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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.

To see what you might have missed in previous months and years, visit the British TV View Guide Archives:

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AUGUST 2019

For program descriptions, read “British TV Premieres in August 2019

  • 1st — Edward VIII: The Traitor King (UK) — Tubi TV
  • 1st — Father Brown: Season 7 (UK) — BritBox
  • 1st — Grand Designs: Seasons 10, 15 (UK) — Netflix
  • 1st — Heartland: Season 11 (Canada) — Netflix
  • 1st — Inside the Foreign Office (UK) — Public TV stations*
  • 1st — Pure: Season 2 (Canada) — Hulu
  • 1st — Sword of Honour (UK) — Tubi TV
  • 2nd — Cuffs (UK) — Prime Video
  • 2nd — Derry Girls: Season 2 (UK) — Netflix
  • 2nd — Hamish Macbeth: Season 1 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 2nd — Joanna Lumley: Jewel in the Nile (UK) — Prime Video
  • 2nd — Murder Most Foul (UK) — BritBox
  • 2nd — Our Girl: Seasons 1-2 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 2nd — Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (UK) — Netflix
  • 4th — Preacher: Season 4 (Final) (US) — AMC (9 PM ET)
  • 5th — David Jason’s Secret Service (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 5th — Murder Maps: Season 4 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 5th — Seesaw (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 6th — Raised by Wolves: Seasons 1-2 (Complete) (UK) — Sundance Now
  • 7th — Bulletproof: Season 1 (UK) — The CW (8 PM ET)
  • 8th — Til Debt Do U$ Part: Seasons 1, 6-7 (Canada) — Tubi TV
  • 9th — The Alphabet Murders (UK) — BritBox
  • 9th — The Ghost Squad (UK) — Tubi TV
  • 9th — Strange Empire (Canada) — Tubi TV
  • 9th — Vexed: Seasons 1-2 (UK) — Tubi TV
  • 10th — Breathless (UK) — PBS Masterpiece on Amazon
  • 12th — Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 2 (Canada) — PBS Masterpiece on Amazon
  • 12th — The Scapegoat (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 13th — 35 Days: Seasons 1-3 (35 Diwrnod) (UK/Wales) — BritBox
  • 13th — Christabel & Sylvia: A Tale of Two Sisters (UK) — Prime Video
  • 13th — Elizabeth & Margaret: A Tale of Two Sisters (UK) — Prime Video
  • 13th — The Great War (Canada) — Prime Video (Part 1, Part 2)
  • 13th — Mary & Elizabeth: A Tale of Two Sisters (UK) — Prime Video
  • 16th — Anne & Mary: A Tale of Two Sisters (UK) — Prime Video
  • 16th — Chancer: Season 1 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 16th — Hearts & Bones: Season 2 (UK) — Prime Video
  • 18th — Downton Abbey Live! (US) — PBS* (9 PM ET)
  • 19th — Thorne: Series 1-2 (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 20th — Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls (UK) — BritBox
  • 21st — This Way Up (UK) — Hulu
  • 26th — Art of the Heist: Series 1-2 (US) — Acorn TV
  • 26th — The Joy of AI (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 26th — Magic Numbers (UK) — Acorn TV
  • 27th — Age Before Beauty (UK) — BritBox
  • 27th — Million Pound Menu: Season 2 (UK) — Netflix
  • 29th — Brief Encounters (UK) — Sundance Now
  • 29th — Workin’ Moms: Season 3 (Canada) — Netflix
  • 30th — The A List (UK) — Netflix
  • 30th — All Creatures Great and Small: Seasons 1-3 (UK) — BritBox
  • 30th — Carnival Row: Season 1 (US) — Amazon Video
  • 30th — GameFace: Season 2 (UK) — Hulu
  • 30th — Keeping Faith: Series 2 (UK/Wales) — Acorn TV
  • 31st — Maigret: Seasons 1-2 (UK) — Ovation TV (7 PM ET)

* 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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