, and Becky risks losing herself completely. Chloe, an Amazon Original, premieres globally (outside the UK and Ireland) on Friday, June 24, exclusively on Prime Video. (You can add it to your stuff now.)
Man vs Bee (UK)
Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) stars in this new short-form comedy series as Trevor, a lovable but bumbling dad who lands a new job as a house-sitter. His first assignment is at a luxurious mansion, where chaos and destruction ensue after he gets into a rivalry with a bee. Man vs Bee, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, June 24, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
The One That Got Away (UK)
In this ten-episode, time-traveling, experimental dating series hosted by pop icon Betty Who, six people searching for their soulmates are given a chance to explore a lifetime of missed connections as, one by one, people from their pasts enter through “the Portal” to surprise them and take their shot at love. The One That Got Away premieres globally on Friday, June 24, exclusively on Prime Video. (Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios)
We Hunt Together: Season 2 (UK)
Following the events in the Season 1 finale, the new season of this crime thriller sees DS Lola Franks (Eve Myles, Keeping Faith) and DI Jackson Mendy (Babou Ceesay, Wolfe) hunting for serial killer The Birdman. What they don’t realize is this multiple murderer is starting to target victims close to them, and to troubled Freddy Land (Hermione Corfield, The Halcyon), too. We Hunt Together: Season 2 premieres in the US on Friday, June 24, on Showtime. (It begins airing on linear TV on Sunday, June 26, at 7:30 PM ET.)
Martin Clunes: Islands of the Pacific (UK)
In this installment of his popular travel series, Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) embarks on an epic journey across the Pacific — meeting people and getting to know about their lives, cultures, and stories, as he explores French Polynesia, Vanuatu, and the Galapagos Islands. Martin Clunes: Islands of the Pacific premieres in the US in its three-episode entirety on Monday, June 27, exclusively on Acorn TV. (Photo courtesy of Acorn TV)
The Dog House: UK: Season 3 (UK)
This feel-good observational docuseries follows the staff at Wood Green Animal Shelter in Cambridgeshire, who match-make the abandoned dogs in their care with folks who would like to find their perfect canine companions and give them their forever homes. The Dog House: UK: Season 3, a Max Original, premieres in June (date tba) on HBO Max. (Video is from Season 2)
Select public TV stations and regional networks will begin airing the programs below on or after June 1, except where noted otherwise. Check you local listings or contact the station that serves your area for air dates and times. To request the shows, contact your public TV station or American Public Television.
Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 4 (CA)
Season 4 of this hit mystery series finds private detectives Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley), along with morality officer Mary Shaw (Rebecca Liddiard) and morgue attendant Flo Chakowitz (Sharron Matthews), delving into more dastardly deeds in 1920s Toronto. (For further details, read this article.) Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 4 is confirmed for airing on or after June 5 on Idaho Public Television, IOWA PBS, KAMU, KCPT, KEET, KERA, KNPB, KPBS, KQEH, KRSU, KTCA, KUAT, KUED, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Nebraska Public Media, New Hampshire PBS, New Jersey PBS, Oregon Public Broadcasting, PBS Wisconsin, South Carolina ETV, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, WDSC, WDSE, WETA, WFYI, WGBH, WLRN, WNIT, and WXEL.
Miriam and Alan: Lost in Scotland (UK/Scotland)
In this three-part road trip series, Miriam Margolyes (Call The Midwife) and Alan Cumming (The Good Wife) get cozy traveling in a mobile home, mixing wit and memories as they return to their Scottish roots. It’s part rediscovery, part revelation, and a total laugh riot, as the two actors embark on a mission to uncover the country of their youth. Miriam and Alan: Lost in Scotland is confirmed for airing on Georgia Public Broadcasting, Idaho Public Television, KCET, KEET, Kentucky Educational Television, KERA, KLVX, KPBS, KQEH, KTCA, KUED, Maryland Public Television, New Hampshire PBS, New Jersey PBS, Oregon Public Broadcasting, PBS North Carolina, PBS Wisconsin, WDSE, WHYY, WNED, WNEO, WPSU, WPTO, WSKG, and WyomingPBS.
NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS BEING ADDED TO LINEAR TV
Broadchurch: Season 1 (UK)
In Season 1 of this award-winning mystery drama, the small town of Broadchurch in Dorset comes under the full glare of the media spotlight after a young local boy is murdered. Investigating the case are DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant, Doctor Who) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman, The Crown). Broadchurch: Season 1 begins airing Thursday, June 16, at 9 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings).
NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS BEING ADDED TO STREAMING SERVICES
50 Shades of Green (UK)
Marking Alan Titchmarsh’s 70th birthday and his 50 years as a gardener, this film explores horticulture across the UK, with visits to Kew Gardens, Blenheim Palace, and more, and featuring appearances from Mary Berry and Griff Rhys Jones. 50 Shades of Green begins streaming Monday, June 13.
The Savoy (UK)
This docuseries about The Savoy offers a glimpse into the experiences of being a guest at this iconic luxury hotel, and introduces viewers to the people behind the scenes. Filmed over the most dramatic period of the hotel’s history — from the incredibly busy winter season to its devastating coronavirus shutdown — The Savoy begins streaming Monday, June 20.
W1A: Seasons 1-3 (UK)
In this follow-up mockumentary to Twenty Twelve, Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey) has joined the BBC as Head of Values, working with old and new well-meaning but inept team members. Costarring Monica Dolan (The Dig), Sarah Parish (Bancroft), and Jessica Hynes (There She Goes), amongst others, W1A: Seasons 1-3 begins streaming Friday, June 10.
Silk: Seasons 1-3 (UK)
This legal drama follows the daily goings-on at Shoe Lane Chambers and the professional and personal lives of its members, including barristers Martha Costello (Maxine Peake, Three Girls) and Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones, Whitechapel). Silk: Seasons 1-3 begins streaming Friday, June 17.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on HBO Max.
Doctor Who: Season 13 (UK)
Jodie Whitaker’s final full season as The Doctor is a six-part story called Flux, in which the Time Lord and her traveling companions, Yasmin (Mandip Gil) and Dan (John Bishop), navigate a universe-ending anomaly called the Flux, while dealing with enemies and secrets from the Doctor’s past. Doctor Who: Season 13 begins streaming Monday, June 6.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Hulu.
The Last Tourist (CA)
Filmed in more than 16 countries and guided by the world’s leading tourism and conservation visionaries, this documentary reveals the real conditions and consequences of tourism, one of the largest industries worldwide, through the forgotten voices of those working in its shadow. The Last Tourist begins streaming Wednesday, June 1.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Peacock.
Queer as Folk: Seasons 1-2 (UK)
This original UK version of the groundbreaking drama, written by Russell T Davies (Doctor Who), follows the lives of three gay men in Manchester: Stuart (Aidan Gillen, Game of Thrones); his long-time friend Vince (Craig Kelly, Coronation Street); and 15-year-old Nathan (Charlie Hunnam, Sons of Anarchy). Queer as Folk: Seasons 1-2 (UK) begins streaming Wednesday, June 1 — in advance of the June 9 premiere of the new Peacock Original series Queer as Folk, a re-imagining of the original series.
For details about the June premieres of shows from Australia and New Zealand, visit The Down Under TV Place. For those about the debuts of original-language, English-subtitled programs from Europe, visit The Euro TV Place.
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