NEW TV SHOWS TO WATCH (UK, JUNE 2019)

NEW TV SHOWS TO WATCH (UK, JUNE 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 June 2019.

 

Wild Bill

Channel: ITV
Genre: Drama
Starring: Rob Lowe, Rachael Stirling and Angela Griffin
Begins: Wednesday 12 June

US police chief Bill Hixon is qualified to tackle crime with his graphs, charts and a tapestry of digits. He hasn't come to make friends, just get the job done and leave.

Though he soon discovers Boston's general population are just as smart-mouthed, cynical and difficult to impress as he is. Bill has spent his lifetime trying to keep human intimacy away, but now will be propelled into front-line policing.

The series is the first time 42, Anonymous Content and Shiver (ITV Studios Label) have teamed up to produce a drama series.

 

The Restaurant that Makes Mistakes

Channel: Channel 5
Genre: Documentary
Starring: N/A
Begins: Wednesday 12 June

Over 40,000 people who are under the age of 65 live with Dementia, this experiment will open a restaurant which is staffed entirely by people living with the condition. It's a superb idea and I'm looking forward to watching and seeing the results.

Numerous diners including celebrities will visit the established over a five-week period and test the staff. How will they react when put in one of the highest pressure and toughest working environments?

The documentary is from CPL Production, who are behind Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds.

THE RESTARAUNT THAT MAKES MISTAKES CHANNEL 4

 

Too Old to Die Young

Channel: Amazon Prime
Genre: Drama
Starring: Jena Malone, John Hawkes and Christina Rodlo
Begins: Friday 14 June

A grieving LAPD cop (Martin), who leads a double life as a killer for hire - finds himself tangled in an underground world. It is full of hit-men, Japanese soldiers, cartel assassins, the mafia and gangs of teenage killers.

As he goes into the hidden world of Los Angeles - Martin finds himself going deeper into a world of murder and violence.

This is Nicholas Winding Refn's first try at a complete TV series, after a hit of movies including Drive and Only God Forgives. Each of the ten episodes are ninety minutes long.

 

Save This Rhinho

Platform: National Geographic
Genre: Documentary
Starring: Kevin Pietersen, Matt Wright and Graeme Smith
Begins: Monday 17 June

Looking at the path to extinction facing rhinoceroses by 2025, with recent estimates pointing to three rhinos being killed everyday. The series will shine a light on conservationists as they aim to help and save the rhino (the population is currently below 25,000), including a story of an orphan (Arthur) who's mother was brutally killed in front of him.

It takes an in depth look at the intense measures in place to oversee their safety in the Kruger National Park. We also will learn about a new high-tech solution is currently being created that could track humans - potentially helping to stop the poachers.

The documentary is led by Michael Lawrence and directed by Taylor Steele. It was shot entirely on Canon equipment with support of Cisco, Dimension Data and Land Rover South Africa.

SAVE THIS RHINHO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

Mr Iglesias

Platform: Netflix
Genre: Comedy
Starring: Gabriel Iglesias, Sherri Shepherd, Jacob Vargas
Begins: Friday 21 June

Gabriel Iglesias (aka Fluffy) is an Executive Producer along with Kevin Hench in what looks to be an hilarious comedy on Netflix.

A public high school teacher takes on gifted but misfit kids. He's hoping to save them from being counselled out by a bully Assistant Principal and hopes to unlock the childrens full potential.

There are ten, half-hour episodes in total.