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November brings the national premieres of 32 new series, seasons, specials, and films from the UK, Canada, and Ireland, plus the local premieres of 7 more.

British TV Premieres in November 2023

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.

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Locked In (US-UK-FR)

In this horror-mystery thriller movie, a kindly nurse (Anna Friel, Marcella) tries to unlock the secrets of a coma patient’s (Famke Janssen, X-Men) injuries, and discovers the bitter rivalry, infidelity, betrayal, and murder behind them.

Starring Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Rose Williams (Sanditon), and Alex Hassell (Everything Now), Locked In, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Wednesday, November 1, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

This England (UK)

Based on Boris Johnson’s tumultuous first months as UK Prime Minister, this six-episode historical drama traces the impact on the country of the first wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. It takes viewers inside the halls of power, as Johnson (Kenneth Branagh, Belfast, Wallander) grapples with Covid-19, Brexit, and a controversial personal and political life. The events in government are interwoven with stories from around the country — from the experts and scientists racing against time to understand the virus, to the doctors, nurses and care-home workers on the frontline working tirelessly and heroically to contain and overcome it, to ordinary people whose lives were thrown into turmoil.

Costarring Annabel Scholey (The Split), Sheila Hancock (Unforgotten), Ben Bailey Smith (Andor), Conor MacNeill (Industry), Adrian Rawlins (Slow Horses), and Amanda Root (Silent Witness), This England premieres in the US as a full-season binge on Wednesday, November 1, exclusively on BritBox.

Pamela’s Garden of Eden: Season 2 (CA-DE)

In the new season of this reality series, Pamela Anderson’s (Baywatch) quest to transform her grandmother’s six-acre legacy property on Vancouver Island continues, resolving renovation issues from Season 1 and tackling a long list of new projects. Pamela also travels back and forth to Los Angeles to help her son, Brandon Lee, renovate his newly-purchased house. As a first-time homeowner, he depends on his mother’s keen eye for design and renovation to help turn his new house into a home he can call his own. (Trailer is from Season 1)

Pamela’s Garden of Eden: Season 2 premieres in the US on Thursday, November 2, exclusively on Hulu.

Border Control: Spain: Seasons 1-3 (UK)

This docuseries follows the interventions of the Security and Customs Services at the borders of Spain, who are under constant threat from drugs, weapons, and suspected terrorists. Border Control: Spain: Seasons 1-3 premieres in the US on Friday, November 3, on Max.

Fingernails (US-UK)

In this sci-fi romantic drama, Anna (Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter) and Ryan (Jeremy Allen White, The Bear) have found true love. It’s been proven by a controversial new technology. There’s just one problem: Anna still isn’t sure. Then she takes a position at a love-testing institute and meets Amir (Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal)…

Costarring Luke Wilson (The Goldfinch), Fingernails, an Apple Original Film, premieres globally on Friday, November 3, exclusively on Apple TV+.

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How to Fall in Love by the Holidays (CA)

This made-for-TV romance movie follows Nora Winters (Teri Hatcher, Desperate Housewives), a beloved writer-turned-CEO who must save her company by writing a column on her falling in love by the holidays — which is complicated by the handsome photographer who has been assigned to the piece.

How to Fall in Love by the Holidays, a Roku Original, premieres Friday, November 3, exclusively on The Roku Channel.

Pointless: Season 29 (UK)

Joining BritBox’s Panel Channel is this quiz show hosted by Alexander Armstrong (Armstrong & Miller), with assistance from Richard Osman (You Have Been Watching). In each episode, four teams of two contestants attempt to find correct but obscure answers to four rounds of pre-surveyed general knowledge questions, with the winning team eligible to compete for the show’s cash jackpot. But there’s a twist: Contestants seek correct answers that were given by as few of the survey subjects as possible. You score the best point, zero, when the answer is given by nobody from the survey.

Pointless: Season 29 premieres in North America as a 54-episode binge on Friday, November 3, exclusively on BritBox.

Planet Earth III (UK)

Presented by renowned naturalist and three-time Emmy® Award winner Sir David Attenborough (Planet Earth II, Blue Planet II, Frozen Planet II), this highly-anticipated, eight-episode, landmark natural history series journeys across the continents to reveal the wonders of our planet. Featuring never-before-seen behavior, and diving deep into the stories and animal characters that reflect the new challenges faced by wildlife in our modern, crowded world, the program also highlights the growing need to preserve and restore nature. In the final episode, viewers will meet some of the dedicated heroes across the globe who put their lives on the line to protect the wildlife and critically-important ecosystems of Planet Earth.

Planet Earth III premieres in the US on Saturday, November 4, at 8 PM ET/PT, on BBC America, with streaming available the same day on AMC+.

The Buccaneers (UK)

Inspired by The Buccaneers, the unfinished final novel of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton, this period drama follows a group of fun-loving young American girls who explode into the tightly-corseted London season of the 1870s, kicking off an Anglo-American culture clash as the land of the stiff upper lip is infiltrated by a refreshing disregard for centuries of tradition. Sent to secure husbands and titles, the buccaneers’ hearts are set on much more than that, and saying “I do” is just the beginning…

The cast includes Kristine Frøseth (The First Lady), Alisha Boe (13 Reasons Why), Josie Totah (Saved by the Bell), Aubri Ibrag (Dive Club), Imogen Waterhouse (The Outpost), Mia Threapleton (Dangerous Liaisons), and Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), as well as Josh Dylan (Noughts + Crosses), Guy Remmers, Matthew Broome, and Barney Fishwick (Call the Midwife).

The Buccaneers, an Apple TV+ Original Series, premieres globally with three episodes on Wednesday, November 8, followed by new episodes on Wednesdays through December 13.

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Robbie Williams (UK)

In this docuseries, recording artist Robbie Williams looks back on his younger self after 25 years of his record-breaking solo career, and reflects on a lifetime spent in the spotlight.

Robbie Williams premieres globally on Wednesday, November 8, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Connections with James Burke (UK)

The influential 1978 BBC docuseries Connections has been revived as Connections with James Burke, with science historian James Burke, the presenter of the original series, returning for this new program. Across six episodes, he takes viewers on a journey of discovery through the interlocking threads of knowledge running through history to show how seemingly-unrelated ideas connect and build pathways to the present — using state-of-the-art CGI and virtual reality to unlock the power of his extraordinary imagination.

Connections with James Burke premieres globally on Thursday, November 9, exclusively on Curiosity Stream.

007: Road to a Million (UK-US)

From the Hollywood producers behind the “James Bond” movies comes this new reality-competition show, in which nine pairs of everyday people vie for a life-changing £1,000,000 prize by engaging in a series of challenges to find questions hidden around the world. To reach these questions, the pairs face gut-wrenching, Bond-inspired challenges, which will push their physical strength and mental reserves to the limit. Each question is worth an increasing amount of money; if answered correctly, they bank the cash and continue to the next question; get it wrong and their journey is over.

The Controller (Brian Cox, Succession) is the on-screen mastermind behind the game, who sets the questions and dictates where the pairs go and what they must do. He watches from the shadows, following each pair’s every move — from the wilds of the Scottish Highlands and the remote Chilean desert, to the bustling streets of Venice and the luxurious Caribbean coastline of Jamaica — reveling as his often merciless and punishing plans unfold…

007: Road to a Million, an Amazon Original, premieres globally on Friday, November 10, exclusively on Prime Video. (You can add it to your watchlist now.)

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Hidden Assets: Season 2 (IE-BE)

Opening a year after the the Belgian bombings in Season 1, Season 2 of this crime drama finds Detective Sergeant Claire Wallace (NoraJane Noone, The Ipcress File, Brooklyn) at odds with Belgian Chief Inspector Christian De Jong (Wouter Hendrickx, Blackout, Undercover), as Ireland’s Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) is drawn back to the investigation in Antwerp. The two are shocked to discover who was behind the terrorist attacks, but as the body count grows, will they be able to prove it?

Hidden Assets: Season 2, an Acorn TV Original, premieres in the US with two episodes on Monday, November 13, exclusively on Acorn TV. New episodes of the six-episode season will drop on Mondays through December 11.

Brawn: The Impossible Formula 1 Story (US-UK)

Hosted by Keanu Reeves (John Wick, “The Matrix” films), this new unscripted, four-part docuseries tells the remarkable story of how, in 2009, competing in the most expensive and technologically-advanced racing series on Earth, the impossible happened: An understaffed, under-financed, and independent team won the World Championship — with a team that cost just £1. Go behind the scenes of this Formula 1 fairy tale with the people who were there on the track, in the garage, and in the boardroom, giving their own thrilling versions of a miraculous year.

With exclusive access to the F1 archives, much of it previously unseen, and contributions from British F1 driver Jenson Button and Ross Brawn, who led the team to victory, Brawn: The Impossible Formula 1 Story, a Hulu Original, premieres in the US on Wednesday, November 15, exclusively on Hulu.

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived (US-UK)

Executive produced by Daniel Radcliffe, this documentary is a coming-of-age story of stuntman David Holmes, a teenage gymnast from Essex, England, who was selected to play Daniel’s stunt double in the first “Harry Potter” film, when the actor was just eleven. Over the next ten years, the two formed an inextricable bond. But on the penultimate film, a tragic accident on set leaves David paralyzed with a debilitating spinal injury, turning his world upside down. As Daniel and his closest stunt colleagues rally to support David and his family in their moment of need, it is David’s extraordinary spirit of resilience that becomes their greatest source of strength and inspiration.

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived, an HBO Original Documentary, premieres in the US on Wednesday, November 15, at 9 PM ET/PT, on HBO, with streaming available on Max.

Irvine Welsh’s Crime: Season 2 (UK)

Based on The Long Knives, the second installment in Irvine Welsh’s “Crime” novel trilogy, the new six-episode season of this fan-favorite mystery-crime drama series follows on from the events in Season 1, with troubled and mentally fragile detective DI Ray Lennox (Dougray Scott, Mission: Impossible 2) thrown into more brutal investigations after a colleague is attacked.

Costarring Ken Stott (Rebus) and Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise) and featuring John Simm (Grace), Irvine Welsh’s Crime: Season 2, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America as a full-season binge on Wednesday, November 15, exclusively on BritBox.

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The Crown: Season 6, Part 1 (UK)

In the first part of the final season of this hit historical drama, Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton, “Harry Potter” films) reflects on her legacy and lineage as Diana (Elizabeth Debicki, The Night Manager) dazzles the public in the final weeks of her life and the monarchy faces a reckoning.

The cast also includes Jonathan Pryce (Game of Thrones) as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville (Magpie Murders) as Princess Margaret, Dominic West (The Affair) as Prince Charles, Olivia Williams (The Sixth Sense) as Camilla Parker Bowles, Khalid Abdalla (The Kite Runner) as Dodi Fayed, Bertie Carvel (Dalgliesh) as Tony Blair, Marcia Warren (Vicious) as The Queen Mother, James Murray (McDonald & Dodds) as Prince Andrew, Sam Woolf (The Witcher) as Prince Edward, Ed McVey as Prince William, Meg Bellamy as Catherine Middleton, Luther Ford as Prince Harry, and Richard Rycroft (Game of Thrones) as George Carey, the Archbishop of Canterbury, amongst others.

The Crown: Season 6, Part 1 premieres globally on Thursday, November 16, exclusively on Netflix.

The Dog House: UK: Christmas Special (UK)

One of the most feel-good shows on telly today, this unscripted reality / observational documentary series returns with a holiday special. As with regular season episodes, it will follow the staff at Wood Green Animal Shelter in Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, who play matchmaker between the pooches in their care and the people who go to Wood Green hoping to find a new furry friend and give it a forever home. (Trailer is from an earlier season)

The Dog House: UK: Christmas Special, a Max Original, premieres in the US on Thursday, November 16, exclusively on Max.

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The Long Shadow (UK)

This true-crime drama depicts the desperate five-year hunt for serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, aka the “Yorkshire Ripper,” taking viewers back to the 1970s and 1980s to follow his victims and their survivors. The top-notch cast includes Jack Deam (Father Brown), Lee Ingleby (George Gently), David Morrissey (Britannia), Chloe Harris (The Ipcress File), Steven Waddington (Jamestown), Toby Jones (Detectorists), Stephen Tompkinson (DCI Banks), and Liz White (Life on Mars), amongst others.

The Long Shadow, a Sundance Now Original Series, premieres in the US on Thursday, November 16, exclusively on Sundance Now. New episodes will drop on Thursdays through December 28.

Great Performances: Making Shakespeare: The First Folio (US)

From the directors and producers of Shakespeare Uncovered comes this documentary, which tells the story of the enterprise by John Heminges and Henry Condell, fellow actors of William Shakespeare, to create the First Folio, the first published collection of The Bard’s full plays — including the struggle to secure the financing, their difficulty tracing the scripts, the dilemma of choosing between versions of the published plays available, and the challenge of printing the 900-page volume with all the complexities and inadequacies of 17th-century printing techniques. Great Performances: Making Shakespeare: The First Folio premieres in the US on Friday, November 17, at 9 PM ET, on linear PBS (check your local listings), PBS.org, and the PBS App.

Obituary (IE)

This crime comedy-drama series follows Elvira Clancy (Siobhán Cullen, The Dry, Origin, The Long Call), a 24-year-old obituary writer who, while adoring her new job, also finds it a bit unfulfilling. Her feelings shift to indignation when her newspaper falls on hard times, her boss cuts her salary, and she finds herself being paid on a per-obituary basis. When Elvira “accidentally” kills a nasty piece of work in the small town, she discovers she might have a previously untapped bloodlust! Now she relishes using ever-more crafty methods to kill off the town’s unpleasant residents while making their deaths look like accidents. Stalk. Kill. Publish. Repeat. Unfortunately, a wrench lands in the works: The paper hires a suspicious new crime correspondent, and Elvira really, really likes him…

Costarring Michael Smiley (Bad Sisters, Luther), Ronan Raftery (The Rook, Moone Boy), Danielle Galligan (Kin, Shadow and Bone), and David Ganly (Moon Knight, The Crown), Obituary premieres in the US on Tuesday, November 21, exclusively on Hulu.

Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas (UK)

In this holiday musical event recorded live in front of an audience, Emmy® Award winner Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso, Sex Education) celebrates her favorite time of year as she performs festive classics accompanied by a spectacular big band and welcomes special guests for a musical extravaganza at the London Coliseum. Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas premieres globally on Wednesday, November 22, exclusively on Apple TV+.

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Hope Street: Season 3A (UK/NI)

Following on from the events in Season 2, the new season of this Northern Irish cop drama revisits the trials and tribulations of the Port Devine police department and continues to reveal more about their private lives. Kicking off with the eight-episode first half, Season 3 will return in 2024 (date tba) with the second half’s seven episodes. Hope Street: Season 3A, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America as an 8-episode binge on Wednesday, November 22, exclusively on BritBox.

Secrets of the Dead: The Princes in the Tower (UK)

In this episode of the long-running investigative docuseries, amateur archaeologist Philippa Langley, who discovered Richard III’s remains, searches for what really happened to the king’s two nephews. According to legend, he murdered them. But could it have been a massive conspiracy to hide the truth? Find out if one of history’s greatest cold cases — the imprisonment of the two princes in the Tower of London — can finally be solved. Secrets of the Dead: The Princes in the Tower premieres in the US on Wednesday, November 22, at 10 PM ET, on linear PBS (check your local listings), PBS.org, and the PBS App.

Squid Game: The Challenge (UK-US)

Inspired by the megahit South Korean drama Squid Game, this reality-competition series sees 456 players vie for a life-changing reward of USD $4.56 million. As they compete through a series of games inspired by the original show, plus surprising new additions, their strategies, alliances, and character will be put to the test while competitors are eliminated around them.

Squid Game: The Challenge premieres globally on Wednesday, November 22, exclusively on Netflix. New episodes will drop weekly on Wednesdays through December 6. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

The Velveteen Rabbit (UK)

Based on The Velveteen Rabbit, the beloved classic children’s book by Margery Williams, this 40-minute family special centers on 7-year-old William (Phoenix Laroche, The Royal Nanny), who discovers a lifelong friend and unlocks a world of magic after receiving a new favorite toy for Christmas. The cast includes the voices of Alex Lawther (Andor), Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown), Nicola Coughlan (Bridgerton), Bethany Antonia (House of Dragon), Lois Chimimba (Still Up), Paterson Joseph (Vigil), Clive Rowe (So Awkward), Nathaniel Parker (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries), Tilly Vosburgh (Inside Man), and Samantha Colley (Genius). The Velveteen Rabbit premieres globally on Wednesday, November 22, exclusively on Apple TV+.

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Doctor Who: The Star Beast (UK)

This is the first of three specials to celebrate Doctor Who‘s 60th anniversary. The trio of specials reunite the Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Temple-Noble (Catherine Tate) as they come face-to-face with their most terrifying villain yet: the Toymaker (How I Met Your Mother‘s Neil Patrick Harris in his Doctor Who debut).

Additional new cast members include Yasmin Finney (Heartstopper) as Rose Temple-Noble, Miriam Margolyes (“Harry Potter” films) as the voice of the Meep, and Ruth Madeley (The Rook) as Shirley Anne Bingham, with Jacqueline King returning as Sylvia Noble, Karl Collins as Shaun Temple, Jemma Redgrave as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart, and the late Bernard Cribbins as Wilfred Mott. And Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education) takes control of the TARDIS as the Fifteenth Doctor over this festive anniversary period.

Doctor Who: The Star Beast premieres globally outside the UK and Ireland on Saturday, November 25, exclusively on Disney+.

This Farming Life: Season 6B (UK)

This docuseries weaves intimate personal stories with the dramatic events that make up life on a farm, with families carving out a living in some of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes. This Farming Life: Season 6B premieres in North America as a 12-episode binge on Monday, November 27, exclusively on BritBox.

Steeltown Murders (UK)

Set in two distinct time periods, this four-part true-crime drama explores a small Welsh community’s grief from, and a buried truth about, two horrific murders. Port Talbot, Wales. 2002. On hearing that the Criminal Investigation Department is looking to reopen two cases from 1973 involving sexually-motivated murders, Detective Chief Inspector Paul Bethell jumps at the opportunity to lead the investigation. Back in 1973, a small Welsh community is devastated by grief from the tragic events, and Paul, as a Detective Constable, is adamant not to make the same mistakes that he and the force had made once before.

Playing the younger and older Paul Bethell are Scott Arthur (Good Omens, Borg vs. McEnroe) and Philip Glenister (Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes), respectively. Sion Alun Davies (Hidden, The Sandman) and Steffan Rhodri (House of the Dragon, Wonder Woman) portray the younger and older Phil “Bach” Rees. (Read this article for additional cast info.)

Steeltown Murders premieres in the US as a full-season binge on Monday, November 27, exclusively on Acorn TV.


Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife (UK)

This docuseries about one of the biggest frauds in modern medical history exposes a thoracic surgeon famous for groundbreaking achievements in the field of regenerative medicine. Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife, a Netflix Documentary, premieres globally on Wednesday, November 29, exclusively on Netflix.

Pretty Hard Cases: Season 3 (CA)

In the final season of this fan-favorite crime comedy-drama, detectives Samantha Wazowski (Meredith MacNeill, Baroness Von Sketch Show) and Kelly Duff (Adrienne C. Moore, Orange Is the New Black) reunite as partners in Guns and Gangs after eight months apart. Although their personal and professional relationships have never been stronger, they need to work as hard as they can to prove to their new and exacting unit commander that they are worthy of their department’s top cases. The duo find themselves navigating big changes in their personal lives, with Wazowski revisiting a past romance while Duff takes the next step in her relationship. But when a deadly new synthetic drug appears all over Toronto, they must risk their lives as they fight to take down a dangerous gang and stop the drug at its source.

Pretty Hard Cases: Season 3, a Freevee Original, premieres in the US as a 10-episode binge on Wednesday, November 29, exclusively on Freevee.

Shetland: Season 8 (UK/Scotland)

Based on characters in the best-selling “Shetland Mystery” novels by award-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, the highly-anticipated new season of this fan-favorite series stars Ashley Jensen (Ugly Betty, Extras) as DI Ruth Calder, a native Shetlander who returns to the Isles after 20 years working for The Met in London. In Shetland, she will work closely with DS Alison “Tosh” McIntosh (Alison O’Donnell, Holby City), DC Sandy Wilson (Steven Robertson, The Bay), Sgt. Billy McCabe (Lewis Howden, The Harrowing), and forensic pathologist Cora McLean (Anne Kidd, Outlander). (For additional cast info, read this article.)

In the six-episode eighth season, Ruth returns to Shetland on the trail of Ellen Quinn (Maisie Norma Seaton), the scared witness to a London gangland murder — a case for which Tosh pauses her investigation into a string of sinister animal deaths in Lerwick to help Calder find Ellen before it’s too late. Ellen’s family are the influential and notorious Bains, led by matriarch Grace Bain (Phyllis Logan, Downton Abbey). Calder and Tosh discover Ellen’s parents, Stella (Dawn Steele, Monarch of the Glen) and Kieran Quinn (Barry O’Connor, Outlander), haven’t seen Ellen since she left for London six months ago and are surprised to hear that she’s back in Shetland. Matters are made worse when armed London gangsters Howell (Don Gilét, Sherwood) and Nowak (Arnas Fedaravičius, The Last Kingdom) arrive on the Isles to silence Ellen. As the case gathers momentum, Calder and Tosh are stunned by news of a brutal murder that has all the hallmarks of organized crime — followed by another shock.

Beyond the case, Calder is faced with figures from her past, including her ex-boyfriend, Cal Innes (Jamie Sives, Annika), and estranged younger brother, Alan (Steven Miller, Payback). Now the minister of their late father’s old church, Alan has a starkly different view than Ruth of their shared childhood.

Shetland: Season 8, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Wednesday, November 29, exclusively on BritBox. New episodes will drop weekly on Wednesdays through January 3, 2024.



Select public TV stations and regional networks will begin airing the programs below on or after November 1. 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.

7 Lives of Music – The Kanneh-Mason Family (UK)

This documentary centers on the Kanneh-Mason siblings — Isata, Braimah, Sheku, Konya, Jeneba, Aminata, and Mariatu — seven brothers and sisters ranging in age from 12 to 25, each a gifted musician in their own right on violin, piano, or cello, who collectively received the Global Award for Best Classical Artist in May 2021. The hour-long film follows the siblings and their music-loving parents, Stuart Mason and Dr. Kadiatu Kannehon, on and off the stage as they conquer the musical world together and grow into their own as artists. 7 Lives of Music – The Kanneh-Mason Family is confirmed for airing on Idaho Public Television, KCET, KRSU, KUEN, KWSU, Maryland Public Television, Oregon Public Broadcasting, PBS North Carolina, WCET, WETA, WHUT, WITF, WNED, and WNET.

Adrian Dunbar: My Ireland (IE)

In this travel series, a follow-up to Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland, actor Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty, Ridley, Blood) continues his journey to reconnect with his Irish roots as he travels the west and north coasts of Ireland, offering a rare glimpse into his childhood as he shares some of his favorite locations on the Emerald Isle. Filled with fascinating history, food, unrivaled beauty, and astonishing landscapes and traditions, the two-parter shows that the Irish Coast is a unique corner of the world. Adrian Dunbar: My Ireland is confirmed for airing on Idaho Public Television, KCPT, Kentucky Educational Television (KET), KUAT, KWSU, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Maine Public Television, Maryland Public Television, New Hampshire PBS, Oregon Public Broadcasting, PBS North Carolina, WCVE, WEDU, WETA, WGBH, WNED, WPTO, WQPT, WTTW, WVPT, and WXXI.

Doc Martin: Season 10 (UK)

For details about Doc Martin: Season 10, including the full list of public TV stations that will be airing it, please read “Doc Martin: Season 10 & Farewell Doc Martin Airing Soon on Public TV Stations.”

Farewell Doc Martin (UK)

For details about Farewell Doc Martin, including the full list of public TV stations that will be airing it, please read “Doc Martin: Season 10 & Farewell Doc Martin Airing Soon on Public TV Stations.”

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Great Lighthouses of Ireland: Season 2 (IE)

This four-part docuseries examines the story and continued importance of lighthouses in Ireland, which remain a vital part of its maritime infrastructure. The program shares compelling stories of lightships, storms, and shipwrecks, the raw power of waves, and the revolutionary transatlantic cable, and recounts the role of the Irish Lights in times of war and the many remarkable people who operate in these buildings. Great Lighthouses of Ireland: Season 2 is confirmed for airing on Georgia Public Broadcasting, Idaho Public Television, Kentucky Educational Television (KET), KSPS, KWSU, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Maine Public Television, Montana PBS, PBS North Carolina, and WPTO.

Help! We Bought a Village: Season 1, Episodes 11-20 (UK)

In the 10-episode second half of this home improvement docuseries narrated by Nick Brimble (Grantchester), viewers meet the enterprising individuals restoring settlements heading steadily for collapse as they breathe new life into remote villages, hamlets, borgos, and cortijos across France, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. Help! We Bought a Village: Season 1, Episodes 11-20 is confirmed for airing on Idaho Public Television, Kentucky Educational Television (KET), KMOS, KPBS, KUAT, KWSU, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Oregon Public Broadcasting, PBS Wisconsin, Vermont Public, WDSE, WLRN, WNED, WPTD, WSKG, and WyomingPBS.

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (UK)

For details about The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, including the full list of public TV stations that will be airing it, please read “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus: Select Public TV Stations to Air 1996 TV Special.”

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Ghosts UK: Season 1 (UK)

In this hit BBC comedy series, crumbling country mansion Button House is home to restless spirits who died there over the centuries. Each a product of their time, they’re thrown together for eternity, resigned to squabble over mundane daily gripes. But their lives — rather, their afterlives — are thrown into turmoil when a young urban couple, Alison (Charlotte Ritchie, Call the Midwife) and Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Stath Lets Flats), unexpectedly inherit the peaceful derelict house and plan to turn it into a bustling hotel. As the ghosts attempt to oust the newcomers, and Alison and Mike discover the true scale of the project they’ve taken on, fate conspires to trap both sides in an impossible house share.

Ghosts UK: Season 1 premieres in the US with two back-to-back episodes on Thursday, November 16, from 9-10 PM ET/PT, on CBS, with streaming available both live and on demand on Paramount+.

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Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Acorn TV and its digital channels, including Acorn TV on Amazon.

Killing Eve: Seasons 1-4 (UK-US)

Based on the “Villanelle” novellas by Luke Jennings, this hit action-spy thriller centers on Eve (Sandra Oh, Grey’s Anatomy, The Chair), a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfill her fantasies of being a spy, and Villanelle (Jodie Comer, The Last Duel, Free Guy), an elegant, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head-to-head in an epic game of cat and mouse. Season 1 begins streaming Monday, November 6, followed by Season 2 on Thursday, November 9, Season 3 on Monday, November 13, and Season 4 on Thursday, November 16.

The Chase: Season 2 (UK)

Created by the late Kay Mellor (Love, Lies and Records, In the Club), this drama revolves around the goings-on at and around the family-run Chevin Chase Veterinary Practice in the market town of Oxley in Yorkshire. With George Williams’ (Keith Barron, DCI Banks) retirement, his daughter, Anna (Gaynor Faye, The Syndicate), is left to pick up the pieces of the struggling practice with her estranged sister, Sara (Nicola Stephenson, The Long Shadow). Surrounded by a multitude of animal illnesses, the staff must also contend with problems of their own as tensions mount, personalities clash, and dark secrets are exposed. The Chase: Season 2 begins streaming Monday, November 13.

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Martin Clunes’s Wild Life (UK)

In this this collection of nature documentaries, actor and animal lover Martin Clunes (Doc Martin, Manhunt) learns about some of the world’s most fascinating animals, from the humble horse to exotic manta rays. Martin Clunes’s Wild Life begins streaming Monday, November 13.

How To Be Happy (IE)

In this romantic comedy film, relationship councilor Cormac Kavanagh (Brian Gleeson, Top Boy, Bad Sisters) starts sleeping with his clients after a bad breakup, in a misguided attempt to reignite their passions. How To Be Happy begins streaming Monday, November 20.

Writing Home (IE)

In this romantic comedy, an author is forced to face the reality of family politics and the community that was featured so unfavorably in his novels after he returns to his hometown to care for his ill father. Writing Home begins streaming Monday, November 27.

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Lewis: Behind the Scenes (UK)

This documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the popular 2007 mystery-crime drama series Lewis (aka Inspector Lewis), featuring Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Kevin Whately (Inspector Morse), Stephen Churchett (The House of Eliott), James Grout (Inspector Morse), and John Thaw (Inspector Morse) providing special insight into the series. Lewis: Behind the Scenes begins streaming Wednesday, November 1.

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Bad Education: Seasons 1-3 (UK)

This hit comedy follows Alfie Wicker (Jack Whitehall, Good Omens, Fresh Meat), a teacher who’s a bigger kid than the pupils he teaches. Alfie was always a loser, but he scraped through school, got his PGCSE, and landed his first job — as a teacher of Class K, made up of pupils struggling to get through their GCSEs. It’s Alfie’s job to give them extra attention in a selection of key topics, but a love interest, a computer game, and the opportunity of getting off his head complicate things. Bad Education: Seasons 1-3 begins streaming Tuesday, November 7.

The Bad Education Movie (UK)

This spinoff movie follows Alfie Wicker as he tries to supervise and educate Class K on a final school trip after they finished their GCSE’s. The Bad Education Movie begins streaming Tuesday, November 7.

Bad Education Reunion Special (UK)

Created to celebrate the series’ 10th anniversary, this special sees Class K return for a careers day and reunion that turns into mayhem. Meanwhile, Alfie Wicker is faced with a tough personal decision. The Bad Education Reunion Special begins streaming Tuesday, November 7, exclusively on BritBox.

Bad Education: Season 4 (UK)

Former pupils Stephen Carmichael (Layton Williams, I Hate Suzie) and Mitchell Harper (Charlie Wernham, EastEnders) return to teach Class K at Abbey Grove, now headed by Bernadette Hoburn (Vicki Pepperdine, Getting On). Bad Education: Season 4 begins streaming Tuesday, November 7, exclusively on BritBox.

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Merlin: Seasons 1-5 (UK)

Colin Morgan (Humans) stars as the titular wizard in this award-winning fantasy series, in which the myths, monsters, and magic of Arthurian legend are revitalized and given a modern twist. Merlin: Seasons 1-5 begins streaming Monday, November 20.

Chasing Shadows (UK)

This mystery-crime drama follows the criminal investigations conducted by DS Sean Stone (Reece Shearsmith, Inside No. 9, The Widower), an intense, troubled, socially-awkward misfit who is obsessed with uncovering behavioral patterns to help locate missing people. His bosses feel he is a liability on his own and needs someone to work with him to keep him under control, and assign Ruth Hattersley (Alex Kingston, Doctor Who, Upstairs Downstairs), a maternal figure who is an analyst with the Missing Persons Bureau. Chasing Shadows begins streaming Tuesday, November 28, exclusively on BritBox.

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Berberian Sound Studio (UK-DE)

Toby Jones (Detectorists, The Long Shadow) stars in this horror thriller, in which a sound engineer’s work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art. Berberian Sound Studio begins streaming Monday, November 13.

Pontypool (CA)

In this sci-fi-horror film, a radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in. Pontypool begins streaming Monday, November 20.

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