Twenty-five new series, seasons, films, and specials from the UK, including Scotland and Wales, and Canada have their national premieres in the US in September.
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.
Programs and dates are subject to change without prior notice.
Videos below may contain content that is not suitable for everyone.
As an affiliate of Amazon and other companies, ads & affiliate links on this blog allow us to earn income from qualifying actions and purchases (at no extra cost to you).
Bloods: Season 2B (UK)
The new season of this Best Comedy-nominated series continues with the oddball dream team of paramedics Wendy (Jane Horrocks, Absolutely Fabulous) and Maleek (Samson Kayo, Truth Seekers) having a new source of conflict in the form of her irritating son, Spencer (Nathan Foad, Our Flag Means Death). Bloods: Season 2B premieres in the US on Thursday, September 1, exclusively on Hulu. (Video is from Season 1)
This prison drama revolves around the diverse group of officers who work at Long Marsh men’s prison, each of whom has their own unique take on the job. In charge of C-Wing is Leigh Henry (Nina Sosanya, W1A), a career officer who’d do anything for her prisoners. But she has a secret that, if discovered, could cost her the job and even her liberty. With the arrival of fiery new recruit Rose Gill (Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Derry Girls), Leigh must risk everything in her fight to hold onto the job that defines her. But as tensions mount between Leigh and Rose, we discover that Rose has a secret too — one that could prove deadly. Screw premieres in North America on Thursday, September 1, exclusively on BritBox.
Dated and Related (UK)
In this new reality-competition series, hopeful singles and their siblings head to a lavish villa where all of them will try to find love — and win the $100,000 prize. Dated and Related, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, September 2, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
This teen comedy follows best friends Zoe (Emilija Baranac, Riverdale) and Becca (Jennifer Tong, The Good Doctor) as they set out to build their own fake ID empire. But when business starts booming, their life of crime gets way too real. Fakes, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, September 2, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Recipes for Love and Murder (SA-UK)
Based on Sally Andrew’s “Tannie Maria Mystery” novels, this mystery series follows Tannie Maria (Maria Doyle Kennedy, Orphan Black, Kin), a newspaper recipe advice columnist who offers counsel and also helps investigate crimes in her small town in the Karoo region in South Africa. When a correspondent who writes to Maria about her abusive husband is found dead, Maria tries to solve the case while working through her own mysterious past. (For further details, read this article.) Recipes for Love and Murder, an Acorn TV Original, premieres in the US and Canada on Monday, September 5, exclusively on Acorn TV. Two new episodes will debut weekly through October 3.
Inside No. 9: Season 7 (UK)
Created by Steve Pemberton (Killing Eve) and Reece Shearsmith (Psychoville), this dark comedy anthology series returns with six new stories related to the number 9, taking us from a Welsh primary school to a lonely lake, from ruthless kidnappers and obsessive detectives to time travel and a stuffed rabbit. Guest stars include Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), Annette Badland (Midsomer Murders), Sophie Okonedo (Undercover), Daniel Mays (Code 404), Jessica Hynes (There She Goes), and Georgie Glen (Call the Midwife). Inside No. 9: Season 7 premieres in North America on Tuesday, September 6, exclusively on BritBox.
Wedding Season (UK)
This genre-busting series tells the story of Katie (Rosa Salazar, Undone) and Stefan (Gavin Drea, Vikings: Valhalla), who fall for each other at a wedding and begin an affair, despite Katie already having a fiancé. Two months later at Katie’s wedding, her new husband and his entire family are murdered. The police think Stefan did it. Stefan thinks Katie did it. And no one knows for sure what the truth is. Wedding Season, a Hulu Original, premieres in the US on Thursday, September 8, exclusively on Hulu.
War of the Worlds: Season 3 (UK-France-US)
Following the events in Season 2, the new season of this sci-fi mystery drama picks up as the war between the survivors and aliens reaches a new turning point and a terrifying phenomenon grips countless people across the globe. With stakes at an all-time high, one survivor sets out to investigate, forming a tentative partnership with another unlikely hero along the way. The pair will need to use every resource they have available to face an opposition more dangerous than ever in their fight for the survival of all humanity. Starring Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment), War of the Worlds: Season 3, an Epix Original, premieres in the US on Monday, September 12, exclusively on Epix.
Shetland: Season 7 (UK/Scotland)
The new season of this hit mystery-crime drama series — the final one with star Douglas Henshall — sees DI Jimmy Perez drawn into the troubled history of a family recently arrived from Glasgow after a vulnerable young man disappears. The missing man embraced life in Shetland, and the community took him to its heart. So have the vengeful ghosts of the past caught up with him? Or did an intense, new relationship turn sinister? Something about this elusive figure is not as it seems. When a breakthrough in the case reveals a danger greater than anyone could have feared, it falls on Perez to save the close-knit island community of Shetland from an unimaginable threat. Shetland: Season 7 premieres in North America on Tuesday, September 13, exclusively on BritBox.
The Light In The Hall (UK/Wales)
In this psychological thriller, after 15-year-old Ela Roberts went missing in 2002, Joe Pritchard (Iwan Rheon, Game of Thrones) was arrested after her DNA was found in his caravan and he confessed to her murder (but didn’t say where her body is). When news breaks that Joe is about to be released from prison after 18 years — much to the horror of Ela’s mother, Sharon (Joanna Scanlan, The Larkins) — journalist Cat Donato (Alexandra Roach, No Offence) returns to Llanemlyn to discover the truth about Ela’s final days once and for all. The Light In The Hall premieres in the US and Canada in its six-episode entirety on Thursday, September 15, exclusively on Sundance Now and the AMC+ streaming bundle.
Fate: The Winx Saga: Season 2 (UK-IT)
In the new season of this fantasy drama, school is back in session at Alfea, the magical boarding school in the Otherworld. Alfea’s fairies of last year have grown up with new magic, romances, and faces, but when some start to go missing in the night, Bloom (Abigail Cowen, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and her suite mates discover a dangerous threat lurking in the shadows — one they will have to stop before it wreaks havoc on the entire Otherworld. Fate: The Winx Saga: Season 2, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, September 16, exclusively on Netflix.
The Grand Tour Presents: A Scandi Flick (UK-US)
In their latest special, motoring enthusiasts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May head to the Scandinavian Arctic Circle. Driving their favorite rally cars, the boys embark on a catastrophe-filled adventure, taking in Cold War submarine bases, frozen lake racetracks, and ski resort chaos. The Grand Tour Presents: A Scandi Flick premieres globally on Friday, September 16, exclusively on Prime Video.
I Used to Be Famous (UK)
Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones) stars in this musical comedy-drama as Vince, a former boy band star who, two decades after his peak, gets an unexpected second shot at success when he forms a bond with Stevie (Leo Long, Professor T), a gifted young drummer on the autism spectrum. I Used to Be Famous, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 16, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Skandal! Bringing Down Wirecard (UK)
This feature-length documentary focuses on the upstart payment firm Wirecard, which wowed the financial industry with its runaway success — until a tenacious team of journalists exposed massive fraud. Skandal! Bringing Down Wirecard, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 16, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Haunted Scotland (UK/Scotland)
In this reality series, TV personality Gail Porter (Celebrity Big Brother) leads a team of experienced paranormal experts to explore some of Scotland’s most haunted locations, including Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran, Bannockburn House, and Stirling Old Town Jail, amongst others. Haunted Scotland premieres in the US on Friday, September 23, exclusively on Discovery+.
Murder, Mystery and My Family: Season 5 (UK)
Leading British criminal barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass return for another season of this award-winning true-crime docuseries. As they re-investigate historical murder cases, the series follows the emotional journey of modern-day descendants who are trying to clear the names of relatives executed for murder. Murder, Mystery and My Family: Season 5 premieres in North America on Friday, September 23, exclusively on BritBox.
Murder, Mystery and My Family: Case Closed: Seasons 3-4 (UK)
In this spin-off series, criminal barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass revisit some of the cases they investigated previously and catch up with the family members about developments since the original programs aired. From an infamous case of poisoning in 1880s Liverpool, to the drowning of a wife and mother in Victorian Bath, the pair re-investigate historic convictions in order to determine whether irreversible miscarriages of justice had occurred. Murder, Mystery and My Family: Case Closed: Seasons 3-4 premieres in North America on Friday, September 23, exclusively on BritBox.
Lucy Worsley Investigates: The Black Death (UK)
The second half of this docuseries starts with an episode in which historian Lucy Worsley delves into the Black Death, examining the latest science and exploring how the death toll of the pestilence of 1348 affected religious beliefs, class structure, work, and women. Lucy Worsley Investigates: The Black Death premieres in the US on Sunday, September 25, at 8 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings), and will be available to stream on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and the PBS video app.
Van der Valk: Season 2 (UK)
In the new season of this Amsterdam-set police drama, Dutch detective Commissaris Piet Van der Valk (Marc Warren, The Good Wife) is called on to investigate the murders of a lawyer, a renowned jeweler’s employee, and a promising cellist. Van der Valk: Season 2 premieres in the US on Sunday, September 25, at 9 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings), and will be available to stream on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org, the PBS video app, and the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel. (Video is from Season 1)
Mary Berry: Love to Cook (UK)
In this six-episode series, Mary Berry, the doyenne of British cookery, shares the joy of our obsession with food. She meets Britain’s most passionate cooks, growers and makers, shares their inspirational stories, and tastes their delicious dishes and produce — all while revealing the power that food has to bring us joy, change lives, shape futures, and transform fortunes. Mary Berry: Love to Cook premieres in the US on Monday, September 26, on Acorn TV. (This series has a companion cookbook, too!)
Murder in the Valleys (UK/Wales)
This four-part docuseries revolves around the June 1999 murders of three generations of women in one family in the small village of Clydach in South Wales. A local builder was convicted and given a life sentence, but still the case has divided the community for more than 20 years. When a new witness comes forward, the police decide to reexamine the case. Murder in the Valleys premieres in the US and Canada in its entirety on Tuesday, September 27, exclusively on Sundance Now and the AMC+ streaming bundle. (Photo © 2022 Sundance Now, Five Mile Films & All3Media International)
James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) stars as veteran detective Danny Naylor in this remake of the Danish mystery-crime drama series Forhøret (aka Face to Face). When Naylor goes to the hospital mortuary for an ID check, he’s devastated to see the corpse of his estranged daughter, Christina. Refusing to accept the coroner’s report of suicide, he sets out to uncover the truth of her death by questioning those closest to Christina. Featuring an all-star cast that includes Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Sam Heughan (Outlander), Joely Richardson (The Sandman), Anne-Marie Duff (Bad Sisters), and Ben Miller (Professor T), Suspect, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, September 27, exclusively on BritBox.
Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons: Season 6 (UK)
Raphael Rowe, a wrongfully-convicted former inmate-turned-broadcast journalist and presenter, returns in the new season of this docuseries to continue his investigation of formidable prisons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Greece, and Moldova. Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons: Season 6, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Netflix (Video is from Season 5)
Told through a blend of music and dialogue and viewed through the prism of UK rap and drill music, this drama follows the connected lives of several strangers, each facing their own struggle, and gives a perspective on an often unseen and misunderstood world — a world where one law governs everything: only the strongest will survive. As the strangers’ worlds begin to unravel around them, they come to the realization that every action, no matter how small, has a consequence. Jungle, an Amazon Original, premieres globally on Friday, September 30, exclusively on Prime Video.
The Great British Baking Show: Collection 10 (UK)
Details about the brand new season of this hugely-popular baking competition series are still under wraps as of this writing, even in the UK, where it will be shown as Series 13. Assuming it has the same format, there will be ten episodes featuring a dozen bakers from across Britain, who will use every ounce of their baking skills to whip up tasty and visually-appealing treats for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith in their quest to be named Best Amateur Baker. The Great British Baking Show: Collection 10 premieres in the US (date tba) on Netflix.
ADDITIONAL PREMIERE PROGRAMS TO CONSIDER
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (US)
Set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, this epic fantasy series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, an Amazon Original, premieres globally on Friday, September 2, exclusively on Prime Video. (You can add it to your watchlist now.)
The Serpent Queen (US)
Based on Leonie Frieda’s best-selling book Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France, this biopic-historical drama stars Samantha Morton (Harlots) as the nefarious Catherine de Medici, who, against all odds, became one of the most powerful and longest-serving rulers in French history. The Serpent Queen premieres Sunday, September 11, at midnight on the Starz app, all Starz streaming and VOD platforms, internationally on Starzplay, and on US and Canada linear TV at 8 PM ET/PT.
NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS BEING ADDED TO STREAMING SERVICES
Genius of the Modern World (UK)
In this three-part docuseries, historian Bettany Hughes uncovers the personal lives of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Sigmund Freud — each of whom changed the landscape of the modern world through re-imagining global economics, questioning the foundations of morality and society, and unraveling the workings of the human mind. Genius of the Modern World begins streaming Monday, September 5.
Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Lost City (UK)
This one-off documentary follows a team of maritime archaeologists as they uncover glorious temples, statues, houses, and boats beneath the sea — remains of the city of Heracleion, which mysteriously disappeared from the history records, despite being a prosperous port in the 4th century BC. Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Lost City begins streaming Monday, September 12.
The Secret Story of Stuff: Materials of the Modern Age (UK)
In this hour-long documentary, materials scientist Zoe Laughlin explains the science behind new materials that will change six key aspects of our lives: healthcare, construction, fashion, transport, defense, and communication. The Secret Story of Stuff: Materials of the Modern Age begins streaming Monday, September 19.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Crackle.
More than a dozen titles from the BBC Studios library will be making their way to AVOD streaming service Crackle in September. Get the full list of shows here.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Hulu.
The Last Duel (UK-US)
Based on actual events depicted in Eric Jager’s best-selling book The Last Duel, this historical drama is a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality and female oppression of 14th century France. It stars Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting) and Adam Driver (House of Gucci) as quarreling lords of noble birth, whose grievances must be resolved in a duel to the death. Directed by Ridley Scott (Gladiator) and costarring Ben Affleck (Argo) and Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), The Last Duel begins streaming Wednesday, September 14.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Netflix.
Call the Midwife: Series 11 (UK)
This season of the multi-award-winning period drama opens during the 1967 Easter holiday. With celebrations underway for a colorful parade outside Nonnatus House, Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) and Reggie (Daniel Laurie) are excited about the Eurovision song contest, while Nancy (Megan Cusack), having just passed her midwifery exams, is set to don her red cardigan for the first time. Call the Midwife: Series 11 begins streaming Monday, September 5.
Flux Gourmet (UK-Hungary-US)
Set at an institute devoted to culinary and alimentary performance, this comedy-drama horror film centers on a collective who find themselves embroiled in power struggles, artistic vendettas, and gastrointestinal disorders. Starring Asa Butterfield (Sex Education), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), and Richard Bremmer (Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker), Flux Gourmet has its SVOD premiere on Thursday, September 15, exclusively on Shudder and the AMC+ streaming bundle.
For details about the September 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.