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British TV Viewing Guide

The British TV Viewing Guide covers programs from the UK, Canada, and Ireland that are premiering in the US this month on linear TV channels and streaming services.

AUGUST 2020

For program descriptions, read “British TV Premieres in August 2020

  • 1st — Antiques to the Rescue (UK) — Ovation TV’s Art House
  • 1st — Blood: Season 1 (Ireland) — Prime Video (through 8/31 only)
  • 1st — Les Misérables (UK-US) — Prime Video (through 8/31 only)
  • 1st — The Poison Tree (UK) — Public TV stations
  • 1st — Riviera: Season 1 — Prime Video (through 8/31 only)
  • 2nd — Britannia: Season 1 (UK) — Epix (9 PM ET), Epix on Amazon
  • 2nd — Fridge Wars (Canada) — The CW (9 PM ET)
  • 2nd — Taskmaster (UK) — The CW (8 PM ET)
  • 3rd — Civil War (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 4th — Wild Bill (UK) — BritBox
  • 5th — Coroner: Season 1 (Canada) — The CW (9 PM ET)
  • 6th — Hitmen (UK) — Peacock
  • 7th — Being Reuben (UK/Wales) — The CW (9 PM ET)
  • 7th — Moving On: Seasons 1-9 (UK) — BritBox
  • 8th — War Women (UK) — Prime Video
  • 9th — Endeavour: Season 7 (UK) — PBS (9 PM ET), PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel, PBS Amazon Video
  • 9th — Gold Digger (UK) — Amazon Video
  • 9th — We Hunt Together (UK) — Showtime (10 PM ET), Showtime on Amazon
  • 10th — Cheat (UK) — Amazon Video
  • 10th — Mount Pleasant: Series 6 + Final Special (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 10th — The Other One (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 10th — The Yorkshire Vet: Series 7 (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 11th — Christmas Everyday of the Year (UK) — Prime Video
  • 11th — Fleabag: Season 2 (UK) — Amazon Video
  • 11th — Great British Menu: Season 5 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 11th — Judge Rinder’s Crime Stories: Season 3 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 11th — Queen Victoria and the Crippled Kaiser (UK) — Prime Video
  • 13th — Come Home (UK/NI) — Topic
  • 13th — The Fall: Season 3 (UK/NI) — Sundance Now
  • 14th — Glow Up: Season 2 (UK) — Netflix
  • 14th — QI: Season R (UK) — BritBox
  • 16th — Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album (UK) — PBS (8 PM ET)
  • 17th — The Brilliant Brontë Sisters (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 17th — Churchill: Blood, Sweat & Oil Paint (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 17th — The Genius Of Roald Dahl (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 17th — Narnia’s Lost Poet: The Secret Lives & Loves of C.S. Lewis (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 18th — Dead Pixels: Season 1 (UK) — The CW (8 PM ET)
  • 18th — The Suspect (Canada) — Sundance Now
  • 18th — There She Goes: Season 2 (UK) — BritBox
  • 20th — Singletown (UK) — HBO Max
  • 21st — Murder, Mystery and My Family: Case Closed — BritBox
  • 21st — Murder, Mystery and My Family: Season 3 (UK) — BritBox
  • 24th — A Difficult Woman (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 25th — Agatha Christie’s Marple: Seasons 1-5 (UK) — BritBox
  • 27th — Slings & Arrows: Season 1 (Canada) — Sundance Now
  • 31st — Ballroom Boys (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 31st — The Yorkshire Vet: Series 8 & Countryside Specials (UK) — Acorn TV

* For all shows airing on public TV stations, including PBS programs, check your local listings or contact the station that serves your area for actual local broadcast dates and times.

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