NEW TV SHOWS TO WATCH (UK, AUGUST 2019)

NEW TV SHOWS TO WATCH (UK, AUGUST 2019)

Has your favourite television series just finished? Looking for something fresh to watch? Here's our 5 TV show picks which are coming to streaming and television in the UK throughout August 2019.

 

FBI

Channel: Sky Witness
Genre: Drama
Starring: Missy Peregrym, Zeeko Zaki, Jeremy Sisto
Begins: Thursday 8 August

FBI Agents have to bring all their talents, insight and expertise to look into cases with momentous importance. The show focuses on problems including terrorism and organised crime which affect both New York and America.

Produced by Universal Television with CBS Television Studios and Wolf Entertainment - the show has already been renewed for a second season in the US.

 

Pulse

Channel: My5
Genre: Drama
Starring: Claire van der Boom, Owen Teale, Pallavi Sharda
Begins: Thursday 15 August

First aired in Australia (2017), Pulse has finally made its way to UK shores. It's a Clandestine Beyond Production. Associated with the series is Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Screen Australia and Screen NSW.

The show is inspired by a true story. Frankie Bell a high-flying analyst who is hooked towards death's door by chronic kidney failure. Eight years on, she is hoping to use her chance to save lives.

 

Brassic

Channel: Sky One
Genre: Comedy
Starring: Joe Gilgun, Damien Molony, Michelle Keegan
Begins: Thursday 22 August

Following Vinnie and his working-class friends. He has bipolar and can't be separated from his best mate Dylan. Though Erin (Dylan's girlfriend) might rock the boat, as she plans to leave town and start a new life for herself and Tyler (her kid). Will Dylan stay around with his gang of mates or leave with the love of his life?

The series is set in Lancashire and wrote by Danny Brocklehurst (Shameless).

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Ramy

Platform: StarzPlay
Genre: Comedy
Starring: Ramy Youssef, Mohammed Amer, Hiam Abbass
Begins: Friday 30 August

Ramy Hussan is an Egyptian-American who is on a journey in a politically-divided neighbourhood. The show aims to shows the challenges of what life is like when you are caught between a Muslim community - and a community who thinks life has no consequences.

The show was produced by A24 and first aired on America's Hulu. The show is co-created by Ramy Youssef, Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch.

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A Confession

Platform: ITV
Genre: Drama
Starring: Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, Siobhan Finneran
Begins: Saturday 31 August

Based on the real-life story of a Detective Superintendent who deliberately goes against police rules to catch a killer, which costs him his job and reputation. Set in Swindon it details the disappearance of a 22-year-old - with Fulcher leading an investigation to find her.

The TV series is split in six parts and aims to tell the implications of finding a killer in the wrong way . Should the police be allowed to break rules? It's from writer Jeff Pope.