NEW TV SERIES TO WATCH IN JANUARY 2019 (UK)

NEW TV SERIES TO WATCH IN JANUARY 2019 (UK)

Need a new regular series to binge on in January 2019? Here's 5 picks which are coming to streaming and television in the UK.

NEW SERIES ON TELEVISION

The Greatest Dancer (BBC One) Series begins on Saturday 5 January

Syco has teamed up with Thames to produce a dance talent-search show, hosted by Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo. The mentors includes Cheryl, Matthew Morrison and Oti Mabuse.

Expect to see a variety of dance - from ballet, jazz to hip hop. The BBC say 'expect to see dramatic auditions, incredible challenges and remarkable live performances'.

The winner will receive £50,000 and a guest slot on Strictly Come Dancing. Who are the judges you ask? Well that's the audience - in a slight twist from the norm.

Talent Show starring Alesha Dixon, Jordan Banjo, Matthew Morrison

Cleaning Up (ITV) Series begins on Wednesday 9 January

Mark Marlow has created and written this six-part drama which stars Sheridan Smith. We love Sheridan, so this had to be on our list.

The series focuses on a working woman and Mum (Sam). She is caught up in the dangerous world of insider trading - who works on a zero-hours contract.

Sam believes she has access to some lucrative Stock Market information, which if used correctly could get her back on track. Already struggling with an online gambling addiction - how far will she go to survive?

Drama starring Sheridan Smith, Jade Anouka, Kirsty Philipps

CLEANING UP ITV

The Passage (Fox) Series begins on Tuesday 15 January

Originally intended to be ready for 2017/18, The Passage is finally ready to be broadcast. The show is based on Justin Cronin's novels.

A young girl is chosen to be a test subject of Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists experience with a dangerous virus. A federal agent is tasked with bringing the child, but ultimately decides to protect her at any cost.

Despite the virus being able to potentially cure all diseases, it could also cause a human-race apocalypse.

Thriller starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Jamie McShane

 

SHOWS TO DEBUT ON STREAMING

Titans (Netflix) -  Streaming begins on Friday 11 January

Based on the characters of DC, It's been produced by Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions.

Titans follows a group of young people recruited from the DC Universe. Dick Grayson becomes the leader of the heroes, which include Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy.

Super-Heroes Drama starring Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Teagan Croft

TITANS NETFLIX

Sex Education (Netflix) -  Streaming begins on Friday 11 January

Otis is a socially awkward high school virgin, who lives with his sex therapist Mum.

When his school peers learn about his home life, he aims to gain status with his specialist knowledge. Otis sets up an underground sex therapy clinic with Maeve, aiming to deal with the weird and wonderful problems of students.

Drama starring Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa